Smackdown 1000 starts off with Truth TV with R-Truth and Carmella. Stephanie McMahon comes down to the ring to be their guest. Stephanie starts talking about how she was the first ever general manager for Smackdown and Shane McMahon’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. They have a back and forth and the Mr. McMahon’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring. He talks about the E in WWE standing for entertainment and then has a dance break to close Truth TV.
The Usos def. AJ Styles & Daniel Bryan
Evolution comes out to the ring to cut a promo. Triple H is the first to speak and speaks on how good Evolution was. Flair does a quick promo after that. Orton talks about how he is still there in the ring proving how good he is and improving on his legacy. Batista is the last to speak and talks about how hard his life was growing up in Washington DC and talks up all the members of Evolution. Batista closes out by saying how Triple H never beat him and they have a stare-down for a bit. They close by embracing each other as their music plays.
The Miz def. Rusev in a WWE World Cup qualifying match due to a distraction by Aiden English. Lana slaps English after the match and Rusev attacks English.
Edge is out to the ring for the Cutting Edge. He talks about some of his favorite moments of his from Smackdown. He then introduces Becky Lynch to the Cutting Edge. Edge tries to talk to Becky about changing her ways and Becky doesn’t listen and tells him to get out of her ring. Charlotte Flair comes down to the ring and cuts a promo on Becky and this leads to a brawl between the two.
The Bar def. The New Day to become the new Smackdown Live Tag Team Champions
Rey Mysterio def. Shinsuke Nakamura in a WWE World Cup qualifying match
Undertaker comes out to the ring and says the three words he will say to DX is rest in peace.