WWE SmackDown Live Results – August 23rd, 2016*

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Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan In-Ring Segment

Shane and Daniel made a promise that they were going to give everyone an opportunity. Let’s start off with the women’s division. The six women they were fantastic at Summerslam. Each women on the SmackDown Live roster are all championship caliber. Daniel wants to know which one will be the first Smackdown Women’s Champion. Shane announces that for the first time ever there will be a six pack challenge for the inaugural SmackDown Women’s Champion. The tag team titles will be also crowned at Backlash. Daniel says the tag titles are near and dear to his heart. There will be a Tag Team Tournament that will culminate at Backlash. Heath Slater interrupts the party and he has something to say. Slater came this close the last two weeks to get a Smackdown contract. In the last two weeks, you have taken it from him. Why not do this. Let’s bygones be bygones.

How about we give Heath a chance to be Michael Phelps and put some gold around his waist? Daniel says that Heath is not equipped to challenge for the Women’s Title. Heath mockingly laughs at Daniel and he tells Daniel he is not a woman.  Heath says he is talking about the tag team titles. Shane says that Heath is not equipped to challenge for the title.  You are not on the roster, and if you were, you don’t have a tag team partner. Heath says he can go in the back and guarantee that he can find someone to stand by his side.  Heath says he guarantees that they will enter the tournament and win. Daniel tells Heath he can find a partner by the end of the night, they will find a team to add next week to make it an eight team tournament.  Shane says the only way Heath gets a Smackdown contract is to win the tournament. Heath says they will not regret this and he will find a partner by the end of the night. AJ Styles comes out and he complains about the ship that Daniel and Shane are running. Ziggler attacks Styles from behind. Shane tells the male roster to break up the brawl.

First Match: Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss 

Becky with a wrist lock. Bliss with a reversal into a side headlock take down. Becky with a hammer lcok and bridge. Bliss with a snap mare. Bliss sends Becky into the ropes and kicks Becky. Bliss chokes Becky in the ropes and then she stands on Becky’s back and stomps on the head.

Bliss applies a quarter nelson and chin lock. Bliss turns it into an arm bar. Becky with a reversal but Alexa with a knee and Irish whip but Becky with a back elbow. Becky with clotheslines followed by a leg lariat and then she hits a running forearm into the corner. Bliss plants Becky with the Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Bliss with a wheelbarrow into an arm drag but Becky holds on. Becky gets Bliss trapped in the DisArmHer and Bliss taps out.

Winner: Becky Lynch via Submission