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 Memphis, Tennessee. Shane McMahon kicked off Smackdown Live with a huge announcement. WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles battled The Miz in a one on one non title match. Nikki Bella and Nattie Neidhart's feud continued. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose battled Randy Orton in a non title one on one match. Hometown boy Jerry "The King" Lawler was here this week for his King's Court talk show, with Dolph Ziggler as his guest. In the main event, Alexa Bliss defended her WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship against Becky Lynch in a Steel Cage Match.
** Smackdown Live **
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose suggests to Shane McMahon to put him in the Elimination Chamber match. Shane says they'll talk about it. Ambrose says it would be nice to win a new belt because his WWE Intercontinental Championship stinks like The Miz and is sticky. Ambrose then asks for a match with Randy Orton tonight and Shane grants it.
Winner: The Miz, by DQ.
- Backstage, Alexa Bliss calls Becky Lynch a human Chucky doll and Alexa is confident she'll retain her title.
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall
- Backstage, Becky Lynch says she has never run from a fight and will win the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship tonight.
- Backstage, Bray Wyatt announces that The Wyatt Family will be in the Royal Rumble. Also Randy Orton faces Luke Harper next week, one will stand and the other will fall.
Winner: Alexa Bliss, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship.