6 Ups & 3 Downs From WWE SmackDown (10 May - Results & Review)

Cody Rhodes gets a new WWE Title challenger; Roman Reigns sends Solo Sikoa a message.

Cody Rhodes Logan Paul

WWE is keeping options open for the upcoming King & Queen Of The Ring PLE over in Saudi Arabia. On SmackDown, Logan Paul was revealed as Cody Rhodes' latest hurdle, but it's unclear exactly what the "Champion vs. Champion" branding means - will both Cody's WWE and Logan's United States belts be up for grabs?

If so, is booking Rhodes as a dual champ a risk? Holding two prizes could dilute the one that was most important to him, and it'd likely force a hasty loss later on once Cody's main SummerSlam feud starts heating up. Triple H's creative team should be real careful here, because they don't want to split focus when it comes to the poster boy.

This week's show was less about WWE Title feuds and more about tournament action anyway. Get used to a lot of 'B' tier fare from the company heading through events like King & Queen, Clash At The Castle and even Money In The Bank. That doesn't mean programming will be weak, necessarily, but maybe weaker than it was during 'Mania season.

Time for some good news: SmackDown featured a sparkling main event and another wrinkle in an excellent Bloodline subplot. Here's all the good and bad from WWE's latest!

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