Elsewhere, The Bar are favourites to retain their SmackDown Tag Team titles against The New Day, and Rollins is the current favourite to win the WWE World Cup tournament.
McMahon will now nearly certainly captain his SmackDown team for the interbrand conflict come Survivor Series, a match which could realistically involve Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, and heck, Hulk Hogan, because why not?
WWE Kickoff pre-show: Rusev vs. WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura. WWE Crown Jewel will begin at 9.30 PM IST on Friday with the show expected to last anywhere from 3.5-4 hours, not including the kickoff show, which starts an hour prior to the main card.
SmackDown First Round: Randy Orton vs. Rey Mysterio, Jeff Hardy vs.
This is a pretty bold move on Riddle's part but only time will tell if this dream match could become a reality in a WWE ring since we never got to see it in the Octagon. Cena's role in the event has reportedly been written out with another wrestler set to take his place.
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