The build towards Crown Jewel and the start of two tournaments will be taking place on the October 8th edition of Friday Night SmackDown. The show will be broadcast live from the SAP Center in San Jose, California.
The October 1st SmackDown saw the official announcement of the return of the King of the Ring tournament and the first ever Queen’s Crown tournament. Both of these will start tonight with a first round match for each of the respective contests. Currently, WWE have not released a bracket for either tournament, and only the contestants announced for first round matches are confirmed to compete.
WWE have announced that the following matches and segments will be taking place on the show:
- Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair will be making their triple threat match at Crown Jewel official with a contract signing segment.
- Liv Morgan vs. Carmella – First round match in the Queen’s Crown tournament.
- Rey Mysterio vs. Sami Zayn – First round match in the King of the Ring tournament.
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