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SmackDown – Dec 2

SmackDown – Dec 2

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*Live from Buffalo, N.Y.

*The Bloodline (minus Roman) to the ring…the Usos give all praise to Sami Zayn for the War Games win, calling him the MVP…Solo Sikoa continues to look miserable…the Brawling Brutes interrupt…Sheamus says enough of the talking…

(1)  Sami Zayn def. Sheamus…after playing nice for 17 minutes, the Usos jump to the apron to distract…the Brawling Brutes don’t like it & it’s a donnybrook at ringside…Sheamus gets Sami up for a slam…Jey Uso slides in to deliver a Superkick to Sheamus that allows Sami to escape down Sheamus’ back & use a Sunset Roll Up for the win (18:31).

*Kofi Kingston backstage with Mgean…Kofi declares himself for the Royal Rumble…Kofi says he thinks Ricochet will win the World Cup tonight…Imperium interrupt…Kofi says Woods isn’t here tonight, but he’s ready for a 1-on-1 match with either of them…Gunther then appears & says that Kofi will be facing him tonight.

*Bray Wyatt backstage promo…he once again denies hurting LA Knight…because if he had been the one, there would be none of him left.

*Madcap Moss gives Emma some last minute encouragement before she heads out for her match…Emma gives Moss a kiss on the cheek before heading through the curtain.

(2)  Shayna Baszler def. Emma…Kirifuda Clutch for the submission win (04:12)…AFTER…Shayna continues to punish Emma…Shotzi down for the save but finds herself about to get her elbow stomped…Raquel Rodriguez down in her elbow brace…Shayna does the math & backs off.

*Lacey Evans vignette…she’s going “back to basics.”

(3)  Gunther def. Kofi Kingston…around the 3 minute mark Braun Strowman to ringside & wipes out Giovanni Vinci & Ludwig Kaiser…Gunther with the Shotgun Dropkick to the corner & the ragdoll Powerbomb but Kofi kicks out…Gunther gets Kofi back on his shoulder & drops him with the Last Symphony (sit out, side powerslam) for the win (11:30).

*The Bloodline is headed out for the night…Sami Zayn & Solo Sikoa go ahead to pull the car around…Sheamus attacks the Usos with his shillelagh…says he & McIntyre will be waiting for them if they get through Raw with their tag titles.

*Damage CTRL to the ring…Liv Morgan interrupts, attacks 1-on-3, which doesn’t go well for long…Tegan Nox returns to make the save, but it’s still 2-on-3…until Liv finds a kendo stick & clears out the tag champs…Tegan hits the Shiniest Wizard on Bayley.

*Karrion Kross promo…seems to have Rey Mysterio next on his list.

*Uncle Howdy interrupts the broadcast with another weird message, punctuated by telling us to “revel in what you are”…am I fickle if I say I’m already bored with this shit?

(4)  World Cup FINALSRicochet def. Santos Escobar…within 2 minutes Joaquin Wilde & Cruz Del Toro get themselves ejected from ringside…when Zelina Vega leaves the announce desk to protest, she is ejected as well…Ricochet hits an Avalanche Poisonrana, follows with a knee strike & series of kicks to drop Santos in position for the top buckle 630° Senton for the win (22:54)…AFTER…Ricochet heads up the aisle to grab his trophy…Gunther makes his way out & the two exchange words off mic…they’ll meet for the IC title in 2 weeks.


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Dec. 9, 2022 – Pittsburgh, PA

+ Usos or Riddle & Elias (c) vs. Drew McIntyre & Sheamus – for the Undisputed Tag Team Championship

+ Shotzi vs. Shayna Baszler

+ Kurt Angle birthday celebration


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Dec. 16, 2022 – Chicago, IL

+ Gunther (c) vs. Ricochet – for the Intercontinental Championship

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