Triple threat Intercontinental Championship match set for WrestleMania 39

Just last week, both Drew McIntyre and Sheamus scored a pinfall in a fatal 5-way match to decide who would wrestle GUNTHER for the Intercontinental Championship. WrestleMania 39. As they scored at the same time, Adam Pearce simply booked a single between them. Friday night’s SmackDown this week in Kansas City.

Rumors have persisted that the triple threat was always planned. So how would all this happen?

Of course, they were unable to determine a winner as they were counted out before GUNTHER himself interrupted and attacked them both with his Imperium teammates. Having seen enough, Pearce decided to go ahead and prove the rumors true by booking a triple threat.

It’s finally official.

WrestleMania 39 will take place on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, 2023 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Here is the updated match card:

  • WWE World Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Cody Rhodes
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship: Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Rhea Ripley
  • Raw Women’s Championship: Bianca Belair (c) vs. Asuka
  • Intercontinental Championship: GUNTHER (c) vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus
  • US Championship: Austin Theory (c) vs. John Cena
  • Hell in a cell: Edge vs. Finn Balor
  • Brock Lesnar vs. Omos
  • Seth Rollins vs. Logan Paul
  • Trish Stratus & Lita & Becky Lynch vs. Damage CTRL

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