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WWE SmackDown video highlights: Build to SummerSlam begins

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Following Extreme Rules, SmackDown's build to SummerSlam began last night.

United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and Jeff Hardy faced off in a rematch from Sunday's pay-per-view. Randy Orton again got involved, pulling Hardy out of the ring when he was pinning Nakamura. Orton attacked Hardy for the disqualification and went after his gauged ear in an attempt to rip it off.

The Miz gave a eulogy for Team Hell No after their loss at Extreme Rules. He said Daniel Bryan's return from injury has been a failure and that Bryan is tarnishing his legacy. Bryan then attacked Miz, but he was able to bail out of the ring while Bryan laid out the pallbearers for the segment.

Becky Lynch's winning streak continued ahead of her facing Carmella in a non-title match next week. If she wins, she'll challenge for Carmella's title at SummerSlam. AJ Styles' challenger for SummerSlam will also be revealed next week after he defeated Andrade "Cien" Almas last night.

More coverage from last night --

WWE SmackDown video highlights --

AJ Styles vs. Andrade "Cien" Almas

Lana says she'll take Aiden English's apology into consideration

Becky Lynch defeats Mandy Rose, sets her sights on Carmella's title

Samoa Joe vs. Tye Dillinger

Daniel Bryan attacks The Miz during Miz's eulogy for Team Hell No

Kofi Kingston vs. Eric Young

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy for the US title, Randy Orton tries to rip Hardy's ear off

SmackDown fallout: Becky Lynch plans on walking out of SummerSlam as champion

SmackDown fallout: Zelina Vega says Almas is still the future of SmackDown