WWE SMACKDOWN/USA NETWORK: November 21 report (Wrestleview.com)

Posted on 11/22/117 by Bob Magee

WWE Smackdown Results
November 21, 2017
Houston, Texas
Commentary: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton and Corey Graves
Results by: Wrestleview.com Staff

Smackdown starts with highlights from WWE Survivor Series.

Shane McMahon opens up the show

Here comes the money Shane McMahon makes his way to the
ring. Doesnt seem upset at all, high-fiving the crowd.

Shane enters the ring and fans are chanting Shane-o-Mac.
Shane says Whats up Houston? He says that they came so
close, so short this past Sunday. Shane says that Smackdown
proved this past Sunday, despite defeat, that they are THE
show in the WWE. He said that the Smackdown roster brought
it at Survivor Series! They blead blue, says Shane. They
do it with pride, for all of us fans. Except for two
individuals. Shane asks Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn to come

Kevin and Sami make their way to the ring. Sami is jumping
around and Kevin is a bit smiling. Kevin tells Shane that he
gets to starts Smackdown Live with yet another excuse about
why he failed. Sami says it has got to be exausting. Is it
hard for Shane to come up with new excuses or is it harder
to man up and say he was wrong. Kevin says that Shane should
be on his hands and knees asking Owens and Sami for
forgiveness. Sami and I, we could beat anyone. Unlike the
New Day they would have beaten The Shield. They would have
even beaten the RAW guys in the main event. Either of them
can also beat Brock Lesnar says Kevin Owens.

You be a man, and tell us that you are sorry. Shane says
You are speaking with the commissioner tonight. And for
the first time in their lives, to shut up. He said both of
them do not have respect for anyone here. Shane wants to
delivers two words for them. Owen interrupts and says he
cannot fire them, everyone respects them. Sami says that
Shane would be a fool to fire two future hall of famers.
They call themselves the top two superstars in the WWE.

Shane calls them delusional. Shane says the Smackdown roster
hates their guts. They are not the top two superstars. Shane
has two words for them that he will say with great pride.
Youre.. Daniel Bryans music hits. Bryan says that he has
every right to fire those two. Sami and Kevin start sucking
up to Daniel Bryan.

Daniel says he has a better solution than to terminate them.
He said the locker room hates those two. Daniel Bryan makes
a match, Sami and Kevin vs The New Day. Sami starts talking,
and Daniel tells him to shut up. He said that the entire
locker room hates their guts. Sami and Kevin will be facing
the New Day in a lumberjack match, where the entire WWE
Smackdown roster will be surrounding the ring to make sure
they dont escape.

-Commercial Break-

Shelton Benjamin w/ Chad Gable vs. Jey Uso w/ Jimmy

Benjamin and Jey lock up, Benjamin takes him into the
corner. They lock up again, and Jey delivers a couple of
right hands, then Benjamin fights back and knocks him down.
They exchange a few shots. Jey ends up on the apron. This
allowed Benjamin to climb the ropes and knee Jey to the

-Commercial Break-

Benjamin has a chin lock applied. Jey Uso is getting back up
and delivers an uppercut. Jey delivers a few hits followed
by a Samoan drop. Benjamin is now on the outside. Jey
attempts to jump, but Chad gets up on the apron to block.
Jimmy drags him down. Gable sends Jimmy into the barricades.
Back in the ring, Uso has a couple of near falls. Jey gets
up on the top rope and misses the splash. Benjamin delivers
the Paydirt for the win.

Winner: Shelton Benjamin

Backstage, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are talking to Baron
Corbin trying to see if he has their backs. Baron tells them
that he cannot stand them and for them to try to find
somebody weak-minded. They go and see Bobby Roode. Sami asks
Bobby dont you want to be somebody? They are trying to
convince him to help them tonight in the lumberjack match.

Bobby Roode says that Zayn and Owens ruined his first
Survivor Series match on Sunday and ruined it for the entire
Smackdown team.

-Commercial Break-

Backstage, Naomi is getting her makeup done. Ruby Riot from
NXT interrupts and introduces her to her friends Liv Morgan,
Sarah Logan. All three attack Naomi. Becky Lynch tries to
make the save, but they viciously beat her down too. Referee
is calling for a doctor.

Shane McMahon is talking to Daniel Bryan backstage. He says
that he is happy about Daniels decision. He cannot wait to
see the entire locker room beat down Kevin Owens and Sami
Zayn and then while theyre laying down, he cannot wait to
see Daniel Bryan fire them. Shane is going to the hotel to
cool down and watch the show.

-Commercial Break-

The Hype Bros vs. The Bludgeon Brothers (Luke Harper & Erick

Rowan starts off against Mojo. He takes him down and throws
Ryder off the apron. Harper takes out Ryder on the outside
by throwing him into the steel steps. Mojo tries to fight
back, Rowan ctaches him and slams him. Tag is made to Harper
and they double team him. Rowan gets the tag back, they
delivered somewhat of a modified double chockeslam on Mojo.
(announce team called it a double powerbomb). Rowan covers
for the three count.

Winners: The Bludgeon Brothers

Natalya is being introduced backstage as the self-professed,
best there is, the best there was and the best there ever
will be. Natalya says that the only change that will matter
around here is the change that will happen tonight when she
defeats Charlotte. Natalya makes of Ric Flair and Charlotte
and basically tells the fans how she will win tonight.

-Commercial Break-

Highlights of the Brock Lesnar vs. AJ Styles match from
Survivor Series are shown.

AJ Styles promo

WWE Champion, AJ Styles comes out.

They show a video clip from Twitter of Paul Heyman praising
AJ Styles.

Loud AJ Styles chant. AJ says that he wishes he could
celebrate with the fans, but things didnt go down the way
he wanted at Survivor Series. He said that Brock Lesnar is
every bit the best he thought he was. AJ mentioned how crazy
is was getting the phone calls and messages praising him for
his match. He said that after Survivor Series, he wasnt the
one limping to the back. Enough about Brock Lesnar and
Survivor Series. This is the house AJ Styles built! AJ
brings up Jinder Mahal saying that he was going to take his
title from him. Aj takes off his belt and short and asks
Jinder to come out and take it.

Jinder is shown on Tron. Jinder said that two weeks ago, AJ
took advantage of him in the middle of a European tour. He
said he would have beaten Brock Lesnar and would be standing
in that ring as the Beast Master. AJ says Do you realize
how stupid that sounds?

AJ challenges Jinder. Jinder says he will fight when hes
ready. He chooses his rematch when he wants. Jinder tells AJ
that hes a disgraced. He will invoke his rematch at the
Clash of the Champions PPV. The Singh brothers attack AJ
from behind. AJ lays them both out. Styles clash on Samir.
AJ stands with the belt held high. Jinder is watching on the
Tron and tells AJ At the Clash of Champions!

Backstage, Aiden English was singing to Rusev. Kevin and
Sami enter the locker room applauding Aidens singing. They
tell him that hes gifted. Sami says they dont want to
celebrate Thanksgiving, they want to celebrate Rusev day!
Kevin tried to get them on their side for tonight.

-Commercial Break-

WWE Smackdown Womens Championship
Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Natalya

Natalya and Charlotte got back-and-forth early in the match.
Natalya tries to apply the sharpshooter, but Charlotte gets
free. Natalya sends Charlotte face first into the middle

-Commercial Break-

Charlotte elbows Natalya in corner. Charlotte gets up on the
second rope and delivers a few shots, then Natalya picks her
up from the corner and powerbombs her. Natalya applies the
Sharpshooter, and Charlotte grabs the bottom rope. Natalya
delivers a few punches. Charlotte fights back and sends
Natalya face face into the turnbuckle. Charlotte goes to the
top, goes for the moonsault, but Natalya had her knees up.
Both take a while to get up, then Charlotte spears Natalya.
Natalya is on the outside. Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan and Ruby
Riot run in and attack Natalya. Referee calls for the bell.
Natalya is down and out. Liv, Sarah and Ruby look at
Charlotte whos trying to get up in the ring. Charlotte sees
them coming in and tries to fight them, but shes
outnumbered. Sarah delivers a vicious boot the mid-section
of Charlotte. They beat her down.

Winner by DQ: Natalya

-Commercial Break-

Backstage, Daniel Bryan is asked about what happened in the
Smackdown Womens match. He says its an interesting
situation, but no comment. Kevin and Sami approach Daniel
telling him that they will get ripped limb from limb because
the entire roster is jealous of their success. Sami says
that this is a final reminder of how valuable they are.
Firing them will be the biggest mistake hes ever made.
Daniel says Good luck guys.

Lumberjack Match
The New Day vs. Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens

The Smackdown roster surround the ring.

-Commercial Break-

Match starts with Kevin and Big E. Waist lock by Kevin, Big
E over powers him and takes him down. Headlock by Owens, but
Big E takes him down. Kofi gets the tag. Kofi gets thrown to
the outside. The lumberjacks leave him alone. Kofi is back
in the ring untouched. Zayn gets the tag. Waist lock by
Kofi, then headlock by Sami. Kofi sends him to the ropes and
Zayn takes him down. Kofi fights back with a back elbow.
Kofi is thrown outside the ring. The lumberjacks dont touch
him. Zayn goes out and they all attack him. Zayn goes in the
ring and tries to escape, but the entire mens roster carry
him back to the ring.

-Commercial Break-

Big E is stomping on Owens in the corner. Kofi and Big E
exchange tags. Owens fights back with the help of Zayn. Sami
gets the tag. Sami hammers away on Kofi in the corner. Sami
is mocking Kofi. Clothesline by Sami, covers, 1,2 and a
kickout by Kofi. Zayn tags Kevin. Kevin delivers a headbutt
on Kofi. Kevin slams Kofi and covers, 1,2, Kofi kicks out.
Kofi fights back and tags Big E. Zayn gets the tag too. Big
E belly to belly drop on Sami. Big splash by Big E. Big E
picks up Sami, but Sami escapes. Kofi gets the tag, cross
body by Kofi and a kickout by Sami. Owens and Big E in the
ring, double clothesline on each other. Kofi throws Sami to
the outside. Corbin was about to punch Sami, but Sami moves
out of the way and accidently hits Bobby Roode. A big brawl
breaks out. Lumberjacks in the ring during this brawl, then
the ring is cleared. Sami jumps Kofi from behind and rolls
him up for the 1,2,3.

After the match, Rusev attacks Big E on the outside. Kevin
Owens escapes through the crowd. Kofi goes on the top rope
and jumps onto Rusev and Aiden to the outside. Sami tries to
escape also, but The New Day grab him and send him into the
ring. Kofi, Xavier and Big E attack Sami Zayn in the ring.
Spinning kick by Xavier on Sami followed by the Midnight
Hour by Big E and Xavier.

Kevin Owens is walking backstage and sees Daniel Bryan. He
gets down on his knees and begs not to be fired. Daniel said
he was never going to fire them. He recognizes his talent.
Daniel Bryan makes a match for next Week, Kevin Owens vs.
Randy Orton.

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