7/3 Friday Night SmackDown Preview: Styles vs. Gulak, Riddle Talks Up His Future

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Here are WWE.com’s official Quick Hits preview points for tonight’s SmackDown:

  • AJ Styles and Drew Gulak set for Intercontinental Championship clash
  • Sheamus ready to raise a glass to Jeff Hardy
  • Matt Riddle steps in the ring for exclusive interview with Michael Cole

You can find WWE’s full preview HERE. We have included some excerpts below:

AJ Styles and Drew Gulak set for Intercontinental Championship clash

AJ Styles put a target on his back when he invited the entire blue brand roster to witness his Intercontinental Championship presentation. The first Superstar to get an opportunity at the title will be the supremely skilled Drew Gulak.

Styles defeated Daniel Bryan in an epic showdown to usher in his first Intercontinental Title reign, but The Phenomenal One’s preoccupation with Bryan has proven costly, as a shift in attention allowed both Gulak and Matt Riddle to seize victories over Styles.

Will Styles remain focused on the task at hand, or can Gulak claim the workhorse title?

Matt Riddle steps in the ring for exclusive interview with Michael Cole

Fresh off of his shocking SmackDown debut and subsequent victory against Intercontinental Champion AJ Styles, what’s next for Matt Riddle?

Michael Cole will join Riddle in the middle of the ring this week for an exclusive interview to determine what the future might hold for Friday night’s newest Superstar.

After making such a big splash in his very first match, where does The Original Bro go from here?

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