– Thanks to an assist from James Ellsworth, Dean Ambrose became the new #1 contender to the WWE World Title by defeating champion AJ Styles in the non-title main event of tonight’s SmackDown.
It was also announced tonight that Natalya will be the Coach for the women’s team while Captain Nikki Bella will be joined by SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch, Naomi, Carmella and Alexa Bliss.
On the SmackDown tag team side, American Alpha defeated The Spirit Squad on tonight’s show to qualify. They join The Hype Bros and SmackDown Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Rhyno. Two more tag team qualifying matches will take place later.