WWE Smackdown Results (12/23) – Big Show Shares His Feelings, Gets Involved In Title Picture and Main Event

Bill Pritchard

Zack Ryder vs Cody Rhodes

Zack hits a shoulder block but Cody puts him in an armbar and whips him into the corner then Zack comes back with a hiptoss and puts Cody in an armbar. Cody backs him into the corner and whips him across the ring but Zack counters with a hiptoss only to get punched in the face and tossed outside. Cody taunts the fans a bit and misses Zack coming back in, and he takes a punch to the chin but Cody throws him outside then tosses him into Booker T at the announcer's table. Cody is in control after a break then gets a few near falls, but Zack kicks out so Cody kicks him in the corner and puts him in a front facelock.

Zack tries to get out of it and they collide heads, then Zack ducks a clothesline and hits a facebuster, and follows it with a corner elbow and the Broski Boot. He goes for a cover but Cody kicks out so Zack goes to the top rope but Cody catches him on the way down and punches Zack in the head. Booker T gets a mic and starts to sing 'Cody the Broken Nosed Reindeer' to distract him, then Zack hits the Rough Ryder for the win as Booker calls him a sucka. 

Winner – Zack Ryder

Teddy Long is shown clapping for the last match as Santino sneaks up on him and teases hitting him with the Cobra, then asks Teddy for a favor. He says Zack is United States Champion now so he doesn't have time to be his assistant and Santino would like to apply, but Aksana comes in to interrupt. She flirts with Teddy and leaves and Santino teases him, then Vickie and Dolph come in and say last week was embarrassing and Dolph wants a match with Daniel Bryan. He says Bryan thinks he is a great wrestler, so he will show him exactly what a great wrestler looks like, then Teddy agrees to the match and dances around while Vickie says "Bah Humbug."

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