WWE Smackdown Results (5/3) – Ryback vs Bryan, Ambrose vs Kane, Title Picture Heats Up

Bill Pritchard

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By Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com
May 3rd 2013

Ryback vs Daniel Bryan

Bryan kicks Ryback a few times and tries to feel him out, then Ryback corners him and kicks him before sending him into the ropes. Bryan kicks him a few more times but Ryback tackles him in the corner, then he rams Bryan with his shoulder a few times and chops him. Ryback scoop slams him and taunts the crowd, then Bryan kicks him again but Ryback hits him in the back and throws him out of the ring. Bryan jumps right back in the ring and shoves him outside, then he hits a suicide dive and gets the crowd to start a YES! chant. Ryback gets back in the ring and backs him into the corner, then he knees him a few times and picks him up over his shoulder. Bryan floats over and tries to kick him, but Ryback grabs his leg and tries to suplex him.

Bryan knees him in the head and tries to mount some offense, but Ryback picks him back up and press slams him over the top rope as we go to a break. We get back to see Ryback punching Bryan on the apron, then Ryback runs at him but Bryan rams his shoulder into Ryback before getting back inside. Ryback shakes it off and slams Bryan's head on the mat, then he charges the corner but Bryan kicks him in the face and leaps off the turnbuckles. Ryback catches him and powerslams him for a two count, then Bryan comes back with some more kicks and hits the ropes. Ryback drops him with a Thesz press but Bryan immediately rolls through and puts him in a single leg Boston crab, then Ryback powers out so Bryan goes back to some thigh kicks.

Bryan gets Ryback in the corner and kicks him a few more times, then he ties Ryback's legs in the turnbuckles and dropkicks his knee before heading up top. Bryna hits a missile dropkick and several more kicks to the chest, but Ryback catches one and powerbombs Bryan over the ropes. Ryback spills to the floor with him, then Bryan leaps off the apron but Ryback catches him and slams him into the ringpost before throwing him back inside. Ryback powerbombs him and backs off, then Bryan kicks his knee so Ryback powerbombs him again and sets up for a Meathook. He charges and Bryan and levels him with the clothesline, then he lifts him up and hits Shell Shock for the win.

Winner – Ryback

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