Smackdown! Live TV report for 10/03/2017

Introduction Segment: In Memoriam

The fans are asked to stand for a moment in silence to commemorate the tragedy in Las Vegas this past Sunday; the Smackdown! roster is on the stage as well.

Video Promo

A montage of Shinsuke Nakamura and WWE champion Jinder Mahal’s feud plays.

Arena Promo

Rene Young greets us and brings out Shinsuke Nakamura, who will be wrestling Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship this Sunday at Hell In A Cell. “The Artist” says that he has “no fear at all,” which Mahal should fear.

The Singh Brothers interrupt and bring out their leader – WWE champion Jinder Mahal; he attacks Nakamura in the ring! Shinsuke fights back, but the three of them are to strong, and Jinder plants Nakamura to the canvas with The Kolas.


WWE’s affiliation with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to help fight breast cancer is promoted by the commentators.

Match #1: Tag Team – Carmella (with James Ellsworth) and Women’s champion Natalya VS. Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch

Charlotte and Becky get quick control after a double baseball-slide that sends Carmella and Natalya to the floor!


Nattie and Carmella are governing Lynch until Flair gets the hot-tag! Charlotte is all over Natalya, soon attempting a Figure-8, but Nattie kicks her away. On the outside, Carmella slams the briefcase onto Becky, which allows Natalya to catch Charlotte and trap her in The Sharpshooter to force her to give in!

Winners via Submission: Carmella (with James Ellsworth) and Women’s champion Natalya


Video Promo

A recall of Commissioner Shane McMahon’s and Kevin Owens’ complete rivalry airs.

Up next, Bobby Roode is in action!


Match #2: Single – Mike Kannelis VS. Bobby Roode

“Glorious” Bobby Roode quickly finishes this with his Glorious DDT and cover!

Winner via Pinfall: Bobby Roode

Post-match, Dolph Ziggler walks out and wonders what kind of entrance it will take. He tries a couple of sophomore-league ones, and then berates Roode for being all “flash” with his entrance. They don’t fight, but Bobby gets the momentum on his side by showing Ziggler his entrance.


Arena Promo

The Usos – Jimmy and Jey – threaten Tag-Team Champions The New Day what will happen to them in their Hell In The Cell Match. Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, and Big E. son dance out and retort right back at The Twins, who leave after and no physical contact is made between the two teams.


Match #3: Single – Tye Dillinger VS. Baron Corbin

This starts out even and then Tye begins to get some control, particularly after superkicking Baron.


They are battling on the apron and Baron shoves Dillinger off into the steps! “The Lone Wolf” dominates for a while until Tye reverses a suplex into an inside cradle for the sudden 1 – 2 – 3!

Winner via Pinfall: Tye Dillinger

Post-match, United States champion A.J. Styles calls out Corbin on the Titantron. He reminds Baron of the chances he’s had to be victorious but failed.


Arena Promo

Dana Warrior gives a couple of Women’s championships to members of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, honoring them for their battle with breast cancer.


Match #4: Single – Aiden English (with Rusev) VS. Randy Orton

Prior to the bout, Rusev promises to “break” Orton this Sunday at Hell In A Cell. English tries, but soon eats an R.K.O. to give Randy the victory!

Winner via Pinfall: Randy Orton

Post-match, Rusev and Randy look to go at it, but “The Bulgarian Brute” slides out of the ring and the two just have a stare-down.

Backstage Promo

Commissioner Shane McMahon walks into Sami Zayn and is warned by Zayn about what Kevin Owens can do. Shane does not heed Sami’s advice though and walks away.


Arena Promo

Commissioner Shane McMahon walks out first and invites his opponent – Kevin Owens – to join him. He does not respond, which is what McMahon speculated. Shane calls Kevin “a coward” for this, and especially for attacking his family. McMahon threatens “when that cell door closes, I’m going to change your life.” Shane then switches a rule – it will be a Falls Count Anywhere Hell In A Cell match!

Kevin Owens’ voice sounds out and he is in the crowd! He strolls down the stairs, but backs away shortly after. The Commissioner reiterates that Kevin is a “coward,” and then starts to chase! Shane runs through the fans and goes to the concourse, where Owens was waiting! Kevin attacks Shane around the area, and then powerbomobs him through the merchandise table!

Owens makes his way back to the arena and down the steps toward the ring. Following replays, Kevin has a microphone and gets into the ring. “You think Shane McMahon is having a rough night right now? You have no idea what’s coming this Sunday at Hell In A Cell. Don’t worry about jumping off the cell this Sunday; I am throwing you off the cell, and there is no getting back up this time!”

Shane is suddenly limping down the crowd stairs and to the ring; Owens meets him in the crowd and the two brawl in the crowd and at ringside. Owens chucks McMahon over the announce table, and Shane struggles back up and into the ring. Kevin stomps on him, but McMahon punches back until he receives a superkick. Owens has a look in his eyes and starts to walk away, but re-enters and headbutts Shane. Numerous referees are in the ring to try and help, and order Kevin away. He suddenly grabs McMahon and slams him with his Pop-Up Powerbomb to close the show.

End of Smackdown! Live.

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