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Universal Title Belt Drawing Big Numbers, Rivalry Coming To An End On SmackDown Live

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Main Event For This Week’s SmackDown Live

In the main event of this week’s SmackDown Live, Kevin Owens will face Shinsuke Nakamura and the winner of this match will get selected on the SmackDown Live’s Men’s Survivor Series team.

Below is what WWE posted regarding this match:

“A highly-coveted spot on Team SmackDown will be up for grabs in a battle between Shinsuke Nakamura and Kevin Owens. There is no love lost between the two Superstars, whose rivalry dates back to before their time in WWE. WWE’s Rockstar emerged victorious in a thrilling bout the last time he collided with KO on SmackDown LIVE.

Will Owens even the score and turn Team SmackDown into Team Kevin, or will Nakamura show that he is worthy of representing Team Blue in a showdown with Raw at Survivor Series?”

Randy Orton is the only man in the SmackDown men’s Survivor Series team as of now.

AJ Styles To be Involved In Yet Another “First Time Ever” Match

“The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will be involved in yet another “first time ever” match on this week’s SmackDown Live when he faces Samir Singh ?

Below is what WWE posted regarding this:

“Last Tuesday on SmackDown LIVE, Sunil Singh attempted to defend the honor of WWE Champion Jinder Mahal by clashing with AJ Styles. Despite The Modern Day Maharaja’s best efforts to interfere in the bout, Sunil was bulldozed by The Phenomenal One after Mahal was ejected from ringside.

However, where Sunil failed, his brother is promising to succeed. After Sunil’s loss, Samir stepped up and declared that he would battle in Mahal’s honor this week against Styles. Will The Phenomenal One subject Samir to the same punishment his brother faced, or can Samir make the WWE Champion proud?”

Rivalry Coming To An End On SmackDown Live

The rivalry between Bobby Roode & Dolph Ziggler will come to an end on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live when they face-off in a 2 out of 3 falls match. Below is what WWE posted:

“Another spot on Team SmackDown for Survivor Series will be up for grabs when Bobby Roode and Dolph Ziggler lock horns in a 2-out-of 3 Falls Match. The rivalry between these two Superstars has grown extremely heated, featuring blindside attacks, harsh words and dirty tactics.

Now, the two will meet in a battle that will test their endurance. Will Roode go on to make Team SmackDown glorious, or will Ziggler prove that his rival is nothing more than a flash in the pan?”

Universal Title Belt Drawing Big Numbers

Despite negative response towards the belt by the IWC (Internet Wrestling Community), the Universal Championship belt is drawing big numbers as the Universal Title replica belt is on its way to being the most sold Championship replica belt in WWE history.

According to the Dirty Sheets podcast, the spinner version of the WWE Championship belt (introduced by John Cena in 2005) was the previously best sold WWE replica title belt.

Goldberg captures the WWE Universal Title at FastLane 2017

Goldberg captures the WWE Universal Title at FastLane 2017

This is not the first thing that has draw big money for the WWE despite having a negative response from the IWC, as Roman Reigns is currently the #1 draw on the full time WWE roster despite having a lot of negative response from the fans.

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