Tonight’s WWE SmackDown Live will see several matches with title implications whilst the build towards the WWE Royal Rumble continues.
The number one contender for Asuka’s WWE SmackDown Lie Women’s Championship at the Rumble will be determined with a triple threat match as Charlotte Flair competes against Carmella and Becky Lynch.
That isn’t the only match with title implications though as The Bar will take on The Usos and if the brothers win, they will earn a future title shot.
As well as that AJ Styles is set to confront WWE Champion Daniel Bryan ahead of their Royal Rumble match and Rusev will be seeking retribution after being attacked last week by Shinsuke Nakamura.
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 ahead of tonight’s show:
- The Usos to battle The Bar with a SmackDown Tag Team Title opportunity on the line
- Triple threat to determine who will face Asuka at Royal Rumble for the Women’s Championship
- AJ Styles to confront Daniel Bryan
- Will Rusev be looking for retribution?
- Who will gain momentum heading towards the Royal Rumble?
Last Tuesday, Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Carmella all approached Triple H to state their case as to why they should be next in line to challenge SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka at WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday, Jan. 27. The Game heard them out, saying he’d take everything under consideration. Tonight, all three Superstars will be given the opportunity to earn that championship bout when they collide in a Triple Threat Match, with the winner moving on to face The Empress of Tomorrow in Phoenix. Who will emerge victorious? Find out tonight on SmackDown LIVE at 8/7 C on USA Network!