SmackDown LIVE Preview, May 15, 2018: Styles vs Nakamura
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The next chapter in the bitter rivalry between WWE Champion AJ Styles & Shinsuke Nakamura will be written tonight in London. The Phenomenal One will battle The King of Strong Style on SmackDown LIVE in London, and the winner will earn the right to choose the stipulation for their title showdown at WWE Money in the Bank. Who will be victorious? What type of match will they choose to have in Chicago? Find out tonight on SmackDown LIVE from London at 8/7 C on USA Network!
AJ Styles & Shinsuke Nakamura To Battle For Right To Choose Stipulation For Money in the Bank WWE Championship Match Tonight on SmackDown LIVE:
SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon announced on Monday that the rivalry between WWE Champion AJ Styles & Shinsuke Nakamura would continue at WWE Money in the Bank with another championship showdown. However, the two will also collide on tonight’s SmackDown LIVE in a match that has huge implications for their title bout in Chicago.
The winner of the showdown between The Phenomenal One and The King of Strong Style will get to choose the stipulation for WWE Money in the Bank. Since a No Disqualification Match could not contain the rage between the two Superstars, what type of match will the winner pick?
Find out tonight on SmackDown LIVE!
Andrade “Cien” Almas Makes His Debut Tonight On SmackDown LIVE:
Zelina Vega has told the WWE Universe that Andrade “Cien” Almas will show up when he’s good and ready. Well, the time has apparently come, as El Idolo will make his SmackDown LIVE debut tonight in London, England.
The Mexican grappler was a standout in NXT, where he captured the NXT Championship and took part in several thrilling contests. After joining Team Blue in the Superstar Shake-up, Almas is out to show that he can hang with SmackDown LIVE’s elite.
What kind of first impression will El Idolo make? Find out tonight on SmackDown LIVE!
The New Day & The Bar Clash in a Money in the Bank Qualifying Match Tonight on SmackDown LIVE:
The rivalry between The New Day & The Bar has intensified in recent weeks, but it will reach a new level tonight in London.
The teams will clash in a Men’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match, and while it will be a tag team bout, only one member of the winning squad will move on to the Ladder Match for the career-changing Money in the Bank contract next month.
While their issues have mainly been centered around tag team supremacy (and pancakes), the stakes have arguably never been higher for these five Superstars. Which team will claim victory? Which Superstar will join Braun Strowman, Finn Bálor, The Miz, Rusev, Bobby Roode and Kevin Owens in Chicago? Find out tonight on SmackDown LIVE!
Carmella To Throw a Royal Mellabration Tonight in London on SmackDown LIVE:
Move over, Prince Harry & Meghan Markle – a Royal Mellabration is coming to London!
In honor of her victory over Charlotte Flair at WWE Backlash, SmackDown Women’s Champion Carmella has promised to throw herself a celebration that will blow the royal wedding out of the water.
What does The Princess of Staten Island have planned for this regal party? Find out during the Royal Mellabration, tonight on SmackDown LIVE!