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WWE SmackDown live results: Fallout from TLC

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Friday Night SmackDown takes place from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York tonight, and features the fallout from TLC.

Daniel Bryan returned at TLC with a new look and attacked Universal Champion Bray Wyatt. It had been two weeks since Bryan last appeared after Wyatt pulled him into a hole in the ring and proceeded to pull out clumps of Bryan’s hair. Bryan should appear tonight.

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day will face Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro in a non-title match. The New Day successfully retained the titles against The Revival in a ladder match at Sunday's pay-per-view.

A non-title match between SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley and Dana Brooke is also set. Last week, Elias sang a song mocking Bayley and Sasha Banks. Brooke thought the song was hilarious, which offended Bayley. Later, Bayley defeated Brooke, but Brooke went to social media to request a rematch.

Our live coverage begins at 8 p.m. Eastern time.

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They recapped Daniel Bryan making his return at TLC and attacking Universal Champion Bray Wyatt. 

SmackDown starts with Daniel Bryan making his way to the ring. The fans broke into a massive "Daniel Bryan" chant.

He noted for the last few weeks people asked him where he's been. He can't remember and isn't sure.

He remembers "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt pulling out his hair and beard. When Bryan came to, he realized he got rid of the brand.

Bryan's daughter didn't recognize him without his long hair and beard. That's because his daughter knows Daniel Bryan, the brand. However, Bryan recognized the person in the mirror and recounted his achievements. 

Bryan noted Wyatt changes the people he faces, but Bryan's going to change him. He called out Wyatt, but The Miz came out instead. 

The Miz pointed out that Wyatt attacked his family. Bryan doesn't understand Wyatt. Miz noted Wyatt has nothing but the Universal Championship. He promised to beat Wyatt for the title. 

King Corbin came out and mocked Miz and Bryan. He called Bryan a failure and baby Yoda. Corbin then ran down all of his accomplishments, including defeating Roman Reigns at TLC. 

Corbin doesn't care about Miz and Bryan's issues with Wyatt. He only cares about the Universal Championship and demands a title shot. He said Miz and Bryan failed as WWE Superstars and fathers. 

Miz and Bryan walked towards Corbin, but Dolph Ziggler jumped them from behind. Ziggler and Corbin beat down the faces, including hitting a superkick and end of days.

The Miz & Daniel Bryan vs. King Corbin & Dolph Ziggler in a tag team match is official for later tonight. 

Miracle On 34th Street Fight: Heavy Machinery defeated The Revival 

The stage and ringside area had Christmas trees, presents, cookies, and other decorations. 

Cathy Kelly interviewed Heavy Machinery behind the curtain. They were both wearing Santa hats.

Mandy Rose approached and gave Otis a ham because she got him in Secret Santa. She then gave him a kiss, which got a big pop. Otis was beyond happy to get the ham and a kiss from Rose. 

Otis gave the ham to Corey Graves to watch during the match. 

The faces had an early advantage, but The Revival took over. Scott Dawson sent Tucker into the ring steps. The Revival then dropped Tucker on the announce table. 

Wilder stuffed the cookies in Otis' face, and Dawson hit him with a present. Heavy Machinery fought back and set Wilder on the table. Dawson used a fire extinguisher on Otis. 

The Revival gave Otis a double powerbomb through a table. 

Back from the break, Wilder nailed Tucker with a Chrismas present. Tucker tried to fight back, but The Revival recovered. Tucker gave Dawson a suplex on the ramp.

Wilder hit Tucker with a present and revealed a bowling ball. He hit Tucker with the bowling ball again, but it didn't look good. 

The Revival brought in a tree, but Wilder missed a splash and went into the tree. 

The Revival threw Tucker into the announce table, and the ham flew off. Graves and Michael Cole made a massive deal out of the ham falling. 

Otis snapped because of the ham falling on the ground. He ran wild on the heels and brought in a bag of legos. He spread them all over the ring. 

Otis slammed Dawson onto the legos, which stuck to his back. He then gave Revival an electric chair and fallaway slam at the same time. 

Otis hit the caterpillar followed up by the compacter for the win. 

In the back, Lacey Evans and her daughter approached Dana Brooke, Alexa Bliss, and Nikki Cross. 

Backstage, Otis ran into Mandy Rose. He had the ham with him and apologized for it getting destroyed. Rose said it's okay and gave Otis a hug, which he loved. Otis's sweat covered Rose, and she walked off disgusted.

In the ring, The Revival complained about the gimmick matches and the joke being on them. They wondered what happened to tag team wrestling. 

Elias came out and sang a song about The Revival. He mocked them and told them to go away. 

In the back, Sami Zayn approached Braun Strowman. Zayn got Strowman in Secret Santa and wants to know what he wants. Strowman was upset and pointed out that Zayn mocked the holidays for the last few weeks. Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro approached. 

Strowman asked for a shot at Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura and the title. Zayn acted like he was disappointed that they couldn't do the match tonight because they're taking on the New Day. 

Carmella defeated Sonya Deville 

Deville nailed Carmella with knees and sliding knee for a near fall. Carmella fought back and caught Deville with an elbow, a boot, and a flying clothesline. 

Carmella ducked a kick and hit a superkick. She then locked on the code of silence for the win. 

Another Sheamus vignette aired for his upcoming return. 

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day defeated Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro (w/ Sami Zayn) in a Non-title match

Nakamura knocked Big E off the apron when the bell rang. Cesaro made a blind tag and rocked Kingston with an uppercut. Nakamura followed up with a backstabber. 

The heels isolated Kingson on their side of the ring and cut him off from his corner. 

Big E got the hot tag and ran wild. He caught Nakamura with a belly-to-belly suplex and big splash.

Kingston used his feet to toss Cesaro to the floor and followed up with a dive. 

Cesaro rocked Big E on the floor with a clothesline. Nakamura then threw Big E into the steps. 

Back from the break, the heels were in control until Big E sent Cesaro to the floor. 

The heels cut Big E off from his corner and isolated him on their side of the ring. 

Nakamura went for the Kinshasa, but Big E rocked him with a massive clothesline. 

Kingston got the hot tag and ran wild. He hit the boom drop and set up for the trouble in paradise. 

Cesaro countered by lifting Kingston and hit him with an uppercut for a close two count. 

Big E threw Kingston over the top rope onto the heels on the floor. Kingston attempted the tag, but Nakamura pulled Big E off the apron. 

Cesaro gave Kingston the big swing into the double foot stomp for a very close near fall. Kingston recovered and suddenly rolled up Cesaro from the win.

After the match, the three heels beat down The New Day. Braun Strowman's music hit, and he walked to the ring. The heels briefly had control until Strowman ran wild and hit a splash on Nakamura. 

Zayn pulled Nakamura out of the ring to safety. 

In the back, The Miz approached Daniel Bryan. They discussed their upcoming match and argued about who hates the other more. 

SmackDown Woman's Champion Bayley (w/Sasha Banks) defeated Dana Brooke in a Non-title match

Corey Graves pointed out that Bayley defeated Brooke last week, so it makes no sense that she's facing Bayley again.

Brooke had an early advantage and scored a close near fall. Bayley slowed the pace down with a chin lock.

Brooke made a comeback and hit a Swanton bomb for a near fall. She followed up with a shoulder tackle and a cartwheel into a splash for a two count. 

Bayley recovered and dropped Brooke on the top turnbuckle. She then dropped Brooke face first for the win. 

After the match, the heels yelled at Brooke until Lacey Evans ran down to the ring.

Evans challenged Sasha Banks to a match. 

Lacey Evans (w/ Dana Brooke) vs. Sasha Banks (w/ Bayley)

Banks was firmly in control and hit a suplex for a two count. Banks slowed the pace down and worked over the arm. She followed up with the Meteora for a near fall.

Evans fired back with a big knee.

Banks missed a charge in the corner. Evans and Banks fought on the apron.

They fought on the floor, and Bayley distracted Evans. Banks pushed Evans face-first into the ring post. They brawled around ringside and got counted out. 

Banks beat down Evans in front of her daughter. Banks and Evans's daughter had great interactions.

Evans' daughter was pretty good here for a little kid. She seemed concerned and screamed at Banks. Banks taunted her, and Evans' daughter took a couple of swings at Banks. 

Evans recovered, and the heels ran off. 

Daniel Bryan & The Miz defeated King Corbin & Dolph Ziggler 

Michael Cole pushed the idea that Miz and Bryan are enemies, and it's odd for them to team up. They team up because they both want to face Bray Wyatt. 

Bryan and Miz argued about who's going to start the match. The heels jumped the faces to start the match. 

Bryan rocked Ziggler with Yes kicks, but Miz made a tag. Miz then hit the It kicks on Ziggler.

Bryan and Miz then hit the Yes, and It kicks on Ziggler and Corbin at the same time.

Back from the break, Bryan rocked Corbin with a running clothesline. He followed up with the running dropkicks in the corner, but Corbin countered with the deep six for a near fall. 

The heels took over and isolated Bryan on their side of the ring. Corbin rocked Bryan with hard elbows to the shoulder. 

Bryan fought back and hit a missile dropkick on Corbin.

Miz got the tag and ran wild on the heels. He caught Ziggler with a DDT, but Corbin made the save. 

Ziggler fought back and hit a DDT for a close near fall. Ziggler attempted the superkick, but Miz caught the leg and applied the figure four leg lock for the win.

After the match, some of the lights turned off, and Bray Wyatt's evil laugh played in the background.

Next Week: On the final SmackDown of the year, Daniel Bryan takes on King Corbin and The Miz in a triple threat number one contender's match for a title opportunity against Universal Champion "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt.