WWE Friday Night SmackDown Live Results May 22, 2020: Live Coverage, Winners, Highlights

Jitendra Jangir Sat May 23, 2020
WWE Friday Night SmackDown Live Results May 22, 2020: Live Coverage, Winners, Highlights
The show resumes to tap live from WWE Performance Center due to the current circumstances. WWE recently announced 4 matches for IC Tournament at the previous SmackDown episode, two of them have taken place with Elias and Daniel Bryan as the winners.

This week on SmackDown we look to find out the rest two competitors. It occurs to be AJ Styles Vs. Nakamura, plush Jeff Hardy Vs. Sheamus for IC Tournament.

Charlotte Flair accepted the challenge from Bayley now it's Champion vs. Champion on SmackDown! as The Queen returns once again on the blue brand.

Plush, a Mixed Tag-Team match between Mandy Rose & MR. Money In The Bank Otis Vs. Sonya Deville & Dolph Ziggler tonight on SmackDown.

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Pre-scheduled Match Card

Charlotte Flair(NXT) Vs. Bayley(SmackDown)

Otis & Mandy Rose Vs. Dolph Ziggler & Sonya Deville

AJ Styles Vs. Nakamura(IC Tournament)

Shesmus Vs. Jeff Hardy(IC Tournament)


The show kicked with a tribute to US army and to honor them with proper mean, they stands for.

Cole and Grave went to hype all the matches for tonight's show.

The Miz and John Morrison were in the ring to represent the "Dirt Sheet". They mentioned their concern to Otis who 2 weeks ago became the MR. Money In The Bank. The Miz dragged Universal Champion Braun Strowman into their talk. They had some new Bray Wyatt's Puppets introduced. Meanwhile, we turned our eyes towards Braun Stowman as he walked down the way to ring. They had some trash-talking whereby, Morrison got aggressive and set off a challenge to a match between Braun Strowman Vs. The Miz. Braun Strowman demanded for the referee so he could get his hands on The Miz.

Singles Match

The Miz Vs. Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman was tossing The Miz into the corners while Morrison was standing out seeing everything. Braun Strowman sent The Miz out of the ring and followed him back, Braun Strowman tried to hit The Miz but instead ran through the ring post. They both got into the ring again. The Miz prepared to have his move but Strowman was too wise to get his hands on The Miz with a Massive Powerslam to win the match.

Winner : Braun Strowman, victory followed by pinfall

After the match Morrison took the mic and challenged Braun for a Universal Championship match in two on one handicap match at WWE Backlash.

AJ Styles Vs. Nakamura(IC Tournament)

AJ Styles walked down to the ring to face off Nakamura to stack his chance for the Intercontinental championship. Nakamura followed the ring with Cesaro. The bail rang and AJ with grip on Nakamura in the turnbuckle. The referee split him up. Nakamura with a shoulder lock. Nice leap Frog by Nakamura but AJ Styles would have Drop Kick to take down Nakamura.

They went for the exchanges of the punches, Nakamura drove AJ into the turnbuckle. Nakamura went near to him and applied a kick to take out Aj. He himself lead out of the ring. We went for the commercial break with Nakamura standing outside of the ring.

After the break, Nakamura was controlling with his long time rival AJ styles. Nakamura with some kick, AJ came back into the match with a kick on the back of the neck. AJ blew up some harm on Nakamura. We saw Nakamura getting back into the match as he kicked AJ. It was hard to know about the winner of the match as they went to drive each other in the exchanges. Nakamura with a Sliding Knee for the cover, 1, 2...AJ Kicked out.

Nakamura looked to have another move but this time AJ caught him for the Styles Clash at the middle of the ring, he went for the cover, 1, 2...and Nakamura with a shocking kick out. Later, they fought at the apron, Nakamura with a kick but AJ blocked it, and finally, led the Phenomenal Four Arm to win the match.

Winner : AJ Styles, victory followed by pinfall

Bayley and Sasha Banks were backstage talking about their match with Charlotte Flair. Baley had something to say, Sasha Banks which might have been a blow to Sasha. Bayley said Tonight she is going to the ring without your back, so, in concern people can think that she can win the match without your back. Bayley left the ring with Hug to Sasha Bank.

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Champins Vs. Champions Match

Charlotte Flair(NXT) Vs. Bayley(SmackDown)

Charlotte Flair walked down to the ring to face off Bayle in a Champions Vs. Champions match. Bayley headed towards the ring without Sasha Banks. The bail rang and they both held a lock, Charlotte with right hand on Bayley to take her out. Bayley somehow managed further kicks from Charlotte Flair. Charlotte Flair with some clever moves and drove her out of the ring. Charlotte Drove Bayley through the barricade, and went near to the announce table. She took the mic and called out Sasha Banks so she could get her hands on both of them.

We went for the commercial break as Charlotte Flair stood tall out of the ring. After, the break we saw Charlotte holding Bayley in complete control, Charlotte dragged Bayley into the turnbuckle. Charlotte Flair with right hand on Charlotte out of the ring and backed her to the barricade. Bayley made her way back into the ring. Bayley got back into the match leading some shots on Charlotte Flair. Bayley with knee strick on Charlotte. Bayley went for another shot but this time Charlotte caught him to launch a slam. Charlotte Flair with a massive boot to Bayley and went for the cover, 1, 2...Bayley kicked out.

Now, Bayley took the control in the match with some knee stricks, Bayley at the top of the rope and jumped, Charlotte blocked the move and turned out to be with a submission move, Bayley was quite enough to break it out. Bayley now at the top of the rope and uploaded her move on Charlotte, but kicked out at two. Bayley with shots but it did not affect to Charlotte Flair as she laughed, Charlotte Flair had enough with Bayley. Charlotte took Bayley into the turnbuckle and drove some shots, Charlotte Flair rolled Bayley near to the apron but here came a turning roll from Bayley to win the match.

Winner : Bayley, victory followed by pinfall

We found Sasha Banks backstage with Bayley, she congratulated Bayley for her win against Charlotte FLair.

Otis & Mandy Rose Vs. Dolph Ziggler & Sonya Deville

Dolph Ziggler & Sonya Deville to face off Otis & Mandy Rose in a mixed Tag-Team Match.

Sonya and Mandy kicked the things off as for the fist but backed Sonya as he wanted to go fist, now Otis and Dolph kicked off the tag, Otis drove some shots and took him out of the ring. tag made and we saw Sonya making her way to the ring, Mandy also entered the ring as the matter of the tag.

Sonya took down Mandy with aggressive way into the turnbuckle, Mandy soon broke out with anger and took down Soyna with a massive drop. Another side we saw Dolph Ziggler tied to distract Otis but Otis caught him on his shoulders and efforted to drive him through the turnbuckle but Dolph blocked it and Otis instead hit himself into the turnbuckle. Mandy followed out of the ring to take care of Otis.

After the break, we saw Otis instructing Mandy to go back into the ring. Mandy got back into the ring but Sonya had her comeback into the match by taking down Mandy. Sonya was looking to be in the complete control, Mandy found her way with a Knee strick to get back into the match. Mandy shook for the tag with Otis, Sonya caught Mandy by her leg, Mandy pushed her away to make the tag with Otis.

Otis and Dolph fought into the ring, Otis got his hands-on Dolph Ziggler and sent him out of the ring, Dolph somehow made the tag with Sonya which as well as allowed Mandy to be in the ring. Otis and Dolph fought out of the ring, while, Sonya with kick right to the back of Mandy and went for the cover 1, 2, 3 and Dolph & Sonya became the winners.

Winner : Dolph Ziggler & Sonya Deville, victory followed by pinfall

After the match Otis went back into the ring to take care of Mandy Rose, Dolph Ziggler suddenly appeared from behind to land a Superkick on Otis.

Braunstrowman Vs. John Morrison & The Miz is official now for Universal Championship match at Backlash.

Shesmus Vs. Jeff Hardy(IC Tournament)

We were back into the ring with our final match of the show. They both settle down in the ring, the bail rang and Jeff Hardy with hand lock, Sheamus turned with his own lock later. Sheamus drove some punches while Jeff was hanging at the rope, Sheamus with a big Elbow to take down Jeff on the ground.

Sheamus tried to insult him but Jeff would make his way back into the match and sent him out of the ring with Drope kick, he then launched himself backing Sheamus to the barricade, jeff was at the apron and looked to have another move but this time Sheamus caught him from his back and sent him through the announce table.

After the break, Sheamus was driving crazy on Jeff Hardy. The Final first-round match was looking to be with Sheamus with the way he was harming Jeff Hardy. Sheamus with knee strick to take down Jeff Hardy, Sheamus with Close line but Jeff ducked it once, Sheamus caught him for another successful Closeline.

Sheamus with a Backbreaker, it was not once but he did it thrice to take the complete control in the match. Sheamus now caught Jeff at the apron for back to back punches on his chest. Suddenly, Jeff showed some power by seeing Sheamus into the turnbuckle, Jeff with his move for the cover, but Sheamus kicked out at two. Jeff Hardy took Sheamus out of the ring and sent him through the ring post.

Jeff atop of the barricade to launch high jump. Jeff took him back into the ring and set him off for a high jump, Sheamus with knee up escaped from the jump. He later had a Superkick for the cover 1, 2, and Jeff kicked out shocking Sheamus. Soon after the Superkick, Sheamus prepared to have Brague Kick but Jeff rolled him up to win the match.

Winner : Jeff Hardy, victory followed by pinfall

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