WWE SmackDown Results: Final NOC Hype, Bryan & Orton On Cutting Edge, Heyman Promises Beating
Del Rio goes to work on Ricardo with stomps on the mat and shoulders in the corner. Del Rio kicks Ricardo in the gut and the back of the head. Del Rio antagonizes RVD at ringside with "ADR" gestures. Ricardo rolls Del Rio up from behind for 2. Del Rio kicks him in the face and headbutts him repeatedly. Ricardo hits a dropkick out of the corner and connects with a tornado DDT for 2. RVD cheers Ricardo on. Ricardo goes up top but Del Rio knocks him off and kicks RVD through the ropes. Del Rio hits a front suplex off the top for the win.
Winner by pin: Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio applies the cross armbreaker to Ricardo. RVD comes to his rescue and lays out Del Rio with a kick to the face. RVD hits the 5 Star Frogsplash to Del Rio and poses with the World Title.
- We go to a video package/interview with HHH as he talks about Daniels Bryan's beatings and Cody Rhodes' firing. He talks about the burdens of his jobs and the decisions he has to make for business.
- Ziggler comes to the ring as we go to a commercial.
Ambrose is in the ring as we return from a break. Ambrose backs Ziggler in the corner but Ziggler fights out. Ziggler hits a crossbody and unloads with strikes on the canvas. Ambrose escapes to the floor and gets the first-man-in advantage on Ziggler. Ziggler comes back and drops his 10 elbow spot on Ambrose as we go to a commercial.
Back from a break with Ambrose in control in the center of the mat. Ambrose comes off the 2nd buckle but Ziggler gets his boot up. Ziggler mounts Ambrose up top an unloads with strikes. Ziggler with a leaping lariat for 2. Ambrose applies a sleeper but Ziggler gets out and hits the Fame-asser. Seth and Roman hit the ring as the bell rings. The Usos come out to make the save to a huge pop. Vickie comes out and makes it a 6-Man Tag.
The Shield vs. Dolph Ziggler & The Usos
The match is in progress as we return from a break. Ambrose keeps Ziggler isolated from The Usos and he tags Seth Rollins for punishment in the corner. Roman Reigns tags in and headbutts Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler tries to make the tag but Reigns pulls him back. Ambrose tags back in and drives his forearm into Ziggler's face and dropkicks him in the chest. Ambrose charges again but Ziggler pulls the ropes down and Ambrose goes flying to the floor. Ziggler makes the hot tag to Jimmy Uso who turns it up against Seth. Rollins gets destroyed with a Samoan Drop but Ambrose breaks the pin attempt. Ambrose and Ziggler go flying to the floor. Reigns spears Uso but his brother hits Superkicks to Reigns and Rollins. He goes up top and flies off but Rollins gets his boot up and pins Uso.
Winners by pin: The Shield
- Back from a break for the Cutting Edge. Edge's music hits to a huge pop and he comes to the ring. Edge says HHH has allowed him to come out here and host the show because it is good for business. Edge says the only reason he is out here is for the people. He has no respect for HHH. Edge tells Christian he knows he is watching and when he comes back, Edge wants him to destroy the Shield. Edge says he asks the tough questions and he introduces first, the WWE Champion Randy Orton.
Edge introduces Daniel Bryan and the crowd goes wild. Edge asks Orton how it feels to be a sellout. Orton says Edge is jealous that he has been champ 10 times and he can't wrestle anymore. Edge reminds Orton that he is an 11 time champion and this is not about him. Orton tells Bryan he is not a sellout and he did what we all would have done. Daniel Bryan says he doesn't care what is best for business and tells Orton to shut up. He says he has been listening for weeks about how Orton is best for business. Bryan says the most important things in his life have nothing do with business: love, satisfaction, passion, dreams. Bryan says all he ever dreamed of was holding the WWE title. He says he will beat Orton this Sunday.
Orton says Bryan wants his title so bad he is going to help him. He shoves the title in Bryan's chest and mounts him for strikes. Bryan transitions into the Yes Lock. The ref's have to get Bryan off. Bryan celebrates with "Yes" chants in the ring as Orton backs up the ramp with his title. We fade to black but come right back as Edge looks in the camera and tells us not the change the channel because Haven is on. Bryan continues with Yes chants as we go off the air for real and Haven comes on.
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