WWE announced during Friday’s SmackDown, Gunther will defend the Intercontinental Title against Drew McIntyre and Sheamus in a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania 39.
Per Roy Nemer’s SmackDown recap:
During the McIntyre and Sheamus were both down at the time, Gunther entered into the ring and asked them who it is going to be. Sheamus and Drew got to their feet. Vinci and Kaiser attacked Sheamus and Drew from behind. Sheamus threw Vinci and Kaiser to the outside of the ring. Gunther then hit a dropkick on Drew and a right hand onto Sheamus. Gunther then powerbombed Sheamus onto McIntyre.
Adam Pearce appeared on the big screen. He said last week, Gunther told him he wants an opponent at WrestleMania. But he is making it official. He will defend his Intercontinental title against Drew McIntyre and Sheamus in a triple threat match at WrestleMania.
Below is the current card for WrestleMania 39:
-Undisputed WWE Universal Championship Match: Roman Reigns defends against Cody Rhodes
-SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Charlotte Flair defends against Rhea Ripley
-Raw Women’s Championship Match: Bianca Belair defends against Asuka
-United States Championship Match: Austin Theory defends against John Cena
-Intercontinental Championship Triple Threat Match: Gunther defends against Drew McIntyre & Sheamus
-Hell in a Cell Match: Edge vs. Finn Balor
-Brock Lesnar vs. Omos
-Seth Rollins vs. Logan Paul
-Trish Stratus, Becky Lynch & Lita vs. Damage CTRL (Bayley, Dakota Kai & IYO SKY)
-Women’s Four-Way Tag Team Showcase Match: Liv Morgan & Raquel Rodriguez vs. TBD vs. TBD vs. TBD
-Men’s Four-Way Tag Team Showcase Match: Four teams TBD
WrestleMania 39 will take place on April 1 and April 2, from SoFi Stadium just outside of Los Angeles, CA. The event will air live on Peacock in the United States and WWE everywhere else, with a start time of 8:00 pm ET on both nights.