The April 25th edition of WWE SmackDown airs live from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa and is the go-home show for Payback on Sunday. Join us at 8 PM ET tonight for live play-by-play SmackDown results on eWrestling.com.
This week’s episode of also marks the date that Randy Orton made his SmackDown debut back in 2002. On April 25th, 2002 a young Randy Orton made his WWE TV debut in a singles match against Hardcore Holly.
Here’s what WWE is promoting for tonight’s show:
– Naomi is scheduled to defend her SmackDown Women’s Championship in a singles match against Charlotte.
– American Alpha, Breezango, The Colons and The Ascension will compete in a “Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenge” to determine the new #1 contenders for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships.
– An exclusive interview with Shinsuke Nakamura.
– Randy Orton will face Erick Rowan in a No DQ match.
– AJ Styles will square off against Baron Corbin in a singles match.
— Scott Armstrong (@WWEArmstrong) April 25, 2017