WWE SmackDown (8/6) Results: Reigns Vs. Rusev


[Show: WWE SmackDown] [Location: Sacramento, CA at the Sleep Train Arena] [Date: 8/6/15] [Airing On Syfy]

There is a tribute video package for Roddy Piper.


Welcome to Thursday night SmackDown, Roman Reigns started off the show and he announced that he’ll face Rusev later.

Welcome to Thursday night SmackDown, Roman Reigns started off the show and he announced that he’ll will face Rusev later. Reigns brought up being screwed over by Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper at Battleground. He said that he can do family vs. family. He issued a “Family vs Family” challenge of he and Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper for SummerSlam.

Rusev entered the arena and stood on the stage with Summer Rae. Rusev demanded Reigns to get out of his ring. Reigns questioned what Rusev had to say. Reigns moved Rusev for trying to make Summer Rae his new Lana. Reigns called him a creep. Rusev said that Reigns is arrogant just like Lana and he will treat Reigns just like he treated her last night. Reigns continued to mock him about not being able to understand him. Reigns called him a “sexiest freak”. Reigns dropped the mic, motioned the superman punch and the segmented ended.

WWE announced that John Cena will be appearing on Tough Enough next week.

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Six-man tag team match: Mark Henry and The Prime Time Players vs. The New Day.

Darren Young and Xavier Woods started things off, they lock up. Woods with a drop kick to Young followed by some head butts in the corner. Young with a quick roll up for 2. Young off the ropes and hit a drop kick to Woods. Kofi Kingston tagged in, but ate an elbow by Young. They battle to the apron and Young hit an apron suplex.

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We’re back with Titus O’Neil throwing Kofi Kingston around in the ring. Mark Henry tagged in, he hit Kofi in the gut with a big right hand. Darren Young tagged in, he missed a right hand and was kicked in the face. Big E was tagged in and just ran over Young. The New Day beat down Young for the next few moments until he managed to get the hot tag to O’Neil. O’Neil hit a series of clotheslines on Kofi then hit a big powerslam for 2. Things break down in the ring as all of the superstars got involved. Henry was tagged in and hit the WSS on Kofi.

Winners: Henry and PTP.

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Singles match: Charlotte vs. Naomi.

They lock up, Charlotte landed a forearm shot, then locked in the figure eight submission hold, but Sasha Banks ran in and attacked Charlotte. Becky Lynch took her out. Charlotte and Lynch hit Tamina Snuka with a double drop kick. The referee told Eden that this match is now a tag team match.

Winner: Charlotte via DQ.

-Commercial Break-

Tag Team match: Sasha Banks and Naomi vs. Charlotte and Becky Lynch.

The match starts when we come back from break. Charlotte reversed an Irish whip, she took Banks down and landed some right hands. Charlotte tagged in Lynch, which led to them hitting a double team elbow drop. Lynch worked over the arm of Banks, but Banks drove Lynch into her corner. Naomi tagged in, but is quickly rolled up by Lynch for 2. Lynch with a kickdrop , then landed a series of leg drops to Naomi. Charlotte tagged in and hit a knee drop on Naomi. Banks tagged in, but was quickly rolled up by Charlotte for 2. Charlotte went to the apron, but was super kicked by Tamina Snuka.

Naomi and Banks worked over Charlotte with quick tags until she hit Banks with a back drop. Here comes Lynch, who is on fire. She hit a drop kick to Naomi than a side kick and a fall away slam for 2. Charlotte sent Banks to the floor, but was dragged out by Tamina Snuka. Back in the ring, Naomi hit a clothesline to Lynch for 2. Naomi with a powerslam then a leg drop for 2. Naomi with a chin lock on Lynch…..

-Commercial Break-

The match continues as we come back from break with Lynch making her comeback and tagged in Charlotte. Charlotte hit a spear on Banks for 2 as Naomi broke up the pin attempt. Naomi hit Charlotte with a series of knees to the face. Naomi tagged herself in, she rolled up Charlotte for the win.

Winners: Naomi and Banks.

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Singles match: Stardust vs. Zack Ryder.

Ryder with a quick flurry of strikes to begin the match, Stardust knocked him down with an elbow to the top of the head of Ryder. Stardust off the ropes, but Ryder reversed it into a flapjack. Ryder with a series of right hands. Ryder with a drop kick off the middle rope. Ryder with the Broski Boot in the corner for 2. Ryder went for the Ruff Ryder, but was kicked in the face. Stardust with the Cross Rhodes…

Winner: Stardust

Post-match, Stardusts cut a promo about Arrow goes toe-to-toe this Monday night. He said don’t let him down like Neville, but be his hero.

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The RAW Rebound is shown.

Big Show cuts a backstage promo about The Miz and Ryback. In that promo, he reveals that he’ll be facing the two men for the IC Title at SummerSlam.

-Commercial Break-

Singles match: Roman Reigns vs. Rusev.

They lock up, Rusev with a series of shoulder blocks. Reigns answered with some of his own. Reigns with a headlock takeover, he let go and went to the apron. Rusev met him there, he sent Reign into the ring post…

-Commercial Break-

We’re back Rusev in control of Reigns by hitting a back suplex for 2. Reigns popped up and hit a series of clotheslines to Rusev. Reigns hit another set of them in the corner to Rusev. Reigns then hit a drop kick to the face of Rusev on the ring apron. Reigns with a back suplex. Reigns off the ropes, but Rusev caught him with a spinning heel kick for 2. Rusev sent Reigns into the corner, but Reigns reversed and hit a powerbomb to Rusev. Reigns with a superman punch to Rusev. Summer Rae was about to get on the ring apron, but Lana walked down to the ring and a brawl ensued. Lana with a big slap to Summer Rae. Reigns rolled up a distracted Rusev for 2. Rusev with a superkick for 2. Rusev missed a kick and Reigns hit him with a spear….

Winner: Reigns.

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