This week's Smackdown featured a skeleton crew because the majority of the top stars are in Honolulu, Hawaii, for Wednesday's house show after which they head to Japan for two days. Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens vs. Dean Ambrose for the WWE title headlines the July 1st show, while Chris Jericho vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE title headlines night two. Asuka vs. Natalya for the NXT Title, John Cena vs. AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Chris Jericho, and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens are also on the tour.
- Cesaro won a four-way over Apollo Crews, Sheamus, and Alberto Del Rio to become the top contender for the U.S. title.
- U.S. Champion Rusev then beat Cesaro to retain. Rusev vs. Titus O'Neil was announced for the July 4th Raw.
- Dana Brooke beat Billie Kay of NXT fame.
- The Miz TV segment with Dean Ambrose built to a WWE Champion vs. IC Champion match as the main event of the show.
- Erick Rowan & Braun Strowman won a squash match.
- Sasha Banks beat Summer Rae.
- WWE Champion Dean Ambrose beat I-C The Miz to retain.