Thursday, July 18, 2019

WWE Announces Smackville Special Live Event, Brock Lesnar Set For RAW Reunion

WWE Announces Smackville Special Live Event, Brock Lesnar Set For RAW Reunion
- WWE has announced a special live event called "Smackville" to air on the WWE Network later this month.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 27 at 9pm ET from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Below is the line-up for the special event:

* WWE Champion Kofi Kingston defends against Samoa Joe and Dolph Ziggler in a Triple Threat

* WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura defends against former champion Finn Balor

* A special musical performance by Elias

Below is WWE's full announcement:

SMACKVILLE to feature WWE Championship Triple Threat Match live on WWE Network July 27

WWE is proud to announce the SMACKVILLE special event, featuring a Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship and streaming live from Nashville, Tenn. exclusively on the award-winning WWE Network on Saturday, July 27.

The explosive in-ring action will include a main event Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship in which Kofi Kingston will be challenged by Dolph Ziggler and Samoa Joe. In addition, newly crowned Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura will go head-to-head with former titleholder Finn Bálor in a rematch from WWE Extreme Rules. The evening will also feature a special musical performance by Elias.

Don't miss SMACKVILLE, streaming live from Music City, U.S.A., on Saturday, July 27, at 9 ET/6 PT, exclusively on WWE Network.
- The Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL has announced WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar for next Monday's WWE RAW Reunion special.

The arena has also made the first announcement on WWE Hall of Famers DX appearing as a group. They noted that Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Sean "X-Pac" Waltman and "Road Dogg" BG James will be appearing together as a group.

The Amalie Arena is advertising a triple main event, which likely will be dark main events, if they happen. However, only two matches are listed - Seth Rollins and RAW Women's Champion Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans and Baron Corbin and Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon, which is billed as a Special Attraction Match.