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Smackdown – July 15

Smackdown – July 15

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Smackdown Results

*Live from Orlando, FL.

*Michael Cole introduces Pat McAfee & hands him the mic in the ring…McAfee apologizes for making us have to listen to Corbin on commentary last week…Happy Corbin interrupts from the ‘tron…he’s got some kind of rash from being too close to the WWE Universe, but he’ll see McAfee at SummerSlam.

(1)  Liv Morgan def. Natalya…in a CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS MATCH…Liv hits the ob-LIV-ion on Natty for the win (09:17)…AFTER…Kayla says Liv’s win wasn’t as dominant as Ronda’s last week…Liv understands she’s still the underdog…but she’s also still the champ.

*Theory backstage with Megan…Paul Heyman interrupts…he thinks Theory vs. Reigns is worthy of a scheduled match & all the attention & advertising that would bring, rather than cashing in…Theory appreciates the advice, maybe he’ll need such an advisor once he cashes in to become the youngest Undisputed Universal Champion ever.

*New Day to the ring, cosplaying as Vikings…Viking Raiders out…Jinder Mahal & Shanky attack the Raiders before they get to the ring…Raiders retreat…Shanky dances.

*Gunther & Ludwig Kaiser backstage with Kayla…Gunther says losing is unacceptable…losing has consequences…Ludwig gets rematch with Shinsuke next week…and another chop from Gunther tonight.

(2)  Lacey Evans vs. Aliyah…NEVER GETS STARTED after Lacey doesn’t get the crowd response she feels she deserves…she tells the crowd to “go to hell” again & walks off.

*Sheamus again avoids facing McIntyre by throwing another Brute at him…

(3)  Drew McIntyre def. Ridge Holland…McIntyre delivers White Noise as he stares down Sheamus at ringside…Drew follows with a Claymore on Holland for the win (03:30).

*Madcap Moss backstage with Megan…Paul Heyman interrupts, tries to get Moss to do the Wise Man’s bidding…Moss doesn’t seem interested.

*Maximum Male Models vignette…next week Mace, Mansoor, & Maxxine Dupri show off the 2022 Beachwear Collection.

(4)  Madcap Moss def. Theory by DQ…when they fight to the floor & Theory hits Moss with the Money in the Bank briefcase (11:56)…AFTER…Theory says no one cares about a Moss win, because Theory will soon be the Undisputed Universal Champion…Sami Zayn interrupts to tell Theory not to disrespect the Bloodline…Theory isn’t afraid of Sami, especially not with one arm in a sling…Usos music hits…Theory backpedals all the way into Moss, who scoops him up & runs Theory into the ringpost.

(5)  Angelo Dawkins def. Jimmy Uso…Little Naitch takes a bump & misses potential covers by both men…Dawkins hits the Sky High on Jimmy for the win (07:02)…Sami points out from the announce desk that Jimmy’s shoulder was up…AFTER…Adam Pearce out  to announce the special referee for SummerSlam…Jeff Jarrett…Usos & the Street Profits brawl to the end of the show.


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – July 22, 2022

+ Brock Lesnar Returns to SmackDown

+ Liv Morgan & Ronda Rousey Face-to-Face

+ Ludwig Kaiser vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

+ Maximum Male Models (& the debuting Maxxine Dupri) show off the 2022 Beachwear Collection


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