Tonight’s Smackdown, Mixed Match Challenge, and 205 Live episodes will emanate from the Robobank Arena in Bakersfield, California.
Amongst several other matches for tonight’s shows, Dolph Ziggler will wrestle Baron Corbin with the winner being added to the WWE Championship match at Fastlane.
Smackdown Live Matches and Segments
- Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin
- Daniel Bryan booked a triple threat WWE championship match between AJ Styles (c), Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn for Fastlane but Shane McMahon added this match on Smackdown with the winner being added to the match at Fastlane.
- Ziggler was also the 30th entry in the Royal Rumble and now has a chance to wrestle for the WWE championship. He’s received two big opportunities since vacating the US championship.
Ahh, I see my agent finally returned your calls. He tells me you agree to the wrestlemania implications, in my rider…
We’ll let you know.
Here Comes The Money, indeed
— Dolph Ziggler (@HEELZiggler) February 8, 2018
- Charlotte Flair vs. Sarah Logan
- Flair continues her rivalry with the Riott Squad tonight.
- Last week, Flair defeated Liv Morgan and this week she’ll go up against “Country Strong” Sarah Morgan.
- The New Day vs. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin
- Last week, Gable and Benjamin let the tag-team division know they are tired of jokes. Gable and Benjamin have defeated the Ascension and Breezeango since dropping a title match to the Usos at the Royal Rumble.
- Bobby Roode US Open Challenge
- Roode will look to defend his US title on WWE programming for a 3rd straight time. He’s already defeated Rusev and Mojo Rawley.
Mixed Match Challenge:
- Elias and Bayley vs. Rusev & Lana
Cruiserweight Championship Tournament 1st round matches:
- Akira Tozawa vs. Mark Andrews
- Drew Gulak vs. Tony Nese
205 Live General Manager, Drake Maverick, has also teased he will announce the final 4 participants in the tournament tonight.