WWE SmackDown Preview: John Cena Confronts Roman Reigns, Title Match From Rolling Loud Miami 2021 and More!

Published 07/23/2021, 1:15 PM EDT


WWE SmackDown: July 23rd, 2021 is knocking on the door. The Superstars are preparing for another episode of electrifying segments, excellent matches, and a series of follow-ups from Money in the Bank 2021!

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Matches scheduled for Rolling Loud Music Festival

Bianca Belair vs Carmella for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Title

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The Superstars will go up against each other where The EST of WWE will put her title on the line against The Most Beautiful Woman. Previously, Belair had retained her title against Carmella, and a rematch was definitely on the cards.

Big E vs Apollo Crews for the WWE Intercontinental Championship title

Mr. Money in the Bank will take on Apollo Crews for the Intercontinental Championship title. They have collided previously, and both of them have been strong competitors throughout.

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WWE SmackDown preview for the arena

Roman Reigns and John Cena confrontation

Since The Invisible Man is back, a SmackDown episode will be incomplete without a showdown between Roman Reigns and John Cena.

There may not be a match, but there will be some amount of confrontation. It’s possible WWE will reserve all types of physical bouts for SummerSlam. Moreover, the speculation or the type of match for SummerSlam could be decided on SmackDown.

The aftermath of The Usos vs The Mysterios

Currently, Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso are the WWE SmackDown Tag Team champions. The Blood Line is strong with The Usos as tag team champions and Reigns as The Universal Champion.

However, The Mysterios could make an appearance in a segment with The Usos to challenge them for a rematch, or there could be a rematch at SmackDown itself.

Seth Rollins and Edge move their feud forward

Rollins interfered in the match between Reigns and Edge at Money in the Bank. He cost Edge the chance to win the Universal Championship.

This was a smooth path of establishing the feud for Edge and Seth Rollins.

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Toni Storm’s debut

Former champion from NXT UK could be making her way to SmackDown. Therefore, the episode could have a dedicated segment to her debut and establishing a new feud for the women’s main roster.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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