5/2/14 Smackdown Recap
by Brian Leeman
The show opens up with a contract signing for the Wee-L-C match at Extreme Rules between El Torito and Hornswoggle. Lots of banter between 3 1/2 MB and Torito. They both get on the table and Torito gores him off of it. Matadores clean the ring and Torito springboards onto all of the 3 MB. JBL is loving this segment.
Wyatt Family vs The Usos & Sheamus
The Wyatt Family begins the match in full control, beating down Jimmy Uso and then, after a tag, Sheamus. Wyatts make quick tags and beat down on the back and midsection of Sheamus. Superkick from Harper. Jey Uso gets the hot tag and starts clearing the ring. Enziguri from Uso before running back first into Harper in the corner. Jey goes for a corkscrew moonsault but misses. Harper with a michinoku driver for two. Full scale brawl as Jey hits a superkick to Harper after a blind tag from Bray. Sister Abigail for the win.
Winners: Wyatt Family
The brawl continues after the match with Harper hitting a spinning clothesline on Jey.
Jack Swagger vs RVD
RVD and Swagger go at it while Cesaro watches at ringside. Swagger with a boot to RVD on the outside. Swagger decks Cesaro, followed by RVD getting a quick win with a five star frog splash.
Cesaro hits the Neutralizer on RVD after the bell.
Rusev vs R-Truth
Rusev dominates most of the short match but after attacking Xavier Woodds, the two fight off Rusev.
Winner via DQ: Rusev
Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring and cuts a promo on Kane. Kane appears on the titantron, merely laughing at Bryan.
Bo Dallas debut promo.
Damien Sandow (dressed as Magneto) vs Dolph Ziggler
Sandow takes control with a headlock and hits his russian leg sweep followed the elbow of disdain. Ziggler hits a dropkick, knocking the cape into Sandow’s face. Zig Zag for the win.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Big E vs Titus O’Neil
Big E clotheslines Titus out of the ring. Titus tosses Big E over the announce table. Titus throws him on and off the table. Backbreaker from Titus. Titus refuses to stop stomping Big E and the ref calls it.
Winner via DQ: Big E
Big E gets his revenge and destroys Titus after the match. Big E tosses Titus into the steps, announce table and barricade.
Main Event – United States Championship
Dean Ambrose vs Alberto Del Rio vs Ryback vs Curtis Axel
The three bad guys spend the opening minutes destroying Ambrose and mildly arueging with each other. Spinebuster from Ryback to Ambrose. Ambrose goes out and Axel/Ryback work over Del Rio in the corner. Big knee from Axel to Del Rio. Front dropkick from Ambrose to Del Rio. Axel clotheslines Ambrose from behind. Catapult clothesline from Ambrose for two. Axel hits the Perfect Plex on Del Rio for two. Ryback accidentally clotheslines Axel and Del Rio gets him in the armbar. Samoan drop from Ryback but Axel drags him out of the ring. Ambrose out of nowhere with a diving roll up for the win!
Winner & still US Champion: Dean Ambrose
The Shield clean house and hit the triple powerbomb to Ryback to end the show.