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 Bakersfield, California. American Alpha battled Mike Vega and Mikey O'Shea in tag team action. Becky Lynch battled Eva Marie and then Alexa Bliss. Randy Orton battled Alberto Del Rio. Heath Slater looked to land a job on Smackdown Live as he battled Rhyno for a contract. Carmella battled Nattie Neidhart. Main event time saw Dean Ambrose and Dolph Ziggler face Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens.
*** Smackdown Live ***
- Backstage, Randy Orton is informed he's facing Alberto Del Rio tonight and is asked about Brock Lesnar. Orton plans to RKO Lesnar into Viperville. Del Rio interrupts and calls Viperville a joke. Orton offers Del Rio a VIP pass. Del Rio threatens to break Orton's arm.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose doesn't think the Dolph Ziggler super kick was an accident. Ambrose and Ziggler go nose to nose and get separated by Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan. Ambrose and Ziggler will team together tonight.
Winners: American Alpha, by pinfall.
- Backstage, The Miz is interviewed. Miz says he's been WWE Intercontinental Champion for 127 days now and he is unmatched perfection. Miz ignores the question about Apollo Crews and makes out with Maryse instead.
Winner: No Contest
- Becky Lynch Promo: Becky says Eva has had some poor excuses to not wrestle and challenges someone else to fight her tonight. Alexa Bliss interrupts and tells Becky to be careful for what she wishes for because Alexa is here to bring bliss to Smackdown Live.
Winner: Alexa Bliss, by pinfall.
Winner: Randy Orton, by DQ.
- Backstage, Heath Slater says he needs this job cause he has two kids and just bought a pool. Rhyno interrupts and says he just won his primary election and he can’t let his political colleagues down. Slater says he has to worry about his four kids and his above ground pool. Rhyno reminds Slater he said two kids and nothing's going to help him tonight.
Winner: Rhyno, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Bray Wyatt says that an Army of Sheep led by a Wolf will defeat an Army of Wolves led by a Sheep and encourages Erick Rowan to do what he does best tonight and destroy.
Winner: Carmella, by submission.
- Backstage, Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan decide to give Heath Slater a job. Heath Slater busts in the office not knowing he has a job and tells Shane and Bryan that now he has to tell his seven kids he has no job. Slater says Smackdown Live doesn't deserve him so he's leaving.
- Backstage, Baron Corbin jumps Kalisto and beats him down. Corbin says that that was for costing him a shot at the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
Winners: Dean Ambrose and Dolph Ziggler, by pinfall.