Fearless Nikki offers a first-look at her custom kicks for The Ultimate Thrill Ride.03/22/2017 - 01:00
Things turn volatile between Shane-O-Mac and "The Face That Runs the Place" en route to their clash at The Ultimate Thrill Ride.03/21/2017 - 23:00
Jimmy and Jey Uso make it clear that they've told everyone they were the best tag team from day one, and against American Alpha, they proved it.03/21/2017 - 22:45
The A-Lister and his bride claim to have unearthed supposed never-before-seen footage of Total Bellas.03/21/2017 - 22:45
With his girlfriend and WrestleMania partner Nikki Bella in his corner, The Leader of The Cenation takes on one half of Breezango.03/21/2017 - 22:45
Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose sticks a fork(lift) into The Lone Wolf's first-ever match against The Viper.03/21/2017 - 22:00
Armed with new power from Sister Abigail, The New Face of Fear and his followers trap The Viper.03/21/2017 - 22:00
Following The Usos' non-title victory one week ago, Chad Gable & Jason Jordan go to war with their longstanding rivals for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles.03/21/2017 - 21:30
The A-Lister and his bride claim to have unearthed supposed never-before-seen footage of Total Bellas.03/21/2017 - 21:30
The "Face That Runs the Place" plans to run through Shane McMahon at The Ultimate Thrill Ride.03/21/2017 - 21:00
WWE Top 10 takes you back to this week's SmackDown LIVE to revisit the show's most thrilling, physical and controversial moments.03/15/2017 - 13:15
Refusing to give in following AJ Styles' vicious attack, Shane McMahon announces a startling match for The Ultimate Thrill Ride.03/14/2017 - 22:30
Weeks after The Viper burned down the Wyatt Family Compound, The New Fear of Fear returns more powerful than ever.03/14/2017 - 22:15
Batista bites back
Fresh off his controversial victory at Cyber Sunday, King Booker -- the newly crowned Champion of Champions -- kicked off SmackDown from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
The King's revelry had just gotten underway when he was interrupted by SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long. After praising the King's victory and the honor he brought SmackDown, Long informed the King that Batista would be granted a World Championship Title opportunity at Survivor Series as thanks for safeguarding the King last week. King Booker was enraged, but Long quickly put his fears to rest: "Now you may be the Champion of Champions, but at Survivor Series you may no longer be the World Champion. Right now you, King Booker are going to put that world title on the line. Your opponent is Bobby Lashley!" At the end of a brutal match-up between the two titans, Queen Sharmell interfered to help the King pin the powerful Lashley and retain his title. In less than three weeks, Survivor Series will pit the mighty King against his former one-night protector, Batista.
The main event saw Batista take on Finlay, the very man who has consistently prevented the Animal from winning back the World Heavyweight Championship. As the heated rivalry between the two brawlers continued, the Man Who Loves to Fight relentlessly targeted Batista's injured knee. Despite interference from King Booker and a shillelagh-wielding Little Bastard, Batista finished Finlay off with a powerful spine-buster to claim the win. With Batista and King Booker both conquering formidable opponents this week, their meeting at Survivor Series is sure to be nothing short of explosive.
Mr. Kennedy, the self-proclaimed "future of sports-entertainment" boldly called out Undertaker to find out if the Deadman would accept his Survivor Series challenge. In a startling show of aggression, the brazen Kennedy dared to blindside Undertaker with a steel microphone leaving him bloodied and beaten. Although there are many mysteries surrounding the Phenom, the fate of the rare few who have dared to rise up against him has been shockingly clear.
In other SmackDown action, Matt Hardy teamed with Jimmy Wang Yang to defeat Gregory Helms and Sylvan. The current United States Champion Chris Benoit defeated K.C. James in a non-title match, and the Boogeyman crawled out of the Bottomless Pit to a quick win over T.J. Dalton.