WWE has announced 4 matches for WWE Friday Night SmackDown episode of 22 May 2020.
The Intercontinental Championship tournament will continue with two matches. The first one will be an ongoing feud between Sheamus and Jeff Hardy while the other one is the age-old rivalry between AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura. AJ Styles is coming to SmackDown with Brand to Brand invite.
This week on SmackDown, Daniel Bryan defeated Drew Gulak and Elais beat Baron Corbin to advance to next round of the tournament.
In a mixed tag team action, Otis and Mandy Rose will go against Sonya Deville and Dolph Ziggler. This week, Otis teamed up with WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman, in action against The Miz and John Morrison.
NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair appeared on SmackDown this week and tried to instigate a fight between Sasha Banks and WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. Next week, Flair and Bayley go one-on-one in a champion vs champion match.
The line-up for 22 May SmackDown episode is as below:
- Otis & Mandy Rose vs Dolph Ziggler & Sonya Deville – Mixed Tag Team Match
- WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley vs NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair – Champion vs Champion match
- Sheamus vs Jeff Hardy – Round 1 Match of Intercontinental Championship tournament
- AJ Styles vs Shinsuke Nakamura – Round 1 Match of Intercontinental Championship tournament