It was announced on Saturday morning's edition of Talking Smack that Big E vs. Sheamus has been added to Sunday's WWE Payback pay-per-view.
On Friday night's edition of SmackDown, Big E teamed with Heavy Machinery in defeating Sheamus, John Morrison, and The Miz in a six-man tag, after pinning Miz.
During the course of the match, Sheamus walked out on his partners, following a miscue with Morrison. Prior to the bout, Sheamus insisted that his partners follow his lead during the match.
Big E's singles run continues in light of New Day partners Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods currently mending from different injuries.
The current card for WWE Payback, taking place this Sunday night at the Amway Center in Orlando, is as follows:
*WWE Universal: The Fiend (c) vs. Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman
*Women's Tag Team: Bayley and Sasha Banks (c) vs. Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax
*WWE United States: Apollo Crews (c) vs. Bobby Lashley
*Keith Lee vs. Randy Orton
*Rey and Dominik Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins and Murphy
*Matt Riddle vs. King Corbin
*Big E vs. Sheamus