SmackDown Match Preview, Sin Cara Removed From Intro
— Advertised for tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown is an appearance by Triple H, who will address the WWE Title situation. The synopsis reads: “Newly-christened WWE COO Triple H made monumental shifts in the WWE landscape on Raw. How will The Game’s new regime affect Friday Night SmackDown when the suited Cerebral Assassin comes to town?”
Matches slated to take place are as follows:
* World Heavyweight Champion Christian vs. John Morrison (Non-title Match)
* A.J., Kaitlyn and Natalya vs. Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes and Tamina
* Mark Henry takes on a local competitor
* WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty vs. Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso (WWE Tag Team Championship Match)
* Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson vs. Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase (Handicap Match)
* Randy Orton vs. R-Truth
— Tonight’s episode of SmackDown has already aired overseas and Sin Cara has been removed from the intro.
The masked grappler is currently serving a 30-day suspension due to his first violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program. Though he is advertised for upcoming events, the Wrestling Observer reports that WWE may terminate their partnership with him after his suspension concludes.