With the rosters finalized following the 2019 WWE Draft, tonight the new era of Smackdown gets underway now under the executive directorship of Bruce Prichard.
Tonight, Smackdown comes to us LIVE from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
The Intercontinental Championship is on the line tonight as Shinsuke Nakamura defends against Roman Reigns. This match is the result of a little back and forth on Twitter between Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns.
Can The Big Dog take the title away from Nakamura while having to worry about the ringside presence of Sami Zayn?
Last week, Smackdown saw the transformation of Bayley. In shedding the fun-loving, hugger personality, Bayley regained the Smackdown Women’s Championship. Tonight, Bayley brings her new look and her championship to MizTV.
Speaking of the champ, which woman on the Smackdown roster will be first in line to get a shot at the title? We’ll find out tonight as there will be a Six Pack Challenge to determine who will be the number one contender. It’s Mandy Rose vs. Dana Brooke vs. Nikki Cross vs. Sonya Deville vs. Carmella vs. Lacey Evans. Which woman will stand victorious? And will Fire & Desire work together to ensure it’ll be one of them?
The largest Tag Team Turmoil match in WWE history will take place on Halloween at Crown Jewel, but tonight some of the teams involved will clash in a huge eight-man tag match. The New Day’s Xavier Woods and Big E team with Heavy Machinery to take on The Revival, Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler.
Smackdown airs tonight at 7pm CT on FOX.