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WWE SmackDown live results: TLC go-home show


SmackDown makes a one-week shift to FS1 for tonight's TLC go-home show.

SmackDown is airing on FS1 tonight due to college football's Pac-12 Championship Game being on Fox. Tonight's show will feature a SmackDown Tag Team Championship match with The Street Profits defending their titles against Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode.

Ziggler & Roode earned a title shot after defeating the champions in a non-title match a few weeks ago. Last Friday, Ziggler defeated Montez Ford in a singles match after Roode attacked Angelo Dawkins at ringside.

Bianca Belair goes one-on-one with Bayley tonight. Belair and Bayley have been taunting each other since their team lost at Survivor Series.

Ahead of challenging for the SmackDown Women's Championship at TLC, Carmella will present a champagne toast tonight. Last week's show ended with Carmella breaking a champagne bottle over Sasha Banks' back after their SmackDown Women's Championship match ended in a disqualification. 

Sami Zayn also hosts the "first annual Sami Awards" tonight. Zayn tweeted that he'll be giving out the awards because the Slammys are biased toward corporate favorites.

Our live coverage begins at 8 p.m. Eastern time. 


SmackDown started with a recap of the Roman Reigns and Kevin Owens feud. It included Reigns beating down Owens backstage. Reigns also warned Owens' wife and kids and told them to talk sense into Owens. 

Kevin Owens's music hit, and he made his way to the ring, which was surrounded by tables, ladders, and chairs. Owens called out Reigns, but he didn't come out. Owens turned his attention to Reigns' comments about his family.

Owens told his family not to watch his match with Reigns at TLC. He doesn't want them to see what he's going to do to Reigns Sunday night. He called out Reigns again, but he still didn't come out. 

Owens brought up Jey Uso attacking him. He pointed out that Reigns uses his family to do his bidding. Owens called Reigns a coward, and Paul Heyman appeared on the screen. 

Heyman's surprised that Owens is back after last week and wants more. He called Owens a martyr and said he's dangerous because Owens will do anything to win the Universal championship. Heyman noted that Owens has to be eliminated. 

Owens heard enough and cut off Heyman. Owens decided to go to the back and find Reigns since he won't come to the ring. Owens jumped out of the ring and walked to the back. Heyman looked to the side disapprovingly as they went to break. 

Back from the break, Adam Pearce tried to stop Owens from going into Reigns' locker room. Owens pushed him aside but Reigns locker room door was closed. Suddenly, Reigns music started playing.

There was a monitor conveniently next to Reigns locker room door on an awkward angle. 

Reigns made his way down to the ring as Owens watched on the monitor. Reigns wanted to show that he's a good guy. He gave Owens the same chance as his family. He told Owens to acknowledge him as the tribal chief and head of the table. Reigns demanded Owens come to the ring and apologize, or he won't even make it to TLC.

Owens marched to the ring, but Jey Uso jumped him from behind. Reigns and Uso then viciously beat down Owens in the aisle. 

Referees and officials ran out and tried to stop them. Owens attempted to get up, but he fell. Reigns had a worried look on his face as he walked off. 

This was a good opening segment. 

In the back, Jey Uso, Reigns, and Heyman discussed beating down Owens. Uso was certain Owens wouldn't be coming back from the beat down. 

Reigns didn't agree and told Uso to eliminate Owens. Uso walked off looking for Owens. 

Actor Clarke Duke gave his opinions on the upcoming match. He was upset that Ziggler and Roode said funny isn't money. He claimed his big house proves their theory wrong. 

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Street Profits defeated Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode to retain the titles 

This was a good match. Both teams worked hard.

Ziggler distracted Angelo Dawkins, and Roode jumped him to start the match. The faces quickly recovered and took over. Montez Ford hit a back suplex and moonsault for a near fall. He knocked Roode off the apron and climbed to the top rope, but Ziggler cut him off. 

Ford blocked the suplex attempt and climbed back up. Roode recovered and pushed Ford to the floor. 

Back from the break, Ziggler scored a close near fall on Ford. Ziggler hit a splash in the corner into a Russian leg sweep from Roode for a near fall. The heels isolated Ford on their side of the ring. 

Ford fought back, and Dawkins got the hot tag. Dawkins ran wild and hit a twisting neck breaker on Roode for a close near fall. Dawkins attempted a powerbomb, but Roode went for a Glorious DDT. 

In a cool spot, Ziggler and Roode hit an assisted famouser for a very close near fall. The finish came when Ford hit the frog splash on Ziggler, but Roode broke up the pin attempt. Ford then rolled up Roode out of nowhere and held the tights for the win. 

After the match, Roode and Ziggler were furious that they lost. They yelled at referee Charles Robinson and blamed him for the loss. Robinson got fired up and stood up for himself. He warned them that they could get suspended. Roode and Ziggler then back off. 

In the back, Kevin Owens was looking for Reigns. Adam Pearce was trying to stop him again. Suddenly, Jey Uso attacked Owens with a chair and told him to stay down. 

Kayla Braxton interviewed Bianca Belair. Belair is annoyed that Bayley is always talking about her. She promised to defeat Bayley later tonight. 

The Riott Squad defeated Billie Kay & Tamina 

This wasn't a good match. Tamina dominated the faces for the majority of it. 

Before the match, Liv Morgan and Ruby Riott tried to guess who Kay might choose to be her partner. Morgan hoped for Beyonce, Sarah Jessica Parker, or Wonder Woman. 

Before the match, Kay announced her partner Tamina. Graves was excited about Kay and Tamina. He thinks they'll make a great team.

Tamina dominated the faces and beat them down. She threw Morgan across the ring, and she landed right on her face. Tamina hit the Samona drop on Riott, but Kay tagged herself in to get the pin.

Morgan broke up the pin attempt.  Morgan got the tag and ran wild. The faces knocked Tamina off the apron with a double dropkick. The Riott Squad then hit a missile dropkick/downward spiral combo for the win. 

Carmella's Champagne Toast

This was a fine segment, although it went a bit long and dragged at points. 

Carmella's sommelier was in the ring setting everything up for the toast. They recapped the Carmella and Sasha Banks match from last week. After the match, Carmella viciously beat down Banks. 

Carmella made her grand entrance and her way to the ring. She had her sommelier choose the perfect champagne so she can toast her upcoming win. Carmella mocked the fans at home and said she's better. 

Carmella noted Banks is physically talented but mentally weak. She said Banks is drowning but not in the champagne she hit her with last week. The fans booed, and Carmella mocked them. 

Carmella claimed that Banks got disqualified last week because Banks knew she couldn't win. Carmella promised to win the title on Sunday. She demanded champagne to celebrate the moment. She had a sip and said it's cheap like Banks. 

Sasha Banks's music hit, and the sommelier ran up the ramp. Of course, Banks appeared in the ring from the other side. She threw the champagne at Carmella and slapped the sommelier. 

Suddenly, Carmella smashed a champagne bottle on Banks' back and knocked her down. 

In the back, Kevin Owens was in the trainer's room, getting looked at when Jey Uso ran in. They brawled, but Uso ended up slamming Owens through a table and yelled at him to stay down. 

Otis (w/Chad Gable) defeated Shinsuke Nakamura (w/Cesaro) 

There wasn't much to the match, and it was kept short. 

They recapped Otis and Gable losing to Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura last week. 

Nakamura had the early advantage, but Gable coached from ringside. Otis used a slam to gain a brief advantage. Nakamura fought back and took over with a series of knees. 

Nakamura rocked Otis with kicks, but it just fired Otis up. Otis hit a splash in the corner and went for the caterpillar. Gable jumped up and stopped Otis. He told him to give Nakamura a suplex. 

Otis picked up Nakamura, but he used an inside cradle for a near fall. Otis recovered and hit a suplex. He followed up with the Vader Bomb for the win. 

In the back, Sami Zayn was nervously getting ready for the Sami Awards. He realized the trophies weren't polished and took off in search of polish. 

Big E emerged from the back wearing a red bow tie. He picked up the envelopes and laughed hysterically.

Michael Cole excitedly wondered what Big E's up to and can't wait to see what he does next. 

They showed the video of Drew McIntrye defeating 2020 with the Claymore Kick. 

In the back, Gable and Otis celebrated his win. Gable didn't understand why he stopped doing the caterpillar. Otis thought it was a test. 

The Sami Awards 

This was a fun segment. Zayn was good in his role here. 

Sami Zayn came out wearing a stylish purple suit and spoke at a podium on the stage.

He talked about the previous Slammy Awards and noted the quality went down the last few years. He said it hasn't been good since the late great Jack Tunney oversaw the awards. 

Before Zayn gets to the awards, he recapped 2020, which only focused on his career. 

The first award is for a comeback of the year. Zayn noted there are several possible winners, including Edge, Roman Reigns, and Sami Zayn. 

Zayn introduced himself as the winner and said he couldn't believe it. The next award is for the match of the year, which went to Zayn's ladder match against AJ Styles and Jeff Hardy at Clash of Champions. 

The final award was for Superstar of the Year. The award went to Big E, which surprised Zayn. Big E came out and accepted the award. Zayn said there had to be a mistake. Big E slammed Zayn on the table and threw him down the ramp. 

Big E thanked the fans and celebrated his win. 

Kayla Braxton interviewed Bayley in the back. She noted that she doesn't need to brag about her past accomplishments. She pointed out that she ran cross country in high school and was the basketball team captain. 

Bayley defeated Bianca Belair 

Bayley and Belair had a good match. 

Belair had the early advantage and taunted Bayley. She did a series of flips out of the corner and posed on the middle turnbuckle. She then did a backflip and rocked Bayley with a dropkick.

Bayley regained control and attacked the arm. Back from the break, Bayley was firmly in control and tossed Belair to the floor. Belair shoved Bayley into the steps and jumped back in the ring. 

Belair hit a standing delayed vertical suplex and taunted Bayley. She followed up with a handspring moonsault for a near fall. Belair then hit a series of backbreakers and dragged her to the corner. 

Belair climbed to the top rope, but Bayley cut her off. Bayley mocked Belair, but Belair recovered and hit a suplex. Belair ran wild and hit a spine buster for a near fall. Bayley fought back and tried using the ropes, but the referee caught her.

Belair rolled up Bayley for a two count. Belair then lifted Bayley into a powerbomb, but Bayley raked the eyes and hit the Rose Plant for the win. 

Roman Reigns, Paul Heyman, and Jey Uso Promo 

This was a good segment. 

Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Paul Heyman, and Jey Uso made their way to the ring. 

Back from the break, Reigns didn't understand why Kevin Owens screwed up this opportunity. He said it was going to elevate his career. 

Owens music hit, and he limped his way to the ring. Owens grabbed a chair and went after Uso. The heels quickly took over and viciously beat down Owens. Reigns continued to attack Owens with a chair. 

Uso then slammed Owens through a table and set up a second table. Reigns then gave Owens a Samoan Drop through the second table.

Reigns then buried Owens under the pieces of the broken tables, ladders, chairs, and more tables. 

Reigns and Uso destroyed Owens and then went to the back with Owens buried under the tables, ladders, and chairs. 

In the back, Kayla Braxton interviewed Reigns, Heyman, and Uso in front of a monitor. Reigns started talking when Owens pulled himself out of the pile.

The heels were furious and walked off. In the ring, Owens grabbed a mic and promised to win the Universal title, or he'd die trying.