WWE SmackDown Live Results 13/09/16
With the events of Backlash 2016 still ringing within the ears of the stars of SmackDown Live, what is next as they begin the countdown to No Mercy 2016. He has officially made history, AJ Styles has become the WWE World Champion. But he is the first man to hold the major championship in all promotions. So what is next for The Phenomenal One, and how will the former champion Dean Ambrose deal with the loss? With him and Rhyno becoming the first WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions, he is now a fully fledged member of SmackDown Live – will he get the chance to sign the contract. This weeks edition of SmackDown Live comes from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here is this weeks SmackDown Live Results 13/09/16…
— The show opens with new WWE World Champion AJ Styles addressing the WWE Universe. He says as long as he’s been in the company, he’s done everything he said he was going to do. He then declares himself the champ that runs the camp. John Cena’s music hit, making his return to SmackDown Live. Cena says Styles has something that belongs to him and he’s decided he’s going to take it back: the WWE World Championship. Cena wants to tie Ric Flair’s championship record. Dean Ambrose comes out and says Styles made him his enemy. Cena runs down Ambrose and says he hasn’t stepped up once. Ambrose calls Cena out for being a part-timer and says he can’t hang anymore. Shane McMahon says at No Mercy, all three men will fight for the title in a triple threat match. Tonight though, he is making Cena and Ambrose team up against Styles and a partner of his choosing.
1. The Usos defeated the Hype Bros. The Usos took advantage of Zack Ryder’s injury, dominating the match. They eventually hit a top rope splash, getting the pin on Mojo Rawley.
— The Miz came out, listing his accomplishments and insisted he isn’t a coward. He is interrupted by Dolph Ziggler, who insists every other Superstar and all the fans will never see him as a top guy and will always see through him. Ziggler challenges Miz to “one more match” with “no gimmicks.” Daniel Bryan interrupted and agreed Maryse is the only reason The Miz retained his title. Bryan says Ziggler gets a rematch, but Miz says he will not defend his title on any show until he renegotiates his contract. The Miz and Maryse then left through the crowd.
— Baron Corbin and Apollo Crews were to have a Backlash rematch, but Corbin attacked Crews before the match began and hit an End of Days on the floor. Jack Swagger came out in street clothes and stared down Corbin, who left. He then said SmackDown Live is his new home and people may think they know him, but they don’t know Jack.
2. Fatal 5-Way No. 1 Contender Match for the WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship: Alexa Bliss defeated Nikki Bella, Carmella, Naomi and Natalya. Becky Lynch was sat at ringside for this match. Carmella hit Nikki with a huge head kick and went for the pin, but Alexa tossed Carmella out of the ring and stole the pin for herself.
— Shane McMahon welcomed the new WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions Rhyno and Heath Slater, to the ring for Slater’s contract signing. Slater signs and thanks Shane and Daniel and his wife and kids, as well as Rhyno. Slater says him and Rhyno will take on anyone, anyplace, anywhere. The Ascension interrupt the celebration and said they wanted to take Slater up on his challenge right here, right now. Shane makes the match.
3. WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship Match: Heath Slater and Rhyno (c) defeated The Ascension to retain.
— Backstage, AJ Styles has failed to recruit a tag team partner thus far. Daniel Bryan then introduces him to James Ellsworth, his partner for the night. Ellsworth was previously seen on RAW as the “any man with two hands can” jobber who lost to Braun Strowman.
— Randy Orton came to the ring and challenged Bray Wyatt to step in there with him. Wyatt appeared on the video screen and warned Orton not to sleep. Wyatt appeared behind Orton outside the ring and Orton again dared him to get in. The lights went out and Erick Rowan appeared and attacked Orton from behind. Orton hit an RKO on Rowan and then his music played again.
4. John Cena and Dean Ambrose defeated The Miz and AJ Styles. While James Ellsworth was making his way to the ring, he was jumped from behind and beat down by The Miz, taking his place as Styles’ partner, because he is the main event. Ambrose wiped out Styles with a dive, allowing Cena to hit an AA on The Miz for the pin.
— After the match, Ambrose hit Cena with Dirty Deeds and jawed at him. He stared down Styles, who posed with his belt at the top of the ramp to end the show.
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