Here is your post-SmackDown Fight-Size Update.
~ Jey Uso faced Shinsuke Nakamura in the opening match of tonight's SmackDown. Prior to their bout, Uso praised his cousin Roman Reigns and trash-talked The Artist.
~ Following his victory over Jey Uso, Shinsuke Nakamura said that Roman Reigns is next.
~ Shinsuke Nakamura's "The Rising Sun" entrance theme is back!
~ Jey Uso and Cesaro have declared for the 2021 Men's Royal Rumble match
~ Paul Heyman was a thorn in Adam Pearce's side during SmackDown, first getting him to sign off on a No Disqualification match, but then changed the terms after Roman Reigns requested something different.
~ Billie Kay is rocking a new look as she assimilates to the Riott Squad's style.
Guys, I’ve been to a Fall Out Boy concert... I know what punk is -- https://t.co/XwngjCNJgV— Billie Kay (@BillieKayWWE) January 16, 2021
~ Billie Kay accidentally distracted Liv Morgan, causing her to get rolled up by Natalya.
~ Following her victory over Liv Morgan, The BOAT and her partner let the entire Women’s tag team division know that they better watch out.
~ The Street Profits are looking to reclaim their SmackDown tag team belts after dropping them to Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode on January 8, 2021.
~ Baron Corbin defeated Rey Mysterio. Dominik tried standing up to King Corbin but ended up doing more harm than good, as his involvement caused his father to lose focus.
~ The debut episode of Ding Dong, Hello ended with Bayley challenging Bianca Belair to an obstacle course.
~ Cesaro defeated Daniel Bryan on SmackDown. This proceeded a segment in which Cesaro visited and mocked the Alpha Academy's training methods.
~ Cesaro says that his victory over Daniel Bryan was no surprise.
~ Big E will defend his Intercontinental Championship next week versus Apollo Crews.
~ Sasha Banks wants to fight Carmella's sommelier.
~ Adam Pearce knows how WWE Contracts work better than most, and exploited his position as a WWE Official to declare himself unfit to face Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble.
~ Kevin Owens returned on SmackDown, signing a contract to face Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship at the Royal Rumble.
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