Welcome to the Wrestling Battle. This is WWE Smackdown live results(22th May 2020) which is happening at WWE Performance Center. Vacant Intercontinental Championship tournament running on Friday Night Smackdown.
1. The Dirt Sheet kicked off the show
Show was started by the Miz and Morrison Dirt Sheet. They started to talk about Otis and Braun Strowman. Miz said why Braun Strowman picked for Universal Championship against Goldberg at WrestleMania 36? It could be us. Then they started mocking of Braun Strowman by some puppets.
Then Braun Strowman makes his appearance. Braun Strowman said to Miz and Morrison why don’t you talk to me about Bray Wyatt and his puppet? that I destroyed at Money in the Bank PPV.
Miz said to Strowman that Do you think that Bray Wyatt is done with you? you are thinking wrong.
Morrison started saying many thinks, and in between he said we are better than you. Braun Strowman understood that that was a challenge, and he accepted. It’s Miz vs Braun Strowman official.
WWE Smackdown Live Results: Braun Strowman vs The Miz
Next we saw a match in between Braun Strowman and Miz. Match started. Braun Strowman started beating of Miz. Meanwhile Miz and Morrison started playing smartly.
Miz was attacking in the ring, while Morrison was attacking at outside the ring because Miz were distracting the focus of referee.
But Braun Strowman countered, and he destroyed both Miz and John Morrison, and eventually he delivered a running powerslam on Miz, and pinned him.
Winner: Braun Strowman.
After the match John Morrison challenged to Braun Strowman for the handicap match at Backlash 2020 PPV. It will be John Morrison and Miz vs Braun Strowman for the Universal Championship. Braun Strowman accepted the challenge.
2. AJ Styles vs Shinsuke Nakamura First Round Match
Next we saw a match which happened in between AJ Styles(from Raw) vs Shinsuke Nakamura. It was a first round match of vacant IC Championship tournament. Match started.
Styles started attack on Nakamura. Nakamura countered, and delivered a elbow shot. Both were attacking on each other. Nakamura delivered a kick, AJ Styles drives into the corner, Nakamura delivered a another kick.
Meanwhile a news came during a match that AJ Styles become the permanent member of Friday Night Smackdow. AJ Sttyles countered, and delivered a closeline, and tried to pin Nakamura, but Nakamura kicked out.
Then AJ Styles delivered a crab crusher submission lock, but somehow Nakamura saved own. Nakamura countered, and delivered a slam, and tried to pin of AJ Styles, but AJ kicked out at last moment.
Nakamura delivered a sliding knee, and tried to pin of AJ Styles, but AJ kicked out again. Shinsuke Nakamura caught Styles into tri-angle submission lock, but AJ countered, and delivered a modified Styles Clash, and tried to pin of Nakamura, but Nakamura kicked out.
Nakamura tried to deliver Kinsasha, but AJ Styles blocked, and delivered a phenomenal poram, and AJ Styles pinned Nakamura this time, Styles entered into semi-finale.
Winner: AJ Styles.
3. Champion vs Champion: Charlotte Flair vs Bayley WWE Smackdown live results
Next we saw a champion vs champion match which happened in between Smackdown’s women champion Bayley vs NXT’s Women Champion Charlotte Flair.
But before the match, Bayley denied to Sasha Bank to come with her because Bayley said I want to beat Charlotte by own without getting any help.
Match started, Charlotte strikes first, but Bayley countered, and started mocking of Charlotte. Charlotte attacked, but Bayley tried to pin Charlotte via cheating, but referee watched immediately.
Charlotte countered again, and delivered a big knee, but Bayley drops her. Flair started attack on Bayley at outside the ring. Charlotte was dominating on Bayley.
Bayley countered, and started attack on Charlotte Flair, and tried to pin Charlotte Flair several times, but every time Charlotte Flair kicked out. Charlotte Flair countered, and delivered a neck breaker.
She tried to deliver a moonsault, but Bayley out of the way, but next moment Charlotte delivered a big boot. Charlotte tried to pin Bayley, but Bayley kicked out again.
Bayley countered, and delivered a running knee on Charlotte into the corner. Then she delivered a elbow drop from the top of the ring, and tried to pin Charlotte Flair, but Charlotte kicked out.
Bayley was looking for figure 4 arm submission move, but Charlotte countered. Charlotte tried to pin Bayley via rollup, but Bayley countered, and pinned Charlotte Flair via rollup, but same time she used ring’s rope. Charlotte know everything, and she started laughing.
4. Otis and Mandy Rose vs Dolph Ziggler vs Sonya Deville Mixed Tag Team Match
Next we saw a match in between Otis and Mandy Rose vs Dolph Ziggler and Sonya Deville in a mixed tag team match.
Match started by the Otis and Dolph Ziggler. Otis strikes first, and delivered a powerslam, and then a big spalsh into the corner. Dolph gave a tag to Sonya, and then Otis to Mandy Rose.
Sonya started attack on Mandy Rose, but meanwhile Dolph Ziggler attacked on Otis at outside the ring.
Sonya was attacking on Mandy Rose. Mandy countered, and tried to pin Sonya via rollup, but Sonya countered, and started attack on Mandy again.
Meanwhile Mandy delivered a running knee on Sonya Deville. Both Mandy and Sonya gave a tag to their partner. Otis started beating of Ziggler.
Meanwhile Dolph gave a tag to Sonya, and Otis gave a tag to Mandy Rose. Brawl started in between Otis and Dolph Ziggler at outside the ring.
Meanwhile Sonya Deville delivered a running knee on Mandy’s back of the neck, and she pinned Mandy Rose. Otis came to see Mandy Rose, but Ziggler delivered a cheap shot on Otis.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler and Sonya Deville.
Meanwhile WWE confirmed the match of Braun Strowman vs Miz and Morrison for Backlash PPV for Universal Championship.
5. Main Event: Jeff Hardy vs Sheamus WWE Smackdown live results
In the main event, we saw a match which happened in between Jeff Hardy and Sheamus. It was a first round match for the vacant Intercontinental championship’s tournament. Match started.
Sheamus strikes first, but Hardy countered. Sheamus strikes again, and he drives Hardy into center of ring by hitting elbow shot.
Hardy countered again, and drives Sheamus on commentary table. Hardy jumped over Sheamus, but Sheamus caught him, and threw him on the commentary table.
Sheamus was dominating on Hardy. He tried to pin Hardy, but Hardy kicked out. Hardy started the counter attack, and tried to pin of Sheamus, but Sheamus kicked out.
Sheamus countered, and delivered 2 Iron Crush back breakers move on Jeff Hardy, Hardy was paining.
Hardy started the counter attack, he drives Sheamus into the steel post, then delivered a drop kick in the mid section, and tried to pin Sheamus, but Sheamus kicked out again.
Hardy climbed on the top rope, and delivered Swanton, but Sheamus blocked, and tried to pin Hardy, but Jeff Hardy kicked out again.
Sheamus went to deliver Brogue Kick, but Hardy blocked that move, and pinned Sheamus via rollup. Sheamus gets shock.
Winner: Jeff Hardy.
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