The final SmackDown before Summer Slam promoted all the matches from the blue side, though it didn’t really advance anything in any significant way.
New Day and The Bar have a glorious battle to determine who gets a title shot against the Bludgeon Brothers at Summer Slam!
Best friends battle when Becky Lynch takes on Charlotte, Miz tries to figure out which New Day member will enter Money in the Bank, Asuka endures a handicap match, and more on a good episode of SmackDown.
Even though certain promises were broken, was was an alright episode of SmackDown with a very good six man tag match.
Jeff Hardy faces Daniel Bryan, two more women qualify for Money in the Bank, new contenders for the tag titles are named, and New Day refuses to answer Miz’s questions on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Nakamura battles Styles to determine the stipulation for their title match, New Day faces The Bar for a single spot in the Money in the Bank match, Lynch, Rose, and Deville fight for a spot in the women’s MitB, and Almas debuts on a good episode of SmackDown.
SmackDown starts getting ready for Money in the Bank with three qualifying matches including a good main event featuring Daniel Bryan versus Rusev.
The last SmackDown before Backlash was light on wrestling, but it did have a couple of matches definitely worth checking out.
The Club reunites to take on Shinsuke Nakamura and Rusev Day in the main event of an alright episode of SmackDown Live.
The second day of the Superstar Shakeup shapes an impressive SmackDown Live roster and already begins to deliver some intriguing match-ups.
Two fun battle royals and a great Cruiserweight Title match make this a nice warm-up for Wrestlemania 34!
Sami Zayn does his best to avoid Braun Strowman while Becky Lynch and ALexa Bliss have a good match in the third week of the Mixed Match Challenge.
This was a decent episode of SmackDown as the last stop before the Royal Rumble.
The WWE Mixed match challenge begins with a good match between the Boss Club and Natalya and Nakamura.
This episode of SmackDown Live was (almost) all about the United States Title, and even though it didn’t feel as impromptu as it was written to be, it was still a nicely entertaining show.
Despite more of the same with the show’s main story, this episode of SmackDown Live had some entertaining matches a few interesting story moments.
Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens serve as the punching bags for SmackDown’s collective disappointment with the outcome of Survivor Series, and NXT continues to funnel females onto the main roster this week.
This year’s Survivor Series might not have been completely unpredictable, but it was mostly enjoyable to watch.
This was a long Kickoff and wasn’t necessary for watching Survivor Series, but it did have three decent matches which is nice.
A night of unsurprising yet fairly entertaining surprises culminated in an expected brawl before Survivor Series.