Survivor Series build-up has started on WWE Raw that continued on Smackdown. The authority figures addressed the roster to make some important decisions on the show. Plus, Shane McMahon also talked about the world cup tournament controversy. Here are the full results from the show hosted at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
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Paige welcomed everyone to Smackdown Live before introducing Shane McMahon. Crown loudly booed his world cup win as he accepted that the cup belonged to everyone from the locker room. Then he announced that Daniel Bryan would be the team captain from Team Blue at Survivor Series. The Miz had complaints about this as he interrupted, quickly. So Shane had to make both Miz and Bryan as the co-captains for Team Smackdown.
The New Day and The Usos competed in a tag team match. The winner of the match would have become the team captain for Smackdown tag team Survivor Series captain. Jimmy tried to distract Kofi inside the ring as Big E took him out. E also hit a Suicidal Dive on Jey Uso. Kofi hit an Enziguiri on Jey. But Jimmy hit a powerbomb on Kofi before landing a frog splash on him to get the win. After the match, the two teams hugged it out to stay strong for Survivor Series.
Becky Lynch cut another promo on Ronda Rousey. She said how Ronda is someone whom WWE handed over everything unlike her who had to earn it. The Smackdown women’s champion then issued an open challenge to the women’s roster as Nikki Cross came out. Nikki started the match in quick-fire away but Becky sent her into the barricade to take control. Nikki hit a running bulldog on the champion but she came back by locking in the dis-arm-her to pick up the win via submission.
Rey Mysterio hit a Hurricurana to take control of the match. But Andrade came back with a big boot. The fight continued outside as both men hit hard the barricade. Rey fought back with a boot to Almas after dodging the double knees. Almas was finally able to connect with the double-knees on the rope but Rey countered with a 619 for the pinfall win. This earned him a spot at Smackdown men’s team at Survivor Series. After the match, Randy Orton hit him with an RKO.
Paige was out again to announce the Smackdown women’s division team. She introduced Carmella, Naomi, Sonya DeVille, Asuka, and Charlotte Flair as the five women. But Charlotte Flair did not come out. Rather Mandy Rose’s music hit and she came out with a mic in hand. She had a huge problem as to why Paige chose Sonya over her. Mandy continued to take negative comments on the team as Naomi attacked her. A brawl was about to go down until other members separated these two.
Shane McMahon is going to be the fourth team member for Smackdown Survivor Series team. Samoa Joe and Jeff Hardy battle for the fifth spot in the main event. Hardy was able to hit the Swanton Bomb but Joe pulled up the knees to counter. He locked in the Coquina Clutch to get the win via submission. Daniel Bryan attacked Joe after the match. The Miz went to stop him but Bryan attacked him. Shane McMahon went to stop him but he unloaded on McMahon, too before leaving the ring.