SmackDown Live kicks off with an interview with the King of Strong Style, Shinsuke Nakamura.
The two square off inside Hell in a Cell, live on Sky Sports Box Office, in the early hours of Monday morning in what is now a falls count anywhere match. During the segment, Owens was cutting a promo in the ring while McMahon was walking through the crowd to get back to ringside. Mahal finished things by delivering a devastating Khallas to Nakamura before standing tall with his WWE Championship in hand. It's expected that this match will serve as the main event of the show.
What was meant to be an in-ring interview to start the show, quickly turned into an ambush as the Singh Brothers provided a distraction for WWE champion Jinder Mahal to get the drop on Shinsuke Nakamura.
Nakamura was able to mount a comeback against Mahal, however, until The Singh Brothers joined in on the attack. This distracted Flair, allowing Natalya to knock her down from behind and lock in the Sharpshooter to make the title challenger tap out. After the match, AJ Styles taunted Corbin on the TitanTron for "squandering another opportunity. because you have the ability of a thoroughbred but the attitude of a jackass". So I guess that spoils whether or not they will leave the cell during the match.
Marilou Danley, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's girlfriend, returns to US
The gun attachment that mimics automatic gunfire is a little-known device called a "bump stock" that is not widely sold. She was out of the country during the shooting and returned to the United States on Tuesday night from the Philippines.
After a lengthy sequence of flashbacks of the last couple of weeks leading up to Hell in a Cell, the second match was a women's division tag team battle. Also advertised for tonight is a rematch between Baron Corbin and Tye Dillinger, as well as the return of the Fashion Files.
Finally, Randy Orton made quick work of English just to reinforce the rivalry with Rusev, for whom he has a match with Sunday.
WWE Smackdown on Tuesday night saw the final altercation between Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon before they face off at WWE Hell in a Cell. He very quickly received a powerbomb from Owens through a WWE merchandise table. The hatred between the two was, of course, cemented by Owens' recent cowardly attack on Shane's father, WWE owner Vince McMahon.
As McMahon went after Owens who retreated from the live crowd, he found himself inside the concourse of the arena when he was ambushed by his rival.