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WWE Smackdown Results
August 22nd 2014
Report by Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com
Randy Orton comes out and says one thing he has never been called is a quitter, and Roman Reigns will get what he deserves because he is still the Viper. He says Reigns might get his tonight, but first he has to fight Rob Van Dam, but Orton says RVD is just collateral damage. Orton says his focus is back and he will take whatever he wants, then Seth Rollins makes his entrance.
Seth Rollins vs Jack Swagger
Swagger opens with a waistlock takedown, then Rollins counters with a bodyscissors before heading up top. Swagger hits him on the way down, then we get back from a break to see Swagger avoid a corner splash and follow with a clothesline. Swagger hits a Swagger Bomb for two, then Rollins kicks him and springboards to the apron and hits an enziguiri. He jumps in but Swagger applies a Patriot Lock, then Rollins counters and goes for a Curb Stomp. Swagger sidesteps and tackles Rollins outside, then puts him in the Patriot Lock on the apron before sending him into the barricade. Rollins shoves Swagger into the ringpost, then he whips him into the crowd and Rollins waits for the referee’s count. Swagger makes it to the apron by 9, but Rollins Curb Stomps him and sends him back outside, winning after another full ten count.
Winner (by countout) – Seth Rollins
Rusev (w/ Lana) vs Sin Cara
Rusev kicks Cara in the corner and headbutts him, then he shoves Cara into the ropes and gets caught with a dropkick on the rebound. Cara hits him a few times and heads up top, connecting with a missile dropkick before charging the opposite corner. Rusev catches him and throws him back, catching him with thrust kick and ending it with the Accolade.
Winner – Rusev
Mark Henry interrupts Lana’s postmatch promo and says he guesses they didn’t get the message, and now they know what happens. Henry walks right to the ring and dares Rusev to fight him, but Rusev rolls outside and leaves.