For those of you who want just the quick results and don’t want the details of matches, this is a quick recap of tonight’s show. There are spoilers for tonight’s show below. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here!
WWE Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap for August 6th, 2021
Matches Tonight: Six
- Singles Match: Dominik Mysterio w/ Rey vs Jey Uso w/ Jimmy. Jey Uso picked up the win. Good performance from both Superstars. 8:21-8:29pm EST.
- Intercontinental Championship Contender’s Match: King Nakamura w/ Rick Boogz vs Intercontinental Champion Apollo Crews w/ Commander Azeez. Very short match. Just as Nakamura was picking up the win, Azeez drug the King out and thereby caused a DQ. Nakamura is the new number one contender for the IC title. 8:40-8:42pm EST.
- Singles Match: Tegan Nox vs Tamina. Short match that saw Nox win after Shotzi distracted Tamina. Nox was not injured in the match. 8:51-8:54pm EST.
- Tag Team Match: The Street Profits vs the Dirty Dawgs. Solid match that saw the Profits pick up the win. You must YouTube that Frog Splash at the end. 9:13-9:20pm EST.
- SmackDown Women’s Championship Contenders Match: Bianca Belair(c) vs Zelina Vega. Vega did her best but Belair was the fastEST, strongEST, and picked up the win. 9:27-9:37pm EST.
- Singles Main Event Match: Finn Bálor vs Baron Corbin. Short match that saw Bálor pick up the easy win. 9:43-9:47pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
- Breaking: WWE Releases Talent: As reported during our broadcast, WWE has released the following Superstars: Mercedes Martinez, Bronson Reed, Bobby Fish, Jake Atlas, Tyler Rust, Leon Ruff, Kona Reeves and others still within the NXT developmental system.
- Boss Time: Belair officially accepted a challenge from Zelina Vega for tonight, and also accepted a challenge from Banks. Banks/Belair II at SummerSlam. 8:02-8:12pm EST.
- Name Changes: Shinsuke Nakamura’s title card has been updated to King Nakamura. Not sure if this is permanent or not. Also, Nox is back to being Tegan Nox again.
- SummerSlam Match Added: Bianca Belair will defend in a WrestleMania 36 rematch against Sasha Banks.
- Future SmackDown Women’s #1 Contender: Zelina Vega, upon winning tonight’s contendership match, will face the winner of Belair/Banks after SummerSlam.
- Another SummerSlam Match Added: Edge will face Seth Rollins.
- Bálor/Roman Closing Segment: After our main event match, Universal Champion Roman Reigns made his way out to confront an angry Bálor. Words led to fists, and despite a valiant effort, Reigns & the Usos proved to be too much for young Finn. We ended our program with them dominantly standing over the fallen Demon Prince.
- Roman Entrance Tracker: Reigns began 9:48pm. He reached the ring at 9:53 and was ready to speak by 9:55.
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