WWE Super ShowDown Results
February 27, 2020
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
A video kicks off the show that highlights all the matches we’ll be seeing on WWE Super ShowDown today.
We go live into the stadium to see a seriously impressive fireworks display. We’re going to be kicking off the show with the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match.
Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
R-Truth vs. Bobby Lashley
Lana accompanied Lashley to the stage covered head to toe before going to the back. They lock up, and Lashley quickly shoulder blocks him down. R-Truth quickly comes back with a head-scissor takeover, but Lashley soon pops up and sends him out of the ring hard. Lashley gets R-Truth in the ring and bounces him off the top turnbuckle before punching him. Lashley holds him up for a delayed vertical suplex for a two count. Lashley quickly goes to a chin lock. R-Truth fights up and puts a sleeper hold on. Lashley quickly gets out, and R-Truth punches him before hitting a John Cena shoulder tackle. R-Truth goes for another one, but Lashley viciously shoulder blocks him down. R-Truth hits Cena’s back suplex powerbomb before hitting the 5 Knuckle Shuffle. R-Truth tries for the Attitude Adjustment, but Lashley doesn’t even get off his feet. R-Truth takes him down, but Lashley quickly comes back with a reverse STO. Lashley poses and sets up in the corner. R-Truth ducks a spear and hits the turnbuckles and ring post hard. Lashley falls over R-Truth, and R-Truth covers for the win!
R-Truth defeated Bobby Lashley in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
Lashley angrily attacks R-Truth from behind before knocking him out of the ring. Lashley sends him into the ring post before sending him into the ring steps. Lashley gets him in the ring and viciously spears him.
R-Truth vs. Andrade
Andrade stomps away at R-Truth before the bell rings. The referee backs him up and starts the match. Andrade viciously attacks the arm and applies an arm bar over the top rope. Andrade stomps him in the middle of the ring and applies a hammerlock. R-Truth tries to fight up, but Andrade simply takes him down. Andrade stomps away at him in the corner before choking him. Andrade hits running double knees for a near fall. The crowd chants for R-Truth. R-Truth punches back, but Andrade knees him in the chest. Andrade sets up for a Hammerlock DDT, but R-Truth pushes him to the corner. Andrade fights out and chops R-Truth before taunting the crowd. Andrade charges, but R-Truth moves. The momentum sends Andrade hard over the top rope.
Andrade gets in the ring, and R-Truth punches away at him. R-Truth tries for a suplex, but Andrade blocks it. Andrade wrenches the arm and sends him into the ropes. R-Truth hits the Lie Detector. Andrade soon gets up and sends R-Truth into the ropes. They clunk heads, and R-Truth falls on Andrade for the win.
R-Truth defeated Andrade in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
R-Truth vs. Erick Rowan
Rowan quickly avalanches R-Truth in the corner and hits a scoop slam. Rowan drops an elbow and waits for him to get up in the corner. Rowan charges into some boots before R-Truth pulls the top rope down to get him out of the ring. R-Truth then hits a scary plancha. R-Truth slowly grabs him, but Rowan knocks him back and sends him into the ring steps, which sends the cage flying. Rowan tends to the covered cage and sends R-Truth into the steel steps a few times. Rowan hits R-Truth with the steps to cause a disqualification.
R-Truth defeated Erick Rowan via DQ in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
Rowan angrily gets R-Truth in the ring and hits the Iron Claw Slam before walking off with the cage.
The crowd is going wild for AJ Styles. Styles kicks away at R-Truth and mocks a dance. Styles continues to dance and mock R-Truth. Styles viciously knees him down and attacks the leg with an elbow drop. Styles plays around with him a little longer before applying the Calf Crusher for the submission.
AJ Styles defeated R-Truth via Submission in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
AJ Styles vs. Rey Mysterio
Mysterio’s music hits, but he doesn’t come out. Styles smiles. We go backstage to see Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson double-teaming Rey Mysterio. Styles says he is the gauntlet champion and demands the referee declare him the winner. The referee tells the ring announcer that if Styles’ opponent doesn’t make it to the ring by the count of ten, Styles will be the winner.
We go backstage to see Gallows and Anderson laid out. We see the Undertaker’s boots walk by the screen.
AJ Styles vs. The Undertaker
The bell tolls, and the Undertaker makes his legendary entrance to a huge reception. Styles is flipping out and gets in Undertaker’s face. Undertaker grabs him by the throat and gives him a Chokeslam. Undertaker then covers him for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: The Undertaker
The Undertaker poses next to the Tuwaiq Trophy before walking off to the back. AJ Styles looks furious in the ring.
The New Day are backstage. They’re going to show the world that they’re a better tag team than The Miz and John Morrison.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Miz and John Morrison vs. The New Day (c’s)
Big E starts against The Miz. Big E elbows away at him before Miz applies a waistlock. Big E quickly powers out and gyrates. Miz quickly punches and kicks Big E down. Big E puts Miz in an abdominal stretch and rhythmically spanks his backside. John Morrison tags in, but Big E hits a belly-to-belly suplex. Kofi Kingston tags in and leaps over Big E for a senton splash and a two count. Big E tags in. Big E shoulders Morrison before The New Day hits Poetry in Motion. Morrison crawls near the ropes and pulls Big E out of the ring by the tights. Miz blindsides Big E at ringside. Morrison follows up with a corkscrew plancha. Morrison gets Big E in the ring before punching him. Miz tags in and tags Big E down before applying a chin lock. Big E fights up, but Morrison tags in and dropkicks him for a near fall. Morrison stomps and elbows him for a two count. Miz tags in. Miz whips Morrison into Big E, but Big E sends him out of the ring. Big E then hits Miz with a uranage.
Kingston and Morrison tag in. Kingston hits a springboard clothesline before hitting some clotheslines. Morrison cuts Kingston off and sends him to the corner, but Kingston springboards and takes him down with a hurricanrana. Kingston hits a double stomp for a near fall. Kingston knees him down and hits a Boom Drop. Miz runs in, but Kingston sends him over the top rope. Morrison counters Trouble in Paradise with a unique Alabama Slam that he rolls through. Morrison hits the ropes with a sliding knee for a near fall. Morrison kicks Kingston, but Kingston comes back with the SOS for a near fall. Big E tags in, but Morrison doesn’t realize. Big E gets Morrison up in powerbomb position. The New Day hits a powerbomb/double stomp combo for a near fall.
Miz sends Kingston into the ring steps and tags in. Miz hits a kneeling DDT for a near fall. Miz starts the IT Kicks, but Big E gets out. Morrison tags in. Miz and Morrison hit a double-team neckbreaker/double stomp. Morrison goes to the top rope for Starship Pain, but Big E rolls out of the way. Kingston tags in and knocks Miz off the apron. Morrison attacks Kingston, but Kingston flips through and boots him. Big E tags in. They hit an inverted suplex into Big E’s shoulder. They hit the Midnight Driver, but Miz breaks up the pin. Kingston attacks Miz and sends him out of the ring. Kingston goes for a trust fall plancha, but Miz moves and Kingston takes a NASTY flat back bump on the floor! Miz tags in and hits a Skull Crushing Finale on Big E for a near fall.
Miz kicks away at Big E before hitting some running knees in the corner. Big E avoids Miz’ patented corner clothesline, and they’re both down. Kingston is somehow in the ring again with Miz. They trade roll-ups before Morrison hits Kingston in the back with a chair. Miz rolls Kingston up with a handful of tights for the win.
Winners by Pinfall and new SmackDown Tag Team Champions: The Miz and John Morrison
Byron Saxton is backstage with Raw Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins and Murphy. Rollins says they will eradicate the threat of the Street Profits along the way. It’s a matter of destiny.
Angel Garza vs. Humberto Carrillo
The bell rings, and they lock up. Garza shoves him off and smiles. They lock up again, and Carrillo powers him to the corner. Garza pulls the hair to get out. They avoid kicks before Carrillo slingshots over him and rolls back. Carrillo chops him before hitting a springboard flying head-butt. Carrillo wrenches the arm, walks and jumps on the ropes, but hitting an arm drag that sends him out of the ring. Garza hits a back body drop, but Carrillo gets on the apron doing a handstand. Carrillo then hits a head-scissor takedown. Carrillo gets in the ring and hits a suicide dive. Carrillo walks on the barricade and drops an elbow on Garza, who is bent over the barricade. Carrillo puts him in the ring for a one count.
Carrillo clotheslines him in the corner and hits a basement dropkick for another one count. Carrillo charges, but Garza moves. Carrillo boots him back and goes to the second rope, but Garza sweeps the feet. Garza dropkicks him and rips his pants off. Garza dropkicks Carrillo again and applies a camel clutch. Carrillo gets out and kicks him down twice for a two count. Garza soon takes him down and puts him on the top rope. Carrillo knocks him off, but Garza backflips and lands on his feet before rolling. Carrillo jumps off the top rope, but Garza dropkicks him out of mid-air for a near fall. Garza shouts that this is over. Carrillo flips through and kicks him in the back of the head. Carrillo charges, but Garza superkicks him. Carrillo quickly punches him down, but Garza responds with another superkick at the exact same time they were showing a replay of the previous superkick. Carrillo then stumbles into a destroyer piledriver. They slowly get up, and Carrillo kicks him down again.
Carrillo sets Garza up near the corner and tries to get the crowd interested. Carrillo goes for a moonsault, but lands on his feet when Garza gets the feet up. They trade pins until Garza catches him with a cradle for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Angel Garza
Byron Saxton is backstage with SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. She says she’s been making history for her entire career. She’ll beat Naomi and raise her title high over her head as the greatest.
Raw Tag Team Championship
Seth Rollins and Murphy (c’s) vs. The Street Profits
Angelo Dawkins starts against Murphy. Dawkins immediately spears Murphy down before tagging Montez Ford in. Ford hits a missile dropkick. The Street Profits then dropkick Murphy and Rollins out of the ring. Ford gets Murphy in the corner and does a back flip before hitting a dropkick. Murphy’s elbow hit Ford in the head while taking the bump. Ford puts Murphy in the corner before kicking Rollins away. Murphy then knocks Ford off the apron into the commentary table.
Rollins tags in and drops him on the apron before rolling Ford in. Rollins punches away at him and looks mad. A light “Burn it down” chant picks up. Murphy tags in and kicks Ford in the back for a two count. Murphy applies a chin lock. Ford gets out and goes for a tag, but Murphy stops him and hits a meteora for a two count. Murphy sends Ford out of the ring and taunts the crowd. Rollins tags in and sends Ford hard into the barricade. Rollins puts Ford in the ring and stomps him. Rollins applies a neck vice and cinches it in. Ford tries to fight up, but Rollins knees him and sends him out of the ring. The referee holds Rollins back. Murphy sends Ford into the barricade. Rollins jumps off the apron, but hits the barricade when Ford moves. Ford gets in the ring and goes for a tag, but Murphy pulls Dawkins off the apron. Rollins attacks Ford and hits a falcon arrow for a near fall. Rollins and Murphy hit a Buckle Bomb/kick combination for a near fall. Murphy is in the match, but he quickly tags Rollins back in. Ford flips through a double-team and tags Dawkins in.
Dawkins hits Rollins and Murphy with elbows and dropkicks. Dawkins hits them both with corkscrew avalanches before hitting Rollins with a bulldog. The Street Profits soon hits a double-team reverse DDT on Rollins, but Murphy breaks up the pin. Dawkins and Murphy soon are out of the ring. Rollins rolls Ford up for a two count. Ford quickly kicks Rollins in the head and goes to the top rope for a frog splash. Murphy pulls Ford off to break the pin up. Murphy runs away, but Dawkins pounces him over the commentary table! Dawkins tags in. The Street Profits go for a double-team move, but Rollins gets out. Rollins sends Ford out of the ring and tags Murphy in. Rollins and Murphy go for stereo Pedigrees on the Profits, but the Profits counter into stereo DDT. Ford knocks them out of the ring and goes for a summersault senton, but Rollins and Murphy catch him. They slam him into the barricade. Dawkins attacks and slams Rollins down hard on the floor. Dawkins puts Murphy in the ring. Rollins grabs the ankle, but Dawkins kicks him away. Murphy kicks Dawkins into the ropes, and the referee backs him up. Rollins hits Dawkins with a Stomp on the apron, and Murphy picks up the win.
Winners by Pinfall and still Raw Tag Team Champions: Seth Rollins and Murphy
WrestleMania 36 is 38 days away.
During the Super ShowDown Kickoff Show, Anderson and Gallows def. The Viking Raiders.
Goldberg’s dressing room is shown backstage.
Dolph Ziggler w/ Robert Roode vs. Mansoor
Robert Roode gets in Mansoor’s face before the match and shoves him. Mansoor pushes Roode back, ducks a clothesline, and dropkicks him out of the ring. The referee then ejects Roode from ringside.
They circle the ring and lock up. Ziggler powers him to the corner and kicks him. Ziggler cinches in a side headlock and takes him down to his knees. Mansoor shoves him off, but Ziggler shoulder blocks him down and taunts him. They lock up again, but Ziggler quickly wrenches the arm and rips at the face. Mansoor hits a snapmare and applies a chin lock. Ziggler whips him off, but Mansoor shoulder blocks Ziggler down and gets fired up. Ziggler pushes Mansoor off, but Mansoor takes him down and hits a standing moonsault for a near fall.
Ziggler elbows Mansoor back and hits a dropkick for a two count. Ziggler hits a snapmare and drops an elbow for a two count. Ziggler quickly goes to a body scissor with a headlock. Mansoor fights up, but Ziggler quickly pulls him down. Ziggler applies another headlock and rips at the face. Mansoor fights up, but Ziggler slams him down and covers with one foot for a near fall. Ziggler sends him shoulder-first into the ring post and turns him inside out with an inverted scoop slam for a near fall. Mansoor soon boots him back and avoids a famouser. Ziggler puts him on the apron, but Mansoor kicks him back and hits a slingshot neckbreaker.
Mansoor hits a powerslam for a near fall. Mansoor goes to the top rope, but Ziggler sweeps the feet. Ziggler connects with a Zig-Zag for a near fall. Ziggler cannot believe it. Ziggler goes for a superkick, but Mansoor avoids it. Ziggler quickly rolls him up for a two count. Mansoor avoids an avalanche before hitting Sliced Bread into a vicious DDT! Mansoor slowly goes to the top rope for a moonsault for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Mansoor
Byron Saxton congratulates Mansoor an an historic victory in his hometown. Mansoor thanks them and says their voices carried him. When he had nothing left, they gave him hope. When he stepped into the ring last year, they showed him that Saudi Arabia was ready for their first WWE Superstar. Tonight they showed WWE they are here to stay. Mansoor shouts in his native tongue before posing.
Video Package: WWE Championship
Ricochet vs. Brock Lesnar (c) w/ Paul Heyman
Paul Heyman takes the microphone and makes a prediction, not a spoiler. The reigning, defending, undisputed WWE World Heavyweight Champion will still be Brock Lesnar.
Ricochet quickly goes for a dropkick at the sound of the bell, but Lesnar cuts him off. Lesnar clubs away at him before hitting a slam. Lesnar connects with a pair of German Suplexes. Lesnar stalks around the ring and hits a third German Suplex. Lesnar walks around before hitting an F-5 for the win.
Winner by Pinfall and still WWE Champion: Brock Lesnar
Video Package: Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin
Steel Cage Match
King Corbin vs. Roman Reigns
Roman Reigns helps the referee chain the door shut. Corbin attacks Reigns from behind until the referee backs him up.
The bell rings, and Corbin attacks Reigns and tries to rip the key to the lock out of his pocket. Corbin sends Reigns into the cage wall a few times before climbing the cage. Reigns quickly grabs him and pulls him down. Corbin looked like he was afraid of heights. Reigns punches Corbin down and climbs, but Corbin quickly climbs. Corbin goes for a powerbomb off the top rope, but Reigns punches out. Reigns hits a diving axe handle for a two count. Reigns clubs Corbin in the corner, but Corbin pushes him off. Reigns big boots him and hits 10 clubs in the corner. Reigns sets up for a Superman Punch, but Corbin gets out. Corbin slams him for a two count. Corbin gets the key back and unlocks the door. Corbin attacks Reigns and tries to escape, but Reigns pulls him back. Corbin takes Reigns down and wraps the chain around his fist. Corbin teases a Superman Punch, but Reigns gets out.
Soon they climb to the top of the cage and punch at each other. Reigns climbs over, but Corbin powers him back into the ring. Reigns gets him between the ropes and the cage wall and hits some Superman Punches. Reigns wraps his fist with the chain and hits a Superman Punch for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Roman Reigns
The commentators break down what happened in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match with The Undertaker beating AJ Styles to win.
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Naomi vs. Bayley (c)
Naomi quickly takes Bayley down, but Bayley soon makes a comeback. Naomi knocks Bayley out of the ring and hits a plancha. Naomi gets her in the ring and goes for a kick, but Bayley blocks it. Bayley takes her down in the ring, bounces her in the corner, and applies a chin lock. Naomi tries to fight up, but Bayley takes her down and hits a suplex for a two count. Bayley applies a chin lock before powering her to the corner. Bayley shoulders her and rolls back. Naomi boots her and sidesteps an avalanche. Naomi hits a clothesline and a dropkick before hitting a sit-out jawbreaker. Naomi uppercuts Bayley and hits a springboard kick. Bayley quickly drops her with a knee for a near fall. Naomi rolls her up for another two count before applying a submission. Bayley quickly gets her feet on the bottom rope.
Naomi kicks away at Bayley’s legs and kicks her in the head. Bayley quickly comes back with Bayley-To-Belly for a near fall. Bayley keeps her grounded and traps Naomi’s legs underneath her shirt. Bayley hits a facebuster for the win.
Winner by Pinfall and still SmackDown Women’s Champion: Bayley
John Cena returns tomorrow night on SmackDown. Beth Phoenix will give a medical update on Edge this Monday on Raw.
Video Package: WWE Universal Championship
WWE Universal Championship
Goldberg vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c)
They go face-to-face and stare at each other. The Fiend removes his jacket, and Goldberg immediately spears him for a two count. Goldberg is surprised. The Fiend quickly applies the Mandible Claw, but Goldberg fights out and hits another spear. Goldberg hits a third spear and backs up again. Goldberg hits a fourth spear for a near fall. The Fiend sits up and applies the Mandible Claw. Goldberg is down to his knees and in pain. Goldberg head-butts and knees out. Goldberg connects with the Jackhammer for the win.
Winner by Pinfall and new WWE Universal Champion: Goldberg
Goldberg celebrates on the turnbuckle and poses with the title. The Fiend is back on his feet and looks furious. The lights go out and come back on. The Fiend is gone. Goldberg looks confused and walks around with the title. Fireworks go off to celebrate the new WWE Universal Champion Goldberg.