WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (4/29/22): The Beat The Clock “I Quit” Challenge

WWE Friday Night SmackDown
April 29, 2022
MVP Arena
Albany, New York

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Commentators (Michael Cole & Pat McAfee)

Ring Announcer: Samantha Irvin 

Special Guest Time Keeper: Drew Gulak 

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn In A Steel Cage Match

Zayn takes forever to get inside the cage. McIntyre attacks Zayn from behind. McIntyre locks the cage door. McIntyre tells Zayn to bring it. Zayn side steps the collar and elbow tie up. Zayn starts climbing up the cage. McIntyre launches Zayn to the corner. McIntyre with a Haymaker/Toe Kick Combination. McIntyre with a knife edge chop. McIntyre repeatedly sends Zayn face first into the steel. McIntyre poses for the crowd. Zayn scales the cage. Zayn kicks McIntyre in the face. McIntyre punches Zayn in the back. Zayn repeatedly slams McIntyre’s head on the steel. Zayn with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb. Zayn has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Zayn jams McIntyre’s face against the steel.

Zayn repeatedly stomps on the back of McIntyre’s head. Zayn continues to dribble McIntyre’s head on the steel. McIntyre returns the favor. Zayn side steps McIntyre into the steel. McIntyre drags Zayn back into the ring. McIntyre continues to slam Zayn’s head on the steel. Zayn kicks McIntyre in the gut. McIntyre tosses Zayn around the cage. McIntyre with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. McIntyre with a Leaping NeckBreaker. McIntyre pops back on his feet. McIntyre prepares for The Claymore. McIntyre stops Zayn in his tracks. McIntyre and Zayn are trading back and forth shots. McIntyre gets crotched on the top rope. Zayn climbs over the cage. McIntyre tugs on Zayn’s hair. McIntyre delivers The SuperPlex. McIntyre connects with The Claymore to pickup the victory.

Winner: Drew McIntyre via Pinfall 

Second Match: Ricochet (c) vs. Shanky w/Jinder Mahal For The WWE Intercontinental Championship

Ricochet kicks Shanky. Ricochet with heavy bodyshots. Shanky sends Ricochet into the ropes. Shanky punches Ricochet. Shanky launches Ricochet to the corner. Ricochet with a toe kick. Shanky is throwing haymakers at Ricochet. Shanky continues to punch Ricochet in the back. Shanky slaps Ricochet in the chest. Shanky decks Ricochet with a back elbow smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Shanky applies the cravate. Shanky pulls Ricochet down to the mat. Shanky with a leaping elbow drop for a two count.

Shanky stomps on Ricochet’s chest. Ricochet with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Shanky throws Ricochet off the top turnbuckle. Shanky with a straight right hand. Shanky goes back to the cravate. Ricochet avoids The Elbow Drop. Ricochet is displaying his fighting spirit. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Shanky. Ricochet with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Ricochet with a running shoulder block. Ricochet follows that with an Apron Enzuigiri. Mahal attacks Ricochet behind the referee’s back. Shanky goes for The Wasteland, but Ricochet rolls him over to pickup the victory. After the match, Shanky starts arguing with Mahal.

Winner: Still WWE Intercontinental Champion, Ricochet via Pinfall 

Third Match: Raquel Rodriguez vs. Leila Grey 

Grey starts things off with The Pump Kick. Grey with forearm shivers. Grey with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Grey follows that with clubbing blows to Rodriguez’s back. Rodriguez with an Inside Out Lariat. Rodriguez lifts Grey up in the air. Rodriguez drops Grey with a shoulder tackle. Rodriguez applies a wrist lock.

Rodriguez whips Grey into the turnbuckles. Rodriguez with Two Fallaway Slams. Rodriguez with a Twisting Elbow Drop. Grey slams Rodriguez’s head on the top rope. Grey with a Rising Knee Strike. Grey applies the cravate on the top rope. The referee admonishes Grey. Rodriguez blocks The Pump Kick. Rodriguez connects with The Chigona Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Raquel Rodriguez via Pinfall  

Roman Reigns, The Usos, RK-BRO and Drew McIntyre Segment

Fourth Match: Naomi w/Sasha Banks vs. Shayna Baszler w/Natalya 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Baszler with a waist lock takedown. Baszler grapples around Naomi. Baszler with another waist lock takedown. Naomi showcases her athleticism. Naomi dropkicks Baszler. Naomi with a Splitting Leg Drop for a one count. Baszler reverses out of the irish whip from Naomi. Naomi delivers The Booty Shake. Naomi slides under Baszler. Naomi goes for a Cazadora Bulldog, but Baszler counters with a German Suplex. Baszler works on her joint manipulation game. Baszler applies a double wrist lock. Naomi fights from underneath. Baszler sends Naomi to the corner.

Baszler with heavy bodyshots. Naomi dodges The Pump Knee. Naomi with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Naomi applies a waist lock. Baszler with three sharp elbow strikes. Naomi escapes The Kirifuda Clutch. Baszler denies The Rear View. Naomi sends Baszler face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Naomi rolls Baszler over to the pickup the victory. After the match, Natalya immediately attacks Naomi from behind. Sasha joins the fray. Sasha with a Rising Knee Strike. Natalya denies The Baseball Slide Dropkick. Natalya slams the left knee of Sasha on the canvas. Natalya applies The Sharpshooter on the bottom rope. Baszler connects with a GutWrench Slam. Natalya grabs Sasha from behind. Baszler viciously stomps on the left elbow of Naomi.

Winner: Naomi via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Xavier Woods w/Kofi Kingston vs. Ridge Holland w/Sheamus

Woods repeatedly kicks the left hamstring of Holland. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Holland backs Woods into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Holland with a gut punch. Holland uppercuts Kofi. Holland applies a wrist lock. Holland with a short-arm clothesline. Holland punches Woods in the back. Holland whips Woods across the ring. Holland catches Woods in mid-air. Holland bodyslams Woods. Holland is putting the boots to Woods. Holland uppercuts Woods. Woods unloads two knife edge chops. Holland kicks Woods in the gut. Holland punches Woods in the back. Holland with the irish whip. Woods sends Holland shoulder first into the steel ring post. Woods hits The Tornado DDT on the floor.

Woods has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Woods dives over Holland. Holland delivers The Chop Block. Holland with two elbow drops. Sheamus bickers with Michael Cole. Woods with heavy bodyshots. Holland sends Woods into the ropes. Woods avoids The Knee Drop. Woods unloads two knife edge chops. Holland HeadButts Woods. Holland applies a rear chin lock. Woods decks Holland with a JawBreaker. Woods with a chop/forearm combination. Holland reverses out of the irish whip from Woods. Woods ducks under two clotheslines from Holland. Holland hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Holland stands on Woods face. Holland toys around with Woods. Holland with clubbing blows to Woods’ back. Holland goes for The Northern Grit, but Woods counters with The BackWoods to pickup the victory.

Winner: Xavier Woods via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Sheamus w/Ridge Holland vs. Kofi Kingston w/Xavier Woods

This match started during the commercial break. Sheamus whips Kofi across the ring. Kofi ducks a clothesline from Sheamus. Kofi clotheslines Sheamus to the floor. Kofi dives over Sheamus. Kofi kicks Sheamus in the face. Kofi lands The Trust Fall. Kofi is fired up. Kofi rolls Sheamus back into the ring. Sheamus with a gut punch. Sheamus with a forearm shot across the back of Kofi. Kofi denies Ten Beats Of The Bodhran. Kofi slams Sheamus head on the top rope. Kofi rolls Sheamus over for a one count. Kofi sends Sheamus shoulder first into the steel ring post. Kofi with a SpringBoard Axe Handle Strike.

Kofi kicks Sheamus in the chest. Kofi and Sheamus are trading back and forth shots. Sheamus denies The SOS. Sheamus with Three Irish Curse BackBreakers. Sheamus applies The Dublin Smile. Kofi with a series of back elbow smashes. Sheamus with a Tilt-A-Whirl Powerslam. Sheamus poses for the crowd. Kofi avoids The Brogue Kick. Kofi hits The SOS for a two count. Sheamus has Kofi perched on the top turnbuckle. Kofi HeadButts Sheamus. Sheamus with a Pump Knee Strike. Sheamus connects with The Brogue Kick to pickup the victory. After the match, Holland tosses Woods around the ringside area. Sheamus pulls out a table from the ring. Holland PowerBombs Woods through the table on the floor.

Winner: Sheamus via Pinfall 

Updated WWE WrestleMania Backlash 2022 Match Card 

1.) Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Ronda Rousey In An I Quit Match For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

2.) Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins

3.) Roman Reigns & The Usos w/Paul Heyman vs. Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton and Matt Riddle In A 6-Man Tag Team Match

4.) Edge w/Damian Priest vs. AJ Styles

5.) Baron Corbin vs. Riddick Moss

6.) Bobby Lashley vs. Omos w/MVP

Seventh Match: Ronda Rousey vs. Shotzi Blackheart In The Beat The Clock I Quit Challenge Match

Charlotte Flair is watching this match from the ringside area. Rousey starts running after Blackheart. Blackheart punches Rousey in the back. Rousey grabs the left leg of Blackheart. Rousey avoids The Roundhouse Kick. Rousey drops Blackheart with The Big Boot. Rousey blocks a boot from Blackheart.

Rousey sends Blackheart face first into the ring apron. Blackheart kicks Rousey in the gut. Blackheart is trying to do everything she can to extend the time of this match. Rousey blocks a toe kick from Blackheart. Rousey with a Release German Suplex. Rousey hits The Exploder Suplex. Rousey with a bodyscissors takedown. Rousey makes Blackheart say I Quit to The Ankle Lock.

Winner: Ronda Rousey (1:41) via Submission 

Eight Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Aliyah In The Beat The Clock I Quit Challenge Match

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Charlotte sends Aliyah face first into the canvas. Charlotte talks smack to Aliyah. Aliyah dodges The Big Boot. Aliyah with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Charlotte clotheslines Aliyah. Charlotte toys around with Aliyah. Charlotte goes for The Exploder Suplex, but Aliyah lands back on her feet.

Aliyah drops Charlotte with a Cazadora Bulldog. Aliyah goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Charlotte ducks out of the way. Charlotte drops Aliyah with The Big Boot. Aliyah denies The Figure Eight. Charlotte with a double leg takedown. Charlotte applies The Figure Eight as time expires. After the match, Ronda Rousey starts laughing at Charlotte as she walks to the backstage area. Charlotte viciously attacks Drew Gulak to close the show.

Match Result: Time-Limit Draw. (Therefore, Ronda Rousey effectively won the Beat The Clock I Quit Challenge) 

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Author: Josh Lopez