WWE is presenting the first SmackDown after WrestleMania 39, and the blue brand could have a lot of surprises in store for fans. If anything, they will be able to produce the show without Vince McMahon around, so you know that they won’t be forced to change the show in the middle of the night. Let’s see what they have in store, and this should serve as your official spoiler warning.
Sean Sapp noted tonight’s lineup for SmackDown tonight behind Fightful’s paywall. It appears that they have quite a show in store for fans in the aftermath of WrestleMania 39.
– Sheamus & Brawling Brutes vs. Gunther & Imperium
– A recap package of Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar from Monday Night Raw.
– Paul Heyman and Jey Uso backstage.
– Ricochet vs. Ivar (w/ Valhalla)
– Triple H addresses the WWE Universe
– Judgment Day cuts a promo
Rey Mysterio & Santos Escobar (w/ The LWO) vs. Dominik Mysterio & Damian Priest (w/ Rhea Ripley & Finn Balor)
– A brief Kevin Owens backstage segment and a backstage segment featuring LA Knight and Xavier Woods.
– Sami Zayn vs. Jey Uso and (w/ Paul Heyman & Solo Sikoa)
It was also noted that fans in Portland will also see Tegan Nox vs. Sonya Deville as the dark match before the show. Also, Dolph Ziggler vs Austin Theory is going down after the show goes off the air as a dark match.
We’ll have to see how things turn out for SmackDown this week. Now that we know the lineup, it appears that they have quite an event stacked for this evening. Only time will tell if they have any surprises in store for fans as well.
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