WWE SmackDown Results – November 27, 2018
Welcome to SmackDown Live.
We are in Minneapolis, Minnesota and your announcers are Corey Graves, Tom Phillips, and Byron Saxton.
Paige is in the ring and she introduces the Smackdown Women’s Champion, Becky Lynch.
Becky says when you are the hottest thing in the industry, any time away is a bad thing. She invaded Raw, she fought and she bled. She was on Smackdown and The Survivor Series and tried to fight but she was held back. Becky says she is putting herself back in the ring. Becky says she had to watch someone else fight Ronda Rousey at Survivor Series and she wants to deal with it now.
Becky asks for Charlotte Flair to come to the ring.
Becky says she told Charlotte to give the beating she would have given Ronda, but she almost did it. If she did it, Ronnie wouldn’t be standing. It took you channeling the Man to take it to Ronda.
Charlotte says she wasn’t trying to be Becky, she was being herself, the seven time women’s champion and the only woman on either roster capable of giving Ronda the beating she deserves. Charlotte says she is more capable because she is genetically superior and she has the mindset to do any solitary thing to get the job done.
Becky says Charlotte went from copying her old man to The Man. She is a bootleg Becky and Charlotte is no longer pretending.
Charlotte says Nia must have hit you harder than she thought. You went from quirky to delusional. You are copying her old man and still riding her coattails. Charlotte says the Queen stands out in the crowd and she will be at TLC. She was the one born ready. Charlotte says she did not fight for Becky, she fought for herself. She will fight Becky right now.
Paige tells both of them to shut up and be quiet. Paige says she hasn’t seen this much fire from Charlotte since Becky. She has not seen anyone with that much desire. Charlotte will get her title match against Becky. It will be a TLC match.
Mandy Rose’s music interrupts and she is joned by Sonya Deville, Zelina Vega, Billie Kay, and Peyton Royce.
Mandy says this is a joke. How dare you say that no one has shown the desire that Charlotte has. Everyone is talking about what Charlotte did to Ronda. Any one of them could have done the exact same thing. Any of them deserve a title match. You gave up on Absolution and you are giving opportunities to your old friends.
Naomi’s music interrupts and she is joined by Asuka, Lana, and Carmella.
Naomi heard what Mandy had to say and they agree. You are not questioning her desire. The entire Smackdown roster is packed with talent. Any one of them can be champion.
Becky says she will take on any of them.
Paige says that this is the passion she is talking about. Each woman on the roster will be in a Battle Royal and the winner will be added to the match at TLC.
The Usos are in the back and Jimmy says they held it down for Team Blue. Jey says that there is only one team on Smackdown.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso versus Sheamus and Cesaro (with Big Show) in a Non Title Match
Sheamus with a side head lock take down to Jimmy and Jimmy with punches. Jey tags in and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Cesaro tags in and he punches Jey. Jey punches Cesaro and JImmy tags in and hits a double sledge to the arm from the turnbuckles. Sheamus drops Jimmy on the top rope when Cesaro distracts the referee. Sheamus and Cesaro with a Bar Clothesline.
Sheamus kicks Jimmy in the chest. Cesaro tags back in and Jimmy is dropped on the top rope. Cesaro gets a near fall. Cesaro with a wrist lock. Sheamus tags in and they Irish whip Jimmy into the turnbuckles. Jimmy with a punch and chops. Sheamus kicks Jimmy and Cesaro tags in. Cesaro kicks Jimmy and the referee warns Cesaro. Cesaro with a side head lock. Jimmy tries to power his way into his corner but Cesaro stops him. Sheamus tags in and applies a reverse chin lock. Jimmy with a jaw breaker but Cesaro tags in and he kicks Jey off the apron. Sheamus with a running knee into the corner and he puts Jimmy on the turnbuckles.
Cesaro with a running European uppercut in the corner followed by an assisted suplex for a near fall. Sheamus tags in and connects with a knee for a near fall. Jimmy fights out of the corner for a moment but he is stopped by Cesaro. Jey and Cesaro tag in and Jey with clotheslines followed by a thrust kick and uppercut. Jey with a Samoan drop and a running hip strike in the corner for a near fall.
Sheamus makes the tag and Jey with an enzuigiri to Cesaro. Jey sets for a plancha but Cesaro with a jumping European uppercut. Sheamus with a jumping knee to the back and then he goes to the turnbuckles for a knee drop and connects. Sheamus gets a near fall. Sheamus goes back to the turnbuckles but Jey moves when Sheamus goes for a clothesline. Sheamus is sent into the ring post. Jey with a super kick to Cesaro and then to Sheamus for a near fall.
Jimmy tags in and they both go up top for stereo splashes but Cesaro gives Jey a European uppercut. Sheamus gets his knees up and gets a near fall on Jimmy. Sheamus punches Jimmy and he gets Jimmy on his shoulders. Cesaro tags in and Jey stops Sheamus. Cesaro with a knee to Jey’s back and Jimmy with a rollup for a near fall. Jey tags in and Cesaro misses a splash. Jey with a super kick and Jimmy tags in and hits the splash for the three count.
Winners: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso
The New Day and Miz are in the locker room and Xavier says they are watching Miz’ best work. Miz says he did not think they were Mariners. They show Miz his match from last week.
Miz says that while the New Day were playing with cranberries, he was fighting for his life with his Bestie Shane.
Kofi reminds Miz that they won at Survivor Series but Miz says the match did not count. He also says that the Usos won that match. Miz says he can beat any of you. Miz says he is going to talk to Shane about a match tonight.
Big E talks about Miz’ character in The Marine and he is outed as a Mariner.
AJ Styles is sitting in the back by himself and he is told that it is time.
We go to commercial.
We are back and AJ Styles makes his way to the ring.
AJ says for fourteen days, he has been without the WWE title. Those fourteen days seem a lot longer than the three hundred seventy-one days he had with the championship. AJ says he hates losing, but it is the way he lost that bothers him. We see footage of the kick that led to the end of AJ’s title reign.
AJ says once he became the WWE Champion, he knew there would be a target on his back. Who knew the target would move somewhere else. AJ says he knows what it is like to do anything to get what you want. AJ says it bothered him what Daniel did after the match and it was so severe he was not cleared to be at Survivor Series or last week’s Smackdown. AJ says he watched Daniel Bryan explain his actions from home.
AJ says that is a lot of BS and trash. It does not matter if it is the new Daniel Bryan or the old Daniel Bryan, he is looking forward to smashing his face in. AJ says they don’t have to wait until TLC. AJ says that Daniel Bryan is not here. Daniel was not at the live events last weekend. It looks like someone has been watching Raw and getting ideas about how to do things. AJ says this is the house that AJ Styles built. AJ says he never missed an event as champion. This was where he belonged. When you roll out of your hyperbaric chamber, make sure you are at TLC.
You can bring your dreams and excuses, but don’t forget to bring the title belt because it belongs to AJ Styles.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Tom talks about the pursuit of Lars Sullivan by Raw and Smackdown to join their rosters. We have a video package.
Match Number Two: Shinsuke Nakamura versus Rusev in a Non Title Match
Nakamura attacks Rusev from behind before the bell. Nakamura with a running thrust kick. Rusev is knocked to the floor. Nakamura with another running thrust kick.
We go to commercial.
We have a video feature for Jeff Hardy.
Jeff thanks everyone and he says watching all of his crazy moments, he cannot believe he did half of that stuff. This business has given him a way to express himself. It has allowed him to be the Charismatic Enigma. Jeff says he has lived the highest of highs and felt the lowest of lows. You have all stuck by his side
Jeff gets a Delete chant started. Jeff says to delete that. Jeff says he would not be here without Beth and his kids and he thanks everyone for making this night possible. Jeff says this is not a retirement speech. He says he does not know what will happen but let’s find out together.
Samoa Joe’s music plays and he congratulates Jeff for twenty years. He apologizes for being tardy and he says he was going to pop some bottles with Jeff, but that might not be the best thing.
Shane tries to take Joe’s mic but Jeff says it is okay.
Joe says it is good that Jeff got to see that video because he probably wasn’t coherent when that happened. Joe says he does not celebrate weakness and he does not believe in second chances when people like him have not gotten their first. Joe says what bugs him the most is that despite all of the mistakes you have made, you are okay being put on a pedestal and it makes him sick.
There have been just as many times that you have had people on your feet as you have let them down. People like you never change and the demons never leave, ready to take over. The next time you are powerless, Joe is willing to offer his hand. It is a one step program that will be quick and won’t be painless.
Jeff says that Joe cannot rain on his parade. He has almost ended his career twenty times in the twenty years. Let’s make this a moment right now.
Jeff is ready for a fight, but Joe walks to the back.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Miz versus Kofi Kingston (with Big E and Xavier Woods)
They lock up and Miz with a wrist lock. Kofi with a single leg take down and splash for a near fall. Kofi with a side head lock. Miz backs Kofi into the corner and he kicks Kofi and applies a side head lock. Miz with a shoulder tackle. Kofi with a leaping back elbow and he clotheslines Miz over the top rope to the floor. Kofi sets for a dive but bounces off the top rope when Miz moves. Miz is distracted by Big E and Woods and then Kofi hits a suicide dive.
Kofi with a series of cross body presses for near falls. Miz with kicks to Kofi. Miz with a knee to the back and then he stretches Kofi. Kofi gets to his feet but Miz continues to stretch Kofi. Kofi with punches but Miz with an Irish whip and Awesome Clothesline. Miz goes up top and goes for a double sledge but Kofi with a drop kick. Kofi with chops to Miz followed by a drop kick and a jumping clothesline. Kofi with a boom drop.
Miz blocks Trouble in Paradise and goes for a figure four but Kofi escapes. Miz blocks the SOS and Kofi blocks the Skull Crushing Finale. Kofi with a rollup for a near fall. Miz hits the first neck breaker in the Reality Check but Kofi escapes an hits SOS for a near fall. Miz with a DDT for a near fall. Miz has the referee check on Kofi and Miz exposes the top turnbuckle. Big E puts a pile of pancakes on the turnbuckle. Kofi with a rollup for a near fall. Kofi with kicks but Miz with a knee to the midsection. Miz with a baseball slide to Woods since Miz does not like the trombone. Miz grabs a chair and Woods takes it from Miz. Kofi with Trouble in Paradise for the three count.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
Randy Orton is in the back and he turns around.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Randy Orton makes his way to the ring with Rey Mysterio’s mask.
Randy says disrespectful, disgusting, and disturbing. These are the words you used to describe what he did to Rey Mysetrio last week. Randy says if he could choose a word, he would use euphoric. Randy says he never understood the big deal and what was so special about the piece of trash he pulled off Rey’s face. Randy says he never learned the history because he did not care. It was not done to disrespect Rey’s culture, it was meant to embarrass him and take Randy off the pedestal you put him on. What he did was show that Rey is just another one of his victims. He is a victim of the three most destructible letters in wrestling. R. . .
Rey Mysterio’s music plays and he makes his way to the stage.
Randy and Rey fight on the floor. Randy sends Rey into the ringside barrier a few times. Randy removes Rey’s neck brace and he sends Rey into the ring. Rey kicks Randy and punches Orton and kicks him. Rey with a 619 to Randy’s hip. Rey with an enzuigiri and Orton falls into the ropes. Rey with a 619. Rey grabs a chair but Orton with a kick and IEDDT. Randy kicks the chair away and then he sends Rey into the ringside barrier. Randy picks Rey up and puts the chair around the throat and sends Rey into the ring steps. Officials and agents try to get Randy to leave.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Shane McMahon is texting in front of the World Cup Trophy. Miz wants to know where Shane was and he asks him to meet him one third of the way.
Shane says they are not partners while Miz cleans their trophy. Miz says this trophy is their child and he knows they are the best parents in the world. Miz says that makes them family. Miz tells Shane to start acting like it.
Match Number Three: Number One Contender Battle Royal
The participants in the match are Carmella, Naomi, Lana, Asuka, Peyton Royce, Billie Kay, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, and Zelina Vega.
They pair off and Sonya attacks Lana from behind and she kicks Lana to the floor. Zelina is pulled off the apron and is eliminated. Zelina pulls Lana off the apron and clotheslines her.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Peyton and Billie try to eliminate Carmella. Lana comes back into the ring and she stops Billie and Peyton. Lana puts Billie on the top rope but Peyton stops her. Peton and Billie eliminate Lana. They celebrate their elimination and Asuka is waiting for them. Asuka with a hip attack to Billie and a pop up knee to Peyton. Billie and Peyton are sent to the apron and Asuka takes care of both of them with a hip attack.
Carmella with a thrust kick to Asuka. Carmella sends Asuka into the turnbuckles. Asuka puts Carmella on the apron and Asuka with forearms and strikes. Carmella ducks and screams. Asuka says everything is okay and she kicks Carmella off the apron. Mandy and Sonya attack Asuka but Naomi helps Asuka. Mandy with a knee to Asuka. Sonya and Mandy try to eliminate Asuka but Naomi makes the save. Naomi with forearms to Mandy. Naomi with Rear View to Mandy followed by a springboard round kick to Sonya. Naomi goes for a head scissors but Mandy blocks it and sends Naomi to the apron. Mandy goes to the apron too and Naomi with a split and she sends Mandy into the ring post to eliminate her.
Sonya eliminates Naomi and we are down to the final two with Sonya Deville and Asuka. Sonya has kicks blocked while Asuka with a kick. Sonya with a double leg take down. Asuka is sent to the apron and Mandy tries to eliminate Asuka but Asuka with a sliding knee on the apron. Asuka with kicks and Asuka tries to suplex Sonya over the top rope to the floor. They both go to the apron and Asuka with a forearm. Sonya with a forearm of her own. They both connect with kicks and both hold on to the ropes. Asuka with a pop up knee to eliminate Sonya.
After the match, we see Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair at ringside and they are not happy.