WWE taped Smackdown Live in Manchester, England. Because of the time difference, tonight’s show will air on a tape delay.
Here are the spoilers for tonight’s show:
– Breeznago defeated The Colons in a dark match.
– Shane McMahon kicks off the show. McMahon said that it was not Smackdown’s intent for Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to lose their titles but those things happen when you are under siege. McMahon said that Daniel Bryan will return next week. Shane McMahon and Sami Zayn come out and rip on McMahon and they say that Team Smackdown cant win because McMahon is their captain. McMahon makes a match….
– Kofi Kingston defeated Sami Zayn. Owens tried to interfere but New Day prevented him.
– Backstage interview with Jinder Mahal and then another Bludgeon Brothers vignette.
– Randy Orton defeated Rusev to officially earn a spot on Team Smackdown. This was originally supposed to be Rusev vs. AJ Styles.
– Becky Lynch defeated James Ellsworth with the disarmer. Other members of the women’s division were at ringside during this match. Carmella walked off out of disgust because Ellsworth lost.
– Carmella talks with Shane McMahon backstage. Natalya said that she would be willing to wrestle twice at Survivor Series…the match against Alexa Bliss and as part of Team Smackdown. Shane announced Natalya vs. Charlotte Flair for next week.
– Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin defeated The Usos by countout. The finish was abrupt because Jey Usos appeared to have been injured. He was limping to the backstage area after the match.
– AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship. Styles won with the Pheonomal Forearm and he is the new WWE Champion. Click here for more on this match.
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