[TV Recap] ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown’ 10.18.19 – Reigns/Nakamura, Six Pack Challenge, Hot Topic Bayley Speaks

COMMENTATORS: Michael Cole & Corey Graves

This week on SmackDown we’ve Intercontinental Title action as Shinsuke Nakamura defends against Roman Reigns…but that isn’t the last we saw of them. Also on the show Hot Topic Bayley explains her actions on Miz TV, Drew Gulak brings back his PowerPoint presentations, and much more!

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Brock Lesnar
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)

LINEUP

  • Shinsuke Nakamura [c] vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Shorty Gable vs. Curtis Axel (NR)
  • The New Day & Heavy Machinery vs. The Revival, Dolph Ziggler, & Robert Roode (**)
  • SIX PACK CHALLENGE: Nikki Cross vs. Dana Brooke vs. Carmella vs. Lacey Evans vs. Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose (*3/4)
  • Braun Strowman vs. Drew Gulak (NR)
  • Roman Reigns & Daniel Bryan vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & King Corbin (**1/4)

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown’ 10.11.19 – WWE Draft Begins, Charlotte/Bayley

Commentators: Michael Cole & Corey Graves

The 2019 WWE Draft begins this week on SmackDown. Who will go where? What will go why? Where will what how where go-

Anyway read on for my rundown.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Brock Lesnar
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Charlotte Flair
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)

THE LINEUP

  • Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns (**1/4)
  • Chad Gable vs. Baron Corbin (TOO MAD TO RATE)
  • The New Day vs. The O.C. (NR)
  • Charlotte Flair [c] vs. Bayley for the SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION (***)

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[TV Rundown] ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown’ 10.4.19 – Fox Premiere, Kofi vs. Brock, The Rock is Here

Commentators: Michael Cole & Corey Graves

SmackDown kicks off its first-ever live show on Fox with both barrels loaded, as Kofi Kingston defends the WWE Championship against Brock Lesnar and The Rock graces everyone with his presence. Boy WWE is lucky he still has a love for the business despite having a way more profitable career as an actor. Also on the show there’s a lumberjack match, a ladder match, a random 8-man tag team match, and a whole lot more. Crash TV, baby.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE UNIVERSAL CHAMPION: Seth Rollins
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPION: “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • RAW WOMEN’S CHAMPION: “The Man” Becky Lynch
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
  • RAW TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode

THE LINEUP

  • Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair vs. Bayley & Sasha Banks (**1/4)
  • Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (NR)
  • LADDER MATCH: Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon (***1/4)
  • Braun Strowman, The Miz, & Heavy Machinery vs. AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler, & Robert Roode (*)
  • LUMBERJACK MATCH: Roman Reigns vs. Erick Rowan (*)
  • Kofi Kingston [c] vs. Brock Lesnar for the WWE CHAMPIONSHIP (NR)

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live 9.10.19’ – The Undertaker Returns, Gable vs. ??? in KOTR Semis

Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, & Byron Saxton

SmackDown Live takes place this week in the hallowed halls of Madison Square Garden and WWE is bringing the big guns with The Undertaker making an appearance. Why is he here? Man I don’t know, stop asking questions. Also on the show Chad Gable will face a mystery opponent in the King of the Ring semi-finals. Who will replace the “injured” Elias in the match? AGAIN I DON’T KNOW, STOP ASKING ME. What you can do though and join along as I recap the show live.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)

LINEUP

  • The Miz vs. Andrade (**)
  • Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose (*)
  • Heavy Machinery vs. Johnny Silver & Alex Keaton (SQUASH)
  • Ember Moon vs. Bayley (**1/4)
  • KING OF THE RING – SEMI-FINAL: Chad Gable vs. Shane McMahon [w/ Kevin Owens as the Special Guest Referee]

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live! 9.3.19’ – KOTR Quarterfinals, ‘RAW’ Fallout

Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, & Byron Saxton

The King of the Ring Quarterfinals conclude this week on SmackDown Live as Chad Gable takes on Andrade and Ali goes one-on-one with Elias. Also on the show we’ll find out if Roman Reigns will apologize to Daniel Bryan for the Spear that ended last week’s show and Women’s Champ Bayley may or may not have something to say following her shocking chair attack on Becky Lynch at the end of last night’s RAW. Join me for LIVE coverage, why don’t you?

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)
  • WWE WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross

LINEUP

  • KING OF THE RING QUARTERFINALS: Ali vs. Elias (***1/2)
  • Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs. Fire & Desire (**)
  • KING OF THE RING QUARTERFINALS: Chad Gable vs. Andrade (***1/2)
  • Aleister Black vs. Shelton Benjamin (NR)
  • Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jobber (NR)

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live!’ 8.20.19 – KOTR Continues, Bryan vs. Murphy

COMMENTATORS: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, & David Otunga

The 2019 King of the Ring continues this week on SmackDown Live as Kevin Owens takes on hated rival Elias and Apollo Crews faces Andrade. The mystery behind the attacks on Roman Reigns will also be revealed maybe according to Daniel Bryan, who’s also in action against Buddy Murphy a week after he had Rowan assault him the locker room to force a fake confession out of him. Can’t wait!

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)
  • WWE 24/7 CHAMPION: Elias

LINEUP

  • 2019 KOTR – First Round: Apollo Crews vs. Andrade (***1/4)
  • Buddy Murphy vs. Daniel Bryan (***3/4)
  • Heavy Machinery vs. The Revival (**1/4)
  • 2019 KOTR – FIRST ROUND: Kevin Owens vs. Elias (**)

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live! 8.13.19’ – Roman vs. Buddy, SummerSlam Fallout

Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, & Byron Saxton

Buddy Murphy finally gets to wrestle on the show he was drafted to eighty years ago as he looks for revenge against Roman Reigns for beating him up in the locker room. Buddy is the heel? Also on the show we get SummerSlam fallout and other whatnots. Join me LIVE as we do this SmackDown Live thing together as a family.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)

LINEUP

  • Ember Moon vs. Charlotte Flair (**1/2)
  • Roman Reigns vs. Buddy Murphy (***3/4)
  • Kevin Owens vs Samoa Joe (**3/4)
  • The New Day vs. Randy Orton & The Revival (***)

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[TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live! – 8.6.2019’ – New Day vs. Bryan/Rowan, Who Hit Roman?, SummerSlam 2019 Build

Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, & Byron Saxton

This week on SmackDown WWE tries to make the final sell for Sunday’s SummerSlam as Roman Reigns tries to find out who keeps trying to murder him. My vote is Repo Man. I’m probably wrong.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: Kofi Kingston
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Bayley
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods)

LINEUP

  • Ali vs. Dolph Ziggler (*1/2)
  • Ember Moon vs. Natalya (NR)
  • Aleister Black vs. Sami Zayn (**)
  • The New Day vs. Daniel Bryan & Rowan (***1/4)

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