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 Toledo, Ohio. Smackdown Live served it's go home show to this Sunday night's WWE Royal Rumble. Tension continued to build up this week within The Wyatt Family as Randy Orton battled Luke Harper in a one on one match. Mickie James explains why she attacked Becky Lynch last week and cost her the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship. A Battle Royal took place with the winner earning a spot in this Sunday's WWE Royal Rumble match. WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles and John Cena go face to face one last time before their title match at the Royal Rumble. Dolph Ziggler battled Kalisto in a one on one match. Naomi battled Nattie Neidhart in one on one Women's Division action. The main event saw WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose defend the title against The Miz in a No DQ Lumberjack Match.
** Smackdown Live **
- Backstage, The Miz and Maryse confront Daniel Bryan. Bryan announces that Miz will get his rematch against Dean Ambrose later tonight in a No DQ Lumberjack Match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
Winner: Randy Orton, by pinfall.
- We get highlights of the Carmella and James Ellsworth shopping spree. Carmella picks an outfit for Ellsworth that makes him look like a Jersey Shore cast member.
Winner: Mojo Rawley
- Video highlights show Nikki Bella getting jumped by Nattie Neidhart earlier in the day when she arrived to the arena.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler, by pinfall.
- Naomi vs. Nattie Neidhart: The match never happens as Nikki Bella attacks Nattie backstage and they brawl.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose says his instincts are telling him to break The Miz's nose tonight and there aren't enough Lumberjacks to stop that from happening.
Winner: Dean Ambrose, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship.