With a win over Orton on Raw and Cena accepting challenge for a title match at Summerslam, Seth Rollins arrived in Portland for Tuesday night’s SmackDown tapings and found himself confronted by Superstars he has become quite familiar with in recent weeks.
Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose will be facing the wyatt family in less than two weeks time at Summerslam, What is their strategy to tackle and overcome the new face of fear Bray Wyatt? We have all the updates from WWE Smackdown 8/12/2015.
Moda Center in Portland, Oregon
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- A tribute to Roddy Piper kicked off the show. He was from the Portland area and a major star for that territory early in his career.
- Seth Rollins kicks off SmackDown with a promo about how he’s the greatest, up there with Michael Jordan and Babe Ruth. He talks about John Cena being on Tough Enough and wants Cena to meet him on RAW to accept the SummerSlam challenge. Out comesNeville to interrupt. He wants another title shot but out comes Cesaro. Kevin Owensends up attacking Cesaro from behind as Rollins beats down Neville. Owens lays Cesaro out on the floor while Rollins takes out Neville in the ring.
- Charlotte defeated Naomi in a one on one singles match.
- A video Package on Stardust and Amell’s last week bout aired.
- Ryback cut a promo about his return on Raw during Miz TV. Bo Dallas interrupted, wanting to be added to the SummerSlam bout for the IC title. Ryback responded with a Meathook clothesline that left Dallas lying.
- Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper come to the ring for a promo. Dean Ambrose comes out next followed by Roman Reigns for his match against Harper. Reigns wins by DQ when Wyatt runs in and stops a pin.
- WWE Tag Team champions The Prime Time Players defeated The New Day in a non-title match.
- Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens defeated Cesaro and Neville after Rollins had a handful of tights when pinning Cesaro.