SMACKDOWN 9 JAN 2018 RESULTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Welcome to JioTorrent Wrestling section. Today’s Smackdown 9 Jan 2018 episode starts with AJ Styles loose to Sami Zayn promo. After promo commentaries welcome us from Birmingham, Alabama.
In the beginning of the show Reene Young welcome her guest The Phenomenal AJ Styles.
Renee asks if the Handicap Match at the Royal Rumble was a fair decision.
Styles says he was being sarcastic when he mentioned the Handicap Match last week but he can’t take back what he said and the match that Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan made.
AJ Styles goes on and says he may lose the title but his strategy is simple – hit them fast and hit them hard. AJ says Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens are professionals and logic tells him that the longer the match goes, the better chance they have because they can tag in a fresh man.
Discussion Continues AJ thinks the decision was fair.
Fans chant for AJ. AJ says the decision was not fair but neither is life. He goes on and Renee asks if Bryan is playing favorites. Fans do the “yes!” chant. AJ says he doesn’t know what Bryan’s deal is and he tries not getting in Bryan’s business but it seems like Bryan is pushing him into it. Renee asks about SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon next and AJ says he’s not going to get into it, he’s not pointing fingers.
AJ goes on and says he can’t allow those 2 idiots to take his title from him, he has to retain. AJ says he will beat Sami and Owens on the same night in the same match and then there will be no doubt that SmackDown is… the music interrupts and out comes Owens and Sami.
Owens mocks AJ and calls him The Regretful or The Remorseful instead of The Phenomenal. Fans chant for AJ as Owens goes on. Owens says AJ has no chance of walking out of the Rumble with the WWE Title. Sami chimes in with a “yep!” Owens says when it’s all said and done, they will be the first-ever co-WWE Champions. Some fans boo. Owens talks some more trash before they start a “yep!” chant. The music of money interrupts and out comes Shane.
Shane says he has to agree with AJ here, he doesn’t think it’s fair that AJ has to defend like this. Shane doesn’t understand why Bryan would make this match or why he would give these Yep Clowns another chance at becoming WWE Champion.
With that said, Shane does back Bryan’s decision to have the match at the Royal Rumble, for now. Shane wants to talk about having a different Handicap Match here tonight in Birmingham. Shane announces Sami and Owens vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Randy Orton and AJ. Shane’s music hits and he leaves as the music hits. We see Shane go backstage and approach Bryan, who was watching. Bryan comments on Shane being puzzled at the decision and says he made a helluva main event for tonight. They shake hands and Shane looks at Bryan confused, then walks off. We see AJ celebrating up the ramp by holding the title in the air.
Becky Lynch Def Ruby Riott.
Back from the break Becky Lynch enter the ring. Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair is out next, followed by Naomi. They will be watching from ringside to even the odds. Out next comes The Riott Squad – Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan.
The bell rings and they go at it with Becky taking Ruby right to the mat. Becky slams Ruby a few more times and stands tall. Becky grabs Ruby again and they go to the ropes as the referee counts. Becky keeps control. Logan tries to grab Becky’s leg. Ruby tries to take advantage of the distraction but it backfires. Becky tosses Ruby out into the rest of The Squad. We go for the first commercial of the night with Becky standing tall in the ring.
Back from the break and Ruby has a body scissors on Becky, who has been confirmed for the Royal Rumble. Becky breaks free and gets some offense in the corner but Ruby turns it back around. Ruby keeps Becky down and drives knees into her now. Ruby with an abdominal stretch in the middle of the ring. Becky looks to make another comeback and rolls Ruby up for a 2 count.
Becky unloads and drops Ruby with an uppercut now. Becky with more offense and a suplex. Becky nails another suplex. Becky goes for a running kick but Ruby moves and drops Becky with a kick. Ruby goes for the Riott Kick but Becky blocks it and puts her in the Disarm Her for the win.
Bludgeon Brothers Def The Ascension
Back from the break and The Ascension waits as The Bludgeon Brothers make their way out. We see promo from earlier that ended with Breezango backing out from being in The Ascension’s corner tonight.
The bell rings and The Ascension double teams Harper to start. This eventually backfires and Harper floors Viktor after Konnor gets dumped. For a quick squash Rowan tags in and they double team with Viktor.
At the end Bludgeon brothers win the match.
Mojo Raweley Def Zack Ryder For US TITLE
Zack Ryder is out with a new theme song. Bobby Roode watches from ringside as Mojo Rawley makes his way out with his new theme song. The winner of this match will face Roode in a second round tournament match. Mojo enters the ring. Before match he get out of ring for a close look to US title.
The bell rings and Ryder connects with a dropkick as Mojo tries to stall and talk some trash. Mojo comes back into the ring and takes Ryder to the corner with a thrust. Mojo runs into knees but comes right back and knocks Ryder off the top rope. Roode watches as Mojo mounts Ryder from behind and talks trash while beating on him. Ryder with a 2 count.
Mojo keeps control and talks more trash while beating Ryder around the ring. Ryder counters a move and nails a neck breaker. Mojo charges but Ryder drops him. Ryder with more offense now. Ryder goes for the Broski Boot but Mojo rolls to the floor. Ryder kicks him through the ropes anyway. Ryder follows and rolls Mojo back into the ring for a 2 count. Mojo ends up turning it around and getting the win with the big running right hand in the corner. Mojo advances to the match with Roode.
Changes in US TOURNAMENT
By this Mojo Wins the show and advance to US Title. Jinder Mahal watch the entire match from backstage with Singh brothers. He say the 2017 year was his WWE championship. No one thought he will be WWE champion but he become and defend it. The same way now his eyes are on US Title.
Now Jinder Mahal will fight Xavier Woods and Mojo Rawley fight Roode.
Gable and Benjamin Demand Justice
Gable and Benjamin comes in ring and show the last Smackdown Tag Team match. For their loss to The USO they blame it all to referee of the match. Because of the bad referee they loose their strategy as well as their title. But this does not stop WWE Universe Boo.
When Gable and Benjamin talks about the second referee who change the game WWE chants ‘ What? ‘ With this they claim they did not loose to The USO and demand justice. For this they calls out that referee but instead of referee General Manger Daniel Bryan comes out.
DANIEL EXPLAINS GABLE AND BENJAMIN
He agree with Gable and Benjamin that it feel bad when something you achieve by hard work taken back from you. But the things they say to management is not acceptable. Last night thy in the wrong USO and that is why the match restarted. In this matter nothing can be happen now. With this Yes chants start and Daniel Bryan leaves the ring.
After this in backstage while Randy Orton warming up AJ Styles comes in. They talk about tonight main event in which Orton ask AJ to trust him. He also said that in Royal Rumble he will win and fight against whoever holding WWE championship in WrestleMania 34. Interrupting this Shinsuke Nakamura comes and say not so fast. Indicating he is also on the same path to achieve same goal.
Brezango Beat Rusey Day.
Back from the break and Rusey is in the ring with Aiden English. English starts singing to announce that both of them will be in the Royal Rumble match. Tyler Breeze and Fandango are out next.
English starts off with Fandango and they go at it. Fandango takes control and places English over the top rope, tagging in Breeze for a quick double team. English falls to the floor. English is upset as Rusey checks on him and we go for commercial.
Back from the break and English has control of Breeze. English with more offense before going to the top and missing a senton. Breeze finally gets a tag and in comes Fandango with chops on English, taking him to the corner. Fandango with a big back drop and more chops now. English kicks Fandango and tags in Rusey.
Fandango drops English but Rusey runs him over. Rusey takes control and yells out for a pop. Rusey charges Fandango in the corner and then hits a spinning heel kick for another pop. Rusey readies for The Accolade but Breeze runs in. Rusey tosses Breeze to the floor. Fandango with a close 2 count on Rusey. Breeze comes back but Rusey drops him. Fandango takes advantage of the chaos and rolls Rusey up for the pin.
Main Event Of Smackdown 9 Jan 2018
First The Phenomenal AJ Styles comes out with his WWE Championship. Randy Orton is next follow by Shinsuke Nakamura. After them Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn enters the ring and we go for a break.
Back from the break and Orton starts things off with Owens. Orton takes control but runs into a boot in the corner. Owens avoids an early RKO attempt and goes to the floor for a breather. Orton follows and drops Owens from behind. Orton slams Owens into the barrier a few times and brings it back into the ring. Owens turns it around and beats Orton into the corner. Sami tags in and takes over on Orton.
Sami talks some trash and works Orton over. Orton drops Sami and starts stomping away. Nakamura tags in and takes over on Sami, hitting him with knees. Nakamura drops Sami and hits him with a big kick to knock him back down. Nakamura with kicks while Sami is on his knees now. Nakamura puts the boots to Sami in the corner as the referee warns him. Styles tags in to keep up the attack on Sami. Sami rams AJ back into the corner and in comes Owens. Sami ends up taking Owens to safety and avoiding a Styles Clash. The referee counts them both. The music interrupts and out comes Shane McMahon.
The Match Restarted
Shane says this is not happening on his watch – the match is now No Count Outs. Shane calls for the match to be re-started. AJ and Orton run up the ramp and attack Sami and Owens. We go for commercial ads.
Back from the break and Sami is in control of AJ, who reaches for a tag. Sami brings AJ right on the mat. Owens tags in and keeps AJ near their corner. Owens talks some trash while working AJ over. Owens with a clothesline for a 2 count. Owens keeps AJ grounded with a headlock now.
Kevin Owens and Sami Zyn Loose to AJ Styles
AJ finally gets a break by nailing a neck breaker to counter Owens. Orton gets the tag and unloads on Sami as he also comes in. Orton with clotheslines and a power slam. Orton with the second rope draping DDT on Sami next. Orton hits the mat and calls for the RKO as fans cheer. Sami gets up and blocks the RKO as Owens runs in with a steel chair shot to the gut of Orton. The referee calls for the bell.
By DQ AJ Finally beat both Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. With this Smackdown 9 Jan 2018 goes off air. We hope you enjoy the show.
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