Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your Smackdown Live Recap Edition.
*** Smackdown Live ***
- Backstage, Dolph Ziggler is in a bad mood after losing at Summer Slam. AJ Styles introduces himself as the new WWE franchise after beating John Cena at Summer Slam. Styles mocks Ziggler for losing and says he hates losers. Ziggler attacks and starts swinging on Styles. Other WWE Superstars and WWE Officials separate Ziggler and Styles. Ziggler tells Styles to mind his own business.
Winner: Becky Lynch, by submission.
- Backstage, Heath Slater is trying to get WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz to be his tag team partner.
Winners: The Usos, by pinfall, to advance in the tag team tournament.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, Heath Slater offers The Miz a shot at being his partner again. Slater feels this is the best opportunity for him. Miz says he's currently talking to Steven Spielberg about being the next Indiana Jones.
- Backstage, Shane McMahon says he doubts Stephanie McMahon will do anything about what Brock Lesnar did to him at Summer Slam. Last he heard Brock was only fined $500. Shane promises that he's not done with Brock yet.
Winners: American Alpha, by pinfall, to advance in the tag team tournament.
- Backstage, Heath Slater asks Arn Anderson to be his partner. Anderson says no because Slater is no Ric Flair. Rhyno interrupts and asks if a tag team champion will be able to make payments on an above ground pool. Rhyno then accepts Slater’s offer to be his tag team partner.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose says he was gambling at the Mohegan Casino when he heard he'd have a #1 contender announced tonight. Ambrose is sitting in on commentary to watch.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall, to become #1 Contender to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.