Police officers are like spiders. I know they’re useful to have around, but whenever I see one I get really nervous.
Kane comes out to start Smackdown and he speaks on the upcoming Royal Rumble match and what it can do for the person that wins it. He talks about how he felt when he eliminated everyone in the Rumble and the Firefly Fun House comes on the tron. Bray starts talking to Kane and tells him it isn’t nice to brag and it is time for him to say he is sorry. Bray shows how Rambling Rabbit is recovering from last week and that joining the Royal Rumble isn’t the best idea. Bray talks about how the Fiend and Kane have crossed paths and he hasn’t forgotten about Kane. The lights go out and the Fiend comes out from the ring as Kane is outside the ring. Daniel Bryan then appears and starts to attack the Fiend and the Fiend escapes through the hole in the ring.
Daniel Bryan and Kane are walking backstage and Bryan is interviewed backstage about the Fiend. Bryan says he wants to make their match at the Royal Rumble a Strap Match. He doesn’t care what it can do because he doesn’t want the Fiend to get away from him. He plans on winning the title and changing the Fiend.
John Morrison def. Big E
The Usos are backstage with Roman Reigns and they talk about Roman’s match with Robert Roode. Roman talks about how he has trained for this match and they finish off by saying “welcome to the Uso Penitentiary”.
The Usos def. The Revival
The Revival are backstage and talk about their loss. They mention that they may have to change in order for something to happen. The camera then runs and catches Lacey Evans fighting with Bayley. Sasha Banks is on the floor as Bayley is fighting with Lacey. Referees come in to separate the two.
Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville are backstage and talk about their plans for 2020. Sonya asks Mandy if Otis could come out with them for her match and Mandy asks why should he. Sonya asks about what is going on between the two and that if she asks Otis, he will say yes because he is sweet on her.
Sasha Banks and Bayley are in the trainer’s room and talk about the brawl with Lacey Evans that just took place. They continue to talk about Lacey when Adam Pearce walks in. He says that Bayley will have a match against Lacey and that match will happen next.
Lacey Evans def. Bayley
Shorty G is interviewed backstage about the recent actions of Sheamus. He says that he won’t his mind games get in his head and that he has learn to overcome anything over the last few months. Sheamus then walks in and asks if anyone has seen Shorty G. Sheamus tells him he will knock his head off his shoulders and Shorty G takes him down to attack him. Referees and security pull him off and Sheamus flips over a table in anger.
Braun Strowman is interviewed backstage and he talks about how he is looking forward to the Royal Rumble. He then switches he focus to the Intercontinental Championship and that he is ready to take it from Nakamura.
Elias is in the ring and sings a song but is interrupted by Sami Zayn, Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura. Sami says that he has more important things to say than Elias and talks about Braun’s comments about taking the Intercontinental title from Nakamura. He says that Braun isn’t in any position to demand anything and that they call the shots. Sami keeps talk and tells Elias that he can keep playing his song. Elias says they inspired him to write a song and starts to play a song about how Sami sucks. Sami cuts him off and Cesaro goes into the ring to beat him up. Elias fights him off but Nakamura and Sami come in to beat him down. Braun Strowman then comes down to make the save.
A tribute video to the late Rocky Johnson is played.
Alexa Bliss def. Sonya Deville
Robert Roode is in his locker room and Dolph Ziggler and King Corbin walk in. They talk about his upcoming tables match with Roman Reigns and how he plans on putting him through a table. Corbin says he wants to embarrass Roman and it starts tonight when Roode puts him through a table.
Roman Reigns def. Robert Roode in a Tables Match. Roman tells Corbin after the match that their match at the Royal Rumble will be Falls Count Anywhere.