Smackdown Results 09/06/13
SmackDown results from Minneapolis, MN:The latest episode opened with COO Triple H holding a town hall meeting with the roster out on the stage. HHH was in the ring with Vickie Guerrero and Brad Maddox. He encouraged anyone to step forward and ask questions, after talking about Cody Rhodes getting fired on Raw. Nobody steps up and HHH tells them "no butt kissing." He also says wrestlers' egos are out of control, so Daniel Bryan isn't out there right now.
Several individuals speak up, including Kofi Kingston, RVD, Heath Slater and Damien Sandow. HHH ends up booking several matches including Ryback vs. Ziggler, Kofi Kingston vs. Curtis Axel, Daniel Bryan vs. a member of the Shield of Bryan's choice, and RVD vs. Randy Orton, next. He introduces the champion Orton to come out to the ring.
Randy Orton defeated Rob Van Dam via pinfall in a non-title match. Alberto Del Rio was ringside on commentary and interfered at one point. Orton managed to win with an RKO, and then post-match, Del Rio attacked RVD leaving him down in the ring.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Daniel Bryan who says he was told by WWE officials not to attend the Town Hall meeting earlier. Bryan says The Shield can choose which member he faces in the ring tonight.
Backstage, AJ Lee talked to Alicia Fox and Aksana saying she'd rather defend her title against one of them instead of the Total Divas girls.
Ryback defeated Dolph Ziggler via pinfall. Dean Ambrose was on commentary during the match and attacked Ziggler, which helped Ryback get the win. A new Night of Champions match is announced with Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler with the US title up for grabs.
Kofi Kingston defeated Curtis Axel via pinfall in a non-title match. Paul Heyman was ringside, but Axel lost after Kofi hit him with the SOS.
Backstage, Paul Heyman talked to Renee Young about CM Punk and the upcoming NOC handicap match.
Naomi vs. Brie Bella ended in a no contest when the other divas got involved in the match. The Total Divas Cameron, Eva Marie and Nikki Bella were ringside. AJ Lee came out with other divas to ringside and they all got into a brawl situation causing the match to end.
Jack Swagger & Antonio Cesaro defeated The Usos via pinfall. Zeb Colter was ringside for the All-Americans.
Triple H forced Big Show to fight 3MB in a 3-on-1 handicap match.
Big Show defeated 3MB in a 3-on-1 handicap match. Show hit the knockout punch on Heath Slater for the win. Post-match, refs helped Slater to the back.
Daniel Bryan defeated Seth Rollins via pinfall. Bryan was able to fight off the rest of The Shield and hit a big knee to the face of Rollins for the win. Post-match, Randy Orton interrupted Bryan's victory celebration and left him down in the ring. Orton posed with the WWE belt standing over Bryan as SmackDown went off the air.