Smackdown TV report for 07/01/2022

Arena: Footprint Center
City: Phoenix, AZ

Smackdown opens with ladders set up in the ring with Sheamus, Drew McIntyre, Riddle, Sami Zayn, Seth Rollins all standing up on the ladders and Omos standing in the ring but not on a ladder.

Seth Rollins welcomes everyone to Smackdown and he says he thinks he speaks for everyone, and Drew McIntyre says he does not speak for him. Seth says the best time to cash in is going to be at SummerSlam. As they argue amongst themselves about who is going to win the ladder match, The Miz comes out, then Ezekiel, then Happy Corbin, then Madcap Moss who all begin to argue about taking the last spot in the Money in the Bank ladder match.

Adam Pearce comes out and announces for the ring crew to get the ladders out of the ring because we are going to have an old fashion battle royal right now.

Ezekiel eliminated first by Omos; Madcap Moss eliminated by Omos; The Miz eliminated by Omos; Seth Rollins eliminates himself after a stare down with Omos and then Riddle hits Rollins with an RKO; Omos then gets eliminated by Riddle when Sheamus and Drew McIntyre went after Omos who was trying to pull Riddle back in the ring by his throat. Riddle grabs him in a leg scissors and falls back causing Omos to be off balance and Drew and Sheamus pushed him over, Riddle lands on the apron and rolls back in the ring; Riddle is eliminated by Sheamus; Sami Zayn eliminated by Drew McIntyre; As Drew has Sheamus over the rope Happy Corbin comes up and dumps them both out.

Winner: Happy Corbin

In the back, Happy Corbin is interviewed and he was so excited and said he eliminated everyone, and Kayla asked him about Pat McAfee’s challenge and Happy just walked away.

In the back, Megan Morant interviews Natalya and Natalya says she sees nothing but fear in Ronda Rousey’s eyes and Rousey is lashing out like a child, and she is going to make her tap out and take the Smackdown Women’s Championship.

The New Day VS. The Viking Raiders

Prior to the match, Xavier hands the Raiders the microphone but Ivar smacked it down to the canvas. The New Day jumped the Raiders, but the Raiders took the advantage and leaves the New Day laying in the ring.

Winners: Match never started

In the back, The Miz, Ezekiel, Madcap Moss and Happy Corbin are arguing and Adam Pearce yells at them to stop and listen. Since Kevin Owens is unable to compete, Pearce says there is only one way to settle this fatal four way tonight: you win, you’re in.

Asuka, Liv Morgan & Alexa Bliss VS. Shotzi, Lacey Evans & Raquel Rodriguez

Before the match gets underway, Becky Lynch comes out, she says she will sit this one out and stay at the announce table.

Shotzi throws Asuka out of the ring and stands there and yells, Liv Morgan gets back in the ring and hits her finisher with a front face DDT off the middle rope for the win.

Winners: Asuka, Liv Morgan & Alexa Bliss

After the match, Becky Lynch comes in from behind and manhandle slams Asuka and runs back out of the ring.

In the back, Adam Pearce is shown and Sonya Deville comes in and says what he did was wrong putting her in a handicap match last week and she went and filed a formal complaint against him and what she is about to do is wrong too. She then smacks Pearce in the face.

The Usos and The Street Profits with Kayla Braxton in an Ask Me Anything segment.

Kayla asked The Usos how fearful of losing the titles tomorrow and how Roman Reigns will react if they lose the titles. They said they are not fearful they are confident. The Street Profits laugh.

Kayla says it’s been a year and half since the Street Profits held gold and asked if they lost their killer instinct and what is the rumor they are not getting along. They say they are brothers and they have a killer instinct every time they get in the ring with the Usos.

The Usos say they like the Street Profits and then say they are up, and they want the smoke. Angelo Dawkins says tomorrow night we are going to win the Unified Tag Team Championships because we the ones and you’re the twos.

Max Dupri is shown with Adam Pearce, and he says your up next and Max says Yes, Yes!

Max introduces Mace, now known as ma.ce’, and next Mansoor, known as mån.sôör.

Megan Morant interviews Ronda Rousey who says she will tap Nattie out tomorrow.

They announce Logan Paul signed a contract for WWE.

The Miz VS. Madcap Moss VS. Happy Corbin VS. Ezekiel

Winner fills the final spot in the money in the bank ladder match tomorrow.

The Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale on Ezekiel but Happy Corbin pulled the Miz off at the two count, Corbin hits the End of Days but Madcap grabs Corbin and throws him into the ring post then pinned Ezekiel.

Winner: Madcap Moss

Joe Adams
Joe Adams
Born, raised, and living in Pennsylvania, Joe has been a wrestling fan since the early 80's. He also likes the NFL, playing Madden Football on consoles, and camping. He is a proud father of four kids.

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