Tuesday, November 13, 2018

WWE Smackdown Results - November 13, 2018

WWE Smackdown Results - November 13, 2018
We are live from the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, and your announcers are Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, and Byron Saxton.

We take a look back at what happened at the end of Raw when Becky Lynch and the rest of the women's roster from Smackdown attacked.

Tom mentions that Becky Lynch is not cleared to wrestle on Sunday due to a broken face and concussion thanks to a Nia Jax forearm. Byron wonders who will face Ronda Rousey, but we will find out later tonight.

In the Arena:

WWE Champion AJ Styles makes his way to the ring. AJ says for the second year in a row, he steps into the ring with Brock Lesnar at the Survivor Series. For 371 days, AJ has defended the WWE Championship against the best WWE has to offer. He has done it on television and at house shows. He has faced dream opponents who have taken him to his limits and nightmare opponents who have threatened his family and he has defeated them all, except for Brock Lesnar. AJ says he has a second chance. Most don't survive to a second chance, but he will... AJ sees Paul Heyman with Greg Hamilton and AJ tells Greg to give Paul the mic.

Paul introduces himself and mentions his client Brock Lesnar. Paul says he came here tonight because on the premier show in WWE, Raw, he told AJ and the entire WWE Universe there is no one that his client wants to fight on Sunday more than AJ Styles. Paul says it is because when you think of the greatest in ring performers in WWE history, you talk about Ricky Steamboat, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels, and you, the WWE Champion, AJ Styles.

This close to being as good as Number One Daniel Bryan. We all know we are never going to see Brock Lesnar versus Daniel Bryan and he does not want to insinuate that AJ is a consolation prize, but he wants to mention how it will be an honor for him to have the best seat in the building on Sunday when Brock steps into the ring with the second greatest performer in WWE history.

AJ says that he knows that Paul is trying to get under his skin. AJ says he has nothing but respect for Daniel Bryan. AJ says he didn't just beat Daniel Bryan, he tapped him out. AJ says he didn't forget last year when Brock won. AJ says he walked out with his head hung high. Brock may have walked out with the victory, no, he limped out. That means Brock is vulnerable. For 371 days, AJ says he has gotten better at tapping people out. For 371 days, Brock has become more vulnerable to tapping out.

AJ says he has two wins of beating Brock. PInning his shoulders to the mat or tapping him out. It will not be about Brock Lesnar or Daniel Bryan on Sunday. It will be about AJ Styles.

Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring and he does not know why they are talking about him. They had their title match two weeks ago, and you tapped him out. Daniel says he can accept that. Before that match, he said that he respected AJ and he meant that. Daniel says he has been looking for a reason to punch AJ in the face and he meant that too. You mention his name again without reason and he is going to punch AJ in the face again.

Daniel thanks AJ and says good night.

AJ says that it was Paul Heyman who brung up Daniel's name, not him. If you are still upset about two weeks ago, then he wants to clear things up. AJ mentions Daniel's name and... Daniel punches AJ but AJ takes Daniel down. Bryan and AJ with punches and Shane McMahon makes his way to the ring and he tries to break things up. Agents and officials make their way to the ring to separate Daniel and AJ. Daniel goes across the ring, dragging Shane to get to AJ. The fight is finally broken up as they stare each other down.

- Still to come, The Bar and Big Show vs. The New Day. We go to commercial.


We are back and Shane and Daniel are arguing in the office while Paige watches. AJ enters the room and officials have to hold AJ back. Shane says if you want it. The title is on the line tonight. Paige wants to know what is going on.

- Corey mentions that it is official and AJ Styles will face Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship tonight.

Andrade Almas vs. Jeff Hardy

Almas charges at Hardy and connects with a boot as the bell rings. Almas with more kicks in the corner. Almas kicks Hardy in the corner. Almas with a chop and a knee to the midsection. Hardy with chops and punches. Hardy tries to send Almas to the floor but Almas goes Tranquilo in the ropes. Hardy kicks Almas to the floor. Hardy sends Almas into the ringside barrier. Hardy sends Almas into the ring and Zelina has some words for Hardy and that allows Almas to recover.

Almas kicks Hardy as he returns to the ring. Almas with a knee to the chest and a running boot to Hardy for a near fall. Almas gets a near fall. Almas with an arm bar. Almas holds on to the arm bar while Hardy tries to get back to his feet. Hardy with a punch but Almas adds more pressure to the arm bar to take Hardy back to the mat. Hardy with punches but Almas with a knee. Hardy with a clothesline and both men are down.

Hardy with punches and a running forearm. Hardy with a reverse atomic drop and leg drop to the midsection. Hardy with a drop kick for a near fall. Almas avoids a Twist of Fate and Hardy goes for Whisper in the Wind but Almas crotches Hardy. Almas with a double stomp to Hardy in the tree of woe for a near fall. Almas with a kick and he sets for the running double knee strike and connects. Hardy with an inside cradle for a near fall. Almas with a knee to Hardy. Hardy with a kick and he tries for a Twist of Fate but Almas escapes and hits a spinning back elbow for a near fall.

Almas sets for a DDT but Hardy escapes and hits a Twist of Fate. Hardy goes up top for the Swanton and hits it for the three count.

Winner: Jeff Hardy


We see The Miz and SmackDown General Manager Paige backstage watching the match. Paige confirms Daniel Bryan is no longer on Team SmackDown at Survivor Series, so Miz is now the sole Team Captain. Miz names Hardy to replace Bryan on Team SmackDown. We see Rey Mysterio and Samoa Joe in the office also. Miz says Rey is off the team because he was Bryan's pick and they need to get Bryan's stench off the team. Paige says that's enough and Miz may be Captain but she's General Manager. Paige says Miz has to beat Rey if he wants him off the team. Rey is looking forward to beating Miz up. Paige says that match is next. We go to commercial.


Back from the break and Dasha Fuentes is backstage with WWE United States Champion Shinsuke Nakamura. She asks how he plans on defeating WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins at Survivor Series, someone he's never faced. Nakamura says Rollins stated on RAW that he wasn't thinking about Nakamura. That broke Nakamura because all he's thought of and lived is Rollins, but Rollins isn't thinking about him. Nakamura says Rollins broke his heart, so at Survivor Series he will break Rollins' face. Nakamura walks off.

The Miz vs. Rey Mysterio (If Miz wins, Rey is off Survivor Series)

Miz with a rollup for a near fall. Miz with a kick and snap mare into a rollup for a near fall. Miz with a sunset flip but you don't sunset flip Rey and Rey rolls through and tries for a kick but misses. Rey with a kick and punches. Miz with an Irish whip and Rey with a bulldog for a near fall. Rey kicks Miz in the head but Miz with a clothesline for a near fall. Miz with a reverse chin lock. Rey with elbows but Miz with a knee. Rey with a kick and head scissors that sends Miz to the floor. Rey with a baseball slide.

Rey with a sliding dive to the floor but Miz gets his knees up as we go to commercial.

We are back and Miz goes for a superplex and Rey blocks it. Rey with a head butt and then he punches Miz to send him to the mat. Rey with a seated splash. Miz goes for a sunset flip and Rey rolls through and kicks Miz in the head and Rey gets a near fall. Rey goes for a springboard cross body but he misses. Miz with a DDT for a near fall. Miz with a slingshot sit out power bomb for a near fall. Miz misses a running boot to the head and Rey goes for a wheelbarrow but Miz counters and tries for the Skull Crushing Finale. Rey sends Miz into the ropes and Miz gets caught in the ropes for the 619. Miz gets his knees up when Rey goes for a splash and Miz gets a near fall. Rey with a crucifix out of nowhere for the three count.

Winner: Rey Mysterio

After the match, Randy Orton tries to clothesline Rey. Orton bumps into Miz and hits an RKO on Miz. Rey gets out of the ring.

- We see security standing at one of the exits in case Raw tries to retaliate for what happened last night.

- We see Becky Lynch in the back showing the wounds from last night's invasion. We go to commercial.

In the Arena:

Back from the break and SmackDown General Manager Paige is out in the ring with a mic.

Paige welcomes us the ladies of SmackDown to join her in the ring. Out comes Charlotte Flair first. Lana is introduced next. Carmella is out next, followed by The IIconics, Peyton Royce and Billie Kay. Sonya Deville is out next, followed by Mandy Rose, Asuka and Naomi. Paige says SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch suffered an injury last night battling for RAW and now she's unable to compete. Fans boo. Paige says Becky is going to come out to hand-pick her replacement to face Ronda Rousey at Survivor Series. Paige introduces Becky and out she comes to a pop.

Becky hits the ring and fans start cheering her name. She thanks them. Becky says she's angry as hell. She took a good beating last night but that's never stopped her before. Unfortunately the medical team will not clear her to fight on Sunday. Fans boo. Becky says she's been angrily knocking on doors all long hoping someone will let her fight but she's run out of time. Becky says when they invaded RAW she got a taste of blood when she beat the hell out of half of the locker room. Becky says she had Rousey screaming in pain in her armbar but that was just a taste of what she was going to do at Survivor Series. Becky says she can still kick Rousey's ass with a concussion and mouthful of blood. Fans chant Becky's name again. She's sorry she can't finish what she started, yet. Becky says Ronda is the luckiest b---h on the planet, not the baddest.

Becky says she has to pick her replacement now, someone she knows can get the job done. She sizes up the others in the ring - The IIconics first, then Flair, Deville, Naomi, Lana, Asuka, Rose and Carmella last. Becky goes back to Flair and tells her to make Rousey tap out the way she was going to make her tap out. They shake hands and then hug. Fans chant for Becky again as she drops the mic and walks out of the ring. The others hug Flair. Becky leaves with the title as her music hits, raising it in the air while backing up the ramp. Flair steps in front of the others in the ring as Becky stares back at the ring. Back to commercial.


Back from the break and Charly Caruso stops Charlotte Flair backstage for comments on what just happened. Flair says she has spent her career fighting with and against Becky but she will fight for her on Sunday. Flair says it's going to be her honor at Survivor Series when The Queen beats Ronda Rousey and proves SmackDown is the superior brand.

Big Show and The Bar vs. The New Day

We go to the ring and out first comes Big Show and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar, Cesaro and Sheamus. The New Day is out next - Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods.

Sheamus and Kofi start the match off. Back and forth between the two. Kofi drops Sheamus and tags in Woods for some double teaming. Woods nails a big elbow drop and tags in Big E. Big E and Woods double team Sheamus now. Sheamus kicks out at 2 after a Big E splash. Fans chant for New Day as Sheamus turns it around on Woods and tags in Cesaro. Cesaro runs into a boot but catches the Honor Roll. Cesaro rams Woods back into the corner as Big Show tags in.

Show levels Woods in the corner and hits him with a big chest chop. Show keeps up the corner attack on Woods. Show levels Woods again and keeps control as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Woods fights out of a hold by Sheamus. Cesaro tags in and kicks Kofi off the apron to prevent a tag. The Bar double teams Woods with a backbreaker. Cesaro covers but Big E breaks the pin. Show ends up launching Big E into the barrier at ringside. Woods rocks Sheamus and tries to get a tag but Cesaro tags in Sheamus and they double team him again. Sheamus takes Woods to the top but Woods kicks him to the mat. Woods with a missile dropkick. Fans rally for Woods as Kofi waits for the tag. Kofi tags in and unloads on Cesaro, also knocking Sheamus off the apron. Kofi gets caught and Cesaro nails an uppercut in the corner. Cesaro runs into a boot in the corner. Kofi goes to the top for a crossbody but Sheamus breaks the pin up at 2.

Big E gets sent to the apron but Sheamus. Sheamus hits a Brogue Kick to knock him off the apron. Show takes Woods out from making the save and sends him into the announce table. Kofi hits Trouble In Paradise but Cesaro rolls him for a 2 count. Kofi with SOS on Cesaro for another close 2 count. Cesaro catches Trouble In Paradise and slingshots him but Kofi jumps to the top. Kofi counters and leaps off the top but Big Show tags in and hits the knockout punch in mid-air. Show covers Kofi for the pin.

Winners: Big Show and The New Day


We see security standing guard backstage. The Usos approach several blue brand tag teams and hypes them up for the match on Sunday. They give t-shirts to The Colons, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, and SAnitY. These teams will join The Usos and The New Day at Survivor Series. The blue brand tag teams get on the page and are all about unity for Sunday.

- We get another look back at the earlier brawl between Daniel Bryan and AJ Styles. That match is still to come. Back to commercial.

- Back from the break and the announcers go over the Survivor Series card.

WWE Title Match: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles

We go to the ring and out comes Daniel Bryan for tonight's main event with major Survivor Series implications. WWE Champion AJ Styles is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Greg Hamilton.

The bell rings and Styles immediately rams Bryan back into the corner with shoulder thrusts. Bryan turns it around with Yes Kicks in the corner. AJ turns it around and ends up dumping Bryan over the top rope to the floor as he charged. AJ springboards to the floor with a big forearm to the face. We go to commercial with AJ on top.

We are back and Bryan with kicks but Styles blocks a kick and connects with elbows to the leg and then drops a knee on Bryan's leg. Styles kicks Bryan in the hamstring. Bryan with an enzuigiri. Styles goes for a springboard move but Bryan sends AJ to the floor. Bryan with a hammer lock and he sends Styles into the ring post shoulder first. Bryan sends AJ into a different ring post shoulder first. Bryan rolls Styles back into the ring and he works on the shoulder. Bryan with a drop toe hold and a kick to the arm. Bryan gets a near fall and then he applies a double wrist lock. Bryan puts the arm on the mat and Bryan stomps on the upper arm. Bryan with a kick to the back and he gets a near fall.

Styles with forearms but Bryan fires back. They go to punches. Styles with strikes to Bryan and hits a spinning back fist followed by a flying clothesline into the corner. Bryan flips over in the corner but he lands awkwardly. Both men go for cross body presses at the same time and both men go down.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Bryan sets for the running drop kick into the corner and connects. Bryan puts Styles on the turnbuckles and sets for a Frankensteiner and hits it. Bryan gets a near fall. Bryan goes to the turnbuckles and Styles crotches Bryan. Bryan stops Styles and Styles with a Pele Kick to stop Bryan on the turnbuckles. Bryan crotches Styles on the turnbuckles. Bryan puts Styles in the tree of woe and connects with kicks to the chest and then Bryan with a baseball slide to the head. Bryan goes to the turnbuckles for a belly-to-back superplex.

Bryan gets a near fall. Bryan kicks Styles and he sets for the round kick but Styles ducks and he tries for the Styles Clash but Bryan kicks Styles away. Bryan with a European uppercut. Bryan stops Styles on the turnbuckles and gets Styles on his shoulders. AJ with a victory roll for a near fall. Styles with a Pele Kick and he goes to the apron and Bryan gets his knees up on the springboard 450 splash. Bryan applies the Yes Lock but Styles gets to the ropes.

Bryan sets for the running knee but Styles with a drop kick to the knee. Styles goes for the Calf Crusher but Bryan counters into a cross arm breaker. Bryan turns it into the Yes Lock but Styles counters into a catapult into the turnbuckles. Styles is sent to the apron and Styles with a forearm. AJ goes for the Phenomenal Forearm but the referee gets hit and he goes down. Bryan ends up dropping AJ with the low blow. The referee doesn't see it and Bryan acts like it was an accident. Bryan gets a crazed look in his eye as some fans boo. He waits for AJ to get up. Bryan nails the running knee and covers for the pin to win the title.

Winner: Daniel Bryan (new Champion)

After the match, Bryan stands tall with the title and has a bit of a sinister look on his face. Bryan takes the title and looks at it as the referee checks on AJ. Bryan walks over and kicks AJ in the head to lay him out. Bryan stomps away on AJ and his arm now. Bryan laughs and has snapped as the boos continue. Bryan goes back to stomping away on AJ. Bryan stares at the title again as the boos pick up. SmackDown goes off the air with Bryan looking over at AJ while he's laid out.