WWE Smackdown! Live Results 7/18 The Last Stop on the Road to WWE Battleground!

We are just days away from WWE Battleground this Sunday night where Jinder Mahal will defend his WWE World Championship against Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison match, but tonight before that Jinder looks to give a preview of the infamous match. We also have AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura teaming up to face Kevin Owens and Baron Corbin and much more so be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST!

-Jinder Mahal comes out to the ring and talks about his title match this Sunday at Battleground as we get a good look at the Punjabi prison set up around the ring. Jinder talks about the history of the match and how he plans to retain the belt before he's interrupted by Randy Orton who makes his way down to ringside, Randy in awe of the structure before he attempts to climb it. Randy then goes on to say that there will be nowhere to run or hide this Sunday as we go to commercial.

Jimmy Uso vs Kofi Kingston

Kofi is in control early, stomping Jimmy and mocking him before sending him out of the ring. Kofi then flips over the top rope and takes him out on the floor as we go to commercial.

Jimmy comes back with an enzuigiri for a quick two count as we come back from commercial. Kofi then catches Jimmy coming in and hits a double foot stomp and a dropkick before clotheslining him. Jimmy then hits a death valley driver into the corner for a near fall before Kofi comes back with an enzuigiri only to be caught on the top rope. Jimmy goes for a superplex, but Kofi fights him off, then Jimmy rolls through a diving cross body for the pin and the win.

Winner: Jimmy Uso via pinfall

-We then have Shane talking to the entire women's division minus Naomi about Battleground this Sunday as we go to commercial.

-We get the announces talking about Jason Jordan being revealed as Kurt Angle's son before we have a taped interview segment where Chad Gable talks about it, how it feels to now be on his own and what the future will hold now that American Alpha are broken up since Jordan is now on RAW.

Sami Zayn vs Mike Kanellis

Sami goes right after Mike to start the match, beating on him around the ring before hitting a series of punches in the corner. Mike rolls out of the ring to regroup, but Sami goes right after him and clotheslines him before rolling him back into the ring Sami then clotheslines him over the top rope before tossing him into the barricade. Sami gets him back into the ring, but Mike comes back for a moment only to be clotheslined again. Maria gets in the ring and distracts the referee before Mike hits Sami with a right hand and a Samoan driver for the pin and the win.

Winner:Mike Kanellis via pinfall

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