The following results are from a recent WWE SmackDown Live taping. The taping took place on November 7th, 2017 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England and will air tonight at 8pm Eastern on the USA Network.
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Dark Match (Non-Televised Match)
Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango) defeated The Colons (Primo Colon & Epico Colon).
In Ring Segment
WWE SmackDown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon came to the ring and talked about how after Survivor Series, he will prove why SmackDown is the A show and announced that the winner of the AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal match later in the evening will face Brock Lesnar at the event. Shane said that Kurt Angle and his sister Stephanie will be held responsible for what happened to Daniel Bryan last week, noting that Bryan is not here tonight, but will return next week. Shane promised that he would get payback on Kurt Angle and warned the RAW roster that they will be ready if they try and invade. Shane then introduced The New Day and praised them for what they done on WWE RAW last night. The New Day talked about how they put RAW under siege once again, to which Shane thanked them. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn interrupted and said that they are all stupid, to which Shane noted that their attitudes are why they are not part of Team SmackDown at WWE Survivor Series. Shane McMahon announced Kofi Kingston vs. Sami Zayn for right now.
Kofi Kingston (w/Big E & Xavier Woods) defeated Sami Zayn (w/Kevin Owens). Post-match, Kevin Owens attacked Kofi Kingston, however Big E and Xavier Woods made the save. The cameras then cut to a backstage segment with WWE Champion Jinder Mahal stating that AJ Styles is beneath him. Following this, a new vignette aired for The Bludgeon Brothers (Luke Harper & Erick Rowan).
Randy Orton defeated Rusev.
Becky Lynch defeated James Ellsworth.
Charlotte Flair and Shane McMahon were shown backstage before Natalya interrupted and complained, which led to Shane announcing that next week, Natalya will put her title on the line against Charlotte Flair and the winner will face Alexa Bliss at WWE Survivor Series.
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championships Match
Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin defeated The Uso’s (Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso) (c) via countout. Post-match, there was a video with AJ Styles to promote the WWE Championship match.
WWE Championship Match
AJ Styles defeated Jinder Mahal (w/Samir Singh & Sunil Singh) to become the new WWE Champion).