To load things up, he has already called Brock Lesnar from his hibernation, while John Cena has only three nights to return. In addition, WWE can offer huge returns in store on SmackDown cards to make up for the lack of Star Power.
The PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina will host a SmackDown TV taping on Friday, August 12 and will appear in the currently absent, Charlotte Flair Show, according to an ad published by the venue.
SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhonda Rossi, Drew McIntyre and undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, Usos, will be there. At the same time, RAW women’s champion Bianca Belar is also booked to defend her gold in a triple-threat match against Rhea Ripley and Asuka.
The SmackDown graphic also joins Charlotte Flair on July 15 in Orlando, Florida, while her name is not officially written on the match card. The show has seemed a bit unfocused in recent episodes, including Drew McIntyre, Sammy Zen, Ricochet, and The New Day.
With The Queen being used in promotional material before or after SummerSlam, there has been speculation about the return of TV to the biggest summer event on July 30 in Nashville, Tennessee. No media outlet has yet provided an update on its potential return capabilities.
Flair appeared on WWE TV in early May at the WrestleMania Backlash premium live event, where she lost the SmackDown Women’s Championship to Rhonda Rossi in the “I Quit” match. Rossi used the chair as an advantage for his armbar submission trick and injured his rival Kefab.
According to a WWE update, Flair suffered a “radius fracture” during a fight with Rossi at the WrestleMania backlash and was ruled out of action. The reality is different because she wanted leave for personal reasons.
Meanwhile, Charlotte Flair and her real life partner, former WWE superstar and current AEW wrestler, Andrad El Idolo, tied the knot in Mexico. Her father, WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, took her to the side of the road, while WWE superstar Finn Balor, Ray Mysterio, Apollo Crew and former Raw women’s champion Nia Jacques were also present.
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