WWE SmackDown popularly known as Friday Night SmackDown is scheduled on July 28, 2023. WWE SmackDown to air live from Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Los Angeles. Mexico highest grossing attendance has surged huge increase in WWE Revenue. The booking for this live SmackDown is heading fantastically.
United States Championship Contender Bout: Rey Mysterio vs. Santos Escobar
Over the past two weeks, WWE has been organising the United States Championship Invitational tournament. In order to find the next challenger for Austin Theory’s United States Championship. Santos Escobar secured his spot in the finals two weeks ago, while Rey Mysterio earned his qualification last week. Despite interference from Austin Theory, which was ultimately countered by Santos Escobar. On the same night, Theory and Escobar faced off in a non-title match, with Escobar pulling off an unexpected upset by defeating Theory.
This week on SmackDown, the two LWO members will battle each other. For a chance to face Austin Theory for the United States Championship. Speculations suggest that Escobar has a strong chance of defeating Rey and becoming the #1 contender for the United States Championship.
WWE Women’s Championship Encounter
WWE surprised fans with a last-minute announcement of a Triple Threat Match at SummerSlam during last week’s SmackDown. On the same night, Charlotte emerged victorious in her match against IYO SKY, only to be attacked by Asuka afterwards. This week, all three competitors are expected to engage in a heated encounter, transforming it into an explosive fight.
Karl Anderson vs Karrion Kross
Karrion Kross cost the United States Invitational Match by attacking The O.C., which has extended the feud with AJ Styles. This Friday on SmackDown, Karl Anderson is set to face Karrion Kross, with Kross likely to win by pinning Anderson. Following the match, Styles and Luke Gallows could attack Karrion Kross, setting up a match between Styles and Kross at SummerSlam.
Qualifying bout for SummerSlam gifted to LA Knight
LA Knight, a WWE superstar with a growing fan base, has been generating significant excitement and fanfare. It is crucial to acknowledge his presence in a major event to maintain the momentum surrounding this Megastar. Despite expectations for him to win the US Championship Invitational match. K fell short as Rey Mysterio secured a spot in the fatal 4-Way match. This week, LA Knight may discover his challenger for SummerSlam. Rumors suggest that Rey Mysterio, Sheamus, or Grayson Waller could potentially face him. At highly anticipated event, with the announcement expected soon.