Thanks to Ryan Winfield for sending in the following:
I attended the Smackdown brand house show at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo last night. Here are the results.
Alberto Del Rio b. R-Truth via submission with his cross armbar. After the match, Del Rio did his speech about destiny and the Rumble, until Truth recovered and took him out.
Dolph Ziggler came out to tell the crowd that the main event would be Kane vs. Edge for the championship where the crowd would chose the stipulation.
JTG b. Tyler Reks via pinfall.
Trent Beretta b. Drew McIntyre via rollup pin. Crowd was decidedly pro-McIntyre here. Afterwords, McIntyre attacked Beretta, Kelly Kelly makes the save. After Kelly slaps Drew and leaves the ring, he delivers the Future Shock to Beretta. Really good match.
Cody Rhodes and Percy Watson ends in a no contest. Cody brought the doctor to the ring with him to attest to his broken nose, and Rhodes fought with a goggle type face mask to protect his nose. I would expect this spot to be repeated on Smackdown this week. A few minutes in, the Corre came out and Rhodes ran off as they beat down Watson.
Big Show b. Wade Barrett via pinfall after chokeslam. Multiple Corre attempts at interference, yet Show fought off all of them.
Beth Phoenix and Natalya b. LeyCool via submission with Kelly Kelly as special ref. Match ended after what could only be described as a double sharpshooter. Natalya stacked Layla and Michelle on top of each other and applied the sharpshooter to both at the same time. One of the cooler spots of the night. Afterwords, LeyCool attacks Kelly, and Hornswaggle comes out to make the save with a double stunner on LeyCool.
Chris Masters b. Jack Swagger via submission using Master Lock. Crowd had zero reaction for either wrestler, and it may have been the most mundane, uneventful match I’ve seen in 20 years of attending live shows.
Edge b. Kane via pinfall after a spear. The crowd voted for a hardcore match as the stipulation. Not much in the way of hardcore, but there was a lot of brawling in the crowd. After the match, Ziggler came down and said he didn’t want to wait for the Rumble, he wanted his title shot tonight. Before he finished, he received a chokeslam from Kane. After Ziggler and Edge both got back to their feet, the ref rang the bell and Edge immediatley speared Ziggler for the win in a 6 second match.
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