WWE superstars Jey Uso and Kevin Owens on SmackDown
With Survivor Sequence within the books, WWE began to construct to the TLC pay-per-view with SmackDown highlighing the primary feuds.
The present kicked off with Jey Uso heaping reward on Roman Reigns for his victory over Drew McIntyre, however the Tribal Chief slowly headed to the ring as a video performed exhibiting the blue model’s loss on the identical present.
The clip additionally confirmed Uso serving to the Common Champ beat the Scottish Psychopath, and bac within the ring Roman questioned why his cousin obtained concerned.
He known as him a humiliation to the household by not getting sufficient respect from his group to information them to victory.
As Otis walked out for his deliberate match with King Corbin, Jey snapped and took out the previous Mr. Cash In The Financial institution with a metal chair.
Later within the evening, Uso attacked Daniel Bryan after his match with Sami Zayn (extra on that later) till Kevin Owens made the save.
KO advised Jey that Reigns was messing along with his household’s thoughts, and the 2 met in SmackDown’s primary occasion.
This was usually nice stuff with the incredible storytelling we’ve come to anticipate from anything involved in the wider Reigns/Uso narrative.
KO is about for a feud with Roman Reigns – we’re right here for it (Photograph: WWE)
Ultimately, Jey snapped and decked Owens with a metal chair, chasing a disqualification – however KO was in a position to flip the tables after the bell as he hit at stunner.
He grabbed a chair of his personal, and known as out Roman as he beat down his cousin – however the Tribal Chief and Paul Heyman simply watched on from backstage.
Better of the remainder
Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode demanded a shot on the tag group titles, however the Avenue Income didn’t take too kindly to the duo’s phrases.
The next non-title bout was a enjoyable one, with no complaints right here – and a shock win with Ziggler and Roode stepping themselves up for match for the gold after a sneaky roll-up.
Backstage, Daniel Bryan insisted he was calm and centered as he targets the Intercontinental Title, however Sami Zayn insisted the chief of the Sure Motion didn’t deserve a shot after shedding to him at WrestleMania.
The pair put collectively a incredible match as you’d anticipate, which got here to an finish when the IC Champ was in a position to slip again within the ring for a count-out victory.
Usually, that will be irritating – particularly for a champion – however it works so nicely with Zayn’s character, which has been delivered to perfection since his return.
Bayley was on commentary for a match between Bianca Belair and Natalya, which was first rate however the former’s presence was at all times going to have an effect.
Ultimately, it did simply that because the EST of WWE threw her opponent into Bayley, earlier than utilizing the fallout to roll-up the Queen of Hearts for a 3 rely.
Murphy had the Mysterios at ringside (Photograph: WWE)
King Corbin insisted the Mysterio household shouldn’t be trusted Murphy, and mocked Dominik’s skill as a competitor, earlier than the previous Disciple took Otis’ place in opposition to Corbin, with the Mysterio household stopping the latter’s assault at each flip.
Murphy was in a position to get the win, albeit with Dominik pushing Corbin’s legs off the rope – resulting in the king demanding a rematch.
This was a baffling transfer the place the Mysterios’ involvement felt out of character for somebody who hadn’t carried out almost as a lot to antagonise them as, say, Seth Rollins.
Elsewhere in the course of the evening, Sami Zayn ran down Apollo Crews earlier than Huge E warned him he was only one misstep away from shedding the gold.
In the meantime, Sasha Banks attacked Carmella as she reduce a promo on the Legit Boss, and Billie Kay was at her comedic finest handing his resume to Michael Cole and Corey Graves with out a lot luck.
Quickfire SmackDown outcomes
- Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode defeated The Avenue Income
- Sami Zayn beat Daniel Bryan through count-out
- Bianca Belair pinned Natalya
- Murphy defeated King Corbin
- Kevin Owens beat Jey Uso through disqualification