New SmackDown Open, What You Didn’t See, Several Crown Jewel Notes

Below are news and notes from the Oct. 18 episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown…

* Roman Reigns will captain Team Hogan at WWE Crown Jewel, with Ali and Shorty G being added.

* Nikki Cross was put over in a six-pack challenge to become the No. 1 contender for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

* The stipulation to Seth Rollins vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt “Falls Count Anywhere” match at Crown Jewel is that the match “cannot be stopped for any reason.”

* Apollo Crews beat Kalisto in a dark match prior to the show.

* This week’s SmackDown premiered a new intro video, which you can watch embedded in the player above.


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