Thursday, August 19, 2010

WWE Superstars Results 08/19/10

WWE Superstars Results 08/19/10:

Raw commentator Michael Cole opened the show talking about an explosive Summerslam PPV. Yoshi Tatsu arrived out to the ring to start off the show. Cole and Lawler talked over the excitement of Summerslam and how The Nexus lost to Team WWE.

Primo vs. Yoshi Tatsu

Lawler said Primo would be using this match to get back in the mix for more championships, after being part of the Unified tag champs before. Yoshi had several armbar takedowns on Primo early on, bringing Primo down for an arm submission. Moments later, Yoshi knocked Primo to the outside then swung through the ropes to dropkick him down.

After break, Yoshi managed to comeback after Primo had gained control. At one point Yoshi charged at Primo in the corner, only to get tossed onto the apron. Yoshi landed on his feet, fought off Primo and hit a roundhouse kick to knock him down. From there Yoshi jumped off the corner to takedown Primo with a spinning double kick move for the win.

Winner: Yoshi Tatsu wins via pinfall over Primo.

They rolled highlights from Tuesday night's WWE NXT show on SyFy. It featured a double elimination in which Percy Watson and Husky Harris were the latest to go leaving Michael McGillicutty, Alex Riley and Kaval. The show ended with Harris' elimination an ensuing brawl started by Cody Rhodes and Harris when they attacked Kaval at ringside.

MVP vs. Vance Archer

Todd Grisham and Matt Striker were now handling commentary as the show shifted to Smackdown's stars. Archer was accompanied to the ring by his buddy Curt Hawkins.

Into the match, MVP had Archer in the corner and went for the running boot kick. Archer moved away and MVP got caught in the corner. Archer tossed him out of the ring as the ref began to warn him. Curt Hawkins rushed over to knock down MVP, then smiled about it at the bottom of the ramp. Just then, JTG rushed down the ramp to take Hawkins down. Archer came out of the ring to beat on JTG. MVP helped out and finally he and JTG got into the ring. Smackdown GM Teddy Long arrived out with a mic and said since everyone wants to fight they'll have a tag match, after the break.

In the late stages of this one, JTG hit the Mugshot on Archer from the corner to plant him face first to the mat. JTG had the pinfall, but Hawkins rushed in to break it up. MVP came in to take Archer to the outside. JTG went to the corner for a move, but Archer came over and got him up on his shoulder. While the ref was dealing with MVP, Hawkins came into the ring and helped pull off a doubleteam finisher that Striker called the "crash course". Hawkins rolled out of the ring and Archer took the winning pinfall.

Winners: Curt Hawkins and Vance Archer win via pinfall over JTG & MVP.

WWE Superstars returned with highlights from the Summerslam Axxess and other media events including Matt Hardy and Layla talking to school kids about reading.

Todd Grisham and Matt Striker talked of the follow-up from Summerslam on Raw involving Team WWE and The Nexus. On Monday's show there were individual matches involving each member of Nexus versus a member from Team WWE. Barrett called it an opportunity for redemption, and said any member of Nexus not victorious tonight would be exiled from the group.

Wade Barrett defeated his former mentor Chris Jericho. Heath Slater defeated Edge. Skip Sheffield and David Otunga defeated R-Truth and John Morrison. Michael Tarver defeated Daniel Bryan, thanks to interference by The Miz and Alex Riley. In the main event, Darren Young tried to redeem himself against John Cena, but was beat by the STF. Raw ended after Nexus gave Young a beatdown in the ring to exile him from the Nexus.

Jack Swagger arrived out for the Superstars main event before a commercial break.

Chris Masters vs. Jack Swagger

During the match, Swagger targeted Masters' left shoulder and continued to work it over. Masters came off the corner to take down Swagger. As Swagger stood up, Masters went for the Masterlock, but couldn't lock his grasp. Swagger eventually backed him into the corner. From there, Swagger got Masters into the ankle lock. Masters struggled trying to find a way to the ropes but couldn't. He eventually was forced to tap out to Swagger.

Swagger kept the hold on a little bit after the bell but released it. He eventually left the ring to head to the ramp. Superstars closed with Masters still trying to get up outside the ring as Swagger smirked from the ramp. Grisham said on Smackdown tomorrow we'll find out the situation involving Kane and The Undertaker and the World Championship.

Winner: Jack Swagger wins via submission over Chris Masters.

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