WWE SmackDown Live
June 26, 2018
Citizens Business Bank Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Miz TV With Special Guests: The Bludgeon Brothers & Daniel Bryan
First Match: Rusev w/Aiden English vs. Xavier Woods w/The New Day
Woods applies a side headlock. Rusev drops Woods with a shoulder tackle. Rusev stomps on Wood’s back. Woods kicks Rusev in the chest. Woods with a Chop/Forearm Combination to Rusev. Woods with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Woods follows that with a Running Dropkick. Rusev irish whips Woods to the corner. Woods kicks Rusev in the jaw. Woods goes for a Rolling Lariat, but Rusev counters with a SpineBuster for a two count.
Rusev applies a Bear Hug. Woods decks Rusev with a Jaw Breaker. Woods fires up with multiple haymakers. Woods thrust kicks the midsection of Rusev. Woods slides under Rusev. Woods drops Rusev with a Forearm Smash. Rusev sends Woods to the ring apron. Woods creates distance with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Woods follows that with a SlingShot DDT for a two count. Rusev fights out of the fireman’s carry position.
Rusev goes for a HeadButt, but Woods counters with multiple forearm shivers. Woods SuperKicks Rusev. Rusev responds with a Samoan Drop. Rusev has Woods perched on the top turnbuckle. Woods sends Rusev crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post. Woods goes for The Limit Break, but Rusev ducks out of the way. Woods ducks a clothesline from Rusev. Rusev blasts Woods with a Leg Lariat. Rusev hits The Machka Kick. Rusev locks in The Accolade which forces Woods to tap out.
Winner: Rusev via Submission
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Jeff Hardy Promo:
Lana, Naomi and The Cast Of Glow Backstage Segment:
Second Match: Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Eric Young w/Sanity For The WWE United States Championship
Young immediately attacks Hardy after the bell rings. Young repeatedly stomps on Hardy’s back. Hardy irish whips Young to the corner. Young rams his shoulders into the midsection of Hardy. Young slides under Hardy. Hardy kicks Young in the gut. Hardy drops Young with The Twist Of Fate. Hardy goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Young rolls himself out of the ring. Young applies an Cravate. Young levels Hardy with a Running Haymaker for a two count. Young applies a Dragon Sleeper.
Young lands a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike for a two count. Young rakes the eyes of Hardy. Young goes back to the cravate. Hardy with shots to the midsection of Young. Young slams Hardy’s head on the canvas for a two count. Young continues to wear down Hardy in the center of the ring. Hardy gets back to a vertical base. Young whips Hardy back first across the turnbuckles. Young with the cover for a two count. Hardy is desperately trying to create separation.
Hardy sides steps Young into the turnbuckles. Hardy rolls Young over for a two count. Young clotheslines Hardy for a two count. Young stomps on Hardy’s head. Young locks in the cravate for the third time in this match. Hardy decks Young with a Jaw Breaker. Hardy follows that with multiple haymakers. Hardy hits The Inverted Atomic Drop. Hardy with a Low Dropkick for a two count. Hardy goes for another Twist Of Fate, but Young blocks it. Both men are knocked after a Double Clothesline. The Usos and Sanity starts brawling in the ringside area. Young joins the fray. Young rolls Jey Uso into the ring. Jey tackles Young to cause the disqualification. All hell is breaking loose in the Citizens Business Bank Arena.
Winner: Eric Young via Disqualification, but still WWE United States Champion, Jeff Hardy
Third Match: The Usos & Jeff Hardy vs. Sanity in a 6-Man Tag Team Match
Killian Dain and Jimmy Uso will start things off. Dain is mauling Jimmy in the corner. Jimmy fires up with multiple bodyshots. Jimmy decks Dain with a Jaw Breaker. Jimmy crawls under Dain. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey dives over Dain. Jey clears the ring. Jey ducks a clothesline from Dain. Dain drops Jey with The Divide. Dain tosses Jey out of the ring. Dain tags in Wolfe. Wolfe throws Jey back first across the ringside barricade. Wolfe with the cover for a two count. Wolfe tags in Young. Sanity hits their GutBuster/Flying Clothesline Combination for a two count. Young applies The Cravate. Sanity continues to cut the ring in half.
Jey with shots to the midsection of Young. Young applies a front face lock on the bottom rope. Dain delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Young tags in Dain. Dain kicks Jey in the gut. Dain with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Dain goes back to the cravate. Jey is trying to create separation. Dain uppercuts Jey. Dain knocks Jimmy off the ring apron. Dain levels Jey with a Body Avalanche. Dain tags in Young. Dain with a Corner Spear to Jey. Young follows that with a big haymaker. Young goes for a Back Body Drop, but Jey lands back on his feet. Jey shoves Young out of the ring. Young wisely prevents Jey from making the tag to Hardy.
Young tags in Dain. Jey launches Young over the top rope. Jey sends Dain crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jey tags in Jimmy. Jimmy fires up with multiple clotheslines. Jimmy thrust kicks the midsection of Wolfe. Jimmy uppercuts Wolfe. Jimmy hits The Samoan Drop. Wolfe avoids The Running Stinkface. Jimmy with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Jimmy drops Wolfe with a Step Up Enzuigiri.
Jimmy connects with The Running Stinkface for a two count. Hardy with a Low Dropkick to Young. Sanity arrives to The SuperKick Party. Jey wipes out Young and Dain with Double Crossbody Block to the outside. Wolfe rolls Jimmy over for a two count. Wolfe ducks a clothesline from Jimmy. Wolfe with a German Suplex to Jimmy. Jimmy responds with a SuperKick. Jimmy tags in Hardy. Hardy lands The Swanton Bomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Usos & Jeff Hardy via Pinfall
Becky Lynch, Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose Backstage Segment:
Fourth Match: Becky Lynch vs. Sonya Deville w/Mandy Rose
Becky avoid a leg lariat from Deville. Becky with a Quick Leg Sweep for a one count. Test of strength. Deville kicks Becky in the gut. Deville drops Becky with a shoulder tackle. Deville plays to the Ontario Crowd. Becky kicks Deville in the chest. Becky ducks a clothesline from Deville. Deville with a shot the midsection of Becky. Deville with Two Waist Lock TakeDowns. Following a long standing switch exchange, Becky tosses Deville out of the ring. Becky launches Deville over the announcers table. Deville regains momentum coming out of the commercial break.
Deville applies a Body Scissors Hold. Deville connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. Becky with a Forearm/Uppercut Combination to Deville. Deville responds with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Deville drops Becky with a Buzzsaw Kick. Deville goes back to the Body Scissors Hold. Deville with a Forearm Smash across the back of Becky. Becky side steps Deville into the turnbuckles. Becky delivers a SpringBoard Dropkick. Becky fires up with two clotheslines. Becky dropkicks Deville. Becky hits The BexPloder Suplex for a two count.
Deville drops Becky with a High Knee Drop for a two count. Deville goes for a Sliding Knee Strike, but Becky ducks out of the way. Becky with a Leaping Forearm Smash to Deville for a two count. Deville rolls Becky over for a two count. Deville clocks Becky with a Step Up Enzuigiri for a two count. Becky kicks Deville in the shoulder. Becky is distracted by Mandy Rose. Deville knocks Becky off the second rope. Deville with the lateral press. Deville transitions into a ground and pound attack. Becky shoves Deville into Rose. Becky locks in The Dis-Arm-Her which forces Deville to tap out.
Winner: Becky Lynch via Submission
James Ellsworth & Tye Dillinger Backstage Segment:
Zelina Vega & Andrade Cien Almas Promo:
James Ellsworth & Paige In-Ring Segment:
Fifth Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Luke Harper w/Erick Rowan
Harper backs Bryan into the turnbuckles. Harper uppercuts Bryan. Harper tosses Bryan out of the ring. Bryan ducks a clothesline from Harper. Bryan starts dishing out YES! Kicks in the corner. Bryan goes for a Wrecking Ball Dropkick, but Harper blocks it. Harper whips Bryan back first across the ringside barricade. Harper blasts Bryan with a Knife Edge Chop. Harper goes for a BodySlam, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan sends Harper crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post.
Bryan repeatedly kicks Harper in the shoulder. Bryan applies a wrist lock. Harper drops Bryan with a Big Haymaker. Harper rakes the eyes of Bryan. Harper applies a rear chin lock. Bryan with a Chop/Buzzsaw Kick Combination to Harper. Bryan kicks Harper in the chest. Bryan lowers the rope which sends Harper tumbling to the outside. Bryan goes for a Suicide Dive, but Harper catches him in mid-air. Harper dumps Bryan on the announce table. Harper delivers a Helluva Kick.
Coming out of the commercial break, Harper applies a rear chin lock. Bryan gets back to a vertical base. Harper drives his knee into the midsection of Bryan. Harper unloads another knife edge chop. Bryan dives over Harper. Bryan goes for a Running Clothesline, but Harper counters with a Swinging Side Slam for a two count. Harper with a Measured Forearm Smash across the back of Bryan. Harper follows that with a SlingShot Senton for a two count. Harper goes back to the rear chin lock. Bryan kicks Harper in the jaw. Bryan with a shot the left arm of Harper. Bryan with Two Running Corner Dropkicks to Harper.
Harper connects with a Michinoku Driver for a two count. Harper applies a sleeper hold. Bryan attacks the left hamstring of Harper. Harper dropkicks Bryan. Harper and Bryan are trading back and forth shots. Harper HeadButts Bryan. Harper is lighting up Bryan’s chest in the corner. Harper with a Open Palm Strike to Bryan. Harper goes for a SuperPlex, but Bryan blocks it. Bryan drops Harper with a Tornado DDT.
Bryan delivers a series of YES! Kicks. Harper thrust kicks the midsection of Bryan. Bryan rolls Harper over for a two count. Harper goes for a Discus Lariat, but Bryan counters with The YES! Lock. Erick Rowan attacks Bryan to cause the disqualification. After the match, The Bludgeon Brothers starts beating down Bryan. Kane storms into the ring to make the save. Paige announces that Team Hell No will battle The Bludgeon Brothers for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Titles at Extreme Rules.
Winner: Daniel Bryan via Disqualification