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COMPLETE WWE SUPER SHOW DOWN REPORT: A NEW CHAMPION CROWNED, THE LAST TIME EVER?, IICONICS AND BUDDY MURPHY COME HOME, STYLES VERSUS JOE, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-10-06 08:59:00

Welcome to PWInsider.com's live coverage of WWE's Super Show Down from The MelboMelboourne, Australia.

Your announcers are Michael Cole, Renee Young, and Corey Graves.

Match Number One:  WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match:  The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods [with Big E]) versus The Bar

Kofi Kingston and Cesaro start things off and Cesaro with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.  Kofi with a leaping back elbow for a near fall.  Woods tags in and he hits a clothesline followed by a splash from Kofi.  Woods with an elbow drop from the turnbuckles and Kofi tags in and hits a springboard slash while Sheamus is knocked off the apron.  Kofi with another springboard splash for a near fall.  Sheamus pulls Cesaro from the ring and Kofi knocks Sheamus off the apron.  Kofi with a flip dive but Sheamus and Cesaro catch him.  Sheamus sends Woods into the ring post and Cesaro does the same to Kofi.

Sheamus tags in and they hit a double elbow and Sheamus follows with a clothesline for a near fall.  Sheamus with a top wrist lock.  Cesaro tags in and he connects with a European uppercut for a near fall.  Cesaro with a chin lock.  Kofi with a sunset flip for a near fall.  Sheamus tags in and stomps on Kofi's back and follows with a kick to the back.  Sheamus with Ten Beats of the Bowery but he stops at four and tags Cesaro in.  They bring Kofi back into the ring with a double suplex and Cesaro gets a near fall.  

Cesaro with an arm bar and chin lock on Kofi but Kofi with punches and a jaw breaker.  Sheamus tags in and he knocks Woods off the apron to prevent the tag but Sheamus misses a clothesline.  Cesaro with a running European uppercut into the corner followed by a double back breaker for a near fall.  Sheamus with a kick to the chest while the referee deals with Cesaro and Cesaro gets a near fall.

Kofi with a boot to Cesaro and he fights out of the corner.  Kofi with a back body drop that sends Cesaro over the top rope to the floor.  Kofi crawls to the corner and makes the tag to Woods.  Sheamus tags in.  Woods with a super kick to Cesaro on the apron and Sheamus runs into the ring post shoulder first.  Woods with a thrust kick and sliding flatliner for a near fall.  Woods with chops and a kick.  Sheamus blocks a slingshot DDT and hits the Irish Curse for a near fall. 

Big E checks on Kofi on the floor while Sheamus looks around to set up for the Brogue Kick.  Woods avoids the Brogue Kick and gets a near fall with a rollup.  Woods with a thrust kick and Sheamus tags in.  Sheamus tosses Woods into a European uppercut and Cesaro gets a near fall.  Cesaro with the Giant Swing followed by a Sharpshooter.  Sheamus keeps Kofi from interfering for a moment but Kofi kicks Cesaro to break up the hold.  Kofi and Sheamus go to the floor.  Woods with an inside cradle for a near fall.  Cesaro with a near fall but Kofi pushes Cesaro's foot off the rope.  Woods with a lungblower and he holds on for a double stomp from Kofi for the three count.

Winners:  The New Day (retain Championship)

Match Number Two:  WWE Smackdown Women's Championship Match:  Becky Lynch versus Charlotte Flair

Becky with a kick and forearm.  Charlotte goes for a kick but Becky blocks it and connects with an elbow and more kicks.  Charlotte with a punch and elbow followed by knees.  Becky with a kick.  Becky goes to the floor and she pulls Charlotte to the floor.  Becky sends Charlotte shoulder first into the ring post.  Becky sends Charlotte back into the ring and gets a near fall.  Becky with kicks in the corner and the referee warns Becky.  Becky chokes Charlotte on the ropes.

Becky with an Irish whip and Charlotte does the Flair flip and then connects with a shoulder and slingshot rollup for a near fall.  Charlotte with a chop.  Becky with La Mistica into a Fujiwara arm bar.  Becky pulls at the fingers to add more pain for Charlotte while holding on to the Fujiwara arm bar.  Charlotte gets to her feet and hits a side slam to escape the hold.  Charlotte with a belly-to-back suplex and both women are down.

Becky with European uppercuts.  Charlotte kicks Becky in the leg and connects with chops.  Charlotte with a kick to the leg and she sends Becky into the turnbuckles.  Becky with the double jump kick and goes for an exploder but Charlotte blocks it.  Charlotte with a fallaway slam.  Becky with a shoulder tackle off the turnbuckles for a near fall.  Becky tries to take Charlotte down for DisArmHer but Charlotte escapes.  Charlotte goes for the figure four but Becky escapes.  Charlotte with a boot to the head for a near fall.  

Becky with a rollup for a near fall.  Becky with a forearm and Charlotte fires back.  They continue to exchange forearms.  Becky gets the advantage and hits a head butt, but Charlotte with a spear and she gets a near fall.  Charlotte goes up top for a moonsault but Becky gets her knees up.  Becky with a La Magistral for a near fall.  Becky with an enzuigiri and Becky goes up top.  Becky misses a leg drop when Charlotte moves.  Charlotte with a kick and she applies a Boston Crab.  Becky gets to the ropes to escape the hold and then Becky goes to the floor and takes her title belt with her.

Charlotte with a running shoulder tackle that sends Becky into the ringside barrier.  Becky with a kick to the shoulder and Charlotte with a spear.   Charlotte with a figure four leg lock and Becky tries to get to the ropes but Charlotte bridges.  Becky grabs the title belt and hits Charlotte with it to force a disqualification.

Winner:  Charlotte Flair (by disqualification) [Becky retains Championship]

After the match, Charlotte attacks Becky from behind as Becky heads to the back.  Charlotte sends Becky back into the ring but Backy with a clothesline and Exploder on the floor.  Becky with a running knee to the head against the ringside barrier.

Elias is in the ring with Kevin Owens.  Elias starts with an AC/DC guitar riff.  He says he has been all over the world but there may be no other place that loves him as much as right here.  That is because you understand what WWE stands for.  He says it will be a great night and it gets better because Kevin Owens is with him.

Kevin says that usually nothing cheers him up more than Elias' music, but that might not happen tonight.  They are two great guys sitting in the ring together.  They are sitting in a cesspool of a city.  Kevin says Super Show Down should have been in Canada. 

Elias tells Kevin it is going to be okay.  Elias says he was told that when things get bad, John Cena and Bobby Lashley will choke the same way Collingwood did last Saturday.  

Match Number Three:  John Cena and Bobby Lashley versus Kevin Owens and Elias

Lashley and Owens start things off but Elias decides to begin things.  They lock up and Lashley with a wrist lock.  Lashley works on the shoulder and connects with a knee and shoulder tackle.  Elias with chops and a forearm.  Lashley with a Thesz Press and he sends Elias into the turnbuckles.  Lashley with an Irish whip and he runs into a boot.  Lashley with a power slam for a near fall.  Owens tags in but Lashley goes after Elias.  Owens with forearms and a side head lock.  Owens with a shoulder tackle but Lashley does not move.  The second time does not work either and Lashley with a neck breaker.

Lashley with a shoulder into the corner and then he climbs the turnbuckles to punch Owens.  Elias stops Owens and Lashley leap frogs Elias and Lashley with a flatliner.  Elias knocks Cena off the apron when it looks like Lashley wants to tag Cena in.  Lashley gets Elias on his shoulders and Owens with a thrust kick.  Elias tags back in and he kicks Lashley in the ribs.  Elias with more kicks.  Elias with a slam and leaping elbow drop for a near fall.  Owens tags back in and he punches Lashley in the ribs.  Owens with shoulders in the corner.  Owens has some words for Cena.  Owens keeps Lashley from making the tag and he punches Lashley and kicks him in the back.  

Owens and Cena continue their dialogue as Owens applies a reverse chin lock.  Owens with a slam for a near fall.  Owens sends Lashley into the corner and tags Elias back in.  Elias with shoulders in the corner followed by a back breaker for a near fall.  Elias with a front face lock and Owens tags in.  Lashley with punches to get out of the corner.  Lashley tries to suplex Elias into the ring and Owens with forearms to the back.  Lashley goes for a shoulder tackle but he goes through the ropes when Elias moves and Lashley goes to the floor.  Cena tries to check on Lashley but the referee does not allow it.

Elias sends Lashley shoulder first into the ring post.  Owens with a frog splash for a near fall.   Owens with a front face lock and he wants the referee to see if Lashley wants to give up.  Lashley with punches but Owens with a knee.  Lashley with a spinebuster and both men are down. Cena and Elias tag in and Cena with two flying shoulder tackles followed by a Blue Thunder Bomb.  Cena sets for the Five Knuckle Shuffle and hits it.  Cena gets Elias up for the Attitude Adjustment and then he hits an elbow for the three count.

Winners:  John Cena and Bobby Lashley

After the match, John Cena gets on the mic and he says he did not know what to expect tonight.  John says he wants to say thank you.  WWE has always been his home and it will always be his home.  He knows his life is changing but he never ever forgets where he came from.  John says that he has no idea what the future holds so he focuses on the now.  Right now, he is standing in front of 70,000 people saying the word what and making some noise.  John says he means this from the bottom of his heart and he says there is no better feeling than this.  He thanks everyone for allowing him to compete in this country.

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