Smackdown Live had a strong showing at Survivor Series, unfortunately the brand just fell short of defeating Raw. Now that Survivor Series has come and gone, Smackdown Live can get back to business. That business involves a Smackdown Live Women’s Championship match where Charlotte Flair defends the title against Natalya. Also what does Shane McMahon have in store for Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn for getting involved in the main event at Survivor Series? Keep reading to find out more.
1. Once Again, It Is Time For Some McMahon Family Drama
The main event 5-on-5 match had so many big stars in it that everyone thought there was no way it could be a let down. Well the WWE decided to prove all of us wrong. The ending turned into an awkward McMahon Family Drama storyline. Triple H turned on Kurt Angle to help Stephanie McMahon, and then he turned on Shane. So now we will have RAW’s up until Wrestlemania filled with constant bickering between Triple H and Kurt Angle, along with the ever so annoying Stephanie McMahon. Everyone else was made to be an afterthought in the entire match. Nothing mattered until the end sequence. And even BRAUN going over Triple H at the end to close the show just didn’t have the same impact.
On the go home Smackdown Live before Survivor Series, Baron Corbin’s United States Championship and Natalya’s Smackdown Women’s Championship are on the line. Do they retain or will Raw’s Miz and Alexa Bliss be facing new challengers at Survivor Series? Also before New Day has their huge match against the Shield at Survivor Series, they find themselves in the main event against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. Does New Day gain some momentum before Survivor Series or do Owens and Zayn play spoiler? Find this out and more in this Smackdown Live review.
After a brief hiatus, Justin C and Cam are back to bring you a new edition of the HTCWrestling Podcast! We take a look at a wild week in the world of pro wrestling. From Chris Jericho fighting in New Japan, to Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn being sent home, to AJ Styles winning the WWE Title, we have you covered! Give it a listen!
Survivor Series is less than two weeks away and last night on Raw we seen Cesaro and Sheamus get crowned Raw Tag Team Champions meaning they’re taking the place of Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to challenge the Smackdown Live Tag Team Champions The Usos. Now it’s the Usos turn to defend their titles against Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin. Will the Usos survive and represent Smackdown Live as tag team champions or will Gable and Benjamin rise up and face The Bar instead? Also Shane McMahon announced that due to the attack to AJ Styles at the hands of Jinder Mahal, Mahal would be putting the WWE Championship on the line against Styles. Does Mahal keep his title and match against Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series or did AJ Styles win the top prize of Smackdown Live? To find out this and more keep reading.
On this Halloween edition of Smackdown Live, Shinsuke Nakamura and Kevin Owens battle in the main event with the winner joining Randy Orton on the Smackdown Live Survivor Series team. Also on this edition of Smackdown Live, Bobby Roode and Dolph Ziggler face off in a two out of three falls match where the winner will also join the Survivor Series team. We also learn who will be the captain of the Smackdown Live team as well. To find out this and much more, keep reading this review of Smackdown Live.
After Shane McMahon led Smackdown Live into Raw this past Monday night and delivered the first strike, the question everyone wants to know if whether or not Raw retaliated tonight on Smackdown Live? Regardless of whether Raw invaded or not, Smackdown Live had it’s own business to take care of. On this episode we find out the first Smackdown Live superstar to join the blue team at Survivor Series for the traditional five on five match. We also learn who will be the captain of the women’s team at Survivor Series as well. To find out these pressing answers and more, keep reading this Smackdown Live review.
Tonight on Smackdown Live, another chapter in the Bobby Roode and Dolph Ziggler is written. After this match was booked last week, tonight these rivals look to settle things in the ring. Find out who was victorious? Also rumors were running wild that WWE Champion Jinder Mahal was going to issue a challenge at Survivor Series. Keep reading to find out who? Finally, best friends reunited Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn take to the ring to challenge some of Smackdown Live’s top superstars in the main event. If you’re curious to see who they faced and how they did, keep reading!
Hell in a Cell has come and gone, but there are many questions still lingering in the landscape of Smackdown Live. The big one many in the WWE Universe want to know is why did Sami Zayn help Kevin Owens? Also on Smackdown Live tonight we learned who is next in line to challenge the Usos for the Smackdown Live Tag Team Championship and whether or not Baron Corbin was successful in his first United States Championship defense? The answers to these questions and more will be covered in this very review.
Ladies and gentlemen, we just went to Hell and back! Hell in a Cell has come and gone and if you missed it, make sure you check out the replay. Both Hell in a Cell matches were excellent in their own ways and there even were a few titles changing hands tonight. Not to mention there was a match transformed into a triple threat and a potential heel turn as well. If you’re curious what I’m talking about then keep reading.