– Tonight’s WWE SmackDown on FOX opens dwell from the Amway Middle in Orlando, Florida as Michael Cole welcomes us. Followers cheer Cole on as he waits within the ring with a mic. Cole mentions how his broadcast associate not too long ago signed a multi-year take care of WWE as followers begin cheering once more. Cole now introduces Pat McAfee to an enormous pop because the SmackDown theme begins again up.
McAfee takes the mic and says it’s nice to be within Orlando. McAfee desires to apologize… followers chant “Pat!” and he runs to the nook to pose for them. McAfee apologizes to your complete WWE Universe as a result of final week’s absence pressured the WWE Universe to must hearken to Corey Graves for 2 hours, and that “bum ass Corbin!” for 17 minutes. McAfee says let’s see why he missed SmackDown final week. As an alternative of the charity golf occasion he was at, we see how Corbin attacked McAfee after WWE Cash Within the Financial institution. We additionally see how Corbin mocked McAfee on commentary final week whereas McAfee was away, and the way he and Graves danced on prime of the announce desk like McAfee. McAfee says the perfect factor Corbin’s ever completed in WWE is to rejoice Shinsuke Nakamura the way in which Nakamura deserves it final week.
McAfee says it seems his neck was not fractured, simply bruised, so he’s again out right here, on a brand new WWE contract. He goes on about how he knew Corbin earlier than us after they had been roommates whereas each on the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts a number of years in the past. McAfee says Corbin had dangerous hair, a nasty physique, one tattoo, however he was humble and hard-working, keen to grind and do no matter however as quickly as his dumbass stepped in WWE, he grew to become an unbearable douchebag who will do something for a greenback. McAfee says this isn’t TV-14 but however “Douchebag Corbin” is an correct description for “Bumass Corbin” and at SummerSlam he can’t wait to smack Corbin within the mouth, beat the h ell out of him, humble him again to being a very good member of our society. McAfee goes on about how he’s been clanging and banging, watching movie and coaching in preparation of beating Corbin’s dangerous tattoos off.
Corbin seems on the massive display screen as followers boo. Corbin is glad McAfee’s again nevertheless it’s a disgrace he’s too silly to remain in his personal lane. Corbin says McAfee wants to return to the announce desk the place he belongs. Corbin brags concerning the Cash Within the Financial institution assault and knocks McAfee some extra. Corbin says he would come out and handle McAfee now however he’s got here down with one thing, one thing from sitting in McAfee’s chair or being too near the followers. Corbin exhibits us some rash-looking spots on his forearm. Corbin says he’s obtained monkey-pox or one thing and fortunate for McAfee, he’s going to remain distant, for now.
Corbin says he’ll see McAfee at SummerSlam. McAfee says that’s not monkey-pox, Corbin is simply allergic to being nice, allergic to being in entrance of the electrifying WWE Universe. McAfee will get a neighborhood pop and says since that coward Corbin faked monkey-pox, it’s time to maneuver this present alongside and what higher particular person to introduce than the girl who went to Las Vegas and adjusted your complete trajectory of her profession. The music hits and out comes SmackDown Ladies’s Champion Liv Morgan.
Championship Contender’s Match: SmackDown Ladies’s Champion Liv Morgan vs. Natalya
We go proper again to the ring and out comes SmackDown Ladies’s Champion Liv Morgan for this non-title Championship Contender’s match. We go to business.
Again from the break and out comes Natalya as Morgan seems to be on. McAfee has joined Cole on the announce desk. Natalya will safe a future title shot if she will be able to win this match. The bell rings and Natalya kicks Liv to dam a lock-up. Natalya unloads within the nook and beats Liv up some. Liv fires out of the nook with punches however Natalya knees her and takes her down.
Natalya with a headlock on the mat. They tangle and Liv takes Natalya down in a headlock. Extra forwards and backwards now. They run the ropes and appear to get caught up a bit however Liv nails a dropkick for a 2 rely. Liv with extra offense. Liv runs into the turnbuckles as Natalya strikes. Natalya drops Liv, then steps on the again of her neck however misses the basement dropkick. They commerce pin makes an attempt. Liv finally ends up on the apron however she fights again.
Liv brings Natalya to the apron however Natalya goes for a Sharpshooter that’s blocked. Liv goes for a Blockbuster on the sting of the apron nevertheless it’s blocked as Natalya catapults Morgan face-first into the ring submit. Morgan falls to the ground as we return to business.
Again from the break and Natalya has a rack submission. Liv breaks free and so they commerce counters and a pin try. Liv with a missile dropkick from the highest. They’re each down now. Liv kips-up and he or she’s fired up now. Liv unloads as Natalya tries to dam. Liv goes on and drops Natalya with an enziguri. Liv stays on Natalya and takes her down for a 2 rely.
Liv blocks the discus clothesline and drives her foot into Natalya’s again. Liv with a splash into the nook. She fees once more however Natalya catches her and delivers an enormous German suplex. Liv kicks out at 2. Natalya goes on and takes Liv to the highest, then climbs up for the superplex. Liv resists and slides down, sending Natalya head-first into the highest turnbuckle.
Natalya catches double knees into the nook, then nails a sitdown powerbomb. Liv nonetheless kicks out at 2. Natalya goes proper into the ankle lock however Liv crawls for the underside rope. Natalya pulls her again and Liv sends her face-first into the center turnbuckle. Natalya fees however Liv catches her with a Codebreaker, then Ob-Livion for the pin to win.
Winner: Liv Morgan
– After the match, Liv stands tall because the music hits. The announcers hype Ronda Rousey vs. Morgan at WWE SummerSlam as we go to replays. Kayla Braxton interviews Liv within the ring and congratulates her. Kayla says tonight’s win by Liv wasn’t as dominant as Rousey’s win over Natalya final week. Liv talks about strolling into SummerSlam because the underdog however says she’s been the underdog her complete life, so name her what you need however at SummerSlam, you may nonetheless name her the SmackDown Ladies’s Champion. Liv raises the title within the air as followers cheer her on. She poses with the strap because the music begins again up.
– Megan Morant is backstage with Principle now. He’s holding his Cash Within the Financial institution briefcase, and reminds Morant how he’s the youngest Mr. MITB and was the youngest WWE United States Champion. Principle says it’s onerous to be him however he’s giving his all to make it occur as with nice energy comes nice accountability. Principle says he has enemies on RAW and SmackDown, United States Champion Bobby Lashley ready for him at SummerSlam, Dolph Ziggler lurking after which tonight… Paul Heyman interrupts. Heyman tells Morant she’s doing a greater job than Braxton. He asks for a second with Principle. Heyman gives his hand to Principle and so they shake. Heyman says they know deep down that Principle is aware of that Heyman is liable for Principle’s greatest break in his profession. Heyman says this complete “concept” of cashing in his Cash Within the Financial institution contract towards Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns at SummerSlam makes no enterprise sense in any respect. Heyman asks the place is the field workplace, the 15%? Heyman goes on and says Principle desires to work with him so he can work with The Tribal Chief and so they can arrange a scheduled title match on a significant occasion. Heyman tells Principle to think about Principle vs. Reigns, for the title, consider the status, the highlight, consider the cash concerned. Heyman says Principle shouldn’t money in after which let him deal with every part. Principle thanks Heyman for the recommendation, and says he’ll money in on Reigns or Brock Lesnar, then grow to be the model new, youngest Undisputed Common Champion, after which perhaps when he’s champion he’ll want some recommendation from Heyman, perhaps his personal particular counsel like Heyman. Principle smirks at Heyman and taunts him whereas strolling away.
– We return to the ring and The Viking Raiders’ music hits. As an alternative of Erik and Ivar, out comes Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods of The New Day. They’re dressed like The Viking Raiders, mocking them on the way in which to the ring. “The New Raid” phase is subsequent. Again to business.
Again from the break and we see current happenings between The Viking Raiders and The New Day. We return to the ring and Woods introduces himself as Erik The Gross, whereas Kofi is Ivar The Ugly. They are saying they’re simply kidding, then introduce themselves as ya boys, The New Day. Woods and Kingston go on with their promos mocking Erik and Ivar. The horns lastly sound once more and this time we’re getting the actual Viking Raiders.
Erik and Ivar seem on the stage as followers boo. Woods calls them out as impostors. Erik says sure, they’re new and harsh… Ivar says as soon as they get to the ring the one phrases left to explain The New Day might be mangled… and damaged, provides Erik. Woods says to be impolite, are these the one two phrases you guys know? Woods gives to show them extra phrases. Kofi suggests disgusting, detestable, deplorable. Woods suggests “u-g-l-y, you ain’t obtained no alibi – you ugly!” The gang repeats this. Erik and Ivar have heard sufficient. They march to the ring with their shields as Kingston and Woods stand with their smaller shields, and Woods sounds his personal horn.
Jinder Mahal and Shanky abruptly assault The Viking Raiders at ringside. Woods and Kofi leap out of the ring and dive onto Erik and Ivar. The Vikings retreat again to the stage as Jinder and Shanky be a part of The New Day within the ring. The New Day’s music hits as Shanky begins dancing with Woods and Kingston. Jinder hesitates however seems to be like he’s going to start out dancing additionally. Erik and Ivar seethe from the entrance-way.
– Kayla is backstage with Ludwig Kaiser and WWE Intercontinental Champion Gunther. Kayla exhibits us how Gunther denied Shinsuke Nakamura for an Open Problem final week, then Nakamura defeated Kaiser. Braxton exhibits us a replay from the match. We additionally see how Gunther punished Kaiser after the match with chops to the chest. Kayla asks why Gunther attacked Kaiser. Gunther says as a result of there isn’t a room for failure, we’ll by no means lose. Gunther is in Kaiser’s face now whereas Kaiser seems to be down and Gunther provides that shedding is unacceptable, shedding has penalties. Kayla says Kaiser vs. Nakamura in a rematch will happen subsequent week. Kaiser seems to be at Gunther and Gunther nods to verify this. Kaiser says he’s sorry after which speaks in his native tongue. Gunther interrupts and yells again at him. Gunther orders Kaiser to unzip his jacket. Kaiser is shifting sluggish so Gunther opens it for him, then knocks him down with a stiff chop to the chest. Gunther yells at Kaiser some extra in his native tongue as a terrified Kayla seems to be on.
Aliyah vs. Lacey Evans
We return to the ring and out comes Aliyah. We’re reminded of what occurred final week between Aliyah and Lacey Evans as Aliyah poses on the ropes. We return to business.
Again from the break and we get a video bundle for Evans, displaying a recap of her current vignettes, after which her heel flip promo on final week’s SmackDown. The music hits and out comes Evans to principally boos now. Evans stops on the entrance-way and requires her music to be re-started. She then resumes strolling to the ring however she’s not in a very good temper. Evans enters the ring and Aliyah approaches however the referee backs her off. Evans takes the mic and followers boo. She says she might not be higher than anybody on this area, however the individuals right here rattling positive ain’t higher than her.
Evans says like she defined final week, she served her nation and put her life on the road for the entire followers. They chant “you suck!” now. Evans says she overcame obstacles that might fully crush the typical American, and he or she admitted she is barely disgusted on the lack of appreciation the followers give her. Evans says all of that we simply heard and noticed is 100% true, in reality, she will be able to add fairly a number of accolades to it as a result of she’s an American hero, the prime instance of every part you nasties ought to be and every part you may’t be and also you hate it.
Followers gave Evans the “What?!” remedy now. She is aware of she offended a number of followers and the vocal minority looks like the reality she says is slightly too onerous to deal with, so she’s going to take a minute and truthfully, from the underside of her coronary heart, she desires to apologize to anybody she’s offended. Followers reply with “What?!” and now louder boos. Evans says in the event that they’re not going to simply accept her apology, then similar to she mentioned final week – go to hell. Evans drops the mic as followers proceed booing. Evans exits the ring and begins strolling up the ramp as Aliyah seems to be on from the ring. Followers proceed booing as Evans heads backstage.
– Tonight’s Progressive Match Flo replay seems to be eventually week’s present and the way Sheamus obtained out of his match with Drew McIntyre, just for McIntyre to beat Butch. We additionally see how Sheamus, Butch and Ridge Holland attacked Drew after the match, however Drew fought them off and stored them away with Angela, his sword.
Drew McIntyre vs. Ridge Holland
We return to the ring and out comes Drew McIntyre along with his sword. Cole says this rematch from final week will decide the challenger for the Undisputed WWE Common Champion, both Brock Lesnar or present champion Roman Reigns, at WWE Conflict at The Fort on September 3. Drew hits the ring and poses because the pyro goes off. Again to business.
Again from the break and out comes Sheamus with Ridge Holland and Butch. Butch goes to ringside and tries to usher in the timekeeper’s bell. Sheamus stops him from coming into the ring, then locations the bell on the announce desk. Butch rings the bell. Drew McIntyre assaults Holland within the ring whereas he’s distracted. Cole says it seems to be like this might be Drew vs. Holland as a substitute.
McIntyre unloads on Holland and nails an enormous overhead throw throughout the ring. Drew delivers 10 Beats of The Bodhrán to Holland whereas making Sheamus watch from ringside. Sheamus and Drew have phrases at ringside now. Butch leaps off the apron however misses Drew. Holland takes benefit and sends Drew face-first into the ring submit. Holland brings Drew again in and ranges him, then hits a working splash into the nook. Holland scoops Drew for a powerslam however he kicks out at 1.
Holland golf equipment Drew with forearms whereas he’s down. Holland grounds Drew with a headlock now. They stand up and commerce strikes in the course of the ring now. Holland with a headbutt into the nook. Sheamus apparently tosses his shillelagh into the ring. Holland whips Drew into the nook however he comes proper out with a clothesline, then extra offense. Drew with a neckbreaker and a kip-up for an enormous pop. Drew requires Claymore however stops to knock Butch off the apron.
Ridge headbutts Drew and scoops him however Drew slides out. Drew with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt, then a White Noise to taunt Sheamus with as followers pop. Drew requires the Claymore Kick as Sheamus seems to be on. McIntyre nails Holland with it for the pin to win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
– After the match, McIntyre stands tall because the music hits. Butch goes to hurry the ring however Sheamus pulls him again out. Drew stands along with his sword and taunts Sheamus as we go to replays.
– The announcers hype Jimmy Uso vs. Angelo Dawkins with the reveal of their particular referee for WWE SummerSlam.
Principle vs. Madcap Moss
We return to the ring and out comes Principle along with his Cash Within the Financial institution briefcase. Again to business.
Again from the break and we get a WWE SummerSlam promo. Principle is within the ring taking selfies along with his Cash Within the Financial institution briefcase. Cole exhibits us how Brock Lesnar appeared on RAW this previous Monday, and we see his interplay with Principle. Megan Morant is backstage with Madcap Moss now. Moss is speaking about what he desires to do to Principle tonight. Paul Heyman interrupts and says Morant continues to be higher than Kayla Braxton. He asks Morant for a second with Moss. Heyman thanks her and he or she leaves. Heyman shakes Moss’ hand and says they each know that Heyman is aware of Moss is aware of how Heyman is liable for the most important break-through in his profession, and Moss is aware of that Heyman is aware of Moss is aware of that Principle cashing in Cash Within the Financial institution towards Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns at SummerSlam doesn’t make good enterprise sense. Heyman says Moss gave Completely happy Baron Corbin a beating so extreme that it took him out for a number of weeks and if he did the identical factor to Principle, then it could give Heyman some ammo to go to The Tribal Chief with… Heyman tells Moss to think about it now, Moss vs. Reigns in the primary occasion of an enormous present. Consider the highlight, consider the cash, consider the status, consider what it’s going to do to your profession, to most important occasion with Reigns. Moss nods his head. Heyman gives a shake however Moss says that sounds, to him, like Heyman is admittedly apprehensive about Principle cashing in at SummerSlam. Moss walks off, leaving Heyman’s hand hanging. We return to the ring and out comes Moss as Principle seems to be on. Moss enters the ring and McAfee taunts him with the briefcase. Again to business.
Again from the break and we get a video bundle on Most Male Fashions – Max Dupri along with his fashions, ma.çé and mån.sôör. It’s introduced that Most Male Fashions will reveal their 2022 Beachwear Assortment subsequent Friday. Dupri’s sister, Maxxine Dupri, will even be there. The bell sounds within the ring now as Principle and Moss lock up. They go to the nook and break. Moss taunts Principle. They lock up once more and Moss takes it to the nook.
Principle turns it round and backs off whereas flexing to boos. Moss rapidly goes behind and slams Principle, then once more. Moss slaps Principle round and calls him a reasonably boy. Moss retains management however Principle counters and slams him. Principle taunts Moss whereas he’s down. Moss comes again and slams Principle, then mocks him whereas he’s down. Moss finally ends up with Principle on his shoulders. Moss with an enormous fall-away slam now. Moss works Principle round now however Principle takes him down with a headlock in the course of the ring. Extra forwards and backwards now. Moss takes Principle from nook to nook as followers chant “you suck!” at Principle.
Moss sends Principle excessive rope to the ground and so they proceed brawling there. Principle counters a transfer and slides free, then leaps over Moss as Moss runs shoulder-first into the metal ring steps. Principle talks some trash as we return to business.
Again from the break and Principle drops Moss for a detailed 2 rely. Principle grounds Moss with a headlock in the course of the ring now. Moss fights up however Principle knees him within the intestine twice to ship him again down. Principle with proper palms and trash speaking whereas Moss is on his knees. They run the ropes and Moss explodes at Principle with an enormous shoulder deal with. They stand up and commerce punches now.
Moss will get the upperhand and hits an enormous clothesline. Moss retains management and hits an enormous Spinebuster for a detailed 2 rely. Principle fights out of a maintain, stomps Moss’ leg, then slams him on his head for an additional shut 2 rely. Principle performs to the group for boos.
Moss slides off Principle’s shoulders and sends him to the apron. Principle hangs Moss excessive rope. Moss runs the ropes and hits an enormous clothesline. Moss then fees and knocks Principle off the apron to the ground on the announce desk. Principle retreats to the timekeeper’s space however Moss follows. Principle turns round and decks Moss along with his briefcase because the referee calls the match.
Winner by DQ: Madcap Moss
– After the bell, followers boo as Principle retains the assault occurring Moss. We go to replays. Moss is introduced the winner by disqualification. Principle takes the mic on the stage and says nobody cares. Principle raises the briefcase and says he’s nonetheless Mr. Cash Within the Financial institution, and shortly to be the brand new Undisputed WWE Common Champion. Followers boo. Sami Zayn interrupts on the stage now, along with his arm in a sling. Sami asks if he heard Principle proper. Sami says when Principle says what he simply did, that’s disrespecting The Tribal Chief, and while you disrespect The Bloodline, there are penalties. Sami says as a consultant of The Bloodline and an Honorary Uce, he’s strongly recommending that Principle apologize proper now. Principle talks some trash and asks what Sami can presumably do. The music interrupts and out come Undisputed WWE Tag Group Champions The Usos. Sami seems to be much more assured now as Principle backs away from the ringside space. Moss is on his toes now. Principle turns round to Moss, and Moss scoops him, then sends him face-first into the ring submit. Moss sends Principle retreating over the barrier as The Usos taunt him from the ring.
SmackDown Tag Group Champion Jimmy Uso vs. Angelo Dawkins
Undisputed WWE Tag Group Champions The Usos, Jimmy Uso with Jey Uso, hit the ring and taunt Principle whereas clutching the titles. Cole says we’ll discover out the particular visitor referee for The Road Income vs. The Usos at SummerSlam. Again to business.
Again from the break and Sami Zayn is on commentary now. We return to the ring and Samantha Irvin does the introductions as The Road Income come out – Angelo Dawkins with Montez Ford. The bell rings and so they lock up. Dawkins takes Jimmy to the nook however backs off, then once more within the reverse nook. Dawkins geese a proper hand and hits a Spinebuster.
Dawkins stays on prime of Jimmy on the mat now. They wrestle again to their toes and Jimmy rocks Dawkins. Dawkins and Uso tangle however Uso catches him with a Samoan Drop. Dawkins fights again from the apron however Uso kicks him off tot he ground. Uso runs the ropes for a suicide dive however Dawkins meets him on the ropes with a forearm.
Dawkins knocks Uso out to the ground from the opposite aspect of the ring, then runs across the ring and fees, launching Uso over the barrier and into the timekeeper’s space with a shoulder. Followers pop. Ford and Dawkins rejoice at ringside as we return to business.
Again from the break and Cole says Jimmy took management in the course of the break. Uso has Dawkins down within the nook now. He delivers the Rikishi splash however Dawkins comes proper up out of the nook with an enormous proper hand. They’re each dazed and slowly falling to the mat. Dawkins mounts offense with strikes now. They run the ropes and Dawkins hits the massive corkscrew flying elbow. Dawkins drops Jimmy on his head for a detailed 2 rely. Dawkins with the corkscrew splash within the nook now. Dawkins retains management however stops to knock Jey off the apron as he approaches.
Jimmy finally ends up working into the referee and he goes down. Dawkins rolls up a distracted Jimmy for the lengthy rely however referee Charles Robinson is laid out. Dawkins turns again round to a superkick by Jimmy. Jimmy covers for the pin to win however the referee continues to be out.Jimmy begins waking the referee up now. Uso turns round to the Sky Excessive from Dawkins. He holds it for the pin and Robinson lastly wakes up. The rely is lengthy however the referee counts it for the pin to win.
Winner: Angelo Dawkins
– After the bell, Cole and McAfee instantly shout about Uso’s shoulder being up in the course of the pin. The music hits as The Income start celebrating within the ring. We go to replays. The replays present how Uso had his arm up. The Usos are arguing with Robinson now whereas The Income stand throughout from them. Adam Pearce comes out to the stage with a mic. He understands why each groups have been upset as of late, and he is aware of how, as an athlete, there’s nothing worse than shedding to a nasty name. Pearce says that is precisely why we want a particular visitor referee at WWE SummerSlam. Pearce says he has formally discovered the proper man for the job. Pearce exhibits us a video bundle on WWE Corridor of Famer and Senior Vice President of Reside Occasions Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett is the particular referee for the title match between The Usos and The Income at SummerSlam. The Usos and The Income begin brawling instantly after the Jarrett video. Robinson requires assist to come back attempt to restore order. Officers hit the ring however the brawl continues. SmackDown goes off the air with The Usos and The Road Income brawling.