WWE has announced a big match for this week’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX that will have big implications on the upcoming WWE Draft.
On Thursday, WWE announced Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins in a one-on-one contest with the winner’s brand getting the first pick in the WWE Draft, which also kicks off on Friday Night SmackDown tomorrow night.
The announcement from WWE.com reads as follows:
Seth Rollins (representing Raw) faces Roman Reigns (representing SmackDown) in the opening match of this week’s WWE Draft episode of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX, and the victorious Superstar will earn the first overall pick for the corresponding brand.
The stakes are high for this showdown between former Shield members, as the Universal Champion squares off with The Big Dog to decide which brand gets the all-important first selection.
Will Rollins secure the top pick for Raw, or will Reigns score a major victory for the blue brand?
Tune in for the WWE Draft with Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at 8/7 C.
Check out the announcement below, and make sure to join us here at eWrestling.com TOMORROW NIGHT for LIVE WWE Friday Night SmackDown On FOX Results coverage, including WWE Draft Results.
BREAKING: @WWERollins (representing #RAW) will face @WWERomanReigns (representing #SmackDown) in the opening match of Friday Night #SmackDown on @FOXTV for the rights to the first overall pick in the #WWEDraft!https://t.co/7ZpBcJzHLB
— WWE (@WWE) October 10, 2019
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