WWE sets a short-notice event from Nashville.
WWE today revealed that they'll be running a WWE Network special including a WWE Championship match on July 27. You can check out their official announcement below.
WWE is proud to announce the SMACKVILLE special event, featuring a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship and streaming live from Nashville, Tenn. exclusively on the award-winning WWE Network on Saturday, July 27.
The explosive in-ring action will include a main event Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship in which Kofi Kingston will be challenged by Dolph Ziggler and Samoa Joe. In addition, newly crowned Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura will go head-to-head with former titleholder Finn Bálor in a rematch from WWE Extreme Rules. The evening will also feature a special musical performance by Elias.
Don’t miss SMACKVILLE, streaming live from Music City, U.S.A., on Saturday, July 27, at 9 ET/6 PT, exclusively on WWE Network.
.@TrueKofi will put the #WWEChampionship on the line against @SamoaJoe and @HEELZiggler in a Triple Threat Match at #SMACKVILLE, streaming LIVE on Saturday, July 27th on @WWENetwork!https://t.co/BZkiVxY7vX— WWE (@WWE) July 18, 2019
Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp hinted at this move last week on Twitter.
WWE about to get bold with some of these Saturday shows— Sean Ross Sapp Of Fightful.com (@SeanRossSapp) July 11, 2019
WWE Smackville takes place on Saturday, July 27 from Nashville, Tennessee and will air on the WWE Network. Fightful will have full coverage of the event.