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Tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live is set to feature a historic steel cage match which will see Alexa Bliss defend her SmackDown Women’s Championship against Becky Lynch, and WWE has announced that Shane McMahon is set to kick off the show.

According to, Shane McMahon will be making a huge announcement tonight at the beginning of the show. WWE posted the following teaser:

“ has learned that Commissioner Shane McMahon will open SmackDown LIVE this week with some very big news. Under the leadership of Shane-O-Mac and General Manager Daniel Bryan, Team Blue has simply thrived. Although we are not sure what he has to say, the announcement will no doubt take SmackDown LIVE to the next level. Is it possible that the man in charge has something up his sleeve for the Royal Rumble? Which Superstar, or Superstars, will the big news concern? Tune in tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network to find out.
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It should be interesting to see what the Commissioner of SmackDown Live has to say when the show gets started tonight.

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WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:

  • Historic SmackDown Women’s Championship Steel Cage Match announced
  • Shane to kick off SmackDown LIVE with a huge announcement
  • Will Ziggler keep his cool as “King’s Court” returns hosted by Jerry “The King” Lawler
  • Internal turmoil threatens the future of The Wyatt Family
  • Can The Miz rejoin the A-list?
  • What will result from Carmella taking Ellsworth on a shopping spree?