Backstage to Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley. Mojo rides Ryder for not partying last night, saying he was probably at home playing with his toys. Ryder wants them to stay focused on the titles. The Ascension appears and just stare them down before leaving.
American Alpha and The Hype Bros vs. The Vaudevillains and The Ascension
We go to the ring and Mauro Ranallo is with JBL and David Otunga. Chad Gable and Jason Jordan are out first followed by their partners Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley. Simon Gotch and Aiden English are out next followed by partners Konnor and Viktor.
Gable starts off with English and takes him down. Back and forth until Jordan and Gotch get involved. American Alpha with dropkicks. Jordan with a 2 count on English. Ryder comes in but English decks him and tags in Viktor. He takes control until Ryder catches Viktor in a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Mojo comes in and he’s hyped. Mojo ducks a boot and nails a running clothesline for a 2 count. Konnor tags in and works Mojo in. Ryder ends up coming in. American Alpha takes out The Vaudevillains. The babyface teams clear the ring as we go to a break.
Back from the break and Konnor works over Ryder. Viktor tags in for some double teaming and a 2 count. Konnor with another tag before English tags back in. English with a 2 count. He keeps Ryder grounded now. Ryder with a jawbreaker. English stops Ryder from tagging and in comes Gotch, then Konnor. Konnor runs into boots but still stops Ryder from tagging. They go to the floor and into the barrier. Ryder makes it back in first and tosses Viktor to the floor, then Gotch. Viktor knocks Gable off the apron and stops the tag. Ryder side steps and Konnor runs into the ring post. Jordan tags in as does English. Jordan unloads and everyone gets involved. The finish sees American Alpha hit the double team on English for the pin by Jordan.
Winners: American Alpha and The Hype Bros
– After the match, we go to replays. The heels retreat as the face teams stand tall in the ring.
The Vaudevillains vs. The Hype Bros.
Back from the break and Simon Gotch is out with Aiden English. Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley are out next.
Back and forth to start. The Ascension appears on the stage and watches the match. The Hype Bros end up getting a hot tag and making a comeback. They double team English with the Hype Ryder and Mojo covers for the pin.
Winners: The Hype Bros.
– After the match, The Ascension points at The Hype Bros from the stage as we go to replays.
American Alpha, Heath Slater and Rhyno vs. The Ascension and The Usos
Back from the break and SmackDown Tag Team Champions Heath Slater and Rhyno are out as American Alpha waits in the ring with The Ascension. The Usos are out next with a new theme song.
Jason Jordan starts the match with slams to Jimmy Uso. Chad Gable tags in and works on Jimmy’s arm. Gable slams Uso and Jordan comes back in. Uso nails a forearm and a chop. Uso runs into an uppercut. Jordan with a takedown for a 2 count. Uso backs Jordan into their corner and in comes Jey Uso for some double teaming. Jordan lands on his feet and tags in Gable. The Usos get hit with double monkey flips by Alpha. Gable gets an armbar on the top rope applied to Uso. Gable fights both Usos off but Jey takes out the leg with a chop. Gable sells the leg injury as The Usos stand tall and we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Viktor and Konnor are double teaming Gable in the corner. Konnor covers for a 2 count and goes back to working him over. Jimmy tags back in and beats on Gable in the corner as the referee warns him.
Viktor tags in but Gable sends him to the floor. Konnor rushes in but he also gets dropped. Gable keeps getting closer to a tag but The Ascension pulls Jordan off the apron. Rhyno takes them out on the floor. Gable gets close to a tag again but Uso stops him. They both go down and in comes Slater off the tag. Slater unloads on Jey Uso as fans pop. Slater with a high knee. Viktor comes in and Slater nails him too. Slater with the neckbreaker on Uso for a 2 count as Konnor breaks it. Gable and Rhyno take out Konnor. Viktor with a big uppercut on Rhyno. Jordan sends Viktor over the top to the floor. Slater dodges a superkick and rolls Jey up for a 2 count but Jimmy breaks it with a superkick. The Usos double team Slater and take out his left knee from behind. Jimmy wraps Slater up in a single-leg crab for the win.
Winners: The Usos and The Ascension
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Title Match: The Ascension vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater
Back from the break and Konnor is going at it with Slater. He takes control and in comes Rhyno. Rhyno gets dumped as well. Konnor and Viktor double team Slater for a 2 count as Rhyno breaks it up. Rhyno sends Konnor into the ring post and he rolls to the floor.
Slater finally makes a tag and unloads on Viktor. Rhyno with the spinebuster for a 2 count as Konnor breaks it. Slater jumps on Konnor’s back for a sleeper but he gets tossed to the floor. Rhyno sends Konnor to the floor. Rhyno nails a Gore on Viktor for the win.
Winners: Heath Slater and Rhyno