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Apollo Creed, or Crews (but definitely someone named Apollo) will face The Miz for the Intercontinental title at SummerSlam

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His General Manager doesn’t know his name. He earned his Intercontinental title shot at SummerSlam with a surprise roll-up while a fellow NXT alum stood tall after delivering his finisher to everyone in the ring as the Nashville crowd cheered.

None of that matters, because Apollo Crews (not Rocky Balboa’s friend and rival Apollo Creed, as Daniel Bryan called him when setting up the Triple Threat against Baron Corbin & Kalisto in which Crews pinned the former Lucha Dragon) is #1 contender to The Miz’s belt.

That match joins a pay-per-view (PPV) card on August 21 in Brooklyn which includes:

Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor for the WWE Universal championship
Dean Ambrose (c) vs. the winner of Dolph Ziggler for the WWE World title
Sasha Banks (c) vs. Charlotte for the WWE Women’s championship
Randy Orton vs. Brock Lesnar

UPDATE: Xavier Woods, who worked in TNA using the Carl Weathers-inspired Consequences Creed gimmick, was ready to answer D-Bry’s call...