Below are some top pro-wrestling news stories after last night’s SmackDown:
– PWInsider has released the internal list of SmackDown’s new top babyfaces & heels after the recent WWE Draft. You can check it out below:
2. Bobby Lashley
3. AJ Styles
5. Rey Mysterio
6. Santos Escobar
1. Roman Reigns (Undisputed WWE Universal Champion)
2. Solo Sikoa
3. Austin Theory (United States Champion)
4. Karrion Kross
5. LA Knight
6. Grayson Waller
– AEW All In 2023 at Wembley Stadium is currently set up for 74,000 fans. According to the Wrestling Observer, 65,584 tickets have been sold so far. Will Ospreay is booked for a match at this event.
– Young Rock is not listed in NBC’s Fall schedule.
– After last night’s SmackDown went off the air, RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair defeated IYO SKY in a dark match.
– As seen on SmackDown, Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship was made official for Night Of Champions 2023 in Saudi Arabia.
Roman has held the Tag Team Championship only once in his WWE career, with Seth Rollins. They won the Titles 10 years ago in May 2013.
– Since Saudi Arabia and Syria are reopening embassies to restore relations, Sami Zayn is now allowed to work WWE’s events in Saudi Arabia. The only reason Kevin Owens didn’t work Saudi Arabia events was because Sami wasn’t allowed. Now that Sami is allowed to go, Owens is going with him.