Naomi vs Bayley Confirmed For WWE Super Showdown 2020
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Historic Championship Match Confirmed For WWE Super Showdown 2020

The second-ever Women’s Division match in Saudi Arabia is all set to take place on the first global pay-per-view event of 2020. As seen on Smackdown, last night, Naomi and SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley will make history when they compete for the title at WWE Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia, next week.

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It will be a historic occasion for an added reason as for the first time ever a Women’s Division Championship will be on the line. Bayley declared that her title will be on the line at Super Showdown that led to a number one contender’s match on Smackdown where Naomi and Carmella battled.

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Naomi was in control for the early part of the match with her quick moves like a jawbreaker, sunset flip, rear-view or corkscrew plancha. Carmella started to come back locking in the Code of Silence submission move which was quickly countered with a split-legged moonsault off the top rope by Naomi for the pinfall win.

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Following this victory, Naomi vs. Bayley was made official for 2020 Super Showdown, PPV,

“At WWE Super ShowDown, Naomi will challenge SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley in a historic matchup in Riyadh. The showdown will be the first-ever Women’s Championship Match in Saudi Arabia.

Naomi is a two-time SmackDown Women’s Champion, but does she have what it takes to overcome Bayley? Find out at Super ShowDown in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this Thursday at noon ET/8 p.m. AST, streaming live on the award-winning WWE Network!”

Earlier to this, the first match featuring two women superstars happened in Saudi Arabia where Natalya defeated Lacey Evans at WWE Crown Jewel in 2019. But no title was on the line during the match. The upcoming match for the title belonging to the blue brand is the seventh match announced for Super Showdown 2020.

WWE returns to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, February 27 for the Super ShowDown event that takes place at the Mohammed Abdou Arena at The Boulevard in Riyadh. Here’s the current match card,

WWE Title Match
Ricochet vs. Brock Lesnar (c)

WWE Universal Title Match
Bill Goldberg vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c)

RAW Tag Team Titles Match
The Street Profits vs. Seth Rollins and Murphy (c)

SmackDown Tag Team Titles Match
John Morrison and The Miz vs. The New Day (c)

SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Naomi vs. Bayley (c)

Gauntlet Match for the Tuwaiq Mountain Trophy
AJ Styles, R-Truth, Rusev, Bobby Lashley, Erick Rowan, WWE United States Champion Andrade

Steel Cage Match
King Baron Corbin vs. Roman Reigns