AJ Lee vs. Paige Confirmed for SummerSlam

WWE.com has officially announced that AJ Lee will be defending the Divas Title against Paige in less than two weeks at SummerSlam.

This comes days after Paige attacked AJ on SmackDown, inflicting a whiplash injury that the Divas Champion continued to sell during the weekend live events.

They join the previously announced match pitting Brie Bella against Stephanie McMahon.

SummerSlam airs August 17th on Pay-Per-View.

Do you think AJ’s injury will affect her, come SummerSlam?

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  • TeamRed

    Can’t wait to see this match. I have a feeling Aj is going to retain and move on, hopefully this leads to Sasha debuting and have her feud with Aj then Nikki or Brie

  • Yonce

    I hope we also get a match with Naomi against Cameron. I don’t want it to be a pre show match either. I want it on the main card to so we can make history being the first ppv having more than 3 divas.

    • RealKimZona

      There has been several ppv’s with more than 3 divas hun.

      • Yonce

        3 diva matchs. We never got more than 3. We get 2 matchs with another diva interacting in a males match Hun.

  • Rampaiger

    I don’t know I have a feeling they’re gonna try keep this going until NOC. There’s just something about the feud that feels unfinished as if it’s just starting

    • 8thmilitialaBella

      Yes i feel the same way it just started to grt captivating.

  • RealKimZona

    Looks like my ghostly darling will be exterminating rats and collecting butterfly’s on next Sunday.

    • Littleskins

      Lmao.

  • 8thmilitialaBella

    Well im excited for summerslam but i even more excited for whats gonna happen tonight. Refresh for pics.

  • Tased .

    What makes everyone think Paige will win the title again at Summerslam? I honestly cant see them giving her a second run at the moment.

    • Rampaiger

      I think logically, looking at backstage politics etc. I see them having Paige win cause we know Triple H has a lot of hope in her. I’m assuming it’s how Vince felt with Trish. Once Trish was given her first title everytime someone took it off her she was right up there ass. The way that if you look at the womans title history Trish is like every 2nd or 3rd person. At least if they had a heel diva with the title then they can let Brie have her chance. Cause no doubt Brie is gonna hold it again at some point and after the Steph feud she’ll be the most over face diva and they won’t have a face vs face feud for the title. So logically I see all that happening. Maybe even AJ vs Paige vs Brie

      • punkashley

        I would rather it be nikki than brie Idk I just think that it’d make the match more interesting with nikki rather than brie and is nikki trying to be a powerhouse?

      • Tased .

        idk I just don’t see it. Its absolutely nothing against her I just don;t see them letting her be a 2 time Divas champion this early I could be wrong but its just what I think. I can see Brie winning the title next and if that’s the route they are going down then yeah I see Paige winning, but even still Im not seeing them giving her a second reign just yet. I guess this is how I see it say Paige beats AJ at Summerslam, AJ still has a rematch somewhere down the line, and if they build Paige up beating AJ why would they let Brie or Nikki kill all her momentum by taking the title the next time she defends it because I honestly see one of the Bellas being champ next.

        • Bad News CJ

          That would be taking a step back, if they had AJ vs Brie or Nikki for the title because it was already drawn out when the did one Total Divas storyline. In fact, I don’ t see her losing to any of the Total Divas except for possibly Naomi because the potential for a decent feud hasn’t been tapped dry yet. I am not sure how many times her beating Natalya, Brie or Cameron is going to maintain interest. They moved Paige up to the main roster rather prematurely, in my view because they were desperate for someone else to pass the belt onto that hasn’t already had been in the spotlight and gotten as much possible heat drawn for the feud as possible. I think they are probably waiting to pull the trigger on Alicia vs AJ unless all other possible options are off of the table.

    • Kev S.

      Why not? It wasn’t her fault that her first reign wasn’t good because of the bad booking, maybe now they want to do better with her. She has potential to be a great champion, especially now being heel.

      • Tased .

        idk I just don’t see it. Its absolutely nothing against her I just don;t see them letting her be a 2 time Divas champion this early I could be wrong but its just what I think

        • Kev S.

          Idk I feel that if she loses again, a clean victory for aj, this will prove that her reign was a ‘fluke” and this is not good for her character.

          • Tased .

            Yea I see your point, I think wwe would try to play it as she is a young rookie who got in over her head trying to beat AJ at her own game (with the mind games like AJ did Kaitlyn)since she has said before she studied AJ before she beat her for the title. which still isnt good for her character but I never try to understand WWE’s logic lol

          • Kev S.

            Ikr lol

  • Laquane Anderson

    Brie/Steph >>>>>>

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

    I hope this will be the chance for my Paige to finally go into her full fledged ANTI-DIVA character. Wild, Aggressive and BEAST, I want FCW Paige back, not this fake Paige with poor acting and bad mic skills.

    This feud could be the next Lita and Trish, if the feud ends here it would be nice to have Paige align herself with Heyman to help get her over as a heel.

    • Douglas Mobley

      Having Heyman is a death sentence of late, and Paige unlike Brock isn’t immune to conventional weapons. Why you’d curse him on your favorite Diva is beyond me.

      • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

        Having Heyman by her side will be able to get her easy heat and win her over by the IWC, because as of now – they’re starting to get pissed off with her character. Heyman’s mic skills with Paige’s in-ring skill and image will do her good for her career, also, being labelled as the first “Paul Heyman Girl” will also be a good accolade for her young career.

        • Douglas Mobley

          They’re not going to program Heyman with Paige, not while Brock’s galumphing about. Cesaro and his consolation 4th remix can’t state the case any better; they’re not going to juggle time between Brock and anyone right now.

        • Gods_Giift

          I have a feeling that Charlotte or Nattie will be the first Heyman girl. He was alluding to it all night at Takeover.

  • PM-Lee

    I wonder who’ll win at Summerslam. I think Paige really needs it, if AJ were to beat her, it would only bury Paige’s character. Because if AJ wins this match, where do they go with her from there? Because she will have defeated everyone in the division (bar Tamina but she won’t be back for a while with her knee) unless they plan to bring up Sasha, Charlotte or Bayley?

    • Bad News CJ

      AJ has already beaten Tamina a number of times in non-title matches. Her very first win was over Tamina via a roll-up. Paige needs to develop more of a believable on-screen presence.

  • sprightly_so

    Now these two have the opportunity to tell a real story but the question is whether their time will be stunted in favour of Brie and Stephanie’s encounter. I’m hoping Paige takes the win and finally unearths her raging anti-Diva personality. We need a real vicious, credible heel in the division and Paige is an authentic choice.

  • http://marcktvmovies.blogspot.mx/ Marck-WWEDivas

    I’m a little bit dissapointed because the match isn’t a Divas Championship match with a stipulation but I hope they add something extra to made the match more interesting.

  • Littleskins

    I honestly think Paige will attack AJ at Summerslam then AJ will get the suprise win. Then Paige post-match attack.

  • Kev S.

    If it’s the end of the feud, Paige really needs to win this time, or all this is going to prove that she’s just got lucky that night she won the title from AJ, and she’s been trying to prove since she arrived at the main roster that she deserves to win and that’s time for it.. Unless their storyline is going to NOC, I think Aj will probably win pretending that she’s hurting and then attacking Paige.

    They need to add a stipulation!

    • Rampaiger

      I feel like something something has to happen in this match to either lead to NOC or Paige winning. If they wanted AJ to stay champ surely they would have ended the feud at the last PPV. Maybe Paige will win and then AJ gets her rematch at NOC but will probably still result in Paige winning then I guess it’ll be Brie going for the title?

      • Kev S.

        True, judging by Paige’s actions, she won’t give up, it wouldn’t make sense. Maybe Aj will trick her at summerslam with a fake injury, but I really hope she wins this time.

  • http://www.diva-dirt.com/93514/aj-lee-vs-paige-confirmed-for-battleground/ Mr. McMahon

    I thought this match been confirmed.

    • Numero47

      It is now

  • Alex Hemsworth (TG Juggernaut)

    AJ vs Paige Round 2! Can’t Wait

    • J. Ronald Jenkins

      Actually Round 4

      • Tevin Campbell

        No round 2 for an actual match up that’s ‘planned’

  • Tevin Campbell

    I really hope Paige wins and the feud continues..maybe adding another diva(Layla, Naomi or Alicia)…Any of these divas could have a great match together and a triple threat would be something we haven’t had in a while. Also…. I think before Brie vs Stephs match..Steph will be talking about a plan b.. Brie is accompanied by Nikki while Steph is solo. Towards the end of the match Steph makes it a no DQ and says there’s always a plan b..and Nikki unsurprisingly turns against Brie but Steph pulls a fast one making Nikki think she’s plan b although….*Music hits, through the stadium you hear an evil laugh*..here comes Kharma who goes out and beats up Brie. Nikki is shocked from the sight of Kharma but is pleases with her sister getting beat up…Steph gets the three count and wins. Nikki hold Stephs arm up but Steph denies her and has an evil grin on her face…Kharma hits the Kharma bomb on Nikki.

    The following night Brie is said to be injured and no diva on the roster trust Nikki..having her go heel alone. Kharma is introduced as the Goliath to the roster facing divas week after week and dominating them…slowly leading to Brie returns where she gets payback on Steph but can’t beat Kharma’s undefeated streak… Kharma wins the divas championship with divas going after her..but Naomi or Alicia are the ones to get the title and defeat Kharma..it would add a lot more highlights to the divas roster..which it’s already getting. I know, DREAMS! but yeah..it would be awesome.

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

      It’s fans like you that make belts meaningless and cheap, Paige to win the belt again? I’m a fan of hers and even I don’t want her to win, major career kill.

      • Tevin Campbell

        Are you kidding me? Paige’s first title when became a ‘fluke’ because WWE messed it up bad..she’s having a heel turn, a new character. Her winning the title would be for the best. It would open it up for Naomi or another face. It’s people like you who want divas to make history yet don’t want anyone to win the title again. People want divas to live up to Lita and Trish yet don’t give them the chance and complain when they get the title.

  • ThatsHot

    I hope its better than their last time.
    I heard from the house shows, their matches were pretty awesome so, still have a high hope their match will exceed our expectation.

    • Rampaiger

      I have all faith that they made sure to put on a weak match so their next one would be good! Sure even Trish and Lita’s first few matches were nothing memorable, mostly because Trish was green then of course

  • Tevin Campbell

    I also really hope Dolph and Aj become a tag team again..I freaking loved them.

    • TeamAJ

      Zigglee

  • Douglas Mobley

    I’d guess AJ will hold the title until putting Charlotte over.
    She probably won’t be in NXT that much longer and the feud with Paige
    will cement AJ as the fan favorite “Greatest Divas Champion of All Time”
    to conquer. I don’t see anyone else being given or trusted with that
    role, especially since she’s supposed to be held in high regard.

    Paige? Probably not winning this feud. I don’t doubt that she may win at SummerSlam but only after taking advantage of an injury so AJ stays strong. Ultimately she’s tapping to the Black Widow, possibly in some kind of stip match.

    • shameronstar

      I think Charlotte will debut around Royal Rumble season since I think it would be a good idea to keep her in developmental for at least the remainder of the year to work out a few minor things, and there’s Sasha who I could see debuting around October/November! With both of them on the roster the credibility of the roster will be boosted significantly.

      • Wrestling.fan.from.France

        Charlotte will likely debut soon… From August-October. She is likely gonna lose her title against Bayley at the NXT Takeover and debut shortly after or some weeks before that.

        • ThatsHot

          Sasha is the front runner to debut in the main roster.
          I see her debuting first.

          • Wrestling.fan.from.France

            That’s remains a rumor you know that Sasha is the front runner. I honestly think they will debut TOGETHER. We already know Charlotte is debuting soon but Sasha is a rumor still but I still think it is true and both will debut together.

          • ThatsHot

            I’d love to see them debut once Summer wins the title (rumor: Supposed to win the title to promote Marine 4)..

        • punkashley

          I dont want her to debut yet I think she’ll take spotlight of sasha

          • Wrestling.fan.from.France

            Oh I think BOTH will debut and together. She will likely be the biggest star out of the two of course but Sasha will shine. She has enough tablet for that don’t worry ;)

  • Rampaiger

    If AJ does win and they finish the feud they’re gonna have to throw Paige in with the guys for awhile. Something like how Lita was with the Hardy’s, just for the character build and the fans to give her heat

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

      They need to throw Paige in a managerial role to build her character, acting, mic skills, etc. I believe after Summerslam she should manage a strong Superstar/Tag Team until Royal Rumble 2015

      • Rampaiger

        Agreed. I mean she’s really fucking young. She’s only 21 and had a title run there’s so much time for her to build before her prime.

        • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

          I wish they built her up instead of winning the title straight away, once you start STRAIGHT from the top – the only direction you can go is down…

          • juan

            not if your name is john cena

  • ThatsHot

    Idkw but I have a feeling a 3rd diva match would be added..
    Its very unlikely but still..

    • Lance

      Maybe Naomi vs Cameron on Preshow

      • ThatsHot

        Again? Maybe Idk.
        I want Layla to participate this year.

      • juan

        Am I the only one that thinks their match was boring? This past week was also sloppy with that weird submission but hey the crowd liked it

        • Wrestling.fan.from.France

          The crowd liked Naomi kicking Cameron’s ass because they don’t like Cameron and like Naomi but yeah, I don’t want their match to be on PPV. They don’t have much chemistry and Cameron is terrible.

    • Maddox

      Uhm.. That would make it 10 likely matches for the card. I seriously doubt it

    • Numero47

      Very unlikely but still having a feeling?

      If anything we may see Layla/Summer somewhere

      • ThatsHot

        Yeh. Thats what I think because of the SummerSlam promo..
        Usually superstars who are featured in the promo, someway participate at the PPV.

        • Numero47

          Yeah so maybe they’ll be pre show

          and we know Lana is somewhere on the card

  • juan

    I hope Paige wins. Or what if they do the whole Kelly vs Beth where Kelly defeats Beth at 2 PPVs before Beth wins?

    • Rampaiger

      Am I right to say Laycool beat Nattie 2 times before Nattie won too? I remember being impressed that they were keeping the storyline going on for multiple matches

      • juan

        I do not remember I know the fought at SS and Bragging Rights

        • Rampaiger

          Oh then maybe it was just 2 matches! But the storyline still continued with Beth and Nattie vs Laycool then

          • https://twitter.com/BorisGlisic BorisG

            It was Bragging Rights and HIAC too, then they lost it at SS

        • Glitched

          Hell in a Cell Natalya beat Michelle by DQ

      • ThatsHot

        Yep I think.

    • Numero47

      Paige/AJ and Kelly/Beth are being booked different from each other

  • Maddox

    Am worried about the time for this match and many midcard matches on the card. It’s gonna be like approximately 8 matches on the card that’s minus the preshow match

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

      Most likely it’ll receive 5-8 minutes, which isn’t too bad.

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

    If The Shield didn’t disband, Paige should have aligned herself with them. It’d help her improve her character and mic skills overall. To save her career, she needs to be a manager for while.

    • ThatsHot

      But with who?

      • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

        Rollins? Barrett? Cesaro?

        • punkashley

          Fandango? Lol

          • ThatsHot

            Lets not lol

          • punkashley

            She needs to wear red!

          • ThatsHot

            Yes but not a dress xD

          • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

            The horror XD

          • punkashley

            Imagine her in that awful blue and orange shit summer wore lol

          • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

            -pukes-

        • ThatsHot

          Rollins busy with the Dean storyline, have no idea how she fits in.
          Barrett, isn’t he injured?
          I heard Cesaro is supposed to feud with Brock, so its unlikely for Paige to fit in.

          The only role I could imagine for her is to do with Stephanie/authority.

          • http://www.youtube.com/user/dynamicglow @dynamic_glow

            But once Barrett is back I really think they’d make a cool duo.

            Eh, The Authority seems too predictable. I want Paige out of the title picture for a while because she was shoved straight into it, being with The Authority will shove her straight back into title picture and she doesn’t need that, not right now.

          • ThatsHot

            True, but working with the authority doesn’t really have to be about chasing the title.
            She could possibly be given the role to attack any divas (like Brie) when they confront Steph or whoever.

        • Maddox

          Busy, injured, other plans for him

        • http://foxhoundwrestling.blogspot.com/ AJ Lee

          Sheamus.

      • J. Ronald Jenkins

        Tyson Kidd
        Could lead to a feud with Nattie, especially if Tyson starts winning with Paige

        • ThatsHot

          Never thought about that.
          Hmm could work.

  • Lance

    This match is for wrestling and Steph and Brie is just a story that won’t be a long match