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-The Miz and Maryse are in the ring to start the show, Miz saying that he's retiring from facing Daniel ever again. Miz says that he has the hardest punch in the business and that he did what Daniel did to him, but he knocked him out and beat him. Daniel comes out to the stage and calls Miz a coward as he makes his way down the ramp and to the ring. Daniel calls Miz a liar and says that he's fake and that he will expose Miz before Maryse tells him to run along home and retire again and change his name to Daniel Bella. Brie then comes out and attacks Miz as Maryse escapes before Brie and Daniel clothesline Miz over the top rope before announcing a mixed tag team match between the four at Hell in a Cell as we go to commercial.
Jeff Hardy vs Randy Orton
Randy backs Jeff into the corner repeatedly before he sends him out of the ring almost as soon as the match starts as we go to commercial.
Randy has Jeff in a side headlock as we come back from break before Jeff comes back with a Whisper in the Wind and right hands into a reverse atomic drop and a leg drop. Randy catches Jeff on the top turnbuckle before Randy tries to rip Jeff's earring out and hit a draping DDT, but Jeff counters before hitting a baseball slide that sends Randy out of the ring. Jeff then tosses Randy over the announce table before they brawl at ringside and into the crowd for the double count out.
Winner: No contest due to double count out.
-After the match Jeff assaults Randy with a chair before Jeff jumps off of some equipment and hits a swanton bomb through a table before leaving as we go to commercial.
Naomi vs Peyton Royce
Naomi is in control to start the match before Billie distracts Naomi, Peyton getting a quick two count before Peyton puts Naomi in a rear chin lock. Naomi kicks Peyton before hitting a springboard roundhouse kick and sends Billie into the ring post. Peyton then hits a fisherman's suplex once Naomi gets back in the ring for the pin and the win.
Winner: Peyton Royce defeats Naomi via pinfall with fisherman's suplex.
-We get a video package for the Smackdown! Women's Championship triple threat match where Becky Lynch turned on Charlotte after Charlotte won the belt from Carmella.
-Becky Lynch comes out to the ring and says that she deserves to be champion and that Charlotte stole the title from her. Becky says that she earned the shot to face Carmella and that she doesn't need Charlotte and the fans didn't support her enough when Charlotte got into the match and they cheered when Charlotte won. Becky says that she doesn't believe the fans and that Charlotte had been holding her back and that no one can tell her that anyone is better than she is before Charlotte comes out onto the stage. Charlotte then rushes into the ring and they brawl until it spills out of the ring and Becky tries to escape through the crowd, but Charlotte drags her back and they fight until the rest of the women's division come out and separate them as we go to commercial.
Rusev & Lana vs Andrade Almas & Zelina Vega
Rusev drops Almas and hits an elbow drop before Almas comes back with a jaw breaker and punches and kicks Rusev in the corner. Almas puts on an armbar in the ropes before Rusev catches Almas coming off of the top with a superkick. Rusev then tags Lana in who sends Zelina out of the ring before she poses with Rusev as we go to commercial.
Zelina hits a face buster for a quick two count as we come back from commercial before they exchange quick two counts. Lana slaps Almas before Almas and Rusev come in and Almas hits running knees in the corner for a near fall. Almas then tries to bring a chair into the ring before Aiden English shows up and stops him before Almas gets back in the ring and gets hit with the Machka Kick and Rusev locks in the Accolade for the tap and the win.
Winner: Rusev defeats Andrade Almas via submission with the Accolade.
-AJ Styles comes out and says that Joe crossed the line and that he broke a promise, but says that he will make another promise he won't break and that the next time Joe mentions his family AJ will rip his heart out. Joe then comes up behind AJ and puts him in the Coquina Clutch until he passes out before getting on the mic and saying that AJ can't go home and tuck the kids in for bed because he's already asleep before leaving.
Smackdown! Tag Team Championship No Disqualification Match
Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs New Day
They brawl as soon as the match starts before the Brothers send Kofi and Xavier out of the ring and brutalize them at ringside. Kofi then hits a dropkick that sends Harper over the announce table before Rowan takes Kofi out as we head to break.
Rowan is in the ring with Kofi as Harper controls Xavier at ringside as we come back to the action before Kofi hits an enzuigiri and sends Rowan over the top rope before dropping him with a knee from the apron. New Day get a ladder out from underneath the ring before Harper hits a tope to the outside and takes out both members of New Day. The Bludgeon Brothers toss chairs into the ring before Harper sends Xavier into the ring steps and they hit a splash into the barricade and a boot. Harper tosses Xavier back into the ring for a near fall before Kofi hits a tornado DDT onto a chair for a near fall that Rowan breaks up. Rowan takes out both Xavier and Kofi at ringside before sending Xavier face first into the apron and setting up a ladder across two chairs.
The Brothers then powerbomb Kofi onto the ladder for a very close near fall before Rowan puts a table in the ring and Rowan goes to put Xavier through the time keepers area, but he moves just in time. Xavier then hits a springboard elbow drop onto Harper through a table for the pin and the win.
Winner: New Day defeat the Bludgeon Brothers via pinfall when Xavier pins Harper with a springboard elbow drop to become the new Smackdown! Tag Team champions.