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Smackdown New Year's Eve edition spoilers, Reigns and Ambrose vs. Sheamus and Owens

Smackdown New Year's Eve edition spoilers - 12/31 (taped Tuesday 12/29)

By John Athridge

The crowd is pretty full for a Smackdown. The hard camera side is basically full at least.  I missed the first two matches, but I was told that Darren Young beat Curtis Axel in the dark match.

Main Event

R-Truth beat Heath Slater. 

Titus O'Neil beat Adam Rose.

‎Jack Swagger submitted Stardust with the ankle lock in about 10 minutes.  They worked awfully hard for a Main Event match.


‎Show opened by replaying the Vince arrest angle from last night.  They announced the main event of Reigns and Ambrose vs. Sheamus and Owens.

New Day came out to celebrate New Year's Eve. They said their New Year's resolution was nothing because they are perfect. They said the people needed to change because they didn't vote for the New Day for the Slammies. They read a list of resolutions for the people so they'd finally appreciate the New Day. Mildly funny.  ‎The Lucha Dragons came out.  They argued and challenged the New Day for a match even though Sin Cara is injured. The Dragons then brought out the Dudleys for a 6 man match.

The Dudleys and Kalisto beat the New Day when Kalisto pinned Kofi. The Dudleys then put Xavier Woods through a table with "Happy New Year" spray painted on it.  

During the commercials, they played New Year's wishes from various wrestlers.

Tyler Breeze (w/Summer Rae) beat Goldust in a short match. Summer then said they had a huge New Year's announcement. Tyler said that starting in the New Year, the two of them would be going their separate ways. But they left the crowd with one last "Gorgeous Selfie".

Backstage, Bo Dallas was giving out New Year's Re-Bo-lutions (including telling Curtis Axel to start wearing deodorant). He ran into Dolph Ziggler. After a few insults back and forth, they announced a match between them later. 

Braun Strowman and Luke Harper (w/Erick Rowan) beat the Usos. Strowman got the submission after some quick interference from Rowan.  

They announced John Cena's return to Smackdown for next week.  

Alicia Fox and Brie Bella ‎beat Tamina and Naomi when Brie pinned Naomi after a couple of minutes.

They announced that there will be a house show in DC on Sunday March, 27th. Thought we were getting the go home Raw before Wrestlemania here, but apparently not.  

Dolph Ziggler beat Bo Dallas with a superkick after selling for a few minutes. Not much else to it.

Reigns came out to a decent reaction, but nothing spectacular. Ambrose seemed to get louder cheers.

Reigns and Ambrose beat Sheamus and Kevin Owens by DQ when Owens pulled Reigns out of the ring and crotched him on the ring post after about 10 minutes. Owens and Sheamus beat down Reigns and then Ambrose. Owens was about to powerbomb Ambrose through the announce table when Reigns recovered to give them both Superman punches. Reigns and Ambrose then posed on the announce table. Got a decent reaction, but not much of a main event.