WWE: Randy Orton makes Smackdown return

Posted May 12, 2017

An alliance between Zayn, Orton and Styles that held off Mahal, Corbin and the super Singh brothers. Naomi instantly agrees while Charlotte agrees a little more reluctantly.

Former disciple clashed with diehard believer last night, as Luke Harper took on a leaderless Erick Rowan on Smackdown LIVE. In the main card, AJ Styles, Randy Orton and Sami Zayn squared off with Baron Corbin, Jinder Mahal and Kevin Owens, while in another fight Becky Lynch took on Natalya.

Harper seems to have the match in his favor when Rowan grabs his sheep masks. Of course, Styles has to interrupt this segment as well.

Mojo Rawley shows reverence for the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Trophy: SmackDown LIVE, . There's no way Nakamura's losing his 1st official match on PPV.

Tyler Breeze & Fandango continue to investigate The Usos ahead of WWE Backlash until they're forced to re-open a case they thought was closed.

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Fashion Files, Part II: Dressed as a British detective and officer, Breezango found face paint on the floor and thought they located The Usos but instead came across The Ascension getting hyped in a small metal closet.

Shinsuke Nakamura's feud with Dolph Ziggler has intensified after Ziggler called his foe into the ring.

This led to a six-woman tag team match at Backlash between Charlotte, Naomi, and Becky against the three members of the Welcoming Committee.

Taped promo - Rusev: Upset that commissioner Shane McMahon had not responded to his demand for a title match, Rusev said he would appear at SmackDown next week because being ignored was even worse than getting turned down.

What is your biggest problem with "Smackdown Live"? Since this will be just a few days before Backlash, perhaps we could see the former United States Champion on the upcoming show. Owens just got the title back around his shoulder, so we just can't see him losing it so quickly. The distraction allowed Mahal to hit his finishing manoeuvre Cobra Clutch slam on Orton and pin him for the win.