WWE SmackDown Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The commentators are Michael Cole and Pat McAfee.
– Tonight is WWE SmackDown, the blue show starts with the commentators who welcome us and present the billboard for the evening. Drew McIntyre’s music plays and we see him in the Gorilla Position. He pushes the curtain to get through but a Butch appears! McIntyre sends it to Sheamus who was behind him then enters.
Winner qualifies for the Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus (accompanied by Butch)
At the end of the match, Drew McIntyre and Sheamus take a chair to the side of the ring and hit each other at the same time. The referee ends the game.
Winner: No contest
– After the match, the two fighters continue to fight.
– We are reminded that John Cena will celebrate 20 years in WWE on June 27 on RAW.
– After the commercial break, Drew McIntyre and Sheamus continue to fight, while the officers try to separate them. Sheamus ends up staying in the crowd while Drew McIntyre is ringside.
– A video is broadcast about what happened on RAW with Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins. Michael Cole then announces that Cody Rhodes will not be able to wrestle for 9 months (until March 2023).
– Backstage, Lacey Evans is with Kayla Braxton and reminds us that if she wins the Money in the Bank Ladder Match, she can challenge any champion anytime, anywhere. Xia Li doesn’t stand a chance against her tonight.
The winner qualifies for the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
Lacey Evans vs. Xia Li
At the end of the match, Lacey Evans lands her Woman’s Right on Xia Li for the pinfall victory.
Winner: Lacey Evans
– Behind the scenes, Drew McIntyre asks Adam Pearce to include him in the Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
– Enter Ronda Rousey.
– A video is released announcing that the Viking Raiders are coming soon.
– Backstage, Sheamus and Butch go to see Adam Pearce, and Sheamus tells him that he wants to be included in the Ladder Match.
– WWE announces that Ronda Rousey will defend her women’s belt against Natalya at Money in the Bank.
– In the ring, Ronda Rousey is impatient for Money in the Bank that will take place in 3 weeks. She will prove to Natalya that the Armbar she learned from her mother is better than her cheap imitation of the Sharpshooter she stole from her uncle Bret Hart. Shotzi walks in and tells Ronda Rousey to shut up. She may not have Natalya’s experience, but she has a killer instinct! If Ronda Rousey is a champion fighter, she will have no problem facing her now… Rousey agrees!
If Shotzi wins, she will be the next challenger for the SmackDown Women’s Title.
Ronda Rousey vs. Shotzi
At the end of the match, Ronda Rousey hits Shotzi with her Armbar.
Winner: Ronda Rousey
– After the fight, Natalya attacks Ronda Rousey from behind and applies her Sharpshooter.
– Behind the scenes, Riddle tells us that what motivates him for his match tonight is what Bloodline did to his friend Randy Orton, he is ready to do anything for revenge.
– Gunther enters with new music.
– Behind the scenes, Kayla Braxton announces that Ronda Rousey is seriously injured after Natalya’s attack. Her participation in Money in the Bank is no longer certain.
Intercontinental Championship – Singles Match
Gunther (accompanied by Ludwig Kaiser) vs. Ricochet (c)
At the end of the match, Gunther does a Double Dropkick on Ricochet and then a Powerbomb to continue the victory by pinfall.
Winner: Gunther – New Champion
– Paul Heyman tells Sami Zayn that this is the biggest opportunity of his career. If he beats Riddle, Heyman can tell the tribal chief that he is part of the bloodline. Otherwise… Sami Zayn enters.
– A video of the meeting between John Cena and a young Ukrainian fan is released.
– Next week, Madcap Moss and Happy Corbin will meet in a “Last Laugh Match” and Max Dupri will introduce us to his group.
– Paul Heyman is at the commentary table for the next game.
If Sami Zayn wins, Riddle will be banned from SmackDown. If Riddle wins, he will face Roman Reigns for the WWE/Universal Undisputed Title.
At the end of the match, Riddle is about to RKO Sami Zayn, but the latter counters him with his Blue Thunder Bomb followed by the fall… Riddle emerges. Riddle wants to turn him into his Bro Derek but Zayn counters with a Roll Up, Riddle clears him again. Sami Zayn explodes in Riddle’s corner and tries the Helluva Kick on him, but Riddle counters it with an RKO! He continues with the fall for the win.
– After the match, the Usos attack Riddle and celebrate… but Riddle attacks them with a Kendo Stick! WWE announces that Roman Reigns will defend the Undisputed WWE/Universal Title against Riddle next week on SmackDown.. The show ends with a celebration from Riddle.
Photo Credit: WWE
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