smackdown2What will the Authority make of Kane’s decision to make a Triple Threat Match between Randy Orton, Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins for Rollins heavyweight title? New Day will put their tag team titles on the line in a rematch with Tyson Kidd and Cesaro. Ryback will take on Luke Harper. Damien Sandow will battle Curtis Axel. All this and more tonight on SmackDown!

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* Show opens backstage with Kane telling Seth Rollins he will face Dean Ambrose tonight.

* Roman Reigns takes to the ring to promote his upcoming match at Payback with Rollins and Orton. Kane walks out, takes his shirt off, calls a referee to come out and steps in the ring with Reigns for an impromptu match. Kane avoids a spear by slipping out of the ring and walks off. Reigns wins by count out.

* We see Rollins backstage saying the difference between he and Kane is that he never runs away from a fight and plans to beat Rollins and Orton on his own at Payback and doesn’t need help from anyone but himself, including the Authority.

* Curtis Axel vs. Damien Sandow — Sandow with a Hulk Hogan impression and You’re Welcome slam finish of Axel.

* Ryback vs. Luke Harper — Ryback with a Meathook Clothesline then the Shellshock finisher. Bray Wyatt ambushes Ryback after the match and leaves him lying in the ring as former Wyatt family member Harper looks on.

* Tag Team Title Match: New Day (c) vs. Cesaro, Tyson Kidd — Cesaro and Kidd have invoked their rematch clause after losing the title at Extreme Rules. New Day’s Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods intervene as Kidd almost pins Big E. This causes New Day to be disqualified, yet they keep their title.

* Nikki Bella vs. Cameron — Nikki finishes Cameron with a Rack Attack.

* Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins (c) — Rollins finishes Ambrose with a face slam. Kane comes in and helps Rollins work over Ambrose. Reigns comes in and cleans house.


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