Friday, May 27, 2011

Smackdown Results 05/27/11

Smackdown Results from Spokane, WA:

Randy Orton arrived out to start off Smackdown, showing off the World Championship belt he retained against Christian at Sunday's Over The Limit PPV. Orton talked about how he is still the champion but was soon interrupted by former champ, Christian, then Sheamus and then Mark Henry. Each of them made their case for why they are #1 contender for Orton's title. Smackdown GM Teddy Long arrived out to make a decision. He said there will be a main event Triple Threat match to determine #1 contender: Sheamus vs Mark Henry vs Christian.

Sin Cara vs. Chavo Guerrero

Chavo had control late in this one and tossed Sin Cara against the ropes. Sin Cara did a flip to bounce against the ropes with Chavo moving out of the way. Sin Cara followed with a tilt-a-whirl flip into a slam on the mat for a pinfall win.

Winner: Sin Cara wins via pinfall over Chavo Guerrero.

Cody Rhodes arrived out with two guys in suits carrying paper bags. Rhodes said every city he goes to he prays to see a mildly attractive face but doesn't. He said as a service to the fans he provides them with these bags, then told the baggers to do their work. Rhodes kept talking in the ring as he was suddenly interrupted by Daniel Bryan's music.

Daniel Bryan vs. Cody Rhodes

In the latter stages of the match, Rhodes sent Bryan to the corner, but Bryan jumped up on the corner and then flipped over Rhodes to the mat. Rhodes charged the corner and ran up it, then delivered his jumping kick to Bryan's head. He tried to follow with Cross Rhodes, but Bryan countered and put Rhodes on the mat for the Labelle Lock to get him to tap out.

Post-match, Rhodes attacked Bryan in the ring and outside it. He brought him back inside to hit Cross Rhodes, then put a paper bag on his head. against the ropes.

Winner: Daniel Bryan wins due to submission by Cody Rhodes.

They showed the mock press conference with President Obama and Capitol Punishment Pay-Per-View. Cole, Matthews and Booker pretended to chuckle over the skit. Matthews said basically all of Washington, DC has been invited to Capitol Punishment PPV next month.

When Smackdown returned they said Stone Cold Steve Austin would be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight at 12:35 AM.

Ezekiel Jackson vs. Heath Slater

Former Corre allies faced off in this match. Last Sunday, Jackson was seconds away from winning the Intercontinental title until The Corre interfered in the match.

For most of this contest, Jackson manhandled Slater. Late in the match, Jackson put Slater up in the Torture Rack for the win, but The Corre's Justin Gabriel and Wade Barrett rushed to the ring. Jackson fought all of them off, clearing the ring of The Corre. Barrett was furious on the outside as Jackson did a bodybuilder's pose in the ring.

Winner: Ezekiel Jackson wins due to disqualification of Heath Slater when The Corre interfered.

Christian talked about always being picked last for kickball when he was younger, but then proving the doubters wrong. He said he did the same with the World Championship, achieving it when everyone thought he was the last who could do it. He said he'll prove the doubters wrong again.

Great Khali vs. Kane
Monster's Brawl Match

Khali arrived out to the ring with Ranjin Singh dancing on the ramp. They showed highlights of Mahal Jinder slapping Great Khali outside the ring last weekend. Khali got back in the ring and punished Jey Uso for the victory. He also chopped down Ranjin Singh.

In the match, Khali chopped Kane down at one point, then put a shoulder nerve pinch on. Kane fought back to his feet, then ducked a chop by Khali. Kane put his hand around Khali's throat, with Khali doing the same and pushing Kane over the top rope. Kane got back on the apron as Khali was posturing to the crowd. As Khali went to grab Kane, Kane yanked him down against the top rope. Kane went to the corner for a flying clothesline to knock Khali down, then took the winning pinfall.

Post-match, Ranjin Singh tried to comfort Khali in the ring. Suddenly, Jinder Mahal came out to the ring with a mic yelling in Hindi at Khali. He got in the ring still yelling at Khali, then slapped him across the face. Singh got in Mahal's face yelling at him, so Mahal shoved Sing to the ropes. Khali stormed at Mahal and started to yell at him. Singh got in Mahal's face again with Khali behind him. Khali suddenly put his vice grip squeeze on Singh's head until he passed out on the mat. Khali left with Jinder Mahal while a ref checked on Singh in the ring.

Winner: Kane wins via pinfall over Great Khali.

They showed Raw Rebound to cover the events of what happened to Big Show backstage from Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez.

Matthews and Cole talked about the Big Show's injury on Raw. Matthews said he suffered internal injuries and a crush injury to the knee. He'll need several weeks of rehab to get back to work in the ring.

Booker T was in the ring as his theme music started up. Booker said he wanted to invite someone to step in the ring with him now, Michael Cole. Cole shook his head no, and Matthews asked if he's scared. Cole finally obliged and got into the ring. Booker reminded everyone that Cole lost the Kiss My Foot match to Jerry Lawler. They showed Cole kissing Lawler's foot on the screen. Cole was dejected as Booker kept laughing, then helped started up a "Kiss My Feet" chant to humiliate Cole on TV. Cole left the ring looking upset as he walked to the commentators table.

Matt Striker knocked on Sheamus' door backstage. The Celtic Warrior came out and made a statement about how sick he is of hearing about Christian and Mark Henry. He said they've had one short championship reign between the two of them. Sheamus said he won his first championship within a year. Sheamus said Mark Henry and Christian need bundles of opportunites, but he just needs one. Striker started to thank him, but Sheamus walked into his dressing room and slammed the door on him.

They showed Kharma arriving out to interrupt the 8 divas match on Raw, then sinking to her knees in the center of the ring crying.

AJ & Kaitlyn vs. Alicia Fox & Tamina

They showed AJ and Kaitlyn backstage talking to Natalya about how they'd be honored to have her in their corner tonight.

Late in the match, Kaitlyn had a pinfall on Alicia but Tamia rushed in and kicked Kaitlyn in the head. AJ came in to tackle Tamina and bring her out of the ring. Back in the ring, Alicia managed to stun Kaitlyn then did her scissor kick to the back of her head for the win.

Winners: Alicia Fox & Tamina win via pinfall over Kaitlyn & AJ.

They showed footage from the WWE All-Stars video game with a match involving John Cena and The Rock ahead of Wrestlemania 28.

Matt Striker interviewed Mark Henry backstage. Henry turned the interview around saying Striker's calling him an underachiever and stupid. He yelled at Striker then pushed him aside to leave the scene.

Matthews and Booker talked about the loss of Macho Man Randy Savage, before they showed the tribute video that ran on Raw.

Christian vs. Mark Henry vs. Sheamus
#Triple Threat #1 Contender Match

As the match was in progress, Randy Orton came out from backstage to watch, eventually sitting next to the commentators.

Late in the match, Christian went for the Crossbody from the corner but Henry caught him then hit World's Strongest Slam. Henry had the winning pinfall but Sheamus managed to break it up. He battled with Henry, eventually clocking him to knock him to the outside. Sheamus tried to steal a pin on Christian but to no avail.

Later, Christian hit the DDT from the corner on Sheamus for a near fall. Outside the ring, Mark Henry shoved Randy Orton then got back in the ring. Henry tried to press Christian overhead, but Christian escaped and shoved him into Sheamus in the corner. He hit a Spear on Sheamus and took a pinfall but Orton slid into the ring and RKO'd Henry. The ref was distracted trying to get Orton out of there, so he missed counting the pin for Christian and was too late.

Christian complained to the ref who explained he was getting Randy out of there. As Christian turned around, he got hit by the Brogh Kick. Sheamus took the pinfall for the win with Orton looking on from outside the ring.

Winner: Sheamus wins the Triple Threat #1 Contender's match to become the #1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Championship. Sheamus will face Randy Orton on next week's show for the title.

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