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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: A 16 MAN TAG MATCH, THE WOMEN OF RAW AND SMACKDOWN BATTLE, THE CUTTING EDGE, THE UNDERTAKER, IC TITLE MATCH, AND ALEXA BLISS GOES TO THE VIDEO TAPE

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-11-15 22:00:00

We begin with a video package showing the history of Smackdown since tonight is the 900th episode.

We are in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and your announcers are Mauro Ranallo, John Layfield, and David Otunga.  Your host is Tom Philips.

Shane McMahon comes out and he shuffles his way to the ring and he appears to be okay after what happened on Raw.  Daniel Bryan joins Shane as they go to the ring.

Shane welcomes everyone to the 900th episode of Smackdown.  Daniel says this is a historic night.  What better way to celebrate than with a WWE Hall of Famer hosting a special Cutting Edge . . . Edge.

Speaking of returns, after three and a half years, we welcome back the Undertaker.

Shane says they will start off the show with the Intercontinental Title Match.

Match Number One:  Miz (with Maryse) versus Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Title

They lock up and Miz with a wrist lock, but Ziggler with a take down for a near fall.  Miz misses a punch and Ziggler gets a near fall with a rollup.  Miz avoids a DDT and then Ziggler misses a drop kick when MIz holds on to the ropes.  Miz goes for the figure four but Ziggler escapes.  Ziggler avoids a Skull Crushing Finale and then Miz avoids a super kick as we go to commercial.

We are back and Ziggler sends Miz to the apron.  Miz goes up top and Ziggler hits a drop kick as Miz comes off the turnbuckles.  We see footage from the commercial break when Miz Irish whipped Ziggler into the ringside barrier in slow motion.  Miz runs into an elbow but Miz with Reality Check for a near fall.  Miz goes for the surfboard to show that he can do Daniel Bryan's moves but he drives the knees into the mat.  Miz punches Ziggler and Irish whips him but Miz misses a clothesline into the corner and Miz hits the turnbuckles.

Ziggler with two clotheslines followed by a splash in the corner.  Miz goes for the Reality Check again but Miz is sent into the turnbuckles and Ziggler with a neck breaker and jumping elbow drop for a near fall.  Ziggler with a sleeper and Miz gets his foot on the ropes.  Miz with a back elbow and Ziggler goes for the hesitation DDT but Miz blocks it and Ziggler wtih a sunset flip.  Miz with a boot and he goes for a cover and uses the ropes but the referee sees Miz and stops the count.

Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall.  

We go to commercial.

We are back and Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall.  Ziggler wtih punches and he goes for the Zig Zag but it does not work because Miz holds the ropes.  Miz mocks Daniel Bryan and he does the Kicks of Yes.  Miz misses the round kick and Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall.  Miz with a knee and the Skull Crushing Finale but Ziggler kicks out.  Ziggler avoids the Figure Four.  Ziggler counters a DDT and hits the Zig Zag but Miz gets his foot on the rope.

Ziggler sets for the super kick but The Spirit Squad come to the ring to distract Ziggler.  Miz takes Ziggler down and Miz applies the figure four leg lock.  Ziggler flails around and he finally gets to the ropes.  Miz takes his time releasing the hold.  Ziggler with a rollup but Maryse pushes Miz over and he gets the three count.

Winner:  Miz

We see Miz celebrate with the Spirit Squad and Maryse as we see the graphic for Miz versus Sami Zayn on Sunday at Survivor Series.

Tom mentions what happened at the end of Raw when the two men's teams had a scuffle to end the show.

We take a look back at Episode 36 in 2000 when Austin blew up the DX bus.

We go to commercial.

We are back and we see Sami Zayn tweeting about having to face the Miz at Survivor Series.

We see Alexa Bliss showing Daniel Bryan what happened last week and how she should be the champion.

Daniel says this is not the time.  He says he saw it all five times and the referee's decision stands.  Daniel says she will get her rematch but he needs Alexa to focus on beating Team Raw. 

Alexa wants to know when she will get her rematch but we do not know because Natalya comes in with her whistle and she quotes Chumbawamba.

Alexa cannot believe that and she storms off.

Natalya asks who is Chumbawamba.

Match Number Two:  Oney Lorcan versus Kalisto

Lorcan with a running European uppercut as the bell rings.  Lorcan with an Irish whip and a suplex for a near fall.  Kalisto with a kick but he cannot hit a springboard move due to the damage done to the leg.  Kalisto with Salida Del Sol for the three count.

Winner:  Kalisto

We see the Undertaker's hat in the back and his hand takes it away.

We see the main event from the first episode of Smackdown between the Rock and Triple H.

We go to commercial.

We see an Instagram post from The Rock about the 900th episode of Smackdown.

The tag team participants for Smackdown are in the back and the captains show up.  Heath says he got everyone a mach tonight.  He says he has a motivational speaker to pump them up.  Heath brings in King Booker.

Booker says he was summoned at the behest of their captain to talk about the significance of the Survivor Series game.

Tyler Breeze and Fandango enter as the Fashion Police and he has citations for everyone.  They show puffy shirts for everyone and Fandango gives it to Booker.

Booker says you have to dress like a champ, not some reject from the Pirates of the Caribbean.  He blows his nose in the shirt and asks if you can dig it.

We go to commercial.

We are back with John Cena's debut against Kurt Angle and the vote of confidence by The Undertaker.

Match Number Three:  Nikki Bella versus Carmella

They lock up and they go around the ring until Carmella breaks the hold.  Carmella mocks Nikki and Carmella goes to the floor.  Nikki follows and Carmella has Nikki against the ropes.  Nikki with a facebuster and suplex followed by a drop kick.  Carmella goes to the floor and Nikki has a baseball slide blocked and Carmella with a hanging neck breaker off the apron and she slams Nikki's head into the floor.

Nikki gets back into the ring and Carmella gets a near fall.  Carmella puts Nikki in the ropes and then she chokes Nikki in the ropes.  Carmella gets to cocky and Nikki with a rollup for a near fall.  Carmella with a kick for a near fall.  Carmella with elbows and a sleeper.  Nikki backs Carmella into the turnbuckles to get out of the hold.  Carmella sends Nikki into the corner and she connects with punches.  Carmella pulls the hair to work on Nikki's neck.

Carmella returns to the sleeper but Nikki gets to the ropes.  Nikki is sent into Carmella's shoe and Carmella kicks Nikki and then she moonwalks and misses the Bronco Buster.

We see Charlotte walking to her seat.

We go to commercial.

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