WWE FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN: May 20 report

Posted on 5/21/122 by Colin Vassallo



Arena: Van Andel Arena
City: Grand Rapids, MI

Smackdown opens with a preview for tonights Tag Team
Championship unification match between RK-Bro and The Usos.
First out comes the Bloodline. Roman Reigns opens with,
Grand Rapidsacknowledge me, tonight you not only
acknowledge me, you acknowledge my cousins, so tonight you
acknowledge the Bloodline!

Heyman gets the microphone and says, Roman Reigns is the
greatest of all time. Heyman then list everyone from Bruno
Sammartino, Hulk Hogan, John Cena, The Rock, etc. and says,
Roman Reigns would knock them down.

Roman then tells The Usos they know what he expects, and he
loves them.

Sami Zayn VS. Shinsuke Nakamura

Zayn rolls out of the ring Nakamura follows only to get hit
with a Michinoku Driver on the floor by Zayn, Zayn then
rolls in the ring as the referee counts, Nakamura back in
right after the 9 count.

Action spills back on the floor this time it was Nakamura
getting the upper hand and Zayn rolling back in the ring
right after the 9 count only to be met with a Kinshasa and
Nakamura pins him.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Happy Talk is next! No guest, Happy just cuts a promo on
Madcap Moss, after he was done Happy destroys the Andre the
Giant Memorial trophy.

Gunther VS. Drew Gulak

Gunther destroy Gulak again

Winner: Gunther

After the match Gunther puts Gulak in a Boston Crab but
Gulak is rescued by the arrival of Ricochet and Gunther
leaves the ring.

Adam Pearce is in the back and Max Dupri (L.A. Knight) says
Sonya Deville hired him and Pearce says Deville has been
relieved of her duties as WWE official. Dupri says well
there is an issue because he and his stable have a signed a
contract and Pearce said he will have to reach out to his
legal department and get back to Dupri.

In the back, Shotzi yells at Raquel Rodriguez for Stealing
her moment last week and is going to make her pay and she
is nothing but 6 feet of disappointment.

Raquel Rodriguez VS. Shotzi

Raquel hits her one-armed powerbomb on Shotzi for the win

Winner: Raquel Rodriguez

Xavier Woods VS. Butch

Woods with a quick rollup for the pin

Winner: Xavier Woods

RK-Bro VS. The Usos to unify the Raw and Smackdown Tag Team
Championship

Jey Uso goes to the top rope but is caught by Riddle, Riddle
attempts to hit an RKO but Roman Reigns holds Uso, Uso then
hits the splash for the pin.

Winners and New Unified Tag Team Champions: The Usos

After the match, the Bloodline beat down RK-Bro, Reigns
chokes out Riddle and places him on the announce table, The
Usos use the steps on Orton, Jey Uso dives and crashes down
on Riddle destroying the announce table. Reigns then puts
Orton in the guillotine choke as officials try to break up
the assault. The show ends with The Bloodline posing in the
ring with all the titles.

























































































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