While the internet seems to have lost its minds over the announcement that Stephen Amell will be wrestling at WWE’s SummerSlam against Stardust, there was another cross-promotion rivalry the WWE took part in this year that gained a lot of attention. That would be the rivalry between Seth Rollins and the former host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart.
USA Today has reported that Jon will be returning to WWE for SummerSlam. Sadly, he will not be reigniting his rivalry with a match against Seth Rollins, like Amell, but instead will be guest hosting the gig. The Pay-Per-View event, which will be filming at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn this Sunday, will be Stewart’s first gig after his finale on The Daily Show, and will most likely be a big draw for the WWE Network streaming service.
In case you do not recall Stewart’s past with WWE, Seth Rollins offered up his services to replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show back in February. This started a war of words between the two that went from the Internet onto the set of The Daily Show, and even into the ring of Monday Night Raw. It was there that, with some help of Randy Orton, Jon got the drop on Rollins.
It wasn’t long after this appearance that the rivalry sort of faded away, as Randy Orton’s return took precedence and became a bigger threat to Rollins. We will just have to see if Jon coming back to WWE goes as well as he hopes. Rollins is not one to let a kick to the crotch go unanswered.
SummerSlam will air this Sunday, August 23 at 7pm EST on Pay-Per-View and through the WWE Network service. Let us know in the comments below if you plan to watch, and what match you are looking forward to most.
HT: USA Today
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