SmackDown results: July 22, 2022
Stephanie McMahon and the WWE Universe thanked Mr. McMahon
The Street Profits were saved by Madcap Moss from a beatdown by The Usos and Theory
Ludwig Kaiser def. Shinsuke Nakamura
Two weeks after Ludwig Kaiser was left with bruises on his chest from Gunther’s vicious chops due to his loss against The King of Strong Style, Kaiser battled Nakamura once more.
Nakamura kept control in the early going before Kaiser took advantage of his surroundings, sending Nakamura into the ring steps outside.
Nakamura regained the upper hand until Gunther got involved, striking Nakamura while the referee’s back was turned, which gave Kaiser the chance to snatch the victory.
After the match, Kaiser was chuffed about his victory until Gunther chopped him down again, berating him for needing The Ring General’s help.
Liv Morgan and Ronda Rousey came face-to-face
Happy Corbin ambushed Pat McAfee
The Viking Raiders def. Jinder Mahal and Shanky by Count-out
After weeks of being left bruised and battered by The Viking Raiders, Jinder Mahal and Shanky sought some payback, facing off against the plundering duo.
With The New Day providing commentary at ringside, chaos ran abound. Using his surroundings, Erik took advantage of The New Day’s presence chucking Mahal into them in the closing stages of the match. This allowed Erik to sneak back in the ring, earning The Viking Raiders a count-out victory.
Sheamus and Drew McIntyre set up a high-stakes Irish Donnybrook Match for next week
Lacey Evans voiced her frustrations with the WWE Universe, left Aliyah laying with a Woman’s Right
Raquel Rodriguez def. Sonya Deville
Sonya Deville may have stuck her foot in it a bit too far this time. After she criticized WWE Official Adam Pearce for how he runs the show, Pearce sanctioned a match between her and the rising young Superstar Raquel Rodriguez.
In a feisty contest, Deville viciously slammed Rodriguez’s head onto the turnbuckles.
Deville seemed to suffer an arm injury, which enabled Rodriguez to finish her off with a Tejana Bomb.
The Street Profits & Madcap Moss def. The Usos & Theory by Disqualification
After Madcap Moss had saved The Street Profits from a beatdown by The Usos and Theory earlier in the night, the six men went to battle.
At one point, Montez Ford taunted Theory with the Money in the Bank briefcase.
The spectacular match ended in a disqualification when Theory struck Madcap Moss with his Money in the Bank briefcase.
Brock Lesnar stunned the WWE Universe and Theory