As reported, WWE United States Champion John Cena has been pulled from all WWE events up until the final RAW before SummerSlam and the pay-per-view itself due to the broken nose suffered last Monday. WWE Australia has just announced that Cesaro has been added to the tour and will be replacing Cena in matches against Kevin Owens. They noted the announcement came from Guest General Manager Shawn Michaels, who replaced Hulk Hogan after WWE terminated his contract. WWE Australia sent the following statement and matches:

“Unfortunately due to an injury sustained at WWE Raw this past week, John Cena is unable to travel and will no longer be appearing at next week’s Australian events. General Manager for the Australian events, Shawn Michaels, has today announced that former WWE United States & WWE Tag-Team Champion Cesaro has been added to the tour and will appear at all three WWE Live events.”

WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match – Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins

Cesaro vs Kevin Owens

Randy Orton vs Sheamus

Neville vs King Barrett

R-Truth vs Luke Harper

Emma and Natalya vs Brie Bella and Nikki Bella

NXT Championship Match – Finn Balor vs Bo Dallas

Fandango vs Adam Rose

WWE Live™ returns to Australia this August at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane on Thursday August 6, Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on Friday August 7 and Qantas Credit Union Arena in Sydney on Saturday August 8, 2015.