WWE Smackdown Results - (8/22/14)
Results by: Adam Wacker of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Welcome to this week's Smackdown!
Randy Orton is welcomed to the ring. Orton says that just because Roman has won the battle, doesn't mean that he has won the war. Neither he nor Reigns are defined by one match. Orton says he has been the Legend Killer, Apex Predator and Viper; but never a loser. Orton says he is more focused now. When he is focused attacks like the one or Reigns from a month ago happen. Orton says that Roman will get what he has coming to him, but first thing is first, because he has a match with Rob Van Dam. Orton says Van Dam is nothing more than collateral damage, serving as a warning that if you get in his way, they will be put away. Orton says is the 3rd Generation Superstar, 13-time World Champion and the Greatest Superstar in the industry. Orton says he deserves respect, but now that he is focused, he will just take it from them.
Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring.
Mr. Money in the Bank Seth Rollins vs. Jack Swagger
Swagger locks in a Waist Lock, as he drags Seth around the ring. Swagger goes for the Ankle Lock quick, but Rollins rolls to the floor. Seth gets back in the ring, as he is backed into the corner. Rollins hits the taped ribs of Swagger, following with a Dropkick. Swagger locks in a Rear Headlock. Swagger stands out and backs Rollins into the corner. Rollins is whipped out, but reverses it into a Corner Elbow Strike. Rollins goes to the second rope, but is caught in a Side Slam. Swagger runs towards Rollins, but is caught in the second rope, and kicked across the chest.
Rollins has a Bodyscissors locked in, but Swagger reverses it into a Wheelbarrow Suplex. Rollins misses a Corner Splash, and is hit with a Back Body Drop. Swagger connects with a Swagger Bomb and pins, but a kick out. Swagger puts Rollins on the apron, and throws him over. Swagger gets kicked in the gut, but is sent to the apron. Rollins connects with an Enziguri. Rollins goes for a Diving Knee, but is caught in the Patriot Lock. Rollins gets out, but misses with a Curbstomp. Swagger then picks up Rollins, and throws him to the floor, as he falls too. Rollins goes for a Baseball Slide, but is caught in an Ankle Lock. Swagger follows with an attempted Clothesline, but Rollins ducks, as Jack hits the ring post. Swagger is thrown over the barricade. As Swagger goes to get back in, Rollins connects with a Curbstomp, as Swagger falls to the floor.
Winner: Seth Rollins - Countout
Bo Dallas makes his way out after the match and gets in the ring. Dallas says after letting 318 Million Americans, he has gone from an American Hero to an American Zero. Dallas says in true patriotic fashion and pick up the pieces and become the new American Sweetheart. Dallas says things may be bleak, but there is nothing to fear but fear itself. Dallas says all you have to do is look at fear in the face and say you Bolieve.
Miz talks to Kane backstage, saying if it isn't about his title rematch or sequel, Kane should talk to his agent. Kane says since he is so into sequels, he will have one against the man who prearranged his Moneymaker, Roman Reigns.
Rusev w/ Lana vs. Sin Cara
Rusev throws Cara into the corner, following with stomps. Rusev connects with a headbutt. Cara connects with some kicks and a Dropkick. Cara goes to whip Rusev, but goes to the apron, and follows with a Missile Dropkick. Cara runs to Rusev in the corner, and is thrown. Rusev then connects with a Superkick. Rusev then locks in the Accolade for the win.
Winner: Rusev - Submission (The Accolade)
Lana says this is what what happens when you disrespect Russia, which is to also disrespect Vladimir Putin. Mark Henry appears on the the Titantron, saying that they didn't get the message on Monday. Mark then makes his way to the ring. As Henry enters the ring, Rusev leaves
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Rob Van Dam, as he says Orton needs to chill the hell out. Van Dam says Orton is getting upset from his lose from Reigns. Van Dam says he should be worried about Rob Van Da -- Orton interrupts by attacking Van Dam. Orton tells Renee to tell Van Dam that he will be waiting from him when he gets up.
Randy Orton vs. Rob Van Dam
The two trade strikes, until Orton takes Van Dam to the corner. Orton connects with stomps and whips him to the corner. Van Dam does a Springboard Savate Kick. Orton is then taken to the floor, as Van Dam goes over to the floor with a Frontflip Senton. Van Dam lays Orton onto the barricade, as he dives off the barricade with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Orton goes into the crowd, as Van Dam falls to the floor. Orton then whips Rob into the barricade. Orton drags Van Dam around the ring, until he is whipped into the steps. Orton continues the attack on the floor.
Winner: Rob Van Dam - Disqualification
Orton throws Van Dam over the barricade, and does a DDT to the floor. Orton grabs a chair from the floor, and sits in front of Van Dam. Orton mocks Van Dam, and connects with an RKO onto the chair. Orton gets back into the ring to pose.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Roman Reigns. Roman says he wishes that Orton would come after him, because he saw what happened to RVD and Dean Ambrose. Roman says he remembers Orton said he would methodically beat him, but he didn't remember that when he Speared Orton's ass.
Diva's Champion Paige vs. Natalya
Paige throws elbows to the face of Natalya. Paige is hit with a Butterfly Suplex, as she rolls to the floor. Natalya connects with a Baseball Slide. As Natalya goes around the corner, she is hit with a Superkick. Paige slams Natalya into the ring post. Paige throws headbutts to Natalya. Paige drapes Natalya over the ropes, and knees her in the chest. Paige locks in a Bodyscissors to Natalya. AJ Lee interrupts, as she takes the Diva's Championship. Natalya rolls up Paige, but she is kneed in the face. Paige follows AJ to get her title back. Paige makes it back in the ring before the count, but is locked in the Sharpshooter. AJ comes back down to the ring, as Paige taps.
Winner: Natalya - Submission (Sharpshooter)
Stardust and Goldust vs. Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan)
Harper and Stardust start off, as they trade strikes. Harper picks up Goldust, and puts him in the corner. Stardust attacks Luke in the corner, but is taken out with an elbow. Harper puts Stardust in the corner, as Rowan is tagged. Goldust is tagged, as he connects with a Bulldog to Rowan. Goldust slaps Rowan in the face, but is hit with strikes by Rowan. Erick takes Goldust out to the floor with a big strike.
Goldust is whipped into the ropes, as he is hit with a Calf Kick. Rowan is tagged, as he connects with a Front Powerslam. Rowan then connects with a Legdrop. Pin, but a kick out. Rowan is hit with a few slaps, but lays Goldust on the corner. Harper and Rowan connect with strikes to his chest. Harper does a Gator Roll, but follows with a European Uppercut. Harper is hit with a Headscissors Takeover, but is hit with a Superkick. Harper connects with a Powerbomb, but Stardust breaks it. Harper kicks Stardust to the floor, as Goldust rolls up Harper.
Winner: Goldust and Stardust - Pinfall (Schoolboy)
After the match, Goldust and Stardust are thrown into the barricade and ring post. Harper grabs Cole's chair, and whips it at Stardust. Goldust is rolled into the ring, as Harper hits a Discus Lariat and Rowan hits a Running Splash.
Roman Reigns vs. The Miz
Randy Orton comes out as the match starts. Miz runs to Roman, but Reigns takes him to the corner with a Clothesline. Roman goes for some punches, but Miz leaves the ring. Roman rolls out, and connects with a Clothesline. Miz attacks Roman from behind, but is hit with a Samoan Drop. Orton tries to get in the ring, but Miz attacks Roman again. Miz connects with some boots to the head. Roman connects with a Spear for the win.
Winner: Roman Reigns - Pinfall (Spear)
Roman and Randy fight in the ring after the match. The two trade strikes, until Roman is sent to the floor. Roman sends Orton into the steps, but is thrown into the barricade. Orton goes to throw him on the announce table, but grabs a steel chair. Roman is hit across the back with the chair. Reigns grabs the chair of Orton, and hits him with it. Orton is then blasted with a Superman Punch. Roman stands tall to end the show.
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