Spoilers: Smackdown taping results from London
– The show opens with Roman Reigns introducing The Miz, however they are interrupted by Elias and Shane McMahon. Shane McMahon bans Miz from the arena tonight. Out of nowhere, Daniel Bryan and Rowan hit the ring for a four-man beat down on “The Big Dog,” until his cousins The Usos hit the ring to make the save. A 3-on-4 Handicap Match is announced by Shane McMahon for later tonight. He mentions that if Miz interferes, the Steel Cage Match they have scheduled for the WWE Money In The Bank PPV will be cancelled. Check out some spoiler photos from this segment.
– Andrade won the The Fatal-4-Way involving himsel, Ali, Randy Orton and WWE Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor took place. The finish saw Andrade get the pin on Balor. There were some cool ladder spots in the match, and some exciting high spots. This was said to be an extremely good match early in the show that really set the tone for the evening. Check out spoiler video highlights from the Fatal-4-Way match here.
– After the match, Andrade goes for the Money In The Bank briefcase, however Ricochet comes out and hits the ring to stop him.
– Backstage, we see WWE Champion Kofi Kingston with Xavier Woods. Kingston makes it clear he wants to go on The Kevin Owens Show by himself later in the show.
– Charlotte Flair cuts a quick promo on RAW and SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. “The Queen” vows to win the SmackDown Women’s Championship and subsequently end her rivalry with “The Man” for good when the two meet in the ring for the Women’s blue brand title at the WWE Money In The Bank PPV. Check out video footage of this segment by clicking here.
– Another cryptic backstage vignette with Aleister Black aired.
– Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan, Rowan & Elias beat Roman Reigns and The Usos in the 3-on-4 Handicap Match announced in the opening segment of the show. After the match, the heel foursome continued to punish Reigns and The Usos until The Miz hit the ring to make the save.
– Backstage, we get quick promos from Paige and Ember.
– The Kabuki Warriors def. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville in tag-team action. Kairi Sane and Asuka came out and Paige announces that the duo will now be known as The Kabuki Warriors. The Ilconics were on commentary for the tag match, which Asuka and San won when Asuka rolled up Mandy for the 1-2-3.
– We see Lars Sullivan
– Kevin Owens cuts a promo backstage. As he’s talking, he is interrupted by The New Day’s music. Out comes WWE Champion Kofi Kingston to the ring while Owens is shown on the titan tron still talking backstage. Finally, Owens makes his way out and he and Kingston brawl in the aisle. Sami Zayn ends up running in and helping Owens beat down the WWE Champion until Kingston’s New Day brother Xavier Woods comes out to even things up. Eventually, the heels retreat as Kingston and Woods stand tall.