WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: FINAL SHOW BEFORE BATTLEGROUND; NIKKI IN THE MIDDLE OF A BAD SITUATION; FANDANGO NO LONGER IN THE MIDDLE OF A GOOD SITUATION; AMBROSE IN ACTION; AND MORE
By Richard Trionfo on 2014-07-18 22:01:15
We are in Fayetteville, North Carolina and your announcers are Michael ‘Jordan’ Cole and John ‘Dean’ Layfield.
We are back and Alberto Del Rio is in the Goldman Box and he says that the Intercontinental Title has eluded him for years. Sunday at Battleground, the greatest international superstar will become the new Intercontinental Champion. He will prove to Kofi that no one can do anything about it.
Kofi Kingston is in the Goldman Box and he says that winning the Intercontinental Title was the greatest moment in his career and it made him the superstar that he is today. He will not be thrown over the top rope on Sunday because he is going to win the Intercontinental Title at Battleground.
Match Number Four: Alberto Del Rio versus Kofi Kingston
Kofi with a waist lock but Del Rio with a hammer lock and then he kicks Kofi in the corner. Del Rio with a front face lock but Kofi with a kick. Del Rio sends Kofi over the top rope to the apron and Del Rio kicks Kofi off the apron and to the floor. Del Rio Irish whips Kofi into the apron. They return to the ring and Del Rio gets a near fall.
Del Rio with a reverse chin lock. Kofi with punches but Del Rio with knees and kicks. Del Rio sends Kofi through the ropes and to the floor. Del Rio rolls to the floor and he goes after Kofi. Del Rio tries to Irish whip Kofi into the apron again but Kofi leaps into the ring and then he hits a suicide dive onto Del Rio. Kofi with a springboard chop followed by more chops and a drop kick.
Kofi with a leaping clothesline and it is time for the Boom Drop. Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise but Del Rio goes to the floor. Kofi follows Del Rio around the ring and Del Rio with a super kick as Kofi returns to the ring and Kofi kicks out at two. Del Rio sets for the cross arm breaker but Kofi counters with SOS and he gets a near fall but Del Rio gets his hand on the ropes. Del Rio drops Kofi on the top rope.
Del Rio goes up top and Kofi crotches Del Rio. Kofi climbs the turnbuckles and Del Rio blocks a superplex attempt and Kofi gets caught in the ropes. Del Rio with a double stomp to the chest and he gets the three count.
Winner:Alberto Del Rio