It was a light schedule on the road for WWE this past week. While Smackdown ran its normal schedule of live events, NXT held just two events in Florida that sandwiched the latest set of TV tapings at Full Sail University, while the Raw crew had the entire week off in advance of its tour of the Far East.
Smackdown kicked off its loop with an unadvertised Raw vs. Smackdown match. After Shinsuke Nakamura was not allowed to cross the border into Vancouver, Seth Rollins stepped in and replaced him to challenge Jinder Mahal for the WWE Title. The Smackdown shows also marked the return to action for Rusev, who has been out since March after shoulder surgery.
The NXT shows marked the debuts of two European competitors who recently signed with WWE: Fabian Aichner, last seen stateside as part of last year's Cruiserweight Classic; and Axel Dieter, Jr., who worked under his real name of Marcel Barthel against Roderick Strong.
Here are all the results:
June 24, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The Usos def. Breezango and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.Luke Harper def. Aiden English.Chad Gable, Jason Jordan, Mojo Rawley & Sin Cara def. Epico Colon, Erick Rowan, Konnor & Viktor.Natalya def. Charlotte Flair.Kevin Owens def. Rusev and Sami Zayn in a Triple Threat to retain the U.S. Title.Baron Corbin def. Tye Dillinger.Becky Lynch & Naomi def. Carmella & Tamina.Seth Rollins def. champion Jinder Mahal by DQ in a WWE Title match.
June 25, Everett, WA
The Usos def. Sin Cara & Mojo Rawley and The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.Tye Dillinger def. Aiden English.Chad Gable, Jason Jordan, Tyler Breeze & Fandango def. Epico Colon, Erick Rowan, Konnor & Viktor.Natalya def. Charlotte Flair.Kevin Owens def. Rusev and Sami Zayn in a Triple Threat to retain the U.S. Title.Baron Corbin def. Luke HarperBecky Lynch & Naomi def. Carmella & Tamina.Jinder Mahal def. Shinsuke Nakamura in a WWE Title match.
June 26, Bakersfield, CA
Sami Zayn def. Baron Corbin.Tye Dillinger, Sin Cara, Jason Jordan & Chad Gable def. Primo Colon, Epico Colon, Konnor & Viktor.Luke Harper defeated Aiden English.Naomi & Becky Lynch def. Carmella & Tamina Snuka.Naomi def. Lana to retain the Smackdown Women's Title.The Usos def. The New Day and Breezango in a Triple Threat to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.Rusev def. Mojo Rawley.Charlotte Flair def. Natalya.Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura def. Jinder Mahal & Kevin Owens.
June 22, Cocoa, FL
Adrian Jaoude def. Fabian Aichner.MaryKate def. Danielle Kamela.The Ealy Twins def. Demitrius Bronson & Lars Sullivan.Kassius Ohno def. Tian Bing.Heavy Machinery def. Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake.Roderick Strong def. Marcel Barthel.Lacey Evans & Ruby Riot def. Sonya Deville & Taynara Conti.Aleister Black def. The Velveteen Dream.
June 24, Gainesville, FL
Montez Ford def. Marcel Barthel.Aliyah & Sarah Logan def. Abbey Laith & Victoria Gonzalez.No Way Jose def. Cezar Bononi.Nick Miller def. Tian Bing.Aleister Black def. Alexander Wolfe.Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake def. Danny Burch & Oney Lorcan.Ruby Riot def. Peyton Royce.Buddy Murphy, Kassius Ohno & Roderick Strong def. Bobby Roode, Lars Sullivan & The Velveteen Dream.
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