Posted on 5/14/122 by Colin Vassallo
Arena: Mohegan Sun Arena
City: Wilkes Barre, PA
Smackdown opens with highlights from Backlash from the
Bloodline VS. Drew McIntyre and RK-Bro match.
Out first are the Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro, Orton wants
to be the unified world tag team champions and calls out the
Bloodline. Sami Zayn comes out instead and says Roman Reigns
does not come out when you demand. Sami Zayn says he will
handle this for Reigns, and no one wants this tag team
Zayn says RK-Bro should go back to Monday Night Raw and
never come back. Riddle then calls Zayn Rusty because his
hair looks like rust.
Orton says since Zayn is the shot caller for Smackdown and
that he should face Riddle tonight and if Riddle wins RK-Bro
get their match with the Usos. Zayn says “Ok let’s do it!
However, it won’t happen tonight, maybe in a week or two.”
Adam Pearce comes out and says he cannot condone Zayn
working with the Bloodline, but he agrees with the match and
the match is next.
Sami Zayn VS. Riddle
Back and forth action for most of the match. Riddle hits a
powerslam and gets set up for the RKO but Zayn rolls out of
the ring. Riddle follows and Riddle grabs a headlock on Zayn
and Zayn throws Riddle into the ring post and over the to
the time keepers area. Referee count is at 5, Zayn rolls
back in the ring Referee continues to count but Riddle
slides back in after the 9 count to Zayn’s disbelief. Zayn
turns from arguing with the referee and Riddle hits the Bro
Derek and pins Zayn.
In the back, Roman Reigns is watching the match on TV and
looks upset and shakes his head. The Usos are in disbelief.
Roman asks Heyman why are they on my show? The Usos say we
will do this for the family, do it for the Bloodline,
tonight everyone acknowledges the Tribal Chief.
In the back they show Shinsuke Nakamura with Sami Zayn.
Nakamura says “Sami, Roman is the head of the table but you
are the table’s ass hahaha”. Nakamura winks and walks away
as Sami looks mad.
Ronda Rousey is out next. Ronda says Charlotte was one of
the toughest competitors she has ever faced, and she says
the fans want a fighting champion and she wants to be one,
so she is issuing an open challenge right now. She asks who
wants to make history and Raquel Rodriguez comes out to
accept the challenge.
Ronda Rousey VS. Raquel Rodriguez for the Smackdown Women’s
Rodriguez dominates the match early, Rousey battles back but
Rodriguez keeps overpowering Rousey. Rodriguez goes for a
powerbomb, but Rousey scissor locked her head and rolled
through and rolled her up for the pin.
Winner and still Smackdown Women’s Champion: Ronda Rousey
After the match the two shake hands.
Shotzi in the back with Adam Pearce and says that should
have been her, Raquel pushed her out of the way to get out
there first. Aliyah walks up and says Shotzi locked her in a
closet to keep her from answering the challenge. The two
continue to argue with Pearce not getting a word in.
Back in the arena workers are bringing out the Andre the
Giant Memorial trophy, Madcap comes to the ring and Kayla
Braxton says he had what people are calling the biggest win
of his career. They then show highlights from Backlash.
Back in the ring, Madcap says it was the biggest victory of
his career so far, Kayla asks him what is next? Madcap says
he wants to form a mixed tag team with Sasha Banks and call
themselves Madcap Boss. He wants to win Money in the Bank,
he wants to replace the title belts with title suspenders.
Madcap is then attacked with a chair to the back by Happy
Corbin as Kayla runs out of the ring. Corbin repeatedly hits
Madcap with the chair. Corbin then picks up the trophy and
slides it in the ring. Corbin then puts the chair around
Madcap’s neck and slams the trophy on the chair as officials
run in to stop the attack. EMTs rush to the ring as Corbin
walks back to the back laughing at what he just did.
Back from break they show Madcap being stretchered to an
ambulance. Corbin walks up and says know where you are going
the Mosspital and laughs and walks away as they load Madcap
into the ambulance.
Natalya & Shayna Baszler VS. Naomi & Sasha Banks for the
Women’s Tag Team Championship
Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter on Naomi, but Naomi turns
her into a pin with their legs still tangled together, and
Naomi was able to hold Natalya for the 3 count.
Winners and still WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: Naomi &
Drew Gulak is in the back asking Ricochet for advice. And
Gulak says next time he sees Gunther he will put him in his
Gulak then runs into Gunther beats him down in the hallway
Kofi Kingston VS. Butch
Sheamus takes out Woods, Kofi kicks Sheamus off the apron
and turns into an end of days type on Kofi and gets the win.
In the back, Sami Zayn is pleading his case to Paul Heyman.
The Bloodline come to the ring. Heyman hands the microphone
to Reigns, Reigns says there is no one left, he has smashed
them all. No one wants to step to the Tribal Chief. He says
here is where things get interesting the Usos have someone
that want to challenge them and what are they going to do
RK-Bro then make their way to the ring. Orton says Roman
hasn’t smashed anyone: you haven’t smashed John Cena and he
is 10 times the Superstar that you will ever be. Believe
that! Orton then tells The Usos they want a title match.
Because they want both sets of titles, they can call them
the Undisputed World Tag Team championships.
The Usos accept the challenge just not tonight but next
week. Jimmy says after they win there will be two titles
right here and points to Jey, two titles right here and
points to himself and two titles right there as Heyman hands
Roman his titles and he raises them above his head. Riddle
strikes Roman with a knee to the face. Riddle and Orton then
jump out of the ring.