-- WWE announced that a Gauntlet Match will take place tonight on Friday Night Smackdown with the winner becoming the new #1 contender to Liv Morgan's Smackdown women's title and gaining a title shot at next month's Clash at the Castle PPV. The participants in the Gauntlet match are: Raquel Rodriguez, Aliyah, Shotzi, Xia Li, Shayna Baszler, Natalya, and Sonya Deville.
-- Previously announced for tonight's show are:
- Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Ludwig Kaiser with the stipulation that if Nakamura wins, he becomes the #1 contender to the Intercontinental title currently held by Gunther)
- Roman Reigns addresses Drew McIntyre (the two are set to face off at Clash at the Castle)
— WWE (@WWE) August 5, 2022