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WWE SmackDown Results (5/5/23)

WWE SmackDown Results

May 5, 2023

Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com

In-Ring Segment: The LWO

Rey Mysterio cuts a promo in Spanish to the San Juan crowd. Mysterio puts over Bad Bunny and Zelina Vega, who gets a hero’s welcome. Before Vega can speak, The Judgement Day interrupts. Dominik Mysterio is carrying an LWO shirt that he promptly rips in half. Dominik tries to speak, but, as always, the crowd drowns him out with boos. He manages to get out that Mysterio is a deadbeat dad finally. That much was in English. Mysterio responds to Dominik in Spanish.

The crowd loves it. Mysterio challenges his son to a WrestleMania rematch. Rhea Ripley steps in front of Dominik. Ripley has a better idea. She suggests Mysterio fight her. Vega steps in front of Mysterio. Dominik suggests Mysterio fight him and Ripley, which leads to a challenge to a mix-tag match later tonight. Ripley accepts. Mysterio turns around, and Dominik clocks him from behind and runs away.

The OC w/AJ Styles and Mia Yim vs. The Viking Raiders w/Valhalla

Erik forces Anderson into the corner. Ivar and Erik pound on Anderson in the corner. Anderson fires back and lands a flurry of strikes. Anderson dropkicks Erik in the knee. Erik tags in Ivar, so Anderson tags in Gallows. Ivar sends Gallows into the corner. Gallows lands a splash. Gallows and Anderson hit the Brother Me Softly on Ivar. Ivar kicks out. Anderson tags in and goes up top. Ivar pushes Anderson off the top. Valhalla stalks Anderson, but Mia Yim cuts her off.

After the break, The Viking Raiders are working over Anderson. Anderson manages to tag in Gallows, who clears the ring. Short chokeslam by Gallows. Ivar kicks out. Erik catches Gallows’ leg as he tries a big boot. Powerbomb by Erik. Ivar tags in and lands a splash off the top. Gallows breaks up the pin. Sitout senton by Ivar. Valhalla grabs Gallows leg as he hits the ropes. Mia Yim obliterates Valhalla with a dropkick. The OC hits Magic Killer on Ivar for the win.

Winners- The OC

Two one-night tournaments will decide the new World Heavyweight Championship. The first will be next week on Raw, and the other on SmackDown the following Friday. The winners will face each other at Night of Champions to crown the new World Heavyweight Champion.

In-Ring Segment: Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair

Belair puts over SmackDown and her Backlash opponent Iyo Sky. When she defeats Iyo, she will officially be the longest-reigning Women’s Champion of all time when the clock strikes midnight. Damage CTRL interrupts. Bayley says she made Belair on SmackDown. Bayley says Sky is going to win the Belair’s title, and they are going to take the Women’s Tag Titles.

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Damage CTRL surrounds the ring. A brawl breaks out. Belair beats the crap out of Kai and Bayley. Sky and Belair face off. Before anything happens, Bayley attacks from behind. Belair lifts Bayley for the KOD. Sky hits a springboard dropkick out of nowhere. Damage CTRL stomps out Belair. Raquel Rodriguez and Liv Morgan hit the ring and make the save.

IMPERIUM vs. The Street Profits

Kaiser attacks Ford. Ford is sent flying out of the ring. Vinici surprises both Street Profits with a cross body off the top to the outside. Vinici sends Ford back into the ring and hits a moonsault off the top. Ford kicks out. Ford fires up and drops Kaiser with a back suplex. Dawkins tags in and clears the ring. Dawkins drops Vinci with a spinebuster. Ford lands his patented Frog Splash for the win.

Winners- The Street Profits

In-Ring Segment: Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes asks the crowd what they want to talk about in Spanish. Rhodes calls Brock Lesnar a cowboy and a coward. Rhodes calls Lesnar a gatekeeper. Lesnar picked a fight with him. Lesnar has yet to explain why. Maybe Lesnar will tomorrow night when he beats it out of him. Rhodes says he’s going to claim his kingdom, finish the story by beating Brock Lesnar.

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Karrion Kross w/Scarlett

Kross lands a few strikes. Nakamura fires back. Good vibrations by Nakamura. Kross counters with an elbow strike. Kross sends Nakamura into the corner. Nakamura explodes out of the corner with a thrust kick. Kross rolls out over the ring. Nakamura follows. Kross catches Nakamura with a knee to the gut. Kross powerbombs Nakamura into the ring post.

After the break, Kross is pounding on Nakamura. Nakamura gets in Kross’ face. Both men trade strikes. Nakamura drops Kross with a kick. Nakamura sets up the Kinshasa. Scarlett distracts Nakamura. Kross surprises Nakamura with a suplex. Nakamura kicks out. Kross tries the Kross Jacket. Nakamura reverses it into a cross-arm breaker. Kross struggles.

Nakamura turns it into a guillotine. Kross tries to counter into a suplex. Nakamura escapes and lands a German suplex. Nakamura calls for the Kinshasa again. Kross counters with a lariat. Doomsday Saito by Kross. Nakamura kicks out. Kross calls for the Kross Hammer. Nakamura avoids it and hits the Kinshasa for the win.

Winner- Shinsuke Nakamura

Dominik Mysterio and Rhea Ripley vs. Rey Mysterio and Zelina Vega

Ripley tries a big boot. Vega ducks and lands a flurry of kicks. Vega slaps Ripley. Ripley takes a swing at Vega. Vega and Ripley trade strike attempts. Vega sends Ripley flying with a diving ranna. Ripley tags in Dominik, so Mysterio has to enter the match. Mysterio lands a kick. Ripley knees Mysterio in the back. Mysterio tags in Vega. Vega sends Dominik into the ropes with a ranna. Vega tries the 619, but Ripley cuts her off with a big boot.

After the break, Ripley works over Vega. Vega manages to tag in Mysterio. Mysterio flattens Dominik with a springboard crossbody. Mysterio sets up a 619. Ripley stands on the apron to block it. Vega pulls Ripley off the apron and sends her into the barricade. Dominik tries the three amigos on Mysterio. Mysterio turns it into a small package for the win!

Winners- Rey Mysterio and Zelina Vega

After the match, Finn Bálor and Damian Priest attack Mysterio. Bad Bunny, Santos Escobar, Cruz del Toro, and Joaquin Wilde hit the ring with kendo sticks. Bad Bunny and Priest have a standoff. Before they can brawl, Dominik runs into the ring and gets whacked with a kendo stick by Bad Bunny. Priest rolls out of the ring. Bad Bunny puts on an LWO shift and celebrates with the group in the ring.

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