WWE SmackDown Recap With Video: New #1 Contender, Intercontinental Rematch
|By Kian Terani | July 27, 2012 | Comments|
-New intro tag
-RAW 1000 highlights
-Opening video and pyro
Tonight Daniel Bryan, Kane, Rey Mysterio, And Alberto Del Rio will face-ff in a Fatal 4 Way to determine the #1 Contender for the World Championship.
Lilian Garcia introduces the new Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
-Video of Miz' title win against Christian on Monday
Miz says Christian's fans voted for him to defend at RAW 1000 and he lost. Christian interrupts him and says he's invoking his rematch clause.
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Christian vs. The Miz
They square off and trade shots in the corner. Christian hits a back bodydrop. Miz tries a suplex from the apron but Christian pulls him to the floor and hits him with a dropkick and brings him back in the ring.
Miz retaliates with a knee to the gut and goes on a mean streak of strikes and makes the cover for 2. Miz launches him over the top rope and to the outside.
Miz hits a boot to the face and gets 2. Christian works up from a headlock but Miz drops him in a neckbreaker and gets a 2. Miz rushes in the corner but Christian gets both boots up and Miz goes down.
Christian goes up top but Miz intercepts. Christian avoids the superplex and punches Miz off and hits the Frogsplash and he get a 2. Miz answers with a cover and gets 2. Christian hits a missile dropkick from the turnbuckle and they both struggle to get up. Christian goes up and hits a crossbody but the pin is still no good.
They do a nice series of quick counters and near-falls. Christian hits a reverse elbow from the 2nd turnbuckle. Miz counters a Kill Switch and hits a vicious DDT with Christian on his knees but Christian kicks out. Christian looks for the spear but Miz ducks out of the ring. Christian gives chase which gives Miz the advantage back in the ring. They do more counters, Miz slaps Christian in the eye, Christian swings wildly and Miz ducks and rolls him up for the win.
Winner and STILL WWE Intercontinental Champion: The Miz
-The replay shows that Miz hit him with a thumb to the eye and also grabbed his tights to get leverage on the pin.
-Sheamus faces Cody Rhodes later
Jinder Mahal vs. Ryback
Mahal enters and Ryback comes out to a nice pop. Ryback powers Mahal to the corner on the lock-up. Mahal fights back but Ryback kicks him in the face and hits a fall-away slam. Mahal hits some shots from the apron and a knee to the temple. Mahal hits a high knee to the face and goes for a cover and only gets 1. Ryback is rocked a couple more times.
Mahal gets another 1. Mahal keeps dropping kicks and elbows. Mahal goes for the Camel Clutch but Ryback just stands up with Mahal on his back hits a sit-down spinebuster. Ryback says "My turn," and hits a spinebuster and goes for a clothesline but Mahal ducks it and high-tails it out of there and gets counted out.
Winner by countout: Ryback
Ryback chants "Feed Me More."
-Cole, Booker, and Josh all have Sonic drink cups in front of them.
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