Here is your post SmackDown and Rampage fight size update for November 25, 2022.
- Kevin Owens approached Sami Zayn backstage and wondered what would happen if Zayn did something that upset The Bloodline. While Jey Uso secretly listened in the background, he noted that he has had to bail Zayn out plenty of times in the past. Owens told Zayn to strike first, rather than waiting for The Bloodline to turn on him. Jey then confronted Zayn, who lied about his conversation with Owens.
.- Becky Lynch returned and joined Bianca Belair's team for the Women's WarGames Match at WWE Survivor Series. Team Belair brawled with Team Damage CTRL and stood tall.
- In an interview, Becky Lynch discussed her return. She made it clear that she wants payback because Damage CTRL put her on the shelf. Lynch stated that everyone wants to go to war until "The Man" comes around.
- Butch faced Santos Escobar in a SmackDown World Cup Semifinal. A timely assist from Legado del Fantasma helped Escobar score the win.
- Ricochet took on Braun Strowman in the other SmackDpwn World Cup semifinal. Imperium (Gunter, Giovanni Vinci, and Ludwig Kaiser) distracted Strowman, and Ricochet pinned him for the win. After the match, the trio attacked Strowman, but Ricochet made the save. Strowman fought them off when they gained the upper hand. He then helped Ricochet up and raised his hand.
- Sarah Logan, under the new name of Valhalla, accompanied The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar) to the ring for their match against Hit Row (Top Dolla & Ashante "Thee" Adonis.) Erik and Ivar then defeated the Hit Row duo.
- Bray Wyatt came to the ring. He said he thinks he thinks he has a good grip on who he is. He said he knows people want to see The Fiend and the monster within, and they want to see the "human tornado" destroy himself. Wyatt stated that it's hard to explain the burdens he has had to face. He denied attacking LA Knight last week, but he was interrupted by Uncle Howdy, who said everyone lies. He said "open your eyes" and warned that a snake in a cage is still a snake. Backstage, LA Knight responded and said he didn't believe anything Wyatt said.
- Later in the show, Knight was found backstage, clearly the victim of another attack.
- Shayna Baszler and Ronda Rousey attacked Shotzi and Raquel Rodriguez backstage ahead of their match. Baszler and Rousey came to the ring, seemingly thinking that they had taken Shotzi out. But Shotzi came to the ring by herself, so she faced the duo on her own. Rousey and Baszler took control, but Rodriguez, favoring her arm, came to the ring. Rousey yanked the powerhouse's injured arm, and Baszler stomped on it. Rousey then trapped Rodriguez in an arm-bar and made her tap out.
- In a WWE Digital Exclusive, Ricochet discussed his win over Braun Strowman and shared his thoughts ahead of the SmackDown World Cup Finals.
.@KingRicochet makes it clear he is ready for @EscobarWWE as he focuses on getting another opportunity to represent the USA and then going on to regain his #ICTitle from @Gunther_AUT. #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/ATeJXKZUph— WWE (@WWE) November 26, 2022
- In a WWE Digital Exclusive, Santos Escobar stated that he has a plan to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
- Catch up on our coverage of WWE SmackDown here.
- AEW Rampage, which aired at a special start time of 4 p.m. ET, kicked off with a tag team title bout, as Top Flight (Dante Martin) challenged FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler) for the ROH World Tag Team Championship. In the end, FTR won the match and retained the gold. After the bell, The Gunns (Austin & Colten Gunn) confronted the champions.
- Athena is sick and tired of the disrespect in All Elite Wrestling. She also made it clear that she has her sights set on Mercedes Martinez's ROH Women's World Championship.
- Darby Allin and Anthony Henry reignited their long-standing rivalry in a singles match, and Allin scored the hard-fought victory.
- After a rough start, Hikaru Shida was able to knock off her competition.
- Dax Harwood has big goals, so he's challenging Bryan Danielson to a singles match on next week's Dynamite.
- In the main event, Preston Vance (10) turned on Alex Reynolds and John Silver as he helped RUSH, The Butcher, and The Blade win their scheduled trios match. After the bell, Vance attacked his former Dark Order stablemates. He then took his mask off and dropped it at -1's feet.
- Jose the Assistant commented in Vance's actions and stated that he will become a star.
Finally !— JoseTheAssistant (@JoseAssistant) November 25, 2022
Bienvenido, Pinche Diez.
It took you long enough to finally see in YOU what Mr.Brody saw and what my Boss sees in you…..you are the chosen one and will become a STAR.
Now the REAL work begins. ----#AEW #AEWRampage #LaFaccionIngobernable pic.twitter.com/xl3W2D4UfH
- Vance had a heated exchange with Amanda Huber, Brodie Lee's widow, following his betrayal.
I know what I’ve done.— Pres10 (@Pres10Vance) November 25, 2022
I didn’t sell my soul. I decided for once to look out for myself.
Now it’s time to be great and unleash the true potential he always saw in me. #StillHandpicked https://t.co/G5ej2iab2B
- RUSH declared that Friday marked the beginning of the Ingobernable Era.
I told you that I dont play games— Rush oficial (@rushtoroblanco) November 26, 2022
This is the start of the Ingobernable Era
Everyone is on notice, its time to humiliate the whole roster@AEW #LFI#LAFACCIONINGOBERNABLE #NOPASANADA #AEWRampage https://t.co/6gXjkwmrOm pic.twitter.com/ii2Ffw7R5W
- Evil Uno posted a brief message after Vance's betrayal.
I am not okay.— EVIL UNO is __________ (@EvilUno) November 25, 2022
- QT Marshall pointed to -1 as the common denominator in the Dark Order's misfortune.
I mean, -1 is the common denominator here. https://t.co/nktdOZ2dDK— QT Marshall (@QTMarshall) November 25, 2022
- Dax Harwood praised Top Flight following their match, saying that Darius and Dante will exceed FTR.
Y’all gonna be better than us.— Uncle Dax FTR (@DaxFTR) November 25, 2022
- Check out the card for next week's episode of AEW Dynamite here.
- Catch up on our coverage of AEW Rampage here.
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