10/9 Friday Night SmackDown Preview: Night One Of The WWE Draft
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Here are WWE.com’s official Quick Hits preview points for tonight’s SmackDown:
- Former best friends Bayley and Sasha Banks set to battle for SmackDown Women’s Title
- WWE Draft rules and Superstar pools set for 2020 edition
- Kevin Owens and The Fiend set for brand-to-brand clash ahead of WWE Draft
- Big E to face Sheamus in Falls Count Anywhere Match
You can find WWE’s full preview HERE. We have included some excerpts below:
Former best friends Bayley and Sasha Banks set to battle for SmackDown Women’s Title
Sasha Banks doesn’t want to just take Bayley’s title; The Boss wants to end her.
The Boss will have her first in-ring opportunity with her former best friend since Bayley’s shocking attack on Banks after the pair failed to regain the Women’s Tag Team Titles. Two Beltz Banks and Bayley Dos Straps were on top of the world as “The Golden Role Models” of WWE this summer. Then a string of losses over SummerSlam weekend derailed their dominance. Bayley still holds her precious SmackDown Women’s Title, but she lost her best friend in the process.
I want it, I got it! pic.twitter.com/QAhQQeYmu7
— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) October 9, 2020
After Bayley’s first ruthless steel chair attack on her former best friend, the titleholder explained she was using Banks the whole time to help her reach the summit of WWE. Another steel chair attack from Bayley enraged an injured Banks enough to return the favor at WWE Clash of Champions. Then last week on SmackDown, The Boss let Bayley know she’s coming for her title and so much more.
Will Banks end Bayley’s historic title reign and get her desired payback? Or will Bayley reach a new level of brutality in taking down The Boss?
Kevin Owens and The Fiend set for brand-to-brand clash ahead of WWE Draft
The Fiend came calling for Kevin Owens, and KO isn’t backing down. Owens will look to bring the fight to the blue brand and his demonic opponent in a huge showdown ahead of the WWE Draft.
— Bray Wyatt (@WWEBrayWyatt) October 9, 2020
The Raw Superstar brought “The KO Show” to SmackDown last week with Alexa Bliss as the special guest. As Owens questioned Bliss about her recent infatuation with The Fiend, the monstrous figure crashed the set and delivered a Mandible Claw to the unsuspecting host. Bray Wyatt received a return invitation to “The KO Show” on Raw to help explain The Fiend’s actions, but he instead taught his upcoming opponent a lesson on friendship from The Firefly Fun House instead.
Can Owens walk into the darkness and emerge with a win over The Fiend? Or will HE claim another victim in his reign of terror?
Big E to face Sheamus in Falls Count Anywhere Match
Big E and Sheamus are set for a punishing Falls Count Anywhere Match on Friday Night SmackDown.
— Florida Man (@WWEBigE) October 3, 2020
The New Day member has been chasing a fight with The Celtic Warrior anywhere he can find it after Sheamus’ heinous parking lot attack. Big E attempted to return the favor in the WWE ThunderDome loading area, but Sheamus escaped by throwing a security guard into the fire. Big E emerged victorious in the pair’s in-ring encounter at WWE Payback, but now the fight will sprawl throughout the arena.
Will Big E keep his singles run rolling in a grueling showdown with Sheamus?