WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
October 30, 2020
Orlando, Florida (Amway Center)
Commentary: Michael Cole and Corey Graves
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with Jey Uso in the ring as Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman walk down. We see a clip of the Hell in a Cell WWE Universal Championship match where Roman Reigns retained his Championship.
Back in the WWE ThunderDome, Heyman tells Jey he is so happy as Jey grabs the microphone from his hand. Jey tells Roman he did not beat him. He knows him, Jey says Roman isn’t that type of person. He didn’t beat him. Roman tells him he can make all the excuses he wants, he can feel any way he wants. Roman asks what he told him? He said he was going to make him quit and that’s what Jey did.
Roman tells him to take the oath and accept the membership and fall in line. Jey says just like when they were kids, Roman always one upped him. Jey says he doesn’t respect him. Jey tells Roman he used the only person in the world he would say he quits for. He knew what he was doing. Roman says he did and how could he not? Roman tells Heyman that Jey still does not understand. Roman says these are the things he has to do to keep the Championship. He tells Jey he doesn’t understand the burden of being the face of WWE.
Reigns tells him that the consequences are real. He saw his dad and every one backed him when they were on stage. And if Jey doesn’t fall in line, he is out of the family. And if he were in Jey’s position, he would be angry too but what can Jey do? What is he going to do? What can he do? Jey tells him he hates him as he starts to break down. Roman tells him he is sure he does right now. Roman tells him he loves him, he always loved him. But he will say it for the last time, by the end of the night, he will fall in line.
Roman puts his arm on Jey’s shoulder and drops the microphone as he and Heyman leave the ring.
Survivor Series qualifier – Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler with Robert Roode
The bell rings and we are under way. Ziggler goes after Kevin’s leg but Owens with a head lock. Ziggler sends Owens to the ropes and a shoulder block takes Ziggler down. Dolph rolls to the outside as Owens slides to the outside an Ziggler gets back in the ring. Owens gets back in the ring as Ziggler stomps on him. A neck breaker by Ziggler as he goes for the cover but Owens kicks out. Ziggler gets Owens in the corner and he stomps on Owens.
Ziggler runs to the ropes but a back elbow by Owens takes him down. Owens grabs Ziggler but Ziggler with a right hand. He goes for the Zig Zag but Owens pushes him off. Owens runs towards Dolph but Ziggler moves out of the way as Owens fals to the outside. Ziggler distracts the referee as Roode stomps on him. Owens gets back in the ring as the referee kicks Roode to the back.
Back from commercial, Ziggler has Kevin in an arm bar head lock. Owens gets back to his feet but Ziggler with a neck breaker. He goes for the cover but Owens kicks out. Ziggler goes for another neck breaker but Owens gets out of it and a chop. Ziggler with right hands. Ziggler runs to the ropes but an atomic drop by Owens followed by a clothesline. Owens with a swinging Samoan drop. He goes for the cover but Ziggler kicks out. Owens climbs the top rope, he goes for the senton but Ziggler gets his knees up. Ziggler goes for the suepr kick but Owens hits him with a super kick. Owens goes for the pop up power bomb but Ziggler with the famouser. He goes for the cover but Owens kicks out.
Ziggler goes for the super kick, Owens goes for the stunner, Dolph avoids it, sunset flip reversals by each men as Owens hits Ziggler with the stunner. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Kevin Owens
Natalya is backstage with Adam Pearce and she’s advocating for herself to be in the Survivor Series team. In comes Billie Kay who tries to make a push for herself to be in the team. In comes Bianca Belair who says this year it’s the best of the best and as the strongest and smartest, she wants to lead the team. Natalya says she is the boat, the best of all time. Pearce says this won’t get anyone in the squad but they could have a triple threat match where the winner will be on the team.
We see an interview from earlier today involving Corey Graves and Lars Sullivan. Corey Graves asks Sullivan if he can call him Lars. He tells Graves if he wouldn’t prefer to call him the freak? He says Graves if he can call him the freak. Graves says he can;’t do the freakishly strong things that he is capable of doing.
Lars says he remembers the first time he was called the freak. He was 9 or 10 years old, new at a school. And the Tracy brothers were dancing and singing freak show, freak showm every one look at the freak show. Lars says no one helped him, he didn’t know what to do. And he cried. He was just hoping that they would show some kindness, that they would stop but they didn’t. Instead, when they saw him crying, they laughed. All of them, every one laughed. The kids, the teachers, they all laughed.
Sullivan starts to laugh. He tells Graves that about 20 minutes later, the laughing stopped but the screaming continued for hours. And he wasn’t allowed back in school after that. Graves asks what he hopes to accomplish in WWE? He says it’s to unleash a life time of pain and humiliation onto anybody who gets in his way. To make this entire world his personal playground. To make this world his personal hell on earth.
Aalyah is backstage with Murphy and she says she spoke to her mom and she wants her to be happy. But her dad and brother aren’t even talking to her. Murphy says he’s not the same person he once was and that’s why tonight he will go out and publicly apologize to them in front of the world. She asks him if he wants to do this and he says he has to do this.
Women’s Survivor Series qualifier – Billie Kay vs. Natalya vs. Bianca Belair
The bell rings and we are under way. Jay gets in between Natalya and Bianca. Natalya goes for a slap but Kay ducks and Natalya slaps Bianca as Kay rolls out of the ring. Bianca takes Natalya down as Kay goes for the cover on Bianca from behind but Bianca kicks out. Ky is knocked down as Natalya knocks Bianca down. Kay throws Natalya to the outside. She goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. Natalya back in the ring, she goes for an atomic drop on Kay as she throws her onto Bianca and Kay with a huriccanrana takes Bianca down.
A suplex by Natalya onto Kay. Bianca knocks Natalya down as she lands a moon sault on Billie Kay. She goes for the cover but Natalya breaks it up. Natalya slams Bianca down. Natalya gets the sharpshooter on Bianca as Billie Kay gets a head lock on Bianca in the middle of the ring at the same time. Natalya lets go of the sharpshooter and grabs Billie Kay by the hair but Kay with knees to the body. She throws Natalya onto Bianca and lands a big boot onto Bianca. She goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. She goes for the cover on Natalya but Natalya kicks out. Billie Kay grabs Natalya but Natalya drops her and gets her in the sharpshooter but Bianca throws Natalya into the turnbuckle.
Billie Kay goes for the cover on Bianca but Bianca kicks out. Bianca with the KOD. She goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Bianca Belair
Carmella is backstage and says there is a difference between who the world wants you to be and who you are. She is the one who calls teh shots and gives the orders. She makes her own rules, who will do whatever it takes to get ahead because no matter what, she will always win. Next week on SmackDown, the entire world will know why she is untouchable.
Murphy comes down to the ring with Aalyah Mysterio and both are in the ring. Murphy says there’s something he has to say. He understands why Rey and Dominik despise him. But he’s not the same person he was. But he knows he has done terrible things. But as a man, he needs to apologize to Rey and Dominik face to face. He asks them to come out to the ring. He asks them to come out, he needs to apologize to them.
Seth’s music hits and out comes Rollins with a microphone in his hand. He tells Murphy he hates to say this but he thinks he knows what he’s about to say. Rey and Dominik are never going to forgive him. Rey and Dominik are never going to accept him as he is and they’re never going to accept what ever is going on between them. The reason why he came out was that even though Rey and Dominik won’t accept him, he will.
Rollins gets in the ring and he tells him he will accept him and forgive him. And he not only does he accept this relationship, he embraces it. If he wants Seth to marry them right now, he will. There’s a place for all of them in the greater good. He accepts them both. it doesn’t matter to him what her last name is. He can see it in her eyes, she can start to understand the truth to this situation. He’s not the bad guy here. Her father has forced his hand. And the way he has spoken to her the past few weeks, some would call it over protective but to him, he’s controlling her. Telling her who to talk to, who to see. And her brother is a coward.
Dominik attacks Seth from behind as both men fight. Murphy gets involved and attacks Seth. Dominik pushes Murphy as Murphy pushes him back. A right hand by Dominik as both men fight. Rey Mysterio gets in the ring and pushes Murphy off him. Murphy pushes Rey and a back elbow by Rey as Dominik trips Murphy up onto the ropes. Rey goes for the 619 as Aalyah gets in the way. Rey tells her to move out of the way as he tells her to leave, she says she won’t leave. Aalyah tells Rey she loves Murphy.
Rey asks her what she said and she repeats it telling him she loves Murphy. Rey tells her for the last time to go with him. She kisses Murphy in the ring as the two hug.
Braxton is backstage with Daniel Bryan and Bryan says Jey the past few months has taken Roman to the limit. And Roman has not been able to beat Jey and who ever wins tonight will be best for SmackDown at Survivor Series.
The Street Profits are in the ring. They say that they saw them on Monday and imitation is the highest form of flattery. While the New Day will go down as one of the greatest tag teams of all times, they aren’t going to Survivor Series for booty o’s and they want the smoke.
The Street Profits vs. Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura
The bell rings and we are under way. Angelo and Cesaro are in the ring. A shoulder block by Angelo takes Cesaro down. Ford is tagged in and they double team Cesaro. Ford goes for the cover but Nakamura breaks it up. Nakamura takes Angelo out as Ford drop kicks Nakamura to the outside. A neck breaker by Ford onto Cesaro.
Cesaro to the outside and Ford flies over the top rope onto Nakamura on the outside. Ford runs towards Cesaro as Cesaro lifts him up and throws him over the barricade.
Back from commercial, Cesaro with an arm bar on Ford in the ring. Ford with right hands but Cesaro tags Nakamura up. They double team Ford taking him down. Nakamura goes for the cover but Ford kicks out. Nakamura goes for a kick, Ford ducks and lands a kick onto Nakamura taking him down. Cesaro and Dawkins are tagged in. Dawkins with a spinning elbow onto Cesaro followed by a drop kick onto Nakamura.
Dawkins with a splash onto Nakamura and one onto Cesasro. The bulldog by Dawkins. He goes for the cover but Cesaro kicks out. Both men back up and an uppercut by Cesaro as Nakamura is tagged in. Dawkins takes both Nakamura and Cesaro down. Dawkins goes for the tag but Ford is down. A kick by Nakamura as he places Dawkins horizontally on the top rope and knee to the body. Nakamura goes for the cover but Dawkins kicks out. Cesaro is tagged in. A double team onto Dawkins.
Cesaro goes for the cover but Ford breaks it up. Nakamura throws Ford to the outside. Dawkins goes for the roll up on Cesaro but Cesaro kicks out. Both men back up and a clothesline by Cesaro. He goes for the cover but Dawkins kicks out. Cesaro places Dawkins on his shoulders as Nakamrua is on the top rope. Dawkins pushes Cesaro onto Nakamura and Cesaro is thrown to the outside. Ford is tagged in.
A superplex by Dawkins. Ford with the big splash off the top rope. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: The Street Profits
Sami Zayn is backstage as he talks about his match against Bobby Lashley at Survivor Series. He says there is no one better than the great liberator than the champion of all continents to defend the Intercontinental Championship. Bolivia, Lebanon, he’s loved every where. Sami represents the people. He represents everyone on every continent. Where as Lashley represents only one country.
Sasha Banks is in the ring with a chair. With the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship around her waist, she says you know what they say, don’t talk the talk unless you could walk the walk. And at Hell in a Cell, she did just that. She tells Bayley that she did what she told her she would do and that was take the Women’s Championship. She thanks Bayley for stabbing her in the back as she finally ended an era. She was her best friend, the were supposed to take over the company. She thought she was her sister but when she took the chair and tried to end her career, she realized it wasn’t their friendship that was unstoppable. It was her.
Banks says she is the leader, the standard and she is the boss of Friday nights and the brand new SmackDown Women’s Champion. And now that Bayley is in her past, she goes one on one against Asuka at Survivor Series. And there is no doubt in her mind that she is the best of the best.
Out comes Bayley who tells her that the entire world knows that she can win a Championship but she can’t hold on to win. She talks about her reign as Champion. Bayley says Sasha never legally beat her for it. She forced her to sign the contract. She’s fair, she will do Sasha a favor because she knows, everyone knows that she can’t beat Asuka without her in her corner. And next week, she challenges her to a match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. And she wants her to enjoy her short yet predictable 13 day title reign. Because next week, ding dong, trick or treat, it ends.
Sasha tells her she hopes she brings all that she has because backstabbing bitches never win.
Survivor Series qualifier – Daniel Bryan vs. Jey Uso
The bell rings and we are under way. A right hand by Uso and a headbutt takes Bryan down. Bryan is sent to the ropes and he takes Bryan down. Jey with a bodyslam. A right hand by Jey followed by another but Bryan with an uppercut. Bryan sends Jey to the ropes and a running knee to the body takes Jey down. An arm bar onto Jey as he sends Jey to the ropes but Jey reverses it and a Samoan drop onto Bryan.
Jey stomps on Bryan who is down in the corner. Jey with a right hand as Bryan runs to the ropes and a clothesline takes Jey down. Bryan with the Yes kicks onto Jey. Bryan goes for one last one as Jey moves out of the way and onto the outside.
Roman’s music hits and out comes Roman with Paul Heyman.
Back from commercial, Bryan gets Jey stuck up on the top rope. Bryan places Jey in a tree of woe and kicks by Bryan followed by a drop kick. Bryan places Jey on the top rope as Bryan climbs the top rope. As they fall back, Jey lands on Bryan and goes for the cover but Bryan kicks out and reverses the cover as Jey kicks out. A right hand by Jey but Bryan with a right hand followed by a kick. Jey with an inzighuri. He runs towards Bryan but Bryan throws Jey to the outside. Bryan goes for a suiide dive but Jey with a kick.
Jey climbs the top rope, he geos for the Uso splash, Bryan blocks it and gets the La Belle lock in as Jey gets to the ropes. Jey with a running drop kick onto Jey in the corner. He geos for another one but Jey with a super kick. Another kick by Jey. He climbs the top rope and the Uso splash onto Bryan. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Jey Uso
Roman Reigns gets in the ring after the match. He and Jey go face to face. Jey tells him I’m with you, you’re the head of the table. I’m with you. Roman looks at Bryan who is slowly getting up and Jey hits him with a super kick. Jey climbs the top rope and another Uso splash.
Jey tells Roman he understands now and he loves him. Roman tells him to make Bryan understand. Jey with right hands on Bryan on the outside as he throws him into the steel steps. He paces Bryan on the announce table and he climbs the top rope. Jey with the Uso splash off the top rope onto the announce table.