WWE Smackdown Live Open Discussion Thread 5/21/19

WWE Smackdown Live

Tonight, on the With Spandex WWE Smackdown Live open discussion thread:

He’s back! After a month on the shelf following knee surgery, Big E is returning to Smackdown Live, which is cause for a party! The New Day are throwing a Welcome Back Celebration you won’t want to miss for their friend. What do WWE Champion Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods have planned? Find out when the celebration kicks off Smackdown Live, tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network! (via

Our five-point preview:

1. Big E returns way earlier than projected, so either he’s a miraculous healer who is going to turn heel to give us Kofi’s next challenger, or the target of the next challenger’s attack to make Kofi mad.

2. The 24/7 Title comes to Smackdown! Cockroaches of the show, rejoice!

3. Bayley and Becky Lynch are teaming up against Charlotte and Lacey Evans, who I hope will work some kind of Twin Magic gimmick.

4. Smackdown Women’s Champion Bayley will have an “exclusive interview,” which will end with the Lucha House Party showing up and trying to fight her 3-on-1.