WWE SmackDown Recap With Video: New #1 Contender, Intercontinental Rematch
|By Kian Terani | July 27, 2012 | Comments|
-video of CM Punk heel turn
Daniel Bryan is in the locker room and he is staring with intensity into the distance. Sheamus shows up and he has a present in his hand. He says he knows Bryan has had a rough week and also mentions Charlie Sheen. Bryan says who cares about him. Sheamus gives him the gift and says it was for his wedding but it may come in handy one day. Sheamus leaves. Bryan opens it and it's a book with a cover picture of Sheamus giving the Brogue Kick to Bryan from WrestleMania called, "How To… Last More Than 18 Seconds." Bryan drops the book and says, "You think this is funny?"
Sheamus vs. Cody Rhodes
Sheamus hits an elbow to Cody's nose and he goes out of the ring and protests to the ref. They trade shots in the ring and Sheamus ends it with a backbreaker for 2. Cody keeps going toe-to-toe with him. Sheamus hits his forearms-in-the-ropes spot. Cody rams Sheamus into the steel post from the apron and Sheamus falls to the outside. Cody encourages the ref to makes the count. Sheamus just barely makes it in.
Ziggler's music hits and he and Vickie walk out, briefcase in-hand.
Cody is in control in the ring as Ziggler eagerly looks on from ringside. Cody hits a dropkick and a knee to the temple and gets two near-falls. Cody drops elbows on the apron and rolls on but only gets 1 and Sheamus defiantly kicks out. Sheamus powers out of a full-nelson and hits a back bodydrop. Ziggler confers with Vickie. Sheamus hits a flurry of offense and slams Cody for 2.
Sheamus glares at Ziggler. Cody hits a drop toe-hold to the turnbuckle and goes up top but Sheamus avoids the beautiful moonsault and hits the Irish Curse for 2. Cody counters White Noise but Cody knocks him out of the ring. Sheamus goes up top but Cody pulls him off and hits the Disaster Kick but Sheamus kicks out. Cody goes for it again but Sheamus catches him in mid-air and hits White Noise. Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick for the win.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
Ziggler keeps teasing getting in the ring. He takes off his shirt and almost gives the case to the ref but decides he wants no part of a victorious Sheamus. Ziggler walks up the ramp and is attacked from behind who throws Ziggler to Sheamus in the ring. Sheamus hits him with the Brogue Kick. Jericho is dressed in a pink Ziggler T-shirt. Jericho looks on at Ziggler, amused, as Ziggler slowly gets up. Jericho hits him with the Codebreaker.
Santino vs. Antonio Cesaro
Santino tries to grapple with Cesaro. Cesaro hits him with a cheap shot to the face and slam Santino in a gut-wrench suplex for 2. Santino hits a suplex and pulls out his Cobra. Aksana distracts him from the apron but he scares her off. Cesaro ducks the Cobra and drops Santino across the top rope and hits his faceplant finisher for the quick win.
Winner by pin: Cesaro
-Video of Damien Sandow's interaction with DX from Monday
Sandow walks past personnel backstage with a disgusted nose in the air as he walks toward the arena.
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