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WWE Smackdown Results 8th November 2016, live updates

SmackDown Live comes to you from Glasgow, Scotland as the WWE visits the United Kingdom this week.
Updated: 09 November 2016 08:28 IST - Published: 08 November 2016 23:54 IST
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Tag Team Match: Dean Ambrose, Kane and James Ellsworth vs. Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper

Before the match begun, there was a short backstage interview where Dolph Ziggler expressed his excitement about defending his title two weeks in a row and refers to himself as a fighting champion.

The New Wyatt Family makes their entrance first as AJ Styles is ringside as part of the commentary team.

Kane comes out next and gets into the ring, he's followed by James Ellsworth making his entrance. Dean Ambrose comes out last and the six men are standing in the ring as we cut to commercials.

Back from the commercials, Kane and Luke Harper are the two men to start things off as Kane knocks Luke Harper down with a shoulder. Luke Harper lands a kick but Kane gets back into the match as Dean Ambrose gets tagged in. Luke Harper tags Bray Wyatt in.

Bray Wyatt and Dean Ambrose square off in the ring and Bray Wyatt gets the upper hand before tagging Randy Orton in. Luke Harper was expecting the tag but Bray decides to trust Randy with it instead.

Kane gets tagged in by Dean Ambrose, who lands a few offensive moves before connecting with a sidewalk slam. James Ellsworth distracts Kane by asking for a tag which gives Luke Harper and Randy Orton enough time to make it back into the match. Randy Orton beats Kane down, getting the upper hand in the match for his time.

Bray Wyatt then gets tagged in and he lands some high impact moves on Kane as well. A worn out Kane then has to face Luke Harper as Bray Wyatt tags him in. Luke Harper drives Kane into his corner where Randy Orton tags himself in. Luke Harper appears displeased. Randy Orton continues to break Kane down in the corner as we cut to commercials.

Back from the commercials we see Luke Harper breaking down Kane in the middle of the ring. Kane fights back but Luke Harper connects with a dropkick and tags Randy Orton in. Randy Orton continues to work on Kane before getting a 2-count via a pinfall attempt.

Kane fights back but Randy Orton delivers a dropkick of his own. Luke Harper tags himself back in, with him and Randy Orton exchanging glances briefly. Kane and Luke both manage to tag in Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt respectively.

Dean Ambrose unleashes all his energy and takes out all three members of the New Wyatt family. He connects with a suicide dive on both Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton on ringside.

Back in the ring, Bray Wyatt almost connects with a sister Abigail on Dean Ambrose but gets countered. Luke Harper adds a big boot to the equation and wipes Dean Ambrose out. Kane and Luke Harper battle it out outside the ring.

Bray Wyatt and Dean Ambrose take each other with a double lariat. James Ellsworth tags himself into the match, with a 'Yes' chant from the crowd. he powers up for a 'No chin music' but Bray Wyatt is quick to react and counters it with a Sister Abigail.

Bray then pins Ellsworth for the win.

Result: Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper win via Pinfall.

After the match, the new Wyatt family surround a downed Ellsworth and Dean Ambrose who is tending to him. Since the Wyatt family looked like they were about to beat him down, Shane McMahon runs out and stops them from doing anything further. He is followed by Daniel Bryan. 

Daniel Bryan announces that he will be revealing the name of the last person on the Smackdown team for Survivor Series. Daniel Bryan asks Shane McMahon to be the fifth member of team Smackdown Live for Survivor Series and Shane, initially reluctant, agrees and joins the team. 

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Match: Apollo Crews vs. Curt Hawkins


The match starts off with Curt Hawkins going on an offensive barrage with a series of punches and kicks to Apollo Crews. Apollo Crews gets back into the match with a couple of kicks, culminating in a crossbody. He then lands a flying kick, which results in a near fall.

Apollo Crews attempts to dive off the top rope but fails to connect as Curt Hawkins moves out of the way and immediately rolls up Apollo Crews for a win via pinfall.

Result: Curt Hawkins wins via Pinfall 

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Segment: Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan backstage


Shane McMahon confirms that the referee's decision will stand for the Women's championship match. They then discuss going to Raw next week and Shane also confirms that they'll be accepting Stephanie's challenge. Daniel Bryan also confirms his presence on Raw next week.

Maryse walks in with The Miz and expresses their collective discontent over the Intercontinental Championship challenge. Daniel Bryan informs them and the WWE Universe that in return for the Intercontinental Championship being contested with Sami Zayn who's on Raw, they've cut a deal where the Cruiserweight Championship will be contested by a wrestler from Smackdown.

The wrestler is revealed by Daniel Bryan as Kalisto. He adds the stipulation that if Kalisto wins against Brian Kendrick, then the entire Cruiserweight Division, along with the championship, comes to Smackdown. He then asks Maryse if the Miz would be interested in battling Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental championship next week on Smackdown. The Miz doesn't look too thrilled with the idea but Maryse accepts and Daniel Bryan makes it official. 

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Smackdown Women's Championship Match: Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss


A video package is shown depicting the history between the two women and their past encounters. In what is actually a moderately long video, the feud is fleshed out in its' entirety.

Alexa Bliss makes her entrance first as we cut to commercials.

Back from the commercials, we see a backstage segment where Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan are discussing how Baron Corbin was not going to be a part of the team for Survivor Series due to his injury. Shane hands Bryan a list of the eligible superstars from Smackdown and leaves to watch the Women's Title match.

Becky Lynch makes her entrance. The two women are introduced in the ring and the match officially kicks off.

The two women lock up in the middle of the ring as Becky Lynch gets thrown by Alexa Bliss. The two lock up again and Becky Lynch almost gets the disarmer locked in until Alexa Bliss makes it to the ropes. A series of pinfall attempts back and forth see both women kicking out in one a couple of times each.

A series of dropkicks by Becky Lynch connect on Alexa Bliss. She gets stopped by the referee and this gives Alexa Bliss just enough time to make it back into the match. After launching her ringside, Alexa Bliss follows Becky outside and throws her into the steel steps, before getting back into the ring.

Alexa continues to work on Becky Lynch's arm by using the ropes for leverage. She then takes the fight to the middle of the ring and continues to work on the arm before a pin attempt that Becky kicks out of. Alexa Bliss continues to wear down the arm of Becky Lynch until Becky powers out of it but Alexa Bliss quickly reverses her advances and launches her to the bottom turnbuckle.

The left arm of Becky Lynch continues to be assaulted and broken down by Alexa Bliss. A nearfall on Becky sees her kick out in two.

Becky Lynch's left arm in locked in a scissors armbar hold by Alexa Bliss. Becky reverses the hold eventually, hoists Alexa and delivers a sit out powerbomb. The two women are seen lying inside the ring, recovering from the damage they've inflicted on each other as we cut to commercials.

Back from the commercial, Becky goes for a roll up pin attempt that Alexa kicks out of. Becky seems to be getting her own offence in the match now. A couple of clotheslines followed by a dropkick connect on Alexa Bliss. Flying Firearm connects, Springboard kick is next. Two count on Alexa Bliss as she kicks out.

Becky Lynch launches herself off the top rope on a downed Alexa Bliss who moves out of the way. Alexa Bliss drives both her knees to Becky Lynch's midsection after a series of acrobatic manoeuvres.

The two women get into a punching match which ends with a roll-up pin attempt by Alexa Bliss on Becky Lynch. Becky kicks out in two. Alexa then tries to go on the top rope but Alexa gets to her in time and tries to climb the rope as well. Alexa Bliss successfully fights back. 

A Tornado DDT attempt gets blocked by Becky Lynch, but Alexa connects with a DDT anyway. Becky Lynch kicks out of a pinfall attempt much to the chagrin of Alexa Bliss.

After a series of nearfalls, Becky Lynch locks in the Armbar on Alexa Bliss. Alexa's foot makes it to the ropes but the referee doesn't see it as she ends up tapping out.

Result: Becky Lynch wins via Submission and retains her championship

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Match: Baron Corbin vs. Kalisto


Baron Corbin is the first one to make hs entrance to the ring. A video is shown from 3 months ago when Kalisto was beaten down by Baron Corbin backstage, the attack (kayfabe) was the cause of Kalisto having to take time off, as per the commentators. Kalisto makes an acrobatic entrance next but Corbin immediately takes him out.

The match hasn't started yet, but Baron Corbin continues to throw Kalisto around the ring. Baron Corbin's knee is injured after he slipped off the ring apron as Kalisto dives in with a kick to further the damage to the injured knee. He gets instructed by the referee to leave. But Kalisto comes back into the ring and connects with a flying splash with his fists connecting straight to the injured knee of Baron Corbin.

Kalisto eventually leaves after being coerced by the referees and his music hits.

Result: No contest as the match never began

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Segment: James Ellsworth and Dean Ambrose backstage


James Ellsworth calls their team 'James Dean' and tells Dean Ambrose that they didn't need Baron Corbin to win the match. Daniel Bryan comes out and informs them that he has a third member for their team. Kane walks into the frame, James Ellsworth is visibly scared and asks for the strategy to which Kane simply replies with 'Don't tag in'.

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Match: Natalya vs. Naomi 


Natalya makes her entrance to the ring as Nikki Bella is at ringside on the commentary team for this match. Natalya teases Nikki Bella with a coach's whistle, signifying that she is the coach of the team. Naomi makes a glowing entrance right afterwards.

The match kicks off as Naomi goes for a quick pin which Natalya kicks out off. She then proceeds to work on Naomi in the middle of the ring, trash talking her. The two end up running into each other in a double crossbody. Carmella comes out to the ringside to confront Nikki Bella.

The two almost get into a scuffle as Natalya breaks it up. After repeatedly blowing the whistle, she gets tossed aside by Nikki Bella, who then knocks down Carmella. Natalya comes back into the fray and stops the fight from progressing any further.

She makes it back to the ring just in time before getting counted out. Naomi appears to be ready for her and rolls 'The Coach' up for a pin!

Result: Naomi wins via pinfall

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Tag Team Match: Team Breezango vs. The Vaudevillians to determine the final Tag team on Team Smackdown for Survivor Series


Simon Gotch starts things off with Tyler Breeze and quickly tags Aiden English in after landing a brief barrage of offence, Aiden English lands a Swanton Bomb off the top rope and tags Simon Gotch back in. Fandango is tagged in and after a brief ringside struggle, comes back to the ring. The match comes to an end after Tyler Breeze and Fandango pull off a well-executed move with Tyler Breeze superkicking Simon Gotch.

Fandango pins him for the win!

Result: Team Breezango wins via Pinfall

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Segment: Shane McMahon backstage with Baron Corbin


Shane McMahon speaks to Baron Corbin backstage. Baron Corbin tells Shane McMahon that he wasn't interested in being in the match that night. He tells Shane McMahon to remove him from the team if he had a problem with that. Shane McMahon removes him from the match but puts him in one against Kalisto instead. 

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Opening Segment: AJ Styles in the ring

A flashback to Last Tuesday's Smackdown is shown where AJ Styles got distracted by the No Chin wonder James Ellsworth and ended up losing his match to Dean Ambrose. AJ Styles is in the middle of the ring now and begins to talk to the crowd. 

AJ Styles accuses Dean Ambrose of cheating and refers to James Ellsworth as a 'mutant turtle' as well as an embarrassment to humanity. He further goes on to add that he didn't need Dean Ambrose on his team to win against Raw. He then begins to introduce Team Smackdown, but Baron Corbin's music cuts him off as Corbin makes his entrance. 

Baron Corbin tells AJ Styles that he wouldn't fight for AJ Styles' team. The Wyatt family makes an appearance with Randy Orton after the lights briefly go out, AJ Styles welcomes them to 'Team AJ Styles' as Dean Ambrose makes his entrance, takes a lap around the ring and brings out James Ellsworth. 

Dean Ambrose tells AJ Styles that if he had a problem with James Ellsworth he was gonna have to go through Dean first. AJ Styles brings Dean's attention to the rest of the superstars in the ring and tells him that he's outnumbered. Baron Corbin makes his exit much to the dismay of AJ Styles.

Shane McMahon's music hits and he makes his way into the ring. 

Shane McMahon encourages all members of team Blue to put their differences aside and co-operate with each other. He also insists that the team gets inspiration from James Ellsworth's passion. He then makes James Ellsworth the official mascot for Team Smackdown, acting on Ellsworth's suggestion.

Shane McMahon makes a match between The new Wyatt Family of Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper against the team of James Ellsworth, Dean Ambrose and Baron Corbin. 

Backstage, Becky Lynch is shown getting ready for her title match tonight as we cut to commercials.

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Stay tuned for more live updates

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Daniel Bryan drops a bomb to end the show as he announced Shane McMahon as the fifth member of the Survivor Series team! Holy Sh**! the tapings come to an end. 

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The Wyatt Family def. Dean Ambrose, Ellsworth and Kane in the main event.

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Curt Hawkins notched up his first win on SmackDown by defeating Apollo Crews. 

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Huge announcement made by the WWE. Brian Kendrick will defend the cruiserweight title against Kalisto at Survivor Series. If Kalisto wins, the cruiserweight division comes to SmackDown. 

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