See what happened when WWE Champion Jinder Mahal returned home to India.10/18/2017 - 15:30
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
In her first major decision as Acting General Manager of SmackDown, Vickie Guerrero made a big decision about the smallest Cruiserweight Champion ever. She told Hornswoggle that he would have to abdicate the title in order to protect himself from the threat of other cruiserweights and members of the locker room.
Guerrero made the important decision immediately after she was named SmackDown's Acting GM by Mr. McMahon in wake of the tragedy that befell General Manager Theodore Long. (Long has been in a coma since collapsing during his wedding to Kristal last week.) The decision did not sit well with Mr. McMahon's illegitimate son, but other Superstars see Guerrero's actions as an opportunity.
One such Superstar is Jamie Noble, the man Hornswoggle defeated to win the championship at The Great American Bash. After enduring embarrassments each time he confronted the little guy, Noble is focused not only on winning the title, but also on revenge.
"Nothing will ever take away the personal vendetta I have against Hornswoggle," Noble said. "My time will come. I am a patient person.
"[But]Winning the title will not substitute for what I have planned for Hornswoggle," Noble continued. "Don't get me wrong. I will win the Cruiserweight Title, and then I will deal with Hornswoggle."
Shannon Moore sees the abdication of the championship as a bittersweet moment for him.
"It's kind of sad to see the championship abdicated by Hornswoggle," he said. "On the other hand, I'm very happy because it gives me another opportunity at the title, and it is my time to be Cruiserweight Champion."
The time has never seemed right for Jimmy Wang Yang, who earlier in the year appeared to have won the championship during the Cruiserweight Open at No Way Out, only to see Chavo Guerrero shock the world to win the gold. Yang entered the Cruiserweight Open at The Great American Bash to see his championship dreams once more thwarted by surprise entrant, Hornswoggle. With the title now fair game, Yang wants to be the one to step up and capture the prize.
"I think that Vickie Guerrero had a great idea," said SmackDown's resident redneck. "He was distracted and not able to defend the title often, and now the rest of the cruiserweights can bring that action back to SmackDown. It's the one thing that makes SmackDown so unique."
Whoever steps up and claims the Cruiserweight Championship will undoubtedly garner the glory of a championship. But if Hornswoggle has the vengeful McMahon blood flowing through him, whoever steals the leprechaun's gold may find themselves in the crosshairs of a McMahon rebuttal -- even if it is just knee high.