WWE Smackdown Results
August 20, 2015
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Report by: Dustin Holland of Wrestleview.com
WWE: Then, Now, Forever.
Commentary Team: Jerry Lawler, Tom Phillips and Jimmy Uso.
The show begins with Ryback’s music. The Big Guy is back! We see footage from RAW where Big Show walked away from Ryback’s challenge for a match after he defeated The Miz. Big Show’s music hits and he comes down for the opening match.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback vs. Big Show
The match begins with Ryback firing punches at Show. He forces Show into the corner but Show counters with a he clothesline. Big Show slams Ryback. He taunts the crowd. Show kicks Ryback while he is down. Show hits another slam and covers for two. Show locks up Ryback in a sleeper hold. Ryback fights out and he hits the ropes. Off the ropes Ryback hits a huge shoulder block on Big Show. Big Show fights back but Ryback counters. Ryback goes for the Meathook but Big Show hits a spear on Ryback. Big Show kicks Ryback out of the ring. Ryback tries to slam Show but he counters. Ryback then hits a huge Meathook clothesline sending them both through the barricade. Both men lie on the ground in shambles surrounded by wires and barricades as the referee counts to ten.
Winner: No Contest (Double Count Out)
Los Matadores and El Torito make their way out to the ring. The New Day makes their way out clapping.
The New Day vs. Los Matadores & El Torito
The match begins with Xavier Woods taking out El Torito. Fernando takes it to Xavier Woods. Woods tags in Kofi. Kofi and Diego battle and Kofi is covered for a two count. Los Matadores use some great team work taking it to Kofi. Big E pulls Kofi out of the ring and to safety. El Torito makes a run at New Day but fakes them out spinning on the second rope.
Back from the break we see Woods tagging in Big E. Fernando is covered and he kicks out. New Day does their carousel of kicks in the corner. The two teams continue to battle back and forth. Diego gets the tag to El Torito and he hits a hurricanrana on Woods. Torito hits some slaps to Woods. Torito off the ropes with a shoulder block. Torito continues his dominance in the ring as he takes out Big E. He is caught by Woods but spins around on him like a spider taking Woods down for the pin. He gets a two count because Kofi comes in to break it up. Kofi rolls Torito out. Big E is back in the ring and hits a backbreaker on Torito. Big E then hits a big splash on the little bull and tags in Xavier Woods who pins Torito for the victory.
Winners: The New Day
Back from the break, we are reminded of how Dolph Ziggler was sidelined by Rusev. We see footage from RAW where Ziggler returned to take out Rusev.
Dolph Ziggler’s music hits and he makes his way out to the ring accompanied by Lana. Ziggler cuts a promo saying it is good to be back. He tells how bad it was sitting at home sipping his dinners. He brags on Lana and she says that she is glad he is back. They go on for a while before kissing in the ring. All of a sudden Rusev’s flag drops from the ceiling and he makes his way out with Summer Rae. Rusev says he will show Ziggler real pain at Summerslam. He says that he and Summer will put simultaneous Accolades on him and Lana. Ziggler says he will steal the show and his girlfriend at SummerSlam.
We see footage from RAW of the contract signing between Rollins and John Cena.
Back from the break, we see Bo Dallas in the ring. Neville makes his way to the ring.
Neville vs. Bo Dallas
The match begins with a lock up. Dallas has the upper hand early. He hits multiple knees on Neville and locks him up with a submission in the center of the ring. Neville fights out and goes up top. He hits Dallas off the top and rolls him up. Dallas rolls through and Neville kicks out. Neville hits a big kick to Dallas. Neville goes up top. He hits the Red Arrow and gets the pinfall victory.
We see Stardust on the Big Screen with “Cosmic” King Barrett. They say they will take care of Neville and Arrow star Stephen Amell at SummerSlam.
Nikki, Brie and Alicia Fox cut a promo talking about the Diva’s Revolution. Team BAD interrupts and talks some smack.
Triple Threat Match
Brie Bella vs. Becky Lynch vs. NXT Women’s Champion Sasha Banks
The match begins with an onslaught of moves by each Diva.
Back from the break, the three Diva’s are still battling. Brie goes into Brie Mode and takes Banks and Lynch out. Sasha Banks pins Brie and she kicks out. Sasha continues to take it to Brie. Becky Lynch comes in and takes it to the other Diva’s. They continue to battle back and forth with no one really gaining the upper hand until Brie takes out Sasha and rolls up Becky Lynch for the pinfall victory.
Winner: Brie Bella
Backstage Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns cut a promo. Randy Orton and Cesaro join in and talk about their match coming up later.
Back from the break, we see a video promo of Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker’s history with each other leading up to the match this Sunday at SummerSlam.
Randy Orton makes his way out to the ring. Roman Reigns is out next and makes his way out through the crowd.
Back from the break, Cesaro is in the ring and Dean Ambrose makes his way out. Sheamus is out next. Kevin Owens makes his way out. Bray Wyatt’s video hits and he and Harper make their way out to the fireflies.
Eight Man Tag Team Match
Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose & Cesaro vs. Sheamus, Bray Wyatt, Kevin Owens & Luke Harper
The match begins with Sheamus and Randy Orton. Orton goes straight for an RKO as Sheamus rolls out of the ring.
Back from the break, we see Kevin Owens standing off against Orton. They lock up. Cesaro tags himself in and he takes Owens straight up and suplexes him. Harper tags in and Ambrose comes in to take him on. Ambrose clotheslines Harper. Reigns tags in. Reigns kicks Harper but Harper tags in Bray Wyatt and he takes it to Roman Reigns. Reigns counters and Cesaro tags in. Cesaro takes Wyatt to the corner and hits multiple uppercuts. Harper tags in and he and Cesaro battle back and forth. Cesaro wants to go swinging but Owens comes in and interrupts. Wyatt is back in now. He hits Cesaro with a big splash in the corner. Sheamus tags in. Sheamus suplexes Cesaro. Owens comes in and takes Cesaro to the corner. He hits a cannonball on Cesaro and covers for two.
Back from the break, Sheamus hits Cesaro with a rolling slam. Bray Wyatt and Owens take turns giving Cesaro the business. Owens locks up Cesaro with a submission maneuver in the center of the ring. Cesaro fights but Sheamus hits him with a backbreaker. Sheamus is hit with a flying dropkick by Cesaro. He makes the tag to Reigns. Reigns takes down Sheamus. Reigns hits multiple clotheslines on Sheamus in the corner. He hits a drive by on Sheamus as he lay on the apron. Reigns hits Samoan drops to Sheamus and Owens. Sheamus rolls up Reigns and he kicks out. Reigns hits a Superman punch out of nowhere. Ambrose comes in and takes out Harper. He takes out Wyatt on the outside. He dives through the ropes and Harper is sent to the announce table. Ambrose hits the Atomic elbow on Harper. Sheamus Brogue kicks Ambrose. Orton Rko’s Sheamus. Wyatt comes in and sets up Orton for Sister Abigail. He sends Orton into Harper who hits him with a big boot. Reigns comes flying through and hits a spear on Wyatt. Harper superkicks Reigns. Ambrose is up now and hits dirty deeds. He covers Harper and gets the pinfall.
Winners: Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose & Cesaro
They celebrate in the ring as we go off the air.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback vs. Big Show ended in a double count out.
* The New Day def. Los Matadores & El Torito in a six man tag team match.
* Neville def. Bo Dallas.
* Brie Bella def. Becky Lynch & NXT Women’s Champion Sasha Banks in a triple threat.
* Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose & Cesaro def. Sheamus, Bray Wyatt, Kevin Owens & Luke Harper in an eight man tag team main event.
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