UPDATE: This has now been officially announced on TV during SmackDown.
News breaking from tonight’s (May 19) WWE SmackDown taping as it seems that a WWE star will have to vacate a championship due to injury.
With a fan in attendance at tonight’s WWE SmackDown taping posting a photo taken of a match graphic shown to the crowd, touting a big upcoming match.
Firstly, it was announced that Liv Morgan has sustained an injury that would see her out of action for a considerable amount of time, therefore the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions had vacated the titles.
A new match to crown a new duo of winners was announced for two weeks away.
The match was noted for WWE Raw in 2 weeks time and for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships with champ Raquel Rodriguez’s photo appearing alongside a mystery partner.
Rodriguez and mystery partner will compete against Bayley and IYO SKY, Sonya Deville and Chelsea Green and another formidable tag team for a chance at the titles.
Also challenging for the titles? Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler!
Could the twist of Championship storyline be paving the way for Ronda to capture gold before taking some planned time off? You can click here to read more about that story.
Elsewhere on tonight’s WWE SmackDown, Roman Reigns came face to face with Sami Zayn for the first time since Elimination Chamber. You can learn more about that by clicking right here.
Coming up on May 27, WWE’s next premium live event, this time live from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a stacked card.
To read more about Night of Champions, you can click this link.
The card for Night of Champions includes the final of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament, seeing Seth Rollins face off against AJ Styles to determine the inaugural winner of the re-introduced title.
To keep up with all the latest WWE news click right here.
Tonight’s SmackDown also features:
Grayson Waller Effect with AJ Styles
LA Knight & Rick Boogs vs. Street Profits
Zelina Vega vs. Asuka
Rey Mysterio & Santos Escobar vs. The Usos
SPOILER ALERT 🚨 New Women’s Tag Team Champions to be crowned. Get well soon Liv pic.twitter.com/GMN5khAOwt
— Marcel (@MarcelsNirvana) May 20, 2023
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