Following a run of bad luck in recent weeks, Happy Corbin came out to lambast the city of Detroit. He issued an open challenge to anyone in the back, which was answered by Shinsuke Nakamura, who also won the subsequent match.
Ludwig Kaiser lost to Butch in the next bout to progress the feud between their respective factions, Imperium and The Brawling Brutes. Gunther and Sheamus had a stand-off in the post-match segment to build more anticipation for their Intercontinental Championship match at “Clash of the Castle.”
After weeks of going back and forth, The Viking Raiders and The New Day met in a Viking Rules Match. While we don’t know the rules of the Viking Rules Match just yet, the “SmackDown” results revealed that it worked out in the Viking Raiders’ favor, as they defeated the New Day after putting Kofi Kingston through double-stacked tables. To close out the show, The Usos and Sami Zayn held a two-year championship celebration for Roman Reigns. However, Drew McIntyre attacked the “The Tribal Chief” with a Claymore kick as soon as he arrived at the arena. Afterward, the Scotsman made his way to the ring and laid out The Usos and Sami Zayn to close the show.