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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: MATCHES FOR SUMMERSLAM DETERMINED, TAG TOURNAMENT STARTS, MIZ AND MRS PARTY, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-07-24 21:59:00

We are back and we see Miz, Maryse, and Monroe taking photos.

Smackdown General Manager Paige is in the ring and she has a table with a contract on it.  Paige says she is have so much fun being the General Manager.  Paige says she will be excited to see her girls steal the show at Evolution.  Paige says she will get to see Trish Stratus and Lita.  She says that we are heading into the biggest show of the summer and it is about time that she announces the challenger for the most important WWE Championship.

First she brings out the WWE Champion, AJ Styles.

AJ thanks the crowd and he says that he is a husband and a father and when Stephanie McMahon announced Evolution, he thought about his little girl.  He says that he can tell her that if you want it bad enough, get it.  There is nothing that you cannot do or accomplish.  AJ says that is why he is proud of the company he works for.  AJ says that he is proud to defend the most prestigious championship in the world at the biggest event of the summer, SummerSlam.  It was where he tore the house down against John Cena and where his feud with Kevin Owens ended.

AJ signs the contract and he says all he needs is his opponent.

Paige says AJ's opponent will be . . . 

James Ellsworth comes out and Paige tells AJ it is not going to be him.  He says that he is out here to tell you that the real reason he came back to WWE is that title.  Ellsworth asks who is more worthy than him?  He reminds us that he has beaten AJ three time.  He says that they say a fourth time is the charm.

AJ disputes Ellsworth.

Ellsworth says that AJ is shocked and scared that he is out here.  Ellsworth will make it quick.

Paige tells Ellsworth to stop it and she calls him a joke.  

Ellsworth says that Paige is the joke.  We cannot understand her and look at how she looks.

Paige says that we don't make fun of people around here.

Ellsworth says that Paige is pale as a ghost. 

Paige tells James that she has had enough of Ellsworth and she says she has two words for him.  You're Fired.

Paige calls for security to get rid of James.

AJ is alone in the ring with the contract while James is taken out of the arena.  Paige kicks Ellsworth out of the building and she tells security to keep him out.

Meanwhile, back in the ring, Samoa Joe attacks AJ Styles and he applies the Kokina Clutch.

Joe walks over to the contract and signs it.  Joe throws the table on AJ.

Joe leaves the ring and tells AJ 'Tick Tock'

We go to commercial.

We are back and Joe walks in the back and Paige wants to know what he did out there.  She picked Joe because he was unpredictable and has a killer instinct.  Joe says what Paige had planned was pedestrian.  What he did was phenomenal.

Carmella appears behind Paige and she asks why would Paige fire James and kick her out of the building.  Paige tells Carmella to buy a new boyfriend.  Carmella reminds Paige she is her champion and she will be the champion at Evolution.  She beat Asuka and Charlotte twice and she will beat Becky Lynch right now.

Match Number Four:  Carmella versus Becky Lynch in a Non Title Match but if Becky wins this match then Becky faces Carmella for the Smackdown Women's Title at SummerSlam

Becky with a waist lock and arm drag into am arm bar.  Becky tries for DisArmHer but Carmella gets to the ropes.  Becky blocks a kick and Becky goes for DisArmHer again.  Carmella with a rollup for a near fall.  Carmella with a forearm and she sends Becky to the mat.  Becky bridges out of a cover and then Becky with a flying shoulder tackle.  Carmella goes to the floor and Becky goes to the apron and hits a running forearm.  They return to the ring but Carmella rolls back to the floor.  Becky misses a baseball slide and Carmella sends Becky into the ringside barrier.

Becky gets back into the ring before the ten count and Carmella with forearms and she gets a near fall.  Carmella with elbows to the collarbone and then she applies a reverse chin lock.  Carmella with a head scissors but she misses a splash into the corner.   Becky with a double jump side kick but Carmella with a near fall.  Carmella rubs Becky's face in the mat and pie faces her.  Becky with a drop kick and both women are down.

Carmella and Becky with forearms as they go back and forth.  Becky with a head butt and clotheslines followed by a back heel kick and European uppercut.  Carmella with a Flatliner for a near fall.  Carmella goes to the turnbuckles and goes for a tornado DDT but Becky blocks it and hits an exploder.  Becky is sent to the apron and Becky with a forearm.  Becky goes up top and Carmella hits the ropes and then hits a handstandcanrana for a near fall.  

Carmella has a thrust kick blocked and Becky goes after the arm.  Carmella sends Becky into the turnbuckles and gets a near fall with a rollup using the ropes for extra leverage.  Carmella has a kick blocked and Becky with an enzuigiri.  Becky goes to the turnbuckles and misses a leg drop.   Carmella with a thrust kick for a near fall.  Becky applies DisArmHer and Carmella taps out.

Winner:  Becky Lynch

Luke Harper and Erick Rowan say that four teams will fight, but there will be no winner, only punishment.  Rowan says it does not matter who survives because the same result will await the winner . . . a Bludgeoning.

We go to commercial.

We are back and the Usos are at the announce table for this match.

Match Number Five:  Big E and Xavier Woods (with Kofi Kingston) versus Killian Dain and Alexander Wolfe (with Eric Young) in a First Round Smackdown Tag Team Title Number One Contender Match

Wolfe and Woods start things off and Wolfe with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.  Woods with a roaring elbow for a near fall.    Wolfe blocks an Honor Roll and hits a German suplex.  Dain tags in and kicks Woods in the midsection.  Woods with punches but Dain pushes Woods into the corner.  Woods with a kick but Dain catches Woods and hits an accordion slam followed by a back senton.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Dain sets for a superplex on Woods but Woods blocks it and he knocks Dain off the turnbuckles.  Woods with a missile drop kick.  Wolfe and Big E tag in and Big E with two overhead belly-to-belly suplexes.  Big E with a belly-to-belly suplex and then Big E sets for the Warrior Splash but Big E is distracted by Young.  Dain catches Kofi.  Young goes up top and Kofi stops Young.  Big E gets Wolfe up and Woods hits Up Up Down Down for the three count.

Winners:  Big E and Xavier Woods (Advance to face winner of Usos versus The Bar)

After the match, The Usos leave the announce table and go to the ring.  Before anything can happen, the Bar make their way to the stage. 

Sheamus says they are back.  Cesaro asks them if they were missed.  Sheamus says they don't miss any of you.  Cesaro says they miss their titles.  Sheamus mentions their path to the titles at SummerSlam.  

Paige is with Miz, Maryse, and Monroe and Paige says she found a babysitter for Monroe.  Sin Cara stops by and Miz says it is time to introduce the cutest baby to the WWE Universe.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Miz, Maryse, and Monroe make their way to the ring.

Miz welcomes everyone to the Miz and Mrs. Premiere Party.  He says we mourned the end of Team Hell No but those were the relics of the past.  It is time to celebrate the future, his wife and him.  Miz says it is an honor to share the spotlight with his co-star in front of the curtain and behind the scenes.

Maryse says with the historic announcement about Evolution, the Evolution started with her.  Her evolution keeps going because after Smackdown, her reality show will debut.  

Miz says it is Curb Your Enthusiasm meets This is Us meets Ruff Ruff Ref meets Survivor.  Miz mentions that the cast of the show is here tonight, including an infant who has accomplished more in her life than Daniel Bryan since his return.

Miz mentions that mentioning Daniel Bryan has put Monroe into dream land.  He wants everyone to use their inside voices.  We have a special preview of the show. but it does not appear to be what Miz wanted played.

Daniel Bryan appears in the back and he says Miz and Misses looks like the greatest reality show ever.  Daniel says that Kerwin is now 0 for 2 in the truck.  Daniel says he is sorry, but why is he saying it back here.  Daniel says he should apologize to Miz in person.

Daniel is stopped at the ropes but he fights his way through security and he goes to the ring.

Daniel enters the ring and Miz tosses 'Monroe' but it was a doll and Miz with a kick and Skull Crushing Finale.

Miz tells Daniel that he does not steal his spotlight.  It always has to be about Daniel Bryan.  It was a ruse.  That baby backstage was an actor.  Would he bring his precious little angel to a city like this?

Now your face is in the mat.  If you want to see Monroe Skye, you can watch Miz and Mrs.

We go to credits.

 


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