After 30 years, WWE is lastly bringing a serious stadium occasion again to the United Kingdom. Clash on the Castle goes down on Sept. 3 from Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
In the principle occasion, undisputed WWE champion Roman Reigns will put his titles on the road in entrance of the U.Okay.’s personal Drew McIntyre. It’s an epic conflict that places Reigns’ greater than 700-day title reign at excessive threat of coming to an finish. The SmackDown ladies’s title can be set to be defended as Liv Morgan will tackle a recent challenger in Shayna Baszler.
The construct to the present has began however the full card is way from finalized. With that in thoughts, let’s check out what we all know — and what we count on — at WWE Clash on the Castle.
WWE Clash on the Castle matches
Undisputed WWE Universal Championship — Roman Reigns (c) vs. Drew McIntyre: Ahead of SummerSlam, McIntyre defeated Sheamus to turn out to be No. 1 contender to the undisputed title. Reigns then defeated Brock Lesnar in a wild Last Man Standing match at SummerSlam to retain his titles, organising the match with McIntyre. McIntyre will clearly have the hometown crowd behind him however ending the title run of Reigns has confirmed close to not possible.
SmackDown Women’s Championship — Liv Morgan (c) vs. Shayna Baszler: Morgan efficiently — and controversially — defended her title by pinning Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam. Of course, Morgan was tapping out to an armbar, which the referee did not see as he counted Rousey’s shoulders down. Now, Morgan will attempt to make a extra emphatic assertion towards one other former MMA star in Baszler, who earned her title shot by profitable a gauntlet match towards six different ladies on SmackDown.
Bianca Belair, Asuka & Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley, Iyo Sky & Dakota Kai: After Belair defeated Becky Lynch at SummerSlam to retain the Raw ladies’s title, issues obtained wild. First, Bayley returned from a prolonged harm layoff. Then, Sky and Kai made their method to the ring to hitch her. The new group instantly modified the panorama of the division and so they set their sights on Belair and Lynch. Unfortunately, Lynch suffered a reputable shoulder harm that put her on the sidelines, leaving it to Asuka and Bliss to hitch up with the champ to tackle Bayley’s crew.
Seth Rollins vs. Riddle: This match was imagined to happen at SummerSlam however was pulled on the final minute with Rollins taking out Riddle with a sequence of stomps. Riddle once more suffered the brunt of Rollins’ stomps at SummerSlam when he confirmed up and challenged Rollins to struggle him. On Raw, Riddle introduced he was now medically cleared and the 2 brawled once more. After that, the problem was laid right down to lastly face off on the upcoming pay-per-view.
Intercontinental Championship — Gunther (c) vs. Sheamus: A brand new challenger was required after Gunther quelled the advances of Shinsuke Nakamura. Sheamus received a hotly contested “Fatal Five-Way” match on the Aug. 19 version of SmackDown to crown a brand new challenger. Sheamus defeated Happy Corbin, Madcap Moss, Ricochet and Sami Zayn to be named No. 1 contender for the intercontinental title.
Edge & Rey Mysterio vs. The Judgement Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest): Edge and Mysterio have each had points with The Judgement Day, with Edge being a founding father of the group and bringing Balor, Priest and Rhea Ripley in earlier than the trio violently ejected their chief and Mysterio being one of many group’s targets. Rey selected to crew with Edge over his son, Dominik Mysterio, which has led to a little bit of father-son pressure. And, with Judgement Day having courted Dominik to hitch their trigger previously, that friction has led to a little bit of hypothesis over whether or not Dominik could activate his personal father.
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