Ahead of the Money In the Bank pay-per-view event, the latest episode of WWE Smackdown saw the battle for brands unfold in the women’s division. The final spot for the Men’s Money In the Bank match was decided by a fatal four-way match, while the final episode began with a Battle Royal involving Money in the Bank contestants. Let’s take a look at what else happened in the latest episode of WWE SmackDown as well as WWE SmackDown results.
WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Losers, Ratings, July 02 Match Highlights
Battle Royal among Money in the Bank competitors
The latest episode of WWE Smackdown saw the qualified contenders for Money in the Bank arguing over who would win the match and cashing in the briefcase on Roman Reigns. WWE official Adam Pearce decided to have a battle royal with Rollins, Zayn, Sheamus, McIntyre, Ezekiel, Madcap Moss and Happy Corbin all taking part in the battle. Happy Corbin won the battle after sneaking into the ring and knocking out Sheamus and McIntyre.
The Viking Raiders destroy the New Day
The New Day then came out on the final episode of WWE SmackDown and revealed that they are dedicated to entertaining the WWE Universe. However, just like last week, Viking Raiders ruined their fun segment by destroying Woods and Kofi Kingstone in the ring.
Asuka, Alexa Bliss & Liv Morgan vs. Raquel Rodriguez, Lacey Evans & Shotzi on SmackDown
In the Battle of the RAW Brand Trio of Asuka, Alexa Bliss and Liv Morgan faced off against WWE SmackDown’s Raquel Rodriguez, Lacey Evans and Shotzi. The match saw the SmackDown superstars force early control before the RAW superstars battled their way back into the match. The bout also saw all six wrestlers rush into the ring and hit their finishers one after another to create a thrilling climax. Liv Morgan picked up a win for the RAW brand by pinning Shotzi after using her knockout move.
Fatal four-way match for Money in the Bank qualifier
Due to Kevin Owens being injured backstage, WWE official Adam Pearce gave Baron Corbin, Madcap Moss, The Miz and Ezekiel yert another chance to join the Money in the Bank match. Ezekiel had early control of the match but Corbin stamped his authority as the match progressed. The Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale on Ezekiel, but Corbin broke the pin and hit Days End on Elias’ younger brother Ezekiel. However, Moss took advantage of the situation by entering the ring and sending Corbin outside before covering Ezekiel for the eventual victory!