Good evening Fight Fans and welcome to our coverage of tonight's edition of WWE Smackdown! Live!
-We open the show with a recap of last night's match between Bobby Lashley and Braun Strowman where Braun speared Bobby through the LED board. Kevin Owens comes out to the ring for the Kevin Owens Show before introducing his guests Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon. Kevin cuts to a video of Drew and Shane in the ring last night on RAW before lightning struck and The Undertaker came out to the ring, Drew and Shane quickly exiting the ring before Undertaker explains why he teamed up with Roman. Shane says that he's not afraid of The Undertaker, saying that he's on a hot streak and makes their match no holes barred. Kevin replays the part of the video where Drew and Shane got out of the ring when The Undertaker came down to the ring, commenting on the look on Shane's face. Dolph Ziggler comes out to the ring and Kevin screams at him to get over not being champion before Dolph talks about why he deserves to be champion.
Dolph and Kevin insult each other they ask Shane who gets the next title shot, Shane saying that neither of them will get a shot before saying that if they team up and beat Heavy Machinery tonight, then they'll be put in the Smackdown! Tag Team Championship Match at Extreme Rules.
-Daniel Bryan is interviewed before his match against Big-E up next as we go to commercial.
Daniel Bryan vs Big-E
They lock up before Daniel tries to knock E over until E locks in an abdominal stretch and drops Daniel with a shoulder tackle. E turns Daniel inside out with a lariat before Daniel rolls out of the ring as we go to commercial.
Daniel kicks E in the corner as we return to the action before hitting a basement dropkick and slaps E several times before he comes back with several overhead suplexes. Daniel kicks E in the chest several times before E hits another suplex into a splash for a two count, Daniel rolling put onto the apron before E misses a suicide dive. E catches Daniel going for a dive of his own before Rowan sends E into the ring post and tosses him back into the ring. Daniel then hits a running knee for the pin and the win.
Winner: Daniel Bryan defeats Big-E via pinfall with a running knee.
-R-Truth is interviewed backstage before we see footage of him losing the 24/7 Championship to Drake Maverick last night. We then cut to Alexa Bliss talking to Nikki Cross before Alexa gives Nikki permission to host A Moment of Bliss as we go to commercial.
-Nikki comes out onto the stage and introduces her guest Bayley before Nikki thanks Bayley and Bayley says that she doesn't have to do Alexa's bidding. Nikki asks Bayley why she called Alexa a liar, Bayley saying that she is a liar and says that Nikki deserves a title shot more than Alexa does. Nikki then challenges Bayley to a title match which she accepts before Nikki runs down to the ring and Bayley follows her as we go to commercial.
WWE Smackdown! Women's Championship Match
Bayley (c) vs Nikki Cross
Bayley immediately hits a running dropkick for a quick two count before she hits Nikki in mount and whips her into the corner before locking in a stock submission. Nikki comes back with a jawbreaker and jumps on Bayley's back before tossing her out of the ring and hitting a wrecking ball dropkick. Nikki hits a diving cross body and a running splash in the corner into a bulldog before Bayley gets a near fall off of a back slide and Bayley slams her from the top turnbuckle. Bayley then hits Bayley to Belly for the pin and the win.
Winner: Bayley retains her Smackdown! Women's Championship by defeating Nikki Cross via pinfall with Bayley to Belly.