The key matches and segments for the May 26 episode of “WWE SmackDown” have just been announced WWE official Twitter accountWith two special singles matches, the return of The Kevin Owens Show, and much more lined up next Friday.
First up, United States Champion Austin Theory would face Sheamus in a non-title match just the day before Night of Champions in Saudi Arabia. This will be the pair’s first singles match in history and comes after the two feuded on yesterday’s episode of “WWE SmackDown”. From there, AJ Styles would face Karrion Kross in another first-ever singles match. Since returning from injury, Styles regained his role as a main event player and tried to use the match to advance to his World Heavyweight Championship match against Seth Rollins the following day. do.
Following the announcement that Liv Morgan and Raquel Rodriguez had relinquished the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions title due to Morgan’s recent injury, Rodriguez was assigned to face Damage CTRL’s IYO Sky and Bayley on the next episode of “SmackDown”. Will be tasked with finding a new partner. The match will likely serve as a prelude to the May 29 episode of “WWE Raw”, where new title holders will be crowned.
Lastly, The Kevin Owens Show will return when he invites The Bloodline’s Solo Sequoia and Roman Reigns to the show. This segment comes just one day before Reigns and Sequoia challenge Owens and Sami Zayn for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship, the first tag team title challenge for Roman Reigns in five years.