WWE SmackDown results, recap: Corbin surprisingly cashes in before SummerSlam
August 16, 2017 - WWE
For as bad as WWE’s build to SummerSlam had been a past few weeks, a go-home editions of Raw and SmackDown truly delivered. Tuesday night featured a initial time Jinder Mahal and Shinsuke Nakamura have come face-to-face, a delay of an softened build to a United States Championship compare and a startling categorical eventuality that featured Baron Corbin cashing in a Money in a Bank briefcase 5 days before a company’s second-biggest pay-per-view of a year.
But I’m not going to spoil all of a formula for we in this space. Read next to check out all that happened Tuesday as WWE put a final stamp on a build for SmackDown this Sunday from a Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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WWE SmackDown results
Confrontation — Jinder Mahal and Shinsuke Nakamura: It was announced during a start of SmackDown that Mahal would face 16-time heavyweight champion John Cena for a initial time ever in a categorical event. Mahal non-stop a uncover in a ring and introduced some Punjabi dancers to applaud India’s autonomy day as a Singh Brothers danced in a ring. He afterwards cut a promo that done small clarity about Cena and Shinsuke Nakamura. This lasted scarcely 11 mins before Nakamura’s song hit. “Today, in India, it is Indian autonomy day. However, today, in Japan, it is a day we commemorate some who have died in fight and urge for peace. And Sunday, in America, during SummerSlam, will be a day we remove a WWE pretension to me,” Nakamura said.
Nakamura improved win Sunday. we can’t take some-more of Mahal as WWE champion.
Natalya def. Becky Lynch around submission: Nice, purify win for Natalya streamer into SummerSlam, giving her some massage that she could take down Naomi for a women’s championship. Natlaya avoided a dash from Lynch and sealed her in a Sharpshooter for a feat in a center of a ring. Natlaya pounded Lynch after a compare and put her behind in a Sharpshooter, heading Naomi — who was examination during ringside — to leave her position and follow a challenger out of a ring. Carmella strike a theatre immediately after a compare to sarcastically wish both competitors fitness during SummerSlam. James Ellsworth afterwards combined that a leader would be a loser, presumably since Carmella skeleton to money in her Money in a Bank briefcase.
Backstage — Tamina Snuka and Lana: Snuka approached Lana and asked since she did not use her “ravishing ambition” to get her a pretension match. Lana pronounced Snuka was not ready, adding that no one saw or feared Snuka — yet. “If we follow my lead and listen, they will, since I’ll use my ravishing beauty and my deceit and manipulate my approach to assisting you,” she said. “And afterwards we will turn a many mortal force — with one singular purpose — to crush! Together, we will turn unstoppable. And afterwards — and usually afterwards — we will be prepared to turn SmackDown Live women’s champion.”
Backstage — The Usos and Daniel Bryan: The Usos asked Bryan who they will face during SummerSlam, to that Bryan pronounced they would face Big E and Woods. The challengers afterwards requested to face Woods and Kofi Kingston tonight to prepared for a match, to that Bryan concluded with no hesitation.
Rusev vs. Chad Gable finished in a no competition around double countout: Gable got in some good offense on Rusev, who eventually threw him outward a ring, into a stairs and over a announce table. Rusev afterwards pulled Gable adult on a list and sealed in The Accolade on Gable, who tapped out to no avail. Rusev afterwards grabbed a mic to cut a promo on Randy Orton, who literally jumped in a ring from out of nowhere to strike an RKO.
Confrontation — AJ Styles, Shane McMahon and Kevin Owens: It was announced progressing in a uncover that Styles would apologize to McMahon. When a special guest arbitrate during SummerSlam strike a ring, he pronounced no reparation was required as a throng aloud chanted “Shane-O-Mac, Shane-O-Mac.” Styles asked for acknowledgment that McMahon was not going to reason final week’s unconsidered Pele flog opposite him on Sunday; McMahon concluded yet pronounced if something identical happens on Sunday, he will respond in kind. Owens afterwards got into a ravel and attempted to butter adult McMahon with flattery. McMahon refused a handshake, so Owens offering one to Styles and a dual started pulling and shoving. Styles scarcely strike McMahon, who held his punch; Owens attempted to superkick Styles from behind yet instead kicked McMahon when Styles changed away.
Second true week with a illusory shred surrounding a United States championship. Though Styles vs. Owens should have been a contingent of dream matches, they have indeed unhappy so distant due to fake and bizarre finishes. Though McMahon will certainly cause into a outcome during SummerSlam, this should be a best — or second best (see: Usos-New Day) — SmackDown compare on a card.
The Usos def. The New Day around pinfall in a non-title match: Just as Kingston and Woods were about to finish off The Usos, Jey Uso pushed Woods off a tip wire as Jimmy Uso took out Kingston’s leg. The brothers afterwards strike a double superkick to pin Kingston.
Strange engagement here. Part of a lure of a “Freebird” order is that a three-member group can warn their opponents with any multiple right before a match. To announce a competitors forward of time was uncommon, and for The Usos to purify kick a twin who took a titles off them was also weird. There was no reason to have this compare with SummerSlam ahead.
Fashion Peaks: While holding voice notes, Fandango certified that he was probed — mentally — and had a space stone left in his behind … pocket. The Ascension afterwards entered and returned a week-old pie, that Fandango went by with tweezers. He found a note that review “Two B,” and a dual looked off into space. The shade afterwards review “Breezango will lapse in 25 years … in dual weeks.”
While these segments used to be humorous and entertaining, there has never been any legitimate resolution. This week’s was — by distant — a misfortune and slightest interesting of a series.
John Cena def. Jinder Mahal around disqualification: Late in a match, a arbitrate held a Singh Brothers in a act of interfering and tossed them from ringside as Mahal grew mad inside a ring. Cena topsy-turvy The Khallas into a Attitude Adjustment, and Mahal indeed kicked out during two. Cena afterwards strike an AA off a tip rope, yet Baron Corbin interfered and strike Cena with his Money in a Bank briefcase. Corbin left a ringside area, yet when he saw Mahal laid out, he ran behind to a ring and motionless to money in his contract.
WWE Championship — Jinder Mahal (c) def. Baron Corbin around pinfall: It took Mahal a bit to get to his feet, yet once he did, a arbitrate rang a bell and done a cash-in official. With Cena still unresolved around on a ring apron, Corbin dreaming himself by punching Cena and knocking him to a ground, so permitting Mahal to hide adult behind him and get a roll-up pinfall in 6 seconds.
Mahal mislaid in uninterrupted weeks to Randy Orton (clean after an RKO) and to Cena (by disqualification, yet he would have been pinned following a tip wire AA). He immediately got atonement by one-upping Corbin, whose Money in a Bank power is strictly a second-worst in WWE story to Damien Sandow. It is utterly transparent that WWE satisfied it done a mistake by giving Corbin a briefcase, differently this never would have happened. Simply put, he wasn’t prepared for a title.