The final SmackDown Live before Wrestlemania provides some pretty good final buildup and a couple of nice matches before the big show this weekend.
A new number on contender for the US Title is decided while some new rivalries might be hinted at in okay episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
New Day takes on Benjamin and Gable, and Styles faces The Singh Brothers in a good, not great, episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
A night of unsurprising yet fairly entertaining surprises culminated in an expected brawl before Survivor Series.
SmackDown fires the first shot on the road to Survivor Series in a good and entertaining (if, at times, inexplicable) episode of RAW!
Fallout from Hell in a Cell takes precedence on an alright, but no great, episode of SmackDown Live.
Vince McMahon confronts Kevin Owens in a good episode of SmackDown that featured three title matches.
AJ Styles is the new United States champ after a win at a live event at Madison Square Garden, but Owens doesn’t like it when Styles issues an open challenge for his new title. Also, with less than two weeks until Battleground, the card continues to form in an episode of SmackDown that feels rather forgettable, but sets up some matches and story lines heading into the big show.
AJ Styles battles Chad Gable to determine who will enter an Independence Day battle royal, The Usos face New Day in a surprisingly entertaining rap battle, Lana gets another title shot, and John Cena returns on a good episode of SmackDown Live!
The women’s Money in the Bank contract is put up for grabs once again as they redo the MitB ladder match that was ruined by James Ellsworth at the PPV.
Daniel Bryan makes a decision about the “controversial” women’s Money in the Bank match, Kevin Owens issues and open challenge, Dolph Ziggler takes on Shinsuke Nakamura, and more take place on this pretty good (sometimes very good) episode of SmackDown Live.
Zack Ryder returns to the ring as the Hype Bros face The Colons and the Kickoff for this year’s Money in the Bank PPV.
The last stop before Money in the Bank had four good matches and some nice buildup for the show.
This year’s Backlash wasn’t great, but it did have some entertaining matches and a few mild surprises.
The Usos face the Hype Bros in a pretty okay episode of Main Event.
Randy Orton changes the direction of his feud with Bray Wyatt, team members are decided for Survivor Series, the tag titles are on the line, and James Ellworth attempts to help Dean Ambrose in his match with AJ Styles in a good episode of SmackDown.
Zack Ryder takes on Tyler Breeze and American Alpha faces The Ascension in a predictable but pretty entertaining episode of Main Event.
The Hype Bros versus The Vaudevillains and Jack Swagger versus Tyler Breeze were both decent matches, making this episode worth watching.