The following matches were taped earlier today in Manchester, England for tonight’s WWE Smackdown television show.
-Sami Zayn vs. Kofi Kingston.
-Rusev vs. Randy Orton (Rusev will qualify for Team Smackdown at Survivor Series with a win).
-Becky Lynch vs. James Ellsworth.
-The Usos vs. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin for the Smackdown Tag Titles.
-Jinder Mahal vs. AJ Styles for the WWE Championship.
Powell’s POV: Join Jake Barnett for live coverage as Smackdown airs on USA Network tonight at 7CT/8ET. His review will not include any spoilers until they actually air on television. Stick around after Smackdown for my live thoughts on the “Nature Boy” documentary on Ric Flair that will air on ESPN at 9CT/10ET. Plus, I will be by late tonight with my audio review of WWE Smackdown as today’s All Access Daily Podcast.
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