The SmackDown roster is gathered all around the apron. Mauro Ranallo, JBL and David Otunga are on commentary. Fans chant for Shane and he thanks them. Shane talks about opportunity and announces that SmackDown will begin holding their own pay-per-views with Backlash on September 11th. Shane introduces the undisputed WWE Champion Dean Ambrose. Ambrose comes out to a pop and wonders who will step up to face him. Bryan announces a Six Pack Challenge for tonight. The winner faces Ambrose at SummerSlam. Bryan announces John Cena as the first entrant. Cena steps through the ropes and stands beside Ambrose. Bray Wyatt is in next, followed by Dolph Ziggler. Baron Corbin and AJ Styles are the last two. Bryan announces that the 6th spot will be filled by the winner of a battle royal, which is next. We go to commercial.
Battle Royal for the Final Six Pack Challenge Spot: Zack Ryder, Kane, Konnor, Viktor, Mojo Rawley, Simon Gotch, Aiden English, Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso, Kalisto, Erick Rowan, Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Apollo Crews, Alberto Del Rio
Back from the break and the battle royal kicks off. Kane fights off Zack Ryder, Konnor and Simon Gotch. Gotch gets eliminated first. Kane eliminates both members of The Ascension. Kane stomps on Kalisto. Erick Rowan works on Aiden English. Uso and Alberto Del Rio go at it. Del Rio with an enziguri on Kane. Fandango is eliminated next. Jey Uso is eliminated next as we go to commercial.
Back from the break. English and Rowan were eliminated during the break. Del Rio eliminates Mojo and fans boo. Del Rio with a Backstabber on Crews. Del Rio gets eliminated. Kane dumps Breeze and Fandango. It’s down to Kane, Ryder, Crews and Kalisto. Kane drops everyone and takes control.
More action between the four with finishers hit. Ryder works on dumping Crews. Kalisto comes over and helps Crews work on Ryder. Ryder fights them off and hits a neckbreaker on Kalisto. Action on the apron between Kalisto, Ryder and Crews. Ryder slips coming off the top. Kane gets up and tosses Kalisto over the top with one hand. Ryder gets up but Kane drops him. Kane boots Crews and splashes both men in the corners. Ryder takes Kane down and goes for the Broski Boot, nailing it. Crews gets a Boot as well. Kane tosses Ryder over the top with one hand. Kane grabs Crews for a chokeslam but it’s countered. Crews dumps Kane over the top for the win and the spot in the 6 Pack Challenge.
Winner: Apollo Crews