WWE has announced the first match for this week’s WWE Draft episode of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX as Seth Rollins (representing Raw) faces Roman Reigns (representing SmackDown) in the opening match.
WWE confirmed the news on Thursday. The winner will earn the first overall pick for the corresponding brand. WWE sent out the following to hype the showdown:
The stakes are high for this showdown between former Shield members, as the Universal Champion squares off with The Big Dog to decide which brand gets the all-important first selection.
Will Rollins secure the top pick for Raw, or will Reigns score a major victory for the blue brand?
Tune in for the WWE Draft with Friday Night SmackDown on FOX at 8/7 C.
A BLOCKBUSTER match kicks off the @WWE Draft tomorrow on WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX!@WWERollins (representing RAW) vs. @WWERomanReigns (representing SmackDown) with the winner earning the #1 pick for their brand. pic.twitter.com/UXJXecF69A
— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) October 10, 2019