WWE announced through a press release several matches and segments for the Friday Night SmackDown episode that will air tonight on FOX.
Last week, Commissioner Adam Pearce won a Gauntlet Match and became the number one challenger to the WWE Universal Championship. Although he recently asked Roman Reigns to cancel the fight to avoid a stain on the legacy of the Tribal Chief and damage the Championship WWE ruled that both will face each other to sign the contract and make the confrontation official Royal Rumble.
Also, Rey Mysterio will go head-to-head against Baron Corbin. On the post-Survivor Series episode of SmackDown, Mysterio beat King Corbin. A week later, the masked man was defeated due to the interference of his bodyguards “The Knights Of The Lone Wolf Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler
We remember that last week a match between Jey Uso and Shinsuke Nakamura was also announced. This is because the member of The Usos with his cousin cost Nakamura the victory of the Gauntlet Match.