WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
October 1, 2021
Royal Farms in Baltimore, Maryland
Commentary: Michael Cole and Pat McAfee
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with Sonya Deville and Adam Pearce out on stage. Pearce says stars from Raw and SmackDown are there tonight.
SmackDown pick: Roman Reigns
Raw pick: Big E
SmackDown pick: Charlotte Flair
Raw pick: Bianca Belair
Out comes Roman Reigns to the ring with Paul Heyman. They show clips of Roman Reigns against Finn Balor from Extreme Rules.
Roman Reigns says he is number one and he tells Baltimore to acknowledge him. The fans cheer as Heyman says that was not loud enough for the Tribal Chief. He says it doesn’t surprise him that people from BaltiMorons would do that. He says before Extreme Rules, you had to say the undefeated demon but now you can’t say that anymore because that demon went one on one against an exorcist named Roman Reigns.
Heyman says but like a shark that circles around the island of relevancy, this shark only swims looking forward. And what this shark looks forward to is Crown Jewel. Heyman says it will not be held in Suplex City because that beast will come up against the suplexercist, Roman Reigns. Heyman says Roman will remain the Universal champion and he will smash at Crown Jewel, Brock Lesnar.
Brock’s music hits and he comes down to the ring. Both men are in the ring and a right hand by Roman but Lesnar with a German suplex. He grabs Roman and another suplex and in come The Usos as Lesnar knocks them down. Roman slides to the outside. Brock hits The Usos with an F5 each.
Kayla is backstage with Charlotte as Charlotte tells Kayla that she should congratulate her for being the first woman drafted. She says long live the queen and walks away.
Kevin Owens vs. Happy Corbin with Madcap Moss
The bell rings and we are under way. Owens with a right hand onto Corbin. Owens stomping on him in the corner and Corbin back up as Owens clotheslines him to the outside. Owens chases Corbin to the outside, Corbin gets in the ring and Owens on the ring apron is tripped up by Madcap Moss.
Back from commercial, Owens with a tornado DDT off the second rope. He goes for the cover but Corbin kicks out. Owens goes for the stunner but Corbin rolls him up as Owens kicks out. Owens runs to the ropes but Corbin with the Deep Six. He goes for the cover but Owens kicks out. Both men back up, Owens with a super kick. Owens with a cannonball. He goes for the cover but Corbin kicks out.
Owens climbs the top rope but Corbin rolls to the outside of the ring. Owens to the outside as Madcap distracts Owens and Corbin hits him with End of Days. He throws Owens back in the ring. Corbin hits him with End of Days. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Happy Corbin
Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville are on stage for the draft.
SmackDown pick: Drew McIntyre
Raw pick: RK-Bro
SmackDown pick: Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods
Raw pick: Edge
Kayla is backstage with Drew McIntyre. He says he did a lot on Raw but he is now on SmackDown. And he is here to flip the table on SmackDown as he points his sword to the camera and says he is after the Universal championship.
Edge makes his way down to the ring. He says earlier today he was thinking and he is the only talent here that was on the first episode of SmackDown. And because of that, SmackDown has always felt like his home. But he has been drafted to Raw. He says he is excited about it, new opponents and a challenge. He says that brings him to Seth Rollins.
He says that Seth hit his stomp on him three weeks ago. And every week since, he has challenged him to another match. Edge says Seth knows he is not cleared yet, he also knows that if he accepts that challenge, Seth walks into that match with an advantage. But he knows what kind of a man he is and he has to accept that challenge. Edge says he is on his way to being cleared and Seth wants him to admit that he is better than him in each and every way. Edge calls Seth out to the ring.
Seth is shown on the big screen laughing. He tells Edge that he is impressed. Seth says Edge isn’t saying the things that he needs him to say. He’s not announcing his retirement, he is not telling the world that he is not Edge light and he is not answering his challenge. Seth says he tends not to believe a single word that Edge ever says, he calls Edge a liar. He says he is not at SmackDown, he is at Edge’s house.
We see Seth standing in front of Edge’s house as Edge runs to the back. Seth knocks on the door and the door is unlocked as Seth walks in. Seth asks for Beth as Seth says uncle Seth is here. He tells Edge he knows he lives in the middle of no where but to lock his doors. Seth opens the fridge and grabs some snacks. Seth sits at the table and puts his feet on it.
Seth says this place was hard to find. He looks and see drawings made by his kids. Seth says he knows they are young but that is rotten. Seth walks around the house and sees a picture of Edge, Beth and their kids. Seth says his daughters are gorgeous and it’s good they look like Beth. Seth sits down on a chair and turns on the fire place.
We cut to Edge talking on the phone as he tells Beth to go to her brother’s place because Seth is at their house.
Carmella and Liv Morgan are in the ring. Liv attacks Carmella before the start of the match as Carmella gets out of the ring. She tells Liv that is the last time she will try to hurt her. Carmella gets a face mask on as she enters the ring.
Carmella gets in the ring as the referee gets in the way and Carmella attacks Liv. She takes her mask off and celebrates.
Sonya Deville and Adam Pearce are back on stage.
SmackDown pick: Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss
Raw pick: Rhea Ripley and Nikki A.S.H
SmackDown pick: Hit Row
Raw pick: Keith “Bearcat” Lee
New Day and The Street Profits vs. Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode, The Alpha Academy
The bell rings and we are under way. Kofi and Ziggler are in the ring. A spinning elbow by Kofi takes Ziggler down. He goes for the cover but Ziggler kicks out. Woods is tagged in as they double team Ziggler. Ford is tagged in and they double team Ziggler but Ziggler attacks Ford’s ribs. Gable is tagged in but Ford with an arm bar. Gable gets out of it and trips Ford up. Gable goes for the cover but Ford kicks out.
Ford back up as he sends Gable to the ropes but Otis is tagged in. Ford with a body drop on Gable. Ford knocks them all off the ring apron. Gable is thrown to the outside. Ford on the ring apron as he jumps but Otis catches him and slams him into the ring apron. Otis throws Ford into the barricade.
Back from commercial, Gable with a cove but Ford kicks out. Gable trips Ford up and Ziggler is tagged in. Ford with a kick to the side of the head. Dawkins is tagged in as is Roode. Dawkins knocks Roode down. In comes Gable but he is thrown around. Dawkins with a spinning neck breaker. He goes for the cover but Otis breaks it up. Woods gets in the rin but Otis knocks him down.
Dawkins throws Otis to the outside. Ford flies over the top rope onto Otis. Ziggler hits Ford with the super kick. Kofi flies off the ring steps onto Ziggler. Roode hits Dawkins with the spinebuster. He goes for the cover but Dawkins kicks out. Roode goes for the DDT but Dawkins gets out of it, Kofi is tagged in and Woods is tagged in. They double team Roode. Woods goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: The New Day and The Street Profits
Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville are on stage.
SmackDown pick: Naomi
Raw pick: Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio
SmackDown pick: Jeff Hardy
Raw pick: Austin Theory
Kayla is backstage with Jeff Hardy. In comes Brock Lesnar as Jeff walks away. Lesnar asks Kayla if they are live and his apologies for interrupting. He says he has a public announcement he would like to share. He says he would like to thank his good friend Paul Heyman, because of him, Brock Lesnar is a free agent. And all because of that, Brock Lesnar gets to do what Brock Lesnar wants to do. Brock drops the microphone, winks and walks away.
Roman Reigns, The Usos and Paul Heyman are backstage. Roman asks Heyman if he is good friends with Brock Lesnar. Roman asks him if they are good friends. Heyman says he is his Tribal Chief. Roman says if they are good friends, it means he looks out for him. And if he looks out for him, he looks out for his family. Roman asks Heyman if The Usos will be drafted to SmackDown.
Heyman says it’s a strategy and they will be drafted to SmackDown on Raw. He tells Roman he is the wise man as Roman laughs. Roman tells Heyman he is the wise man when he tells him he is the wise man. Roman tells him to follow the strategy, he wants him to go to Raw and he wants to make sure that The Usos are drafted to SmackDown. He asks Heyman if he understands and Heyman says he does. Heyman thanks him and leaves the room.
Roman tells The Usos that he wants them to go with Heyman and makes it clear he wants them drafted to SmackDown. And if they aren’t, to leave Heyman for dead on Raw.
Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks
Out comes Becky Lynch and she joins the commentary team.
The bell rings and we are under way. A shoulder tackle by Bianca knocks Sasha down. Bianca slams Sasha into the corner. She lifts Sasha up and a gorilla press as she slams Sasha down. Bianca runs towards Sasha but Sasha slams her into the turnbuckle. Sasha goes to slam Bianca but Bianca knocks Sasha down to the outside.
Back from commercial, Sasha with the meteora off the top rope. She goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. Sasha runs towards Bianca but Bianca catches her and slams her into the mat. She goes for the cover but Sasha kicks out. Bianca throws Sasha around the ring. Bianca with a vertical suplex. Bianca with a moon sault. She goes for the cover but Sasha kicks out.
Sasha with a right hand and she slams Bianca into the corner. Sasha climbs the second rope and lands a DDT. She goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. Sasha with a frog splash from the top rope. She goes for the cover but Bianca kicks out. Sasha runs to the ropes but Bianca catches her and slams her onto the mat. She goes for the cover but Sasha kicks out. Both of them on the ring apron as Bianca lifts Sasha up but Sasha into the ring. She slides under Bianca but Bianca jumps off the ring apron and bumps into Becky.
Bianca slams Sasha into the barricade. Bianca throws Sasha back into the ring. Bianca gets in Becky’s face. Bianca gets in the ring as Becky holds Bianca’s hair and Sasha rolls Bianca up and gets the pin.
Winner: Sasha Banks
Charlotte Flair gets in the ring and knocks down both Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair.