WWE Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap (October 1, 2021)

For those of you who want just the quick killer results and don't want the entrails of matches, this is a wicked quick recap of tonight's show. There are spoilers for tonight's show below so handle with scare. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here! Tonight is night one of the WWE Draft, and it will conclude Monday on Raw!

WWE Draft, Night One Results can be found here in our Draft Recap!

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap

Matches Tonight: Three
  • Singles Match: Kevin Owens vs Happy Corbin w/ (fka Riddick) Madcap Moss. Decent match that saw Corbin win clean. 8:27-8:35pm EST.
  • Singles Match: Carmella vs Liv Morgan. The two fought before the match, and it never started. No contest. 9:05-9:06pm EST.
  • Eight-Man Tag Match: The New Day & Street Profits vs Otis & Chad Gable and the Dirty Dawgs. Spot-fest type of match that highlighted each Superstar's abilities a bit. Very entertaining match. 9:17-9:27pm EST.
  • Main Event: Bianca Belair vs Sasha Banks. Banks won with a little help from Lynch while the ref's back was turned. These three face off in three weeks at Crown Jewel for the SmackDown Women's championship. 9:45-9:57pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
  • Brock Party: During Roman Reigns' opening-segment speech, Brock Lesnar came out to confront the champ. A brawl broke out. Roman fled the ring but the Usos ate a pair of F5's for their attempts to help the Tribal Chief. 8:05-8:20pm EST.
  • New Names: Must like Keith Lee's new animal nickname on Raw is "Keith Bearcat Lee," Riddick Moss has been repackaged as "Madcap" Moss.
  • Announcements: On the upcoming season premieres next week of Raw and SmackDown, starting on SmackDown, we'll have the King of the Ring Tournament as well as the new Queen's Crown Tournament.
  • Draft Start Date: Michael Cole informed us that the Draft results will not start until immediately after Crown Jewel.
  • Free Agent: Brock Lesnar announced near the end of our program that he's a free agent and can appear anywhere. He is expected on Raw, as is Goldberg.

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