WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (2/21/20): Carmella vs. Naomi

WWE Friday Night SmackDown
February 21, 2020
Gila River Arena
Glendale, Arizona

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

First Match: The New Day & The Usos vs. The Miz, John Morrison, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode in a 8-Man Tag Team Match 

Jimmy Uso and Dolph Ziggler will start things off. Jimmy with a knife edge chop. Jimmy drives Ziggler back first into the turnbuckles. Jimmy tags in Big E. Jey with a Flying Forearm Smash. Big E with a corner spear. Kofi follows that with a Stinger Splash off Big E’s back. Big E with a Back Body Drop to Roode. Frequent in and out tags from The New Day and The Usos. The Usos with a Double Running StinkFace. Kofi with a Hesitation Dropkick. The Usos with Stereo Uppercuts. Kofi plays to the crowd. The referee is distracted by Miz. Morrison with a HeadScissors TakeOver over the top rope. Miz drops Kofi with The Big Boot. Ziggler tags in Miz. Miz throws Kofi into the ringside barricade.

Morrison attacks Kofi behind the referee’s back. Miz rolls Kofi back into the ring. Miz with the cover for a two count. Miz tags in Morrison. Miz catapults Kofi into a forearm smash from Morrison. Morrison with a SlingShot Elbow Drop for a two count. Morrison kicks Kofi in the ribs. Morrison applies a front face lock. Morrison tags in Roode. Morrison punches Kofi in the back. Roode applies a rear chin lock. Kofi gets back to a vertical base. Kofi with elbows to the midsection of Roode. Roode rakes the eyes of Kofi. Roode tags in Ziggler. Ziggler is choking Kofi with his boot. The King’s Court, Miz and Morrison are cutting the ring in half.

Morrison applies the cravate. Morrison with a snap mare takeover. Morrison puts Kofi on the top turnbuckle. Morrison goes for The SuperPlex, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi HeadButts Morrison. Kofi kicks Miz off the ring apron. Kofi is displaying his fighting spirit. Morrison with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kofi continues to fight from underneath during the commercial break. Ziggler dropkicks Kofi for a two count. Ziggler whips Kofi back first into the turnbuckles. Ziggler tags in Roode. Roode knocks Jey Uso off the ring apron. Kofi sends Ziggler crashing to the outside. Kofi creates distance with a Leaping Foot Stomp. Big E and Miz are tagged in. Big E with Two OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Big E ducks a clothesline from Miz. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Big E shakes his hips. Big E follows that with a Running Splash. Miz negates The Big Ending. Morrison tags himself in. Big E with a shoulder tackle. Big E goes for The Spear, but Morrison counters with a Knee Lift.

Big E hits The Uranage Slam for a two count. Roode pulls The Usos off the ring apron. Morrison with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Morrison with a Shining Wizard. Morrison follows that with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Miz goes for The Skull Crushing Finale, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi clotheslines Miz over the top rope. Morrison with a SpringBoard Corkscrew Body Block. Jey and Roode are tagged in. Jey dumps Morrison over the top rope. Rollup Exchange. SpineBuster/Zig Zag Combination for a two count. SuperKick Party in Glendale. Roode kicks Jimmy in the gut. Roode connects with The Glorious DDT. Roode avoids The Windmill Kick. Jey ducks a clothesline from Roode. Jey SuperKicks Roode to pickup the victory.

Winner: The New Day & The Usos via Pinfall 

King Corbin Backstage Interview 

Renee Young Interviews Lacey Evans 

Second Match: Braun Strowman & Elias vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro w/Sami Zayn In A Symphony Of Destruction Match 

Elias and Nakamura will start things off. Nakamura kicks Elias in the gut. Nakamura with combination forearm strikes. Elias scores the elbow knockdown. Elias with a knife edge chop. Elias with a straight right hand. Elias follows that with a Hip Toss. Elias kicks Nakamura in the gut. Elias slams Nakamura’s head on the tambourine. Elias continues to hit Nakamura with the tambourine. Nakamura with Muay Thai Knee Strike. Elias ducks a clothesline from Nakamura. Elias with a Jumping Knee Strike. Strowman puts a kick drum through Cesaro’s head. Strowman uppercuts Cesaro. Zayn hits Strowman with a ukulele. Strowman runs after Zayn.

Nakamura blasts Strowman with an acoustic guitar. Cesaro and Nakamura has complete control of during the commercial break. Cesaro starts playing the cowbell. Elias slams Cesaro’s head on the top rope. Elias goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Zayn gets in the way. Nakamura sends Elias crashing through the table on the floor. Strowman drops Cesaro with a shoulder tackle. Strowman dumps Nakamura face first on the ring apron. Strowman launches Cesaro over the announce table. Strowman slams Nakamura’s head on the steel ring steps.

Strowman ChokeSlams Cesaro on the ring apron. Zayn nails Strowman with a keyboard. Cesaro and Nakamura with a Double Vertical Suplex through the up right bass for a two count. Elias tosses Nakamura around the ringside area. Nakamura drops Elias with a Step Up Through Kick. Nakamura goes for The Kinshasa, but Elias ducks out of the way. Elias clotheslines Nakamura over the ringside barricade. Elias sends Cesaro face first into the steel ring post. Elias delivers a massive guitar shot to Cesaro’s back. Elias connects with The Flying Elbow Drop through the table. Strowman plants Nakamura with a Running PowerSlam on the piano to pickup the victory.

Winner: Braun Strowman & Cesaro via Pinfall 

– Video package on the Roman Reigns/King Corbin Rivalry.

A Moment Of Bliss With Special Guest: The Bella Twins 

Third Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Heath Slater 

Drew Gulak joins the commentary team for this match. Slater shoves Bryan. Bryan applies The Lebel Lock. Slater reaches the bottom rope to force the break. Slater slams the left leg of Bryan on the ring apron. Slater with a running forearm smash. Slater slams the left knee of Bryan on the canvas. Bryan is throwing haymakers at Slater. Slater reverses out of the irish whip from Bryan. Bryan dives over Slater.

Slater kicks Bryan in the gut. Slater drops Bryan with The DDT for a two count. Gulak reminds Slater of the no fly zone. Slater goes for a Flying Splash, but Bryan ducks out of the way. Bryan plays to the crowd. YES Kicks! Bryan drops Slater with a RoundHouse Kick. Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but Slater rolls him over for a two count. Bryan connects with The Running Knee to pickup the victory.

Winner: Daniel Bryan via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Carmella vs. Naomi. The Winner Will Battle Bayley For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship At WWE Super ShowDown

Bayley is watching the match at ringside. Naomi with a side headlock takeover. Carmella wraps her legs around Naomi’s neck. Naomi with a side headlock takedown. Carmella reverses the hold. Naomi with heavy bodyshots. Camrella drops Naomi with a shoulder tackle. Naomi drops down on the canvas. Naomi leapfrogs over Carmella. Naomi with a Spinning Elbow Strike. Carmella playing mind games with Naomi. Naomi applies a front face lock. Naomi with a backslide cover for a one count. Carmella drives her knee into the midsection of Naomi. Carmella sends Naomi to the corner. Naomi with a double boot to the chest. Naomi with a Basement Lariat for a one count. Naomi hits The Full Nelson Bomb. Naomi rolls Carmella over for a two count. Naomi applies a bodyscissors hold. Naomi transitions into a wrist lock. Carmella with a knee lift. Carmella follows that with The Mella Go Round.

Carmella dumps Naomi out of the ring. Carmella goes for a Suicide Dive, but Naomi counters with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Naomi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Bayley hops on the ring apron to distract Naomi. Carmella with a HandStand FrankenSteiner for a two count. The referee ejects Bayley from the ringside area. Carmella lands The Suicide Dive. Carmella is fired up. Carmella has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Naomi with a Pendulum BackBreaker. Naomi with rapid fire hamstring kicks. Carmella responds with a double leg takedown for a two count. Carmella talks smack to Naomi. Forearm Exchange. Naomi goes for a Bodyslam, but Carmella counters with a SitOut Rear Mat Slam for a two count. Naomi decks Carmella with a JawBreaker. Naomi with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Naomi with a SlingShot Corkscrew Pescado.

Naomi hooks the leg for a two count. Carmella side steps Naomi into the turnbuckles. Carmella with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Carmella goes for a DeadLift Vertical Suplex, but Naomi blocks it. Carmella slams Naomi’s head on the top rope. Naomi with a RoundHouse Kick. Naomi with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Rollup Exchange. Carmella locks in The Code Of Silence. Naomi reaches the bottom rope to create separation. Naomi denies The SuperKick. Naomi ducks a clothesline from Carmella. Naomi connects with The Rear View for a two count. Naomi drags Carmella to the corner. Carmella pulls Naomi off the second rope. Carmella SuperKicks Naomi for a two count. Naomi drops Carmella with a Desperation Enzuigiri. Naomi hits The BlockBuster. Naomi lands The Split Legged MoonSault to pickup the victory.

Winner: Naomi via Pinfall 

WWE Super ShowDown 2020 Match Card 

1.) The New Day (c) vs. The Miz & John Morrison For The WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship

2.) AJ Styles vs. Andrade Cien Almas vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Erick Rowan vs. R-Truth vs. Rusev In The Gauntlet Match For The Tuwaiq Trophy

3.) Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin in a Steel Cage Match

4.) Bayley (c) vs. Naomi For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

5.) Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Ricochet For The WWE Championship

6.) Seth Rollins & Buddy Murphy (c) vs. The Street Profits For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship

7.) “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Goldberg For The WWE Universal Championship

Goldberg & Bray Wyatt Segment 

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Author: Josh Lopez