A surprise return on Smackdown set up WWE title match at Super ShowDown

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Kofi Kingston
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Smackdown announced a return of Big E as we expected to see the reunion of The New Day after six weeks. However, that did not turn out to be the big news by the end of the night. Former World Champion, Dolph Ziggler appeared out of nowhere targeting Kofi Kingston that set up the next WWE Championship match at Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia.

Kofi on Smackdown

The show kicked off with Kofi Kingston having a reunion with his New Day buddy, Big E. Kevin Owens, and Sami Zayn did not take a long time to interrupt the segment and set up a match between Kofi and Zayn. The WWE Champion had no trouble whatsoever to put away the heel one and pick up the win by delivering a Trouble in Paradise. But the real shocker was waiting after the match.

Dolph Ziggler attacked Kofi out of nowhere

Dolph Ziggler appeared out of nowhere and attacked Kofi Kingston from behind. He brought a chair and put around Kofi’s head and slammed it into the announce table to hurt him bad. There was a reason behind doing as the returnee targeted the WWE Championship. He challenged the reigning champion over the title which got accepted and it’s happening at WWE Super ShowDown. With that being said, one of the prime title matches is set for the upcoming pay-per-view event.

Kofi got attacked after the match

WWE is returning to the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, June 7th for the upcoming Saudi Arabia show. We have already received confirmations about it, last week which will mark the third global show in the middle-east country under the name of WWE Super ShowDown. The main event of the night will feature Goldberg vs. The Undertaker in a fantasy matchup for the first time ever.

Ziggler with the title match challenge

Apart from this match, a 50-superstar battle royal was also announced, last week alongside another huge matchup of Randy Orton vs. Triple H. In due course, they have confirmed the Intercontinental title match between The Demon Finn Balor vs. Andrade. Also, Braun Strowman will go one-on-one against Bobby Lashley at Super ShowDown. Here’s the full match card for the upcoming event,

Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon

Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Championship match)

Seth Rollins vs. Brock Lesnar (WWE Universal Championship Match)

‘Demon’ Finn Balor vs. Andrade (Intercontinental Championship Match)

50-Man Battle Royal that have names included:

Buddy Murphy, Robert Roode, Aleister Black, Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Sami Zayn, AJ Styles, Jey Uso, Cesaro, Cedric Alexander, Baron Corbin, Elias.

Bobby Lashley vs. Braun Strowman

The Undertaker vs. WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg

Randy Orton vs. Triple H

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