SmackDown results: Sept. 29, 2023
Paul Heyman and The Bloodline celebrated there attacks on John Cena and AJ Styles, The O.C.’s Karl Anderson emerged to dish out retribution by attacking Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa.
Jimmy Uso def. Karl Anderson
In a subsequent matchup, a Solo Sikoa distraction allowed Jimmy Uso to rake Anderson's eyes before following up with a Superkick and Samoan Splash to overcame his opponent.
When Anderson battled back after the match, Solo entered the ring and blasted the defeated Superstar with a post-match Samoan Spike.
As The Bloodline made the exit, however, Michin emerged and dropped Jimmy to the floor with a hard slap.
After walking out following a Street Profits loss one week earlier, Bobby Lashley challenged Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford to prove themselves during his appearance of “The Grayson Waller Effect.”
Austin Theory def. Cameron Grimes
In the height of the action, Austin Theory utilized a distraction by Grayson Waller to throw a very game Cameron Grimes into the ring post before finishing off his opponent with A-Town Down.
After the bell, Theory started a confrontation with Dragon Lee as the NXT competitor was watching SmackDown from the front row.
Rey Mysterio def. Santos Escobar to retain the U.S. Title
In an extremely grueling showdown between LWO cohorts, Rey Mysterio countered Santos Escobar's Phantom Driver to pick up the quick pin and successfully defeat his United States Championship.
Looking to prove themselves to Bobby Lashley, Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford were joined by The All Mighty in a surprise post-match assault on Mysterio and his fellow LWO cohorts Escobar, Joaquin Wilde and Cruz Del Toro.
Charlotte Flair def. Bayley
In the final moments of an explosive matchup, Charlotte Flair emerged victorious against Bayley with a devastating Spear out of nowhere. As the dust cleared, though, The Role Model grabbed the mic and indicated that The Queen was about to be finished by a Damage CTRL beat down. Before the nefarious faction could strike, however, Asuka emerged clear the ring. In response, Bayley said that if The Queen and The Empress of Tomorrow wanted a Triple Threat Match against WWE Women's Champion IYO SKY at WWE Fastlane, they will have it!
LA Knight emerged to help John Cena repel Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa's vicious 2-on-1 attack. LA Knight signed the contract to join forces with “The Greatest of All Time” against The Bloodline at WWE Fastlane.