* SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon opens the show to a big pop. He talks about how SmackDown will be called the A Show after Survivor Series. He also mentions the winner of AJ Styles vs. WWE Champion Jinder Mahal going on to face WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series. Shane says RAW General Manager Kurt Angle and RAW Commissioner Stephanie McMahon will be held responsible for Kane attacking SmackDown GM Daniel Bryan last week but Bryan is not here tonight. Fans boo but Shane says he will be back next week. Shane promises to get payback on Angle. Shane warns the RAW roster that they will be ready for revenge tonight. Shane then introduces The New Day and praises them for their RAW appearance
The New Day all talk about putting RAW under siege again and Shane thanks them. Shane also danced some with them. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn interrupt, calling them all stupid. Shane says their attitudes are why they aren’t representing Team SmackDown at Survivor Series. The New Day has words with Sami and Owens, leading to Shane making Kofi vs. Sami for right now.
* Kofi Kingston defeated Sami Zayn. Good back & forth match with Trouble In Paradise & Blue Thunderbombs. Kofi ends up getting the pin with a move from the top. Owens attacks Kofi after the bell but Big E and Woods make the save.
* Renee Young interviewed Jinder Mahal. He promises to beat AJ tonight and then will take out Brock at the PPV.
* A new vignette aired for The Bludgeon Brothers, Erick Rowan and Luke Harper
* Randy Orton defeated Rusev. Rusev was to earn a Team SmackDown spot if he could win. Aiden English got them some heel heat before the match by singing. Rusev controlled most of the match until Orton hit the RKO outta nowhere. Very good pops for Orton tonight.
* James Ellsworth is looking for Carmella but instead Becky Lynch is there. He knocks her saying if Raw was there, she’s hide behind him because they are in Manchester, not Womanchester. Lynch tells him he made a ballsy statement, but he doesn’t have any.
* James Ellsworth vs. Becky. All the other Smackdown female stars are around ringside. Ellsworth tries to escape but is tossed back in by Charlotte. He begs off and tries to kiss Becky’s hand but she makes him tap out to the Disarmher. Carmella is so disgusted after that she superkicks him. She walks away alone.
* They ran a promo announcing The Shield will return to Raw Monday.
* Carmella spoke to Shane McMahon backstage when Natalya entered the room. She offered to face Alexa and work the Women’s Elimination Tag Match. Shane announced Natalya vs. Charlotte for next week’s Smackdown.
* SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos retain by count out over Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable. They trade offense for a few minutes until Gable dives onto Jimmy Uso at ringside. The referee counts and The Usos get counted out. Gable celebrates in the ring after the announcement but Shelton isn’t thrilled.
* They announced New Day vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn, Sin Cara vs. Baron Corbin and Natalya vs. Charlotte.
* AJ Styles defeated Jinder Mahal to become the new WWE Champion. The Singh Brothers mocked Paul Heyman in their intro for Jinder. Great match between the two. The Singh Brothers interfered at one point and AJ was launched onto the announce table. The finish saw AJ hit the springboard 450 to Jinder, then Phenomenal Forearms to The Singh Brothers when they interfered again. Jinder hit The Khallas but AJ kicked out. Jinder then took AJ to the top for a super Khallas but AJ countered and hit the Phenomenal Forearm for the win. The arena went wild and AJ did a fun celebration for a few minutes. This was a really cool moment.
* WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore opens the show, throwing insults at Manchester. He blames the RAW loss to WWE UK Champion Pete Dunne on Kalisto and Kurt Angle. He welcomes us to The Zo Show and introduces his guests – Mark Andrews, Tucker, Jordan Devlin, James Drake, Tyler Bate and Joseph Conners. Bate ends up dropping Enzo to a big pop. Kalisto comes out to greet the UK stars and get ready for the first match
* Bate vs. Enzo is announced for later
* Jack Gallagher comes out for a hometown pop but he turns on the crowd
* Kalisto defeated Jack Gallagher with Salida del Sol
* Backstage segment with Enzo Amore and Charly Caruso. Enzo rants on Tyler Bate hitting him with a cheap shot earlier
* Mark Andrews and Cedric Alexander defeated Joseph Conners and James Drake in a great match. Mandrews hit the Shooting Star Press on Drake for the pin
* WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore defeated Tyler Bate in a non-title match. Not much to write home about but this was a good match. Enzo won with the JawdonZo. After the match, Enzo attacked Bate but Kalisto made the save
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