Last night’s SmackDown set up a brand new feud over the Universal Championship whereas The Goddess returned to action. A new tag team title match is set for the TLC PPV.
Also, the main-event featured Roman Reigns after which he suffered a vicious beatdown from the current rival. Check out the results from the show that took place at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
SmackDown opened with a vignette showing how The Fiend attacked Daniel Bryan, last week. Miz appeared in the ring to inform that Bryan has disappeared. The Fiend appeared on the tron to ask Miz to play at TLC. He also showed a photo frame of Miz, Maryse, and their daughter to make Miz irate. He exited the ring and headed to catch a plane to meet his family.
Mandy Rose vs. Alexa Bliss was the opening contest of SmackDown where Mandy hit a big jumping knee to take control of the match. She ripped off Bliss’ eyelashes to receive boos from the crowd. Bliss came back hitting some right hands and a basement dropkick. Deville tried to distract her but Cross neutralized her. Bliss hit the Twisted Bliss on Rose to get the victory.
Drake Maverick approached Dana Brooke again to confirm whether something was going on between them. Elias appeared in the scene and insulted Drake forcing the latter to call him out in the ring. Elias dropped Maverick with the Drift Away to entertain the fans on SmackDown.
Backstage, Bray Wyatt attacked The Miz and planted him with a Sister Abigail.
A Fatal 4 Way number one Contenders Elimination Match was next on SmackDown with the lineup of Mustafa Ali and Shorty G vs. The Lucha House Party vs. The Revival vs. Heavy Machinery.
The Revival was the one to stand tall by the end as they outlasted the other three teams. Dash hit an uppercut on G whereas Dawson tagged in to hit the Shatter Machine on him to get the win.
Lacey Evans vs. Haley Jones was the next matchup on SmackDown. Evans hit a Women’s Right on the enhancement talent to pick up a quick win. After the match, Sasha Banks interrupted her saying she is a pathetic role model for her daughter. Evans scared Banks away before leaving the ring.
But Bayley attacked her from behind on the ramp. Banks and Bayley double-teamed on Evans before going to the back.
Roman Reigns competed in the main event of SmackDown with Dolph Ziggler. Despite the interference by Corbin and his servants, Reigns successfully pinned Ziggler hitting a Spear. After the match, Corbin and Ziggler double-teamed on Reigns to deliver a beatdown.
Ziggler downed Reigns with a Superkick and handcuffed him before bringing out wet dog food and smear it all over him. The officials came out to stop Corbin and Ziggler before they went back to the backstage area to close the show.