SmackDown Live Highlights: Aug. 23, 2016
WWE SmackDown Live results, Aug. 23, 2016: No. 1 contender AJ Styles denied Ziggler a WWE World Title opportunity
In the wake of SummerSlam, the SmackDown Women’s and Tag Team Championships were introduced as Bryan and Shane McMahon plotted towards crowning the first-ever champions at Backlash. Plus, Nikki Bell made her SmackDown Live debut and AJ Styles became the No. 1 contender to the WWE World Title while denying Ziggler that same chance.