Cole leads us to a look at the Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose feud. Rose is backstage now. She cuts an intense promo on how she’s a hard worker despite everything against her. She thanks Deville for reminding her she’s more than just a pretty face. If Deville thought cutting her hair would destroy her… think again. Rose challenges Deville to a Hair vs. Hair match at SummerSlam. She tells Deville to put her money where her mouth is, and says she can’t wait to prove Deville wrong. Rose promises things will get ugly.
We go back to the ring for the return of The Dirt Sheet with John Morrison and The Miz. They welcome us and show us how Sonya Deville attacked Mandy Rose last week.
Miz and Morrison are having technical difficulties with their mics. They joke that RETRIBUTION wasn’t booked for SmackDown tonight. They go on about using their platform to give a platform to a victim who was attacked last week. They play Mandy’s music but it’s Mandy Rose’s Hair instead. The talking hair piece appears on the big screen. They do a bunch of comedy mocking Rose and her hair. They then appear to actually give the real Mandy a chance to speak now, but they bring out Deville instead.
Deville goes on about how it’s not a big deal what she did to Rose because she told everyone what she was going to do ahead of time, and she’s a woman who keeps her word. She talks about enjoying the hair cutting and messing up Rose’s makeup. She goes on and says she has no respect for Rose anymore. Deville says Rose is so weak. She brags about breaking Rose in the ring and now emotionally. The crowd boos and Rose says they’re a terrible crowd. They go on booing and Deville gets angry, daring Rose to come out and correct her if she’s wrong. Miz and Morrison point to how we haven’t heard from Rose since the attack, and she hasn’t posted any selfies. Morrison says we all know how much she loves doing that.
Deville brings up how Rose won an award on The Bump, for making out with Otis. Deville says Rose won an award for making out with a dude. She’s just going to leave that there. They all start insulting Mandy and Otis now. The music interrupts and out comes Heavy Machinery. Tucker and Otis, with his Money In the Bank briefcase, hit the ring. They start brawling with Miz and Morrison. Miz gets sent out to the floor. They go to double team Morrison as Otis prepares to hit him with the Caterpillar. Morrison is able to retreat and hit the floor, joining Deville and Miz. They regroup as Otis and Tucker stand tall in the ring. Back to commercial.
The Miz and John Morrison vs. Heavy Machinery
Back from the break and it’s time for tonight’s main event as The Miz and John Morrison make their way out. Sonya Deville is with them. Out next is Heavy Machinery – Tucker and Otis, with his Money In the Bank briefcase.
Morrison starts off with Tucker. Morrison strikes with big kicks to start. Tucker comes back with a slam, grounding Morrison. Deville cheers Morrison on. Tucker and Morrison go at it and Tucker levels him with a clothesline. The lights start flickering again as Graves jokes about this being RETRIBUTION again. Otis tags in and they double team Morrison. Otis runs over Morrison as the crowd cheers.
Morrison counters Otis and tags in Miz. Miz rocks Otis but Otis takes it and rubs his belly, dancing around. Otis takes more shots from Miz. Otis rips his shirt off, blocks a shot and runs over Miz in the middle of the ring. Tucker tags back in and they march around Miz in the middle of the ring. They then collide against him, sending him to the floor to regroup. Tucker leaps off the apron with a cannonball, taking down both opponents on the floor. Heavy Machinery celebrates as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Miz is going at it with Tucker. Morrison comes in for the double team but Tucker kicks out at 2 as Otis cheers him on. Morrison unloads while Tucker is down. Tucker counters a shot and fights back as Otis distracts Morrison. Morrison keeps fighting and nails a kick to the face. Miz tags in as the crowd rallies. They hit a double team Gutbuster. Miz with a DDT for a 2 count.
Miz and Morrison with more offense now. Morrison with a cheap shot from the apron as the referee is distracted. They taunt Tucker and Otis now. Morrison tags in but Tucker knocks him off the apron, then drops down on Miz. Otis rallies for the tag and gets it. Otis comes in and runs wild on both opponents as the crowd cheers. Deville yells from ringside. Otis with big power moves on Miz and Morrison as he takes turn on both. Otis runs and splashes Morrison in the corner. Otis readies for the Caterpillar on Morrison as Deville yells for him to get up. Otis hits it on Morrison but Miz breaks the pin up at 2. The crowd boos.
Tucker charges Miz and Morrison at ringside but they move and he crashes into the Plexiglas. Miz drives Otis into the steel ring steps. Mandy Rose with shorter hair suddenly appears and attacks Deville at ringside, preventing her from interfering. Rose unloads but Deville fights back and brings it in the ring. The referee calls for the bell.
After the bell, Rose and Deville brawl around the ring now. The referee and the two tag teams run in to pull them apart. Rose tackles Deville again and keeps the attack going. They’re pulled apart once again. Deville takes Rose out of mid-air at one point and tackles her again. Rose and Deville are finally pulled apart one last time, and taken out of the ring. SmackDown goes to commercial as they try to end the chaos between Rose and Deville.
Back from the break and we see Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville still being kept apart in the backstage area. There are more technical difficulties from overhead.
Mandy Rose and Otis are backstage. Rose says it feels like a long time since they’ve had a proper date. She’s booked a table at Otis’ favorite BBQ spot, a table in the back so no one can see how much they eat. She goes on teasing him with the description of a peach dessert and he’s loving it. She tells him to go get ready, she will do the same, and then they will meet back here. They go their separate ways and we see Sonya Deville walk up from the background. She was listening and doesn’t look too happy. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and we see Mandy Rose doing her makeup in the back. Sonya Deville suddenly attacks. The screen briefly glitches like it was doing several weeks ago. Deville talk trash while beating Rose around. The screen glitches a few more times. Deville keeps the attack going and kicks Rose’s face into the ground. Deville grabs a pair of scissors and starts cutting some of Mandy’s hair off. Deville says Mandy ruined her life and now she’s going to ruin hers. You didn’t believe me? Deville sends Rose back down to the ground. Deville goes back to the makeup table and looks around, asking what else she can do to Rose. She grabs a pair of clippers and turns them on. She’s going to shave Rose’s head but here comes several referees an WWE Producer Adam Pearce. They stop Deville from doing any further damage. Deville grabs a chunk of Rose’s hair off the ground and says she has what she wants. Deville leaves while Rose sobs on the ground. Pearce calls for help.
We briefly go to the announcers but Cole sends us right back to Kayla Braxton. We see trainers checking on Mandy Rose. Otis and Tucker are also checking on her. The Miz and John Morrison are talking to Braxton. They make light of the situation and crack jokes. Tucker yells at them to get out of here and they leave in a hurry.
Back from the break and The Miz and John Morrison are out for another must-see edition of MizTV. They make excuses for the Backlash loss to WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman and also talk Otis. They bring out tonight’s guest and here comes Mandy Rose.
They start off by asking about Sonya Deville. They go on joking around and Mandy goes to leave because she didn’t come out here to be disrespected. Miz talks her into stopping and says they have a surprise for her. The music interrupts and out comes Sonya Deville.
Rose and Deville have some words as Deville marches to the ring. Rose says she’s done with this, she’s done with Deville. Deville wishes she could be done but week after week she’s watched Rose get the spotlight and wonder what she’s done to get that. Rose keeps talking trash and Mandy asks what is it what she wants. She can hurt Rose mentally and she’s still standing her. She can try to hurt her physically. Despite what Deville says about Otis, he’s been there since day one and he’s been loyal. Rose asks Deville what she has besides being a fighter. She’s alone and how long will she hold onto this petty stuff? Deville isn’t mad at Rode anymore she doesn’t even care, she just wants to know what she has to go to get the Mandy Rose treatment. Deville goes on and says she’s superior to Rose in every single way. Deville says she’s done. She will take apart the one thing that keeps Rose going, she will destroy her inside and outside. Rose attacks and they keep brawling as Miz and Morrison watch on. Deville ends up retreating to the floor while Miz and Morrison stop Rose from following. Miz takes a huge slap to the face. Mandy marches off to the back as her music plays.
We see Tucker and Otis backstage getting ready. Mandy Rose walks up and reminds Otis to take his Money In the Bank briefcase. Otis is excited to see Mandy but Tucker tries to get him to focus. We suddenly see Jeff Hardy and Sheamus brawling next to them. They brawl into a bunch of items stacked up as officials try to separate them. Sheamus pounds on Hardy as we go back to commercial.
Braun Strowman and Heavy Machinery vs. The Miz, John Morrison and Dolph Ziggler
WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman hits the ring to a pop for tonight’s six-man main event. Out next are his partners, Heavy Machinery. Tucker and Otis hit the ring and Otis is carrying his Money In the Bank briefcase. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and we get a new “coming soon” vignette for Matt Riddle. Riddle will make his debut next Friday night. We go back to the ring and Braun stands with Heavy Machinery as Dolph Ziggler makes his way out first. The Miz is out next to join Ziggler on the stage. John Morrison joins them and they all head to the ring together.
Strowman taunts Miz and Morrison on the floor before we get the bell. Ziggler starts off with Otis. Ziggler retreats over the top rope to the floor. Otis taunts him from the ring. Ziggler paces around but Miz is going to start. Otis brings Miz over the top rope and goes to work on him. Otis tags in Tucker for the double team headbutts. Tucker drops another headbutt, sending Miz to the corner to tag out. Morrison tags in and catches Tucker with a big kick. Morrison counters a big backdrop. Tucker catches Morrison in mid-air and slams him for a 2 count.
Tucker stands tall over Morrison and talks some trash. Morrison retreats and tags in Ziggler. Ziggler goes behind Tucker but Tucker counters and clubs him. Otis tags in, as does Strowman. They triple team Ziggler by launching Strowman into him with a splash in the corner. Strowman clubs Ziggler to the mat with a big strike. Tucker tags back in and holds Ziggler in the air for a big suplex. King Baron Corbin suddenly appears on the big screen, telling the camera man to follow him but keep a distance.
Tucker stops the suplex, placing Ziggler on his shoulder, and everyone watches Corbin. We see Corbin approach Mandy Rose backstage and ask him about what happened last week with Otis and his crown. Mandy says they were just playing around. Corbin says Mandy was really fantasizing about being with him. Otis appears out of nowhere and rushes Corbin, knocking him down. Otis unloads on Corbin as officials try to break it up. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler tags in to drop a big elbow on Tucker for a 2 count. Otis has not returned to the ring. Strowman tries to rally for Tucker while Ziggler keeps control and grounds Tucker in the middle of the ring. Tucker fights up but Ziggler rams him into the corner by his hair while Miz distracts the referee. Morrison tags back in and delivers kicks to Tucker.
Morrison drops Tucker with a kick for a 2 count as the crowd boos the heels some more. Morrison grounds Tucker by his arm as Strowman reaches for a tag. Miz tags in as Tucker sends Morrison to the floor. Tucker blocks a Figure Fur and kicks Miz out of the ring. Ziggler comes in but Tucker ends up dropping him with an enziguri. Tucker goes for the tag but Miz and Morrison pull Strowman from the apron to the floor. They double team him and Miz drops him with a big DDT.
Ziggler turns his attention back to Tucker in the ring. Otis returns to the ringside area and Mandy is with him. Ziggler taunts Rose but pays for it as Tucker drops him. Otis tags in and drops Miz and Morrison from the apron to the floor. Otis levels Ziggler with a clothesline. Miz and Morrison run back in but Otis takes them out. Otis dances around, taking shots from Ziggler. Ziggler hits him again but Otis just takes it. Otis with a headbutt. Otis ends up tossing Ziggler out to the floor and he lands hard. The crowd chants for Otis now.
Otis calls for the Freight Train as Strowman runs wild around the ringside area, leveling all three opponents. Ziggler is sent back in and Otis hits him with the Caterpillar, then the big elbow drop. Otis covers Ziggler for the pin to win.
Winners: Braun Strowman and Heavy Machinery
After the match, Mandy hits the ring to celebrate with Strowman, Otis and Tucker. Otis kicks Ziggler out of the ring as the Heavy Machinery music hits. We go to replays. Strowman raises the Universal Title in the air while Otis raises his Money In the Bank briefcase. We see the heels down on the outside recovering. Otis, briefcase still in the air, glances over at Strowman and his title while the celebration continues. The final SmackDown before WWE Backlash goes off the air.
Otis is walking backstage with Mandy Rose. They come up on the cape and crown of King Baron Corbin. He asks if he should try it on and she tells him to go for it. Otis puts the crown on and goofs off as they walk off together. We briefly go to the announcers and then back to Corbin, who is furious about his crown going missing. A crew member tells him Otis walked off with it. Corbin is furious as he heads to the ring for their match and we go to commercial.
Otis vs. King Baron Corbin
Back from the break and out first comes Otis with his Money In the Bank briefcase, and Mandy Rose. We get a replay of their pool segment last week. King Baron Corbin is out next.
Corbin unloads to start the match. Otis comes back and sends Corbin to the floor. Corbin comes right back in but Otis sends him right back out. Otis follows but Corbin knocks him into the apron and then sends him face-first into the ring post as Mandy cheers her man on. Corbin brings it back in and sends Otis into the corner, then runs out and back in. Otis side-steps a clothesline but Corbin comes right back with a big side-slam for a close 2 count.
Corbin keeps control and rocks Otis with strikes in the corner. Corbin with body shots and more offense in the corner. Otis kicks out at 2. Corbin keeps Otis in the corner and manhandles him some by the neck now. The “fans” chant for Otis now. Otis keeps fighting and looks to turn it around but Corbin kicks away. Otis just takes them and hulks up. Otis starts to mount some offense now. Otis with a big overhead suplex. Otis goes on and hits a corner splash. Otis calls for the Caterpillar but Corbin rolls to the floor.
Corbin stalls some as Otis approaches. Corbin grabs a steel chair and sends it into Otis’ gut for the disqualification as the referee calls the match.
Winner by DQ: Otis
After the bell, Corbin delivers more chair shots. They bring it back in the ring but Otis comes back and drops Corbin. Otis does the Caterpillar and drops the elbow on Corbin. Otis celebrates with Rose as his music hits.
Sonya Deville vs. Lacey Evans
Mandy Rose appears on the big screen. She talks trash to Deville and says she’s a failure, not a fighter. Deville screams back at Rose and dares her to come to the ring, calling her a Barbie Doll. Evans takes advantage and drops Deville with a Woman’s Right. Evans covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Lacey Evans
After the match, Rose looks on from the big screen and smiles as Evans celebrates the win. Deville rolls to the floor clutching her neck.
Back from the break and we see Mandy Rose, Otis and his Money In the Bank briefcase at the pool. Mandy is so excited for their day alone. Otis pours some champagne for he and his “peach” as he calls her. They toast to alone time for the two of them. Otis wants to hit the water and asks if Rose wants to. She says no because she’s tired and wants to take a nap. Otis heads over to the pool and Rose puts her sunglasses down for a nap.
We’re apparently in Mandy’s dream now. She looks over and sees Otis testing the water temperature with his toe. She looks at him again like he’s the hottest man alive. Otis comes out of the pool, walking like he’s some supermodel. She blows him a kiss in her dream. He rips off his shirt and they start kissing. Mandy watching this, eating a peach of her own, is turned on. We snap back to reality and Otis hits a big cannonball in the pool, soaking Rose with water. He asks if she was sleeping and she says kind of. He apologizes. She says she was having an amazing dream. She joins him in the pool and they start making out to end the segment.
Sonya Deville and Dolph Ziggler vs. Mandy Rose and Otis
We go back to the ring and out first comes Sonya Deville. Dolph Ziggler is out next and they head to the ring together. Mandy Rose is out first for her team. Out last comes Otis with his Money In the Bank briefcase. Otis and Mandy head to the ring together. The two sides have words before the bell.
Rose starts off with Deville but before they can go at it, Otis and Ziggler come in. Ziggler goes for the leg but Otis tosses him away. Ziggler comes back and Otis scoops him, then spins him around for a slam. Otis with a running splash in the corner. Otis dances around as Ziggler rolls to the ropes for a breather. Deville tags in and in comes Rose. Deville rams Rose back into the corner and hits her with shoulder thrusts. Deville manhandles Rose in the corner some. Rose comes out and tackles Deville with strikes. Otis and Ziggler end up going at it on the floor. Ziggler sends Otis into the steel steps.
Rose goes right to the floor to check on Otis while he’s down, clutching his shoulder. We go to commercial with Otis and Mandy on the outside.
Back from the break and Deville is manhandling Rose on the mat. Otis is still down on the floor, clutching his shoulder. Deville taunts Rose and sends her back into the corner for right hands. Rose rocks Deville and fights her way out, rolling Deville for a quick 1 count. Deville comes right back and drops Rose. Otis is back on the apron now. Deville taunts Otis while working Rose over in the middle of the ring. Otis tries to rally Rose for a tag.
Rose with a jawbreaker to Deville. Deville stops her from tagging. Deville with a big kick to Rose to taunt Otis. Deville with more big kicks while Rose is on her knees. More back and forth now as Rose finally gets an opening. Ziggler and Otis reach for tags as the referee counts. Deville gets up first but Rose kicks her away. Otis tags in as does Ziggler.
Otis strikes first and drives Ziggler into the mat, then the corner. Ziggler rocks Otis back but Otis smashes him in the corner. Otis with a running splash in the corner and Ziggler goes down. Otis dances around but doesn’t capitalize as Deville tags in. Rose has to come in but she nails clotheslines to Deville. Rose unloads as Otis decks Ziggler on the outside and beats him around. Rose with more offense on Deville for a close 2 count. Otis and Ziggler continue brawling on the floor. Deville blocks the double underhook from Rose and rocks her with a knee. Ziggler holds Otis back from coming in to make the save. Deville goes on and nails another knee to the back of the head for the pin to win.
Winners: Sonya Deville and Dolph Ziggler
After the bell, Otis comes in to check on Rose as Deville makes her exit. Ziggler runs in and superkicks Otis in the face while he’s tending to Rose. We go to replays. Ziggler and Deville back up the ramp together while taunting Otis and Rose.
Tonight’s WWE SmackDown on FOX opens up with Mandy Rose getting ready in the back. Otis walks up and asks what he can do to help. Mandy has been ready for this match and she’s ready. She tells Otis to focus on Money In the Bank and she will take care of Sonya Deville. Rose and Otis kiss before she walks off. The camera cuts backstage to Deville warming up. Dolph Ziggler walks up and she talks about how she’s been ready. Ziggler says he will be waiting here for her. He asks her to take it easy on Rose’s face for him. She can’t make any promises. Deville walks off.
Mandy Rose vs. Sonya Deville
We go to the ring for tonight’s opener as Mandy Rose makes her way out. Michael Cole welcomes us to SmackDown. He’s joined by Corey Graves. They go over the Rose vs. Sonya Deville feud. Deville is out next as Greg Hamilton does the introductions.
The bell rings and they go at it. Rose unloads and beats Deville down in the corner. The referee tries to get her to back off. Rose keeps the offense going but has some trouble with her knee. Deville takes advantage but Rose drops her and keeps the offense coming. Deville retreats to the floor for a breather. Rose yells at her to come back in. Deville comes back to the apron and Rose runs into a kick. Deville comes back into the ring with a knee. Deville with a running knee for a close 2 count. Deville talks some trash and keeps Rose down, taunting her.
Deville manhandles Rose some, slamming her back to the mat for a bodyscissors while talking trash to her face. Deville looks to rip Rose’s lashes off. Deville keeps the trash talking and shots coming while on the mat. Deville goes on about how she’s going to hurt her former friend and partner. Deville with another kick. Deville runs the ropes but Rose clotheslines her, and again. Rose with a running knee to knock Deville out to the floor. Rose follows and slams Deville’s face into the announce table, calling her a b—h. Rose slams Deville face-first into the steel steps as the referee counts. Rose launches Deville into the steps.
Rose launches Deville over the announce table as Grave and Cole quickly move out of the way. Rose keeps talking trash as she brings Deville back into the ring. Rose yells at Deville to get back up and fight. Rose goes for the double underhook but it’s blocked. Deville blocks a knee and rolls Rose up for the pin out of nowhere.
Winner: Sonya Deville
After the match, Rose is shocked as the music hits. Deville quickly retreats to the stage and starts laughing as Rose looks on from the ring. They stare each other down.