WWE News – Sheamus vs. Drew McIntyre Set For SmackDown Next Week, Roxanne Perez Update


Sheamus and Drew McIntyre will lock horns on next week’s episode of WWE SmackDown to determine GUNTHER’s challenger for WrestleMania 39.

Sheamus and McIntyre both scored simultaneous pinfalls in the marquee Fatal 5-Way bout on Friday night’s episode of SmackDown. The match concluded when Sheamus pinned Woods at the same time that McIntyre pinned Knight, leading to confusion over who was the actual #1 Contender for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.


Following the show, WWE announced the new matchup on Twitter:

Roxanne Perez was stretchered out of the arena after successfully retaining the WWE NXT Women’s Title against Meiko Satomura on Tuesday night’s episode of NXT Roadblock. Perez “collapsed” immediately after the match was over and had to be stretchered out of the arena to an ambulance.

Taking to Twitter, WWE provided a health update on Perez. They wrote,

“Update: Roxanne Perez has been discharged from the hospital and is now at home resting”

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