WWE SmackDown Results (12/9) – We are live from the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as The Brawling Brutes make their way to the ring to start the show. The Usos, Sami Zayin and Solo Sikoa are next and we are ready for our first match of the night!
The Usos vs. Sheamus and Butch for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles
Jimmy and Sheamus start things off and they lock up. They go into the corner and Sheamus with a clean break but Jimmy pushes Sheamus. Sheamus with a side head lock take down. Sheamus with a shoulder tackle and Jimmy goes to the floor to regroup. Jimmy with a kick and head butt. Jimmy follows with a chop against the ropes. Jimmy blocks a hip toss and Sheamus blocks a hip toss. Sheamus with a short arm clothesline. Sheamus with a Finlay slam and Butch tags in and Sheamus with a Finlay slam using Butch onto Jimmy. Jimmy with a knee drop. Jimmy backs Butch into the corner and Jey tags in and hits a forearm in the corner. Jey gets a near fall.
Butch with punches to Jey and Jimmy. Butch with a drop kick to Jey but Jey gets Butch up. Butch gets to his feet and Jimmy tags in and they hit a 1D onto the top rope.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Butch tries to make the tag but Jey stops Butch from doing it. Jey Irish whips Butch face first into the turnbuckles. Jimmy tags in and Jey with a back breaker and Jimmy with a forearm off the turnbuckles for a near fall. Jimmy kicks Butch many times. Jey sends Butch to the floor while the referee has a discussion with Jimmy. Butch kicks Jimmy and gets back in the ring. Butch with an enzuigiri but Jey tags in and he knocks Sheamus off the apron to stop a tag. The referee has to hold Sheamus back . Butch with a slap and Jey with an uppercut. Jey with punches in the corner. Jey sets for a running hip but Butch with a kick and a German suplex.
Jimmy and Sheamus tag in and Sheamus with clotheslines and a splash into the corner. Jimmy with a kick but Sheamus with a tilt-a-whirl power slam. Sheamus sets for the forearms on the apron and Butch stops Jey. Butch and Sheamus with many forearms across the chests. Butch goes to the floor and he connects with a running forearm on Jey. Jimmy with a rollup in the ring for a near fall. Sheamus goes shoulder first into the ring post when Jimmy moves. Jimmy goes up top and Sheamus with a punch and chop. Sheamus sets for an Air Raid Crash off the turnbuckles and hits it for a near fall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Jey and Butch are on the turnbuckles. Butch pulls at the fingers and Jey goes to the mat. Butch misses a move off the turnbuckles but rolls through. Jey with a pop up neck breaker for a near fall. Jimmy is sent to the apron by Sheamus but Jimmy with a thrust kick. Sheamus gets Jimmy up and hits an Air Raid Crash on the apron. Jey with a suicide dive to Sheamus. Butch goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault onto Jimmy and Jey. Butch goes to the turnbuckles for a tornado DDT on Jey for a near fall. Butch stomps on the hands and connects with a round kick. Butch is sent to the apron. Jey with a punch and Jimmy tags in. They set for the 1D off the turnbuckles but Sheamus pulls Jey to the floor and sends him into the ringside barrier. Butch with a sunset flip into a running power bomb for a near fall.
Sheamus tags in and Sheamus with a Razor’s Edge and neck breaker combination on Jey for a near fall. Jimmy and Sheamus exchange punches. Jimmy with a back elbow and Jey tags in. Butch grabs Jimmy and Sheamus gets Jey up but Ridge stops Sami from interfering. Sheamus with a running knee for a near fall. Ridge and Solo fight outside the ring and Solo with a uranage into the timekeeper’s area.
Sheamus sets for a Brogue Kick as he waits for Jey to get back to his feet. Jey with a super kick and Butch tags in. Butch with an enzuigiri and Jimmy makes the blind tag. Butch goes for the Bitter End but the Usos with 1D for the three count.
Winners: The Usos
– Kurt Angle walks in the back with Gable Steveson and Braun Strowman greets Kurt. Braun tells Gable not to take his time down in the PC because they can use him on Smackdown.
– LA Knight makes his way to the ring.
– We go to commercial after some Bray related blipverts.
We are back and John Cena will be back in three weeks at Smackdown in Tampa.
In the Arena:
LA Knight says he is going to talk to you now. He says Bray Wyatt and the crowd cheers so he insults the crowd. He says he struck a nerve in Bray Wyatt. He has struck fear in Bray. Week after week, I get blindsided and you say that you didn’t do it. Knight says he is calling Bray’s bluff. Every time you put me down, I am here. Do you know how I know it is you, let’s look at the footage. He says out of context it could be anyone. Let’s see what happened before.
We see Knight talking to Megan and he shows a masked man in a hallway. We take a look at the next attack. We see a mask in the background.
He says he already told Bray what he can do with his toys.
Uncle Howdy shows up on the TitanTron. It says in Bray’s voice, what are you waiting for. He deserves to be punished. Do it now. He deserves to suffer. The door is closing.
Knight says you have to be a cross eyed half wit to know it isn’t him. Knight says he will go to the back to find him.
Megan asks if Ronda and Shayna have taken it too far outside of the ring. Shayna says you just saw Shotzi crying in pain on the ground. Maybe she fell or maybe she is just unlucky. Ronda says to tell the China Shop the bulls are coming.
Liv Morgan and Tegan Nox show up. Liv says you are a great team. You have beaten everyone except them. Tegan says the shop is open. Shayna says if you mess with the bull, you get the horns.
We go to commercial.
– We are back and next week, Roman Reigns will be on Smackdown.
The Viking Raiders vs. Legado del Fantasma
Wilde with a side head lock to Erik and he escapes a slam. Erik with a shoulder tackle. Erik with a knee to the midsection. Ivar tags in and they connect with many forearms. Erik tags back in and Ivar with a shoulder in the corner. Erik with a shoulder in the corner. Wilde with a head scissors but Erik with a clothesline.
Hit Row’s music plays and Ivar gets in the ring with Erik. B-Fab has a chair and she sits down while Erik and Ivar wait for them. Dolla and Adonis attack Cruz and Wilde. The referee calls for the bell.
Winners by DQ: Legado del Fantasma
Dolla hits Ivar with a chair and then Adonis with a float over DDT to Erik. Valhalla goes after Adonis and B-Fab kicks Valhalla and sends her into Vega. Wilde comes off the turnbuckles and Dolla catches him and hits a Death Valley Driver.
LA Knight walks in the back to try to find Bray Wyatt. He goes into a locker room and he sees a Bray Wyatt t-shirt and the light goes off. Knight sees a man in a mask as we go to commercial.
– We are back in the Kurt Angle birthday celebration suite and Kurt is given a card for his ‘dad’ from Jason Jordan.
In the Arena:
It is time for a contract signing.
Ricochet makes his way to the ring. He is joined in the ring by his trophy and Adam Pearce. Gunther makes his way to the ring with Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci.
Before Adam can give the contract to Gunther and Ricochet, The New Day make their way to the ring, and they have something to say.
Woods says they are sorry for interrupting but they wanted to make sure they get a front row seat to see all of this. Kofi says eventually Gunther is going to get mad and have that GUNTHER FACE. Them Imperium is going to get mad and try to jump Ricochet and they cannot have that. Woods says they could have stayed in the back, and they mention their tag title match at Deadline. They wanted to make sure that they are by Ricochet’s side in case anyone from Imperium has a problem with it.
Gunther reminds Ricochet he took the title from him and beat him twice to prove that Ricochet is not worthy of being the champion. He will beat Ricochet again next week and do it in the worst possible way. There is nothing that can stop it. He says they respect this great sport and they are professional wrestlers. They are not performers.
Gunther signs the contract.
Ricochet asks if they said they have a problem performing. Kofi and Woods start to say Imperium can’t perform and the crowd has to repeat what they hear. Ricochet says that Gunther is in for the fight of his life. He will not give up. You will see Ricochet take the title that you hold over your shoulder.
Gunther aand Ricochet throw the furniture out of the ring. All six men fight in the ring until Imperium is sent to the floor. The New Day and Ricochet with dives to the floor.
The New Day and Ricochet vs. Imperium
The bell rings nad Kaiser kicks Ricochet and sends him into the turnbuckles. Kaiser floats over on an Irish whip. Kaiser with a head scissors and Ricochet ends up on his feet. Ricochet with a drop kick. Woods tags in and hits a head scissors. Woods with a near fall. Woods with a drop kick and he gets a near fall. Kaiser with an Irish whip and Woods with a boot and Honor Roll. Vinci makes the tag and gives Woods an arm drag and follows with kicks.
Vinci with kicks and forearms in the corner. Woods is sent to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Vinci with a reverse chin lock on Woods. Woods with punches and foerarms followed by a chop. Vinci stops Woods from making the tag. Vinci catches Woods on an Honor Roll attempt and he hits a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Gunther tags in and twists the neck. Gunther knocks Ricochet off the apron and then hits an Earthquake Splash on Woods for a near fall. Kaiser tags in and he rakes the eyes. Kaiser with an arm bar. Kaiser with a punch and Irish whip. Woods gets a boot up and Kaiser with kicks. Kaiser puts Woods on the turnbuckles and Kaiser with punches.
Kaiser with a punch and he sends Woods into the turnbuckles. Woods with forearms but Kaiser sends Woods into the turnbuckles and he follows with a chop. Kaiser puts Woods on the turnbuckles for a superplex but Woods pushes Kaiser off the turnbuckles. Woods with a missile drop kick and both men are down. Kofi and Vinci tag in and Kofi with chops to Vinci followed by a drop kick. Vinci avoids the jumping clothesline but Kofi lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex. Kofi with a cross body for a near fall.
Kofi with a Boom Drop. Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise but Kaiser distracts Kofi. Kofi trips Vinci and goes to the apron but Kaiser stops Kofi on a springboard move. Vinci sends Kofi to the floor and Kaiser with an uppercut. Kofi is sent over the announce table.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Kaiser with a front face lock on Kofi as Kofi tries to get to the corner to make the tag. Kaiser with an elbow to the back of the head and an elbow. Kofi with a back body drop but he cannot take advantage of the situation to make the tag to Ricochet. Gunther tags in and Ricochet is tagged in as well. Ricochet with a punch but Gunther with a chop and boot to the head. Gunther pie faces Ricochet and Ricochet with an enzuigiri and a jumping knee. Ricochet with punches. Ricochet with more punches and kicks. The referee pulls Ricochet out of the corner. Ricochet with a matrix to avoid a boot and Ricochet with a kick. Gunther with a chop and he sets for the power bomb but Ricochet counters with a sunset flip for a near fall.
Vinci and Woods tag in and Woods with a springboard tornado DDT. Kofi tags in and Woods sets for Midnight Hour but Kofi stops Kaiser from interfering. Vinci escapes an SOS and Vinci with a senton. Kaiser tags in and they set for the Imperium Bomb but Kofi with a head scissors. Ricochet with a Frankensteiner and a drop kick to knock Gunther off the apron. Woods with a splash to Gunther and Vinci. Kofi with Trouble in Paradise and Ricochet tags in and hits a shooting star press for the three count.
Winners: The New Day and Ricochet
After the match, Ricochet says he does not matter how big Gunther is because he doesn’t quit.
– Chad Gable and Otis show up at the Angle Birthday Celebration and they are not on the list. The Street Profits show up and are on the list. Chad is not happy…
We go to commercial.
We are back and the Bloodline is celebrating while Solo just sits there. Sami suggests getting something to eat. Jey tells Sami that the Tribal Chief is coming next week so maybe Sami should trim the beard. Jey says he thinks next week will be a big night for Sami.
Rey Mysterio is in the back working on his leg and Scarlett and Karrion Kross show up. A call for security is made but Kross says that isn’t necessary.
Kross says Rey must be in hell over what is happening with Dominik. Kross says you have turned the other cheek and shown restraint. Kross points out that Scarlett is from Romania. He mentions a story that she told him. They had a champion horse and it couldn’t run as fast as it could. They needed the horse and they strapped a cart to it so it was a workhorse. Scarlett couldn’t look at the horse in the eyes. Kross says it is a sad day when you have to put an animal out of its misery.
Security shows up and asks if there is a problem. Kross tells Rey to look at the clock and he says Tick Tock before leaving.
– We have a video package for Tegan Nox. She says she shouldn’t even be here. She tore her ACL just after signing her contract. Then she came back and tore it again. She says she has been through everything. She never gave up and kept fighting. She has known Liv since her first day in the PC. She is willing to do anything to become champion.
We go to commercial.
– We are back with the latest Lacey Evans video package. Most people choose comfort and take the safe choice. Avoid pain at all costs. This training would break them. In minutes, they would be crying for their mama or reaching for the safety of their couch. You embrace the pain.
Liv Morgan and Tegan Nox vs. Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler
Shayna and Tegan start things off. Shayna with a side head lock into a wrist lock. Tegan bridges and escapes. Shayna backs Tegan into the corner and runs her forearm across the bridge of the nose. Tegan with a leg sweep to Shayna. Tegan with an arm drag or two. Shayna with an Irish whip and she floats over and connects with an uppercut. Tegan with a running back senton. Tegan goes up top and Shayna kicks Tegan to the mat. Ronda tags in and she sends Tegan to the mat with some judo throws and then she mocks Liv. Tegan with a rollup for a near fall.
Ronda with an ankle lock. Tegan rolls through and sends Ronda into the ring post. Shayna and Liv tag in and Liv with a drop kick and a hip strike in the corner. Liv with a knee in the corner and she goes to the turnbuckles for a missile drop kick. Liv gets a near fall. Shayna avoids ObLIVion and she hits a German suplex.
Raquel Rodriguez comes to the ring and officials try to hold her back. Ronda goes over to Raquel and Shayna with a Kirifuta Clutch and Liv with a jaw breaker. Tegan with a Shiniest Wizard and Liv gets the three count.
Winners: Tegan Nox and Liv Morgan
– We return to the party and Kurt leaves to go to the ring.
We go to commercial.
– We are back and Tegan Nox and Liv Morgan will face Iyo Sky and Dakota Kai for the tag titles next week. Hit Row, Legado del Fantasma, and the Viking Raiders will meet in a triple threat match next week.
In the Arena:
Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring to a chorus of ‘You Suck’.
Kurt thanks the people of Pittsburgh for the birthday celebration, but it is interrupted by Chad Gable and Otis.
Chad says every clown in Pittsburgh gets an invite and they don’t get on the list? Chad says they are wearing their formalwear and Otis even wore a tie and he doesn’t have a neck. Chad says Kurt didn’t want to get upstaged by a real Olympian. He calls Kurt petty.
Chad says he has to agree with the people and he says Kurt sucks. Chad says Kurt has no integrity and he lost his intensity. If you want to keep a shred of your intelligence, you want to get out of their ring. The celebration is over and Otis is going to eat your birthday cake.
Chad tells Kurt he might end up with another broken freaking neck.
Chad asks Otis how is the cake.
Kurt says if you are going to eat that cake, you are going to need a lot of milk.
A milk truck comes out with Gable Steveson hanging off the side.
Gable and Kurt throw milk at Chad and Otis. Kurt gets the hose and he sprays Chad and Otis.
Kurt and Gable celebrate in the ring.
We go to credits.
WWE SmackDown Results (12/9)