Minutes to Bell Time

Smackdown – June 17

Smackdown – June 17

Become Ryan’s Wrestling Pen Pal

Smackdown Results

*Live from Minneapolis, MN.

*Mr. McMahon to the ring…welcomes the Universe to SmackDown & bounces.

*Riddle to the ring…wishes Randy Orton good luck on his upcoming surgery…and he’s dedicating his title match to his best buddy, Randy.

(1)  Madcap Moss def. Happy Corbin…in a LAST LAUGH MATCH…Moss hits 2 consecutive Punch Lines for the win (09:23)…AFTER…Moss grabs a mic & just to laugh at Corbin.

*Street Profits backstage promo to hype the show…they’ll face the Usos at Money in the Bank for the Undisputed Tag titles.

*Happy Corbin grabs a mic…threatens Pat McAfee because of his critical comments about Corbin…McAfee leads the Minnesota crowd in laughing Corbin out of the arena.

*Natalya backstage with Megan…she intends to be the first woman to make Ronda tap.

(2)  New Day def. Jinder Mahal & Shanky…Woods plays the trombone to make Shanky dance…Jinder is annoyed & tags himself in, but continues to berate Shanky & gets hit with Trouble in Paradise by Kofi for the win (03:03).

*Drew McIntyre to the ring…Sheamus follows…Adam Pearce is set to choose who goes on to Money in the Bank after their Double DQ…Pearce says Sheamus is in…Sheamus celebrates…McIntyre knocks him out of the ring…Pearce says McIntyre is in, too…Sheamus tries to attack Drew but eats a Claymore.

*Sami Zayn is approached backstage by Kayla as he hesitates outside the Bloodline locker room…Sami insists everything is fine between himself & the Bloodline.

(3)  Money in the Bank Women’s Qualifier: Raquel Rodriguez def. Shayna Baszler…Shayna targets Raquel’s knee, but Raquel manages to deliver a Chingona Bomb for the win (03:17).

*Max Dupri refuses to introduce the first client of Maximum Male Models until Adam Pearce makes everything perfect for their presentation.

*Gunther & Ludwig Kaiser backstage with Kayla…Kaiser takes the mic from Kayla…says Ricochet besmirched the history of the title, held by so many international greats…therefore it will never be held by an American again…after the break we find out Ricochet will have a chance to win the title back next week when he gets a championship rematch.

(4)  Roman Reigns def. Riddle…retains his Undisputed Universal Championship…Riddle attempts a springboard maneuver but gets caught with a Spear by Roman for the win (16:58).

*Roman Reigns says he’s wrecked everyone & now it’s time to leave…Brock Lesnar appears in front of the ‘tron & heads to the ring…they stand face-to-face…Brock offers a handshake & scoops Roman up for an F-5…and one for each of the Usos as the show ends.


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – June 24, 2022

+ Shotzi vs. Aliyah – Money in the Bank Qualifying Match

+ Sami Zayn vs. Shinsuke Nakamura – Money in the Bank Qualifying Match

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

+ Max Dupri unveils the 1st client of Maximum Male Models…if the lighting is just right.


WWE MONEY IN THE BANK PREVIEW – Saturday July 2, 2022 – Las Vegas, NV

+ Bianca Belair (c) vs. Rhea Ripley – for the Raw Women’s Championship

+ Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Natalya – for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

+ Men’s Money in the Bank Match: Seth Rollins vs. Sheamus vs. Drew McIntyre vs. ? TBD

+ Women’s Money in the Bank Match: Lacey Evans vs. Liv Morgan vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Raquel Rodriguez vs. ? TBD

+ The Usos (c) vs. Street Profits – for the Undisputed Tag Tem Championship


Check out HighSpots for signed and exclusive wrestling items.


If you enjoy Minutes to Bell Time, consider subscribing to my weekly pro wrestling letter. You can read last week’s letter and subscribe by Clicking Here.

Share this: