WWE SmackDown Results: Riddle Defeats Sami Zayn to challenge Roman Reigns for the Undisputed Universal Title
WWE SmackDown Results: WWE SmackDown LIVE: Another week and another edition of Friday Night SmackDown awaits the WWE Universe. This week’s show…
WWE SmackDown Results: WWE SmackDown LIVE: Another week and another edition of Friday Night SmackDown awaits the WWE Universe. This week’s show streamed live from Raising Cane’s River Center, Baton Rouge, LA. Follow WWE SmackDown and Live Updates on InsideSport.IN
Riddle vs Sami Zayn: In the main event, Riddle faced Sami Zayn in a stipulation match for the opportunity to face Roman Reigns for the Undisputed Universal Title. The match began with a hard start by Riddle. He decimated Sami Zayn in the ring with heavy blows to win the match.
.@SuperKingofBros is rolling to start this match! #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/9L4y5ecIwG— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
However, Sami Zayn knocked him out on the barricade. Although Sami Zayn tried his best to keep Riddle down, he failed to overpower him. Further, Sami Zayn tried to hit a top rope move when Riddle countered with a knee. The match continued with Sami Zayn’s cheap tricks to mock Riddle using Randy Orton’s moves.
But, unfortunately, Riddle made his comeback in the match destroying Sami Zayn. In the final moments of the match, Sami Zayn tried to deliver the Heluva kick but Riddle countered it with an RKO to win the match.
RKO OUTTA NOWHERE!!!@SuperKingofBros #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/6ToWvX69Qk— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
Later that match, The Usos attacked Riddle but the Super King of Bros destroyed The Usos with the kendo stick. Next week, he will challenge Roman Reigns for the Undisputed Universal Title.
Ricochet vs Gunther: On the recent episode of Friday Night SmackDown, Ricochet defended his Intercontinental Title against Gunther. The match began with Gunther’s strikes on Ricochet. Although Ricochet tried to land a decisive blow, Gunther countered it each time with a more powerful attack.
Later, he caught Ricochet and drove him to the ring corner, humiliating him. After the commercial break, Ricochet made his comeback in the match with a sunset flip with a pin cover, but Gunther kicked out it. In the final moments of the match, Gunther delivered a dropkick to keep the champion down.
.@Gunther_AUT sent @KingRicochet FLYING. #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/xdyOaHY0cW— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
In the end, Gunther caught Ricochet in the middle of the ring and delivered a powerbomb to become the new Intercontinental Champion.
Ronda Rousey vs Shotzi: On the recent episode of Friday Night SmackDown, Shotzi interrupted Ronda for a match which Ronda accepted. The match started with Ronda’s aggressive moves on Shotzi. The SmackDown Women’s Champion tried for an early armbar, but Shotzi slipped to the ropes.
And just like that @RondaRousey takes back the momentum. #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/up058VhsZo— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
Later, Shotzi caught the champion in a tornado DDT on the ringside. Although Shotzi tried her best to decimate the champion, she failed to overpower Ronda Rousey. She tried different moves to humiliate Ronda with decisive damage to her left arm. However, Ronda Rousey made her comeback ending the match with an armbar.
What an effort by @ShotziWWE, but the #SmackDown Women's Champion @RondaRousey picks up the W! pic.twitter.com/j3xu71Tl4M— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
Later that match, Natalya attacked Ronda Rousey from behind and caught her in the sharpshooter submission lock.
Lacey Evans vs Xia Li: Next, the Women’s Money in the Bank qualifier match featured the returning Lacey Evans and Xia Li. The match started with Xia Li’s agility but she failed to keep pace in the match. Eventually, Lacey Evans dominated Xia Li with her strength, ending the match with a decisive forearm to Xia Li qualifying for the match.
Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus: The latest episode of Friday Night SmackDown featured former WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and the former Money in the Bank winner Sheamus for a Money in the Bank Qualifying match. McIntyre started the match with dominance on Sheamus. He delivered consecutive strikes to slay the Celtic Warrior.
White Noise to the apron and @WWESheamus has taken control. #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/LCzBntq3bO— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
Both men continued their assault in the ring with heavy blows until Sheamus turned the table with white noise on the apron. Later, Sheamus brought McIntyre into the ring and tried the first pin of the match, but McIntyre kicked out. Soon, the Scottish Warrior made a comeback in the match with consecutive belly-to-belly slams followed by a jack knife cover.
And now @DMcIntyreWWE taking a page out of the @WWESheamus playbook! #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/ZGboIkdMHU— WWE (@WWE) June 11, 2022
The match got more interesting when both superstars used moves from each other books. Further, McIntyre tried to end the match with a Claymore, however, Sheamus countered with a running knee. The match continued with heavy blows on the ringside until the referee disqualified both superstars when both men used steel chairs.
SLOW DAHN THE COUNT REF#SmackDown #SmackDAHN pic.twitter.com/KinTWaFIJb— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) June 11, 2022
After the double disqualification, both men continued their brawl on the ringside. Eventually, WWE Officials came out to separate both men to stop their vicious brawl.
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