Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: November 8, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
Welcome to Smackdown everyone; we get a Wyatt Family video package shown about the latest actions between them and CM Punk alongside Daniel Bryan.
To start the show, CM Punk comes down to the ring. He says the best in the world means different things to different people but to Wyatt family it means attack him 3-1. He doesn’t know why they attacked him but he doesn’t care. He came here to fight and he is used to be out numbered. Punk brings up squashing Paul Heyman and wants to fight right now, face to face. Instead of the Wyatt Family coming out, Curtis Axel does. The intercontinental champion says he needs to shut his mouth and the Wyatt Family can wait. He says they have some unfinished business because what he did to Paul Heyman. He talked to Vickie Guerrero about a match and it’s right now.
CM Punk vs. WWE Intercontinental champion Curtis Axel (non-title)
Axel with a kick then some right hands in the corner. Axel with chops in the corner to the chest then throws him into the other corner but eats an elbow. Punk throws him head first into the other corner then comes off the top rope with a double sledge. Punk with chops of his own in the corner then a snap-mare followed by a drop kick to the back of the head. Punk with right hands then a kick to back of the leg. Axel selling well, Axel throws him head first into the second rope then to the outside. Axel making his way out but Punk to the back of the leg making him fall. Punk nails a front suplex on the barricade.
Back from break, Axel has him in a headlock but Punk fights out and goes for the GTS but Axel slides to the outside. A baseball slide by Punk, Axel drives back first into the barricade. Back in the ring we go for a cover of 2. Axel with a forearm smash for count of 2. Axel with a back breaker followed up with an elbow drop off the top rope for 2. Axel gets in the face of Punk but here comes CM Punk with right hands then a big boot. Punks with a spring board cross body but misses. Axel with a big clothesline for a close count of 2. Axel locks in a cross face but Punk fights out of it with a suplex. They get to their feet with Axel missing a right hand and Punk catches him with a drop kick followed by a neck breaker for 2. Punk with a big running knee followed by a clothesline. Punk goes to the top rope where he goes for the elbow but the Wyatt family interrupts. With Punk distracted Axel with a clothesline followed by a fisherman’s suplex for 2. Axel with clubbing punches to the back of the head, Axel goes for a neck breaker but reverses it and hits the GTS for the win.
After the match Bray Wyatt comes on the screen and blows out the lantern.
The Usos and R Truth vs. 3MB
Yes this is rematch from raw, a quick roll up from the Uso for 2 followed by a kick to the ribs. Quick tag with a double team elbow in the corner from the Uso. Mahal with a quick tag to get in with a blind side attack. Mahal with a neck breaker for 2. A triple team suplex from 3MB. The dancing three some control the action until one of the Uso catches him with an enziguri and a sit down powerbomb. Truth gets the hot tag and he clears house, a big heel kick followed by a front sit down suplex but Slater breaks it up for 2. The rest of the 3MB go to the outside and the Usos take them out with an outside dive. Truth finishes the match with his finisher for the win.
Alberto Del Rio is in the ring, he said that he is a first class athlete compared to us gringos. He says the world title was stolen from him by John Cena. He adds that we have no brains because the fans chant for Cena. He calls Cena a thief because he stole it from him and walks around with something he doesn’t deserve. He makes an excuse that he was hurt and sick the night of Hell in a Cell PPV. He fought through everything because he has pride.
John Cena comes out and says that is used to come out all excited but sense Del Rio is sick there going to get him an eatable razor Then a get well card. Del Rio says to get out of his ring but Cena says make him leave. He says lets have the rematch right now on Smackdown. Alberto Del Rio says he wants a referee and a doctor because he will take back his title along with breaking his arm. Vickie Guerrero comes out and makes matches for both men.
To start the match they test strength then throws Del Rio to the outside and into the barricade. Back in the ring we go, Khali getting into the ring but Del Rio kicks his leg from under him. Del Rio boots the boots to him then uses the ropes to hurt the arm. Del Rio with some kicks then works the arm some more. He throws him into the corner but eats a boot. Khali with a right hand that sends Del Rio out of the ring then puts him back into the ring where Del Rio gets on the top rope and locks in the arm bar on the ropes. Khali slams him into the apron to break it up. Back in the ring, Del Rio catches him with a kick to the side of the head then the arm bar for the win.
Harper gets control early on the match with a headlock but Bryan fights out with knees but coming off the ropes Bryan catches a knee to the gut. Harper uses the ropes on Bryan then throws him into the ropes but gets sent out to the floor. Bryan hits a suicide dive to the outside. Bryan with some kicks to the chest of but is thrown hard into the barricade.
Harper is still in control and locks in a headlock with some right hands. He controls the majority of the action until comes back with a shoulder tackle followed by some kicks to the chest but misses the head kick where Harper hits a huge powerbomb for a close 2. Out of nowhere Bryan locks in the Yes Lock but Rowan comes in to break it up.
Takes control early on and gets a headlock in on the champ but Cena fights out with right hands but Ryback with a shoulder tackle and right back to the headlock. Cena reverses and locks in his own. Cena goes for a shoulder block but no effect then some right hands. Cena goes for a bull dog but blocked and sent hard into the corner. Ryback throws him hard into the corner then a bear hug. Ryback controls the remaining of the match until Cena hits the comeback and starts the five moves of doom. A side walk slam followed by the five knuckle shuffle but wait Ryback hits a spine buster out of nowhere. Ryback goes for the shell shock but Cena counters with DDT. They get to their feet and Cena goes for AA but blocked. Ryback hits a jack hammer suplex for 2. Ryback says its time, he goes for the meat hook clothesline but Cena trips him and locks in the STF but Ryback gets to the ropes. Ryback with a big spear for a close 2. Ryback goes for a powerbomb but blocked and Cena hits a neck breaker for 2. Cena goes for AA but blocked. Ryback with a running power slam for a 2 count. Ryback runs into a boot and they exchange right hands. Ryback with a slam then Ryback goes for the shell shock but blocked and Cena hits the AA for the win.