John Cena claims victory as a result of disqualification, but feels the Walls of Jericho after the match.06/28/2017 - 14:00
WWE Top 10 takes you back to this week's SmackDown LIVE to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments.06/28/2017 - 12:30
Will The Underdog from the Underground continue have Mr. Money in the Bank's number in this one-on-one battle?06/27/2017 - 23:15
Dasha Fuentes attempts to get a word with The Ravishing Russian after her quick loss to SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi, but Lana is not in the mood to talk.06/27/2017 - 22:45
A furious Randy Orton holds SmackDown LIVE hostage until he gets a title rematch with Jinder Mahal. The Viper gets his wish, but the WWE Champion gets to choose a stipulation.06/27/2017 - 22:15
After Kevin Owens refuses to face AJ Styles in his New Face of America Open Challenge, SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan makes a huge match with championship implications for next week.06/27/2017 - 22:00
Mike & Maria Kanellis ask the WWE Universe to embrace the power of love, only for the cord to be cut by Sami Zayn.06/27/2017 - 21:45
Can The Ravishing Russian prove herself and dethrone Naomi as SmackDown Women's Champion?06/27/2017 - 21:45
Zack Ryder & Mojo Rawley look to earn a SmackDown Tag Team Title opportunity by defeating the reigning champions.06/27/2017 - 21:45
Tyler Breeze & Fandango try to crack the case behind their trashed office, turning up the heat on Konnor & Viktor.06/27/2017 - 21:30
SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan ensures that James Ellsworth won't be able to interfere in the second-ever Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match.06/27/2017 - 21:15
The Princess of Staten Island is still furious about there being a second Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match, but claims the outcome will be the same on SmackDown LIVE.06/27/2017 - 18:00
The Olympic Hero's open challenge summons a then-unknown John Cena, who gives the gold medalist more than he bargained for.06/22/2017 - 15:00
Arena Report - Nationwide Arena
For the first time in over a year, SmackDown comes from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. SmackDown was last in Columbus on Aug. 11, 2005. That night, John Bradshaw Layfield attacked Batista during the Animal's match, attempting to get an edge in their rivalry before their match at SummerSlam. Randy Orton was also up to his legend-killing ways when he took on Kamala, only to be interrupted by an eerie message from Undertaker.
SmackDown also came from the Nationwide Arena on April 1, 2004. Booker T defeated Hardcore Holly in a Great American Nomination Match. John Cena, Charlie Haas and Big Show also won Great American Nominations.
King of the Ring 2002 marked the Nationwide Arena's first WWE pay-per-view event. Brock Lesnar won in the finals of the tournament that night when he pinned Rob Van Dam. In the pay-per-view's main event, WWE Champion Undertaker retained his title against Triple H. Two championships also changed hands that night when Jamie Noble won the Cruiserweight Championship from The Hurricane and Molly Holly defeated Trish Stratus for the Women's Championship.
Two years later, Bad Blood 2004 took place at the Nationwide Arena. In a main event Hell in a Cell Match that lasted over 45 minutes, Triple H defeated Shawn Michaels. Also that night, Chris Benoit retained his World Heavyweight Championship against Kane, Randy Orton beat Shelton Benjamin to retain the Intercontinental Championship and Benoit and Edge beat World Tag Team Champions La Resistance by disqualification.
The Nationwide Arena, which opened in 2000, is the home of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets. It seats up to 20,000 people and is also known for hosting major concerts, arena football, minor league hockey and lacrosse. It is also expected to host the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in 2007.
What will happen on the first SmackDown following Cyber Sunday? Will the Champion of Champions, King Booker, have another successful night like he did in 2004? Find out at 8/7 CT on the CW Network.