WWE Friday Night Smackdown
May 13th, 2022
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Friday Night SmackDown, which is emanating from the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Which will also serve as the fallout from Wrestlemania Backlash. Announced for tonight’s show, Sasha Banks and Naomi will defend their women’s tag team championship against Shayna Baszler and Natalya, Kofi Kingston will battle Butch, we will hear from the new Smackdown women’s champion, Ronda Rousey, and RK-Bro announced Monday night on Raw that they would show up on Smackdown tonight!
– Smackdown starts with a video packahe highlighting the match between The Bloodline, Drew McIntyre, and RK-Bro from Wrestlemania Backlash.
– Smackdown officially starts off with RK-Bro, Randy Orton welcomes us to Friday Night SmackDown! Orton says that him and Riddle are very excited to be here tonight but they are sick and tired of the chase, Orton says that its obvious that the Usos can’t make any decisions of their own, Riddle then apologizes to Orton for losing at Wrestlemania Backlash, Riddle says that every time the Usos can’t handle business, Reigns comes in and does it for them. Orton then calls out Roman Reigns but Sami Zayn comes out instead. Zayn calls himself the locker room leader and that he speaks for the Bloodline, The WWE universe, and the people in the back, Zayn says that no one wants to see the tag team title unification match, Zayn suggests that RK-Bro go back to Raw and don’t come back, Riddle says that he’s going to start calling Zayn “rusty” because his hair looks like rust. Zayn says that he would take care of Shinsuke Nakamura last week and he did, Orton asks Sami is he’s the shotcaller in the bloodline, Orton suggests that its him vs Sami Zayn tonight, and if Orton wins they get their tag title unification match, Zayn agrees but walks up the ramp and says that he can do it next week after talking to some people backstage, Adam Pearce comes out and makes Sami Zayn vs Riddle for tonight, and the match will start next!
Match 1: Sami Zayn vs Riddle