Big Main Event With Royal Rumble Implications Announced For Tonight's WWE SmackDown

Tonight's WWE SmackDown main event will determine who challenges WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 31.

As seen in the video below from Alyse Ashton, it's been announced that SmackDown will be headlined by a Gauntlet Match to determine the new #1 contender to Reigns for a title shot at the Rumble pay-per-view.

The Gauntlet Match participants are King Baron Corbin, Shinsuke Nakamura, Sami Zayn, Rey Mysterio, and Daniel Bryan, who has also been announced for the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match.

Remember to join us for live SmackDown coverage at this link. Other matches announced for tonight are WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E defending against Apollo Crews, and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Street Profits defending against Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler.