WWE Smackdown Results (1/20) – Sin City Smackdown, Henry/Bryan In A Lumberjack Match

Bill Pritchard

WWE Smackdown Results
By Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com
January 20th 2012

Daniel Bryan comes out and says tonight's show is called 'Sin City Smackdown' and it's appropriate because of where they are, but Big Show is also guilty of sin. He says Show injured his girlfriend and he did it on purpose, and he knows it because Show only faked being upset and sorry. Bryan says Show is bitter for having the shortest title reign in history, and he never lived it down because he is a vengeful freak. He says AJ suffered head trauma and her career may be over, all because she insisted on being with him at ringside and she did it because she loves him. Bryan tells everyone he never had anyone say that to him before, and he has a great admiration for her too so that is why he will once again dedicate his match to her. Bryan says he is not afraid of Mark Henry or Big Show, and asks Show to do the right thing and quit before he hurts someone else.

Teddy Long is in the back explaining the rules of the roulette wheel to Aksana and she says she hopes to have a pillow fight with him later tonight. Cody Rhodes walks in and says his brother spun the wheel once and got put in Vegas Showgirls match, and he thinks he is the last hope for the Rhodes family. Teddy tells him to stop talking and to spin the wheel, and it lands on 'Player's Choice' so Teddy tells him he can pick any opponent he wants. Cody points and says 'him', then Ezekiel Jackson turns around and smiles but Cody tells him it's not him and points at a terrified Hornswoggle.

"Player's Choice"
Cody Rhodes vs Justin Gabriel

Cody shoves Hornswoggle off the apron then Justin Gabriel runs out and beats on Cody, then gets a mic and tells him to pick on someone his own size. They restart the match and Gabriel whips Cody off the ropes and hits a dropkick that sends Cody to the apron, then the ref backs him off but Gabriel follows with a hiptoss. Cody hits a dropdown punch and a front release suplex, then applies a modified chicken wing submission and punches Gabriel when he tries to break the hold. He puts Gabriel back in the hold then tries to bodyslam him but Gabriel hits an elbow drop and a heel kick before going up top. Cody crawls out of the way then goes for an Alabama Slam but Gabriel counters into a backslide for two and hits a springboard crossbody for another near fall. Gabriel runs at Cody in the corner but Cody catches him and snaps his neck off the ropes, then pulls him in the middle of the ring and drops him with Cross Rhodes for the win.

Winner – Cody Rhodes

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