Before you continue reading, we want to warn you that this post might contain a spoiler for tonight’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view. Reader Mike Ward sent word that he saw The Great Khali at Philadelphia International Airport. Coincidentally, tonight’s PPV will take place in Philadelphia.
We haven’t heard anything about surprises for tonight’s show so we can’t say for sure that he will be on the show but if WWE does indeed plan on using Khali on the show then it would make the most sense for him to be involved in the Punjabi Prison match between Randy Orton and Jinder Mahal. We checked Khali’s social media and noticed that he was posting photos of himself on an airline flight and his most recent photo was taken at the airport.
Jinder Mahal stays in contact with Khali on a regular basis and considers him a brother. The Punjabi Prison match was named after Khali’s home state (Punjabi, India). He was supposed to face The Undertaker in the first match at The Great American Bash 2006 but was replaced by The Big Show because of a medical issue. In 2007, competed in the second Punjabi Prison match and lost to Batista.
Scroll down for the final card for tonight’s show.
Here is the card for tonight’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view:
WWE Championship – Punjabi Prison Match
Jinder Mahal (Champion) vs. Randy Orton
John Cena vs. Rusev
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin
United States Championship
AJ Styles (Champion) vs. Kevin Owens
Five-Way Elimination Match – Winner will face Naomi for the Smackdown Women’s Championship at SummerSlam
Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch vs. Natalya vs. Tamina vs. Lana
Sami Zayn vs. Mike Kanellis
Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English
Also, WWE is teasing that Breezango are finally “within arm’s length” of discovering the identity of their attackers. Apparently, according to the storyline, they have received a break in the case that points to a resolution at the pay-per-view.
Click here if you want to read Aaron Varble’s story on potential names that could be revealed as the attackers.
We will have live coverage beginning with the Kickoff show at 7 pm eastern.
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