SmackDown Five-Point Preview: Aug. 22, 2014

SmackDown Five-Point Preview: Aug. 22, 2014

Can RVD avoid The Viper’s strike?

Roman Reigns, Sheamus & Rob Van Dam vs. Randy Orton & RybAxel: Raw, Aug. 18, 2014

Roman Reigns, United States Champion Sheamus & Rob Van Dam join forces to face the trio of Randy Orton & RybAxel.

After being defeated by Roman Reigns at SummerSlam and finding himself on the losing side of a Six-Man Tag Team Match on Raw, Randy Orton will look to evoke his venomous side tonight on SmackDown when he slithers into the squared circle against Rob Van Dam.

Photos: Roman Reigns looks like which celebrity? |  Watch: RVD exclusive

With the intense Orton no doubt obsessing about his loss to Reigns at The Biggest Part of the Summer, will The Viper be able to sink his fangs into the innovative RVD? Find out tonight when these two former WWE Champions faceoff in a huge head-on collision! 

Will Rollins Stomp out Swagger?

Jack Swagger vs. Cesaro: Raw, Aug. 18, 2014

Jack Swagger hopes to rebound from his SummerSlam loss when he face his former tag team partner Cesaro.

Tuesday night on WWE Main Event – exclusively on WWE Network – Jack Swagger and Seth Rollins were involved in an intense confrontation after The Architect was caught making some disparaging remarks about The Real American. As a result, the former Money in the Bank Ladder Match winner and the current Mr. Money in the Bank will settle their differences inside the ring tonight at 8/7 CT on Syfy!

WWE Main Event results |  Jack Swagger battles his former partner

Will the Superstar behind “We the People” make his new foe tap out to the Patriot Lock or will Rollins once again stomp out his competition?

Where in the world is Dean Ambrose?

Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins - WWE App Vote Match: Raw, Aug. 18, 2014

Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins collide in a brutal Falls Count Anywhere in the main event of Raw.

Monday night on Raw, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins continued their summer-long war as they battled in a Falls Count Anywhere Match, chosen by the WWE Universe on the WWE App. The cruel contest proved to be the breaking point for these two heated rivals as Mr. Money in the Bank Curb Stomped the unstable Ambrose right through a pile of cinder blocks.

Ambrose, missing? |  Exclusive: Ambrose gets stretchered out reported earlier this week that the unstable Ambrose refused medical treatment following Raw and is now missing. With WWE COO Triple H telling Michael Cole, “we will probably never see or hear from Dean Ambrose again,” in an exclusive interview, the question remains, where is the volatile Superstar and is he, in fact, gone for good?  Don’t miss SmackDown tonight to see if the unstable grappler resurfaces or, at least, if there are any updates with his still developing situation.

Can Paige keep her sights set on Natalya?

Natalya vs. Paige: Raw, Aug. 18, 2014

Natalya goes one-on-one with the New Divas Champion Paige on Raw.

Paige turned the tables on AJ Lee at SummerSlam, winning back the Divas Championship from her “frenemy.” However, the 22-year-old titleholder found herself entangled in The Black Widow’s web of retribution on Raw when she lost a non-title match to Natalya following her sly rival’s skipping distraction.

Natalya's big victory |  "Summergram" Diva photos

Tonight on SmackDown, the British beauty will again face The Queen of Harts. Will AJ show up tonight to disrupt The Diva of Tomorrow? Don’t miss SmackDown on Syfy at 8/7 CT to find out!

Will Stardust & Goldust have Luke Harper & Erick Rowan seeing stars?

The Usos vs. Goldust & Stardust: Raw, Aug. 18, 2014

WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos face Goldust & Stardust in a non-title match on Raw.

Stardust & Goldust picked up a huge non-title victory over WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos on Raw. Now, the bizarre brotherhood has an opportunity to further elevate their star status within the WWE Universe when they face the frightening pair of Luke Harper & Erick Rowan on SmackDown.

Erick Rowan body slams Big Show! |  Goldust stands up to Corporate Kane at SummerSlam

Don’t miss SmackDown tonight at 8/7 CT on Syfy to see if a victory is written in the stars for WWE’s cosmic duo.

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