The Miz to make Smackdown appearance next week

In a segment that aired on tonight’s 4/17 episode of Smackdown Live from Providence, The Miz will be making his premiere appearance as the newest member of the Smackdown Live brand via the Superstar Shake-Up on next week’s 4/24 episode in Louisville.

The Miz was announced as moving to Smackdown Live from RAW on this past Monday’s episode of the program per the request of former Smackdown Live GM Daniel Bryan.

Bryan vs. The Miz was announced on Tuesday in a series of matches to take place on the upcoming WWE UK tour in May.

Dark Match before Smackdown Live

The following dark match took place prior to tonight’s 4/17 Smackdown and 205 Live tapings in Providence, Rhode Island:

* Tye Dillinger def. Primo.