The feud between Owens and Shane McMahon continues as Summer Slam starts to take shape.
Shane McMahon holds a town hall meeting for the SmackDown roster on a pretty entertaining episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
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.
Ziggler attempts to insert himself into the WWE Title match at Extreme Rules on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Seth Rollins shows up swinging a chair on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Big E returns (for real this time) in a fine episode of SmackDown Live.
Dolph Ziggler confronts Kofi Kingston again ahead of the title match, a new number one contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title is decided, the 24/7 Title is defended in an actual match, Goldberg has some words for The Undertaker, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Kofi Kingston faces Kevin Owens in a non-title match, Daniel Bryan and Rowan make a statement, Bayley battles Lacey Evans, Shane McMahon punishes R-Truth for ruining Shane McMahon appreciation night, and more on an okay 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.
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.
The wild card rule is used (and broken) again as RAW superstars show up on SmackDown Live to chase some titles.
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods respond to Kevin Owens’ attack last week, Becky Lynch takes on Bayley, and the rest of the competitors for the men’s and women’s Money in the Bank matches are announced on an okay episode of SmackDown Live.
Kofi Kingston faces Shinsuke Nakamura, Charlotte battles Bayley for a SmackDown Title shot, Kairi Sane faces Peyton Royce, and Finn Balor tries to get a win back from Andrade in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
The second day of the Superstar Shakeup has some interesting SmackDown debuts and Vince McMahon’s “greatest SmackDown acquisition.”
New Day faces The Bar and a new friend, Black, Ricochet, and Ali face Andrade, Rusev, and Nakamura, The IIconics prove they are fighting champs, and The Usos put their titles on the line against the Hardy Boyz in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
In the final SmackDown Live before Wrestlemania, Kofi and Bryan sign the title match contract, 18 men and women compete in a huge mixed tag match, The Usos find out what they’ll be doing at Wrestlemania, The Miz takes on SAnitY, Becky Lynch stands on a table, and Kevin Owens brings Orton and Styles together for a fight.
Big E anad Xavier Woods fight for Kofi as they run a tag team gauntlet to send Kofi to Wrestlemania, Asuka has to put her title on the line with no explanation, The Miz wants to add a stipulation to his match with Shane McMahon, and Kurt Angle wants to face AJ Styles during his farewell tour.
Kofi Kingston faces a gauntlet match to try to qualify for Wrestlemania, Sasha Banks and Bayley finally show up on SmackDown to take on The IIconics, The Miz responds to Shane McMahon, and Kevin Owens brings Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair together for a fight in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Kofi Kingston gets an opportunity from Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon explains his actions, Styles and Orton talk out their issues with each other, and more on an episode of SmackDown Live that featured more setup than action.