WWE SmackDown Results
June 9, 2023
Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com
In-Ring Segment: Solo Sikoa and Paul Heyman
Heyman starts to speak, but The Usos’ music hits. Jey slowly walks to the ring. Jey says he let a lot of things slide, but stabbing their older brother in the back is unforgivable. He doesn’t know if he can forgive Sikoa for this. Sikoa doesn’t say a word. Jey tells Heyman to say what he has to say and tosses the mic down. Heyman says this isn’t Heyman, Reigns, or Sikoa’s fault. It’s Jimmy’s fault. Jimmy made up his mind for the both him and Jey and that’s not right. Heyman says Jimmy is jealous of Jey. Why? Because Roman Reigns wants groom Jey to be the next Tribal Cheif. Jey is pacing back and forth. Heyman says he set up a match for Jey tonight.
This match will put Jey on the path to becoming the next Tribal Chief. Jey is going to be tasked with bringing home gold to The Bloodline, but not as a tag team champion. No, the tag team known as “The Usos” is done in WWE. Heyman got Jey a match for the United States Championship against Austin Theory. Reigns will publicly annoit Jey as next, as long as Jey gives him an answer right now. Jey lets Heyman know he’ll take him up on that U.S. Title match. Heyman asks about the other stuff. Jey tells him he will get back to him on that.
Men’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Santos Escobar w/Rey Mysterio vs. Mustafa Ali
LA Knight walks joins the commentary desk to watch the match. Escboar and Ali jaw at each other over who is going to win MITB. Both men trade strikes. Escobar lands a flying axhandle. Ali responds with a ranna that sends Escobar out of the ring. Escobar pulls Ali out of the ring. Ali and Escobar trade strikes outside the ring. Escobar sets up a suplex on the apron. Ali fights out of it. Escobar pushes Ali into the ring post. Escobar sends Ali flying off the ringsteps with a ranna. Ali kicks out of Escobar’s pin attempt. Ali rolls out of the ring.
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Escobar surprises Ali with the Arrow From the Depths of Hell. Ali gets to his feet. Escobar dives off the top and lands a splash. After the break, Escobar and Ali are fighting on the top rope. Escobar pushes Ali off. Ali does a backflip and lands on his feet. Escobar tries a dive. Ali catches Escobar with a dropkick in midair. Ali brings Escobar back in the ring. Escobar whips Ali into the middle turnbuckle. Poison ranna by Escobar. Ali kicks out. Tornado DDT by Ali. Escobar kicks out. Escobar hits the Phantom Driver off the top for the win.
WInner- Santos Escobar
Backstage, Sami Zayn tells Jey Uso not to listed to what everyone is saying. Listen to his heart instead.
In-Ring Segment: NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn
Kayla Braxton is in the ring. As soon as she welcomes Fyre and Dawn to SmackDown, Ronda Rousey’s music hits. Rousey and Shayna Baszler stomp to the ring. Baszler tells Dawn and Frye that those NXT Tag Titles were created for because of her, so they belong to her. Rousey says they have run through this division so fast they are gonna be hungry soon.
They want Fyre and Dawn’s titles. Dawn and Fyre accept their title-for-title challenge. Fyre and Dawn attack Rousey and Baszler. Dawn breaks up Baszler’s running knee attempt on Fyre. Fyre drops Baszler with a gourdbuster. Dawn blasts Baszler with a running knee. Rousey holds Baszler back. Now isn’t the time.
Women’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Bayley w/Iyo Sky vs. Mia Yim w/AJ Styles
Bayley gets the win after pulling Yim’s hair and hitting the Rose Plant.
After the match, Scarlett walks down to the ring and spits red dust in Styles’ face. Styles stumbles towards the barricade. Karrion Kross appears in the crowd and locks Styles in the Kross Jacket. Yim goes after Scarlett but she hops into the crowd.