- Championships on the line as SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley and Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair defend titles in Jeddah Superdome
- WWE Superstars arrive in Saudi Arabia for historic WWE showdown in Jeddah
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, 26 MAY 2023 – The final countdown to this weekend’s WWE Night of Champions is underway, with the final matches announced to add to a historic event set to take Jeddah by storm on Saturday 27th May.
Alongside the historic return of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship for the headline title showdown between Seth Rollins and AJ Styles, the dominant forces from across SmackDown and Raw will be in attendance to defend their titles and take down their rivals inside the Jeddah Superdome this weekend.
Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair heads to Jeddah following an impressive streak as the leader of the women’s division. Saturday evening will prove to be a tough challenge as she comes up against Asuka, an opponent known to test the physical and mental strength of her competitors in an effort to capture the belt.
The recently crowned SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley will face an early challenge to her title reign from Natalya, as the two stars battle in Jeddah on Saturday. This follows her inspiring performances including her crowning win at WrestleMania 39 to take the championship belt from the legendary Charlotte Flair.
In a contest between some of WWE’s biggest personalities from past and present, Becky Lynch continues her return to the sport with a highly anticipated showdown with WWE icon Trish Stratus, in what fans are hoping will be a high-flying affair inside the Jeddah Superdome. Big Time Becks will take on the WWE Hall of Famer after a recent war of words between the former allies.
This weekend’s event features a number of colossal contests on the match card, including Mustafa Ali’s title fight with Intercontinental Champion Gunther, the mammoth rematch between Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar. Saturday also sees Roman Reigns surpass 1000 days as the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, as he and Solo Sikoa compete in a monumental title defence against WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens in Jeddah.