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Mandy Rose next to challenge Raquel Gonzalez for the NXT Women's Championship

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Wrestling Mandy Rose next to challenge Raquel Gonzalez for the NXT Women's Championship
OCT 13, 2021 LISTEN

Fans of the WWE can gear up for another thrilling week of action on SuperSport, with live airings of the NXT, SmackDown and Raw shows running from Wednesday 13 to Tuesday 19 October 2021.

The action begins on the morning of Wednesday 13 October with WWE NXT Episode 638. The 2.0. brand of NXT has seen Mandy Rose rise as a potent challenger to Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez, while Tomassa Ciampa also faces an assault from the ambitious Bron Breakker.

Saturday 16 October brings Episode 1156 of WWE SmackDown. ‘The Scottish Warrior’ Drew McIntyre was a major signing for SmackDown in the recent WWE Draft, and the two-time WWE Champions has set his sights on a new goal now that he is joining the blue brand.

“I’m so proud of everything I was able to achieve on Raw,” said McIntyre. “I’m also thinking about the past, the present and the future. I started on SmackDown a long time ago, a young man in his early twenties... I was so young, so immature, full of hopes and dreams, the ‘Chosen One’. It didn’t work out.

“I’ve never forgotten about that and it’s always felt like unfinished business on SmackDown. That’s the past, let’s talk about the present: there’s a dark cloud that looms over SmackDown. They hide behind their family, they hide behind their blood [referring to the Bloodline alliance of Roman Reigns, The Usos and council Paul Heyman]... SmackDown’s been waiting for someone to step up and flip the damn table on them, and by god, I am here!”

Tuesday 19 October will feature Episode 1482 of WWE Raw. The legendary Goldberg has promised that he will take down Bobby Lashley: “Let’s talk man to man here: I’m a father, you’re a father. For your kids’ sake, I hope you are a better father than you are a liar. Because when you put your hands around my son’s neck at SummerSlam, and choked him unconscious, leaving him in the middle of the ring, you had the gall to come out and say that it was a misunderstanding,” said the Hall of Fame superstar.

“You hurt my son, Bobby Lashley. And now I will fulfil a promise: I am going to hurt you real bad. Hell, if I’m lucky enough, I’ll even kill you. One thing people seem to forget about Goldberg is that during that process I’m going to enjoy every single second of it.”

Now GOtv viewers can also enjoy some world-class WWE action every Wednesday evening on SuperSport GOtv Select3, with a past Pay-Per-View (3pm), WWE 205 (7pm) and a documentary (7:30pm).

Don’t miss out on all the WWE content on DStv. Visit www.dstv.com to subscribe or upgrade, and join in on the excitement. And while you’re on the move, you can stream the action on the DStv App.

WWE weekly programmes broadcast details, 13-19 October 2021

  • All times GMT

Wednesday 13 October

  • 12am: WWE NXT Episode 638 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

Saturday 16 October

  1. 12am: WWE SmackDown Episode 1156 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

Tuesday 19 October

  • 12am: WWE Raw Episode 1482 LIVE on SuperSport Variety 3 and WWE Channel 128

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

Sports Journalist

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