WWE has now officially announced a match for LA Knight with a new tag team partner for the next episode of SmackDown.
In a backstage segment that aired on SmackDown LowDown after the May 12 episode of SmackDown, Knight interrupted an interview with the Street Profits.
Knight basically said he could beat the Profits in a tag match no matter who his own partner was.
Then, he called over Rick Boogs, and challenged the Profits to a match against, well, himself and Boogs.
As announced on WWE.com, that match has now been made official for this week’s May 19 episode of SmackDown.
It remains to be seen whether the Boogs/Knight partnership will be something that lasts, or just a quick thing for one to turn on the other before we get back on track for the Knight singles run that everyone is hoping for.
Here are results from the Friday, May 12 episode of WWE SmackDown:
AJ Styles def. Edge, Rey Mysterio in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
Bobby Lashley def. Austin Theory, Sheamus in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
Grayson Waller appeared in a backstage segment with Adam Pearce and announced the winner of the Styles vs Lashley main event would appear on his Grayson Waller Effect talk show next week
Cameron Grimes def. Baron Corbin
Roman Reigns made his first appearance since WrestleMania 39 and said that Solo Sikoa has stepped up, but the Usos are a problem and that they embarrassed him
Paul Heyman then announced Reigns and Sikoa would be challenging Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship at Night of Champions in Saudi Arabia
Liv Morgan & Raquel Rodriguez def. Bayley & Dakota Kai to retain the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship
Former NXT Tag Team Champions Pretty Deadly made their SmackDown debut backstage, setting up a match against the Brawling Brutes for next week
Bianca Belair appeared for a ‘celebration’ in her hometown of Knoxville, but was interrupted by a returning Asuka who spat mist in Belair’s face
AJ Styles def. Bobby Lashley in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament
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