Becky, Tag Team Tourney, Summerslam Hypes
The WWE Champion, AJ Styles returned to Smackdown Live after one week’s absence. Charlotte and Becky Lynch tried to get along as a tag team just days before Summerslam title opportunity.
Plus, we received new contenders for the tag-team championship. Check out the results from the show took place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Randy Orton came out to kick off things on Smackdown Live. He talked about the vicious attack delivered to Jeff Hardy. As a heel, he feels happy to erase the Charismatic Enigma. The fans should be happy about it too. They should thank Orton for what he did to Hardy.
Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch teamed up to take on the IIconics. Charlotte and Peyton downed each other by delivering big boots. After that, Becky received the tag and delivered a big forearm to Peyton. Billie tried to interfere but fell victim to moonsault from Charlotte. Charlotte locked in the Figure-eight to pick up the win the opening contest of Smackdown.
AJ Styles returned to Smackdown Live after a week’s hiatus. He delivered a fired up promo to blast Samoa Joe. Joe indeed knows Styles’ family more than anybody. But he decided to ruin the friendship in a split second. But, Styles won’t let Joe keep his hands on the WWE Championship. At Summerslam, he will retain the most prestigious title.
The Miz accepted the challenge made by Daniel Bryan. He agreed to face Bryan at Summerslam, but for a second week in a row, the Miz denied appearing on Smackdown. Byron Saxton interviewed him somewhere from the backstage, as he continued to insult Bryan. Bryan had heard enough of this trash and attacked Miz from behind. Security team separated these two to end the segment.
Zelina Vega had a rematch against Lana on Smackdown. Rusev was present by Lana’s side at this time. Andrade Almas tried to interfere in Lana’s moves when Aiden Anglish ran out. He accidentally pushed Lana into Almas allowing Vega to get the pinfall. An upset English went to backstage after the match finished.
R-Truth received a match against Shinsuke Nakamura on the show. He tried to capitalize with his quick moves, but Nakamura countered with a knee to the back. Then he delivered the Kinshasa for an easy win. The Bludgeon Brothers defeated the team of 3SK with their pendant powerbomb.
The New Day against the Bar was the main event of WWE Smackdown Live in tag team tourney finale. Big E gained the upper hand by putting him down with a shoulder block. After back and forth going, Cesaro locked in the Sharp-shooter on E. Kofi ran out to break the pin creating a brawl. He took out Sheamus with a DDT. E tagged him to deliver the Midnight Hour on Cesaro for the win. The New Day celebrated to end the show.