WWE Sin City SmackDown
September 12, 2017
Thomas & Mack Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Kevin Owens & Daniel Bryan In-Ring Segment:
Welcome to the Kevin Owens Show. The WWE Universe better get used to hearing that because you saw what Shane McMahon did to him last week. Owens respects authority. Shane McMahon is a figure of authority and he put his hands on Kevin. That’s why he’s suing everyone in WWE until SmackDown Live is no more. There will be a few changes and improvements to the Kevin Owens Show. Some people are getting fired. The first person to get fired is, Sami Zayn.
Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton will have to wear the same suit. The Fashion Files are cancelled. There’s one individual Owens needs to speak to. Owens wants Mr. McMahon to come down to the ring. Dolph Ziggler comes out to mock Shane McMahon. Owens says that Ziggler has talent unlike Shane McMahon. Daniel Bryan joins the conversation.
Bryan says that Owens is not running the show tonight, he is. Bryan is happy that Owens is having fun because the fun and games are going to end very soon. Owens has big plans for Bryan as The Kevin Owens Show Resident Janitor. Bryan has no problem with hard work and manual labor. Owens should try it. Mr. McMahon will be here very soon. Owens won’t like what Mr. McMahon has to say. Owens is on pins and needles becaus Mr. McMahon will not like what he has to say. Owens drops the mic.
First Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Tye Dillinger for the WWE United States Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dillinger applies a side headlock. Styles leapfrogs over Dillinger. Dillinger blocks a forearm smash from Styles. Dillinger goes for a Back Body Drop, but Styles lands back on his feet. Styles with a waist lock go-behind to Dillinger. Dillinger responds with a running neck snap. Styles dropkicks Dillinger. Styles goes for the Flying Forearm in the corner, but Dillinger ducks out of the way. Dillinger and Styles are fighting for position on the ring apron. Dillinger drives Styles back first into the steel ring post. Dillinger rolls Styles back into the ring.
Dillinger goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Dillinger is lighting up Styles chest. Styles with a chop/forearm combination to Dillinger. Dillinger plants Styles with a Back Breaker for a two count. Dillinger drives his knee to the back of Styles. Dillinger applies a rear chin lock. Styles gets back to a vertical base. Styles is trying to create distance. Dillinger lands a forearm shiver to the lower back region of Styles. Dillinger drops Styles with a Back Elbow Strike for another near fall. Dillinger goes back to the rear chin lock. Styles HeadButts Dillinger. Dillinger responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker for a two count. Dillinger transitions into the Corner Mount.
Styles connects with a Running PowerBomb. Styles lands a Big Boot. Styles goes for the Pele Kick, but Dillinger ducks out of the way. Styles drops Dillinger with a Leaping Lariat. Styles follows that with a forearm smash from the ring apron. Baron Corbin hops on the apron to distract Styles. Styles lands the Phenomenal Forearm to Corbin. Dillinger from behind rolls Styles over for a two count. Dillinger slips out of the Styles Clash. Dillinger plants Styles with the Tye Breaker for a two count. Dillinger is showing his frustration in the corner. Styles locks in the Calf Crusher which forces Dillinger to tap out. After the match, Baron Corbin launches Styles into the ringside barricade. Corbin clotheslines Dillinger. Corbin plants Styles with The End of Days. Next week, Corbin will be accepting Styles US Open Challenge.
Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, AJ Styles via Submission
"I must BREAK…a legend." – The #BulgarianBrute @RusevBUL seems to have a NEW focus on #SDLive! pic.twitter.com/j5dwpiLFpo
— WWE (@WWE) September 13, 2017
Jinder Mahal In-Ring Promo:
Shinsuke Nakamura has charisma and energy that’s never seen before in the WWE. Jinder’s preparation for their upcoming title match at WWE Hell in a Cell is going to be physical and mental. How will he know what the artist is thinking, he gets inside his head. Do you see inspiration or motivation in Nakamura?
Jinder describes Nakamura as constipation. Jinder and The Singh Brothers continue to mock Nakamura. Jinder calls Nakamura a Michael Jackson Rip Off. Is the Las Vegas crowd laughing at Jinder? This is the American way. Anything he says, you have already thought.
If Nakamura becomes the WWE Champion, he’ll suffer the same treatment Jinder did. They will chant USA when you’re trying to speak. They’ll say that Nakamura is different. Jinder advises Nakamura to walk away. Nakamura will be humiliated at Hell in a Cell when he faces the Modern Day Maharaja.
Second Match: The Usos (c) vs. The New Day in a Sin City Street Fight For The WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Championship
A donnie brook ensues immediately after the bell rings. New Day brings out a table from under the ring. Kofi kicks Jimmy Uso in the gut. Jimmy lands a clubbing blow to the back of Big E. Jey Uso lands a Back Body Drop to Kofi. The Usos launches Big E face first into the steel ring post. Big E is trying to regain his stamina coming out of the commercial break. Jimmy repeatedly stomps on Big E chest. Jey goes for the Running Stinkface, but Big E ducks out of the way. Jimmy slips out of the Big Ending. Jey throws a steel chair at Big E. Jimmy SuperKicks Big E for a two count.
Kofi lands a series of right hands on the outside. Jey throws a Kendo Stick into the ring. The Usos are whipping Big E with the Kendo Stick. Jimmy goes for a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker, but Kofi counters with a Tornado DDT. Kofi lands a spinning heel kick to the midsection of Jey. Kofi follows that with a Dropkick. Kofi is mauling Jimmy Uso with the Kendo Stick. Kofi launches Jey out of the ring. Kofi whips Jimmy face first into the chair that was placed on the top turnbuckle. Kofi plants Jimmy with a Double Chair Stomp for a two count. Jimmy rolls himself out of the ring. Kofi throws a chair at Jey Uso.
Kofi goes for the Trust Fall, but The Usos catches him in mid-air. The Usos dumps Kofi rib first onto the ringside barricade. Big E lands back to back Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Big E repeatedly bounces Jey’s head on the announcers table. Big E connects with a Uranage Slam to Jimmy Uso. Big E follows that with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex to Jey Uso. Big E with a Running Double Splash. Big E clotheslines Jey over the top rope. Jimmy rolls Big E over for a two count. Jimmy SuperKicks Big E. Big E responds with the Big Ending for a two count. Jey lands an leaping enziguri to Big E. The Usos follows that with Stereo SuperKicks. Kofi launches Jey Uso into the table that’s place in the ringside area. New Day plants Jimmy with the Midnight Hour to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions, The New Day via Pinfall
Third Match: Natalya (c) vs. Naomi for the WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship
Carmella joins the commentary team for this match. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Natalya connects with a Side HeadLock. Naomi responds with a Head Scissors Leg Lock. This leads us to a stand off in the middle of the ring. The Head Scissors Exchange Continues. Natalya backs Naomi into the ropes. Naomi grabs Natalya by her leg. Naomi lands a series of rapid fire kicks to the shoulders of Natalya. Naomi drops Natalya with an enziguri. Naomi follows that with the Sliding Slap in the corner. Natalya dumps Naomi face first on the top turnbuckle for a two count. Natalya poses for the crowd.
Natalya sits on the back of Naomi’s neck. Natalya repeatedly stomps on Naomi’s chest in the corner. Natalya connects with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Natalya walks over Naomi. Naomi lands a quick rollup for a two count. Natalya applies a rear chin lock. Naomi gets back to the vertical base. Natalya drives Naomi’s head to the canvas for a two count. Natalya follows that with a Snap Mare TakeOver. Natalya goes back to the rear chin lock. Natalya and Naomi are knocked after landing a Double Running Crossbody Block.
Naomi repeatedly kicks Natalya in the hamstring. Naomi connects with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Naomi gets Natalya tied in the tree of woe. Naomi plants Natalya with a SlingShot Leg Drop for a two count. Naomi drags Natalya to the corner. Naomi goes for the Split Legged MoonSault, but Natalya ducks out of the way. Naomi kicks Natalya out of the ring. Natalya gets into a shoving contest with Carmella. Naomi drops Carmella and James Ellsworth a SpringBoard Crossbody Block to the outside. Natalya drives Naomi head to the steel ring post. Natalya rolls Naomi back into the ring. Natalya locks in the SharpShooter which forces Naomi to tap out.
Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Champion, Natalya via Submission
Which OTHER @WWE Superstars, or even #WWE Hall of Famers, does @HEELZiggler have to emulate for you this week? #SDLive pic.twitter.com/hW82iHDKSa
— WWE (@WWE) September 13, 2017
Fourth Match: The Hype Bros vs. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable
Gable and Rawley will start things off. Gable with a waist lock go-behind to Rawley. Gable tags in Benjamin. Benjamin kicks Rawley in the gut. Benjamin follows that with a single leg takedown. Benjamin applies an armbar. Benjamin drives his knee to the midsection of Rawley. Rawley lands a series of right hands. Benjamin drops Rawley with a Spinning Heel Kick. Rawley responds with a Running Shoulder Tackle.
Rawley bounces Benjamin head on the top turnbuckle. Rawley tags in Ryder. The Hype Bros are double teaming Benjamin in the corner. Ryder connects with a Flap Jack for a two count. Gable sends Rawley crashing shoulder first to the steel ring post. Ryder tosses Gable out of the ring. Ryder lands a Missile Dropkick. Ryder goes for the Rough Ryder, but Benjamin counters with a Spine Buster. Benjamin and Gable plants Ryder with the Electric Chair BullDog to pickup the victory,
Winner: Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable via Pinfall
Vince McMahon & Kevin Owens In-Ring Segment:
Owens gets to feel what every superstar before felt. Vince McMahon is intimidated. Vince says that he doesn’t feel intimidated, he feels nauseated. Owens disparaged the McMahon name. Earlier tonight, Owens claim to respect authority. Owens didn’t fight back because Shane McMahon was kicking his ass. How does Owens have any respect for himself when he looks into the mirror? Owens wants the power. The moment Owens files that lawsuit, Vince will be on the phone firing him.
Go ahead Owens, file the lawsuit. Vince has never lost a law suit. Laws of this land are written for people like him. By the time this gets to court, Owens will be bankrupt. Owens is still upset with the fact Shane put his hands on him. Vince understands that and for that he suspended Shane. Vince suspended Shane he didn’t finish the job. He didn’t pull Owens liver out of his throat. Vince says that Owens got what he deserved. Vince will reinstate Shane and there will not be a lawsuit, there will be a match.
That match will be Kevin Owens versus Shane McMahon inside Hell in a Cell. Owens wants Vince McMahon to promise him that he won’t be fired for beating his son senseless. Vince obliges. Vince and Owens starts shaking hands. Owens HeadButts Vince. Vince is busted open. Owens drops Vince with a straight hand. Owens is attacking referee’s. Adam Pearce comes down to the ring to calm down Owens. Owens connects with a Frog Splash to Vince. Owens follows that with a SuperKick to end the show.