Some from column Match, some from column Segment. This week’s “Smackdown Live” felt like it was more about setting things up for the future and that’s exactly what they did. In addition to crowning Carmella as the first Miss Money in the Bank, they also set up both a match and segment for next week’s show.

Will AJ Styles get to challenge Kevin Owens for the US Title?: SmackDown LIVE, June 27, 2017

As announced on tonight’s show, next week will see an Independence Day battle royal with the winner receiving a United States Title shot against Kevin Owens at “Battleground 2017”. In addition to this, New Day will square off with the Usos in a rap off, which was set up earlier in the night as the two groups both rapped against each other to help set up their upcoming Tag Team Title match.

Opinion: This is one of the things I really like about “Smackdown Live” and “NXT”: they give you a reason to come back. They almost always set up something for the next show instead of just wrapping everything up and starting over all over again the next week. That’s the trend for “Monday Night Raw” and it’s not the most entertaining concept in the world.

Which of these are you more interested in? Who do you think gets the shot at Owens? Let us know in the comments below.


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