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WWE SmackDown: Results, Live Updates & Must-See Highlights – 09/05/17

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WWE SmackDown Live is headlined by a monster of a main event, as “The Viper” Randy Orton takes on “The Artist” Shinsuke Nakamura to determine the #1 contender for the WWE World Championship at the upcoming Hell In A Cell pay-per-view. Tonight’s show starts off with “Ms. Money In The Bank” Carmella with her lackey James Ellsworth. Tonight’s show starts out with Carmella vs. Natalya…


WWE SmackDown Viewing Details

Date: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time: 8:00 P.M. EST
TV Channel: USA
Location: Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Online: USA
Mobile: USA Now
Ticketmaster: Click here to buy tickets.


WWE SmackDown Results

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Carmella vs. Natalya w/special guest referee Kevin Owens? Nope. Shane O’Mac Needs To Speak With KO First

James Ellsworth introduces Carmella to the crowd, but then out comes Kevin Owens. KO says that he’s going to be special guest referee of this match. Out comes SmackDown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon.

Looks like Kevin Owens won’t be a referee for this match

McMahon tells KO that he needs to stop blaming him for his loss. It’s Owens fault, not Shane’s. It’s not Shane’s fault that Owens lost at SummerSlam or last week. KO disagrees because, last week, Shane pulled special guest referee Baron Corbin out of the ring before he counted the pinfall. KO says he wishes he still was on Monday Night Raw.

Shane says that in SmackDown, we don’t hand people titles like on Raw when Triple H gave KO the Universal Championship. Over on SmackDown Live, you earn your titles. KO fires back and dissects Shane, asking if the reason why he’s so involved is because he father didn’t pay enough attention to him. KO says that Shane jumped off the Hell In A Cell and got in a helicopter crash to impress his dad. KO mentions how Shane had his kids dance with him during his entrance at WreslteMania 32. Shane warns KO not to talk about his kids ever again.

KO says maybe his family would have been better off if Shane died during that helicopter crash. He says his dad and wife would be better off with him dead. And especially his kids…

Shane O’Mac pounces on KO like a wild animal. Shane is wailing away on Owens with a flurry of fists. McMahon beats Owens up. He knocks KO down by the announcer’s table and repeatedly hits him in the head with a series of closed fist shots.


Carmella vs. Natalya

“Ms. Money In The Bank” Carmella attempts a headscissors. But Natalya quickly turns the tide with a wicked clothesline. Nattie knocks Carmella out of the ring. Carmella wants time out, but Nattie is too vicious, smacking her opponent’s head on the ring apron. Natalya brings the fight back to the ring and hits a snap-fisherman suplex.

Nattie keeps control in the ring, trapping Carmella in a suffocating headlock. Carmella fights out and had Nattie rubbing her head in pain. “Ms. Money In The Bank” beats the champion into the corner and then charges, hitting Nattie with a Bronco Buster. Carmella is keeping control, strangling Natalya on the blue ropes.

Carmella poses for the crowd and then pounces on Nattie with a flurry of fists. Ms. Money In The Bank traps Nattie, wrapping her legs around the champion’s waist like a vice. Nattie turns around the hold and starts punching Carmella.

Ms. Money In The Bank reapplies the hold, but Nattie fights up and slams her smaller opponent. Nattie attempts to lock in the Sharp Shooter, but catapults Carmella into the corner instead. Carmella fires with a superkick and goes for the cover. 1…2…kick out!

James Ellsworth is about to hand over Carmella’s Money In The Bank briefcase. But Carmella says “No, what are you doing? Are you kidding me?”

Carmella is too distracted with yelling at Ellsworth, that she doesn’t see Nattie come up from behind. Natalya rolls up Carmella for the win.

Natalya defeats Carmella

Post-Match: Carmella talks some serious sh*t to James Ellsworth. She calls him “a charity case, whose mother should have given him away at birth.” Carmella informs James that “we’re through!”

Ellsworth looks absolutely crushed.


Dolph Ziggler’s re-debut

Dolph Ziggler comes out and mocks the crowd, saying they only care about gimmicks. He comes out as John Cena, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and even former SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Dolph says that anyone can play a gimmick, but only “The Showoff” can get it done inside the squared circle.


Sami Zayn vs. Aiden English

Aiden English starts off this segment in song with is interrupted by the music of Sami Zayn. Zayn controls the opening moments of this match, but crashes and burns after a high-risk moves fails. English capitalizes and rolls up Zayn for the quick win.

Aiden English defeats Sami Zayn


Back in SmackDown Live GM Daniel Bryan’s Office

The New Day cheers up Daniel Bryan. D-Bry speaks with The New Day and The Usos about their match next week. Bryan gets a call. It appears important. Bryan tries to see if there’s another way, but there isn’t D-Bry will be making an announcement in the ring next!


Daniel Bryan invites Shane McMahon to the ring

SmackDown Live GM Daniel Bryan brings up all the times he had to restrain himself from attacking The Miz during their Talking Smack segments. Bryan just wanted to head butt Miz and shut him up. But he didn’t because he cares about this business and puts WWE and its employees first. But Shane didn’t do that when attacked Kevin Owens earlier.

Shane tries to explain that when you talk crap about his family that sets him off and he goes into an uncontrollable rage. Bryan informs the commissioner that he received a call earlier from WWE Chairman Vincent Kennedy McMahon, informing him that Shane is suspended from his role as commissioner effective immediately.


Baron Corbin vs. Tye Dillinger

Baron Corbin rolls out of the ring and Tye Dillinger chases after him. Dillinger takes control and rams Baron right into the barricade. Tye is in solid control until Corbin turns around the momentum into a wicked back-breaker. Corbin hits Dillinger hard in the back and then strangles him on the top rope. Corbin smacks Dillinger in the back of the head hard as he crumbles down to the ring. Corbin keeps control and whips him aggressively into the opposite turnbuckle. Tye crashes into the corner and then down to the mat.

Corbin is hitting Tye with stiff shots. Tye tries to turn things around, but gets dropped by “The Lone Wolf” once more. Corbin traps Tye into a submission hold. Tye tries to counter, but eats a big clothesline.

Dillinger reverses the momentum as Corbin is too distracted by AJ Styles at ringside. Tye is in control and attempts to put away Corbin with a Tye Breaker. Corbin slips out and beats the crap out of Dillinger. But Corbin is too distracted by Styles and gets rolled up for a 2 count. Tye attacks Baron in the corner with a flurry of fists. Dillinger hits Corbin 10 times, but The Lone Wolf fires back while the referee is trying to break them up. Corbin essentially hit a cheap shot.

Baron Corbin seals the deal with an End of Days slam.

Baron Corbin defeats Tye Dillinger


James Ellsworth wants Carmella to talk him back

James Ellsworth admits that he’s sub-human and probably belongs in the zoo, but he’ll do anything for Carmella to talk him back. Carmella says she’ll take Ellsworth back, but it’s on her terms. She grabs Ellsworth in and makes out with him. She then pushes him off and slaps him.


#1 contender’s match to determine who faces Jinder Mahal for the WWE World Championship at Hell In A Cell: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Randy Orton

Both men tangle to start off the match. Randy Orton attempts an RKO, but Shinsuke Nakamura ducks out and regroups outside the ring. Orton stands tall in the ring as we go to commercial break.

We’re back from the break and “The Viper” Randy Orton is solidly in control of Shinsuke Nakamura. The Viper drops Nakamura over the top rope and goes for the cover. 1..2..Nakamura kicks out!

Shinsuke Nakamura comes in with a hard elbow. The fight spills outside the ring. Orton and Nakamura brawl. The Viper turns the tide and drops Nakamura back-first on the announcer’s table. Orton sends Nakamura back into the ring and goes for the pin. 1…2…kick out!

Nakamura regroups and nails Orton in the gut with a knee. Nakamura is dropping Orton left and right. Nakamura is taking out Orton with a big boot and high knee to the gut on the turnbuckle. Nakamura goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at 2.

Randy Orton tries to turn the tide, but gets kicked in the head for his troubles. Orton finally fires back with a superplex. Nakamura and Orton collide and “The Artist” assaults The Viper with a flurry of knee shots. But Orton counters with a big-time power-slam for another 2 count on Nakamura.

Fans are really digging this match, as they chant “This is awesome!” Randy Orton nails a second-rope dragging DDT on Shinsuke Nakamura. Orton tries to put away The Artist with an RKO, but he slips through and locks The Viper in an arm-bar. Orton regains ground and drops Nakamura. He goes for another RKO, but gets hit an a Kinshasa from Shinsuke.

Shinsuke Nakamura defeats Randy Orton to become the new #1 contender for the WWE World Championship at Hell In A Cell


Kevin Owens taunts SmackDown Live GM Daniel Bryan

KO warns Bryan that he’s planning on making SmackDown his playground, threatening to become a general manager’s worst nightmare. Owens says there’s nothing Bryan can legally do about it either. Bryan responds by informing KO that WWE Chairman Vince McMahon will be at SmackDown next week. KO is now speechless.


Matches scheduled for next week’s episode of SmackDown Live

  1. WWE Women’s Championship match: Natalya (c) vs. Naomi
  2. WWE United States Championship match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Tye Dillinger


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