Jun 23 2012
WWE Smackdown June 22 2012
This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown kicks off with Teddy Long, who announced that John Laurinaitis has been fired and Mick Foley will be the GM of WWE Smackdown this week. He gets interrupted by Big Show, who says he doesn’t care about John Laurinaitis or any of us.
WWE Smackdown June 22 2012 results
The only person Show cares about is himself. He congratulates John Cena for pulling off the win at No Way Out with the help of 5 other men, but in a fair fight Show would dominate him. He doesn’t care about that anymore – his mind is on Money In The Bank. Nobody will be able to stop him during that match and no champion will be able to stop him when he cashes in the contract. When he gets the title, he’s going to keep it for as long as he wants. And he’ll do it for nobody else but himself.
Out comes Brodus Clay, gets in the ring with Show and they start to fight. Brodus gets Show in the corner and has the upper hand, but Otunga jumps in and hits Brodus in his bad knee. Show kicks Brodus’ leg some more as the fans chant “you can’t wrestle” before knocking Clay out. After Show leaves, Otunga gets back in the ring and mock’s Clay’s dancing.
Two jobbers are in the ring cutting a promo about how it’s summer time, Ryback’s starting to sweat. Just like the temperature, they are on the rise.
WWE Smackdown Match 1: Ryback vs Frank Venezia and Jared Wachtler
Ryback gets the squash win yet again.
Mick Foley is backstage talking to Yoshi Tatsu. Along comes Vickie Guerrero and tells Tatsu to go eat some sushi. Tatsu calls her an ugly old witch and walks off. Vickie tells Mick that she’ll be running both shows next week and if he doesn’t behave, she’ll make him her assistant. Mick likes the idea of being on Smackdown two weeks in a row, but Vickie says he’s supposed to be upset. Mick has the perfect assistant candidate in mind – Great Khali and it’s dance time.
Daniel Bryan recounts his most memorable WWE RAW moment, when Marty Jannety came back after being kicked through the barber shop window and won the IC championship from his former friend Shawn Michaels.
WWE Smackdown Match 2: Alberto Del Rio vs Christian
Alberto makes Christian tap to his armbar.
After the match Cody Rhodes assaults Christian, yelling that he is Smackdown.
We have a video package for AJ to set the tone for the next match
WWE Samckdown Match 3: Kane vs Daniel Bryan
After AJ mistakenly rings the bell when Bryan has Kane in the YesLock, Kane comes back and gets the pin with the chokeslam.
After the match, AJ skips to the back as Kane looks on confused.
Mick Foley comes out to the ring to address the audience. He gets interrupted by Heath Slater, who complains about Cyndi Lauper embarassing him last night. Mick says Cyndi is a formidable opponent so there’s nothing to be ashamed of, but his next opponent will give him something to be embarassed about.
WWE Smackdown Match 4: Zack Ryder vs Heath Slater
Zack Ryder gets the win with the Rough Ryder.
After the break, Foley and Ryder are confronted by Damien Sandow backstage. He calls it deplorable, contemptible and abhorrent. Foley thinks Sandow’s talking about his shirt, but Sandow says he was talking about that poor excuse for entertainment. Ryder stands up for Foley says he’s a legend and Sandow calls him the world’s leading miscreant whose drivel has lead the WWE Universe into the doldrums of ignorance for years. This will happen no more. Foley and Ryder are welcome.
WWE Smackdown Match 5: The Usos vs Prime Time Players
The Players get the win after Darren Young hits Jimmy with a low blow and Titus finishes him off with a Clash of the Titus.
After the break Epico and Primo attack Young, O’Neil and AW backstage with officials breaking them up.
Santino makes his way to the ring and wants to give some spotlight to the fans who took the time to make signs. He comments on some signs until the one that says I
WWE Smackdown Main Event: Sheamus vs Dolph Ziggler
Sheamus pick up the win after Dolph runs into a Brogue Kick.
WWE Smackdown goes to credits