SummerSlam Kickoff show to run for 60 minutes


The SummerSlam Kickoff show will be running for sixty minutes rather than the usual thirty minutes according to a press release issued today by WWE.

Headlined by Rob Van Dam vs Dean Ambrose for the U.S. title, the kickoff show will also have a panel featuring Shawn Michaels, Booker T, and Natalya. Natalya is also involved in a one-on-one match against Brie Bella during the pay-per-view.

The show will be simulcast free on YouTube,, WWE app, Facebook and Yahoo! and starts at 7PM EST.