WWE Smackdown Results
July 30, 2015
Report by: Dustin Holland of Wrestleview.com
WWE: Then. Now. Forever.
Jerry Lawler, Tom Phillips and Jimmy Uso on commentary this week.
The show opens with Seth Rollins making his way to the ring. We see replays of Raw where Rollins broke Cena’s nose during their match. Rollins tapped out to Cena on Monday night. The crowd starts a “You tapped out” chant. Rollins says so what! Rollins gives us another rundown of his career accomplishments and says all he hears is “So What”. He says he reached his breaking point and the victim of his rage was John Cena. He says he sent Cena to the ER with a broken nose. We see a replay of the knee hitting Cena’s face. Rollins is laughing in the ring. He says what he did to Cena was gruesome but kind of beautiful in a way. He says he was like Michelangelo sculpting but on mushrooms. He says he is an artist.
Cesaro’s music hits and he interrupts Rollins. Cesaro says that Rollins would have kept going on and on about how great he is like he does every week. He says that Rollins left out the best part of the match with Cena on Raw. Rollins says that his tapping out was a strategic maneuver. Cesaro says he wants a rematch later tonight. Cesaro changes his mind and says he will make him tap out right now.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. Cesaro
Cesaro takes Rollins down with a single leg maneuver. Rollins is locked up and Cesaro looks for the sharp shooter. Rollins rolls out of the ring. Kevin Owens makes his way down the ramp.
Back from the break, Kevin Owens joins the commentary team. Cesaro continues to take it to Rollins. Rollins up to the top but Cesaro catches him and suplexes Rollins. Cesaro covers for two. Cesaro is taken face first into the turnbuckle. Rollins runs from the other corner and connects with a kick. Rollins covers for two. Rollins is hit with multiple uppercuts. Rollins counters and sends Cesaro out of the ring. Rollins goes to dive through the ropes but Cesaro hits him with an uppercut from the outside. Cesaro gets back in the ring and takes Rollins into the corner and a barrage of uppercuts is laid on him. Cesaro power bombs Rollins and sets him up for the Cesaro Swing but Kevin Owens runs in and breaks it up. Owens takes it to Cesaro. Rollins and Owens both stomp on Cesaro. The referees break up the confrontation and Rollins and Owens makes his way to the back.
WINNER: No Contest
Back from the break, we see the Ascension entering the ring. The Prime Time Players are on commentary. Eight man tag team action is next. The New Day makes their way to the ring cutting a promo about becoming #1 Contenders.
Los Matadores & The Lucha Dragons vs. The New Day & The Ascension
The match begins with The Los Matadores taking it to Viktor of The Ascension. Lucha Dragons are in now and they go back and forth with The Ascension. Sin Cara goes up top but Xavier Woods takes him down sending him to the outside.
Back from the break, Sin Cara is stuck in the corner and the members of New Day, and The Ascension take turns kicking him while he is down. Kofi is in now and kicks Sin Cara in the chest. He covers for two. Kingston ties up Sin Cara in the center of the ring. Sin Cara fights his way out but can’t make it to the corner. Konner comes in and The Ascension double team Sin Cara. Los Matadores interrupt the pin attempt. Sin Cara cannot get a tag and continues to be punished in the ring. Viktor goes for a splash on Sin Cara and misses. Sin Cara crawls for a tag to Kalisto. Kalisto comes in and takes everyone out. Kalisto is on the offensive but Xavier Woods is coming in for the interference. Out of nowhere comes El Torito and he takes out Woods. There is some confusion in the ring as Big E goes to tag Kingston. Viktor is the legal man. He rolls into the ring and is rolled up by Kalisto for the pinfall victory.
WINNER: Los Matadores & The Lucha Dragons
The New Day and The Ascension argue in the ring after the match.
We see Kevin Owens backstage. He refuses to talk. Owens is informed that The Authority has made a match with Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins teaming up with Cesaro and a partner of his choosing.
Back from the break, we see a Becky Lynch promo.
The Wyatt Family is seen on the screen and Luke Harper says he has fully committed to Bray Wyatt. Bray Wyatt calls out Roman Reigns and says he’s here to fix a mistake. Anyone but you Roman anyone but you.
Rusev’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
We see footage of Raw where Summer Rae and Lana get into it during a Rusev promo. Rusev wants to discuss the unprofessional behavior of Lana on Raw. He says her actions are unacceptable. He says Lana is jealous and wants to be with him. He speaks some Bulgarian and says he is ashamed of the way he fell for her and spouts off some gibberish. He says he will take Summer and Dog Ziggler for a walk later and lay down a blanket and …..Jack Swagger’s music hits and he makes his way down to the ring. Jack Swagger gets a big hometown pop.
Jack Swagger vs. Rusev
The match begins with arm drags from Swagger. Rusev rolls out of the ring and a huge USA chant breaks out. Swagger takes down Rusev is suplexed. Rusev reverses and begins to pound Swagger in the corner. Rusev hits a suplex on Swagger and covers for one. Rusev hits some big elbows to the head of Swagger. Swagger reverses and hits a suplex of his own. Rusev back up though and takes down Swagger. Rusev holds Swagger on the ropes hitting a big splash from the opposite side of the ring. Swagger is kicked in the corner by Rusev. Rusev goes for Swagger in the corner but Swagger ducks and rolls Rusev into an ankle lock. Rusev rolls out. Swagger hits the ropes and a series of elbows and clotheslines are delivered to Rusev. Swagger pounds Rusev on the ropes. Rusev takes control back as we go to break.
Back from the break, Rusev has Swagger down on the mat. Swagger tries to fight out but Rusev blocks. Rusev is kicked by Swagger and taken down. Swagger bomb is missed as Rusev counters. Swagger hits a belly to belly suplex covering Rusev. Rusev kicks out. Swagger goes for Patriot Lock but Rusev breaks free. Rusev hits a spinning heel kick off the ropes and covers Swagger. Swagger kicks out. Rusev misses a kick and Swagger hits the Swagger bomb off the ropes. Rusev is covered but kicks out. Rusev hits a huge kick and locks on the Accolade. Swagger tries to fight out and can’t do it. He taps. Rusev wins by Submission.
Rusev sends Summer Rae out of the ring and goes for Swagger but Swagger hits the Patriot Lock on Rusev. Rusev rolls out of the ring and retreats up the ramp.
Backstage we see Cesaro. He is asked who his partner will be. He says he hasn’t found one yet. He says if he has to he will go out alone and face both men later.
We see the history between Neville and Stardust’s rivalry as Super Hero and Super Villain.
Back from the break, R-Truth is rapping his way to the ring….What’s Up?! Stardust makes his way out to the ring.
Stardust vs. R-Truth
The match begins with a lock up. Truth hits a few shots to Stardust. Stardust gains the offensive and takes down Truth. Stardust covers for two. Stardust puts Truth in a headlock. Truth rolls out and hits a clothesline. R Truth covers for two. Stardust sends Truth to the corner. Stardust grabs Truth and hits The Queens Crossbow and gets the pinfall victory.
Stardust calls out Neville. Neville comes out and chases Stardust into the crowd after hitting a few high flying moves.
We see Sheamus backstage.
We see footage from RAW of Randy Orton vs Kevin Owens where Sheamus attacks Orton with a Brogue Kick.
Sheamus is interviewed backstage. He says that his battles with Orton are not over. He pictures a WWE without Randy Orton. He says he won’t quit until Orton is gone for good.
We see footage from Raw two weeks ago hyping the match at SummerSlam featuring Undertaker and Brock Lesnar. Brock Lesnar is advertised for this Monday on Raw.
Kevin Owens’ music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
Back from the break, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins is on his way to the ring. We see footage from earlier tonight when Owens interfered in Rollins match with Cesaro. Cesaro’s music hits and he is on his way down the ramp.
Who will Cesaro’s partner be? Cesaro is ready to go at it alone and the match is set to begin…Dean Ambrose music hits and he makes his way down to the ring. He is Cesaro’s partner and ready to fight. He jumps in the ring and all four men begin to battle each other.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins & Kevin Owens vs. Dean Ambrose & Cesaro
The match begins with a brawl inside the ring between all four men. Ambrose and Cesaro clear the ring. Rollins and Owens come back in but are immediately sent out of the ring.
The match officially begins. Cesaro is taking it to Rollins with uppercuts in the corner. Cesaro turns his attention to Owens but is hit by Rollins on the way to the corner. Owens comes in and takes it to Cesaro in the corner. Owens tags in Rollins. Rollins hits a big clothesline to Cesaro and covers for a one count. Cesaro fights out with a series of uppercuts. Rollins hits a kick and a big elbow on Cesaro. Owens is in now and hits a senton on Cesaro. Owens applies a choke hold on Cesaro. Cesaro fights out and hits a suplex on Owens. Owens goes for Cesaro in the corner but Cesaro ducks away with Owens going headfirst to the post. Rollins goes up top to try and stop Cesaro from making the tag to Ambrose. Cesaro flies over to his corner and makes the tag to Ambrose.
Ambrose in now and hits the ropes. He connects with a cross body on Rollins and pummels his face with a series of punches. Ambrose takes it to Rollins in the corner. Ambrose takes out Owens on the apron and then sends Rollins out of the ring. Ambrose hits the ropes and dives through the middle rope toward Rollins. He connects sending Rollins into the barrier. Ambrose tosses Seth Rollins back into the ring and makes his way to the top rope. Owens is up now and goes to the top to stop Ambrose. Ambrose jumps out of the way. Ambrose goes to set up Dirty Deeds but Rollins reverses. Ambrose rolls up Rollins now with a quick two count. Both men are up now. Ambrose takes Rollins up and drops him face first to the mat with a slam. He pins Rollins but he kicks out at 2.
Ambrose takes Rollins up to the top turnbuckle. Rollins calls for Owens. Owens is taken out by Ambrose again and he climbs back up focusing his attention on Rollins. Rollins counters by hitting a running power bomb on Ambrose tossing him into the opposite corner. Rollins covers but Ambrose kicks out. Rollins goes up top now. He connects with a big knee off the top and then hits a brutal kick to the chin of Ambrose in the center of the ring. Rollins covers but Ambrose kicks out again.
Owens is tagged in and he takes out Cesaro. Owens up to the top but Ambrose takes him down a notch. Owens back up to the top turnbuckle and the two men lobby for positioning. Owens gains the upper hand and suplexes Ambrose from the top rope. Owens cover for the 1…2….No Cesaro makes the save stomping the back of Owens. Owens goes after Cesaro and misses him in the corner. He goes to hit a senton on Ambrose but misses. Cesaro is tagged in.
Cesaro hits Owens in the corner with an uppercut parade. Owens is taken up and slammed to the mat by Cesaro. Cesaro covers and Owens kicks out. Cesaro applies the Crossface. Seth Rollins interferes. Cesaro catches him and sets him up for the Cesaro Swing. Round and Round Rollins goes and puts the Sharpshooter on Rollins but he is not the legal man. Cesaro breaks the hold and clotheslines Owens out of the ring.
Rollins goes to the top to try and take out Cesaro but Ambrose catches him and hits a huge superplex from the top rope. Ambrose clotheslines Rollins out of the ring but as he turns around he is met by a Kevin Owens superkick to the head. Owens sends Ambrose off the ropes looking for a Pop up Powerbomb. Cesaro interferes and rolls up Owens for the pinfall and the victory.
WINNERS: Dean Ambrose & Cesaro
Cesaro and Ambrose celebrate by the announce table as Owens throws stairs and looks frustrated. We go off the air with Owens and Rollins on the ramp looking stunned and Cesaro and Ambrose celebrating victory.
* WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. Cesaro – No Contest
* Los Matadores & The Lucha Dragons def. The New Day & The Ascension
* Rusev def. Jack Swagger via Submission
*Stardust def. R-Truth
* Cesaro & Dean Ambrose def. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins & Kevin Owens
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