WWE Friday Night Smackdown results, recap and highlights: December 30, 2022


Ronda
Rousey
defends
her
title

Also,
Ronda
Rousey
successfully
defended
her
Smackdown
Women’s
Championship
against
Raquel
Rodriguez.
But
then
a
shocking
return
of
The
Queen
took
the
title
away
from
The
Baddest
Woman
on
the
Planet.

Check
out
the
recap
and
results
from
the
December
30
episode
of
Friday
Night
Smackdown
that
took
place
at
the
Amalie
Arena
in
Tampa,
Florida:


Bray
Wyatt
kicked
off
Smackdown
and
issued
an
apology
to
the
cameraman
that
he
attacked,
last
week.
LA
Knight
interrupted
and
issued
a
challenge
for
him
for
a
match
at
Royal
Rumble
2023.

Wyatt
accepted
his
challenge
after
which
Uncle
Howdy
came
out
and
got
in
the
ring
to
confront
Wyatt
and
LA.
Surprisingly,
Howdy
attacked
Wyatt
and
took
him
out
with
Sister
Abigail.


Solo
Sikoa
(with
Undisputed
WWE
Tag
Team
Champions
The
Usos)
defeated
Sheamus
(with
Butch
and
Ridge
Holland)
in
the
opening
contest
of
Smackdown.

Sikoa
beats
Sheamus

The
win
came
due
to
interference
from
The
Usos.
Sheamus
dove
off
the
top
rope
to
take
them
out
but
the
distraction
allowed
Sikoa
to
hit
Sheamus
with
a
Uranage
onto
the
apron
followed
by
the
Samoan
Spike
for
the
pin
to
win.

After
the
match,
Solo
and
The
Usos
continued
to
attack
Sheamus
which
led
to
Drew
McIntyre
making
his
return
to
make
the
save.
McIntyre
levelled
Usos
with
Claymore
Kicks
before
sharing
staredown
with
Sikoa.


Ronda
Rousey
(c)
(with
Shayna
Baszler)
defeated
Raquel
Rodriguez
to
retain
the
SmackDown
Women’s
Championship.
Raquel
was
on
the
verge
of
the
win
after
delivering
the
corkscrew
elbow
but
Baszler
put
Rousey’s
foot
on
the
bottom
rope.

Then
Raquel
and
Rousey
ascended
to
the
top
rope
as
Rousey
locked
in
the
Arm
Bar
and
pulled
her
down.
Raquel
had
no
choice
but
to
tap
out
since
she
had
an
injured
left
arm.

After
the
match,
Charlotte
Flair
made
her
shocking
return
with
a
new
theme
song
and
gear.
Flair
was
quick
to
challenge
Rousey
to
a
Title
match
right
there
and
Rousey
accepted
despite
Shayna
Baszler’s
denial.


Charlotte
Flair
defeated
Ronda
Rousey
(c)
to
win
the
SmackDown
Women’s
Championship.
Flair
countered
Rousey’s
Armbar
and
got
the
pin-fall
win
by
grabbing
the
tights
via
a
roll-up
to
become
a
14-time
women’s
champion.


The
New
Day,
Maximum
Male
Models,
Madcap
Moss
and
Ricochet
made
fun
of
Top
Dolla
in
a
backstage
segment
for
his
botched
move
over
the
top
rope.
Top
Dolla
got
angry
and
pushed
Ricochet.


Braun
Strowman
confronted
Imperium
(Intercontinental
Champion
GUNTHER,
Ludwig
Kaiser,
and
Giovanni
Vinci)
in
the
ring
and
announced
that
he
will
face
Gunther
for
the
Intercontinental
Title,
two
weeks
from
now.

Using
the
numbers
game,
Imperium
ganged
up
on
Braun
and
targeted
his
arm.
But
Ricochet
came
out
and
chased
with
a
Steel
Chair
and
send
the
heel
trio
for
a
retreat.


John
Cena
and
Kevin
Owens
defeated
The
Bloodline
(Undisputed
WWE
Universal
Champion
Roman
Reigns
and
Sami
Zayn
with
The
Usos,
Solo
Sikoa,
and
Paul
Heyman)
in
a
tag
team
match
in
the
main
event
of
Smackdown.

The
finish
of
the
match
saw
Cena
hitting
Reigns
with
the
Attitude
Adjustment.
At
the
same
time,
Owens
hit
Zayn
with
a
Stunner
to
get
the
pin
to
win
over
him.
KO
and
Cena
celebrated
to
end
the
show.





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