The journey to WWE's premier event, Night of Champions, continues its exhilarating pace. Tonight, WWE is set to broadcast SmackDown on a slight tape delay and concurrently record next week's pivotal go-home episode. Our dedicated viewers can find live coverage and join our Viewing Party for tonight's broadcast, which also features links to an array of spoiler reports for the event.
We are grateful to Fightful Select for providing the anticipated lineup for next week's pre-recorded go-home show, and we'll be sharing comprehensive spoilers from the recording soon.
Austin Theory's Anticipated Showdown
Topping the bill, WWE United States Champion Austin Theory is set to lock horns with a formidable rival, Sheamus.
The tag team, Pretty Deadly, will be in Austin Theory's corner, adding a layer of complexity to the match, while Sheamus will receive support from Butch and Ridge Holland. Whether or not this clash will be a title match remains uncertain.
In another anticipated face-off, WWE Women's Tag Team Champion Raquel Rodriguez teams up with Shotzi to challenge the dynamic duo of Bayley and IYO SKY. Elsewhere, the agile Cameron Grimes squares off against Ashante "Thee" Adonis, with the ominous presence of Baron Corbin expected to cast a shadow over the match.
- RAW Women's Champion Bianca Belair is set to steal the spotlight in a particular promo segment, with the enigmatic Asuka expected to feature prominently.
- Adding a dash of humor and insight to the night, The Street Profits will don the commentators' headsets for an exciting match between LA Knight and Rick Boogs.
- Veteran AJ Styles is set to go toe-to-toe with the dangerous Karrion Kross in what promises to be a thrilling contest.
- To cap it all off, The KO Show will host none other than the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa, promising an engaging and potentially tense segment.