Location: Manchester, England
Date: November 15, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
Welcome to this week’s SmackDown! The show begins with a video package highlight last week’s match between Daniel Bryan and CM Punk against the Shield. The Wyatt Family interfered in the match, getting in the face of the Shield. After that, they attack Punk and Bryan. The Usos and Rhodes Brothers make the save, taking out the Shield and the Wyatts.
The Wyatt Family makes their way to the ring. The Usos make their way to the ring.
The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) w/ Bray Wyatt vs. The Usos (Jimmy and Jey)
Erick is tackled in the corner by Jey. Rowan tries to throw away, but is hit with an Elbow Strike to the face. Rowan gets ahold of Jey, driving his head into the corner. Luke is tagged, as he connects with a European Uppercut. Harper whips Jey in the corner, but is hit with a boot. Jimmy is tagged, as he connects with a Corner Elbow Strike. Harper throws some strikes, and whips Jey. Jimmy and Jey halt Harper with a Superkick to the gut. Harper takes out Jey with an uppercut. Rowan is tagged, as he connects with a Body Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Rowan pulls on the neck of Jey. Rowan then follows, but is reversed. Jimmy is tagged, as he connects with an elbow and Superkick. Jimmy goes for a dive into Rowan, but botches. Jimmy tries again, and does a Sunset Flip. Rowan goes for a Leg Drop, but Uso moves. Jimmy is sent to the corner, and connects with a kick to a charging Erick. Rowan then grabs Jimmy and tosses him into the turnbuckles.
Harper does a Gator Roll to Jimmy, thrashing him around the ring. Harper then locks in a Headlock. Jimmy stands out, getting away with fists. Harper tackles Uso into the ropes, and connects with a Catapult into the ropes. Rowan is tagged, as he connects with a Backbreaker across the knee. Pin, but a kick out. Rowan catches a boot from Jimmy, but it is reversed into a Swinging Enziguri. Jey and Harper are tagged, as Jey picks up stream. Jey goes top rope, taking out Harper. Jey connects with a Samoan Drop. Jey goes for a Hip Strike, but Harper connects with a Big Boot. Pin, but a broken pin. While Jimmy and Rowan fight to the floor, Jey connects with a beautiful Superkick. Pin, but a kick out. Jey dives on Rowan on the floor. Jey goes for another, but Harper takes him out with a forearm. Harper follows with a Discus Clothesline for the win.
Winners: Wyatt Family (Pinfall)
After the match, Wyatt gets in the ring with a mic. Jimmy attacks Bray, but the numbers stop him. Wyatt brutally assaults Uso, following with a Sister Abigail. Wyatt says at Survivor Series they would put venom in the veins of their victims and leave the taste of tragedy in their mouth. Wyatt says his advice for Punk and Bryan is to run.
A highlight from Raw is shown, where Paul Heyman buries Ryback and says he is glad that he isn’t a Paul Heyman guy. Punk interrupts, attacking Axel and Heyman.
Backstage, Ryback tells Curtis Axel that he won’t team with him if he is a Paul Heyman guy. Axel says Ryback sucked up to Heyman, saying he was kissed by him. Axel says he doesn’t need Heyman either, but they need each other.
R-Truth is backstage rapping with the Primetime Players. They then do a millions of dollars match.
Natalya makes her way to the ring.
William Regal attempts to be the WWE’s best salesman. Vickie Guerrero comes in and replaces him with Great Khali, as he finishes the segment.
Natalya vs. Tamina Snuka w/ AJ Lee
Natalya goes after Tamina in the corner, throwing her to the mat. Tamina reverses a whip, and connects with a Samoan Drop. Tamina goes for a Splash, as Natalya moves. Snuka is hit with a Discus Clothesline. AJ gets on the apron, as Natalya takes her out. Natalya locks in the Sharpshooter for the win.
Winner: Natalya (Submission)
Backstage, Maddox tells Guerrero that her decision to put Orton in a 2-on-1 match was a bad idea. Guerrero says Maddox and Kane didn’t overrule her choice, so they will get in trouble with the Authority.
3MB are in the ring. Primetime Players are in the ring. R-Truth makes his way to the ring.
Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O’Neil) and R-Truth vs. Three Man Band (Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal)
Titus and Jinder start off, as Mahal goes for a kick. Titus trips him, and throws him to the corner. Jinder does a Float Over, but is thrown. Drew is tagged, as he connects with a Single Legged Dropkick and Kip Up. Drew attacks Titus in the corner, as Jinder is tagged. 3MB all attack Titus, as Mahal ends with a knee. Pin, but a kick out. Heath is tagged and connects with a Snapmare into a Headlock. Slater pins, but back into a Headlock. Titus gets out, as Heath runs to him. Slater is taken out, as Truth is tagged. Truth throws fists and a Spinning Calf Kick. Truth connects with a Falcon Arrow. Pin, but Drew breaks it. Jinder is hit with a Spinebuster and Drew is hit with a Gutbuster in the ring. Slater goes for a Lariat, but is hit with a Reverse STO.
Winners: Prime Time Players and R-Truth (Pinfall)
Michael Cole is in the ring for the Arm Wrestling Contest. A highlight of Raw is shown, where Del Rio attacked the arm of Cena with a chair. Alberto Del Rio is welcomed to the ring. Del Rio says he is very proud to be the greatest Mexican athlete in history. Del Rio says he is proud of his beating of John Cena. Del Rio says Cena stole his belt, and he will earn it back. Del Rio then challenges Cena in an arm wrestling match. Cena makes his way to the ring. Cena says he loves coming to Manchester, saying he loves the crowd. Cena points out someone dressed as Superman in the crowd. Cena turns his attention to Del Rio, saying his actions were desperate. Cena says when Del Rio loses, he will only have his hands on his flagpole. Cena then accepts Del Rio’s challenge. Cena says he will break Del Rio’s arm in return from Monday. Cena turns his hat around, as they lock hands. Cena immediately wins. Del Rio says he wasn’t ready, as they go again. Cena wins again, as Del Rio attacks him. Del Rio gets a chair and puts it in the good arm on Cena. John gets away, as Del Rio throws him through the table.
The Bellas (Brie and Nikki) vs. The Funkadactyls (Cameron and Naomi)
Nikki and Cameron start off, as Bella is taken down with an Arm Drag. Nikki catches Cameron, connecting with an Alabama Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Nikki picks up and drops Cameron. Nikki whips Cameron into the corner, but kicks Bella in the face. Cameron connects with a Crossbody. Pin, but a kick out. Naomi is tagged, as her and Cameron connect with Axe Leg Drops. Brie is tagged, as she connects with multiple Dropkicks. Brie connects with one off the top rope, and pins. Kick out. Naomi connects with a Wheelbarrow into a Stunner. Pin, but a broken count. Naomi gets out of a Facebuster, and connects with a Rear View for the win.
Winner: Funkadactyls (Pinfall)
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Daniel Bryan and CM Punk. They only respond with Yes to her questions. Bryan says when the Beard and the Best team up, they can defeat anyone. Punk says the Wyatt Family is brilliant, but will go after the head of the snake and cut if off.
Hunico and Camacho are in the ring. The Great Khali makes his way to the ring.
Great Khali vs. Hunico and Camacho in a “2-on-1” handicap match
Camacho is thrown into the corner and hit with a chop. Camacho throws kicks and tags Hunico. Hunico whips Camacho into Khali, but they are hit with an elbow. Khali chops them both. Hunico goes off the top rope, but is caught in a Khali Bomb.
Winner: Great Khali (Pinfall)
CM Punk makes his way to the ring. Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring.
Curtis Axel and Ryback make their way to the ring.
CM Punk and Daniel Bryan vs. WWE Intercontinental champion Curtis Axel and Ryback
Punk and Axel start off with a lock up. Axel locks in a Side Headlock, as Punk backs him into the ropes. Axel connects with a shoulder, but is taken over with an Arm Drag. Punk tags Bryan, as he connects with a Double Axe Handle into Axel’s arm. Bryan whips Axel, and connects with a Kitchen Sink. Pin, but a kick out. Ryback is tagged, as he headbutts Daniel. Ryback whips Daniel into the corner, as he charges after him. Daniel trips him into the turnbuckles, and kicks the ropes up. Punk is tagged, as he and Bryan connects with a Double Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Punk runs the ropes, and goes for a Crossbody. Ryback picks him up and slams him. Axel is tagged, as he throws forearms. Axel locks in a Headlock, but is dropped in a Back Suplex. Punk connects with a Running Knee and follows with Lariat. Punk goes top rope, as Ryback drags Axel out. Daniel and Punk dive onto Ryback and Axel with Suicide Dives.
Axel whips Punk into the corner, as Axel is kicked. Punk goes top rope, but is tripped. Ryback is tagged, as he connects with a Suplex. Pin, but a kick out. Ryback connects with a Splash and Leg Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Ryback kicks away at Punk and tags Axel. Ryback throws some fists before leaving. Axel connects with a Neck Snap and pins. Kick out. Punk rolls up Axel, but a kick out. Axel gets out with a Lariat. Pin, but a kick out. Axel locks in an Arm Bar to Punk. Axel takes out Bryan with an elbow, and a Dropkick to Punk. Axel locks in a Headlock to Punk. Ryback is tagged, as he holds Punk’s arms back for Axel. Curtis goes for an elbow, but Punk moves. Axel hits Ryback, as he is hit with a Can Opener Neckbreaker. Bryan and Ryback are tagged, as Daniel backflips out of the corner. Daniel connects with a Lariat and Dropkicks to Ryback and Axel. Bryan connects with a Dragon Screw to the knee of Ryback. Daniel throws kicks to the chest followed by a Roundhouse. Axel breaks the pin, as Punk sends him out. Daniel dives off the top rope, and rolls up Ryback. A kick out, as Bryan transitions into a Yes Lock. The Wyatts interrupt.
Winner: No contest (Wyatts interfered)
Harper and Rowan are in the ring, as Punk and Bryan are nowhere to be found. Axel and Ryback go to leave, as Ryback pushes Axel into them. Harper and Rowan destroy Axel and roll him out of the ring. They then go after Ryback, taking him out. Bryan and Punk come out from under the ring. They both do a quick hit and run, and leave for the back.