WWE SmackDown Results: Daniel Bryan Vs. Randy Orton, Y2J Vs. Del Rio, IC Title, Divas Action
- Cole sends to another Wyatt Family vignette.
- Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring as we go to a commercial. Wade Barrett is in the ring as we return. Lilian Garcia makes the formal ring introductions. Nice touch. The Miz is on commentary.
Intercontinental Championship: Curtis Axel (c) vs. Wade Barrett
Wade and Axel lock up to a stalemate. Wade hits some shots in the corner but Axel comes back with a dropkick and he starts to build momentum. Axel hits a knee off the 2nd buckle, a la Bret Hart, for 2. Axel continues with strikes. Barrett comes back with a suplex for a near-fall. Barrett starts to work Axel over in the ropes. Barrett hits knees to the head and kicks Axel in the head, to the floor. Barrett sends him back in; Axel gets the advantage.
Miz says he can smell the slime on Paul Heyman. Barrett his another big kick to the head for 2. Wade goes to the 2nd buckle and flies off but Axel avoids the elbow. Axel hits 2 spinning neckbreakers and gets the pin.
Winner by pin And Still Intercontinental Champion: Curtis Axel
Miz gets up from commentary and gets in the ring. Heyman takes the belt from Axel as Miz removes his jacket. Heyman backs Axel away from Miz and they leave the ring. Paul can be heard saying that his client doesn't work for free.
- A RAW recap is shown of Mark Henry's "retirement." They cut out parts including references to Sexual Chocolate and Mae Young.
AJ Lee vs. Natalya
Natalya shoves AJ on her butt twice and goes to work. Natalya hits a dropkick to the back and looks for the Sharpshooter early. Natalya applies a submission but AJ reaches the ropes. AJ mounts Natalya from behind and applies a chokehold. Layla and Kaitlyn look-on in the back. AJ gets 2 as we go to break.
Natalya lays AJ out with a clothesline for 2 as we return to action. AJ bites Natalya's arm to free herself from her clutches and wins with the Black Widow as Natalya taps.
Winner by submission: AJ Lee
Layla and Kaitlyn react in the back. Aksana shows up and calls Kaitlyn "trash" and Kaitlyn goes off on her. The other Divas have to Kaitlyn off and calm her.
Chris Jericho vs. Alberto Del Rio
Jericho gets an early lead and gets 2 on Del Rio. Del Rio comes back with stomps in the corner. Jericho moved and Del Rio falls through the ropes. Jericho hits a springboard dropkick to the floor and takes it to Del Rio at ringside. Ricardo distracts Jericho and when he gets in, Del Rio is waiting for him with a big kick to the face. Del Rio is in control as we go to break.
Del Rio knocks Jericho to the floor as we return. Del Rio with 2 back in the ring. Jericho comes back with a flurry and hits an axe handle from up top. Jericho goes for the Walls but Del Rio counters out and kicks Y2J in the head for 2. Del Rio runs in for the Enzuigiri but Jericho moves. Jericho comes off the top with a crossbody but only gets 2.
Jericho hits a bulldog and the Lionsault but doesn't capitalize. Del Rio has a cut over his right eye. Back and forth. Jericho goes for the Walls but Del Rio turns it into a cross armbreaker. Nice. Jericho counters back into the Walls. Ricardo gets on the apron and Jericho puts the Walls on him, Lion Tamer style, as he taps. Dolph Ziggler hits the ring and attacks Del Rio.
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