Welcome to the November 20, 2020 results for WWE Friday Night SmackDown here at eWrestling.com where results and coverage are LIVE throughout the show!
Tonight's edition of SmackDown has a ton of action in-store for the blue brand for tonight's Go-Home Edition with Survivor Series 2020 this weekend! After reclaiming the WWE Championship from Randy Orton, Drew McIntyre is traveling back to SmackDown for a Survivor Series Contract Signing with Universal Champion Roman Reigns. Plus Daniel Bryan returns for retribution of Jey Uso. Don't miss SmackDown, tonight at 8/7C on FOX.
Featured below are the WWE Friday Night SmackDown results for Friday, November 20, 2020, written by eWrestling.com's most popular female reporter, Jamie Rush. Follow me on Twitter @JamieRush312.
WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results - (11/20/20)
Then... Now... WWE FOREVER. We head backstage immediately with Angelo Dawkins clapping shouting, "YYEEEAAA!"
Backstage - The Street Profits
Are you ready?" Montez Ford sings, "For Friday Night Smoke... in the NEW Champion Lounge?!" Ford states it's only two days until Survivor Series where they will say their final farewell to The Undertaker. The Dead Man, The Big Evil, The Phenom... Ford notes Undertaker's eyes as he rolls his back in his head. Thunder and lightening as the lights flicker and someone steps up from behind the table behind The Street Profits. Dawkins says "No way..."
Big E Joins The Street Profits
The low hat wearing mysterious figure is heard saying in a low voice, "Rest... In... Pea..e...e...eeace!" as he begins to laugh, we see Big E in a sombraro. Dawkins asks about the hat, Big E says, "That's all he had in props!" I may not be the Undertaker, but speaking of being burried, "We know, from beating New Day, and knocking Kofi's jamacian accent back in..." Big E states they got jokes. Big E then reminds The Profits they are only two days away of taking on the Picaso's of punches, and hypes up New Day who will face the Street Profits at Survivor Series 2020 in a Champion vs Champion Match. Ford responds that all the Profits do is win, win, win as he removes his sunglasses. Dawkins says that they'll break bread with the New Day any day, but this Sunday they're going to bury the New Day. They're going to beat the New Day's A double dollar signs Dawkins states. Ford says, "Cuz the Street Profits are UP, and they want... the smoke." Big E tells them that he's not worried, and the New Day are there, tonight. "AWwwwww STREET PROFITS DONT YOU DARE BE SOUR CLAP FOR YOUR WORLD FAMOUS TEN TIME CHAMPS AND FEEEEEL THE POOWWEERRR!!!" as he looks into Ford's eyes. We head into the ThunderDome as the actual music plays for the New Day.
In Ring: RAW Tag Team Champions New Day
Michael Cole and Corey Graves discuss New Day until we enter the ring where Xavier Woods plays a trumpet horribly inside the ring as he makes his way into the ring with Kofi Kingston by his side. We see Xavier with the mic as he begins, "We know, we know, we don't even go here no more. But we were invited, so we said why not? Why not come back and see if there are any giant fists breaking through big panes of glass?" Kofi adds, "Why not check into the SmackDown Hotel... one more time?" "Why not give WWEOnFox a reason to talk?" Woods states. Kofi says he hates them and wants them to keep his name out they mouth!
They remind that two days from now is Survivor Series and they had a few words for The Street Profits. "They're right to want the smoke, and only the smoke, because they damn sure don't want this FIRE!" Kofi states. "Because they'd be DEAD men!" Woods finishes. Kofi states that's harsh, he wants a match, not to kill anyone... Woods says he was trying to do a tribute to The Dead Man, The Undertaker. They then lay down on the canvas and sit up doing their best impression of The Undertaker, Woods eyes rolled into the back of his head.
Intercontinental Champion Sami Zayn Interrupts
Zayn states he's tired of hearing about The Undertaker! Zayn then states that the only reason The Undertaker is leaving now is because he knows he owes him some payback. But WWE are against him as usual and they’ve got him busy with Bobby Lashley to keep him away from Undertaker. Woods says Sami looks like a downbeat dad who just made down-payment on a one-bedroom apartment and they make fun of him until Baron Corbin comes out.
King Corbin Joins The Ring
King Corbin notes to the members of New Day they need to get the hell out of his ring and off his show as they are no longer members of SmackDown! Zayn agrees and out comes Dolph Ziggler and Bobby Roode. Ziggler says he has a problem with Zayn but that can wait, because New Day shouldn’t be here. Ziggler says they cost them a tag title shot and Kofi says they can have a title match if they want, but instead they coerce Corbin and Zayn into a match against Roode and Ziggler. The two heels seem about to throw-down when Ziggler and Roode attack New Day, then out comes Street Profits to clear the ring. It’s gonna be four-on-four after the break, we head to commercials!
New Day & Street Profits vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode & King Corbin & Sami Zayn
As we return from commercial break, the match is already underway with Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford of the Street Profits and Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods on one team and King Corbin and Sami Zayn with Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode on the opposing team. In the ring are Montez Ford and Dolph ZIggler. Ford does some acrobatics and then poses as Ziggler comes running at him. Ford takes Ziggler down, then shoves him into the ropes. Dawkins tags in and some quick double team action as Dawkins goes for the cover on Ziggler who kicks out at two. Ziggler with a Kick takes Dawkins down. Ziggler then tags in Roode who is immediately hit with a Dropkick by Dawkins. Kofi Kingston gets a hard tag. Roode runs the ropes, Kofi jumps over him multiple times, then knocks Roode down, then Roode eats a Dropkick by Kingston followed by several stomps. Xavier Woods tags in, stomping as well. Montez Ford tags in, but Kofi tags himself in before Ford can get any action.
Xavier tags in once again, an Elbow by Roode catches Woods in the teeth. King Corbin tags in and delivers multiple strikes to Woods. Woods drives Corbin back with multiple Chops. Corbin throws Woods into the corner. King Corbin takes Woods down after a Deep Six and goes for the cover. Woods kicks out. Street Profits and Kofi reach in trying to make the tag to Woods. Corbin rains down with Elbows on Woods in the center of the ring.
Xavier with a roll through for the cover, two count. Montez Ford finally tags in, hitting a Standing Moonsault for the cover, everyone ends up inside the ring to break the count. Kofi Kingston lands a flip off the top turnbuckle and lands on his own man! Ford is laid out as Dawkins shouts, "What was that?!" as we head to commercial break.
We return from commercial break and Ford is in the ring with Ziggler. Ziggler is in control of the match as he tags in Corbin. Corbin with several Hard Rights as Ford tries to fight his way out of the opposing corner. Corbin powers Ford into another corner. Ford tries for a Crossbody, Corbin catches Ford and slams him to the mat for the cover, Ford kicks out. Ford ends up back in the opposing corner as Ziggler tags back in! Ford fights Ziggler as he tries to get to his corner, Ziggler throws Ford back into the opposing corner.
Roode tags in and Kingston gets the tag from Ford. Kingston takes Roode down, "NEW DAT!" with a Boom Drop to Roode. Kingston hypes up for Trouble in Paradise, Roode counters looking for a Glorious DDT. Xavier Woods with a DDT for the cover as he tags in. Roode kicks out a tenth of a second away. Dawkins smacks the back of Woods for the tag. Spinebuster by Roode. Sami Zayn is tagged in and shouts something until Dawkins throws him in the ring and tags Ford. From the Heavens... Cashout! Ford with the cover for the three count pin and win!
Winner: The New Day and The Street Profits
After the Match
All four men hold their belts high inside the ring as they talk a little trash back and forth as we head into replays from the match!
- Contract Signing with Drew McIntyre and Roman Reigns.
- Murphy will take on Seth Rollins later tonight!
- We will hear from Daniel Bryan, who will return to SmackDown for the first time since his beat down by Jey Uso three weeks ago!
Backstage - Daniel Bryan
We see Daniel Bryan standing by with Kayla Braxton backstage.
Sami Zayn Interrupts Talking To Ref
"I was barely even tagged in, how can you even consider that legal?!" Sami shouts at the referee. "Are you getting a kick out of this, do you think you are better than me?" Zayn says as he turns to Bryan who is smiling. Bryan pulls up a mask over his mouth and nose as Zayn continues, "You and everyone else better show me some respect. You don't smile when you come back... If I didn't have a huge match at Survivor Series, I would so... ugh! I don't forget, this isn't over, do you hear me? I don't forget!"
Bryan turns to Kayla and states, "As much as possible I try to practice social distancing..." as we head to commercial break.
Backstage Interview - Daniel Bryan
We return from commercial break where Kayla Braxton looks to Bryan and states, "I'm going to say what's on everybody's mind... Great haircut!" Daniel Bryan and Kayla Braxton have their real interview and we see footage of Jey Uso beating Bryan a few weeks ago. Bryan says he saw the interview Kayla did with Jey and he said nothing he did was personal. He believes Jey, because he has a devil on his shoulder. But everybody has a devil on one shoulder, and an angel on the other. He gets fired-up saying he couldn’t pick his daughter up because of his injuries, and tonight Jey should be worried. If Jey is listening, it’s nothing personal.
Backstage - Adam Pearce
Adam Pearce is backstage, complimenting Otis and letting him know he is officially a part of Team SmackDown. Chad Gable appears and congratulates Otis and they walk off together. Natalya walks up and asks Nattie why she isn’t on the SmackDown Team, and he says he's chosen Bayley instead. Nattie flips her hair at him and walks off. We head to commercial break.
Backstage - Seth Rollins
We return from commercial break and Seth Rollins looks into the camera, "Murphy, before I took you under my wing, you were nothing, nobody. THen I saved you. I gave you a new life. I was responsible for every good thing you have in that life. Your career, your bright future, and even your beautiful girlfriend. Because remember Murphy, if it wasn't for me, and the "greater good" you would have never met Aliyah. What do I get? I get stabbed in the back! I get set up, I get betrayed! I want you to remember, that I will no longer have to deal with your mistakes. After tonight, when I teach you your lesson, you will go back to what you were before I saved you, nothing... nobody."
Last Chance Qualifying Match
Tamina vs. Natalya
Tamina is already in the ring as Natalya makes her way down the ramp and enters the ring for tonight's match up. Bianca Belair is a guest on commentary. Before the match begins, Bayley's music sounds and Bayley makes her way down to the ring, joining commentary as well, inviting herself. "I'm the captain!" Bayley states.
The bell ring and the match begins. Belair says she earned her spot as well as Liv and Ruby, Bayley just got added, no disrespect! Natalya with a Big Elbow wiping out Tamina and gets the Sharp Shooter locked in, Tamina taps!
Winner By Submission: Natalya
After the Match
Bayley celebrates as she stands on top of the announcer's table. Bayley enters the ringand Natalya hugs her. Liv and Ruby make their way down the ramp and join Bayley and Natalya inside the ring. Finally Bianca makes her way into the ring reluctantly.
The final line up:
Women's Team SmackDown: Bianca Bellair, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Bayley, and Natalya
Women's Team RAW: Nia Jax, Shayna Baszler, Lana, Peyton Royce, and Lacey Evans
Bayley throws her hands up, and keeps shouting she's captain as they all raise their hands.
Cole reminds us that the contract signing for Drew McIntyre and Roman Reigns is just minutes away, but first we are sent into a video to show us how we got here.
Video Package - Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns at Survivor Series 2020
We get a video showing Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton no count outs, no disqualifications stipulation by Adam Pearce, and Drew McIntyre wins his title back!
McIntyre and Roman Reigns discussions back and forth are shown next.
In-Ring WWE Champion Drew McIntyre
Music sounds for Drew McIntyre as he makes his way to the ring as we head to commercial break. We are reminded that Roman Reigns will be out when we return!
Roman Reigns Joins Drew McIntyre For Contract Signing
As we return from commercial break, Roman Reigns music sounds as he makes his way down the ramp with Paul Heyman following closely behind.As Reigns enters the ring, Adam Pearce goes to take his seat at the head of the table, Reigns stands with his hands clasped looking down at Pearce who moves out of the way so Reigns can sit down at the head of the table. Pearce thanks them for joining him, and states they both need to sign the contract to make the match on Sunday official.
Reigns tells Pearce to sit down. "I knew you could do it, Paul not so much. But me, I believed you could do it. Wanna know why? I been in your shoes. All these lessons I've already learned. What i'm about to tell you, Paul told me years ago. You are the right guy, in the right place, at the wrong time..." McIntyre rolls his eyes and states, "I know what your trying to do, you're trying to piss me off, get me to flip this table and kick your ass. I already have the match this Sunday. You told me to go out and win myself the title. Not for you... for me. They told me, be here today to sign this contract, make the match official, that's exactly, what i'm going to do." McIntyre signs it. "Now, its your turn, your show...your move." McIntyre doesn't let go yet, "DO me a favor, please, underestimate me. I suggest you use these last two days of peace to prepare for war." McIntyre lets go.
Reigns smiles as he opens the contract, and opens it, going for the same pen that McIntyre used. Heyman grabs the other pen and hands it to Reigns. "You're going to give me advice and advise me. The special counsel advises the tribal chief. I'm gonna teach you something. Reigns says Drew isn't going to like where he's going on Sunday and he won't understand the brutal truth but one day he will understand he's a secondary title holder, a prop, a stand-in. Fans boo Reigns now. He goes on taking shots at Drew for being the champion they use when Reigns is busy. Reigns says he's "THE" champion, the face of WWE, Drew's Tribal Chief and the head of the table. Reigns says one day Drew will have the chance to be the man, the face of the company and when he does, he will look back at these nights and thank Reigns, and love him for the time he's allowed him and the lessons.
Reigns goes on and finally signs the contract, then tells Drew that he will always be his favorite #2. The boos get louder as Reigns stands up with his title. Drew is still seated. A "you suck!" chant starts up as Reigns' music starts. Drew stands up at the table and Reigns makes his exit with Heyman. Drew's music now starts up as he stares at Reigns making his way to the back.
We return to the announcer's table where Cole and Graves hype Rollins vs. Murphy. We see what happened last week in the "final chapter" of the Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio feud, presented by Progressive. The Progressive Match Flo video for this week features highlights from last Friday's No Holds Barred match, won by Mysterio.
Seth Rollins vs. Murphy
Out first for this one-on-one match-up is Seth Rollins as his entrance theme sounds in the ThunderDome over the speakers. Rollins makes his way down to the ring as we head to commercial break!
We return from commercial break as Murphy's music sounds in the arena and Murphy makes his way to the stage accompanied by Aaliyah Mysterio. They hug one another at the top of the stage, Dominik and Rey Mysterio follow a few steps behind them. Murphy rushes to the ring and jumps up on the apron where Rollins just as quickly knocks him back to the floor. The Mysterios check Murphy to make sure he's ok as Rollins continues trash talking from inside the ring.
Murphy returns to the ring as the bell rings and this match up is officially under way! Rollins evades a Knee Strike from Murphy and counters with multiple blows to Murphy in the corner of the ring! Murphy back up, takes Rollins down, unloading with right hands. Murphy misses a jumping knee in the corner. Rollins ends up launching Murphy from the apron into the barrier. Rollins aggressively beats Murphy around ringside and then brings him back in.
Rollins keeps control and ends up tying Murphy in the ropes, slapping him around and talking trash. Rollins tries to bring a kendo stick in the ring but Rey grabs it from the floor. Rollins comes back down from the apron to the floor and rocks Rey with a right hand, then sends him into the announce table face-first. Dominik runs over but Rollins also takes him out with a right. Rollins launches Dominik into the barrier and stomps away while he's down. Murphy makes the save and brings Rollins into the ring.
Murphy goes to the top but Rollins shoves him off. Murphy goes flying from up top to the floor, crashing hard into the barrier. A concerned Aalyah walks over to check on Murphy. Rollins approaches and intimidates her, causing her to fall as she backs away from him at ringside. Rollins laughs at her and stares her down as the referee counts. We go back to commercial.
As we return from commercial break, we see Rollins has Murphy in the corner as Rolins continues to keep control in this match up! Rollins launches Murphy back into the turnbuckles and he goes back down. Murphy runs into an elbow. Rollins goes to the second rope but Murphy catches him. Rollins counters and kicks Murphy. Rollins goes on and hits a big Slingblade for a close 2 count as Aalyah cheers Murphy on. Rollins mounts Murphy in the corner and unloads with right hands. The Mysterios are right under them, trying to rally for Murphy. Murphy kicks Rollins and then sends him to the floor through the ropes.
Murphy runs the ropes and leaps out, taking Rollins down on the floor for a pop. Murphy brings it back in, avoids a kick and hits one of his own from the apron. Murphy goes to the top but Rollins runs up with him. He gets sent back down but comes right back up. Rollins nails a superplex, then goes right into the Falcon Arrow for another close count. Rollins can't believe he kicked out. They tangle on the apron now with counters. Rollins with strikes to the throat and face. Murphy comes back with a bigger right hand. The big strikes continue on the apron. Rollins gets stunned with a kick to the face. Murphy with a running knee on the apron, dropping Rollins on the apron while Murphy lands on the floor.
Rey looks on closely and Aaliyah cheers as Murphy slowly brings the fight back into the ring. Rollins nails a huge Stomp to the face from the second rope as Murphy is trying to climb through the ropes to get back in the ring. Rollins somewhat slowly makes the cover and Murphy kicks out just in time by getting his foot on the rope. Rollins talks some trash and gets down in Murphy's face as the boos get louder.
Rollins goes for the Buckle Bomb and nails it, causing Murphy to collapse in front of him. Rollins goes for the Stomp but Murphy explodes up with a big knee. Rollins misses another Stomp and eats another big knee. Murphy capitalizes with Murphy's Law. Rollins is laid out as The Mysterios encourage Murphy. He slowly makes the pin and gets the win.
After the Match
Following his win, Murphy celebrates inside the ring, The Mysterio family joins him and celebrates as well!
In-Ring WWE SmackDown Women's Champion Sasha Banks
As Sasha Banks's music sounds, we see The Boss pose at the top of the stage as we head to commercial break!
As we return from commercial break, we see Asuka make her way down the ramp and enters the ring with Sasha Banks. Michael Cole stands between the two as Cole states Banks took the championship from Asuka. Asuka shouts something in Japanese, "You are not the boss of me..." Asuka says in English. "Are you done interrupting me sweetheart, because I believe Michael Cole has a question for the SmackDown Women's Champion."
Cole asks if he thinks Asuka has Banks's number? Banks asks Cole if he knows what time it is. Cole states, "Boss Time..." Sasha says, "It's Boss time all the time, but I got time for you Asuka!" Asuka mocks Banks even more. Banks laughs with her. "You got them jokes, but it's not going to be a laughing matter whe I trap you in the Banks Statement and you tap out." Asuka says, "You can't see me" and mimicks Cena. Banks tells Asuka to keep her fingers out of her face.
"We don't have to wait til Sunday, we can handle it right now." Banks adds, "That's what I thought. You have to know who's the best of the best... and that is me!" Asuka responds, "You are not ready for Asuka!"
From behind, Carmella attacks Banks and gets her locked up in the corner then whoops Banks as Cole notes this is the third week in a row that Carmella has attacked Banks.
Backstage - Jey Uso
Kayla Braxton asks Jey, "Unless your not allowed to talk to me..." Jey says, "I see, you got jokes, yea I got the green light to talk to you. And I got the green light to handle Daniel Bryan! Callin' my cousin the devil..." Uso continues on to state that everything he did, was what he wanted to do. Only devil that talks to Jey, is in his mind! Jey ends by stating that the devil is tellin' him to go get Bryan!
Daniel Bryan vs. Jey Uso
We see Daniel Bryan hit the stage as his music sounds in the arena. Bryan makes his way down the ramp as the crowd joins in on the "YES!" chant with Bryan. As Bryan enters the ring, we head to commercial break!
As we return from commercial break, we hear the "yes!" chant are louder now. Next out, we see Jey Uso as his music sounds and he makes his way down the ramp, joining Bryan inside the ring. The referee signals for the bell, the bell rings and this match is officially underway! Bryan hits multiple kicks early on, taking Bryan to the canvas. Bryan looks for a Leg Submission. Crossface strikes by Bryan, followed by Big Chops! Bryan then drops a Flying Knee to the back of Uso's head. Uso counters and stuns Bryan. Uso drops Bryan with an elbow. Uso starts ranting after sending Bryan to the floor and following, sending him into the steel steps.
We head to the outside where Uso rips apart the announce table but Bryan counters and brings it back in the ring. Bryan with a big Missile Dropkick from the top. Bryan works Uso over in the corner now. Uso powers up and drops Bryan to the mat. Bryan comes back with an uppercut of his own to drop Uso. Uso kicks Bryan and charges but Bryan dumps him over the top rope to the floor. Bryan runs the ropes for a suicide dive and hits it but also lands hard. Graves says part of Uso's head or ear hit the corner of the announce table.
They fight near the announce table but Uso back-drops Bryan onto it. Bryan crashes through the announce table as it collapses. We go to commercial with both competitors down and Bryan laid out on the table debris.
Back from the break and Uso works Bryan over in the ring, taunting him while he's down. Uso mounts Bryan and unloads with more punches. Uso gets back up and talks more trash as fans start rallying for Bryan, chanting "you suck!" at Uso. Uso scoop slams Bryan and chops him in the corner several times. Uso yells more in Bryan's face as the referee warns him, then headbutts him. Graves points to how Bryan is in trouble now.
Uso with a backbreaker in the middle of the ring. Bryan fights back from the apron with right hands now. Bryan goes to the top but Uso runs over and decks him. Uso climbs up and nails a big superplex but Bryan kicks out at 2. Uso goes for a big Samoan Drop in the middle of the ring but Bryan turns it into a very close 2 count. Bryan pulls Uso into a Yes Lock now. Uso resists as they tangle on the mat in the middle of the ring. Uso drives stiff elbows and knees into Bryan's back and kidneys now as fans boo some more.
Jey looks for the Uso Splash, as Jey lands, Bryan gets his knees up and rolls Jey for the three count pin and win!
Winner: Jey Uso
After the Match
Bryan recovers and stands tall as his music hits and the "yes!" chants start back up. Bryan poses in the corner and celebrates with fans. We see Uso seething at ringside, watching Bryan celebrate. The announcers hype Sunday's WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view as the go-home edition of SmackDown on FOX goes off the air.
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