This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown! Live. Clash of Champions has come and gone and Dolph Ziggler is the new WWE United States champion, AJ Styles is still WWE champion and the Uso penitentiary is still on lock down. Tonight we have a Six-Man tag match as AJ Styles teams up with Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura to take on Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn and Jinder Mahal. We also have a tag match where the Usos take on Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match and much more so be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST for all of the action and stick around after the show for the post show podcast!
-Daniel Bryan comes out to start the show and talks about the Women's Royal Rumble match and the main event tonight before Shane comes out to the ring. Shane reiterates what Daniel said about the women's Royal Rumble match before talking about the match the two refereed this past Sunday at Clash of Champions. Shane points out how Daniel broke up a pin attempt by Randy before he wouldn't count three for Sami. Shane talks about his vendetta against Sami and Kevin before talking about Daniel's quick count and how Sami and Kevin being in the WWE still is his fault. Daniel says that he protected Shane from himself and that he did what he did as an unbiased participant.
Daniel lectures Shane about how everyone deserves to be treated the same way whether Shane likes them or not before Shane issues a warning to Daniel. Daniel talks about what happens when you do what's best for business before saying that he doesn't want Shane to turn into his father. Shane then wished Daniel good luck tonight before leaving the ring and seemingly leaving the arena as we go to commercial.
The Usos vs Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
Chad takes Jey down to start the match before Jey backs him into his corner and Jimmy tags in. Jimmy whips Chad across the ring sternum first before sending him out of the ring as we go to commercial.
Shelton is in as we come back from commercial, Jimmy rolling him up for a quick two count before Jey tags in and hits a Samoan drop to Chad before Chad rolls him into for a near fall. Shelton fights with Jey on the top before Chad gets his knees up when he goes for a splash. Chad and Shelton then hit a double team move off of the top for the pin and the win.
Winner: Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin via pinfall