Drew McIntyre called out Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns for a match at Clash at the Castle, and The New Day’s unique gift brought a challenge from The Brawling Brutes
The Brawling Brutes def. The New Day & Drew McIntyre
Claiming that last week’s Six-Man Tag Team Match defeat was unfair due to Drew McIntyre being a surprise opponent, The Brawling Brutes battled The New Day and McIntyre in a heated rematch. In the final moments of the explosive contest, Sheamus and Ridge Holland neutralized The King of Claymore Country on the outside while Butch chaotically capitalized with a Bitter End on Xavier Woods to get the victory.
Jinder Mahal def. Humberto
Even after Jinder Mahal explicitly banned his cohort from dancing whilst ringside, Shanky couldn’t help but feel the rhythm and bust out his moves. This time, however, the dancing worked in the favor of The Modern Day Maharaja as it was Shanky’s bodacious boogie that distracted Humberto, enabling Mahal to pick up the win.
Natalya won the Six-Pack Challenge to earn the right the challenge SmackDown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey
Were it not for some building personnel, Aliyah might never have made it to compete in this star-studded Six-Pack Challenge after Shotzi cruelly locked her in the locker room before the match as payback for Aliyah doing the same to her last week.
With SmackDown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey looking on from ringside, Raquel Rodriguez put on an impressive display, easily out-powering her opponents in Shotzi, Aliyah, Natalya, Shayna Baszler and Xia Li. Natalya prevailed, however, stealing the win after Rodriguez delivered a vicious Tehana Bomb on Shotzi.
After Natalya stood tall, The Baddest Woman on the Planet faced off with her next challenger.
Madcap Moss made a ferocious return and demanded a match with Happy Corbin
Happy Corbin def. Madcap Moss via disqualification
Madcap Moss made his return to Friday Night SmackDown after being put on the shelf due to Happy Corbin’s despicable attack and wasted no time delivering payback to his former friend. Moss went straight to getting a steel chair, striking Corbin and getting himself disqualified. It took WWE Officials to stop Moss from injuring his adversary further, forcing WWE Official Adam Pearce to announce a No Holds Barred Match between the two for WWE Hell in a Cell.
The Usos def. Riddle & Shinsuke Nakamura to retain the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship
Riddle and Shinsuke Nakamura came very close to being able to call themselves the new Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, were it not for the hijinks by The Master Strategist. After The King of Strong Style accidently injured his leg on the unforgiving steel steps and was taken out by an Uso 2-on-1 attack, it was left up to The Original Bro to go it alone.
Just as Riddle was looking strong, Roman Reigns’ music suddenly blared through the arena, distracting Riddle and allowing The Usos to gain the victory and retain the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship. After the contest, it was revealed that Sami Zayn had manipulated the match by playing Reigns’ music from the production truck, leading to a brawl between Riddle and the nefarious trio.