December 16, 2014
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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First Match: Fandango w/Rosa Mendes vs. Roman Reigns
They lock up and Fandango punches Reigns but Reigns punches back and Fandango goes down. Fandango with a kick and side head lock but Reigns with a side head lock. Fandango with a waist lock and Reigns with an arm wringer and wrist lock. Reigns starts to work on the shoulder. Reigns with a head lock and knee followed by a snap mare and clothesline into the corner and a short arm clothesline out of the corner. Fandango rolls to the floor and he pulls Fandango back onto the apron.
Fandango drops Reigns on the top rope and then he sends Reigns into the turnbuckles. Fandango with a knee to the head and he punches Reigns. Fandango gets a near fall. Fandango with a reverse chin lock. Fandango with a reverse chin lock. Reigns gets back to his feet and he sends Fandango into the corner but Fandango with a boot. He comes off the turnbuckles into an uppercut. Reigns with a flying clothesline and then he sends Fandango into the turnbuckles and he hits a power slam. Reigns sets for the Superman punch and he connects. Reigns signals for the spear and he hits it and gets the three count.
Winner: Roman Reigns
Dean Ambrose & Bray Wyatt Segment:
Dean says that he said there was a special place in hell for them and they went to that place. Dean says that he loved every single second of that. It is good to get out your anger and to get close to that flame. Whether it was bad luck, bad karma, or an act of God, he lost. Dean says that he noticed something on that night. Bray was afraid. He was in the ring with someone who just doesn’t care. For the first time in Bray’s miserable life, he was in the ring just as twisted as him. Dean says that they will meet again at Tribute to the Troops in a Boot Camp match.
Bray’s screen saver appears and he is on the TitanTron. Bray says that you don’t get it. You just don’t understand. The only reason that you are still breathing right now is because he is enjoying this little game of theirs so much. If you could only see what he is. If you can see the creature that lives behind his eyes, then you would know that he is hope. He is disdain. He is the slave to his calling. He says that he cannot stop. He cannot stop until he sees all of the heroes fall and all of the cities crumble. He says that he is the battlefield. It cannot end until he is ready to let it all burn down.
Second Match: Luke Harper, The Miz & Damien Mizdow vs. Erick Rowan & The Usos
Jimmy and Miz start things off and Miz tags in Harper before locking up. Miz yells at Jimmy from behind Harper. Harper with punches to Jimmy in the corner and he chokes Jimmy. Harper with an Irish whip but Jimmy slides into the corner and he connects with an uppercut. Harper with a punch and he walks across Jimmy’s chest and he tags in Miz. Miz with kicks to Jimmy and he chokes him in the corner. Jimmy with a punch and chop to Miz followed by punches in the corner. Jimmy sets for the running butt splash but Miz rolls to the floor and Jimmy follows. Miz hides behind Harper and we have a six man stand off as we go to commercial. We are back and Miz tries for a suplex to Jey but Jey blocks it and he hits a suplex of his own.
Jimmy tags back in and he punches Miz and chops him. Miz with a kick but Jimmy clotheslines Miz over the top rope to the floor. Sandow goes to the floor as well. Harper with a boot to Jimmy when he tries for a plancha and he gets a near fall. Harper slingshots Jimmy’s throat into the middle rope. Harper with a reverse chin lock. We see the Usos hit a delayed atomic drop on Miz while Sandow comes off the turnbuckles on his own to land on the mat from the WWE App. Harper with a drop kick and he tags Miz back in and he kicks Jimmy. Miz gets a near fall. Miz kicks Jimmy and punches him. Jimmy with a rollup for a near fall. Miz with a clothesline and Sandow wants to be tagged in. Miz picks up Jimmy and he tags in Harper. Harper with an uppercut.
Harper gets a near fall. Harper with a Gator Roll into a reverse chin lock. Sandow does the Gator Roll, forgetting that Miz doesn’t do that. Miz yells at Sandow for mimicking Harper and then Harper makes sure that Jimmy doesn’t make the tag. Harper with a Bossman slam for a near fall. Miz tags back in and he kicks Jimmy. Harper tags himself back in and he kicks Jimmy. Sandow tags in despite Miz’ attempt to tag in. Miz stops Sandow before he can hit the Awesome Clothesline. Miz tags in and he knocks Jey off the apron. Miz runs into a clothesline from Jimmy. Rowan tags in and he runs Miz into the turnbuckles and he connects with big red head butts followed by a biel and a splash into the corner. Rowan with a running shoulder tackle. Rowan with a full nelson slam but Sandow breaks up the cover. They send Sandow to the floor. Jimmy and Jey with a double super kick to Harper and then to Miz. They hit a double suicide dive onto Harper. Jimmy and Jey tell Rowan to go up top for a frog splash and he hits it and gets the three count.
Winner: Erick Rowan & The Usos
Naomi & Jimmy Uso Backstage Segment:
Jimmy Uso wishes Naomi luck and Naomi says that she needs to win the Divas Championship by herself tonight.
We see the Raw Rebound which is the events coming off last night’s Raw is Jericho.
Third Match: Seth Rollins w/J&J Security vs. Ryback
Rusev attacks Ryback while he was pumping his arms on the stage. Rusev with a jumping thrust kick that sends Ryback off the stage. Rusev with another jumping thrust kick that sends Ryback over a case.Seth says that without the Authority it is a madhouse. After everything he has been through in the last two days, can you believe this. At TLC, he was robbed of one of the biggest victories of his career by Roman Reigns. Last night, after orchestrating the beat downs of Chris Jericho and John Cena, he valiantly beat John Cena by himself last night. Seth says that he is out here on Super Smackdown with severely bruised ribs. He was ready to face Ryback and now this? Seth says that works out in his favor because after the last two days, who deserves a day off more than Mr. Money in the Bank? Seth tells Joey to get the limo ready.
Dolph Ziggler comes out and he tells Seth that he knows he is very good at scamming his ways out of things. Like last night with John Cena and tonight with Ryback. He reminds Seth that the Authority is out of power. It was because of Sting and him. Dolph reminds Seth that he beat him at Survivor Series. He says Seth is probably contractually obligated to wrestle tonight so shouldn’t the WWE Universe see the Architect, the Standard Bearer, Mr. Money in the Bank compete tonight. How about you go one on one with ME! Seth asks Dolph what has he done lately to stand in the same ring as Seth Rollins. Dolph says that he understands why Seth is afraid of him. If Seth is afraid, he should say it. Seth asks if Dolph is implying that he is afraid of Dolph. Seth tells Joey and Jamie that it is just Dolph Ziggler. Since it is the holiday season, he is in a giving mood. He would like to bestow two gifts tonight. The first is to Dolph and he accepts his challenge. The second gift is to himself and it will be when he curb stomps Dolph’s face into the mat. Dolph says that he will get his gear on, steal the show, and beat Seth because that is what’s best for business.
Winner: No Contest
Fourth Match: WWE Diva’s Championship Match
Nikki Bella (c) w/Brie Bella vs. Naomi
Naomi with a quick roll up that only gets two. Naomi with a drop kick and then a running knee to the face of the champ for two count. Nikki fights back and nailed her with a power slam for two count. Nikki connects with a snap suplex for two count. Nikki with a spring board suplex for two count. Nikki becomes frustrated as she locked in a chin lock. Naomi fights out, but both girls pull each other down by the hair. The Miz runs down to the ring to cheer on Naomi.
Naomi with a drop kick and this wakes the crowd up. Naomi with a drop kick, a kip up and then another drop kick for two count. Naomi to the apron, she nailed a kick to the face and then uses the top rope to her advantage for two count. Naomi with a forearm shot, but Nikki reverses and nailed her in the face with a knee. Nikki off the top rope with a crossbody, but Naomi countered and rolled her up for two count. Nikki sends Naomi to the floor and Miz begins to cheer for her. Jimmy Uso runs down and attacks Miz. This distracts Naomi and Nikki rolled her up for the win. After the match, Naomi begins to cry as she gives Jimmy the “oh you didn’t just do that” look.
Winner: Still WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella
Fifth Match: Kane vs. Adam Rose
Rose hit a kick to the shoulder, then a Crossbody off the top. Rose starts to dance, but runs into a big boot. Kane goes for a chokeslam and nailed it for the win. After the match, Kane hit a tombstone to the bunny.
Renee Young & Seth Rollins Interview:
Seth Rollins is interviewed backstage by Renee Young. She wants to know why he helped Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman last night. Rollins said that until John Cena brings back the Authority then he will make Cena pay for that.
Sixth Match: Seth Rollins w/J&J Security vs. Dolph Ziggler
Rollins goes to the floor after the bell rings and he talks to Joey and Jamie and gets his taped ribs adjusted. Rollins returns to the ring and they lock up. Rollins with a wrist lock but Ziggler with a reversal and side head lock. Ziggler with a shoulder tackle and Rollins rolls to the floor and he starts to have trouble breathing due to his ribs. Rollins returns to the ring and he kicks Ziggler and takes Dolph down with a side head lock take down. Ziggler gets back to his feet and he gives Rollins a hip toss for a near fall. Rollins tries to get out of the ring but Ziggler pulls him back in. Ziggler with a shot to the ribs and Rollins is unable to get out of the ring another time. Ziggler with a punch to the ribs. Rollins punches Ziggler and sends him into the turnbuckles. Rollins with kicks and a wrist lock followed by a short arm clothesline. Rollins with a knee drop for a near fall. Rollins tries for a belly-to-back suplex but Ziggler lands on his feet and he gets a near fall. Ziggler with a drop kick but Rollins holds on to the ropes while Ziggler tries for a Zig Zag. Rollins with a flying knee to the back and Ziggler goes to the floor. Rollins distracts the referee and Noble hits Ziggler as we go to commercial.
We’re back with Rollins throwing Ziggler into the corner and then covering him for two count. Ziggler rolled to the floor and Seth went for a dive off the apron, but Ziggler moved and Seth nailed the announce table. Ziggler throws him into the steel steps. Back in the ring, Seth uses the top rope to his advantage. Rollins to the top rope, but Ziggler knocked him down. Seth blocks a DDT, but Ziggler goes for it again and nailed it for two count. They trade right hands, Rollins with a kick to the side of Ziggler’s head and covers him for two count. Rollins to the top rope, but Ziggler counters and hit a face buster off the top rope for a near fall. Ziggler sends Rollins over the top rope taking out J&J security. Back in the ring, Ziggler nailed the fameasser for two count. Ziggler goes for the zig zag, but Mercurey distracted the ref and Noble attacked Ziggler from behind. The referee threw them out and this distracts Rollins to the point where Ziggler hit the Zig Zag for the win. Ziggler runs out of the ring and up the ramp.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Josh’s Grade for Super SmackDown Live: 95/100
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