WWE FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN/FOX: February 9 report


Posted on 2/10/124 by Colin Vassallo



Arena: Spectrum Center
City: Charlotte, NC

A recap of the WrestleMania press conference yesterday.

Triple H is first out to address what happened yesterday, He
is joined by Nick Aldis and Adam Pearce in the ring.

Triple H said he is here to clear the air and he wants
everyone to know their role and he doesn’t care where they
sit because the decision is his to make and his alone right
now. So Roman Reigns will face Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania
40 in the main event. Triple H said it doesn’t matter if
anyone doesn’t like that decision. Welcome to the road to
WrestleMania.

Nick Aldis said now that the Universal championship has been
decided they are all in agreement that the winner of the
Elimination Chamber will face Seth Rollins for the World
Championship.

Adam Pearce then announced the 12 superstars that have the
opportunity to step into the Elimination Chamber: Randy
Orton, Kevin Owens, Big Bronson Reed, AJ Styles, Logan Paul,
The Miz, Bobby Lashley, Ivar, Drew McIntyre, Sami Zayn,
Dominik Mysterio and LA Knight.

Drew McIntyre VS. AJ Styles in an Elimination Chamber
Qualifying Match

After being thrown over the announce table right where LA
Knight was sitting, Knight poured some water on AJ who took
exception to it and got into an argument. Drew then shoves
Styles into Knight. But as Drew threw AJ in the ring AJ
caught Drew with a roll up but Knight is up on the apron and
the referee argues and prevents Knight from getting in the
ring. AJ lets Drew go and knocks Knight down but turned into
a Claymore and Drew pinned him.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

Kayla Braxton interviews Sami Zayn who faces Randy Orton
tonight for that spot in the Elimination Chamber. Sami said
last year he was in the main event of WrestleMania, and that
window is closing fast. Sami says he must go against one of
the best to ever do this in Randy Orton tonight and if he
gets by Randy, already waiting for him is Drew McIntyre who
pointed out Sami has never beaten. Sami said it’s not a
great path, but it is a path, and we are going to take it.

A recap of Bayley’s decision and what happened last week
with Damage Control attacking her. Bayley is then shown
arriving at the arena.

Bianca Belair VS. Michin Mia Yim in a Women’s Elimination
Chamber Qualifying Match

Belair catches Yim with the KOD and gets the win.

Winner: Bianca Belair

In the back Triple H is talking to Bron Breaker and Triple H
told him how proud of him he was and Bron asked for advice
on which brand to choose but Paul Heyman walked in and Bron
left and Triple H asked him what he wanted. Heyman says he
can see now is not a good time and he will give him some
space and be back next week but when he comes back next
week, he will be with his Tribal Chief Roman Reigns and The
Rock. As he leaves Triple H says he is looking forward to
it.

Bayley is out to the ring next. Dakota Kai comes out and
asked Bayley if they are not friends anymore and told Bayley
she had to go to her doctor last week and as she talked the
fans booed. Bayley didn’t believe her and asked Dakota why
she didn’t tell her what was going on and Dakota told her
she tried but didn’t know how. Bayley said we are here right
now where do you stand?

Before Dakota could answer Iyo Sky and the Kabuki Warriors
came out to the ring. Dakota bailed out of the ring leaving
Bayley alone. Dakota comes back in with a chair and chases
off Iyo and the Warriors ff the apron. Dakota then looked at
Bayley and dropped the chair.

Kayla Braxton interviews Randy Orton. He said he plans on
everything going his way and going into the Elimination
Chamber.

Bobby Lashley talks about his match on Monday against Big
Bronson Reed for the Elimination Chamber qualifying match
and Lashley says he is going to win and go on to win the
Elimination Chamber.

Tyler Bate & Pete Dunne VS. DIY in a #1 contenders match for
the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship.

Bate takes out Ciampa on the outside and Gargano not knowing
Dunne tagged in jumped in at Dunne, but Dunne pushed him
face first onto the mat then his Gargano with the Bitter
End.

Winners: Tyler Bate & Pete Dunne

Dominik comes in and talked to Byron Saxton and says he is
going to win the Elimination Chamber and go on to win
against Seth Rollins. Kevin Owens says he is the one he is
facing to qualify, and he is going to give him a beating for
his dad. R-Truth comes in and tells Owens, who he calls Miz,
to not get caught by Nick.

Logan Paul is in the back talking to Adam Pearce and Nick
Aldis about getting a challenger for his title, not putting
him in a match to qualify for a match. Paul then demanded to
know who he was facing next week, and asked Adam and Adam
told him it’s Friday night ask Nick and Nick tells him he is
facing the most must see superstar in WWE, The Miz.

Sami Zayn VS. Randy Orton in an Elimination Chamber
Qualifying Match

Zayn fought hard even hitting Orton with the Blue Thunder
Bomb, but Randy kicked out and hit Sami with the RKO and got
the victory.

Winner: Randy Orton

After the match Sami left the ring and as Randy celebrated
with the fans, Drew McIntyre comes in the ring and the two
end the show face-to-face.

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