WWE SmackDown May 13, 2022: coverage and results

Tonight we will again enjoy the minute by minute of Friday Night SmackDown that will be broadcast live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. If you want to read the coverage live, go to the bottom of the news and extend the live report.


Episode Summary


RK-Bro They are the first to go on stage. Randy Orton takes the microphone and clarifies that both they and the public are tired of Roman Reigns and The Usos. He forces The Usos to show up, but instead it’s sami zayn who enters wearing a The Bloodline t-shirt. Sami clarifies that no one wants to see a unification match, and warns RK-Bro that they will lose their titles if they try something like that. Orton proposes a match between Riddle and Zayn to decide the titular unification. Adam Pearce appears and makes the fight official for tonight.


– Riddle defeats Sami Zayn. Zayn escapes into the corner and Riddle catches him in an Armbar. Sami tries to run away, but is intimidated by the presence of Randy Orton. Riddle begins to receive the offense of his rival. The RAW man recovers, but his opponent throws him from the third rope towards ringside. Sami is about to make a jump, but his rival receives him with a knee to the face. Zayn gains the upper hand with a Michinoku Driver and Riddle responds with a Moonsault to ringside. He manages to avoid the count of ten outside the ring and applies his Bro Derek on Zayn for the victory.

Behind the scenes, The Bloodline discuss what happened with RK-Bro. The Usos assure that they will go out to the ring later to impose respect towards their tribal chief.


Ronda Rousey makes her first entry with the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Ronda recognizes Charlotte Flair as one of the toughest champions she has ever faced. She promises to be a champion who constantly defends her title, for which launches a headline open challenge. Raquel Rodriguez comes on stage and accepts the challenge.


– Ronda Rousey defeats Raquel Rodriguez and retains the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Rodriguez demonstrates her brute force by throwing her opponent several times on the canvas. Rousey manages to recover and puts her rival in danger, but Raquel recovers. Ella goes for a Powerbomb, but Ronda reverses into a Roll-Up for the win.

Back stage, shotzi Y Aliyah They argue in front of Adam Pearce for not having reached Ronda Rousey’s challenge. Both look at each other with contempt throughout the segment.


mad cap moss comes out on stage after his victory at WrestleMania Backlash. The fighter clarifies that a few days ago he began his great solo career, and anticipates a great string of victories and titles. To the surprise of those present, Happy Corbin leaves the public and attacks his former partner with a chair. Moss is carried backstage on a stretcher.


– Naomi and Sasha Banks defeated Natalya and Shayna Baszler to retain the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships. The champions start well until Natalya escapes from a padlock around her neck. The rude ones take some dominance before the commercial break. Naomi saves Sasha and takes over to seek the advantage. Shayna receives the punishment from her opponent, but recovers and looks for a count of three with her feet on the ropes. The referee notices and the fight remains even. Naomi reverses a Sharpshooter into a Roll-Up for the win.


Drew Gulack converse with Ricochet behind the scenes and is motivated by their advice. However, Gulak’s smile disappears as he feels intimidated by GUNTHER shortly after.


– Butch defeats Kofi Kingston. Kofi lands a first kick and quickly attacks to gain the advantage. Butch manages to throw himself on his rival and applies a lock to the arm. Kingston manages to take him to ringside and jump on him before the commercial break. Kofi escapes from a key and takes advantage. Sheamus and Ridge Holland distract Kingston and Butch hits the Bitter End for the victory for three.

Sami Zayn talks to Paul Heyman about what happened at the beginning of the show. Paul only tells him that “The Tribal Chief” is pleased by his loyalty.


The Bloodlines They make their entrance on stage. Roman Reigns clarifies that there is no one in line who is brave enough to face him. Give the microphone to The Usos to answer RK-Bro’s challenge, but the latter interrupt with their entrance. The RAW Champions reiterate their desire to become WWE’s undisputed tag team champions. The Usos accept the challenge, agreeing on the match for the next episode of Friday Night SmackDown. Orton and Riddle launch an attack on Roman Reigns and go out to ringside to close the episode.

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03:59

The RAW Champions reiterate their desire to become WWE’s undisputed tag team champions. The Usos accept the challenge, agreeing on the match for the next episode of Friday Night SmackDown. Orton and Riddle launch an attack on Roman Reigns and go out to ringside to close the episode.

03:55

Roman Reigns clarifies that there is no one in line who is brave enough to face him. He hands the microphone over to The Usos to answer RK-Bro’s challenge, but they interrupt with his entrance.

03:50

The Bloodline enter the ring to respond to RK-Bro

The Bloodline enter the ring to respond to RK-Bro

03:41

Butch takes the victory against Kofi Kingston

Butch takes the victory against Kofi Kingston

03:40

Kofi escapes from a key and takes advantage. Sheamus and Ridge Holland distract Kingston and Butch hits the Bitter End for the victory by count of three.

03:34

Kofi lands a first kick and quickly attacks to gain the advantage. Butch manages to throw himself on his rival and applies a lock to the arm. Kingston manages to take him to ringside and jump on him before the commercial break.

03:28

Kofi Kingston faces Butch

Kofi Kingston faces Butch

03:26

Naomi and Sasha Banks retain the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships

Naomi and Sasha Banks retain the WWE Women's Tag Team Championships

03:21

Naomi saves Sasha and takes over to seek the advantage. Shayna takes the punishment from her opponent, but she recovers and goes for a count of three with her feet on the ropes. The referee notices and the fight remains even. Naomi reverses a Sharpshooter into a Roll-Up for the win.

03:15

The champions start well until Natalya escapes from a lock on her neck. The rude ones take some dominance before the commercial break.

03:12

Naomi and Sasha Banks defend their Tag Team Championships against Shayna Baszler and Natalya

Naomi and Sasha Banks defend their Tag Team Championships against Shayna Baszler and Natalya

03:08

Moss clarifies that a few days ago he began his great solo career. To the surprise of those present, Happy Corbin leaves the public and attacks his former partner with a chair. Moss is carried backstage on a stretcher.

03:00

Madcap Moss comes out on stage after his victory at WrestleMania Backlash

Madcap Moss comes out on stage after his victory at WrestleMania Backlash

02:59

Backstage, Shotzi and Aliyah argue in front of Adam Pearce for not making it to Ronda Rousey’s challenge. Both look at each other with contempt throughout the segment.

02:55

Ronda Rousey retains the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Ronda Rousey retains the SmackDown Women's Championship

02:50

Rodriguez demonstrates his brute force by throwing his rival several times on the canvas. Rousey manages to recover and puts her rival in danger, but Raquel recovers. Ella goes for a Powerbomb, but Ronda reverses into a Roll-Up for the win.

02:44

Raquel Rodriguez vs. Ronda Rousey for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Raquel Rodriguez vs. Ronda Rousey for the SmackDown Women's Championship

02:41

Ronda recognizes Charlotte Flair as one of the toughest champions she has ever faced. She promises to be a champion who constantly defends her title, for which launches a headline open challenge. Raquel Rodriguez comes on stage and accepts the challenge.

02:37

Ronda Rousey makes her first entry with the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Ronda Rousey makes her first entry with the SmackDown Women's Championship

02:32

Back stage, The Bloodlines They discuss what happened with RK-Bro. The Usos assure that they will go out to the ring later to impose respect towards their tribal chief.

02:30

Riddle takes the victory over Sami Zayn

Riddle takes the victory over Sami Zayn

02:28

Sami is about to make a jump, but his rival receives him with a knee to the face. Zayn gains the upper hand with a Michinoku Driver and Riddle responds with a Moonsault to ringside. He manages to avoid the count of ten outside the ring and applies his Bro Derek on Zayn for the victory.

02:21

Zayn escapes into the corner and Riddle catches him in an Armbar. Sami tries to run away, but is intimidated by the presence of Randy Orton. Riddle begins to receive the offense of his rival. The RAW man recovers, but his opponent throws him from the third rope towards ringside.

02:15

Riddle vs. Sami Zayn right now

Riddle vs.  Sami Zayn right now

02:13

Sami clarifies that no one wants to see a unification match, and warns RK-Bro that they will lose their titles if they try something like that. Orton proposes a match between Riddle and Zayn to decide the titular unificationto which the latter accepts.

02:08

Randy Orton takes the microphone and clarifies that both they and the public are tired of The Bloodline. He forces The Usos to show up, but instead it’s Sami Zayn who walks in wearing a Bloodline t-shirt.

02:04

RK-Bro opens Friday Night SmackDown broadcasts

RK-Bro opens Friday Night SmackDown broadcasts

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23:06

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