WWE Smackdown Preview: Roman Reigns Accepts Buddy Murphy’s Challenge


-- Tonight is the final night of WWE shows in Toronto, ON as SummerSlam week concludes with Smackdown. Here is the official preview:

WWE Smackdown Preview - August 12, 2019

Roman Reigns to clash with Buddy Murphy tonight on SmackDown LIVE

Roman Reigns has accepted the challenge of the man he interrogated last Tuesday, and will go one-on-one with Buddy Murphy tonight on SmackDown LIVE.

The Big Dog first confronted Murphy at the conclusion of last week’s show, demanding that Murphy give answers on what happened to him the previous week in what was assumed to be a forklift accident. When Murphy refused, Reigns pummeled him until he gave up a name: Rowan.

Daniel Bryan’s massive peer attacked Murphy during the SummerSlam Kickoff, telling Murphy to keep his name out of his mouth. After a rough week, The Best Kept Secret did not lay low, instead taking to Twitter to issue a challenge to Roman Reigns. The Big Dog was happy to accept. What will happen when Buddy Murphy makes his SmackDown LIVE in-ring debut against The Big Dog?

Will Randy Orton respond to Kofi Kingston’s Kendo stick attack?

At SummerSlam, Randy Orton looked to disrespect WWE Champion Kofi Kingston by humiliating him in front of his family. However, Kingston wasn’t having any of that. The WWE Champion unleashed his fury on The Viper, first with a barrage of strikes, then a Kendo stick, and capped off with a thunderous Trouble in Paradise.

Will The Apex Predator have any response to Kingston’s attack?

What’s next for Kevin Owens?

After risking his WWE career to get his hands on Shane McMahon at SummerSlam, Kevin Owens found success at The Biggest Event of The Summer, staggering “The Best in the World” with a Stunner to pick up the victory.

With the win, can KO put McMahon in his rearview mirror, or will Shane-O-Mac continue to be a thorn in his side?

Who will step up to Bayley next?

SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley took on a tenacious Ember Moon Sunday night at SummerSlam and emerged victorious, connecting with a top-rope Bayley-to-Belly to retain her title.

Having turned back The Shenom, what’s next for The Hugger? Who will be next to step up and come after her title?

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