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WWE SummerSlam 2023: HUGE match confirmed for the show featuring UFC legend

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In a thrilling development for WWE fans, UFC legend Ronda Rousey is set to face Shayna Baszler in a singles contest at WWE SummerSlam 2023.

This announcement came after a heated exchange between the two former partners on Monday’s episode of WWE RAW.

The tension was palpable as Baszler, fresh from her victory over Nikki Cross, declared herself a superior version of the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Not one to back down, Rousey accepted the challenge, setting the stage for a colossal showdown at SummerSlam 2023.

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WWE SummerSlam: The Challenge

The challenge was issued in a charged atmosphere, with Baszler berating Rousey from the ring after her victory over Cross.

Rousey, watching from the upper deck of the arena, responded with a promise to meet Baszler in the ring at SummerSlam.

The agreement was met with excitement from fans, who are eagerly anticipating the match between these two formidable athletes.

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SummerSlam 2023: The Stage is Set

SummerSlam 2023 is scheduled to take place on August 5th in Detroit and will be broadcast live on Peacock and the WWE Network.

This event promises to be a thrilling spectacle, with the Rousey-Baszler match as one of its main attractions. The war of words between the two athletes has already begun, with both bringing their A-game to the microphone, further fueling the anticipation for their upcoming match.

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More Exciting Matches Announced

In addition to the Rousey-Baszler match, WWE has also announced other exciting matches for the next week’s edition of RAW. Among these is a match between Becky Lynch and Zoey Stark.

If Lynch emerges victorious, she will earn a rematch with Trish Stratus. Other highlights include a face-off between Drew McIntyre and GUNTHER, and the return of Logan Paul, who is set to respond to Ricochet.

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