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Ric Serrano III from The Wrestling POV Podcast here with your SmackDown Live, Live Coverage
- Natalya/Nikki Bella No Contest
- Kalisto def Dolph Ziggler via pinfall
- American Alpha def Wyatt Family via pinfall
- Carmella def CJ Lunde via submission
- John Cena def Baron Corbin via pinfall
SmackDown Live- January 10,2017
Welcome to SmackDown Live. We open up with a look back at Miz/Dean Ambrose feud and last weeks Intercontinental Title Match. Dean Ambrose comes out for the Ambrose Asylum. Dean announces he is entering the Royal Rumble Match. Dean's guest is the Miz. Miz and Maryse are wearing all black. The Miz announces he is entering the Royal Rumble Match. Miz is giving Dean the opportunity to "do the right thing" and hand over the title. Dean says he does have something for Miz, it's the Miz participation award. Dean gets the crowd to clap for Miz and they chant you suck. Miz says Dean's a funny guy and throws the award in his face and attacks. Maryse slaps Miz accidentally and Dean hits the Dirty Deeds and hands Maryse the participation award.
Nikki Bella backstage walking to ring for match against Natalya. Natalya attacks her from behind and tells her "see you out there".
NATALYA VS NIKKI BELLA
Nikki attacks Natalya before the bell rings. Natalya retreats. Nikki tackles Natalya on the ramp. Natalya pounds on Nikki, throws her in the ring and gives her a big boot. Natalya tries to retreat over the guard rail. Nikki catches her and throws her into the ring. Referees break them up. Nikki breaks through and tackles Natalya. Referees break them up again and Natalya gives Nikki a chop block to the knee and puts her in the sharpshooter outside the ring.
Winner of the match: No Contest
Dolph Ziggler backstage interview was told he will be having a match against Kalisto and asked for an explanation for last week. Dolph breathes heavy, rolls his eyes and leaves.
KALISTO VS DOLPH ZIGGLER
Kalisto comes out with quick kicks into a hurracurana. Dolph slides to the outside. Dolph single leg takedown for a 1 count. Kalisto hammerlock reversed into headlock and knee to the gut by Dolph. Dolph hits a neck breaker for a 1 count. Dolph goes for another neck breaker it's reversed into a backslide pin for a 2 count. Dolph hits a European uppercut. Dolph throws Kalisto to the corner, Kalisto slips onto the apron and hits Dolph with a round house kick. Dolph hangs Kalisto on the top rope and falls to the outside.
Dolph with a headlock, Kalisto breaks out with a jawbreaker. Kalisto hurracarana. Dolph superkick blocked, Kalisto roll up pin for 2 count. Dolph dropkick for 2 count. Kalisto crucifix pin for the win.
Winner of the match by pinfall: Kalisto
After the match Dolph clotheslines Kalisto and is upset with himself. Dolph attacks Kalisto with a chair. On the ramp Dolph is met by Apollo Crews who attacks him and throws him in the ring. As Apollo enters the ring Dolph kicks him and attacks him with the chair. Dolph leaves Apollo and Kalisto laid out.
American Alpha backstage interview. Jordan says Bray sees himself as the Alpha and Omega but he disrespectfully disagrees we're the only Alphas. Gable says we've beat them before and we'll beat them again.
Renee Young with John Cena. Cena says he's the one who needs to make a statement. AJ called me a has-been and he realized he agrees with him. Because it has-been a long time since John Cena had to prove himself. How I make a statement? I find the biggest guy in the room and knock his teeth down his throat. AJ I hope you're watching.
Wyatt Family promo. Bray says American Alpha I hope you have enjoyed your time as champions because unlike this family bond nothing lasts forever. Randy says We're Here.
WYATT FAMILY (Randy Orton/Bray Wyatt) VS AMERICAN ALPHA (TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH)
Bray pounding Gables back and headbutts him. Gable avoids clothesline and tags in Jordan. Dropkick to Bray. Gable dropkicks Orton. Jordan fisherman pin for 2 count. Orton tags in, kicks to Jordan. Orton throws Jordan to corner. Jordan stops himself goes for german suplex. Randy hits back elbow. Jordan tags Gable. Gable with a takedown. Orton with a European uppercut. Bray tags in. Gable with hanging arm bar breaks at 4 count. Bray goes for Sister Abigail, roll up pin by Gable for 2 count. Bray to outside, Gable with an apron dive and avoids clothesline from Randy. Bray crossbody to Gable., tags in Orton. Orton throws Gable to the outside and backbody drops him on the barricade twice. Orton stomps on Gable's legs and tags Bray. Bray with a swinging rib breaker. Tag to Orton. Orton slingshot suplex for 2 count. Tag to Bray. Gable with a jaw breaker and rolls to tag Jordan. Jordan side suplexes both Bray and Randy. Harper distracts Jordan and Randy hangs Jordan up on the top rope.
Orton front headlock and rakes Jordan's face with boot. Orton tag to Bray and throws him into Jordan in the corner for a splash. Bray hits a running senton for a 2 count. Bray runs to corner and goes to attack Jordan who meets him with a clothesline. Both make the tag. Gable crossbody off the top to Orton and hits him with a Northern Lights Suplex and a german suplex with a bridge for a 2 count. Bray throws Jordan out, Gable throws Bray out. Gable flying clothesline for 2 count. Harper goes up on apron and Orton pokes Gable in the eye. Orton hits Harper with as he sets up Gable for hangmans DDT which he hit. Orton goes for RKO, Harper on apron going for Randy. Okana roll by Gable for the win.
Winners of the match by pinfall: American Alpha
After the match Randy and Harper shove each other. Bray breaks them up. Randy goes to attack Harper and Harper accidentally super kicks Bray. Bray stands up and gets in the face of Randy and Harper and leaves them in the ring.
Baron Corbins message for John Cena, tonight I hunt and John Cena is my prey. Your time is up and tonight will be your End of Days.
Becky Lynch backstage with Daniel Bryan watching last weeks match and Alexa Bliss tapping out. Alexa says she was undercover trying to figure out who La Luchadora was and Becky messed it up. Bryan says all he saw was Alexa tap out and he booked a Women's title match next week. He says to keep La Luchadora out of the match it will be in a steel cage for the first time ever.
CARMELLA W/ JAMES ELLSWORTH VS CJ LUNDE
Carmella kicks to the head and hair drag. Brocobuster for 2 count. Lunde 2 back elbows in the corner. Carmella throws her to the rope, Ellsworth grabs her leg, referee sees. Carmella hair drag for 2 count. Ellsworth pulls her to the outside, when she goes back in Carmella drops her and submits her with the Code of Silence.
Winner of the match by submission: Carmella
Carmella backstage with James Ellsworth. Carmella says she has a surprise for Ellsworth who thinks it's a kiss. She says next week she is bringing him on a shopping spree.
Baron Corbin backstage. It's no longer Cena's Glory Days but his End of Days. AJ Styles interrupts and tells Corbin tonight is your night. Do your best AJ Styles impression and beat up John Cena.
BARON CORBIN VS JOHN CENA
AJ Styles on commentary. Corbin misses punch and Cena counter punches. Corbin misses another punch, Cena hits punch combo. Cena runs to ropes and Corbin meets him with big boot. Corbin hits knee to midsection and throws Cena to corner. Corbin throws Cena to the outside.
Cena and Corbin fighting on outside. Corbin with right hand Cena stumbles to steps. Corbin charges and Cena dives into ring and Corbin crashes into steps. Cena with a shoulder tackle but it has no effect on Corbin. Cena goes for another shoulder tackle and Corbin catches him and slams him down for a 2 count. Corbin punch blocked, Cena with a punch combo runs to ropes and Corbin hits a sidewalk slam for 2 count. Corbin drops Cena with a right hand. Cena comes back with 2 right hands runs to ropes and Corbin catches him in a bearhug. Corbin with a kick to the gut. Corbin runs to corner and Cena kicks him in the face. Cena hits a jumping tornado DDT. Cena hits spinning backbody drop and 5 knuckle shuffle. Cena hits the AA for the win.
Winner of the match by pinfall: John Cena
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