After defeating Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match on RAW this week, Rob Van Dam will face Alberto Del Rio for the World Title at WWE's Night of Champions pay-per-view.
As of this writing, the only other confirmed match for Night of Champions is Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE title.
So they've got the WWE and World Title matches confirmed already. That's a good start!
Here is the updated WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view card:
WWE Title Match:
Daniel Bryan vas. Randy Orton (c)
World Title Match:
Rob Van Dam vs. Alberto Del Rio (c)
We reported the following over the weekend:
As announced on Friday night’s 8/23 SmackDown, Randy Orton will defend the WWE Championship against Daniel Bryan at the Night of Champions PPV on 9/15 live from Detroit, Michigan. This is the only match confirmed for the show so far.
In addition to Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Title, the following matches are rumored for WWE Night of Champions:
* Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton for the WWE Title. This bout was confirmed on Friday night’s edition of SmackDown broadcast.
* Rob Van Dam with Ricardo Rodriguez vs. Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight Title
* The Big Show and Mark Henry vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns for the Tag Team Titles
* CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel for the Intercontinental Title
* Dolph Ziggler vs. Dean Ambrose for the United States Title
* One of the Total Divas vs. AJ Lee for the Divas Title
* The Usos vs. Erick Rowan and Luke Harper