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WWE SmackDown video highlights: Reigns issues a challenge to Bryan


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On last night's SmackDown, WWE set up a big Universal Championship match for next week.

It was announced that Roman Reigns will defend his Universal Championship against Daniel Bryan on SmackDown next Friday. If Bryan loses, he'll be banished from SmackDown.

Cesaro had wanted to be Reigns' next challenger and Bryan advocated for Cesaro to get the title shot. Bryan & Cesaro also teamed together to defeat Jey Uso & Seth Rollins last night.

Paul Heyman promised that Reigns would respond to Cesaro's challenge by the end of the night. But Reigns told Cesaro that the answer is no and will always be no. Reigns said Cesaro isn't at his level. Reigns instead issued a challenge to Bryan and said he was going to give him one more title shot.

Bryan seemed hesitant to get the title shot instead of Cesaro, but Cesaro told him that he had to take the opportunity. When Bryan was about to respond to Reigns, Reigns said their Universal Championship match will also have another stipulation. When Bryan loses, Reigns doesn't want to see Bryan on his show again. Bryan accepted the challenge.

More coverage from last night --

WWE SmackDown video highlights --

Daniel Bryan saves Cesaro from Seth Rollins and Jey Uso

Daniel Bryan & Cesaro vs. Jey Uso & Seth Rollins

Tamina vs. Nia Jax

Big E isn't happy with Kevin Owens jumping the line for an Intercontinental title shot

Apollo Crews vs. Kevin Owens for the Intercontinental title

Big E attacks Apollo Crews during a backstage interview

Aleister Black returns, reads from "Tales of the Dark Father"

Montez Ford informs Bianca Belair of Bayley's trash-talking

Rey & Dominik Mysterio vs. Chad Gable & Otis

Roman Reigns responds to Cesaro, issues a challenge to Daniel Bryan

SmackDown fallout: The Mysterios will do whatever it takes to make history together

SmackDown fallout: Chad Gable & Otis refuse to be interviewed after their loss

SmackDown fallout: Natalya & Tamina issue a warning