WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
January 10, 2020
Commentary: Michael Cole and Corey Graves
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE Smackdown kicks off with Miz TV. The host of the show
The Miz wearing his ring attire walks down to the ring. We
see clips of last Fridays show where The Miz lost to Kofi
Kingston and where Miz would attack Kofi afterwards.
The fans boo Miz as he welcomes everyone to Miz TV. He says
since last Friday and the incident with Kofi, people have
said that he has changed. He says he was having a bad day.
Weve all bad days and Kofi came up with all of his
positivity, trying to cheer him up and sometimes you just
dont want to smile. Sometimes when someone tells you to
smile, you just want to punch them in the face and thats
what he did.
Miz says he let his emotions and temper get the best of him
and he wants to say he is sorry. But he has been going
through a lot this month. The Fiend Bray Wyatt threatened
his daughter and when he went to take the one thing that he
cherishes the most, which is the Universal title, he failed.
But there has been one bright spot and that is the return of
someone that is like family to him. The biggest guest in Miz
TV history, John Morrison!
His music hits and Morrison dressed in dark jeans and a
jacket walks down with pyro going off behind him. The
Smackdown side panel during his entrance reminds us that he
is the winner of the 2003 WWE Tough Enough competition.
He gets in the ring as the fans chant Welcome back. Miz
says welcome back John Morrison! He says this is truly
awesome! John Morrison and The Miz, the greatest tag team of
the 21st century in the ring at the same time. Miz reminds
everyone that Morrison is a three time Intercontinental
champion and a 5 time tag team champion, two of which were
won alongside The Miz. We see a video package highlighting
John Morrisons WWE career.
Miz says from the bottom of my heart, welcome back. John
says it feels good to be back and he doesnt know what to
say. They were filming a chronicle leading up to his return,
at the Royal Rumble he will get a new entrance and it was
going to be epic. But when he saw what Miz was going through
and they had that talk, theres nothing more important than
being there for one of your best friends. He comes to
Smackdown last week and he is glad he did. Because they
talked again and he realized that hes disappointed.
Morrison says he is disappointed in the fans. His friend has
one bad day and they all chant you suck?
Morrison says he wants to talk about it. Miz has worked
harder for 15 years than anyone else on the roster. No one
thought he would make it but he worked his way into being a
WWE champion. And still hes only his dads fourth favorite
wrestler? Miz jokes and says fifth, he likes Kofi better.
John says but because Miz has a bad day, the fans ignore all
of that hard work because they dont get it. Miz does what
he does but for all the fans and they dont appreciate it.
Theyve never been in the ring. Morrison points to a fan and
says if we could imagine what they would say if that
douchebag got in the ring.
Big Es voice is heard and its The New Day who come out.
Out come the WWE Smackdown tag team champions. Kofi says he
has a question for The Miz. Who is trying to fool? Who? Is
he seriously trying to blame the WEW Universe for turning
their backs on him? Big E says they didnt buy that apology.
Hes not that good of an actor. He couldnt even get cast as
the bottom end of the human centipede. Kofi says he would
have respected him so much more if he would have stopped at
he had a bad day but instead he is complaining/.
Kofi says we all have bad days and he could have stopped
there. Miz says he respects the fact that Kofi was WWE
champion for 6 months. He held the most prestigious and
honorable title in all of WWE for six months. He respects
the six seconds it took him to lose it. He also respects the
fact that he chose to smile and ignore the fact that he
didnt go after the WWE championship. Thats what he
Kofi says again, it was 8 seconds, not six. And that was
clear. Whats also clear is that The Miz is changing. Yeah,
he sees it. Hes changing based on what they have said
tonight and last week. He is changing from cool Miz to
obnoxious, annoying Miz. And what that means is that the
people are correct when they say that he sucks. The fans
start to chant You suck.
The Miz vs. Kofi Kingston
John Morrison and Big E are on commentary. The bell rings
and we are under way. Kofi with a kick and an uppercut. An
arm bar by Kofi followed by a drop kick. The fans chant New
Day Rocks. Both men back up and a knee to the midsection by
The Miz followed by a double axe. Miz sends Kofi to the
ropes, Miz grabs Kofi but Kofi rolls him up as Miz kicks
out. Both men back up, Kofi is sent to the ropes and a knee
to the stomach by The Miz.
Miz with a kick to the fact. He goes for the cover but Kofi
kicks out. A headlock by Miz. Kofi gets out of it. Miz with
a shoulder block takes Kofi down. Miz runs to the ropes but
a back elbow by Kofi. He throws Miz to the outside. Miz gets
back up to his feet and back in the ring. Kofi clotheslines
him to the outside and Kofi with a suicide dive. Kofi goes
to pick Miz up but Miz pushes Kofi into Big E.
Back from commercial, both men are back in the ring. Kofi
with a back drop. Kofi with a drop kick. He runs to the
ropes and a boom drop. Kofi goes for Trouble in Paradise but
Miz gets his knees up. Miz with a DDT. He goes for the cover
but Kofi kicks out. Miz with the Yes kicks. He goes for the
last kick, Kofi ducks, gets the roll but Miz kicks out. Kofi
lands the SOS. He goes for the cover but Miz kicks out once
more. Both men back up, Miz pushes Kofi into the corner and
starts to kick Kofis right leg. Miz with high knees. He
goes for one more but Kofi kicks him in the face.
Kofi climbs the top rope, he jumps but Miz hits Kofis knee.
Miz with the figure four leg lock but Kofi reaches the
bottom rope. Kofi rolls to the outside. Miz on the ring
apron kicks Big E away. He rolls Kofi back into the ring as
Big E gets in Mizs face. Morrison flies off the steel steps
and onto Big E. With Kofi distracted, Miz hits him with the
Skull Crushing Finale. He goes for the cover and gets the
Winner: The Miz
After the match, Miz and Morrison hug and celebrate.
Firefly Fun House
Its Firefly Fun House time. We see Wyatt and he tells
everyone to get closer. He wants to say something. Wyatt
says I love you. That felt good he claims. Love is so
special but not everyone is worthy of that. Hes looking at
you Daniel Bryan. Whatever the opposite of love is, thats
the way that he feels about you Bryan. And he cant say he
blames him. Lately, hes been pretty naughty, real freaking
naughty. Hes going to shoot straight. You are in a heap of
trouble at the Royal Rumble. At first, he just wanted you to
remember as we see flashes of years ago involving Bryan and
The Wyatt family.
But then he wanted to change you as we see a clip of Wyatt
dragging Bryan under the ring. But now that Bryan wants the
Universal title, he wants to hurt you. Wyatt says bye, he
loves everyone but Daniel Bryan.
Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville are backstage. Sonya says they
will focus on each other and it starts tonight. She will be
in Mandys corner, rooting her on. Mandy seems distracted
and tells her she has to take care of one thing first. Mandy
takes out a big white box and slightly opens it.
Elias is in the ring. He says he has one question, who wants
to walk with Elias? He says he wrote a song called The road
to the Rumble and he needs the fans to clap along. He sings
Here we go I see ya That feels good dont it? Here we
go Roman Reigns, winning the Rumble Not if Elias has
anything to say. See I got nothing against the big dog, hes
gonna lose like Randy, AJ and Ricochet. Lets not forget
about Erick Rowan Whatever is in that cage, it cant escape.
Its gotta be pretty horrifying to look at, could it be worse
than Lana and Lashleys sex tape? Probably not! Brock Lesnar
thinks the roster is unworthy, he made tat much clear, well
Brock its easy to hide behind that opinion, especially given
the fact that youre never here.
Well how does Elias compare? To a guy like Brock? But for
one Ive got a personality and unlike him, Im not afraid to
talk. So when I beat him for the title, oh Ill gladly show
Brock the door. But first when it comes to the Royal Rumble,
Im gonna show him what WWE stands for.
Otis is backstage with Tucker. He tells Otis he has to let
Mandy go and focus. In comes Mandy with the white box and
she tells him to wait. She knows she hurt his feelings when
Ziggler stepped on the cake. She should have said something
but didnt and this might not make up for it or as good as
the fruit cake but she made him this.
Otis opens up the box and its a cake with the words Im
sorry and a sad face on it. She says she has a match and
has to go but to enjoy.
Alexa Bliss with Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose with Sonya
The bell rings and we are under way. A head lock by Alexa
but Mandy sends her to the ropes. A shoulder block but both
women stay up. Mandy talking trash as Alexa hits her with a
right hands. She gets Mandy in the corner and stomps on her.
Mandy runs towards blis sbut Bliss with a droptoe hold. Both
women back up but Mandy gets Alexa in the corner. She runs
towards Bliss but Alexa flips Mandy onto the ring apron.
Bliss gets Mandy tied between the ropes and knocks her to
the outside. Bliss with a dropkick through the ropes takes
Mandy down. She throws Mandy back into the ring. Sonya gets
on the ring apron, she kicks Nikki down as Alexa knocks
Mandy attacks Alexa and goes for the cover but Alexa kicks
out. Mandy with a snapmare headlock. Alexa fights out of it.
Mandy goes for a double underhook but Alexa counters it and
a double clothesline and both women are out.
They both get up and Alexa with a clothesline and another. A
right hand by Alexa followed by another. A dropkick by
Alexa. Alexa with the double knees followed by a moonsault.
Heavy Machinerys music hits and out comes Otis with the
cake and Tucker is trying to talk his way out of it. With
Alexa distracted, Mandy goes for the roll up and gets the
Winner: Mandy Rose
Otis stares at Mandy from afar and eats the cake while
Lacey Evans vs. Sasha Banks with Bayley
Sashas music hits but Bayley appears on the big screen.
Bayley says Sasha is AWOL, shes not here tonight. She made
a last minute commitment to a real city, Los Angeles. She
had to finish her rap album and only reason Bayley is there
is because as champion, she is contractually obligated to do
Evans says she is not shocked that Sasha failed to show up.
It shows the prime example of people like Sasha and people
like Lacey. While Sasha is hanging out in Los Angeles, she
is out here waiting to fight anytime, anywhere. Especially
in the heartland of America. The fans chant USA as Lacey
says it gets her thinking. Since Sasha is not here and
Bayley is back there running her month, why doesnt she come
out and face her for her title? Bayley says she can make
demands like the overbearing mother that she is but shes no
snot nose kid and she doesnt have to listen to her.
Lacey Evans leaves the ring and walks to the back.
Winner: No contest
Evans is seen backstage as Bayley attacks her from behind.
She beats up on Evans and tells her why doesnt she put her
mom jeans and go home? Bayley walks away as Evans attacks
her from behind. Evans goes to hit her with the Womens
Rights as Bayley ducks. A referee gets in the way and breaks
We see a clip of last weeks main event where The Fiend Bray
Wyatt attacked Daniel Bryan.
Kayla is backstage with Daniel Bryan. She says we heard from
Wyatt earlier tonight. Bryan says Wyatt wants him to
remember but he outsmarted Wyatt. He wanted to change Bryan
but Bryan did change but he changed for the better. And now
Fiend wants to hurt him? He has no doubt that he will but he
cant break him. Not physically or mentally. He wants
everyone to think that he cant be hurt or beat. Bryan says
he knows that he knows that he can be beat and he can be
hurt. And he will do it and become Universal champion.
Ramblin Rabbit is seen on the television behind Bryan. He
says he doesnt have a lot of time. He says Bryan is right
and he has a secret that will help him beat the Fiend. And
the secret is but in comes Wyatt who shuts him up. Wyatt
says snitches get stitches. He looks at the camera and says
to let him in.
Braun Strowman vs. Shinsuke Nakamura with Sami Zayn and
The bell rings and Strowman goes right after Nakamura. He
throws him around the ring. Braun goes for a big splash in
the corner but Nakamura moves out of the way. Nakamura with
kicks and right hands. He runs to the ropes but a big boot
by Strowman. Strowman with a kick keeps Nakamura down.
Strowman throws Nakamura into the corner. A chop to the
cheset by Strowman. Strowman slams Nakamura into the
opposite corner. Strowman with a big splash in the corner.
Strowman goes for another splash but Sami grabs Nakamura and
drags him to the outside of the ring.
Braun goes to the outside as Cesaro and Sami walk away. Sami
runs into the ring. With the referee distracted, Cesaro
throws Strowman into the post as Nakamura kicks Strowman
into the timekeeper area.
Back from commercial, Nakamura is on the second rope. He
hits Strowman with a flying knee. He goes for the cover but
Strowman kicks out. A sleeper by Nakamura on Strowman in the
middle of the ring. Strowman gets to his feet and flips
Nakamura over. Nakamura back on his feet and hits Strowman
with a spinning kick. Nakamura on the second rope but
Strowman hits him with a powerful clothesline.
Strowman with a shoulder tackle takes Nakamura down.
Strowman with a big splash in the corner followed by a chop
to the chest. He goes for the cover but Nakamura kicks out.
Strowman goes for a powerslam but Nakamura gets to his feet.
A running knee bu Nakamura followed by another. He goes for
the cover but Strowman kicks out. Nakamura runs towards
Strowman but Braun hits him with a spinebuster.
Both men down and Sami gets on the ring apron. With the
referee distracted, Cesaro gets in the ring with a chair.
The referee spots it. Strowman knocks Cesaro to the outside.
With the referee distracted, Sami tosses Nakamura the
Intercontinental title. He goes to hit Strowman but he
ducks. Strowman hits him with the powerslam. He goes for the
cover and gets the pin.
Winner: Braun Strowman
Braun grabs the Intercontinental championship and looks at
it. He lifts it in the air as the fans cheer. Sami gets in
the ring and grabs the title from Strowman and goes to the
Sheamus is backstage and he cuts a promo talking about
Shorty G and how he beat him up last week. Sheamus says
Smackdown is about to change. He knocked Shorty G down and
he did not rise again.-Commercial Break-
Daniel Bryan is in the locker room and he finds a red gift
box. He opens it and its Ramblin Rabbit with a side of his
head missing. Bryan puts it back in the box.
Roman Reigns music hits and out he comes to an ovation.
Reigns says 2019 was a blessed year but it ended a bit
rough. If you watch Smackdown every Friday, you know the
deal. He has been outnumbered, out jumped and embarrassed by
Corbin and his crew. Throughout his career, he always had
backup. But this time he didnt need the help of friends.
This time, he needed the help of his family.
Reigns says last week his family came back and helped him
out in a major way. He says 2020 is his year. He is going on
to win the Royal Rumble and he will main event Wrestlemania
for a fifth time. And he is going to do that with the ones
by his side who have been there since day one. And that is
Jimmy and Jey, The Usos.
Out they come to the ring. They say they will turn Friday
night Smackdown into Friday night lock down. Being away from
all this for 5 months was rough. But sitting at home
watching Roman defend himself against queen Corbin and his
kingdom was tough. They say nice touch with the dog food but
when they did that, they disrespected Roman. And when you
disrespect Roman, you disrespect the Usos. And when you
disrespect the Usos, you disrespect the family.
Out comes Baron Corbin with Dolph Ziggler. He comes out on
his thrown. Corbin says Roman will pawn the beating he
deserved on his family. Now he will take his family and
throw them under the bus because the big dog is scared. He
is scared to face him one on one, he will go hide in the
Royal Rumble match. But if anybody is winning the Rumble ,
it is the king.
Roman says he would love nothing more than to whoop Corbins
ass twice in one match. Before the Rumble match, they should
go one on one and during the Rumble, he will throw Corbin
over the top rope and point to the Wrestlemania sign
celebrating with his family. Corbin says he accepts his
challenge but after tonight, he wont have any family
because they are about to handle the big dogs two little
The Usos fly over the top rope knocking out Corbin, Ziggler
and their security.
John Morrison vs. Big E is announced for Smackdown next
The Usos vs. King Corbin and Dolph Ziggler
The bell rings and we are under way. Dolph Ziggler is in the
ring with Jimmy. He knocks Ziggler down and Jey is tagged
in. They double team Ziggler. Jey goes for the cover but
Ziggler kicks out. He rolls to the corner and in comes
Corbin into the match.
A clothesline by Corbin. He goes for the cover but Jey kicks
out. He gets Jey in the corner and Ziggler is tagged in.
They double team Jey. Ziggler with a drop kick. He goes for
the cover but Jey kicks out. Ziggler with a sleeper hold.
Ziggler gets Jey back in the corner and Corbin is tagged
back in. He takes Jey down.
He lifts Jey up but he lands on his feet and in comes Jimmy
with the tag. A right hand by Jummy followed by an
inzighuri. Jimmy climbs the top rope but The Revivals music
hits. Out they come and Corbin pushes Jimmy to the outside.
Ziggler attacks Jey from behind. The Revival are walking
back and Roman hits them both with a Superman punch. Roman
walks down to the ring.
Back from commercial, The Usos are in control. A Samoan drop
by Jey. He knocks Corbin off the rin apron. In coles Jimmy,
he flies over the top rope but Corbin catche shim and throws
him onto Reigns. Ziggler goes for the cover from behind but
Jey kicks out. A kick to the face by Jey. He climbs the top
rope and a big splash. In comes Corbin who throws Jey
shoulder first into the ring post.
Corbin goes back to the outside and throws Roman Reigns into
the barricade. Roman Reigns hits Corbin with the spear as
the referee calls for the bell.
Winners: By disqualification, King Corbin and Dolph Ziggler
Roman Reigns clears the announce table. In comes Robert
Roode who attacks Roman Reigns from behind. Roode hits Roman
Reigns with a DDT. Corbin with the Deep Six on the outside
taking Jimmy down. A superkick by Dolph Ziggler on Jey.
Corbin, Roode and Ziggler talk trash and Roode lands a
Spinebuster on Roman Reigns onto the announce table. Ziggler
stands on top of the announce table and hits an elbow onto
Reigns through the announce table as Smackdown goes off the