By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
The following matches were taped on Saturday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at PPG Paints Arena for tonight’s WWE Smackdown television show.
-Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe to earn a spot in the five-way main event for a shot at the WWE Championship at the Royal Rumble.
-Naomi vs. Sonya Deville.
-John Cena and Becky Lynch vs. Andrade Almas and Zelina Vega.
-Rey Mysterio vs. AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton vs. Mustafa Ali vs. TBD (Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe winner) in a five-way to earn a WWE Championship match at the Royal Rumble.
Powell’s POV: Join me for live Smackdown coverage as the show airs tonight at 7CT/8ET. Jake Barnett has the night off for the holiday. Members will hear my audio review on Wednesday morning.
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