Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com Smackdown coverage. Tonight's show features three big WE Heavyweight Title tournament matches, and an appearance by the Undertaker.
- The Wyatt Family comes out and runs through their usual deal, with each one of the four speaking. It culminates in Bray Wyatt challenging the Brothers of Destruction to a 2-on-2 match against any two members of Wyatt's choosing at Survivor Series.
Braun Strowman (w/ Wyatt Family) vs. Fandango
Strowman shrugs off a dropkick, clotheslines Fandango and puts him to sleep with the arm-triangle.
Winner: Braun Strowman via submission (Arm-Triangle choke)
- Neville says he's going to finish what Wayne Rooney started this week.
WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament Opening Round
Neville vs. King Barrett
Neville grabs a headlock, which Barrett breaks out of by sitting Neville on the ropes and slamming him own by the back of his head. Barrett knocks Neville off the apron a couple of times as we go to a commercial break. We come back to see Barrett plant Neville with a pumphandle slam that gets a two count. Barrett beats down Neville in the corner, then tosses him into the barricade.
Barrett taunts Neville, then trash talks Jerry Lawler. Neville runs along the barricade and flips onto Barrett. Neville also hits a bridging German suplex, but Barrett is able to power out at two. Neville comes off the ropes, but runs right into Winds of Change for a two. Barrett sets up for the Bull Hammer, but gets cradled. Neville counters Wasteland with a DDT and wins with Red Arrow.
Winner: Neville via pinfall (Red Arrow)
- The Usos are backstage with Renee Young, where they say the Wyatts are smelly.
WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament
Ryback vs. Kalisto
Ryback tries to toss Kalisto around, but keeps getting countered. Kalisto hits Salida Del Sol for two, but Ryback powers out as we go to a commercial. We return to see Ryback powerbombing Kalisto repeatedly, sending him outside of the ring.
Back inside, Ryback puts the clubberin' on Kalisto before hanging him upside down. Kalisto fights out of the suplex but gets slammed face first into the ground before Ryback finishes the suplex. Ryback gets two on a bearhug slam, and Booker T does a good job putting over how the quest for the WWE title gives people motivation to kick out.
Ryback gets crotched on the top rope and dropkicked out of the ring. Ryback catches Kalisto in an Asai moonsault and powerslams him to the floor. Kalisto rolls up Ryback out of a Shellshocked attempt and gets Meat Hooked for his troubles. Ryback squishes Kalisto in the corner, but Kalisto hits a Super Salida Del Sol for the win. Big upset and a great match.
Winner: Kalisto via pinall (Super Salida Del Sol)
Ryback raises Kalisto's hand after the match.
- Zeb Colter and Del Rio come out and talks about how everyone hates the British. They say they'll win the WWE Title and unify the titles to make the MexAmerican Heavyweight Championship.
WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament
Alberto Del Rio (w/ Zeb Colter) vs. Stardust
Del Rio hits several suplexes on Stardust, before tossing him into a barricade outside ahead of the commercial break. We come back to see Stardust fighting back with punches to the head of Del Rio, until ADR hits the corner enziguri for two. A rope hung armbar gets Del Rio admonished, but Stardust comes back with a Side Effect.
Stardust connects on Diamond Dust and a falling reverse DDT, but ADR kicks out. Del Rio drills Stardust with a Backstabber and a clothesline for a two count. Stardust gets a two of his own with a Disaster Kick, but he falls victim to the double foot stomp. Del Rio wins.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio via pinfall (double foot stomp)
Usos vs. The Wyatt Family (w/ Bray Wyatt & Braun Strowman)
The Wyatts appear suddenly and attack the Usos. The Usos fight them off, giving the ref enough time to ring the bell. Rowan hits a second rope fallaway slam, which sends us to our last commercial break. We come back to see Harper and Rowan working over Jey in their corner.
Harper misses a boot in the corner and falls out of the ring. Jimmy hits a couple of clotheslines and a big kick on Harper for a two count. Rowan then pulls him out of the ring, but tosses Jimmy onto the turnbuckles, where he body presses Harper. Jimmy hits Rowan with Whisper in the Wind, followed by Air Uso, which results in him getting caught and kicked.
The Usos start a superkick party of sorts and hit Air Uso, which almost kills Jey. Wyatt has everyone jump them for the DQ.
Winners: Usos via DQ
The beat down continues after the match, with Strowman taking Jimmy out with Black Sheep, and Wyatt hitting Sister Abigail. Undertaker's music hits, and he can be heard accepting the Wyatt Family's challenge. Lightning strikes the ring and the posts are on fire.