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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE TRIPLE THREAT MATCH, TAG TITLE MATCH, HOW NOT TO DRINK EGG NOG, AND AN EIGHT MAN TAG MATCH IN A PEAR TREE

By Richard Trionfo on 2015-12-22 21:55:35
We are in Des Moines, Iowa and your announcers are Michael Cole, Booker T, and Jerry Lawler.

Before our first match, the New Day have something to say as they make their way to the ring. Big E says they may not have won a Slammy for Tag Team of the Year, even though they deserve that Slammy more than any tag team on the roster, or any tag team in history. This will not ruin their holiday.

Xavier says they will give the WWE Universe the greatest present of all. That is the gift of wrapping up these Lucha Booties and sending them home with all kinds of coal in their stockings while their WWE Tag Team Championships stay home for the holidays.

Kofi says first they want to promote their upcoming Christmas album. Xavier says it includes such Christmas classics as Rudolph the Red Nose Unicorn, Little Trombone Boy, Big E’s coming to Town, and We Wish You a Booty Christmas and a Happy New Day.

Match Number One: Kofi Kingston and Big E (with Xavier Woods) versus Kalisto and Sin Cara for the WWE Tag Team Titles

Kofi and Cara start things off and they lock up. Kofi with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Kofi has something to say to Cara but Cara gets up and hits a drop kick. Cara with a wrist lock and he puts Kofi in the ropes and he chops Kofi. Cara with a kick and Kalisto tags in. Cara with a Finlay Slam and then Kalisto gets monkey flipped into a splash for a near fall. Kalisto with an arm bar.

Big E tags in and Big E pie faces Kalisto and he has something to say to Kalisto. Kalisto pie faces Big E and then Big E catches Kalisto and stops a crucifix attempt. Kalisto with a drop kick and Cara tags in and hits a missile drop kick.

Kofi tags in and Cara with a short arm clothesline. Cara punches Kofi and sends him into the turnbuckles. Woods has something to say to Cara but Cara ignores Woods and chops Kofi. Kalisto tags in and Cara with a snap mare and Cara elevates Kalisto for a back senton and he gets a near fall. Kalisto has Kofi fall over him and Cara with a slingshot senton onto Kofi. Cara with an Irish whip but he runs into an elbow from Kofi.

Kofi goes to the turnbuckles for a rana but Cara holds on and rolls through for a near fall. Kofi with a drop kick that sends Cara to the floor. Woods distracts Cara and Kofi with a baseball slide and we go to commercial with horns up.

We are back and Big E tags in and he claps for Kalisto. Big E with the Warrior Splash attempt but Cara rolls out of the way. Kofi tags in and so does Kalisto and Kalisto with a springboard seated splash. Kalisto with kicks and a springboard corkscrew cross body. Kalisto takes care of Big E on the apron and then he kicks Kofi. Woods pulls the ropes and Kalisto goes to the floor when he tries to go off the ropes.

Big E tags in and he grabs Kalisto and runs him inot the ringside barrier. Big E sends Kalisto back into the corner and he kicks Kalisto. Woods has a present with his trombone as Kofi tags in and kicks Kalisto. Big E tags in and does more kicking. Kofi tags in and continues to kick. Big E tags in and kicks Kalisto. Kofi tags in and Big E Irish whips Kofi into the corner for a drop kick and it is time for Big E to dance while Woods plays along.

Kofi with a running knee and he gets a near fall. Kofi with a wrist lock into a quarter nelson and chin lock. Kofi with a kick and Irish whip. Kofi punches Kalisto in the corner and Big E chokes Kalisto while the referee is out of position. Big E tags in and he kicks Kalisto. Big E taunts Cara and then he claps. Big E with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex and Kalisto lands on his feet and he tags in Cara. Cara with a springboard move and then he hits two quebradas but Kofi breaks up the cover.

Cara sends Kofi to the floor and Big E goes to the floor as well. Cara and Kalisto with stereo suicide dives and everyone is down on the floor. Cara looks like he is out of it but Kalisto sends Big E back into the ring. Kalisto with a springboard cross body and Woods distracts the referee. Kalisto gets attacked by Big E. Cara with an enzuigiri and Kalisto with Salida Del Sol.

Cara knocks Woods off the apron. Big E catches Cara on a quebrada attempt and Big E hits the Big Ending for the three count.

Winners: Kofi Kingston and Big E

We see Santino Marella holding a Christmas Party and he brings out the Cobra to put the star on top of the tree.

We see gloved hand take off the star, probably because it was Stardust.

It is time for some Christmas wishes from the WWE Superstars.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Renee Young is with Dean Ambrose in the interview area.

Renee asks Dean about having to defend the Intercontinental Title Match after last night’s cage match. Dean says he got six staples last night. He mentions the battles with Kevin Owens over the last few weeks. He says he is going to burst Kevin Owens’ head like a tomato. He will be bouncing off the ropes and throwing hands and knees at Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler until the dust clears and he remains the Intercontinental Champion.

He knows that Kevin has been throwing tantrums and Dolph wants to be the champion again, but it won’t happen. That is not a metaphor, that is a fact.

The Wyatt Family makes their way to the ring.

Match Number Two: Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan versus Bubba Ray Dudley, D-Von Dudley, Ryback, and Kane

Rowan and Ryback start things off and Rowan with punches and kicks. Ryback with a cross body and wrist lock. D-Von tags in and he punches Rowan. Bubba tags in and they hit a double shoulder tackle.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Bubba fights out of the corner but Harper takes Bubba down and connects with an elbow drop. Harper with a reverse chin lock. Bubba with punches and an Irish whip followed by clotheslines. Bubba with a back body drop to Harper and he works on the arm but Harper tags in Strowman.

Braun says he wants Kane, not Bubba. Bubba obliges and Kane is tagged in. They lock up and Kane with boots to Strowman and Kane with punches. Strowman with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner. Kane with splashes into the corner. Harper runs into a boot from Kane and that distraction allows Strowman to take Kane down with a body block.

Wyatt tags in and he kicks Kane and then connects with an uppercut. Wyatt with kicks and he tags in Harper and Wyatt Irish whips Harper into the corner for an elbow. Kane with an uppercut but Harper with an uppercut and shots to Kane’s torso. Harper with a Gator Roll into a side head lock. Kane with a DDT and both men are down.

Ryback tags in and connects with a shoulder tackle and a flying shoulder tackle. Ryback with a clothesline into the corner and then Ryback with a missile drop kick. Ryback with the clothesline and he gets Harper on his shoulders but Rowan grabs Harper. Harper with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Wyatt tags in and hits a back senton.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Harper with a reverse chin lock on Ryback. Ryback with punches but Harper with a forearm of his own. Rowan tags in and he connects with a forearm to the back. Rowan with a reverse chin lock and then he goes for a double atomic noogie. Rowan knocks Kane off the apron but Rowan runs at Ryback and Ryback with a spinebuster and both men are down.

D-Von and Wyatt tag in and D-Von with a clothesline and flying shoulder tackles. D-Von with a flapjack and he takes care of the Family members on the apron. D-Von with a flying shoulder tackle followed by a diving head butt, but Strowman breaks up the cover. Kane punches Strowman and Kane pushes Strowman over the top rope to the floor. Strowman sends D-Von into the ring post. Rowan with a running shoulder tackle to knock Ryback over the ringside barrier and into the crowd. Bubba and D-Von with a neck breaker and belly-to-back suplex combination for a near fall on Wyatt. D-Von goes up for the head butt and Strowman catches D-Von and Harper with a boot. Wyatt with Sister Abigail for the three count.

Winners: Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Braun Strowman, and Erick Rowan

Adam Rose and Damien Sandow are looking at the tree. Tyler Breeze and Summer Rae are not impressed so they leave. Rose and Sandow leaves as well. Santino returns and he wants to know what happened to his decorations.

Stardust arrives and he says that Santino’s party is a bust. Viktor tells Santino that Christmas has come to the Wasteland.

Neville arrives and he reminds everyone it is Christmas. He says you don’t mess with a man’s decorations on Christmas.

Konnor asks what elf army will help him.

Titus O’Neil enters and he says that Neville has a point. You bring back Christmas or he puts a boot down your chimney.

Stardust says Christmas is cancelled and if you want it back, you have to beat The Ascension.

We go to commercial.

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