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Smackdown – May 27

Smackdown – May 27

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Smackdown Results

*Live from Little Rock, AK.

*The Usos to the ring…they thank Roman for letting them do it all on their own…they pivot to a (seemingly) genuine “thank you” to the Universe to celebrate their 12th Anniversary with the company…then right back to heel mode to say they never needed anybody…Shinsuke Nakamura interrupts to challenge the Usos for a tag title match with his new partner, Riddle…the brawl is on…Nakamura & Riddle clear the ring.

*Shotzi doesn’t like Raquel getting another shot at Ronda…she tries to rile up Shayna Baszler, Xia Li, Aliyah, & Natalya backstage.

*Shinsuke Nakamura & Riddle backstage with Kayla…they miss their normal partners, but this new team has big potential.

*Shotzi gets locked in the locker room by Aliyah as Shayna & Natty head to the ring.

(1)  Raquel Rodriguez vs. Ronda Rousey…CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS MATCH…ends in a NO CONTEST…when Shayna Baszler & Natalya attack both competitors (00:53) as we go to break.

(2)  Ronda Rousey & Raquel Rodriguez defeat Shayna Baszler & Natalya…Raquel hits the Chingona Bomb (which has apparently been re-named) on Shayna for the win (>03:25…match started during commercial).

*New Day backstage with Megan…their partner could be anyone…& the element of surprise is part of their plan.

(3)  Los Lotharios defeat Jinder Mahaal & Shanky…while Angel is dancing for the ring announcer at ringside & Shanky heads out to attack him…Humberto hits a Springboard Head Kick on Jinder for the win (02:17)…AFTER…Jinder chews out Shanky again…Shanky gets Jinder to leave him alone with an angry glance…then returns to dancing for the crowd & ring announcer.

*Max Dupri gets the good news from Adam Pearce that his contract is good to go & therefore Maximum Male Models can begin recruiting the next generation of WWE Superstars.

*The Kevin Owens Show welcomes Locker Room Leader & Bloodline representative, Sami Zayn…these best friends quickly break down when Sami refuses to come to Raw to help KO expose the Ezekiel/Elias lie…Sami walks off…KO stuns a pair of stagehands clearing his set.

(4)  Gunther & Ludwig Kaiser defeat Ricochet & Drew Gulak…Kaiser delivers a running kick to the chest of a kneeling Gulak for the win (06:24)…AFTER…Gunther boots Ricochet in the face and Kaiser delivers another PK to Gulak.

*Sami Zayn confronts the Usos backstage…wants to become an “Honorary Uce”…the twins have no issue with the idea…Sami is ecstatic.

*Memorial Day video package…gratitude to those who served.

(5)  New Day & Drew McIntyre defeat Sheamus, Butch, & Ridge Holland (are we really making “Brawling Brutes” a thing?)…McIntyre hits the Claymore on Holland…Woods follows with the Limit Break elbow drop on Holland for the win (11:35).


WWE RAW PREVIEW – May 30, 2022

+ Lacey Evans returns to in-ring action

+ The Usos (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Riddle – Championship Contenders Match


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – June 3, 2022

+ Madcap Moss returns


WWE HELL IN A CELL P.L.E. PREVIEW – June 5, 2022 – Chicago, IL.

+ Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins – inside Hell in a Cell

+ Bianca Belair (c) vs. Asuka vs. Becky Lynch – Triple Threat Match for the Raw Women’s Championship

+ Omos vs. Bobby Lashley – MVP Picks the Stipulation

+ Kevin Owens vs. Ezekiel


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