Friday night’s episode of SmackDown at Madison Square Garden broke the all-time record for the highest-grossing WWE event. Madison Square Garden is known as WWE’s home and it hosted the first WrestleMania in 1985. Over the years, the venue has hosted WrestleMania three times and numerous other WWE shows.
In addition, according to WWE, the July 7 episode of WWE SmackDown was the highest-grossing domestic taping in the show’s history. This record was achieved just one week after the June 30 episode, which was announced as the highest-grossing international edition of SmackDown and took place at The O2 Arena in London, England.
The storyline was highly entertaining, and the unexpected nailed the show. The show started with Jey and Jimmy Uso giving a warm welcome to the people. Then arrives The Wiseman Paul Hayman along with the Enforcer of The Collapsed Bloodline. As planned, it was Tribal Chief’s Trial, Audience welcomed Tribal Chief chanting “You Suck”. The trial begins after Roman’s unnecessary interruptions, finally.
Roman Reigns looked upset and dull, he takes his neckpiece off and gives that to Jey. Most surprisingly goes down to acknowledge Jey Uso as a Tribal Chief then first down into tears. However, Crowd happily chanted “goodbye”. Here comes Roman’s baby brother to console and with no strange, he attacks Jey with a low blow. The audience gives a shocking reaction. Roman along with Solo injures Jimmy and pushed him to the hospital.
Some more interesting WWE matches of the night are as follows:-
Sheamus vs. Austin Theory
United States Championship — Austin Theory (c) defeated Sheamus via schoolboy pinfall.
AJ Styles vs. Karrion Kross
AJ Styles was defeated via pinfall after striking a Phenomenal Forearm.
Asuka avoided a Chaos for the championship
Asuka was engaged in an intense fight with Charlotte Flair, Bianca Belair, and Money in the Bank winner Iyo Sky.
Edge vs. Grayson Waller
Edge by hitting an intensified spear pinfalls Grayson Waller in his SmackDown debut match.