WWE Smackdown Results
May 28, 2015
Report by: Dustin Holland
WWE. Then. Now. Forever.
Jerry Lawler, Byron Saxton and Tom Philips on commentary. Three days until Elimination Chamber.
Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins and Kane in a rematch from Raw is hyped for the Smackdown main event tonight.
Dean Ambrose’s music hits. He is out to start the show. The crowd is giving a very good reaction to Ambrose as he makes his way to the ring. Ambrose begins by recalling what happened this past Monday on Raw. He explains how the Authority decided that his match with Seth Rollins was not going to be finalized until he signed the contract. Footage is shown of Dean Ambrose striking a camera man this past Monday Night on Raw. Plan B he explains was the Authority having him arrested. He recalls being in his cell thinking of ways to torture Rollins. He gets one phone call. He calls the only guy he can trust, Roman Reigns. The crowd gives a good reaction for Reigns. He needs Reigns to buy him time, he explains. Then Ambrose says a miracle happens. He sees the YouTube WWE channel footage that shows Rollins shoving the camera guy into Ambrose. The charges were dropped. He needed to find a ride, explained Ambrose. He says he has made lots of friends with metropolitan police. After the NYPD took some pictures and got autographs, he was given a police escort. “I even got to drive the Patty Wagon. Nothing stands between me and an opportunity at the WWE World Heavyweight title.” Footage is shown of Ambrose signing the contract. Cue the evil laugh from Ambrose. “When the Elimination Chamber smoke clears, the reign of Rollins will be over and the Age of Ambrose begins.” Crowd goes wild.
Tag Team Lumberjack Match
The Lucha Dragons vs. Cesaro & Tyson Kidd
Lumberjacks included The Prime Time Players, Los Matadores, The Ascension and New Day. Music for The Prime Time Players hits.
The match starts with Kidd and Sin Cara locking up in the center of the ring. Kidd springs off the ropes and takes down Sin Cara. He Tags Cesaro in for the cover and a kick out by Sin Cara. Calisto is tagged in and thrown out of the ring by Cesaro. The Lumberjacks are there to send him right back in. Cesaro tags Kidd back in while holding Calisto in a Suplex position. Kidd off the top rope with a cover and a kick out by Calisto. The crowd starts a New Day Sucks Chant. Kidd is sent out of the ring. Los Matadores put him right back in. Calisto with a cover of Kidd. He kicks out. Calisto catches Kidd off the top rope and sends him out to the Lumberjacks again. Cesaro and the New Day are exchanging words at ring side.
The match continues with Cesaro holding a headlock on Calisto in the middle of the ring. Calisto is sent out of the ring and the Primetime Players roll him back in. Tag to Kidd by Cesaro. Calisto jumps off of Cesaro’s shoulders and catches Kidd and covers for a hard two count. Sin Cara and Cesaro are in. A series of uppercuts by Cesaro all the way across the ring on Sin Cara. Cesaro kicks Calisto out of midair. Sin Cara rolls up Cesaro. He kicks out. Calisto with a hurracanrana to Cesaro. Cesaro is Pinned for a two count. Calisto flies off the second rope and takes Cesaro down again. Cesaro counters with a back body drop. Calisto out of the ring again. Primetime Players roll him in. Kidd hits him with an elbow off the top rope. Calisto kicks out at two. Calisto hits Kidd with the Listo Kick and pins him for a two count. Cesaro is kicked out of the ring. Calisto goes for another Listo Kick but it’s countered by Kidd and he puts Calisto in the Sharpshooter. Calisto is fighting but Kidd drags him to the center of the ring. Sin Cara jumps off of the top rope to break up the Sharp Shooter. Kidd sends Cara out to the floor. Calisto is still the legal man as he is rolled into the ring. Xavier Woods grabs the foot of Kidd and Calisto hits him with the Salita Del Sol . Covers and 1..2..3…for the win
Winners: The Lucha Dragons
We go to the back and see Kane talking on his cell phone. Seth Rollins comes into the shot along with JJ security. Rollins talks about having to team up with Kane again tonight in a Rematch from Raw. Jamie Noble goes on a rant about his Aunt in West Virginia hearing voices in reference to Dean Ambrose being “crazy”. He continues and says she can cook her butt off and makes a mean Apple Dumpling Pie. Rollins gives him a funny look and says it’s time to focus. Rollins is worried about the rematch saying that he will be exposed if he fights Ambrose again. Kane tells him not to worry. They will use tonight as an opportunity to soften up Ambrose and the bonus will be taking out Roman Reigns. Kane tells Rollins that if everything goes as he has it planned, there will be nothing to worry about this Sunday at Elimination Chamber.
A promo for Kevin Owens hits the screen as he will be in the ring later to discuss his upcoming match with John Cena at Elimination Chamber.
“Coming for You” by The Offspring is the official song for Elimination Chamber.
R-Truth vs. King Barrett
Truth comes out singing What’s Up. He tells WBPA to make some noise…What’s Up! King Barret is out next. The crowd erupts with loud boos for the 2015 King of the Ring. He gets in the ring and exclaims “All hail King Barrett.” The bell rings. Truth is taken down and thrown into the corner. Barrett covers for a two count. Barrett stomps Truth. Another cover by Barrett and another two count. Barrett with a headlock to Truth. He counters with an elbow. Barrett his with a kick off top and a cover for a two count Barrett relentlessly stomps the head of truth. Barrett declares, “Who’s the Bloody King.” Barrett then hits with a kick to the head of Truth. Barrett suplexes Truth and begins taunting again. Barrett hits Truth with the Royal Bullhammer. Cover by Barrett and Truth counters rolling Barrett into a two count. Barrett is up and Truth connects with the Lie Detector to finish King Barrett. Truth with the three count and the win!
Sheamus is in the ring and delivers a Brogue Kick to R-Truth. Sheamus points at the WWE Intercontinental Championship. He then hits another Brogue Kick, this time to King Barret and begins taunting in the center of ring. Sheamus walks out of the ring and stands over the championship belt with hands held high.
Reminder: The only way to see Elimination Chamber this Sunday is on the WWE Network. Daniel Bryan is hyped for the Kickoff show.
Lana is shown preparing for an interview with Renee Young.
Back from commercial we are shown footage from this past Monday Night Raw where Rusev needed to hear three magical words from Lana…”I was wrong.” Lana is shown yelling at Rusev and eventually walks out of the ring after telling Rusev that she will no longer be his victim.
Renee Young welcomes Lana for a backstage interview. Lana says with any public break up, you lose the upper hand when emotions are shown. She explains that she thought Rusev could change but she was wrong. She says she is no property of a man. Renee asks about her relationship with Dolph Ziggler after multiple kisses on Monday Night Raw. Lana says there is no relationship. Rusev comes into the screen and responds with a where is Dolph. He asks if Dolph is afraid to show because Rusev is there. Lana smiles. Rusev then says that her boy toy American will suffer because of her wretched kisses. She has dug a grave now rot in it. Lana looks disturbed as we go back to the ring.
Feed me more! Ryback is out next. The Big Guy heads to the ring very positive response from crowd.
Ryback vs. Rusev is next.
Ryback vs. Rusev
USA chant fills up the arena. They lock up. Series of reversals and lock ups. Rusev is sent head first into the corner. Punches in the corner by Ryback. Slap on the chest with a loud wooooo! from the crowd as Ryback connects. Rusev pounds Ryback. They go back and forth.
Back from commercial, Rusev has a headlock on Ryback. Ryback punches out and takes it to Rusev. They exchange punches. Ryback with an elbow off the ropes. Rusev is limping. Rusev falls out of the ring in pain favoring his ankle. Ryback out to Rusev and Rusev sends Ryback into the post. The ref calls it after warning Rusev not to do it again and he does. Ryback gets the win via DQ.
Winner via DQ: Ryback
After the match, Rusev throws Ryback into the steps. Rusev is obviously in pain. Rusev leans on the ring. Commentators discuss how an injury could affect Rusev in his match at Elimination Chamber.
The WWE Divas Championship match is hyped. Footage of Paige getting attacked by Naomi in London is shown.
Next up is Paige vs. Naomi
Paige vs. Naomi w/ Tamina
Paige is out first. Crowd goes crazy. Naomi is out next with Tamina. Naomi shoves Paige and dances around. Paige puts her into the ropes. Paige is in the corner. She takes Naomi down and stomps her. Naomi rolls out. Paige with knees to Naomi’s head as she comes back in. Naomi attacks Paige in the corner. She stomps on the arm of Paige. Arm Lock on Paige now. Paige counters and hits a clothesline. Superkick by Paige. Paige with Rampaige to win.
The Bella’s are out to taunt after the match.
Main Event Rematch from Raw still to come.
Next up is an exclusive interview with NXT Champion Kevin Owens making his Smackdown debut.
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Interview with NXT Champion Kevin Owens
Michael Cole is in the ring to introduce NXT Champion Kevin Owens. Owens is out and wears the NXT title to the ring. Footage is shown from two weeks ago of Owens attacking Cena and stomping on the United States title. Footage of Owens attacking Cena this past Monday is shown. Cole welcomes Owens. Owens quickly interrupts. He says he has been in this business for 15 years and has wrestled all over the world. He says he has dominated all over and now he will dominate Cena. Cole begins to ask a question and Owen interrupts again. He rattles off various John Cena wrestling stats and finishes with a comment about Cena’s 57 variations of the same shirt and his thousand ways to suck. Owens says Cena has something prove to him not vice versa. Cole says that Cena knows Owens can start a fight, but wonders if he can finish. Owens shows us footage of NXT Takeover: Unstoppable of Owens slamming Sami Zayn into the ring. He says he took out Zayn for good and he was his best friend. He says imagine what he will do to John Cena. He says we don’t have to imagine and we can watch Elimination Chamber where he will say “the real champ is here!” Boos from the crowd. Owen leaves smirking and looking confident.
Dean Ambrose’s music hits and he walks right past Owens.
Tag team main event is up next. match up next.
Miz TV is hyped with special guest Daniel Bryan for the Elimination Chamber Kickoff show.
Roman Reigns makes his way down from the crowd. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins is out next with J&J Security. Kane’s music hits and he makes his way to the ring down to the ring.
Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins & Kane
Match starts with Kane and Reigns. Rollins takes out Ambrose. They continue to battle.
J&J are seen throwing Ambrose in. Ambrose is stuck in the ring for a very long time. He finally tags Reigns. Reigns on the offensive until J&J break it up and the unfair advantage begins. The Authority beats down Reigns and Ambrose. Kane calls for The New Day to help contain the former Shield members. Reigns and Ambrose get an offensive push but Kane and Rollins come in and take control. Reigns and Ambrose are down for the count.
Winners via DQ: Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns
We go off the air with Seth Rollins holding the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.