By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE Smackdown taping
London, England at O2 Arena
Results courtesy of Twitter.com/mattypaddock
Roman Reigns opened the show and introduced The Miz. Shane McMahon and Elias came out. Shane banned Miz from the building. Daniel Bryan and Rowan came out and the four heels attacked Reigns and Miz. The Usos made the save. After a break, Shane booked a handicap match with the parties involved in the opening segment. He said that if Miz interfered, their Money in the Bank cage match would not take place.
1. Andrade defeated Finn Balor, Randy Orton, and Ali in a four-way. Andrade pinned Balor to win the non-title match. Ricochet came out afterward and stopped Andrade from taking down the briefcase, and then pulled it down instead.
Kofi Kingston was shown backstage asking Xavier Woods to let him face Kevin Owens alone.
Charlotte delivered a brief promo about her match with Becky Lynch at MITB.
2. Shane McMahon, Elias, Daniel Bryan, and Rowan beat Roman Reigns and The Usos. Shane won the match for his team after a Coast to Coast. Miz ran out to help the babyfaces after the match.
3. Asuka and Kairi Sane (w/Paige) defeated Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. Paige announced that Asuka and Sane are now known as The Kabuki Warriors. Asuka pinned Rose.
Lars Sullivan was interviewed backstage.
There was a segment with Kevin Owens and Kofi Kingston that resulted in Sami Zayn attacking Kingston. Woods came out to help Kingston and the New Day duo got the better of it to end the show.
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