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WWE SmackDown Results For August 5, 2022


The show kicks off with talents poking fun at Happy Corbin for his loss to Pat McAfee at SummerSlam. Ricochet pokes fun at Corbin for the loss and challenges him to a match to open up the show.

Ricochet vs. Happy Corbin

Ricochet picked up the win with a Shooting Star Press.


Winner: Ricochet

After the match, McAfee and Ricochet play catch with a football. McAfee signs the football and punts it into the crowd.

We get a backstage shot of Sami Zayn standing outside of Roman Reigns’ locker room before knocking. The Usos answer and tell Zayn that right now isn’t a good time to visit Reigns’, and they’ll text him to come back later.

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Ludwig Kaiser – If Nakamura Wins, He Gets A Intercontinental Championship Opportunity

Nakamura kicks out of a pin attempt by Kaiser, right into the Kinshasa for the win.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Nakamura and Gunther have a staredown with one another after the match.

We get a backstage interview with Kofi Kingston who provides an update on Xavier Woods. Kingston says that Woods is doing great and will be back soon.

Liv Morgan is interviewed by Kayla Braxton. Morgan addressed tapping out to Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam, saying she thought she tapped after the referee counted to three. She’s interrupted by Sonya Deville, who vows to win the upcoming Gauntlet match to earn a shot at Morgan’s title.

Women’s Gauntlet Match: Winner Faces Liv Morgan For The SmackDown Live Women’s Title

Shayna Baszler last eliminates Raquel Rodriguez for the win.

Winner: Shayna Baszler

We get another backstage segment with Zayn knocking on The Bloodline’s door. The Usos tell Zayn if he doesn’t start pulling his weight with The Bloodline, they’ll pull The Bloodline shirt off him.

Viking Raiders vs. Jim Mulkey and Tommy Gisbon

The Viking Raiders win in an absolute squash match.

Winners: The Viking Raiders

After the match, Kofi Kingston comes out and attacks The Viking Raiders with a Kendo stick. After a commercial break, we have a singles match.

Kofi Kingston vs. Erik

Kingston is able to counter offense from Erik into a pinfall victory.

Winner: Kofi Kingston

It’s announced that a tournament will begin on next week’s Monday Night RAW to crown new Women’s Tag Team Champions.

Roman Reigns and The Bloodline are out for a promo. Reigns says first, he respects Brock Lesnar, but hates him for attacking Paul Heyman, who isn’t here tonight. Drew McIntyre interrupts Reigns, saying he interrupted him because he knew, if he didn’t, he’d keep talking. McIntyre looks like he’s going to attack Reigns, but some new music hits, and the lights on the screen flicker black and white. A crow appears on the screen and Scarlett stands on top of the ring. McIntyre is then attacked from behind by Karrion Kross. Scarlett places the Hour Glass on him in front of the ring.

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