WWE SmackDown Live : Season 18

    • Air date: 07 Jan '16 52 episodes
      2016 season of WWE SmackDown
  • List of Episodes (52)

    1. January 7, 2016 (Laredo, TX)

    • On SmackDown's USA Network debut, Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens' Intercontinental Championship battle intensified into an uncontrollable fight, Charlotte and Becky Lynch's Divas Championship Match ended in controversial fashion and much more.

    2. January 14, 2016 (Lafayette, LA)

    • SmackDown on USA Network’s huge triple main event lived up to the hype as The Dudley Boyz and Wyatt Family destroyed some tables, a championship changed hands and Dean Ambrose — alongside The Man That Gravity Forgot — turned the Cajundome into the Ambrose Asylum.

    3. January 21, 2016 (Dayton, OH)

    • Roman Reigns battles The League of Nations, Dolph Ziggler & The Usos take on WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day and Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens come face-to-face on Miz TV. 

    4. January 28, 2016 (Tampa, FL)

    • In this week's SmackDown, Chris Jericho welcomes Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose on The Highlight Reel, Kalisto defends the United States Championship against Neville, AJ Styles makes his SmackDown debut and more.

    5. February 4, 2016 (Memphis, TN)

    • With their WWE World Heavyweight Title No. 1 Contender's Triple Threat Match at WWE Fastlane approaching, would Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose manage to stay on the same page against Alberto Del Rio & Rusev?

    6. February 11, 2016 (Portland, OR)

    • On an action-packed episode of SmackDown, AJ Styles and Chris Jericho battled in an epic rematch, The Dudley Boyz made a shocking announcement and Sasha Banks delivered a statement to her former Team B.A.D. partners.

    7. February 18, 2016 (Ontario, CA)

    • With the relationship between the brothers-in-arms uncertain, Brock Lesnar returned to SmackDown for the first time in 12 years and wreaked havoc on his WWE World Heavyweight Title No. 1 Contender Triple Threat Match adversaries. 

    8. February 25, 2016 (Indianapolis, IN)

    • As The Road to WrestleMania kicked into overdrive, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H made it clear that he is all about The Game, an 8-Man Tag Team turned into an absolutely slugfest for dominance, and SmackDown’s six-man main event proved to be one phenomenal showdown.

    9. March 3, 2016 (Atlanta, GA)

    • Following two weeks of vicious assaults at the hands of Brock Lesnar and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H, The Lunatic Fringe opened old wounds and a new chapter of his longstanding rivalry against Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens. Plus, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks battled for a chance at WrestleMania and Bray Wyatt set a Roadblock for The Beast. 

    10. March 10, 2016 (Milwaukee, WI)

    • On the final stop before WWE Roadblock, Dean Ambrose joined forces with Dolph Ziggler & The Usos in a huge 8-Man Tag Team Match against The Wyatts. Plus, Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens’ friendship fell further into the rearview as their rivalry grew and Chris Jericho burned down AJ Styles’ WWE career in a symbolic fire.

    11. March 17, 2016 (Cincinnati, OH)

    • On a SmackDown filled with big-fight feel, Roman Reigns predicted the destruction of WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H at WrestleMania 32, Dean Ambrose called out Brock Lesnar to let him know where he can find him next Thursday and Chris Jericho burned AJ Styles in his main event clash against Kevin Owens.

    12. March 24, 2016 (Boston, MA)

    • Just 10 days before WrestleMania, Brock Leaser, Dean Ambrose and The Wyatt Family went to war, the combatants of the WrestleMania Intercontinental Title Ladder Match fought for momentum and Roman Reigns continued to unleash his own vicious brand of authority. 

    13. March 31, 2016 (New York City, NY)

    • The Road to WrestleMania made its final stop on SmackDown as Dean Ambrose made a big statement before his battle with Brock Lesnar. Plus, Thursday’s hottest show provided a sneak peek of what WWE fans can expect this Sunday at WrestleMania 32.

    14. April 7, 2016 (Houston, TX)

    • In the wake of WrestleMania, SmackDown featured WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns, the return of Dean Ambrose from his Show of Shows clash against Brock Lesnar, the debut of The Vaudevillians, an Intercontinental Title rematch and a turbulent tag team main event.

    15. April 14, 2016 (San Diego, CA)

    • On a SmackDown filled with turmoil, two more teams advanced in the No 1. Contenders’ Tag Team Tournament, sponsored by Booty-O’s, AJ Styles showed Alberto Del Rio he is worthy of his spot in the “big leagues” and Sami Zayn’s main event showdown with Chris Jericho involved some rowdy guest announcers.

    16. April 21, 2016 (London, England)

    • SmackDown traveled across the pond with a hard-fought battle between the Phenomenal and the Awesome, a WrestleMania rematch and a fierce tag team main event showdown with huge WWE Payback implications.

    17. April 28, 2016 (Manchester, NH)

    • On the final stop before the first pay-per-view of a New Era, The Big Dog battled The A-lister in a huge Champion vs. Champion Match, Natalya laid the verbal SmackDown on Charlotte and Ric Flair on a heated “Ambrose Asylum” and The League of Nations imploded amid Six-Man Tag Team action.

    18. May 5, 2016 (Kansas City, MO)

    • A New Era of WWE came to Thursday night in chaotic fashion, as a tag team main event quickly descended into a fast-and-furious Six-Man Tag Team showdown.

    19. May 12, 2016 (Des Moines, IA)

    • As WWE hurls toward Extreme Rules, SmackDown featured a vicious assault of insane proportions by Chris Jericho, chair-welding mayhem by Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, an eye-catching debut by Dana Brooke and a tag team showdown where no one could be trusted.

    20. May 19, 2016 (Greenville, SC)

    • On the final stop before WWE’s craziest event of the year, Roman Reigns battled Luke Gallows in a huge main event showdown, the Intercontinental Title Fatal 4-Way combatants fought to land the final blow before Extreme Rules and The Lunatic Fringe gave The Ayatollah of Rock ’n’ Rolla a preview of his Asylum.

    21. May 26, 2016 (Norfolk, VA)

    • In the wake the groundbreaking announcement that SmackDown will move to Tuesday nights beginning July 19 — airing live every week with its own distinct roster — big blue featured two explosive championship matches, a huge return and a Money in the Bank Qualifying Match. 

    22. June 2, 2016 (Rockford, IL)

    • SmackDown was chockfull of chaos as The Club made an emphatic statement at the expense of The New Day, “Money” competitors squared off in a tag team showdown and Natalya helped Becky Lynch even the odds against WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte and Dana Brooke.

    23. June 9, 2016 (Wichita, KS)

    • As WWE prepared for a Money in the Bank pay-per-view that could very well rival WrestleMania, SmackDown featured a pair of outrageous tag team matches, a highly personal Women’s division contest, and a main event showdown pitting The Lunatic Fringe against “The Best in the World at What He Does.” 

    24. June 16, 2016 (Biloxi, MS)

    • On the final SmackDown before what could be the greatest Money in the Bank pay-per-view ever, Thursday night’s best show spun out of control with a Fatal 4-Way Match, a one-on-one showdown pitting The Phenomenal One against a WWE Tag Team Champion, and a manic main event collision between Money in the Bank Ladder Match competitors.

    25. June 23, 2016 (Tucson, AZ)

    • On a fiery edition of SmackDown, Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn battled in an action-packed main event showdown, Sasha Banks showed the WWE Women’s Champion what happens when you attack The Boss, and The Club showed there’s strength in numbers.