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
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- On SmackDown Friday night, Brett & Brian Major prevailed in a spectacular 10-Man Battle Royal, earning a title opportunity that same night against WWE Tag Team Champions Matt Hardy & MVP. However, while blood may be thicker than water and the brothers put forth a tremendous effort in the tag contest, they'd ultimately fall short of defeating the most functional dysfunctional tag team in WWE.
In addition to the Major Brothers, the teams of Jesse & Festus, Deuce & Domino, Drew McIntyre & Dave Taylor and Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore all stepped into the ring with hopes of eliminating the competition and getting an opportunity at tag gold. When the match came down to the boys from the Other Side of the Tracks and the Majors, Deuce & Domino seemed perfectly poised to gain a chance at the gold they lost months ago. Yet their literal momentum would cost them that opportunity moments later, when Brett pulled down the top rope and sent both charging bruisers all the way to the outside floor.
As much as the brothers were united for Friday's tag title contest, Matt Hardy & MVP seemed even further apart than usual. The tension between the champions has escalated ever since it was announced that MVP and Hardy will stand on opposing teams in a Traditional Elimination Match at Survivor Series. The strain of that upcoming confrontation became even more evident Friday night when Matt returned from injury to help the Franchise Playa defend the titles against the Majors. Instead, the duo constantly argued between themselves, and their in-ring fluidity suffered for it.
The Major Brothers looked to capitalize on the opening left by the tag champs' widening rift, and gave it their all with the gold on the line. But the U.S. Champion, intent on not losing his tag team bling, put Brett & Brian's dreams to rest when he tagged himself into the match and found a way to seal the victory for himself and Hardy.
With the win, the self-proclaimed "Team Captain" and Matt Hardy remain WWE Tag Team Champions going into Survivor Series. But what will happen if SmackDown's odd couple must oppose each other in the ring a week from Sunday? And how will the loss in their first title fight affect the young upstart Major Brothers? Will the duo be able to bounce back and stay in the hunt for the gold, or will their defeat at the hands of MVP & Matt Hardy have negative repercussions as their careers blossom?