Title change at SmackDown TV taping

The following championship matches will take place on this Friday’s Christmas episode of WWE SmackDown on FOX.

WWE confirmed on Sunday that this Friday night’s Christmas Day episode of SmackDown on FOX will be taped Tuesday.  There had been several reports  that Friday’s show would be taped in advance.  The New Year’s Day episode is scheduled to be live on FOX.

Below is the current card for Friday Night’s show:

– WWE Universal Championship Steel Cage Match: Roman Reigns defends against Kevin Owens

– WWE Intercontinental Championship Match: Sami Zayn defends against Big E

– WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match: Asuka and Charlotte Flair defend against opponents to be announced