WWE Smackdown Live kicks off from Grand Rapids Michigan
The USOs coming out, the new tag team champions, saying they have the tag team division on lock! They call out the New Day.
New days music hits and come out, Xavier and Big E clearly feeling the effects of Hell in a Cell. Seeming the Usos gave the respect due to the New Day and feeling was mutual. The Usos go on to say, ‘They own the tag team division’.
Soon as all 5 men go to shake hands the Hype Bros music hits, they come and claim that it’s always the same 2 teams. They exchange words until Gable & Benjamin come out telling Hype Bros to get to the back of the line. Usos agree and then turn to them and tell them to get to the back of the line.
Then Breezango come out, followed by the Ascension. Ascension claim they are sick of not being recognised.
Daniel Bryans music then hits announcing that ‘tonight is not a good tonight for this’ then thanks New Day and Usos for an incredible match at Hell in a Cell but then says get out of the ring. Then makes a fatal 4-way match to determine the tag team title number 1 contender.
Gable & Benjamin def. Ascension, Breezango, Hype Bros
Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin earn a title opportunity against the Usos for the Smackdown Tag Team Titles
Charlotte & Natalya
In the backstage area Charlotte was talking to Natalya about their match at Hell in a Cell. Natalya made some untoward comments about her father Ric Flair. Charlotte snapped leading to an all-out war in the women’s locker room.
Becky Lynch def. Carmella
Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
KO comes out to explain about Sami Zayn help during the Hell in a Cell match. After talking about ‘almost dying’ and having Sami as his guardian angel, he introduces Sami Zayn. Sami is about to explain then KO stops him and tells him THANK YOU.
Sami speaks and says that the powerbomb on the apron a few weeks ago and it opened his eyes to always worrying about what people think and took him to mediocrity. But KO became champion. Sami appears to be tired with Shane McMahon brushing him off and never caring about Sami.
Sami claims that KO has been his friend, rival and everything in between but will always be his ‘brother’. He said Shane did not care about anyone and saved KO because it was the right thing to do. He then thanks KO for opening his eyes and they hug.
Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura def. Aiden English & Rusev
AJ Styles interview
AJ claims there was only 1 man that was phenomenal in the match at Hell in a Cell and that Corbin is prone to mistakes. He vows to get his championship back and is the ‘end of days’ for Corbin title reign.
Harper & Rowan Promo
A creepy promo appeared with them calling themselves the bluging brothers. Obviously hinting the return of these two.
Bobby Roode Promo
Booby Roode came out and said his match at Hell in a Cell was GLORIOUS! Ziggler came out and claimed that he is a fraud and that he was the better man and better wrestler. Ziggler said Roode panicked and won the match by any means necessary and grabbing the tights and cheating to win.
Roode claimed he didn’t cheat and he just proved he was smarter. Ziggler didn’t like that and shouted he wanted a rematch. Roode accepted the challenge. Ziggler said ‘any time any place’. Roode wants the rematch right now, shouting and scream Dolph walks down the ramp, takes off his jacket and says… ‘You can’t always get what you want!’ and wants his rematch on his terms.
The match is announced for the following week on Smackdown Live
Main Event: Baron Corbin def. AJ Styles
Baron Corbin successfully defended his title successfully and then had some heel words for the WWE Universe, saying the title isn’t going anywhere and ‘I’ll buy a boat and float down a valley of your tears’.