WWE Smackdown Live Review 9.19.17 w/Justin C

Shane McMahon Is Angry

After a great video recap of last week’s KO/Vince segment (as expected with the WWE producers), Shane McMahon makes his way out. Shane calls KO’s last week cowardly but also calls his dad one tough S.O.B. Shane tells KO to imagine being in his shoes, watching someone get beatdown by a coward while you sit at home. Shane says he will strike back with massive vengeance. At least Shane didn’t say “completely destroy.” Shane condemns KO and says he will beat him in Hell In A Cell. Kind of a weak promo in my eyes. Shane doesn’t do a good job of selling angry/pissed off.

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WWE Smackdown Live Review 9.12.17 w/Justin C

Kevin Owens Show

Kevin Owens comes out and welcomes us to the Kevin Owens Show. Kevin Owens said he didn’t fight back last week because he respects authority. He said he is suing everybody in the WWE as a result of the attack last week. KO said he will make changes when he runs the show. The first person he will fire is Sami Zayn. He is going to make Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton wear the same suit. And he is cancelling the Fashion Files! What a heel! That’s Hogan turning heel levels heat. KO calls out Vince. Shane’s music plays but it is Dolph Ziggler dressed as Shane. KO compliments him then Dolph leaves.

Daniel Bryan comes out. KO says Bryan will be the resident janitor when he takes over Smackdown. Bryan says he isn’t opposed to hard work and manual labor, KO should try it. Bryan says Mr. McMahon will be here soon. Bryan says KO won’t like what Vince has to say. KO says Vince won’t like what he has to say. So a promo to set up a promo for later.

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WWE Smackdown Live Review 9.5.17 w/Justin C

Kevin Owens Goes There

We start with Randy Orton in a dark hallway. He says no one will get in his way of taking down Jinder Mahal and winning the WWE Title. Why the fuck is Orton just chilling in a dark hallway? Nakamura says he respects the legend of Randy Orton but is still chasing his goal of becoming WWE Champion. And tonight his pain will be felt everywhere.

Kevin Owens interrupts James Ellsworth and Carmella. He says he will be the referee of the upcoming Carmella/Natalya match. Shane McMahon comes out and says this isn’t happening. All KO wants to do is uphold the law and order of the WWE! Shane loses his place then says KO needs to stop blaming him for his losses. KO says he never wanted to be on Smackdown Live and if he could he would still be on RAW. KO asks if Shane didn’t get enough attention from his daddy when he was a kid. KO is probably right. KO brings up Shane’s kids and Shane tells him to never do it again.

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The HTCWrestling Podcast: Cena/Reigns Fallout, Sexy Star, Mayweather/McGregor, Top 3 Summer Moments And More!

Justin C and Cam are here this week and they talk about the fallout from the Roman Reigns and John Cena promo on RAW. They also discuss the hot potato game that is going on with the RAW Women’s Title and more when it comes to RAW and Smackdown Live. They also dive into the Mayweather/McGregor fight, the Sexy Star Incident and their Top 3 Moments from this summer!

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Quick Hits: WWE Smackdown Live 8.29.17

Jinder Promo

-Jinder comes out and cuts literally the same promo you’ve seen before so nothing new.

-The Singh Brothers begged for forgiveness from Jinder and wanted to kiss his feet to show their devotion. Just as they were about to Shinsuke Nakamura came out.

-Nakamura fought off all of them for a bit until the numbers took over. Randy Orton came out to make the save until Rusev came and took him out.

-They announce Orton vs Nakamura for next week, with the winner getting a future WWE Title match.

The Ascension vs Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable

-Benjamin gets a pretty good pop coming into the ring. Gable gets the rope pulled down on him allowing the Ascension to gain control.

-The Ascension works over Gable the entire commercial break until Gable makes the hot tag to Benjamin. Benjamin hits some nice offense and they finish off the Ascension for the win.

WINNERS: Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable

United States Championship Open Challenge: AJ Styles (c) vs Tye Dillinger

-Dillinger answers the challenge but Corbin stops him on the ramp. They push and shove. Corbin slams Dillinger into the barricade. Dillinger recovers and knocks Corbin away and gets the match.

-The match starts and it is super quick. Styles escapes Dillinger’s finisher and gets Dillinger to tap to the Calf Crusher in under a minute.

-Corbin attacks Dillinger after the match but Styles makes the save for him.


Bobby Roode vs Mike Kanellis

-Another quick match which sees Roode pick up the win. Not surprising since they want to get Roode over. It is still weird to see Roode as a face. It just doesn’t seem right.

WINNER: Bobby Roode

Kevin Owens Promo

-Aiden English is out there singing when Kevin Owens comes out. KO tells English that these Arkansas hillbillies don’t appreciate his music and asks him to leave. English agrees.

-KO goes over the events of last week and says this would have never happened on RAW.

-Shane comes back and KO says that once again Shane makes it all about himself.

-Shane tells KO that the fans are sick of hearing KO complain and that KO has no one to blame for his failures other than himself. Shane tells English to get back in the ring and he has a match against Sami Zayn.

Aiden English vs Sami Zayn

-Zayn sends English to the outside and hits a running swanton to the outside.

-KO says he is sick of referees not doing their jobs and comes in to put the ref’s shirt on.

-Zayn argues with KO then KO hits him with a pop-up powerbomb and English wins with a fast count.

WINNER: Aiden English

-Shane tells Renee that the match is stricken from the record.

-Dolph Ziggler said we will get his new look, next week. At this point I don’t care anymore.

The Usos vs The New Day- Winner Picks the Stipulation For Their Tag Title Rematch

-The match starts during commercial. Big E misses a splash on the apron then gets dropkicked into the barricade.

-Big E blocks a charge in the corner and makes the hot tag to Kofi.

-Jey goes for a Samoan Drop but Kofi counters into a Dragon Sleeper but Jimmy breaks it up.

-Jimmy makes the blind tag and rolls up Kofi and grabs the tights for the win.


-Tamina squashed some jobber with Lana as her manager. It is just like her pairing with Rusev.

-FASHION FILES SEASON 2! They are trying to figure out the “Two B” message. They hold of new gadgets including a pants belt. Fandango says he knows what that is it’s a Title not a belt! They find arrows where it says “Or Not To B” under the original message and believe it leads them to Aiden English.

Rusev and Jinder Mahal vs Shinsuke Nakamura and Randy Orton

-The match starts with a brawl and the faces send the heels to the outside into commercial.

-Back from break Jinder is slowly and painfully working over Nakamura.

-Orton gets tagged in. He goes for a quick RKO but Jinder bails. Orton clotheslines him on the outside then backdrops him on the barricade.

-The Singh Brothers jump on the apron. Jinder sends Orton to the outside and Rusev shoves him into the post.

-Now it is time for the heels to work over Orton. Orton eventually side steps Jinder and tags in Nakamura.

-Jinder breaks up Nakamura’s armbar. Orton goes for the DDT but Jinder falls out of the ropes. Nakamura eventually hits Kinsasha for the win.

-After the match Orton catches Nakamura with the RKO.

WINNERS: Shinsuke Nakamura and Randy Orton

Until Next Time,

Justin C

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The HTCWrestling Podcast WWE SummerSlam and NXTTakeover Recap

Justin C and Cam are back to recap everything WWE from this past weekend’s NXTTakeover, SummerSlam, RAW and Smackdown. We recap the main event scene on all three WWE shows and chart the path of the coming months for all three brands. We also talk about the breaking news of Asuka vacating the NXT Women’s Title and the crowd reactions from all three main roster WWE shows this past weekend.

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Quick Hits: WWE Smackdown Live 8.22.17

Opening Segment

-AJ Styles comes out and says he is reinstating the AJ Styles United States Title Invitational.

-Kevin Owens comes out and says that AJ did not beat him. A McMahon screwed a legendary Canadian out of a Title yet again.

-Out comes Shane McMahon. He said he called the match right down the middle, and AJ won fair and square.

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Quick Hits: WWE SummerSlam 2017

Justin C here with your SummerSlam results. So I was grilling for most of the preshow. I saw The Miztourage beat the Hardyz and Jason Jordan in front of about 50 people. So nothing new for the Hardyz since they performed in TNA. You can’t start your preshow at 5 and let people in at 4 or later. It is just stupid.

Neville won the Cruiserweight Title back from Akira Tozawa. Why do the Title change on RAW? Oh yeah, SHOCK VALUE. And they have no story telling whatsoever with that division so it doesn’t surprise me.

Elias Samson put on a great one man show. He asked Brooklyn when they lost their balls.

The Usos defeated New Day to regain the Smackdown Live Tag Team Titles. I think it was just below their match at Battleground. Some cool spots including the Usos tossing Xaiver to the outside then hitting a Samoan Drop. My guess is this feud is going to end inside Hell In A Cell in October.

They did a KFC commercial with a bunch of people dressed as Colonel Sanders. Then Shawn Michaels came out dressed as Colonel Sanders and jumped across the announce tables. I had to make sure I wasn’t on drugs.

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The HTCWrestling Podcast WWE SummerSlam Preview

Justin C and Cam are here to preview WWE SummerSlam. Who will walk out of the Fatal 4 Way main event as Universal Champion? Is it finally Shinsuke Nakamura’s time as WWE Champion? Is Baron Corbin “buried” after losing during his Money in the Bank cash in? We talk about all of that and more as we dive into the biggest show of the summer!

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Quick Hits: WWE Smackdown Live 8.15.17

India Independence Celebration

-The show starts with Jinder Mahal. They call Cena vs Mahal tonight the biggest match in Smackdown Live history and I’m trying to not hurt myself from laughing so hard.

-Jinder said something about this being India’s celebration of independence or something. I’m still too busy laughing over here. There are a bunch of dancers doing a dance. Some woman sings India’s national anthem.

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