This is the Fightful.com live coverage for WWE Smackdown! Live. Tonight in our main event AJ Styles will defend his WWE United States Championship against Baron Corbin and Shane McMahon is in the building to address what Kevin Owens did to his father last week. Be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST for all of the action!
-Shane McMahon comes out to the ring to start the show and talks about how Kevin attacked his father last week. Shane talks about how he will avenge his father and destroy him in the Hell in a Cell next month.
Randy Orton vs Aiden English
Aiden goes right after Randy to start the match, beating on him in the corner before Randy comes back with a series of clotheslines and a powerslam. Aiden rolls out of the ring when Randy goes for a draping DDT, but Randy just goes after him and drops him back first against the barricade. English then comes back with a back drop onto the announce table as we go to commercial.
Randy is in control as we come back from commercial, stomping on Aiden in the corner and hitting him with right hands until the official pulls him off. Aiden pokes Randy in the eye and dropkicks him for a quick two count before putting him in a headlock that he's quick to get out of. Aiden jumps off of the top rope, Randy waiting for him and hitting an RKO out of nowhere in midair for the pin and the win.
Winner: Randy Orton via pinfall
-After the match Rusev comes out to the ramp and says that he's going to beat him even if he did beat him ten seconds at Summerslam.
Randy Orton vs Rusev
Aiden distracts Randy and allows Rusev to hit a superkick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rusev via pinfall
AJ Styles vs Baron Corbin WWE United States Championship Match
Corbin attacks AJ before the match before seemingly hurting his knee, then AJ locks in the Calf Killer before Corbin rolls out of the ring.
Winner: Match never started
-Charlotte comes out and talks about her daughter before she's interrupted by Natalya. Natalya then has a celebration of women before Charlotte says that she wants a title shot. Becky , Naomi, Lana and Tamina come out last before Natalya leaves the ring. Daniel then comes out and makes a fatal four way for tonight and the winner will face Natalya at Hell in a Cell.
Hype Bros vs New Day
E grapples with Mojo and exchange abdominal stretches before E sends Mojo out of the ring as we go to commercial.
Mojo is in control as we come back from commercial, dropping Kofi repeatedly before backing him into the corner and hitting a series of shoulder tackles. Kofi tags in E who hits a series of belly to belly suplexes. Mojo tags in Zack who hits a dropkick off of the second rope, then a running boot in the corner for a near fall. Kofi sends Mojo out of the ring before hitting a tope to the outside, then gets the blind tag before New Day hit Midnight Hour for the pin and the win.
Winner: New Day via pinfall
-Kevin has an interview via satellite about what he did to Mr.McMahon.
-Dolph Ziggler comes out and does entrances for a third week in a row including Triple H, Shawn Michaels and Degeneration X.
Fatal Four Way Number One Contender Match
Tamina is in control to start the match, tossing everyone out of the ring before tossing Charlotte across the ring as we go to commercial.
Charlotte comes back with a series of chops before everyone gets in the ring and hits a move. Naomi hits a double cross body for a quick two count before hitting Charlotte with a series of kicks and a jawbreaker for a near fall. Naomi puts Charlotte in a submission before Becky breaks it up and applies one of her own that Tamina breaks up. Charlotte then hits a double moonsault to both Tamina and Naomi for a near fall before locking in the Figure Eight. Becky hits a leg drop off of the top rope to break it up for a near fall before Tamina breaks that up.
Tamina then hits a Samoan drop to Becky before hitting a splash off of the top rope for a near fall that Naomi breaks up. Charlotte then picks up the pin and the win in all of the chaos.
Winner: Charlotte via pinfall