For those of you who want just the quick results and don't want the details of matches, this is a quick recap of tonight's show. There are spoilers for tonight's show below, which aired from the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here!
Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap for Oct. 7, 2022
Matches Tonight: Four (approx. 42.5 minutes)
- Singles Match: Ricochet vs Solo Sikoa. Sikoa picked up the win with his newly named Finisher, the Spinning Sikoa. No, I didn't give it that name. 8:26-8:35pm EST.
- Tag Match: Xia Li & Sonya Deville vs Shotzi & Raquel Rodriguez. Squash match that saw Shotzi & Raquel pick up the win in about 90 seconds. 8:51-8:53pm EST.
- Six-Man Tag Team Match: The Bloodline (Sami Zayn & the Usos) vs the New Day & Braun Strowman. The New Day & Strowman picked up the win; the Bloodline saw more tension between Jey and Sami. 9:16-9:27pm EST.
- Intercontinental Championship Main Event Match: Gunther/Sheamus II. Gunther retained despite having tapped out in the Cloverleaf (the ref's back was turned due to the Brawling Brutes brawling with the brutes of IMPERIUM). 9:39-9:58pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
- The Island of Relevancy Welcomes the Irrelevant: Roman Reigns came face-to-face with Logan Paul, his challenger at the upcoming Crown Jewel event. Highlight of the entire segment was Heyman insulting Logan & Jake Paul and Sami Zayn's passionate defense of the Bloodline. The entrance took the first six minutes, FYI, and Logan Paul entered at 8:09 (when they began truly speaking). 8:02-8:20pm EST.
- Discord in the Bloodline: Sami Zayn and Jey Uso continued the disintegration of their relationship as the hot-headed Jey Uso continued to verbally assault Sami, to the point it cost the Bloodline their six-man match.
- Name Change: RIP Max Dupri. Long live LA KNIGHT!
- Upside-down Kross: Karrion Kross and Scarlett made their way out to the ring only for Drew McIntyre to beat the crap out of him before he could do anything. McIntyre made a mistake of attaching the strap, leading to Kross beating the crap out of McIntyre in return. 9:02-9:08pm EST.
- Debut/Return: Hit Row came out for a match around 8:45pm, but were attacked by the debuting Legado Del Fantasma. Note: Elektra Lopez was not present or mentioned; Zelina Vega, sporting a new look with long blonde hair and a new gimmick, was with the LDF faction.
- Next Week on SmackDown:Sami Zayn vs Kofi Kingston. LA Knight vs mån.sôör w/ the Maximum Male Models.
- Tomorrow Night: It's Extreme Rules, so don't forget! Also, the White Rabbit shit will be revealed/concluded during Extreme Rules.
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