Both Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon explained why they acted the way they did at Clash of Champions on last night's post-PPV edition of SmackDown.
Shane said his emotions got the better of him after everything Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn have done over the past few months. Bryan told Shane that he was protecting him from himself, mentioning that Shane tried to take Owens and Zayn's opportunity away when that goes against the shared vision Bryan and Shane have had for SmackDown.
Bryan said Shane should fire him if he wants to fire someone and told him that he doesn't want to see him become Mr. McMahon, but Shane said he trusts Bryan and wished him luck on the show.
Also on SmackDown, Dolph Ziggler left his United States Championship in the ring after saying the fans don't deserve him, Charlotte Flair and Naomi reacted to Monday's announcement of the first women's Royal Rumble, and AJ Styles, Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Owens, Zayn & Jinder Mahal headlined the episode.
More coverage from last night --
- WWE 205 Live results: Hideo Itami makes his show debut
- 'High-grade triceps tendon injury' suspected for Dean Ambrose
- WWE SmackDown live results: Clash of Champions fallout
WWE SmackDown video highlights --
Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon each explain their actions at Clash of Champions
The Usos vs. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin in a non-title match
WWE recaps the announcement of the first-ever women's Royal Rumble match
Charlotte Flair gives her thoughts on the Rumble, Naomi declares herself for it
Charlotte Flair & Naomi vs. Ruby Riott & Sarah Logan
Rusev Claus ruins The New Day's holiday celebration
Dolph Ziggler says the fans aren't worthy of his presence, leaves the US title in the ring
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn try to thank Daniel Bryan, Bryan calls them delusional
The New Day vs. Rusev & Aiden English
AJ Styles, Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn & Jinder Mahal
SmackDown fallout: The New Day continue to get into the holiday spirit
SmackDown fallout: Gable & Benjamin ask how long it will be until they're tag champs