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WWE Close To Signing A $1 Billion Deal For SmackDown Live With FOX – SmackDown Moving To Friday Nights Under This Deal

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• Updated Match Card For Money In The Bank 2018 PPV

On this week’s episode of RAW, it was announced that “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns will face “The Modern Day Maharaja” Jinder Mahal at next month’s Money In The Bank 2018 PPV.

Below is the updated match-card for Money In The Bank 2018 PPV:

Men’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match: Braun Strowman vs. The Miz vs. Bobby Roode vs. Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor vs. Rusev vs. One Member Of The New Day (Big E or Kofi Kingston or Xavier Woods) vs. TBD

RAW Women’s Championship Match: Nia Jax (c) vs. Ronda Rousey

– Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal

WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Ember Moon vs. Becky Lynch vs. (Billie Kay or Lana) vs. TBD vs. TBD vs. TBD

SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Carmella (c) vs. Asuka

• The Rock’s Reveals His Favorite Era Of Wrestling

Below is a Twitter exchange involving The Rock:

• WWE Close To Signing A $1 Billion Deal For SmackDown Live With FOX – SmackDown Moving To Friday Nights Under This Deal

According to the Hollywood Reporter, WWE is close to signing a 5 year, $1 billion deal with FOX for SmackDown Live. Below is the report:

“Fox will be the anticipated home of WWE’s SmackDown Live in a massive new five-year deal worth more than $1 billion, sources close to the negotiations tell The Hollywood Reporter. The new deal, which is nearing completion and is worth $205 million annually, is expected to begin in October 2019 and will mark a three-fold increase over what NBCUniversal is currently paying WWE to air SmackDown on its USA network.”

With that being said, The Wrap noted that SmackDown Live will move to Friday nights under this deal, according to their source.

        
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