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 Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bray Wyatt battled Kane in a No DQ Match. Alexa Bliss confronts WWE Smackdown Live Women's Champion Becky Lynch two weeks before their title match. The Ascension battled The Hype Bros in a Survivor Series Qualifying Match. Nikki Bella battled Nattie Neidhart with the winner becoming team captain on the Women's Team at WWE Survivor Series. Heath Slater and Rhyno defended the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship against The Spirit Squad. Dean Ambrose battled WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles with a shot at becoming #1 contender on the line in the main event.
** Smackdown Live **
- Backstage, James Ellsworth thanks Dean Ambrose for everything he's done for him and wants to be in Ambrose's corner tonight, when Ambrose faces AJ Styles. Ambrose tells Ellsworth to just hang out in the locker room instead and they'll catch up later.
Winner: Bray Wyatt, by pinfall.
- Backstage, AJ Styles says James Ellsworth would be nothing without Dean Ambrose. Styles says he's rearranging Ambrose's face tonight and Ambrose will have to be carried out of the arena. Styles also threatens to take out Ellsworth if he sees him tonight too.
Winners: The Hype Bros, by pinfall. The Hype Bros will represent Team Smackdown in the Tag Team Match at WWE Survivor Series.
- Backstage. Randy Orton is asked about what he just did earlier turning on Kane. Orton says if you can't beat them, join them.
- Backstage, Nattie Neidhart tells Daniel Bryan that she wants to be the team captain of the Women's Team at WWE Survivor Series. Bryan announces Nattie vs. Nikki Bella with the winner becoming team captain.
Winner: Nikki Bella, by submission.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose says tonight won't be fun and games against AJ Styles. Ambrose will earn another shot at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and says Karma has another name and it's named after a female dog.
- The Miz Promo: The Miz comes out with his wife Maryse and begins ranting about WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler interrupts and he and Miz go back and forth with verbal shots. WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Champions Heath Slater, Rhyno and The Spirit Squad get involved next which leads to Slater and Rhyno defending their titles against The Spirit Squad next, after The Miz suggests it.
Winners: Heath Slater and Rhyno, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose tells James Ellsworth to quit sulking. Ellsworth says he just wants to repay Ambrose and be in his corner tonight. Ambrose finally agrees and tells Ellsworth to be careful out there.
Winner: AJ Styles, by DQ.