WWE Friday Night SmackDown Report – March 12th, 2010
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider
We are live on tape from Seattle, Washington and your announcers are Todd ‘Grunge Announcing’ Grisham and Matt ‘As popular as Starbucks’ Striker.
We start off tonight’s show with a celebration of family values and Rey Mysterio comes to the ring and he is joined by his wife Angie, son Dominic, and daughter Aaliyah.
Rey says hello to the people of Seattle and then he talks about how everyone lets him into their homes so he is going to return the favor. He introduces his family to everyone. Rey says that everyone in the crowd is a part of his familia. Rey points out that his son is taller than him. He calls Aaliyah his princess. He talks about traveling all over the world to entertain the fans, but he says that some very important events are missed. Rey says that parents go out of their way to make their kids feel special. He says that tonight is his daughter’s ninth birthday. He wants everyone to join with him and sing Happy Birthday, but they chant it instead. He wants to make it a night that she will always remember.
They sing but it ends with CM Punk’s music playing and he comes out with Serena and Luke Gallows. Punk tells them not to stop on account of him and Punk finishes off the song with a solo. Punk tells Rey that he looks scared but he is not out here to hurt him. He is not out here to hurt Rey’s family. He is happy that Rey’s family and his family is here tonight. Punk says that there is a celebration and that is Wrestlemania. Punk challenges Rey to a match at Wrestlemania. Punk says that he wants to challenge Rey to a match tonight. He wants to wrestle Rey right now.
Rey tells Punk that this isn’t the time.
Punk tells Aaliyah that as a birthday present, he will let her shut her eyes while he reduces her daddy to tears and begs for mercy. Punk talks about how Dominic is all grown up now and that we have seen him grow up before our eyes. He wonders if Dominic has ever heard his father squeal like a pig because someone is stomping on his father’s surgically repaired knees. Punk says that it is okay if he plugs his ears.
Rey drops his mic as Punk turns his attention to the beautiful and voluptuous wife. Punk says that when he is done with her husband, it will be the worst of times. He tells her to cover her mouth to muffle her screams.
Punk asks Rey if he is afraid that his family will watch him get hurt and then calls Rey a coward. He says that everyone knows it, especially his daughter. Punk wants to know what it is going to take for the giant killer to come out.
The crowd chants 619 and Punk wonders where the 619 is and where the ultimate underdog and machismo are. Punk says that Rey never had machismo or courage. Punk asks what will it take. Punk says that he will drop to Rey’s level and Punk gets on his knees. Punk asks Rey if he is turning him down. Punk wants to know what will it take and then Punk slaps Rey. Rey has his family leave the ring and Rey follows. Punk tells everyone to watch Rey take his walk of shame. Punk sings to Aaliyah one more time.
We go to commercial.
We are back and the Miz comes to the ring and he has Daniel Bryan following him. We take a look back at Monday’s Raw when Miz and Big Show faced R Truth and John Morrison.
Miz says that R Truth and John Morrison think they can come to Raw and embarrass the last truly great tag team. Miz throws out a ‘really’. Miz says that Morrison and Truth think they will go to Wrestlemania and win his tag team titles. Miz throws out a ‘really’. Miz wants to know if the fans think that Truth and Morrison can win and Miz throws out a few ‘reallies’ at the fans. Miz says that he will be facing R Truth while Big Show will be facing John Morrison. At Wrestlemania they will show that they are the best tag team.
Match Number One: R Truth with David Otunga versus The Miz with Daniel Bryan
Miz with a forearm to the back and then he sends Truth into the turnbuckles and follows that with punches and knees. Miz is warned by the referee. Miz with an Irish whip but Truth with a float over and then he does the split as Miz charges at him out of the corner and then Truth hits the leg lariat. Truth with a clothesline that sends Miz over the top rope to the floor and Truth with a pescado onto Miz. We go to commercial.
We are back and Miz with a reverse chin lock on Truth. Truth with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down. Miz punches Truth in the head. Both men exchange forearms with Truth getting the advantage when it goes to punches. Truth with a hip toss and clotheslines. Miz with a kick to Truth but Truth with a pump kick for a near fall. Truth tries for a slam but Miz with a neck breaker combination and he gets a near fall. We see Daniel Bryan looking at his mentor. Miz waits for Truth to get to his feet to hit the Skull Crushing Finale but Truth blocks it and gets a rollup for a near fall. Miz pulls the tights and rolls through but can only get a near fall. Truth with a kick and he misses the axe kick. Miz tries to use the ropes for extra leverage on the cover, but Bryan pushes his feet off the ropes. Miz looks at Bryan and wants to know what he did. Miz turns around and he gets the flying corkscrew forearm for the three count.
Winner: R Truth with an assist from Daniel Bryan
We go to commercial.
We are back with an Undertaker/Shawn Michaels video package for their match at Wrestlemania with comments from some of the wrestlers about Taker and Shawn.
We run through the card for Wrestlemania.
Drew McIntyre is walking in the back and Teddy Long wants to talk to the playa. Teddy reminds Drew that he lost both of his Money in the Bank Qualifier matches only to have Vince McMahon expunge and eradicate the losses from the record. Now Drew has a third chance to qualify and Teddy asks Drew if he is proud. Drew says that he is proud that he is the undefeated Intercontinental Champion and he is proud that he qualifies for the Money in the Bank Match tonight. Teddy mentions that Vince has hand picked Drew’s opponent tonight. Drew reminds Teddy that Vince is his boss. Teddy acknowledges that and Teddy says that he knows that he is still on probation. Teddy says that he cannot change the match, but he says that he can make the match a winner take all Money in the Bank Qualifier and an Intercontinental Title Match. Teddy tells Drew that if he loses, he can kiss that streak goodbye.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Did You Know that they are still showing graphics about the people attending Wrestlemania.
We see the two non losses that Drew McIntyre had to not get into the Money in the Bank match leading up to tonight’s match.
Match Number Two: Drew McIntyre versus Aaron Bolo in a Money in the Bank Qualifier Match and Intercontinental Title Match
They lock up and McIntyre with a knee and forearm before he sends Bolo into the corner. Drew with clotheslines in the corner followed by a short arm clothesline and a the double underhook DDT for the three count.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
After the match, Drew goes to Matt Striker and wants him to tell the television audience that Drew is going to Wrestlemania and has Matt raise his hand.
Big Show walks in the back and we go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Big Show versus John Morrison
Morrison with kicks and punches to Show as he avoids the big man. Show with a running shoulder tackle and Morrison goes down. Show sends Morrison into the corner and Show chops Morrison. Show throws Morrison to the mat and then he continues to pull Morrison around the ring. Morrison with punches to Show but Show with a head butt. Show walks across Morrison’s chest and then he punches Morrison in the chest. Show with another chop to Morrison’s chest. Show with a chin lock to Morrison and he tries to choke Morrison out. Morrison tries to escape the hold or get to the ropes. Morrison with elbows to Show and he gets to the ropes. Show kicks Morrison in the head and he goes to the floor. Morrison gets back to the apron and Show pulls Morrison into the ring. Morrison with a back kick but Show pushes Morrison away. Show charges into a boot and then Morrison with a drop kick to the knee and Show goes into the turnbuckles. Show tries for a choke slam but he puts Morrison on the apron. Morrison with a kick and then Morrison goes up top for a missile drop kick and Morrison gets a near fall. Morrison with the Shining Wizard but he can only get a two count. Morrison tries for the springboard spin kick but Show with the knockout punch for the three count.
Winner: Big Show
We go to commercial.
We are back and Tiffany is in Teddy Long’s office and Teddy says that he missed Tiffany. He welcomes her back to Smackdown and Tiffany says that she is looking forward to working with the Divas on Smackdown. Tiffany asks Teddy about Mickie James and Teddy says that he called her and she is doing fine.
Vickie Guerrero enters and Teddy introduces Tiffany to Vickie and says that she is his friend. He tells Vickie to welcome her to Smackdown. Vickie says that Tiffany is the reason why ECW was canceled and replaced by NXT. Teddy says that is not true. Vickie tells Tiffany to go back to being a babysitter and leave things to the big girls. Vickie says that she can make all of the decisions in her role and she tells Tiffany that she should get on her good side. Teddy tells Vickie to calm down because Tiffany is here to wrestle and not to take Vickie’s job . . . at least not right now. Vickie starts to laugh and Tiffany wants to know what is so funny. Vickie tells Tiffany that she will be facing Michelle McCool tonight.
Match Number Three: David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd with Natalya versus Cryme Tyme
Tyson and JTG start things off and Kidd with a kick and forearms. JTG with a sliding punch and drop kick and then he dances around in the ring. JTG tries for a float over in the corner but he lands awkwardly and Kidd clips JTG in the corner. Kidd wrings JTG’s leg into the ring post. Kidd with a single leg crab and the lights go out.
The lights come back on and The Undertaker is in the ring and he gives Kidd a big boot and then he punches Smith in the corner. Shad checks on JTG but Taker grabs him by the throat and hits a choke slam. Taker with a boot to Kidd and then he gives Kidd Last Ride. Taker gives Smith a tombstone piledriver and then he sees JTG still moving and JTG begs for mercy before Taker puts JTG in Hell’sWe go to commercial. Gate. Taker surveys the damage and then he looks at the Wrestlemania sign because he is contractually obligated.
We go to commercial.
We are back with the Raw Rebound.
Did you know that Steve Austin is the guest host this week and we will have three matches from Wrestlemanias past.
Match Number Four: Michelle McCool with her synchronized posing team of Layla and Vickie Guerrero versus Tiffany
Michelle takes a look at her opponent and pushes her down but before they can lock up, Michelle wants Tiffany to wait so she can do some push ups. Tiffany teases going after Michelle and Michelle is not happy. Tiffany with a reverse atomic drop and clotheslines to Michelle. Tiffany with a drop kick and a kick that sends Michelle to the floor. Tiffany goes out after Michelle and they fight around ringside. Tiffany with forearms to Michelle but Michelle pushes Tiffany and Tiffany responds with an elbow. Tiffany Irish whips Michelle into the ringside barrier. Vickie with a spear on Tiffany and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Tiffany by disqualification
Michelle with a running knee to the head against the ringside barrier and then she taunts Tiffany.
They return to the ring for a three-on-one beat down but Beth Phoenix comes to the ring and she pushes Layla into Michelle and then hits a double clothesline. Beth with a shoulder to Layla and then she knocks down Michelle. Beth throws Layla to the floor. Vickie is still in the ring and Beth keeps her from leaving the ring. Vickie has something to say to Beth and Vickie thinks she is okay but Beth clotheslines Vickie. Beth tries for the Glam Slam but Michelle and Layla come into the ring and Vickie is able to get away.
Beth helps Tiffany up and raises Tiffany’s arm.
Kane is walking in the back and we go to commercial.
We are back and did you know that WWE Magazine sells a lot in Wal-Mart.
We have an Earlier Tonight Moment of CM Punk’s American Idol tryout.
Match Number Five: Luke Gallows with CM Punk and Serena versus Kane
They lock up and Kane with a side head lock. Kane with a shoulder tackle and near fall. Kane with a side head lock again but Luke punches Kane in the corner. Luke with an Irish whip but Kane comes out of the corner with a clothesline. Kane punches Luke and the referee tries to stop Kane. Kane with more punches but Luke with a flying shoulder tackle and then Luke kicks Kane but he misses an elbow drop. Kane with a drop kick to Luke and Kane sets for the choke slam but Punk pulls Luke out of the ring to regroup.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Luke punches Kane and hits a suplex for a near fall.
We see Darren Young watching on the monitor in the back. Luke with a chin lock but Kane with a punch. Luke with a shoulder tackle and then he hits a splash for a near fall. Luke punches Kane and the referee warns him and pulls him away. Luke with a reverse chin lock and then he connects with a knee. Kane with a big boot and then he follows with an uppercut. Kane with an Irish whip and clothesline into the corner followed by a side slam for a near fall. Kane goes up top for the clothesline and he hits it. Luke with a back elbow and short arm clothesline for a near fall. Luke with a punch but Kane with a choke slam but CM Punk comes into the ring and attacks Kane. The referee calls for the bell.
After the match, Punk kicks and knees Kane and then hits Go To Sleep on Kane.
Rey Mysterio comes out he takes off his first shirt and takes off his watch. Rey comes to the ring and Punk goes to the floor. Rey and Punk fight on the floor and Rey sends Punk into the ringside barrier and then the battle goes to the floor. Referees have to separate Rey and Punk and Punk heads to the back.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time for the Highlight Reel with your host Chris Jericho. Before Chris can introduce his guest, Edge comes out and joins Chris in the ring.
The fans chant spear as Edge and Jericho stare at each other. Jericho notices the smile on Edge’s face and wants Edge to share. Edge points out that Jericho’s show is called The Highlight Reel but the only highlight that happens between the two of them is this move that he seems to always hit on Jericho. He is drawing a blank so the crowd helps him with the name. Jericho says that was pretty humourous that the sheep and mindless drones are chanting spear at the drop of a dime. Jericho calls it fantasy and he only deals with reality. Jericho says that he always tells the truth. He says that they could have been the greatest tag team, but Edge was selfish and got hurt. Jericho says that Edge gets to the cusp but he always gets injured. Jericho mentions that when he was stealing the show at Wrestlemania 19, Edge was on the sidelines. Jericho wonders how much time Edge has missed due to injury. Jericho asks Edge if he knows what Jericho was doing while Edge was licking his wounds, and Edge points out that Jericho was losing.
Edge reminds Jericho that he lost to Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania 19; and he lost to Christian at Wrestlemania 20. Jericho says that he was forging a legendary Hall of Fame career that is unparalleled to anyone of this generation. Jericho says that he was doing it injury free. Edge wants to know what the point is. Edge says that he has been injured because he only knows one way to do things in this business and that means taking risks. Edge points out that he has taken dives from twenty foot ladders. He has jumped face first into flaming tables. He has landed in thumbtacks. Edge says that his style might have taken years off his career, but he has no regrets. Edge tells Jericho that he will take whatever risk it takes to get back his World Title.
Jericho tells Edge that he has taken risks, especially choosing to face him at Wrestlemania. Jericho reminds Edge that bad things happen when they are in the ring together and he calls Edge a fraud. Jericho points out that Edge was at his best when he was with Vickie Guerrero.
Edge says that everyone has a girlfriend they regret having. Edge says that for him it was Vickie, but for Jericho, it was the Big Show. Edge says that he takes risks, but they are calculated. Edge reminds Jericho that he will win the World Title at Wrestlemania.
Jericho tells Edge that he should have stayed away from him because bad things happen when they are around. Jericho points out that Edge came back courageously after only six months when doctors said it could be nine months. Jericho reminds everyone that Edge won the Royal Rumble. Jericho says that he doesn’t think that Edge is at 100%. He says that Edge is still injured. Jericho says that the sheep would love to see Edge standing with his hand raised high, but the reality is that at Wrestlemania, he will beat Edge and on top of that, he will hurt Edge and send him home for another six months. Jericho says that is a guarantee.
Edge tells Jericho that he is going to do something at Wrestlemania. He says that he will make Jericho an ex-champion and he will do it after hitting a spear. Jericho hits Edge with the mic and then one of the stools. Jericho rearranges the furniture and kicks Edge while asking him about the spear. Jericho whips Edge with his jacket and then he tries to send Edge into the Jeritron 6000 but Edge escapes and then he hits the Impaler DDT. Edge sets for the spear but Jericho hits Edge with the title belt and Edge goes down.
Jericho starts to chant spear as he points at the crowd and then Jericho gets on his knees and says spear a few times to Edge.
We go to credits.
WWE Friday Night SmackDown Report – March 12th, 2010