WWE SmackDown is set to deliver another exciting episode on Tuesday, February 16, as it features several matches and segments that will have major implications for WrestleMania 40. The highlight of the show will be the confrontation between Triple H, The Rock, and Roman Reigns, who are involved in a heated feud over the WWE Championship.
Triple H to address The Rock’s slap on Cody Rhodes
The WWE Universe was stunned when The Rock slapped Cody Rhodes at the WrestleMania 40 press event last week, after Rhodes challenged Roman Reigns for the WWE Championship. The slap led to a brawl between The Rock, Reigns, and Rhodes, which had to be broken up by security and other WWE officials. Among them was Triple H, who was furious and disappointed by The Rock’s actions.
Triple H, who is the Chief Content Officer of WWE and the head of SmackDown, said that he will address the situation on SmackDown and announce the punishment for The Rock. He also said that he will make the official announcement for the main event of WrestleMania 40, and reveal the stipulations for the match. He said that he hopes that The Rock will learn from his mistake, and apologize to Cody Rhodes and the WWE Universe. He said that he expects The Rock to be on SmackDown, and that he will not tolerate any more trouble from him or Roman Reigns.
The Rock and Roman Reigns to confront Triple H
However, The Rock and Roman Reigns are not willing to back down or apologize, and they have confirmed that they will be on SmackDown to confront Triple H. The Rock and Reigns, who are cousins and members of The Bloodline, said that they are proud of their family and their legacy, and that they will not let anyone disrespect them or challenge them. They said that they are the best wrestlers in the world, and that they deserve to be the WWE Champion.
They also said that they accept Cody Rhodes’ challenge, and that they will face him at WrestleMania 40, along with Triple H. They said that it will be a fatal four-way match for the WWE Championship, and that they will team up to destroy Cody Rhodes and Triple H. They said that they will show Cody Rhodes and Triple H what it means to be a part of the Anoa’i family, and what it means to be a WWE Champion. They said that they will make history at WrestleMania 40, and that Cody Rhodes and Triple H will be history.
What will happen on SmackDown?
The stage is set for a potentially explosive segment on SmackDown, as Triple H, The Rock, and Roman Reigns will face off in the ring. What will Triple H say to The Rock and Reigns? What will be the punishment for The Rock? What will be the stipulations for the WrestleMania 40 main event? How will Cody Rhodes react to the situation? Will there be another brawl between the four men? Find out on SmackDown, only on FOX.
Other matches and segments confirmed for SmackDown
Apart from the confrontation between Triple H, The Rock, and Roman Reigns, SmackDown will also feature several other matches and segments that will build up the hype for WrestleMania 40. Here are some of them:
- Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens in a No Disqualification match. The two former friends have been at each other’s throats since Rollins betrayed Owens at Survivor Series. The winner of this match will earn a spot in the Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania 40.
- Bayley vs. IYO SKY for the WWE Women’s World Championship. Bayley has been the dominant champion since she defeated Sasha Banks at Hell in a Cell. IYO SKY has been the rising star of the women’s division since she won the Mae Young Classic. The two women have been exchanging insults and attacks for weeks, and they will finally settle their score in the ring.
- The Usos vs. The Street Profits for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship. The Usos, who are the cousins and allies of Roman Reigns, have been the ruthless champions since they defeated The New Day at TLC. The Street Profits, who are the former Raw Tag Team Champions, have been the charismatic challengers since they won a number one contender’s match. The two teams have been involved in a war of words and pranks, and they will clash in a high-octane match.
- Edge to announce his WrestleMania 40 opponent. Edge, who won the Royal Rumble match, has been teasing his decision for weeks, as he has visited both Raw and SmackDown to scout the potential champions. Edge has said that he will make his announcement on SmackDown, and that he has a surprise for everyone. Who will Edge choose to face at WrestleMania 40? Will it be Drew McIntyre, the WWE Champion, or will it be someone else?