A number of more matches were made official for Battleground during yesterday night’s SmackDown Live including a Fatal Five Way #1 contender’s Elimination match and the US Championship match as well. You can check out the complete SmackDown results here.
First, it was announced that after the shocking championship victory of AJ Styles at a recent Live Event, Kevin Owens will get the rematch for United States title at Battleground PPV.
Also, after the scheduled match between Shinsuke Nakamura vs Baron Corbin ended up in a brawl before it could even officially began, Commissioner Shane McMahon announced that the two will face each other at the upcoming SmackDown Exclusive PPV.
Finally, in a backstage segment, Shane revealed that there would be a fatal five-way elimination match among Charlotte Flair, Lana, Becky Lynch, Tamina Snuka and Natalya at the PPV to determine Naomi’s opponent for SummerSlam
After the matches announced tonight, here is how the updated Battleground match card looks like:
Punjabi Prison for the WWE Championship
Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal
WWE United States Championship Match
Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
The New Day vs. The Usos
Rusev vs. John Cena
#1 Contender’s Fatal 5 Way Elimination Match for SmackDown Women’s Championship
Charlotte Flair vs. Lana vs. Becky Lynch vs. Tamina Snuka vs. Natalya
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin