Some may laugh at the Great Balls of Fire name for WWE’s July pay-per-view for the Raw brand, but the match card coming together is incredibly impressive. Already booked are a pair of heavyweight showdowns featuring four of the top wrestlers on Raw.
Between now and July 9, expect four additional title matches to be scheduled for the PPV along with a couple bouts that should set the stage for SummerSlam in August. It is all set to go down live from Dallas beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The kickoff show will start an hour earlier at 7 p.m. ET and all action can be watched live nationally on WWE Network.
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WWE Great Balls of Fire matches
Matches in italics are projected and not made at this time
Universal Championship — Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Samoa Joe: Business picked up quickly in this feud after Samoa Joe earned the No. 1 contendership at Extreme Rules. Lesnar has only made one appearance on Raw since winning the title at WrestleMania 33.
Ambulance Match — Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman: A returning Strowman made his presence felt at Raw and challenged Reigns to this specific match. General manager Kurt Angle made it soon after.
Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt: The interactions between these two continue, and it’s only a matter of time before a match is made.
Intercontinental Championship — The Miz (c) vs. Dean Ambrose: This rivalry has continued from Extreme Rules, and it’s obvious that Ambrose will get his rematch at the PPV.
Women’s Championship — Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Nia Jax OR Six-woman tag team match: Bliss’ opponent is not necessarily a sure thing, but it definitely seemed like WWE was leaning on Jax. All seven women got involved on Monday, which complicates the situation.
Tag Team Championship — Sheamus & Cesaro (c) vs. The…