Here is your post-SmackDown Fight-Size Update for January 29, 2021.
~ The show kicked off with Daniel Bryan talking about the fact that he is prepared for the Royal Rumble and how he may not have many more chances to headline WrestleMania, so winning now is imperative. RAW's AJ Styles appeared, using the quarterly brand-to-brand invitation, looking for a tune-up match before this Sunday's event. Bryan vs Styles was scheduled for later in the night.
~ After being pinned by Bianca Belair, Bayley gave an interview where she said that this victory will the the EST of WWE's undoing.
~ Baron Corbin defeated Dominik Mysterio for the second straight week. King Corbin attacked Rey after the match but was sent into the ring post.
~ A brawl broke out backstage between Intercontinental Champion Big E and Miz & Morrison.
~ Natalya will face Tamina tomorrow on FS1's WWE Backstage to determine the #30 entrant in the Women's Royal Rumble Match.
~ Sasha Banks is planning on crushing Carmella's SmackDown Women's Championship dream like a grape.
~ When Sami Zayn attempts to buddy up to Shinsuke Nakamura, The Artist responds with a definitive “no.”
~ SmackDown's main event started as a 1-v-1 match between AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan but quickly, and repeatedly, kept devolving into a multi-man tag.
From one-on-one #6ManTag #9ManTag?!?!?— WWE (@WWE) January 30, 2021
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~ He was suspended following Survivor Series, but Braun Strowman is back!
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