WWE SmackDown Star Works First Match In Several Months

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Despite being back on WWE television for a few weeks, SmackDown star Erick Rowan has returned to action inside of the squared circle.

He did so by beating former WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin in a singles match at a WWE live event on Monday in Savannah, GA at the Martin Luther King Jr Arena.

Rowan made his return by helping Daniel Bryan retain the WWE Title over AJ Styles Royal Rumble pay-per-view event back in January. However, his last match came back on the August 21st episode of SmackDown Live when he and Luke Harper lost to The New Day.

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Bryan is set to make his next title defense against Kofi Kingston at the Fastlane pay-per-view event. Rowan is expected to be at ringside for this upcoming WWE Title Match.

WWE Savannah Event Results

  • SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos retained over Shinsuke Nakamura & Rusev and The New Day
  • WWE United States Champion R-Truth retained over Andrade
  • Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated SAnitY
  • AJ Styles and The Miz defeated The Bar. This started out with Styles on MizTV
  • Rowan defeated Shelton Benjamin
  • SmackDown Women’s Champion Asuka retained over Charlotte Flair with the Asuka Lock.
  • Rey Mysterio and Jeff Hardy defeated Samoa Joe and Randy Orton