Mr. McMahon welcomed the WWE Universe.
When SmackDown performed in front of a live audience for the first time in a year and a half, WWE Chairman Mr. McMahon greeted the WWE Universe with enthusiasm.
Roman Kings and Usos def. Edge, Rey Mysterio and Dominic Mysterio in a six-man team match
After the Edge and Mysterios set a devastating trap for the Roman Reigns and The Usos last week, all six superstars clashed in a tumultuous six-man team match. Although The Ultimate Opportunist Speared rules out of the ring, Jay Uso took advantage of the total chaos to win The Master of the 619 with a handful of tights.
Even though The Bloodline earned the win in the WWE Money in the Bank hand, another spear from The Rated-R Superstar stopped Universal Champion and Company’s brutal post-match assault. Edge grabbed the chair leg again and trapped Raines in a Crossface trap that was as destructive as it was humiliating!
Finn Balor returns to SmackDown and attacks Sami Zane
When Sami Zane complained in front of a live audience that a grand conspiracy against him had deliberately kept him from participating in the Sunday Money in the Bank Ladder Match, Finn Balor suddenly appeared on SmackDown! Dodging a covert attack from the Chief Strategist, the Prince launched a massive counterattack that ended with a stunning Coup de Grace!
Shotzi & Nox def. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Natalia and Tamina
A week after defeating Natalia and Tamina at SmackDown in their debut, Shotzi and Knox once again faced off against the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions in another Contenders Match, with Money in the Bank Ladder Match Lev Morgan and Zelena Vega in the comments.
When a quarrel broke out between Morgan and Vega, the bedlam allowed Knox to steal the victory from the Queen of the Deer.
Furious with Liv and Zelena for costing them the match, Natalia and Tamina ignited a post-match brawl that ended with Morgan staring straight ahead!
Bianca Belair def. Carmella at the Women’s SmackDown Championship Match
After Bianca Belair Bailey’s planned opponent was forced to abandon his match due to injury, WWE’s EST instead retained their SmackDown women’s championship against the self-proclaimed “Most Beautiful Woman in All WWE” with KOD.
Cesaro def. Otis on disqualification
After Alpha Academy announced that Otis would destroy anyone in his path, Cesaro tried to test this theory. When Otis collided with the ring stance, the intervening Chad Gable attacked and put an end to the match by disqualification. In response, Swiss Superman rode him on Cesaro’s swing, but Otis dropped Cesaro in the middle of the punch and laid him down with a vicious splash.
Kevin Owens responded amazingly to Baron Corbin’s request for money
After Baron Corbin begged the WWE Universe on his knees to help him with his recent financial troubles through an online fundraising site, Kevin Owens showed up to do his terrific contribution.
Seth Rollins, def. Big E, Kevin Owens and King Nakamura in a fatal four-way match
Two days before Sunday’s high-stakes Bank Ladder Match, Kevin Owens jumped down the stairs, crushing King Nakamura across the SmackDown announcement table. Moments later, Seth Rollins escaped from Big E’s Big Ending attempt and stomped him down the stairs to take a huge victory over his fellow SmackDown Money in the banking ladder competition.