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Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman make their way out to the ring to start Smackdown this week. Heyman talks about how Roman is the one the brought him back and how the people turned on himself and Roman at different times. He talks about how the Fiend was not a good choice as champion, but Roman is. Heyman continues to talk about Roman and how he is the face of WWE, not anybody else. Heyman says he is the special counsel to Roman and gives him the same introduction he gave to Lesnar. Roman says he is a man of his word and did what he said he would do. He says that WWE is his island and that he is the man.
Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman are walking backstage and Jey Uso gives Roman props on winning the Universal Championship. Jey asks why Roman is running with Paul and Roman reassures him he has it under control. Jey tells him he will have his back and Roman appreciates that as he leaves.
Heavy Machinery def. Miz & Morrison
Big E is backstage with Drew Gulak and Lucha House Party and he talks about how it is Xavier Woods’ birthday. He then talks about how it is a big day for him as well as he has a chance to earn a WWE Championship match. He takes the cake with him because he got word that Woods is there but it ended up being a ruse for Sheamus to attack him. They brawl but Sheamus gets the better of him and beats him down. Sheamus hits Big E with White Noise on a car windshield.
Smackdown returns from commercial and the medical staff are checking on Big E as he is still on the car. Kayla Braxton provides an update and that Big E has suffered lacerations and he will be rushed to a medical facility. Sheamus then appears and talks about how it is a shame that this happened to Big E. He says he was defending himself and that you need to stay focused if you want to be in the main event. He says this could have been Big E’s biggest moment but he let his friends get in his way and leaves to prepare for the match.
Sasha Banks and Bayley are interviewed backstage and they provide their thoughts on their rematch with Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. Bayley talks about how they didn’t know how to prepare for them but now they do so they will get the titles back. Sasha takes issues with the line of questioning and praises everything that Bayley has done. Sasha says they have changed the game and they will go get their titles back.
Adam Pearce is backstage and talks about Big E’s condition. He says it is still up in the air and they plan on still having the four-way match. Paul Heyman then approaches him and the two leave the interview.
Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler def. Sasha Banks & Bayley to retain the Women’s Tag Team Titles
When Smackdown comes back from commercial, the medical staff are checking on Sasha but she and Bayley tell them to leave. Bayley then attacks Sasha Banks outside the ring. Sasha tries to fight back but is too injured from the match. Bayley hits her with her finisher and then puts her head in a chair and stomps on it from the middle rope. Referees check on Sasha as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Sami Zayn makes his way out to the ring and he takes issue with not being introduced as the Intercontinental Championship. Jeff Hardy then comes out and he says Sami could have just asked him for a title shot and Sami takes issue with that. AJ Styles then comes out and he says he is the uncrowned champion. Jeff tells AJ he could have asked for a match and then AJ attacks him. Sami joins in but he is then attacked by AJ. Jeff hits AJ with a Twist of Fate but then eats a Helluva Kick from Sami. Sami then leaves with his Intercontinental Championship.
Otis and Tucker are backstage and Tucker tells him he couldn’t find Miz and Morrison anywhere. Otis tells him not to worry because the contract is in his lunchbox. They then cut to Miz and Morrison and Morrison opens the case to reveal that Otis was keeping his things in it.
Roman Reigns is in his dressing room and Jey Uso walks in to thank him for getting him into the four-way. Roman says it is about time he got his shot and Jey tells him they will tear is up at Clash of Champions. Roman says his brother would be proud of this and the two share a moment before Jey leaves.
Firefly Fun House is played and he said that the Fiend is sad about losing his favorite toy. He says a new friend is coming to the Fun House next week and waves bye.
Nikki Cross is watching a monitor backstage and Alexa Bliss approaches her to apologize for last week. She gives her a hug but Nikki still looks worried for Alexa. Rambling Rabbit was in the background when Alexa came in.
Jey Uso def. Matt Riddle, King Corbin and Sheamus to earn a Universal Championship match at Clash of Champions against Roman Reigns