Keep growing the card. We’re less than two weeks away from Summerslam, which you can certainly tell given how fast everything is happening on the regular TV shows. The matches are being added to the card as fast as possible, mainly with the wrestlers making a lot of the matches themselves. That was the case with another match, which was added on TV this week.

This week on SmackDown Live, Aleister Black issued another challenge to anyone willing to pick a fight with him. Later on in the show, Sami Zayn volunteered to be the one to fight Black and the match was made for Summerslam. Black had spent several weeks asking for someone to pick a fight with him until Cesaro accepted the challenge for Extreme Rules. Black went on to defeat Cesaro at the pay per view and then again in a rematch.

We’ve been here before. Check out Black having a fight:


Opinion: This one feels like a way to get some more people on the show and I’m not sure how good of an idea that is. The card is already starting to get too big as the matches are added to the card every single week. It might be a good idea to hit the brakes a bit, though Black has been sitting around waiting for so long that he needs to get in the ring on the big stage sooner rather than later.

Do you like this match? How do you see it going? Let us know in the comments below.

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