A new match has been announced for tonight’s (May 19) episode of WWE SmackDown.
On last week’s show, Asuka made her first appearance on WWE television since WrestleMania 39, where she attacked Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, setting up a championship rematch between the two for Night of Champions next weekend.
Now, WWE has announced that Asuka will be in action on tonight’s episode of SmackDown, taking on the LWO’s Zelina Vega.
Also set for tonight’s show is the SmackDown debut of Pretty Deadly against Ridge Holland and Butch of the Brawling Brutes, AJ Styles on the Grayson Waller Effect, Rick Boogs and LA Knight vs the Street Profits, and Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn face to face with the Bloodline’s Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa.
Here are results from the May 15 episode of WWE Raw:
Shinsuke Nakamura def. The Miz
It was announced Liv Morgan had suffered an injury and the scheduled Women’s Tag Team Championship match was cancelled
Mustafa Ali won a battle royal to become #1 contender for Gunther’s Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions
Becky Lynch returned and cut a promo on Trish Stratus, challenging her to a match at Night of Champions
Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods
As JD McDonagh left the arena after an interview, there was a tease of Finn Balor scouting him to recruit him for Judgment Day
Indus Sher (Sanga & Veer) def. two jobbers
Cody Rhodes promo on Brock Lesnar ahead of their Night of Champions match
Raquel Rodriguez def. Chelsea Green
Judgment Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn after interference from Imperium, which had been instigated by Paul Heyman doing deals with Judgment Day and Imperium earlier in the night
BREAKING: @ZelinaVegaWWE will go one-on-one with @WWEAsuka TONIGHT on #SmackDown!
📺 8/7c on @FOXTV pic.twitter.com/EYcAdWTFx6
— WWE (@WWE) May 19, 2023
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