WWE Smackdown Live results (Live audiences return to WWE, go-home show for Money in the Bank): 16 July, 2021

Checkout the WWE Smackdown live results for the first WWE show with live fans, since Wrestlemania.

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6-man Tag Team match

The fans are finally returning to the WWE shows. After over 400 days of empty/virtual stands and piped in cheers and boos, the most exciting element of the WWE shows is returning. This episode of Smackdown will be the first event to host the fans. Additionally, it will also be the final show before the WWE Money in the Bank.

WWE Smackdown Live results: Roman Reigns and The Usos def Edge and The Mysterios

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Edge attacked the Universal Champion

The match started with Jey Uso attacking Edge from behind but the Hall of Famer fires back and drives Uso face first. Dominik and Ray came in and delivered a double team as Jimmy Uso tagged himself in. Edge tagged Rey in and a senton took Uso down for two counts. Dominik came in and delivered a beautiful springboard moonsault to take Jimmy down. Jey came in and delivered a double team as Reigns asked for a tag. The Universal champion manhandled Dominik and took him outside the ring to put more damage.

Reigns bounced Dominik off the announce table and then delivered a powerbomb to him as we head into the commercial.

Back from the break, Dominik fought back Jimmy Usi and somehow tagged Edge. Jey Uso got tagged in but the rated R superstar took all there of them down. Rey Mysterio got tagged in and delivered a tornado DDT to Jey Uso and went for the 619 but Reigns caught him mid-air.

Outiside the ring, Edge speared Reigns as Jimmy Uso made a cheap shot on Rey Mysterio. Jey Uso rolled the tag champion and got the 3 counts.

After the match Usos attacked the Mysterios as Edge came out with a chair. He took out the Usos but Reigns delievered a superman punch to take the Hall of Famer down. Reigns then took the steel chair base to return the favor but Edge delivered a spear to Edge. The rated R superstar then used the steel and locked in the submission as Reigns tapped out. Edge then held the Universal Championship in his hands. Will this be the result at Money in the Bank?

Backstage Seth Rollins and Edge came face-to-face when Rollins said he wanted Edge to win the Universal Championship. He said he would win the Money in the Bank contract and finish what he started 7 years ago.

Sami Zayn came out and asked for justice. He wanted to be in the Money in the Bank ladder match when the Prince FInn Balor returned. Balor planted Zayn and then delivered the coup de grace.

WWE SmackDown Live Results: Shotzi and Nox def Natalya and Tamina

The match started with Tamina using her power to take Shotzi down. Natalya came in and continued the assault on Shotzi. The latter fought back with power strikes and rolled her to get two counts. Tagan Nox came in and delivered power strikes to the Women’s Tag Team champion.

Outside the ring, Zelina Vega and Liv Morgan attacked each other when Nox rolled Natalya to get the win. The Tag Team champions then attacked Morgan and Zelina for the distraction. Morgan then fought back and took Natalya out with double knee to the face.

WWE Smackdown Live results: Bianca Belair def Carmella to retain the Smackdown Women’s Championship

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Belair and Carmella

The match started with Belair delivering a shoulder tackle followed by a dropkick to Carmella when the latter delivered elbow strikes to the champion. She then drove Belair shoulder first into the ring post for two counts.

Carmella then drove Belair into the barricade but the champion then fought back and used her power to slam the challenger. Belair then took Carmell up but the latter countered with a super hurricarana for two counts. Carmella then locked the gi-a-tee but the champion reversed it with a vertical suplex for two close counts.

The champion then used her hair to take the challenger down and then delivered the kiss of death to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship.

WWE SmackDown Live results: Cesaro def Otis via disqualification

The match started with Otis delivering heavy strikes to Cesaro and then took him down with a slam. Chad Gable then attacked Cesaro ending the match in disqualification. Cesaro then started the swing when Otis attacked him.

Baron Corbin came out and asked for donations from everyone for his living. Kevin Owens came out to give Corbin donations in the form of a stunner.

WWE Smackdown Live results: Seth Rollins def Big E, Kevin Owens, and Shinsuke Nakamura

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Fatal 4-Way match

The match started with Big E spearing Rollins through the middle rope followed by Owens taking Big E down as we head into a commercial. Back from the break, Big E took everybody down with his power and then with Nakamura delivered a superplex to Kevin Owens. Nakamura then delivered a knee to Rollins followed by a slam to Owens. Big E then delivered the big ending to Nakamura but Rollins broke the count. The Savior of SmackDown then planned to deliver a splash to Nakamura through the table but Owens did that. Nakamura and Owens were out when Rollins delivered a stomp to Big E on the ladder to get the win.

After the match, Rollins climbed the ladder and took the Money in the Bank contract to deliver a statement.

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