SmackDown results: May 20, 2022
Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman charged up The Bloodline for historic Tag Team Unification Match showdown
Shinsuke Nakamura def. Sami Zayn
Sami Zayn once again took it upon himself to defend The Bloodline when he battles Shinsuke Nakamura in a hard-fought rematch. Moments after The Master Strategist barely made it back into the ring to prevent himself from getting counted-out, however, he was hit with an sudden Kinshasa to give The King of Strong Style a huge victory!
Happy Corbin destroyed Madcap Moss' Andre the Giant Battle Royal Trophy
Gunther’s def. Drew Gulak, Ricochet stopped Gunther’s post-match onslaught on Gulak
Last week, Drew Gulak decided to stand up for himself and ended up suffered another brutal beat down at the hand of Gunther. This week, after The Ring General decimated Gulak once again with an earth-shattering Powerbomb, Gunter locked his defeated opponent in and post-match Boston Crab. This brought Intercontinental Champion Ricochet to the squared circle to help Gulak. Before an altercation occurred, though, Gunther opted to take his leave.
RK-Bro explained their advantage over The Usos in Unification Match
Raquel Rodriguez def. Shotzi
After Shotzi insulted her backstage, Raquel Rodriguez called her bluff and invited the outspoken Superstar to join her in the ring. In the height of the action, the powerful up-and-comer hit the thunderous Chingona Bomb for another impressive victory.
Xavier Woods def. Butch
With his partner Kofi Kingston absent from SmackDown, Xavier Woods challenged Butch for a one-on-one matchup without the dangerous combination of Sheamus and Ridge Holland at ringside. Although he manged to pull out the win over his temperamental foe with Back Woods, The Celtic Warrior and Holland met Xavier on the ramp and distracted him enough for Butch to take him out.
The Usos def. RK-Bro to become the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions
In the height of the historic Tag Team Championship Unification Match pitting Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro against SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos, Paul Heyman left his spot on SmackDown commentary and distracted the referee. This allowed Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns to emerge from nowhere and secure his cousin Jey Uso on the top rope. As a reuslt, the already injured Riddle was sent crashing down the the canvas on his own. Jey quickly followed up with the Uso splash off the top rope and picked up the pin fall to make The Usos the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions.
Before the dust could clear, however, Reigns and The Bloodline neutralized Randy Orton wit hthe steel steps and unleashed an absolutely brutal assault on The Original Bro.