Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton make a combined entrance to the Wyatt family's music. American Alpha come out next as we cut to commercials.
Jason Jordan starts things off with Randy Orton. He covers Randy Orton for a quick pin but Orton kicks out after a series of wristlocks are exchanged between the two. Jason Jordan responds to a forearm by Randy Orton by a series of chained arm-drags.
Bray Wyatt gets tagged in and Jason Jordan immediately goes to work by beating him down. Jordan then brings Wyatt to his corner and tags Chad Gable in. The two execute a double dropkick on Bray Wyatt. Jason Jordan gets tagged back in. Wyatt slides out of the ring and throws a fit by throwing the top off of the announce table.
Wyatt finally makes it back and connects with a lateral press and covers Jason Jordan for a 2-count. Wyatt then tags Orton in, Orton throws Jordan on the top rope, as Jordan's body bounces off back to the mat. Orton proceeds to get Jordan in a headlock and wears him down.
Jason Jordan finally makes the tag to Chad Gable and Gable immediately gets the upper hand. Gable locks an armbar on Randy Orton over the ropes as the referee breaks it up. We cut to commercials.
Back from the commercials, Wyatt connects with a running clothesline onto Gable in the corner. Gable and Wyatt exchange punches on the ring apron, Wyatt connects with an elbow on the back of Gable's head, driving him to the mat.
Back in the ring, Wyatt tags Orton in. Orton puts Gable in a headlock which Gable powers out of and punches Orton. Orton then turns a running Gable into a power slam and tags Wyatt in. Wyatt bounches off the ropes but Gable dropkicks him. Wyatt takes out Jason Jordan and Gable goes to make the tag but Jordan is knocked out at ringside.
Wyatt then connects with another sidewalk slam and pins Gable. Gable ends up kicking out. Randy Orton gets tagged in. Orton takes Gable to the top rope and connects with a superplex. Jason Jordan and Bray Wyatt get tagged in.
Jordan drops Orton with a dropkick off the apron. Jordan then connects with a Sidewalk Suplex on Bray Wyatt and Gable takes Randy Orton out at ringside. Bray Wyatt finally gets the upper hand in the ring with some offence of his own but Jordon connects with a German Suplex.
The lights go out as Luke Harper makes an appearance. Wyatt kicks and sets up a distracted Jason Jordan for a Sister Abigail but Chad Gable interferes with a dropkick. Randy Orton comes to Wyatt's aid however, and connects with an RKO on Gable.
Bray Wyatt connects with a sister Abigail on Jason Jordan after driving him into the corner and covers him for the win.
Result: Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt defeat American Alpha via Pinfall
Backstage, AJ Styles walks on an interview with Heath Slater and Rhyno, calling the tag team titles insignificant. Ambrose makes an appearance and proceeds to beat AJ Styles down as the show comes to a close.
Upon being asked about her condition, Becky Lynch says that the doctors have informed her that she has a spine bruise from the beatdown by Alexa Bliss earlier in the night.
She then proceeds to call Alexa Bliss a 'bitch' and says that she will take her revenge at TLC.
Kane is the first to come out. Luke Harper makes his entranc enext.
The match starts off with the two locking horns in the middle of the ring but Kane pushes Harper off with superior strength. Harper then proceeds to get Kane in a Headlock but Kane pushes Harper off. Harper pushes Kane back but Kane doesn't budge, another attempt by Harper fails as Kane runs his shoulder into Harper, knocking Harper off his feet.
Harper then connects with a couple of uppercuts on Kane and kicks him, but Kane doesn't seem bothered. The two do their signature taunts at each other, Harper slides out of the ring and tries to get some offence on Kane by driving Kane's head onto the top rope, Kane launches Harper back outside. We cut to commercials as Harper stares at Kane in disbelief.
Back from the commercials, Harper and Kane are in the middle of the ring with Harper seemingly having the upper hand. He has Kane in a headlock. Kane powers out of it and attempts a chokeslam but Harper superkicks him instead. Harper kicks Kane again and attempts a pin but Kane kicks out.
An Irish whip to Kane by Harper gets reversed as Kane connects with a DDT. Kane then proceeds to connect with a series of punches and a sidewalk slam. He pins Harper but Harper kicks out in 2.
Kane then proceeds to place Harper in the corner turnbuckle and runs off the ropes but Harper reverses the momentum with a dropkick instead. Harper then puts Kane in the corner instead and connects with a couple of strikes.
Kane eventually reverses Harper's attempt at another move by powerbombing Harper instead. After the powerbomb, Kane tries going for a chokeslam but Harper reverses it with a sidewalk slam. Harper goes for a pin but Kane kicks out.
Kane then goes to the top rope, trying to go for a high flying punch on Kane, Harper gets up, avoids the move and superkicks Kane. He then covers Kane for the pin but Kane kicks out again.
Harper takes to the top rope, but Kane follows with an uppercut, gets on the middle rope and proceeds to Superplex Harper to the mat. The two men finally make it to their feet and exchange punches. Harper powers up for a big punch but Kane connects with a choke slam.
Kane then covers Luke Harper for the pin and wins the match.
Result: Kane defeats Luke Harper via Pinfall
James Ellsworth is being roled off on a stretcher backstage by medical personnel.
Dean Ambrose promises him that he will make it right. Ambrose also accepts that Ellsworth's destruction was his fault and says that he will fix it. Ambrose accompanies Ellsworth on the Ambulance as its' doors shut and it exits the arena.
Dean Ambrose walks to the ring and starts things off by introducing James Ellsworth. James Ellsworth makes his entrance.
Ambrose asks Ellsworth how old were his wrestling boots, he then asks Ellsworth if he ever thought that he would be on Smackdown. Ellsworth says that six months ago he would have never thought that he could be on Smackdown, but he kept fighting and with the help of Dean Ambrose, he was finally a Smackdown Superstar.
He then proceeds to tell Ambrose that if Ambrose ever needed him for anything, he would always be there for him. Ambrose tells Ellsworth that he didn't need to thank him for anything, but asks him to run some errands for him anyway.
Ambrose asks Ellsworth who he would like to face for the WWE championship. Ellsworth says that as much as he would like to face Ambrose, he thought he had a better shot at the title facing AJ Styles since he has defeated him three times already. Ambrose says that Ellsworth is "drunk with power".
AJ Styles makes his entrance and tells Ellsworth that he was just a prop to insult AJ Styles, he then proceeds to deride Ellsworth for his lack of a chin and calls him a ventriloquist dummy. Ambrose asks AJ Styles if he was insinuating that he got beat by a dummy thrice.
AJ Styles tells Ambrose that Ellsworth would have never won if it wasn't for Ambrose's help. He then proceeds to threaten Ambrose by telling him that he was going to dismantle him with tables, ladders and chairs at TLC. AJ Styles adds that after beating up Ambrose, he'll have something special for the "Superstar", referring to Ellsworth.
Styles then dares Ellsworth to show up at TLC and promises to beat him down as well. Ambrose says that Styles was mentally feeble and "easy", Ambrose then tells Styles to not worry about the "mutant" Ellsworth and adds that the "fun and games" were over at TLC. Styles then pushes Ellsworth onto Dean Ambrose, knocking them both to a ladder.
He then beats Ellsworth down, before following Ambrose outside and beating Ambrose up as well, throwing him to the steel steps. Styles then comes back into the ring and beats Ellsworth up. Styles then throws a ladder on Ellsworth, hangs him upside down from the ring apron and hits him with a cheap shot.
Styles then connects with a Styles clash off the steel steps on Ellsworth and takes him out completely, before walking off. Medics, referees and Dean Ambrose are seen tending to a downed Ellsworth as we cut to commercials.
Carmella makes her entrance and then says that she had a special message for Nikki Bella's boyfriend.
The crowd chants "How you doin" at her, referring to her boyfriend Cass. She then proceeds to say that she wanted to publicly apologise to John Cena for what she was going to do to his girlfriend, referring to Nikki Bella.
Carmella says that she would hit Nikki Bella so hard in her chest that her "Bella twins" would pop out from her back. She then proceeds to say that she would disfigure her face. Carmella then proceeds to wonder what would Nikki do when the E network cancelled the second season of Total Bellas.
This causes Nikki Bella to storm to the ring and she spears Carmella right off the bat. The referee holds Nikki back which aids Carmella in slapping her. Nikki continues to beat Carmella down but Carmella manages to slide out of the ring.
Bray Wyatt says that American Alpha are delusional. Randy Orton interjects by saying that he used to be like The American Alpha himself, but that he could "see" everything now. Randy Orton says that him and Bray Wyatt were going to do what's necessary and then proceeds to ask Luke Harper if Harper was going to do the same his match against the Kane.
Harper and Orton get into a brief staredown, Bray Wyatt tells Luke Harper to send Kane "back to hell", Harper walks off.
Elsewhere, Carmella is shown walking towards the ring.
Chad Gable says that they're prepared for winning the tag team titles but that they weren't prepared for The Wyatt family. Jason Jordan then says that they had superpowers like The Wyatt family. Chad Gable then talks about how they can "levitate" and that they will be showing The Wyatt family exactly how they can do that.
Jason Jordan then proceeds to add that they will make the lights go out on The Wyatt family. Chad Gable says that the Wyatt family should "run".
Dolph Ziggler makes his entrance, followed by Kalisto. Baron Corbin makes his entrance next. The Miz is the last to come out, accompanied by Maryse.
Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin start things off in the ring with Ziggler connecting with an avalanche. Ziggler then proceeds to punch Miz and gets slammed down by Baron Corbin. Corbin starts to beat Ziggler up as we cut to commercials.
Back from the commercials, Corbin and Ziggler are still battling out as Corbin Irish whips Ziggler into the corner turnbuckle. Corbin avoids a reversal attempt by sliding out of the ring and punches Kalisto as well as Ziggler. He then tags Miz in. Miz follows Ziggler outside and sets up a ladder.
Ziggler gets his own offence back as he connects with a DDT on The Miz. Corbin tries to interfere but he gets taken down by Ziggler as well. The two then come back to the ring and Ziggler makes a tag to Kalisto.
Kalisto starts things off with a double dropkick on The Miz and then connects with a tornado. He then covers Miz for a pin but The Miz kicks out. Miz then ends up hitting Kalisto with a big boot and connects with a diving dropkick on a ringside Ziggler.
Miz then Irish whips Ziggler onto the barricades and looks to continue beating him down but Kalisto connects with a Tope Suicida on Baron Corbin. Ziggler connects with a superkick on the Miz, knocking the Miz back inside the ring but Corbin throws the ladder on him, taking Ziggler down.
Kalisto in the meanwhile connects with a Salida Del Sol on the Miz and pins him, but Baron Corbin interferes with a chair shot and gets himself and The Miz disqualified in the process.
Result: Kalisto and Dolph Ziggler defeat The Miz and Baron Corbin via disqualification
Renee Young is in the ring and says that it is time to make the match between Alexa Bliss and Becky Lynch at TLC official. Alexa Bliss walks out to the ring. Renee then introduces Becky Lynch and Becky makes her entrance.
Alexa Bliss tells Renee Young that they could take it from there and would let her know if they needed any advice on bad fashion. Bliss then calls Becky a pathetic coward. She then tells Becky that she only escaped with the title retention at Glasgow with 'dumb Irish luck'.
Becky then compares Bliss to her 4-year-old cousin. She then proceeds to sign the contract in the middle of the ring.
Bliss then accuses Becky of living in a fantasy world where being nice to everyone and working hard would get her everything. Becky then says that she didn't get anything by being nice, calls herself the Honey Badger of Smackdown and says that Bliss had accomplished nothing.
Bliss then says that life wasn't like the Disney channel and that there was always going to be someone better than her, she then refers to herself as better then her. Bliss also says that Becky talking made her vomit. She then proceeds to sign the contract as well.
Before she could say anything else, Becky Lynch stops her and tells her that she needed to hear something. She then hits Bliss with a punch and the two brawl around the ring. Becky then sets up the table and places Bliss on the top turnbuckle but Bliss pushes her to the table instead.
Becky is left lying in the middle of the ring as Becky walks out. The segment ends here.
The American Alpha will take on Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton on this week's episode to determine the no.1 contenders for the tag team straps. Orton would be returning after a week's layoff, and if the rumours are anything to go by, then the reformed Wyatt family are on course to win this match.
WWE are quite high on the prospect of putting the titles on the Wyatts. The plan is to let the Wyatts have a short run with the title before they drop it to American Alpha. Whatever may be in the case, Heath Slater and Rhyno would have their task cut out for themselves regardless of whoever wins tonight.
Dean Ambrose's popular segment returns to SmackDown Live. AJ Styles goes up against Dean Ambrose at WWE TLC for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and as tonight's episode is the go-home show for the PPV, a chaotic end to this segment is a given.
Styles would be looking to get some retribution over Ellsworth, who defeated him last week to secure a WWE contract and a future WWE title shot. With Ambrose also facing some heat from the management for his disruptive antics last week, this segment promises to be an entertaining way to add the final touches before TLC.
Alexa Bliss gets her deserved Championship rematch at the upcoming TLC PPV. With a screwy finish at Glasgow acting as the foundation to the feud, Alexa has been on a roll with her assaults on Becky Lynch at opportune moments.
The SmackDown Live Women's Champion will look to exact some revenge on tonight's show. Expect a brawl to ensue between the two with Becky coming out on top to level the scores.
Miz has been one heck of an Intercontinental Champion and there's no denying that. The A-Lister is set to take on one of his most storied adversaries in Dolph Ziggler for the last time at TLC.
Miz defended the title against Kalisto last week and did so successfully. Even though Miz has the momentum on his side, Ziggler will look to make a strong statement before the two men tear the house down yet again this coming Sunday.
Baron Corbin and Kalisto would look to settle all the bad blood between the two in a chair match at Tables, Ladders, and Chairs. Kalisto was robbed of the chance of winning the Cruiserweight and Intercontinental Championships by The Lone Wolf. The Luchador got some retribution last week when he interfered in Corbin's match against Kane and gave him a sound beating with the help of a steel chair.
We may see more of the same tonight. The only difference could be Corbin getting the better of the former United States Champion as we proceed towards the SmackDown Live exclusive PPV.