WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (12/11/20): Sasha Banks vs. Carmella

WWE Friday Night SmackDown
December 11, 2020
Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Sasha Banks & Carmella Contract Signing 

First Match: Montez Ford w/Angelo Dawkins vs. Dolph Ziggler w/Robert Roode 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Ziggler goes for a single leg takedown, but Ford holds onto the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Ziggler kicks Ford in the gut. Ziggler with a knee smash. Ziggler rams Ford’s face across the top strand. Ziggler dropkicks Ford for a two count. Ziggler applies The CrossFace. Ford gets back to a vertical base. Ziggler kicks the left knee of Ford. Ziggler drops Ford with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Ziggler talks smack to Ford. Ziggler with a knee smash. Ziggler goes for another dropkick, but Ford counters with a double leg takedown. Ford catapults Ziggler face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Ford dropkicks Ziggler. Ford ducks a clothesline from Ziggler. Ford with a Running BlockBuster. Robert Roode slithers into the ring. Blue Solo Cup Party. Ziggler regains control of the match during the commercial break.

Ziggler applies The Sleeper Hold. Ziggler pulls Ford down to the mat. Ziggler unloads a series of elbow drops. Ziggler delivers Shot To The Heart for a two count. Ziggler goes back to The Sleeper Hold. Ford with heavy bodyshots. Ziggler kicks the left knee of Ford. Ziggler with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Ziggler applies The Rear Naked Choke. Ziggler transitions into The Bulldog Choke. Ford denies The NeckBreaker. Ford with two clotheslines. Ziggler reverses out of the irish whip from Ford. Ford leapfrogs over Ziggler. Ford with a Leaping Clothesline. Ford thrust kicks the midsection of Ziggler. Ford with a knee lift. Ziggler dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Ziggler goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ford lands back on his feet. Ford with a Belly to Back Suplex. Ford with The Standing MoonSault. Ford shakes the ropes. Ford denies The SuperKick. Ford goes for a PowerBomb, but Ziggler counters with a sunset flip for a two count. Ford negates The Zig Zag. Ford with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Ford prepares for The Frog Splash. Roode attacks Dawkins from behind. Roode throws Dawkins into the steel ring steps. Ziggler knocks Ford off the top turnbuckle. Ziggler connects with The SuperKick to pickup the victory.

Winner: Dolph Ziggler via Pinfall 

Second Match: Sami Zayn vs. Big E 

Zayn is playing mind games with Big E. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Big E has the obvious strength advantage. Zayn regroups on the outside. Zayn argues with the referee. Strong lockup. Big E applies a side headlock. Zayn with heavy bodyshots. Zayn grabs a side headlock. Big E whips Zayn across the ring. Zayn kicks Big E in the chest. Big E drops down on the canvas. Big E leapfrogs over Zayn. Big E applies the abdominal stretch. Zayn kicks Big E in the gut. Zayn with a right jab. Big E scores the elbow knockdown. Big E is choking Zayn with his boot. Big E with clubbing blows to Zayn’s chest. Big E follows that with a Running Splash on the ring apron. Zayn regains control of the match during the commercial break. Zayn puts his knees on the back of Big E’s neck. Zayn with an elbow smash. Zayn transitions into a corner mount.

Zayn goes for a snap mare takeover, but Big E blocks it. Zayn drops Big E with a knee lift for a one count. Big E applies a rear chin lock. Big E launches Zayn over the top rope. Zayn slams Big E’s head on the top rope. Zayn with a Flying Elbow Smash. Zayn mocks Big E. Big E with Two Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Big E ducks a clothesline from Zayn. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Big E shakes his hips. Big E hits The Running Splash. Big E plays to the crowd. Zayn exits the ring. Big E with an Inside Out Lariat. Zayn rolls Big E over for a two count. Zayn decks Big E with a back elbow smash. Zayn kicks Big E in the face. Big E catches Zayn in mid-air. Zayn negates The Big Ending. Zayn goes for The Helluva Kick, but Big E counters with The Uranage Slam. Zayn starts favoring his injured hand. Zayn slaps Big E in the face. Big E is pissed. Big E runs after Zayn. Zayn crawls under the ring. Zayn repeatedly stomps on Big E’s back. Zayn gets back in the ring at the count of nine to pickup the victory.

Winner: Sami Zayn via Count-Out 

Roman Reigns, Paul Heyman, Jey Uso and Kevin Owens Segment 

Third Match: The Riott Squad vs. Billie Kay & Natalya 

Ruby Riott and Billie Kay will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kay applies a side headlock. Ruby whips Kay across the ring. Kay lunges over Ruby. Morgan made the blind tag. Ruby punches the left hamstring of Kay. Morgan with a basement dropkick. Morgan sends Kay to the corner. Morgan with a Running Hip Attack. Ruby tags herself in. Morgan sweeps out the legs of Kay. Assisted Cazadora Spear for a one count. Ruby tags in Morgan. Kay reverses out of the irish whip from Morgan. Natalya stops Morgan in her tracks. Kay drops Morgan with The Shades Of Kay.

Kay tags in Natalya. Natalya transitions into a ground and pound attack. Natalya backs Morgan into the turnbuckles. Natalya tags in Kay. Kay and Natalya repeatedly stomps on Morgan’s chest. Kay tags in Natalya. Natalya kicks Morgan in the gut. Natalya slaps Morgan in the face. Following a snap mare takeover, Natalya applies a rear chin lock. Natalya drives Morgan back first into the turnbuckles. Natalya is throwing haymakers at Morgan. Kay taunts Morgan. Natalya hits The SlingShot Atomic Drop. Kay tags herself in. Natalya is not happy about it. Morgan kicks Kay into Natalya. Morgan tags in Ruby. The Riott Squad connects with their Jersey CodeBreaker/Riott Kick Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Riott Squad via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Chad Gable & Otis Dozovic vs. Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura

Chad Gable and Cesaro will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Cesaro shoves Gable into the canvas. Cesaro talks smack to Gable. Gable tags in Dozovic. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Dozovic has the strength advantage. Cesaro regroups in the corner. Dozovic tags in Gable. Gable with a double leg takedown. Gable with a waist lock go-behind. Gable with a waist lock takedown. Gable rolls Cesaro over for a one count. That leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Gable tags in Dozovic. Dozovic with a waist lock takedown. Dozovic tags in Gable. Cesaro uppercuts Gable. Cesaro repeatedly stomps on Gable’s chest.

Cesaro tags in Nakamura. Nakamura unloads a flurry kicks. Nakamura delivers Bad Vibrations. Nakamura abuses the referee’s five count. Nakamura goes for The Reverse Exploder Suplex, but Gable lands back on his feet. Gable avoids The Step Through Kick. Gable with a Rolling Capo Kick. Dozovic and Cesaro are tagged in. Dozovic clotheslines Cesaro. Dozovic with a Discus Back Elbow Smash to Nakamura. Dozovic with The Face Plant. Dozovic whips Cesaro across the ring. Dozovic follows that with The Discus Lariat. Dozovic levels Cesaro with a Body Avalanche. Dozovic prepares for The Caterpillar. Gable tells Dozovic to tag out. Gable goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Cesaro counters with The Cesaro Swing. Cesaro tags in Nakamura. Nakamura connects with The Kinshasa to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura via Pinfall 

Updated WWE TLC 2020 Match Card

1.) Drew McIntyre (c) vs. AJ Styles w/Omos In A TLC Match For The WWE Championship

2.) Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax (c) vs. Asuka & Lana For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship

3.) “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton

4.) Roman Reigns (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Kevin Owens In A TLC Match For The WWE Universal Championship

5.) Sasha Banks (c) vs. Carmella For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

6.) The New Day (c) vs. The Hurt Business w/MVP For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship

Fifth Match: Sasha Banks (c) vs. Carmella For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Sasha backs Carmella into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Carmella shoves Sasha. Carmella ducks a clothesline from Sasha. Carmella pulls Sasha down to the mat. Carmella with a Running Face Wash. Carmella talks smack to Sasha. Carmella uses the top rope as a weapon. Carmella slaps Sasha in the face. Carmella continues to run her mouth. Sasha reverses out of the irish whip from Carmella. Carmella with The Mella-Go-Round. Carmella dropkicks Sasha. Carmella with a drop toe hold. Sasha avoids The Code Of Silence. Carmella backs Sasha into the turnbuckles. Carmella with clubbing elbow smashes. Carmella sends Sasha to the corner. Sasha launches Carmella over the top rope. Sasha with a Rising Knee Strike. Sasha with The SlingShot Meteora. Sasha denies The SuperKick. Carmella hits The X-Factor on the ring apron. Sasha regains control of the match during the commercial break.

Sasha goes for The SuperPlex, but Carmella blocks it. Carmella slams Sasha’s head on top of the steel ring post. Carmella drives Sasha shoulder first into the ring post. Carmella throws Sasha into the ringside barricade. Carmella rolls Sasha back into the ring. Carmella hooks the outside leg for a two count. Carmella transitions into a ground and pound attack for a two count. Carmella repeatedly stomps on Sasha’s chest. Following a snap mare takeover, Carmella applies a rear chin lock. Sasha backs Carmella into the turnbuckles. Sasha with clubbing elbow smashes. Sasha with The ShotGun Meteora. Sasha follows that with The Rebound Meteora for a two count. Carmella denies The BackStabber. Carmella kicks Sasha in the face. Carmella applies The Upside Down. Carmella with The Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Carmella thrust kicks the midsection of Sasha. Sasha with a double leg takedown. Sasha with a jackknife cover for a two count. Carmella applies The Code Of Silence. Sasha responds with The Bank Statement. Carmella’s personal assistant pulls Sasha out of the ring. Sasha tees off on Carmella which causes the disqualification. After the match, Sasha attacks the assistant. Sasha applies The Bank Statement. Carmella unloads Two SuperKicks. Carmella attacks Sasha with champagne bottles to close the show.

Winner: Carmella via Disqualification, But Still WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Sasha Banks 

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Author: Josh Lopez