As seen on this week’s episode of SmackDown Live, Shane McMahon announced a new match for the upcoming Battleground PPV. Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Lana, Natalya, and Tamina will compete in a 5-Way Elimination Match. The winner of this match will challenge Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Championship at SummerSlam.
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) July 12, 2017
The Battleground pay-per-view event takes place on Sunday, July 23rd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Wells Fargo Center and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. This will be an exclusive SmackDown Live brand event. Here is the updated card:
— WWE Championship Punjabi Prison Match: Jinder Mahal © vs. Randy Orton
— SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos © vs. The New Day
— Flag Match: John Cena vs. Rusev
— #1 Contender 5-Way Elimination Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch vs. Lana vs. Natalya vs. Tamina