Mustafa Ali earns Intercontinental Championship title shot at Night of Champions

The WWE free agent, Mustafa Ali, will look to try to end the streak of the current title holder, Gunther, on May 27.

WWE fans have plenty to look forward to on May 27, with Brock Lesnar and Cody Rhodes squaring for the second round of their grudge match along with the culmination of the Heavyweight Championship Tournament between AJ Styles and Seth Rollins. Now, just shortly after Gunther made his Monday Night RAW debut, the Intercontentional Champion will be put on the line at the Night of Champions as Mustafa Ali has secured his shot at the title.

This will be Mustafa Ali's first title shot since last year's Hell in a Cell PPV.

Mustafa Ali, who's known for his exceptional agility and quickness, secured his shot at the Intercontinental title after he'd survived a 25-man over-the-top battle royale on the May 15 episode of Monday Night RAW.

Ali's latest triumph represents his first shot at a title belt after failing to snatch the United States Championship from Austin Theory at last year's Hell in a Cell PPV.

Ali has never won a championship in his WWE career and he might have to wait a while to earn his keep. Ali is up against Gunther who is no slouch. Many in the WWE view him as the next big thing and he's being built as such. There are talks that Gunther will hold on to the Intercontinental Championship for as long as possible with a potential feud against Brock Lesnar on the cards.

As a strong and intimidating presence, Gunther presents a challenging adversary for anyone in the ring.

After Ali's battle royale victory, Gunther is more than ready to take on his latest challenger.

Gunther is being positioned by the WWE as a potential threat to some of its biggest superstars.

For what it's worth, Mustafa Ali remains undeterred by Gunther's power and dominance. Despite facing off against all odds, Ali, who's barely 180 pounds in weight, is looking forward to the match-up.

Unfortunately, fighting spirit and grit can only take you so far.

Aside from Mustafa Ali vs Gunther, the Night of Champions will see Roman Reigns take matters into his own hands as he teams up with Solo Sikoa to take on Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens for the Unified Tag Team Championship belts.

With such a star-studded lineup planned for May 27, fans in Jeddah are in for a treat.

Ray Ampoloquio
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