The Jinder Mahal Era has begun!! Yes you read that correctly, because this past Sunday at WWE Backlash, Jinder Mahal defeated Randy Orton to become the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. It's the first Smackdown Live edition after the huge upset victory. What will Jinder Mahal have planned now that he is the face of Smackdown Live? Smackdown Live was live this week in Toledo, Ohio.
** Smackdown Live Card **
- Carmella and Nattie Neidhart battled Becky Lynch and Charlotte.
- Sami Zayn battled Baron Corbin.
- Tyler Breeze battled Jey Uso.
- Fandango battled Jimmy Uso.
- WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Champions The Usos defended their titles against Breezango.
- WWE United States Champion Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler battled AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura.
- New WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jinder Mahal gets a Punjabi Celebration.
- Shane McMahon announces plans for WWE Money In The Bank.
** Smackdown Live **
- Outside the arena, a police escort leads a car into the parking area. The Singh Brothers pop out of the car, put down a carpet and out steps the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jinder Mahal.
Winners: Charlotte and Becky Lynch, by submission.
Winner: Sami Zayn, by pinfall.
- Backstage, AJ Styles says he learned a few things from Shinsuke Nakamura in Japan. Styles tells Nakamura everything will work out as long as he follows Styles' lead. Nakamura says he's winning Money In The Bank and turning the House That Styles Built into Nakamura's Playground.
- We get another edition of the Fashion Files. Breeze and Fandango go to turn in their badges to Shane McMahon, but Shane gives them matches against The Usos tonight.
- Jey Uso vs. Tyler Breeze: The match closes out with Jey refusing to fight because they beat Breezango at WWE Backlash. Fandango shoots Jey in the face with a water gun allowing Breeze to get the quick rollup pinfall. After the match, Jimmy Uso demands a match with Fandango.
Winner: Tyler Breeze, by pinfall.
Winner: Fandango, by pinfall.
- "WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship Match": The Usos (c) vs. Breezango: The match closes out with Jey blind tagging in on Fandango. Fandango hits the Last Dance on Jimmy, but gets nailed with the Uso Splash by Jey. Jey covers Fandango and scores the pinfall to retain the titles.
Winners: The Usos, by pinfall, to retain the WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Championship.
- Backstage, Nattie asks Shane McMahon for a WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship Match. James Ellsworth and Carmella interrupt and state that Carmella wants one. Tamina interrupts next and wants a title shot too. Charlotte interrupts next and Shane McMahon announces a Fatal Five Way Match next week with the winner getting a title shot against Naomi at WWE Money In The Bank.
Winners: AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura, by pinfall.