Smackdown opened with a recap of Paul Heyman and Roman Reigns’ promo from last week as well as Jey Uso winning the fatal fourway, earning him a match with Reigns at Clash of Champions.
The Big Dog and Paul Heyman then make their way to the ring. Heyman takes to the microphone and introduces Jey Uso to the ring.
Jey thanks Heyman for getting him into last weeks fatal fourway match, but Heyman informs him that he was just following the orders of Reigns.
King Corbin and Sheamus then make their way to the ring, protesting that Jey was only put in the match because of nepotism and that it should have been a triple threat last week.
Jey then challenges the Celtic Warrior and Corbin to a tag team match tonight against he and Reigns. Jey fights Sheamus and Corbin off whilst the Universal Champion just watches on.
We are then shown a graphic for Jeff Hardy vs AJ Styles tonight for the Intercontinental Championship before cutting to a production truck where Sami Zayn is protesting that he is the real Intercontinental Champion.
Styles and Hardy make their way to the ring after the break, but as Greg Hamilton announces that the match is for the Intercontinental Championship, Sami Zayn comes onto the ramp with a microphone.
Zayn says that the match is not for the Intercontinental Championship because he is the champion, claiming that Hardy is a sham champion and that the match is just an exhibition.
Adam Pearce then comes to the ramp with security to escort Zayn out of the building.
AJ Styles defeats Jeff Hardy by disqualification
The Phenomenal One takes advantage of the distraction, taking a cheap shot to the injured knee of Jeff Hardy.
Styles looks to capitalise as the bell rings, but the Intercontinental Champion immediately hits a Twist of Fate, but Styles manages to roll out of the way of the Swanton Bomb.
As we return from the break, AJ Styles is in control of the match as he attacks Hardy on the outside, but Jeff regains control with a dive off the ring steps.
Hardy hits Styles with a Whisper in the Wind, but his second Twist of Fate attempt is countered into a knee to the back of Hardy’s head.
Styles continues to work the injured knee of Jeff Hardy before lining up for the Phenomenal Forearm. But before he can hit Hardy, he is dragged off the apron and thrown into the steps by Sami Zayn.
Zayn the gets in the ring and hits Hardy with the Helluva Kick before leaving with the Intercontinental Championship. As Jeff Hardy makes his way to the back, he collapses.
We then go backstage where a backstage interviewer announces that medics say that Jeff Hardy collapsed through dehydration before AJ Styles is interviewed.
Styles says that he is the true Intercontinental Champion and that he can beat Zayn and Hardy in any match.
We are then shown a recap of Smackdown Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura challenging the Street Profits to a champions vs champions match on Raw next week.
Cesaro and Nakamura are then shown preparing for a match in the champions lounge before they are interrupted by the Street Profits who promise to look after the champions lounge during their match.
The Lucha House Party then come to the ring ahead of their non-title match with the tag team champions. In a pre-recorded backstage interview, Kalisto says that he is the leader of the Lucha House Party, with Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik looking on confused.
Before the match starts, we are shown Jeff Hardy receiving medical attention before Sami Zayn enters to taunt him. The two men brawl in the medics room as we go to the break.
Lucha House Party defeat Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura by pinfall
Cesaro initially overpowers Gran Metalik in the opening stages, but the king of the ropes escapes with a second rope head scissors before tagging in Kalisto.
Kalisto immediately hits a top rope splash to Cesaro but he can only get a two count. Kalisto looks to take advantage but he is distracted by Nakamura on the ring apron, allowing Cesaro to regain control.
Nakamura and Cesaro hit a knee to the back of the head/Gut Wrench Suplex combination to Kalisto.
But then the titantron shows the Street Profits throwing the party in the champions lounge, distracting the tag team champions long enough to allow Kalisto to roll up Cesaro. After the break, the Lucha House Party join the Street Profits in the champions lounge to celebrate.
Bayley then makes her way to the ring, carrying the chair she used to injure the neck of Sasha Banks, to explain her actions last week.
The Role Model points to the tron where we are shown a recap of Banks losing her championships and the Golden Role Models defeat last week before Bayley’s attack on the Boss.
Bayley says that she loved every second of her brutal attack on Sasha Banks and that she knew what Sasha was doing all along, she was using her, and she knows that because she was doing the exact same thing.
The Smackdown Women’s Champion says that she used Banks to become the first Grand Slam Champion and the longest reigning Smackdown Women’s Champion, but after last week, Banks is completely useless to her.
As Bayley heads up the ramp, she is interrupted by Nikki Cross who is making her way to the ring ahead of the fatal fourway match to face Bayley at Clash of Champions.
Bayley initially walks away before hitting Cross with the chair.
As we return from the break, Alexa Bliss is stood with Nikki Cross at ringside and prevents Lacey Evans from attacking her before the match.
Nikki Cross defeats Tamina, Lacey Evans and Alexa Bliss by pinfall
Lacey Evans and Tamina take control early on, overpowering Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. Tamina stomp Bliss in the corner before Cross jumps on her back to save Bliss.
Bliss and Cross work together to send Tamina and Evans to the outside to the outside before Nikki hits them with a Cross Body.
But as Cross gets to her feet, Alex Bliss hits her with a Sister Abigail before walking away from the match and heading up the ramp, almost in a trance.
After the break, Lacey Evans takes control of the match, hitting Tamina with a Moonsault, but Cross breaks up the pin.
Evans hits Tamina with the Women’s right, but Cross hits Evans with a Neckbreaker for two.
Tamina looks to hit Cross with a superkick, but Nikki Cross manages to roll her up to earn a Smackdown Women’s Championship match at Clash of Champions.
As we return from the break, we are shown a replay of John Morrison stealing Otis’ Money in the Bank Briefcase before discovering he was actually keeping the contract in his lunchbox.
Otis defeats John Morrison by pinfall
Otis overpowers John Morrision in the early stages of the match, shrugging off the kicks of Morrison and hulking up.
Mr Money in the Bank then slams Morrision before lining him up in the corner. But before he can capitalise, the Miz leaves commentary to distract Otis. This allows Morrison to steal Otis’ lunchbox containing the Money in the Bank contract and throw to Miz who runs away.
This enrages Otis who quickly hits Morrison with an elbow drop and a Vader Bomb to pick up the win.
We are then shown a recap of Sheamus’ attack on Big E last week before being told that Xavier Woods will provide an update on Talking Smack tomorrow.
We then go backstage to Otis and Tucker who are searching for the Miz. But Otis reveals that he was keeping his Money in The Bank contract inside of a different lunchbox in his briefcase. The Miz then finds an apple core in the lunchbox, before saying that he is going to call in a favour.
We then go to the Firefly Funhouse were Bray Wyatt says that he is missing something thanks to Roman Reigns, but everyone experiences loss and it’s how you handle loss that defines you.
Wyatt then introduces us to the newest member of the Firefly Funhouse. It is supposed to be Pasqual the Persevering Parrott, but Wyatt forgot to put air holes in his box.
The Vince McMahon puppet then enters through the door, saying that he has lost trust in Bray Wyatt and that he can’t handle the responsibility of running the funhouse on his own, announcing Wyatt’s new advisor, Wobbly Walrus, a Walrus puppet of Paul Heyman. Vince exclaims that this is such good shit.
Roman Reigns and Jey Uso defeat King Corbin and Sheamus by pinfall
Jey Uso makes his way to the ring ahead of the main event, but he is immediately jumped by King Corbin and Sheamus, with Roman Reigns nowhere to be seen.
Corbin and Sheamus make the most of their numbers advantage, continuously overpowering and overwhelming Jey Uso.
But Jey manages to escape after avoiding a dive from Corbin, hitting him with a superkick and a Samoan Drop.
Uso looks for a splash in the corner to Corbin, but Sheamus pulls him out of the way before hitting him with Whitenoise.
The Celtic Warriror lines Uso up for the Brogue Kick before Roman Reigns music hits and the Universal Champion makes his way to the ring.
Jey Uso avoids the Brogue Kick and hits Corbin with a dive to the outside.
Jey then sets up for a top rope dive to Sheamus, but Reigns tags himself in. Uso hits the top rope splash, but the referee refuses to count the fall with Reigns being the legal man.
Roman then makes his way into the ring and hits Sheamus with a spear to win the match for his team before making his way back up the ramp.
Reigns and Uso stand tall at the top of the ramp, raising their hands and holding the Universal Championship, before Regins yanks it away from Jey in disgust.