Sheamus vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Austin Theory to battle it out in World Heavyweight Title Tournament

Published May. 9, 2023 5:41 p.m. ET

This Friday, Sheamus, Bobby Lashley and United States Champion Austin Theory will throw down in a Triple Threat Match when the World Heavyweight Championship Tournament roars into SmackDown.  The winner of this match will go on to face the winner of Friday's other Triple Threat Match featuring Edge, Rey Mysterio and AJ Styles on the same night. On Monday's Raw, Seth "Freakin" Rollins reigned supreme in a turbulent Triple Threat Match against Damian Priest and Shinsuke Nakamura. He then went on to overcome a very game Finn Bálor to earn his right to battle for the World Heavyweight Title, LIVE from from Jeddah Superdome on May 27. Who will go head-to-head with The Visionary in the showdown to crown the new World Heavyweight Champion at WWE Night of Champions? Find out when the tournament continues this Friday on FOX at 8/7 C on SmackDown!