WWE Friday Night SmackDown (5/22/2020)

WWE Friday Night SmackDown (5/22): Four Big Matches Announced For Next Week

Four matches have been announced for next week’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown, including a champion vs. champion showdown, a mixed tag-team match and the final two opening round bouts in the WWE Intercontinental Championship Tournament.

On this week’s edition of the weekly WWE On FOX blue brand program, the eight-man WWE Intercontinental Championship Tournament kicked off with Daniel Bryan defeated Drew Gulak and Elias scoring a victory over King Corbin in the first two opening round matches.

Joining Bryan and Elias in the semifinals will be the winners of next week’s final two first round tournament matches, as Jeff Hardy vs. Sheamus and AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura is confirmed for Friday Night SmackDown next week.

In one of the featured bouts on the card on next week’s show will be a non-title showdown pitting NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair one-on-one against SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley.

Finally, a mixed tag-team bout with Dolph Ziggler and Sonya Deville joining forces against the duo of Mr. Money In The Bank Otis and Mandy Rose was announced for the Friday, May 22nd show.

Featured below is the current officially advertised lineup for the 5/22 episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown:

    * NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley (Non-Title)
    * Mandy Rose & Otis vs. Sonya Deville & Dolph Ziggler (Mixed Tag-Team Bout)
    * Jeff Hardy vs. Sheamus (WWE Intercontinental Title Tournament Opening Round)
    * AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE Intercontinental Title Tournament Opening Round)


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