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Just five days before defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal at WWE Backlash, Randy Orton will face Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE. Will The Viper tame The Lone Wolf, or will Corbin derail Orton before his big match? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
No. 1 contenders square off ahead of title matches
Both AJ Styles and Jinder Mahal are challenging for championships this Sunday at WWE Backlash, but they’ll be facing off against each other tonight on SmackDown LIVE.
Will Rusev get the WWE Title match he’s demanding?
Six-Woman Tag Team Match participants make it official
Tensions have been escalating in the SmackDown LIVE Women’s Division since the arrival of Charlotte Flair, who immediately established herself as the top contender to SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Angered by The Queen seemingly jumping them in line, the “welcoming committee” of Natalya, Carmella & Tamina joined forces to make Charlotte’s life, along with anyone who sided with her, a living hell
The Highlight Reel, hosted by … Kevin Owens?
Though Kevin Owens put a brutal cap on his rivalry with Chris Jericho two weeks ago, viciously slamming his former best friend into the ring post with a steel chair around his neck, the United States Champion does not yet seem to be done tormenting The Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla.
The Viper takes on The Lone Wolf before WWE Backlash
Randy Orton is just five days away from defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal on WWE Backlash, but The Viper’s path to Chicago runs straight through Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE.