A high-stakes match is about for the July 29 episode of WWE “SmackDown”, on the eve of SummerSlam.
Drew McIntyre will face Sheamus in what’s being promoted because the first-ever Shillelagh Match. The winner will problem for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship on the Conflict on the Citadel occasion in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday, September 3.
Such a title match would maintain added significance for both McIntyre or Sheamus. Each hail from the UK.
The match was made official throughout a phase on Friday’s “SmackDown”. Sheamus additionally referred to it as an “Irish Donnybrook Match” and mentioned there can be no count-outs or disqualifications. One other of the stipulations laid out by Sheamus requires McIntyre’s sword “Angela” to be barred from ringside. Sheamus additionally promised “plenty of different shenanigans” can be a part of the match.
Roman Reigns is about to defend the Undisputed WWE Common Championship at SummerSlam in a Final Man Standing match in opposition to Brock Lesnar. Nevertheless, there was some doubt surrounding whether or not that match will really occur after Lesnar reportedly walked out of Friday’s “SmackDown”. Lesnar would make a surprising shock look to shut out the present.
Lesnar’s walkout was reportedly in response to Vince McMahon asserting his retirement earlier within the day. McMahon is stepping away from his roles as WWE Chairman, CEO, and Head of Artistic amid an investigation right into a collection of hush cash funds. McMahon allegedly paid former feminine staff to silence potential accusations of harassment, misconduct, and abuse in opposition to each McMahon and former Head of Expertise Relations John Laurinaitis.
Laurinaitis has since been faraway from his place, with Paul “Triple H” Levesque formally taking on his duties on Friday. Artistic duties are actually being overseen by Bruce Pritchard. Stephanie McMahon and Nick Khan are serving as Co-CEOs of WWE. Stephanie appeared on the prime of Friday evening’s “SmackDown”, delivering a message from Vince McMahon and main the gang in chants of “Thanks, Vince”.
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