UPDATE: The match that is planned for the main event of Night of Champions has also been revealed – read more at this link.
The opening match of WWE Night of Champions 2023 has reportedly been revealed, ahead of the Jeddah, Saudi Arabia show.
With a ‘triple main event’ billed for the show, the May 27 premium live event will feature a number of important matches.
One of the planned bouts will see Seth Rollins and AJ Styles face off in the tournament finals for the new World Heavyweight Championship.
Per PWInsider Elite (via Wrestle Purists), the World Heavyweight Title bout will open the show.
While Seth Rollins has been the favourite to win this match since qualifying for it, previous reports indicated that there were concerns surrounding Rollins winning the title, with the Visionary recently having to miss WWE shows to film for the Captain America: New World Order movie.
Clarification has emerged on this ‘hesitancy’, which you can read more about right here.
The card for WWE Night of Champions 2023 on Saturday, May 27 is as follows:
World Heavyweight Championship – Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins vs. AJ Styles
Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship – Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (c) vs. Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa
Raw Women’s Championship – Bianca Belair (c) vs. Asuka
SmackDown Women’s Championship – Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Natalya
Intercontinental Championship – Gunther (c) vs. Mustafa Ali
Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar
Becky Lynch vs. Trish Stratus
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