– Tonight’s WWE Super SmackDown opens up live from Grand Rapids, Michigan with JBL, Michael Cole and Tom Phillips on commentary.
Roman Reigns vs. Fandango
We go to the ring where Fandango is wrapping his entrance with Rosa Mendes. Roman Reigns’ music hits and out he come through the crowd to a big pop.
They go at it to the corner. Fandango tries to fight out but Reigns shakes his head no. Fandango with a kick and a headlock. Reigns turns it around with a headlock of his own. More back and forth until Reigns takes Fandango down by his arm. Fandango ends up on the floor but fights back in and slams Reigns face first into the corner. Fandango comes in and unloads on Reigns now. Fandango keeps Reigns down with a headlock now.
Reigns finally gets to his feet as fans chant his name. Reigns runs the ropes and hits a big clothesline. Reigns with a clothesline in the corner now. Reigns with a big slam. Reigns hits a Superman punch and a big spear for the win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
– We go to the announcers to hype tonight’s show. Ryback vs. Seth Rollins will be the main event. Also, Dean Ambrose is here. Back to commercial.
– The announcers hype WWE Week and we get a look back at Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt.
– We go to the ring and Dean Ambrose makes his way out to a big pop.
Ambrose says he and Bray Wyatt put each other through hell at TLC. Ambrose says he loved every second of it. Ambrose says he lost but he noticed something… Bray Wyatt was scared to death. Ambrose says he doesn’t care what he does to Wyatt or to himself. Ambrose says he’s feeling pretty healthy and they’re not done yet because they will face each other in a Boot Camp Match at Tribute to the Troops tomorrow night. The lights go out and Wyatt appears on the big screen. Wyatt says Ambrose is only breathing right now because Wyatt is enjoying the game they’re playing. Wyatt talks about watching it all burn down soon and laughs.
– Still to come, a six-man match with The Usos and Rowan vs. Damien Sandow, The Miz and Harper. Back to commercial.
The Usos and Erick Rowan vs. Damien Sandow, The Miz and Luke Harper
Back from the break and out first come The Usos to a nice pop. Erick Rowan is out next. WWE Tag Team Champions The Miz and Damien Sandow are out first for their team. Luke Harper is out next. The Miz starts off with Jey Uso but run around and immediately tags in Harper. Fans chant for Sandow.
Harper comes in and works over Uso. Miz tags in now that Uso is down. Miz stomps away in the corner. Uso turns it around and beats Miz down in the corner. He charges but Miz rolls out of the ring. Uso follows but Harper gets in the way. The two teams face off at ringside as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Jimmy Uso comes in and sends The Miz to the floor. Sandow dumps himself out also. Uso runs the ropes but Harper tags in and drops him with a big boot for a 2 count. Harper takes control and keeps Uso grounded now. Fans chant for Sandow to get tagged in. Miz tags himself in and Harper doesn’t seem happy about it. Miz stomps away on Uso and kicks him in the face for a 2 count.
Miz turns it around and fans cheer for Sandow to get tagged in. Miz teases it but tags in Harper instead. Harper comes in to take control of Uso for a 2 count. Miz and Sandow argue at ringside about Sandow mimicking Harper. Harper is in between them and almost gets counted out. He comes back in and hits a big sideslam on Uso for a 2 count. Miz tags back in and fans boo. Harper comes back in but Sandow tags himself in to a big pop. Miz tags himself in before Sandow can do anything. Miz knocks Uso off the apron but turns around to a big shot from Jimmy. Rowan finally tags in and unloads on Miz in the corner. Rowan tosses Miz across the ring and splashes him. Rowan knocks Miz over and hits the big Full Nelson slam for a 2 count as Sandow breaks the pin. The Usos toss Sandow to the floor and hit a double superkick on Harper. Miz also takes a double superkick. The Usos run the ropes and leap out onto Harper in front of the announcers. Rowan goes to the top and hits a big splash on Miz for the win.
Winners: Erick Rowan and The Usos
– Rowan celebrates with The Usos after the match.
– Still to come, Rollins vs. Ryback. Back to commercial.
– Naomi is backstage warming up when Jimmy walks up. He tries to get her hype but she wants to do this on her own tonight and doesn’t want him at ringside. He understands and will be rooting her on from backstage. They kiss and Uso walks off.
– We get a RAW recap.
Ryback vs. Seth Rollins
We go to the ring and out comes Seth Rollins with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Ryback makes his way out. Before he can get down the amp, Rusev attacks and lays Ryback out. They fight off to the side of the stage and Rusev leaves Ryback laying with a big kick. Rusev goes back to the stage and poses with Lana and his United States Title as fans boo.
Rollins takes the mic in the ring and says this is what he was talking about – WWE is out of control and needs The Authority back. Rollins brings up getting robbed by Roman Reigns at TLC. Rollins says then on RAW, he defeated John Cena in a steel cage match all by himself. Rollins says he came out tonight with bruised ribs and was ready to compete but now this happened. Rollins tells The Stooges that he really deserves a day off. He tells Mercury to get the limousine ready because they’re going to celebrate. Dolph Ziggler’s music hits and out comes the Intercontinental Champion in street clothes. Ziggler brags about beating Rollins at Survivor Series. Ziggler says fans deserve to see Rollins compete tonight. Ziggler challenges Rollins. They argue about being scared of each other. Rollins says he’s in a giving mood because of the holidays and accepts the challenge. Ziggler says he’s going to get his gear on and will beat Rollins because that’s what’s best for business. Ziggler’s music hits as Rollins talks trash from the ring.
– Still to come, Naomi vs. Nikki Bella for the Divas Title. Back to commercial.
– Back from the break and we get a vignette for The Ascension.
WWE Divas Title Match: Naomi vs. Nikki Bella
We go to the ring and out comes Naomi. We see her on MizTV earlier where The Miz informed her that he got the title shot set up. WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella is out next with Brie Bella. Eden doe formal ring introductions.
They go at it and Naomi tries for a pin early but Nikki comes right back with a clothesline for a 2 count. Naomi knocks Nikki back and drops knees on her for another 2 count. Nikki with an Alabama Slam for another pin attempt. Nikki with a slam and yet another cover. Nikki slingshot suplexes Naomi and tries to pin her again. Nikki with a submission as Brie cheers her on. Naomi counters but they both collide in mid-air and go down.
The Miz runs down to cheer on Naomi. She dropkicks Nikki and hits another kick to the face. Naomi with another dropkick and a flying clothesline for a 2 count. And another pin attempt by Naomi. They trade shots and Nikki drops Naomi’s jaw into her knee for a 2 count. Nikki with a crossbody for a 2 count. Naomi ends up sent to the floor and Miz tries to encourage her to get up. Jimmy Uso runs down and chases Miz off. Naomi is distracted, leading to Nikki rolling her up for the win.
Winner: Nikki Bella
– After the match, Uso looks on from the stage as Naomi looks back at him and she’s upset. Naomi looks like she’s about to cry.
– Still to come, Rollins vs. Ziggler in the main event. Back to commercial.
Adam Rose vs. Kane
Back from the break and Kane waits in the ring as Adam Rose and the Rosebuds make their way out. We see Kane hitting a double chokeslam on Rose and The Bunny last night. The Bunny is wearing a neck brace tonight due to the Tombstone he took.
The bell rings and Rose rolls to the floor to party with the Rosebuds. He comes back in and Kane takes control. Kane drops Rose with a big shoulder and sends him into the corner. Kane runs into a boot. Rose goes to the top and hits a crossbody. Rose dances instead of pinning Kane and turns around to a big boot. Kane nails a chokeslam for the easy win.
– After the match, Kane walks to the back but stops and turns around to stare at The Bunny. Kane grabs The Bunny and rolls him in the ring for a Tombstone piledriver.
– We get a look back at Rusev attacking Ryback earlier. Phillips says trainers are evaluating Ryback for concussion-like symptoms. Back to commercial.
– We get an anti-Christmas promo from Stardust and Goldust backstage.
– Renee Young is backstage with Seth Rollins and The Stooges. He promises to cost John Cena at the Royal Rumble and not stop until Cena brings back The Authority. Until they come back, Rollins is going to make everyone’s life hell.
Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring and out comes WWE intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler to a big pop. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes Seth Rollins and The Stooges. The bell rings and Rollins goes to the floor to talk with his security. He comes back in but ends up going back out and stalling some more after Ziggler strikes. Rollins takes Ziggler down this time and applies a headlock. Fans chant for Ziggler. He hits a hip toss for a 2 count. Rollins tries to leave again but Ziggler pulls him in and works him over. Ziggler stops him from leaving again and works on the taped up ribs. Rollins turns it around in the corner and beats Ziggler down. Rollins with a clothesline. Rollins drops Ziggler again for a 2 count. Ziggler counters a back drop and rolls Rollins up for 2. Ziggler nails a dropkick and goes for the Zig Zag but it’s blocked. Rollins knocks Ziggler to the floor with a knee to the back. Noble with a cheap shot while Rollins has the referee distracted. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Rollins catapults Ziggler into the corner for a 2 count. Rollins keeps control and whips Ziggler hard into the corner, sending him to the mat. Ziggler fights back and dropkicks Rollins. Rollins fights back and throws Ziggler to the floor. Rollins jumps off the apron but Ziggler moves and Rollins hits his ribs on the announce table. Ziggler sends Rollins into the steel steps now. Rollins ends up dropping Ziggler over the top rope and going to the top. Ziggler hits the top rope and knocks Rollins to the mat. Ziggler comes back and drops an elbow for a 2 count. Ziggler with a dropkick for another 2 count. They trade counters. Ziggler nails a big DDT for a close 2 count.
Ziggler mounts Rollins with punches. They get to their feet and trade big blows. Rollins catches a kick and nails an enziguri for a 2 count. Rollins goes to the top but Ziggler jumps up and sends him face first to the mat. Ziggler covers for another close 2 count. Rollins blocks the Fame-asser but Ziggler rolls him up for 2. The Stooges jump on the apron and Ziggler swings, causing them to jump to the floor. Rollins charges and Ziggler dumps him out onto Mercury and Noble over the top rope. Ziggler brings it back in and hits the Fame-asser for a 2 count. Ziggler gets dropped by another cheap shot and the referee sends The Stooges to the back. Rollins is distracted, allowing Ziggler to nail a Zig Zag for the win.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
– As soon as the bell hits, The Stooges rush back to the ring but Ziggler rolls out and hits the stage with his Intercontinental Title belt to celebrate. We go to replays. Rollins and The Stooges look on from the ring as Ziggler poses on the stage.