WWE SmackDown Preview and Matches- 27 August 2019

Check out the preview and matches announced for WWE SmackDown episode of 27 August 2019 (8/27/2019).

  • Location- Raising Cane’s River Center, Baton Rouge, LA, US
  • Time- 8 PM EST(28 August 2019 12 AM GMT/5:30 AM IST)

King of the Ring Matches

The last two matches from SmackDown side for the first round of King of the Ring tournament will take place this week. The first match will be the battle of two former Cruiserweight Champions in Buddy Murphy vs (Mustafa) Ali. Buddy Murphy is on a great run in the last couple of weeks while Ali has continued to impress in the recorded promos. This one is too close to call. The other match will be Chad Gable facing Shelton Benjamin who has been mocking him for a few weeks now.

  • Buddy Murphy vs (Mustafa) Ali
  • Chad Gable vs Shelton Benjamin

Daniel Bryan & Erick Rowan demand an apology from Roman Reigns

Daniel Bryan & Rowan Reveal Roman Reigns Attacker
Daniel Bryan & Rowan Reveal Roman Reigns Attacker

In the closing minutes of SmackDown last week, Daniel Bryan revealed a man identical to Rowan as the mystery attacker of Roman Reigns. Who is this man and why did he carry out those attacks on Roman Reigns? It was most possibly an attempt to create more confusion and clear Rowan’s name. However, now Daniel Bryan and Rowan are demanding an apology from Roman Reigns to malign Rowan’s name for the incident. It seems unlikely that Roman is convinced from the reveal last week and that he will apologize to Rowan.

How will Charlotte Flair respond to Bayley’s defiance?

Bayley accepted Charlotte’s challenge for the SmackDown Championship match at Clash of Champions. But that was not all. Possibly infuriated by Flair’s taunts, Bayley went on to push her from her chair in a rude act. How will Charlotte respond to this act and whether Bayley will be up to her?

Will Randy Orton have an answer for Kofi Kingston’s surprise attack?

WWE Champion Kofi Kingston responded to attacks from Randy Orton by an assault of his own on Randy Orton with Trouble in Paradise. He also went on to pummel Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder with a steel chair. Will Orton have an answer to this? And will the New Day accept the challenge from the Revival for the Tag Team title match at Clash of Champions?