Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for September 20, 2016. The show featured Dolph Ziggler trying to spoil The Miz’s shared Cleveland homecoming and Intercontinental Championship reign, and Alexa Bliss beating the lass off of Becky Lynch.
Be back here tomorrow for the full Best and Worst of Smackdown column.
WWE Smackdown Live results:
— Randy Orton opens the show by calling out Bray Wyatt from the ring. Wyatt instead appeared on the TitanTron and insinuated that he spies on Orton and his children at home, and that he’s a god Randy Orton can’t defeat.
1. The Ascension and the Usos defeated American Alpha, Heath Slater, and Rhyno. Despite a valiant bevy of suplexes, the heels pick up the win after Jimmy Uso tapped out Heath Slater with a Tequila Sunrise.
2. Carmella and Natalya defeated Nikki Bella and Naomi. After being on the receiving end of some brutal strikes in the corner, Carmella snuck up and got the roll-up victory from behind on Nikki Bella.
— It’s time for The Miz’s homecoming. His parents are in the corwd, as are Dolph Ziggler’s. He tells Ziggler’s parents that this must be hard on them, as they created a world class elite level loser. Ziggler came out to break up the party and defend his unenthused parents. Ziggler challenged the Miz to a Title vs. Career match. He won’t take a sabbatical or go to NXT, he’ll be put out of his misery and done with WWE forever. Miz accepted.
— Becky Lynch mde her entrance, but before the smoke machines could clear she was attacked from behind by Alexa Bliss. Bliss beat her down, then threw Lynch’s own title belt at her yelling that SHE deserves it, not Becky.
3. WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) defeated Dean Ambrose. After being on commentary for the title match, Cena tried to get in the ring, so the ref stopped him, missing a Dean Ambrose roll-up. Ambrose went out of the ring and hit Cena in response, allowing Styles to roll him up with a handful of jeans for the pin. Cena then Attitudinally Adjusted both of them, posing with the belt above his head to close the show.