With most of the SmackDown roster stranded in Saudi Arabia, NXT takes over SmackDown.
The first episode of SmackDown on Fox had some fun moments, lots of guests (including The Rock), at least one good match, and a title match that sent a wave of anger through my body.
Cousins collide when Humberto Carrillo faces Angel Garza, and the team of Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan battle Tony Nese and Drew Gulak in the main event of a good episode of 205 Live.
Daniel Bryan picks a fight with Rowan, Ali battles Nakamura, there were two fun women’s tag matches, and more on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Lince Dorado and Ariya Daivari settle their differences in the ring, Kendrick finally battles Jack Gallagher, and Oney Lorcan looks for payback against Tony Nese in a good episode of 205 Live.
Though it was light on wrestling, this episode of SmackDown Live featured some interesting story developments including a new challenger for the WWE Title.
Every main roster title is defended (minus the two defended on the kickoff show) on a mostly entertaining Clash of Champions.
Lince Dorado gets a chance to qualify for a title shot in a match against Humberto Carrillo, Kendrick and Tozawa team up, and Mike Kanellis fights Tony Nese in a much-needed win for both men.
Daniel Bryan wants an apology from Reigns, the quarterfinals of the King of the Ring ends with two good matches, Bayley explains herself, and Aleister Black goes to the ring for a fight on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
A new suspect emerges in the attacks on Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn gets an early Summer Slam surprise, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
The feud between Owens and Shane McMahon continues as Summer Slam starts to take shape.
This year’s Extreme Rules was an up and down show with some really good, some not so good, and some fairly uninteresting matches.
Shinsuke Nakamura battles Finn Balor, Xavier Woods faces Otis Dozovic and Daniel Bryan in a triple threat preview for their upcoming tag title match, Dolph Ziggler wants a fight, and Kevin Owens speaks for the WWE Universe in a very good episode of SmackDown Live.
Tony Nese, Oney Lorcan, and Jack Gallagher team up to take on Mike Kanellis, Ariya Daivari, and Drew Gulak in a big main event on a good 205 Live that also featured a tornado tag match between Lucha House Party and the Singh Brothers.
Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler are forced to team up against Heavy Machinery, Samoa Joe wants Kofi Kingston to shake his hand, Apollo Crews looks for revenge on Andrade, and more on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Ariya Daivari battles Oney Lorcan and the Lucha House Party takes on the Singh Brothers in a good episode of 205 Live.
Seth Rollins shows up swinging a chair on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
A new challenger emerges Kofi, Big E returns to SmackDown, Ali battles Andrade, Elias gets another shot at Reigns, Becky and Bayley team up, and the 24/7 champ is still running on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Tony Nese battles Ligero in a non-title match in a good episode of 205 Live that also featured a cross-brand fatal four way with Jack Gallagher, Mark Andrews, James Drake, and Humberto Carrillo.
Orton, Andrade, Ali, and Balor face off in a fatal four way preview of Money in the Bank, Paige reveals the new team name for Asuka and Kairi Sane, Kofi Kingston invites Kevin Owens to his own show, and more on a good episode of SmackDown Live.