SmackDown results, Aug. 27, 2021: Finn Bálor and The Street Profits bring chaos to The Bloodline’s Family Celebration
Finn Bálor emerged to challenge Universal Champion Roman Reigns to a Universal Title Match next week, before igniting a brawl that ended with The Street Profits and The Prince expelling The Usos from the ring as The Head of the Table took his leave. Plus, The Man returned to SmackDown and Bianca Belair officially earned the right to challenge her in a SmackDown Women’s Title Rematch.
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SmackDown results: Aug. 27, 2021
Becky Lynch returned to come face-to-face with several challenges
Following Becky Lynch’s surprise return at SummerSlam, The Man came around to SmackDown. The new SmackDown Women’s Champion was unapologetic about her rather "underhanded" tactics in the impromptu match she had against Bianca Belair that led to her recapturing the blue brand title.
Although former titleholder Belair emerged without excuses to propose a title rematch, it wasn’t long before Zelina Vega, Carmella and Liv Morgan also presented competing arguments why each should challenge The Man. When Lynch opted to take her leave rather than settle things right there and then, the remaining Superstars decided to battle it out with each other in a moment of all-out chaos.
Bianca Belair won the right to face Becky Lynch in a Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match
Bianca Belair outlasted Liv Morgan, Carmella and Zelina Vega to earn the right to challenge Becky Lynch for the SmackDown Women’s Title in a heated impromptu Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match. After Belair eliminated Vega with the K.O.D.and Morgan eliminated Carmella by hurling her face first into the canvas, The EST of WWE overcame Liv wit ha second K.O.D. to cement her rematch with The Man.
Cesaro def. Chad Gable by Disqualification
Alpha Academy’s Chad Gable looked for some payback on Cesaro for nearly swinging him into orbit recently.
When it looked as if The Swiss Cyborg was about swing his opponent yet again, Otis suddenly attacked and brought an end to the contest by disqualification.
“Happy” Corbin tries to buy Big E’s Money in the Bank briefcase
Following his sudden winning streak in Las Vegas, a now “Happy” Corbin attempted to continue his tremendous turn of fortune by offering to buy the Money in the Bank contract from Big E.
King Nakamura & Rick Boogs def. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
In the height of Intercontinental Champion King Nakamura & Rick Boogs’ matchup against the The Dirty Dawgs, The King of Strong Style’s “Head-Banging Herald” overcame Dolph Ziggler with the power slam.
Sami Zayn def. Dominik Mysterio
The Legendary Luchador looked to help his son improve with a surprise singles matchup against Sami Zayn. In the height of the action, however, The Master Strategist overcame the hard-fought effort by Dominik with the Helluva Kick.
Finn Bálor invades Roman Reigns’ Family Celebration
In the wake of Brock Lesnar’s return, Universal Champion Roman Reigns celebrated his historic victory over John Cena and the SummerSlam victory of his cousin's The Usos before getting interrupted by Finn Bálor.
The Prince challenged Reigns to a Universal Title Match before attacking the The Head of the Table and sparking a 3-on-1 attack by Reigns and The Usos. That was until The Street Profits emerged to even the odds and sent The Usos heading for the hills as Reigns and Heyman took their leave.