Asuka won a Battle Royal to secure her place in the SmackDown Women’s Championship TLC Match against Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs. Elsewhere, Rey Mysterio and Randy Orton engaged in a wild brawl one week after The Viper stole Mysterio’s mask.
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Rey Mysterio and Randy Orton’s main event match took a horrifying turn when The Viper sadistically targeted The Biggest Little Man after the bell. Elsewhere, Charlotte Flair and Daniel Bryan addressed their surprising actions over the past week.
After The Miz added Jeff Hardy to the SmackDown Survivor Series Team, he suggested removing Rey Mysterio, clearly still bitter about Mysterio’s defeat of him several weeks ago. Mysterio, never one to back down from a challenge, agreed to take on Miz tonight, and if The A-Lister could defeat him, Mysterio would no longer be on Team Blue this Sunday.
The blue brand began to put its Survivor Series teams together for the battle for brand supremacy against Raw at WWE’s Survivor Series, but it soon became obvious that there could be a few bumps in the road with Daniel Bryan and The Miz co-captaining the men’s team.
With the opportunity to become captains of the SmackDown LIVE Tag Team Survivor Series squad on the line, The Usos and The New Day rekindled their classic rivalry on the blue brand.
During an unpredictable SmackDown LIVE, Jeff Hardy & Rey Mysterio took on Randy Orton & The Miz ahead of their scheduled clashes in the WWE World Cup, but The Viper went the extra mile to dismantle his fellow tournament entrants as they all aim to be named the best in the world. Elsewhere, WWE Crown Jewel came early, as WWE Champion AJ Styles defended the title against Daniel Bryan with Samoa Joe lurking in the wings.
Per the order of Shane-O-Mac, WWE Champion AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan threw down with the title on the line three days early on SmackDown LIVE.
Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy rekindled their rivalry with another barbaric encounter on the blue brand. Elsewhere, the footage from the wild brawl between SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair at the WWE Performance Center was finally revealed.
In a rematch from SmackDown 1000, WWE Champion AJ Styles & Daniel Bryan attempted to work cohesively against The Usos, as their WWE Title clash at WWE Crown Jewel rapidly approaches.
An absolutely loaded SmackDown 1000 saw Rey Mysterio make an unbelievable return to the blue brand, cameos from Mr. McMahon, Batista, Ric Flair and Edge, as well as The Big Show making a catastrophic impact on the SmackDown Tag Team division.
Randy Orton squared off against the returning Big Show in a WWE World Cup Qualifying Match that pushed both Superstars to their limits. Elsewhere, Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair saw their saga take a devastating turn as they faced off in a WWE Super Show-Down title rematch.
After Becky Lynch got herself intentionally disqualified during her title match against Charlotte Flair at WWE Super Show-Down this past Saturday, the champion and challenger once again collided for the gold. This time, however, The Irish Lass Kicker would lose her title if she was once again disqualified.
Poised for WWE Super Show-Down in Melbourne, Australia, the blue brand descended into all-out chaos as Charlotte Flair hurled SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch through her own custom poster, Randy Orton injured Tye Dillinger’s finger in the turnbuckle and The Bar served up SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day.