As No Mercy approaches, the superstars had a chance to get each other at the latest Smackdown live event held at The Moda Centre,Portland. The action was breathtaking throughout the night with the flames of rivalries reaching new heights and proving points.
Here are the results of the Smackdown live event from Portland.
1. Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz (w/Maryse) in a non title match.
This rivalry has been built superbly and they were allowed to perform before the final showdown at No Mercy. The expectations for this are huge given the situation, understanding this the crowd was red hot and ended with a huge pop after the finish.
Result: Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz via pinfall.
2. American Alpha & The Hype Bros vs. The Vaudevillains and The Ascension.
This match was all about energy with the “Hype train” running wild and American Alpha with the old school tag team wrestling. The match was perfect in making the American Alpha the next big thing in the tag team division.
Result: American Alpha & The Hype Bros defeated The Vaudevillains and The Ascension.
3. Apollo Crews vs. Curt Hawkins
Finally it was time...After all the vignettes and all the facts and the wait Curt Hawkins was finally back and he was up against the young athletic powerhouse Apollo Crews. This same match is expected to follow up at No Mercy.
Result: Apollo Crews defeated Curt Hawkins via pinfall
4. Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. The Usos for the Smackdown tag team titles
The crowd was really hot for Heath Slater who was on fire with his free agent gimmick and that definetly showed in his confidence. The Usos also have been brilliant after their turn and the new gear and attitude seems to suit them better.
Result : Heath Slater & Rhyno defeated The Usos to retain the titles.