The March 18 episode of WWE SmackDown will feature an interpromotional bout.
WWE has announced that RAW’s Liv Morgan and Rhea Ripley will take on Sasha Banks and Naomi in a preview of the Women’s Tag Team Championship match at WWE WrestleMania 38. The two teams will take on the champions, Carmella and Queen Vega.
Elsewhere on the show, Kofi Kingston will face Ridge Holland, and Drew McIntyre will battle Happy Corbin in a six-man tag team match.
Plus, as previously announced, WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns will “collide” after “The Head of the Table” bloodied Lesnar at the Madison Square Garden show on March 5.
The preview, courtesy of WWE’s website, is as follows:
Brock Lesnar to collide with Roman Reigns ahead of WrestleMania
After suffering a steel step onslaught at the hands of The Bloodline during a Madison Square Garden Live Event, an irate WWE Champion Brock Lesnar is on a mission to get even with Universal Champion Roman Reigns and dish out the full retribution that is The Beast.
Find out what happens when Lesnar collides with The Head of the Table, just weeks before The Biggest WrestleMania Match of All-Time, this Friday at 8/7 C on SmackDown.
Sasha Banks & Naomi take on Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan en route to WrestleMania
Prior to the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania, Sasha Banks & Naomi will take on one of the tandems they will face on The Grandest Stage of Them All, Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan. The Boss & The GLOW are fresh off a statement victory over Shayna Baszler & Natalya last week on the blue brand.
Who will emerge from the turbulent showdown with WrestleMania momentum? Don’t miss SmackDown, tonight at 8/7 C on FOX.
Kofi Kingston mixes it up with Ridge Holland with Sheamus & Butch lurking in the shadows
Last week, Kofi Kingston & Big E were defeated by Sheamus & Ridge Holland, thanks in part to interference from their tough-as-nails new associate Butch.
What will happen when Kingston goes head-to-head with Holland with The Celtic Warrior & the nefarious Butch at ringside? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on SmackDown on FOX.
Drew McIntyre & The Viking Raiders look for payback on Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss & Jinder Mahal
Last week on the blue brand, Drew McIntyre was scheduled to join forces with The Viking Raiders against his WrestleMania opponent Happy Corbin and his cohorts Madcap Moss & Jinder Mahal. But before Erik & Ivar could even make their entrance, they were suddenly attacked by their adversaries and The Scottish Warrior found himself on the wrong end of a 4-on-1 ambush.
Although McIntyre fought his way through the numbers disadvantage with some help from his prized sword Angela, matters were far from settled. What will happen when McIntyre & The Viking Raiders return from the bedlam looking for payback against Corbin, Moss and Mahal? Don’t miss Friday Night SmackDown, tonight at 8/7 C on FOX.
The card is as follows:
- Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar “collide”
- Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi
- Kofi Kingston vs. Ridge Holland
- Drew McIntyre & The Viking Raiders vs. Happy Corbin, Riddick Moss and Jinder Mahal
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