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Hell in a Cell was the highlight of SmackDown this week

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WWE delivered yet another solid episode of Friday Night SmackDown this week but the clear highlight of the show was Roman Reigns’ continued run of dominance over the rest of the blue brand in the form of a Hell in a Cell Universal title defense against Rey Mysterio.

I was surprised at Mysterio getting so much offense in early but it served the match well. He’s also one half of the SmackDown tag team champions. No shame in losing to Reigns — it’s a popular thing to do. Where you make something of yourself is in how good the match was, and this was a damn good match.

Here are all the highlights from SmackDown:

  • Relive Roman Reigns’ brutal attack on The Mysterios
  • Rey Mysterio engages Roman Reigns in a war of words
  • Big E & Kevin Owens vs. Apollo Crews & Commander Azeez
  • Shinsuke Nakamura vs. King Corbin — Battle for the Crown match
  • Bayley attacks Bianca Belair prior to their WWE Hell in a Cell showdown
  • Jimmy Uso acknowledges to Roman Reigns that family comes first
  • Otis beats down Angelo Dawkins
  • Cesaro comes face-to-face with Seth Rollins backstage
  • Roman Reigns vs. Rey Mysterio — Universal title Hell in a Cell match
  • Apollo Crews & Commander Azeez take control of the interview
  • Shinsuke Nakamura is the one true king of WWE