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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: BECKY CELEBRATES, ALMAS VERSUS STYLES, A SAD RUSEV DAY, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-09-18 21:59:00

We begin with a look back at highlights from the Smackdown Women's Championship match from Hell in a Cell when Becky Lynch won the title.

We are in Tulsa, Oklahoma and your announcers are Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, and Byron Saxton.

Miz is in the ring and it is time for MizTV.

Miz welcomes everyone and he says he has breaking news.  We see that Daniel Bryan will face The Miz at Super Show Down and the winner will get to face the WWE Champion.

Miz says he has been saying it all along. Daniel Bryan is not on his level.  The Miz is superior to Daniel Bryan.  Don't believe him?  Miz beat him at SummerSlam and Hell in a Cell.  He will do it again at Super Show Down.  Then Miz will move on to something more deserving of his talents.  He will face AJ Styles or Samoa Joe for the WWE Championship.

Miz says he had to call in a favor to get his guest on MizTV.  Miz introduces . . . 

MARYSE.

Miz kisses his guest before asking his first question.  Miz says it is an honor to have Maryse on the show.  

Miz says that Maryse has overcome stereotypes and given birth to the most perfect child on the planet?  How hard was it to beat Brie?

Maryse says it was the easiest thing she has ever done.  Maryse says she is a better athlete.  Maryse says Motherhood can change you and she says Brie's heart wasn't into it.  Miz says he does not think Brie's heart is in it too.  Miz says that Brie thought she was hitching her wagon on a big star.  Maryse says that Brie was getting married to stay relevant.  They came up against a team with real love and real talent.  Miz asks Maryse what is next.

Maryse says that tonight is her last night on Smackdown.  

Miz says they are celebrating because they know that Maryse is going back to be Mother of the Century.  Five months after giving birth and this is what you look like.  Miz says some of these people haven't recovered from giving birth 30 years ago.  

Miz says he will destroy Daniel Bryan right now.  He tells Daniel to make his way to the ring.

Daniel Bryan's music plays and he makes his way to the stage and ring.

Daniel says that you can talk about him all he wants, but when you talk about his wife, this is what you get.

Daniel makes his way to the ring and he punches Miz and then drop kicks Miz into Maryse and Maryse goes down.

An official calls for help from the back while Daniel is in shock at what he did.  Daniel apologizes to Maryse while Miz gets some water.

Maryse turns around and she starts to laugh at Daniel and she gets back to her feet.  Miz goes for a Skull Crushing Finale but Daniel escapes.  Miz knocks Maryse off the apron and then Daniel clotheslines Miz over the top rope to the floor.

We see The New Day in the back and they are looking for something.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Daniel Bryan is asked about thwarting Miz and Maryse's plan?  Daniel says if Miz calls him out, he is up to something.  We know that Miz is a coward.  He knew something disgusting was going to happen.  Daniel says he did not expect to see Miz stoop so low and fake an injury for his wife to get the advantage over him.  Daniel knows Miz' tricks.  He will not only punch MIz in the face in Australia, he will punch his chance for a WWE Championship match.

Kofi says at Hell in a Cell, the proved there is room for only one day on Smackdown and it ain't Rusev Day.  It is THE NEW DAY.  Xavier says what is next on the menu is that they will be defending their WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championships against The Bar when they go to Australia for the Super Show Down.   Big E says Crikey and Xavier says that was a terrible Australian accent.  Kofi says that is a little offensive.  Big E says the Iiconics say it was cool.

Big E says they have the Celtic Warrior and the Superior Man.  You can tell how much more powerful he is because of his . . . areolas.

Cesaro says The New Day are recycling jokes and they are not funny.  Sheamus says they are jokes and they will take the titles off The New Day and reestablish the tag team division.

Match Number One:  Kofi Kingston (with Xavier Woods and Big E) versus Cesaro (with Sheamus)

Kofi with a drop kick as the bell rings and he kicks Cesaro.  Kofi floats over and hits a cross body for a near fall.  Kofi with a leaping clothesline and then he sets for the Boom Drop but Cesaro escapes the ring to talk to Sheamus.  Kofi teases a suicide dive but bounces off the ropes and stays in the ring.  Cesaro takes a pancake from Byron and rips it up.  Kofi with a baseball slide and then they return to the ring with Cesaro clipping Kofi.  Cesaro wraps Kofi's leg in the ropes until the referee warns him.  Cesaro with kicks to the hamstring.

Cesaro puts Kofi's leg in the ropes but Kofi escapes and gets a near fall with a sunset flip.  Cesaro with a European uppercut and then he kicks Kofi and drops an elbow on the knee.  Kofi kicks Cesaro to try to get him to let go of the leg.  Cesaro with a slam that sends Kofi's leg into the ropes.  Kofi goes for a rollup and gets a near fall.  Cesaro sends Kofi's leg into the ropes and he applies a single leg crab.  

Kofi gets back to his feet and he gets on Cesaro's shoulders for a victory roll and a near fall.  Kofi with a rollup for a near fall.  Cesaro with a European uppercut for a near fall.  Cesaro with a head butt to the lower back and then he drops a knee on Kofi's injured leg.  Kofi kicks Cesaro to get free and then he hits an enzuigiri that staggers Cesaro but he stays on his feet.  Kofi with a boot and punches but Cesaro sends Kofi into the corner and Kofi with a pendulum kick.

Kofi goes to the turnbuckles and Cesaro with a drop kick to stop Kofi.  Cesaro sets for a dead lift gutwrench superplex but Kofi stops Cesaro.  Kofi with a tornado DDT for a near fall.  Cesaro charges at Kofi and goes over the top rope when Kofi drops down.  Kofi uses the ropes for momentum to hit a plancha.  Kofi with SOS for a near fall.  Cesaro goes for a European uppercut but Kofi with a counter.  Cesaro with a Gotch Style Neutralizer for the three count.

Winner:  Cesaro

Lana and Rusev are in the back and Aiden English says Sunday was a tough loss, but he has a good feeling about Rusev tonight.  Rusev says it will be because Aiden will not be involved.  Rusev tells Aiden if Sunday was his best, it wasn't good enough.  Rusev and Lana walk away and Aiden yells at someone in the back and he blames all of the problems on Lana, but Lana is standing behind him.

Aiden tries to apologize to Lana and he says he did not mean any of that.  Lana says she is going to tell Rusev.

We go to commercial.

Tom Phillips was going to talk about something from Hell in a Cell, but we go to the production truck where Randy Orton is giving someone a back rub.  Randy wants to know what is taking so long.  He is told it takes a while to pull up the footage.  Randy asks the employee if he knows what happens when you piss him off.  Randy tells him to stop with the screwdriver spot.  Randy is told that he is hurting the employee and Randy does not care.  Randy wants to see the next image.  He wants to know what he feels when he sees this.  Is he uneasy and sick to his stomach.  Randy says everything he did to Jeff Hardy will pale in comparison to what he does to his next victim.

The announcers talk about the match from Sunday and wonder how depraved Randy really is.

Tom talks about the controversy over the WWE Championship match and how person it was (but not personal enough for a match in the cell).  We look at AJ tapping out while the referee is out of position to see the tap.

AJ Styles is in the interview area.  He is asked about how he almost lost the title.  AJ says after everything Joe put him through, the worst thing that could have happened was Joe walking out of Hell in a Cell as champion.  Lady luck smiled in his direction and he is still champion.  It will happen one more time in Australia.  No Count outs, no disqualifications.  Anything goes.  Before he gets to Australia, he faces Andrade Almas tonight and he has to focus on Almas.  Almas took him to his limit the last time they wrestled.  He will get focused so he can win tonight.

We are back and Lana has to tell Rusev something but Rusev wants to focus on his match.  Rusev tells Aiden to do the honors.  Rusev does not want to hear from Lana.

Match Number Two:  Shinsuke Nakamura versus Rusev (wtih Lana) for the United States Championship

Rusev and Nakamura try for kicks to get an early advantage.  They lock up and Nakamura with a waist lock but Rusev with a standing switch.  Rusev works on the shoulder and kicks Nakamura in the ribs.  Nakamura with a kick to the back and Nakamura tells him to COME ON.  Nakamura with a knee and he sends Rusev into the turnbuckles.  Rusev with a bear hug and overhead belly-to-belly suplex.  Rusev with another suplex for a near fall.  

Nakamura hits Rusev from the floor and hits a running boot to the head for a near fall.

We go to commercial.

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