Posted on 1/21/123 by Colin Vassallo
Arena: Little Caesars Arena
City: Detroit, MI
Smackdown opens with Bloodline arriving The Usos and Sami
Zayn in one car and Solo Sikoa, Paul Heyman and Roman Reigns
Sheamus & Drew McIntyre VS. The Viking Raiders
After a very physical match it was Sheamus who hit the
Brogue Kick on Ivar for the win.
Winners: Sheamus & Drew McIntyre
Sami Zayn goes in to talk to Roman about last week and Roman
tells Sami just get out, I am not doing this every week, I
don’t have to run my plans though the honorary Uce. Just get
out and stop using my family and go find Kevin.
Raquel Rodriguez says she is going to win the Royal Rumble.
LA Knight VS. Ray Jones
As the match started the lights went out and Bray Wyatt’s
firefly comes on the screen, LA refocuses and gets the win.
Winner: LA Knight
After the match, more mind games from Bray Wyatt showing the
Firefly Funhouse being rebuilt and characters coming back to
Los Lotharios VS. Hit Row
After B-Fab tripped Humberto, Ashante rolled him up for the
pin as Top Dolla held Garza’s ankle to prevent him from
breaking up the pin attempt.
Winners: Hit Row
Hit Row will face Sheamus and Drew McIntyre next week.
Cody Rhodes video package shown with Cody announcing he will
return at the Royal Rumble.
Charlotte Flair is out in the ring and calls out Sonya
Deville. Sonya says she deserves another title match and
Charlotte challenged her to a fight and Sonya said no unless
you put the title on the line. Adam Pearce comes out and
says this is enough and before he could continue Sonya
sucker punched Charlotte and bailed out of the ring and
Pearce yelled at Sonya.
Heyman tells Roman he recommends as the wise man since they
are about to sign the contract to face Kevin Owens it would
be better to have Sami Zayn in the castle pissing out of the
castle rather than pissing in.
Ridge Holland & Butch VS. Imperium (Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni
After giving Butch a brain buster on the floor, Imperium hit
the Imperium bomb on Ridge for the win.
In the back Paul Heyman walks up to Sami Zayn and tells Sami
the Tribal Chief would like to see him.
Shayna Baszler in the back saying she will be in the Royal
Rumble and tear apart everyone limb by limb.
Killer Kross says in one week he is going to step in the
ring with Rey Mysterio and usually he gets amped up for a
match but not really for this match and he is going to take
Rey out then go on to Royal Rumble and take everyone else
Legado Del Fantasma VS. Maximum Male Models
With pinning Man’soor
Winners: Legado Del Fantasma
In the back Roman and Paul welcome the arrival of Sami Zayn.
Roman says he has a temper, says he put people in places
like the wiseman to help him with the anger and he wasn’t
hearing him and he just wanted communication and wanted to
be part of the team. Roman says he expects the same love he
gives out and Sami says we love you. And he will always put
the bloodline first. They first bump as Sami walks out.
Adam Pearce is in the ring and the ring is set up for the
contract signing. Out first is the WWE Undisputed Universal
Champion Roman Reigns with Paul Heyman and Solo Sikoa. As
Roman sits in a chair smiling, Kevin Owens sneaks in from
behind and sends Solo flying with a superkick, a stunner to
Roman followed. The Usos come out, Owens superkicks Jey over
the barricade and sends Jimmy into the ring steps after
another superkick and gets back in the ring and gives Roman
a pop up powerbomb through the table. Then he goes over to
Paul Heyman and signs the contract. Now Sami Zayn is out,
and Owens bails out of the ring and runs through the crowd.