With the lineups wrapped up following the 2019 WWE Draft, tonite the new age of Smackdown gets underway now under the executive directorship of Bruce Prichard.
Tonight, Smackdown pertains to us LIVE from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
The Intercontinental Champion is on the line tonight as Shinsuke Nakamura defends against Roman Reigns. This suit is the outcome of a little to and fro on Twitter in between Sami Zayn and also Roman Reigns.
Nakamura-san & & I were qualified to be drafted with each other & & got picked in the third round by #Smackdown.
Envision having the ability to get a generation-defining entertainer and also the Intercontinental Champion with each other in one choice & & still determining to choose The Large D Roman Regimes initially. Unreal. –– SZ
—– Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) October 17, 2019
Don’& rsquo; t issue on your own with the Huge D Sami 🤣 but if you and also Shin want to go from 3rd round to deal with # 1 & hellip; you recognize where to locate me.
And bring the #ICTitle with you. #BigDog #BigDeal #SmackDown https://t.co/6vgIAvilKe
—– Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) October 17, 2019
⁉⁉ ️ Are we speaking about exact same thing? If the Big Pet dog intends to play, I ’& rsquo; ll allow him ahead into #MyYard with #treats https://t.co/dcttC8xJE2
—– Shinsuke Nakamura (@ShinsukeN) October 17, 2019
Can The Big Pet take the title away from Nakamura while needing to worry about the ringside presence of Sami Zayn?
Last week, Smackdown saw the improvement of Bayley. In losing the fun-loving, hugger individuality, Bayley gained back the Smackdown Female’& rsquo; s Champion. Tonight, Bayley brings her make over and her championship to MizTV.
Mentioning the champ, which woman on the Smackdown roster will be first in line to obtain a shot at the title? We’& rsquo; ll figure out tonite as there will be a 6 pack Obstacle to determine who will certainly be the top challenger. It’& rsquo; s Mandy Rose vs. Dana Brooke vs. Nikki Cross vs. Sonya Deville vs. Carmella vs. Lacey Evans. Which lady will stand successful? As well as will Fire & & Desire collaborate to ensure it’& rsquo; ll be just one of them?
The biggest Tag Team Chaos match in WWE background will occur on Halloween at Crown Jewel, but this evening several of the teams involved will certainly clash in a huge eight-man tag suit. The New Day’& rsquo; s Xavier Woods and Big E group with Heavy Equipment to handle The Rebirth, Robert Roode as well as Dolph Ziggler.
Smackdown broadcasts tonight at 7pm CT on FOX.