Posted August 2nd, 2016 by 1Wrestling News Team

Jermaine Royster reporting…

Smackdown comes to us live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee as we see Randy Orton backstage with Daniel Bryan & Shane McMahon. Randy is told what he did on Raw hitting an RKO on Brock Lesnar wasn’t a smart thing to do but it was awesome. Extra security is on hand just in case Brock Lesnar tries to show up. They are interrupted by The Miz as he is informed of a 3-way match tonight including Baron Corbin, Apollo Crews & Kalisto to determine the opponent for Miz at Summer Slam. WWE World Champion Dean Ambrose comes down to kick off the show in the ring. Dean says it was hard getting to where he is but now its about building his legacy and that he is here to stay. He brings up Dolph Ziggler calling him the “Showoff” and invites him to the ring. Dolph tells Dean he is a big fan and that they’re both similar, Dean says they’re not because he’s not for show. Dolph says his road was harder because he came in as part of the Spirit Squad not The Shield. Dean calls Ziggler a complainer and that he cares too much about image and what people think about him, Dean says he could care less about all of those things. Ambrose says Dolph will do what he always does and that’s stealing the show but will still lose. Ziggler says he cares about what he does and he brings up being a walk on at Penn State and getting a chance, he says he will burn the house down in Brooklyn and he will become champion. Dean answers back saying Ziggler will still lose because in the end he just isn’t as good as he thinks he is. Deans music hit and he walks back up the ramp, the lights suddenly go out and Bray Wyatt appears in the ring and delivers a Sister Abigail to Ziggler. Bray offers a challenge to Dolph saying that he isn’t sure he is the right guy for the main event. Wyatt says he Dolph beats him tonight then he will have proved himself but if he loses, Bray will take his place in the Main Event at Summer Slam against Ambrose.

Triple Threat Match to determine the #1 contender for the Intercontinental Championship
Baron Corbin vs Apollo Crews vs Kalisto

Corbin attacks both men forcing the action to the corner as both Crews and Kalisto uses quick kicks to drop him. Kalisto flies through the ropes taking out Corbin on the outside with a toupee for good measure. Corbin would get back in control hitting splash moves in the corner but once again Kalisto sends Corbin to the outside but Crews hits a Samoan Drop for a two count. Kalisto tries a hurricanranna from the to rope but Corbin catches him, Crews hits a drop kick to both men then rolls up Kalisto for the win.

Your Winner: Apollo Crews

After the match is over, Corbin goes right after Kalisto but Crews comes back down to help out. Miz comes in the ring and hits a Skull Crushing Finale to Crews but Corbin scores with the End of Days to Miz.

Women’s Division Match
Becky Lynch vs Eva Marie

As the match gets ready to begin, Eva Marie goes back to the corner clutching her hamstring. The referees come into the ring and they call for a trainer, Eva Marie is ruled out for her debut match. Marie is shown walking away with a smirk on her face.
Renee Young is backstage with Carmella, as the interview starts they get interrupted Natalya as she asks why Carmella is being interviewed but not her. The two go back and forth and a match is set for later tonight.

Tag Team Match
American Alpha vs The Vaudevillians

Gable starts off with Gotch and Gable quickly goes for the face lock into a toe hold, Gotch reverses but Gable does the same with a take down. Jordan comes in and hits a high drop kick but Gotch counters with a knee to the face. Gable comes in and hits a double clothesline off the top rope to both Gotch & English. Aiden gets Gable in the corner with strikes then Gables is double teamed for a two count. Gable escapes and tags Jordan, he clears the ring then hits a pair of belly to belly suplex’s to both Vaudevillians. Gable gets the tag and they hit the Grand Amplitude to Gotch for the win.

Your Winners: American Alpha

AJ Styles makes his way down to the ring and he has a message he wants to deliver to John Cena. As AJ begins to speak he is cut off by John Cena’s music, Cena comes to the ring to confront Styles. AJ says he has a message to Cenation, he says what his problem with Cena really is. Styles says he has beaten Cean up and pinned him in the ring and he doesn’t want him here. AJ says Cena isn’t a hero and that his fans are just simple minded, AJ says the kids who cheer him are delusional. AJ then says the parents who condone this are just as worse and Cena is the problem. AJ gets upset and says where is his trophy for beating John Cena? John says he doesn’t tell the fans to do anything and that they make up their own minds. AJ says he will prove to the people that Cena is a fraud, Cena says he is here to shut his mouth. Cena says he is still in the business for the love of the sport, Cena says he doesn’t care what people think because he is a grown man and he’s not ashamed. Cena says he will never leave the WWE because it allows him to live his dream, Cena says the only reason AJ is here is just be a good wrestler. AJ says he figured Cena would say that and Styles challenges Cena to a singles match at Summer Slam, Cena accepts. Styles then says that when he beats Cena, John will have to come to the ring and tell the crowd that Styles is better than him.

Singles Match
Randy Orton vs Fandango

Fandango sends Orton in the corner but Randy gets out with a clothesline, Orton begins to stomp away at Fandango in the middle of the ring. Fandango gets back in control with a face lock to Orton, Randy hits a back suplex followed by a series of right hands. Orton hits the second rope DDT and gets in position for the RKO. Brock Lesnar appears out in the crowd, as Orton gives Fandango the RKO, Brock comes in the ring and delivers an F5 to Orton. The Smackdown Live security comes to the ring and they escort Brock back to the locker room.

Heath Slater is backstage with Daniel Bryan and he brings up that he is the hottest free agent in the WWE. Bryan says Slater will have a match next week against Rhyno.

Dean Ambrose is interviewed by Renee Young backstage and he tells her that he’s not surprised that Bray Wyatt has shown up to challenge Dolph Ziggler, Dean jokes around with Renee Young then leaves the interview.

Women’s Division Match
Carmella vs Natalya

As Carmella does her normal entrance she is blindsided by Natalya from behind. Natalya slaps on the Sharpshooter on the outside and the security has to break it up. The match is thrown out.

Smackdown Live Main Event
Bray Wyatt vs Dolph Ziggler
(If Ziggler loses this match then Bray Wyatt will take his place at Summer Slam against Dean Ambrose)

Ziggler starts strong with a drop kick from the corner sending Bray to the outside. Bray levels Dolph with a clothesline on the outside. Bray stomps away at Dolph in the ring but Ziggler tries a roll up for a two count. Both men battle for position on the top rope with Bray hitting a super plex to Dolph. Wyatt spider walks to Dolph and slaps on a face lock, Bray lays in on Dolph making the referee ask for submission. Dolph gets back in control hitting a drop kick followed by to Stinger Splashes for a two count. Dolph misses a super kick and Bray blasts him with a right hand followed by a running senton to Ziggler. Bray goes to the corner to set up for Sister Abigail but he takes off the turnbuckle pad. Ziggler surprises Bray with the Zig Zag but Bray escapes at two. Dolph mocks Bray and he too removes one of the turnbuckle pads, Bray tries the Sister Abigail but Dolph counters with a roll up for a two count. Bray beats down Ziggler then sends him into the corner, Dolph sidesteps Bray and he hits the exposed turnbuckle head first. Dolph quickly scores with the super kick and pins Bray for the win.

Your Winner: Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler celebrates in the ring after the match but he gets clotheslined by Erick Rowan from behind. Dean Ambrose tries to lend a hand but he is taken out as well, Bray Wyatt comes back in the ring and delivers the Sister Abigail to Dolph as Smackdown Live goes off the air.

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