Big title match announced for the WWE Smackdown premiere on Fox

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Kofi Kingston vs. Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship will be the featured match of Smackdown’s October 4 premiere on Fox. Lesnar and Paul Heyman made an unadvertised appearance on Tuesday’s Smackdown to issue the title match challenge, which Kingston accepted.

Powell’s POV: Lesnar challenging Kingston feels so much fresher than anything the company could have done with Lesnar and the WWE Universal Championship. While nothing is official until the draft is complete, I will be shocked if Lesnar doesn’t end up on the Smackdown brand.

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