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WWE SmackDown live results: Mysterio vs. Rollins 'final chapter'


The build to Survivor Series continues on tonight's SmackDown from the ThunderDome. 

Survivor Series will feature two elimination matches between Raw and SmackDown. King Corbin defeated Rey Mysterio last week to qualify for the men's SmackDown team. During the match, Seth Rollins attacked Dominik Mysterio at ringside, which brought out Aalyah Mysterio and Murphy. The distraction caused Rey to lose.

Later, Rollins defeated Otis to qualify for the Survivor Series team as well when Murphy helped Rollins. After the match, Murphy seemed to become Rollin's disciple again. Aalyah was furious at Murphy, but he begged her to trust him. The SmackDown men's team now consists of Corbin, Rollins, Kevin Owens, and Jey Uso, with one spot remaining.

Rey and Rollins will face off tonight, with WWE advertising, they have both agreed to make the matchup between them the final chapter in their highly personal rivalry.

Ruby Riott defeated Natalya and Zelina Vega in a triple threat match last Friday to qualify for SmackDown's women's Survivor Series team. She joins Bianca Belair with three spots remaining. 

SmackDown Women's Champion Sasha Banks defeated Bayley in her first successful title defense last week. After the match, Carmella made her surprise return and attacked Banks as she celebrated on the ramp.

Plus, Sami Zayn will defend his Intercontinental title against Apollo Crews tonight. The winner will be in line to face United States Champion Bobby Lashley in a non-title champion vs. champion match at Survivor Series.

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


Universal Champion and head of the table Roman Reigns made his way to the ring with Paul Heyman to start SmackDown. 

Micahel Cole and Corey Graves discussed Reigns taking on either the WWE Champion Randy Orton or Drew McIntyre at the Survivor Series. They promoted the Orton against McIntryre match for Raw on Monday. 

Reigns took the mic and asked Heyman what he calls this place. Heyman calls it the island of relevancy. Anyone that steps in the ring with Reigns becomes relevant. 

Reigns said the analytics are right. Reigns talked about his cousin Jey Uso. He said before the fans didn't even know which twin Jey was. Now Jey's a main eventer. He took out Daniel Bryan two weeks ago and took out Kevin Owens last week. 

Reigns promised that Uso is going to lead his Survivor Series team to victory.

Reigns then talked about his Survivor Series opponent Randy Orton. He praised Orton, but that doesn't mean he respects him. 

Suddenly, Raw's Drew McIntyre's music hit, and he made his way to the ring. McIntrye was walking by and heard Reigns talking about Orton. McIntrye promised to win the title and take on Reigns.

The last time they were in the ring together was at the Royal Rumble when McIntrye eliminated him to win the Rumble match. He then talked about defeating Brock Lesnar in 5 minutes at WrestleMania. 

McIntrye pointed out that Reigns left the company after WrestleMania. McIntyre took over the company while Reigns was gone. 

Reigns said he respects McIntrye, but he's back now. Reigns said he doesn't watch Raw. Heyman yelled, "You're not missing much." Reigns said nobody watches Raw because he's on SmackDown. Nobody cares about Mcintyre anymore because he's back.

Mcintrye promised to defeat Orton and win the WWE Championship. Then he's going to the Survivor Series and defeat Reigns. 

Jey Uso ran out and got in McIntrye's face. Uso noted he beat Bryan and Owens. He told McIntrye that this isn't Raw. Uso then challenged McIntyre to a match tonight. McIntrye went to respond, but Uso dropped the mic. 

Reigns and Uso then left the ring without getting an answer. 

This was a great opening segment. Everyone involved was excellent in their role. 

In the back, Reigns was furious at Uso for challenging McIntyre to a match. Reigns is the only one that's in charge. Uso promised to take care of it. 

Intercontinental Champion Sami Zayn defeated Apollo Crews 

This was a bit of a disappointment considering who was involved. It wasn't much of a match and was kept short. 

Zayn was already in the ring. He was furious that he has to defend the title against Apollo Crews tonight. Zayn noted he found out about the match at 7 p.m. today. He's said it's okay, though, because he can prove to Bobby Lashley why the Intercontinental Champion is better than the U.S. Champion. 

Crews had the early advantage. He hit a splash in the corner and press slammed him into the turnbuckle. They fought over a vertical suplex, which Crews won. He followed up with a standing moonsault for a close near fall. 

Zayn ended up at ringside and pulled off the ring apron skirt. Crews stalked Zayn around ringside, but Zayn pushed him into the side of the ring. Zayn then tied up Crews' leg in the ropes under the ring and won by count-out. 

In the back, Adam Pearce spoke with Drew McIntrye. Pearce wants to know if McIntrye wants the match with Uso tonight. McIntryre told Pearce that he does and also told Pearce to tell Reigns to sit ringside.

Kayla Braxton interviewed Rey, Angie, Dominik, and Aalyah Mysterio. Rey noted this isn't just about Rollins trying to take out his eye, paternity tests, or text messages. He said Rollins made this about his family and promised to end this tonight. 

Drew McIntyre against Jey Uso is official for later tonight. 

Sasha Banks Segment 

They recapped Banks defeating Bayley last week and Carmella attacking her after the match.

SmackDown Women's Champion Sasha Banks made her way to the ring. She talked about all the haters and everyone that doubted her. She noted everyone thought she could win the title but never hold on to it. Banks proved everyone wrong by defeating Bayley last week. Banks then put the entire locker room on notice. 

Bayley's music hit, and she made her way towards the ring. Banks yelled at Bayley. Suddenly, Carmella jumped Banks from behind and beat her down. Carmella then posed over a fallen Banks.

In the back, Otis was at a table eating alone. Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode showed up. They mocked Otis for eating alone and losing the Money in the Bank contract. Ziggler claimed Mandy Rose still texts him. Otis lost his cool and flipped over the table, causing Ziggler and Roode to run off. 

Otis defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/Robert Roode)

This was kept short, with Otis dominating most of the match. 

Ziggler trashed talked Otis at the ring of the bell. Otis backed Ziggler into the corner and threw him across the ring. Otis set up for a splash, but Roode caused a distraction, and Ziggler hit the Zig-Zag for a near fall.

Otis recovered and hit the caterpillar. He set up for the Vader Bomb, but Roode jumped up on the apron again. Otis scared Roode off and hit the Vader Bomb for the win. 

They showed Seth Rollins speaking to Murphy in the back. Michael Cole noted that Murphy is apparently back with Rollins. 

In the back, Otis was furious. Chad Gable approached and told Otis that he needs to be that way all the time. Gable wants to mentor Otis and gave him a pamphlet for the Alpha Academy. Otis agreed and is excited to join. Gable gave Otis a sinister grin as he walked off. 

No Holds Barred Match: Rey Mysterio (w/Angie, Aalyah & Dominik Mysterio) defeated Seth Rollins (w/Murphy) 

This was a really good match. Rollins and Mysterio worked hard and told a good story. 

They recapped the Mysterio family/Murphy/Rollins angle. 

Mysterio attacked Rollins' knees at the ring of the bell. Rollins briefly fought back, but Mysterio rocked him with a kick. 

Rollins hung Mysterio on the top rope to regain control. He tried bringing in a chair, but Mysterio recovered and set up for the 619.

Rollins avoided the move, but they ended up fighting on the apron. In a cool spot, Rollins attempted a power slam off the apron, but Mysterio reversed into a DDT.

They fought around ringside. Rollins got Mysterio in the electric chair and walked towards the announce table. Mysterio countered into a sunset flip, which sent Rollins into the barricade. 

Mysterio attempted a dive under the bottom rope, but Rollins caught him. Rollins then suplex Mysterio on the announce table to take over. Rollins targeted Mysterio's back and hit a backbreaker. 

Rollins wedged a chair in between the top and second turnbuckle. Mysterio avoided going into the chair and hit a springboard senton. He then hit a bulldog for a near fall. Rollins fought back and threw Mysterio under the bottom rope to the floor. 

Rollins then struck Mysterio with the ringside steps. He placed Mysterio on the steps and attempted the curb stomp.

Mysterio avoided the move, and Rollins injured his knee. 

Mysterio dropped Rollins on the steps. Mysterio hit a sliding dive under to bottom rope into a splash on Rollins, who was on the ringside steps. 

Back from the break, Rollins was firmly in control as he continued to target Mysterio's back. Rollins brought in a table and set it up. 

Rollins went for the Three Amigos suplexes with the third into the table. Mysterio avoided the third suplex. He slid under the table, but Rollins pushed the table into Mysterio. 

Mysterio and Rollins fought on the top turnbuckle. Mysterio attempted a hurricanrana, but Rollins reversed into a powerbomb. They actually slipped off the turnbuckle with Rollins holding onto Mysterio. Rollins recovered as best he could and hit a powerbomb off the bottom rope through the table for a near fall.

Rollins tried to jam the chair's leg into Mysterio's eye, but Dominik pulled Rollins out of the ring. Rollins knocked down Dominik and got in Aalyah's face. Murphy came around to their side of the ring. 

Murphy jumped in the ring and handed the chair to Rollins. He then went to pick up Mysterio but instead took out Rollins with a running knee. Angie and Aalyah celebrated at ringside.

Rollins chased after Murphy, but Mysterio hit the 619. He actually missed the 619 and fell out of the ring. He set up for the move again and hit the 619. Mysterio paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero on the 15th anniversary of his death and hit the frog splash for the win. Mysterio looked at Murphy before he hit the frog splash. 

After the match, Mysterio demanded Murphy get in the ring. Mysterio then shook Murphy's hand, and the whole family embraced him. Mysterio finally gave Murphy his approval. 

In the back, Natalya approached Adam Pearce. He put her into another triple-threat qualifying match. She didn't like that and wants to be placed on the team. Pearce informed her the match is next. Natalya stormed off. Suddenly, Chelsea Green appeared and smiled at Pearce. 

Backstage, Seth Rollins was furious and demanded to talk to Adam Pearce. Pearce asked if this is about Rey Mysterio. Rollins said no and that he never wants to see Mysterio's face again. 

Rollins wants to gain revenge on his former disciple Murphy. 

Survivor Series Qualifying Match: Liv Morgan defeated Chelsea Green, Natalya, and Tamina 

This was a fine match, although it was mostly Morgan and Natalya for the bulk of the match. Green's debut was an afterthought, and they didn't really focus on her all that much. 

Initially, this was a triple threat match until Green was introduced. Natalya and Green worked together to take out Tamina. Morgan took out Green from the match and scored a near fall on Natalya. 

Natalya went for the discus clothesline, but Morgan countered with a DDT. Natalya slowed the pace down with a chin lock. Morgan fought out and hit a clothesline for a near fall. Natalya attempted the sharpshooter, but Morgan pushed off. 

Morgan hit a facebuster on Natalya for a near fall. Tamina jumped in the ring, but Morgan hit the facebuster again for the win. 

Morgan joins the women's SmackDown team with Bianca Belair and Ruby Riott. 

Kayla Braxton interviewed Drew McIntrye in the back. She pointed out that he has a huge match with Randy Orton on Raw. McIntrye's feeling good and promised to defeat Jey Uso in his own backyard. 

In the back, SmackDown tag team champions Street Profits approached Big E. They apologized for trying to get info on The New Day last week. They had a bunch of food shaped like the letter L. They mocked New Day and said they'd lose. 

Big E called Street Profits New Day lite and a cheap knock off. They all laughed, but Street Profits stopped laughing when Big E walked off. 

Unsanctioned Match: Raw's Drew McIntrye defeated SmackDown's Jey Uso

McIntrye and Uso had a good match. 

Corey Graves noted the match is unsanctioned, which means SmackDown and Raw officials can't be held responsible. 

The match started with Uso locking on a side headlock, but McIntrye hit a shoulder block. McIntrye backed Uso into the corner and beat him down. He followed up with a suplex and back elbow. 

Uso fought back and sent McIntryre to the floor. Uso attempted a suicide dive, but McIntyre cut him off. Uso hit a low blow as McIntrye entered the ring and followed up with a superkick. 

Back from the break, Uso was firmly in control, but McIntyre fought back. Uso recovered and hit a Samoan Drop for a near fall. Uso backed McIntrye into the corner and set up for a splash. 

McIntrye exploded out of the corner with a clothesline and ran wild. He hit a series of suplexes and threw Uso across the ring. He attempted the Future Shock DDT, but Uso rolled him up for a near fall. McIntrye rocked him with the Glasgow Kiss and hit a spinebuster for a near fall. 

Uso hit McIntyre with a superkick. He climbed to the top turnbuckle, but McIntyre cut him off. McIntrye attempted a superplex, but Uso fought out. McIntrye was caught hanging upside down in the turnbuckle but managed to suplex Uso. 

McIntyre set up for the Claymore, but Uso rolled out of the ring. McIntrye went after Uso. 

Suddenly, Roman Reigns music hit, and he made his way to ringside. McIntyre was distracted. Uso took advantage and pushed him into the ring post. 

Uso stood next to Reigns and promised to beat McIntrye. Reigns stopped Uso. He told him he doesn't care if he wins. He wants Uso to make McIntyre pay. 

Uso jumped back in the ring and pummeled McIntrye. McIntrye fought back and hit the Claymore out of nowhere for the win. 

After the match, McIntyre jumped out of the ring. McIntyre and Reigns had a brief staredown before Reigns walked off. 

Next Week: Seth Rollins goes one-on-one with Murphy.