SmackDown result for Dec. 30, 2022
During a conflict with LA Knight, Bray Way suffered the shocking wrath of Uncle Howdy
Solo Sikoa def. Sheamus
In the height of an explosive showdown pitting Sheamus against Solo Sikoa, interference from The Usos incited a brawl between The Bloodline and The Brawling Brutes outside the ring. During the bedlam, Sikoa overcame Sheamus with the Samoan Spike - a tribute to the late great Samoan Superstar Umaga.
After the matchup, Ridge Holland & Butch were swiftly taken out of the equation, paving the way for The Enforcer to cause further damage on his defeated opponent with a steel chair. Before he could, though, Drew McIntyre suddenly reemerged on SmackDown and cleared the ring!
Ronda Rousey def. Raquel Rodriguez in a SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Despite heroically fighting through the pain of her injured arm, Raquel Rodriguez was defeated by Ronda Rousey in a SmackDown Women's Title Match when the titleholder locked in an Armbar on the top rope and immediately drove her opponent's injured arm down on the canvas to make her tap out.
Charlotte Flair def. Ronda Rousey to capture the SmackDown Women's Title
Before Rousey could celebrate her victory over Raquel Rodriguez, The Opportunity suddenly came knocking. Charlotte Flair made a stunning return from an injury that Rousey had caused and immediately challenged the champion to a title contest. When The Baddest Woman on the Planet went for an Armbar in the impromptu matchup, Flair quickly turned the tables and rolled up The Rowdy One to become a 14-time Women's Champion!
Braun Strowman challenged Gunther for the Intercontinental Title. The Ring General used of Imperium's numbers advantage to unleash a vicious beatdown on The Monster of All Monsters
John Cena & Kevin Owens def. Roman Reigns & Sami Zayn
In a highly-anticipated main event showdown on the final SmackDown of 2022, John Cena returned to join forces with Kevin Owens against Roman Reigns & Sami Zayn. The Leader of the Cenation and KO hit a double Five Knuckle Shuffle on The Head of the Table and The Honorary Uce. Cena then took out Reigns with the Attitude Adjustment and opened the door for Owens to hit the Stunner on Zayn for the three-count.