WWE will present Night of Champions event on May 27, 2023, and the running order or match order for the show is now revealed.
Night of Champions is considered a Triple Main event show including AJ Styles vs Seth Rollins, Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar, and Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa against Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens matches. The report about the match order is revealed by Xero News, who have accurately reported about running order of WrestleMania 39 night 2 and order for Royal Rumble 2023.
According to Xero News, it reported that the opening match will be between AJ Styles and Seth Rollins for the inaugural World Heavyweight Championship. Both superstars have been qualified through a tournament with Rollins qualifying from RAW and AJ Styles qualifying from SmackDown.
NOC line up as of few hours ago— Xero News (@NewsXero) May 26, 2023
Likely to change.
Styles vs. Rollins
Ripley vs. Natalya
Gunther vs. Ali
Lynch vs. Stratus
Lesnar vs. Rhodes
Belair vs. Asuka
Reigns/Solo vs. KO/Zayn
Not 100% yet though, will be fully decided tomorrow morning, so not locked in yet.
This will be followed by Becky Lynch vs Trish Stratus match and then Intercontinental title match. The second main event match between Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesner is currently second last match of Night of Champions 2023. It is a rematch from Backlash where Cody was able to beat Lesnar.
The final main event of Night of Champions 2023 is expected to be Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa against Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens for the Undisputed Tag Team championship match. Roman Reigns will complete his 1000 days title reign as Universal Champion On May 27.
The reported running order for Night of Champions 2023 event right now is as below:
- AJ Styles vs Seth Rollins – World Heavyweight title Match(opening match)
- Becky Lynch vs Trish Stratus
- Gunther vs Mustafa Ali – Intercontinental title match
- Biaca Belair vs Asuka – RAW Women’s title match
- Rhea Ripley vs Natalya – SmackDown Women’s title match
- Brock Lesnar vs Cody Rhodes
- Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa vs Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn – Tag title match(main event)
This report is now supported by PWInsider also who reports Rollins vs Styles as the opening match and tag team title match as the main event.