WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: DID ‘THEY’ GET TO TEDDY LONG?; DEL RIO/TRUTH ONE MORE TIME; DIVAS IN ACTION; HOW DASHING IS THE 619?; DID DREW GET BACK ONTO KELLY’S GOOD SIDE?; HYPE FOR MIZ/EDGE WITH A GIFT FOR ALEX RILEY; ROTTEN TO THE CORRE
By Richard Trionfo on 2011-01-21 22:01:08
We are live on tape from Tulsa, Oklahoma and your announcers are Michael ‘Can I say stuff three times to anger Jim Ross’ Cole, Josh ‘Can I teach the people on Tough Enough how to do a moonsault’ Mathews, and Matt ‘Snow Days’ Striker.
Alberto Del Rio drives into the arena and then he comes to the ring as golden pyro falls behind him. He says that he knows those guys are new on Smackdown so he is going to introduce himself to them. He says that they already know who he is. They are welcome on Smackdown, but there is something that they need to know. He says that this is his show and he is the man who is going to win the Royal Rumble. He says that it is his destiny.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: Alberto Del Rio versus R Truth
They lock up and Del Rio backs Truth into the corner. Del Rio with a kick instead of a clean break and then he knees Truth before an Irish whip. Truth with a clothesline and Del Rio goes to the floor. Truth punches Del Rio on the floor and then sends him into the apron. Truth with another punch before they go into the ring. Del Rio misses an elbow when Truth rolls back in and then Truth with a near fall. Truth with an arm bar, but we go away from the action in the ring.
We go to the back where the medical staff is going into a room to check on Teddy Long, who is down on the floor with Dolph Ziggler, Vickie Guerrero, and Michael Tarver standing over Teddy. They call for the paramedics while they check on Teddy.
We return to the ring where Truth still has Del Rio in an arm bar. Del Rio with forearms to Truth but Truth with an Irish whip and forearm into the corner. Truth puts Del Rio on the top turnbuckle and then sets for a rana and hits it. Truth clotheslines Del Rio over the top rope to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio with a punch followed by an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Truth goes to the turnbuckles but Del Rio pulls him off the turnbuckles and gets a near fall. Del Rio with knees to the neck followed by a boot. Del Rio with a snap mare and reverse chin lock. Truth with punches followed by a forearm but Del Rio with a drop toe hold and a near fall. Del Rio punches Truth while we see Teddy being taken out on a stretcher. Vickie shows a lot of concern over Teddy’s condition as they take him to the hospital.
Back in the ring, Del Rio with a kick to the head but Truth with a clothesline and drop kick. Truth with a sit out gourdbuster for a near fall. Del Rio sends Truth into the turnbuckles followed by a step up enzuigiri for a near fall. Del Rio with a boot to the head and then he tries to set for the cross arm breaker but Truth is able to run Del Rio into the corner and he follows that with a hip toss. Rodriguez trips Truth as he goes off the ropes and that distraction allows Del Rio to grab Truth’s arm and drop it on the top rope as Del Rio goes to the floor. Truth with the float over into the cross arm breaker and Truth tries to reach for the ropes but he has to tap.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio