This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown! Live. Tonight we have a great show as Baron Corbin faces Bobby Roode, we see what will happen to Sami Zayn after his defying Shane McMahon's orders last week as well as Charlotte versus Tamina and more so be sure to come back here at 8PM EST for all of the action and to stick with us after the show for the WWE Smackdown! Live Review podcast!
-Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn come out to start the show as we see how Sami helped Kevin in his match against Randy Orton last week. Kevin welcomes the crowd and talks about how he's learned that the McMahon's will stop at nothing to get revenge. Sami brings up among others, Brett Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Daniel Bryan before saying that Shane is having Randy do his dirty work for him. They say that Shane's plan didn't work and that Sami was on the ramp and not against ringside before Randy Orton shows up out of nowhere and RKO's Kevin Owens. Shane comes out and announces that Sami will face Randy later tonight as we go to commercial.
New Day vs Rusev & Aiden English
Aiden and E exchange standing switches to start the match before Kofi tags in and drops Aiden before hitting a diving cross body for a quick two count. New Day then clear the ring as we go to commercial.
Aiden is in control as we come back from commercial, keeping Kofi away from E and isolating him before tagging Rusev in. Kofi fights out of a bear hug before Rusev drops him with a spin kick for a near fall. Kofi catches Rusev coming in, but Rusev is quick to block his path. Kofi hits a jumping double foot stomp before tagging E in. E hits a splash to Aiden after taking Rusev out, then hits a uranage to Rusev when he gets the tag after Aiden pokes E in the eye. Rusev sends E into the stairs after dragging him out of the ring, then Rusev drops Kofi with a round house kick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rusev & Aiden English via pinfall
-After the match we get an interview with Mojo Rawley about his turning on Zack Ryder. Daniel Bryan sets up a women's match at Clash of Champions as we go to commercial.
Bludgeon Brothers vs Enhancement Talent
They keep to their strategy and take out the one on the apron before hitting the other one with a double crucifix slam for the pin and the win.
Winner: Bludgeon Brothers via pinfall
Baron Corbin vs Bobby Roode
Corbin backs Bobby into the corner before Bobby grounds Corbin with a dropkick to the knee that sends him out of the ring. Corbin comes back in the ring after exiting to regroup and drops Bobby before Bobby counters a chokeslam and they clothesline each other. Dolph then gets in the ring and hits the Zig Zag to Bobby for the disqualification.
Winner: Bobby Roode via disqualification
-After the match Dolph hits a Zig Zag.
-We get a video package for AJ Styles and Jinder Mahal and how AJ won the title back in England.
Charlotte vs Tamina
They lock up to start the match before Tamina tosses her around until Charlotte drops her for a quick two count. Tamina then picks Charlotte up and dumps her into the corner as we go to commercial.
Charlotte takes back control as we come back from commercial, rolling Tamina up for a quick two count before countering a Samoan drop with the Figure Eight for the tap and the win.
Winner: Charlotte via submission
-After the match Tamina brawls with the Riott Squad before being separated. We then have Kevin and Sami talking to Daniel Bryan where Daniel reiterates what Shane said and that he agrees with him as we go to commercial.
Sami Zayn vs Randy Orton
They lock up to start the match before Sami gets out of the ring and regroups with Kevin before they brawl around ringside. Randy back drops Sami onto the announce table before he gets distracted by Kevin, Sami capitalizing by sending Randy into the stairs. They get back in the ring only for Sami to toss Randy back out of the ring and Kevin accost him as we go to commercial.
Sami is in control as we come back from commercial until Randy comes back and sends Sami out onto the apron. Sami gets bolt cutters out from under the ring before Randy attacks him when he tries to free Kevin. They get back in the ring and Randy catches Sami on the top turnbuckle and hits a superplex. Kevin frees himself before they counter each other and Randy rolls Sami up for the pin and the win.
Winner: Randy Orton via pinfall
-Shinsuke comes out after the match and takes out with Kevin and Sami when they attack Randy as we go off the air.