Seven women will battle for a title shot on the August 5 episode of WWE SmackDown.
WWE has officially announced a gauntlet match with Raquel Rodriguez, Aliyah, Shotzi, Xia Li, Shayna Baszler, Natalya and Sonya Deville for Friday's show. The winner will challenge SmackDown Women's Champion Liv Morgan at WWE Clash at the Castle.
After SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan scored a controversial victory over Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam, The Baddest Woman on the Planet got herself fined and suspended for attacking a WWE official.
With Rousey sidelined, Raquel Rodriguez, Aliyah, Shotzi, Xia Li, Shayna Baszler, Natalya and Sonya Deville are set to battle it out in a high-stakes Gauntlet Match for the right to challenge Morgan for the SmackDown Women’s Title at WWE Clash at the Castle on Saturday, Sept. 3, in Cardiff, Wales.
Who will emerge from the free-for-all with SmackDown Women’s Title opportunity? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on SmackDown on Fox.
Plus, Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will appear on the show to address his own challenger at Clash at the Castle, Drew McIntyre. Finally, Shinsuke Nakamura will battle Ludwig Kaiser in a match where he'll earn a shot at Gunther's WWE Intercontinental Championship if he wins.
Here is the full card for Friday, August 3 as it stands right now.
WWE SmackDown - August 3
- Winner Faces Liv Morgan at WWE Clash at the Castle: Raquel Rodriguez vs. Aliyah vs. Shotzi vs. Xia Li, Shayna Baszler vs. Natalya vs. Sonya Deville
- Roman Reigns addresses Drew McIntyre
- Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Ludwig Kaiser
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