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WWE SmackDown Live Results, 9th October 2018, Live Commentary & Updates

2 World Cup Qualifiers, a title match and Miz TV with Styles & Bryan! Can SD get any more exciting?
Updated: 10 October 2018 07:40 IST - Published: 10 October 2018 07:24 IST
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*WARNING*: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR SMACKDOWN LIVE

A recap of the results:

Becky Lynch vs Charlotte Flair for the SmackDown Women's title ended in a double count-out; Paige later announced a Last Woman Standing match for Evolution
Jeff Hardy def. Samoa Joe as the referee stopped the match (Joe injury) - WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
The Miz tried to instigate AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan on Miz TV
AJ Styles def. Shelton Benjamin 
Lana and Rusev exposed Aiden English about the truth behind "One Night in Milwaukee"
Randy Orton def. The Big Show - WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
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That's a wrap from us! Hope you enjoyed SmackDown Live as much as we did! 

See you guys next week for RAW! 
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Big Show gets ready for the big right hand but Orton rolls out again. Smart veteran instinct from Orton. Big Show pulls him up again but Orton hits the thumb to the eye. He then lands the first RKO since his return in July to pick up the win!

Randy Orton def. Big Show to qualify for the WWE World Cup
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The crowd chants "You still got it" at The Big Show. Orton escapes the ring once more and with both hands lifts Orton with ease. He lands the chokeslam but it's another kickout!!
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Orton looks to be ready for the punt but The World's Largest Athlete spears Orton! It's a kickout from Orton!
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Orton wisely rolls out of the ring. The Big Show throws him back in but as he climbs back in, Orton hits a dropkick and hits a TOP-ROPE DDT onto The Big Show! 
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Randy Orton begins by trying to wear down The Big Show, stomping his hand and locking his neck. The Big Show then powers out by slamming Orton's back to the mat
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The Big Show vs Randy Orton - World Cup Qualifier
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The rest of the footage plays and it shows Lana stepping back and rejecting Aiden English, telling him he misunderstood. 

After being exposed, Aiden English says the offer to Lana still stands and that if she gets bored of Rusev Day, she can still have Aiden Nights. Rusev chases him and beats him down, forcing him to flee the arena
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Aiden says that "Everyone knows what happens next" and calls out Rusev. He tells him to kick Lana to the curb and reunite Rusev Day. 

Lana comes out and Rusev is forced to make a choice. Lana then reveals that if he won't play the rest of the footage, she will. She reveals that he got hacked. His password was "IheartRusev"
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He plays the rest of the footage and it shows Lana saying "I want you....to know how much you mean to Rusev." Aiden English then went close to her and things looked to be heading a certain way but he PAUSED IT. He refused to show the rest of the footage and called out Rusev
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Aiden English is out and he gives a "director's cut" of One Night In Milwaukee! 
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Daniel Bryan on commentary stands up and clapped, impressed at his next opponent! 
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Styles lands a smooth phenomenal forearm and beats Shelton Benjamin.

AJ Styles defeats Shelton Benjamin
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Back inside the ring, the champ is back in control. He hits a running forearm to Benjamin and even escapes a suplex, countering it into a Calf Crusher.  Benjamin's near the ropes and barely manages to reach it
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He then slams Styles against the barricade, giving him the advantage
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Styles begins to fight back and stops him in his track by lifting his legs to the face. He jumps for the Phenomenal forearm but Benjamin QUICKLY catches him with a flying knee
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AJ Styles vs Shelton Benjamin

AJ Styles and Shelton Benjamin begin the competition in a series of holds, with Benjamin slowing AJ Styles down early.
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Styles says he's not moving out of the way for Bryan and then asks him how it feels to punch The Miz in the face. The Miz loses it and says that his win was a fluke at Super Show-Down. 

He says he's reviewed the footage and says that his shoulder was up. He then takes a shot at Styles saying that the title has never been more irrelevant. He asks him "You know why the WWE title never headlines PPVs? Look in the mirror"

He then sets him up with a match against Shelton Benjamin
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Bryan understands what Miz does. He also says that AJ Styles has earned the right to think he's better, but that he knows that he can beat AJ Styles. The champ tells him that since he's come back, he's never faced ANYONE like him
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AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan shake hands in a show of respect. Miz tell them no one wants to see that. 

Bryan takes a shot at him for beating him fast. The Miz hits back saying that he's going to act professional.  He asks Styles where Bryan where he ranks among his opponents. He also tries to instigate a war between the two.
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The Miz asks Styles how his family is after his war with Samoa Joe. Styles seems touchy but Miz assures him that he has a kid too and it didn't work out bad for Styles since he DID win the match, which is true.

He asks him how he feels now that he has an opponent who doesn't use psychological warfare, a guy who, if he goes to Styles' house will tend to his garden, a guy who won't attack him from behind. He unenthusiastically introduces Daniel Bryan 
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The Miz TV with AJ Styles & Daniel Bryan

The Miz complains that Paige told him he must be "professional" with his two guests. Suuuure! 

The champ is out first! 
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Paige just announced that Becky Lynch vs Charlotte for the SmackDown Women's title will happen at Evolution in a LAST WOMAN STANDING MATCH! 
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