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WWE Top 10 takes you back to this week's SmackDown LIVE to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments.10/18/2017 - 12:00
The King of Strong Style and The Viper combine forces to combat the newly reunited Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in SmackDown LIVE's thrilling main event.10/17/2017 - 23:15
WWE Champion Jinder Mahal calls out Universal Champion Brock Lesnar of Raw for a Champion vs. Champion showdown at WWE Survivor Series, only for AJ Styles to interrupt.10/17/2017 - 23:15
The Glorious One and The Showoff clash in a rematch from WWE Hell in a Cell.10/17/2017 - 23:00
The New Day find themselves face-to-face with Rusev and Aiden English.10/17/2017 - 22:30
Dasha Fuentes catches up with Sin Cara following his count-out victory over United States Champion Baron Corbin, and gets his thoughts on WWE's upcoming tour of Latin America.10/17/2017 - 22:30
Will Tyler Breeze & Fandango befriend The Ascension as they continue to search for clues?10/17/2017 - 22:30
Where Luke Harper & Erick Rowan go, destruction follows.10/17/2017 - 22:00
SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos come face-to-face with their next challengers, Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin.10/17/2017 - 21:45
The Lone Wolf mocks the WWE Universe, which ends up costing him against Sin Cara.10/17/2017 - 21:30
Sami Zayn and KO belittle SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan, only to find themselves placed in a monumental tag team match.10/17/2017 - 21:30
The SmackDown LIVE women's division squares off in a Six-Woman Tag Team showdown.10/17/2017 - 21:15
Renee Young attempts to get a word with WWE Champion Jinder Mahal about his upcoming Survivor Series announcement, but is cut off by The Singh Brothers.10/17/2017 - 20:00
SmackDown Divas go for Olympic Gold
The SmackDown Divas went for Olympic gold on Friday night, as Michelle McCool, Maria & Cherry battled Natalya, Victoria & Maryse in a special, Six-Diva Tag Team Match. But this wasn't just any tag bout -- these SmackDown women showed off their athletic alter-egos with pride.
"Tonight we had an Olympic tag team battle of three-on-three Divas," explained SmackDown newcomer, Maria. "I was a ski bunny, representing Greece. It was a shout-out to my folks back home, and to Greece. Everyone's so nice to me there every time I go."
Maria was joined by Cherry, clad in sexy boxing gear, and Divas Champion McCool, who, in typical All-American Girl style, sported a U.S.A. volleyball uniform. As for their opponents, Natalya donned a jockey's equestrian-inspired gear, Victoria boldly suited up in a gymnastics leotard and Maryse wore a Canadian tennis ensemble. But unfortunately for the French Canadian Diva, her night was doomed from the moment she entered the ring.
"Maryse said she's hot stuff, but if you were watching her at the very beginning when she knocked herself in the face with her Olympic Gold medals, you'd see that was not very hot," Maria scoffed.
Maryse's night only got worse when ski bunny Maria landed a brutal bulldog on the blond, breaking her nose. (Fear not, Maryse fans, the injury won't sideline the Diva.) Could this be sweet karma returning to haunt Maryse for kicking Cherry in the face a few weeks ago?
"I accidentally … no, I intentionally broke Maryse's nose. She definitely deserved it," Maria said, sticking up for her new SmackDown Diva ally, Cherry. "Maryse was worthy of taking my bulldog."
But after the raucous and wildly entertaining Six-Diva Tag Match, the one and only third-generation Diva came out on top.
"I gave Michelle a little taste of what she deserved. I also finished off Maria, who clearly didn't know it's the Summer Olympics," Natalya said of Maria's Greek skiing gear.
"She thought she was out there like a little snow bunny on the hill. The only thing that was missing was Gemini -- her little mutt dog -- out there with frou-frou, little pom-poms on his bod. I don't think that dog is a purebred, let's put it that way," Natalya laughed.
The third-generation Diva said she was able to embrace her jockey outfit because like an equestrian, she, too, has class, style, grace and poise.
"I believe I did represent all of the women out there -- and maybe even the men -- who ride the horses," she said. "Being third-generation, naturally I am sophisticated, elegant and sleek like all the equestrians out there. I think I rode my pony quite well tonight!"
The Diva from the Dungeon used her Sharpshooter submission move for the win over the SmackDown newcomer. Maybe that, too, was a little payback to Maria for breaking Maryse's nose moments before.
"Tonight Maria experienced a little family tradition, and I think she had that coming," Natalya said. "Because when you mess with the best, you go down with the rest."