The cheesy voice over guy can be heard so it must be time for Smackdown. John Cena’s music hits and makes his way to the ring. A clip is shown from Raw of Cena’s win over Ziggler. Cena says he knows something seems mysterious and tells fans not to adjust your sets, he is John Cena and he knows he is not a regular on Smackdown but he is here and he is excited for the main event. He says that tonight’s main event involves Mr Money in the bank, Ziggler. He says he is focusing on Dolph since Dolph had focused on him and his business. Cena says that since Dolph has pointed the finger at him, tonight he points the finger back at him. Cena says Ziggler’s greatest accomplishment is being the champ for 2 minutes and his greatest fear, apart from people discovering he is a teenage girl stuck in a man’s body, is losing the ‘Money in the Bank’ briefcase. Cena says losing the briefcase would cause him to lose his identity. He says he beat Ziggler on Raw. He says tonight Ziggler is not in a match but in a fight and he is going to have to survive Sheamus. Alberto Del Rio’s music hits. He is on the ramp with Rodriguez. He says Cena should not be concerned with Ziggler, he should be worried about him. He says this is his house and his show. Cena says this is a WWE broadcast and the show belongs to the WWE Universe. Del Rio says Smackdown is his show and Cena is a ‘stupid gringo.’ Del Rio says before Cena forgets, he is a former Money in the Bank winner and a Royal Rumble winner, as well as a former 2 time champion. Most importantly, he asks Cena if he has forgotten the last time they were in the ring when he beat him. Del Rio tells Cena to leave his show and leave his ring right now. Cena says he remembers all that stuff but he says he can’t go since he is very interested in tonight’s main event. Cena says since he is here, he figured he would have a match and he does, right now, with Del Rio. Cena then hits Del Rio with a suckerpunch that send him out of the ring. Cena takes off his shirt ready to fight
WWE Smackdown Results 11/30/12
Nov 30, 2012 - 10:05:00 PM
That match is up after the commercial break
John Cena v Del Rio
Lock up as Del Rio gets in a headlock. Del Rio gets pushed in to ropes and rebounds off as Cena leapfrogs him and hits a hip toss. Del Rio slides out and holds his back out of the ring. Del Rio drops Cena on to the ropes. He kicks Cena as he is down. Cena goes ringside. Del Rio kicks Cena by the announcers table. He slams Cena on table, then throws him back in to the ring. Del Rio lands on Cena off the top rope for a cover and 2 counr. Del Rio goes to work on Cena in the turnbuckle. Cena bursts out with an attack of his own but Del Rio puts him in to the turnbuckle. Del Rio mocks Cena, then kicks him in the face to knock him down. Another kick to the face takes Cena down again. Suplex from Del Rio gets a 2 count as Ziggler is shown watching the match on a monitor backstage. Del Rio has Cena in an armlock. Cena gets kneed in the gut and punched down to the ground. Cena blocks a suplex and hits a suplex of his own. Del Rio is in the corner. Cena runs at Del Rio but misses and runs in to turnbuckle. Del Rio takes Cena down with a kick. Del Rio has Cena in the ropes. Del Rio flies off the turnbuckle and knocks Cena down. Cover gets a 2 count. Another armbar locked by Del Rio.
Del Rio is taken down with shoulder blocks by Cena. Suplex from Cena on Del Rio. 5 knuckle shuffle from Cena. He goes for the AA but Del Rio with a backstabber and 2 count. Kick to Cena by Del Rio. Del Rio looks for a cross armbreaker but Cena hits a neckbreaker. Del Rio with a scissor kick to Cena on the turnbuckle and the cover for a 2 count. Del Rio goes for another scissor kick in the turnbuckle but misses as Cena moves. Backbreaker from Del Rio gets a 2 count. Del Rio flies off the ropes but takes a dropkick. Cena goes for the AA but Del Rio counters in to a cross armbreaker, then Cena counters in to the STF, but Del Rio gets to the ropes. Del Rio [while on the apron] locks in an armbreaker on Cena in the ropes. Del Rio gets lifted in to the AA position from the apron, but fights out of it and hits Cena with a German suplex in to a pin for a 2 count. Del Rio kicks away at Cena who is hung upside down in the turnbuckle. He runs at Cena but runs in to steel as Cena lifts his body up on to the turnbuckle. Cena with a fame-ass-er off the turnbuckle to the back of Del Rio followed by a cover for the 3 count.
Winner John Cena
As Cena is celebrating his win at the top of the ramp, Ziggler attacks him with his ‘Money in the Bank’ briefcase.
Kane and Daniel Bryan stare at each other backstage. Kofi Kingston shows up and says he knows they are not going to magically get along but the 3 of them have a 6 man tag match later and wants to know if they will be on the same page for it. Daniel Bryan says why not. He says his partner is a powerful force. Kane says his partner is one of the most dangerous submission wrestlers ever. He says people are about to see how dangerous and lethal they can be. Kane says can they get along? The answer is yes! Kane and Bryan start to chant yes to each other, then walk off.
John Cena is with Booker backstage. He is angry at what happened. Booker says he knows he is upset but does not want the show breaking down tonight. He asks Cena not to do anything in the main event, just this once, for him. Cena agrees.
Khali [with Hornswoggle] v David Otunga
Otunga poses. Otunga tries to attack Khali who knocks him out of the ring. Hornswaggle attacks Otunga at ringside by sitting on him. Otunga chases Hornswoggle at ringside but walks in to a clothesline from Khali. Otunga gets in to the ring. He tries to attack Khali as he is climbing up on to the apron but Khali pushes him away. Khali gets in to the ring and hits a Brain Chop that takes Otunga down. He covers him for the 3 count.
Khali and Hornswaggle celebrate in the ring after the match.
Darren Young, Titus O’Neil and Barrett v Kane, Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston
Kane and Bryan make their way to the ring together for this match.
Kane starts off with Young by attacking him in turnbuckle. Right hands from Kane. He chokes young out with his boot. Bryan is tagged in in as Kane whips Young in to the turnbuckle. Kicks from Bryan in the turnbuckle. Kane with a dropkick to Darren Young gets a kickout after 2. Kane works on Young’s arm. O Neil is in. Big boot to the face of O Neil. Kane clotheslines O’Neil out of the ring. Bryan leaps at him from the apron on the outside.
Kofi with a dropkick and cover on Young for a 2 count. Kofi brings Kane in who kicks Darren Young. Kane kicks Young then tags in Bryan and they hit a double slam. Bryan covers for the 2 count. Elbows from Bryan. Kicks from Bryan but Darren Young whips him in to O Neil’s out stuck boot by the ropes. O’Neil tags in and kicks away at Bryan. Bodyslam from O’Neil. Tag to Young and a double team. Knee drop from Young. Backbreaker from Young for a 2 count. Young has Bryan in a submission hold. Waistlock from Young. Bryan is getting double teamed at the turnbuckle. O Neil tags in Barrett who goes in and punches Bryan in gut. Barrett with a pumphandle slam for a 2 count. Rear chin lock from Barrett. Bryan fights out, Barrett puts him in the turnbuckle but Bryan hits an elbow to head. Barrett with a lateral press for the 2 count. O Neil tags himself in. O Neil sticks his knee in to Bryan’s face. Young now attacks Bryan from the outside. O Neil with a [move]. O Neil drops Young on to Bryan for a 2 count. Chin Lock from Young. Both men slug it out. Right hands from Bryan. Suplex from Young and bridge cover for the 2 count. O Neil is in again. 2 back breakers from O’Neil on Bryan, then he just throws him down. O’Neil runs at Bryan in the turnbuckle but right in to Bryan’s feet. Bryan tags in Kane as Young gets tagged in. Kane knocks Young down and then runs in to him in the turnbuckle, then the other turnbuckle, before knocking Barrett off the apron as well. Side Slam from Kane gets a 2 count. Kane goes up top. Top rope clothesline from Kane followed by a cover but O Neil breaks it up. Kofi jumps off the turnbuckle on to O Neil, then dropkicks Barrett off the apron. He runs at Young who ducks and sends Kofi to the outside. Young then drops Kane on the ropes and climbs up top. He jumps off the turnbuckle but Kane catches him by the throat and hits him with a Choke Slam. Tag to Bryan who hits the Flying Goat off the turnbuckle and then locks in the No Lock as Young taps out.
Winners Kane, Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston
Striker is backstage with Sheamus who says that the positive news for Ziggler is that Cena will not interfere in the match. The bad news is he has to face Sheamus. He says he is not facing Dolph. After all the weeks of cheating from the Big Show, every opponent that he now faces looks like the Big Show to him. He says because of this, he now fights even harder. He says once he is done with Ziggler he is going to beg for Cena to put him out of his misery. He says Ziggler is a show off but after he is finished with him, he can walk around and show off his head because he is going to kick it right off his shoulders.
Sandow makes his way down the ramp with a mic in hand. Sandow says for the last few months he has attempted to better people, but to no avail. He says he is going to select a member of the audience to be his apprentice. He picks a young guy. Sandow tells the audience member he has a great privilege to be his apprentice. They get in to the ring and Sandow says he will be asking him 3 questions. First question. How many wheels on a tricycle? The fan answers 3. Sandow congratulates him on the correct answer. Second question. How often does the US hold presidential elections? The fan answers every 4 years. Sandow says he is smarter than he looks. 3rd question. What is the orbital velocity of Jupiter’s moon Europa? The fan says he has no idea. Sandow says the answer is 13.74 kilometers. Sandow tells the fan he is an embarrassment with his knowledge and his haircut and tells him to leave the ring, leave the arena, leave town and leave the United States of America. He then tells the fans ‘you are welcome.'
Damien Sandow v Tyson Kidd
Kicks from Tyson Kidd. Sandown is beating Kidd down at ringside. Kicks from Sandown to Kidd back in the ring. Sandow with a Russian legsweep. Elbow of distain from Sandow on Kidd and cover gets him a 2 count. Now an armlock from Sandow. Crossbody off the ropes from Kidd. Kicks from Kidd. Dropkick to Sandown by Kidd. Kick to the back of the head from Kidd in the turnbuckle. Kick to gut from Kidd. Dropkick to the legs and cover for a 2 count. Kidd dives out through the ropes in to Sandown at ringside and then throws him back in to the ring. Elbow drop off the turnbuckle from Kidd but Sandown gets his knees up to block it, then hits a neckbreaker for the 3 count.
Winner Damien Sandow
Backstage Striker asks Ziggler if he feels he has something to prove after his loss to John Cena. Ziggler says it was not a loss. He says it was like a handicap match when AJ got involved in his business and John Cena had no problem taking advantage. He says tonight will probably be another handicap match for him since he is sure Cena will interfere once again. He says Cena is a liar and he will get what is coming to him, a shot to the back of the head. He says he is so damn sick of being so damn sick. Ziggler says that Sheamus says he sees Big Show in his opponents but this time when he looks at his opponent he is going to be seeing a future World Heavyweight Champion.
Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal [with Drew McIntyre] v The Usos
The Usos go to work early on Slater. Eventually Slater turns it around and kicks away at Jimmy Uso. Mahal is in. Butterfly suplex in to a cover gets a 1 count. Headlock on Jimmy Uso. Clothesline from Jimmy Uso. Tag to Jay Uso who knocks Slater off the apron. Kick to gut of Mahal. Big Samoan Drop from Jay Uso who then runs, ass first, in to Mahal in the turnbuckle. Cover gets only a 2 count as Slater breaks it up. Jimmy Uso knocks Slater out of ring. Slater kicks Jimmy Uso and Mahal hits the full nelson slam for the cover that gets a 3 count.
Sheamus v Ziggler
Lock up. Sheamus has Ziggler in the corner but Ziggler slides out. Waist lock from Ziggler. Takedown from Sheamus. Shoulder block from Sheamus and clothesline back from Ziggler. Right hands from Sheamus in the turnbuckle. Sheamus whips Ziggler in to the ropes but takes a kick on the return. Shoulder block from Sheamus knocks Dolph down. Right hand from Sheamus. Bodyslam from Sheamus on Ziggler. Elbow drop from Sheamus gets a 2 count. A suplex from Sheamus is unsuccessful as Ziggler blocks and throws Sheamus through the ropes out of the ring. Sheamus catches Ziggler on his leap from the apron and hits a fallaway slam in to the barrier. Ziggler tries to crawl away up the ramp but Sheamus grabs him and throws him in to the ring. Sheamus is on the apron and headbutts Ziggler in the gut. Ziggler drops him throat first in to the ropes then kicks him off the apron.
Ziggler kicks away at Sheamus in the corner. Big running splash and pin for a 2 count from Ziggler who beats away at Sheamus. Big elbow drop for a 1 count for Ziggler. Headlock from Ziggler. Sheamus gets to his feet and hits a back suplex. The 2 men slug it out. Sheamus takes his opponent down to the canvas. Kick to face from Ziggler and cover gets a 1 count. Ziggler is choking Sheamus with his boot at the bottom of the turnbuckle. Kicks from Ziggler. Heabutts from Ziggler in the turnbuckle. Sheamus flips Ziggler over the ropes then grabs him on apron and hammers away with 10 shots across the chest. Suplex to Ziggler in to the ring from the apron. Now Sheamus goes up top but Ziggler moves away and avoids what was coming up. Sheamus misses a dropkick. Ziggler hits a DDT for a 2. Ziggler motions for Sheamus to get up. Sheamus is up, avoids an attack and hits a backbreaker for a 2 count. Kick from Ziggler. Roll up from Ziggler gets a 2 count. Sheamus hoists up Ziggler but Ziggler fights out and rolls him up again but Sheamus reverses it and locks in a Texas cloverleaf. Big Show is on he apron and headbutts Sheamus who goes over to him. Big Show gets in the ring and beats away at Seamus. Both Ziggler and Big Show are attacking Sheamus. Cena runs down to the ring. He goes for Big Show, then hits an AA on Ziggler who runs over. Big Show grabs Sheamus and Cena but the throat but they fight out and double suplex him. They then both knock him out of the ring.
Winner No contest
Cena and Sheamus raise each other’s arm as Smackdown goes to credits.
Reported by Wojciech Zdrojkowski
The opener, hands down. Probably makes you wonder why it was the opener and not the main event but I suppose it was for storyline purposes.
Khali v David Otunga
That’s twice that Otunga has had to job to the man with no move set. I think that the post match dance took more time than the match itself. On the bright side, it’s easy to count Khali’s moves and perhaps a nice way for babies to start learning to count. They won’t need to get past 2. In this match he hit a clothesline and a chop. That was it. Then again if you want your child to learn you might want to get it counting someone else’s moves.
This week the show was okay [being generous though]. Once again no Teddy Long and no divas but also no Randy Orton and no Miz. I for one was relieved not to have to sit through a ‘Miz Show’ kicking off Smackdown. The storylines are not gripping me much right now, but at least the wrestling is at a fairly high standard [most of it].