Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre anchor WWE SmackDown forward of their principal occasion title struggle at WWE Conflict on the Fortress. McIntyre has been clashing with The Usos — Reigns’ cousins and associates — within the absence of the undisputed WWE common champion. McIntyre may have his likelihood to measure up the opposition at Friday’s present from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, starting at 8 p.m. ET.
McIntyre cemented himself as No. 1 contender for Reigns’ championship by defeating Sheamus a number of weeks in the past. His highway to Reigns has been riddled with obstacles. The Usos and Sami Zayn frequently blindside and intrude with McIntyre. The sudden returns of Karrion Kross and Scarlett have been one other thorn in McIntyre’s facet. McIntyre has repeatedly criticized Reigns for being a “part-time” champion who doesn’t recurrently seems on WWE programming.
Two matches have been confirmed for the milestone 1,two hundredth episode of SmackDown. A “Deadly 5-Manner” match will decide the following contender for Gunther’s intercontinental championship. Ricochet, Madcap Moss, Sheamus, Comfortable Corbin and Sami Zayn are within the combine. Plus, the vacant ladies’s tag workforce title event continues with a quarterfinal bout pitting Natalya and Sonya Deville vs. NXT’s Poisonous Attraction.
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WWE SmackDown preview
- Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre go face-to-face
- Natalya and Sonya Deville vs. Poisonous Attraction (Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Starks) — ladies’s tag workforce title event quarterfinals
- Ricochet vs. Madcap Moss vs. Sheamus vs. Comfortable Corbin vs. Sami Zayn — “Deadly 5-Manner” match to find out No. 1 contender for intercontinental championship