Smackdown Live for November 28th, 2017 – the Rupp Arena – Lexington, KY
By Ric Vickrey of The Hitting the Marks Pro Wrestling Podcast
WWE is hyping the following headlines…….
Randy Orton battles Kevin Owens…….. The SmackDown LIVE Superstars were left fuming after Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn meddled in the Men’s Traditional Survivor Series Match to contribute to Team Blue’s loss. Randy Orton was so angry, SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan had to send him home to prevent The Viper from taking matters into his own hands. This week Orton is back and seeking revenge.
Ruby Riot, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan make their in-ring debut in Six-Woman Tag Team action…….. Last Tuesday, the SmackDown LIVE Women’s division was turned on its head with the shocking arrival of of Riot, Morgan & Logan from NXT. The trio immediately made their presence felt, viciously attacking the majority of the locker room. This week on SmackDown LIVE, the newcomers will get the opportunity to back up their impactful arrival as the square off against Natalya, Naomi and Charlotte.
AJ Styles faces The Singh Brothers in a Handicap Match…….. As soon as Mahal made the blockbuster announcement that he will invoking his WWE Championship rematch clause at Clash of Champions, The Singh Brothers blindsided The Phenomenal One. Styles quickly turned the tables and planted Samir into the canvas with the Styles Clash. After the attack, it was announced that Styles will face The Singhs in a Handicap Match tonight.
The New Day square off with Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable…….. The mat-wrestling masters believe they should get another crack at Jimmy & Jey’s titles, which doesn’t sit well with four-time Tag Team Champions The New Day. The two teams have been going back and forth on social media, leading to a tag team showdown being made for SmackDown LIVE. Who will emerge victorious?
The Fashion Files returns with a question: “Do you want to play a game?”……..When we last saw The Fashion Files, stranger(er) things were afoot for Tyler Breeze, Fandango and their best pals, The Ascension. But their investigation got turned upside down when the lights went out at the precinct. When power returned, The Fashion Police’s office was in shreds as a video showing a mysterious masked figure made an enigmatic statement: “Let the games begin.”