Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for October 9, 2018. The show featured a Charlotte-Becky Lynch rematch for the Smackdown Women’s title, Big Show’s return, two World Cup Tournament Qualifying matches and more. Make sure you’re back here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
1. Smackdown Women’s championship match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Charlotte ended in a double countout. Charlotte and Becky Lynch brawled on the outside and couldn’t make it into the ring by the referee’s count of 10. Charlotte speared Lynch through the entrance as both were making their way to the back.
2. WWE World Cup Tournament Qualifying Match: Jeff Hardy defeated Samoa Joe via referee stoppage. Hardy attacked Joe’s knee and the referee called for the bell when Joe couldn’t make it to his feet.
— WWE hyped Evolution’s return at Smackdown 1000 next week.
— Paige announced Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch in a Last Woman Standing match at WWE Evolution.
— The Miz tried to turn Daniel Bryan and AJ Styles against each other to no avail. Miz then said he’ll fight the winner of their Crown Jewel title match.
3. AJ Styles defeated Shelton Benjamin via pinfall. Styles connected on the Phenomenal Forearm for the win.
— Aiden English gave the Director’s Cut of “One Night in Milwaukee,” showing just a bit more of the video from last week. English called out Rusev and said he’ll destroy the video if Rusev reunites Rusev Day. Lana said English had been hacked, and she demanded the rest of the video be played, showing him coming onto Lana and her stopping his advances. English said the offer still stands and when Lana gets tired of Rusev Day, come get some Aiden Night. English escaped Rusev’s attempted attack.
— WWE hyped Rey Mysterio’s return for next week at Smackdown 1000 before promoting his World Cup Tournament Qualifying match against Shinsuke Nakamura.
4. WWE World Cup Tournament Qualifying Match: Randy Orton defeated Big Show via pinfall. Orton hit the RKO on Big Show for the victory.