WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
June 3, 2022
Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Commentary: Michael Cole and Pat McAfee
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with The New Day coming down to the ring.
Kofi asks what the Brawling Brutes are. Xavier says that’s Sheamus, Ridge and Butch. Kofi says they put them through the ringer the past few weeks but now they found themselves back in the winners column and that is due to the help of one man. Woods says it’s the sword swinger, Claymore kicking, man of the hour, Drew McIntyre!
Out comes Drew to the ring. Drew says he wants to make a special shout out to someone and that is Big E. He tells him he has been injured before, sometimes you feel alone and that people forgot about you but the loudest Big E chant right now will show no one has forgotten about him. The fans chant “Big E” as he tells him he will keep sending him those pictures to keep him going.
Drew tells them he has been doing a lot of thinking and he will challenge and win the WWE Undisputed Universal champion at Clash at the Castle. He says but if they are in trouble, they can count on their boy, Big D. And how Big D always goes in but as he is talking, the New Day cut him off.
Kofi tells Woods to get him the gift. He says his birthday is on Monday as the fans chant Happy Birthday. They give Drew a box as he opens it and it’s a “Big D” kilt. Out come the Brawling Brutes. He says they had no time to prepare and game plan for fight night last week as they didn’t know Drew was going to be their partner.
Butch runs down to the ring but they throw him to the outside of the ring.
The New Day and Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus, Ridge Holland and Butch
Back from commercial and the match is already under way. Butch with an arm bar on Woods in the ring but Woods with a jaw breaker. Kofi is tagged in and they double team Butch. Kofi goes for the cover but Butch kicks out. Woods tagged back in and they double team Butch. Woods goes for the cover but Butch kicks out. Woods runs to the ropes but Butch with a kick to the face and Ridge is tagged in. Ridged with a rugbe tackle onto Woods.
Right hands by Woods. He tags Sheamus into the match and right hands by Sheamus. Butch is tagged in and right hands by Butch. Sheamus is tagged i and Kofi is tagged in. Kofi with right hands on Sheamus. Kofi with a cross body off the top rope. He goes for the cover but Sheamus kicks out. Kofi in the corner as Butch grabs his legs. Drew with a right hand on Butch. Sheamus with a right hand on Kofi. He lifts him up but Kofi lands on his feet and a knee by Kofi as Sheamus falls to the outside. Ridge on the ring apron and Woods with a right hand. Kofi and Woods jump over the top rope onto Holland and Sheamus.
Back from commercial, Sheamus with a knee off the top rope onto Kofi. He goes for the cover but Kofi kicks out. Sheamus with a right hand on Drew who is on the ring apron. Kofi with the meteora on Sheamus. Drew is tagged in and as is Holland. A clothesline by Drew and a belly to belly on Holland. A clothesline by Drew onto Sheamus on the outside of the ring. Drew gets back in the ring and a neck breaker onto Holland. In comes Sheamus and he throws him to the outside of the ring. Butch is tagged in. Butch with right hands but Drew throws him across the ring. Woods is tagged in and they double team Butch. Woods goes for the cover but Holland breaks it up. In comes Kofi who hits him with a super kick and Holland falls to the outside. Kofi on the ring apron and Holland knocks him down. Drew with a clothesline on Holland. Sheamus with a clothesline on Drew. Kofi rolls Butch up but Butch kicks out. Woods runs to the ropes but Sheamus grabs his leg. Butch with a modified pump handle slam. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: Sheamus, Ridge Holland and Butch
Kayla is backstage with Riddle and Nakamura. Riddle says it’s exciting, they are still in the honeymoon phase. He says Nakamura is not Orton but he is still good. We see a clip of two weeks ago when the Usos got the win against Riddle and Orton. Riddle says for as much pain as the Bloodline have hurt Orton, he will hurt them twice as much. Tonight is about vengeance and this one is for Orton.
Adam Pearce is backstage and in comes Max Dupri. He says he has been looking for his first client and he found one. Pearce asks him who that is as Max tels him that is a little invasive and he will have to wait and find out next week.
Jinder Mahal is backstage and he sees Shanky dancing. He tells Shanky he doesn’t want to see him dancing.
Humberto with Angel vs. Jinder with Shanky
The bell rings and we are under way. A drop kick by Humberto with kicks in the corner. He stomps on Jinder. A chop to the chest by Humberto as he runs to the ropes but a back body drop by Jinder. Humberto to the outside of the ring as Jinder gets him onto the ring apron but Humberto hangs him on the top rope. Humberto goes for a cross body off the second rope but Jinder moves out of the way.
Jinder with a kick to the face. Shanky starts to dance on the outside of the ring. Jinder yells at him and tells hi no dance. Shanky gets on the ring apron as Humberto rolls him up but the referee is distracted. Humbeto tells him to get down off the ring apron. Jinder rolls Humberto up and gets the pin.
Winner: Jinder Mahal
Shanky looks at Samantha at ring side and starts to dance. Samantha stands up and she begins to dance as the fans chant “Go Shanky”.
Ronda Rousey’s music hits and out comes the SmackDown Women’s Champion to the ring. She sits at ring side.
Six Pack challenge – Raquel Rodriguez vs. Shotzi vs. Aliyah vs. Natalya vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Xia Li
Aliyah’s music hits but she is locked in the women’s locker room. Shotzi is shown laughing in the ring. Shotzi tells the referee to ring the bell and out comes Aliyah. She attacks Shotzi from behind as the bell rings. Shotzi thrown to the outside. Natalya and Shayna go to the outside of the ring an throw Aliyah over the barricade. They get back in the ring as Raquel clears house. Shotzi jumps off the top rope and Raquel catches her. She throws her onto Xia Li. She lifts Natalya up but Shayna breaks it up.
She jumps on Raquel’s back and Natalya goes for the sharpshooter on Xia Li. Shayna and Raquel fall to the outside. Xia Li kicks Natalya away. Xia Li with a snap suplex followed by a kick. She goes for the cover but Aliyah breaks it up. A bulldog by Aliyah onto Xia Li as Xia Li rolls to the outside of the ring. Aliyah goes for the cover on Natalya but Shayna breaks it up. Shayna with a slam on Aliyah as Aliyah falls on her forehead and rolls to the outside. Raquel throws Shayna to the outside of the ring. Natalya with kicks on Raquel but Raquel with a big boot. Shotzi on the ring apron as she picks her up and suplexes her onto Natalya. Raquel on the second rope and a spinning corkscrew elbow on Shotzi and Natalya. She hits Shotzi with the Tojada Bomb. Shayna with the Kirifuda Clutch on Raquel. Natalya goes for the cover on Shotzi and gets the pin.
Winner: Number one contender for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship, Natalya
Ronda Rousey gets in the ring after the match and goes face to face with Natalya as she laughs.
Madcap Moss walks down to the ring. He is wearing short black tights with no suspenders. He gets in the ring and he says three weeks ago he was in the ring with a steel chair around his neck. And a 90 pound trophy slammed it on the chair. And Happy Corbin thought that would be the end of Madcap Moss. But he was right.
He says the man that he thought he knew as Madcap Moss was gone. The man that would take his crap week after week, the man that would just laugh it off, the employee, Madcap Moss isn’t just gone, Madcap buried him. He says when the weight of the trophy landed on him, every single night since then, he has had a dream where he is hitting Corbin in the face every time he says tell us a joke Madcap. And one day he woke up and he thought someone who would love to see that happen is everyone in the arena. He calls Corbin out to the ring.
Out comes Corbin to the ring. He tells Madcap he is sorry but Madcap is not there to fight. He knows the real reason why he is there and that is because he missed him. He missed the structure that he brought to his life as his employer and he is here to beg for his job back. Corbin says he will consider it.
Madcap says the only thing that he wants from him is for him to get in the ring that way he can knock his teeth down his throat. Corbin says there is nothing that would make him happier than gong down to the ring and teaching him another lesson in humility. But not tonight. Madcap is angry and not thinking straight and he would hate to see him throw his entire career because he is emotional. Corbin says it’s a bad idea.
Out comes Pearce. He says he thinks a match between them right now is a great idea. Pearce says the match is official.
The bell rings and we are under way. Corbin is on the outside of the ring as he gets onto the ring apron. He gets in the ring and a right hand and a kick on Madcap. He runs towards Madcap but Madcap with a clothesline. He clotheslines Corbin to the outside of the ring. Madcap throws Corbin into the barricade. He throws Corbin into the ring post and into the ring. Madcap gets in the ring and Corbin rolls to the outside of the ring. He grabs a chair but Madcap hits him with a big boot. Madcap grabs the chair and hits Corbin with it as the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: By disqualification, Happy Corbin
Madcap grabs the chair as Corbin gets in the ring. He hits Corbin with the chair. He goes to the outside of the ring and throws the steel steps into the ring. He places the chair in between Corbin’s neck. Madcap grabs the steel steps but WWE officials get in the ring and break it up.
Kayla is backstage with The Usos. They say that they got dedication, this match goes out to the tribal chief, the needle move, the head of the table, the Undisputed WWE Universal champion, Roman Reigns.
Corbin is backstage and he sees Adam Pearce. He asks him if Madcap is suspended and Pearce tells him he did worse to him. He says that it will be him against Madcap Moss in a No Holds Barred match at Hell in a Cell.
WWE Unified Tag Team Championship Match – The Usos (c’s) vs. Riddle and Shinsuke Nakamura
The bell rings and we are under way. Nakamura and Jey start the match. Nakamura with knees to the face. Riddle is tagged in and they double team him. Riddle with a fisherman’s suplex. He goes for the cover but Jey kicks out. Jimmy tags himself in and they double team Riddle. A back drop by Jimmy. He goes for the cover but Riddle kicks out. He goes for a body slam but Riddle lands on his feet and a kick onto Jimmy’s head. Nakamura and Jey are tagged in. Nakamura with a kick onto Jey. He stomps on Jey in the corner. Nakamura places Jey horizontally on the top rope and a knee by Nakamura. He goes for the cover but Jey kicks out. He throws Jey in the corner and places him on the second rope and a release German by Nakamura. Riddle is tagged in. He goes for the cover but Jey kicks out. Riddle climbs the top rope but Jimmy trips him up. Jimmy is tagged in and they hit him with a double super kick. Jimmy goes for the cover but Nakamura breaks it up. Nakamura throws Jey to the outside. He throws Jey into the ring steps. Nakamura goes for the knee to the face but Jey moves out of the way and Nakamura hits his knee onto the steel steps. They double team Nakamura on the outside of the ring. The referee holds up the X sign and asks for a trainer. Out come WWE officials.
Back from commercial, Jimmy with a kick onto Riddle. He goes for the cover but Riddle kicks out. Jey is tagged in and they slam Riddle into the turnbuckle. Jey walks around the ring and Riddle with a flying knee to the face. Jimmy is tagged in. Right hands by Riddle followed by a kick. Riddle with a knee to the face onto Jey. Riddle with forearms onto Jimmy and Jey.
Riddle with a suplex onto Jimmy and a suplex on Jey. Jimmy is on the ring apron as Riddle goes for the DDT but Jey moves Jimmy out of the way. Riddle with a knee onto Jey. Riddle with the Floating Bro off the ring apron. He throws Jimmy into the ring and a powerslam by Riddle. He places Jimmy on the second rope and hits him with a DDT. Riddle goes for the RKO but Jimmy pushes him away. Riddle rolls him up and goes for the cover but Jimmy kicks out. Jimmy is placed on the top rope and Riddle goes for the RKO. Roman’s music hits as Jey tags himself in. Riddle hits Jimmy with the RKO off the top rope. Jey hits Riddle with the Uso splash. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: Still WWE Unified Tag Team champions, The Usos
We see Sami Zayn in the production truck laughing and saying it worked. Zayn walks down and hugs Jey and celebrates with them. Riddle runs onto Zayn and right hands on Zayn. The Usos with right hands on Riddle as WWE officials break it up.