On the November 11, 2022 edition of WWE Friday Night Smackdown, current WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey will find out who she will face in her next title defense.
On Thursday, World Wrestling Entertainment announced that Liv Morgan, Lacey Evans, Raquel Rodriguez, Sonya Deville, Shotzi and Xia Li will square off in a six-pack challenge, and whoever wins, get an opportunity against the “Baddest Woman on the Planet” for her Smackdown Women’s Championship.
The company also announced that a first round match of the Smackdown World Cup will also happen on Friday’s show, with Shinsuke Nakamura and Santos Escobar being booked against each other. Whoever wins the World Cup tournament will be the No. 1 contender for GUNTHER’s Intercontinental Championship.
The official announcement from WWE reads:
“A new challenger to SmackDown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey will emerge in a star-studded Six-Pack Challenge on SmackDown.
Six of the brightest SmackDown Superstars will battle for the right to challenge the champion, as Liv Morgan, Raquel Rodriguez, Shotzi, Sonya Deville,Lacey Evans and Xia Li will make up the field.
With a championship match on the line, who will secure an opportunity against The Baddest Woman on the Planet? Find out on SmackDown at 8/7 C on FOX!”
The card for Friday Night Smackdown currently stands as:
- Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (c) vs. The New Day (Xavier Woods & Kofi Kingston)
- WWE SmackDown World Cup First Round: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Santos Escobar
- WWE SmackDown Women’s Title Number One Contenders Six-Pack Challenge: Sonya Deville vs. Liv Morgan vs. Xia Li vs. Raquel Rodriguez vs. Lacey Evans vs. Shotzi