Roman Reigns has his hands full at Royal Rumble 2016 this Sunday as it’s a ONE vs. ALL match for his WWE heavyweight title. But tonight The Big Dog will have to get through The League of Nations. New Day will face Dolph Ziggler and The Usos. Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens will meet on Miz TV tonight, just days ahead of their Intercontinental Championship match. Chris Jericho will be back to kick off SmackDown. Ryback will face Bray Wyatt. All this and more tonight on WWE SmackDown for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.

Join us for live updates and video highlights coinciding with the USA Network broadcast at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT).


* Chris Jericho opens the show but is soon interrupted by New Day as they head into their 6-man tag team match.

* The New Day vs. Dolph Ziggler, The Usos — Ziggler’s face painted up like the Usos. Ziggler and Usos deliver a triple super kick to New Day for the finish.

* Becky Lynch vs. Alicia Fox — Charlotte is on guest commentary. Becky submits Alicia with a Disarmer. She will challenge Charlotte for the Divas Title on Sunday.

* MIZ TV segment begins with Dean Ambrose. Kevin Owens soon comes out to confront him. MIZ attacks Ambrose from behind, lays him out and calls Owens to come join the fun. Owens comes in but Ambrose clotheslines him and then goes for a Dirty Deeds, but Owens escapes.

* Ryback vs. Bray Wyatt — Ryback gets finished with a Sister Abigail after getting worked over outside the ring.

* Titus O’Neil vs. Stardust — Titus hits Stardust with a Clash of the Titus off the ropes for the finish.

* League of Nations attack Kalisto backstage.

* Roman Reigns vs. League of Nations (King Barrett, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Rusev) 4-vs-1 MATCH — The League of Nations are disqualified after teaming up on Roman. The Usos come out to assist Roman, but they get beat down. Then the Wyatt Family surrounds Roman and the League are gone. Roman goes after the Wyatts but can’t withstand all of them. Bray finishes Roman with a Sister Abigail.


By Jack Bratcher


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