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WWE Smackdown Results 5/20/11
May 20, 2011 - 11:07:48 PM

Report by Richard Trionfo & PWinsider.com

While Sheamus comes to the ring, we hear some pre-recorded comments from Sheamus. He points out that it took Christian seventeen years to win the World Title while Sheamus points out that it only took two months for him to win the World Title. The writing is on the wall that Christian is on the way down, while the Celtic Warrior is on the way up.

Match Number One: Christian versus Sheamus

They lock up and Sheamus backs Christian into the corner but Sheamus misses with a punch. Sheamus does not miss with his next punch and then he connects with a knee followed by a series of punches. Christian slides through Sheamus’ legs and connects with an uppercut. Christian with a drop toe hold that sends Sheamus into the ropes and then Christian with a slingshot to the floor followed by an uppercut. Sheamus brings Christian back into the ring with a biel and he follows that with a boot to the head and he gets a near fall.

Sheamus with a punch to the midsection followed by a back elbow. Sheamus chokes Christian in the ropes but he misses a charge and he goes over the top rope to the floor. Sheamus with a shoulder to Christian from the apron and then he tries to suplex Christian to the floor, but Christian stops him and he punches Sheamus and then pulls Sheamus off the apron to the floor.

Christian goes up top but Sheamus stops him and he knocks Christian off the top rope to the floor. We go to commercial.

We are back and Sheamus with a slam and he gets a near fall. Sheamus puts Christian in the ropes and he connects with a series of forearms. Sheamus with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Sheamus with an elbow to the head and then he applies a rear chin lock with his knee in Christian’s back. Sheamus turns it into a reverse chin lock. Christian punches Sheamus in the midsection. Christian avoids a slam and hits an inverted DDT for a near fall.

Sheamus misses a charge into the corner and Christian hits a pendulum kick followed by a cross body for a near fall. Sheamus with an elbow followed by a knee lift. Sheamus misses a short arm clothesline and Christian with a kick followed by a sunset flip off the second turnbuckle for a near fall. Sheamus with a clothesline and he regains control of the match.

Sheamus signals that it is over but Christian with a back body drop and then he goes to the turnbuckles for a back elbow. Christian tries for the Killswitch but Sheamus counters and tries for a belly-to-back suplex but Christian lands on his feet. Sheamus with a uranage back breaker for a near fall. Sheamus with a kick to the midsection and then he puts Christian on the top turnbuckle. Sheamus punches Christian but Christian fights back and hits a tornado DDT and he gets a near fall.

Sheamus rolls to the apron and he punches Christian and hits another knee lift followed by a slingshot shoulder tackle but Sheamus can only get a two count. Sheamus gets set for the Celtic Cross but Christian escapes and gets the three count with an inside cradle.

Winner: Christian

After the match, Mark Henry runs to the ring and he attacks Christian. Sheamus joins in the attack. Sheamus with shoulders in the corner and then Randy Orton walks out onto the stage and he watches what is going on in the ring. Sheamus chokes Christian and then Orton decides to run to the ring and Orton punches Sheamus and hits him with a clothesline. Mark Henry charges at Orton but Orton moves out of the way and he sends Henry to the floor. Orton checks on Christian and helps him up.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at the I Quit Match between John Cena and Miz.

We run through the card for Over the Limit.

We have a new match for the pay per view with Brie Bella defending the Divas Title against Kelly Kelly.

Todd Grisham is in the interview area with Brie and Nikki Bella. Todd shows them the footage from Monday night when they made the mistake of attacking Kharma on Raw.

Todd asks Brie why she left her sister in the ring to be attacked. Brie says that she attacked Kharma. Nikki says that Brie wouldn’t have attacked Kharma if she didn’t know that Nikki was going to attack her too. Nikki then points out that when the going got rough, Brie got going out of the ring. Brie asks Nikki if she wouldn’t have done the same thing and Nikki says that Brie is right. Brie is frustrated that she has to defend her title on Sunday against Kelly Kelly and that she has to face that wench Natalya tonight. Brie asks Nikki if they can be on the same page again and Nikki says that they were never off. They leave the interview area together.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Brie Bella with Nikki Bella versus Natalya in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Natalya tries for a slam but Brie gets out of the hold. Natalya with a snap mare but Brie with a head scissors and Natalya escapes. Natalya with a waist lock but Brie gets to the ropes. Natalya with a take down and gets a near fall. Natalya sets for the Sharpshooter but Brie gets to the ropes. Brie drops Natalya on the middle rope and then she slams Natalya’s arm into the mat. Brie with an arm wringer on Natalya and then she applies an arm bar. Natalya gets Brie on her back and falls back to the mat. Natalya with a slap and clothesline. Natalya with a kick and a discus clothesline for a near fall. Natalya with a delayed vertical suplex followed by a snap mare and a drop kick to the back.

Natalya gets a near fall on Brie. Brie goes into the ropes and the referee pulls Natalya out of the way. Brie with a kick to the knee and then she sends Natalya shoulder first into the turnbuckles and Brie gets the three count after an X Factor.

Josh asks Booker about Ezekiel Jackson and what happened last week when the Corre attacked Jackson after being kicked out of the Corre. Booker says that Jackson is a man who can dish it out as well as he can take it. Booker says that Jackson is here to make a play on Smackdown.

We go to commercial.

Ezekiel Jackson comes to the ring and he said that when he first came to Smackdown, his goal was to write a new chapter in the Book of Ezekiel. It would be an epic tale of total domination. He promised himself that he would make an impact and that is why he joined The Corre. They took the show by force and took over. On that first night, he hoisted a five hundred pound giant and slammed him. Jackson says that he wondered if he needed the Corre or if they needed him. Jackson wanted to leave the Corre, but they wouldn’t let him walk away. Jackson says that he has taken a beating the last two weeks and he is man enough to admit it. Jackson says that they cannot break him. He is not a man who can be broken. They have unleashed a force that cannot and will not be stopped. He will not rest or sleep until they have all suffered. Jackson says that Wade will be the first to suffer. It is written in the Book of Ezekiel that his reign as champion will end. Jackson says that he is the personification of domination.

The Corre make their way to the ring and they look like they are ready for the next round of beatings on Jackson.

Before they can enter the ring, Teddy Long’s music plays and he says that this is not the way it is going to go down tonight, playas. He tells the Corre that if they want action, they will be in a six man tag match. Teddy lets the music tell us who Zeke’s tag team partners are and it is the Tag Team Champions.

Match Number Three: Big Show, Ezekiel Jackson, and Kane versus Heath Slater, Wade Barrett, and Justin Gabriel in a ‘You knew this was going to happen sooner rather than later Match

Show and Gabriel start things off and Show tosses Gabriel around the ring and then he punches him in the corner and gives Gabriel a head butt followed by a chop. Kane is tagged in and he kicks Gabriel in the ribs followed by an uppercut. Kane with a back elbow followed by an elbow drop for a near fall. Gabriel with a back kick and Slater tags in but he runs into an uppercut. Kane sends Slater into the turnbuckles and then he punches Slater.

Kane with an Irish whip and Slater tries to float over but Kane catches him. Slater gets free and he tags in Barrett. Jackson wants to be tagged in and Kane obliges. Barrett with a kick and punch followed by a head butt and more punches. Barrett tries for a suplex but Jackson blocks it and he clotheslines Barrett over the top rope to the floor. Slater and Gabriel tease interference but they see Show and Kane get in the ring too and they think twice about doing anything as we go to commercial.

We are back and Jackson with a shoulder tackle to Gabriel and Show is tagged in and he punches Gabriel followed by a step over leg lariat for a near fall. Gabriel with punches and kicks to Show but Show with a kick of his own that does a little more damage than Gabriel’s kicks. Show with a chop and Jackson is tagged in. He connects with a forearm to the back but Gabriel with a kick and Barrett tags in.

Barrett punches Jackson but Jackson pushes Barrett away and Slater tags in. Jackson with a shoulder tackle and Kane tags in and hits the clothesline from the top. Kane with a running clothesline into the corner followed by a side slam for a near fall. Kane with a snap mare and he tries for the drop kick but Barrett pulls the ropes down and Kane falls to the floor.

Gabriel tag in and he hits a baseball slide followed by a pescado. Barrett tags in and he runs Kane into the apron before they return to the ring and Barrett gets a near fall. Slater tags in and he kicks Kane and connects with an elbow drop while Barrett has Kane immobilized. Slater with a side head lock but Kane with a belly-to-back suplex to get out of the hold. Barrett tags in and he kicks Kane in the head. Kane and Barrett exchange punches and then they each hit big boots and they go down.

Slater tags in and he gets between Kane and his corner. Kane pushes Slater out of the corner and Kane grabs Slater by the throat but Slater with a punch. Kane with a huge vintage uppercut and he is able to tag in Jackson. Jackson with a clothesline to Gabriel who just tagged in and then he knocks Slater off the apron. Jackson with a slam to Gabriel and he gives him another one for luck. Jackson decides to give Justin a third slam.

He gives Gabriel a fourth slam and then he tries to get Gabriel on his shoulders for a torture rack but Slater interferes. Kane takes care of Barrett with an uppercut while Show gives Gabriel a choke slam. Jackson slams Gabriel one more time and then he puts Gabriel in the torture rack and Gabriel taps out.

Winners: Ezekiel Jackson, Big Show, and Kane

Christian is in the back with Matt Striker and Matt asks Christian about what Randy Orton did earlier tonight. Christian says that he appreciated what Orton did, but he took his sweet time to get to the ring. We see the footage from earlier tonight.

Christian says that winning the World Title was the greatest moment of his life and that it took him seventeen years to do it, but in five days Randy Orton took it from him. Christian says that he is not mad at Orton and he hopes that Orton is not mad at him when he gets his title back on Sunday.

Christian mentions that Orton said that he wants Christian at 100 percent, but he has a funny way of showing it. Christian says that regardless of what happened tonight, he will be at 100 percent.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Chavo Guerrero says that Sin Cara embarrassed him last week. Chavo says that he brought Sin Cara to Smackdown and he taught him everything he knows. Then Sin Cara pays him back by disrespecting him. Chavo says that Sin Cara couldn’t beat Daniel Bryan without his help. Chavo says that what Sin Cara needed fifteen minutes to do last week, he will do it in less than five. Chavo says that he will beat Daniel Bryan in under five minutes. That is a lot less time than what he will need to beat Sin Cara on Sunday at Over the Limit.

Match Number Four: Chavo Guerrero versus Daniel Bryan in an ‘I Can Beat Daniel Bryan in Less than Five Minutes Match

Chavo points to the clock on the TitanTron and then they lock up and Chavo with a take down. They lock up again and Chavo backs Bryan into the corner but he misses a punch. Chavo goes for the leg but Bryan stops him and he puts Chavo in a hammer lock. Chavo with elbows to Bryan but Bryan with a drop kick and a drop toe hold.

Bryan with an Irish whip but he runs into boots from Chavo and Chavo with a near fall. Chavo with a Latino uppercut followed by a Saito suplex for a near fall. Chavo kicks Bryan and then he puts him in a rear chin lock and then he puts Bryan in a camel clutch with Bryan looking at the time on the clock. Bryan with elbows followed by a sunset flip but Chavo rolls through. We get a series of near falls from each man. Bryan with forearms but Chavo with a knee and Irish whip but Bryan flips out of the corner and hits a flying clothesline. Bryan with a series of kicks to the chest and then one to the head and Bryan gets a near fall.

Chavo sends Bryan into the turnbuckles and then Chavo tries for a power bomb but Bryan escapes and he tries to put Chavo in the LeBell Lock but Chavo gets his foot on the rope. Chavo rolls to the floor but Bryan with a baseball slide followed by a suicide dive.

Bryan goes up top but he misses a missile drop kick when Chavo moves out of the way. Chavo gets a near fall. Chavo with the Three Amigos and then he goes up top for the Frog Splash and he hits it but Bryan is able to kick out. The time runs out.


After the match, Chavo sends Bryan shoulder first into the ring post and then Sin Cara makes his way to the ring and he springs into the ring. Cara with a rana to Chavo that sends him to the floor. Cara points at Chavo.

We go to commercial.

Cody Rhodes comes out with Ted DiBiase for his match and Cody tells everyone to stop gawking at him. He wants everyone to put the bags over their heads. As a service to everyone and at great expense to him, he has provided the paper bags so he and the world wide audience can be spared the burden of seeing the foulness of their facades. Cody asks for one of his bags. He says that the bag in his hand is for Ted DiBiase. He tells Ted to put the bag over his head. Ted puts the bag over his head. Cody says that for the pleasure of the viewing audience, he asks him what his name is. He says that his name is ‘Corpus Christi’. Cody asks him what it is that he is hiding. He says that he is hideous. Cody asks where he wears the bag. He says that he wears it to school because the teachers are hideous. He wears it at home because his parents are hideous. Cody says that he is sorry that he feels that way. Cody says that he is offering some levity to the evening. The only real reason that someone would wear a paper bag in this ring is because what once was a blooming flower is now a wilted shrub. Cody asks ‘Corpus’ if he would like to add something and he asks for his opponent to be brought out.

Match Number Five: Ted DiBiase with Cody Rhodes and the Cody Rhodes Bag Men versus Trent Barreta

They lock up and Ted backs Trent into the corner and he kicks and punches him as the referee warns him. Trent with punches but Ted with the rebound clothesline and he gets a near fall. Ted punches Trent but he misses a shoulder and Trent kicks DiBiase. Trent goes up top and hits a version of Whisper in the Wind for a near fall. Trent with an enzuigiri and Trent tries for a tornado DDT but DiBiase counters with a sit out spinebuster and then he hits Dream Street for the three count.

Winner: Ted DiBiase

After the match, Ted puts a bag over Trent’s head.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Matt Striker is outside Randy Orton’s locker room and we will hear from Randy after our next match.

We see footage from last week when Jinder Mahal came out after the Khali Kiss Kam to slap Khali twice.

Match Number Six: Great Khali versus Jey Uso with Jimmy Uso

Uso with a kick to the leg followed by forearms to the back. Khali sends Jey into the corner and then he connects with an elbow. Jey with a drop kick that staggers Khali.

Jinder Mahal comes out and he yells at Khali in Hindi. Khali leaves the ring and Mahal gets face to face with Khali and then he slaps Khali while the referee counts Khali.

Khali returns to the ring and he chops Jey in the head and then he hits the vertical choke slam for the three count.

Winner: Great Khali

After the match, Khali brings Jimmy Uso into the ring and he chops Jimmy.

We go to the back where Matt Striker is with Randy Orton. Matt asks Randy about Christian’s comments from earlier tonight when he said that he would be 100 percent on Sunday and that he will win the title. Randy says that he has to face the World’s Strongest Man. A man with fifteen years of experience and a man who can snap your neck in a matter of seconds. Orton says that it is a lie that Christian will be at 100 percent. He may be at 99 percent, but that won’t be enough to win on Sunday.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Seven: Randy Orton versus Mark Henry in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Henry backs Orton into the corner. Orton with punches but Henry with a body block and then he stands on Orton’s chest. Henry with a forearm to the back and then he throws Orton to the floor. Henry goes to the floor and he connects with a forearm to Orton’s back and then he sends Orton back into the ring. Orton with a kick and a drop kick that sends Henry to the floor.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Orton with another drop kick that knocks Henry off the apron. Orton pushes Henry back into the ring but Henry with a head butt to the midsection. Henry gets Orton up and hits a power slam and gets a near fall. Orton punches Henry but Henry with head butts to Orton.

Henry tells Orton that he owns him as he kicks Orton. Henry continues to work on Orton with a forearm to the back. Henry works on the arm and he applies a nerve hold. Orton knocks Henry down with a shoulder tackle and then Orton with a series of knee drops. Orton with the Orton Stomp to Henry and then Orton looks around as he finishes it of with a boot to the head. Orton drops down for the RKO push ups but Henry sees the look in Orton’s eyes and he goes to the floor.

Orton tries to bring Henry back into the ring but from out of the shadows, Sheamus comes to the ring and he hits Orton with a running double axe handle and the referee calls for the bell.

Winner: Randy Orton by disqualification

After the match, Sheamus with a series of knee drops to Orton’s head and then Henry wants Sheamus to hold him for a punch to the midsection.

Christian comes out and he surveys the situation while Henry chokes Orton. Christian stretches a little while Sheamus kicks Orton in the corner.

Christian makes his way to the ring and he goes after Sheamus and Henry. Christian punches Sheamus out of the ring and then Orton with a drop toe hold to Henry that sends him into the turnbuckles.

Christian and Orton are alone in the ring and the fans want an RKO. Orton and Christian look at each other and Sheamus attacks Christian while Henry takes care of Orton.

Christian back body drops Sheamus to the floor and Henry presses Orton over his head but Christian kicks Henry in the midsection and Orton gets to his feet and he hits Henry with an RKO.

Orton and Christian shake hands and we go to credits.

Report by Richard Trionfo & PWinsider.com