SmackDown LIVE’s Wild Card Finals to have star-studded lineup
The final SmackDown LIVE of 2016 is going to be one for the record books, as Team Blue closes out the year with SmackDown LIVE’s Wild Card Finals special event, a star-studded lineup full of championship matches and Superstar returns.
AJ Styles defends his WWE Championship against Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin in a Triple Threat Match!
Following the controversial conclusion to their match on the Dec. 20 episode of SmackDown LIVE, SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan declared that both Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin would receive an opportunity at “The Champ that Runs the Camp” in a WWE Championship Match on the SmackDown LIVE Wild Card Finals.
How will Styles adapt to the free-for-all that will completely erase any type of championship advantage? And will Ziggler or Corbin be able to make the most of their opportunity and close out 2016 as the new WWE Champion?
The Wyatt Family will defend the SmackDown Tag Team Championship in a Four Corners Elimination Match
In the wake of Zack Ryder’s unfortunate injury following he and Mojo Rawley’s win the No. 1 Contenders’ Tag Team Battle Royal, it has been announced that The Wyatt Family will now defend the titles against three other units as part of the SmackDown LIVE’s Wild Card Finals special event.
The Wyatts will put the Blue Brand’s Tag Team Championship on the line against The Usos, American Alpha and former champions Heath Slater & Rhyno in a Four Corners Elimination Tag Team Championship Match!
Which tandem will walk out as champions? Find out when SmackDown LIVE’s Wild Card Finals, the final SmackDown LIVE of 2016, airs on USA Network this Tuesday night at 8/7 C!
The return of John Cena to SmackDown LIVE
Fresh off his appearance hosting “Saturday Night Live,” John Cena is set to return to SmackDown LIVE after a two-month absence. The 15-Time World Champion will surely make his presence felt as Team Blue says goodbye to 2016 and ushers in 2017 as the Road to WrestleMania gets underway!
What will Cena have to say to the WWE Universe? Will he have his eyes squarely on the WWE Championship? Or has someone else drawn the ire of the Cenation?
Alexa Bliss puts her SmackDown Women’s Championship on the line against Becky Lynch
One of SmackDown LIVE’s fastest growing rivalries will write another chapter on SmackDown LIVE's Wild Card Finals when Alexa Bliss defends the Women’s Championship against former titleholder Becky Lynch.
Will the Wicked Witch of WWE successfully retain the title against The Irish Lass Kicker? Or will Lynch go “Straight Fire” on Bliss and become the first two-time SmackDown Live Women’s Champion?