Minutes to Bell Time

August 27th Smackdown

August 27th Smackdown

Smackdown Results

Becky Lynch to the Ring

  • The Man has come around to Little Rock.
  • She says that she missed “you guys.” Giving up the Raw Title was one of the hardest things she’s ever done.
  • Lynch says that if you thought she was tough before, you won’t believe how deadly she is now that she has something else to fight for.
  • Becky says she’s sorry about nothing.
  • Bianca Belair to the ring.
    • Bianca says she’s been working too hard for too long to have it all gone in 25 seconds.
  • Belair issues a challenge for tonight, but out comes Zelina Vega.
  • Vega says that she thinks Bianca should fall back and let Zelina have the match with Becky Lynch.
  • Out comes Carmella.
    • Mella says she only had one hour prep time to take Sasha’s place, but she’s ready tonight.
  • Liv Morgan to the ring.
    • Morgan says Vega and Mella get beat week after week, but if Becky is looking for a challenger Liv says she’s right here.
  • Bianca says let’s just give the people the match that they want.
  • Becky says no and walks off.

Bianca Belair defeats Carmella, Zelina Vega, Liv Morgan – Number One Contender Elimination Match – 12:01

  • Match started during the commercial
  • Bianca used the Kiss of Death to eliminate Zelina Vega.
  • Liv Morgan used her springboard faceplant to eliminate Carmella
  • Commercial break with Morgan and Bianca staring each other down.
  • Belair hit the KOD on Morgan for the final pin.
  • Bianca gets another opportunity.

Kayla with Paul Heyman

  • Kayla asks Paul where he stands now that Brock is back.
  • Paul says behind his Tribal Chief.
  • When Paul tried to get in the Tribal Chief’s locker room, he found it to be locked.

Back from Commercial

  • Kayla stands by the locker room door while Paul wants to get in.
  • The Usos come out and ask Paul if he knew about Brock being at SummerSlam.
  • Paul swears he didn’t know, but they continue to question.

Cesaro defeats Chad Gable – 02:18

  • Otis ran in the ring, which led to an immediate DQ
  • Otis hit Cesaro with a splash off the middle rope.

Kayla See Corbin Drive Up

  • Corbin says you can refer to him as Happy Corbin.

Happy Corbin to the Ring

  • Corbin asks or Big E to come down to the ring.
  • Big E to the ring.
  • Corbin wants to buy the briefcase. Corbin offers Big E $100,000 for the briefcase.
  • Big E debates it for a second, but he says Hell No.

Edge Promo

  • He had to go to a dark place to beat Seth Rollins. Edge is focused on the Universal Championship again.

Seth Rollins Promo

  • Rollins congratulates Edge on his victory. Edge won Seth’s admiration and respect.
  • If he wants to get back to the Universal Championship, maybe he needs to be a little more like Edge.

Rick Boogs Brings Out Nakamura

Roman Reigns Arrives

  • He wonders why Paul didn’t open the door for him. Paul is nervous.

Rick Boogs and Shinsuke Nakamura defeats Dirty Dawgs – 09:03

  • Boogs used a pump handle slam on Dolph Ziggler for the pinfall victory.

Naomi Comes to Sonya Deville

  • Sonya had no idea that Naomi was even coming to Smackdown.
  • Sonya sort of brushed her off. Naomi is pissed.

Rey Says He’ll Let Dominick Fly on His Own

  • Dom is confused.
  • Rey got Dom a match, but he has no idea who his opponent is going to be.

Sami Zayn defeats Dominick Mysterio – 07:51

  • Sami used a Helluva Kick for the pinfall victory.
  • After the match, Dominick pushed away Rey.

Roman’s Family Celebration

  • Roman asks Paul to come out too. He’s family after all.
  • Paul introduces Roman in the ring.
  • Paul lets everyone know that they have the unique opportunity to acknowledge the Smackdown Tag Team Champions. The crowd chanted for the Usos.
  • Out comes Finn Balor.
    • Finn reminds Roman that he got screwed out of his championship opportunity.
    • He planned on challenge Roman at Extreme Rules, but Finn doesn’t trust anyone and he doesn’t want to wait in line. He makes the challenge for next week.
  • The Bloodline attempts to triple team Finn, but the Uso’s make the save.


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