Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the Smackdown Live Recap for the week.
This week Smackdown Live was live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose kicked off Smackdown Live with another edition of Ambrose Asylum. Nikki Bella battled Nattie Neidhart in one on one Women's Division action. Dolph Ziggler battled Kalisto in one on one action. American Alpha defended the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship against The Wyatt Family. Carmella battled CJ Lunde in one on one Women's Division action. The main event saw John Cena battle Baron Corbin in one on one action.
** Smackdown Live **
- Backstage, Nikki Bella is headed to the ring when she suddenly gets jumped and beat down by Nattie Neidhart.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, Dolph Ziggler is asked to comment on his actions of turning heel last week. Ziggler ignores the interviewer and keeps walking by.
Winner: Kalisto, by pinfall
- Backstage, American Alpha are confident that they will retain the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship against The Wyatt Family tonight.
- Backstage, John Cena hypes his match tonight against Baron Corbin, continued to lash out about the WWE New Era and promises that he's not finished yet in the WWE.
Winners: American Alpha, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship.
Winner: Carmella, by submission.
- Backstage, James Ellsworth tries to kiss Carmella, but Carmella says they're going shopping next week.
- Backstage, Baron Corbin says tonight will be John Cena's End of Days. AJ Styles interrupts and says that tonight is Corbin's night.
Winner: John Cena, by pinfall.