WWE SmackDown also known as Friday Night SmackDown is scheduled on August 4, 2023, at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. This week WWE SmackDown is a go-home show just before SummerSlam 2023. This go-home rope may curve on the heel side or baby faces side, assurance holds it will be full of amusement. So, without any further ado, let us dive into the WWE SmackDown preview and predictions for August 4, 2023.
Sheamus vs. LA Knight
On the night before SummerSlam, tensions will escalate between Sheamus and LA Knight as they face off in a highly anticipated one-on-one match. The unresolved issues between these Battle Royal competitors will finally come to a head. And on the way promising an explosive confrontation in the ring.
Prediction: Though Sheamus is a formidable opponent, LA Knight is most likely to win the match by hook or crook.
Asuka, Charlotte Flair, and Bianca Belair will engage in Brawl
The empress of tomorrow, The Queenz and The Est will engage in conquest after arguing. All three contenders will discuss their lists of achievements, resulting in a heated argument. Arguments will ultimately result in a Brawl. However, It will be a temporary brawl as the main fight will be headlined on The SummerSlam where Asuka will have a match against Bianca Belair and Charlotte Flair. There will be a Triple Threat Match, mostly with the Championship at stake.
Jey Uso “The Real Tribal Chief” will headline as a heroic character
This Friday, “The Real Chief” Jey Uso will be live on SmackDown, getting ready for his gigantic brawl with Roman Reigns at SummerSlam for the Undisputed WWE Universal Title. On the Last week’s promo, after recording a victory over Grayson Waller in the main event, Jey was ferociously attacked by Reigns and his brother Solo Sikoa. They unleashed two deadly Spear/Samoan Spike combos, leaving Jey in a battered state.
Karrion Kross vs. AJ Styles
In the intense match against The O.C.’s Karl Anderson, Karrion Kross found himself facing an aggressive offense. However, with the timely interference from Scarlett, Kross was able to turn the tables and gain the upper hand. This central moment diverts the moment in Kross’ favor, allowing him to secure the victory using his destroying move, the Final Prayer.
After the intense match, Kross quickly trapped Anderson in the Kross Jacket submission hold. He taunted and shouted at AJ Styles until The O.C. rushed to the ring to help Anderson. Now, AJ Styles is reported to start his feud with Karrion Kross in the coming Smackdown.
Prediction: Edge is most likely to pick the victory if the two fight against each other.
On the go-home show, all these brawls and arguments will heat the ring. Judgment Day segment, Iyo Sky visual is also anticipated apart from the above-mentioned Preview and Predictions at the last Smackdown before WWE Summerslam 2023. However, nothing has been made official yet. All the matches will be planned to set the solidified stage for the upcoming SummerSlam. The go-home show will be full of twists and turns and will generate grossing ratings for WWE business.