WWE SmackDown Results (5/13)
Report by Richard Trionfo & PWinsider.com
Christian comes to the ring to talk to the people of Nashville and the rest of the WWE Universe. He says that there has been a lot of talk about Teddy Long’s decision to let the WWE Universe choose the number one contender for the World Title. There was some controversy and Christian says that his Peeps were not happy with the decision. Christian says that he respects Teddy’s decision to make the match. He says that it is Teddy Long’s job to put on a fun, exciting, unpredictable show week in and week out for the fans. Christian says that he is cool with it and if Teddy isn’t doing that, he isn’t doing his job.
Christian says that he wants to congratulate the new champion Randy Orton. Christian says that Randy didn’t do anything that he wouldn’t do. He also says that he is looking forward to his rematch in two weeks at Over the Limit. Christian says that the result at Over the Limit will be different because a 100 percent ready Christian will be able to beat Randy Orton.
Sheamus interrupts Christian and he comes to the ring. Sheamus tells the fella to relax and he wants to commend Teddy Long as well. He loved watching the moment that Christian waited seventeen years to achieve vanish in the blink of an eye. Sheamus also agrees with Teddy that we need to give the fans what they want. Sheamus says that they want a match between them right now.
Mark Henry’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring and Mark has an evil smile on his face. Mark tells Sheamus that he needs to pump his brakes for a second. Mark says that the people did enjoy seeing Christian having his dream shattered last week. However, Sheamus isn’t the person the people who came from Raw that the people want to see facing Christian. Henry calls Sheamus the red headed stepchild who talks funny. Mark says that the people came to see the World’s Strongest Man.
Sheamus says that it sounds like the people came to see him because they didn’t really react to Mark’s comments.
Mark acknowledges that the people might not be here to see him, but he says that maybe they came to see the World’s Strongest Man versus Sheamus.
Sheamus says that maybe they came to see him and Mark in a handicap match against . . . Christian.
The mics are dropped and Christian goes after Henry and hits him with his mic. Sheamus and Henry use their numbers advantage to work over Christian.
Randy Orton comes to the ring and he takes care of Sheamus and then Orton and Christian deal with Henry. They give Sheamus a double clothesline to send him to the floor. Henry is then dumped over the top rope so Orton and Christian are alone in the ring.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Teddy Long is in the hallway and we see the camera pan out and he is talking to Randy Orton and Christian. Teddy tells them that he saw what just happened and tonight the main event is a tag match with Mark Henry and Sheamus against Christian and Randy Orton.
Teddy leaves and Christian thanks Orton for helping him. Randy tells Christian that he has his own reasons for coming to the ring to help Christian. Orton reminds Christian that a few minutes ago, Christian said that he could beat Randy Orton if he is at 100 percent. Orton says that he wants Christian ready and at his best so when he beats Christian, there is no doubt who the better man is.
We go back to the ring and Chavo Guerrero interrupts Tony Chimmel to do the introduction for Sin Cara and he says that Sin Cara is following in his footsteps.
Match Number One: Sin Cara versus Daniel Bryan
Bryan with a wrist lock but Sin Cara with a few flips and arm drag but Bryan gets a near fall. Cara with a leg sweep and he gets a near fall. Cara kips up and we have a standoff in the ring. They lock up and Bryan with a single leg take down and Bryan gets a few near falls but Cara with a bridge. Cara with an arm drag but Bryan with a drop toe hold and he starts to work on the arm. Bryan continues to work on the arm but Cara gets back to his feet and after kicking Bryan, he climbs the turnbuckles and hits a twisting arm drag.
Cara with a handspring back elbow that sends Bryan to the floor. Cara with a flip dive onto Bryan and we go to commercial.
We are back and Cara with shoulders to Bryan. Bryan with a kick to Cara and then Bryan goes to the turnbuckles. Cara tries to take Bryan to the mat but Bryan kicks Cara off the turnbuckles and then Bryan with a missile drop kick for a near fall. Bryan sends Cara into the turnbuckles and then Bryan with a series of kicks in the corner. Bryan with an Irish whip and then he hits the running drop kick into the corner and he gets a near fall.
Bryan with a surfboard on Cara and then he turns it into a near fall. Bryan with a snap mare and then he works on Cara’s back. Bryan kicks Cara in the chest a few times and he gets a near fall. Bryan with a hammer lock but Cara with elbow followed by a snap mare. Cara with a rollup for a near fall. Bryan with an English uppercut but Cara with a rana and then he kicks Bryan in the corner.
Bryan sends Cara to the apron and then Cara with an enzuigiri from the apron and then Cara hits a springboard cross body for a near fall. Bryan counters the handspring back elbow and Bryan tries for the LeBell Lock but Cara is able to avoid the hold and he sends Bryan to the floor. Cara with a baseball slide to the floor and Bryan kicks Cara. Bryan rolls Cara back into the ring and Chavo grabs Bryan’s leg. Bryan kicks Chavo off.
Cara with a kick to Bryan’s head and then Cara hits the C4 for the three count.
Winner: Sin Cara
After the match, Sin Cara sees the replay and he wants to know why Chavo did what he did. Chavo raises Cara’s hand but Cara does not want Chavo raising his arm after what he saw. Chavo says that he helped Cara and he doesn’t have to. Cara pushes Chavo down and he points at Chavo before leaving the ring.
We take a look back at what happened last week on Smackdown when Ezekiel Jackson defeated Big Show thanks to help from the members of the Corre. Then we see Jackson walk away from the Corre. We fast forward to later on last week’s Smackdown when the Corre gave Jackson his walking papers.
Will Ezekiel Jackson tell us what happened, is he here? Shouldn’t someone know if he is in the building?
We go to commercial.
We are back and Trace Adkins is in the crowd. Do you remember when he performed at Tribute to the Troops?
Layla is in the ring and she says that her friendship with Michelle McCool came to an end at Extreme Rules when she finally beat Michelle in the Loser Leaves WWE Match. Layla says that she hurt her knee during the match. She says that it was worth it to suffer the knee injury because she was finally able to get rid of the poison from the WWE.
Michael Cole interrupts Layla and comes into the ring and says that nobody cares about her and Michelle McCool and nobody cares about Layla or any of the Divas. He says that she has been inhaling a little too much hayseed in the Volunteer State. Cole says that the people want him to talk about Tennessee’s own Jerry Lawler.
On Monday night, Lawler challenged him to a match and his friend Jack Swagger accepted. When he beats Lawler at Over the Limit, Lawler is going to personally induct him into the Hall of Fame and will give Cole his ring. Cole says that he is going to show the ring to everyone and he says that his mother is going to love it.
Layla is so impressed with what Cole just said. She tells Cole to shut up and do everyone a favor and crawl back into his glass house.
Cole says that Layla is like all the Divas, a pretty little crybaby. Cole says that the Divas shouldn’t even be in the WWE.
Cole is interrupted by Kharma’s music and Cole laughs at Layla for what is probably going to happen to her in about a minute because Layla is not getting out of the ring.
Cole trips Layla as she tries to get out of the ring and that allows Kharma to grab Layla and hit the Implant Buster.
Cole yells at Layla and then Kharma looks at Cole and it looks like another Diva is going to feel the wrath of Kharma. Cole retreats into the safety of his litter box and Kharma looks through Cole before leaving the ringside area. The referees check on Layla who is holding her leg after the attack by Kharma.
The Corre is walking in the back as we go to commercial.
We are back and Did You Know that WWE TV can be watched in a lot of homes all over the world?
Before our next match, Wade Barrett has something to say to Kane. He says that Kane might have some reservations tonight about coming to the ring because his tag team partner is down in Mexico with the rest of the Raw brand. Barrett says that the Corre is now stronger than ever.
Match Number Two: Wade Barrett with Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel versus Kane
Barrett with a side head lock and hip toss followed by a side head lock take down. Barrett backs Kane into the corner and he punches and kicks Kane in the corner. Barrett with a front face lock but Kane with a snap mare and drop kick to Barrett for a near fall. Barrett kicks Kane in the knee and he head butts Kane. Kane with an Irish whip and uppercut followed by a clothesline. Barrett goes to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett chokes Kane in the corner. Barrett tries for a suplex but Kane blocks it and hits a suplex of his own. Kane punches Barrett and sends him into the turnbuckles. Kane with an uppercut but Barrett sends Kane into the turnbuckles and then he sends Kane’s shoulder into the turnbuckles. Barrett with a single arm DDT and he gets a near fall on Kane. Barrett tries for an arm bar on Kane but Kane fights him off.
Kane punches Barrett in the ribs and then punches Barrett in the head. Barrett with an Irish whip followed by a Boss Man Slam for a near fall. Barrett returns to the arm but Kane continues to fight him off. Barrett with a hammer lock but Kane gets him on his shoulders and hits a Samoan drop and both men are down.
Kane with a series of punches to Barrett. Kane with a few clotheslines into the corner followed by a side slam. Slater gets on the apron to distract Kane and Barrett with a kick and he tries for Wasteland but Kane escapes the hold. Kane with a boot to the chest and then Kane goes to the floor and he sends Slater over the announce table and Kane punches Gabriel.
Barrett misses a boot and Kane with a punch and then he goes up top for the clothesline and it is time for a choke slam but Slater and Gabriel interfere and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Kane by disqualification
Kane has Slater and Gabriel by the throat for a choke slam, but Barrett attacks Kane from behind. It is time for a three on one attack as they pummel Kane with a series of punches. They help get Kane up for Wasteland and Barrett hits it. They pull Kane into the corner for Justin Gabriel to hit the 450 Splash, but Ezekiel Jackson’s old music plays and he attacks his former Corre allies.
Jackson sends Gabriel and Slater to the floor. Barrett with a boot to the head but Jackson sends Barrett into the corner and Jackson with kicks and punches. Slater and Gabriel attack Jackson from behind. We have another three on one beat down. Slater hits the inverted DDT and Gabriel goes up top for the 450 splash and since they have only kicked out one member of the Corre, nobody else is going to stop Gabriel from hitting the 450 splash. After the physical beatdown, the verbal attack continues.
Sheamus and Mark Henry are in the hallway and they are talking about something but we cannot hear what they are saying.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time for the Great Khali and Runjin Singh to come to the ring and they have cowboy hats on because that is how you know we are in Nashville.
Runjin says that Khali welcomes everyone to the Music City edition of the Khali Kiss Kam. Singh says that Khali is a big country music fan and it is time to find out who will be Khali’s special friend tonight.
We have a winner and she is brought to the ring. We find out that her name is Joy and she is from Nashville. It is time for the Most Electrifying Kiss in Sports Entertainment and he lays down the Punjabi Pucker.
Jinder Mahal comes out to the ring and he has no music playing so either he doesn’t have entrance music or he is very serious. Jinder slaps Khali in the head and it knocks off Khali’s hat. Khali wants to do something to Mahal, but Mahal yells at Khali and slaps him a second time. Mahal leaves the ring.
Christian and Randy Orton are in their locker room and Christian asks Orton if they are ready. Orton says that he is ready. Christian says that he will keep up his end and tells Orton to make sure he keeps up his end.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Cody Rhodes makes his way to the ring with his bag men. Cody says that based on the smirks on everyone’s faces, it must be time for Cody to entertain everyone. Cody says that he is not the freak here, the people in the crowd are. That is why at great expense to himself, he is providing everyone with paper bags. He says that should be entertaining enough and should distract everyone from the overall absence of attractiveness tonight. Cody says that nobody on Smackdown or in the WWE is exempt from these paper bags. Not even a priceless friend. Cody gives Ted a bag but Ted refuses the gift.
Match Number Three: Ted DiBiase versus Cody Rhodes in a Battle of the Legacy Lackeys
They lock up and Ted backs Cody into the corner but Cody with a kick and a side head lock followed by a punch. Ted with a drop kick and then he sends Cody into the turnbuckles. Ted with a series of kicks but Cody with an Irish whip and a drop kick. Ted with an inside cradle for a near fall.
Cody with a punch but Ted with a rollup into a bridge for a near fall. Cody gets a near fall of his own. Ted misses a charge into the corner and he hits the ring post with his shoulder. Cody with knees to Ted as Ted comes off the ropes. Cody with an elbow to the head and then he puts Ted in a hammer lock and adds a cross face. Cody with a knee when Ted tries to escape. Cody with head butts using his mask and then he yells at Ted.
Ted with snake eyes followed by a punch and clothesline. Ted with a reverse atomic drop followed by a rebound clothesline. Ted tries for Dream Street but Cody backs Ted into the corner. Cody with the springboard round kick and then he hits Cross Rhodes for the three count.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
We go to commercial.
We are back and we go into a local bar near the arena.
Matt Striker is in the interview area with the Corre and he wants to know what kind of statement they made tonight. Barrett says that they have been making statements for weeks with what they have done over the last few weeks to Big Show, Kane, and now Ezekiel Jackson. Gabriel says that they would like to invite Jackson to come back next week for some more, once he wakes up from tonight’s beating.
Barrett decides to up the ante and he makes a challenge to Jackson for Over the Limit for a match. Slater suggests that Barrett put the Intercontinental Title on the line. Barrett says that they should go make some more statements.
Match Number Four: Christian and Randy Orton versus Mark Henry and Sheamus
Christian and Sheamus start things off and they lock up and Sheamus backs Christian into the corner and then he connects with a knee and forearm before putting Christian in a side head lock. Sheamus with a shoulder tackle followed by knee drops. Sheamus misses a short arm clothesline and Christian with a side head lock. Christian with punches to Sheamus and then Christian goes to the turnbuckles for a back elbow and he gets a near fall.
Sheamus with a back elbow and then he tags in Henry. Henry kicks Christian and punches him and then he kicks Christian in the head. Henry tries for a press slam but Christian gets out of the hold and he tags in Orton. Christian traps the leg to allow Orton to get in some punches. Orton with a drop kick to Henry followed by a boot to the head and a leaping knee drop for a near fall.
Henry with a head butt to Orton and then he kicks Orton. Henry runs Orton into the turnbuckles and then he head butts Orton. Orton and Henry exchange punches and then he sends Henry over the top rope to the floor. Christian comes over to protect his tag team partner when he thinks that Sheamus is going to get involved.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Henry misses a diving head butt when Orton rolls out of the way. Christian tags in and he hits a few clotheslines but Henry stays on his feet. Christian hits a drop kick from the turnbuckles to get Henry off his feet. Henry with an Irish whip but he runs into Christian’s boots. Henry avoids a tornado DDT by pushing Christian off and then he follows that with a clothesline.
Sheamus is tagged in and he gets a near fall. Sheamus hits a short arm clothesline and he gets another near fall. Sheamus with a knee to the back and then he applies an arm bar with a cross face. Christian with punches to Sheamus but Sheamus with a power slam and he gets a near fall.
Henry tags back in and Henry kicks Christian in the back. Henry sends Christian sternum first into the turnbuckles. Henry stands on Christian’s chest and then Henry distracts the referee to allow Sheamus to connect with a forearm to the chest. Henry gets a near fall.
Sheamus tags in and he chokes Christian in the ropes. Sheamus with a forearm to Christian’s back. Sheamus with an Irish whip but he runs into Christian’s boots. Christian with a punch to Sheamus and then Christian tries for a cross body from the turnbuckles but Sheamus catches him. Christian counters a power slam with an inverted DDT.
Orton tags in and he hits a few clotheslines. Orton knocks Henry off the apron and then Orton with a power slam to Sheamus followed by a back breaker. Sheamus avoids the IEDDT and Sheamus hits the uranage back breaker for a near fall. Sheamus sets for the brogue kick but Sheamus misses and goes to the floor. Orton is able to hit the IEDDT this time and then he twists into the RKO push ups. Sheamus sends Orton into the ropes and Christian makes a blind tag before Sheamus gives Orton a knee to the midsection. Christian hits the Killswitch on Sheamus while Orton gives Henry an RKO and Christian gets the three count.
Winners: Randy Orton and Christian
After the match, Orton and Christian shake hands and we go to credits.
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