The May 26th edition of WWE SmackDown has been pre-taped. This is due to the roster travelling to Saudi Arabia for the Night of Champions Premium Live Event on Saturday May 27th.
The tapings took place following the conclusion of the May 19th episode of the blue brand. Those in attendance have been able to provide spoilers tom the matches that took place on the show. The spoilers have been obtained via Fightful.
The following matches and segments took place at the SmackDown tapings:
- WWE United States Championship: Austin Theory (c) def. Sheamus following interference by Pretty Deadly (Elton Prince & Kit Wilson).
- Raquel Rodriguez & Shotzi def. Damage CTRL (Bayley & IYO SKY) after a miscommunication between Bayley and SKY.
- Cameron Grimes def. Ashante “Thee” Adonis; Baron Corbin attacked Grimes after the match.
- WWE Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair cut a promo. Asuka attacked her, but Belair gained the upper hand.
- LA Knight def. Rick Boogs while The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) were on commentary. After the match, Knight said The Street Profits would get smoked by him.
- AJ Styles def. Karrion Kross (with Scarlett)
- The KO Show with Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa ended with Reigns, Sikoa, and Jey Uso standing tall.