The following matches are advertised for tonight’s WWE Smackdown live event in New York, New York at Madison Square Garden.
-AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship.
-Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt vs. American Alpha vs. The Usos vs. The Ascension vs. Heath Slater and Rhyno vs. Tyler Breeze and Fandango in a Tag Team Turmoil match for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
-The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Championship.
-Alexa Bliss vs. Becky Lynch for the Smackdown Women’s Championship.
-Nikki Bella vs. Carmella.
-Apollo Crews, Jack Swagger, and Mojo Rawley vs. The Vaudevillains and Curt Hawkins.
-Kalisto vs. Baron Corbin.
Powell’s POV: This is a nice lineup and it will be interesting to see how the annual night after Christmas show draws while running opposite Raw. If you attend the event, you are encouraged to send a report (or even the basic results) to firstname.lastname@example.org
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