Toni Storm pins the SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair at the kick off of todays episode of SmackDown Live. Toni Storm tagged with Sasha Banks and they faced Charlotte Flair and Shotzi Blackheart at the opening match and finally after a lot of close falls Storm managed to get a pinfall win over Charlotte by a O’Connor roll.
Backstage, a car enters the arena as Paul Heyman was waiting for his client Roman Reigns. Heyman opens the door thinking that it’s his Tribal Chief inside the car but Brock Lensar comes out of the car with a grin on his face which disturbed Heyman.
Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss hosted another episode of Happy Talk in the ring. They both laughed as Drew McIntyre’s sword was still in the desk. Corbin leads the crowd in an “if you’re happy and you know it” chant. Happy Corbin says that the sword means nothing and it’s now just a high-end piece of furniture. Corbin says it’s now a part of the Happy Talk set. Corbin gifts the sword to Moss. Moss tries to take the sword out of the desk but he failed. Corbin and Moss try to remove the sword together but it doesn’t budge. Drew McIntyre’s music hits and he smiles as he walks to the ring. McIntyre asks if they are having performance issues before taking out both Corbin and Moss. McIntyre pulls Angela the sword out of the desk and tries to chop Corbin in half but Moss pulls him out of the ring and they both escaped.
Backstage, Sami Zayn barges into Adam Pearce’s office and he demanded another shot at Universal Championship. Pearce books a 12 Days of Christmas match and 12 superstars will compete in it, winner will get a shot at Intercontinental title.
Backstage, Corbin and Moss were hiding from McIntyre and Corbin announces that at Day 1 Moss will face Drew McIntyre in a singles match. Moss looked terrified and Corbin laughed.
The Bloodline along with Paul Heyman entered the ring. Reigns talked about last week’s events and he asked Heyman why is he protecting Brock Lesnar from him. Heyman says I am not protecting Brock Lesnar from you but I’m protecting you from Brock Lesnar. Reigns hugged and Heyman says I love you my tribal chief. Reigns fires Heyman and then hits him with a Superman Punch. Reigns was going to hit Heyman’s head with a steel chair but Lesnar came and he F-5ed both the Usos after which Lesnar hits Reigns with F5 twice.
WWE SmackDown 17 December 2021 Winners and Losers
1. Toni Storm and Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte Flair and Shotizi Blackheart – Tag Team Match
Result – Toni Storm and Sasha Banks wins via pinfall
2. The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) vs. Jinder Mahal and Shanky – Tag Team Match
Result – The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) wins via pinfall
3. Cesaro vs. Ridge Holland with Sheamus – Singles Match
Result – Ridge Holland wins via pinfall
4. Naomi vs. Shayna Baszler – Singles Match
Result – Naomi wins via pinfall
5. The New Day (King Woods and Sir Kofi) vs. The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) – Tag Team Match
Result – The New Day (King Woods and Sir Kofi) wins via pinfall