WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: A TITLE ON THE LINE . . . A NEW MATCH FOR SUMMERSLAM . . . JOHNNY CURTIS MAKES HIS IN RING DEBUT
By Richard Trionfo on 2011-08-12 22:01:56
We are live on tape from Sacramento, California and your announcers are Josh ‘There are almost as many people at this announce table as announced matches for SummerSlam’ Mathews, Michael ‘Did you know that I like talking about myself almost as much as the COO’ Cole, and Booker ‘Five Calls of Doom’ T.
Tonight we are going to have an Intercontinental Championship match. Ezekiel Jackson will defend against Cody Rhodes. For the first time, it will be Money in the Bank Winner versus Money in the Bank Winner. Alberto Del Rio will face Daniel Bryan. The participants in the World Championship match will be in matches against different opponents. Great Khali will face Randy Orton while Christian . . .
We go to commercial with the Money in the Bank briefcase holders walking in the back.
Match Number Four: Alberto Del Rio with Ricardo Rodriguez versus Daniel Bryan in a Battle for Briefcase Supremacy
They lock up and Del Rio backs Bryan into the corner and Del Rio with a kick out of the corner followed by kicks to the head. Bryan with European uppercuts followed by an Irish whip into the corner and a drop kick into the corner for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick and punches and then he sends Bryan shoulder first into the ring post. Del Rio with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Del Rio with a key lock but Bryan with a punch and European uppercuts. Del Rio with an Irish whip but Bryan flips over and he hits a flying clothesline and gets a near fall. Bryan with kicks to Del Rio’s chest and then he misses a round kick and Del Rio with an enzuigiri for a near fall.
Del Rio with a kick to the head and then he tries for the float over into the cross arm breaker but Bryan avoids it and he sends Del Rio over the top rope to the floor. Bryan sets for the suicide dive and he hits it but Bryan appears to have hurt his already injured shoulder. Bryan goes up top but misses the missile drop kick and Del Rio puts Bryan in a cross arm breaker and Bryan taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Wade Barrett walks by Alberto Del Rio and he kicks Bryan in the head and then he gives Bryan Wasteland.
Barrett stands over Bryan with his arm raised.