WWE announced the title bout earlier today, but didn’t name a challenger for Apollo. WWE posted the following preview for the match, noting that Commander Azeez will be at his side.
In the wake of his controversial victory over Big E at WrestleMania, new Intercontinental Champion Apollo Crews will put his title on the line tonight with the menacing Commander Azeez in his corner.
The brutal Crews stands as the pride of his Nigerian ancestors. Who will dare oppose him for the illustrious title? Find out on SmackDown, tonight at 8/7 C on FOX.
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