Is Baron Corbin Sy Sperling’s illegitimate love child? Will Byron Saxton finally beat James Ellsworth in cribbage? Will Ahmed Johnson join “The New Day”? Can Drew Gulak master the Yugoslavian cross hip wing? None of these questions and more will be answered on tonight’s editions of “Smackdown Live! and “205 Live”!
News & Notes:
– Charlotte Flair will challenge Natalya for the SmackDown Women’s Title next week before Survivor Series.
– Baron Corbin will defend his United States Title against Sin Cara next week.
– Additionally, The New Day will take on Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens in tag action.
– AJ Styles is the new WWE Champion and will now face Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series.
– Shane McMahon, The New Day, Kevin Owens, and Sami Zayn shared words to open the show. Shane noted Daniel Bryan will return next week.
– Kofi Kingston def. Sami Zayn via pinfall.
– Randy Orton def. Rusev to prevent Rusev from joining Team SmackDown.
– Becky Lynch def. James Ellsworth via submission.
– SmackDown Tag Team Championship: Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable def. The Usos (c) via count-out.
– WWE Championship: AJ Styles def. Jinder Mahal (c) via pinfall to capture the title.
205 Live Results:
– Enzo Amore hosted the “Zo Show” with several UK Championship division talents.
– Kalisto def. Jack Gallagher via pinfall.
– Mark Andrews & Cedric Alexander def. Joseph Connors & James Drake via pinfall.
– Enzo Amore def. Tyler Bate via pinfall.