Apollo Crews Challenges Big E To "Nigerian Drum Fight" At WrestleMania 37

The IC title is on the line

The Intercontinental title match between Big E and Apollo Crews at WrestleMania 37 will now be a "Nigerian Drum Fight", following a challenge made by Crews on Friday's edition of SmackDown.

According to Crews, the match is based on an ancient ritual created by his ancestors. Though no specific match objectives have really been given, Crews explained that in a Nigerian Drum Fight, there are no rules, and that the match is a chance to inflict, "...a beating so loud it sounds like a drum."

The current card for WrestleMania 37, taking place Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, is as follows:


* SmackDown Women's: Sasha Banks (c) vs. Bianca Belair

* WWE World: Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Drew McIntyre

* Bad Bunny vs. The Miz

* Raw Tag Team: The New Day (c) vs. AJ Styles and Omos

* Steel Cage match: Braun Strowman vs. Shane McMahon

* Cesaro vs. Seth Rollins


* WWE Universal: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Edge vs. Daniel Bryan

* Raw Women's: Asuka (c) vs. Rhea Ripley

* The Fiend vs. Randy Orton

* WWE Intercontinental/Nigerian Drum Fight: Big E (c) vs. Apollo Crews

* Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn

* WWE United States: Riddle (c) vs. Sheamus

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