Friday, June 24, 2016

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon 6.24.16: SmackDown Results #SmackDown

By Brandon Albright, @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your Smackdown Recap Edition.  

This week's Smackdown took place in Tucson, Arizona. Alberto Del Rio battled Cesaro in a one on one match. Sheamus battled Apollo Crews one on one in a rematch from WWE Money In The Bank. AJ Styles battled Jimmy Uso one on one, after Jimmy challenged Styles backstage. WWE World Tag Team Champions, The New Day battled The Vaudevillains in a non-title tag team match. Becky Lynch battled Dana Brooke in one on one Women's Division action. In the main event Seth Rollins battled Sami Zayn one on one.

*** Smackdown ***

- Seth Rollins Promo: Rollins talks about Money In The Bank, how Dean Ambrose is a thief, now he has to beat both Ambrose and Roman Reigns and prove that he was always the superior Shield member. Rollins issues an open challenge for tonight and Sami Zayn answers. Rollins says Zayn is perfect because this will be a cake walk with him. Dean Ambrose interrupts and turns this into an Ambrose Asylum edition. Ambrose asks Rollins why he's a jackass.  Zayn wants to know why he can't have his match with Rollins now. Rollins tells Ambrose that he doesn't have time for his nonsense and tells Zayn they'll do things on Rollins' time. Rollins says all of this is bull crap and storms out of the ring.   

- Alberto Del Rio vs. Cesaro: The match closes out with Cesaro in the tree of woe, but counters Del Rio's double stomp with an arm drag. Cesaro misses a flying cross body and Del Rio goes for the cross arm breaker submission. Cesaro counters, hits The Neutralizer on Del Rio and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Cesaro, by pinfall.

- Sheamus vs. Apollo Crews: The match closes out with Crews hitting a standing drop kick that sent Sheamus to the apron. Sheamus escapes outside and Crews gives chase. Crews walks right into a trap as Sheamus hits a Brogue Kick and Crews knocks himself out by falling face first into the steel ring steps. Sheamus gets back in the ring and Crews is counted out.
Winner: Sheamus, by count out.

- Backstage, The Club praise AJ Styles. The Usos interrupt and state that Styles needs help to win his matches. Styles accepts Jimmy Uso's challenge and informs them that The Club won't be a ringside.

- AJ Styles vs. Jimmy Uso: The match closes out with Jimmy hitting an Uso Kick on Styles as The Club hits ringside. Gallows and Anderson beat down Jey Uso, forcing Jimmy to suicide dive outside onto The Club. Styles hits Jimmy with a slingshot forearm and then hits the Phenomenal Forearm on Jimmy to score the pinfall.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall.

- The New Day vs. The Vaudevillains: The match closes out with Kofi hitting a flying forearm off the steel steps outside on English. Gotch goes for a O'Connor Roll, but New Day counter and plant Gotch with Midnight Hour to score the pinfall. After the match, The Wyatt Family appear on the Titan Tron. Bray says he'll inflict pain on New Day and The New Day will fall. Braun Strowman tells New Day to RUN!
Winners: The New Day, by pinfall.

- Bob Backlund and Darren Young Segment: DY says his goal is to win championships and main event Wrestlemania. Backlund says this will be the Darren Young Era.

- Backstage, Sami Zayn says he wants to put his rivalry with Kevin Owens to rest so he can move forward. Zayn says beating Seth Rollins tonight would be a huge statement for him in the WWE.

- Backstage, Charlotte says Dana Brooke is officially first class, they'll dominate everyone that gets in their way and Sasha Banks might be "The Boss", but Charlotte is "The Queen" and she'll make Sasha bow down.

- Becky Lynch vs. Dana Brooke: The match closes out with Becky hitting an inverted DDT on Dana, as Charlotte hops onto the apron. Becky knocks Charlotte off the apron, but gets rolled up and pinned by Dana during the distraction. After the match, Becky hits an exploder suplex on Dana. Charlotte attacks Becky, as Sasha Banks hits the ring. Charlotte and Sasha argue until Charlotte rolls out to safety. Sasha lands a forearm on Dana and locks Dana in the Banks Statement submission.
Winner: Dana Brooke, by pinfall.

- Seth Rollins vs. Sami Zayn: Dean Ambrose was on commentary for this match. The match closes out with Zayn getting a near fall Blue Thunder Bomb on Rollins. Rollins counters Helluva Kick with a drop kick to Zayn. Rollins hits the Buckle Bomb on Zayn, but Zayn comes back with a near fall rollup. Zayn hits a tornado DDT, but can't hit Helluva Kick, as Rollins rolls to the floor. Zayn hits a somersault plancha on Rollins. Back in the ring, Rollins hits the Pedigree on Zayn and scores the pinfall. After the match, Rollins and Ambrose argue until Rollins attacks Ambrose. Ambrose tackles and grounds and pounds Rollins until Rollins escapes and runs away to end the show.
Winner: Seth Rollins, by pinfall.

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