WWE Tuesday Night Smackdown! 12/21/10

WWE open, hype video, Smackdown open, pyro and ballyhoo.  Josh Matthews, Michael Cole, and Matt Striker are the announcers LIVE from San Antonio.  Tonight, John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero!  Also, the NEW World Heavyweight Champion Edge appears!  Tony Chimel is the ring announcer.

Non-Title: Randy Orton vs. WWE Champion The Miz (w/ Alex Riley).  They show Jerry Lawler getting the pin on Miz after Orton delivered the RKO last night on Raw.  They lock.  Orton powers Miz into the corner.  The referee breaks them up.  Miz gets in a cheap shot, which just pisses Orton off.  Miz bails.  Orton chases him back into the ring and does a Steve Austin style Lou Thesz press with punches.  Miz bails again.  Orton throws him into the barricade and drops him with a punch, then threatens Riley into stepping back.  Orton continues beating up Miz back inside.  Miz pulls Orton’s head across the top rope and hits a basement big boot for 2.  Orton fires back with punches, but gets caught with a knee lift.  Miz hits a suplex for 2.  They trade punches.  Orton hits the 3.0 and makes his comeback.  Orton hits the powerslam.  Miz rolls to the apron like an idiot.  Orton goes for the DDT OF MURDER, but Miz counters him and sends him to the apron.  Riley knocks Orton off the apron behind the referee’s back.  Miz whips Orton into the steps.  Commercials.  Orton fights out of a rear chin lock and goes for a sleeper.  Miz counters into one of his own.  Orton hits a backdrop suplex.  Miz lands a big boot for 2, then stomps on Orton and argues with the referee for no apparent reason.  Miz goes up top.  Orton crotches him and hits a superplex.  Cover gets 2.  Orton is selling that he hurt his collarbone.  Orton beats down Miz in the corner.  Orton hits the Angle Slam for 2.  Miz hits the backbreaker/neckbreaker for 2.  Orton lands a high dropkick for 2.  Orton goes for a powerbomb.  Riley gets on the apron to distract him.  Miz back body drops Orton to escape his predicament.  Miz hits the corner clothesline and a DDT for 2.  They counter each others’ finishes.  Miz gets a backslide for 2.  Orton hits the DDT OF MURDER and humps the mat.  Riley gets on the apron.  Orton decks him and hits Miz with the RKO.  Riley breaks the cover to cause the DQ in 13:51.  Good match.  Orton clotheslines Riley out of the ring.  Orton goes for the PUNT OF DEATH on Miz, but Riley comes back in.  Orton drops him with the RKO, but it gives The Miz time to bail.

They show John Cena burying Wade Barrett under chairs at TLC.  Tonight, Cena takes on Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero in a Handicap Match!

The Big Santa and Rosa Mendez are backstage handing out gifts.  Hornswoggle is an elf.  Commercials.

WWE bullshit fact of the night.

The Big Santa, Rosa Mendez, and Hornswoggle the elf come out and throw some free merchandise to the crowd.  Show breaks a chair, then reads a WWE Christmas story about TLC.  They start to leave.  Cody Rhodes appears and decks Hornswoggle, knocks over the Christmas tree, and bails.  Big Santa is pissed.

Tonight, Edge!  Commercials.

Tribute To The Troops hype.

San Antonio!

Raw Rebound.

Cena vs. Ziggler & Vickie tonight!

Todd Grisham interviews Beth Phoenix, who took a nasty spill at the PPV.  WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov interrupt.  Santino wishes his former paramour well.  Kozlov holds a mistletoe over them.  Beth says Santino is seeing Tamina on Raw.  Santino says “What happens on Smackdown stays on Smackdown.”  Beth kisses Kozlov instead.  Santino and Kozlov argue.  Cute.  Commercials.

WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov) vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr.  Jobber entrance for poor Chavo.  Santino hits a judo throw.  Chavo beats on him,  Santino back body drops Chavo to the floor, then throws him back inside.  Chavo cuts Santino off getting back in the ring and beats on him.  Chavo hits a backdrop suplex for 2.  Santino hulks up and makes his comeback.  Chavo gets his knees up for the jumping headbutt.  Chavo goes for the Three Amigos, but Santino counters the third and hits a Stunner.  Santino hits the Cobra and schoolboys Chavo for the pin in 2:53.  Fun little match.

Edge is NEXT!  Commercials.

The NEW World Heavyweight Champion Edge comes out to talk.  He says the stupid storyline he went through was worth it because he has the belt.  He starts to talk about his accomplishments, but Kane comes out and tells him to shut up.  They banter.  Edge offers to give Kane his rematch RIGHT NOW!  Kane pussies out.

Tonight, Alberto Del Rio & Jack Swagger vs. Rey Mysterio & Kofi Kingston!  They replay Cena’s burial of Wade Barrett again.  He’ll face Ziggler & Vickie tonight!  Commercials!

Ezekiel Jackson hype video.

Drew McIntyre vs. Kaval.  Drew is sporting a tiny goatee that makes him look just like Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean.  McIntyre jumps Kaval before the bell and stomps the shit out of him.  Kaval is still ready to wrestle.  McIntyre immediately boots him in the head and hits the Future Shock for the pin in 25 seconds.  Damn, Kaval just got jobbed the fuck out.

More Tribute To The Troops hype.

Tony Chimel introduces Ricardo Rodriguez to introduce Alberto Del Rio, who is in action NEXT!  Commercials!

Alberto Del Rio & Jack Swagger vs. Rey Mysterio Jr. & Kofi Kingston.  Swagger knocks Kofi out of the ring.  Del Rio jumps Mysterio and tries to rip his mask off.  Swagger and Del Rio take turns beating up Mysterio.  Kofi tags in and hits a Stinger Splash on Del Rio for 2.  Mysterio tags in and hits Del Rio with a springboard seated senton for 2.  Kofi comes back in with a missile dropkick for 2, as Swagger makes the save.  Del Rio charges Kofi and sails through the ropes.  Mysterio low bridges Swagger out of the ring.  Mysterio and Kofi hit stereo dives to the outside on their opponents.  Commercials!  Del Rio has Mysterio in a rear chin lock.  The heels took over the match via nefarious means during the break.  Del Rio hits a basement kick on Mysterio for 2.  Swagger tags in and keeps the heat going.  Mysterio rallies and makes the hot tag.  Kofi runs wild on Swagger, but gets caught with boots when he charges Swagger in the corner.  Swagger drops him with a big boot for 2.  The heels cut Kofi off and work him over.  Mysterio and Del Rio gets tags.  Mysterio hits a flippy DDT for 2.  Mysterio connects with a Buzzsaw kick for 2.  Del Rio catches Mysterio with a tilt a whirl backbreaker for 2.  Mysterio goes for the 619, but Swagger blind tags in and cuts him off with a lariat for 2.  Swagger goes for the Doctor Bomb, but Mysterio counters him.  Mysterio gets Del Rio and Swagger both in position and goes for the 619.  Del Rio escapes, but Swagger eats it.  Kofi takes Del Rio out and hits Swagger with the Trouble In Paradise.  Mysterio hits the springboard splash on Swagger for the pin in 13:40.  Very good match.

Another replay of Cena burying Wade Barrett.  Cena vs. Ziggler & Vickie TONIGHT!  Commercials.

WWE bullshit fact of the night

Remember the Alamo!

Drew McIntyre hits on Kelly Kelly backstage.

Vickie Guerrero is warming up backstage.  WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler tries to talk her out of participating in this match.  He fails, then helps her stretch.  Stupid.  It’s next.  Commercials.

Next week, Edge &  Rey Mysterio vs. Kane & Alberto Del Rio!

Handicap Match: WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero vs. John Cena.  Vickie wants to start.  That’s just silly.  Cena is amused.  Cena takes Ziggler over with a side headlock.  Ziggler turns it into a cradle for 2.  I love that spot.  Cena does a drop down, leapfrog, shoulder block, then grabs a rear chin lock.  Vickie yells at Cena, distracting him and letting Ziggler get the advantage.  Vickie tags herself in when Cena is beaten down and stands on his head.  Ouch.  Cena lifts her up.  Ziggler tags himself back in and beats him down.  Cover gets 2.  Ziggler hits elbow drops for 2.  Cena hits a bulldog headlock for 2.  Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Ziggler counters into a DDT for 2.  Ziggler chokes Cena in the ropes.  Vickie kicks him.  Ziggler hits a neckbreaker for 2.  Ziggler knocks Cena off the apron to the floor.  Cena is phenomenal at selling a beating.  Ziggler rams his head into the announce table.  He tries to do it on the steps, but Cena blocks in and rams Ziggler’s head into the steps.  Back inside, Ziggler catches Cena with a nice dropkick for 2.  Cena hits a suplex.  They trade punches.  Ziggler ducks Cena’s shoulder block and Cena sails out of the ring.  Vickie kicks at Cena behind the referee’s back.  Cena gives Ziggler a gutwrench suplex.  Ziggler avoids Cena in the corner and clamps on a rear chin lock.  Ziggler hits a jawbreaker for 2.  Vickie tags herself in and taunts Cena.  She tries a big splash, but Cena moves out of the way.  Ziggler tags back in.  Cena makes his comeback and goes for the Attitude Adjustment.  Ziggler counters in midair and hits the Fameasser for 2.  Cena avoids the Zig Zag and locks in the STF.  Vickie breaks it and screams at Cena.  Cena kisses her.  Gross.  Cena gives Ziggler the Attitude Adjustment for the pin in 13:29.  Really good match.  Cena and Ziggler work very well together.  Vickie screams at Cena and slaps him.  Cena goes to give her the Attitude Adjustment.  CM Punk appears out of nowhere and attacks Cena with a chair!  Punk is even in wrestling gear.  I thought his injury was going to keep him out for several more months.  I’m excited for a Cena/Punk program.

Really fun show with some good wrestling.  3 good nights in a row from WWE!

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