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Three nights before Extreme Rules, the 818th edition of WWE Thursday Night SmackDown came to you from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI. Before he challenges John Cena for the United States Championship in the first ever television Russian Chain Match in WWE history, Rusev would be in action on SmackDown as “The Super Athlete” would have his hands full going one-on-one with “The Big Guy” Ryback! Also, with the unique Kiss Me Arse Match against Sheamus this Sunday at Extreme Rules, Dolph Ziggler would team with “The Man That Gravity Forgot” Neville to face two big brawlers in “The Celtic Warrior” Sheamus and the #1 Contender for the Intercontinental Championship, Bad News Barrett.
- Non-Title: Seth Rollins (with J&J Security) and Kane fight to a No Contest after Kane reveals that the match is a “joke”.
- Dolph Ziggler & Neville def. Sheamus & Bad News Barrett by Neville pinning Bad News Barrett following the Red Arrow.
- Naomi def. Natalya by pin following the Rear View.
- Ryback def. Rusev by DQ after Rusev uses a steel chain.
- Kofi Kingston (with Big E & Xavier Woods) def. Cesaro (with Tyson Kidd) by pin following Trouble in Paradise.
- Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose (with Kane) def. Seth Rollins & Luke Harper (with J&J Security) by Roman Reigns pinning Seth Rollins following the Spear.
See page 2 for detailed results.