Title Match Announced for Smackdown Next Week
After losing the U.S Title on WWE Smackdown Live tonight, Kevin Owens will get his rematch for the title on Smackdown next week. Next week’s show will also feature John Cena vs Shinsuke Nakamura to determine the #1 contender to Jinder Mahal at WWE SummerSlam.
Backstage News on Awkward Styles vs Owens PPV Match Finish
According to Bryan Alvarez on Wrestling Observer Radio, despite speculation that AJ Styles was not supposed to lose his match against Kevin Owens at WWE Battleground, the correct person ended up winning, however the finish of the match was changed after the match had started. Alvarez noted the finish was changed in the middle of the match and not at the end. It’s not known why the change was made, but the decision was made to have Owens win before the awkward finish, which left AJ Styles looking confused in the ring after the bout.
HBK Going on the Road with NXT?
It looks like Shawn Michaels might be going in the road for a few NXT live events, as he Tweeted the following: