Hopefully it’s a contented one. This ultimate 12 months has been rather a journey for WWE. From the entire superior wrestling that was once to be observed to probably the most terrible depths that they reached, the corporate hit virtually each and every level at the scale with Monday Night Raw tending to be at the decrease and SmackDown Live at the upper aspect. There’s one display to move and it’s one thing that received’t be observed till subsequent 12 months.
WWE taped the primary SmackDown Live of 2019 on Saturday evening on the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The display will happen this coming Tuesday on January 1, 2019. This week’s episode will characteristic extra construct against the Royal Rumble, which can happen on the finish of January. Here are the result of this week’s display, courtesy of PWinsider.com by means of 411mania.com:
* The New Day kick off the display with their New Year’s Celebration. Big E, Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston all minimize promos and announce their spots within the Royal Rumble fit.
* Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Hardy via submission. Joe received with the Coquina Clutch. Joe earned a place within the Fatal 5 Way major tournament with AJ Styles, Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and Mustafa Ali
* Backstage phase with AJ Styles, Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon. AJ tells Vince he’ll see the actual AJ Styles this night. AJ then threatens Vince, inflicting an intense stand-off between Shane and AJ. Shane asks Vince if he actually desires to look the actual AJ Styles, and Vince laughs, then replies that he does
* WWE United States Champion Rusev and Lana are out for his championship birthday celebration. Shinsuke Nakamura assaults from in the back of and Lana jumps on his again. Nakamura superkicks Rusev and injures Lana within the procedure. Nakamura then hits Rusev with a Kinshasa. Nakamura leaves whilst Rusev and Lana are specified by the hoop.
* Sonya Deville defeated Naomi. It was once actually complicated how they did this. They got here out to Rose’s song and it seemed like she was once wrestling Naomi however she sponsored out. The fit began when Rose distracted Naomi and Deville hit her from in the back of. Deville later received with a Spinebuster.
* Backstage segments with Randy Orton and Mustafa Ali are proven, with them speaking about this night’s major tournament
* John Cena involves the hoop for a promo. Cena problems an open problem however Becky Lynch interrupts and tells him that she’s the brand new guy round WWE, and she or he’s taking his position. Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega interrupt. Vega talks trash to Becky and Cena. Cena demanding situations Vega and Almas to a tag staff fit, and so they settle for.
* Becky Lynch and John Cena defeated Zelina Vega and Andrade “Cien” Almas. Cena hit his signature strikes on Almas however Becky tossed Cena out of the hoop and made Vega post to the Dis-Arm-Her for the win
* Backstage phase with Shane McMahon and The Miz speaking about how they get dressed for his or her new tag staff
* The Fatal 5 Way major tournament is subsequent
* Backstage, Carmella, Becky and Charlotte make their case for a name shot. Triple H will decide as to who will problem Asuka for the Smackdown Women’s name “later on.”
* AJ Styles defeated Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, Mustafa Ali, Samoa Joe to earn a name shot on the Rumble.
Maybe one thing from this week could make subsequent 12 months’s checklist. Check out the Top Ten SmackDown Live moments from 2018:
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Opinion: This is certainly one of my favourite occasions of the 12 months and there’s a excellent explanation why to imagine that this coming week’s display goes to be a large number of a laugh. As quickly as we commence the construct to the Royal Rumble, it’s time for issues to begin getting that a lot better. In this situation we now have a couple of extra names introduced for the fit along side the World Title fit being arrange. That’s no longer dangerous for 2 hours, and expectantly issues pass even higher in motion.
Which of those fits pursuits you probably the most? Who do you suppose wins the Royal Rumble? Let us know within the feedback under.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has observed over 50,000 wrestling fits. He has additionally been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 complete displays lined. You can to find his paintings at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or take a look at his Amazon writer web page with 28 wrestling books. His newest ebook is the the Complete 1997 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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