WWE Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap (November 26, 2021)

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. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here! Tonight's episode aired live from the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in beautiful Greensboro, NC!

Friday Night SmackDown

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Quick Recap for November 26, 2021

Matches Tonight: Five
  • Tag Match: Jeff Hardy & Drew McIntyre vs Happy Corbin & Madcap Moss. Hardy picked up the win with a Swanton Bomb to a hot North Carolinian crowd, cheering on the "hometown" boy. 8:21-8:31pm EST.
  • Singles Debut Match: Ridge Holland w/ Sheamus vs Cesaro. This marks Ridge Holland's first match on the blue brand. Short match that saw Cesaro pick up the W. 8:39-8:42pm EST.
  • Thanksgiving Leftovers Throwdown Match: Rick Boogs w/ Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura vs Angel w/ Humberto. Angel picked up the win in an entertaining, albeit short, match. 8:48-8:52pm EST.
  • Tag Match: Naomi & Sasha Banks vs Natalya & Shayna Baszler. Good match that saw Naomi & Banks pick up the win. 9:16-9:26pm EST.
  • Black Friday Battle Royal Main Event Match: The winner of this Battle Royal is Sami Zayn of all people, who is now the new number one contender for the Universal Championship title. The contestants involved and order of elimination can be found right here at the bottom of the results. 9:43-9:59pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
  • Our Tribal Chief Speaks: Literally 12 minutes of entrance, pissing off the crowd, and bragging about running circles through the roster as he's beat 'em all. 8:01-8:13pm EST.
  • Our Queen Speaks: Charlotte Flair claimed her loss at Survivor Series was due to bad officiating, then once again took credit for Lynch's career. Toni Storm confronted Flair and the two had a mini food fight. 8:59-9:06pm EST.
  • Xia Li Promos: The new, cool comic book-inspired promos for Xia Li continued. Tonight's mini "episode" stated that Xia Li hated vultures who fed on the weak. She proclaimed her self the protector and the defender of those who have been wronged.
  • New Music: The trend of giving Superstars new music continues, as the Viking Raiders have a new (still heavy) theme.
  • Brock Party: Announced at the end of our broadcast was the breaking news that not only has Brock Lesnar's suspension been lifted, but also the Beast will be at SmackDown next Friday!

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