The Scrap has results for every match and promo on tonight’s episode of WWE SmackDown.
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The Man comes out to start the show, still limping from her victory at the Royal Rumble just two nights earlier. “Couldn’t resist looking Ronnie in the eye,” says Lynch. “Unlike Ronda I don’t crumble when I lose.” Lynch says Ronda an arrogant dope. Lynch is proud of coming form nothing, and proud to work her way up, and nobody handed her anything. Charlotte Flair interrupts. Mockingly happy for “Becks”. “The Queen says The Man came after lessons learned from her. She takes all the credit for Becky Lynch’s success. Becky sucker punches Charlotte and a brawl between the two ensues. The two have to be separated multiple times.
R-Truth grabs the mic and talks about Nia Jax taking his number 30 spot.
United States Championship Match: R-Truth w/ Carmella def. Shinsuke Nakamura (C).
Whether scripted or not, the match ended with a quick roll-up pin by Truth. The two kept wrestling, however, the referee claimed it was indeed a 3-count. R-Truth becomes the new United States Champion.
Rusev and Lana come out after the match. Rusev claims he took the title from Shinsuke, because the title deserves better. He also says the title deserves better than R-Truth. He asks Truth for a match. Rusev, Truth, Lana, and Carmella argue in the ring. Carmella pushes Lana. Truth agrees.
United States Championship Match: R-Truth (C) w/ Carmella def. Rusev w/ Lana.
Shinsuke attacks Truth after the match. Rusev joins in on the attack.
Backstage, Lynch is walking to her car. Charly Caruso grabs her for an interview and asks why Lynch refused medical attention. Lynch said she does not need any more time on the shelf injured. Lynch leaves for the night.
After commercial, Truth is being looked at in the back, holding his arm. Truth seems injured.
Before the match, Zelina Vega comes out and distracts Mysterio. Andrade attacks Rey from behind. Mysterio reverses, attempts to go for the 619, but Andrade comes back and finishes the job.
Rey Mysterio vs Samoa Joe never happens due to the attack.
Backstage Balor Club confront Rusev. Challenges him and Shinsuke tonight. Rusev agrees and tells Nakamura to not screw him over.
Shane and The Miz are backstage. McMahon says that Miz will love the celebration he has planned for tonight. We go to commercial.
Back from break Shane and Miz come out for their Championship celebration. The crowd chants, ready to party with the champs. Shane says a childhood dream came true after becoming Tag Team Champions, Miz made that happen and wanted to repay him for their success. McMahon plays a video tribute. After the video, Miz brings out Miz’s father. He says how proud of Miz he is. Shane says although emotional, they have to focus on business- defending the titles. They will find out in a four tag elimination match.
Back from break, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose announce their involvement in the Elimination Chamber match for the first-ever Women’s Tag Team Championships. Rose then goes after Naomi and shows footage of her time during Tough Enough where Naomi called her weak. Apparently Deville said no one knows what was said after the camera. Apparently Rose has never been the same since that incident. Rose claims Naomi ruined her relationship after that, which is why she tried to ruin Naomi and Jimmy’s.
#1 Contender Four-way Elimination Tag Team Match: The Usos def. The Bar, Heavy Machinery & The New Day.
Daniel Bryan comes out and introduces Rowan. He says the WWE Universe judges Rowan, but he’s an enlightened man. Bryan claims Rowan is his intellectual peer, able to see through all the facades. Daniel Bryan reveals his new WWE Championship made of wood. Bryan calls everyone ignorant for chanting, “burn it down.” Bryan continues, stating his championship is made of hemp. AJ Styles interrupts. Asks if Bryan smoked the hemp. Styles is then interrupted by Randy Orton. We go to commercial.
Back from commercial break, Jeff Hardy is in the ring and Mustafa Ali is trying to obtain a shot at Daniel Bryan. Orton disses Ali for being eliminated by Nia Jax. Samoa Joe then comes out, disses Hardy and goes after everyone in the ring. They all begin to brawl as Bryan says no one will ever get an opportunity at his belt.
Triple H comes on the screen and confirms that Bryan will not be taking on any of the superstars in the ring. Instead, he will be defending it against all of them, in an Elimination Chamber match.