2/14/14 WWE Smackdown Recap
by Brian Leeman
We start off the show with Daniel Bryan, Sheamus and Christian making their way to the ring to face The Shield. We get a graphic for the Elimination Chamber match coming up.
Christian, Daniel Bryan & Sheamus vs The Shield
Christian starts off in there against Roman Reigns. Christian goes for a cross body but Reigns catches him. Christian wiggles out and tags in Sheamus. Sheamus and Reigns go blow for blow with each other for a minute. Ambrose gets the tag and shortly works over Sheamus before Bryan gets the tag. Dropkick in the corner and a top rope huracanrana from Bryan. He gets the Yes Lock in and the Shield come in and have a stand off with Bryan, Sheamus and Christian. Ambrose tags in Reigns. The Shield works over Bryan in the corner before tagging Sheamus back in. Sheamus works over Rollins in the ring. Clubs to the chest from Sheamus. Rollins knocks Sheamus off the ropes and Reigns gets the tag and dropkicks him on the apron in the head. Sheamus gets beaten down a bit before Christian makes the hot tag and takes over. Sheamus accidentally Brogue Kicks Christian and gets taken out by Reigns. Ambrose covers Christian for the win.
Winner: The Shield
Promo for the Ultimate Warrior making the Hall of Fame, followed by Summer Rae and Fandango making their way to the ring.
Fandango vs The Miz
Miz tosses Fandango into the corner and kicks the ropes into his leg. Big clothesline from Fandango. Miz with two clotheslines and a neckbreaker. Miz goes for the figure four but gets pushed into the ring post. Emma and Santino come down and Summer Rae gets into a catfight with Emma. Santino Cobras Fandango who then gets hit by the Skull Crushing Finale by Miz for the win.
Winner: The Miz
Byron Saxton debuts as an interviewer and interviews Cesaro about facing Randy Orton tonight.
Match #3 – #1 Contender fatal four way for the IC title
Mark Henry vs Kofi Kingston vs Jack Swagger vs Rey Mysterio
Swagger gets thrown out of the ring. Kofi and Rey try and double team Henry. Sets of double dropkicks from Rey and Kofi. Rey and Kofi go back and forth before Swagger and Henry get involved. Swagger bomb to Henry. Rey goes for 619 on Swagger, gets hit with a clothesline from him. Rey with a springboard bulldog to Swagger. Rey dives at Kofi and goes shoulder first into the ring post. Kofi with a springboard dropkick to Swagger. Boom drop from Kofi. Mark Henry with a powerbomb to Swagger. Big boot from Henry to Rey. Diving axe handle from Kofi to Henry. Clothesline to Kofi from Henry. Swagger gets the ankle lock on Henry. 619 to Henry, followed by the Trouble In Paradise. Double german suplex from Swagger to Rey and Kofi. Rey goes for the 619 to Swagger but gets hit by a Trouble In Paradise. Swagger catches Kofi in mid air and locks in the ankle lock for the win!
Winner: Jack Swagger
The Usos & Rhodes Brothers vs Ryback/Axel & New Age Outlaws
Cody and Road Dogg start off in the ring. Cody with a clothesline, followed by a tag to an Uso. Road Dogg makes the tag to Axel as they work over The Uso. Ryback rams him into the corner. The beatdown continues as Road Dogg returns. Delayed suplex from Ryback as he re-enters. Hot tag to Jimmy Uso as all hell breaks loose. Ryback takes out Cody on the outside, followed by Goldust sentoning onto him. Double superkick to Road Dogg from the Usos, followed by a big splash for the win.
Winners: Rhodes Bros & Usos
Randy Orton interview backstage about his upcoming challenges.
Titus O’Neil at ringside for Darren Young vs Damien Sandow
Darren Young vs Damien Sandow
Young clotheslines Sandow out of the ring. Sandow beats him down and tosses him back in. Sandow with a knee to the stomach but Young rolls him up for the win in a quick match.
Winner: Darren Young
Titus O’Neil attacsk but Darren Young fights him off.
We get a recap of the divas match from Raw this week.
Antonio Cesaro vs Randy Orton
Match starts off slow with Cesaro out-wrestling Orton in the opening minutes. Gutwrench suplex from Cesaro. Cesaro with two uppercuts, followed by Orton hitting a clotheline. Orton and Cesaro trade uppercuts. Running uppercut from Cesaro. Orton attacks Cesaro on the outside. Orton with a chinlock on Cesaro. Elbow drop from Cesaro for two. Orton takes control again locks in another chinlock. Dueling headbutts and uppercuts between the two. On the outside, Orton throws Cesaro into the barricade but Cesaro bounces right back with a clothesline. Orton goes for the elevated DDT but Cesaro reverses into a possible big swing, only for Orton to get the ropes. This time it works, big swing from Cesaro! Orton with a powerslam, followed by the elevated DDT. Orton goes for an RKO but Cesaro uppercuts and hits Swiss Death for two. Orton hits a dropkick and puts Cesaro on the ropes. Orton goes for a superplex, however Cesaro flips over him and hits a powerbomb, followed by an uppercut and then the neutralizer! Cesaro wins!
Winner: Antonio Cesaro
The show ends Cesaro and Zeb Colter celebrating.