WWE Smackdown Results – (8/2/13)
Results by: Adam Wacker of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Welcome to this week’s Smackdown!
Alberto Del Rio is welcomed to the ring. Del Rio starts by thanking everyone for nothing. Del Rio says the last time he was champion, he wasn’t supported. Del Rio says he is the World Champion, and there is nothing anyone can do about it. Del Rio says he wants to thank Vickie Guerrero. Del Rio says he was granted the opportunity to choose his Summerslam opponent. Del Rio says John Cena wasted his pick on Daniel Bryan, because he is afraid of Alberto Del Rio. Names like Brock Lesnar to Booker T are thrown around to be chosen, but realized he should choose Ricardo Rodriguez. Vickie Guerrero comes out, saying she feels Del Rio disrespected her. Guerrero says Del Rio choose Ricardo, who is a man-child. Del Rio says he meant no disrespect, and will choose someone else. Alberto asks about the Brooklyn Brawler, but she says no. Guerrero says she assumed he would make an immature decision, so he will face the winner of the Main Event. It will be a Three Way, featuring Rob Van Dam, Christian and Randy Orton.
In a video package from last week, Damien Sandow is shown frantically searching for his Money in the Bank Briefcase. Cody Rhodes has it, throwing it in the Gulf of Mexico. Sandow, despite not being able to swim, jumps in after it.
Jack Swagger is in the ring. Cody Rhodes makes his way to the ring.
Cody Rhodes vs. Jack Swagger w/ Zeb Colter
Rhodes throws fists to Swagger, as he pushes Jack against the ropes. Rhodes drops down, throwing a fist. Swagger picks up Rhodes, slamming him to the mat. Swagger knees Rhodes in the gut while in the corner. Swagger connects with a Clothesline, then pins. Kick out. Swagger locks in a Butterfly Lock. Rhodes punches out, and goes for the Disaster Kick. Swagger knocks him down, connecting with a Swagger Bomb. Pin, but a kick out. Swagger punches Rhodes against the ropes. Swagger goes for a Gut Wrench Powerbomb, but Rhodes reverses into a pin for the win.
Winner: Cody Rhodes via pinfall
Backstage, Rhodes is interviewed about throwing the briefcase in the Gulf of Mexico. Rhodes says he doesn’t blame Sandow for what he did, but that doesn’t take away from being fed up with Sandow. Rhodes says he is tired of hearing of him talking down to everyone. Rhodes says he was tired of being looked down on by Sandow, saying the Rhodes was the better half of the Rhodes Scholars. Sandow comes from behind, attacking Rhodes throwing his head into a wall multiple times. Sandow is pulled away.
Sin Cara makes his way to the ring. Big E. Langston makes his way to the ring.
Big E Langston vs. Sin Cara
Cara throws forearms, but is taken down with a shoulder. Langston throws Cara up, as he is kicked. Pin, but a kick out. Langston does a Back Body Drop to Cara. A Side Headlock is applied, but Cara knees out. Cara runs to Langston, but is taken out with a Clothesline. Big E puts Cara on apron, going to the floor. Langston knees Cara across the chest. Langston gets back in the ring, putting a Camel Clutch in the ropes. Langston locks in an Abdominal Stretch. Cara is taken to the apron, as he kicks Langston. Cara jumps off the top rope and is caught. Cara kicks away. Cara goes for a Springboard Moonsault, but is caught. Langston connects with the Big Ending for the win.
Winner: Big E Langston via pinfall
A Wyatt Family video package is shown.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Kaitlyn. In regards to the upcoming title match, Kaitlyn says fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, you get speared. Kaitlyn says this arena is where she won her Diva’s Title, and will do it again.
Backstage, Alberto Del Rio is talking with Vickie Guerrero. Del Rio says she went back on her word, saying he could face anybody. Guerrero says he is afraid of a little competition. Brad Maddox comes in, saying he thinks that Guerrero made the right choice. Alberto asks who he think he is, as he tells him the GM of Raw. Del Rio walks away angry.
Fandango makes his way to the ring.
CM Punk makes his way to the ring.
CM Punk vs. Fandango w/ Summer Rae
Punk throws kicks, a Fandango is slammed. An Elbow Drop is thrown. Fandango is chopped many times, who is then hit with a Snapmare. Fandango runs the ropes, but is kicked in the gut with a Rolling Savate. Punk connects with a Back Elbow. Pin, but a kick out. Fandango takes it to Punk in the corner. Punk gets out with a Spinning Calf Kick. Pin, but a kick out.
Both men are on the floor, as Punk is thrown into the steel steps. Punk rolls back in at 9, but is attacked. Punk is whipped into the corner multiple times. Fandango is hit with multiple fists and elbows. Fandango locks in a Headlock. Punk knees out, running the ropes. Fandango reverses a Sunset Flip into a kick. Pin, but a kick out. Fandango locks in another Headlock. Punk gets away, throwing elbows to Fandango in the corner. Fandango is whipped into the corner, but kicks and oncoming Punk. Fandango goes for a High Knee Drop, but Fandango moves. Punk connects with a Neckbreaker. Pin, but a kick out. Punk connects with a Running Knee and a Short Armed Larait. Punk goes top rope, but Fandango moves out of the ring. Punk is caught with a kick from the apron. Fandango connects with a Falcon Arrow. Pin, but a kick out. Fandango goes for a Diving Leg Drop, but is tripped on the rope. Punk connects with a Superplex, transitioning into the Anaconda Vise for the win.
Winner:CM Punk via submission
Back stag, Renee Young interview RVD over his match. Van Damn says staying on top of his game will help him, Christian says some things have changed and some haven;t. Orton says he will no be complacent, as he could be WWE and World Champion.
Kaitlyn makes her way to the ring. AJ makes her way to the ring.
WWE Diva’s Championship Match: AJ Lee (c) vs. Kaitlyn w/ Layla
AJ attacks Kaitlyn, but is put into the corner. AJ is shouldered in the corner, and taken out with a Clothesline. AJ trips Kaitlyn into the ropes. AJ locks in a Sleeper Hold. Kaitlyn is taken to the mat. Kaitlyn stands out, backing AJ into the corner. Lee gets away with a boot. AJ kicks Kaitlyn, but is taken out with a Dropkick. Kaitlyn connects with a Gutbuster, but AJ rolls to the floor. Kaitlyn follows, as AJ is thrown into the barricade. Kaitlyn goes for a Spear, but Layla stands in the way. AJ then attacks Kaitlyn, throwing her back in the ring. AJ locks in the Black Widow for the win.
Winner and STILL Diva’s Champion: AJ Lee via pinfall
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring, Christian makes his way to the ring.
Rob Van Dam makes his way to the ring. Del Rio comes out with a mic, saying he will enjoy that all three will fight each other. Del Rio says that Ricardo could even beat anyone of them.
World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Match: Mr. Money in the Bank Randy Orton vs. Christian vs. Rob Van Dam
Christian is taken to the corner by Orton, but RVD fights him off. Christian goes for Orton, throwing him to the floor. RVD and Christian fight in the ring, as RVD elbows from the corner. A Diving Superkick follows. RVD runs the ropes, but is tripped by Orton. RVD is thrown near the steps, but RVD stops it. Orton is thrown, gut first, on the barricade. RVD connects with a Spinning Heel Kick to his back. Christian comes up from behind, connecting with a Spear.
Christian whips RVD in the corner, but he jumps out of the way. Christian jumps to the corner, connecting with a Tornado DDT. Orton gets in the ring, as he fights off Christian. RVD is on the floor, as Orton connects with a Thesz Press. Christian goes top rope, as Orton throws fists. Christian is hit with a Superplex. Orton pins, but a kick out. RVD gets in the ring, kicking Christian and Orton. A Monkey Flip to Christian follows. Orton is hit with a Spinning Heel Kick. RVD connects with a Split Legged Moonsault to Orton. Pin, but a kick out. RVD goes for a shoulder, but is kneed in the head. Orton gets Christian from the apron in a DDT, but is thrown over the top. RVD runs to Christian, but is also thrown over the top. Christian connects with a Baseball Slider to RVD. Christian then goes to the floor, connecting with a Body Slam to Orton. RVD Body Slams Christian. RVD rolls back into the ring, connecting with a Somersault Plancha onto the two.
Orton and Christian trade fists, as Christian is dropped with a Back Body Drop. Christian is pinned, and then Orton. Both kick out, as Orton is hit with a Reverse DDT. RVD is knocked off the apron after trying to get in. Orton jumps over a Spear, as Christian goes to the other corner. Orton is hit with a Diving European Uppercut. RVD gets in the ring, kicking Orton from the top rope. Christian is kicked, as RVD goes for a 5 Star. RVD connects and pins, but Orton breaks the pin. Orton punches RVD in the corner. RVD is taken out with Lariats. Orton goes for a Scoop Slam, but RVD holds the ropes. RVD kicks Orton in the head. RVD goes for Rolling Thunder, but Orton reverses into a Scoop Slam. RVD goes on the apron, and tries to Springboard in. Orton connects with a Dropkick to his head. Christian is then planted with a Rope Hung DDT. Orton goes for an RKO to Christian, but RVD gets in the ring. RVD is hit with an RKO, as Christian rolls up Orton with a Backslide for the win.
Winner and NEW #1 Contender for the World Heavyweight Championship: Christian via pinfall
After the match, Orton shakes Christian’s hand. RVD gets up, also shaking his hand. Josh Matthews asks him how he feels. Christian is then attacked from behind by Alberto Del Rio. Christian is kicked in the face, as Del Rio stands over him to end the show.
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