Welcome to today’s WWE Clash at the Castle 2022 news roundup. With Triple H taking over the control of the creative team on the main roster, there have been some massive changes of late. A former WWE NXT Champion made his shocking return to SmackDown this week and attacked the number one contender of the WWE Undisputed Universal Championship, Drew McIntyre.
Former WWE Universal Champion Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins has received a challenge from an unexpected name ahead of WWE Clash at the Castle. Meanwhile, WWE has announced a new championship match for the UK premium live event. Without further ado, let’s dive deep into today’s WWE News Roundup.
1. Liv Morgan features on today’s WWE Clash at the Castle 2022 News Roundup
And your winner: SHAYNA BASZLER!
— WWE India (@WWEIndia) August 6, 2022
Liv Morgan will defend her WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship at Clash at the Castle against former NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler. Morgan successfully defended her title against Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam last month.
Now that Rousey is suspended, WWE had to crown a new number one contender for the title. Shayna Baszler won a gauntlet match on this week’s SmackDown to set up a match against Liv Morgan.
2. Karrion Kross dominates today’s WWE Clash at the Castle 2022 news roundup
— 𝐃𝐫𝐕𝐕𝐧 (@WrestlingCovers) August 6, 2022
Karrion Kross made his stunning return to WWE this week. Triple H has booked him in the main event scene straightaway. He attacked Drew McIntyre to end this week’s SmackDown episode on a shocking note. It looks like the match at Clash at the Castle may turn into a triple threat now.
3. Noam Dar challenges Seth Rollins
In an interview with Sportskeeda Wrestling ahead of WWE Clash at the Castle 2022, NXT UK Superstar Noam Dar sent out a challenge to Seth Rollins. Here’s what he said:
“I think if he stood in front of me that might snap him out of that mindset and bring him back to reality a little bit.”
It will be interesting to see if WWE indeed book a match between Rollins and Dar for the upcoming premium live event in Cardiff.