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WWE SmackDown Results, September 5th 2017, Live Updates and Commentary, Vince McMahon's next SmackDown Live appearance announced

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Updated: 06 September 2017 07:47 IST - Published: 06 September 2017 07:36 IST
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What a show, folks!!!! What a show!!! We hope you enjoyed our coverage of SmackDown Live. Thanks for joining us and Godspeed. 
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What a reveal!!!! One of the greatest characters in the history of wrestling is returning to television!!!!!
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After the match, we cut to Daniel Bryan and Kevin Owens backstage. Bryan calls for a truce, but the Prizefighter says that he isn't done yet and promises to make SmackDown the Kevin Owens Show. Daniel Bryan then drops a bombshell and announces that Owens will deal with Mr McMahon next week!!!!!!!!
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Orton powers out, and the crowd is actually chanting for him. It's like 2011 all over again. Orton looks for another RKO, but Nakamura connects with a knee to the back. He then finds a Kinshasa with all the precision of a cruise missile for the win. This was a great match, folks.

Shinsuke Nakamura def. Randy Orton

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Even though his character work can be appalling, Orton is as smooth as a fine scotch inside the ring. The Viper finally gets a rope-hung DDT and calls for the RKO. Nakamura reverses into an armbar!!!! These men have their hard hats on!!!! This is work rate!!!!
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Nakamura looks for the exploder, but Orton escapes. The Viper is thinking about another rope-hung DDT, but Nakamura cuts him off. Orton then effortlessly nails a massive superplex for two. The dogged Nakamura will not go away. He taunts Orton and blocks one of the Missouri native's kicks. He rallies with a flurry of strikes and sets up Kinshasa, but Orton connects with a scoop slam!!!! What a spot!!!!
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Orton connects with a suplex on the ropes and gets a two count. He then grabs a head lock, but Nakamura wrests control with a flurry of strikes, forcing the VIper to roll outside the ring. Another rope-hung DDT is blocked, but Orton suplexes Nakamura on the announce desk. The action returns to the ring where the Viper appears to be in control. However, Nakamura connects with a barrage of strikes which is punctuated by a knee to the ribs for two.  
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Randy Orton vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
Nakamura takes Orton's back, but the Viper manages to prise Nakamura's arms apart. The King of Strong Style takes control but misses with a massive kick. Orton almost capitalises with an RKO. The two men then lock. Nakamura does his signature taunt but almost eats a rope-hung DDT.
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It's main event time. This has been a very strong show, folks. Orton and Nakamura are two of SmackDown's more stale characters, but they now have an opportunity to do something special. 
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James Ellsworth finds Carmella backstage and profusely apologises to the Princess of Staten Island. Carmella stops him and says that they are going to do things her way. She proceeds to kiss Ellsworth and then slap him. Ok, so is this now a thing? 
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AJ Styles is backstage with Tye Dillinger, and he promises the Perfect 10 an opportunity to win the United States Championship next week. 
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Dillinger connects with mounted punches in the corner. Corbin then connects with a shot to the throat when the referee is looking to separate both men. The End of Days follows, and that's all she wrote.

Baron Corbin def. Tye Dillinger
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Baron Corbin has Dillinger in a headlock, and he's wearing the Canadian Superstar down. He connects with a massive clothesline and starts talking trash to AJ Styles. However, Dillinger fights back and puts the boots to Corbin in the corner. Dillinger looks for the Tye Breaker, but Corbin regains control and proceeds to yell at AJ Styles. Corbin looks for Deep Six, but Dillinger nearly gets a school boy for the win!!!
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Baron Corbin vs. Tye Dillinger
Just after the match starts, Corbin rolls out of the ring to yell at AJ Styles. However, the charisma vacuum is intercepted by Dillinger, who connects with a suicide dive. The Perfect 10 assaults the Lone Wolf and gains the upper hand as we cut to commercial.  
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AJ Styles is on commentary for Baron Corbin's match with Tye Dillinger. 
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Renee Young is backstage with Jinder Mahal. The Modern Day Maharaja says that he has defeated Nakamura and Orton without too much trouble and claims that he has represented Asia far better than the King of Strong Style. Mahal then rambles in Punjabi before leaving.   
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Shane apologises to Bryan and takes responsibility for his actions. He attempts to justify his actions by saying that he flys into a blind rage when someone brings up his family. Shane claims that he will smooth things over. However, Daniel Bryan says that he received a phone call from Vince McMahon and claims that things have blown out of proportion. 

Bryan then announces that Vince McMahon has suspended Shane indefinitely. WOW!!!!!! Shane and Bryan are so good on television that we can only hope this isn't permanent. 
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Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring. As usual, he's more over than anyone else on the show. He summons Shane McMahon to the ring and chides Shane for recklessly assaulting Kevin Owens. Bryan brings up his own personal animosity with The Miz in 2016 and says that he kept his cool during that incident.  
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After SmackDown's two most prominent tag teams depart, Daniel Bryan receives a phone call, and he doesn't look thrilled. 
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We're backstage in Daniel Bryan's office when The New Day and The Usos arrive. The Usos announce that they will defend their crowns against The New Day next week in a Sin City Street Fight. 
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Sami Zayn vs. Aiden English
Zayn starts with a few kicks to the gut and a Frankensteiner. The Quebec native is going after a fury, but things come apart when he ascends to the top rope and misses a crossbody. English manages to execute an awkward schoolboy for the win. After the match, English starts to sing, but Sami Zayn chases him away. Sure, he lost to a virtual jobber, but anyone who can stop English from singing is a star in my books. 

Aiden English def. Sami Zayn
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Aiden English attempts to sing before his match with Sami Zayn. Thankfully, the former El Generico interrupts him before he can get a word out.    
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Dolph Ziggler is out next. The Showoff cuts a genuinely cringe-worthy promo, trolling John Cena and "Macho Man" Randy Savage in the process. This segment is so bad that it's actually kind of funny. Ziggler even mocks Naomi's entrance.  

By the time he returns to the back, you can't help but scratch your head in bewilderment. That was bizarre yet kind of funny. 
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After a genuinely heartfelt video package, we return to normal programming. 
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We then get a package chronicling WWE's work with Connor's Cure. Don't forget to visit connorthecrusher.com
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Dolph Ziggler is apparently going to re-debut next. The Ziggler story in WWE reeks of immense frustration and creative incompetence. 
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After the match, Carmella berates Ellsworth for being the sorriest person on the planet. She then puts an end to their alliance. We've just seen a huge breakup ;). 
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When we return from commercial, Carmella has Natalya in the body scissors. Natalya powers out and hits a scoop slam. The Queen of Harts attempts to lock in a sharpshooter but attempts to catapult Carmella into the turnbuckle instead.

However, Carmella manages to avoid it and connect with a superkick. Just as the Princess of Staten Island goes for the cover, Ellsworth hops onto the apron with the Money in the Bank contract. Carmella tells the referee that she doesn't intend to cash in. Natalya capitalises on the chaos and rolls Carmella up for the win.

Natalya def. Carmella
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Carmella vs. Natalya
Natalya grabs a headlock and knocks Carmella down with a forearm. There is an exchange of acrobatic manoeuvres, but Natalya has had enough and just decks Carmella. Ms Money in the Bank rolls out of the ring as we cut to commercial.  
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Daniel Bryan apologises to Kevin Owens backstage and says that Shane didn't intend to lose his cool. Owens has a sly grin on his face and says that he's going to make SmackDown Live the Kevin Owens Show. He threatens to sue Shane, WWE and the entire McMahon family. Daniel Bryan suggests that there could be an alternative solution to this problem. 

However, Owens looks like the cat that ate the canary, and he says that he will press criminal charges against Shane by himself.   
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We really can't do this segment justice, folks. That was just tremendous. If you like wrestling. you have to go out of your way to watch that segment. 
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Kevin Owens then hits his stride and destroys Shane on the microphone, criticising the Commissioner of SmackDown Live for his attention grabbing theatrics. He touches a nerve when he brings up Shane's kids. Owens then says that Shane's family would have been better off if he hadn't survived the helicopter crash. 

Another mention of his kids triggers Shane who assaults Owens and leaves the Candian Superstar laying. Shane has to be talked off the ledge by Daniel Bryan and a few road agents.  
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Shane McMahon is out to discipline Kevin Owens, and there is an awkward pause where it looks like the Boy Wonder has forgotten his lines. Shane tells Owens to stop blaming him for losing the United States Championship. This doesn't please Owens who says that he was much happier on Raw. Shane mocks Owens and says mocks the latter for being handed the Universal Championship by Triple H. 
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We cut to the ring where James Ellsworth is about to introduce Carmella. However, he is interrupted by Kevin Owens? WWE's best promo says that he will be the special guest referee for Carmella's match with Natalya. 
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We get a backstage vignette where Orton and Nakamura promote tonight's main event. 
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As we start the show, Corey Graves is on the desk. The Pittsburgh native says that he has big boots to fill, not a very self-aware statement considering Graves is far better than Bradshaw. 
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Just to get you warmed up, here's the gorgeous Cathy Kelley's preview of SmackDown Live. She's an active member of Mensa International you know. 
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Thanks for joining Sportskeeda's coverage of SmackDown Live. If the Superstars on the blue brand even attempt to outdo the latest offering from their cohorts on the flagship show, we should be in for a doozy. 
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Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura battle for a WWE Championship opportunity tonight on SmackDown LIVE

A monumental first-time-ever battle will determine the next challenger for Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship. Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura will collide for the huge opportunity tonight on SmackDown LIVE.

Both men certainly feel that they have been wronged by The Modern Day Maharaja in their last chances at the championship. Orton’s last championship opportunity ended with the shocking return of The Great Khali, who prevented him from escaping the Punjabi Prison. Nakamura’s title pursuit at SummerSlam was ruined by The Singh Brothers, who distracted The King of Strong Style, giving Mahal the opening he needed to leave Brooklyn with the championship.

Both Orton and Nakamura got measures of payback on Mahal and his crew in recent weeks but still want the WWE Championship more than anything. Only one Superstar will earn the right to challenge Jinder Mahal. Who will it be: The Viper or The Artist Known as Shinsuke Nakamura?

Natalya takes on Carmella tonight on SmackDown LIVE

Ms. Money in the Bank Carmella could get one step closer to becoming SmackDown Women’s Champion when she battles Natalya tonight on SmackDown LIVE.

The Princess of Staten Island has made no bones about it since winning the second Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match – sooner or later, she’s coming for the title. That threat has been hanging over the division for several months, as Carmella waits for the right time to pounce.

Meanwhile, the championship picture changed at SummerSlam, as Natalya dethroned Naomi to capture her first title in nearly six years. Now, the third-generation Superstar is re-learning what it means to be a champion in WWE. Though she teamed up with Natalya to face Naomi & Becky Lynch on SmackDown LIVE two weeks ago, The Princess of Staten Island seemed ready to cash in on her partner, though she may have altered her strategy after James Ellsworth blurted out her game plan.

However, there will be no pretenses when the two clash tonight. Will Carmella soften up the champion for a potential cash-in, or will Natalya prove that Ms. Money in the Bank isn’t ready to hold the SmackDown Women’s Title?

Will Kevin Owens continue to rail against Shane McMahon?

Kevin Owens made it clear last week that he believes SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon is the sole reason he is not the United States Champion, claiming that Shane-O-Mac cost him the title after the SmackDown LIVE Commissioner took over as referee during Owens’ unsuccessful challenge of AJ Styles.

KO tried to prove his point last week, taking over as official after forcing the referee for the match between Sami Zayn and Aiden English’s match to give him his jersey. Owens may have gone a bit overboard, planting Zayn with a Pop-up Powerbomb, then fast-counting English’s pinfall. Shane ruled that Owens’ decision as the impromptu referee was not official, but seemingly now realizes just how furious Owens is.

Will Kevin Owens continue to antagonize Shane McMahon?

Kevin Owens made it clear last week that he believes SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon is the sole reason he is not the United States Champion, claiming that Shane-O-Mac cost him the title after the SmackDown LIVE Commissioner took over as a referee during Owens’ unsuccessful challenge of AJ Styles.

KO tried to prove his point last week, taking over as official after forcing the referee for the match between Sami Zayn and Aiden English’s match to give him his jersey. Owens may have gone a bit overboard, planting Zayn with a Pop-up Powerbomb, then fast-counting English’s pinfall. Shane ruled that Owens’ decision as the impromptu referee was not official, but seemingly now realizes just how furious Owens is.

Will Dolph Ziggler finally show off his star power?

During SmackDown LIVE last week, an erratic Dolph Ziggler promised to show the WWE Universe star power like they’d never seen before. The Showoff went back on his word, however, saying the crowd in Little Rock, Ark., didn’t deserve to see what he had planned. He went on to promise that he would make his big reveal tonight.

Will Ziggler finally unveil what will give him unprecedented star power?

Corey Graves to take over as new SmackDown LIVE commentator

As first announced on WWE's Twitter page, Corey Graves will be joining the SmackDown LIVE commentary team, replacing JBL who opted to leave his position at the desk late last week to pursue his new opportunity as a Beyond Sport Global Ambassador.
Graves will now commentate both Raw and SmackDown LIVE, while Nigel McGuinness will take over Graves' commentary duties on 205 Live and WWE Main Event.

WWE.com wishes both Graves and McGuinness the best of luck in their new roles.

Credits: WWE.com