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WWE SmackDown Live Results for May 20, 2022


Roman Reigns and The Bloodline come out and Reigns tells the crowd that tonight, they will acknowledge The Bloodline. Heyman then calls tonight the greatest night in Tag Team wrestling history. Paul Heyman hypes up the main event, and Roman concludes by saying, they know what he wants, and the only reason he has his expectations, is because he loves them. The trio group hug to end the segment.

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Sami Zayn

Nakamura gets the win after nailing Zayn with his running knee after Zayn just beat the 10 count to get back into the ring.


Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Happy Corbin is out to the ring for a new Happy Talk segment. Corbin gloats over his attack on Madcap Moss last week. Corbin ended the segment by destroying Moss’ Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal trophy.

Drew Gulak vs. Gunther

Although Gulak was able to get some shots in, Gunther comes out with a pretty decisive win.

Winner: Gunther

After the match, Gunther puts Gulak in the Boston crab, and Ricochet hits the ring for the save. Gunther leaves the ring.

Max Dupri enters Adam Pierce’s office and introduces himself. Durpi says he was hired by Sonya Deville. Pierce informs Dupri that Deville was relieved of her duties, and tries to brush Dupri off, but Dupri informs Pierce that he has a signed contract.

We get a backstage interview with RK-Bro. Riddle says he has been eating The Usos for weeks now, and he’s extremely confident tonight. Orton says that tonight Roman Reigns will look down on The Usos in shame.

Aliyah and Shotzi argue backstage about missing out on Ronda Rousey’s open challenge. Raquel Rodriguez joins the conversation. Shotzi calls Rodriguez “soft” and calls her a weak amazon. The pair will go head-to-head next.

Raquel Rodriguez vs. Shotzi

Rodriguez pulls off the win with a big one-handed slam. Got to show off her power throughout that match.

Winner: Raquel Rodriguez

We get a backstage interview with Xavier Woods looking ahead to his match with Butch, which is up next.

Xavier Woods vs. Butch

A very physical match between the two, but Woods was able to catch an overzealous Butch yet again with a rollup pin for the victory.

Winner: Xavier Woods

Butch again leaves through the crowd after losing again. As Woods celebrates on the ramp, he’s distracted by Sheamus and Ridge Holland, but Butch comes from behind and attacks Woods. Holland pulls Butch off as we go to break.

Woods is interviewed backstage after his attack, and he’s upset. He says he has a third man in mind for a Six-Man Tag match between himself and Kofi Kingston, and Butch, Sheamus, and Ridge Holland.

Michael Cole announces that a tournament will be held at a future date to crown the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions after Sasha Banks and Naomi’s actions.

Winner Takes All WWE Unified Tag Team Titles Match: RK-Bro vs. The Usos

Roman Reigns interfered during a Super RKO attempt from Riddle as Heyman distracted the referee. After a big splash and a three count, The Usos are the Unified Tag Team Champions.

Winners AND NEW WWE Unified Tag Team Champions: The Usos

After the match, Reigns leads the charge on an attack on Riddle, likely retaliating for his knee last week. While Reigns chokes out Riddle with a guillotine, The Usos take out Orton with the steel steps. Jey Uso hit a flying splash on Riddle on the announce table. WWE officials come out to clear up the brawl, and we go off air with The Bloodline posing with their six titles in the ring.

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