With Night of Champions coming live from Saudi Arabia on May 27th, WWE taped the May 26th episode of SmackDown in Columbia, South Carolina.
On the May 19th edition of the blue brand, Karrion Kross set his sights on AJ Styles, Raquel Rodriguez was challenged by Damage CTRL, Sheamus confronted Austin Theory, LA Knight turned on Rick Boogs and the tension in The Bloodline continued to grow.
Roman Reigns became increasingly upset with The Usos not following his instructions, and the show went off the air with the former Tag Team Champions being defeated by the LWO.
All of these issues played into the go-home show for Night of Champions.
You can find the full rundown for the upcoming episode below.
WWE SmackDown Results
- Austin Theory defeated Sheamus to retain the WWE United States Championship.
- Raquel Rodriguez and mystery partner Shotzi defeated Damage CTRL (Bayley & IYO SKY).
- Cameron Grimes defeated Ashante Thee Adonis. After the match, Baron Corbin attacked Grimes.
- Bianca Belair cut a promo in the ring. Asuka’s music hit, with Asuka attacking Belair from behind. Belair eventually got the upper hand.
- LA Knight defeated Rick Boogs. The Street Profits were on commentary. After the match, LA Knight called out The Street Profits.
- AJ Styles defeated Karrion Kross. Mia Yim prevented Scarlett from interfering in the match.
- The main event segment was The KO Show with Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa. The teams ended up getting into a brawl, with The Bloodline getting the upper hand. The show ended with Reigns, Solo, and Jey Uso standing tall.
All spoilers come courtesy of ITN WWE