Three nights before the Royal Rumble, the 857th edition of WWE Thursday Night SmackDown came to you from the Wright State University Nutter Center in Dayton, OH. With the biggest challenge of his career coming up this Sunday at the Royal Rumble when he is not only forced to defend the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against 29 other Superstars in the 30-Man Royal Rumble Match, but he will be forced to enter the Rumble as the #1 entrant, Roman Reigns would have another roadblock placed in front of him on SmackDown as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion would have to face all four members of The League of Nations as Reigns would face Sheamus, Rusev, King Barrett, & United States Champion Alberto Del Rio in a 4-on-1 Handicap Match!
- 6-Man Tag: Dolph Ziggler & The Usos def. The New Day by Jey Uso pinning Xavier Woods following a triple super kick.
- Becky Lynch def. Alicia Fox (with Brie Bella) by submission to the Dis-Arm-Her.
- Bray Wyatt (with Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, & Braun Strowman) def. Ryback by pin following Sister Abigail after interference from Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, & Braun Strowman.
- Titus O’Neil def. Stardust by pin with the Clash of the Titus.
- 4-on-1 Handicap Match: Roman Reigns def. The League of Nations by DQ after all four members attack Roman Reigns at the same time.
See page 2 for detailed results.