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WWE SmackDown video highlights: The New Day's farewell match


With The New Day being split up in the WWE Draft, they had their farewell match on last night's season premiere episode of SmackDown.

Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods & Big E defeated Shinsuke Nakamura, Cesaro & Sheamus in a six-man tag match on last night's show. Kingston & Woods were moved over to Raw in the draft, while Big E is staying on SmackDown.

The New Day also shared an emotional moment before the match as they discussed the journey they've been on together over the past six years.

Roman Reigns retained his Universal Championship against Braun Strowman in last night's main event. Like he did against Jey Uso at Clash of Champions, Reigns low blowed Strowman when kicking out of a pinfall attempt. Strowman kicked out after Reigns hit a spear but ultimately passed out when put in a guillotine by Reigns.

Reigns is defending his Universal Championship against Uso in a Hell in a Cell I Quit match at Hell in a Cell on Sunday, October 25. Uso came out to the stage after last night's main event. With Uso watching on, Reigns laid out Strowman with a post-match spear. Reigns then told Uso to come down to the ring. Reigns hit Strowman repeatedly with a steel chair and warned Uso that -- if this is what he can do to Strowman -- imagine what he'll do to Uso.

Reigns dared Uso to use the steel chair and prove something to Reigns and their family. Reigns turned his back to Uso, but Uso initially refused to hit him. When Reigns turned around, Uso punched him, hit a superkick, and then hit him with the chair twice. As officials were holding Uso back, Reigns dropped him with a Superman punch.

The build to Hell in a Cell also continued with SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley and Sasha Banks having a contract signing for their Hell in a Cell match. The segment ended with Bayley leaving without signing the contract. Banks vowed that Bayley will be signing the contract one way or another.

More coverage from last night --

WWE SmackDown video highlights --

New SmackDown opening video

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon introduce the new SmackDown roster

Jeff Hardy vs. Lars Sullivan

Bianca Belair is ready to become The EST of SmackDown

The New Day discuss the journey they've been on together

The New Day vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Cesaro & Sheamus

Daniel Bryan returns to WWE TV, gets interrupted by Seth Rollins

Fox Sports' Jay Glazer breaks down SmackDown's draft

The Street Profits vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode for the SmackDown Tag Team titles

Bayley-Sasha Banks Hell in a Cell contract signing

Ken Jeong, Joel McHale & George Kittle congratulate SmackDown on its season premiere

Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman for the Universal Championship

SmackDown fallout: The New Day share another emotional moment after their farewell

SmackDown fallout: Nothing has changed between Rey & Dominik Mysterio and Murphy

SmackDown fallout: The Street Profits are bringing the smoke season to SmackDown