5 Takeaways From WWE SmackDown (9/18)

The September 18th episode of WWE SmackDown Live aired live from the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK. In addition to the takeaways below, Randy Orton invaded the WWE production truck and forced them to show him footage of his beatdown of Jeff Hardy at Hell in a Cell.

Here are 5 takeaways from this week’s show:

4Cesaro Defeated Kofi Kingston

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Kofi Kingston squared off against Cesaro on this week’s episode of SmackDown. New Day will defend their SmackDown Tag Team Championships against The Bar at WWE Super Show-Down.

Kofi started off the match in control and sent Cesaro out of the ring as SmackDown went to a commercial break. When SmackDown returned, Cesaro was in control and leveled Kingston with an uppercut to his face for a near fall.

Kofi connected with an Enziguri and made his way to the top rope. Cesaro hit Kingston with a Dropkick but Kofi responded with a Tornado DDT off the second rope for a two count. Kofi knocked Cesaro out of the ring and then flipped onto him.

Back in the ring, Kingston went for a roll-up but Cesaro kicked out at two. Cesaro got right up and hit Kingston with a massive uppercut. Cesaro followed it up with the Neutralizer for the pinfall victory.