WWE Super ShowDown: Historic Bayley vs. Naomi Match Announced

Bayley will defend the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship against Naomi next Thursday at WWE Super ShowDown in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Naomi and Carmella faced off in a number one contender match during Friday night's SmackDown. Naomi emerged victorious. This made official the first-ever women's championship match to happen in Saudi Arabia or the Middle East. Natalya and Lacey Evans wrestled at Crown Jewel last year, but that was not a championship contest.


The updated card for WWE Super ShowDown is as follows:

  • WWE Championship Match
    Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Ricochet
  • WWE Universal Championship Match
    "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Bill Goldberg
  • WWE RAW Tag Team Championship Match
    Seth Rollins and Murphy (c) vs. The Street Profits
  • WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
    The New Day (c) vs. John Morrison and The Miz
  • WWE SmackDown Women's Championship Match
    Bayley (c) vs. Naomi
  • Gauntlet Match for the Tuwaiq Mountain Trophy
    AJ Styles, R-Truth, Rusev, Bobby Lashley, Erick Rowan, and Andrade
  • Steel Cage Match
    King Baron Corbin vs. Roman Reigns