Seth Rollins won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Night of Champions back in May and since then he’s been taking on all comers. Seth has been a fighting champion, but so far his match for SummerSlam has not been established.
Dave Meltzer recently noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that Finn Balor is being protected right now because the current plan is for Balor to face Rollins in a rematch for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
“Finn is wrestling Seth, that’s for SummerSlam. Finn’s being protected right now. Finn’s beating everyone because they’ve got to get Finn back ready for Seth.
“I do know that the plan was that Finn’s going over (winning) constantly because they’ve got to rehab him for Seth because that’s at SummerSlam.”
It looks like Balor is indeed being set up to look like a contender once again as he pinned Sami Zayn in the main event of Raw on Monday and he also pinned Carmelo Hayes on Tuesday’s episode of NXT.
SummerSlam will air live from Ford Field in Detroit, MI on Saturday, August 5. Stay tuned for updates.