There are a few rumors swirling about the WWE PPV Clash of Champions. PW Insider reports Nikki Cross is not in attendance and her match against Bayley will not be on the card. Also, Asuka vs. Zelina Vega has now allegedly been bumped from the Kickoff Show to the Main Card. There’s been no news from WWE about this yet, but you can watch the Kickoff Show below when it airs.
Update: The Kickoff Show confirmed the Women’s Tag Team Championship and Smackdown Women’s Championship matches will not happen tonight.
It’s time for another WWE PPV event. This time around, it’s Clash of Champions, the annual event where every WWE title is on the line–except for the NXT ones. As the evening moves on, GameSpot will be updating you live with what’s happening during the show.
Clash of Champions will be taking place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, surrounded by the Thunderdome–WWE’s Zoom-call-style audience. The Kickoff Show for the event will take place one hour prior to the main card, which begins at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET.
How to watch:
In case you’re wanting to jump into the even right now, Clash of Champions is best watched through the WWE Network. Yes, you can order the PPV through your cable or satellite provider, but it’s a bit pricier. The WWE Network costs $10 a month and outside of being able to streaming live events, there is a large back catalog of wrestling shows and original series to check out.
As for the card, Clash of Champions will see every championship title from Raw and Smackdown be defended. Below, you’ll find the full card.
- Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Randy Orton (Ambulance match for WWE Championship)
- Roman Reigns (c) vs. Jey Uso (Universal Championship)
Bayley (c) vs. Nikki Cross (Smackdown Women’s Championship)
- Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler (c) vs. The Riott Squad (Women’s Tag Team Championships)
- Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Lucha House Party (Smackdown Tag Team Championships)
- Jeff Hardy (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Sami Zayn (Triple threat for Intercontinental Championship)
- The Street Profits (c) vs. Andrade and Angel Garza (Raw Tag Team Championships)
- Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Apollo Crews (United States Championship)
Asuka (c) vs. Zelina Vega (Raw Women’s Championship) [KICKOFF SHOW]
Below, you’ll find live updates for the event as it happens. Keep checking back to GameSpot throughout the night for live results.
The Clash of Champions Kickoff Show has begun. If you saw the rumor above about Nikki Cross not being on tonight’s show, we’ll confirm it here if it is announced on the preshow. Additionally, all other important announcements will also be included below.
- Shayna Baszler, Nia Jax, and Nikki Cross have not been medically cleared to compete, so the Women’s Tag Match and the Smackdown Women’s Championship match will not be happening tonight.
Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Lucha House Party (Smackdown Tag Team Championships)
For the majority of the match, Nakamura and Cesaro had the upper-hand. Dorado and Kalisto each had a couple moments to shine, but thus far, the champions dominated the first half of the match.
Nakamura and Cesaro win by pin.
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