Nikki Cross def. Alexa Bliss
Bayley performed puppet grasp for an additional showdown, this time pitting Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross towards one another for a SmackDown Ladies’s Championship alternative. Cross got here in nursing cracked ribs from Bayley’s use of Banks’ Boss Time rings throughout their championship conflict. Bliss focused the ribs of her good friend all through the match, however Cross confirmed grit and battled again repeatedly. Because the referee checked on the harm Celebrity after she missed a crossbody off the highest rope, Cross capitalized by stunning Bliss with a roll-up to clinch the win. Now, Cross will get an opportunity to redeem herself after shedding to Bayley at The Horror Present at WWE Excessive Guidelines, whereas questions begin to swirl about the way forward for her partnership with Bliss.
Matt Riddle def. Tony Nese
After falling quick in his first blue model title alternative when he challenged AJ Kinds for the Intercontinental Championship, Matt Riddle acquired again on observe towards Tony Nese. The Authentic Bro got here out because the aggressor, exhibiting off his energy in an environment friendly win over The Premier Athlete. After the ultimate bell, Riddle referred to as out King Corbin in an try to face as much as the blue model bully after final week’s assault. Corbin responded by providing a King’s Ransom to anybody who may present the newcomer that he doesn’t belong on SmackDown. Nese tried to money in, however Riddle was prepared for him. Who would be the subsequent Celebrity to take up Corbin’s supply?
Gran Metalik def. Lince Dorado, Shorty G and Drew Gulak – Deadly 4-Means Match
A quartet of SmackDown Superstars sought a breakthrough win and an Intercontinental Title alternative as Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado, Shorty G and Drew Gulak met in a Deadly 4-Means Match. The Lucha Home Celebration teammates used their chemistry to their benefit early, however a daring moonsault off the highest rope by Shorty G reset the conflict. Dorado was on the cusp of a victory when his personal tag workforce associate Gran Metalik broke up the pin. After a chaotic aerial sequence, The King of the Ropes took to the skies and pinned Shorty G to safe the championship match. After the match, Kinds tried to show Lucha Home Celebration a lesson, however the high-flying duo despatched The Phenomenal One scrambling from the ring.
Jeff Hardy def. Sheamus – Bar Combat
Jeff Hardy and Sheamus tried matches, toasts and brawls to settle their heated rivalry. On Friday Evening SmackDown, the 2 determined to battle in a Bar Combat to attempt to lastly ring in closing time on the tensions. The Celtic Warrior pummeled Hardy all through the bar with keg assaults, urinal flushes, and a toss into the bandstand. After Sheamus broke a barstool on Hardy’s again, the towering Celebrity took a second to brag with a sudsy cheers as an alternative of ending off his opponent for good. The reprieve allowed Hardy to channel The Charismatic Enigma, and a daring Swanton Bomb off a ladder gave Hardy a win over Sheamus and his demons.