Tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown promises to be a pivotal one, as it will address the fallout from WrestleMania 40 and pave the way for future storylines and matches. Fans can expect to witness resolutions to ongoing feuds and the initiation of new ones, which could lead to exciting plotlines in the coming weeks. In fact, two major matches have now been confirmed for the show.

Tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI, is shaping up to be an important one. With newly crowned WWE Undisputed WWE Champion Cody Rhodes and Women’s Champion Bayley set to make appearances and speak, the show will have a focus on addressing their recent victories and future plans.

WWE’s official Twitter account took to social media and uploaded a video of SmackDown General Manager Nick Aldis, where Aldis announced that there will be two significant triple threat matches on the show, with the winners of these matches facing off next week to determine a new #1 contender for Cody Rhodes’ title. Kevin Owens vs Rey Mysterio vs AJ Styles and Santos Escobar vs LA Knight vs Bobby Lashley will be taking place this week.

We will have to wait and see who will end up winning these two triple threat matches, as fans are certainly excited for all the potential feuds Cody Rhodes will be able to have soon.


Ringside News will be providing live play-by-play coverage of tonight’s show over in our WWE SmackDown coverage hub. It promises to be a memorable episode for many reasons, so we’ll have to wait and see how the episode will turn out.

WWE SmackDown Card for April 12th, 2024 Episode:

  • Cody Rhodes appearance
  • Bayley’s first appearance after becoming WWE Women’s Champion
  • The Bloodline will likely make a statement about Roman Reigns’ loss at WrestleMania 40
  • Kevin Owens vs Rey Mysterio vs AJ Styles
  • Santos Escobar vs LA Knight vs Bobby Lashley

What are your thoughts on this lineup for Friday Night SmackDown tonight? Are you excited for what’s in store? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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