Edge vowed to scar Seth Rollins’ soul inside Hell in a Cell at WWE Crown Jewel
A determined Rated-R Superstar revealed that he will change Seth Rollins inside Hell in a Cell, that he will scare his very soul, and that The Visionary of Drip will never be the same.
Finn Bálor def. Sami Zayn to qualify for the King of the Ring Finals at WWE Crown Jewel
Despite Sami Zayn adapting underhanded tactics in his King of the Ring Semifinals Match against Finn Bálor, The Prince reigned supreme over The Master Strategist with a Coup de Grace and earned the right to battle in the Finals of prestigious tournament at WWE Crown Jewel.
Sonya Deville & Shayna Baszler def. Naomi in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match
After weeks of keeping Naomi from competing on SmackDown, Sonya Deville infused a vicious surprise into her match against the former SmackDown Women’s Champion.
Moments before the matchup, the WWE Official declared that Shayna Baszler would be her partner and that the contest would be a 2-on-1 Handicap Match.
The Queen of Spades locked in the Kirifuda Clutch after benefiting from the numbers advantage, took the glow completely out of her opponent and paved the way for Sonya to pick up the win with her foot on Naomi’s fallen body.
Seth Rollins said Hell in a Cell was where Edge’s story would end
The Visionary of Drip made it clear that he was not intimidated by The Rated-R Superstar, that he has the advantage on Edge and that the fairytale will end inside Hell in a Cell at WWE Crown Jewel — but not the way Edge thinks it will.
Zelina Vega def. Carmella to qualify for the Queen’s Crown Finals at WWE Crown Jewel
Prior to her Semifinal Queen’s Crown Tournament Match, Zelina Vega told Carmella that she didn’t need her protective head gear because they were going to have a good clean match.
When Mella crossed the line “accidently,” though, Vega changed her tune and attacked her opponent viciously. When Carmella exited the ring to attempt to get her headgear applied, she found Liv Morgan was holding it.
The distraction allowed Vega to roll up the self-professed “Most Beautiful Woman in all of WWE” and get the pin to advance to the Finals of the historic first-ever tournament at WWE Crown Jewel.
Shinsuke Nakamura and Rick Boogs rocked “Happy Talk”
The King of Strong Style and his guitar-playing cohort Rick Boogs stormed onto the scene to interrupt the joke fest of Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss and completely rock out on Supersized SmackDown.
SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos def. The Street Profits in an Ontario Street Fight Match
Jimmy & Jey Uso successful defended the SmackDown Tag Team Titles against Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins in a brutal Street Fight filled with chairs, tables, Kendo sticks and more.
Shortly after slamming Montez Ford through a table outside the ring, Jimmy and Jey hit stereo Superkicks to Dawkins’ ears before delivering back-to-back Uso Splashes onto Angelo for the victory.
Sasha Banks def. Becky Lynch
Prior to her Triple Threat Match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship at WWE Crown Jewel against Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch, The Boss engaged in an incredible Championship Contender showdown against The Man in which both Superstars left everything they had on the canvas.
In the final moments of their pay-per-view caliber matchup, Lynch reached out for the ring apron. However, when she did, Belair left her place from the SmackDown commentary desk and lashed out at Lynch with her hair. Although she missed her mark, the distraction allowed Banks to roll up her opponent and pick up a rare victory over The Man.
Brock Lesnar casted doubt on Paul Heyman’s allegiance during his Universal Title Match Contract Signing with Roman Reigns
Prior to the Universal Title showdown against Roman Reigns at WWE Crown Jewel, Brock Lesnar participated in a tense contract signing with The Head of the Table and Paul Heyman.
When The Beast signed the contract without even looking at it, though, The Head of the Table took exception and wasted little time insulting his WWE Crown Jewel opponent. In response, Lesnar informed Reigns that he already went over the contract with “his Advocate” earlier in the day.
As Brock left the ring with a huge smile, an incensed Reigns was once again left wondering about Paul Heyman’s allegiances heading into his highly-anticipated match against The Beast.
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