WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
February 11, 2022
Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA.
Commentary: Michael Cole and Corey Graves
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with clips of last week’s show when Ronda Rousey announced that she will fight Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania.
Live in the arena, Sonya Deville is in the ring with her arm in a sling. She says she was attacked unprovoked last week by Ronda Rousey. Sonya says people like Ronda and Naomi think they can do what they want and there will be no consequences but she is there to say that she doesn’t care who you are, there will be consequences for your actions.
Sonya says she petitioned to WWE management earlier that Ronda be fined $100,000 and she would be suspended indefinitely. Out comes Adam Pearce. He says management responded to her petition and he got an email from Vince McMahon. And it reads “Sonya, it has come to my attention that you have been taking matters into your own hands and abusing your power. If there is one thing I can’t stand, it’s a WWE official who abuses their power. So now, I will exercise some of mine. Your petition to fine and suspend Ronda Rousey is declined. As for your inappropriate treatment of Naomi you must face the consequences of your actions. You are not to lay a hand on Naomi tonight, especially as it pertains to her championship match vs. Charlotte Flair. If you disobey me, your job will be in serious jeopardy.”
Out comes Naomi to the ring. She asks her what is wrong and if she ever got ripped a new one by her boss before. Naomi says the funny thing is that Mr. McMahon said Sonya can’t lay a hand on her but he never said Naomi can’t lay a hand on her. Naomi slaps Sonya as she falls to the mat.
Kayla is backstage with Los Lotharios. They say that last week they almost defeated Kofi and Big E but tonight, there won’t be an almost. Garza says they are lethal lovers.
Big E and Kofi Kingston vs. Los Lotharios
There’s a Los Lotharios kiss cam as they look towards the audience. There’s a female in the front row as they kiss her on each cheek.
The bell rings and we are under way. Big E and Garza are in the ring. A head lock by Big E but Garza gets out of it. A waist lock by Garza but Big E gets out of it. An arm bar by Big E as Kofi is tagged in. They double team Garza. Kofi goes for the cover but Garza kicks out. An arm bar by Kofi but a right hand by Garza.
A modified camel clutch by Garza. Carrillo is tagged in as they double team Kofi. Right hands by Carrillo as he runs to the ropes but Kofi trips him up. Kofi places Carrillo on the ring apron and tags Big E in. Big E with a splash on the ring apron as Carrillo falls to the outside. Garza runs towards Kofi but Kofi moves out of the way and Garza falls to the outside. Kofi runs to the ropes as Big E lifts him up and Kofi jumps onto Garza and Carrillo.
Back from commercial, Garza with a head lock on Big E but Big E pushes him away. Garza with a drop kick. Garza throws Big E to the ropes but Big E with a belly to belly. Kofi is tagged in and as is Carrillo. Kofi with chops to the chest followed by a drop kick. Kofi throws Garza to the outside. Kofi goes for the Trouble in Paradise, Carrillo moves out of the way and rolls Kofi up but Kofi kicks out. Kofi with a drop kick. Big E is tagged in. Garza on the outside but Kofi with a hurricanrana onto him. Carrillo gets Big E in the corner and right hands by Carrilllo. Kofi tags himself in and they double team Carrillo. Kofi goes for the cover but Garza breaks it up. Garza with a backstabber on Big E. Garza with a moon sault onto Big E on the outside. Carrillo with a moon sault onto Kofi. He goes for the cover but Kofi kicks out. Garza is tagged in. They try to double team Kofi but Kofi hits Carrillo with the Trouble in Paradise.
Kofi goes for Trouble in paradise but Garza moves out of the way. Garza rolls Kofi up and gets the pin.
Winners: Los Lotharios
Megan Morant is backstage with The Viking Raiders. As they are about to talk, The Usos attack them from behind. They steal their Viking masks.
Michael Cole is backstage with Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman. Cole talks about Goldberg’s return last week. Cole says Goldberg won 173 straight matches. Roman says if he was in WCW, everyone would be winning because they would still be winning.
Cole says Goldberg defeated Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series in 86 seconds a few years ago. Roman laughs and says Lesnar is old news. He asks if anyone even cares about him. Heyman says he doesn’t care about him. Roman says Goldberg is a two time Universal champion but no one cares because he is there now. He says is the greatest Universal champion of all time. Cole says this match was supposed to happen at WrestleMania a few ears ago and if there is any added pressure on him.
Roman says all of the pressure is on Goldberg. Two years ago, Goldberg might have a chance but everything is different now. The world has changed, he is the tribal chief, he is untouchable, he is the greatest of all time. He says he is going to smash Goldberg. He snaps his fingers as Heyman says what we are about to hear is not a prediction but a spoiler. Roman says he is going to Goldberg, Goldberg.
The bell rings and we are under way. Natalya with a head lock take down. Aliyah with head scissors as she gets out of it. A shoulder tackle by Natalya. She goes for the cover but again Aliyah kicks out. Aliyah goes for a clothesline, Natalya moves out of the way as Aliyah rolls her up but Natalya kicks out. A kick to the face by Natalya followed by the Michinoku driver. She goes for the cover but Aliyah kicks out. Aliyah with a Lou Thesz press.
Aliyah with a modified bulldog. She goes for the cover but Natalya kicks out. Aliyah with a half crab as Natalya gets out of it. Natalya with the sharpshooter as Aliyah reaches the ropes but the match can only be won by pinfall or submission. Aliyah taps out.
Xia Li runs to the ring and right hands by Li. A knee to the face by Li followed by more kicks as Natalya rolls to the outside of the ring.
In Zayn with Sami Zayn
He is in the ring with two chairs and a table. We see a clip of Johnny Knoxville entering a WWE shop and writing loser on a picture of Sami Zayn. He vandalizes a Sami Zayn shirt.
Zayn says he is not going to dignify that because Knoxville has spent too much time getting in his head. And he has to focus on the task at hand which is winning back his Intercontinental championship. He welcomes everyone to the show. Out come Rick Boogs and Shinsuke Nakamura to the ring. Zayn says Nakamura has been ducking him for over six week but next week is their championship match. He says he will reclaim his Intercontinental championship.
He tells Nakamura that he has been secretly working with Knoxville to try to distract him. Nakamura asks Zayn if he watched the movie they are making called Jackass: Defeated. Zayn laughs and says this whole thing is funny because he used to have respect for Nakamura. But Nakamura went from the liberator Zayn to a shaved gorilla with a guitar.
Zayn tells Boogs he can lift all the weights in the world as Boogs tells him to shut up. Boogs grabs a microphone from the table and gets electrocuted. Zayn hits Nakamura with the Helluva Kick.
Madcap Moss and Happy Corbin are backstage. Madcap tells Corbin that he won’t be out there for his match against Cesaro as he has a black eye because of Drew McIntyre hitting him with the Claymore last week. Madcap tells him he wil go see a doctor and his match against McIntyre at Elimination Chamber could be cancelled.
Happy Corbin vs. Cesaro
The match is already under way. Corbin with right hands followed by a suplex. Elbows by Corbin but Cesaro with right hands. Corbin sends Cesaro to the ropes and hits him with the Deep Six. He goes for the cover but Cesaro kicks out. Corbin places Cesaro on the top rope but Cesaro with a right hand. Cesaro on the second rope with a jumping suplex. An uppercut by Cesaro and he clotheslines Corbin to the outside of the ring. Cesaro throws Corbin into the barricade. Cesaro with an uppercut as he throws Corbin back into the ring. Cesaro with a springboard corkscrew uppercut. He goes for the cover but Corbin kicks out. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer but Corbin with an elbow.
Corbin runs to the ropes and he hits Cesaro with a clothesline. Corbin with the End of Days. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Happy Corbin
Madcap is backstage with a doctor. He says he is having a lot of trouble seeing and there’s a lot of dark spots. He says he has to cancel his match against Drew McIntyre at Elimination Chamber. The doctor tells him to open his right eye and to tell him what he sees. Madcap closes his eyes as Drew places the sword in front of Madcap. He opens his eye and says he sees a sword.
McIntyre tells Madcap that he knows his vision is good and for him to tell the doctor he can see properly. Madcap tells the doctor he can see properly. McIntyre tells Madcap that their match at Elimination Chamber is a falls count anywhere match.
Michael Cole is backstage with Goldberg and he tells Michael Cole not to take it personally and he loves him like a brother. Cole tells him very few people have accomplished what he has done. But there are people saying that this could be one come back too many. Goldberg the problem over the years is he has listened to some of those people but he has realized that he doesn’t give a damn about what anyone thinks. As far as come backs are concerned, this one is going to stick and it will be ever lasting.
Cole says this match was supposed to take place two years ago at WrestleMania but it didn’t. Goldberg says Roman may call himself the tribal chief but for him, he is still the same Goldberg and he will get what he deserves. Goldberg says it’s two years, 10 years, 15 years coming. Cole mentions that Roman will make Goldberg acknowledge him. Goldberg says he has already acknowledge him but at Elimination Chamber, he will make Roman acknowledge him and he will defend the Universal championship against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship match – Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Naomi
The bell rings and we are under way. Flair with a shoulder tackle. Naomi gets back up and a modified head scissors takes Charlotte down. Flair on the ring apron and Naomi with a kick to the side of the head and Flair to the outside. Naomi jumps over the top rope onto Flair.
Back from commercial, Naomi on the top rope and a cross body onto Flair. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Naomi with a waist lock but Flair with a back elbow. She goes for the cover but Naomi kicks out. Flair slams Naomi face first onto the mat. Flair goes for a big boot but Naomi moves out of the way. Naomi with a jaw breaker. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Naomi runs to the ropes but Flair with a back breaker. She goes for the cover but Naomi kicks out. A kick to the side of the head by Naomi. She climbs the top rope and hits her with the blockbuster. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Flair rolls to the outside of the ring. Naomi grabs Flair but Flair throws her into the ring steps.
Back from commercial, Naomi with a kick to the side of the head. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Naomi with a bulldog. She climbs the top rope and jumps but Flair moves out of the way. Flair with a powerbomb. She goes for the cover but Naomi kicks out. Flair climbs the top rope. She goes for the moonsault, Naomi moves out of the way as Flair lands on her feet. Flair goes for the moonsault but Naomi gets her knees up. Naomi hits her with the Rear View. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Naomi goes for the split legged moon sault but Flair gets her knees up. She goes for the cover but Naomi kicks out. Flair goes for a right hand but Naomi ducks and hits her with a full nelson slam. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Naomi lands the split legged moonsault. She goes for the cover but Flair kicks out. Flair rolls onto the ring apron. Naomi grabs Flair but Flair hangs her up on the top rope. Flair goes for the big boot but Naomi with right hands.
Naomi with a kick to the side of the head. She goes for the Rear View but Flair moves out of the way and hits her with the Natural Selection. She goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Charlotte Flair
Sonya Deville gets in the ring after the match but Naomi with right hands. Flair attacks Naomi from behind and hits her with a big boot. Sonya stomps on Naomi. Out comes Ronda Rousey to the ring. She kicks Sonya and right hands onto Charlotte as she falls to the outside. Ronda grabs Sonya’s arm but Flair drags Sonya to the outside as Ronda and Naomi are standing in the ring.