WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (5/27/22): Drew McIntyre & The New Day vs. The Brawling Brutes

WWE Friday Night SmackDown
May 27, 2022
Simmons Bank Arena
Little Rock, Arkansas

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Commentators (Michael Cole & Pat McAfee)

Ring Announcer: Samantha Irvin 

Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Ronda Rousey vs. Raquel Rodriguez In A Championship Contender’s Match 

Rousey scores a quick liver shot after the bell rings. Rodriguez with a waist lock takedown. Rousey decks Rodriguez with a back elbow smash. Rousey teep kicks Rodriguez into the ropes. Rousey applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Rousey with The Hurricanrana for a two count. Rodriguez kicks Rousey in the gut. Rodriguez applies The Argentine BackBreaker Rack.

Baszler delivers the chop block to Rodriguez which forces the disqualification. After the match, Baszler and Natalya gangs up on Rodriguez. Rousey tees off on Natalya. All hell is breaking loose in Little Rock. Rodriguez denies The Rising Knee Strike. Rodriguez sends Rousey crashing to the outside. Rousey kicks Natalya out of the ring. We’ll have an impromptu tag team match, next.

Winner: Raquel Rodriguez via Disqualification 

Second Match: Ronda Rousey & Raquel Rodriguez vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler 

This match started during the commercial break. Baszler applies a leg lock. Baszler stomps on the left hamstring of Rodriguez. Baszler blocks a boot from Rodriguez. Baszler with another hamstring kick. Baszler hyperextends the left leg of Rodriguez. Rodriguez push kicks Baszler. Rodriguez takes a swipe at Natalya. Baszler with clubbing hamstring kicks. Baszler stands on the left ankle of Rodriguez. Rodriguez kicks Baszler out of the ring. Baszler tags in Natalya. Natalya slaps Rodriguez in her tracks. Rodriguez denies The Sharpshooter. Rodriguez tags in Rousey. Rousey with a flurry of judo throws. Natalya blocks a boot from Rousey. Natalya with a back heel trip.

Natalya applies The Sharpshooter. Rodriguez tags herself in. Rodriguez clotheslines the back of Natalya’s neck. Natalya tags in Baszler. Rodriguez runs through a clothesline from Baszler. Rodriguez drops Baszler with a shoulder tackle. Rodriguez with tomahawk sledges. Baszler denies The Tejana Bomb. Baszler continues to kick the left hamstring of Rodriguez. Rodriguez HeadButts Baszler. Rodriguez with a Corkscrew Elbow Drop for a two count. Rousey dumps Natalya out of the ring. Baszler bumps into Rousey. Rousey stares at Baszler. Natalya pulls Rousey out of the ring. Haymaker Exchange. Rodriguez connects with The Tejana Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ronda Rousey & Raquel Rodriguez via Pinfall 

Third Match: Los Lotharios vs. Jinder Mahal & Shanky 

Humberto Carrillo and Shanky will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Shanky catches Carrillo in mid-air. Carrillo applies a side headlock. Shanky whips Carrillo across the ring. Carrillo ducks a clothesline from Shanky. Shanky drops Carrillo with The Big Boot. Shanky applies a wrist lock. Shanky tags in Mahal. Mahal kicks Carrillo in the gut. Mahal hammers down on the back of Carrillo’s neck. Mahal whips Carrillo across the ring. Carrillo with a Running Hurricanrana. Carrillo dropkicks Mahal into the ropes. Carrillo tags in Garza. Assisted Seated Senton. Double Chop. Garza is throwing haymakers at Mahal.

Garza grabs a side headlock. Carrillo tags himself in. Garza reverses out of the irish whip from Mahal. Mahal kicks Garza in the chest. Mahal with a Back Body Drop. Garza sends Mahal tumbling to the floor. Garza with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Garza rolls Mahal back into the ring. Garza rips off his pants while trying to flirt with Samantha Irvin. Shanky mocks Garza. Shanky punches Garza in the back of the head. Shanky SuperKicks Mahal. Carrillo connects with The SpringBoard Enzuigiri to pickup the victory. After the match, Mahal starts yelling at Shanky. Shanky continues to dance as Mahal heads towards the backstage area.

Winner: Los Lotharios via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: GUNTHER & Ludwig Kaiser vs. Ricochet & Drew Gulak 

Ludwig Kaiser and Drew Gulak will start things off. Kaiser with a deep arm-drag. Kaiser applies an arm-bar. Gulak grabs a side headlock. Kaiser escapes the hold. Kaiser applies the cravate across the top strand. Gunther kicks Gulak in the face. Kaiser is raining down haymakers. Kaiser repeatedly stomps on Gulak’s chest. Kaiser tags in Gunther. Gunther throws Gulak out of the ring. Imperium has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Gunther applies The Bow and Arrow Stretch. Gunther drops Gulak with a knife edge chop. Gunther taunts Ricochet. Gunther stomps on Gulak’s chest. Gunther tags in Kaiser. Kaiser applies a waist lock. Gulak with two sharp elbow strikes. Gulak ducks a clothesline from Kaiser. Kaiser goes for a Bodyslam, but Gulak lands back on his feet. Gulak tags in Ricochet. Ricochet unloads a flurry of strikes.

Kaiser reverses out of the irish whip from Ricochet. Ricochet with a Running Headscissors Takeover. Ricochet pops back on his feet. Ricochet ducks a clothesline from Kaiser. Ricochet with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Ricochet gets distracted by Gunther. Kaiser rolls Ricochet over for a two count. Ricochet with a Pump Knee Strike. Ricochet puts Kaiser on his shoulders. Ricochet stares at Gunther. Ricochet rakes the eyes of Kaiser. Gulak tags himself in. Kaiser dumps Ricochet out of the ring. Gulak is throwing haymakers at Kaiser. Kaiser nails Gulak with a throat thrust. Kaiser blocks a boot from Gulak. Kaiser uppercuts Gulak. Kaiser with The Butterfly Suplex. Kaiser tugs on Gulak’s hair. Kaiser poses for the crowd. Kaiser connects with The PK to pickup the victory. After the match, Gunther kicks Ricochet in the face. Kaiser plants Gulak with another PK.

Winner: GUNTHER & Ludwig Kaiser via Pinfall 

Updated WWE Hell In A Cell 2022 Match Card 

1.) Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins In A Hell In A Cell Match

2.) Bianca BelAir (c) vs. Asuka vs. Becky Lynch In A Triple Threat Match For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship

3.) Bobby Lashley vs. Omos & MVP In A Two On One Handicap Match

4.) Kevin Owens vs. Ezekiel

Fifth Match: Drew McIntyre & The New Day vs. The Brawling Brutes In A 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Xavier Woods and Butch will start things off. Butch scores the forearm knockdown. Butch knocks Kofi off the ring apron. Butch takes a swipe at McIntyre. Butch applies a side headlock. Woods whips Butch across the ring. Butch drops Woods with a shoulder tackle. Woods drops down on the canvas. Woods leapfrogs over Butch. Woods thrust kicks the midsection of Butch. Woods with clubbing blows to Butch’s back. Kofi made the blind tag. Woods with a Running NeckBreaker. Kofi with The PK. Woods follows that with a Sliding Lariat. Kofi with a Rebound Splash. Woods with a Fist Drop. Kofi with The Standing Frog Splash for a two count. Kofi applies a wrist lock. Kofi tags in Woods. New Day side steps Butch into the turnbuckles. Double Bulldog. Woods transitions into a ground and pound attack. Butch fish hooks Woods. Butch with a forearm smash. Butch tags in Sheamus. Sheamus with a gut punch. Sheamus with clubbing blows to Woods back. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on Woods chest. Ten Beats Of The Bodhran. Sheamus tags in Butch. Butch with clubbing blows to Woods chest. Holland tags himself in.

Holland with The Delayed Vertical Suplex for a two count. Holland whips Woods across the ring. Woods ducks under two clotheslines from Holland. Woods slides under Holland. Woods with The Rolling Elbow. Kofi with a Flying Tomahawk Chop. Holland reverses out of the irish whip from Kofi. Kofi with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. New Day and McIntrye delivers The Unicorn Stampede. Woods sends Butch crashing to the outside. McIntyre knocks Butch off the apron. Assisted Corner Dropkick. Holland sends Kofi back first into the turnbuckles. Kofi kicks Holland in the face. The referee gets distracted by Sheamus. Butch with an Apron Enzuigiri. Holland drops Kofi with The Pounce. Brawling Brutes has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Butch sends Kofi to the corner. Butch with a running forearm smash. Butch tags in Holland. Assisted Running Forearm. Holland with a corner clothesline. Sheamus tags himself in. Holland Powerslams Kofi. Sheamus with The Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Sheamus tags in Holland. Meeting Of The Minds. Sheamus goes for The Irish Curse BackBreaker, but Kofi lands back on his feet. Kofi drops Sheamus with The DDT. Brawling Brutes wisely pulls Woods and McIntyre off the apron.

Holland throws McIntyre into the steel ring steps. Sheamus with a corner clothesline. Sheamus with The Alabama Slam for a two count. Sheamus applies The Dublin Smile. Kofi with heavy bodyshots. Kofi creates distance with The SOS. McIntyre and Holland are tagged in. McIntyre with two clotheslines. McIntyre whips Holland across the ring. McIntyre scores the elbow knockdown. McIntyre with an Overhead Belly to Belly Suplex. McIntyre catches Butch over the top rope. McIntyre with a Release Belly to Belly Suplex. McIntyre ducks a clothesline from Holland. McIntyre with a Leaping NeckBreaker. McIntyre pops back on his feet. Butch applies The Sleeper Hold. McIntyre tosses Butch over the top rope. Woods with The Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Sheamus answers with a Pump Knee Strike. Kofi lands The Flying Plancha. Holland nails McIntyre with a throat thrust. Holland goes for The Northern Grit, but McIntyre lands back on his feet. McIntyre HeadButts Holland. McIntyre connects with The Claymore. McIntyre tags in Woods. Woods plants Holland with The Limit Break to pickup the victory. After the match, McIntyre celebrates with The New Day to close the show.

Winner: Drew McIntyre & The New Day via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez