Welcome to Friday Night Smackdown. This week’s edition comes to us from the Sap Center in San Jose, California and we kick things off with The Wyatt Family coming out to the ring.
Wyatt introduces himself along with Rowan and Harper and says they have come to the conclusion recently that their actions have been misinterpreted. Wyatt then relates a story about Kane growing up and living a lie and everyone eats it up for no reason and Wyatt says no more. Wyatt says he knows who he is and what he is and he walks on water just to prove he can, bites the head off a snake just to taste its poison and he promises Kane this Sunday that in the City Of Angels one man’s hell is another man’s paradise. The pyros go off around the ring and Kane’s music plays. Kane attacks Rowan and Harper than turns his attention to Wyatt. Wyatt charges and Kane unloads on Wyatt. Rowan and Harper get taken out of the ring and Wyatt takes out Kane. Rowan and Harper back in beating down Kane as Wyatt looks on. Wyatt delivers “The Kiss Good Night”
Damien Sandow vs Christian
Sandow unloads on Christian. Drop toehold by Christian. Sandow with a baseball slide to the outside. Christian with a missile dropkick. Sandow hangs Christian out over the top rope and a high running knee sends Christian to the floor. Sandow with a waistlock on Christian. Sandow sends Christian through the ropes to the floor. Irish whip sends Christian into the ring steps
Sandow slides to the outside tripping Christian. Series of knee strikes by Sandow. Shoulderblock and sunset flip by Christian. Sandow misses with the clothesline and Christian elevates him with a back body drop. Inverted DDT by Christian. Christian goes to the top rope misses with the crossbody. Neckbreaker by Sandow. Sunset flip from the top rope by Christian and a right hand. Flying elbow to Sandow. Christian looks for the Killswitch but Sandow counters and hits the side Russian legsweep. Sandow misses with the Cobito Acquiet and Christian rolls him up for the three count
The winner of the match: Christian
Post Match: Christian spears Sandow. Alberto Del Rio then runs in and attacks Christian and says he’ll never be World Heavyweight Champion again. Del Rio goes to lock in the cross armbreaker but Christian counters nails Del Rio with the Killswitch.
Backstage: RVD says it’s been awhile since he’s seen some gold around his waist and his focus is taking the US Championship and as for the other members of The Shield he’s not worried. Big Show says what brought him back is unfinished business with The Shield. They run around here like they own the place and thing they can do anything they want. They call themselves the Hounds Of Justice. A hound’s a hunter. They’re the world tag team champions. Well they’re about to be the hunted. Mark Henry says The Shield is going to need a shield because they have a giant and at Summerslam RVD’s got nothing to worry about. RVD says The Shield are the ones who need to worry because at Summerslam they’re going to get a taste of justice.
Kaitlyn & Natalya vs AJ & Layla
Side headlock takedown by Natalya on Layla. Layla with a headscissors and Natalya kicks out back to the side headlock into a hammerlock and rolls Layla up. Kick by Natalya and an irish whip, Layla rolls through taking Natalya down with an armdrag. An exchange of near falls between Natalya and Layla. Natalya trying to roll Layla over for the Sharpshooter. AJ with the distraction allows Layla to take control. AJ with a kick to Natalya behind the referee’s back. Layla choking Natalya out in the corner as AJ gets a series of kicks in. Sleeperhold by AJ, AJwith a cheap shot to Kaitlyn back to the sleeperhold. Natalya throws her off. Kaitlyn with a series of clotheslines to AJ. Clothesline in the corner. Backbreaker to AJ. Kaitlyn off the irish whip picks AJ up on her shoulder dropping AJ across her knee, AJ with the shining wizard to Kaitlyn for the three count
The winners of the match: AJ & Layla
Backstage: Ryback says he lives for brutality and says of course he’s not on the Summerslam card because people are afraid of him. He then notices the camera guy looking at him and asks if there’s something funny and then slaps him around
We take a special look at the Brock Lesnar-CM Punk feud leading up to this Sunday’s The Best vs The Beast match
The Shield vs Mark Henry, Rob Van Dam, and Big Show
Henry and Rollins start things off and Rollins avoids Henry but Henry runs Rollins into his corner and sends him into the turnbuckles. Henry with a slam and Van Dam tags in and he hits a side kick from the turnbuckles. Van Dam rolls into the corner and hits a monkey flip and then Van Dam with a standing moonsault for a near fall.
Ambrose make a blind tag and Van Dam flips over Rollins’ back but into a clothesline to the back of the head by Ambrose. Ambrose with a punch and he sends Van Dam into the turnbuckles. Ambrose with a short arm clothesline and Reigns tags in and gets a near fall. Reigns with a slam for a near fall.
Reigns with a reverse chin lock on Van Dam. Van Dam with elbows but Reigns with a head butt. Reigns pie faces Van Dam and then he punches Van Dam. Reigns knocks Henry off the apron but Van Dam pops up and hits a drop kick and both men are down. Ambrose and Show tag in and Show with clotheslines followed by an Irish whip and back body drop. Rollins is pushed over the top rope by Show.
Show with a splash into the corner but Reigns pulls down the ropes and Show falls over the top rope to the floor. Henry sends Reigns over the announce table. Rollins with a flip dive onto Henry.
Everyone not named Dean Ambrose is down on the floor and Show gets back in at nine. Ambrose with a front face lock and Ambrose is picked up and send to the mat. Show with a knockout punch and then Van Dam is tagged in and hits the five star frog splash for the three count.
Rob Van Dam, Big Show, and Mark Henry
Miz walks in the back
We are back and Zeb Colter has something to say. Zeb asks everyone if they remember the song ‘Do You Know the Way to San Jose’ because after spending a few hours in this town, the song should be ‘Do You Know the Way Out’.
He tells Miz nobody likes him. Just like his adopted town of Hollywood, he is a fraud and phony. He walks around with his heads in the clouds, oblivious to what is going on in the real world.
He says that everyone should be ashamed that the state has been overrun by illegal immigrants, criminals, freaks, and bad actors. If Hollywood had any sense, they would put Antonio and Jack’s names in lights. It would be the Real American Story. He wants everyone to stand up and say ‘We The People’.
Miz vs Jack Swagger
They lock up and Swagger punches Miz in the corner. Miz with punches in the corner but Swagger sends Miz into the turnbuckles. Miz with a drop kick to the knee followed by a single leg take down. Swagger kicks Miz away. Miz with a kick to the knee and Miz with a front face lock but Swagger with a belly-to-belly slam and then he backs Miz into the corner and connects with a knee and Irish whip followed by a short arm clothesline.
Swagger does some We The People push ups. Swagger with a running shoulder tackle or two. Miz with the Reality Check and both men are down. Miz with kicks but Swagger with a punch and he goes for the knee but Miz moves. Miz with a DDT and he gets a near fall.
Miz misses a boot and Swagger goes fro a power slam but Miz escapes and he sends Swagger into the corner and follows with an Awesome Clothesline. Cesaro tries to distract Miz and it works because Swagger knocks Miz off the apron.
The referee sends Cesaro to the back. Colter is ejected as well. Swagger argues with the referee and Miz rolls in and gets the three count.
with Curtis Axel walking in the back with Paul Heyman
Zack Ryder vs Curtis Axel
Ryder with a rollup when Axel misses a clothesline. Ryder with a series of arm drags and an arm bar. Ryder works on the arm and he applies a hammer lock. Axel gets to the ropes and then he connects with an elbow. Ryder with punches and he sends Axel into the turnbuckles. Ryder with an elbow to Axel and then he leaps over Axel. Ryder with a flapjack for a near fall.
Axel goes to the floor and Ryder follows. Axel with kicks to Ryder. Axel tries for a suplex but Ryder lands on his feet and he falls into the corner. Axel charges into knees from Ryder and then Ryder with a missile drop kick and then Ryder with a missile drop kick and Axel falls into the corner. Ryder with a running forearm into the corner and Ryder with the Broski Boot and then Axel rolls to the floor. Ryder with a baseball slide.
Ryder sends Axel back into the ring and Ryder goes up top but he misses a cross body. Axel with a kick to the head and back. Axel with a snap Saito Suplex and Axel hits the neck breaker driver for the three count.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Paul Heyman says that on Raw he was outsmarted by CM Punk. He congratulates Punk and tells him Mazel Tov. He did the impossible. Him and Brock Lesnar conspired against everyone’s hero and Punk took a camera and smashed Brock Lesnar in the face with it.
All Punk has done is prove that he really is the best. SummerSlam has a successful marketing plan. It is CM Punk’s thirst for revenge against Paul Heyman and BROCK LESNAR Now the dynamic has shifted. Now CM Punk is the target of revenge. That vengeance will come in the presence of his beast . . . BROCK LESNAR.
In addition to the Lesnar/Punk match, there is a lot of anticipation for the Daniel Bryan versus John Cena WWE Title Match. We have a video package to look at how we got where we are now.
Daniel Bryan vs Wade Barrett - No DQ Match
They lock up and Barrett backs Bryan into the corner and Barrett misses a punch and Bryan with kicks to Barrett and then he hits a dragon screw leg whip and he continues to work on the legs with a surfboard but he decides to drive Barrett’s knees into the mat. Barrett with a knee to the midsection.
Barrett with a kick to the ribs and then he sends Bryan into the turnbuckles and he kicks Bryan. Barrett with an Irish whip and he flips over Barrett and hits a flying clothesline and then he clotheslines Barrett over the top rope to the floor. Bryan goes for a baseball slide but Barrett moves and Barrett sends Bryan into the ringside barrier. Barrett with an Irish whip into the ringside barrier.
Barrett misses a running boot and he gets caught on the ringside barrier. Bryan with kicks to the chest and Barrett falls into the Garcia Cubicle. Bryan goes under the ring and he gets a table and brings it into the ring. Barrett hits Bryan from behind and Barrett sends Bryan head first into the announce table.
Barrett with an Irish whip into the ring steps. Barrett rolls Bryan into the ring and Barrett looks under the ring and he grabs a kendo stick. Barrett carries the kendo stick into the ring and he hits Bryan in the back with it. Bryan with a kick to stop Barrett and Bryan tries to hit Barrett but Wade goes to the floor. Bryan with a suicide dive and then he hits a missile drop kick and he kips up.
Vince McMahon’s music plays and he comes to the ring and he is dressed to pay tribute to McDonald’s. Vince mocks Bryan on his way to the ring.
We are back and Barrett with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall. We see footage from the commercial break when Barrett avoided Bryan and Bryan hits a chair in the corner. Barrett sets up a table in the corner and Barrett sets for a power bomb through the table but Bryan counters with a rana. Barrett rolls to the floor.
Bryan follows to the apron and he connects with the flying knee to Barrett’s head. Bryan yeses to McMahon and then he kicks Barrett in front of McMahon. Bryan tries for a suplex on the floor and Barrett blocks it and he hits a suplex and Vince gets to McMock Bryan.
Barrett with an Irish whip that sends Bryan into the ring post. Bryan is sent back into the ring and Barrett grabs a chair and he brings it into the ring. Barrett waits for Bryan to get up and he hits Bryan in the back with the chair. Barrett works on the back, arm, and leg. Barrett goes to the turnbuckles with the chair but he misses an elbow drop and Barrett holds his elbow.
Bryan gets a second wind and he hits a running drop kick in the corner followed by a hesitation drop kick. Bryan looks at the kendo stick and he picks it up. Bryan hits Barrett in the arm with the stick while alternating with kicks to the chest. Bryan sends the kendo stick to the floor and Bryan misses the round kick but Barrett with a rollup for a near fall.
Bryan applies the Yes Lock and Vince pulls the referee out of the ring. Barrett taps out but there is no referee so it does not count. Bryan wants to know what Vince is doing. Barrett with a Bull Hammer and Vince waves Brad Maddox to the ring and he makes the count but Bryan kicks out because Brad counted like a normal referee.
Barrett yells at Maddox and so does Vince. Barrett sets for a pump handle slam but Bryan counters with a round kick to the head and the referee does not count. Daniel stares at Maddox and Vince gives Barrett the kendo stick.
Barrett misses Bryan and he hits Maddox. Bryan with a drop kick into the corner and Barrett hits Maddox and Maddox is down next to the original referee. Bryan tries for the Yes Lock but Barrett with punches. Barrett tries for a power slam through the table but Bryan gets to his feet and he sends Barrett through the table. Vince is incredulous at ringside and the jacket comes off. Vince takes the referee shirt and he says that he is the referee.
Triple H’s music plays and he has his referee shirt on and he makes his way to the ring. Hunter rolls into the ring and Bryan goes up top for the diving head butt and he connects and gets the three count.
Post Match: Daniel Bryan’s celebration is cut short by Randy Orton’s music. Orton stands on the stage with the briefcase.
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