Location: Green Bay, WI
Date: August 20, 2015
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Jimmy Uso
Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com SmackDown coverage. Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Kevin Owens, Randy Orton, Big Show, Sheamus, Cesaro, New Day and Bray Wyatt are all set for tonight’s show!
WWE Intercontinental champion Ryback vs. Big Show in a non-title match
Big Show lands a forearm, body slam and elbow early on, before applying a straitjacket chinlock. Ryback fights out and slams Big Show, but gets speared while setting up for the Meat Hook. The two brawl outside the ring, breaking the ringside barrier and causing technical issues. Both men get counted out.
Winner: Double count-out
– New Day is backstage, and Kofi dunks on another production employee. Poster material.
New Day vs. Los Matadores and El Torito in a 6-man tag team match
Matadores double team Kofi with a nice slingshot senton, followed by a springboard senton. Torito comes in and lands a dropkick, and New Day all go outside to regroup during the commercial break.
We come back and New Day lands their signature stomps and dropkick in the corner before Kofi kicks Diego in the mouth. Torito gets the hot tag and goes crazy on Xavier Woods, but Kofi break up a roll-up. Big E comes in and wipes out the Matadores. Big E gets a huge backbreaker and splash on Torito. Woods gets the pin.
Winners: New Day via pinfall (Splash)
– Dolph Ziggler is out with Lana and said he thought about Lana the whole time he was gone. Lana said that the whole time, she wanted to “crush those bastards.” They make out, which brings out Rusev and Summer. Rusev says he will crush Ziggler’s spine into a jigsaw puzzle, and that Summer Rae will put Lana in the Accolade.
Neville vs. Bo Dallas
Dallas lands a Northern Lariat and a series of knee drops early. Neville hits a quick kick and the Red Arrow for the win.
Winner: Neville via pinfall (Red Arrow)
Stardust pops up on the TitanTron with King Barrett, and they cut a creepy promo about beating Neville and The Green Arrow at Summerslam.
– WWE announced Jonathan Coachman would be at this Sunday’s Summerslam.
– The Bella Army comes out and cuts a promo, with Nikki saying Sasha is great, but her victory on Raw was a fluke. This brings out Team BAD, who get in the Bellas faces. Sasha says Brie Bella has been riding her injured husband’s coattails. Charlotte and Becky come out and tell them all to shut up and wrestle.
Becky Lynch (w/Charlotte) vs. Brie Bella (w/ Bella Army) vs. Sasha Banks (w/ Team BAD)
The match kicks off immediately, but we go to a commercial. When we come back, Brie is landing the Bryan kicks to Sasha Banks, but Becky breaks the count. Knee Mode on both opponents, but Sasha ends up stacking up both women for her double knees in the corner. Becky fights back and hits a wrist clutch suplex on Sasha before kicking Brie in the face. Becky scores an exploder suplex on Brie, but it only gets two. Bella then rolls her up for the pin.
Winner: Brie Bella via pinfall
– Ambrose and Reigns are backstage, with Ambrose talking about how he’ll torture the Wyatts this weekend. Cesaro and Randy Orton are there, and Cesaro offers up his own recommendation of torturous activity. Ambrose says either way, someone’s getting hurt.
Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Cesaro, and Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Sheamus, and Kevin Owens in an 8-man tag team match
Randy Orton goes for an RKO right away, but Sheamus ducks out as we go to a commercial. Finally after sixteen minutes, the segment see its first wrestling move, a Cesaro stalling suplex to Owens. KO tags to Harper, who gets beaten up by Ambrose and Reigns, but pushes Reigns back into his corner. Wyatt comes in and eats a clothesline, and ends up in the babyface corner. Cesaro almost applies the swing to Harper, but Owens breaks it up and Harper lands a big boot.
Wyatt and Owens control Cesaro, with Owens getting a 2 count off of a cannonball before the final commercial. We come back to Sheamus continuing the beatdown, as the heels tag in, land a move and tag out. Sheamus hits an Irish Curse backbreaker, but Cesaro gets a dropkick an tags in Reigns.
Reigns dominates Sheamus with clotheslines, about fifteen of them. A Drive By brings in each of the heels, who get beat down until Sheamus can muster up the energy for a powerslam. Reigns hits a Superman punch out of nowhere and tags Ambrose.
Ambrose handles Harper with ease before diving outside onto Wyatt, then flies to the outside with a suicide dive to Harper. Ambrose almost gets three on a flying elbow to Harper, but Owens breaks it up. Springboard uppercut to Owens, RKO to Sheamus, Harper boot to Orton, Spear to Wyatt sends everyone outside of the ring except Ambrose, who gets Dirty Deeds on Harper for the win.
Winners: Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Cesaro & Randy Orton via pinfall (Dirty Deeds)