Tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown Live is set to take place from the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, and it will feature more hype for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view.
Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Carmella are set to face off in a triple threat match to determine who will challenge Asuka for the SmackDown Women’s Championship at the Royal Rumble.
The Usos are also set to face off against The Bar tonight, and if they can defeat the current SmackDown Tag Team Champions they will receive a future title opportunity.
Superstars being advertised for this week’s episode include AJ Styles, Daniel Bryan, Samoa Joe, Becky Lynch, Asuka, Charlotte Flair, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Big E, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, The Miz and more.
WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:
- Triple Threat Match to decide who will square off against Asuka for the SmackDown Women’s Title at Royal Rumble
- The Usos to battle The Bar with a SmackDown Tag Team Championship opportunity on the line
- AJ Styles to confront WWE Champion Daniel Bryan
- Who will gain momentum heading into the Men’s Royal Rumble Match?
- Will Rusev be looking for retribution?