Here are your quick and dirty, Zolexreporters.net editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for September 4, 2018. The show featured Daniel Bryan facing off against Andrade “Cien” Almas, a match between R-Truth and The Miz and more. Be here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella opened Smackdown Live with a recap of last week’s beatdown. The Miz and Maryse filmed a callout to Bryan and Bella in an empty arena before Smackdown. Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega interrupted Bryan and Bella, leading to a rematch from last week.
1. Daniel Bryan defeated Andrade “Cien” Almas. Bryan pinned Almas after hitting the running knee. Bella attacked Vega after the match. Miz and Maryse got on the Jumbotron after the match and said Bryan and Bella would have to wait until Hell in a Cell to fight.
— Becky Lynch and Becky Lynch were interviewed from separate locations.
2. Naomi defeated Peyton Royce. Billie Kay attacked Naomi after the bell and Asuka made the save after returning to television.
— Samoa Joe says his threat of showing up at AJ Styles’ house kept the champ at home. Styles ran out and attacked Joe, sending him retreating up the entrance ramp.
3. Rusev Day defeated SaniTY and The Usos for a chance to face the New Day at Hell in a Cell. Rusev hit Eric Young with the Machka Kick for the pinfall. After the match, the Bar squared off with Rusev Day ahead of next week’s No. 1 contender’s match.
4. R-Truth defeated The Miz. The Miz set up for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Daniel Bryan’s music played. R-Truth rolled up Miz for the pinfall victory. After the match, Bryan and Brie Bella attacked Miz and Maryse. Andrade Cien Almas and Zelina Vega made the save, allowing Miz and Maryse to escape. Bella and Bryan reversed Almas and Vega’s attack, locking in dual YES locks. Miz started to make the save, but thought twice and escaped back up the ramp.