Number One Contender's Gauntlet Match Added to WWE Friday Night Smackdown Tonight


-- 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)