Preview: WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez come face-to-face this week on Friday Night SmackDown. (Read full story)
Kansas City, Mo – Show starts, SmackDown presents The Miz TV where all the team members of Team Ric Flair and Team Hulk Hogan (Read full story) were presented in the ring as Miz introduces them.
Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair get involved in a trash talk, where Hogan asked Flair to check the history books as ‘The Nature Boy’ have never defeated him, and his teammates will do the same.
Hearing this Sami Zayn makes fun of Shorty Gables to which Gables and Ali turns the trash talk over Zayn and Shinsuke Nakamura to which King Baron Corbin asks them to shut up as he is a king and they don’t have the right to talk without his permission, Roman Reigns verbally shuts up Corbin by calling him a Stupid King.
These people don’t need a king, they need a RULER, and I will RULE with an IRON FIST!King Baron Corbin
As the verbal gets heated, Hogan asks then to stop talking and get fighting in a match tonight. To which Zayn declines the offer and gets his team to walk away, as they made his way from the ring, Hogan asked Zayn to face Gables tonight. Zayn again declined the offer and said that he had tweaked his neck on his way to SmackDown earlier today and he has already arranged someone to face Gables.
Zayn introduces Cesaro, as he makes his way out to the ring, Reigns goes and attacks him followed by Gable’s suicide dive over him.
Match 1: The New Day ( Big E and Kofi Kingston) vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode.
Bell rings, Ziggler and Kofi start the match. Kofi was being attacked and thrown out of the ring by Ziggler.
After the commetical, legal men in the ring, Ziggler and Big E attacks each other. As Roode tries to enter the ring E pushes him out of the ring. Seeing this Kofi enters the ring and attacks Ziggler. E then tags Kofi, Ziggler quickly rolls Kofi backwards and pins him for victory.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode.
After the match, Heavy Machinery and The Revival comes running to the ring and attacked the team of The New Day and Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode.
Match 2: Lacey Evans vs. Local Competitor.
Before the bell rings, Evans does some trash talk and tells that this match is not of her level. The referee then rings the bell.
Evans then walk out of the ring as the referee count nine, Evans runs towards the ring and hits the local competitor with a Women’s Right Hand and pins her for victory.
Winner: Lacey Evans.
Michael Cole conducts an interview with the number one contender Nikki Cross were said that she will be the next WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion soon.
The Firefly Fun House’s promo cuts where Bray Wyatt states that due to the attack by Seth Rollins a few weeks back we have lost Rambling Rabbit. Wyatt picks up his body and talks to it and the Rabbit’s life.
Match 3: Drew Gulak vs. Kalisto.
Bell rings, Gulak starts his powerpoint presentation seeing the sides Kalisto attacks him. Gulak quickly turns over the attacks and dominates Kalisto in the ring.
Suddenly Braun Strowman’s music hits and it distracted Gulak, seeing this Kalisto attacks Gulak and pins him for victory.
After the match, Strowman carries Gulak and delivers a running power slam to him and warns Tyson Fury (Read full story)
At WWE Crown Jewel, I’m gonna send your ass back to where you belong when you GET THESE HANDS!Braun Strowman to Tyson Fury
Later in the ring, Daniel Bryan makes his way out to the ring as Michael Cole interviews him, Cole asked him about his rough times he had due to some wrong allegations he was accused of a few months ago. Cole also asked, Is the Yes moment dead now?
As Bryan was about to speak Shinsuke Nakamura and Sami Zayn comes out and interrupted as played a video where Bryan said that the Yes moment is dead forever.
Do you want to move backwards with them, or do you want to move forward with us?Sami Zayn to Daniel Bryan
Zayn then further tried to manipulate Brayn not to change himself from being The New Daniel Bryan as the WWE Universe can turn upon him again anytime if he tries to changes to his old gimmick. Zayn then requested Bryan to join forces with him and elevate his career to a new level. To which Bryan walks out of the ring without shaking Zayn’s hand and leaves the offer untouched.
Match 4: Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose.
Sasha Banks and WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley joins at the SmackDown’s commentary team.
Bell rings, Rose, hits Cross with a right elbow and continues to attack her followed up by a pin count as Cross kicks out.
Rose then carries Cross and slams her back to the ring and goes for the pin as it ended in two counts. As the referee gets busy with Rose, Sonya Deville hits Cross with a right arm.
Later, Cross gains momentum and hits Rose with a flying side slam and tries to pin her as she kicks out. Cross then delivers a neck breaker to Rose and pins her for victory.
Winner: Nikki Cross.
After the commercial, Cain Velasquez and Rey Mysterio make their way out to the ring. Mysterio then talks about the beat down his son took from the hands of Brock Lesnar and gave us an update that he is fine now. Mysterio then continued to thank WWE Universe as his son Dominik is recovered by the love shown by them.
Dominik wanted me tell you THANK YOU… and that NO ONE, not even Brock Lesnar , will interfere with his dream of stepping in this ring as a WWE Superstar!Rey Mysterio
Mysterio then turns the conversation towards Lesnar as Mysterio said Velasquez will defeat him again at Crown Jewel. Hearing this Paul Heyman and WWE Champion Brock Lesnar appears on the titantron, Heyman then said that Lesnar has better things to do tonight than standing face-to-face to Mysterio and Velasquez in the ring.
Heyman then asked them to guess where Lesnar is now. Mysterio said to cut this stupid game off and come to the ring. Hearing this Lesnar shows Mysterio’s son Dominik as he was beaten up by him.
Seeing this Mysterio and Velasquez runs backstage where Lesnar attacked Mysterio and delivered an F5 to Velasquez over Mysterio’s son.
Match 5: Roman Reigns, Shorty G and Ali vs. King Corbin, Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro. 6 – Man Tag Team Match.
As bell rings, King Corbin, Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro clear the ring by attacking Reigns, Shorty G and Ali.
Later in the ring, Reigns was seen delivering Samoan Drop to Corbin and goes for the pin as it ends up in two counts. Corbin then tags Nakamura as Reigns tags Shorty G.
Nakamura and Shorty G exchanged some headlocks as Shorty G tags, Ali. Nakamura then tags Cesaro. Cesaro enters the ring and attacks Ali by damaging his lower back, Ali tried his best to retaliate but fell short. Cesaro then tags Corbin.
After the commercial, Corbin was seen dominating Ali with a beatdown. Corbin then tags Nakamura, Ali eventually became a victim of vicious kicks at the ringside turnbuckle. Nakamura hits a cheap shot to Shorty G. Nakamura then tags Cesaro, Ali goes for a Tornado DDT to which Cesaro blocks once but became a victim for the second time. Cesaro tags Corbin.
Ali desperately goes for the pin towards Reigns, seeing this Corbin pulls Reigns and attacks him. Desperately Ali tags Shorty G, Cesaro, Corbin and Nakamura became to the victim of attacks by him. Shorty G goes for the ankle lock on Corbin as Nakamura hits him with a knee kick.
Later, Shorty G tags Reigns and Corbin tags Cesaro. Reigns hit a power slam to Cesaro and go for the pin as he kicks out. Cesaro then goes for a Sharpshooter on Reigns as Ali hits him with a Superkick. Seeing this Corbin attacks Ali, Shorty G throws Corbin out of the ring.
Then Reigns hits a Spear to Cesaro and tags Ali. Ali then hits a body splash to Cesaro and pins him for victory.
Winner: Roman Reigns, Shorty G and Ali.
After the match, Hulk Hogan enters the ring and celebrates with them.Do let me know what you think about this episode on the below comment section or you can even tweet me at Tweet to @shawnitch I would love to hear from you. 🙂