WWE Smackdown *Spoilers* from Indianapolis, IN

For this week’s show from Indianapolis, airing in Canada on Wednesday and in the U.S. on Thursday:

– WWE Champion HHH came out to significant cheers. There was a podium with the title belt. They played the Reigns injury angle from RAW, and said he’d beat Reigns at WrestleMania.

Sheamus & Wade Barrett & Rusev & Alberto Del Rio beat Kalisto & Sin Cara & Neville & Dolph Ziggler

Barrett wrestled for the first time in months. Sheamus pinned Neville with the Brogue kick.

– Kevin Owens was being interviewed by Renee Young. He offered Dean Ambrose an I-C title rematch tonight. The idea was it was a grandstand challenge since Ambrose was “injured” from the Lesnar angle. Owens said that he wanted to wrestle Ambrose, but if he’s not there, he’s taking the night off. Big Show came out. This set up a title match for later in the show.

– Devon Dudley beat Jimmy Uso quickly with a roll-up.

– They did a video where they announced that Undertaker would be at Raw on Monday night in Nashville.

– They aired a Godfather Hall of Fame video.

WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens beat Big Show via countout

The finish came when Show was crotched on the top rope, fell to the floor, and couldn’t get back in the ring. Owens grabbed his belt and left as quick as he could before Show recovered.

Becky Lynch NC Natalya when Naomi and Tamina attacked both of them

Sasha Banks made the save. Charlotte came out and said the Lynch vs. Banks match for the title shot at WrestleMania will be on Raw on Monday night.

R-Truth beat Heath Slater

The finish saw Goldust punch Slater behind the ref’s back. R-Truth didn’t see it either, but when he saw it on the replay, he got mad at Goldust.

– New Day did an interview prior to the main event.

A.J. Styles & Chris Jericho & Mark Henry beat WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E/Kofi/Xavier Woods)

Styles made Woods tap to the calf crusher. There was a spot where Jericho jumped in the way of a kick by Kingston aimed at Styles and Jericho sold it big.

– Notes from tonight’s tapings:

They announced that Night of Champions would be taking place at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on 9/25 with the code WWEPRE for pre-sale tickets.


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