Reigns stands tall in the ring and raises the title as more pyro goes off. Fans boo. Reigns takes the mic and talks about relevancy, and how he has helped Jey Uso stay relevant. He points out how Jey made Daniel Bryan disappear and how Jey will lead Team SmackDown to victory at Survivor Series. Reigns brings up his own match with WWE Champion Randy Ortonat Survivor Series. Reigns respects Orton’s accomplishments, but not the man himself. The music interrupts and out comes Drew McIntyre, who will challenge Orton for his title on Monday’s RAW.
Drew is all smiles as he marches to the ring. Heyman looks shocked. Drew mentions how he will win the WWE Title on RAW and be the one to face Reigns at Survivor Series. Drew reminds Reigns of the last time they were in the ring together – when he was eliminating Reigns in the Royal Rumble. He also reminds Heyman how he defeated Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 36. Drew says he stepped up and became the man when Reigns left everyone. Drew says he is the man now and he will prove it at Survivor Series. Reigns says he’s always liked Drew and respected him, and everything he said was the truth, but Reigns is back now and ever since he came back, no one knows who Drew is. Reigns says he and no one else watches RAW because they’re all watching SmackDown to see him. Fans boo Reigns some more. Reigns says now that Drew failed his audition here, why don’t he tell us all who Drew McIntyre is? Drew says he’s the guy who will beat Orton for the WWE Title on RAW, then head into Survivor Series and show Reigns who the top champion really is. They stare each other down as Heyman looks on. Jey runs down and gets in between them.
Jey tells Reigns he’s got this. Jey asks Drew what he’s doing here. Jey goes on talking trash and taunting Drew, and proposes a match for tonight. They drop the mics and Drew shoves Jey to the mat. Drew then steps to Reigns. Reigns drops his mic as Jey gets back up and stands with him. Reigns, Jey and Heyman exit the ring as Drew looks on and fans boo them. Drew’s music starts back up.
Backstage, Roman is irate at Jey and reminds Jey that this is his show, he runs things and he makes the matches. Jey says he’ll handle it.
Sami Zayn (C) vs. Apollo Crews – Intercontinental Championship
Before the match, Sami claims WWE is trying to sabotage him because he was only told he was facing Apollo one hour ago. But he’ll turn this into an opportunity to show why the Intercontinental Champion is superior to the United States Champion.
Zayn retains by trapping Apollo in the apron under the ring and winning by countout.
Winner by countout: Sami Zayn
Adam Pearce tells Drew McIntyre says that since he’s a RAW superstar, the match against Jey will be Unsanctioned. Drew agrees and tells Roman to get a front row seat.
Mysterio is backstage and says tonight’s match against Seth is more than just a match. It’s about retribution for his family, and everything he’s done to his family will culminate in a final match tonight. Seth can call himself a Messiah, but he’s a Devil. Tonight, he’s sending Seth to hell where he belongs.
Sasha Banks takes a moment to diss the haters who said she could win but not retain before Bayley comes out to interrupt. Carmella super kicks Sasha and face plants her off the distraction.
Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler are making fun of Otis eating plates of food alone before he flips over the table.
Otis vs. Dolph Ziggler
Otis wins with the top rope splash.
Otis is talking to himself and he’s approached by Chad Gable. He says he should be doing that every week and dominate, and what he needs is a trainer to unlock his potential. He gives him a brochure and Otis says he’s down.
Rey Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins – No Holds Barred
Murphy knees Seth in the face, allowing Rey to hit the 619 (a second time after a botch) and a frog splash for the win.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
After the match, Murphy shakes Mysterio’s hands and embraces with the Mysterio family.
Natayla expresses frustration over Survivor Series to Adam Pearce. As she leaves, we see Chelsea Green come into the shot and give a smirk.
Rollins is irate and angrily approaches Adam Pearce. He demands Adam give Seth the opportunity to destroy Murphy for his betrayal.
Natayla vs. Tamina vs. Liv Morgan vs. Chelsea Green – Survivor Series Qualifier
Morgan us able to roll up Tamina for the win.
Winner: Liv Morgan
Drew is asked if it’s wise to challenge Jey ahead of his WWE Title match. He says he respects Jey for stepping up, and he can use this to send a message to Randy. And it’ll be embarrassing to see Jey get his ass kicked in his own backyard.