Event Title

WWE SmackDown Live Taping

Date

January 16, 2018

Venue

Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas, United States of America, North America

Ring Announcer

Greg Hamilton

Commentators

Beth Phoenix (Mixed Match Challenge)
Byron Saxton (SmackDown Live)
Corey Graves (SmackDown Live/Mixed Match Challenge)
Michael Cole (Mixed Match Challenge)
Nigel McGuinness (205 Live)
Tom Phillips (SmackDown Live)
Vic Joseph (205 Live)
  1. Jinder Mahal (w/ The Singh Brothers) beat Xavier Woods (w/ Big E & Kofi Kingston) via pinfall (0:18:01)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will advance to the finals of the WWE United States Championship Tournament
  2. Bobby Roode beat Mojo Rawley via pinfall (0:13:10)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will advance to the finals of the WWE United States Championship Tournament
  3. The Riott Squad (Liv Morgan, Rudy Riott, & Sarah Logan) beat WWE SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, & Naomi via pinfall in a Six-Man Tag Team Match when Morgan pinned Naomi (0:08:20)
  4. Bobby Roode beat Jinder Mahal via pinfall to win the WWE United States Championship (0:15:48)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match will be awarded the vacant WWE United States Championship
  5. Finn Bálor & Sasha Banks beat Natalya & Shinsuke Nakamura via submission in a Mixed Tag Team Match when Banks forced Natalya to submit (0:12:48)
    Referee: Jason Ayers
  6. Gran Metalik beat TJP via pinfall (0:05:57)
  7. Goldust beat Ariya Daivari, Drew Gulak, & Tony Nese via pinfall in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match when Goldust pinned Gulak (0:03:57)
Promotions