Quick Hits: WWE Smackdown Live 7.25.17
United States Title Opening Segment
-Kevin Owens comes out and says he will being pride back to the United States Title. And he is re-instating the Kevin Owens United States Title Open Challenge, but it’ll begin next week.
-AJ Styles comes out. He says he is out there to get his rematch for the Title. Owens says he isn’t defending the Title in front of hicks from Richmond, Virginia.
-Suddenly, CHRIS JERICHO COMES OUT!
-Jericho said he is back and wants his rematch for the US Title. AJ Styles said he is glad Jericho is back. But he gets his match first. Jericho asks Styles if he is trying to cut him in line. Jericho puts Styles on the list.
-Shane McMahon comes out. He says KO will have to defend his Title tonight in a triple threat match against Jericho and Styles.
Shinsuke Nakamura vs Baron Corbin
-Corbin clotheslines Nakamura on the outside and gets control.
-Nakamura catches Corbin with a knee and then some solid kicks sending him down.
-Corbin tries going for the low blow again and misses. Nakamura hits an elbow then Kinsasha for the win.
WINNER: Shinsuke Nakamura
Charlotte and Becky Lynch vs Tamina and Lana
-Becky goes for a disarmer immediately and goes to tag in Tamina.
-Becky goes for a springboard kick but Tamina pulls her down and Becky face plants.
-Lana comes in and gets some offense in. The crowd chants “You Can’t Wrestle.” I find that funny because it is more than likely overweight neckbeards in the crowd chanting that.
-Charlotte gets the hot tag and goes to work. Charlotte catches Lana with a big boot and gets the win.
-After the match Tamina freaks out ringside for Lana taking the pin.
WINNERS: Charlotte and Becky Lynch
Jinder Mahal DEMANDS A SummerSlam Opponent
-Jinder says Orton underestimated him, just like everyone else did.
-Out comes the new Mr. America, AND HIS NAME IS JOHN CENA!!!!!!!
-Cena says he respects Jinder is in the best shape of his life. LOL
-Cena says he is walking out of SummerSlam 17 time World Champion and you can’t see him.
-Daniel Bryan says on Smackdown opportunities aren’t handed out, they are earned. So next week, Cena will face Shinsuke Nakamura and the winner will face Jinder at SummerSlam. Um, WHY THE FUCK ARE YOU GIVING AWAY THE FIRST CENA/NAKAMURA MATCH ON FREE TV???
Mike Kanellis and Aiden English vs Sami Zayn and Tye Dillinger
-The heels quickly get control over Sami.
-Sami tosses English out of the ring and tags in Dillinger.
-Zayn makes a blind tag. Dillinger jumps over both English and Kanellis. Zayn catches Kanellis with a Helluva Kick for the win.
WINNERS: Tye Dillinger and Sami Zayn
-The Usos attack New Day while Big E is doing their intro and leave them laid out on the stage.
United States Championship: Kevin Owens (c) vs Chris Jericho vs AJ Styles
-In traditional WWE style everyone broke off into pairs early on, with one guy resting on the outside during that time.
-KO goes over the top to the outside and Styles hits the springboard 450 splash. KO tosses Styles out of the ring and goes for the pin instead.
-Jericho applies the Walls on Styles. KO comes in. Jericho goes for the Walls but catapults KO into Styles instead. Jericho then applies the Walls to KO. He then breaks the Walls and hits the Codebreaker on AJ flying in for two.
-Enziguri from Jericho, Superkick from KO, Pele Kick from Styles and everyone is down.
-Styles goes for a Phenomenal Forearm but Jericho springboards off the ropes and knocks Styles off.
-KO comes in and hits a pop-up powerbomb on Jericho for two.
-KO hits a Bullfrog Splash off the top on Jericho. Styles comes in and throws KO off Jericho and gets the pin for the win.
-KO freaks out after the match and breaks TV monitors. He wants his rematch next week. This is definitely setting up a KO/Shane McMahon match at SummerSlam, with KO being mad at Shane for putting him in this match.
WINNER and NEW United States Champion: AJ Styles
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