My Fantasy WWE: 11/01/2013 Friday Night SmackDown
Here we go again for yet another edition of My Fantasy SmackDown.
Last week, Randy Orton won a fatal four way match to earn the right to challenge The Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship at Royal Rumble.
How will this rivalry develop in the coming weeks? Let's find out.
- In Ring Segment: Dolph Ziggler complains about the number one contenders tournament last week but says he will win the Royal Rumble match. John Cena interrupts. Cena tells Ziggler he can't win the Rumble as that right belongs to him. Booker T comes out. He announces Cena faces Ziggler tonight. The loser will enter the Royal Rumble match as the No. 1 entrant.
- Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd defeated Jinder Mahal & Heath Slater in the first round of the WWE Tag Team Championship tournament (Time of contest - 06:26) Gabriel pins Mahal after hitting the 450 splash.
- Backstage Segment: Dolph Ziggler complains to Booker T about the match between him and Cena. Booker makes the match a No Disqualification match.
- Brad Maddox defeated JTG (Time of contest - 02:21) Maddox wins the match with the Deal Breaker.
- After the match, Brad Maddox cuts a promo on winning the Royal Rumble match.
- Backstage Interview: Randy Orton informs Matt Striker of his intent to beat The Big Show and become the World Heavyweight Champion once more.
- Primo & Epico (with Rosa Mendes) defeated The Uso's in the first round of the WWE Tag Team Championship tournament (Time of contest - 05:38) Epico pins Jey Uso after connecting with the Backstabber.
- Backstage Segment: Cody Rhodes and Alberto Del Rio have a go at Booker T for not putting them in the WWE Tag Team Championship tournament. Booker tells them not to worry about earning the tag titles at the moment. Instead, they need to focus on earning a Royal Rumble spot.
- Aksana (with Curt Hawkins) defeated Kaitlyn (Time of contest - 04:51) Aksana hits Kaitlyn with the Divo Drop after Curt Hawkins distracts Kaitlyn by grabbing her ankle.
- Randy Orton defeated Antonio Cesaro (Time of contest - 08:59) Orton defeats Cesaro after hitting the RKO.
- After the match, The World Heavyweight Champion The Big Show cuts a promo from the stage. Orton challenges him to the ring. Big Show begins walking slowly down the ramp. Suddenly, Cesaro attempts to attack Orton from behind but is hit with yet another RKO. The Big Show decides against entering the ring.
- Backstage Interview: John Cena informs Matt Striker of his intent on defeating and shutting up Dolph Ziggler tonight on his road to winning the royal rumble.
- Backstage Segment: United States Champion Kofi Kingston and Booker T are talking until Antonio Cesaro interrupts. Kingston and Cesaro exchange words, eventually agreeing to a title match at Royal Rumble. Booker T makes it official.
- John Cena defeated Dolph Ziggler; As a result, Ziggler will enter the Royal Rumble at No. 1 (Time of contest - 14:06) Cena wins this epic main event by pinning Ziggler after hitting the AA.