WWE News WWE NEWS: Smackdown SPOILERS 2/15 - results for Friday's show leading into Chamber PPV, plus off-air notes on Rock and Bonus Dark Match
Feb 13, 2013 - 12:10:47 AM
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WWE Smackdown TV taping results
February 12, 2013
Little Rock, Ark.
Report by Henry Petty & Brian Lovell, PWTorch correspondents
One note to make. There were a lot of pre-taped promots for "Fandango," Johnny Curtis that played in-betweeen matches throughout the night. It felt like the Del Rio promos that aired before his debut, just with more dancing.
Smackdown SPOILERS 2/15
- Smackdown opened with Big Show coming out to talk, but Chris Jericho interrupted. Booker T then made the main event of Big Show vs. Jericho.
(1) Mark Henry beat Randy Orton via DQ when Orton hit Henry over the back with a steel chair. Henry then hit the World's Strongest Slam to remain strong after the finish.
(2) Tamina beat Layla with a top-rope Superfly splash.
(3) Brodys Clay & Tensai beat 3MB (Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal). Clay did the big splash to Slater for the win.
The Shield then busted up the celebration. They had a very hard time getting Brodus up for the triple powerbomb. They almost didn't get him up, but they eventually did. Then, Shield got on the microphone and said Ryback, Cena, and Sheamus will learn to respect The Shield at Elimination Chamber.
(4) The Miz beat Cody Rhodes via submission. Miz's shoulder was heavily bandaged-up to sell the effects of Cesaro's attack from Raw. Miz won with the figure-four submission. He applied it fairly smoothly this week.
(5) Jack Swagger beat Zack Ryder via submission. Virtual squash with Swagger winning via Patriot Act.
After the match, Swagger introduced a "real American" Zeb Colter, who said we are not real Americans, but he and Swagger are.
- The Rock came out to save the show, according to correspondents. The crowd went nuts for Rock, who talked to C.M. Punk and Paul Heyman via satellite. Normal stuff you would expect in the back-and-forth setting up their title match at the PPV.
After they finished, Rock had an off-camera segment for the live crowd. Rock talked to the crowd about how it's been ten years since The Rock came to Little Rock, which brought out Damien Sandow for an interruption. Normal Rock lines to dig Sandow, then Rock asked the crowd what move they wanted him to give Sandow. Rock went around asking the crowd if they wanted to see him give Sandow a Rock Bottom, and one older gentlemen said, "I want you to give him a Little Rock ass whuppin'" which Rock said he would do. Rock said he will give Sandow a "Little Rock handshake" and then gave him Rock Bottom before nailing the People's Elbow. Rock completely saved this ho-hum show. Lots of people left after Rock left.
Main Event time.
(6) Big Show beat Chris Jericho clean with the KO Punch after a good "big man vs. little man" contest.
Smackdown ended with Alberto Del Rio coming out for a staredown.
After Smackdown went off the air, they had a dark match of Del Rio vs. Big Show. After Big Show offered some ethnic slurs, Del Rio beat Show with a lot of chair shots before the bell sounded.
Bonus Dark Match: World Hvt. champion Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show via submission. Del Rio won clean with the cross arm-breaker after a few minutes. There was a funny bit where Ricardo Rodriguez stole Sign Guy's red cap and gave it to Del Rio, then Rodriguez put on a 10-gallon styrofoam red hat and gave it to Sign Guy. Del Rio left wearing the red cap. Funny stuff.
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