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WWE SmackDown video highlights: Rusev wins gauntlet match


Rusev was confirmed as AJ Styles' next challenger as he won the number one contender's gauntlet match on SmackDown last night.

Rusev came into the gauntlet last, submitting The Miz and winning a title shot against AJ Styles at Extreme Rules. He shook hands with Styles after the match, but Styles punched Aiden English when English pulled his hand back and mocked him.

Daniel Bryan defeated Big E and Samoa Joe in the gauntlet but was pinned by Miz. Bryan's entrance had interrupted The Bludgeon Brothers as they were heading to the back after retaining their titles against Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, and Harper & Rowan came back out to attack Bryan before he lost to Miz.

Also on SmackDown, Carmella and James Ellsworth gloated after Money in the Bank and were confronted by Asuka, Becky Lynch got a win against Billie Kay, and Shinsuke Nakamura and Jeff Hardy continued to feud following their match from last week.

More coverage from last night --

WWE SmackDown video highlights --

Carmella and James Ellsworth gloat after Money in the Bank, Carmella lays out Asuka

Becky Lynch vs. Billie Kay

Jeff Hardy is focused on Shinsuke Nakamura

SAnitY debut, brawl with The Usos

Nakamura makes excuses for his loss to Styles, sends a warning to Jeff Hardy

The Bludgeon Brothers vs. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson for the SmackDown tag titles

Gauntlet match: Daniel Bryan vs. Big E

Gauntlet match: Daniel Bryan vs. Samoa Joe

Gauntlet match: Daniel Bryan gets attacked by The Bludgeon Brothers, faces The Miz

Gauntlet match: Rusev vs. The Miz

SmackDown fallout: Rusev is looking forward to his title match, calls Styles disrespectful

SmackDown fallout: Becky Lynch promises to become a champion again

SmackDown fallout: Vega says Sin Cara is going to have to face Almas sooner or later