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WWE Smackdown Results:
Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair are in Gorilla and they argue why Sasha is taking on Nia Jax tonight. Sasha brings up Reginald and Bianca says she thought she told her there was nothing with him. They continue their back and forth until Sasha makes her way out to the ring for the title defense against Nia.
Sasha Banks def. Nia Jax to retain the Smackdown Women’s Championship
Edge is interviewed backstage and he talks about his time on Smackdown. He says it feels right to lace his boots up tonight and that Daniel Bryan should get a fair shot at Fastlane. He says he doesn’t blame Bryan for hitting him with the knee last week and continues to talk about his match tonight.
Seth Rollins makes his way out to the ring as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler are talking about Nia’s loss to Sasha and Nia blames Shayna for the loss. Nia wants to know what Shayna will do about it and Shayna says she will get a match with Bianca Belair and will lay a beating on her.
Seth Rollins is still in the ring and he talks about his return after his hiatus. Seth talks about how everybody respects him in the back and he respected them as idiots when they left. Seth starts talking about Cesaro and how he was the most disrespectful of the bunch by his actions. Seth then says Cesaro is jealous of him and that is why he did what he did. Seth calls Cesaro a failure and how he is the opposite of him. Seth makes fun of Cesaro after a recap of him attacking him is played. He then says Cesaro will never disrespect him again and calls Cesaro a waste of potential. Shinsuke Nakamura then makes his way out to the ring. Seth tells him to not come any close but Nakamura gets in the ring and a fight ensues. Rollins flees the ring but Nakamura baits him back in the ring and hits him with a Kinshasa.
Dominik & Rey Mysterio def. The Street Profits. Otis and Chad Gable come out and Chad says that this win does not put them in the title picture. Gable says that they should be considered more than them but the Mysterios attack them. Dominik and Rey take them out as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Otis & Chad Gable def. Dominik & Rey Mysterio
Sami Zayn is backstage and he is talking to his camera crew. Kevin Owens appears and Sami asks him if he wants to be a part of the documentary. Owens is still unsure and Sami continues to try and talk him into it. Owens questions the motive behind this documentary and Sami continues to say how things are not his fault. They continue the back and forth on the documentary and seem to come to an understanding.
Daniel Bryan is in the ring and he talks about the match between Edge and Jey Uso. He says he know Jey will do whatever he can to make sure Roman Reigns win if he beats Edge tonight. He also says that Edge may do the same since he wants to face Roman. Bryan says he knows he can beat Roman and he will prove that on Sunday. Roman then makes his way out with Paul Heyman and laughs at Bryan saying he will tap him out. Roman tells Bryan that he cannot tap him out and how nobody has ever made him tap. Bryan retorts by saying Roman has delusions and how people think they are unbeatable until they lose. Bryan tells him that he will make him tap and will become champion on Sunday.
King Corbin def. Sami Zayn. Zayn argues with Kevin Owens after the match at the announce table. Zayn seems to leave but ends up hitting Owens with the Helluva Kick and yells at him before leaving.
Big E and Apollo Crews are interviewed about their upcoming match at Fastlane. Big E says that there is no chance for reconciliation with Apollo and he just wants vengeance. Big E says that Apollo’s future is dark and he wants him to enjoy the two days before Fastlane and he will retain at Fastlane. Apollo tells Big E that he should not speak to royalty with such disrespect and he speaks on an old Nigerian proverb. Apollo says he will become champion on Sunday and he will get what he desires. Big E takes off his microphone and earpiece and goes looking for Apollo in a golf cart. Apollo is also looking for Big E but starts to run when he sees Big E in the golf cart. A brawl then ensues in the back and Big E hits Apollo with a trash can and throws him against various walls and objects. Referees and officials come in to break it up and Apollo flees in the golf cart.
Bianca Belair vs Shayna Baszler is thrown out when they are attacked by Natalya and Tamina. Natalya and Tamina continue the attack and stand tall in the ring.
Edge def. Jey Uso. Edge will be the special enforcer for the Reigns/Bryan Universal Championship match at Fastlane as a result. Roman Reigns spears Edge after the match and he calls out Daniel Bryan who was on commentary. Bryan obliges but is jumped by Jey Uso and eats a spear from Roman in the ring. Roman talks trash to Bryan and poses with the Universal Championship as Smackdown comes to a close.