SmackDown Preview: Tonight, March 18, 2022, WWE Friday Night SmackDown is going to be aired once again from the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Matches and storylines will be built for the two-night WrestleMania 38 pay-per-view (PPV) in Arlington, Texas in April.
Brock Lesnar to collide with Roman Reigns
After being hit with a steel step by The Bloodline during a Madison Square Garden live event, enraged WWE Champion Brock Lesnar is on a mission to take on Universal Champion Roman Reigns and avenge The Beast.
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar appeared on SmackDown for vengeance on March 11, but Paul Heyman informed The Beast that The Tribal Chip was not present. With no one to protect Heyman, Brock begins to follow him to teach the Head of the Table special council a lesson, but Paul gets into a car just before Brock catches up with him. ran away from
Commentary revealed that Brock left the building due to his punches, but WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Universal Champion Roman Reigns would both be on SmackDown next week and face off just two weeks before the WrestleMania 38 showdown.
Ronda Rousey Segment
Last week on SmackDown, Princess Charlotte Flair attacked Ronda while fulfilling her promise to apply an excruciating submission maneuver of her own to Ronda Rousey.
A parking dispute ensued between WrestleMania opponents, with the SmackDown Women’s Champion seizing the opportunity to defeat The Rowdy One by submitting Ronda to the hood of the car.