WWE Super Show-Down was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event, created by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brands. It occurred on October 6, 2018, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia.
Ten matches were challenged at the occasion. In the principle event, Triple H defeated The Undertaker in a No Disqualification match that was charged as the “Last Time Ever”. In the penultimate match, Daniel Bryan defeated The Miz to procure a WWE Championship match. In other conspicuous matches, The Shield defeated Braun Strowman, Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre, AJ Styles defeated Samoa Joe by accommodation in a No Countout, No Disqualification match to hold the WWE Championship and Buddy Murphy defeated Cedric Alexander to win the Cruiserweight Championship.
The card was included matches coming about because of scripted storylines on the Raw and SmackDown brands, with results foreordained by WWE. Storylines are created on WWE’s week after week TV shows, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live.
On June 16, 2018, a match between The Undertaker and Triple H was scheduled. On August 20, 2018 scene of Raw, Triple H talked about how he reluctantly acknowledged the rematch as the last match between the two at WrestleMania XXVIII(a Hell in a Cell match with Shawn Michaels as visitor official) was charged as the “Finish of an Era”. Triple H included that the slogan of this challenge would be “Last Time Ever”.
At SummerSlam, The Miz defeated Daniel Bryan after hitting him with a couple of knuckle reinforcements that his wife Maryse had given him. On the following SmackDown, Miz and Maryse derided Bryan’s retirement discourse from two years sooner. Bryan and his wife Brie Bella came out and went up against them. Bryan considered Miz a weakling for bamboozling to win and uncovered that SmackDown General Manager Paige approved of a mixed label group match between Bryan and Brie and Miz and Maryse at Hell in a Cell (which Miz and Maryse won). On August 21, a rematch among Bryan and The Miz was additionally booked for Super show-Down, where the victor would get a WWE Championship opportunity.
Likewise on August 21, The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins) were planned for a six-man label group coordinate at the event. The Shield would rejoin to prevent Braun Strowman from trading in for cold hard currency his Money in the Bank contract for the WWE Universal Championship on Reigns on the August 20 scene of Raw after Reigns had held the title against Finn Bálor.
This prompted a match on the August 27 scene of Raw, in which Reigns and Strowman collaborated to confront against Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. Amid the match, Strowman turned on Reigns and helped Ziggler and McIntyre assault him, turning heel for the second time in his vocation. Following the ambush on Reigns, the trio would likewise assault Ambrose and Rollins when they attempted to help Reigns. A six-man label group coordinate between The Shield and Strowman, Ziggler, and McIntyre was planned for Super Show-Down.
At SummerSlam, amid the WWE Championship match between Samoa Joe and AJ Styles, Joe insulted Styles by disregarding his significant other and little girl, who were in participation. An angry Styles assaulted Joe with a steel seat, bringing about Joe winning by preclusion, yet Styles holding the title. On August 24, a rematch between the two for the title was booked for Hell in a Cell.At the compensation for each view, Styles countered Joe’s Coquina Clutch into a stick to hold the title, regardless of Styles tapping out to the Coquina Clutch which the ref did not see. After the match, Joe assaulted Styles. A furious Joe requested a rematch with Styles. Paige concurred and planned a third match between the two for the title at Super Show-Down, with “no exclusions, no tally outs, and no excuses”.+
On the August 7 scene of SmackDown, The New Day’s Big E and Kofi Kingston defeated Cesaro and Sheamus to turn into the main contenders for The Bludgeon Brothers’ (Harper and Rowan) for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship at SummerSlam, where The New Day were won by exclusion, yet did not win the titles. The New Day would win the titles on the accompanying scene of SmackDown Live and held them at Hell in a Cell. On September 4, a match between The New Day and Cesaro and Sheamus for the titles was booked for Super Show-Down.
At SummerSlam, Charlotte Flair defeated Becky Lynch and Carmella in a triple risk match to catch the SmackDown Women’s Championship. After the match, Lynch assaulted Flair, in this manner turning heel without precedent for her WWE career. Throughout following weeks, the two assaulted each other. At Hell in a Cell, Lynch crushed Flair to win the championship. A title rematch was booked at Super Show-Down.
Other on-screen work force
English commentators Michael Cole
Ring announcer JoJo
Referees Jason Ayers
The real pay-per-see opened with The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) (with Big E) safeguarding the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship against Cesaro and Sheamus. At last, Kingston and Woods performed a backstabber and double stomp combination on Cesaro to hold the titles.
Next, Becky Lynch guarded the WWE SmackDown Womens’ Championship against Charlotte Flair. At last, as Flair connected the Figure-Eight Leglock on Lynch, Lynch assaulted Flair with the title, along these lines Lynch held the title by exclusion. After the match, Lynch kept on assaulting Flair.
From that point onward, John Cena and Bobby Lashley confronted Kevin Owens and Elias. Amid the match, Elias and Owens commanded Lashley. Part of the way through, Cena was in the long run labeled in, performed a Five Knuckle Shuffle, Attitude Adjustment and a lightning fist on Elias to win the match. After the match, Cena cut a promotion where he said thanks to the swarm in participation.
In the fourth match, The IIconics (Peyton Royce and Billie Kay) battled Asuka and Naomi. At last, Royce assaulted Naomi and Kay stuck her to win the match.
Next, AJ Styles guarded the WWE Championship against Samoa Joe in a no countout, no exclusion coordinate. Styles and Joe battled on the on-ramp. The match inevitably started when the two soldiers entered the ring. Styles performed a moonsault into a reverse DDT on Joe for a close fall. Joe performed a clothesline on Styles for another close fall. Joe endeavored to assault Styles with a seat just for Styles to counter Joe with a dropkick and assaulted Joe with the seat.
Styles endeavored another assault, anyway Joe performed a uranage on Styles onto the seat for another close fall. Joe endeavored an altered DDT through a table on Styles, anyway Styles countered and put Joe through the table. Joe connected the Coquina Clutch on Styles, anyway Styles got away. Styles performed a 450° splash onto Joe’s knee. Styles performed a Phenomenal Forearm on Joe off the blockade. Styles endeavored a second Phenomenal Forearmon Joe, just for Joe to counter into the Coquina Clutch. At last, Styles constrained Joe to tap out to the Calf Crusher, subsequently Styles held the title.
In the 6th match, The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan) confronted The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella) and Ronda Rousey. At last, Rousey connected a double armbar to both Morgan and Logan, which made both submit to win the match.
From that point onward, Cedric Alexander protected the WWE Cruiserweight Championship against Buddy Murphy. Murphy went on the assault early and endeavored to complete the match early. Afterward, Alexander performed a Michinoku Driver and the Lumbar Check for a close fall. In the peak, Murphy played out the Murphy’s Law on Alexander to win the title.
Next, The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns) battled Braun Strowman, Dolph Ziggler, and Drew McIntyre. The Shield attempted to put Strowman through the report table with a triple powerbomb, anyway they were blocked by Ziggler and McIntyre. At last, as Reigns endeavored to perform a Superman punch on McIntyre, Reigns wound up unintentionally hitting Ambrose. The Shield strove for the triple powerbomb on McIntyre, anyway Strowman handled them. In the peak, Ambrose performed Dirty Deeds on Ziggler to win the match.
In the penultimate match, The Miz battled Daniel Bryan where the victor would turn into the #1 contender for the WWE Championship. Miz performed a running kneeon Bryan for a close fall. As The Miz strove for the Skull Crushing Finale, Bryan turned around it into a small package to win the match.
In the headliner, The Undertaker (joined by Kane) was vanquished by Triple H (joined by Shawn Michaels) in a No Disqualification coordinate, after a sledgehammer shot, Sweet Chin Music from Michaels, and a Pedigree. The occasion finished with The Brothers of Destruction giving shameful moves after a show of regard from D-Generation X.