WWE Smackdown (8/1) Results: Jericho Vs. Rowan


[Show: WWE Smackdown] [Location: Corpus Christi, TX] [Date: 8/1/14] [Airing Live On Syfy]

Welcome to Friday night Smackdown, Jack Swagger along with Zeb Colter comes out to open the show. 

Cesaro vs. Jack Swagger

Jack lands a series of takedowns, he goes for the ankle lock, but Cesaro just manages to make it out of the ring. Cesaro withe right hands, but Swagger lands some of his own. Swagger with a splash and more strikes. Cesaro pokes the eye of Jack and then lands a big boot. Cesaro with a fall away slam for 2. Cesaro locks in a headlock, but Jack get’s to his feet. Cesaro cuts him off with a power slam and then a stomp to the gut. Cesaro is making this one a brawl as he throws more strikes. Cesaro with an elbow drop, he locks in a headlock, which leads to Swagger fighting out. Cesaro slaps him, but Jack lands an elbow and a clothesline. Jack throws Cesaro into the corner and lands a big boot. Swagger goes for the Swagger bomb, but only to be caught and thrown to the floor.

-Commercial Break-

We’re back and Cesaro goes for a superplex, but blocked and knocked off. Jack comes off the top right into an uppercut from Cesaro for 2. Jack tries to explode out of the corner, but eats a big boot. Cesaro off the top rope, but caught and Jack hits a spinebuster for 2. Jack hits the Swagger bomb for a near fall. Cesaro makes his way to the apron, which he uses. Cesaro hits a double arm powerbomb for a near fall. Cesaro with a big boot while he talks trash. Cesaro goes for a big boot, but Jack reverses and locks in the ankle lock for the win. 

Winner: Jack Swagger

After the match, Lana cuts a promo about American. To get to the point, Lana challenges Jack Swagger to a flag match at SummerSlam. Zeb accepts and we have a match.

Jericho Vs. Rowan is our main event tonight.

-Commercial Break-

Randy Orton makes his way out to the ring. He says that he has no problem that Brock Lesnar is facing John Cena for the WWE title at SummerSlam, but he does have a problem with Roman Reigns costing him that shot. That is why he did what he did on this past week’s Raw. This leads to a highlight video shown from Raw. Orton says Reigns are going to get the same fate, he faced Monday at SummerSlam. Believe in that!

-Commercial Break-

Bo Dallas vs. R-Truth 

Truth goes for a couple of roll ups right out of the gate. Bo ground and pounds Truth, which leads to a DQ.

Winner: Truth by DQ.

After the match concludes, Bo continues the beat down on Truth. Bo says that he Bolieves that Truth got what was coming to him. He knows that all of his Bolievers still Bolieves in him.

AJ Lee is making her way out to the ring…

-Commercial Break-

Non-Title Match: AJ Lee © vs. Rosa Mendes 

AJ shoots off the ropes and locks in the Black Widow for the win. Yes, that was an actual match.

Winner: AJ Lee

AJ makes her way up to the stage, but out of nowhere, Paige pushes her off the stage to the floor. This get’s big boos from the crowd.

Dean Ambrose cuts a backstage promo about his match against Rollins and Kane tonight. He says that the Authority is doing this on purpose and he knows that. He is crazy, and he is to rip Seth Rollins’s face off tonight.

-Commercial Break-

During the commercial break, AJ Lee is stretchered to the back. 

Handicap Match: Kane and Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose

Kane and Ambrose start this one off. Ambrose with right hands, Kane lands a big time uppercut. Ambrose shoots off the ropes, but to only be hit with a big boot by Kane. Seth tagged in and goes right after the shoulder of Ambrose. Ambrose reverses an Irish whip and throws Seth down by his hair. Kane tagged in and hits a major league clothesline. Kane throws Ambrose shoulder first into the ring post. Rollins tagged in and Kane holds Ambrose back as Seth slaps Ambrose. Seth nails a knee to the head of Ambrose. Seth goes for a powerbomb, but Ambrose clotheslines him out of the ring and then sends Kane to follow. Ambrose hits an outside dive taking out both men. Ambrose sends Kane face first into the steel ring steps. Back in the ring, Ambrose just throws to beat the holy hell out of Seth. Ambrose with a hair toss across the ring. Kane drags Ambrose out to the floor and over the barricade. Ambrose hits Kane and Rollins with a steel chair, causing the DQ.

Winner: Kane and Seth Rollins by DQ.

Kane hits an uppercut on Ambrose, he goes for a chokeslam, but Ambrose reverses and hits a DDT on the steel chair to Kane. Ambrose goes nuts and continues to hit Kane with the chair. He and Rollins stares off to end this segment.

Chris Jericho is about to do a backstage promo, but before we are shown video highlights of the past two weeks of destruction by the Wyatts. He says if he beats Rowan tonights then he will not have to worry about them at SummerSlam. They will never ever ever be the same again…

-Commercial Break-

Another weird Goldust – Stardust segment is shown. 

Diego vs. Fandango

Fandango with a series of clotheslines, he uses the ropes on Diego. He is distracted by Summer Rae and Layla, which leads to Deigo hitting a back breaker for the win.

Winner: Diego

-Commercial Break-

The Miz is on commentary for the following match…

Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio

Rio jumps Ziggler, however, Ziggler fights back and hits a dropkick followed by an elbow drop. Ziggler shoots off the ropes, but Rio reverses and throws him up in the air. Rio locks in a headlock, but Ziggler fights out. Ziggler hits a major league clothesline and a splash in the corner. Ziggler with a neck breaker, he goes for a Fameasser, but reversed and Rio rolls him up for 2. Rio goes and misses the super kick, Ziggler hits a big DDT for a near fall. The Miz jumps on the announce table, Ziggler gets distracted by this and Rio rolls him up for a near fall. Rio misses the enziguri kick in the corner and Ziggler follows it up with the Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler goes after Miz, but Miz makes it out the crowd. Ziggler jumps on the apron, but only to get kicked in the head. Rio locks in the arm bar and this one is over.

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