WWE SmackDown Live event results Des Moines - 23 October 2016
Continuing their tour of Iowa, WWE's blue themed show, SmackDown, held a Live Event this past Sunday in the capital of Des Moines.
Along with more than half dozen exciting matches, the fans also got to witness the return of a former United States champion following a back injury during the event.
Thanks to topropepress.com, below are the complete results and social media reactions to the SmackDown Live Event:
#1 Apollo Crews vs The Miz
In the absence of his current on-screen rival Dolph Ziggler, former Intercontinental Champion Miz faced the former NXT star Apollo Crews in the opening match of the night.
Unfortunately for the Miz, his luck seems to have been stolen along with his intercontinental title as the former WWE champion again suffered a defeated in the opening bout.
Result - Apollo Crews def. The Miz
#2 The Hype Bros and American Alpha vs The Ascension and The Vaudevillains.
The Hype Bros, who had a heated exchange of words with the Ascension in a recent episode of SmackDown, teamed up with American Alpha and defeated Konnor and Viktor, who were accompanied by the team of Simon Gotch and Aiden English.
Result - The Hype Bros and American Alpha def. The Ascension and The Vaudevillains.
#3 Jack Swagger vs Baron Corbin
The former World Champion Jack Swagger hoped to score a victory against the man he came face to face with, during his SmackDown Live debut a few weeks ago.
However, his hopes came crashing down and the Lone Wolf came out victorious in the fight between the two No Mercy opponents.
Results - Baron Corbin def. Jack Swagger.
#4 Becky Lynch, Emma, and Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss, Natalya, and Carmella
The inaugural SmackDown Women's Champion, Becky Lynch, teamed up with the former member of the Funkadactyls tag team Naomi and Emma, to defeat the #1 contender for her championship Alexa Bliss and her teammates Natalya, and Carmella.
Result - Becky Lynch, Emma, and Naomi def. Alexa Bliss, Natalya, and Carmella.