Tonight’s WWE SmackDown Live is the go-home show for this Sunday’s WWE WrestleMania 34 event in New Orleans and takes place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.
So far three matches have been announced with the competitors in the WWE Championship match this weekend, AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura set to team up to take on Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin.
As well as that, Rusev will battle Jinder Mahal after earning his way into the United States Championship picture, and Charlotte Flair makes her in-ring return to face Natalya in a rematch from two weeks ago.
Shane McMahon is also being advertised to return to WWE tonight following the attack by Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, and he will address the announcement made by Daniel Bryan about their WrestleMania match.
As always, ProWrestling.com will be providing complete, LIVE coverage of WWE Smackdown beginning tonight at 8pm EST so be sure to join us then!
WWE.com is hyping the following points for tonight’s show:
- AJ Styles & Shinsuke Nakamura team up to face Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
- Rusev battles Jinder Mahal before the US Title Fatal Four-Way
- Charlotte Flair faces Natalya in a rematch from two weeks ago
- Shane McMahon to return ahead of WrestleMania
The rivalry between WWE Champion AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura is heating up as their WrestleMania dream match draws near. Last week, The Artist saved the titleholder from an attack at the hands of Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin, then stopped just short of drilling Styles with a Kinshasa and letting him know what lies ahead in New Orleans. This week on SmackDown LIVE, Styles and Nakamura will join forces to take on Gable & Benjamin. Will they be able to focus on tag team victory, or will the bad blood lead to defeat? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!