It was a night of returns, a night where Bray Wyatt tried to push Daniel Bryan even further, and a night when New Day issued an open challenge for their tag titles on an okay episode of SmackDown.
The final stop before Survivor Series (and WarGames) was a fun night of huge brawls and a few good matches.
The women of NXT try to take over SmackDown, Roode and Ziggler try to steal spots on team SmackDown, Daniel Bryan converses with Bray Wyatt, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown.
King Corbin challenges Roman Reigns in an okay episode of SmackDown.
With most of the SmackDown roster stranded in Saudi Arabia, NXT takes over SmackDown.
Hogan and Flair had the SmackDown portions of their teams give us a small preview of Crown Jewel in the main event of a pretty average episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
Baron Corbin and Shinsuke Nakamura team up to take on Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan in the main event of a fun episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
Though there were some strange occurrences that soured the show, there were a few great matches definitely worth watching.
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.
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.
Though it was light on wrestling, this episode of SmackDown Live featured some interesting story developments including a new challenger for the WWE Title.
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.
The first round of the King of the Ring ends, Big E battles Randy Orton, Bayley takes on Lacey Evans, and Roman Reigns reveals some footage the sets Daniel Bryan off in a pretty good episode of SmackDown.
The SmackDown side of the King of the Ring gets started, Buddy Murphy battled Daniel Bryan, and Daniel Bryan promised to reveal who attacked Roman Reigns on an okay episode of SmackDown Live.
Buddy Murphy faces Roman Reigns in a nice SmackDown in-ring debut for Murphy, Shane McMahon annoys Kevin Owens again, Orton and The Revival team up to take on New Day, and Ember Moon battles Charlotte Flair in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
The Cruiserweight Title and Women’s Tag Titles are on the line on a good kickoff show for this year’s SummerSlam.
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.
Kofi Kingston battles AJ Styles in the main event of an entertaining episode of SmackDown Live that also featured Owens versus McIntyre and Roman Reigns nearly getting squashed by some equipment.
Shane McMahon holds a town hall meeting for the SmackDown roster on a pretty entertaining episode of SmackDown Live.