Days earlier than a hotly anticipated showdown with The Shield, The New Day headlined this week’s present, battling Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in a high-profile tag crew principal occasion.
The New Day reduce a promo forward of its showdown with Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. The group cracked jokes about canines vs. unicorns earlier than Big E mentioned New Day has by no means betrayed or turned on one another, a pleasant reminder of the truth that The Shield has been fractured as soon as earlier than.
New Day, represented by Xavier Woods and Big E, pissed off the heels early, however an alert Owens pulled Woods to the ground and delivered a working senton to grab management of the bout heading into the break.
Owens remoted Woods and trapped him in a facet headlock.
The sizzling tag to Big E allowed New Day to combat its approach again into the match.
Woods launched himself excessive rope and onto Owens, whereas his badociate set Zayn up for a giant belly-to-belly.
The match stopped and opponents stood side-by-side as The Shield’s music performed and the trio hit the ring. Owens and Zayn bailed, and a brawl between the 2 trios erupted.
The Shield obliterated Big E, Woods and Kofi Kingston till The Usos hit the ring. Suddenly, Sheamus and Cesaro arrived on the scene, and the brawl grew bigger. Backstage, the ladies of Raw attacked the ladies of SmackDown, paying them again for the under-siege badault weeks earlier.
The Raw locker room spilled into the ring, attacking the SmackDown Superstars till the blue model’s prime opponents hit the ring to make the save.
At the highest of the ramp, Raw common supervisor Kurt Angle appeared and waved on Braun Strowman, who tore via any and all in his path. SmackDown commissioner Shane McMahon made the error of taking the combat to him, solely to endure a giant boot. The Shield compelled a susceptible McMahon to observe his Superstars dismantled at ringside. A 3-on-one stomping ensued whereas Raw expertise talked trash and took photographs on the prodigal son.
With The Shield holding McMahon, Angle entered the ring and got here face-to-face along with his former rival. Reigns, Ambrose and Rollins put an exclamation level on the beating with two triple powerbombs, adopted by the Angle Slam, leaving McMahon unconscious within the middle of the ring to wrap up the present.
This was a first-clbad bad-kicking of Team SmackDown, because the Raw model laid waste to everybody from The New Day all the way in which as much as commissioner Shane McMahon.
It was a wild, chaotic beatdown that will have been simpler than the SmackDown badault just a few weeks again in that it performed out in entrance of the viewers and thus, benefited from the response of a red-hot crowd.
Angle seemed completely ruthless as he sentenced McMahon to a beating, and the Raw model seemed much more dominant with the large Strowman representing it.
An exceptional conclusion to the present and a very good technique to put over the problems between the 2 reveals forward of Sunday’s huge encounter.