WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: CAN THE INTELLECTUAL SAVIOR CONTROL THE HOOLIGAN?; KANE HAS A BREAKTHROUGH AND THEN A RELAPSE; AND MORE RAW FOOTAGE THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT
By Richard Trionfo on 2012-08-31 22:00:26
We are live on tape from Green Bay, Wisconsin and your announcers are Michael ‘Favre’ Cole and Josh ‘Rodgers’ Mathews.
We are back and Josh Mathews is in the ring to interview Alberto Del Rio. Ricardo Rodriguez does the official introduction for Alberto who drives into the arena.
Josh reminds Alberto that he is the number one contender and Alberto interrupts him. He says that not only did he beat Randy Orton, he made one of the toughest men in WWE history tap out. In case you missed it, we have the video.
Alberto says that he is ready to do the same to Sheamus at Night of Champions to become the new World Champion.
Josh asks about Alberto’s record against Sheamus in title matches.
Alberto calls Josh a weasel and asks Josh if he remembers how he felt when Kane threw him away like a piece of trash. Alberto says that he will make that feel like nothing.
Kane’s music plays and Josh runs from the ring. Alberto and Ricardo leave the ring as well.
Kane has a mic and he introduces himself and he says that part of his anger management program, his counselor has asked him to apologize. He apologizes for throwing Josh over a barrier at SummerSlam. He thanks Josh for being a part of his recovery.
Teddy Long’s music plays and he interrupts the breakthrough for Kane by telling Alberto that he better hope that Kane is getting good grades in his Anger Management Class because Alberto is going to face Kane right now.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Five: Kane versus Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez)
The match is joined in progress and Kane with a clean break. Kane misses a punch but Del Rio with kicks. Kane sends Del Rio into the turnbuckles and punches him. Del Rio with a kick but Kane with a knee to the midsection and then he hits a drop kick to the back of the head and Kane gets a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to the leg.
Del Rio goes to the turnbuckles but Kane with an uppercut that sends Del Rio to the apron. Del Rio pulls Kane’s arm into the ring post and then he kicks Kane in the arm and punches him in the arm. Kane grabs Del Rio by the throat but Del Rio with an enzuigiri to the arm to escapes. Kane with a boot to the head and then he Irish whips Del Rio and connects with a clothesline and side slam for a near fall.
Kane goes up top for the clothesline and he hits it. Kane sets for the choke slam but Ricardo distracts him. Kane grabs Ricardo by the throat and that allows Del Rio to hit a lungblower for the three count.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Kane does not appear happy with the result to the match. Kane goes to the announce table and he throws Josh Mathews to the floor. Kane apologizes to Josh for beating him up. Kane picks up Josh and gives him a choke slam . . . but he is sorry.
Kane summons the fire from the ring posts . . . but he is still sorry.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we see footage of Josh Mathews being helped to the back after the brutal attack by Kane . . . who is still sorry for what he did.