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Roman Reigns vs. Rowan announced for WWE Clash of Champions


Erick Rowan has been announced as Roman Reigns' opponent for Clash of Champions.

WWE confirmed Reigns vs. Rowan for Clash of Champions prior to tonight's SmackDown. Reigns, Rowan, and Daniel Bryan then took part in the main event segment of the episode, with Rowan admitting to being the culprit in Reigns' mystery attacker storyline.

Tonight's segment began with Bryan demanding an apology from Reigns for calling Bryan a liar and thinking he was involved in the attacks. Rowan then ambushed Reigns while he was making his entrance. The show ended with Rowan standing tall after laying out Reigns and putting Bryan through the announce table.

Clash of Champions is taking place at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 15. Here's the updated card:

  • Universal Champion Seth Rollins defending against Braun Strowman
  • WWE Champion Kofi Kingston defending against Randy Orton
  • Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch defending against Sasha Banks
  • SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley defending against Charlotte Flair
  • Roman Reigns vs. Erick Rowan
  • Raw Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Braun Strowman defending against Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
  • SmackDown Tag Team Champions Big E & Xavier Woods defending against The Revival
  • Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura defending against The Miz
  • The finals of the King of the Ring tournament
  • WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak defending against Humberto Carrillo and Lince Dorado in a triple threat match