Welcome to ProMMAnow.com’s live coverage of WWE’s Friday Night Smackdown. In addition to live match results and updates, we will post video highlights as they become available. This event took place in Little Rock, Ark.
The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose
After some back and forth, Miz hits a neckbreaker but can’t get the pin. Ambrose ends up countering Miz off the ropes with a drop kick. Miz goes out the ring and Ambrose flies over the ropes to take him down, then slams him into the barricade and drops him face first on the barricade. As they go back in the ring Miz slams a foot to the face that drops Ambrose hard. … Miz beating Ambrose up in the corner until the ref breaks it up. Ambrose lands a counter coming out of the corner that turns the momentum around, ending with Ambrose hitting a DDT off the ropes. As Miz gets up, Ambrose tries to time a jump off the ropes but Miz catches him and puts him in a figure-four. Ambrose grabs the ropes to break it up. Ambrose lands a clothesline that puts Miz down. Seth Rollins walks out with Kane. This distracts Ambrose for a moment and Miz tries to take advantage, but Ambrose slams his skull to the mat with a Dirty Deeds and pins Miz.
WINNER: Dan Ambrose
Rollins and Kane try teaming up on Ambrose, but he gets the better of them and runs off with Rollins’ Money in the Bank briefcase. The crowd loves it!
Winner will challenge Dolph Ziggler later tonight for Intercontinental Championship. My prediction is either Cesaro or Jack Swagger will likely take this one. As things start to clear out, Swagger tosses Heath Slater out. Mizdow goes out. This leaves Kofi Kingston, Bo Dallas, Cesaro and Swagger. Kingston takes out Bo Dallas. Cesaro gets knocked down by Kofi, then he falls victim to a Swagger Bomb. Kofi looking to take out Swagger and Cesaro and almost succeeds. Cesaro picks Kofi over his head and tosses him at Swagger and they both go out. Cesaro will face Ziggler later tonight for the title.
The Usos vs. Gold and Stardust – Tag Team Championship
Gold and Stardust’s Tag Team Title is on the line. Usos lost the title to these two at Night of Champions. Jey Uso knocks Stardust over the ropes and out of the ring. Next they knock Goldust to the floor and The Usos dive out and land on them as they try and get to their feet. … Usos dominating and Jey Uso flips Goldust high over his head and on his back. Goldust turns it around and tosses Jey into the corner post and he ends up on the floor where Stardust takes over, smashing him into the announcers table. Stardust locks up his leg and tags Goldust who begins to work him over good. Stardust back in and looks for the pin, but can’t get it. Jey hits a counter and hurts Stardust. Goldust is in and gets tossed over the ropes. Jey trying to tag Jimmy as Goldust tries to stop him but gets slammed. Jimmy gets tagged in and cleans house leaving Gold and Stardust hurt in the corners. Usos catch Goldust outside the ring and slam him face first into the barricade. Stardust then lands on them both with a Falling Star. He throws Jimmy back in the ring looking for the pin, but he gets out. Stardust starting to get on the ropes but Jey puts him on his shoulders and Jimmy jumps off the ropes with a flying clothesline that knocks Stardust a flip. As Jimmy looks for the pin Goldust intervenes stomping on Jimmy, earning a disqualification but saves their Tag Team Title.
WINNER: The Usos by DQ (Gold and Stardust keep their title)
Natalya and Rosa Mendes vs. Summer Rae and Layla
Summer Rae and Nattie have been going at it on Total Divas. Summer Rae getting the best of Nattie to start. Both tag out and Rosa is working over Layla. Layla counters with a head kick and almost pins her. Then Nattie comes in and throws Summer Rae out, but gets kicked out of the ring herself by Layla and hits the hard floor. Layla then rolls Rosa over and pins her.
WINNER: Summer Rae and Layla
Dolph Ziggler vs. Cesaro – Intercontinental Championship
Cesaro tosses Ziggler over the ropes to the floor, then runs him into the barricade. He then lifts up Ziggler off the floor with pure strength and throws him into the ring. Cesaro hits him with a big suplex. Cesaro looking for a big slam but Ziggler hits a Sunset Flip and pins Cesaro. Cesaro actually got his hand on the ropes but the referee missed it.
WINNER: Dolph Ziggler
Big Show vs. Rusev
Big Show starts out strong smashing Rusev into the corner over and over. Rusev counters with a throat punch, slings him against the ropes, then Big Show turns it around with a Sunset Flip, then knocks him out the ring with a shoulder smash coming off the ropes. … Big Show back to tossing Rusev around and dominating Rusev. Lana looking worried at ringside. Rusev counters off the ropes with a tackle at the knees. Rusev then kicks the leg and knee of Big Show and continues to drop elbows on it over and over. Big Show smashes him in the face with a foot then hits a side slam. As Rusev gets up, Big Show goes for the KO punch but Rusev ducks and Rusev lands a drop kick but can’t get the pin. Rusev now looking for the choke but eats an elbow that turns it around for Big Show. The big man then hits the Choke Slam and is about to go for the KO when Lana grabs his leg and distracts him. Rusev comes from behind with the Russian flag and smashes him with it and gets DQ’d. Big Show then lands the KO punch and we see Rusev down and out for the first time. The crowd cheers “USA”.
WINNER: Big Show by DQ