WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: TEAM SMACKDOWN FINALIZED; KAVAL ENCOUNTERS THE THRILL OF VICTORY AND AGONY OF DEFEAT; SOMEONE WILL BE BURIED ALIVE AT BRAGGING RIGHTS
By Richard Trionfo on 2010-10-15 21:59:23
We start off with the Undertaker standing on the roof of the Rose Garden in Portland.
We are live on tape from Portland, Oregon and your announcers are Matt ‘I know 33 people who aren’t Cole Miners’ Striker, Todd ‘Can I Talk This Week’ Grisham, and Michael ‘Like a Virus’ Cole.
Match Number One: Rey Mysterio versus ‘Dashing’ Cody Rhodes in a Team Smackdown Qualifying Match
Cody works on the wrist and arm that Alberto Del Rio previously injured. Rey rolls through and uses the ropes to escape with an arm drag. Rey runs towards Rhodes and Cody with a punch and Cody gets a near fall. Cody with a punch to the face and then he hits a gourdbuster on Rey and gets a near fall. Rhodes kicks Rey’s arm and then he connects with a forearm that knocks Rey back to the mat. Cody tries for a suplex but Rey escapes. Rey with a drop kick to the knees and Rhodes falls into the ropes. Rey starts the run for the 619 but Cody goes to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rhodes with a rear chin lock on Rey and he has his knee in Rey’s back. We see footage from the commercial break when Rey tried for a springboard move but Cody countered with a round kick that knocked Rey down. Rey gets to his feet and he counters and gets a near fall with a bridge. Cody with a drop kick and he gets a near fall. Cody with a knee to the back as he applies a surfboard. Rey with kicks but Cody blocks a punch and applies a cross face chicken wing and body scissors on Mysterio as he works on the injured arm some more. Rey struggles to get to the ropes but he is successful in getting Cody to break the hold. Cody with kicks to the arm and then he punches Rey in the head.
Rhodes with a rolling knee drop to the back of the head and he gets a near fall. Rhodes with a punches to Rey after pushing Rey into the ropes. It works a second time but Rey with a kick on the third attempt. Cody tries for a wheelbarrow suplex and he hits it. Cody makes the cover but he takes too long and Rey kicks out. Cody pulls Rey towards the corner and Cody goes to the turnbuckles for a knee drop but Rey moves out of the way. Rey with a drop toe hold that sends Cody into the turnbuckles. Rey goes up top with a seated senton. Rey with a springboard cross body but Cody rolls through and gets a near fall on Rey.
Rhodes with a punch to the midsection and then he gets a sunset flip but Rey rolls through and kicks Cody to get a near fall. Rey with a drop kick to the knee one more time and then he hits a springboard leg drop on Rhodes but he can only get a two count. Rhodes with a drop down uppercut and then he tries for the Alabama Slam but Rey gets out of the hold. Rey with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors followed by the 619 and diving splash for the three count.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
Match Number Three: Alberto Del Rio versus Chris Masters in a Bragging Rights Qualifying Match for Team Smackdown
They lock up and Del Rio backs Masters into the corner and Del Rio kicks Masters and tries for a suplex but Masters blocks it and he gives Del Rio a jackhammer for a near fall. Masters tries for the Master Lock but Del Rio gets to the ropes before it is locked in. Del Rio drops Masters’ arm on the top rope and then he kicks Masters. Del Rio works on the arm and he stomps on the elbow and gets a near fall. Del Rio with a key lock on Masters but Masters with punches. Del Rio with a knee to Masters. Masters with a Samoan drop and both men are down. Masters with clotheslines but Del Rio hits Masters in the arm. Masters with a one arm power slam and he gets a near fall. Masters tries for the Master Lock again but Del Rio with a double knee arm breaker and then he locks in the cross arm breaker and gets Masters to tap out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Del Rio goes to the floor and Show offers his hand to Del Rio to thank him for being on the team. Del Rio winks at Show and refuses to shake his hand. Show is impressed with Del Rio even though he did not shake his hand.