A new segment and matchup has been added to the August 12 edition of WWE SmackDown.
WWE announced that SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan and Shayna Baszler will sign the contract for their upcoming title match at WWE Clash At The Castle on this Friday’s SmackDown.
Baszler earned the title shot by winning a six-woman gauntlet match on last Friday’s show.
In addition, Raquel Gonzalez and Aliyah will face Xia Li and Shotzi in a first round match in the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament.
So far, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY have advanced in the tournament after a win over Dana Brooke and Tamina on the August 8 edition of Raw.
WWE posted the following statement on their website:
Just three weeks ahead of their clash at the castle in Cardiff, Wales, SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan and Shayna Baszler will sign on the dotted line.
Baszler won the right to face Morgan after overcoming six other Superstars in a frenetic Gauntlet Match last week on SmackDown. Now, Baszler faces a weakened and vulnerable Morgan, whose arm was brutally mangled at the hands of Ronda Rousey, both during and after their title match at SummerSlam.
This is sure to be a must-see contract signing, as Morgan and Baszler are both known for their fire in the heat of the moment.
What will Morgan and Baszler say to each other just weeks away from WWE Clash at the Castle? Find out this Friday on SmackDown at 8/7 C on FOX!
The WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament began on Monday Night Raw when Dakota Kai and IYO SKY bested 24/7 Champion Dana Brooke and Tamina. Now, the tournament continues as Raquel Rodriguez and Aliyah take on Shotzi and Xia Li.
Shotzi and Li have been aligned for the past few weeks and may have an advantage as they have the most chemistry going into the match.
However, Rodriguez brings incredible intensity and is coming off an incredible performance in the Gauntlet Match, wherein she pinned four other Superstars before losing to Shayna Baszler in the final match.
Who will progress to the semifinals of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament? Find out this Friday on SmackDown at 8/7 C on FOX!
The current lineup for this Friday’s episode can be seen below:
WWE SmackDown (8/12)
– WWE Intercontinental Championship: Gunther vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
– WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Tournament: Raquel Rodriguez & Aliyah vs. Shotzi & Xia Li
– Shayna Baszler and Liv Morgan contract signing
WrestleTalk will have the latest news from the August 12 episode of SmackDown on the front page.
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