Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your Smackdown Live Recap Edition.
This week's Smackdown Live took place in Buffalo, New York. How did Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan respond to RAW's first show as a separate brand? A Battle Royal and a Six Pack Challenge determined who would meet Dean Ambrose at Summer Slam for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Becky Lynch gets a WWE Battleground rematch against Nattie Neidhart. The Miz returns with Miz TV with special guest Randy Orton, which sets up a Miz vs. Orton match.
*** Smackdown Live ***
Winner: Apollo Crews, to advance to the Six Pack Challenge tonight.
- It was announced that former WWE Intercontinental Champion, WWE United States Champion, WWE World Tag Team Champion and ECW World Champion, Shelton Benjamin has returned to the WWE and has been signed to the Smackdown Live roster.
Winner: Becky Lynch, by submission.
- Dolph Ziggler Promo: Ziggler says every night he tries to steal the show, but he recently lost his way. Tonight he starts over, wins the Six Pack Challenge and moves on to Summer Slam.
- Alexa Bliss Promo: Alexa says she's the personification of the Women’s Division. Naomi interrupts and finds it funny that Alexa is running her mouth and has yet to wrestle anyone on Smackdown. Carmella interrupts and says Tuesday nights just got Fabulous with her here. Eva Marie interrupts and tries to steal the spotlight with her looks.
Winner: Randy Orton, by pinfall.
- AJ Styles Promo: Styles says that he is the obvious pick and with or without The Club, he will beat up Bray Wyatt, Baron Corbin, Apollo Crews, Dolph Ziggler and John Cena.
- Bray Wyatt Promo: Bray says he's the eater of worlds, he is the beginning and the end, everything revolves around him, tonight five men will fall and soon he will truly have the whole world in his hands.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler, by pinfall, to advance to WWE Summer Slam to face Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.