Christian was named Alberto Del Rio's SummerSlam opponent when he defeated Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam on this week's SmackDown.
The Instant Classic beat Alberto Del Rio at Extreme Rules 2011 to win his first world title. Will history repeat itself on August 18?
Well, fans who pay attention to Internet rumblings will likely have heard at some point or another that Christian isn't considered top-star material by officials, via Nick Paglino of WrestleZone.com.
We'll never know if there's any truth to these rumors, but things are always subject to change in the WWE.
Captain Charisma will face The Essence of Excellence at SummerSlam. The following are five reasons why he should walk away with the gold.
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