WWE News: What Transpired after Smackdown Went Off the Air, September 5, 2017

WWE News: What Transpired after Smackdown Went Off the Air, September 5, 2017

Smackdown went off the air with a monumental announcement that shook the WWE Universe. After what went on from the entire episode from last night around Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon, the latter one was suspended by Vince McMahon. Daniel Bryan made the confirmation on live TV where Shane has been released of his duties, as the Smackdown commissioner, indefinitely.

Following the conclusion of the show, Shane McMahon apologised to the WWE Universe for his actions on Smackdown Live. He posted a tweet on his official account begging for sorry from all the fans and officials of the show.

Plus, the main event of the night witnessed the first-ever matchup between Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura. The latter one picked up the win to become the new number one contender for the WWE Championship. Once the show, went off the air the match for the title has been made official.

WWE.com announced that Jinder Mahal would face Shinsuke Nakamura in a rematch for the WWE title inside the Hell in a Cell structure. The PPV will be hosted in October. Check out the updates from WWE’s official website:

“After the disappointment of SummerSlam, Shinsuke Nakamura will get another opportunity at Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship at WWE Hell in a Cell on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Now that he knows what to expect, will Nakamura be ready to fend off The Singh Brothers, best Mahal and capture the WWE Championship? Find out at WWE Hell in a Cell, streaming live on WWE Network Sunday, Oct. 8, at 8 ET/5 PT!”

Once the cameras stopped rolling, Bobby Roode featured in action against his opponent from last week, Mike Kanellis. In the dark match of Smackdown Live, the former NXT Champion defeated Mike with a Glorious DDT. Once the match concluded, Roode gave an interview on the fallout show about his win.

Dolph Ziggler was also seen in an interview where he continued his gloating about deserving more opportunities in the WWE.

Plus, on the 205 Live show, Enzo Amore won the fatal-five-way elimination match to become the new number one contender for the Cruiserweight Championship. He will challenge Neville for the title at the No Mercy PPV.