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SmackDown – Nov 25

SmackDown – Nov 25

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*Live from Providence, RI

*Damage CTRL start the show in the ring…Team Bianca heads down the aisle & they’re joined by Becky Lynch…a brawl breaks out…at one point it’s Becky face-to-face with Rhea Ripley…but Team Damage CTRL gets Rhea to back down before it gets physical.

(1)  World Cup Semifinal: Santos Escobar def. Butch…about the 8 minute mark the ‘tron comes to life with footage of Drew McIntyre & Kevin Owens getting jumped backstage by the BloodlineSheamus & Ridge Holland leave ringside to join the brawl…Zelina Vega leaves the announce desk to distract the referee from the apron’s edge…Butch takes Santos down to the mat & looks to lock in a submission but Joaquin Wilde & Cruz Del Toro drag Butch nearly out of the ring & deliver a kick that sends Butch stumbling backwards into a Phantom Driver for the win (09:27).

*Bray Wyatt to the ring…he knows he’ll be blamed for jumping LA Knight, but he swears it wasn’t him…he knows people just want to see the Fiend, but that’s not the man he wants to be anymore…another cryptic message from Uncle Howdy ends by telling Bray to, “Wake up!”

*LA Knight backstage with Megan…he’s in a sling & on crutches because of Bray Wyatt, meanwhile Wyatt is spewing lies to the people.

(2)  Viking Raiders def. Hit Row…Raiders hit Ragnarok (side-by-side 2-man powerbomb) on Adonis, Erik covers for the win (03:04).

*Dominik Mysterio & Rhea Ripley interrupted the Mysterio family Thanksgiving yesterday & beat up Rey.

LA Knight has been attacked again backstage…he’s left pinned between a road case & a roll up door.

(3)  World Cup Semifinal: Ricochet def. Braun Strowman…Strowman is distracted as Imperium make their way to ringside allowing Ricochet to jump into a Crucifix & take Strowman over for the Roll Up win (03:45)…AFTER…Imperium attack Strowman 3-on-1…Ricochet returns to the ring to try to make the save but it’s still 3-on-2 & Ricochet eats a nasty chop for his trouble…as Strowman makes it back to his feet, Imperium bail…Strowman helps Ricochet to his feet as the segment ends.

*Kevin Owens approaches Sami Zayn outside the Bloodline locker room…KO asks Sami what will happen when he screws up…KO says he wouldn’t wait for them to turn on him, he would strike first…Jey Uso comes out of the locker just after KO leaves…he asks Sami where he’s been & if he’s talked to anyone…Sami fails to mention talking to KO.

*Becky Lynch backstage with Kayla…Damage CTRL put her out of action for months, so she’s ready to go to War tomorrow.

*Shotzi & Raquel Rodriguez backstage with Megan when Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler attack…they put a beating on Shotzi & slam Raquel’s arm in an equipment case.

*Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler to the ring after a commercial break…looks like there isn’t going to be a match tonight…but Shotzi heads out alone.

(4)  Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler def. Shotzi & Raquel Rodriguez…after about 2 minutes, Raquel makes her way out & joins Shotzi…Raquel quickly tags in & almost immediately finds out what a bad idea that was when Ronda applies an Armbar to the limb that was just slammed in a roadcase, forcing Raquel to tap for the submission win (03:26).

*Shotzi backstage with Kayla…Raquel’s arm is broken from being slammed in the roadcase & now her elbow is dislocated from the armbar…Shotzi’s been bullied before, but this was the 1st time someone had her back…so now it’s personal…she’s going to shock the world & tear Ronda apart.

(5)  Drew McIntyre & Sheamus def. The Usos…in the WAR GAMES ADVANTAGE MATCH…the Bloodline & Brawling Brutes start going at it ringside but KO keeps his distance until Sami Zayn grabs one of the tag belt & looks to slide it in to Jey…KO pulls the belt away from Sami…Sami swipes it back…KO tosses Sami into the ring right in front of referee Charles Robinson…as Lil’ Naitch ejects Sami from the ringside area & watches him start up the aisle, Kevin Owens slides in & gives Jey a Stunner…as Jey struggles to his feet Sheamus delivers a Brogue Kick for the win (18:07).


WWE SmackDown PREVIEW – Dec. 2, 2022 

+ Ricochet vs. Santos Escobar – World Cup Final



+ TEAM DAMAGE CTRL (Bayley, Dakota Kai, Iyo Sky, Nikki Cross, Rhea Ripley) vs. TEAM BELAIR (Bianca Belair, Alexa Bliss, Asuka, Mia Yim, Becky Lynch) – WOMEN’S WAR GAMES MATCH

+ TEAM BLOODLINE (Roman Reigns, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Solo Sikoa, Sami Zayn) vs. TEAM BRUTES (Sheamus, Ridge Holland, Butch, Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens) – MEN’S WAR GAMES MATCH

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

+ Seth Rollins (c) vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Austin Theory – in a Triple Threat for the United States Championship

+ AJ Styles vs. Finn Balor


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