WWE SmackDown Live Preview: September 19, 2017
Kevin Owens shocked the WWE Universe last week with a brutal attack on Vince McMahon, but technically speaking, he was in the clear as the Boss himself had given him the green light to attack 'any McMahon' if provoked.
Try telling that to Shane, though.
How will the disgraced former Commissioner of SmackDown Live react to Kevin Owens' feral assault of his father? One guesses that there will be hell to pay.
In a non-McMahon related storyline, will Baron Corbin make the most of his US Title shot against AJ Styles after weeks of lobbying for an opportunity?
And what of the building tension between Shinsuke Nakamura and WWE Champion Jinder Mahal? The Modern Day Maharaja and his sidekicks picked on Nakamura's pictures last week, but will they have the same cavalier attitude when they're forced to deal with the real thing?
Find out as we comb through all of these points and more on our preview of this week's episode of SmackDown Live!
A Game Kevin Owens will not want to play
After Vince McMahon announced the Hell in a Cell match between Shane McMahon and Kevin Owens, the Prize Fighter resorted to the most despicable means possible to send a message: he viciously attacked a 73-year old, near-defenseless man.
And indefinitely suspended from commissioner duties though he may be, rest assured that Shane McMahon will not take kindly to that.
Expect him to come out thirsty for Kevin Owens blood and lay a beating on the Prize Fighter.
And considering that Stephanie McMahon made a rare appearance to escort her father backstage after the beatdown, don't be surprised if other members of the McMahon family —namely Triple H — tags along with him either.
Imagine a 48-year-old Triple H destroying Kevin Owens and setting up a future match in the proce