WWE is taping this week’s edition of Smackdown tonight at the Tuscon Convention Center in Tuscon, AZ for the show that will air on June 23, 2016. If you want to get a peek at what will be happening on the show this week, or won’t have time to catch it but want to know the goings on, just keep on reading. You’ve been warned! Spoilers this week courtesy WrestlingInc.com.
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The show opened with Seth Rollins cutting a promo. All indications were that the triple threat between Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship is still on despite Reigns’ suspension. Ambrose came out to cut off Rollins during his promo, then Sami Zayn came out. All issued challenges, but Sami vs. Seth was made official.
Match #1 – Cesaro def. Alberto Del Rio
Match #2 – Sheamus def. Apollo Crews. Sheamus won by count-out.
Backstage, the Club confronted The Usos to set up a match.
Match #3 – AJ Styles def. Jimmy Uso. Styles won by submission with the Calf Crusher.
Match #4 – New Day def. The Vaudevillains. After the match, The Wyatt Family confronted New Day.
Match #5 – Becky Lynch def. Dana Brooke by disqualification. Charlotte interfered, throwing the match out. Sasha Banks ran out for the save.
Match #6 – Seth Rollins def. Sami Zayn. Rollins hit the Pedigree to win. Ambrose sat in on commentary, and after the match Rollins got the better of him.