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SmackDown – Dec 16

SmackDown – Dec 16

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SmackDown Results

*Live from Chicago, IL

(1)  Dakota Kai & Iyo Sky def. Liv Morgan & Tegan Nox…retain their Women’s Tag Team Championship…Sky & Nox fight to the floor…Bayley interferes with Nox, but gets reversed & Nox sends Bayley flying over the barricade…someone in a hoodie delivers a nasty kick to Nox’s head…Sky rolls Nox back in & hits the Over the Moonsault for the win (10:50)…LATER…the announce team reveals the hooded figure was actually Xia Li.

*Gunther & Ricochet dueling video packages…Gunther intends to chop Ricochet’s whole body & break his spirit…but Ricochet’s betting on himself.

*Sami Zayn & the Usos…are awaiting the Tribal Chief…Sami got a hair cut, beard trim, & a tailored suit…Jey says it’s going to be a big night for Sami, but Jimmy’s not so sure.

*LA Knight to the ring…he’s been attacked & blind-sided, but he’s still knocking on Bray’s door…Bray Wyatt out, he still denies laying a hand on Knight…Knight attacks Bray as he comes through the ropes…Uncle Howdy interrupts on the ‘tron & asks “Do you want to see something really scary?”…Howdy makes his way out in front of the ‘tron…Knight bails as Howdy laughs maniacally.

*Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa, & the Wise Man arrive to the arena.

(2)  Gunther def. Ricochet…retains his Intercontinental Championship…before the intros even begin, Adam Pearce sends Imperium to the locker room…18+ minutes in, Ricochet hits the Shooting Star Press for 2…moments later Gunther chops Ricochet out of mid-air, delivers a Ragdoll Powerbomb, & stacks him up but only gets 2…Ricochet slaps Gunther…a furious Gunther slap Ricochet, drags him to his feet, & scoops him up for the Last Symphony for the win (21:30)…AFTER…Imperium back to the ring, they get Ricochet to his feet…Braun Strowman down for the save before Imperium can do any further damage.

*Roman Reigns settles in to his dressing room…Jey Uso asks what the big plan is for tonight…Roman won’t spoil the surprise…Roman asks Heyman to bring him Adam Pearce…after the commercial, Pearce arrives…Paul Heyman says Roman wants to bless him with a huge tag match…Roman & Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens & a partner of his choosing on the December 30th episode of SmackDown.

(3)  Hit Row def. Legado del Fantasma & Viking Raiders…in a TRIPLE THREAT TAG #1 CONTENDER MATCH…after a botch-errific tope attempt by Top Dolla…Zelina Vega, B-Fab, & Valhalla all get involved & take each other out…Top Dolla gets Wilde up & Adonis finishes the Heavy Hitter for the win (08:37).

*Raquel Rodriguez backstage with Kayla…Raquel says she will compete in next week’s Women’s Gauntlet Match…Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler attack & target that arm/elbow yet again.

*The Bloodline to the ring…tonight was supposed to be a big night for Sami Zayn…but they’ve got a Kevin Owens problem…but the Tribal Chief has a plan…Sami & Roman will smash him & any partner of his choosing…& they’ll get rid of him for good…John Cena interrupts via the ‘tron & announces he will be KO’s partner on Dec 30th…Roman just laughs & shakes his head as the show ends.


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Dec. 23, 2022

+ The Usos (c) vs. Hit Row – for the Undisputed Tag Team Championship

+ Emma vs. Raquel Gonzalez vs. Tegan Nox vs. Liv Morgan vs. Sonya Deville vs. Xia Li – Women’s #1 Contender Gauntlet Match

+ Braun Strowman & Ricochet vs. Imperium – Miracle on 34th Street Fight


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Dec. 30, 2022 – Tampa, FL

+ John Cena returns to SmackDown

+ Roman Reigns & Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens & John Cena

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