WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place last night in Seattle, Washington. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings.
-Fandango beat Big E. This match was taped prior to WWE Main Event. The crowd was really into Big E. The entire top tier of the building is tarped off.
-Adam Rose defeated Xavier Woods. Rose hit his finisher to win. Woods was down for a while after the match, as it looked like he was dropped on his head. The ref tended to for several minutes while the Rosebuds went back up the ramp.
WWE Smackdown Taping
The Miz entered the ring for Miz TV. Roman Reigns was the guest. Miz said he was going to mentor younger stars. He would asked Reigns questions and then cut him off before he could answer. Eventually, Reigns punched Miz in the face and knocked him out the ring. Reigns said he respected Randy Orton but would beat him at SummerSlam.
The Miz entered the ring for Miz TV. Roman Reigns was the guest. Miz said he was going to mentor younger stars. He would asked Reigns questions and then cut him off before he could answer. Eventually, Reigns punched Miz in the face and knocked him out the ring. Reigns said he respected Randy Orton but would beat him at SummerSlam..,
-Dean Ambrose defeated Cesaro. Ambrose won with Dirty Deeds. A pretty good match that drew a loud “this is awesome” chant. Seth Rollins came out and spoke about the lumberjack match. He said he is the future and he is better then everyone. He came down on Ambrose and said he was never his friend.
A $9.99 chant broke out when they took a break for a commercial, then the fans humored themselves with a Seahawks chant.
Backstage, Kane set up Miz vs. Roman Reigns for later in the show.
-Dolph Ziggler defeated Titus O’Neil (w/Heath Slater). Ziggler won with the Zig Zag.
-Mark Henry defeated Luke Harper by DQ. Erick Rowan interfered for the DQ. Kane came out and turned it into a tag match with Harper and Rowan vs. Henry and Big Show.
-Big Show and Mark Henry defeated Luke Harper and Erick Rowan. Henry was holding Rowan when Big Show hit his knockout punch, which was followed by Henry’s World’s Strongest Slam.
-Eva Marie beat A.J. Lee via count out. Paige attacked Lee to cause the count out. Lee tried to get back inside the ring, but she couldn’t be the count. Paige kicked her from behind and hit her with the Paige Turner.
-Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Colter) defeated Bo Dallas. Swagger won pretty quickly with the Patriot Lock via submission. Rusev and Lana came out. Lana delivered a standard promo about Vladimir Putin, then there was a staredown. Bo Dallas cut a funny promo about trying to reach the rope and the referee confusing that with tapping out. He said Rusev would crush Swagger at SummerSlam.
-Roman Reigns defeated The Miz. Miz tried to run away, but Dolph Ziggler came out and stopped him. Reigns hit the Superman punch outside the ring, then speared Miz inside the ring and pinned him to win the match.
Roman worked the crowd for a while and it appeared they had entered dark match territory. The whole Wyatt Family came out. Kane and Seth Rollins followed to teach a lesson. Sheamus and Dean Ambrose came to the rescue of Reigns. There was a big brawl in the ring. Sheamus hit Brogue kicks all around, and Reigns hit Superman punches all around, then chased all the heels off. Sheamus and Reigns worked the crowd. Lilian Garcia wished the fans well to end the night.
Results are courtesy of ProWrestling.net.