WWE SmackDown Results (09/30) - Sami Zayn And Solo Sikoa Vs. Ricochet And Madcap Moss, Bayley Vs. Shotzi

Welcome to Wrestling Inc.'s results for "WWE SmackDown" on September 30, 2022, coming to you live from the Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba!

The Bloodline's Solo Sikoa will be teaming up with "The Honorary Uce" Sami Zayn to take on "The One and Only" Ricochet and Madcap Moss. The four men encountered one another backstage last week, with Ricochet and Moss telling Zayn that he's become "obnoxious and unbearable" and Sikoa attacking them from behind for the disrespect they showed to The Bloodline. As Zayn comes off his win against AJ Styles last Monday on "Raw", will he be able to keep his momentum going?

Ashante "Thee" Adonis and Top Dolla of Hit Row will take on Angel and Humberto of Los Lotharios in tag team action. The two groups have had their issues over the last several weeks, beginning after Maximum Male Models recruited Los Lotharios in their effort to take Hit Row down. Things came to a head last week after Los Lotharios interrupted Hit Row's watch party by launching a surprise attack on them. Will Hit Row be able to get their revenge tonight?

Damage CTRL leader Bayley will go head to head with Shotzi. Kai faced off with Raquel Rodriguez last week in a losing effort and out of frustration after the bell rang, Kai and her allies attacked Rodriguez. Shotzi then ran down to help out her friend and even out the odds. With Bayley set to take on Bianca Belair for the "Raw" Women's Championship at the upcoming Extreme Rules, will she be able to build traction and score the win?

We are live! The show begins with Michael Cole and Corey Graves greeting audiences at home as Sami Zayn and Solo Sikoa head to the ring, followed by Ricochet and Madcap Moss.

Sami Zayn and Solo Sikoa vs. Ricochet and Madcap Moss

Ricochet and Zayn begin the action. The bell rings and the two lock up. They exchange submissions before Ricochet delivers several forearms and a head scissors takedown. He hits a drop kick, then tags in Moss. Moss delivers a few shoulders to Zayn's midsection, followed by a couple of forearms to his head. Zayn takes him down and tags in Sikoa. Sikoa delivers a series of right hands and kicks, then tags in Zayn. Moss knocks Zayn out of the ring, then assists Ricochet over the top rope to take him out.

Back from the break, Sikoa delivers an elbow to Ricochet's back. Ricochet fires back with a few right hands before Sikoa hits a Samoan Drop. He goes for a pin, but Ricochet kicks out. Sikoa repeatedly kicks Ricochet, then follows it up with a headbutt and a leg drop. Ricochet comes back with a missile drop kick off the middle rope, then makes the hot tag to Moss. Zayn also tags in and Moss delivers a Fallaway Slam. He delivers a couple of running shoulders to his midsection. Zayn rolls up Moss, but Moss kicks out. He delivers a Blue Thunderbomb, then goes for another pin but Moss kicks out once again.Zayn hits a flying crossbody, but Moss catches him and hits a jackhammer suplex. He goes for a pin, but Sikoa breaks it up.

The two men spill to the outside as Ricochet looks to take out Sikoa. The lights go out for a quick second before he goes flying, but Sikoa meets him there with a chair before tossing him into the ringpost. Sikoa makes the blind tag, then delivers a spin kick and the Swinging Solo for the win.

Winners: Sami Zayn and Solo Sikoa

After the match, Moss tries to attack Zayn, but Sikoa makes the save and beats him down.

Back from the break, we head backstage to Zayn and Sikoa. Zayn celebrates their win as they approach The Bloodline's locker room. Jey Uso emerges and says he's there to check on his brother. Zayn says that he's good before Jey lets him in the dressing room. He stops Zayn and tells him he sees right through him. He says he has everyone fooled and he will come after him if he puts his family in jeopardy. Zayn says he should take it up with Roman Reigns, then enters the locker room.

We then head to a video hyping up the feud between Karrion Kross and Drew McIntyre ahead of their strap match at Extreme Rules

We head backstage to Kayla Braxton and Austin Theory. Theory says that he's learned his lesson after both Brock Lesnar and Tyson Fury ruined his cash-in at SummerSlam and Clash at the Castle respectively. He says Drew McIntyre embarrassed himself more than he did at Clash at the Castle. McIntyre approaches him from behind unbeknownst to him and taps him hard on his shoulder. McIntyre challenges him to a match up next before walking off.

Back from the break, Drew McIntyre heads to the ring followed by Austin Theory and Alpha Academy.

Drew McIntyre vs. Austin Theory (w/ The Alpha Academy)

The bell rings and McIntyre goes straight to work on Theory. McIntyre delivers a back elbow, followed by a vertical suplex into a bean bag toss. Theory rolls out of the ring before sending McIntyre's head off the rope. He hits a drop kick, then fires off several right hands. McIntyre hits the Future Shock DDT, then kips up. He looks for the Claymore Kick, but Gable causes a distraction. Otis drags him out of the ring and tosses him into the steps, leading to a disqualification.

Winner: N/A (via disqualification)

The three men continue beating down McIntyre before Johnny Gargano's music hits and he runs down. He attacks them before Alpha Academy and Theory get the upper hand. Kevin Owens' music then hits and he runs down to even the odds. He tosses Theory out of the ring before Gargano clotheslines Gable out of the ring and McIntyre delivers a Glasgow Kiss to send Otis to join the other two.

We then head to Maximum Male Models. Ma.çé and Mån.sôör say they will make him proud when "they bring home the title." Max Dupri asks if it's for the title and they say they will break the Canadian record for the longest pose.

Back from the break, we head to Shotzi. She says that Bayley and her cronies showed her what they were all about. She says she doesn't sit on the sidelines and says she will see how much control Bayley has when she stomps all over her.

Back at ringside, Los Lotharios then head down followed by Hit Row.

Hit Row vs. Los Lotharios

Adonis and Angel begin the action. The bell rings and Angel wastes no time going to work. He tags in Humberto, who delivers a chop and several kicks in the corner. Angel tags back in and Adonis manages to hit a nec breaker. Both men tag in their partners before Top Dolla beats down Angel and delivers the Tennessee Whiskey. He hits a side slam, followed by El Rey. He goes for a pin, but Humberto kicks out. He then picks up Angel and Humberto and drives them into the mat. He tags in Adonis and the pair hit the Heavy Hitter for the win.

Winners: Hit Row

We then see a sign in the audience that says "revel in what you are" as a possible reference to the mysterious White Bunny. We head to a video of the events between Liv Morgan and Lacey Evans last week.

She says Morgan might think she's extreme, but she can still kick her ass. She says that she's the most dangerous unarmed woman on the planet, then asks what will happen when she wields a baseball bat.

Back from the break, we head to a video promoting Connor's Cure. Commentary announces that Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens and Johnny Gargano will team up to take on Austin Theory and Alpha Academy in the main event. Natalya then heads to the ring, followed by Ronday Rousey.

Ronda Rousey vs. Natalya

The bell rings and the two women face off. Natalya looks for the Sharpshooter, but Rousey escapes. She locks in an ankle lock, but Rousey breaks it up by sending her into the corner. She delivers a knee to Natalya's face, then looks for the Arm Bar. Natalya blocks it before the two exchange submissions. Natalya delivers a discus clothesline, then goes for a pin, but Rousey kicks out. Natalya looks for a bodyslam, but Rousey locks in an ankle lock, forcing Natalya to tap out.

Winner: Ronda Rousey

After the match, Liv Morgan heads to the ring with a baseball bat in hand. The two women face off before Morgan looks to hit Rousey with a bat. Rousey ducks it and runs away. Morgan follows her and looks to hit Rousey with the bat, but instead she hits the ringpost. Rousey hits Piper's Pit before the two play tug-of-war with the bat. Rousey gets the upper hand and throws Morgan into the timekeeper's area. Security then heads down and escorts Rousey away. Morgan then charges at her before the two are pulled apart by officials.

We then head backstage to Kevin Owens, Drew McIntyre and Johnny Gargano. McIntyre says he's happy to be reunited with Gargano and tells Owens that while they haven't always been on the same page. Theory needs to get his ass kicked. Owens then walks off and runs into Sami Zayn. The pair exchange a look before Owens tells him he needs a new shirt.

Back from the break, Imperium heads to the ring.

Imperium and Sheamus Come Face to Face In The Ring

Ludwig Kaiser says that there are few things that are more insulting than the present of the Brawling Brutes. Giovanni Vinci says that none of them exhibit what a champion looks like. Gunther says that he will beat Sheamus next week. He says that he will break his spirit before the trio obliterate the Brawling Brutes.

The Brawling Brutes' music hits and Sheamus heads to the ring. He says Gunther loves talking a big fight before saying that Ridge Holland and Butch are stuck in Florida due to Hurricane Ian. He says that he's happy to kick Imperium's heads off their shoulders. Vinci and Kaiser charge at him, but Sheamus hits them with a shillelagh. He then enters the ring and faces off with Gunther. He tosses the shillelagh out of the ring before the men go at it with right hands. Sheamus hits a knee on Gunther's jaw, then sets up for the Brogue Kick, but Kaiser and Vinci block it. Gunther delivers a series of chops, then hits a powerbomb.

Sheamus grabs the mic and slowly gets up. He asks Gunther if that's all he's got. Imperium head back to the ring before Kaiser and Vinci beat down Sheamus with kicks and right hands. He picks up the shillelagh and hits Sheamus in the face with it. 

Bayley says Shotzi loves to run her mouth and says she knows she wouldn't be talking like that if IYO SKY and Dakota Kai weren't stuck in Florida. She says that she will shut her up before she wins the "Raw" Women's Championship at Extreme Rules.

Commentary then extend their condolences to Antonio Inoki's loved ones following his passing earlier today. 

Back from the break, Bayley heads to the ring, followed by Shotzi and the return of her tank.

Bayley vs. Shotzi

The bell rings and Bayley rains down right hands. Shotzi hits a power slide, followed by a step-up enziguri. Bayley sends Shotzi into the corner, then delivers an arm drag and a kick to her face. Shotzi sends Bayley into the middle rope, then hits a modified senton. She sends Bayley bouncing off the middle rope.

Back from the break, Shotzi delivers a kick to Baylye. She delivers a splash in the corner, followed by a bulldog and a spinning forearm. She hits a kick to Bayley's head, then hits an Exploder in the corner. Shotzi ascends to the middle rope, but Bayley trips her and hits the Rose Plant for the win.

Winner: Bayley

After the match, Bayley grabs a ladder from under the ring and sets it up in the ring. She lays Shotzi in between it, but Bianca Belair's music hits and she runs down to the ring to make the save. Bayley attacks Belair from behind, but Belair gets her up on her shoulder. Bayley escapes and Belair stands tall.

Austin Theory and Alpha Academy head to the ring, followed by Kevin Owens, Johnny Gargano and Drew McIntyre.

Back from the break, commentary runs down the card for next week's show. 

Drew McIntyre, Johnny Gargano and Kevin Owens vs. Austin Theory and Alpha Academy

Back from the break, the bell rings as Gable and Gargano begin the action. The bell rings and the two lock up. They exchange submissions before Gargano delivers a drop kick and a hurricanrana. He delivers a chop before Gable clocks him from behind. Theory tags in and Gargano hits a kick to his head. He delivers a spear, then tags in Owens. Owens delivers a cannonball off the apron.

Back from the break, Gargano delivers a few shoulders to Gable's midsection. Gable then manages to hit a Northern Light's Suplex, then locks in the Ankle Lock. Gargano rolls through and tags in Owens. Owens hits a vicious clothesline, followed by a senton. He hits a Fisherman's Buster, followed by a cannonball in the corner. He hits a Swanton, then goes for a pin but Otis breaks it up. Gable delivers a German Suplex before the two men tag in Theory and McIntyre. McIntyre delivers a hip throw, followed by a belly to belly suplex and a neck breaker. He looks for the Claymore Kick, but Theory rolls out of the way. Otis takes out McIntyre, but Owens and Gargano attack him and set him up on the table. Gable takes them out and gets Owens up on the announce desk. Owens counters it into a stunner. Back in the ring, McIntyre delivers Claymore to Theory for the win.

Winners: Drew McIntyre, Johnny Gargano and Kevin Owens

After the match, McIntyre grabs a leather strap and whips Theory with it.

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