Full WWE SmackDown outcomes for August 5, 2022.
On this August 5, 2022 episode of WWE SmackDown, Nakamura battles for the challenger spot with Gunther, a gauntlet match for the challenger spot with Liv Morgan, and a showdown between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre interrupted by a comeback.
The present surprisingly opens with a return to match between Pat McAfee and Pleased Corbin. It’s truly McAfee who makes enjoyable of Corbin whom he beat by drawing footage with a sports activities analyst’s pencil on the display screen. Behind the scenes, everyone seems to be making enjoyable of Corbin, together with Ricochet, who’s again tonight and stuffed with braveness, gives Corbin a match.
Ricochet defeated Pleased Corbin by touchdown with a Recoil and a Taking pictures Star Press. Unsurprisingly, Pat McAfee distracted the motion to permit Ricochet to take the match to an in depth. Due to this fact, the rivalry between Corbin and McAfee will proceed.
After the sport, Pat McAfee throws a soccer ball at Ricochet, who returns it, McAfee indicators it and sends it out to the gang. We’re in one other world.
Sami Zayn knocks on Roman Reigns’ locker room door, however the Usos will not let him in. We study that Paul Heyman is absent tonight after struggling Lesnar’s F5 on the announce desk at SummerSlam. The Usos promise Zayn that he can discuss to Reigns later.
Shinsuke Nakamura challenger to Gunther
Shinsuke Nakamura faces Ludwig Kaiser within the subsequent match. Right here Nakamura is preventing for a spot as an Intercontinental Champion title challenger in opposition to Gunther.
Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Ludwig Kaiser when falling together with his Kinshasa after Kaiser obtained out of an armbar. Gunther tried to impress Nakamura out of the ring however nothing extra.
Nakamura will face Gunther subsequent week for the Intercontinental title. Gunther ought to stay champion however the battle guarantees.
In a backstage interview, Kofi Kingston tells us that Xavier Woods is doing effectively and resting at house after the Viking Raiders assault final week. Kingston vows revenge anyway.
Sami Zayn remains to be making an attempt to get into the Bloodline Lodge and the Usos return. They ask him to take Paul Heyman’s place and go deal with Roman Reigns’ entrance for tonight. Zayn hesitantly agrees.
A challenger for Liv Morgan
Liv Morgan is in an interview with Kayla Braxton within the ring to debate the “controversial” ending to her match in opposition to Ronda Rousey. As a reminder, the referee counted the pinfall to a few as Liv Morgan tapped out on the identical time, little question relics of a Vince McMahon concept. An ending that in any case clearly doesn’t please the general public in any respect, who boo the champion.
The champion accepts the boos and the criticism, she says, however provides that she is bound she obtained it proper when the referee counted three. The VAR doesn’t agree.
Sonya Deville interrupts Morgan to inform her that she ought to now not be champion, the general public nods. Sonya Deville is very current as a result of she is the primary participant within the Gauntlet Match for Liv Morgan’s SmackDown Champion title challenger. She faces Aliyah within the first spherical.
- Sonya Deville pinned Aliyah with a excessive elbow.
- Raquel Rodríguez defeated Sonya Deville by pinfall with a powerbomb.
- Raquel Rodríguez defeated Shotzi by grave with a powerbomb.
- Raquel Rodríguez defeated Xia Li by pinfall with a powerbomb.
- Raquel Rodriguez defeated Natalya by pinfall with a powerbomb.
- Shayna Baszler to battu Raquel Rodriguez falling with a roll up on a Rodriguez carried by a Kirifuda Klutch that he was carrying simply earlier than.
Shayna Baszler turns into Liv Morgan’s challenger at WWE Conflict of Champions. A victory that she feels good about. Rodriguez additionally obtained loads of publicity through the match, however few can be stunned with Triple H in cost.
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The Viking Raiders defeated Tommy Gibson and Jim Mulkey by pinfall with a double powerbomb on Mulkey. A crush in opposition to two native jobbers.
After the match, Kofi Kingston got here to assault the Viking Raiders with kendo sticks. The heels go away the ring however clearly a match is introduced on the final minute, Erik faces Kingston.
Kofi Kingston hits Erik when touchdown with a roll up.
The excellent news is right here: a match for the WWE Tag Staff Championship has been introduced, and it begins Monday on WWE Uncooked.
Drew McIntyre has a brand new enemy
Enter Roman Reigns and the Bloodline, minus the clever Paul Heyman. Reigns absolutely confesses that they’re there to brag about his victories at SummerSlam. Additionally they have there to speak about Brock Lesnar.
Reigns says he hates Brock Lesnar. He respects the person, however he hates Brock Lesnar for what he did to Paul Heyman. He says to ship some prayers to Heyman when Drew McIntyre decides to interrupt the section. McIntyre is impatient and is not certain he can wait till Conflict of Champions. He was about to step into the ring when a not-so-unknown face arrived.
Karrion Kross, Hair and Scarlett thus make their entrance. Kross wasted no time attacking Drew McIntyre earlier than warning Roman Reigns as Scarlett introduced the hourglass into the ring, similar to within the good previous days of NXT.
Nice response from the general public for the return of Kross as in a lot of this episode of SmackDown that had nothing to envy to an episode of WWE NXT two years in the past. We do not sulk our pleasure within the face of two hours of preventing that go by fairly effectively for a Friday evening.