The episode begins and we immediately find Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville on stage, ready to announce the first choice of this important day: it is ROMAN REIGNS for SMACKDOWN! The Universal Champion stays at home! And the second pick goes to Raw, which selects BIG E, the new WWE champion!
But the choices don't end there and surprises are around the corner, as Sonya and Adam point out that Charlotte Flair switches to SmackDown and Bianca Belair to RAW! The Roman Reigns Theme rings out, ready to enter the ring to speak to the WWE Universe!
Roman Reigns takes the microphone and asks to be recognized as Tribal Chief to the Baltimore audience, remembering that his name was the first announced because he is "the first" The ball then passes to Heyman who remembers how the much loved and undefeated Demon is no longer undefeated as he once was.
Then words arrive at Brock Lesnar's address in view of Crown Jewel, who, however, does not wait and immediately approaches the ring! Face to Face between the two and a barrel that begins! Roman seems to have the advantage, but then the Beast takes control by dismissing the current Universal champion, only to pour out his anger on the Uso twins who have arrived to help their cousin.
Roman Reigns kicked off SmackDown
Universal Champion Roman Reigns kicked off SmackDown once again after WWE officials confirmed that he would remain with the Blue brand. Meanwhile, Big E became RAW’s first pick during the draft.
The Tribal Chief told the Baltimore crowd to acknowledge him right away. Paul Heyman took over the mic and recapped his client’s victory over Finn Balor at WWE Extreme Rules. Heyman then put his client over in the usual fashion before turning his attention to Brock Lesnar.
Roman Reigns leaves angry and the line passes to Kayla Braxton in connection with Charlotte Flair. Charlotte wants to be complimented on her arrival in SmackDown and she remembers how Fox has seen fit to select her. Her speech ends with a resounding "Long Live The Queen" Kevin Owens arrives in the ring ready to contend with Happy Corbin, accompanied by Riddick Moss!
Kevin Owens starts well, but in addition to Corbin, he also has to contend with the distractions of Riddick Moss, which at first can be overcome, while immediately after they are fatal for the Canadian who takes an End Of Days outside the ring and one in the center of the square, which is worth the 1, 2, 3 winning for the lucky Corbin!