Smackdown opens with AJ Styles making his way to the ring and he calls out Daniel Bryan. Bryan comes to the ring and they share some words. Styles says that the Pele Kick from last week was on purpose and not an accident. Bryan isn’t shocked at all and they trade more words. AJ says that he has no problem defending the title tonight and Bryan is okay with it. Shane McMahon comes out and makes the match official and it will take place after the commercial break.
AJ Styles def. Daniel Bryan to retain the WWE Championship. After the match, Samoa Joe comes from out of nowhere and attacks AJ Styles. He puts Styles to sleep with the Coquina Clutch and Bryan comes in to make the save. Samoa Joe gets the advantage and puts him to sleep as well. Joe poses with the title as he stands tall between the two.
Paige is in her office and Charlotte Flair walks in. Paige congratulates her on her match at Evolution with Becky and offers her a spot on the Smackdown Women’s team for Survivor Series. Charlotte turns it down and Paige tells her to think about it.
Big E def. Cesaro in a Trick or Street Fight
Shinsuke Nakamura def. R-Truth
Becky Lynch comes down to the ring and talks about her victory at Evolution. She then talks about her match with Ronda Rousey at Survivor Series and says she isn’t here to cosplay or talk about her reality tv show, she is here to rip her arm off.
Jeff Hardy & Rey Mysterio def. The Miz & Randy Orton. After the match, Orton delivers the RKO to Jeff Hardy, Rey Mysterio and The Miz and stands tall as Smackdown Live closes.