Smackdown begins with a recap of the Swamp Fight and the main event from last week. It then recaps how the Fiend came out and put Alexa Bliss in the Mandible Claw.
Firefly Fun House starts Smackdown this week with Bray Wyatt putting up a picture of Braun Strowman. Pictures of Braun Strowman now fill the wall and Bray talks about what happened with Alexa Bliss. He warns Braun that the Fiend will continue to go after Alexa if Braun does not give him what he wants and waves bye to everybody.
Matt Riddle def. Sheamus by DQ when Riddle is attacked by Shorty G. Shorty G continues to attack Riddle but Riddle is able to turn the tables and takes out Shorty G. Sheamus then throws Shorty G in the ring and hits him with a Brogue Kick for costing him the match. Sheamus gets on the mic to trash talk Shorty G for interrupting his match because of Corbin and gives him another Brogue Kick before leaving.
King Corbin is talking to a woman backstage and is approached by Sheamus. Sheamus talks to him about the King’s Ransom costing him his match and that he will do something to Corbin if he gets into his business again. Corbin laughs at it and says he would do something to Sheamus if he didn’t have a match with Jeff Hardy later and leaves.
The Miz and John Morrison are in the ring for the Dirt Sheet and throw it to a video recapping what happened between Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose last week. They then have mic issues and they say that Retribution is scheduled tonight and they are supposed to be on Raw. They then introduce Mandy’s Hair as their guest and a wig appears on the screen. Morrison and Miz then provide the voice for the hair and make fun of Mandy Rose. They then introduce Sonya Deville and she comes out. Sonya talks about Mandy and says she did what she did last week because she said she would make her look on the outside the way she is on the inside. Sonya says she enjoyed what she did last week and that Mandy only has her looks and nothing else. Sonya then says she doesn’t feel bad and that she doesn’t regret doing what she did and that Mandy will not be coming out to attack her like everybody thinks she will. Miz and Morrison then talk about how Mandy hasn’t posted on social media and Sonya says that is all she has. Sonya then mocks how Mandy won a “bumpy award” for making out with Otis and Miz and Morrison mock Mandy and Otis. Heavy Machinery then come out and attack Miz and Morrison.
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Heavy Machinery are backstage and Tucker is trying to calm down Otis when Kayla Braxton approaches them. She asks them about their upcoming match with Miz and Morrison and Otis says they crossed a line. Tucker then says how what Sonya did to Mandy last week was despicable. Otis then talks about how he hates what happened to Mandy last week and they will show Miz and Morrison what happens when you do what they did.
The Fiend makes his way out to the ring and Smackdown goes to commercial. Smackdown then returns and the Fiend is in the ring with Alexa Bliss sitting in the middle of it. The Fiend walks around her and then goes to a corner. He then crawls towards Alexa and puts his hand by Alexa’s face. Alexa then pushes it away and then Braun Strowman’s voice appears. Braun says he doesn’t care about Alexa and that he wants him. Braun says he knew how he would come out of the Swamp Fight and that he came out as the most evil s.o.b. on Earth. He then talks about how it has been clawing and scratching to get out and that he is what nightmares are made of. He tells the Fiend he can have whatever he wants and the Fiend will face the monster at Summerslam.
Jeff Hardy def. King Corbin by DQ when Sheamus hits Hardy with a Brogue Kick on the outside. Corbin then gets in Sheamus’ face for costing him the match and the referee gets in between them as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Sheamus def. King Corbin. Matt Riddle came out and caused a distraction that allowed Sheamus to pick up the win.
Bayley and Sasha Banks are backstage and Bayley asks her why she put her in a match against Asuka. Sasha assures her that she will beat her and Bayley is worried because Asuka wants revenge on Bayley for her attack on Kairi Sane. Sasha continues to assure her that she will be fine and then someone comes up to them to inform them they are needed in the ring for a video conference with Stephanie McMahon. Sasha and Bayley look worried about it as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Big E is interviewed backstage and is asked about his solo run. Big E then talks about what he has done as a member of the New Day and how Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and the fans have helped him rise. Big E continues to talk about what to expect in his solo run and he gets Kayla to say “New Day Rocks!” with him.
Bayley and Sasha Banks are in the ring for the video conference and Stephanie McMahon congratulates them on getting all the gold. Bayley and Sasha thank Stephanie for the kind words and how they are trying to be role models for everyone. Stephanie then talks about what they have done of late and is unsure if they are truly role models. Sasha says they are trying to follow in Stephanie’s footsteps and plug the WWE Network. Stephanie then says that Sasha will defend the Raw Women’s Championship at Summerslam and it could be against Asuka. Stephanie then says there will be a triple brand battle royal next week and the winner will face Bayley at Summerslam.
The Miz and John Morrison are interviewed backstage about their upcoming match with Heavy Machinery and they are not worried about them. They say they will be able to outsmart Otis easily and they mock Kayla for saying that Otis is angry. They continue to not be worried about them and leave to prepare for the match as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Heavy Machinery vs Miz and Morrison is thrown out when Mandy Rose comes out to attack Sonya Devile and the brawl spills into the ring. Mandy and Sonya continue to fight and both Heavy Machinery and Miz and Morrison try to keep the two separated as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Smackdown returns and Mandy and Sonya are continuing to be separated in the back. The lights then go out and they cut back to the ring to show the new faction Retribution running to ringside with weapons. They clear everybody out and attack the PC trainees in the crowd. They then turn over the commentary table and spray paint the plexiglass. One of them then has a chainsaw and begins to cut the ring ropes with it. The continue to yell in the ring as Smackdown comes to a close.