Friday, February 7, 2020

WWE Smackdown Results (2/07) - San Jose, CA

WWE Smackdown Results (2/07) - San Jose, CA
Tonight's WWE SmackDown on FOX opens up with a video package that asks "who's next?" for WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg. We cut to the normal blue brand intro video.


- We're live from the SAP Center in San Jose, California as the pyro goes off. Michael Cole welcomes us and hypes Goldberg's appearance. He's joined by Corey Graves at ringside. They hype tonight's show.

- We go right to the ring and out first comes The Miz. He stops and waits John Morrison makes his way out. The #1 contenders head to the ring together for the return of The Dirt Sheet segment as Greg Hamilton does the introductions.

Morrison and Miz take their seats in the middle of the ring. They plug their Super ShowDown match with SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day. They then lead us to their new blockbuster - Once Upon on The Dirt Sheet. The video package begins with a movie-like rating of A, for Awesome. The comedy video features The Miz's dad. WWE Producer Lance Storm and John Laurinaitis also make cameos. It ends with "Coming Soon at Super ShowDown... New Tag Team Champions!" We go back to the ring.

Miz says that might have been Oscar worthy, but it's definitely worthy of the tag team titles. Morrison says everyone was booing them weeks ago but now that they have a blockbuster movie, everyone wants to hang with the cool kids. Some fans boo them. They go on until the music interrupts and out come the champions, Kofi Kingston and Big E of The New Day. They come out with tubs of popcorn instead of pancakes. They say the trailer was amazing, it had it all. They walk down the ramp and Big E shares some of his popcorn with fans in the front row. Kofi jokes about being Miz's favorite WWE Superstar, more liked than his own son. They go on about the trailer and Big E says it's hilarious that Miz and Morrison think they will take the titles at Super ShowDown. Big E says that's Richard Pryor-level comedy. The New Day is in the ring now, laughing at the #1 contenders.

Miz goes on about how they have dominated The New Day over the past few weeks. They mock Big E and Kofi. The music interrupts and out comes The Usos - Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso. The Usos aren't thrilled with Miz and Morrison saying they beat them. They welcome everyone to The Uso Penitentiary but they're interrupted by Dolph Ziggler's music. Miz and Morrison take advantage of the distraction and attack The New Day from behind, beating them down. The Usos rush the ring and send the #1 contenders retreating. Ziggler heads to the ring with his partner Robert Roode. We go to commercial.

The Usos vs. Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler

Back from the break and Robert Roode goes at it with Jimmy Uso. They trade shots and Jimmy rocks him with a big right hand. Dolph Ziggler also eats one. Jey Uso tags in for the double team to Roode from the top.

Ziggler interferes from the floor, allowing Roode to level Jey as he turned back around. Roode with a 2 count. Ziggler tags back in and manhandles Jey some, raking at his eyes. Ziggler with a big dropkick for a 2 count to Jey. Ziggler works Uso over in the corner and then distracts the referee, allowing Roode to claw at Uso in the corner. Roode tags in for more offense on Jey in the corner. Roode grounds Jey in the middle of the ring now.

Fans try to rally for The Usos but Roode drops Jey as he reaches for a tag. Ziggler tags in as Roode drops Jey with a DDT. Ziggler follows up with a Fame-asser for a close 2 count. Ziggler drops Jimmy off the apron and shows off as fans boo him. Jey rolls Ziggler for a 2 count. Roode comes back in and they hit a big Zig Zag - Spinebuster combo but Jimmy breaks the pin up just in time.

Ziggler attacks Jimmy but Jimmy superkicks him. Roode drops Jimmy but Jey nails Roode with an enziguri. Jey slowly goes to the top. Ziggler distracts the referee again as Roode jumps up and shoves Jey off the top, sending him to the floor and face-first into the barrier. We go to commercial.

Back from the break and Roode stomps away on Jey in the corner as the referee warns him. Roode keeps stomping and the referee backs him off as fans boo. Roode is all smiles. Ziggler comes back in but Jey rocks him with right hands. Ziggler kicks the knee out and drags Jey back to their corner. Roode tags back in for the double team. Jey fights out of the corner with shots to both opponents. Jey sends Roode to the floor.

Jimmy reaches for the tag but Roode stops Jey. Roode swings at Jimmy but misses. Jey finally makes the tag. Jimmy tags in and unloads with a top rope crossbody to Roode. Jimmy keeps control and hits a Samoan Drop on Roode. Ziggler runs in but also takes a Samoan Drop. Jimmy splashes Ziggler in the corner but runs into a powerslam from Roode for a 2 count. Roode keeps Jimmy down and calls for the Glorious DDT. Fans boo. Jimmy blocks it and back-drops Roode. Ziggler tags in and hits a Zig Zag on Jimmy for another close 2 count. Ziggler can't believe it.

Ziggler cranks up for the superkick. Jimmy gets up and hits one of his own. Roode gets sent to the floor. Jey tags in and goes to the top for a big splash on Ziggler but he lands on knees. Ziggler with a 2 count. Roode and Ziggler go for a double team but Jimmy makes the save. Jimmy and Ziggler tumble to the floor. Roode and Jey tangle. Jimmy tags in for a double superkick to Roode. Jimmy goes to the top and hits the big Uso splash on Roode for the pin to win.

Winners: The Usos

- The announcers hype Goldberg's appearance some more. Who's next? Still to come. Also, a look back at King Baron Corbin's dog food bath last week. Back to commercial.

Backstage:

We are back and Alexa Bliss is in the back and Nikki Cross stops by. Alexa says she knows that she can beat Bayley for the title because she already did it in San Jose. Nikki reminds Alexa she has to beat Carmella, Dana, and Naomi tonight. Alexa says you don't become the first Raw and Smackown women's champion without something twisted up your sleeve.

- We take a look back at last week's main event. Cole wonders what was Corbin's last week like.

Backstage:

We see Baron Corbin going into the production truck and he wants to know who played that video. Baron grabs the person who admitted to playing the video and attacks him and throws him out of the production truck. Some producers come out and tell Baron that was too much.

In the Arena:

Elias is in the ring and he is strumming away. Elias says he has a fight with Cesaro and he wants to know who has his back. Elias wants to know who wants to walk with him. Elias says he wrote a song for everyone and it is called Third Time's The Charm.

Cesaro's music interrupts the song.

Zayn speaks from the stage as the crowd boos him. Sami tells the fans to shut their mouths. Sami tells Elias it doesn't feel good to be interrupted because Elias did the same to him last week. Elias says it's been a miracle for the past 2 years if he doesn't get interrupted. Sami goes on ranting at Elias and the fans, and says Elias is going to pay tonight in the ring with Cesaro, and he brought it on himself. Cesaro and Sami march to the ring as we go back to commercial.

Elias vs. Cesaro

Back from the break and they're going at it. Elias with a big back-drop in the middle of the ring. Elias with a backbreaker and a 2 count. Cesaro gets rocked off a counter in the corner. Elias goes to the top and tells the referee to get Sami off the apron. Cesaro tries to take advantage of the distraction but Elias keeps fighting. Cesaro goes on and knocks Elias out of the ring, into the barrier. Sami taunts Elias on the floor and gets in his face as fans boo him.

Cesaro comes out and drops Elias face-first into the top of the barrier. Cesaro brings it back into the ring for a 2 count. Cesaro keeps control and drops an elbow for another 2 count. Cesaro with a big gutwrench suplex for another pin attempt. Cesaro ends distracting the referee, allowing Sami to deck Elias with a cheap shot while he's hung on the ropes.

Cesaro comes back over and grounds Elias on the mat now. Fans rally for Elias as he fights up and out. Elias with a kick. Cesaro goes for a Sleeper but Elias nails a back suplex. Cesaro gets up first and waits for Elias but runs into a boot. Elias follows up with a running knee to the face for a 2 count. Elias goes to the top and Cesaro jumps up to hit the rope, knocking Elias down. Cesaro climbs up for the superplex but Elias fights back and knocks him to the mat. Cesaro runs back up with a big uppercut as Sami distracts Elias from the floor. Cesaro goes back to the corner for a big superplex. Elias still kicks out and Sami can't believe it.

They trade more offense and pin attempts. Cesaro launches Elias into a big uppercut for another close 2 count. Cesaro unloads with uppercuts now. Elias fights back out of the corner with chops and a kick. Cesaro fights back with a bunch of stiff shots. Cesaro yells out but gets some boos back. Elias unloads on Cesaro into the corner as the referee backs him off. Elias with a clothesline and a slam. Elias goes back to the top and hits the big flying elbow drop for the pin to win.

Winner: Elias

- Charlotte Flair is announced for WWE Backstage.

- We see Goldberg backstage getting mic'd up. Back to commercial.

In the Arena:

We are back and before we go to Bill Goldberg, Baron Corbin comes out and he says that this crown means he is the King of the Ring and he will say what he wants when he wants. You should bow down and listen to your king. Last week was an abomination. Roman Reigns should have lost just like the 49ers lost to the Chiefs. Roman should have been covered in dog food, but he cannot do anything without his lap dogs the Usos. They are carrying dead weight. If Roman Reigns was as tough as he says he is, he would have fought him one on one at the Royal Rumble. He would have won the match and then gone on to win the Royal Rumble. Baron demands one more match with Roman Reigns. This show stops until he gets Roman Reigns in the middle of the ring.

Baron talks to a fan who enjoyed what happened last week and Baron spills a few drinks on the fan.

Roman Reigns' music plays and Roman makes his way to the ring. Roman with a Superman punch to Corbin and then he sens Corbin into the ringside barrier. Corbin is sent into the ring steps. Roman with a Drive By to Corbin. Roman sends Corbin into the ring and Corbin rolls to the floor and into the crowd.

Roman gets a mic and he tells Corbin that he is a coward. If the coward wants to have one more match, he has it... inside a steel cage.

Via Satellite:

We go to Bill Goldberg in his home. Michael mentions that there are rumors swirling around and he wants to know Who's Next. Bill says he watched the Royal Rumble with his son and it was incredible and inspiring. He says it gave him the itch again. Bill says his buddy Brock is involved with Ricochet and Drwe McIntyre, but what about the Universal Championship. Bill says he never got a rematch and he might be making a mistake.

We have a Firefly Funhouse Breaking News Flash.

Bray Wyatt says William Goldberg is thinking about facing the Fiend for the Universal Championship. Oh Billy. That is bad news for Bill. The word on the street is that HE accepts. We go to Mercy the Buzzard with the weather. Mercy says it will be a cold day in hell before HE loses the Universal Championship.

Bray goes to Bill via satellite. Bill says tricks won't work on his. He says the only thing he is taking is the Universal Chamiponship. THe Fiend... YOU'RE NEXT!!! Bill gets up and leaves. Bray says that wasn't nice. Let me in!

Backstage:

We cut to Daniel Bryan in the locker room and Heath Slater stops by to see how he is doing. Heath says Goldberg doesn't realize what he is getting into. Bill should talk to Bryan about what the Fiend did to him. Bryan says that some of the things that Heath is mentioning happened to Miz. Heath talks about being whipped by The Fiend. He says he wouldn't let anyone whip him. Heath wants to know if Bryan is okay. Bryan says he knows what Heath is saying. Daniel suggests that they meet in the ring right now. Daniel gets up and leaves the locker room and Heath realizes he may have made a big mistake. Back to commercial.

Daniel Bryan vs. Heath Slater

Bryan with a running boot to Slater as the bell rings. Bryan sends Slater to the floor and then Bryan with a suicide dive to Slater. Bryan goes up top and hits a missile drop kick. Bryan with kicks to the chest. Bryan with a round kick and Slater is down. Bryan with a flying knee and then Bryan with a curb stomp and then he applies the LeBell Lock and the referee calls for the bell.

Winner: Daniel Bryan

- Still to come, a Fatal 4 Way main event to crown a new #1 contender to Bayley. New WWE Intercontinental Champion Braun Strowman will be here next. Back to commercial.

- We are back with a look at Braun Strowman's victory over Shinsuke Nakamura to become the new Intercontinental Champion.

In the Arena:

Renee Young is in the ring and she brings out Braun Strowman.

Renee ask Braun how does it feel to be champion. Braun says he gets chills thinking about this. It has been a great achievement. He has won the Greatest Royal Rumble, pushed over vehicles, and won the Tag Titles at Wrestlemania with an eight year old. The one thing he hadn't been able to do was hold a single's title over his head... until NOW.

Shinsuke Nakamura and Sami Zayn come out to interrupt. Sami tells Braun he is sorry to cut your celebration short, but your victory was fradulent. Sami says they were here to demand an honorable rematch. Braun says he is going to keep Sami from talking too much. Braun says he will defend this title any time and any place, including in San Jose.

Sami accepts the challenge, but it won't happen tonight in San Jose. Sami says they will be smart about this and they will be surgical and tactical about this. They will use every resource at their disposal. The Revival clip Strowman and then they attack Strowman. Nakamura chokes Strowman in the corner. Nakamura is Irish whipped but he is punched by Strowman. Strowman takes care of Wilder and Dawson. Strowman chases Zayn around the ring and Strowman knocks Wilder and Dawson down. Zayn goes into the ring and Nakamura with a knee strike followed by Kinshasa. Fans boo as Nakamura stands tall with Sami. They all stand together as Nakamura's music plays while Strowman tries to recover.

- Still to come, we'll see how Otis is preparing for his Valentine's Day date with Mandy Rose.

- We go to Heavy Machinery in the back. We see Otis working out. They show a video with Otis trying on some different outfits. He decides on a sleveless jacket. We see Otis preparing for the meal but Tucker tells Otis to use silverware intead of picking up his steak. He gets up and tips over the table. Tucker says Otis has this under control. Otis seems to agree.

Sheamus vs. Apollo Crews

The bell rings and Sheamus unloads to start. Sheamus with more offense. Crews fights back with an enziguri. Crews tries to follow up but misses a splash in the corner. Sheamus comes right back with a big Brogue Kick for the squash win.

Winner: Sheamus

After the match, Sheamus stands tall as his music hits. Sheamus looks to deliver another Brogue to Crews but Shorty G makes the save. They brawl in the ring. G dodges a Brogue Kick and they tangle some more. Sheamus avoids an ankle lock and comes right back with a Brogue to level G. Sheamus stands tall and yells out as his music starts back up.

- Still to come, our Fatal 4 Way main event. Back to commercial.

Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Carmella vs. Dana Brooke in a Number One Contender Match

Bayley is at ringside to watch the next match.

Carmella kicks Alexa while Dana sends Naomi to the apron. Naomi with a slingshot sunset flip for a near fall on Dana. Dana gets a near fall on Naomi. Carmella gets a near fall and then Alexa gets a near fall. Dana with a kick to Dana and then Alexa sends Carmella into the turnbuckles. Dana with a handspring elbow to Carmella. Alexa kicks Dana and Carmella to the floor. Naomi kicks Carmella to the floor and then hits a pescado. Naomi pushes Bayley and Bayley punches Naomi and sends her into the ring steps.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Dana misses a swanton. Carmella with a flatliner to Alexa. Naomi is still down on the floor while the other three women are down in the ring. Alexa with a forearm to Carmella. Naomi with a kick to Carmella followed by a springboard cros sbody. Naomi with a BubbaBomb to Alexa followed by a springboard round kick to Dana for a near fall. Alexa sends Naomi to the floor and Carmella with a rollup for a near fall. Carmella misses a kick and Alexa with a slap and punch. Dana stops Alexa from hitting the double knee drop. Dana with a sit out power bomb to Alexa for a near fall.

Carmella kicks Dana in the corner and she moonwalks. Carmella with a bronco buster and Naomi with a bulldog into the turnbuckles. Naomi with a split legged moonsault for a near fall. Dana slaps Naomi and gets Naomi on her shoulders. Naomi escapes and hits a cutter out of a wheelbarrow move. Alexa with a drop kick to Naomi. Alexa sends Naomi into the corner and Alexa with kicks. Naomi with an inside cradle on Alexa for a near fall. Naomi with a slam and a leg drop for a near fall.

Naomi puts Alexa on the turnbuckles. Naomi sets for a superplex and Alexa with forearms and she pushes Naomi off the turnbuckles. Alexa gets a near fall. Alexa with a forearm to the back and she slaps Naomi and gets a near fall. Naomi with a back elbow to Alexa and Dana gets on the apron. Naomi sends Alexa into Carmella and Naomi goes for a suplex to bring Dana back in and Naomi with a split leg drop for a near fall on Dana. Dana is sent to the floor. Alexa sends Naom into the turnbuckles. Naomi goes for the bulldog into the turnbuckles but Alexa escapes and Naom goes into the turnbuckles. Alexa goes up top for Twisted Bliss.

Naomi gets her knees up and Naomi with Rear View but Carmella with a super kick or two. Carmella gets the three count.

Winner: Carmella

After the match, Carmella's music hits but Bayley immediately rushes the ring and puts Carmella down face-first into the mat, from behind. Bayley retreats to the stage as Carmella recovers. There's no word on when Carmella will get her title shot. We go to replays. SmackDown on FOX goes off the air with Bayley clutching her title on the ramp as Carmella stares back at her from the ring.

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