[Show: WWE Smackdown] [Location: Dayton, Ohio] [Date: 1/24/14]
Zeb Coulter cut a pre-match promo running down the Big Shows action from Raw. He talks about Rey Mysterio’s Mexican background.
Rey Mysterio & The Big Show Vs. The Real Americans
Show and Swagger start things off, Show with clubbing right hands that backs Jack into the corner and Cesaro tagged in. Show throws Cesaro by his neck across the ring twice. He throws him into the corner hard and then hits a suplex. Show with a giant stomp, he looks intense. He throws him out of the ring then Rey with an outside to send us to break.
We come back from break with the Real Americans in control. Rey fights out of an headlock, he lands a head take over that sends Swagger into the corner. Swagger catches him with a knee to the ribs before Rey Rey can get a tag to the big man. Real Americans go for a tag team move, but he reverses it and tags in the big man. Big Show clears house and hits a double one arm hip toss on the Americans. Big Show finishes it off with a KO punch on Swagger followed by the 619 by Rey.
Winners: Rey & Show in 8:27
Paul Heyman comes out after the match and cut a promo about even though Big Show has gotten the better of Brock Lesnar on Raw. He says it will be different this Sunday in their match.
Wade Barrett pops up and delivers some bad news about this match. He starts a Miz is awful chant, like we didn’t know that before. Come on Wade.
The Miz Vs. Brodus Clay
Clay beats the heck out of the Miz, he hits him with several right hands. Clay with a fall away slam on the Miz as Barrett gives commentary which is awesome. Miz with a DDT off the distraction for the win from Wade’s commentary.
After the match the Miz comes after Wade Barrett, but could not get to him due to him being in the air.
Royal Rumble video package is shown. Yes the same one as Raw.
AJ Lee Vs. Cameron
Lee with a kick then a hair toss to kick things off. Lee throws her into the corner and stomps a mud hole in her midsection. Lee runs into a big boot and Cameron with a hair toss. Cameron with a clothesline followed by a drop kick. She does a bit of a dance that is followed by a leg drop. Lee with a roll up and a knee to the face for a count of 3.
Winners: AJ Lee 1:31
After the match AJ Lee and Tamina attack the funks, but they fight back and send AJ Lee along with Tamina to the back.
We are shown Batista’s return from Raw promo video.
Curtis Axel & Ryback Vs. Los Matadores
Ryback with a kick to the gut and a big press slam followed by a leg drop for a count of 2. Axel in in off tag, A double team move in the corner, Axel with a drop kick. Axel throws him back into the corner where he puts the boots to him and tags in Rybotch oh wait I mean Ryback. He hits a big slam followed by a splash for a count of 2. Matadore tries to make a comeback, but cut off by the big guy. Ryback goes for a dive off the top rope, but Matadore puts his feet up. His bro gets the tag and clears house. Matadore with chops to the chest followed by a clothesline. Matadore with a spring board kick followed by a DDT, but interrupted by Ryback. Matadore drop kicks him out of the ring and off the distraction Axel rolls him up for the win.
Winners: RyAxel 3:10
CM Punk comes down to the ring, he talked about being #1 on Sunday and how he will go on to win the Rumble. He said after he wins, he will rub it in the Authority faces. He brings up how he had a tough 2013 by facing Paul Heyman, The Shield and now The New Age Outlaws and The Authority. He said even though all that happened, he would win the Rumble this Sunday and go on to the world title at WrestleMania. Kane comes out and gives him his chances of winning the rumble match. Punk said never doubt the best in the world.
Video package of Daniel Bryan turning on the Wyatts are shown.
Luke Harper & Erick Rowan Vs. The Primetime Players
Harper and Darren Young start things off, they trade right hands. Harper with a clothesline and then tags in Rowan. Eric with a throw away slam and then tags in Harper. Luke with a big boot to Titus O’Neal and a clothesline to Young for the win.
Winners: The Wyatts in 1:06
After the match Bray Wyatt enters the ring and nails Young with Sister Abigail. He then cut a promo about his match with Daniel Bryan on Sunday at the Royal Rumble. Daniel Bryan came out and told Wyatt he would see the type of monster that was in this Sunday.
Kofi Kingston Vs. Fandango
They lock up, Kofi with an elbow to the face for a count of 2. Kofi with a big boot, he sends him to the outside of the ring. With see Emma ringside dancing and that gives Fandango some time to regroup where he hits a clothesline then sends him back in the ring for a count of 2. Fandango throws him into the corner, but Kofi reverses and hits a drop kick. Kofi with a clothesline and makes his comeback. Fandango with a side kick for a pin attempt. He goes to the top rope for the leg drop, but Kofi runs at him and he jumps off. Kofi hits the trouble in paradise for the win.
How we got the rematch with John Cena and Randy Orton title match at the Royal Rumble PPV.
Big E. Langston, Rhodes Brothers & The Usos Vs. The Shield & The New Age Outlaws
Uso and Rollins start things off, Seth with kicks in the corner, but Uso fights back with a shoulder block. A dance move by Uso and hits a sit down bomb for a count of 2. He tags his Brother in and he works the arm, but Seth backs him into the corner. Ambrose tagged in and hits a kick to the ribs. Dean runs into a right hand and Uso tags in his bro where he hits a double sledge off the top rope. Langston is now in, he hits shoulder blocks in the corner followed by a back body drop. Dean goes for a cross-body, but caught and Langston hits a back breaker suplex. Langston runs into a boot from Dean and he tags in Reigns who nails a clothesline for a count of 2. He puts the boots to him in the corner and tags in Dean. Ambrose with a couple of jabs, but shoots off the ropes right into a belly to belly. Cody now tagged in and clears house. Hits a spring board drop kick and goes for disaster kick but blocked. Billy Gunn tagged in with a blind tag and takes control.
We are back with the Shield in control with quick tags in and out. Finally Cody gets the advantage by hitting the moonsult on Roman Reigns and tags in Goldust who clears house. Goldust with a big spine buster to Road Dog and hits a head takeover on Billy then sends him to the floor. Goldust with snapping suplex for a count of 2. Langston tagged in and goes for the big ending, but Reigns spears him. Uso with a double super kick followed by a splash on Ambrose. Uso takes out the shield. Back in the ring, Billy hits the fameser on Uso. Cody stops him, but Road dog his hits finisher, but Goldust rolls him up and then everyone starts brawling (good god) to end this in a no contest.
ended in a non-contest in 13:40
The entire roster hits the ring and started a big brawl in the ring to end this go-home show for Royal Rumble.
Thanks for watching along and we will see you this Sunday for the Royal Rumble PPV.