WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
September 25, 2020
From the ThunderDome at Amway Center in Orlando, FL
In memory of “Road Warrior Animal” Joe Laurinaitis
AJ Styles came out and there were ladders on the stage, ramp, at the ringside area and in the ring. Sami Zayn came out with his Intercontinental Championship belt. Jeff Hardy came out last. Corey Graves hosted the segment in the ring. Adam Pearce came out and announced he was adding Styles to Hardy vs. Zayn tonight.
Sami Zayn beat WWE Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy & AJ Styles in a triple-threat non-title match. The finish saw Zayn pin Hardy after Styles hit a Phenomenal Forearm on him. Zayn did away with Styles to steal the pin.
Otis told Kayla Braxton he isn’t going to comply and forfeit his Money in the Bank contract to The Miz. Miz and John Morrison walked in and Tucker informed them Otis won the contract. Miz threatened to drown Otis in debt and bragged about getting Mandy Rose traded to Raw. Tucker mentioned that Miz’s lawyers only put Miz’s name on the contract. Morrison wondered what that meant and was attacked by Otis. Otis was pulled off by officials.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley came out with a chair. She played up her title defense against Nikki Cross at Clash of Champions on Sunday.
Shinsuke Nakamura w/Cesaro beat Gran Metalik w/Lucha House Party. Nakamura hit the Kinshasa prior to getting the pinfall.
Jey Uso came out for a promo about his upcoming WWE Universal Championship match against Roman Reigns. Roman and Paul Heyman were shown watching from backstage. Uso accused Reigns of smiling to his face by frowning on is back. Heyman came out of Reigns’ locker room and said Roman will address the situation but not when Jey Uso wants it to happen.
King Corbin beat Matt Riddle. The finish saw Corbin hit End of Days and followed it with the pin. Kayla interviewed Riddle afterwards and he said losing sucks but he would continue to push himself and grind until SmackDown becomes the Bro Show.
Lacey Evans beat Alexa Bliss by disqualification. The finish saw The Fiend lighting overtake ringside, Bliss screamed and violently beat up Evans to get disqualified. After, Bliss hit Sister Abigail. The Fiend appeared on the big screen and laughed.
Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman came out. Reigns said Uso doesn’t have any idea what it’s like to carry the weight of being the face of WWE. Uso came out and said they will know him as the one who beat Reigns to win the title. Reigns and Heyman left but returned and Reigns hit the Superman Punch on Uso. Roman said Jey will get the payday and the ass whooping that comes with it.