WWE Smackdown Results - (9/20/12)
Results by: Adam W. of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Welcome to this week's Smackdown! We are welcomed to the show by Michael Cole and Josh Matthews. The show begins by WWE Hall of Famer Edge being introduced.
Edge, sporting his new haircut, slides into the ring. Edge poses on the top rope to thunderous applause. Edge grabs a mic, and says his intro will never get old. He says there a few reasons he is here. Edge says 18 months ago, he was forced to retire. Edge says he wonders what he could do now, seeing as his whole life was wrestling. Edge says he has to get his cheap plug out of the way, saying the new season of Haven premieres after Smackdown. Edge says he has be able to watch WWE at home, as a fan. Edge says he has seen a lot of crazy things, but has has never seen something like this.
The Titantron shows Kane and Daniel Bryan screaming "I AM THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS!" on last week's Raw. After yelling, they hug it out. Daniel grabs his belt, but he and Kane continue to argue.
Edge says he has been away from awhile, but would like to know how the "Devil's Favorite Demon" and "Goat Face" became best friends. Edge says he is a 12 time Tag Team Champion, and knows what it takes. Daniel Bryan, with a mic, interrupts. Daniel clears his throat, and says he would like to correct Edge on his usage of pronouns. Bryan says "they" didn't become tag team champions, he did. Daniel gets in the ring, and begins yelling "I AM THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS!" Edge says that Bryan is off in his own little world, but wonders how he pulled it off. Daniel says he is in control. Bryan says he is an anchor, a rock, and one with his emotions. Edge asks if he is kidding. Daniel says no, but understands why Edge would be suspicious. Edge says "excuse me?" Daniel says that Dr. Shelby teaches about the connotation of words. Daniel says excuse me reminds him of someone, Edge's ex-wife Vickie Guerrero. Daniel says Edge's them explains it all. Bryan asks if anyone really "knows" Edge. Daniel says Edge should go back to acting, and retirement. Daniel states he is a Redwood, and nothing anyone does can make him snap. Edge says he didn't intend to make Bryan snap, but he says it does sound like a challenge. Edge and Bryan get into an argument about if it sounds like a challenge. Edge and Bryan exchange "Yes" and "No," respectively.
Kane's music interrupts as he makes his way to the ring. Kane says both of them are wrong. Kane and Bryan once more say "they are the tag team champions." Edge yells at them to stop. Kane says Edge seems mad. Edge is told Dr. Shelby has great relaxation exercises. Edge says he gets that Bryan is at "inner peace," but doesn't understand Kane. Edge says he isn't Barney the Dinosaur. Edge says he stole his ex-wife, and tortured his father. Edge asks Kane if he remembers any of that. Kane says he should rectify the situation now. Edge takes off his jacket, and has a stand off with Kane. Kane slowly opens his arms, and calls for a hug. Edge warily steps in, but is embraced by Kane. Bryan starts yelling no. Edge calls Bryan into the hug too. Daniel smiles, as they all go for a group hug.
Damien Sandow interrupts. Damien introduces himself, saying that the same sophomoric serial has been repeated. Sandow says as they attempt to "hug it out" is an abomination. Sandow says this proves how far this enterprise has fallen. Edge yells at Sandow to shut up. Edge says in thirty seconds of hearing Sandow, he swallowed his own puke. Edge says that Sandow should do something. Edge asks the audience if he should face Kane or Bryan.
1/2 of the WWE Tag Team Champions Kane vs. Damien Sandow
Damien is thrown against the ropes, but is taken down by a shoulder from Kane. Sandow runs to the floor, and attempts an elbow to Kane. Kane pulls Sandow to the floor as he falls. Damien is rolled back into the ring, and whipped into the corner. Damien elbows Kane, and runs the ropes. Sandow is hit with a Big Boot. Sandow went to the floor, but Kane retreats him. Kane rolls Sandow back in the ring, but Damien gets to the apron. Damien snaps Kane's neck against the ropes. Damien attacks Kane with knees in the corner. Kane hits a Back Drop Suplex. Sandow is whipped into the corner, and is greeted by a Sidewalk Slam. Pin, but a kick out by Damien. Kane goes top rope, and hits a Lariat. Kane goes for a Chokeslam, but Daniel gets on the apron. Daniel begins yelling he is the tag team champions. Damien grabs a distracted Kane, and hits a Straight Jacket Neckbreaker for the win.
Winner: Damien Sandow via pinfall
Michael Cole and Josh Matthews say that they are proud to be going forces with the Susan G. Komen Group. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the middle rope will be pink.
Kane is backstage, yelling for Daniel Bryan. Kane is throwing a temper tantrum, as he comes across Dr. Shelby. Kane is told to be calm, but says if he doesn't get his belt back, he will rip Daniel's beard from his goat face. Daniel comes out, saying Kane is a big freak. They argue, as Dr. Shelby screams at them to stop. Dr. Shelby asks Kane is he would like he belt. Kane says yes. Daniel is asked if he wouldn't like his beard ripped off. Daniel says yes. Daniel gives Kane his belt back, but Kane says Bryan still cost him his match. Dr. Shelby says he will ask Booker T is Bryan can compete too. Kane says he is the tag team champions, and walks away.
A video package of the Brogue Kick is shown. At Night of Champions, Booker T reinstated the previously banned Brouge Kick right before his match. Sheamus retained his World Championship by beating Alberto Del Rio with a Brouge Kick.
Alberto Del Rio is sitting backstage, holding Booker T's new book. ADR says Booker is a coward. Alberto want's to know why Booker reinstated the Brouge Kick. Booker says it is dangerous, but says it's legal. Booker says if ADR doesn't want to get kicked, he should stay away from Sheamus. Booker admits that unbanning it before ADR's match may have been unfair. ADR asks if he can get another title shot. Booker says he needs to earn it, in a tag team match later tonight. ADR will tag with Dolph Ziggler to face Randy Orton and World Champion Sheamus.
WWE Diva's Champion Eve makes her way to the ring for commentary on the upcoming match.
Layla vs. Natalya
Layla kicks Nat in the gut, followed by two Facebusters. Nat hits a Discus Lariat, and stomps on Layla. Pin, but a kick out. Natty locks in an Abdominal Stretch, as Layla tries to get out. Natty picks Layla up, but it is reversed into a roll up. Natty tries for a Sharpshooter, but Layla rolls Natty with her legs. Layla picks Nattie up, and hits a Neckbreaker for the win.
Winner: Layla via pinfall
Ricardo Rodriguez is introduced, as he announces Alberto Del Rio. Alberto makes his way to the ring as Vickie Guerrero introduces Dolph Ziggler. Dolph makes his way to the ring. Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus makes his way to the ring.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and "The Viper" Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio and Mr. Money in the Bank Dolph Ziggler
ADR and Sheamus lock up, as Sheamus is backed into the corner. Alberto kicks Sheamus in the corner, and is backed up. Sheamus kicks ADR, and follows with a Swinger Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out. Randy is pinned, as he hits a Dropkick to Del Rio. Pin, bu a kick out. Orton does his patented stomps, as Sheamus is tagged. Sheamus whips ADR into the corner, and charges toward him. Sheamus hits the turnbuckle shoulder first. ADR hits an Enziguri, and kicks him in the corner. ADR is revered in the corner, and elbows an oncoming Sheamus. Sheamus catches ADR, and hits a Rolling Senton. Vickie distracts the ref, as Dolph attacks Sheamus. Pin, but a kick out. Dolph is tagged, as he hits an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Dolph locks in a Headlock. Sheamus goes to tag Randy, but Ziggler takes Sheamus to the mat. ADR is tags, as he kicks Sheamus in the back. Pin, but a kick out. ADR is locked in a Rear Chinlock, as Shamus fights out. ADR is whipped, buy Kicks Sheamus. ADR is caught by Sheamus, and hit with a Body Slam. Randy is tagged, as he hits a Lariat to ADR. Orton follows with a Scoop Slam. ADR rolls to the apron, but Orton hits a Rope Elevated DDT. Orton goes for an RKO, but Dolph gets in the ring. Dolph is hit with a Scoop Slam, and put on the apron. Randy tries to DDT Dolph, but Ziggler snaps Orton's neck against the ropes. ADR hits a Backstabber, as he tags Dolph. Ziggler chokes Orton against the ropes. Orton whips Dolph in the corner, but is greeted by a Jumping Lariat. Pin, but a kick out. Dolph gets another Headlock, but Randy does a Backdrop Suplex. Orton tries to tag Sheamus, but ADR stops it. ADR hits a Superkick, but is whipped in the corner. Orton is elbowed, as ADR goes top rope. Orton hits a Dropkick as ADR falls to the floor. Randy tags Orton, and ADR tags Ziggler. Sheamus hits a few Lariats. Dolph goes for a Sleeper Hold. Sheamus gets out, but misses with a Brouge. Dolph goes for a Legdrop, but is hit with an Irish Curse Backbreaker. Orton hits an RKO to ADR, as he rolls to the floor. Dolph grabs his briefcase, but is hit with a Brouge Kick.
Winners: World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Randy Orton via pinfall
Daniel Bryan is already in the ring, as he is yelling "No" at the crowd. Cody Rhodes, with an amazing jacket, makes his way to the ring.
1/2 of the WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan vs. Cody Rhodes
Daniel kicks Cody, and follows with some European Uppercuts. Cody picks up Bryan, and drops his body against the ropes. Cody stomps on Daniel, and pins. Kick out. Cody hits a Front Suplex, and begins punching Daniel in the corner. Bryan reverses and begins kicking Rhodes. Daniel is whipped, as he does a Backflip of the Tree of Woe. Daniel runs the ropes, and hits a Lariat. Bryan attempts to lock in the No Lock, but Kane interrupts. Kane sets the corner posts on the ring on fire, as Cody takes advantage. Rhodes hits Cross Rhodes on Bryan for the win.
Winner: Cody Rhodes via pinfall
Kane begins laughing on the ramp, as Bryan yells in the ring.
Daniel Bryan is yelling backstage, asking for Kane. Kane greets him laughing. Daniel asks what that was, and Kane says he doesn't know what is talking about. Bryan says he was screwed when the pyro was set off during the most important part of the match. Bryan says Kane is jealous because he is a better singles competitor. Daniel says Kane belongs in a basement, and Kane says Bryan belongs in a petting zoo. Daniel and Kane turn their attention to Rhodes and Sandow who are glaring at them. Cody says this proves that they are a joke as Tag Team Champions. Kane and Bryan demand a match with Cody and Damien tonight. They walk away. Daniel says they were scared of him, but Kane corrects him. They were scared of Kane, not Bryan.
A video package of the controversial match between CM Punk and John Cena is show. Both Punk and Cena's shoulders were on the mat, ending the match in a draw. Punk retains. On Raw last week, Paul Heyman speaks of Chad Patton making the right decision. Cena comes out, saying they have different definitions of respect. Cena says Chad made the right call, but wants to know who the real winner would be. AJ Lee made a match between CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena and Sheamus. Cena hits an Attitude Adjustment for the win, but Punk put his foot on the ropes. The ref missed the call, as Punk begins yelling at him. CM Punk, backstage, causes a commotion by yelling at refs and AJ.
Brodus Clay, with Cameron and Naomi, dances his way to the ring. Heath Slater makes his way to the ring.
"The Funkasaurus" Brodus Clay w/ Cameron and Naomi vs. Heath Slater
Brodus and Heath have a small dance off in the ring. Heath ducks a Lariat, but is caught in a Body Slam. Heath is whipped, and is hit in the gut. Brodus hits a running knee to Heath. Slate kicks Brodus, but is caught in a Fisherman Suplex. Heath rolls out of the ring, as Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre attack Clay.
Winner: Brodus Clay via disqualification
Jinder and Drew hit a Double Suplex to Clay, as Heath hits a Clothesline to a seated Clay. Drew does a Future Shock DDT, and Jinder does a Camel Clutch. The three men stand over Clay's body, as they all bow in unity.
Santino Marella makes his way to the ring. Antonio Cesaro and Aksana make their way to the ring.
WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro w/ Aksana vs. Santino Marella
Santino goes for a Drop Toe Hold, but fails. Antonio does a Gutwrench Suplex. Antonio locks in a Cravate, but Santino punches out. Santino ducks a Lariat, and does an Armdrag. Santino does a Sluting Headbutt. Santino goes for the Cobra, but Aksana stands on the apron. Santino takes the Cobra off, and throws it. Aksana tries to grab the Cobra, but falls in the ring. As the ref is checking on Aksana, Antonio does a Swiss Death Uppercut. Antonio pins, but the ref was still distracted. Cesaro yells at Aksana to get out, but is rolled up.
Winner: Santino Marella
Cesaro is furious. Antonio grabs a mic, and tells Aksana what he feels in five languages. In Swiss, French, German, Italian and English says they are finished. Cesaro walks to the back as Aksana yells to him.
A clip of Haven is shown featuring Edge.
Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes wait in the ring. Daniel Bryan and Kane make their way to the ring. The Usos, The Prime Time Players and International Airstrike all wait ringside to observe the match.
WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan and Kane vs. Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow
Cody and Kane start, as Rhodes is thrown into the corner. Cody is hit with fists, followed by a headbutt. Kane grabs Cody,and whips him against the ropes. Cody tags in Damien, who is thrown in by Kane. Kane begins headbutting Damien in the corner. Kane does a Lariat to Sandow, followed by a pin. Kick out. Kane does a Snapmare followed by a Dropkick. Daniel is tagged, as he does a Drop Toe Hold to Cody. Daniel begins kicking Cody's chest, preceding a Running Dropkick. Daniel fakes a tag to Kane, as Cody pushes Daniel into him. Cody his the Disaster Kick to Daniel. Pin, but a kick out. Damien throws Kane into the barricade on the floor, and is tagged. Damien and Cody pound on Daniel's back, as Cody is tagged back in. Cody locks in a Hammerlock, but Daniel elbows out. Daniel runs the ropes, as he and Cody both do Crossbodys. Kane is tagged, as he begins punching Sandow in the corner. Kane does a DDT to Sandow, as he sizes Sandow up for a Chokeslam. Damien is grabbed, but elbows out. Sandow runs the ropes, but is caught again. Damien is hit with a Chokeslam, but Cody hits Kane with a chair.
Winners: WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan and Kane via disqualification
Daniel grabs the chair from Cody to save Kane. Daniel goes to hit Cody, but instead gives the chair to Kane. Kane hits Cody with the chair. Daniel slides out of the ring and grabs another chair. Sandow lays on the mat, as he and Kane begin hitting him. TO them, this is their therapy. After about 30 chair shots, Kane and Bryan stare at the tag teams. Kane grabs the teams one by one, and throws them in the ring. As they enter Daniel hits them with chairs. Every team lays in the mat, as Kane and Bryan celebrate with their Championships and chairs. Kane and Bryan begin arguing again as the show ends.
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