Bengaluru, December 6: WWE came up with some huge championship matches for the Clash of Champions PPV to add hype to this week’s Smackdown Live where we saw the storylines build up around them.
Check out the results from Smackdown hosted by the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.
WWE Smackdown opened up with Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn talking about Shane McMahon's ongoing hatred towards them and soon Randy Orton showed up to hit a RKO on Owens. Meanwhile, the commissioner also showed up to announce a main event match between Orton and Zayn.
A certain stipulation was made for the contest, Kevin Owens would be locked to the ring post in order to not let him interfere in the match. In addition, Shane also confirmed that a tag team championship match will take place at Clash of Champions PPV where Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn will team up against Randy Orton and an unknown partner.
Rusev and Aiden English teamed up to take on The New Day for the first time on Smackdown Live. Prior to the start of the match, English sang the Rusev Day song whereas Rusev displayed a new t-shirt. The heel team picked up the win as Kofi was floored via a superkick to his neck by the Bulgarian Brute.
With this win over The New Day, Rusev and Aiden English were added to the Smackdown tag team championship match at Clash if Champions.
Another change was made to the women's title match at the PPV as it will now be a Lumberjack match as all the members of the female roster would surround the ring.
Charlotte Flair had his non-title match against Tamina Snuka on Smackdown with Natalya present at ringside. The Queen picked up the win via submission by locking in the Figure Eight.
After the match, Natalya went to attack the champion when The Riott Squad showed up to create a brawl against the heel superstars. Charlotte escaped the ring and went to backstage.
Baron Corbin had a singles match against Bobby Roode with Dolph Ziggler present in commentary table. He made his presence felt by delivering a super-kick to Roode which disqualified the match. Corbin, too digested a kick after the contest.
The Bludgeon Brothers smashed local talents in a squash match.
In the main event of Smackdown Live, Randy Orton had a singles match against Sami Zayn. Kevin Owens freed himself by cutting the handcuff and went on to interfere the match. But, Orton capitalized with a rollup to pick up the pinfall. After the match, the heel duo went for an assault on Orton.
Shinsuke Nakamura ran down to make the save for The Viper. Both the babyfaces connected with their finishing maneuvers to keep the heels down. Shane McMahon announced that he will be the special guest referee for the earlier announced Clash of Champions tag team match to close the show.