The quarter finals of the number one contender tournament come to an end with Humberto Carrillo versus Oney Lorcan and Akira Tozawa versus Cedric Alexander.
R-Truth gets in over his head in his second US Title open challenge, Charlotte invites Becky Lynch to the ring for a friendly chat, Kevin Owens faces Rowan, Ricochet and Aleister Black continue to make their presence felt in the tag division, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Itami, Tozawa, and Kalisto attempt to prove a point in a triple threat just days before they all compete for the Cruiserweight Title, and Gran Metalik faces newcomer Humberto Carrillo in a good episode of 205 Live.
Mysterio and Andrade battle in a 2 out of 3 falls match, Mustafa Ali attempts to overcome Samoa Joe, Miz takes on Cesaro, Mandy Rose and Naomi finally fight in the ring, Styles and Bryan come face to face, and Becky, Charlotte, and Asuka have words on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Rusev challenges Shinsuke Nakamura for the US Title on a good episode of SmackDown Live that also featured Samoa Joe versus Jeff Hardy, Mustafa Ali versus Andrade Almas, and a big eight man tag team match.
Akira Tozawa and The Brian Kendrick battler Drew Gulak and Jack Gallagher in a street fight on a fun episode of 205 Live.
The “fresh start” for SmackDown Live was a fun episode with Asuka putting her title on the line against Naomi, Gallows and Anderson attempting to make a statement, and Mustafa Ali joining AJ Styles to take on Daniel Bryan and Andrade Almas in the main event.
TJP faces Gran Metalik in another chapter in their feud, and Noam Dar attempts to prove himself against Tony Nese in a good episode of 205 Live.
Two teams go home and the bottoms of both brackets face each other for a chance to move on into the playoffs.
The new Daniel Bryan explains himself, Randy Orton attempts to destroy Rey Mysterio, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville try to work together against Naomi and Asuka, The Miz wants to team with Shane McMahon, Charlotte makes an example of the IIconics, and New Day and the Bar have a Thanksgiving Feast Fight on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Rollins hunts for Ambrose, Natalya looks for revenge against Ruby Riott, Rousey wants to fight, Lucha House Party enjoys an unfair advantage, and more in an average episode of RAW.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mahalicia face Country Dominance, and returning champs Awe-Ska take on Fabulous Truth in a fun episode of WWE Mixed Match Challenge.