WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: KING OF THE RING QUALIFIERS; EDGE, KANE, AND PAUL BEARER CONTINUE THEIR HIJINKS; THE PHOENIX RISES AGAIN ON SMACKDOWN
By Richard Trionfo on 2010-11-26 21:59:26
We are live on tape from Jacksonville, Florida and your announcers are Matt ‘Keeping Pay Per View Commentary Interesting since 2009’ Striker, Todd ‘I wish I knew what it was like to do commentary for a pay per view’ Grisham, and Michael ‘On Wednesdays, Miz lets me touch the WWE Title belt’ Cole.
Josh Mathews is in the interview area with Alberto Del Rio and he is still smiling despite what happened on Sunday night. Josh asks about Alberto being knocked out on Sunday night and how Alberto might be considered the underdog. Alberto says that he learned a valuable lesson at Survivor Series. You should never share the spotlight with someone who is not your equal. He says that Big Show is not his equal. He says that he will be victorious tonight and on Monday night, he will become King Alberto Del Rio.
We go to commercial.
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Match Number Two: Alberto Del Rio versus Big Show in a Mamacita Said Knock You Out King of the Ring Qualifying Match
Del Rio has something to say to Show and he says that he is better than Show. Show objects to that statement and he pushes Del Rio into the corner but misses a punch. Del Rio with punches but Show pushes him down. Del Rio goes to the turnbuckles but Show grabs him by the throat. Del Rio goes to the floor and in the process forces Show’s arm into the rope as we go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio has Show in a waist lock but Show channels Andre and pulls the arms apart and hits a butt bump. Show has Del Rio in the corner and connects with a shhh chop. Del Rio goes for the leg but Show with a head butt. Del Rio begs for some mercy but Show with a head butt. Show chokes Del Rio in the ropes. Show with a clubbing forearm to the back. Del Rio with a jawbreaker to Show and then he kicks Show in the leg. Del Rio comes off the ropes but Show grabs him by the throat and tries for a choke slam but Del Rio escapes the hold. Show tosses Del Rio away but Del Rio with a drop kick to the knee. Del Rio with another drop kick to the knee and he has Show down and he gets a near fall. Del Rio with kicks and another drop kick to the knee. Show with shoulder tackles to Del Rio followed by an Irish whip. Show charges into the corner and Del Rio with a boot to the knee. Del Rio with a running enzuigiri into the corner followed by another kick to the leg. Del Rio has Show to his knee and then Del Rio tries to flip Show over for the cross arm breaker but Show picks up Del Rio and hits a suplex.
Show signals for the punch and Del Rio sees it coming so he goes to the floor. Show follows and Del Rio kicks Show in the leg. Show with a chop to Del Rio and then he does the same against the announce table. Del Rio is thrown back into the ring and Ricardo Rodriguez grabs Show to prevent him from getting into the ring. Show grabs Rodriguez and punches him. Unfortunately for Show, the referee gets to ten and Show has been counted out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio by count out
Match Number Five: Rey Mysterio versus Cody Rhodes in a If you aren’t feeling dashing, you could always wear a mask King of the Ring Qualifying Match
Before the match starts, Alberto Del Rio comes out to the ring to watch his little friend Rey Mysterio in his match with Cody Rhodes to give him some advice on how to advance to the tournament like Alberto did. While Striker puts on Cody’s new shirt, Cole greets Del Rio with a manly hug because that is what Cole does when he isn’t answering e-mails from the Raw General Messenger.
Rey kicks Cody in the leg and then he connects with forearms to the face. Cody with a kick and sunset flip but Rey rolls through and since you never give Rey Mysterio a sunset flip, Cody knew that the kick was coming so Cody ducked to protect his face. Cody backs up and goes to the floor. Cody wants his jacket to make sure his face is okay. Rey follows after Cody and kicks him in the leg. Cody begs for Rey not to hit him in the face and Cody backs away. Cody hits Beautiful Disaster using the ring steps for the momentum and then he sends Rey back into the ring. Cody with an Alabama Slam for a near fall. Cody with a boot to the chest and then he kicks Rey with the referee warning him. Rey goes to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Cody is working on Rey’s arm but Rey with punches. Cody with an arm bar and then Rey sends Cody into the corner. Rey charges into a boot and then Cody goes to the turnbuckles for a knee drop to the back and Cody gets a near fall. Cody with forearms to the back followed by a kick. Cody wraps Rey’s arm in the rope and then he hip tosses Rey from the apron into the ring. Cody gets a near fall and then he punches Rey in the corner. Cody puts Rey on the top turnbuckle but Rey with a head butt to Cody and Rey with a seated senton and springboard cross body for a near fall. Rey with a kick but Rhodes grabs Rey by the tights to keep him from going off the ropes. Cody tries for CrossRhodes but Rey counters with a jackknife cover and gets a near fall.
Rhodes with a backslide for a near fall. Cody misses a drop kick and Rey with a round kick to the head but only gets a near fall. Rey with a drop kick to the back and Cody falls into the ropes. Del Rio moves from his announce position against the announce table and he tells Cody to get out of the ring. Del Rio thinks that he has outsmarted Rey but Rey goes to the apron and Cody sees him out of the corner of his eye so he ducks and Rey hits a seated senton splash on Del Rio.
Rey sends Rhodes into the ringside barrier and then they return to the ring. Rey kicks Cody and that sends Cody into the referee. Del Rio trips Rey and pulls him into the ring post. Rhodes hits CrossRhodes and gets the three count.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
After the match, Del Rio is pleased that Rey is not in the King of the Ring Tournament. Del Rio enters the ring as Rey backs into the corner.