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-The Usos come out to the ring to start the show before they're interrupted by The New Day who they're expecting and seemingly happy to see. The two sides have an exchange of words before they're then interrupted by John Morrison and The Miz and Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode. Miz, John, Dolph and Robert then surrounded the ring as The New Day and The Usos keep them at bay as we go to commercial.
The New Day & The Usos vs Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode & The Miz & John Morrison
We come from commercial to the match already in progress with the Usos and New Day taking turns beating on Dolph before clearing the ring of Miz and John when they rush in. Miz drops Kofi with a boot at ringside before tossing him into the ring for two and John comes in and kicks Kofi in the midsection. Roode and company isolate Kofi for several minutes before he fights them off and ends up getting kicked off of the top turnbuckle and down onto the floor at ringside in a heap as we go to commercial.
We come back to Kofi getting the tag to E who hits several overhead belly to belly suplexes and a jumping splash before John hits E with a knee when he goes for a suicide dive. John hits a springboard roundhouse kick into a shining wizard for a near fall before Kofi sends Miz to the outside and John hits a diving corkscrew cross body and Jimmy rolls Miz up for two. Roode hits Jimmy with the Glorious DDT for a near fall that Jey breaks up before superkicking Roode for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Usos and The New Day defeat Robert Roode, Dolph Ziggler, The Miz and John Morrison via pinfall when Jey pins Roode with a superkick.
-We go backstage to Daniel Bryan being interrupted by Drew Gulak who says that he's found some holes in Daniel's strategy and offers to show him a power point before they're interrupted by Heath Slater who wants a rematch from last week.
-We then get a video package for Goldberg as well as the fallout from the disastrous date between Otis and Mandy that was ruined by Dolph Ziggler as we go to commercial.
-We come back to a recap of the romantic moments between Otis and Mandy Rose before we go to Tucker talking to Mandy about what happened with Otis before he leaves and Mandy and Sonya discuss the next step Mandy should take.
-We get a pre-taped interview with Lacey Evans where Renee Young interviews her about nearly becoming the Smackdown Women's champion as well as her next step.
Symphony of Destruction Match
Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura vs Elias & Braun Strowman
Elias brings his guitar and Braun a cello before all four men get into the ring and Elias and Shinsuke kick things off with Elias dropping Shinsuke and hitting a hip toss. Sami tossed a tambourine into the ring and Elias grabs it before Shinsuke can and hits him with it before Elias drops Shinsuke with a knee lift and sends him out of the ring. Braun then hits Cesaro with a drum before Sami hits Braun with a ukulele and Shinsuke drops him with a kick when Braun chases Sami around ringside as we go to commercial.
We return to the action in the ring to Cesaro with a cow bell before Shinsuke knocks Elias off of the apron and through a table at ringside. Braun runs Cesaro and Shinsuke over and tosses them around before choke slamming Cesaro onto the apron and Sami hits him from behind with a keyboard. Cesaro and Shinsuke suplex Braun onto the cello for a near fall before Elias sends Shinsuke into the time keeper's area and hits Cesaro over the head with his guitar. Elias then hits a diving elbow drop to Cesaro through a table before Braun hits Shinsuke with running powerslam through a piano for the pin and the win.
Winner: Braun Strowman and Elias defeat Shinsuke and Cesaro via pinfall.
-We then get a video package for the feud between Baron Corbin and Roman Reigns and their steel cage match next week as we go to commercial.
-We come back from break to A Moment of Bliss with special guests The Bella Twins who talk about being inducted into this year's WWE Hall of Fame and they're joined by Daniel Bryan as he comes out for his match against Heath Slater up next as we go to commercial.
Daniel Bryan vs Heath Slater
Heath is in control as we come back to the match already in progress with Drew Gulak on commentary before Heath hits a DDT for two. Heath climbs to the top and misses a dive before Daniel kicks him in the chest and drops him with a buzz saw kick. Daniel then does the yes chants before he goes for a flying knee and Heath rolls him up for a near fall before Daniel hits it on the second attempt for the pin and the win.
Winner: Daniel Bryan defeats Heath Slater via pinfall with a flying knee.
-After the match we go backstage to Mandy meeting with Dolph before they leave and a disheveled Otis comes around the corner. We then get a promo by Sheamus on Apollo Crews before we go to Apollo and Chad Gable in the locker room.
Smackdown Women's Championship Number One Contender Match
Naomi vs Carmella
They shake hands before Naomi takes Carmella down with a side headlock takeover and Carmella gets back to her feet and applies a headlock of her own. Carmella drops Naomi with a shoulder block before Naomi dropkicks Carmella and gets two off of a back slide before hitting a sliding clothesline. Naomi gets several two counts off of a variation of a Gedo lock before Carmella hits a huricanrrana and dumps Naomi out of the ring. Naomi hits Carmella with a kick when she goes for a suicide dive before hitting a diving cross body back in the ring for two. Bayley gets on the apron and distracts Naomi before Carmella hits a frankensteiner for a near fall and Bayley gets ejected before Carmella hits a suicide dive as we go to commercial.
We come back to Naomi hitting Carmella with a backbreaker before they exchange forearms and Carmella slams Naomi to the mat by her hair for two. Naomi hits a variation of a jawbreaker into a roundhouse kick before Carmella rolls out of the ring and hits a corkscrew senton. Naomi rolls Carmella back into the ring for two before missing a running splash in the corner and Carmella hits a diving cross body for two. Naomi hits a sunset flip for two before they exchange pins until Carmella locks in the Code of Silence and Naomi gets to the ropes right before tapping. Naomi hits the Rear View for a near fall before Carmella yanks her down from the second turnbuckle and superkicks her for a near fall of her own.
Naomi then hits a diving blockbuster into a moonsault for the pin and the win.
Winner: Naomi defeats Carmella via pinfall and gains an opportunity to challenge for the Smackdown Women's Championship.
-Goldberg comes out to the ring and talks about his match against The Fiend at Super Showdown before Bray Wyatt appears on the screen and the lights go out before The Fiend appears behind Goldberg who spears The Fiend before the lights go out and come back on and he's disappeared. We then go off the air with Bray Wyatt laughing and Goldberg playing to the crowd.