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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: US TITLE MATCH, MORE MATCHES FOR ROYAL RUMBLE, TABLES MATCH, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-01-14 21:55:22
We are in Lafayette, Louisiana and your announcers are Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler, and Byron Saxton.

Renee Young is outside the arena waiting for the arrival of Dean Ambrose. Renee says that Dean has asked for time to make a statement. Dean arrives at the arena being driven by someone in a truck. Dean gets out and the truck peels away.

Renee asks Dean for some comments. Dean says he has a statement concerning Kevin Owens, but he is the kind of guy who says things to a person's face. He suggests that Kevin Owens joins him in the ring.

Dean makes his way to the ring.

We see highlights of what happened last week on Smackdown as well as what happened on Raw when Kevin Owens attacked Dean Ambrose.

Dean tells everyone to call your friends, put the kids to bed, and pop some cheap champagne. He asks for a drumroll and he is shocked that it happened.

Dean wants it to stop since something is missing. Dean says that he wants Kevin Owens to come out right now.

Dean wonders where Kevin is and he says that he expected that. At the Royal Rumble, he is challenging Kevin to a . . . Dean asks for the drumroll. . . a Last Man Standing Match. How about doing something that no one has done to him and that is take Dean Ambrose down in order to win the title.

Sheamus' music comes out and he points out that he is not Kevin Owens. Kevin is more tan than him. He says seeing Dean get all excited in the ring, you must feel so excited now. Sheamus tells Dean, just like a little kid, you are starting to annoy him and all of the other adults around here.

He says that Dean lives in a fantasy world. Sheamus says that this is not fantasy, this is reality.

Dean says that Sheamus created the League of Nations Treehouse Friendship Club and you are talking about fantasy.

Sheamus says he does not have time for Deano's little jokes. Roman Reigns stole the WWE Championship away from him. Because of him, he has to compete with twenty-nine other superstars in the Royal Rumble match. We never got to finish that brawl that we started on Raw. He does not like fights that he cannot finish. With that souvenir on his forehead, he does not feel fulfilled. Sheamus says he is not waiting for their match tonight so he is going to embarrass Dean right now and leave a mark on your face that will last forever.

Dean says that he will beat on Sheamus until he cries.

Kevin Owens' music plays and he makes his way onto the stage.

Kevin tells Dean he heard his little challenge. Kevin says he is not out here because his tag team partner, the man with hair brighter than the sun and holes in his face, came out first. It is not because it is now two on one. It does not matter what type of match we have, you are not walking out of the Royal Rumble as Intercontinental Champion. In fact, you are not walking out at all. Consider your challenge accepted.

Kevin says that is at the Royal Rumble. As far as tonight goes . . . Kevin drops his mic and they surround Dean. Dean goes after Owens and Sheamus attacks Ambrose from behind. Neville comes out and helps Ambrose and he goes after Owens. Ambrose clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope. Neville joins Ambrose in the ring and we go to commercial.

Match Number One: Luke Harper and Erick Rowan (with Braun Strowman) versus Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley in a Tables Match

The lights go down and Harper and Rowan appear behind The Dudleys and attack them from behind before the bell rings. Rowan and Harper kick the Dudleys and follow with punches while Strowman watches. Harper chokes D-Von while Rowan works over Bubba. Harper with a palm thrust to Bubba and then he kicks D-Von to the floor. Rowan with a slam to Bubba and Harper with a forearm to the back. Harper wit a chop in the corner and then he Irish whips Rowan to Bubba but Bubba sends Rowan to the floor.

Bubba with a clothesline to Harper followed by a back body drop and slam. D-Von hits the Wassup head butt. Bubba tells D-Von to get the tables. D-Von brings a table in the ring and they set it up. Harper with a super kick to D-Von and Rowan with a spinning heel kick to Bubba as we go to commercial.

We are back and a table is set up on the floor and Harper and Rowan work over D-Von. Rowan sets up the table in the ring. Harper with palm thrusts in the corner to D-Von and they set for a double suplex through the table but Bubba blocks it. Bubba with a boot to Rowan and a uranage to Harper. Bubba and D-Von with a double shoulder tackle to Rowan followed by a neck breaker and belly-to-back suplex combination on Harper.

Rowan and Bubba each with clotheslines at the same time. D-Von slams Harper's head into the table. D-Von gets on the turnbuckles and Strowman distracts D-Von and Rowan attacks from behind. Strowman gets a kendo stick but Bubba hits Rowan from behind and takes the kendo stick and hits Rowan and clotheslines him over the top rope to the floor.

Strowman misses a charge into the corner and hits the ring post shoulder first. Bubba sends Rowan into the ring steps. Harper tries to suplex D-Von off the turnbuckles through the table on the floor but Bubba stops Harper and pushes him off the apron and through the table.

Winners: Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley

After the match, Strowman with a clothesline to the back to both Dudleys. Harper gives the fingers down gesture and they rearrange the announce table. Strowman sets up a table in the corner and so does Rowan. Strowman sends D-Von through one of the tables. Strowman picks D-Von up and sends him through the other table in the ring. Harper punches Bubba while Rowan sets up a table at ringside. Harper with another uppercut.

Harper with elbows to Bubba and a second table is set up. Rowan and Harper punch Bubba and then they get Bubba onto the announce table. Harper and Rowan with a double choke slam through the tables.

We take a look at what happened during Raw when Kalisto became the United States Champion.

JoJo is in the interview area with Kalisto. JoJo talks about the last few weeks in Kalisto's life. Kalisto says it feels very surreal. When he was training to become a WWE Superstar, he lost hope. There was no chance a guy like him could survive in a land of giants. Then he saw Eddie Guerrero. In 2006, when Rey Mysterio eliminated twenty-nine other people it changed his mind because Rey became the WWE Champion. He says he only needed one chance and he is the United States Champion.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Zack Ryder, Goldust, Damien Sandow, and Jack Swagger versus Adam Rose, Heath Slater, Bo Dallas, and Curtis Axel

Slater and Sandow start things off and Slater with a side head lock. Slater goes to the floor and Bo tells Heath to start a victory lap. Slater gets in front of his opponents on the floor and they decide to go the other way, but Sandow punches Slater and sends Slater back into the ring. Goldust tags in and hits a reverse atomic drop and connects with a drop down uppercut. Goldust punches Slater from the turnbuckles and Axel distracts Goldust long enough to allow Slater to get away and he connects with a leg lariat.

Axel tags in and kicks Goldust. Axel with a drop kick. Goldust with a punch and he gets out of the corner but Axel with a drop toe hold and Rose tags in and hits an elbow drop and a knee drop for a near fall. Goldust with a power slam to Rose and both men are down. Bo and Swagger tag in and Swagger with a clothesline and running knee into the corner. Swagger with an Irish whip and clothesline. Swagger sets for the We the People Double Jump Swagger Bomb and Bo gets his foot up but Swagger turns him over into an ankle lock. Axel takes care of Swagger.

Ryder drops down and Axel goes over the top rope. Ryder sends Dallas into the turnbuckles. Bo runs into Ryder's knees and Ryder with a missile drop kick followed by a running forearm into the corner. Ryder with a Broski Boot but he can only get a near fall. Ryder with an Irish whip and Bo floats over. Slater with a punch to Ryder and Bo hits the BoDog for the three count.

Winners: Bo Dallas, Adam Rose, Heath Slater, and Curtis Axel

The announcers talk about John Cena's surgery from last week.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at what happened to Roman Reigns on Raw this week.

Renee Young is in the interview area with Alberto Del Rio. Renee mentions the response to Kalisto's victory on Monday night. She asks if that response affects Alberto. Alberto says he does not care who they cheer for. He will bring that little mosquito back to reality. He will win back his United States title.

Match Number Three: Kalisto versus Alberto Del Rio for the United States Title

Del Rio with a forearm and he sends Kalisto into the turnbuckles. Del Rio punches Kalisto on the turnbuckles and follows with a snap mare and drop kick to the back for a near fall. Kalisto with a punch but Del Rio with a knee. Del Rio with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Del Rio punches Kalisto in the corner.

Del Rio sends Kalisto to the mat. Del Rio puts Kalisto on the turnbuckles and he goes for the mask and he almost gets it off. Kalisto knocks Del Rio off the turnbuckles and he hits a missile drop kick for a near fall. Del Rio with a clothesline for a near fall. Del Rio addresses the crowd and he goes up top and hits a double sledge for a near fall.

Del Rio Irish whips Kalisto by his mask. Kalisto sends Del Rio into the ring post with a rana. Del Rio sends Kalisto over his head and Kalisto lands on the turnbuckles. Kalisto with a kick and then Del Rio with divorce court onto the knees from the turnbuckles and Kalisto rolls to the floor. Del Rio slams the arm into the ring steps a few times. Del Rio sends Kalisto back into the ring and gets a near fall.

Del Rio with a key lock on Kalisto and he turns it into an arm bar. Kalisto with kicks to Del Rio but Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. Del Rio sends Kalisto shoulder first into the ring post. Del Rio punches Kalisto and he connects with another punch in the corner. Kalisto with a kick and a cross body off the turnbuckles. Kalisto with a head scissors take down and he goes for a shoulder into the corner but Del Rio moves and Kalisto hits the ring post one more time with his injured shoulder.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Del Rio with a wrist clutch suplex to Kalisto. Del Rio puts Kalisto in the tree of woe and we see that Barrett is at ringside to watch. Del Rio with kicks to Kalisto. Del Rio goes up top for the double stomp but Kalisto kicks Del Rio and sends Del Rio to the mat with a rana. Both men are down. Kalisto with a springboard seated splash to Del Rio and Kalisto goes for the springboard corkscrew splash but Del Rio pushes him aside. Del Rio with a super kick but Kalisto kicks out.

Kalsito with a rana and he gets a near fall. Kalisto hits the springboard corkscrew cross body and the rana driver for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick and arm wringer. Del Rio slaps Kalisto and Kalisto responds with a jaw breaker. Kalisto gets on the shoulders and he gets back to his feet. Kalisto with a back heel kick and round kick. Kalisto goes for Salida Del Sol and Barrett gets on the apron to distract Kalisto. Del Rio with the cross arm breaker but Kalisto gets to the ropes.

Del Rio kicks Kalisto in the back and then he goes for the splash but Kalisto moves and Del Rio goes to the floor. Kalisto goes for a suicide dive but Barrett pushes Del Rio out of the way and Del Rio brings Kalisto back into the ring for the cross arm breaker and Kalisto taps out.

Winner: Alberto Del Rio

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at the first man to be announced for the Class of 2016 for the WWE Hall of Fame . . . Sting.

Renee Young is in the interview area with Becky Lynch. Renee shows Becky what happened recently with Charlotte.

Becky says she was shocked. That was not the Charlotte she knew. Her best friend attacked her because she beat her in a match and it got her down.

Renee reminds Becky about being fired up on Smackdown and then we see what happened when Becky attacked Charlotte on Raw.

Becky says she is going to stay fired up until she beats Charlotte for the Divas Title. She is proposing a match for the Royal Rumble. Charlotte can bring her father, her mother, her cousin two time removed. Becky says Charlotte can bring the entire Flair clan. This time, she is ready for their shenanigans. No distractions. It will be a good old Irish lass kicking.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Four: Brie Bella (with Alicia Fox) versus Becky Lynch

They lock up and Brie sends Becky to the mat and slams her face into the mat a few times. Becky avoids being sent into the turnbuckles and Becky sends Brie into the turnbuckles. Brie with a kick and missile drop kick for a near fall. Brie with elbows to the collarbone followed by a chin lock.

Becky with punches but Brie sends Becky to the mat. Brie with kicks in the corner. Becky blocks a kick and she sends Brie into the turnbuckles. Becky with forearms. Becky with European uppercuts and clotheslines followed by a leg lariat. Becky with a running forearm into the corner followed by a double jump side kick and Exploder for a near fall.

Brie with an inside cradle for a near fall. Brie with a kick and Becky with a double leg take down and Becky puts Brie in the DisArmHer and Brie taps out.

Winner: Becky Lynch

We go to commercial.

Match Number Five: Sheamus and Kevin Owens versus Dean Ambrose and Neville

Sheamus and Neville start and Sheamus with a knee and forearm to the back. Neville with a head scissors take down and Ambrose tags in. Ambrose with punches to Sheamus and he runs Sheamus' eyes across the top rope. Sheamus with a forearm. Sheamus with a European uppercut but Ambrose with a kick and drop kick to Sheamus against the ropes. Ambrose clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope and then he goes after Owens and hits a slingshot plancha onto Owens.

Sheamus with a clothesline to Ambrose and Owens with a kick as we go to commercial.

We are back and Owens punches Ambrose and chokes him in the ropes. Owens with a short arm clothesline and he kicks Ambrose in the back. Owens stomps on the hand and punches Ambrose. Owens with a knee to the head and he tags Sheamus in. Sheamus with a punch to the midsection and he slams Ambrose. Sheamus with a kick to the shoulder and a knee to the head for a near fall.

Owens with an Irish whip and he runs into a boot. Ambrose tries for a tornado DDT but Owens escapes it. Ambrose with a swinging neck breaker and Neville tags in. Neville with a springboard drop kick followed by a series of kicks to Owens. Owens catches Neville and puts him on his shoulders. Neville gets to his feet and hits an enzuigiri.

Neville tries for a deadlift German suplex but Owens with an elbow. Sheamus tags in and he runs into a super kick. Neville goes up top for a shooting star press but Sheamus moves. Owens with a punch to Neville and Owens tags in. Owens kicks Neville. Owens with a punch and Owens with a knee to the back and he asks Mauro if he is watching and if he is learning anything.

Owens with a head butt and he tags in Sheamus. Sheamus kicks Neville and Neville with a jawbreaker. Sheamus with a running double sledge and he gets a near fall. Sheamus with a reverse chin lock. Neville with punches but Sheamus with a knee to the midsection and he tags Owens back in. Owens with a back senton to Neville and Owens kicks Neville after mocking Ambrose.

Owens gets a near fall and then Owens with a reverse chin lock. Owens with a belly-to-back suplex but Neville lands on his feet. Neville with a waist lock but Owens with a standing switch and a German suplex. Owens with a cannonball set up but Neville moves and Owens hits the turnbuckles. Neville with a German suplex and both men are down.

Ambrose and Sheamus tag in Ambrose with a running forearm. Ambrose with a running forearm into the corner followed by kicks, punches, and chops. Sheamus with an Irish whip but Ambrose moves and Sheamus hits the ring post shoulder first. Ambrose with a Tornado DDT and he goes up top for the elbow to the chest and he connects but Owens breaks up the cover.

Ambrose with a forearm to Owens. Sheamus gets Ambrose on his shoulders but Ambrose escapes and he tries to rebound off the ropes but Owens with a super kick to Ambrose. Sheamus with White Noise to Ambrose for a near fall. Owens tags in and he picks up Ambrose for the pop up power bomb but Ambrose with a rana. Owens with a forearm and Ambrose bounces off the ropes and hits a clothesline. Ambrose with a suicide dive onto Owens.

Sheamus sends Ambrose into the ring steps a few times. The referee warns Sheamus and then Owens drops the hood of the announce table onto Ambrose and the referee calls for the bell.

Winners: Neville and Dean Ambrose (by disqualification)

After the match, Sheamus and Owens adjust the announce table for Ambrose. Owens moves the steps next to the announce table. Neville with a corkscrew plancha onto Owens and Sheamus. Ambrose sends Owens back into the ring and Ambrose with a double underhook DDT to Owens Neville begs for Ambrose to pull Owens into the corner. Neville with Red Arrow to Owens.

We go to credits.

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