Randy Orton gets more than he bargained for, and the landscape of the SmackDown Women's division gets irreparably altered on an unforgettable SmackDown LIVE.04/26/2017 - 13:45
Tyler Breeze & Fandango are over the moon after winning the first-ever Tag Team Beat the Clock Challenge to earn a SmackDown Tag Team Title opportunity.04/25/2017 - 22:30
Can one of these teams beat the time set by American Alpha to earn a SmackDown Tag Team Title opportunity?04/25/2017 - 22:30
Just days before his House of Horrors Match with Bray Wyatt, WWE Champion Randy Orton brawls with Erick Rowan in a No Disqualification Match.04/25/2017 - 22:00
After a brutal match with Erick Rowan, Randy Orton is attacked by Jinder Mahal and The Singh Brothers, who leave with The Viper's coveted title in tow.04/25/2017 - 22:00
The blonde bombshell is ready to dance her way to Tuesday nights in the very near future.04/25/2017 - 21:45
See what lies ahead for Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt in their House of Horrors Match at WWE Payback this Sunday.04/25/2017 - 21:45
In the first-ever Tag Team Beat the Clock Challenge, American Alpha and The Colons try to set the bar with the fastest time.04/25/2017 - 21:45
Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods are ready to embark on a quest to make sure SmackDown isn't booty.04/25/2017 - 21:15
After being sent to SmackDown LIVE in the Superstar Shake-up, Rusev refuses to compete for Team Blue unless he receives a WWE Championship Match at Money in the Bank on June 18.04/25/2017 - 21:15
In a rematch of last week's main event, AJ Styles and Baron Corbin square off, as United States Champion Kevin Owens again watches from ringside.04/25/2017 - 21:00
Jason Jordan & Chad Gable recall their quickest victories in amateur wrestling ahead of tonight's Tag Team Beat the Clock Challenge on SmackDown LIVE.04/25/2017 - 18:30
Years before becoming No. 1 contender to the WWE Title, Jinder Mahal gave the WWE Universe a shocking first impression.04/20/2017 - 16:00
SmackDown Five-Point Preview: Oct. 5, 2012
Which champion will reign supreme?
One week ago on SmackDown, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus was the special guest on Intercontinental Champion The Miz’s “Miz TV” — an appearance that ended with an absolute melee between The Great White, The Awesome One and Mr. Money in the Bank, Dolph Ziggler — not to mention the destruction of the talk show set for the second time in as many weeks.
In a showdown seven days in the making, Sheamus and Miz will square off in a fierce Champion vs. Champion Match. Can The Celtic Warrior redeem his shocking loss to WWE Champion CM Punk on the series premiere of “WWE Main Event” by silencing the outspoken master of the mic?
It’s worth mentioning that not only is the crafty Intercontinental Champion absolutely incensed over the treatment he received on his own show at the hands of The Great White, but the highly decorated Superstar also did not become that way by just rolling over in the big matches. So, at the end of the night, whether the final blow is the Brogue Kick or the Skull-Crushing Finale may just come down to who is good and who is awesome.
Will Sheamus’ jokey attitude give him the last laugh?
Speaking of Sheamus, the first-ever Irish-born World Heavyweight Champion has been poking a pretty large stick at Big Show as of late, ever since The World’s Largest Athlete became the No. 1 contender to the World Title in a match against Randy Orton one week ago.
While getting a few laughs at a giant’s expense might not appear to be the safest course of action on the surface, it remains to be seen whether such actions will ultimately work in The Great White’s favor. Could the motives for his particular brand of humor be strategic — a sort of psychological warfare to throw the former World Title off his game? And if that’s the case, will he be able to successfully get inside the gigantic head of The World’s Largest Athlete, enough to defeat him in their first one-on-one matchup?
In any event, in the wake Big Show walking out of the World Heavyweight Championship Debate on Raw, it will be interesting to see tonight if the time for talk is now done.
Could CM Punk be on his way to SmackDown?
Monday on Raw, CM Punk hit a major road block in his continued search for the respect he feels he is entitled to as WWE Champion. Not only did a cold war confrontation with the ultra-intense Ryback prevent him from taking the “J.R.” out of J.R. Appreciation Night, but also his tag team partner, Dolph Ziggler, abandoned him in the main event, leaving The Second City Saint to fall to WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No.
On Wednesday, Punk vindicated himself the Irish way, overcoming World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus on the series premiere of the “WWE Main Event.” Now that he has overcome The Celtic Warrior, would he dare venture back into The Great White’s backyard in search of retribution of those who wronged him on WWE’s flagship show?
Ryback is indeed scheduled for action tonight and Ziggler seems to be making regular appearances on the blue brand. And considering that there’s only about a 100 miles from Raw in Oklahoma City to SmackDown in Tulsa, Okla., that might not be all that far to call out who embarrassed you on national television.
Who will advance in the WWE Tag Team Title No. 1 Contenders’ Tournament?
Team Rhodes Scholars, Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara and Zack Ryder & Santino Marella have all advanced in the whirlwind tag team tournament to determine who will face WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No, Kane & Daniel Bryan, for the illustrious titles at WWE Hell in a Cell. Rhodes & Sandow will take on Ryder & Marella in the semifinals. But, who will be the fourth and final team to move to the next step and face the lucha libre specialists?
Certainly, the former WWE Tag Team Champion, Kofi Kingston & R-Truth, present a true challenge as they look to get their titles back. On the other hand, the up-and-coming The Prime Time Players have more than proven their mettle as tag team specialists in recent months and may have the ability to work as a team more than anyone in the contest.
Who attacked Kaitlyn?
Since Kaitlyn was attacked at Night of Champions last month, both questions and accusations have been running wild as to who assaulted the then–No. 1 contender to the Divas Champion — a controversy that grows by leaps and bounds by the week. Was it Eve, who gained the Night of Champions match in which she won the Divas Title as a result of the mysterious assault? Was it a blond Diva, as the security footage now seems to suggest? Or, was it someone who hasn’t even been considered yet?
One thing is for certain, every week without definite answers lends to more and more turmoil. Eve and former Divas Champion Layla have traded strong words, the Divas Division appears to be up-in-arms and cracks are even beginning to form in SmackDown General Manager Booker T’s administration over the issue. In the midst of the investigation, what will happen when Layla takes on Alicia Fox tonight?