WWE Smackdown Opener:
There is a table in the ring with carpet so we are going to start off with the contract signing.Renee Young is in the ring and she mentions that TLC is in five days, and it is available on the WWE Network. On Sunday, Alexa Bliss will face Becky Lynch for the Women’s Title.
Alexa Bliss makes her way to the ring first. Out next is Becky Lynch.
Alexa interrupts Renee and she says they can handle it from here and she lets Renee know if they need any advise on bad fashion. Alexa says that she thought Becky was a coward who would avoid her at all costs, but that would mean that Becky is smart enough to formulate a plan. You escaped with the title in Glasgow due to blind Irish luck. That blind referee cost her when he did not see her foot on the ropes.<
Becky says she just figured it out. She reminds her of her cousin. You are both blonde, you have an unhealthy obsession with glitter, and you cry when you don’t get your way. Becky says her cousin is four years old, what is Alexa’s excuse. Becky acknowledges that Alexa had her foot on the rope, but she will not have a choice on Sunday at TLC. Becky signs the contract.
Alexa says she would love to know what it is like to live in Becky’s fantasy world.
Becky says being nice did not get her the number one pick or the Women’s Title. She says that Alexa has only accomplished multi-colored lips and some sound bites on Talking Smack.
Alexa says that there is something about Becky because every time she hears her speak, Alexa says she is going to vomit. It does not matter how good you are or how hard you work, there is someone better and she is standing in front of her. She tells Becky to do whatever she has to do, but she will pour water on Becky’s straight fire and become the new Smackdown Women’s Champion.
Alexa signs the contract and she says that maybe they didn’t teach her to speak on that potato farm, but don’t call her Lexie.
Becky punches Alexa but Alexa punches back. Becky with an exploder and she runs Alexa into the corner and kicks Alexa. Becky removes the cover on the table and sets it up near the corner. Becky puts Alexa on the turnbuckles and Becky sets for a super Exploder but Alexa stops Becky and pushes Becky off the turnbuckles through the table. We go to commercial.
Kalisto and Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin and The Miz
Back from the break and we get a look at what happened to Becky. We go to the ring and out comes Dolph Ziggler, followed by his partner Kalisto. Baron Corbin is out first for his team. He gets some boos. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz is out next with Maryse.
Ziggler dumps Miz after the match begins but gets floored by Corbin. We take an early commercial break with Corbin standing tall.
We are back and Corbin with a knee to Ziggler followed by an Irish whip. Ziggler tries to send Corbin into the turnbuckles but Corbin goes to the floor and he hits Ziggler from behind and knocks Kalisto off the apron. Corbin sends Ziggler to the floor and tags in Miz. Miz gets a ladder and puts it against the ring post. Ziggler with a hesitation DDT to MIz and then he hits a super kick on Corbin.
Both men get back into the ring and Ziggler makes the tag and Kalisto with a springboard drop kick and more kicks followed by a springboard corkscrew elbow and a rana driver for a near fall. Miz with a boot to the head. Miz with a baseball slide to Ziggler and sends him into the ringside barrier. Kalisto with a suicide dive to Corbin and Miz sends Kalisto back into the ring but Ziggler with a super kick to Miz. Maryse hits Ziggler with the chair. Kalisto hits Salida Del Sol on Miz but Corbin hits Kalisto with a chair and the referee calls for the bell.
Winners: Kalisto and Dolph Ziggler (by disqualification)
After the match, Corbin and Miz regroup as the others try to recover at ringside.
– Still to come, our tag team main event. Back to commercial.
We are back and American Alpha are in the locker room getting ready. They are asked about their match tonight against Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt. Chad tells Dasha that they are prepared for tonight. They were not prepared for Wyatt and Orton to appear after they won last week. Jason and Chad talk about sharing magic powers and Jason can suplex Randy and Bray and they won’t come down. They will also turn out the lights on The Wyatts. They will show why they are the premier team on Smackdown. Jason says that Randy and Bray should listen to their warning and RUN.
We see The Wyatts and Bray says if they want to prove that they are the best team they can… Randy interrupts and says he was like American Alpha, he was naive and blind. He has seen the light. They proved it at Survivor Series and they will prove it tonight. Randy asks Luke if he will do what needs to be done against Kane.
Bray tells Harper to send Kane back to hell.
– Carmella walks in the back as we go to commercial.
In the Arena:
We are back and Carmella has a message for Nikki Bella’s boyfriend, Mr. Hustle Loyalty and Respect. She wants to publicly apologize to John for what she is going to do to his girlfriend. This Sunday in their No Disqualification Match, she is going to pick up a chair and hit her so hard in her chest that her ‘Bella Twins’ are going to pop out of her back. She will do John a favor by hitting her so hard the last thing she will think about is a wedding. What will the E! network do when they have to cancel Season Two of…
Nikki Bella comes to the ring and she goes after Carmella. The referee holds Nikki back and Carmella slaps Nikki but Nikki with punches and a facebuster. Carmella fights to get out of the ring as Nikki looks on and stands tall as her music hits. We get replays and come back to Carmella on the stage.
– We get a look back at last week’s James Ellsworth vs. AJ Styles Ladder Match. Dean Ambrose is walking backstage as we take another commercial break.
The Ambrose Asylum:
We are back and it is time for the Ambrose Asylum and your host Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring.
Dean welcomes everyone back to the Ambrose Asylum. He says he has not lost his touch because he has a great show tonight. He brings out his guest James Ellsworth. Dean asks James how old are his boots because he needs new ones. The next question is whether you thought you would be a part of the Smackdown roster.
James says six months ago, he never thought he would be on Smackdown. He kept showing up and kept fighting until he was in the right place and he is now a WWE Superstar. James says if there is anything you ever need, he is by Dean’s side.
Dean says you can thank God for blessing you with… a strong bloodline and genetics. You must have some good karma from another lifetime. If you want to wash his car, it wouldn’t be the worst thing. He has some laundry too. He could get him a six pack and Now and Laters. Dean mentions that James also has a future opportunity for the WWE Title. Dean asks James who is he rooting for at TLC.
James says it would be an honor to wrestle Dean for the WWE Championship, but he has defeated AJ Styles three times and he says he can do it again.
AJ Styles’ music plays and he makes his way onto the stage. AJ asks if this is what you call quality entertainment? This is quality entertainment?
AJ gets on the announce table and he tells Ellsworth he is nothing more than a prop to insult him. AJ says that Ellsworth is as smart as a dummy.
Dean asks AJ if he is saying he lost to a dummy three times.
AJ says that Ellsworth never would have beaten him if Ambrose didn’t intefere. He will not let Dean make a joke of him. He demands Dean’s respect and if he doesn’t get it, he will beat it out of Dean. He will use every rung of the ladder. He will hit Dean with chairs. He will send Dean through all of the tables he can find.
He says he will beat Dean until he can no longer stand. Then he has something for the SUPERSTAR. All James has to do is show up and AJ dares him. If you think your face is already disfigured, think abotu what will happen when he uses tables, ladders, and chairs.
Dean says that AJ has the talent but over the last few weeks, he says that AJ is way to easy. He says that titles are won on the square foot in your head. In five days, you go into the most dangerous match in WWE with him and you are worried about this mutant? Fun and games is over on Sunday. When you clear the cobwebs, you will be looking up at Dean grabbing the WWE Championship.
AJ pushes Ellsworth into Dean and Dean hits a chair. AJ sends Ellsworth into the table. Dean is sent into the ring steps and AJ throws the steps onto Dean. AJ returns to the ring and he kicks and punches Ellsworth. AJ drops the ladder on Ellsworth’s back. Ellsworth is caught in the ropes and AJ hits Ellsworth in the back with a chair. Styles sets for a Styles Clash but he sees the ring steps and he sets for the Styles Clash off the ring steps to the floor.
Ellsworth has a neck brace put on and he is put on a stretcher as we go to commercial.
– We are back and Dean is walking Ellsworth with the paramedics stretchering him out. Dean goes in the ambulance with James.
Kane vs. Luke Harper
They lock up and Kane sends Luke to the mat. Harper with a side head lock and shoulder tackle but Kane does not go down. Harper with another shoulder tackle with the same result. Kane with a shoulder tackle that sends Harper to the mat. Harper with a kick and uppercuts. Harper with a back heel kick and then Harper goes for the arrow shot but Kane with the throat slash and punch. Harper goes to the floor and he drops Kane on the top rope but Kane with a boot and he clotheslines Harper over the top rope to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Harper with a side head lock as we see Harper hitting a slingshot senton during the commercial break. Kane with a jaw breaker and he grabs Harper by the throat but Harper escapes and he kicks Kane in the knee and gets a near fall. Harper wit a palm thrust but Kane with a DDT. Kane with clotheslines and an uppercut followed by a side slam for a near fall. Kane with a splash into the corner followed by an Irish whip and clothesline in the corner. Kane comes off the ropes but Harper with a drop kick. Harper with a running back elbow into the corner and he hits a second one. Harper with punches to Kane.
Kane stops Harper’s punches with a power bomb for a near fall. Kane tries for a choke slam but Harper escapes. Harper misses the discus clothesline but he does not miss with the Bossman Slam and he gets a near fall. Harper with a crossface into a side head lock but Kane with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down. Kane gets up first and he goes up top. Kane misses the clothesline and Harper with a super kick for a near fall.
Harper goes up top but Kane with an uppercut. Kane sets for a superplex and he hits it. Harper gets up and so does Kane. Kane with punches and Harper fires back. Kane with a choke slam and he gets the three count.
After the match, Kane stands over Harper and makes the ring explode as his music plays.
– The announcers plug the WWE Network, tonight’s 205 Live premiere, TLC and Roadblock.
Renee Young asks Becky if she suffered any injuries when she went through the table and will she defend the title on Sunday. Becky says she has a bruised back but she will defend the title. Renee says that Alexa wants a Tables Match now and Becky says she can have it and she will get revenge on that bitch.
#1 Contenders Match: Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton vs. American Alpha
We go to the ring and out comes Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton. The winners of this match will face SmackDown Tag Team Champions Heath Slater and Rhyno at TLC. Chad Gable and Jason Jordan are out next. Back to commercial.
Orton and Jordan start things off and Jordan with a waist lock. Orton with a standing switch but Jordan with a single leg take down. Jordan with a waist lock and Orton with an elbow and he sends Jordan into the turnbuckles. Jordan with an Irish whip but Orton with an elbow. Jordan with arm drags into an arm bar. We see Slater and Rhyno watching from the proper angle in the back.
Wyatt tags in and Jordan with a rollup followed by a bridge and he gets a few near falls. Gable tags in and he hits a series of shoulders in the corner and then Jordan tags in and they hit a double drop kick and Wyatt goes to the floor and he rearranges the announce table. Wyatt returns to the ring and he punches Jordan. Jordan goes for a cross body but Wyatt drops down and Jordan hits the ropes and bounces off and Wyatt gets a near fall. Orton tags in and he kicks Jordan. Oton drops Jordan on the top rope and he bounces in the air before hitting the mat and Orton gets a near fall.
Orton with a stomp to the leg and he goes for a reverse chin lock. Jordan almost gets to his corner but Orton pulls him into teh center of the ring. Gable makes the blind tag and he hits a springboard cross body and he knocks Wyatt down in the corner. Gable is put on the turnbuckles and then he applies an arm bar submission in the ropes. Wyatt knocks Gable off the turnbuckles as we go to commercial.
We are back and Wyatt with a splash into the corner and he gets a near fall on Gable. Wyatt sends Gable to the apron and then Wyatt punches Gable but Gable blocks it and he punches Wyatt. Wyatt with a kick and DDT on the apron for a near fall. Orton tags in and gets a near fall. Orton with a reverse chin lock. Gable with a punch and kick to Orton. Orton with a power slam and Orton gets a near fall. Wyatt tags in and he head butts Gable. Gable with a drop kick and both men are down. Wyatt knocks Jordan off the apron and Gable gets to his corner but Jordan is not there.
Wyatt with a splash into the corner followed by a uranage for a near fall. Wyatt punches Gable and Orton tags back in. Orton puts Gable on the turnbuckles. Orton takes his time to set up for the superplex but Gable with a punch. Gable blocks the superplex but Orton with an uppercut to crotch Gable. Orton with a superplex and he is a little groggy too. Wyatt and Jordan tag in and Jordan with forearms to Wyatt and a drop kick to Orton. Jordan with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex and then Jordan with a Saito Suplex for a near fall. Orton is sent to the floor and Gable hits a cannonball off the apron.
Wyatt with a flying forearm for a near fall. Wyatt goes for the uranage but Jordan blocks it and he hits a German suplex. The lights are out and they come back on and Harper is at ringside.
Wyatt sets for Sister Abigail but he takes too long. Gable with a drop kick. Orton with an RKO to Gable but Jordan with a shoudler in the corner. Jordan goes for a shoulder to Wyatt but Harper pulls Wyatt out of the way and Jordan hits the ring post and Wyatt with Sister Abigail for the three count.
Winners: Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt
The Wyatt Family poses in the ring as their music plays.
– We see Slater and Rhyno backstage watching. Dasha approaches them for comments but WWE World Champion AJ Styles interrupts. AJ insults them and says no one really cares about their titles, everyone is here to see him be interviewed. They have words and here comes Dean Ambrose. Ambrose and AJ brawl around the room. SmackDown goes off the air as the brawl continues.