WWE SmackDown Show 16th Oct Results: This week’s WWE SmackDown Premiere was held at WWE ThunderDome, Florida. Here you can explore all the results and highlights of the WWE SmackDown Show on 16th Oct.
The latest episode of SmackDown featured the season’s premiere of the blue brand. There was a video appearance made by Stone Cold Steve Austin. Along with him, we had the presence of one more legend who is none other than Goldberg.
Tops hits from WWE SmackDown Premiere 16th Oct
- Roman Reigns will be defending his Universal Championship against Braun Strowman.
- We had a farewell match for The New Day.
- The Street Profits had their debut match on the blue brand after being drafted to SmackDown.
- Daniel Bryan made his comeback in the WWE and had a debut match at ThunderDome.
- Sasha Banks and Bayley were present for signing the contract for WWE Hell in a Cell Match.
WWE SmackDown Show 16th Oct Results 2020
Here are the match details of WWE SmackDown on 16th October 2020
1. Jeff Hardy vs. Lars Sullivan
Sullivan made his entry in WWE action after attacking Matt Riddle, Jeff Hardy, and The Miz brutally earlier week.
Lars kicked off the match by hitting a couple of clotheslines after getting hit by a kick, which hurt Hardy more. Lars received a near fall and went for diving from the rope.
Jeff looked for hitting the atomic drop, which is his trademark but failed as he was moved out. Hardy successfully hits Whisper in the Wind; at one, it was kicked out by Lars. Lars sent Jeff out, and then Hardy got tossed into the apron.
Inside the ring, Hardy attempted for Twist of Fate, but Lars avoided it. Jeff went on the rope’s top, Lars got hold of him, and he hits him with the Freak Accident and becomes the winner at SmackDown Season Premiere.
Result: Lars Sullivan is the winner.
2. Cesaro and Nakamura, Sheamus vs. The New Day
This was the farewell match of The New Day. The game began with a speech by The New Day to the WWE Universe in which they committed that forever they will stay strong.
Cesaro, Shinsuke Nakamura, and Sheamus were furious, and they spoiled the party. The challengers were searching for the Retribution after getting defeating earlier week.
Earlier in the match, Cesaro got tagged in and got hit by Big E and Woods with a double team move. Sheamus was beating Woods, and soon Big E was tagged by Woods for forming a double team.
Nakamura moved Kingston outside there Japanese star attempted a knee strike after Cesaro and Sheamus hit with a double team move. Kofi was driven back inside the ring by Nakamura for ending the match. Sheamus got hit by an SOS.
Inside the ring, Shinsuke and Cesaro hit the combo of Swing and Kinshasa on Kofi.
Sheamus was looking for the pin, but Big E didn’t let it happened and hits Big Ending on Cesaro. Sheamus moved into the post, Woods and Big E got the tag and won the match by hitting the Midnight Hour.
Result: The New Day is the winner.
3. Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler vs. The Street Profits: Tag Team Championship of SmackDown match
After WWE Draft 2020, now The Street Profits became part of the blue brand. They were all set to bring all the smoke in the debut match. Ric Flair watched the game, and Dawkins and Montez Ford were ready to face Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler.
The energy of The Street Profits, Dolph, and Robert, were unstoppable, and the match ended in a disqualification. Montez went to hit the final move and hit with a high-flying maneuver, which moved out Robert and Dolph.
4. Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns: Universal Championship match
As the match began, Roman hits with Superman Punch, which moved Braun outside. Inside the ring, Roman was hitting Strowman. One more time, Braun moved out. Reigns smacked Braun into the steel steps, followed by the announcer’s desk.
Roman was moved over the commentator’s desk and barricades too. Braun took control of the match, and in the audience, Goldberg was present. Reigns failed in his second attempt for the Superman Punch as Strowman got hold of him. Braun hits with a chokeslam to get a near fall.
Roman hits with a kick out followed by a spear and pinned the Monster almost. Braun was forcefully made to submit as Roman locked in the Guillotine hold.
Result: Roman Reigns is the winner.
Top 3 Predictions for WWE SmackDown 23rd Oct 2020
This is what we think could happen in the next week of SmackDown Episode on 23rd Oct.
1. The Street Profits might get attacked by Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler
In today’s episode, Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler vs. The Street Profits ended up in disqualification. We think there are chances that the feud might continue in the coming episode. The Street Profits might get attacked by Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode in the backstage area.
2. Murphy vs. Seth Rollins for WWE Hell in a Cell might get official confirmation
Seth Rollins and Murphy have been split officially. In the previous few weeks, we have seen a feud between them. Murphy vs. Seth Rollins will be a fun match if it happens at WWE Hell in a Cell. We think WWE might consider making the match official for the PPV in the coming episode of SmackDown.
3. Bayley might get forced by Banks to sign the contract
At the time of contract signing today, Bayley left without signing it. Technically, the match is not yet official for the PPV as the contract signing is pending. Banks might consider to deal with things on her own and make Bayley sign the contract forcefully.
Concluding WWE SmackDown Premiere 16th Oct 2020 Match Winners And Highlights
Here we conclude WWE SmackDown Premiere 16th October 2020 match winners and highlights.
We are a few days away from the WWE Hell in a Cell 2020 and before that, we had a fantastic episode of SmackDown. We got to see some thrilling matches on the show.
- Roman Reigns retains his WWE Universal Title by defeating Braun Strowman.
- Bayley did not sign the contract for her match against Sasha Banks at WWE Hell in a Cell 2020.
- The New Day shared about their marvelous journey and made it official that after today’s episode of SmackDown, they will split up.
- Triple H informed about the come back of Daniel Bryan and other new additions of the blue brand like Aleister Black and Kevin Owens.
This is all about WWE SmackDown Season’s Premiere this week. Let us know your thoughts on today’s episode of SmackDown. Do share this post!