Smackdown Live was live this week in Oakland, California. Last week, Kevin Owens viciously attacked Vince McMahon after Vince announced that Owens would face Shane McMahon inside Hell In A Cell. Shane McMahon returned to run Smackdown Live this week, did Shane get revenge for his father??
** Smackdown Live Card **
- Randy Orton battled Aiden English.
- Randy Orton battled Rusev.
- WWE United States Champion AJ Styles defended his title against Baron Corbin.
- WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Champions The New Day battled The Hype Bros in a non title match.
- Charlotte, Naomi, Becky Lynch and Tamina battled it out in a Fatal Four Way Match to determine a new #1 Contender to the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship.
- WWE Smackdown Live Women's Champion Nattie Neidhart holds a Celebration of Women.
- Kevin Owens is interviewed via satellite.
** Smackdown Live **
Winner: Randy Orton, by pinfall.
- After the match, Rusev interrupts. Rusev blames Orton for Rusev's family laughing at him and calling him a disgrace instead of a national hero. Rusev promises to rip the fangs off of the viper right now and then stalks to the ring. Orton accepts Rusev's challenge for right now.
Winner: Rusev, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Rusev is interviewed. Rusev is excited and says he can return to Bulgaria as a conquering hero now.
- Backstage, Shinsuke Nakamura is interviewed. Nakamura says that Jinder Mahal's promo was funny, but not as funny as it'll be when Nakamura wins the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
- AJ Styles Promo: Before Styles' title defense, Styles says that what Kevin Owens did to the McMahon family was dumb. Styles thinks that Owens will be lucky to make it out of the Hell In A Cell alive. Styles then turns his attention to Baron Corbin. Styles mentions all of Corbin's failures and promises that Corbin will fail again tonight.
Winner: No Contest.
- Backstage, Baron Corbin is interviewed while limping around. Corbin says he feels violated. Corbin blames Tye Dillinger for costing him the US Title. Corbin says he won't bitch or whine about it, he's going to get even.
Winners: The New Day, by pinfall.
- Kevin Owens Interview Via Satellite: Owens first apologizes because he's not sure what came over him last week. He apologizes to the fans, the officials and the McMahon Family. Owens then places the blame on Shane McMahon because Shane had it coming. Owens claims that Shane disrespected him and Owens has nothing but respect for Vince McMahon. Owens claims that he suddenly was seeing visions of Shane McMahon when he shook Vince's hand, which made Owens snap and attack Vince. Owens ends the interview with another apology for what he's about to do to Shane McMahon inside the Hell In A Cell.
- Backstage, Mojo tells Zack Ryder that he's sick of losing and something drastic may have to happen for the losing to stop.
Winner: Charlotte, by pinfall, to become the new #1 Contender to the WWE Smackdown Live Women's Championship.