WWE SmackDown episode of August 5, 2022, will be the fallout event of SummerSlam 2022, and the start of the build-up towards Clash at the Castle.
The show could feature the Undisputed WWE Universal champion Roman Reigns and will begin his feud with the next challenger Drew McIntyre. More on Nakamura vs Gunther/Kaiser rivalry and Liv Morgan’s next challenger is expected. Read below to check the complete preview and match card for WWE SmackDown August 5, 2022 episode.
Smackdown August 5, 2022 Event Info
When: August 5, 2022 – 8-10 PM EST
Where: Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, SC, US
Beginning of Roman Reigns & Drew McIntyre’s Feud
On last week’s SmackDown, Drew McIntyre defeated Sheamus in a brutal match to earn the opportunity to challenge for the Undisputed WWE Universal championship at Clash at the Castle. Meanwhile, Roman Reigns defeated Brock Lesnar in the main event of SummerSlam to retain his titles. Now, these two dominating superstars will finally come face to face to reignite their rivalry.
At present, it is not clear whether Roman Reigns will appear on the show or not. But, you can rest assured that Drew McIntyre will be appearing on the show and might also be in action. WWE has a big task of building him as a credible challenger for Roman. Will they succeed?
What’s Next for Liv Morgan?
Liv Morgan controversially retained the SmackDown women’s title against Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam. The latter was suspended from SmackDown this week due to her actions. So, will Rousey get a rematch, or will Liv Morgan move on to the next challenger?
What’s More to Expect
- More on Nakamura and Gunther’s rivalry
- What’s next for Happy Corbin after losing against Pat McAfee
- Who will be The Usos’ next challenger?