This is the Fightful.com live coverage for tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown! Live. After two controversial wins at Battleground this past Sunday night, it goes without saying that WWE World Champion Jinder Mahal will have a lot to say after he enlisted the help of The Great Khali to retain his title. Kevin Owens will also have a lot to say after he managed to defeat AJ Styles and become a three time WWE United States Champion. Be sure to come back here at 8 PM EST for two hours showcasing the Smackdown! Live brand!
-Kevin Owens comes out to start the show and talks about winning the United States Championship at Battleground before AJ Styles comes out and asks for a rematch. Chris Jericho comes out to the surprise of everyone in the arena before telling Kevin to be quiet before saying that he is there to get a United States Championship match tonight. Shane McMahon then comes out and makes a triple threat match for the title as tonight's main event as we go to commercial.
Shinsuke Nakamura vs Baron Corbin
Shinsuke is in control to start the match before Corbin clotheslines him on the ramp and rolls him back into the ring for a quick two count as we go to commercial.
Corbin is in control as we come back from commercial until Shinsuke comes back with a series of kicks and knees. Shinsuke sets Corbin up on the top rope before hitting his signature double knees in the corner before hitting a single leg missile dropkick off of the top rope for a quick two count. Corbin comes back and hits a backbreaker out of nowhere for a quick two count it his own before hitting Shinsuke with knees on the ground before mocking Shinsuke and playing to the crowd. Corbin hits a Deep Six for a near fall before Shinsuke hits the Kinshasa for the pin and the win.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura via pinfall
Becky Lynch & Charlotte vs Tamina & Lana
Tamina and Becky start it off with Becky in control until Tamina shows off her strength and slams her to the mat for a quick two count. Lana tags in and beats on Becky in the corner before hitting a float over suplex for a quick two count. Lana puts Becky in a straight armbar before she fights out of it, only for Lana to slam her down by her hair for another quick two count. Lana backs Becky in her corner before tagging Tamina back in who stomps on Becky in the corner. Becky tags in Charlotte who takes out both Lana on the apron and Tamina in the ring with a series of kicks and knees for a quick two count.
Tamina then superkicks Charlotte before Lana gets the blind tag, but Charlotte hits her with a boot for the pin and the win.
Winner: Becky Lynch & Charlotte via pinfall
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