Friday, September 5, 2014
Smackdown opened with Cena coming to the ring to deliver a promo about he’s going to be the one to face Brock Lesnar for the title at Night of Champions. Seth Rollins and Kane interrupted saying Cena was having a mid-career crisis. Roman Reigns ended up coming out to make it two vs. two. The Wyatts appeared on the ramp along with Kane and Rollins to make it four vs two, but then Jericho’s music hit and out he came with Henry and Big Show. Triple H arrived out to his theme music and booked a 10-man tag for the main event.
Dolph Ziggler defeated Cesaro via pinfall in a non-title matchup. Sheamus was on guest commentary. Ziggler managed to win the match with a surprise roll up pinfall. Cesaro attacked Ziggler post-match, but Sheamus got involved. He tossed the IC belt to Cesaro then Brogue Kicked him.
Jimmy Uso defeated Heath Slater via pinfall. Titus O’Neil was ringside for Slater while Jey was there on a crutch for his brother Jimmy. Jimmy won with the Superkick and then a Superfly Splash for the pinfall.
Paige defeated Brie Bella in a non-title matchup via pinfall. AJ and Nikki were at ringside during the match. At one point, AJ got into Nikki’s face leading to a brawl. Brie went outside and ended up pulling AJ off her sister. As Brie went back in the ring, Paige hit her DDT finisher for the win.
Bo Dallas defeated Zack Ryder via pinfall. Bo hit the Bo-Dog for the win in the quick match. He tried to mock Zeb and Swagger post-match with a “We the People” hand over your heart routine. Swagger came out and rushed to grab Bo for a fight. He got the Patriot Lock on for a bit, but Dallas escaped to ringside. Zeb finished things with the “We the People” yell.
John Cena, Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho, Big Show & Mark Henry vs Seth Rollins, Kane, Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan ended in a non-contest for a ten-man tag team match. Late in the match, Cena got a hot tag into the match from Jericho. Everyone started getting involved in the ring hitting their big moves. Eventually, the two legal men, Rollins and Cena, were left. Cena put the STF on Rollins, but The Wyatts got involved to start beating up Cena, causing the match to get thrown out. Post-match, another big brawl broke out. The faces all hit their various finishers on the heel team. Jericho hit a Codebreaker on Bray Wyatt, then Show and Henry hit their moves on Harper/Rowan. Reigns speared Kane, and Cena hit the AA on Rollins.