WWE Friday Evening Smackdown outcomes, recap and highlights: August 19, 2022

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Ronda Rousey arrested on Smackdown (Picture courtesy WWE.com)

A packed property was ready for the 1200th episode of Smackdown with the Undisputed WWE Universal Winner Roman Reigns in attendance of the display for a face-off section with Drew McIntyre.

The reigning WWE Intercontinental Champion Gunther been given the new amount-a person contender by using a Fatal-5-Way match. Additionally, a previous winner duo from NXT Women’s division built their shock debut on the main roster.

Test out the recap and success from the August 19 episode of Friday Night time Smackdown that took location at the Bell Middle in Montreal, Quebec, Canada,

– SmackDown kicked off with a Ronda Rousey who’s continue to suspended from WWE Television. Ronda didn’t want to go away the ring until eventually she was reinstated.

WWE Official Adam Pearce arrived out and advised Ronda to tranquil down and peacefully depart the setting up or else he would have to call protection to escort her out. Ronda did not go away but instead took out 4 Protection Guards soon after which two cops arrived at the scene and arrested her.

– Debutants Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne defeated Natalya and Sonya Deville to progress to the future spherical of the Women’s Tag Crew Championship Event.

Initially, Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark were the announced NXT Superstars to acquire on Nattie and Deville but they were being not medically cleared to contend and hence the former Harmful Attraction members changed them.

With Bayley, IYO SKY, and Dakota Kai sitting down in the front row, Natalya locked in the Sharpshooter on Dolin but she didn’t understand that Jayne was the legal one particular. Jayne broke the keep and rolled up Natalya for the pin-slide victory.

– Optimum Male Styles (Max, Maxxine Dupri along with Mace and Mansoor) arrived out for a promo, but Hit Row interrupted. Major Dolla took the heels out and thereafter commenced rapping. Incredibly, Maxxine was witnessed grooving to the beats.

– Karrion Kross featured in an additional promo section with Scarlett where he required Drew McIntyre to be his 1st target.

– Sheamus defeated Ricochet, Joyful Corbin, Sami Zayn, and Madcap Moss in a Deadly-5-Way match to become the Selection-Just one Contender for the Intercontinental Championship.

In the ending sequence, Corbin launched Sami shoulder-to start with into the ring post but Sheamus came from the back and flattened him with a Brogue Kick for the pin-fall victory.

– The Viking Raiders – Erik and Ivar held a Viking Funeral for The New Day. It was mainly a pre-taped promo session to ship a warning to Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods.

– SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan defeated Shotzi in a Championship Contender’s Match. Liv recovered from a Northern Lights Suplex and planted Shotzi with an Ob-Livion shift for the pin to gain.

Right after the match, Shayna Baszler attacked Liv from at the rear of. It appeared like she was heading to stomp on Liv’s arm but Shayna booted her in the face, alternatively before leaving the ring.

– Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns (without having The Usos) and Drew McIntyre occur facial area-to-face ahead of their match at Clash At The Castle. Prior to heading into the ring, McIntyre discovered Scarlett’s hourglass, backstage.

McIntyre evidently noticed panic and issue in Roman’s eyes and didn’t want to hold out till the PLE. A battle involving the two broke out and Sami Zayn came out, hoping to assist Roman.

McIntyre took out Sami with a Claymore but the distraction allowed Roman to strike McIntyre with a Superman Punch. Roman went for the Spear but received the Claymore Kick, in its place.

Smackdown commentator Michael Cole stated how Roman Reigns is susceptible when The Usos are not with him.

McIntyre then posed with the WWE and Universal Championships, standing over Reigns to finish the exhibit.

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