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 Denver, Colorado. Randy Orton battled Luke Harper, continuing his feud with Bray Wyatt. #1 Contender Alexa Bliss battled Naomi. Curt Hawkins finally made his Smackdown Live debut as he battled Apollo Crews. Heath Slater, Rhyno and Dolph Ziggler battled The Miz and The Spirit Squad in a six man tag team match. Jack Swagger battled Baron Corbin. WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles defends the title against James Ellsworth.
*** Smackdown Live ***
- Backstage, James Ellsworth is getting ready for his WWE World Heavyweight Championship match tonight. Dean Ambrose shows up with a t-shirt for Ellsworth and hypes him up.
- Randy Orton Promo: Orton says the evil that runs in Bray Wyatt is hard to escape, he feels like he's losing his mind, that's a problem, but a bigger problem for Bray. Orton says he's coming for vengeance on Bray. The feed cuts to the backstage area where Bray is laying in a casket. Bray says he's coming after Orton and will take Orton on a journey where he'll gasp for his last breath. Luke Harper then appears and makes his way to the ring for his match with Orton.
Winner: Randy Orton, by DQ.
- Alexa Bliss vs. Naomi: The match closes out with Naomi unloading offense on Alexa. Naomi hits a split legged moonsault on Alexa and gets a near fall. Naomi goes to the top rope, but Alexa makes the stop and sends Naomi to the mat. Alexa hits Twisted Bliss on Naomi and scores the pinfall. After the match, Alexa promises to take the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship from Becky Lynch on November 8th.
Winner: Alexa Bliss, by pinfall.
Winner: No Contest
- Carmella Promo: Carmella arrives and begins mocking Nikki Bella and her current career. Nikki Bella arrives and goes face to face with Carmella. Nikki and Carmella trade insults and mock each other. Carmella backs off and leaves before anything physical happens.
Winners: The Miz and The Spirit Squad, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Nattie Neidhart asks Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan is she can lead the women's team in the Survivor Series Elimination Match.
Winner: Baron Corbin, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose interrupts Daniel Bryan and he has a referee shirt on. Ambrose says he's going to call the title match tonight right down the middle. Bryan says he's not the referee tonight, but he can be a commentator, timekeeper or the ring announcer. Ambrose says that's what he'll do than, but doesn't pick one.
Winner: James Ellsworth, by DQ.