Lio Rush attempts to take advantage of Cedric Alexander’s recent slump in a great main event!
The final SmackDown Live before Survivor Series certainly was interesting. It finalized some matches for Sunday while feeling like it changed everything.
Buddy Murphy faces Mark Andrews in his first televised match since winning the Cruiserweight Title, TJP teams with Mike Kanellis to take on Lucha House Party, and Lio Rush makes a statement on a good episode of 205 Live.
Another fun episode of Mixed Match Challenge featured a rap battle between Day One Glow and Fabulous Truth, and a pretty good fight between Country Dominance and B’n’B.
The men’s and women’s Survivor Series teams are decided on a very entertaining show that also featured New Day vs The Usos, Almas vs Mysterio, Samoa Joe vs Jeff Hardy, and Becky Lynch vs someone we hadn’t yet seen on the SmackDown roster.
Mutafa Ali faces Tony Nese for a title opportunity, and The Brian Kendrick looks for some payback against Jack Gallagher in a good episode of 205 Live.
SmackDown puts its focus on Crown Jewel in an entertaining show that featured a rare WWE Title Match on regular TV.
Mike Kanellis makes his 205 Live in-ring debut against Lince Dorado, and Mustafa Ali faces Hideo Itami in a Falls Count Anywhere Match on a very good 100th episode of 205 Live.
While there was nothing really new on tonight’s SmackDown, it was an okay show.
A great fatal five way match main events a show that also featured the apparent teaming up of some bitter rivals.
SmackDown reaches 1,000 episodes with a fun night of appearances, returns, nostalgia, and a few good matches.
Lio Rush makes an open challenge, a new addition to the 205 Live roster makes a surprise appearance, and Cedric Alexander attempts to bounce back from his title loss by taking on Tony Nese in a very good episode of 205 Live.
Two men qualify for the WWE World Cup, Becky Lynch and Charlotte attempt to destroy each other in a title rematch, Aiden English is caught in a lie, The Miz tries to get between AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Tozawa looks for revenge against Gallagher, and Kalisto looks to avenge the treatment of Dorado at the hands of TJP in a good episode of 205 Live.
Though there wasn’t a lot of wrestling or major moments, the last SmackDown live before Super Show-Down was an entertaining show.
Mustafa Ali finally gets his rematch with Hideo Itami, Lio Rush takes on Noam Dar in a fun match, and Brian Kendrick might have set the record for shortest match ever on 205 Live.
Samoa Joe almost invades Styles’ home, Aiden English accuses Lana of something, Big E faces Sheamus, The Miz and R-Truth battle for a talk show, and more on an okay episode of SmackDown Live.
TJP was kind of a jerk in his match with Lince Dorado, and Drew Gulak was all business in his title rematch with the champ, Cedric Alexander!
Styles attempts to focus on Almas, Kingston tries to survive Cesaro, Rusev seeks the US Title, Becky Lynch is honored as the new champ on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Hell in a Cell 2018 featured some surprisingly great undercard matches and some not as good (but still pretty enjoyable) main events.