Smackdown 11/27/2020: Two Non-Title Matches; Jey Uso main events against Kevin Owens!
Here's what's on tap for tonight's Smackdown:
Fallout from Survivor Series
Non-Title Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Sami Zayn (WWE Intercontinental Champion)
Otis vs. King Corbin
Non-Title Match: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode vs. The Street Profits (WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions)
We're in the ThunderDome and kicking off the show with Jey Uso! He says we shouldn't be talking about the Undertaker. We should be talking about the WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Uso goes to introduce Reigns but Reigns' music hits before Uso is done. Reigns along with Heyman make their way to the ring. The crowd boos Reigns. Reigns grabs a mic and says "play it". We see highlights of Survivor Series where Team Smackdown was swept and Reigns defeated Drew McIntyre with an assist from Uso. Reigns says he told Uso to leave after his Survivor Series match. Reigns says he never told him he needed help with McIntyre. Reigns asks why Team Smackdown lost at Survivor Series? Reigns says his teammates don't respect them. If they don't respect them, then who are they? Reigns says he isn't some bitch begging for Thanksgiving leftovers. If he's viewed that way, how is Uso looked at? Reigns asks if that is how he is to Uso? Reigns say he doesn't like how Uso's failures are making him feel and Reigns drops his mic and leaves. Uso says nothing. Uso exits the ring and walks to the back. Otis makes his way to the ring and passes Uso who is on his way to the back. USO ATTACKS OTIS WITH A CHAIR!!! MULTIPLE CHAIR SHOTS AT RINGSIDE!! We go to a commercial.
Back from the break and we see highlights of what just happened. Otis was helped to the back.
Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode cut a promo making fun of Otis and proclaiming they want the tag titles. This brings out the Profits who have a lot to be thankful for. They took the torch from the New Day. They make of Ziggler for dressing like Shawn Michaels. They make fun of Roode's facial hair.
Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode vs. The Street Profits (WWE Smackdown Tag Team Champions)
We start with Dawkins and Ziggler. They lock up and Dawkins makes a quick tag to Ford who hits a nice drop kick. Ford tags Dawkins and it's all Profits early. Dawkins takes down Ziggler with a hard right hand. Ford goes to the top. Roode pulls Dawkins down from the apron and Ford kicks Roode away. Ford goes for a frog splash but misses as we go to a commercial.
We're back and Ziggler is in control of Ford. Roode throws Ziggler into Ford in the corner. Roode hits a back breaker on Ford for a near fall. Roode locks Ford in an abdominal stretch. Roode targets the ribs but Ford creates separating. Roode tags Ziggler who hits a Fameasser on Ford for a near fall. Ford gets backed into the Ziggler/Roode corner. Ford fights out of the corner with punches and elbows but Ziggler goes for the ribs to stop his momentum. Ziggler charges in the corner but misses. Dawkins and Roode both get tagged. All Dawkins and he hits a nice back elbow followed by a throw to Roode. Dawkins splashes Roode in the corner. Dawkins plants Ziggler with a spinning neck breaker. DAWKINS PLANTS ROODE WITH THE ANNOINTMENT and FORD HITS THE CASH OUT!! 1...2...NO!! Broken up by Dolph!! Ziggler hits a super kicks but Ford blocks and hits his own. ROODE ROLLS UP FORD AND USES THE TIGHTS TO WIN!! It wasn't that great to be honest. Felt like they were going through the motions.
W: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode via pin @ 7:50
Commentary shows us some history between Daniel Bryan and Sami Zayn
Kayla Braxton is backstage with Daniel Bryan. Bryan can get one step closer to the Intercontinental Championship tonight. Bryan accepts Jey Uso is more vicious than ever and Sami Zayn is more delusional than ever. Zayn could be the best IC champ ever if he didn't exploit every loophole ever. Bryan says he's not out to get Zayn but out to get the IC title. Up next is "Thank you Taker".
Kayla Braxton welcomes the Mysterio family and Murphy. They are thankful for many things. Dominik is coming into his own and Aalyah is becoming a mature lady and Murphy realized that Seth Rollins is garbage. KING CORBIN INTERRUPTS! Corbin makes fun of them all and says Murphy is riding Mysterio's coat tails.
The Undertaker video package to Metallica's "Now that we're Dead" is shown. I've said before but it's awesome. Check it out!
WWE Intercontinental Champion Sami Zayn make his way to the ring. Zayn makes fun of Thanksgiving. He doesn't respect the holiday. The only person who should be thankful is Daniel Bryan. Zayn says Bryan had his chance to be IC champion at WrestleMania but he blew it. Zayn says he is being sabbotaged and that brings Daniel Bryan to the ring.
Sami Zayn (WWE Intercontinental Champion) vs. Daniel Bryan
Zayn seems hesitant as Bryan wants to lock up. They lock up and Bryan gains the advantage stomping Zayn's elbow. Zayn rolls into the ropes. Lock up again and Bryan takes control of the arm. Bryan comes off the ropes with a shoulder tackle and Zayn goes into the ropes. Bryan takes down Zayn again and continues the arm work. Zayn goes off the ropes and Bryan connects with a drop kick for a near fall. Zayn hits Bryan with a kick and throws Bryan out of the ring. Bryan gets back in the ring where Zayn starts stomping him immediately. Zayn throws Bryan out of the ring again and follows him out. Bryan is sent into the barricade before being thrown back in the ring. Zayn goes to the top but Bryan cuts him off. Zayn blocks a superplex and knocks Bryan off. Bryan runs back up and knocks Zayn to the floor. BRYAN LEAPS OFF THE TOP BUT ZAYN SIDE STEPS AND BRYAN HITS THE BARRICADE AS WE GO TO A COMMERCIAL.
We're back and Zayn pounds on Bryan in the corner. Zayn gets a near fall. Another near fall. A third near fall for Zayn. Zayn sends Bryan to the corner but Bryan back flips out of it and takes down Zayn with a clothesline. Bryan lands a big kick to Zayn in the corner. They both battle on the top where BRYAN HITS A HURRICANRANA!! 1...2...NO!! Bryan hits kicks and an arm breaker. Another kick by Bryan. Bryan goes for another kick and Zayn rolls to the apron. ZAYN RAKES BRYAN'S EYES AND SENDS BRYAN INTO THE RING POST!! ZAYN HITS BRYAN WITH A BRAIN BUSTER ON THE APRON!! Bryan barely beats the count! BLUE THUNDER BOMB BY ZAYN!! 1...2...NO!!! Zayn hits Bryan with a forearm while talking trash. Bryan takes down Zayn and gets him in the YES LOCK!! Bryan hits Zayn with forearm shots. Zayn gets to the ropes and rolls outside. BRYAN HITS A SUICIDE DIVE!! Bryan throws Zayn in the ring and he rolls out the other side. ANOTHER SUICIDE DIVE BY BRYAN!! ZAYN TRIES TO RUN TO THE BACK AS BRYAN CHASES HIM!! ZAYN RUNS TO THE BACK AND BRYAN FOLLOWS HIM!! ZAYN RUNS BACK TO THE RING AND BEATS THE COUNT TO WIN!! A good match with a bad finish. Post match, JEY USO ATTACKS BRYAN BACKSTAGE BUT KEVIN OWENS MAKES THE SAVE!! Uso invites Owens to the ring.
W: Sami Zayn via count out @ 13:10
On this Monday's Raw, Randy Orton will be the guest on a Moment of Bliss.
Jey Uso talks with Roman Reigns. Kevin Owens interrupts. Owens is tired of them attacking everyone. Owens tells Reigns if family is so important, then why does he treat his like trash. Owens leaves. Reigns tells Uso that Owens doesn't look at him with fear. Fix that!
Natalya vs. Bianca Belair
Bayley makes her way to the ring to be on commentary. Good exchange by the ladies early with each trying pins unsuccessfully. Natalya sends Belair into the ring post. Natalya stomps Belair in the corner. Suplex by Natalya. Belair blocks another suplex and gets a near fall from a cradle. Natalya still in control though. Natalya locks in a surfboard submission. Cole pays more attention to Bayley than the match. Belair begins her come back. Belair does a Beth Phoenix like Glam Slam sending Natalya outside. Belair follows where she argues with Bayley. Bayley taunts Belair. BELAIR NAILS BAYLEY! Natalya looks for the Sharpshooter but Belair kicks her into Bayley who's on the apron. BELAIR ROLLS UP NATALYA FOR THE WIN!! Too quick to mean much but the right person won. Would be great to see a Belair/Bayley feud out of this.
W: Bianca Belair via pin @ 3:33
Paul Heyman talks with Adam Pearce backstage.
Murphy w/ The Mysterio Family vs. King Corbin
They lock up and Corbin backs Murphy into the corner. Elbow by Corbin and Dominik gets on the apron. Rey also gets on the apron to distract allowing Murphy to get a near fall roll up. Corbin gains the upper hand the Mysterios distract again. Corbin sends Murphy to a corner and charges. Murphy avoids and Corbin ducks under the where he runs into Aalyah. Corbin is distracted again where Murphy takes advantage. Murphy drop toe holds Corbin into the steps. Back in the ring, CORBIN COUNTER MURPHY AND HITS DEEP SIX!! The Mysterios distract to prevent a Corbin cover. Corbin pounds on Murphy with right hands. Dominik tries to distract again! So who's the heel/face here? This is basically 4-on-1. Murphy side steps Corbin. DOMINIK GRABS THE LEG OF CORBIN!! MURPHY PINS CORBIN BUT CORBIN'S FOOT IS ON THE ROPE! DOMINIK PUSHES CORBIN'S FOOT OFF THE ROPE AND MURPHY GETS THE WIN! Corbin gets a mic and claims it was 4-on-1. I would have to agree. Corbin wants a rematch next week and says he will be ready for them.
W: Murphy via pin @ 3:52
Jey Uso vs. Kevin Owens is official for tonight's main event. We see Owens taping up backstage.
Apollo Crews is playing basketball with Big E. I use basketball loosely as it's a paper ball and trash can. Sami Zayn interrupts and says he has an interview with Kayla Braxton next about his great victory over Daniel Bryan. Big E runs down Zayn's tactics. Zayn says Big E is just like everyone else. Zayn calls Big E bitter. Zayn says Big E's Intercontinental reign forgettable. Zayn says Big E should be applauding him. Big E shakes Zayn's hand and squeezes his hand for a 10 count. Kayla asks Zayn is they're still having the interview to which Zayn says no!
Cole and Graves talk about it on commentary when they're joined by Billie Kay with her resume. They aren't having it.
Carmella is backstage and she says we know what she is here to do. Highlights of what she has done to Sasha Banks lately. Carmella says he had the title and fans before but then started doing what the fans wanted. Then she lost it all. Carmella isn't doing anything for anyone else anymore. Carmella snaps her fingers and someone hands her a champagne glass. IT'S SASHA BANKS!! BANKS ATTACKS CARMELLA!! Officials separate them and Banks claims she wants a match next week!
The main event is next!
Kevin Owens vs. Jey Uso
Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman watch from the back. The match starts with both men going right after each other. Owens gets the early advantage. Uso bails to the outside. Owens follows and launches Uso into the barricade. Back in the ring, Owens pounds Uso with punches in the corner. Owens throws Uso out of the ring. Uso reverses and sends Owens into the steps. Back in the ring, Uso now hammers Owens with punches. Uso ties up Owens arm in the ropes. Both men trade punches and Owens takes down Uso with a clothesline and follows up with a senton. Owens charges but Uso moves and Owens hits the ring post shoulder first. Uso suicide dives to the outside but Owens catches him! Owens catapults Uso into the ring post and super kicks Uso over the barricade as we go to a commercial.
We're back and Owens hits a flipping senton on Uso on the floor outside! Back in the ring, Owens gets a near fall. Uso hangs Owens arm across the top rope before hitting an arm breaker. Uso is in control now. Uso drops a knee on Owens' arm. Reigns is still watching in the back. Uso continues to work the arm. Uso charges in the corner but Owens moves and delivers a super kick! Owens lights up Uso with chops and punches. Owens tries Pop Up Powerbomb but his arm gives out. Super kick by Uso for a near fall! Uso goes up to the top but Owens cuts him off. Head butts by Uso and Owens falls to the mat. USO TRIES A SPLASH BUT OWENS GETS THE KNEES UP! Owens lifts Uso and drops Uso's neck across his knee! 1...2...NO!! Uso blocks a stunner and sends Owens into the ring post with the bad arm. USO GRABS A CHAIR AND HITS OWENS FORCING A DQ!!
W; Kevin Owens via DQ @ 11:54
Uso uses the chair again and goes outside to clear the announce table. Owens blocks a chair shot and HITS USO WITH A STUNNER!! On the outside, Owens throws Uso across the announce table. OWENS GETS A CHAIR AND WEARS OUT USO!! OWENS LOOKS INTO THE CAMERA AND CALLS OUT REIGNS!! OWENS TELLS REIGNS HE FEARS NO ONE INCLUDING REIGNS! Owens says if Reigns has a problem with him, Reigns can come find him. Back in the ring, OWENS STUNS USO!! Owens goes to the announce table and pulls up a chair and sits at the "head of the table". Owens says "Where are you Roman? I'll be waiting!" End Show.
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