Tonight’s SmackDown Live kicks off with Paige announcing the matches for tonights Smackdown Live including the gauntlet match to determine the new contender for WWE Title.
Asuka confronts Carmella & James Ellsworth
– Becky Lynch defeated Billie Kay
A backstage segment of Jeff Hardy talking about Nakamura’s failure in MITB & the match he had with Nakamura before MITB. Jeff says his eyes were closed before but now they are open. He says this as he turns around to reveal new face paint and white eyes. Jeff tells Nakamura, “I see you.”
Renee had a backstage interview with Daniel Bryan
– The SAnitY Vs The Usos ended in no contest as SAnitY attacked the Usos before the match.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
The Bludgeon Brothers defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson
Gauntlet Match for #1 Contender of WWE Title:
– Big E eliminated by Daniel Bryan
– Samoa Joe eliminated by Daniel Bryan
The Bludgeon Brother attacked Daniel Bryan
– Daniel Bryan eliminated by The Miz
– The Miz eliminated by Rusev
Rusev becomes the #1 contender for WWE Title.
After the match, AJ Styles interrupts the celebration of Rusev. The both had a handshake. Aiden English disrespects AJ styles, which leads to styles dropping him in front of Rusev.