The August 20th episode of WWE SmackDown aired live from the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD. In addition to the takeaways below, SmackDown went off the air with Daniel Bryan claiming that a Rowan lookalike was the person that attacked Roman Reigns.
Here are 6 takeaways from this week’s show:
6Kofi Kingston Attacked Randy Orton
Randy Orton kicked off this week’s episode of SmackDown by claiming that Kofi Kingston ran from a fight against him at SummerSlam in front of his wife and children. Orton called Kingston stupid and boasted about the attack last night on RAW.
Orton stated that Kingston fails every time he gets a chance to prove himself. New Day’s music hit and Kofi snuck up behind Orton. Kingston hit Randy with Trouble in Paradise and then grabbed a steel chair from outside the ring.
Kingston set up Orton’s leg in the chair and hopped up to the second rope. The Revival sprinted down to the ring to break it up and Orton was able to retreat out of the ring. Kingston beat Wilder and Dawson down with the steel chair as Randy stumbled up the entrance ramp.