Twitter reacts to WWE SmackDown Live (27 November 2018)

Battle Royal to determine the third competitor of TLC match
Battle Royal to determine the third competitor of TLC match
Akash Kumar
Modified 20 Jun 2019
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This week's of WWE SmackDown Live was broadcast from Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. SmackDown General Manager, Paige, kicked off SmackDown Live by introducing SmackDown Women's Champion, Becky Lynch.

Becky Lynch talked about the injury she suffered just a week before WWE Survivor Series, and she then called out the woman who replaced her at Survivor Series, Charlotte Flair.

Becky then said she told Charlotte Flair to give Rousey the beating she would have given The Rowdy One, but she kind of did. She said she wouldn't have let Rousey stand if she had done it herself. Charlotte Flair hit back by saying she was the only woman on either roster who could have given Rousey the beating she deserved. 

Both women started trading words back and forth, and things got heated. Paige then announced a match between the two of them at TLC pay-per-view.

Mandy Rose then came out with a group of heels and mocked Paige for not giving Absolution an opportunity. She was then interrupted by Naomi, who walked out with Asuka, Carmella, and Lana. Paige then announced a Battle Royal with the winner added to the first ever women's TLC match.

Next on SmackDown Live, The Bar goes one-on-one with The Usos. The Big Show was absent from the match because of an argument they had backstage. After some incredible action, The Usos defeated the SmackDown Tag Team Champions, The Bar. Also on SmackDown Live, The New Day mocked The Miz as they exchanged some words backstage.

AJ Styles came out next to address WWE Champion Daniel Bryan. He said the 14 days he has not been a champion felt longer than the 371 days he was. He then claimed the WWE Championship belongs to him, and the crowd cheered him on.

Shinsuke Nakamura came out next to face Rusev, but the match was called off as Nakamura attacked Rusev before the match, and hit him with a Kinshasa outside the ring.

Nakamura attacking Rusev
Nakamura attacking Rusev

Jeff Hardy's 20th Anniversary Celebration was next, as the entire SmackDown roster came out to celebrate the achievement. Micheal Cole from RAW introduced Jeff Hardy, and an incredible video package was shown, paying tribute to The Charismatic Enigma. Jeff Hardy came out as the entire SmackDown Roster gave him an ovation, chanting "Hardy".

The crowd chanted "Thank You, Hardy!" and Samoa Joe came out to interrupt him. Joe mocks Hardy, and talked about how Jeff kept letting people down. Jeff Hardy challenged him to come to the ring, but Joe walked away.

Next on SmackDown Live, The Miz goes one-on-one against Kofi Kingston. With the help of the distraction from Big E and Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston defeated The Miz.

Randy Orton came out next to talk about defeating Mysterio and taking his mask. Rey Mysterio interrupted him and took out Orton by hitting two 619s. Randy Orton counters and sent Mysterio throat first into the steel chair, and the officials finally broke it up.

In the main event of this week's SmackDown Live, the entire women's division came out for the Battle Royal to gain an opportunity to face Flair and Becky at TLC. Lana got eliminated early in the match, and Mandy Rose and DeVille teamed up against Asuka.

Naomi came to the rescue, but she was taken out by DeVille as she and Asuka only remained. Both women hit each other with kicks and Asuka hit a quick knee, sending Sonya crashing to the floor.

Asuka won the Battle Royal, and gained the opportunity to face Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch at TLC.

Here is how fans reacted to this week's SmackDown Live.

Published 28 Nov 2018
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