WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place last night in Cincinnati, Ohio. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings.
Smackdown opens with Triple H and Seth Rollins coming to the ring to the Evolution music. Rollins is still wearing his gear. Fans boo Rollins and call him a sell out. Triple H says he told us he wins. Rollins takes the mic and our correspondent says he seems cockier than usual but a little hesitant. Rollins gets a lot of heel heat here but says only he knows why he turned on The Shield. Dolph Ziggler interrupts to a pop. Ziggler calls Rollins a sell out and Triple H seems amused by Ziggler coming out. Triple H announces Rollins vs. Ziggler tonight and Rollins looks at him like he wasn’t expecting that.
-Seth Rollins defeated Dolph Ziggler in a solid back and forth match.
-Big Show walks up on Rollins and Triple H backstage, calling Rollins a sell out. Triple H announces Show vs. Randy Orton for later tonight.
-The Usos defeated Ryback and Curtis Axel in a non-title match.
-Rusev squashed Xavier Woods. Rusev now has a huge Russian flag that hangs down above the ring.
-Rob Van Dam vs. Bad News Barrett vs. Cesaro is up next. Paul Heyman is on commentary. Barrett gets the win in a good match that barely went 10 minutes.
-Bray Wyatt appears on the big screen and cuts a promo about losing at Payback. He says Sister Abigail warned him all this would happen.
-Natalya defeated Alicia Fox. Alicia threw a fit after the match at ringside, tearing up the announce table and threatening the announcers, including Lilian Garcia.
-Bo Dallas defeated Santino Marella. Emma was at ringside.
-Randy Orton vs. Big Show is up next. The match ends when Seth Rollins attacks Big Show. Rollins and Orton beat Big Show up. SmackDown ends with them posing.
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