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WWE News: WWE officially announces a Championship match for SmackDown

Johny Payne
8.78K   //    22 Nov 2017, 03:10 IST

WWE announces Charlotte Flair vs Natalya for the title
WWE announces Charlotte Flair vs Natalya for the title

What’s the story?

The WWE has officially announced a championship matchup for tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live.

As per the announcement, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair will defend her title against former champion Natalya.

In case you didn’t know…

Charlotte Flair recently defeated Natalya for the SmackDown Women’s Championship; following which the Queen went on to face RAW Women’s Champ Alexa Bliss at Survivor Series, besting her as well.

However, as Survivor Series now done with, the champions return to their respective brands, and are ought to defend their titles against the number-1 contenders.

The heart of the matter

One ought to note that the WWE previously advertised yet another marquee matchup for tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live, as The Bludgeon Brothers compete against The Hype Bros.

Furthermore, with the number 1 contender for the blue brand’s Women’s Championship, primed for her rematch; Charlotte Flair will put her title on the line tonight against Natalya.

Additionally, fans ought to note that the Flair vs Natalya SmackDown Women’s Championship matchup is indeed being promoted as the evening’s primary attraction tonight, owing to THIS reason. 

What’s next?

WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair defends her title against Natalya on tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live which goes down at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Author’s take

Charlotte Flair and Natalya have undeniable in-ring chemistry with one another—something that’s become increasingly evident over the years.


Tonight’s edition of SmackDown Live will most definitely be a hard-hitting one; especially when one considers the fact the brand came up short against RAW at Survivor Series.

What’s interesting is that no matter how many times Flair and Natalya compete against one another inside the squared circle, each and every match they put on for the fans, delivers—which in turn just goes to show how great these Superstars really are!  

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