WWE Smackdown Results – Aug 5, 2011

Bill Pritchard

Tyson Kidd vs Daniel Bryan

Bryan tries a bridging pin but Kidd kicks out and backs him into the corner, then Bryan dropkicks him and sends him into the ropes. Kidd tries to duck a kick but Bryan knocks him off the apron and hits a dive on the outside. Bryan brings it back inside and Kidd takes out his leg and works on the knee in the corner. He slams Bryan's leg into the ringpost then applies a figure four until the ref calls for a break.

After a commercial, Kidd has Bryan hung up on the ropes and kicks him in the knee, then applies a leglock submission. Bryan punches his way out and goes up top but Kidd shoves him off the ropes and attempts a superplex. They fight on the top turnbuckle and Bryan shoves Kidd off and hits a big dropkick but looks to have hurt his leg. He gets up and starts kicking Kidd in the chest, and Kidd catches his leg on the last kick, but Bryan doesn't quit and is able to crawl to the ropes. Kidd leaps over the ropes and hits a legdrop, then they trade submission and pin attempts, then Bryan punches Kidd on the ropes and locks in a front facelock submission. Kidd tries to fight his way out of it but Bryan gets to him tap out eventually.

Winner – Daniel Bryan

Zack Ryder comes out for his state of the union address and he says 'Welcome to ZackDown". He says the ratings are through the roof because Triple H made him the Assistant Host… and then gets interrupted by Ezekiel Jackson. Zeke says what's up, then says he is not here to beat him up because of the handicap match from last week, but he wants to know why he was in it. Zeke says he abused his power, and Zack looks confused, then they are joined by Rhodes and DiBiase. Cody says Zeke will lose the IC title and Cody will resurrect it's image, just like he did Ted. Zeke says he is using Ted, and he knows what it is like, but Cody says Ted wants to be with him.

Cody says it's up to Ted, but he thinks Ted wants to go beat the 'champ' out of Zeke, then Zack says it's OK with him. Teddy Long comes out and says he doesn't care what sounds good because Zack is Teddy's assistant. Zack won't make a match tonight, because he will be in a match against Zeke, and Cody and Ted are banned from ringside.

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