Show: WWE SmackDown
Location: Houston, TX at the Toyota Center
Date: December 6th, 2016
Airing on the USA Network
Welcome to SmackDown Live. Dean Ambrose will be on Miz TV tonight. We get get a video package of Sunday’s TLC PPV. AJ Styles walks down to the ring with a walking boot. Styles cuts a promo about how he did everything he said he was going to do at TLC and that includes retaining the WWE Title. Styles says he isn’t medically cleared. This led to Ellsworth walking down to the ring with confidence. Styles told Ellsworth that he looked like he was in slow motion. Ellsworth mocked Styles for being in a boot. This led to Ambrose walking down to the ring, hitting Dirty Deeds to Ellsworth then walking to the back.
SmackDown Tag Team Title Match: Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt © vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater.
Slater and Orton started out the match. Slater hit a forearm shot then some right hands. Orton knocked him down then tagged in Wyatt. Slater fought back and tagged in Rhyno, who hit a series of clotheslines. Rhyno went for a Gore but Wyatt rolled out of the ring.
We’re back with Rhyno being beat down by the heels. He made his comeback and tagged in Slater, who landed a neck breaker on Orton. Orton caught him with a powerslam. Wyatt hit Rhyno with a knee strike and sent him to the floor. Wyatt with a big clothesline. Orton hit an RKO for the win.
Winners: Wyatt and Orton.
Kalisto cut a backstage promo and vowed to beat Baron Corbin with his speed.
Carmella cut a promo in the ring about how Natalya is jealous of Nikki Bella and that is the reason that she attacked Bella from behind at Survivor Series. This led to Natalya walking down to the ring and brawl broke out. Natalya chased Carmella to the backstage area. This led to Natalya walking into Bella backstage. She tried to convince Bella that she didn’t attack her. Bella walked off.
Corbin cuts a backstage promo and said that Kalisto is like a bug but when they land on him, he crushes them.
Tag Team Match: Hype Bros vs. The Ascension.
The Ascension beat down Ryder early in the match. The fans got behind Ryder, who made his comeback and got the hot tag to Rawley. Rawley hit a powerslam to Viktor then sent Konnor to the floor. Hype Bros hit their finisher on Viktor for the win.
Winners: Hype Bros.
The Miz and Maryse walked down to the ring. Miz brought up retaining the Intercontinental Title at TLC and putting Dolph Ziggler in his rear-view mirror. Miz brought out his guest, Ambrose, that fell short at TLC. Miz said that Ambrose must be the most angriest person on the earth. Ambrose said that Miz has never seen him anger. Ambrose said that he was shocked by Ellsworth’s action after he made him a Superstars. Miz claimed that Ambrose used Ellsworth and finally Ellsworth broke away from him. Miz says that we should see Ambrose vs. Ellsworth tonight. Ambrose told Miz that he was pissing him off. Miz gave Ambrose a participation award for trying at TLC. The fans chanted that Ambrose deserved it. Ambrose threatened to shove the award down his throat. Daniel Bryan walked out and said that he can’t have Ambrose attack The Miz right now. However, he booked Ambrose vs. The Miz for the IC Title.
Singles Match: Baron Corbin vs. Kalisto.
Corbin hit him with a shoulder tackle then a series of right hands. Kalisto fought back and dumped him to the floor. Kalisto hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Kalisto knocked him down then went to the top rope but missed a dive. Corbin hit the End of Days for the win.
Singles Match: Chad Gable vs. Tyler Breeze
They lock up the Breeze knocks him out to the floor. He sent him back into the ring and landed a series of right hands. Breeze hit a back suplex. Gable dumped him to the floor then hit a powerslam. Gable hit a crossbody while Jordan hit Fandango with a belly-to-belly suplex. Gable with a german suplex for the win.
Alexa Bliss walks down to the ring for her celebration. Bliss said that ding dong the witch is champ. Bliss said that she proved at TLC that happy endings don’t exist. Bliss said that this little bitch runs the women’s division. This led to Becky Lynch walking down to the ring. She demanded that she gets her rematch right now. Bliss got out of the ring and walked to the back.
Intercontinental Title Match: The Miz © vs. Dean Ambrose.
They lock up, and Ambrose hit a hip toss. Miz dumped him to the floor then sent him into the barricade.
We’re back with The Miz in control of Ambrose. He hit a big clothesline in the corner then went to the top rope, but Ambrose kicks him in the gut then hit a series of clotheslines. Ambrose hit a bull dog then rolled him up for 2. Miz cut him off and worked over the left knee of Ambrose. Ambrose landed a back elbow, but when he went for a drop kick, Miz caught him and locked in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Ambrose got out of it and hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Ambrose rolled him up for 2. Miz hit a DDT for 2. Miz with a series of kicks to the chest of Ambrose. Ambrose rolled him up for 2 then hit a clothesline. Ambrose went to the top rope, but Maryse knocked him off. Miz with a knee strike for 2. Ellsworth walked down to the ring and argued with the referee. This distracted Ambrose and Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
Winner: The Miz.
Ellsworth ran to the back. Miz celebrated in the ring to close the show.
Thanks for watching along and we will see you next time.