WWE SmackDown started with Roman Reigns coming to the ring to fight Shinsuke Nakamura for the Intercontinental Championship title. From the start of the match, Roman Reigns controlled the match. But after an interruption from Semi Zayn led Nakamura to take over the match. In the later part of the match, King Corbin came in and hit Reigns. This forced the referee to end the match. After the match was over, Nakamura, Corbin and Zayn started punishing Reigns, but Daniel Bryan came to the ring to make the save. Later a tag team match between Roman Reigns, Denial Bryan and Shinsuke Nakamura, King Corbin was announced. Apart from that, there were many moments and segments from the show which shined the most.
The show started with Miz showing the footage of last week where Bayley can be seen destroying her Bayley buddies. The video also showed children crying at the sight of Bayley destroying her blow-up characters. Miz asked Bayley the reason why she decided to take this major step. To which Bayley replied by saying that, after she lost her title at the Hell in a Cell PPV, she was heartbroken. The then continued and said that there was no one with her at her downfall, no one was there to hug her. She ended the interview saying, “I am done living in others shadow.”
This match started with Corbin and Nakamura taking control and delivering a physical beatdown to Bryan and Reigns before going to the commercial. After the return, Corbin was seen pulling Roman down from the apron and throwing him into the stairs. Back in the ring, Bryan took over Nakamura and punished him with a series of kicks. He then delivered a running knee to the IC Champion to score the pin.
The SmackDown Women’s division was on full display as Carmella, Nikki Cross, Dana Brooke, Lacey Evans, Sonya Deville, and Mandy Rose square off in a Six-Pack Challenge Match. The match was held to determine No. 1 contender to Bayley’s SmackDown Women's Title. During the match, every diva got a chance to shine, but Nikki cross won the match by pinning Mandy Rose.