Welcome to EWrestlingNews’ WWE Friday Night SmackDown results for October 28, 2022!
We open up with The Brawling Brutes making their way out to the ring. Backstage we see The Bloodline hyping up Solo Sikoa and Sami Zayn. Zayn asks to speak with Jey Uso and says that they need to be raising their hands in victory by the time Roman Reigns get to the arena tonight.
The Brawling Brutes vs. The Bloodline
Butch gets the rollup pin for the victory.
Winners: The Brawling Brutes
The Bloodline begin to argue amongst themselves after the match. The Usos begin to stare each other down before Roman Reigns’ music hits, and he makes his way out with Paul Heyman.
Reigns says that if Zayn and Jey are going to act like kids, he’s going to treat them like kids. He believes problems should be settled in the ring. Reigns then says he wants the pair to air out their issues. Zayn says he doesn’t understand why Jey doesn’t like him, and thinks there has been a communication breakdown between them. He offers his hand but Jey declines, saying he doesn’t like anything about him because he isn’t blood.
Jey says nobody in the group likes him and he doesn’t belong. Zayn asks why Jey is yelling when Reigns wants peace, but Jey says he doesn’t give a damn what Roman wants. Reigns begins to staredown Jey but Zayn comes to his defense, saying Jey isn’t himself and he doesn’t mean it. Reigns threatens to make Zayn a full-blown uce, making him Sammy Uso.
Heyman plugs Reigns’ match at Crown Jewel to end the segment.
The New Day vs. Maximum Male Models
The New Day hit their duo finisher for the win.
Winners: The New Day
Backstage, Kayla Braxton interviews Sonya Deville. Braxton asks Deville if she’s going to answer Ronda Rousey’s open challenge. Deville refuses to answer but says Liv Morgan definitely won’t answer it. Morgan comes out and attacks Deville and they’re separated by officials.
Backstage, Braun Strowman cuts a promo on Omos.
Ronda Rousey comes out to the ring and says the fans are in luck because the title is back where it belongs, and she’s in the mood for an open challenge. And it’s answered by EMMA!
SmackDown Women’s Title Match: Ronda Rousey vs. Emma
Rousey picks up the win with an armbar.
Winner AND STILL SmackDown Women’s Champion: Ronda Rousey
Backstage, Jey Uso is blocked by Paul Heyman from entering Roman Reigns’ locker room. Heyman says he’ll put in a good word for him.
Backstage, Shayna Baszler congratulates Ronda Rousey on her win. Natalya comes in and says that if she had answered the call, there’d be a new champion. Baszler put Natalya in the Kirifuda Lock in response.
Hit Row and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Legado Del Fantasma
Nakamura hits the Kinshasa for the win.
Winners: Hit Row and Shinsuke Nakamura
Backstage, Heyman shows Roman Reigns a video of two men boxing. When Reigns asks why he’s watching this, Heyman says it only takes one lucky punch. Reigns says there isn’t going to be a lucky punch.
LA Knight is interviewed backstage, and he has a brief confrontation with Ricochet.
Karrion Kross (w/ Scarlett) vs. Madcap Moss
Kross hits the Down The Rabbit Hole for the victory.
Winner: Karrion Kross
After the match, Kross addresses Drew McIntyre, saying Moss put up a better fight than him. He says history will repeat itself as the two men are separated from one another.
Backstage, Rey Mysterio is interviewed, hyping up his Intercontinental Title opportunity. He’s suddenly attacked by Imperium with a chair. GUNTHER comes out to hit him with a chop.
Bray Wyatt is out to cut a promo, hyping up the fans and his return to WWE. The mysterious masked figure pops back up on the titantron He claims to be “The Ghost of the Murderer Who Sold The World.” He introduces himself as Uncle Howdy.