A new era dawns on SmackDown as it returns to Friday nights, this time of FOX as it holds the biggest show in it’s twenty-year history.
Vince and Stephanie McMahon come out to the stage. Stephanie welcomes us to history, welcoming us to FOX. Vince welcomes us to Friday Night SmackDown.
Becky Lynch comes out to cut a promo about her time on SmackDown, before being interrupted by Baron Corbin. Before he can get a sentence out he is interrupted by The Rock. The Rock and Lynch verbally destroy Baron Corbin, and then beat him down.
Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch defeated Bayley and Sasha Banks via submission.
FOX Sports host Erin Andrews interviewed The New Day, asking Kofi Kingston about his WWE Championship match tonight against Brock Lesnar. Kofi says he has been the underdog his entire career, but he has moved mountains his entire career and will do so again tonight.
WWE Universal Champion is interrupted pre-match by an episode of Firefly Fun House where Rambling Rabbit (dressed as Seth Rollins) is killed by Mercy the Buzzard inside a Hell In A Cell, seemingly giving a preview of this Sunday.
Seth Rollins vs Shinsuke Nakamura went to a no contest as The Fiend attacked Rollins, throwing him off the stage.
Ladder Match: Kevin Owens defeated Shane McMahon, meaning Shane is fired from WWE.
Post-match, Owens bid farewell to McMahon with a stunner.
Braun Strowman, Heavy Machinery & The Miz defeated AJ Styles, Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode & Randy Orton via pinfall.
Post-match, boxer Tyson Fury and Braun Strowman have a confrontation.
We see a recap of musician Marshmello defeating WWE 24/7 Champion Carmella, only for Carmella to win it back later in the night.
Lumberjack Match: Roman Reigns defeated Erick Rowan via pinfall.
WWE Title: Brock Lesnar defeated Champion Kofi Kingston via pinfall to win the title.
Post-match, Rey Mysterio appears and brings former UFC Champion Cain Velasquez with him. Velasquez takes down Lesnar, forcing the new champion to retreat.
'We want you to stand out here in front of the world, and we want them to hear Triple H's words come out of your mouth. We are going to listen to every word, and then we're gonna beat the hell out of you.' - Dean Ambrose