WWE has announced a big eight-man tag team match for Friday's SmackDown episode.
The eight-man match on SmackDown was booked to promote the World Cup Tag Team Turmoil Match at WWE Crown Jewel on October 31 in Saudi Arabia. As noted, that match will feature 9 teams and the winners will win the 2019 World Cup, and will be declared the World's Greatest Tag Team. The teams announced for the Crown Jewel match are The New Day, Heavy Machinery, The Revival, Roode and Ziggler, RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders, Lucha House Party, Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins, The OC, and The B Team.
As noted, Friday's SmackDown from Indianapolis will open with Roman Reigns vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura for the title. There will also be a Six-Pack Challenge Match to crown the new #1 contender to SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley, featuring Carmella, Lacey Evans, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Nikki Cross, and Dana Brooke.
Stay tuned for updates on Friday's big SmackDown episode on FOX. Below is WWE's announcement on the eight-man match:
The New Day team up with Heavy Machinery against The Revival and Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
With all of WWE's top twosomes on a collision course for tag team supremacy at Crown Jewel in the largest Tag Team Turmoil Match in history, SmackDown's premiere tag teams will clash on Friday Night. The New Day team up with Heavy Machinery as The Power of Positivity meets "The Power of Colossal Creativity" in a matchup against SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival and the glorious pairing of Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode.
Who will position themselves as the class of the new SmackDown division? Can these teams coexist, or will the upcoming Tag Team Turmoil showdown cause the match to devolve into chaos?