11/17 WWE SmackDown Results –
We begin with a look back at Bianca Belair thinking she had two friends to team with her against The Bayley Bunch 2.0.
We are live from the Ford Center in Evansville, IN, as Michael Cole, Road Dogg, and Kevin Patrick welcome us to the show.
In the Arena:
DamageCTRL, Dakota Kai, Iyo Sky, Asuka, Kairi Sane, and Bayley make their way to the ring.
Bayley says they are here to have a good time. She welcomes everyone to Smackdown. She says they don’t want to share this huge moment with a bunch of dumb dumbs like you in the front row. She says her plan to bring Asuka into this group has to be one of the top moments in WWE history. Bayley says her idea was brilliant. The new and improved group is, without a doubt, the strongest faction in WWE right now. They are playing chess while you idiots are playing Candy Land. Charlotte . . . BIanca . . . and Shotzi were not ready for Asuka.
Asuka says something and Iyo and Kairi laugh. They continue their conversation but Bayley says something and they stop laughing.
Dakota says this isn’t a new and improved Damage Ctrl because someone in the ring isn’t part of the new group. Dakota says Asuka hasn’t been let in the group yet, so Bayley needs to add her to the group.
Baylay apologizes to Asuka for the idiot kid in the front row. Bayley gets on her knee and asks Asuka if she will join the torup and Asuka takes the shirt.
Dakota says they have an idea. The four of them should challenge Charlotte, Bianca, and Shotzi to find a fourth partner and face them at War Games.
Bayley loves the idea, but Shotzi’s music plays and the tank comes out but it is empty. Shotiz with a cross body onto Bayley and Kairi. Shotiz goes after Asuka and Iyo. Charlotte and Bianca make their way to the ring to help Shotzi try to clear the ring. Asuka and Bayley send Charlotte to the floor and then they send Shotzi to the floor.
– Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins make their way to the ring as we go to commercial.
Bianca, Shotzi, and Charlotte are in the back and Bianca tells Shotzi they have to be more organized. Shotzi says she wants revenge and payback. Bianca says she thinks she knows someone who can help. Nick Aldis says he needs to know who the fourth member is by the end of the night. Bianca leaves and Charlotte tells Shotzi she is thinking.
Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins vs. Kit Wilson and Elton Prince vs. Butch and Ridge Holland in a Number One Contender Match for the Tag Titles
Butch iwth a forearm to Elton and chops to Angelo. Butch with chops to Elton but Elton with a shoulder tao Butch. Angelo with a clothesline to Elton and Ford tags in. They hit a double faceplant to Elton.
Ford kicks Butch in the corner and tags in Angelo. Angelo kicks Butch an then he send Elton into the corner and Angelo with a series of punches. Ford tags in and he kicks Butch. Butch with chops na d forearms to Ford and Angelo. Ford with a thrust kick and a front kick followed by a clothesline to Butch. Ford keeps Elton from making the tag and Kit helps Elton. Kit tags in and Kit and Elton take care of Butch and Ford with a shoulder tackle and uppercut combination. Butch with a shoulder to Ford and then Butch flips over and tags in Ridge. Ridge with a shoulder tackle to Kit and then he hits a belly-to-back suplex to Ford. Ridget sends Kit into the turnbuckles and hits a forearm to the back. Ridge with a back body drop to Ford and a DDT to Kit. Butch and Ridge grab Elton and Kit for forearms but Ford and Angelo stop them. Butch and Ridge give Angelo and Ford the forearms.
Kit clips Ridge on the apron and Kit and Elton send Ridge into the ring steps.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Ridge blocks a double suplex attempt by Ford and Elton. Ridge with a double suplex. Everyone but Elton tag in and Butch with enzuigirirs to Angelo and Elton followed by drop kicks to Kit and Ford to knock them off the apron. Butch with a moonsault to Kigt off the apron. Butch with a tornado DDT to Elton off the ring steps. Butch stomps on Angelo’s hands. Butch goes to the turnbuckels for a moonsault onto everyone else in the match. Butch with an Asai DDT to Angelo for a near fall. Butch with a triangle but Angelo switngs Butch into Elton and then power bombs Butch onto Elton.
We are back and Ridge blocks a double suplex attempt by Ford and Elton. Ridge with a double suplex. Everyone but Elton tag in and Butch with enzuigiris to Angelo and Elton followed by drop kicks to Kit and Ford to knock them off the apron. Butch with a moonsault to Kit off the apron. Butch with a tornado DDT to Elton off the ring steps. Butch stomps on Angelo’s hands. Butch goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault onto everyone else in the match. Butch with an Asai DDT to Angelo for a near fall. Butch with a triangle but Angelo swings Butch into Elton and then power bombs Butch onto Elton. Everyone tags in and Kit with a forearm to Ridge but Ford with a back fist to Kit. Ridge with a forearm to Ford but Kit with a clothesline to Ridge. Ridge knocks Kit off the turnbuckles and sets for a superplex. Elton makes the tag while Ridge hits the superplex. Ford with a frog splash. Elton with a leg drop off the turnbuckles but Butch breaks up the cover.
We see B Fab and Bobby Lashley talking in the back.
Butch with chops and forearms to Ford and Angelo. Butch is sent over the top rope ot the floor but Kit and Elton. Ford and Angelo with enzuigiris to Elton and Kit. Ridge with clotheslines to everyone. Butch accidentally hits a Brogue Kick on Ridge. Ford tags in and he sends Elton to the floor. Angelo and Ford hit Revelation for the three count.
Winners: The Street Profits
After the match, Bobby Lashley comes out to celebrate with Angelo and Montez. Ridge pushes Butch away when Butch tries to discuss what happened at the end of the match.
– Bianca Belair is in the back talking to MIa Yim.
We go to commercial.
– We are back and we see Mia Yim being attacked by Bayley, Iyo, Asuka, Kairi, and Dakota.
– We take a look at Santos Escobar attacking Rey Mysterio last week. We see Rey mention that he went through knee surgery and he will be coming for Santos.
– We see Dragon Lee asking Nick Aldis for a match against Santos Escobar, but he tells Lee he can face Axiom to showcase what he can do.
– We take a look at Axiom with a video package.
Dragon Lee vs. Axiom
Axiom with a leg sweep and Lee with a leg sweep of his own. Lee with a wrist lock and Axiom with a back slide for a near fall. Lee with a rollup for a near fall. Lee with a side head lock take down. Axiom goes for a leap frog but Lee with a drop kick. Axiom goes to the floor and Lee with a flip dive. Lee sends Axiom back into the ring and hits a kick in the corner. Lee with a leg sweep int he corner and a slingshot kick to the chest. Lee punches Axiom in the corner and hits a hesitation drop kick for a near fall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Axiom with a drop kick to send Lee to the floor. Axiom goes to the ropes for an Asai Moonsault onto Lee but Axiom limps when he gets back to his feet. Axiom goes up top and he misses a double stomp. Lee puts Axiom in the turnbuckles for a headstand and Lee with a kick. Axiom stops Lee on the turnbuckles and sets for a superplex. Lee drops Axiom onto the turnbuckles and Lee puts Axiom in the tree of woe and hits a double stomp for a near fall. Lee gets Axiom on his shoulders but Axiom escapes. Lee with a chop or two. Axiom with chops of his own. Axiom with a drop kick and Lee holds on to the ropes on an O’Connor Roll. Axiom with a German suplex and kick. Lee with a brainbuster on Axiom. Lee sets for a sit out power bomb but Axiom counters into a destroyer for a near fall. Lee avoids being sent into the turnbuckles from the apron and he kicks Axiom.
Lee goes up top and Axiom with a kick to stop Lee on the turnbuckles. Axiom sets for a Spanish Fly and Axiom hits it for a near fall. Lee with a one arm sit out power bomb for a near fall. Lee with a running knee and Destino for the three count.
Winner: Dragon Lee
After the match, Lee and Axiom show mutual respect.
We go to commercial.
In the Arena:
Santos Escobar makes his way to the ring and he is using his Legado del Fantasma music.
Santos says there is something that he needs to say and he has to get it off his chest. Santos says there is an expression, never meet your heroes. He says he comes from a rich lucha libre tradition. His family was labeled as heroes, but for him, his hero was Rey Mysterio. He says he patterned and modeled everything in his career off Rey. He says it was his wish that the next generation would see him the way he saw Rey.
We see Joaquin, Cruz, and Zelina in GORILLA watching MONITOR.
Santos says Rey was a father figure to him and he felt at home. After last week, he realized that he was right. Everything that was said about you . . . Dominik was right. He says he deserved to be the US Champion, but who became the champion. He wanted to recreate the LWO and who came in and took it over and added new members like Carlito.
Santos addresses Carlito in Spanish and he says that they were supposed to be family. What did you do? You sided with an outsider like Carlito over him. Santos says he knows Rey is watching from his hospital bed. He tells Rey he hopes the pain reminds Rey of how Santos felt when Rey betrayed him. Santos says if you thought he was going to apologize, he will apologize for not doing more damage. From the bottom of his heart, he hopes the surgery doesn’t go well and you get an infection and they have to amputate your leg. Santos says he hopes Rey never comes back.
Zelina Vega makes her way to the ring and she wants to know what is Santos thinking.
Santos says they decided it was Rey or him. Santos says they are done.
Zelina slaps Santos and she says she trusted Santos.
Zelina leaves the ring and cries as she goes up the aisle.
Santos asks Cruz and Joaquin if they are going to side with Zelina. Santos says he made them and they exist because of him.
Cruz and Joaquin get in the ring. Santos asks if it is the three of them again.
Cruz and Joaquin tell Santos they cannot believe what he did.
Santos says they are done.
Santos attacks Joaquin and Cruz from behind as they leave the ring. Santos kicks both men. Santos says he can destroy Wilde.
Carlito’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring so Santos lets Joaquin go.
Santos leaves the ring as Carlito enters the ring.
Santos goes through the crowd.
– We take a look back at what happened last week with Kevin Owens.
We go to commercial.
Grayson Waller vs. Cameron Grimes
They lock up and Waller with a wrist lock. Grimes with a back drop into a wrist lock reversal. Waller gets to the ropes and punches Grimes. Waller holds on to the ropes on an O’Connor Roll attempt Grimes with a drop kick. Waller with a slingshot rolling flatliner for a near fall. Waller with punches. Waller with elbows to the upper chest and he applies a reverse chin lock. Grimes with punches and Grimes with a rollup for a near fall. Grimes with running forearms and a reverse atomic drop and kick to the chest. Grimes with a drop kick. Grimes with a uranage for a near fall. Grimes sets for Cave In but misses and Waller goes to the floor. Theory checks on Waller and Grimes kicks Theory when Waller moves. Waller with a leg sweep on the apron and a floating Unprettier for the three count.
Winner: Grayson Waller
– We see Bianca Belair talking to Zelina Vega in the back.
We go to commercial.
– We are back with the Supermarket Brawl from December 2001 as this week’s Smackdown Classic moment. Bayley and Friends stand over Zelina Vega as officials show up to check on Zelina. Bianca shows up to check on Zelina.
– Once again, it is time to see Solo Sikoa beating up John Cena at WWE Crown Jewel.
In the Arena:
Paul Heyman is in the ring with Solo Sikoa and Jimmy Uso.
Paul introduces himself and he says he has special event. It is a special acknowledgment ceremony for the winner of the match at Crown Jewel . . . SOLO.
Paul says the sixteen time champion . . . JOHN CENA . . . is not here tonight. That is thanks to Solo. John Cena will never appear in a WWE ring again. That is all thanks to Solo. Paul says he sees the little kid crying in the front row. John Cena can’t say it is so because he can barely speak thanks to Solo. If John Cena could speak, could he? He has such hustle, loyalty, and respect for all of you that John does not have the heart to say goodbye to the CeNation and WWE Universe. Paul says he gets to say goodbye to John Cena.
Paul says on behalf of Roman Reigns, Jimmy Uso, and Solo Sikoa . . . John Cena GOODBYE.
Now you know how serious that is. That was John’s cue because when you say John won’t be here, his music plays and he slides into the ring and hits the five moves of doom on everyone while the people go crazy. You will never experience that again and it is because of Solo.
Paul says no one stays gone forever, Solo has to be John’s target or he isn’t John Cena. John cannot communicate so he is not really John Cena. That is all because of Solo.
Paul tells Jimmy it would have been the greatest promo because he would have acknowledged the GOAT but he cannot say anything. You cannot see John Cena because John won’t be here. It is all because . . .
LA Knight’s music interrupts and he makes his way to the stage.
Knight wants to talk to ya. He says you are out here talking about cause and effect. What you haven’t mentioned is no matter how good Roman is, the only reason he is champion is because of the Bloodline. Knight says we know that is a problem. Knight says he knows that is a problem. If we have a problem, he is a problem solver. What does that mean? He is standing here on Smackdown because he made it that way. He stood across from Roman Reigns because he made it that way. He will end the Bloodline because he made it that way. You will all fall until it is just him and Roman. The first step on the path is Jimmy Uso. Since you cost him the championship, you have to pay the price.
Knight says he will give Jimmy BFT and he will be stomped out by LA Knight.
We go to commercial.
– We are back and Carlito faces Santos Escobar at Survivor Series.
–Bianca is with Shotzi and Charlotte and says they are out of options so Charlotte needs to make the call.
LA Knight vs. Jimmy Uso
Paul and Solo leave ringside because Paul got a phone call. Knight with a back body drop and suplex for a near fall. Knight kicks Jimmy in the corner. Knight charges at Jimmy but Jimmy gets to the floor. Knight punches Jimmy and sends him back into the ring. Jimmy kicks Knight but Knight drops Jimmy on the top rope. Knight with a slingshot shoulder tackle for a near fall. Knight with punches and elbows. Jimmy with a Samoan drop. Jimmy chokes Knight in the ropes. Knight with punches but Jimmy with a few chops. Knight sends Jimmy over the top rope to the floor and Knight with a drop kick through the ropes to send Jimmy into the announce table. Knight sends Jimmy’s head into the announce table many times. Knight sends Jimmy over the announce table and then Knight poses on the announce table as we go to commercial.
We are back and Knight with a jaw breaker. Knight blocks a kick and Jimmy with a dragon whip. We see footage from the commercial break when Jimmy sent Knight to the floor. Jimmy goes for a running hip in the corner but misses. Knight with punches and he escapes a Samoan drop and hits a DDT and both men are down. Knight with punches and a clothesline. Knight with a flap jack and a gourdbuster out of an atomic drop set up. Jimmy rolls to the apron and connects with an enzuigiri. Jimmy goes up top and Knight stops him. Knight sets for a supertplex but Jimmy pushes him off. Knight gets back up and Jimmy sends Knight to the mat. Jimmy misses a move off the turnbuckles and Knight goes for the BFT but Jimmy escapes. Knight with a BFT for the three count.
Winner: LA Knight
After the match, Solo Sikoa’s music plays and he mnakes his way to the ring. While Knight waits for Solo, Jimmy attacks Knight from behind and sends him to the floor. Solo with a Samoan spike and then Solo adjusts the announce table while Jimmy brings Knight to Solo. Solo puts Knight on the announce table and . . .
Cody Rhodes’ music plays and he makes his way to help Knight. Cody sends Jimmy into the ring steps and then he goes after Solo. Knight punches Jimmy and sends him into the announce table. Cody punches Jimmy and he sends Jimmy into the ring steps. Knight and Cody are in the ring together.
– Bianca and Shotzi walk and see Charlotte. Charlotte says she does not know if they will be able to get to the building in time.
We go to commercial.
– We are back and Nick Aldis tells Cody he has to go.
– Next week, The Street Profits face THE Judgment Day for the tag titles. Kevin Owens will be on The Grayson Waller Effect.
In the Arena:
Bianca Belair makes her way to the ring. She is joined by Shotzi and Charlotte Flair.
Charlotte says they can talk all night about what has happened but they are running out of time. They accept the challenge for War Games. She says she knows a little about turning on best friends. There is a thin thin line between love and hate. There is only one person she wants on her side if they are going to war.
Bayley and Friends come out but she says they took care of everyone that they tried to have by their side. You are not going to make it to War Games. You aren’t making it out of the building.
They all get on the apron and . . .
Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring through the crowd.
All eight women fight and Becky goes after Bayley while Shotzi and Bianca are sent to the floor. Charlotte goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault in the general direction of everyone. Iyo also goes for a moonsault.
Iyo and Charlotte are the only two standing and they start to fight. Charlotte sends Iyo into the ringside barrier.
We go to credits.
–– Here is the announced line-up ––
- Spoilers For 11/17 WWE SmackDown Matches and Segments
- Solo Sikoa returns
- LA Knight vs. Jimmy Uso
- Damage CTRL (Bayley, IYO SKY, Kairi Sane, and Asuka) come to SmackDown
- Number One Contender’s Match For Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship: Brawling Brutes (Ridge Holland & Butch) vs. The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) vs. Pretty Deadly (Elton Prince & Kit Wilson)
11/17 WWE SmackDown Results