WWE Smackdown Results (Live)
November 8, 2016
Results by: Paul Nemer of Wrestleview.com
Smackdown Live Opening segment
The WWE World champion, AJ Styles makes his way to the ring. Highlights of last week’s Smackdown were shown, where Dean Ambrose pinned AJ Styles.
AJ Styles tells the crowd that he is in no mood for their cheers and no mood for their boos. He doesn’t want to see their Tweets either. He tells the fans to put down their phones. A travesty happened last week on Smackdown. Dean Ambrose cheated and now he has a shot at his title. he said that Ambrose doesn’t belong in the same ring as him.
He starts talking about James Ellsworth being an embarrassment. He said that Ellsworth looks like a foot. He said nobody is flying Ellsworth to Scotland. He was told that he cannot have any physical contact with Ambrose because of Survivor Series. Being the captain of Team Smackdown, it is up to him to get his team on the same page. He will help Team Smackdown beat Team RAW.
Baron Corbin’s music hits. Corbin says he will deliver at Survivor Series, just not for AJ Style’s team. Lights go off and on, The Wyatts come down with Randy Orton. AJ Styles says “The Wyatt family, welcome to Team Styles!” Ambrose’s music hits and he comes out to the ring and goes back to the ramp and points towards the curtain, and it’s James Ellsworth.
Ambrose tells Styles to calm down. He says that James Ellsworth is his guest, and he has never been to Scotland before, or anywhere. How can you say no to that face pointing at Ellsworth. Styles tells Ambrose to get Ellsworth out of the ring. And if he has a problem with Ellsworth, he has to go through him first. Styles tells Ambrose that he’s outnumbered. This prompted Baron Corbin to walk out of the ring.
Shane McMahon’s music hits and he comes out. Shane looks at Team Smackdown and tells them that if they want to prove that they are the best in the business, they have to defeat RAW. The only way to do that, they have to be united, on the same page. They have to put their personal things to the stuff. Team blue needs to be victorious at Survivor Series. Ellsworth whispers something to Shane. Ellsworth will be the official mascot of Team Smackdown.
Shane McMahon makes a between The Wyatts w/Orton vs. Dean Ambrose, Baron Corbin and James Ellsworth.
Shane approaches Baron Corbin backstage to inform him of the match later tonight. Corbin says that Shane needs him more than he needs Shane and he said that he doesn’t want to be in the match tonight. Shane pulls him from the match and puts him in a match against Kalisto.
Breezango vs. The Vaudevillains
Simon attacks Tyler. Tag is made to English. All four go at it. Fandango gets the tag. Simon delivers the boot on the apron to Fandango. Back in the ring, referee is distracted, Tyler kicks Simon, Fandango delivers his finisher for the pin. Very short match. Breezango earned the final spot on Team Smackdown Live in the 10-on-10 tag team elimination match.
Next week, on the 900th episode of Smackdown Live. Edge is back for the Cutting Edge segment. The Undertaker video package is also shown. All this is next week.
Naomi vs. Natalya
Nikki Bella is at ringside commentating this match.
Quick roll-up by Naomi, Natalya kicks out. Natalya takes her down and applies a sleeper hold. Naomi gets up and delivers a jaw breaker. Carmella comes down to ringside and gets in Nikki’s face, but Natalya gets between them. Nikki shoves her down and knocks Carmella down with her forearm. Natalya goes back in the ring, and Naomi does a quick roll-up for the win.
Backstage Ellsworth is telling Ambrose that they do not need Corbin. They can do this together. Daniel Bryan joins the conversation and Dean tells him it’s like one and a half on three handicap match. Bryan says he has a partner for them who has dealt with the Wyatts before, and we see Kane. Ellsworth tells Kane “So what’s the strategy tonight?” Kane responds “Don’t tag in.”
Baron Corbin vs. Kalisto
Corbin clotheslines Kalisto. The match hasn’t officially begun yet. Corbin tosses Kalisto in the corner, then throws him outside the ring under the first rope. Kalisto is down. Corbin is going out of the ring and slips from the apron. Kalisto drop kicked Corbin’s injured leg into the steel steps. Baron is “injured” and other referees come down to break it up. Three referees are helping Corbin in the ring. Kalisto runs back in and delivers the frog splash and leave.
Winner: The match never started.
Backstage, Daniel Bryan informs Shane that he was with the medical team and Baron Corbin cannot compete at Survivor Series.
Smackdown’s Women championship
Becky Lynch vs. Alexa Bliss
They lock up, Bliss takes down Becky. Becky gets right back up and goes after her arm, but Bliss escapes. Bliss and Becky exchange a few moves, take downs, roll-ups. Bliss delivers a kick to the head and throws Becky to the outside. Bliss throws her into the steel steps. Becky favors her left arm. Bliss throws her back in the ring and puts an arm bar hold. Bliss then attempts to cover, but Becky kicks at the count of one. Bliss applies another arm bar. Bliss drives Becky into the bottom turnbuckle. Bliss goes to the outside and keeps working on Becky’s left arm. Back in the ring, Bliss continues to work on her arm for about a couple of minutes. Short arm scissor hold by Bliss. Becky lefts her up while in the arm hold and drops her into a powerbomb. Both women are down.
Becky fights back. Clothesline to Bliss. Spring board kick to Alexa. Becky covers and gets a two count. Becky goes on the top rope and missed the leg drop. Alexa kicks Becky, followed by knees to the stomach and a back flip. She covers and Becky kicks at two. Both women exchange hits. Sunset flip by Bliss, but Becky kicks out. Bliss on the top rope and Becky catches up to her. Becky climbs the ropes, but Bliss pushes her off and does a DDT. She covers and Becky kicks out at two. Bliss walks on top of Becky. Roll-up by Becky, reversal by Alexa, then Becky applies her arm bar finisher and Bliss taps while she had her foot on the ropes. The referee did not see it.
Winner: Still WWE Smackdown Women’s champion, Becky Lynch
Shane and Daniel are talking backstage. Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan say that they are going to RAW next week. The Miz and Maryse interrupt. They are upset that Ziggler is facing Sami Zayn. Daniel Bryan explains that they had a deal with RAW and mentions that also, if Kalisto wins, the Cruiserweight division comes to Smackdown. Daniel Bryan makes an intercontinental title match between The Miz and Dolph Ziggler for next week’s Smackdown. Maryse accepts the challenge.
Curt Hawkins vs. Apollo Crews
Hawkins knees Crews followed by vicious forearms. Back suplex by Hawkins, covers but Crews kicks out. Jaw breaker by Crews followed by a kick to the head. Flying clothesline by Crews, and a kick, covers, 1,2 but Hawkins kicks out. Irish whip reversal, Hawkins runs into a back elbow. Crews goes on the top rope and jumps, but Hawkins gets out of the way. Hawkins rolls up Crews with the Oklahoma roll for the win.
Winner: Curt Hawkins
Backstage Renee Young asks Dolph Ziggler about his match next week with The Miz. Ziggler says he’s a fighting champion. He can finally defend his title next week on the 900th episode of Smackdown. After he beats MIX next week, he will go to Survivor Series and beat Sami Zayn and send that paper boy back to RAW.
Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper vs Dean Ambrose, Kane & James Ellsworth
AJ Styles joins commentary for this match.
Back from commercial and Kane and Harper are fighting. Back body drop by Kane. Kane tags Ambrose. Harper tags Bray. Dean delivers a few punches and kicks in the corner. Chops by Dean. Bray sends Ambrose to the ropes and Harper kicks him in the back. Bray tags in Orton. Clothesline by Orton on Ambrose. Orton stomps on Ambrose. Ambrose fights back and tags Kane. Kane does a number on Orton followed by a side walk slam. Ellsworth wants the tag but Kane didn’t tag. Orton jumps Kane and stomps on him in the corner. Bray gets the tag. Bray runs into Kane in the corner. Running senton on Kane, covers, 1,2 but Kane kicks out. Harper gets the tag. Harper works on Kane in the corner, then Orton tags himself in. Crowd is chanting “we want Ellsworth”. Orton unloads on Kane.
Harper with a sleeper hold on Kane. Kane fights back with a jaw breaker, but that wasn’t enough, Harper takes him down and tags Randy Orton. Orton hammers away on Kane, covers, 1,2 but Kane kicks out. Side head lock by Orton. Kane tries to fight back, but Orton drop kicks him and tags Luke Harper. Harper sends Kane to the ropes, but Kane counters with a DDT. Both men are down. Kane finally gets the tag to Ambrose. Ambrose swinging neck breaker on Harper. Running bulldog by Ambrose on Bray and a clothesline on Harper. Ambrose runs and jumps in between the ropes onto Orton and Bray. Back in the ring, Ambrose goes on the top rope and jumps, but Bray tries to deliver Sister Abigail, but Dean counters. Harper attacks him. Fight goes to the outside of the ring.
Kane and Harper battling on the ramp. In the ring, Bray and Ambrose are fighting. Both men are down. Ellsworth wants to tag himself in and the crowd is chanting “yes”. Ellsworth finally tags himself in against Wyatt. Ellsworth is stomping his foot for the super kick, Wyatt catches him with Sister Abigail and gets the win.
Winners: Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper
After the match, AJ Styles, Bray and Orton surround Ambrose. Shane comes running down to calm things down. Daniel Bryan’s music hits and he comes out holding a list. Daniel Bryan says he has the opportunity to name anyone on his list for Team Smackdown. Daniel reminds people that his name is on the top of the list, but everyone knows that he cannot compete. He says there is another name on the top of this list and it’s Shane McMahon. Daniel asks Shane if he would be the fifth member of Team Smackdown Live. Shane responds with the “yes” gesture.