WWE Smackdown #1063 Lineup & Preview

WWE Smackdown #1063
WWE Smackdown #1063

WWE Smackdown #1063 will emanate from the Fex Ex Forum in Memphis, TN. The build to the Royal Rumble continues. 2 matches have been announced for the show.

Roman Reigns & Daniel Bryan vs King Corbin & Dolph Ziggler

Daniel Bryan is now solidified as the #1 contender to Bray Wyatt’s Universal title thanks to his victory last week in a triple threat match over the Miz and King Corbin. This week Bryan will team with Reigns to go up against Ziggler and Corbin.

Bayley & Sasha Banks vs Lacey Evans & Dana Brooke vs Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross

Last week, Bayley and Sasha Banks were victorious over Dana Brooke and Lacey Evans. This week both teams will be involved in a triple threat with the former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross. The winning team from this match could find themselves in line for a shot at the current champions, the Kabuki Warriors.

Table of Contents:

  1. WWE Smackdown #1063 Lineup
  2. Upcoming Matches
  3. Rankings
  4. Injuries
  5. Known Contract Details
  6. Championship Landscape

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Lineup

WWE Smackdown #1063
January 3rd, 2020
Fed Ex Forum
Memphis, TN

  • Roman Reigns & Daniel Bryan vs King Corbin & Dolph Ziggler
  • Bayley & Sasha Banks vs Lacey Evans & Dana Brooke vs Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross

Previous Results

WWE Smackdown #1062
December 27th, 2019
Little Ceasar’s Arena
Detroit, MI

  1. Braun Strowman & New Day defeated Shinsuke Nakamura, Cesaro & Sami Zayn
  2. Carmella defeated Mandy Rose
  3. Daniel Bryan vs The Miz – No Contest
  4. Bayley & Sasha Banks defeated Dana Brooke & Lacey Evans
  5. #1 Contenders Match For The WWE Universal Title
    Daniel Bryan defeated The Miz vs King Corbin

Upcoming Matches

WWE Royal Rumble
January 26th, 2020
Minute Maid Park
Houston, Texas

  • Universal Championship
    Bray Wyatt (c) vs Daniel Bryan
  • RAW Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Asuka
  • Women’s Royal Rumble Match
    • Charlotte Flair
  • Men’s Royal Rumble Match


Rankings

  • #1 Daniel Bryan moved up several spots after winning the triple threat last week.
  • #5 Carmella moved up one spot last week.

Smackdown

Universal Champion: “the Fiend” Bray Wyatt
Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura

  1. Daniel Bryan
  2. King Corbin
  3. Roman Reigns
  4. Braun Strowman
  5. The Miz
  6. Chad Gable (Shorty G)
  7. Mustafa Ali
  8. Drew Gulak
  9. Apollo Crews
  10. Heath Slater

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Bayley

  1. Sasha Banks
  2. Alexa Bliss
  3. Nikki Cross
  4. Lacey Evans
  5. Carmella
  6. Dana Brooke
  7. Tamina

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: New Day

  1. Heavy Machinery
  2. The Revival
  3. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
  4. Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura
  5. Lucha House Party
  6. the B-Team
  7. Mustafa Ali & Shorty G

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) (RAW)

  1. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross (RAW)
  2. Sasha Banks & Bayley (Smackdown)
  3. Peyton Royce & Billie Kay (Iiconics) (RAW)
  4. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville (Smackdown)

WWE Injuries

  • Sheamus (Undisclosed – April 2019) – no timetable for return – RETURN PENDING
  • Lars Sullivan (knee injury) – expected back in early 2020
  • Elias (undisclosed – since September 2019) – RETURN PENDING
  • Ember Moon (Achilles) (4-9 months from November 2019)
  • Xavier Woods (Achilles) out until second half of 2020
  • Jinder Mahal (knee surgery in June) expected back early 2020
  • Jeff Hardy  (knee surgery in April) expected back October 2019 to January 2020
  • Mickie James (June 2019 – ACL surgery) expected back sometime in 2020
  • Ruby Riott (double shoulder surgery) – expected back late 2019 or early 2020
  • Nia Jax (double knee surgery – April 2019) – expected back in first quarter 2020

Hiatus:

  • Ronda Rousey (impregnation vacation) (Attacked by tables).

Known Contract Details

  • the Revival until April 2020
  • The Hardy Boyz until March 2020
  • Daniel Bryan until 2021
  • Sami Zayn until 2021
  • Braun Strowman – re-signed in 2019 on 4-year deal – expiration sometimes mid-2023.
  • Jinder Mahal until 2024
  • Mike & Maria Kanellis until 2024
  • Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows until 2024
  • Sasha Banks – likely until 2024 but no known end date (she confirmed she re-signed upon her return to WWE in August 2019)
  • Randy Orton signed a 5-year deal in November 2019 – expires in 2024.
  • Lana signed a 5-year deal in early December/late November 2019 – expiring sometime 2024
  • Oney Lorcan signed a new multi-year deal in December 2019.
  • Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, & Big E signed a 5-year deal with WWE in December 2019.
  • The Street Profits announced multi-year contract extensions in December 2019.
  • Dana Brooke signed a 5-year contract in December 2019.

WWE Championship Landscape

Smackdown

Universal Championship
Champion: Bray Wyatt
Won: defeated Seth Rollins (10/31/19)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Daniel Bryan (Survivor Series 2019)

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Bayley
Won: defeated Charlotte Flair (10/11/10)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Nikki Cross (11/1/19)

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: New Day (Kofi Kingston & Big E)
Won: defeated the Revival (11/8/19)
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: vs. The Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson) – No Contest (11/15/19). defeated Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura (11/29/19), defeated the Revival (ladder match 12/15/19)

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
Won: defeated Finn Balor (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: defeated Ali (7/27/19), defeated the Miz (9/15/19)

NXT Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Angel Garza
Won: from Lio Rush (12/11/19)
Title Defenses: 0
Challengers:

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