A new title match has been made official for this month's Clash of Champions pay-per-view.
On SmackDown tonight, WWE announced that SmackDown Tag Team Champions Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro will defend their titles against two members of The Lucha House Party at Clash of Champions:
Lucha House Party has been trying to crash 'The Champions Lounge' for some time, but Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro have continued to crush their title dreams. Now Lucha House Party will hope to finally grasp the SmackDown Tag Team Titles that have evaded them.
The return of Kalisto has caused friction within Lucha House Party as all three members have tried to carve out their new roles. Gran Metalik & Kalisto delivered the biggest win in the ongoing back-and-forth by defeating the champions with an assist from The Street Profits. After Kalisto & Lince Dorado were ejected from ringside, Cesaro capitalized with an emphatic victory over Gran Metalik in the most recent chapter of the rivalry.
Can Lucha House Party stay on the same page and dial up the volume with a title breakthrough? Or will The King of Strong Style & The Swiss Cyborg fight off yet another challenge?
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Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy defending his title against AJ Styles and Sami Zayn in a triple threat ladder match was also set up for Clash of Champions on SmackDown tonight, but that match has yet to be officially announced by WWE.
Clash of Champions is taking place on Sunday, September 27. Here's the updated card for the show:
- WWE Champion Drew McIntyre defends against Randy Orton in an ambulance match
- Universal Champion Roman Reigns defends against Jey Uso
- SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley defends against Nikki Cross
- Women's Tag Team Champions Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax defend against Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan
- SmackDown Tag Team Champions Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro defend against The Lucha House Party