SmackDown results: McIntyre emerges on SmackDown to make a profound statement
In an Unsanctioned Match against Jey Uso, the indomitable Drew McIntyre reigned supreme with a Claymore Kick that sent a message to Universal Champion Roman Reigns and WWE Champion Randy Orton. Plus, a No Holds Barred Match marked the final chapter in the epic rivalry between Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio and so much more.
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Drew McIntyre journeyed to SmackDown to confront Roman Reigns
Universal Champion Roman Reigns opened SmackDown talking about his “island of relevancy,” his family’s recent dominance and his upcoming match against WWE Champion Randy Orton at Survivor Series Then, out of nowhere, Drew McIntyre stepped onto the blue brand to stand toe to toe with The Big Dog. The Scottish Superstar vowed to defeat Orton on Raw in their title rematch and go on to beat Reigns at Survivor Series.
But just when it looked like the situation was going to turn volatile, Jey Uso interrupted to stand in front of his cousin and challenge McIntyre to a match. In response, the Scotsman shoved Uso to the canvas before sharing some private words with Reigns.
Sami Zayn def. Apollo Crews by Count-out in an Intercontinental Championship Match
Before battling United States Champion Bobby Lashley at Survivor Series, Sami Zayn set out to prove his dominance against Apollo Crews in an Intercontinental Title Match.
In a somewhat less than dominant effort, however, Zayn trapped Crews' leg underneath the exposed area below the ring and climbed back into the squared circle to steal the victory by count-out.
Carmella once again attacked SmackDown Women's Champion Sasha Banks
SmackDown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks emerged to make the statement that she was on the top of her game and to put her fellow Superstars on notice. Just as she was starting to call out Carmella for attacking her one week ago, Bayley emerged and started to move down to the ring. This distraction allowed Carmella to once again launch a surprise assault on The Boss for the second week in a row.
Otis def. Dolph Ziggler
After Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode made fun of Otis in the backstage area, Otis took out his recent frustrations on The Showoff in one-on-one action. After fighting through Roode's interference and kicking out of the Zig Zag, Otis overcame Ziggler with the Caterpillar/Splash combination.
Rey Mysterio def. Seth Rollins in No Holds Barred Match
Seth Rollins and Rey Mysterio agreed that their No Holds Barred Match on SmackDown would serve as the final chapter in their intensely personal and often barbaric rivalry. The two Superstars tore each other apart, incorporating everything as an implement of destruction, including the ring apron, a table, a steel chair, the announce table and the steal ring.
Then, just when it looked like Murphy was about to help Rollins, he suddenly drilled him with a knee to the head, paving the way for Mysterio to hit the 619 and pay homage to the late great Eddie Guerrero with the frog splash off the top rope for the victory.
In the wake of the action, Murphy finally found acceptance in the eyes of Rey Mysterio and the Mysterio family.
Liv Morgan def. Natalya, Tamina and Chelsea Green in a Fatal 4-Way Survivor Series Qualifying Match
Chelsea Green became a surprise entrant in a match against Liv Morgan, Tamina and Natalya, turning the scheduled Triple Threat Match into a Fatal 4-Way Match to see who would qualify for the SmackDown Women’s Survivor Series Team. In the final moments of the free-for-all, Morgan seized the opportunity and picked up the win to punch her ticket to WWE's Fall Classic.
Drew McIntyre def. Jey Uso in an Unsanctioned Match
After he overstepped against the indomitable Drew McIntyre and embarrassed his cousin Roman Reigns earlier in the evening, Jey Uso faced off against the Scotsman a special cross-brand Unsanctioned Match.
In the final moments of the hard-fought matchup, The Big Dog emerged and ordered Jey to make his opponent understand. In response, Uso raised his aggression and unleashed a barrage of rights and lefts on his prey. Nevertheless, when he turned around a brief moment, he left himself open for the Claymore Kick, which gave McIntyre the victory.
After a post-match faceoff with Reigns, McIntyre is clearly determined to defeat Randy Orton for the WWE Championship on Raw.