WWE SmackDown Results (1/7) – John Cena Upstages Del Rio, Charlotte Retains, Who’s The IC Champion?

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Fourth Match: Dean Ambrose (c) vs. Kevin Owens for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 

Owens and Ambrose locked up. Owens and Ambrose push each other. Ambrose with a side headlock takeover to Owens. Owens drags Ambrose to the corner. Ambrose goes for the Dirty Deeds, but Owens rolls to the outside. Owens with a knife edge chop to Ambrose in the corner. Ambrose with rapid fire stomps to Owens chest. Ambrose with a clothesline to Owens. Ambrose applies a side headlock. Ambrose kicks Owens in the back. Owens chops Ambrose in the chest. Owens and Ambrose with back and forth right hands. Ambrose with a snap mare take down to Owens. Ambrose with a baseball slide leg sweep lariat. Ambrose goes for the Lunatic Lariat, but Owens knocks Ambrose to the outside. Owens picks Ambrose up. Ambrose irish whips Owens to the barricade at ringside. Ambrose with the Side Russian Leg Sweep to Owens onto the barricade. Ambrose with a flying lariat off the ring apron to Owens on the outside.

As Ambrose comes back into the ring Owens connects with a DDT. Owens with a chin lock to Ambrose. Ambrose with right hands to the ribs of Owens. Owens goes for the senton, but Ambrose ducks out of the way. Ambrose with running forearms to Owens. Ambrose with a running bulldog for a two count. Ambrose goes up top and he dives over Owens. Ambrose goes for the Dirty Deeds, but Owens brings Ambrose to the corner. Owens with a german suplex to Ambrose. Owens goes for the Cannonball, but Ambrose counters with the Tornado DDT for a two count. Ambrose goes up top, but Owens sends Ambrose down to the mat. Owens with a running Cannonball for a two count. Owens goes for the Pop Up Powerbomb, but Ambrose counters with a hurricanrana. Owens superkicks Ambrose. Ambrose gets back up and connects with the Lunatic Lariat. Owens and Ambrose exchange back and forth clotheslines.

Owens rolls to the outside. Ambrose with a suicide dive that sends Owens over the announce table. Owens sends Ambrose rib first to the steel ring steps. Ambrose sends Owens over the barricade. Ambrose with a double axe handle to Owens. The referee calls for the bell and both men are counted out. Ambrose and Owens brawl in the crowd. Owens sends Ambrose to the stage. Ambrose irish whips Owens face first to the WWE Logo on the stage. Ambrose with a flying forearm to Owens. Ambrose brings a guard rail and Owens hits Ambrose with a monitor and a briefcase. Owens goes to Powerbomb Ambrose on the crates, but Ambrose counters with a back body drop. Ambrose with right hands and Owens rakes the eyes of Ambrose. Ambrose drives Owens through a table.

Winner: Double Countout, but still the WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose 

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Make sure to check out this week’s Pro Wrestling Experience Episode 148.  I reviewed this past Monday’s Wrestle Kingdom10 and Raw from San Antonio. I give my thoughts on the major Royal Rumble Match Announcement and the Bullet Club to WWE rumors. Scott Fishman from the Miami Herald and Channel Guide Magazine comes on the program to discuss TNA’s debut on Pop TV and the Royal Rumble. 

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