WHAT HAPPENED @SMACKDOWN

Posted August 9th, 2016 by 1Wrestling News Team

Smackdown comes to us live from the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California. News broke earlier that Randy Orton will be facing Alberto Del Rio, Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton are still feuding over both shows. Randy is interviewed as he arrives and he says he still the “Legend Killer” so Brock Lesnar wont be a problem. Alberto Del Rio shows up and the two have words, Del Rio says Orton will be facing Brock Lesnar with a broken arm. Bray Wyatt & Erick Rowan make their way down to the ring to kick off the show. Bray says that last week he didn’t fall to Dolph Ziggler but he was a victim, running him into the exposed steel turnbuckle did him in. He says what Dolph doesn’t understand is that he is a god and you cant kill a god, just ask Dean Ambrose. Wyatt declares that Smackdown Live is his show now and it is Bray Wyatt against the world. Dean Ambrose music hits and he comes out to the stage. Ambrose calls Wyatt a baby for calling himself a victim and that Smackdown Live belongs to him. Ambrose says he wants to shove those fancy words down Brays mouth, but Dolph Ziggler shows up. Ziggler comes to the ring and goes straight for Rowan but Bray gets in and they double team Dolph. Ambrose comes to the rescue and they fight off Rowan, Bray grabs Ambrose for the Sister Abigail but Dolph Super kicks Ambrose by mistake. Bray then delivers the Sister Abigail to Ziggler as Smackdown goes to commercial.

Ambrose and Ziggler are shown backstage and they are told that they will be in a tag match against Bray Wyatt & Erick Rowan.

Tag Team Match
American Alpha vs Mike Vega & Mikey O’Shea

The Ascension come down to the ring followed by The Vaudevillians as well as The Hype Brothers, they all surround the ring Lumberjack style. Gable attacks the leg of Vega then Mikey O’Shea gets a double drop kick, he quickly gets set up for the Grand Amplitude and the win.

Your Winners: American Alpha

After the match is over all the teams get into the ring and begin to do battle until the ring is cleared.

Miz & Maryse show up on the Smackdown Live desk and the topic is Miz’s next opponent Apollo Crews. Maryse says no rookie can defeat her husband and Miz agrees, they begin to kiss and the segment ends.

Womens Division Match
Becky Lynch vs Eva Marie

As Eva makes her way into the ring she has a wardrobe malfunction and the match is called off, this is the second time this stunt has happened. Becky Lynch says she ready for a fight and Alexa Bliss comes out. Bliss comes out and says shes team blue all the way and she cant think of a better way to debut on Smackdown.

Women’s Division Match
Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss

Bliss goes straight for Lynch attacking her by the ropes for a two count, Bliss tries once more but only for a one count. Bliss slaps on a face lock, Lynch fights away and hits a pair of clotheslines but Eva Marie shows up and causes the distraction for Bliss. Alexa hits the Twisted Bliss to Lynch for the win.

Your Winner: Alexa Bliss

After the match is over we get Eva Marie in the entrance way saying next week is when she will be making her debut.

Singles Match
Alberto Del Rio vs Randy Orton

After both men wrestle to a standstill, Del Rio gets the better of Orton hitting uppercuts and quick kicks to the gut. Orton gets back in control hitting ten shot from the turn buckle then the bottom rope catapult. After another kick to the gut from Alberto, Orton reverses then uses the tope rope to clothesline Del Rio. Orton proceeds to stomp the life out of Del Rio, Alberto would get back in control hitting a backstabber then a corner strike. The action spills outside but back in the ring Del Rio continues to target Orton’s left arm. Del Rio tries another arm bar but Orton get away and hits a standing drop kick to Del Rio. As Randy follows Del Rio to the ropes, Alberto catches him in the cross arm breaker over the tope rope. Orton then sets up Del Rio for a Superplex, both men trade kicks and clotheslines. Del Rio blocks the second rope DDT but Orton would soon reverse back into the move then signals for the RKO. Del Rio gets out of the ring to try and escape but Orton catches him. Del Rio then grabs a chair and begins to blast away at the repaired left arm of Orton causing a disqualification. Orton would soon get away and score with a RKO just for good measure.

Your Winner: Randy Orton(DQ)

Rhyno is backstage with Heath Slater and both men talk about how they have kids they cant let down, its quickly noted that Slater is lying to try and not have a match with the Man Beast. Rhyno walks away and the match for Slater’s future is set for tonight against Rhyno.

Singles Match
Heath Slater vs Rhyno

Both men wrestle in the middle of the ring but Rhyno slams Slater then brings him in the corner. Slater gets back in control with a knee to face for a two count, he then goes for the seated headlock trying to wear down Rhyno. Rhyno goes for the Gore but Slater sidesteps him and tries to pin Rhyno with his feet on the ropes. The referee sees this and Rhyno hits another Gore of the distraction for the win.
Your Winner: Rhyno

After the commercial break we see Shane McMahon & Daniel Bryan contemplating signing Slater but he goes off on a tangent and they decide he isn’t signing.

Women’s Division
Natalya vs Carmella

Before the match can get started Natalya comes down to get the jump on Carmella striking her in the back. The bell rings and Natty attack Carmella along the bottom ropes, Natalya hits a pair of snap suplex’s quickly after. Natalya slaps on a back breaker trash taking Carmella in the process. After two failed pin attempts by Natalya, she slaps on an abdominal stretch to Carmella. Natty scores on a discuss clothesline for a two count but as she tries the Sharpshooter she gets blocked by Carmella into her leg submission for the surprise win.

Your Winner: Carmella

Next we see a highlight package of the John Cena/AJ Styles beef and the past few matches and moments between the two setting up their match at SummerSlam.

Smackdown Live Main Event
Tag Team Match
Dolph Ziggler & WWE World Champion Dean Ambrose vs Bray Wyatt & Erick Rowan

Both Bray and Rowan attack both men but Ziggler gets back in control forcing Bray to the ropes. Dolph hits a drop kick off the ropes but runs into a big clothesline from Rowan who is entering the match. Bray gets the tag and he goes for Ziggler but he misses the running senton off the ropes. Dean Ambrose gets the tag and her takes out both members with clotheslines followed by a suicide dive to the outside taking out Rowan. Dean would run into a big clothesline from Bray Wyatt allowing Rowan to attack Dean Ambrose. Rowan sends Ambrose to the outside and Wyatt slams Ambrose on the apron. Ambrose some how gets back in control but Bray reverses and tags Rowan but Dolph also gets the tag. Ziggler clears the ring hitting a neck breaker to Rowan followed by an elbow drop and a DDT to Rowan for a two count. Rowan blocks the Super kick and lands one of his own for a two count, Ziggler then land a Zig Zag to Rowan but Bray breaks it up, Ambrose gets in the mix. Back in the ring off the distraction, Ziggler hits the Super kick to Rowan for the win.

Your Winners: Dolph Ziggler & WWE World Champion Dean Ambrose

After the match is over while both men are celebrating their win, Dean Ambrose kicks Ziggler in the gut and delivers the Dirty Deeds DDT dropping Ziggler as Smackdown Live goes off the air.

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