WWE SmackDown Recap (10/8): Randy Orton, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, New Day, Dolph Ziggler, Charlotte

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- New Day kick off the show and say they dominated on Monday, and did something Los Boricuas, The Corre, and even the NWO could do. They say the Philadelphia Eagles are booty. Well, they're not wrong. Dolph Ziggler interrupts and says they cost him his shot at the US Title. Ziggler says he has a match Big E, and he has the Dudley Boyz there for backup.

Dolph Ziggler (w/ Dudley Boyz) vs. Big E (w/ New Day)

Big E is dominating Ziggler early on, grounding him and attacking the former World Heavyweight Champion. This beat down continues for several minutes until Ziggler scores with a FameAsser for two. Big E comes back with a belly-to-belly suplex and a huge splash that gets a two. He gets another and Kofi holds Dolph's legs for the pin.

Winner: Big E via pinfall

- Rusev sees Lana talking about their wedding to makeup artists in the back. Rusev says that she knows the rule. She says she got him a match with Ryback to get him in the IC Title hunt. He smacks her ass as she walks away.

Team Bella vs. Charlotte, Becky Lynch & Natalya

Natalya and Becky work over Alicia Fox, but Natalya is quickly put into the heel corner and attacked by the Bellas. Nikki tries to work over Natalya's arm, but she lands a slick reversal and tags in Becky, who gets booted in the grill. Brie Bella follows up with a second rope dropkick as we go to a commercial.

We come back to Brie choking Becky and using the ropes to help her before missing Knee Mode. Nikki dashes across the ring and takes out Becky's partners, preventing her from making a tag. Becky. She gets the tag to Charlotte anyway, who chops the hell out of Nikki. A big spear from Charlotte sets up a Figure Four, but Brie and Becky both interfere and reverse pressure. Nikki has to tap out.

Winners: Natalya, Becky Lynch & Charlotte via submission (Figure Four)

- Paige is backstage and is mad about Natalya teaming with "her girls."

- Kevin Owens vs. Ryback for the IC Title has been added to Hell in a Cell. Owens joins commentary.

Rusev (w/ Summer Rae) vs. Ryback

Ryback scores a Thesz Press out of the gate, but Rusev ties his arm in the ropes, then works it over outside the ring. The attack continues inside the ring as Ryback gets posted. Ryback fights back briefly with a big powerslam, but it only gets a two count.

Rusev gets a big Alabamaslam on Ryback for two. Ryback tries to suplex Rusev, but gets caught in a sleeper instead. Rusev escapes Shellshocked and manages a big kick for two. Ryback blocks the stomp. Meat Hook, Shellshocked, done.

Winner: Ryback via pinfall (Shellshocked)

- Bray Wyatt says that he's going to dispose of Reigns at Hell in a Cell, but tonight he and the Black Sheep take out Reigns & Orton. Strowman cuts a promo about catching rabbits and says "run, rabbits."

- We get a King Barrett video package.

King Barrett vs. Neville

Neville lands a springboard cross body, but then gets booted right in the mush as we go to a commercial break. We come back to see Neville enziguri Barrett outside of the ring before coming off the top with a big moonsault. A deadlift German Suplex from Neville gets a two count, but Barrett connects with a clothesline.

Neville counters two Wastelands, with the second going into a DDT. Barrett stands up and nails Neville with a Bull Hammer to end the match instead.

Winner: King Barrett via pinfall (Bull Hammer)

- Stardust says he's done with Neville. He teases what's next for him, and picks a card, saying "it's written in the stars."

Roman Reigns & Randy Orton vs. The Wyatt Family

Orton beats the hell of Wyatt, who tags in Strowman. Braun shoulder blocks Orton, who then tags out to Reigns. Strowman plows through Reigns, too, then Orton and Roman try to double team him, but both get mowed down. Wyatt comes in to pick up the pieces, but Orton gets a backbreaker to slow him down.

Reigns gets the hot tag and can't knock Strowman off his feet with three clotheslines, and gets tossed outside. Reigns comes back and Superman Punches Strowman down to the floor, then faces off with Wyatt. The two go at it, running into the barricade. Wyatt hits Reigns with a chair for the DQ.

Winners: Roman Reigns & Randy Orton via DQ

Wyatt hits Reigns again, but Orton rescues him. Orton is choked for his troubles, but Reign Superman Punches and tosses Strowman over the top. RKO and Spear to Wyatt to close the show.


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