WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
October 6, 2023
Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO.
Commentary: Michael Cole, Corey Graves and Kevin Patrick
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with highlights from last week’s show. We see the Bloodline attacking John Cena with LA Knight saving him and signing the contract to be his tag team partner for Fastlane.
Live in the arena, out comes LA Knight to the ring to a loud pop from the crowd. As LA Knight is about to begin speaking, out comes Jimmy Uso with Paul Heyman and Solo Sikoa.
Heyman says for decades, he has been able to spot who the next big thing will be. He goes on to say that the next big mega star in this business is going to be LA Knight. He tells LA Knight that he is on a roll, he has all of the momentum in the world. He has earned Heyman’s respect and admiration. As Heyman is speaking, the fans chant “LA Knight”. He tells LA Knight that now that he has earned his attention, the Bloodline is gonig to have to do something about it.
The fans boo as LA Knight asks him if he is done running his fat mouth yet. HE tells Heyman that he appreciates what Heyman told him but he didn’t buy his bullshit. As he is speaking, Jimmy Uso tells him to shut his mouth. He tells him that they have not been properly introduced. And they are out here to tell his ugly face that he isn’t making it to Fastlane. Jimmy tells Solo to get in the ring. As both men are on the ring apron, John Cena’s music hits and he comes running down. Cena and LA Knight stand in the ring with the Bloodline on the ring apron.
The fans chant “Cena” as Heyman tells the Bloodline to get down from the ring apron. Jimmy and Solo walk down the ring steps as LA Knight tells them that they were excited for a fight but he gets it. They didn’t have permission from their chief to come out. He says he is thinking about tonight as he challenges Jimmy to a match. And that way he can learn once and for all who’s game it is with everybody saying “LA Knight… Yeah!”
Jimmy agrees to the match as Heyman argues with him saying he has to speak to Roman about it.
We cut backstage as the Judgment Day enter the arena. Priest asks why JD is with them and Rhea tells him that she asked for him to be here and we cut to the ring.
Charlotte Flair walks down to the ring for her match.
The bell rings and we are under way. Flair and IYO SKY start the match. Flair with a waist lock take down as she goes for a back drop but IYO lands on her feet. IYO runs to the ropes but Flair with a back breaker. She goes for the cover but IYO kicks out. Asuka is tagged into the match and she hits her with chops to the chest. Asuk goes for a kick but IYO ducks and rolls her up but Asuka kicks out. IYO with a head lock and she goes to tag Bayley but Asuka gets out of her and takes IYO down. She throws IYO into the corner. Asuka goes for a kick but Bayley moves IYO out of the way and Asuka hits Bayley.
Back from commercial, Bayley with a snap suplex on Asuka in the middle of the ring. She goes for the cover but Asuka kicks out. IYO is tagged in and she gets Asuka into a body scissor. Bayley is tagged in and she hits Asuka with right hands. She slams Asuka back into the corner, stomping on her. Bayley knocks Charlotte off the ring apron and IYO is tagged in. They double team Asuka as IYO goes for the cover but Flair breaks it up. Asuka with right hands but IYO with a kick. She throws Asuka into the corner but Asuka knocks Bayley down but IYO hits her with an uppercut. IYO runs to the ropes but Asuka with a big kick takes IYO down. Flair and Bayley are tagged in. Flair with a right hand. She climbs the top rope and hits Bayley with a cross body. Flair with a chop to the chest.
In comes IYO but Flair throws her across the ring. Flair with a modified neck breaker onto Bayley. Flair with a clothesline. She goes for the cover but Bayley kicks out. Asuka is tagged in and she places Bayley on the top rope. Asuka on the second rope and Flair tags herself in. Flair climbs the second rope and Dakota Kai distracts the referee. IYO gets in the ring she powerbombs Flair and Asuka down as they suplex Bayley down.
Flair and Beyley get to their feet and Flair hits Bayley with a big boot. She goes for the cover but IYO hits Flair with a meteora. Bayley gets up and they throw Flair to the ropes but Flair with a big boot. Asuka grabs Bayley and Flair goes to hit Bayley with a big boot but Bayley ducks and Flair accidentally hits Asuka. Bayley hits Flair with a knee to the face. She grabs Flair and goes for the figure eight but Flair kicks her away and Bayley knocks IYO off the ring apron. Flair hits Bayley with the Natural Selection. She goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winners: Charlotte Flair and Asuka
We see the Bloodline backstage and Heyman telling Jimmy that he can’t authorize the match with Roman. Jimmy tells him that Roman is never here. The Bloodline enter their locker room and see the Judgment Day sitting down. Jimmy tells them they are in the wrong locker room as Finn tells him they are exactly where they are supposed to be.
Back from commercial, the Judgment Day and the Bloodline are face to face. Rhea tells everyone to get out as she and Heyman need to talk. Damian Priest and Solo Sikoa remain face to face as Rhea tells Priest that she will be fine. Priest leaves the room as Heyman tells Solo that he can leave.
Rhea and Heyman are face to face as she tells him to talk.
We cut to last week when the Street Profits attacked the LWO.
Bobby Lashley with the Street Profits vs. Rey Mysterio with LWO
The bell rings and we are under way. Lashley with a shoulder tackle knocks Rey down. Lashley with right hands and he throws Rey to the ropes but Rey with a kick and right hands. Rey to the ropes but Lashley with a kick. Lashley lifts Rey up but Rey lands on his feet and kicks Lashley. Rey with a moon sault off the second rope. He goes for the cover but Lashley kicks out. Lashley runs towards Rey as Rey lowers the top rope and Lashley falls to the outside.
Back from commercial, Lashley with a bear hug in the middle of the ring. Rey with elbows to the face but Lashley slams him into the turnbuckle and once more gets him in the bear hug. Rey with headbutts but Lashley with a knee. He slams Rey into the turnbuckle and again gets him in a bear hug. Rey with a right hand and he gets out of it. Rey on the ring apron and he hits Lashley with a kick to the face. Rey climbs the top rope but Lashley with a right hand and Rey in a tree of woe. Lashley with kicks and shoulder tackles. Lashley goes for a spear but Rey lifts himself up and Lashley hits the ring post. Rey with a seated senton off the top rope. A dropkick by Rey as he runs to the ropes but Lashley catches Rey. He goes for a powerslam but Rey reverses it into a DDT. He goes for the cover but Lashley kicks out.
Lashley in the corner as Rey climbs the second rope and he hits Lashley with right hands. Rey on the ring apron but Lashley grabs him and throws him into the ring. Lashley goes for a vertical suplex but Rey with knees to the face. Rey trips Lashley and he falls onto the second rope. Rey goes for the 619 but Lashley catches him by the legs. Rey on the ring apron but Lashley hits him with a right hand and Rey falls to the outside in front of the Street Profits. Lashley to the outside and he throws Rey into the barricade and into the ring. Lashley throws Escobar over the barricade and Rey goes for a suicide dive but Lashley catches him. Rey lands on his feet and he pushes Lashley into the ring post. Lashley rolls into the ring and Rey with a 619 to the body. He dropkicks Lashley and Lashley falls onto the second rope. Rey hits him with the 619. Rey climbs the top rope but Ford gets on the ring apron but Del Toro drags him down as both teams fight on the outside. Rey with a seated senton onto Dawkins on the outside. Rey gets back into the ring and Lashley hits him with a spear. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
We cut backstage and Rhea tells Heyman that he is the wise man and to make the wise decision. She tells him they are stronger together. The Judgment Day and the Bloodline. He tells her he likes it, he thinks it is brilliant and he is kind of upset that he didn’t think of it himself. He says this is really good and if she will excuse him, he will make a phone call and get it authorized. Rhea lowers his cell phone. He says he needs to get it authorized by his Tribal Chief. She says she understands and that it is authorized. He says for the Judgment Day, not the Bloodline. She tells him to acknowledge her. Heyman looks around and he tells her that she is in the wrong locker room to say something like that. Rhea tells him that he will acknowledge her just like his old boy Jey Uso acknowledged her. If not, we will find out who is stronger, the Judgment Day or the Bloodline. She tells him he is authorized to make his phone call and she walks away.
Austin Theory vs. Dragon Lee
Before the match, Austin Theory says they are all in the presence of greatness because of Austin Theory. He says he has beaten icons, role models. He is such a nice guy, he even let Dwayne share the ring with him. And he is the 150 million hit man. And as soon as the bell rings, Dragon Lee will experience Austin Theory Live.
The bell rings and we are under way. Dragon Lee with a right hand as he runs to the ropes and lands a hurricanrana onto Theory. Dragon Lee kicks Theory into the corner and kicks him in the face. He goes for the cover but Theory kicks out. Grayson Waller’s music hits and and out he comes as that distracts Dragon Lee. Theory with a right hand from behind. Theory runs towards Dragon Lee but Dragon Lee moves out of the way and hits him with a dropkick. He goes for the cover but Theory kicks out. A snap German suplex by Dragon Lee and Theory rolls to the outside. Waller gets on the ring apron and distracts Dragon Lee as Theory rolls into the ring and hits him with a drop kick.
Back from commercial, Dragon Lee with a super kick in the middle of the ring. Dragon Lee with a forearm to the face. A kick to the face and Dragon Lee with a drop kick in the corner. He goes for the cover but Theory kicks out. Dragon Lee grabs Theory but Theory with a right hand. He lifts Dragon Lee up and slams him neck first onto his knee. Theory goes for the cover but Dragon Lee kicks out. Theory goes for a left hand but Dragon Lee ducks and flips over Theory and hits him with a sit down power bomb. He goes for the cover but Theory kicks out. Dragon Lee climbs the top rope but Waller distracts him. Theory knocks him down. He goes for the cover but Dragon Lee kicks out. Theory places Dragon Lee onto the top rope. Theory climbs the top rope but Dragon Lee trips him up and he hits Theory with a double stop. Waller grabs Theory and to the outside as Dragon Lee lands a senton onto both men. Dragon Lee throws Theory into the ring and Waller attacks Dragon Lee with the referee distracts. He throws Dragon Lee into the ring. Theory goes for the A-Town Down but Cameron Grimes jumps the barricade and throws Waller into the ring post. That distracts Theory as Dragon Lee rolls Theory up and gets the pin.
Winner: Dragon Lee
We cut backstage and see Rhea Ripley talking to Jimmy Uso.
We cut backstage and Rey tells Santos Escobar and Zelina Vega that there’s no way that Del Torro and Wilde will be able to compete tomorrow. Escobar is in pain as Rey tells them that he will make a phone call.
Jimmy Uso with Paul Heyman vs. LA Knight
The bell rings and we are under way. LA Knight with a kick and a head lock. LA Knight to the ropes and he knocks Jimmy down with a shoulder tackle. A kick and a head lock by Jimmy as he runs to the ropes and knocks LA Knight down with a shoulder tackle. A kick to the face by Jimmy as he runs towards LA Knight but LA Knight hits him with a powerslam. He goes for the cover but Jimmy kicks out. LA Knight throws Jimmy to the ropes but Jimmy with a kick. He goes for a super kick but LA Knight moves out of the way. LA Knight goes for the BFT but Jimmy rolls out of the ring. LA Knight to the outside and he throws Jimmy back into the ring. LA Knight gets in the ring and Jimmy hits him with a kick to the side of the head and LA Knight falls to the outside. Jimmy to the outside and he hits LA Knight with a super kick.
Back from commercial, LA Knight with a bodyslam in the middle of the ring. He runs to the ropes and hits an elbow onto Jimmy. Solo gets in the ring and attacks Solo from behind as the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: By disqualification, LA Knight
John Cena’s music hits as he runs down to the ring. He grabs Solo and throws him to the outside. Solo and Jimmy are on the outside as the fans chant “Cena”. The Judgment Day’s music hits and they walk down to the ring.
The Judgment Day and the Bloodline are face to face at ringside. Heyman extends his hand and tells Rhea authorized as they shake hands. LA Knight and John Cena stand in the ring as the fans chant “Cody”. The Bloodline and the Judgment Day get on the ring apron as “Uso” hits and out comes Jey Uso. He gets in the ring and stands alongside Cena and LA Knight. Cody’s music hits and Cody runs down to the ring and stands alongside Cena, LA Knight and Jey.
Heyman tells Solo to step down as he walks down the ring steps but a fight breaks out. Jey, Cody and Cena clean house. Cody hits a suicide dive onto the outside. Jey jumps over the top rope and lands on the Judgment Day. Cena stands in the ring and in comes Solo as both men are face to face. The fans chant “Cena” and Cena with a right hand but Solo with a super kick. In comes LA Knight. Solo goes for the spike but LA Knight ducks and he clotheslines Solo to the outside. JD McDonagh gets in the ring and LA Knight hits him wit the the BFT. Jey hits him with the super kick and Cena slams him onto the mat. Cena with the five knuckle shuffle. He hits JD McDonagh with the AA. Cody hits JD with the Cross Rhodes as all four men stand in the ring and SmackDown goes off the air.