WWE SmackDown episode of July 28, 2023, will feature the #1 contender bout for the US Title and will continue the buildup for SummerSlam 2023.
LWO’s Santos Escobar will face his fellow stable member Rey Mysterio in order to earn a US title match. Karl Anderson will be in action against Karrion Kross. Moreover, The Bloodline and the WWE Women’s Championship storylines will also advance. Read below to check the complete preview and match card of WWE SmackDown July 28, 2023.
Santos Escober vs Rey Mysterio
US Championship Invitational Tournament started two weeks back to crown the new #1 contender for the title. Santos Escober defeated Butch, Grayson Waller, and AJ Styles whereas Rey Mysterio overcame LA Knight, Cameron Grimes, and Sheamus to get to the final of the tournament. Now, these two stablemates will square off against one another to earn the title shot. Who will win this match? Will LWO be able to stay on the same page after this match? Escobar defeated the champion Austin Theory last week. Will Theory try to influence the result?
Karl Anderson vs Karrion Kross
One-half of the Good Brothers, Karl Anderson will be in singles action against Karrion Kross. The latter has been feuding with AJ Styles lately. Last week, Kross attacked Anderson backstage and put him in a sleeper hold. As a result, a match between them is set for this Friday. Will Karl be able to defeat Karrion Kross?
What Else to Expect?
The build-up for WWE Women’s Championship has been violent so far with all 3 opponents attacks on each other every week along with the involvement of Ms. Money in the Bank Iyo Sky and Bayley. Charlotte Flair beat Iyo last week. Will Bianca Belair be in action this week?
Last week, Roman Reigns stopped Solo Sikoa from attacking Jey Uso. Will Solo or Paul Heyman try something behind Roman’s back?
Will any of the new matches get announced for SummerSlam?