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WWE SmackDown Results (6/17): Lesnar Returns, McMahon Appears – All About Wrestling


Welcome to our dwell WWE “SmackDown” viewing occasion. Tonight’s present is broadcasting dwell from the Goal Middle in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

As of Friday afternoon, two matches have been introduced for tonight’s present.

  • Undisputed WWE Common Championship Match: Riddle vs. Roman Reigns (c)
  • Final Snicker Match: Joyful Corbin vs. Madcap Moss

WWE can be selling that Mr. McMahon will appear on tonight’s episode.

Our dwell protection will start at 8 PM ET.

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We’re on the air!

We open within the enviornment as “No Probability In Hell” performs and Mr. McMahon makes his entrance. There are cheers, however some boos may also be heard.

McMahon will get a microphone and is launched by the ring announcer to a very good ovation.

He says it’s a privilege to face earlier than the WWE followers tonight. He says he’s right here to remind everybody of the 4 phrases within the WWE signature that’s proven earlier than each WWE program: “Then. Now. Ceaselessly. Collectively.” He says, “Welcome to SmackDown”, tosses the mic apart, and exits the ring.

We fade to black and get the complete SmackDown intro.

Again into the world. Michael Cole and Pat McAfee are on commentary.

Riddle makes his entrance. He takes a microphone and says he needs to take a stroll down reminiscence lane and tosses to a video recap of his latest historical past with Roman Reigns, beginning with RK-Bro shedding the tag workforce championship unification match to The Usos.

Again to Riddle, he says he’s been ready a very long time for this chance. He says all his family and friends are watching at dwelling and so is his “greatest bro” Randy Orton. Riddle says Randy has a giant operation developing and everybody needs him the perfect of luck. Riddle says Randy could also be questioning if he’ll be capable to come again. Riddle says, “We miss you, bro”. Riddle says he doesn’t care what sort of form Orton is in, “I really like you, Randy”.

Riddle says Orton has been killing legends for 20 years. He particularly mentions Orton setting the Undertaker on hearth that one time. Riddle says Orton sacrificed the whole lot to entertain us. Riddle says he speaks for everybody when he says, “Thanks, Randy”.

Riddle says tonight he challenges Roman Reigns of the Undisputed WWE Common Championship and he is aware of everybody he’s dedicating this match to Orton. Riddle requests they play Orton’s entrance track, which they do.

We head to Cole and McAfee on the announce desk who toss to a video recap of the rivalry between Joyful Corbin and Madcap Moss.

Again within the enviornment, Madcap Moss makes his entrance. Moss is introduced as hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, which is the place “SmackDown” is emanating from tonight. He faces Corbin subsequent. However first, we go to a business break.

Again from the break, we get a reminder of Riddle’s title match in opposition to Roman Reigns developing later tonight.

Within the ring, Madcap Moss awaits as Joyful Corbin makes his entrance.

Final Snicker Match: Joyful Corbin vs. Madcap Moss

Corbin fees however Moss leapfrogs and takes down Corbin with a forearm strike. Corbin retakes management with some punches. He backs Moss into the nook however fees right into a knee from Moss. Moss hits a flying shoulder deal with from the second turnbuckle. Moss kicks away at Corbin within the nook and whips him laborious into the alternative nook.

Corbin fires again with a punch and chokes Moss on the highest rope. Corbin takes down Moss with a head and arm choke. Corbin knees Moss within the intestine and misses a dive into the nook. Moss picks up the tempo and hits a giant shoulder deal with. Corbin misses a clothesline and Moss catches him for a fallaway slam.

Corbin recovers and sends Moss via the turnbuckle into the ring publish. Moss spills to the ground. Corbin follows and sends Moss into the timekeeper’s space.

We go to a business break.

Again from the break, Corbin and Moss are each on the ring apron buying and selling punches. Corbin clotheslines Moss excessive rope and lifts Moss to the highest turnbuckle. Moss fights off Corbin and hits a sundown flip from the highest rope for a 2-count.

Moss fees however runs right into a Deep Six for a 2-count.

Corbin units up Moss for a powerbomb however Moss flips out of it. Nevertheless, Moss walks right into a chokeslam by Corbin. Moss rolls out of the ring. Corbin follows. Moss tries to get again into the ring however Corbin grabs him and slams him into the ring publish. Corbin tries to get again into the ring. Moss grabs him and slams him into the announce desk. Corbin is sort of counted out however is ready to get again in at 9. He walks right into a Punch Line neckbreaker by Moss for a 2-count.

Moss hits one other Punch Line neckbreaker and that will get the pin.

Madcap Moss defeated Joyful Corbin by way of pinfall

Moss will get a microphone and easily laughs at Corbin. I suppose that pays off the stipulation.

Backstage, the Road Income are within the locker room. They recap the match we simply noticed and point out Riddle difficult Reigns later tonight. They point out that they’ll problem The Usos for the Undisputed WWE Tag Group Titles at Cash within the Financial institution.

Again to the announce desk, Cole and McAfee are interrupted by Joyful Corbin. He has a microphone and says he and McAfee have identified one another for a very long time. He says he retains listening to McAfee criticizing him, even when he was broke and down on his luck. He says McAfee talks about all his losses and says he’s undeserving of his pyro. Corbin threatens to pull McAfee into the ring and need he have been useless. Corbin drops the mic and walks away.

McAfee takes off his headset and will get up and takes the mic. He begins a “Bum Ass Corbin” chant. He says earlier than Corbin walks out of the world he needs the followers to snicker Corbin out of the world. McAfee will get the followers labored up they usually oblige considerably.

As Corbin is leaving ringside, The New Day’s music performs. Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods make their entrance. They level at Corbin and snicker at him as they stroll previous him on the stage. They’ll face Jinder Mahal and Shanky subsequent. However first, we obtained to a business break.

Again from the break, we get a traditional “SmackDown” second, which is Edge teaming with Hulk Hogan to win the tag workforce titles on July 4, 2002.

We’re reminded of the Reigns/Riddle title match developing later tonight.

Cole and McAfee chat over a video from final Friday of Natalya attacking Ronda Rousey.

Backstage, Megan Morant interviews Natalya. Natalya says she’s going to beat some respect into Rousey at Cash within the Financial institution. She says she proved the Sharpshooter is essentially the most harmful submission transfer in WWE historical past. Natalya needs to ask Rousey the way it felt however Rousey isn’t right here tonight as a result of she’s at dwelling “licking her wounds”. Natalya says her Sharpshooter breaks bones and rips tendons. She says she’ll be the primary girl in WWE historical past to make Rousey faucet out.

Again within the enviornment, Kingston and Woods wait within the ring. Jinder Mahal and Shanky make their entrance. Shanky is once more dancing behind Mahal’s again.

We go to a business break.

Again from the break, it’s time for this tag workforce match.

Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods vs. Jinder Mahal & Shanky

Mahal begins off in opposition to Woods. Woods grabs a headlock however runs right into a bodyslam by Mahal. Mahal kicks and elbows Woods within the nook. Woods reverses a whip into the nook and hits a springboard drop kick for a 2-count.

Kingston tags in and he and Woods hit a double bulldog for a 2-count.

Mahal fights off Kingston and tags in Shanky. Kingston hits a dropkick. Shanky doesn’t go down and hits a giant chop on Kingston. Shanky backs Kingston into the nook and hits some again elbows. Shanky throws Kingston throughout the ring. Shanky stops to pose however Woods begins to play his trombone. Shanky cannot resist the tune and begins to bounce. Mahal tags in and scolds Shanky.

Mahal turns round and walks proper into Hassle in Paradise by Kingston for the pin.

Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods defeated Jinder Mahal & Shanky by way of pinfall

Shanky continues to be dancing after the match. Mahal will not be happy.

We get a hype video for the Viking Raiders. They’re returning to “SmackDown” subsequent week.

Again within the enviornment, Drew McIntyre makes his entrance. Cole tells us Adam Pearce has promised to decide on whether or not McIntyre or Sheamus will qualify for the lads’s Cash within the Financial institution match after their inconclusive qualifying match final week. However first, we go to a business break.

Again from the break, one other reminder that Riddle vs. Reigns is developing later tonight.

Again to the ring, McIntyre is ready with Adam Pearce. We reduce to the again, the place we see Sheamus, Butch, Ridge Holland ready to enter. Sheamus says his buddies have to remain within the again. Holland guarantees to maintain a decent maintain on Butch, who apparently may run wild at any second. Sheamus makes his entrance alone.

Pearce tells them they each did not qualify for the lads’s Cash within the Financial institution match. Pearce rambles on about how Cash within the Financial institution works, however McIntyre cuts him off and says if he’s not within the match he’s going to beat somebody’s ass.

Sheamus says placing McIntyre within the match can be one of many greatest errors within the historical past of WWE. Sheamus remembers that he efficiently cashed in Cash within the Financial institution as soon as, whereas McIntyre was victimized by Cash within the Financial institution.

Pearce tosses to video from final week’s match, which led to a double disqualification.

Again to the ring, Pearce says he’s reviewed the footage and consulted with WWE administration. The choice is that Sheamus is within the Cash within the Financial institution match. Sheamus grabs the microphone and gloats about McIntyre sitting at dwelling whereas he competes at Cash within the Financial institution. McIntyre goes after Sheamus and clotheslines him out of the ring.

Pearce says his subsequent sentence was going to be to say that McIntyre can be within the Cash within the Financial institution match. Sheamus runs into the ring and runs proper right into a Claymore. McIntyre poses and leaves Sheamus specified by the ring. Anyway, each McIntyre and Sheamus are each within the males’s Cash within the Financial institution ladder match.

Backstage, Sami Zayn walked as much as the door to Roman Reigns’ dressing room however is clearly nervous. Kayla Braxton walks as much as him and asks if he’s spoken with anybody in The Bloodline. Zayn says he hasn’t. Braxton wonders if there’s any ailing will over Zayn shedding final week. Zayn says no worries as a result of he’s an “honorary Uce”. Zayn determined to go to the toilet and walks away.

Again within the enviornment, Raquel Rodriguez makes her entrance. We get a pre-recorded promo the place Rodriguez says she was near beating Ronda Rousey and desires to get into the ladies’s Cash within the Financial institution ladder match. Rodriguez will face Shayna Baszler in a qualifying match subsequent. However first, we go to a business break.

Again from the break, Lacey Evans has joined the commentary workforce.

Shayna Baszler makes her entrance. We get a promo the place Baszler talks about tearing aside Rodriguez and ruining her goals.

Cash within the Financial institution Qualifying Match: Raquel Rodriguez vs. Shayna Bazler

Rodriguez grabs a double-leg and drives Baszler into the nook. Baszler grabs Rodriguez’s leg and tries for a submission however Rodrigeuz escapes and whips Baszler into the nook.

Rodriguez misses a giant boot within the nook and Baszler ties her up across the turnbuckles. Baszler ties up Rodriguez’s leg within the ropes once more and kicks away at it.

We’re proven Shotzi and Aliyah watching backstage and instructed they’ll meet in one other qualifying match subsequent week.

Rodriguez tries for a powerslam however Baszler slips out and chops Rodriguez’s knee. Baszler hits a working knee strike for a 2-count.

Baszler tries for a sleeper maintain however Rodriguez backs her into the nook to interrupt the maintain. Rodriguez shortly powers up Baszler with the one-armed powerbomb and will get the pin.

Raquel Rodriguez defeated Shayna Baszler by way of pinfall

Rodriguez is within the Cash within the Financial institution ladder match. Evans is proven applauding her at ringside.

We get a have a look at Riddle warming up backstage. Shinsuke Nakamura geese in to supply a fast phrase.

We go to a business break.

Again from the break, we see a highlight over the ring. We reduce to backstage the place Max Dupri is in Adam Pearce’s face. He’s disenchanted with the lighting set-up for his shopper. Dupri says this won’t do and Pearce won’t see his shoppers till he tightens this up.

Again to the announce desk, Cole and McAfee chat over a video of Gunther profitable the Intercontinental Championship from Ricochet final week.

We go backstage, the place Kayla Braxton interviews Gunther. Ludwig Kaiser takes her microphone. He says Gunther’s victory was inevitable. Kaiser reminds us the title was first awarded in South America and its first holder was French-Canadian. Now, he says it was besmirched by Ricochet. Kaiser says the title won’t ever be held by an American ever once more and its status might be restored. Gunther provides that he’s the brand new Intercontinental Champion.

Again within the enviornment, Riddle makes his entrance and Roman Reigns makes his entrance. The title match is developing subsequent. However first, we go to a business break.

Again from the break, we’re instructed Sami Zayn will face Shinsuke Nakamura and Shotzi will face Aliyah in Cash within the Financial institution qualifying matches subsequent Friday. Plus, Ricochet will get his title rematch in opposition to the WWE Intercontinental Champion Gunther.

Undisputed WWE Common Championship Match: Riddle vs. Roman Reigns (c) (with The Usos & Paul Heyman)

Riddle fees proper on the bell and kilos Reigns down within the nook with punches and kicks. Reigns responds with a giant uppercut to take down Riddle. Reigns backs Riddle into the nook and slams him into the highest turnbuckle. Reigns whips Riddle into the nook however Riddle hops over Reigns and hits a fisherman suplex. Reigns rolls to the ground however Riddle follows with a kick from the apron and a springboard Floating Bro from the second rope onto Reigns on the ground.

We obtained to a business break.

Again from the break, Riddle is punching Reigns in the midst of the ring however Reigns responds with an uppercut that knocks down Riddle. Reigns mounts Riddle and rains down punches. Reigns pauses to pose for the group after which chokes Riddle on the underside rope. Reigns rolls out to the ground and hits the drive-by dropkick. He covers Riddle for a 2-count.

Reigns tries to floor Riddle with a cravat. Riddle fights to his toes however can’t break the maintain. Riddle lastly punches Reigns within the intestine to interrupt it and each males commerce blows in the midst of the ring. Riddle catches Reigns along with his overhead kick and kips up. Riddle hits a collection of working forearms within the nook and an exploder suplex. Riddle goes for a senton however Reigns will get his knees up. Reigns fees into an elbow. Ridlde goes to the highest rope and hits a Floating Bro for a 2-count.

Riddle tries for the Remaining Flash knee however Reigns reverses right into a uranage for a 2-count. McAfee observed it was just like a Rock Backside.

Riddle goes to the ground. Reigns follows. Reigns hits a Randy Orton model backdrop suplex to Riddle onto the announce desk. Reigns talks into one of many cameras and taunts Orton and we go to a business break.

Again from the break, we first get a hype video for John Cena’s return to “Uncooked” developing on June 27.

Again to the ring, Riddle is down and Reigns is posing for the group. Reigns masses up for the Superman Punch, however Riddle catches him with a leaping knee. Reigns fees right into a powerslam by Riddle. Riddle goes for Orton’s draping DDT however Reigns fights out of it to the ground. Riddle goes out and backdrop suplexes him onto the announce desk. Riddle tries to get Reigns into the ring however Reigns slams him into the ring publish.

Reigns rolls Riddle into the ring. Reigns stalls and Riddle catches him coming again in with a draping DDT. Riddle units up for the RKO, however Reigns powers out of it and hits the Superman Punch for a 2-count.

Reigns is first to his toes and jaws on the crowd. He units up for the spear. Riddle catches him coming in with the RKO. Reigns kicks out at 2 for a really shut close to fall.

Riddle climbs to the highest rope and hits the Floating Bro on Reigns. Riddle units up for one more RKO however Reigns pushes him off. Riddle comes off the ropes and tries a springboard however Reigns catches him with a spear and that will get the pin.

Roman Reigns defeated Riddle by way of pinfall

The Usos and Heyman have fun with Reigns within the ring. Cole and McAfee are speaking about Riddle placing in an important efficiency. This loss implies that Riddle cannot problem once more for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship so long as Reigns is champion.

Reigns takes a microphone and says there’s nobody left. Reigns says he promised two years in the past he would wreck everybody after which he was leaving and that’s precisely what he says he’s doing. Reigns tells Minneapolis to acknowledge him.

Reigns will get prepared to depart however Brock Lesnar’s music performs and Brock Lesnar walks out onto the stage. Reigns clears The Usos and Heyman out of the ring. Lesnar will get into the ring to face off with Reigns. They stare one another down for just a few moments and Lesnar extends his hand. Reigns goes to shake it and Lesnar scoops up Reigns and drops him with an F5. The Usos hit the ring they usually each get dropped with F5’s.

That’s our present!




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