WWE SmackDown Live Results 20th February 2018, Latest SmackDown winners and video highlights
Big title match announced, AJ Styles faces Baron Corbin.
SmackDown starts off with Renee Young inviting AJ Styles down to the ring. The fans chant AJ's name as Renee asked him what he thought of the triple threat match at Fastlane becoming a Fatal-5-Way match. AJ replied that his destiny was still in his hands and even though the odds were against him, he was confident in his ability.
As AJ analyzed his opponents, Baron Corbin's music hit. Corbin said that he had AJ's number because AJ was just an athlete while he was a fighter. Corbin also added that he didn't need to pin AJ to win. Corbin sounded pretty confident of becoming the next WWE Champion.
Kevin Owens had heard enough and came out at this point. Owens said that he was so sick of hearing Corbin and Styles blabber that he had to come out and shut them up himself. Owens added that Corbin didn't belong anywhere near the WWE Championship scene.
As Owens went off in a rant about Shane McMahon, Shane himself interrupted Owens. Shane informed Owens that he would be facing Dolph Ziggler next on SmackDown next.
Kevin Owens vs Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler went right after Owens but the latter cut him off soon, sending him face-first into the announcer's table. Ziggler returned the favour before rolling Owens back into the ring. Owens got caught by a dropkick but rolled out to ringside to regroup.
Ziggler followed Owens out and Owens sent him back-first into the barricade before rolling him back into the ring. Ziggler hit him with a Stun Gun before looking to capitalize at ringside. Owens sent Ziggler back-first into the ring apron.
Back in the ring, Owens sent Ziggler crashing into the turnbuckle and followed it up with the canonball for a 2-count as we cut to a commercial break.
Back from the break, Ziggler hit a swinging neckbreaker for a 2-count. Owens replied by flooring Ziggler and hitting an elbow drop from the middle rope. Owens headed to the top rope after this and Ziggler tried to join him but Owens pushed him off and went for a Swanton Bomb. Dolph got his knees up at the last second and hit a Famouser for a nearfall.
Owens went to hit a Pop Up Powerbomb but Ziggler maneuvered out of it and hit a Zig Zag. It looked over as Dolph went for the cover but KO kicked out at the last second.
Sami Zayn's music hit at this point and Owens hit a distracted Ziggler with a superkick to the back of the head for the win.
Kevin Owens def. Dolph Ziggler