WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens leads triple-threat title match to banner Manila card
Kevin Owens defends his WWE Universal Championship belt for the first time in Manila. Photo from WWE Raw's Facebook account

WWE Live Manila now features a new main event with Kevin Owens defending his WWE Universal Championship belt for the first time in a triple-threat match against Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn on September 9 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Owens claimed the title this Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after pinning Rollins, with unexpected help from WWE CEO Triple H, in the fatal 4-way elimination match on Raw.

‘The Prizefighter’ finds tougher competition this time around as Rollins is driven to avenge his shocking loss, while Zayn looks to repeat over Owens after their epic Battleground showdown.

John Cena and Big Show will also clash in the match preceding the main event, while Roman Reigns takes on Chris Jericho in another anticipated battle.

The Manila card also brings more championship fights as Tag Team champs The New Day defends their belt in another triple-threat match against The Shining Stars and the tandem of Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. Women’s titleholder Charlotte takes on Sasha Banks, who’s looking to reclaim the belt she lost at SummerSlam.

Meanwhile, Sheamus and Cesaro continue their heated rivalry in Manila. Nerville takes on Bo Dallas, and rounding out the card is the face-off between Braun Strowman and WWE legend Goldust.

Tickets are priced from P1,580 to P15,840, and are available at SM Tickets outlets or at www.smtickets.com.


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