WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: IS THE STRAIGHT EDGE SOCIETY FINISHED?; DID KOFI GAIN AN ADVANTAGE ON DOLPH?; KAVAL MAKES SMACKDOWN DEBUT
By Richard Trionfo on 2010-09-10 22:00:50
Tonight we start with a look back at Kane’s comments last week to the Undertaker.
We are live on tape from Baltimore, Maryland and your announcers are Todd ‘Quote the Raven, Nevermore’ and Matt ‘John Waters’ Striker.
We are back and Ricardo Rodriguez introduces Alberto Del Rio for his match.
We have footage from last week’s Raw when Alberto had his I Got Rid of Rey Fiesta only to be interrupted by Christian.
Match Number Dos: Alberto Del Rio versus Matt Hardy
They lock up and Hardy backs Del Rio into the turnbuckles. Del Rio with a kick out of the break followed by a snap mare and kick to the back. Del Rio with a front face lock but Hardy with an Irish whip and running clothesline followed by a bulldog for a near fall. Hardy with a punch and then Del Rio tries for a splash into the ropes abut Hardy moves and Del Rio goes to the floor. Hardy with a baseball slide and then he goes to the floor. Hardy slams Del Rio’s head into the apron and then Del Rio with an enzuigiri that knocks Hardy off the apron as we go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio with a reverse chin lock and they are back in the ring. Del Rio sends Hardy back to the mat thanks to a handful of Hardy’s hair. Del Rio with a kick to Hardy and then he chokes him in the ropes. Del Rio with a kick to the leg and then he hits a spinebuster for a near fall. Del Rio with a cravate into a reverse chin lock. Hardy with elbows and punches followed by a sunset flip for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to Hardy’s head and he gets a near fall. Del Rio with kicks to the ribs and then he chokes Hardy in the ropes. Del Rio with a knee to the midsection and then he slams Hardy and gets a near fall. Del Rio returns to the reverse chin lock. Hardy with punches but Del Rio grabs the hair Hardy with more punches. Hardy with clotheslines followed by a Side Effect and Hardy gets a near fall. Hardy waits for Del Rio to get to his feet and he hits a clothesline or two in the corner and then he hits a third one and he tries for the bulldog but Del Rio escapes and he kicks Hardy. Hardy with an inverted DDT and side slam combination followed by a standing power slam. Hardy goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault and he hits it but Del Rio is able to kick out.
Hardy with an Irish whip but Del Rio floats over. Hardy sets for what appears to be an Acid Drop but Del Rio escapes and sends Hardy into the turnbuckles. Del Rio goes to the turnbuckles but Hardy stops Alberto. Hardy tries for a superplex but each man with head butts and Del Rio goes to the floor but he pulls Hardy with him and Hardy’s arm gets caught on the top rope. Del Rio sends Hardy into the ring post and then he hits the cross arm breaker and Hardy taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Alberto starts to work on the arm again but Christian comes to the ring and Alberto leaves the ring.
We take a look at Legendary, which has opened in theaters as you read this report.