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Best and Worst Segments from WWE Smackdown

WWE Smackdown Superstar Jinder Mahal with Punjabi Boys

With WWE Backlash behind them, the focus of WWE Smackdown immediately shifted to the Money in the bank pay-per-view. It saw Shane announcing matches for the Money in the Bank pay-per-view.

In this write-up, we rate each segment in a range between +5 to -5.

  1. Shane announcement: +5

Shane McMahon announced that Orton would be having his rematch for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at the pay-per-view itself. He also introduced the five contestants for the Money in the Bank match, Sami Zayn, AJ Styles, Baron Corbin, Dolph Ziggler and Shinsuke Nakamura.

Owens complained to Shane about favouritism till Shane put him in the match as the 6th Contestant. With tensions rising high among the contestants, Shane made a Backlash rematch of Corbin and Sami, and a tag team match, between Styles and Nakamura against Owens and Ziggler.

The Money in the Bank Ladder Match participants get fired up: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

After Shane McMahon makes the match official, tensions rise between the participants in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Charlotte and Becky Lynch vs Carmella and Natalya: -3

The match nothing other than chaos as Becky and Charlotte won. The two performed well but Natalya is the worst thing to happen to the Smackdown Women’s division.

Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch vs. Natalya & Carmella: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

After Sunday’s heated Six-Woman Tag Team Match, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch try to stop the “welcoming committee” on SmackDown LIVE. #SDLive More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Sami Zayn vs Baron Corbin: +4

Zayn was able to win within seconds of the start of the match with a rollup. Corbin took his rage out on Zayn by attacking him after the match, throwing him against the barricade and steel chairs.

Baron Corbin demolishes Sami Zayn in brutal beatdown: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

In a rematch from WWE Backlash, The Underdog from the Underground tries to make it two in a row against The Lone Wolf. #SDLive More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Punjabi Celebration: +3

The Punjabi Celebration was actually amazing, with actual Indian Culture being displayed in WWE for the first time. Jinder is actually acting as an amazing ambassador to the WWE. If this was just to bring in an Indian audience it might actually be working.

Witness Jinder Mahal’s Punjabi Celebration: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

Jinder Mahal throws a lavish Punjabi Celebration in honor of his WWE Championship victory at WWE Backlash. #SDLive More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Jey Uso vs Tyler Breeze: +3

The Fashion Police and Uso rivalry seems to be far from over. Tyler Breeze beat Jey Uso within seconds with a schoolboy pin after squirting him with a water gun.

  1. Jimmy Uso vs Fandango: +3

Fandango picked a quick pin as well over Jimmy within seconds with a roll up for the win.

After the win Breezango challenged the Usos to a title match which the Usos accepted tight there and then.

  1. The Usos vs Breezango [WWE Tag Team Title Match]: +1

After a quick victory, due to some underhanded tactics, the Usos retained their title with a quick win.

The Usos vs. Breezango – SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

The Fashion Police get another chance to dethrone The Usos as SmackDown Tag Team Champions. More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Shinsuke Nakamura and AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler: +4

AJ and Dolph started the match, but soon enough the time came for Nakamura to get into the ring for his in-ring Smackdown debut. Nakamura seems to be indefatigable.

The match was amazing with Owens and Ziggler isolating Nakamura. Owens hit Nakamura with a Rolling Senton. Ziggler pulled out all the stops in the match and looked better than he has in a long time.

Styles hit Ziggler with a reverse body drop putting him face first onto the match. Styles hit Owens with a Pelle Kick and then was superkicked by Ziggler, Nakamura hit Owens with a Kinshasa to pick up the win in his in ring debut.

AJ Styles & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens & Dolph Ziggler: SmackDown LIVE, May 23, 2017

The Phenomenal One and WWE’s Rockstar clash with The New Face of America and The Showoff in SmackDown LIVE’s main event. #SDLive More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

This WWE Smackdown is definitely the best show since Wrestle Mania. It got a rating of +20 and had several good matches. Smackdown just needs to sort out their Women’s Division.

Also Read: Smackdown Highlights featuring Jinder Mahal

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