WWE SmackDown Live Results 02/05/17
Following the events of WWE Payback, SmackDown Live has a new superstar in the form of Chris Jericho. With Y2J as the new WWE United States Champion, what will happen when he clashes in a rematch with Kevin Owens? What retaliation will Randy Orton be seeking over Jinder Mahal ahead of Backlash 2017? This weeks edition of SmackDown Live came from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. Here is the WWE SmackDown Live Results 02/05/17…
— Shane McMahon opened the show, welcoming Chris Jericho to SmackDown Live. He talked about Jericho defending the WWE United States Championship against Kevin Owens tonight. AJ Styles then came out, and said a lot has changed since they were partners and enemies. But he will take Jericho’s title at Backlash … if Jericho is still champ by the end of the night. Jericho was about to put Styles on the list when Owens came out. Owens said the Festival of Friendship will be nothing compared to tonight. He then said he hasn’t forgotten about Styles. Owens and Styles brawled on the ramp until officials broke it up.
1. Jinder Mahal defeated Sami Zayn
2. Tye Dillinger defeated Aiden English
3. Carmella and Natalya defeated Naomi and Charlotte Flair
— Afterwards, the Welcoming Committee beat down Charlotte and Naomi until Becky Lynch came out. She pretended to join them, but instead threw Ellsworth into the other three and attacked them. The Welcoming Committee laid out all of them.
4. Dolph Ziggler defeated Sin Cara
— Breezango debuted a new Law & Order spoof vignette called “The Fashion Files.”
5. WWE United States Championship Match: Kevin Owens defeated Chris Jericho (c)
— Afterwards, Owens nailed another pop-up powerbomb on Jericho. Trainers and referees tried to help Jericho to the back, but Owens ran back out and put Jericho’s head in a chair, then sent him crashing into the ring post.
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