WWE crowned Big E as the new Intercontinental Champion on Christmas Day, and he has already defended his title against Apollo Crews. Next week they are set to go at it once again.
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Apollo Crews defeated Sami Zayn this week on SmackDown. Zayn was not happy at all about this. Apollo then got in Roman Reigns’ face, and they had a back and forth. Big E said he has no problem defending the title against Apollo again.
Prior to the main event segment which included a huge swerve, Big E’s title defense was made official. Big E will defend the IC Title next week against Apollo Crews.
This match joins the already booked obstacle course segment between Bayley and Bianca Belair.