WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
October 16, 2020
Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com
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The entire SmackDown locker room is on the stage. Stephanie and Triple H are in the ring. Triple H announces the main event. Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship. Stephanie says in their farewell match, The New Day will face Nakamura, Sheamus, and Cesaro. Jeff Hardy battles Lars Sullivan. Daniel Bryan returns tonight. HHH and Stephanie run down the new faces on SmackDown. The Street Profits will defend the SmackDown tag team titles against Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode. Roode and Ziggler attack Dawkins and Ford. A huge brawl breaks out. Owens dives off the apron and takes out Aleister Black and several others. Ford dives out of the ring and flattens Ziggler and Roode. Lars Sullivan powerwalks down to the ring and destroys everyone. Hardy attacks Sullivan from behind. Hardy almost hits the Twist of Fate but Sullivan avoids it. Hardy dropkicks Sullivan out of the ring.
Lars Sullivan vs. Jeff Hardy
Hardy lands a few strikes. Sullivan runs over Hardy. Sullivan blasts Hardy with clubbing crossface strikes. Hardy is clutching at his previously injured knee. Sullivan tosses Hardy across the ring with a suplex. Basement clothesline by Sullivan. Sullivan goes up top. Sullivan misses a diving headbutt. Hardy fires up and lands an inverted atomic drop. Hardy tries to lift Sullivan buts Sullivan lands a clubbing blow to Hardy’s back. Whisper in the wind by Hardy. Sullivan kicks out at one. Sullivan blocks the Twist of Fate. Sullivan throws Hardy out of the ring. Sullivan follows. Hardy tries to leap off the stairs but Sullivan catches him in the air. Sullivan drops Hardy on the ring apron. Sullivan sends Hardy back into the ring. Hardy surprises Sullivan with the Twist of Fate. Hardy goes up top but Sullivan gets right back up. Sullivan pulls Hardy off the top rope and hits the Freak Accident for the win.
Winner- Lars Sullivan
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