Baron Corbin's Next Feud Revealed On WWE SmackDown

WWE added a new wrinkle to Corbin's character on SmackDown. He's a thief!

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Baron Corbin opportunistically seized the moment and stole Big E's Money In The Bank briefcase on this week's episode of WWE SmackDown.

Corbin was conducting a backstage interview with Kayla Braxton after losing to Kevin Owens earlier in the night - WWE's booking stipulated that KO would owe Baron $1,000 if the ex-'King' could win. He didn't though, which means that he (theoretically) has to stop begging fans and other wrestlers to dig him out of a financial hole.

Then, the plot thickened.

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Corbs grabbed E's MITB case and sprinted out of the arena yelling about how he'd soon cash it in and earn millions as the Universal Champion. E gave chase, but he hasn't really responded to the angle on social media since SmackDown ended.

It seems obvious what's going to happen here though - WWE will likely book Corbin vs. E one-on-one for the MITB privileges. That match could happen at SummerSlam on 21 August, but the company may prefer to book it on SmackDown over the next few weeks instead.

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They've got options, at least. Corbin also deserves praise for how he's handled this new gimmick.

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