Smackdown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan recently issued a major challenge to their rival brand, Monday Night Raw. On tonight’s episode of Smackdown, Bryan and McMahon challenged Raw to three inter-promotional elimination matches for the thirtieth-annual Survivor Series PPV on November 20.
The first match would be a traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series elimination match featuring male wrestlers, with one team representing Raw and the other team representing Smackdown.
The second match would be a 5-on-5 tag team elimination match between 5 Raw teams and 5 Smackdown teams.
Lastly, the third match would be another 5-on-5 traditional Survivor Series elimination match, pitting a team of 5 Raw women against a team of 5 Smackdown women.
It’s expected that the Raw brand will accept the challenge as soon as this Monday so that WWE can promote those matches heavily over the next month.
Check out John Canton’s Smackdown recap here.
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