In the event that WWE Battleground 2017 was a warm-up for SummerSlam, it was an incredible lukewarm one now and again.
The jingoistic storylines from Sunday's compensation per-see generally struggled. John Cena and Rusev conflicted in a Flag coordinate that felt like it continued for quite a long time. Jinder Mahal outlived Randy Orton in a fight inside the Punjabi Prison that couldn't conquer its convoluted contrivance.
WWE Battleground 2017
Be that as it may, where those enormous sessions came up short, The New Day's chase for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship excited.
Also, the occasion in Philadelphia had a decent measure of activity to enjoy. Poor endings frequently hurt those matches, however. An exclusion complete and a much too early title change couldn't coordinate the enthusiastic peak of The New Day versus The Usos in the opener.
The Usos vs. The New Day (SmackDown Tag Team Championship)
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods began solid, however, some foot rear area guile gave The Usos the preferred standpoint. The champs backed the pace off and battered Woods in their corner.
In the long run, Kingston charged in however soon got himself shaky, also.
The Usos kept the weight on. The New Day, however, demonstrated heart to fight off the triumph. Woods hit an immense jumping elbow drop to secure the titleholders after a missed sprinkle.
Result: The New Day wins to end up SmackDown label champs.
Fatal 5-Way Elimination No. 1 Contender's Match
Becky Lynch vs Charlotte Flair vs Lana vs Natalya vs Tamina
Naomi sat in at editorial to see who might confront her at SummerSlam for the SmackDown Women's Championship.
Tumult denoted the early piece of the match. Lana clubbed her adversaries outwardly. The Ravishing Russian and Tamina at that point collaborated on Flair.
Lynch removed Tamina with a Dis-Arm-Her. Seconds after the fact, she constrained Lana to submit, as well.
At the point when just Natalya and Flair remained, The Hart Dungeon Diva countered a moon-sault and stuck The Queen. Natalya and Naomi gazed each other down before the foot sole area ventured away.
Result: Natalya is the last Superstar remaining to wind up noticeably No. 1 contender.
AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens (United States Championship)