8/30 WWE Smackdown Recap
by Brian Leeman
We kick it off with MizTV, featuring Dolph Ziggler and Big Show. They begin talking about the attack on Bryan until Triple H comes out. Triple H says that this is strictly business and puts Miz against Orton, Ziggler for Shield and Big Show on commentary.
The Miz vs Randy Orton
Orton starts off strong and taunts Miz as he’s down. Miz fights back and hits the clothesline and crowd gets pumped up. Orton goes for the DDT but Miz flips him out of the ring. The Shield come out. We return and Orton is in control of Miz as the Shield surround the ring. Miz gets a surge of offense and goes for the SKull Crushing Finale but Orton sneaks out. Miz with a backslide and follows up with some hard kicks to Orton’s leg and locks in the figure 4. Orton gets the rope. Orton hits the RKO for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match The Shield and Orton beat down Miz. Bryan makes the save and fights them off with a chair.
Recap of Punk vs Axel from Raw.
Damien Sandow vs RVD
Van Dam with some high flying moves to start. Sandow fights back and throws him into the ring post. RVD with a diving kick to Sandow, who was crotched on the ropes. Five Star Frog Splash from RVD!
Winner: Rob Van Dam
Alberto Del Rio comes out and cuts a promo on RVD.
Dolph Ziggler vs The Shield
Ziggler starts off strong, pounding away on Rollins. Rollins quickly takes control. Big Show looks on in despair as the Shield make quick tags and destroy Ziggler. Ziggler with a roll up for two. Ziggler goes for the Fame-asser, but Rollins catches him and powerbombs him into the corner. Reigns comes out and hits a nasty spear on Ziggler for the win.
Winner: The Shield
The Shield taunt Big Show, who is still at the commentary table.
Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman cut a promo on CM Punk and the upcoming handicap elimination match at Night Of Champions.
The Wyatts vs Tons of Funk
Quick match Rowan taking out Brodus on the outside, and Harper hitting a big boot. Huge clothesline from Harper and Rowan gets the tag. Splash from Rowan for the win.
Winner: The Wyatt Family
Bray comes into the ring and hits his finisher on Tensai.
Daniel Bryan vs Ryback
Ryback starts off in control, using his power to beat down Bryan. Bryan goes on a frenzy of dropkicks in the corner. Suicide dive from Bryan. Orton makes his way to the ring. Ryback goes back into control until Bryan hits a missile dropkick off the top rope. Bryan hits multiple kicks to the chest of Ryback as Big Show cheers him on. Kick to the head by Bryan. Bryan locks Ryback in the Yes! Lock but Orton runs in.
Winner by DQ: Daniel Bryan
Bryan locks the Yes! Lock on Orton but The Shield come out and beat him down. Big Show comes in for the save but Triple H forces him to leave. Triple Powerbomb from The Shield. Orton pulls out a can of spraypaint and sprays NO! onto Bryan to end the show.