Sean Ross SappDown: Title Change, Maryse, Big Heel Turn

Opening Segment

  • The Miz is great, Maryse is great. This type of thing needs to be the catalyst for a more serious or Dean Ambrose who doesn't give a shit.

Baron Corbin defeated Dolph Ziggler

  • Smackdown is trying really hard to keep that ratings streak alive, eh?
  • Baron Corbin wins and the End of Days is protected.
  • Kalisto makes the save TO CRICKETS!
  • Ziggler snaps and superkicks Kalisto! The crowd goes nuts! Cool

Backstage happenings

  • Ellsworth gives Carmella a shirt, and he looks like he's in better shape. Carmella wants him ringside for her match tonight.
  • Backstage Apollo Crews confronts Ziggler, and Ziggler starts SWINGIN' ON EM!

Becky Lynch defeated La Luchadora

  • People really thought Luchadora was Tamina? Get real.
  • Luchadora runs under the ring, and another scampers out. Looks like Alexa Bliss.
  • It is Alexa Bliss. Lynch beats and unmasks her.
  • The other Luchadora is back and helps beat down Becky. This is pretty good stuff.

Contract signing

  • Daniel Bryan says they're doing AJ Styles vs. John Cena because they won in the ratings last week and want to keep the momentum.
  • Styles cuts a great promo saying the ratings win was on his back and that Cena disappeared. He trashes Cena and says WWE doesn't need him and he'll never be as good as the Rock. Damn.
  • Cena says Styles has pissed him off and he hasn't left.
  • The "John Cena isn't/hasn't left" promo was much better the first few times. He calls Styles a bitch to a big pop.
  • This is fantastic promo work from both guys.
  • Baron Corbin comes out, AJ Styles kicks Cena.
  • Corbin being pushed is cool, but he's gotta work on those promos.

Carmella (w/ James Ellsworth) vs. Aliyah

  • Aliyah certainly isn't ready for the main roster, but this was a fine spot.
  • Ellsworth won the match for Carmella. I'm intrigued.

American Alpha vs. Breezango

  • This was a squash, and American Alpha needed one.

Nikki and Nattie

  • We come back from commercial and Nikki Bella and Natalya are STANDING IN THE RING WITH MICS TO ARGUE. This is bad.
  • The promos are also bad. We get it.
  • Nikki's forearm was cool. There ya go.

Intercontinental Championship
Dean Ambrose defeats The Miz (c) (w/ Maryse)

  • Solid match between these two, I just want to see Ambrose do more.
  • Ambrose wins in a shocker. I don't think we're done seeing Miz as IC Champion, that's his title.
  • Shout outs to Miz for legitimately bringing prestige back to that championship. No easy task.

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