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 Austin, Texas. Smackdown Live held its go home show to this Sunday nights WWE Summer Slam event. Miz TV returned with special guests WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dean Ambrose and #1 contender Dolph Ziggler. A 12 Man Tag Team Match took place with The Hype Bros., The Usos and American Alpha battling The Vaudevillains, The Ascension, Fandango and Tyler Breeze. Naomi battled Eva Marie in Women's Division action. Randy Orton battled Heath Slater as Slater still searches for a job. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dean Ambrose battled Erick Rowan of The Wyatt Family in a non title match. Becky Lynch and Carmella battled Nattie Neidhart and Alexa Bliss in Women's Division tag team action. Main event time saw John Cena battle Alberto Del Rio in one on one action.
*** Smackdown Live ***
- Backstage, Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan are looking forward to Summer Slam. Randy Orton arrives and signs his contract to face Brock Lesnar. Heath Slater arrives with a fruit basket and says he stood toe to toe with Lesnar on RAW. Shane demands respect from Slater. Orton says he has an idea on how to handle this.
- During the break, The Miz is still in the ring and makes fun of Apollo Crews calling him Apollo Creed. Crews comes out to confront Miz and correct him on his name. Miz calls him Apollo Creed again forcing Crews to plant Miz with the Apollo Bomb.
Winners: American Alpha, The Usos and The Hype Bros.
- Naomi vs. Eva Marie: The match again doesn't happen as Eva Marie is stuck in traffic.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, AJ Styles tells Alberto Del Rio he'll be watching when Del Rio knocks John Cena's smug smile off his face. Del Rio says he doesn't need Styles cheering him on because he's been beating up Cena for years. Styles says at least he's on the Summer Slam card, Del Rio isn't.
Winner: Heath Slater, by DQ.
- Backstage, Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan present Slater with a Smackdown Live contract for beating Orton. Slater who's knocked loopy thinks Bryan is Mick Foley and Shane is Stephanie McMahon. Shane and Bryan change their minds and take the contract away.
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall.
Winners: Becky Lynch and Carmella, by submission.
- Backstage, Baron Corbin is attacking Kalisto again as WWE Officials pull Corbin off.
Winner: John Cena, by pinfall.