This week’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown had a lot of moments worth talking about, including John Cena’s return to set up a huge match for the December 30th episode of Smackdown.
The company taped the December 23 episode of WWE SmackDown on December 16th from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, courtesy of PW Insider. You may read the spoilers below.
Raquel Rodriguez wins a Gauntlet Match to earn a shot at Ronda Rousey’s SmackDown Women’s Championship; she last defeated Shayna Baszler.
Rey Mysterio beats Angel. Karrion Kross and Scarlett were in the crowd during the match. Rey Mysterio tells Kross to fight him, but he didn’t.
In a promo, Bray Wyatt demands that LA Knight apologize to him because he’s not Uncle Howdy. He attacks the cameraman filming him.
Roman Reigns cut a promo and vowed to defeat beat Kevin Owens and John Cena next week. In the promo, it was noted that Sheamus will face Solo Sikoa on next week’s show.
WWE Undisputed Tag Team Championship: The Usos beats Hit Row (Ashante “Thee” Adonis & Top Dolla)
Miracle on 34th Street Fight: Braun Strowman & Ricochet beats Imperium (Giovanni Vinci & Ludwig Kaiser)
At one point, the New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods), dressed as toy soldiers, were inside one of the gift boxes.