Brock Lesnar will defend the Universal Championship at Money in the Bank PPV
Brock Lesnar will return to the ring next June 17 at the Money in the Bank PPV, as reported by Dave Meltzer in the recent edition of the Wrestling Observer Radio. It is not yet known what his rival for the Universal championship could be, although it has been rumored that he could return to be Roman Reigns or Braun Strowman.
As reported by the journalist, the defense of the Lesnar belt will be this next month and is that Meltzer has also confirmed that Brock Lesnar will not be in Backlash to be held this Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark.
“Lesnar will not be 100% Backlash on Sunday, so he is expected to be in Money in the Bank because now the company considers it an important event at the Summerslam level but we think WWE hides some secret behind it all. this, “said Meltzer.
The new restructuring of events, with which it is intended to do joint and monthly shows will be behind this new defense of the Universal title. WWE has decided that the briefcase event will be considered one of the great events of the year along with Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble, Summerslam and Survivor Series to give potential to the event and thus have an important show almost every two months.
Money in the Bank is celebrated on June 17 from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. This weekend will also be framed by the celebration of a new NXT TakeOver which will be held on Saturday 16 at the same venue.