Friday, October 22, 2010

Smackdown Results 10/22/10

WWE Smackdown Results from Alberta, Canada:

Todd Grisham opened the show just a few days ahead of Bragging Rights PPV. Randy Orton will face Kane in the main event. Team Raw and Team Smackdown were both in the ring. Smackdown GM Theodore Long was there along with the Bragging Rights trophy. He reminded fans that they'll face off in an elimination style tag match on Sunday. Long said he won't be booking the matches tonight, instead he'll let the superstars do so.

Long told Miz to set up the first match. Miz suggested a six man tag match where he'll tag up with Ezekiel Jackson and Sheamus. Big Show selected Kofi Kingston and Rey Mysterio to team up with him for the match. Edge got on the mic saying he wants a 1-on-1 match with the most condescending superstar on either brand, CM Punk. Morrison challenged Del Rio, then Swagger challenged Santino Marella. Teddy Long said the six man tag match will start things off.

The Miz, Sheamus and Ezekiel Jackson vs. Big Show, Rey Mysterio and Kofi Kingston

The action broke down as Kofi Kingston kicked away from The Miz and tagged in Show. Show clotheslined Miz down several times then tossed him up overhead. Sheamus got taken down by Mysterio's jump from the corner. Jackson pressed Mysterio overhead, but Show kicked him in the gut. Miz tried to jump off the corner at Show, but Show grabbed him for the Chokeslam. He tagged in Rey Mysterio to hit his finisher from off Show's shoulders.

Winners: Big Show, Rey Mysterio & Kofi Kingston win via pinfall over The Miz, Sheamus and Ezekiel Jackson.

As Smackdown returned, the commentary crew talked about the Barrett vs Orton match for Bragging Rights for the WWE Title. They showed video highlights from Hell in a Cell when Cena lost to Wade Barrett, forcing Cena to join The Nexus. Cena will now be in Barrett's corner at Bragging Rights PPV. The Raw GM has ordered Cena to take orders from Barrett and follow them or get fired.

Josh Matthews interviewed Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero backstage. Matthews brought up the incident from this past Monday's Raw when Daniel Bryan issued the challenge for Bragging Rights PPV. Bryan tackled Ziggler through the ropes and locked the Labelle Lock on him to make him tap outside. Ziggler interrupted Matthews question backstage saying Bryan is nothing compared to him and he'll crush him at Bragging Rights PPV.

Jack Swagger came to the ring with his Soaring Eagle mascot for the next match.

Santino Marella vs. Jack Swagger

During the match, Santino was knocked to the outside and the eagle mascot creeped towards him. All of a sudden, Hornswoggle came rushing to the ring with his Smackdown flag to chase away the eagle. Later on, Santino and Hornswoggle doubleteamed the eagle on the outside. Santino hit the Cobra punch on it, then Swoggle jumped off the steel steps with a Tadpole Splash on it.

Santino got back in the ring and had control for only a moment. He was ready for the Cobra Punch, but Swagger tripped him down and applied the ankle lock to make Santino tap. Hornswoggle chased Michael Cole out of his commentators chair.

Winner: Jack Swagger wins via submission over Santino Marella.

Smackdown returned with a Dashing Cody Rhodes Grooming Tip. Tonight's tip involved using lip balm to prevent chapped lips. Dashing said sometimes when at home alone you can also apply a special moisturizing lip gloss because it's not just for the ladies and it's rejuvenating.

John Morrison vs. Alberto Del Rio

Late in the match, Morrison knocked Del Rio down near the corner with an enziguiri kick. Morrison jumped up and went for the Starship Pain but Del Rio got both knees up. From there, he was able to apply the armbreaker submission hold to get Morrison to tap out. Team Smackdown is now 3-0 on the night.

Winner: Alberto Del Rio wins via pinfall over John Morrison.

Edge vs. CM Punk

The two superstars were traded for one another several weeks ago between Raw and Smackdown. Edge landed a serious boot to Punk's face causing Punk to lean against the ropes to recover. Edge tried to run and hit a flying cross body but Punk moved out of the way. Edge crashed into the ropes.

Late in the match, Edge got up on the corner so Punk went up to battle. Punk went for the Superplex but Edge tossed him off. With Punk down, Edge started getting that crazed Spear look. He got down and prepared for it. Suddenly, The Miz and Alex Riley were ringside and yanked Edge out of the ring. They tossed him into the crowd barrier causing the DQ.

After that, everyone from Team Raw and Team Smackdown get involved one-by-one to show off their finishing moves. The segment ended with Sheamus hitting the Rouge kick on Show to knock him out of the ring. Mysterio got to the ring and knocked Sheamus into the ropes then did the 619 on him. All of the Smackdown guys raised each others' arms in the ring.

Winner: Edge wins due to disqualification of CM Punk when The Miz interfered.

Team LayCool was in the ring to mock Natalya and Bret Hart as they were dressed up like them. Layla had a Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart beard on, while Michelle wore a black wig, leather jacket and jeans to look like Bret Hart.

Natalya withstood a lot of punishment from Team LayCool but she used a double underhook DDT to toss Layla. Moments later, Natalya yelled at Michelle who was on the outside. Layla tried to attack but Natalya countered and started up the Sharpshooter. Michelle tried to pull Layla out of the ring, but Natalya was too strong and pulled Layla back. The ref got Michelle out of there. Natalya secured the Sharpshooter and Layla tapped out. Kelly Kelly never got in the match.

Post-match, Natalya jumped on Layla and ripped off her fake beard. Michelle finally got Layla out of the ring. Natalya joked around in the ring with the fake beard on as the hometown fans cheered her and Kelly.

Michael Cole talked about how recent politics have unfairly taken shots at WWE. They showed the Stand Up for WWE video campaign piece featuring celebs like Snoop Dogg, Nicole Scherzinger and Ben Stiller.

Randy Orton vs. Kane

The World Champion Kane was introduced first and arrived with manager Paul Bearer. WWE Champ Randy Orton was introduced after a commercial break to the fans' ovation. The commentators called this a Wrestlemania-type match.

Kane started it off with a hard shot to Orton's chin then pounded on him in the corner, and kept going corner to corner. He hit a sideslam then signaled for the early finish. Orton got up and Kane picked him up for the Tombstone. Orton slid off then hit the backbreaker. He set up for the RKO, but Kane slid to the outside. Orton continued the attack outside, ramming Kane to the ringpost. Back in the ring, Orton began to stomp on Kane's body parts. On the outside, Kane leveled Orton with a clothesline.

Later in the match, Kane hit his flying clothesline chop from the corner to take down The Viper. Orton barely kicked out of the pinfall. Kane went for the Chokeslam, but Orton elbowed his way out. Kane kneed him in the gut then rushed the corner where Orton kicked him with a boot. Orton tried to clothesline Kane down several times but couldn't. Finally, he ducked Kane then hit the scoop powerslam. Next up, was the DDT from the ropes. Orton dropped to the mat and began to pound it, ready for the RKO. Kane shoved Orton off though. As Orton came off the ropes, Kane booted him down. From there, Kane was all set for the Chokeslam. Just then, the lights went out and the Undertaker's bell sounded.

When the lights came back on, Kane was looking up the ramp and Orton was down on the mat. Orton got up behind Kane ready. As Kane turned, Orton hit the RKO on him then scored the pinfall victory.

Winner: Randy Orton wins via pinfall over Kane.

Kane was irate post-match as he stormed out of the ring, tore the announce table apart and knocked over the Smackdown Bragging Rights trophy. He got back in the ring pacing around and then Taker's bell sounded again. The lights darkened and light effects hit the ring. Kane was looking around as was Paul Bearer, expecting Undertaker to arrive. Suddenly, a hand broke through the mat. Undertaker popped out of the mat and grabbed Kane's legs. He pulled Kane down towards under the ring. Kane was able to hold on with one hand. He got back up halfway, then Undertaker's hand appeared above his head and pulled Kane back under. The lights darkened as Smackdown went off the air.

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