The latest edition of Friday Night SmackDown emanated from the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and hometown heroes Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens shared a heartfelt moment after the show went off the air.
Kevin Owens came out after SmackDown
The final segment of this week’s show featured a confrontation between the WWE Universal champion Roman Reigns and the No.1 contender for the title Drew McIntyre. The promo segment concluded with a brawl. When McIntyre first tried to hit Reigns with a Claymore Kick, Sami Zayn interrupted and took the hit instead.
‘The Tribal Chief’ then tried to hit a Spear on his opponent but the Scottish Warrior managed to counter. He hit Claymore this time, and the show ended with McIntyre holding up the titles. After the show went off the air, Kevin Owens came out and shared a moment with his longtime best friend, Zayn. KO said that he is proud of Sami and that the former 3-time WWE Intercontinental Champion is finally getting the recognition he deserves.
Though Kevin also mentioned that the former El Generico is too good to be ‘Roman’s bitch.’ Riddle then came out and got the two stars to hug. The fans then got to see a tag team match where Kevin Owens teamed up with Riddle. They defeated the team of Butch and Ridge Holland.
After SmackDown went off air, Kevin Owens came out & said that he's proud of Sami Zayn
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Meanwhile, Owens lost to Drew McIntyre via disqualification on this past Monday’s edition of “WWE Raw,” after The Usos attacked The Scottish Warrior.