SummerSlam Pre-show & Title Match Revealed, Roddy Piper Returns, SmackDown Rating

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- WWE announced on this week’s episode of Raw that Santino Marella will face Antonio Cesaro for the United States Title in a SummerSlam pre-show match.

– WWE also announced that WWE Tag Team champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth will defend the titles against The Primetime Players at the show.

– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.89 rating with 2.728 million viewers. The numbers were down slightly from the previous week, which did a 1.91 rating with 2.783 million viewers.

– “Rowdy” Roddy Piper returned on this week’s WWE Raw for a “Piper’s Pit” segment.