izWWE Smackdown Results – (8/15/14)
Results by: Adam Wacker of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Welcome to this week’s Smackdown!
The Miz is welcomed to the ring for Miz TV. Miz says his talk show is headlined by himself, the talk of the town. At Summerslam, it will be near people he can relate to: the elite and A-listers. Miz says imagine the excitement that the City of Angels will have when he retains his title. Miz says tonight he is feeling charitable, so he wants to help the younger WWE Superstars. With this, Miz welcomes Roman Reigns to the ring.
Miz states that Roman Reigns is his Mother’s favorite Superstar. Miz speaks of his match against Roman Reigns, and asks if he is nervous. Miz tells Roman that if he loses to Randy Orton, he will be known as the guy with nice hair that was once on Miz TV. Reigns goes to speak, but Miz interrupts. Miz says he is willing to give any advice to Roman. Miz continues to speak, listing off his filmography. Roman throws a punch to Miz as he falls out of the ring. Roman says the guy that guy with the nice hair and great smile just knocked him on his ass. Roman addresses the crowd, as he speaks about Randy Orton. Reigns says Orton is infact the Viper, which has won him many championships. Roman says Orton will need to respect him this Sunday, after he beats him at Summerslam.
Dean Ambrose vs. Cesaro
Cesaro gets a Side Headlock, and knocks down Dean with a shoulder. Cesaro is hit with a Kitchen Sink, and thrown into the corner. Ambrose throws some quick jabs, but Cesaro takes Ambrose to the parallel corner. Cesaro connects with a Short-Armed Lariat. Ambrose takes Cesaro down with some forearms. Dean goes for a Crossbody, but Cesaro catches him. Dean gets out, and sends Cesaro over the top rope. Ambrose follows with a Plancha, into a flurry of punches. Cesaro is put in the corner, but throws Dean into the ring post shoulder first. Cesaro grabs Dean from the corner while on the floor, and connects with a Suplex to the floor.
Cesaro connects with a Spinning European to a corned Ambrose. Cesaro goes for another, but is sent over the top rope. Dean follows up with a Suicide Dive. Ambrose goes top rope, but Cesaro follows. Cesaro goes for a Deadlift Suplex, bu Ambrose bites the nose of Cesaro. Dean then connects with a Tornado DDT. Pin, but a kick out. Dean ducks a Clothesline, but is hit with a Big Boot. Dean goes for a Rebound Lariat, but is hit with a wicked Clothesline himself. Pin, but a kick out. Dean goes for another DDT, but is hit with a Swiss Death Uppercut. Pin, but a kick out. Cesaro is rolled up, but gets out, and connects with a Burning Hammer. Pin, but a kick out. Dean connects with a Rebound Lariat after a Big Boot, but fails to get a three count. Cesaro goes for a German Suplex, but is hit with a Dirty Deeds.
Winner: Dean Ambrose – Pinfall (Dirty Deeds)
After the match, Seth Rollins comes out. Rollins says at Summerslam, they finally go 1-on-1 in a Lumberjack Match. Rollins says the 20 men surrounding the ring probably don’t like them. Rollins says there is no hiding, like in a present or the trunk of a car. Rollins says he will prove what he has known all along, that he is the future of the company and better than Ambrose. Rollins says Dean is a bi-polar nutjob who should be locked up. Rollins says they were never brothers, and he never gave a damn about Ambrose to begin with.
Backstage, the Miz has an icepack on his face. Corporate Kane comes up to Miz to talk to him, while the Miz says Roman tried to damage the moneymaker. Miz says Roman Reigns should be banned from Miz TV. Kane says he had something else in mind, by giving the moneymaker some air time in a match against Roman Reigns.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil w/ Heath Slater
Ziggler is whipped, while Titus is sent over the top rope. Ziggler mocks Titus, and eats a Dropkick. Titus throws Dolph into the corner, and ragdolls him into the mat. Titus connects with multiple Backbreakers and throws Ziggler away. Pin, but a kick out. Ziggler is whipped into the corner, as Titus connects with a Corner Splash. Titus goes again, but is hit with a Dropkick. Ziggler connects with a Dropkick and a Stinger Splash. Ziggler goes for a Neckbreaker, but is hit with a Big Boot. Pin, but Ziggler grabs the bottom rope. Titus picks up Ziggler, but Dolph gets out with a Zig Zag.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler – Pinfall (Zig Zag)
A Bray Wyatt and Chris Jericho video package is shown.
Mark Henry w/ Big Show vs. Luke Harper w/ Erick Rowan
They lock up, as Henry backs Harper to the corner. Luke reverses and puts Mark into the corner. Harper connects with come strikes, following with a Headlock. Henry gets Harper away, and pushes him to the floor. Harper connects with a couple European Uppercuts. Harper is whipped from the corner, but manages a knee to the face. Harper then connects with a Big Boot. Pin, but a kick out. Harper locks in a Rear Headlock, as Henry stands out. Mark goes for the World’s Strongest Slam, but Rowan kicks Henry in the face.
Winner: Mark Henry – Disqualification (Interference)
Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) vs. World’s Strongest Tag Team (Big Show and Mark Henry)
Show throws Harper into the corner, and connects with a chop to the chest. Show grabs Harper by the throat, but Harper gets out. Show runs the ropes and connects with a shoulder. Show goes for a Chokeslam, but Harper rolls to the floor. Big Show follows, but Rowan takes out Show with a Clothesline. Rowan is tagged, as he connects with an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Harper is tagged as Rowan collides with Show, and Harper connects with a Superkick. Pin, but a kick out. Harper locks in a Rear Headlock, as Big Show fades. Show comes back to, as he connects with a Belly-to-back Suplex. Rowan and Henry are tagged, as Mark cleans house. Henry connects with a Corner Splash and picks up Rowan. Big Show connects with a KO Punch and Henry connects with the World’s Strongest Slam.
Winners: World’s Strongest Tag Team – Pinfall (World’s Strongest Slam)
A Brie Bella and Stephanie McMahon video package is shown. Then a dot com interview with Michael Cole and Stephanie McMahon is shown.
Diva’s Champion AJ Lee vs. Eva Marie
Lee goes after Marie, but Eva goes to the floor. AJ grabs Eva by the hair, but trips Lee on the apron. Pin, but a kick out. Lee whips Eva to the corner, and is hit with a Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out. Lee has a handful of Eva’s extensions, as she swings them around. Paige interrupts, as Lee dives onto her. Lee attacks Paige, throwing her into the barricade. Lee is counted out.
Winner: Eva Marie – Countout
After the match, Paige hits a Paige Turner and skips around the ring.
Jack Swagger vs. Bo Dallas
They lock up, as Swagger gets a Side Headlock. Dallas takes Swagger to the corner, connecting with multiple Clotheslines. Bo Dallas is locked in the Patriot Lock, as he taps.
Winner: Jack Swagger – Submission (Patriot Lock)
After the match, Rusev and Lana interrupt. Lana says the winner of their Flag Match will have their country’s flag raised. Rusev will dedicate his victory to Vladimir Putin.
A Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena video package is shown.
Intercontinental Champion The Miz vs. Roman Reigns
Roman backs Miz into the corner, as he covers his face. Miz locks in a Headlock, but is taken to the corner again. Miz pushes Roman away, as he escapes to the floor. Miz locks the arm of Roman, and then slaps him in the face. Roman chases after Miz, taking him to the barricade. Miz snaps Roman into the ropes, as he goes top rope. Miz goes for an Axe Handle, but Roman takes him in the midsection. Miz gets Roman’s leg, and hits a Kneebreaker. Miz slams Roman’s knee into the ring post. Miz locks in the Figure Four, but lets go after hitting Roman. Miz goes for it again, as he kicks Miz into the turnbuckles. Miz runs to Roman, as he hits a Samoan Drop. Roman connects with Clothesline. Roman follows with a Slap to the face and a Basement Dropkick. Roman goes for the Superman Punch, but Miz leaves the ring. Dolph Ziggler comes out to the ramp, as Miz returns. Reigns hits a Superman Punch and throws him back into the ring. Roman then hits a Spear for the win.
Winner: Roman Reigns – Pinfall (Spear)
Roman Reigns celebrates to end the show.