Title match sheduled for Friday Night SmackDown next week

Archungshang Thouman
|Published 08/05/2021

Title match sheduled for Friday Night SmackDown next week, a couple of days before the Wrestlemania Backlash Pay Per View Event.

This was an eventful episode of Friday Night SmackDown. While much of the show revolved around Roman Reigns and the Universal Title picture, other storylines were also progressed throughout the night. All in all, five matches took place tonight.

Also read: Roman Reigns vs Cesaro Universal Championship Match announced for Wrestlemania Backlash

Next week is the go home show to Wrestlemania Backlash. The card for the event is still developing. A match with Championship implications that could have taken place on the card however, will take place on SmackDown, two days prior to the event.

Title match sheduled for Friday Night SmackDown next week

Tamina and Natalya will finally have a chance to take on the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler for the titles next week on SmackDown.


The two teams fought each other at Wrestlemania with the champions retaining the titles.

It will be interesting to see who takes the title with them or will the match end with a screwy finish allowing it to be added to the Wrestlemania backlash card.

Jax and Baszler have held the title or been in the title picture for quite some time now. Will the WWE crown new champions next week or will the reigning champions triumph again? We’ll have to wait and find out next week.

Wrestlemania Backlash Card:

Bobby Lashley (c) (with MVP) vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Braun Strowman – WWE Championship Match

Bianca Belair (c) vs. Bayley – WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship Match

Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair – WWE Raw Women’s Championship Match

Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode (c) vs. Rey Mysterio & Dominik Mysterio – WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match

Roman Reigns (c) (with Paul Heyman and The Usos) vs. Cesaro – WWE Universal Championship Match

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Archie Blade

Archie Blade

Archie is a WWE and UFC Editor/Author at the SportsRush. Like most combat sports enthusiasts, his passion for watching people fight began with WWE when he witnessed a young Brock Lesnar massacre Hulk Hogan back in 2002. This very passion soon branched out to boxing and mixed martial arts. Over the years he fell in love with the theatrics that preceded the bell and the poetic carnage that followed after. Each bruise a story to tell, each wound a song of struggle, his greatest desire is to be there to witness it all. His favorite wrestler is Shawn Michaels and he believes that GSP is the greatest to ever step foot inside the octagon. Apart from wrestling, he is also fond of poetry and music.

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