WWE SmackDown Results, Live Updates, Highlights & Commentary online from Friday Night SmackDown (29th May 2020)

Updated: 30 May 2020 08:39 IST
Published: 30 May 2020 06:56 IST

Who will qualify for the finals of the Intercontinental Championship tournament?

OK, so let's look at the match results for tonight...

Sheamus wins IC Title tournament battle royal
Sonya Deville and Lacey Evans fight to a double count out
Sasha Banks defeats Alexa Bliss
Shorty G defeats Cesaro
Daniel Bryan defeats Sheamus.

So, Daniel Bryan will go on to face AJ Styles in the tournament final. Meanwhile, we'll hopefully find out what exactly happened with Jeff Hardy next week.

I had a fun time with you guys tonight! Thanks for reading! The full results will be up soon!
OK, I'll have your match results in just a minute! 
Jeff Hardy is here! Sheamus is distracted and gets pinned by Bryan!

RESULT: Daniel Bryan defeats Sheamus
Sheamus, attack Bryan on the floor, demands Michael Cole chant "yes" for some reason.

Sheamus also brings up their 18-second match at WrestleMania years ago, taking credit for the "Yes Movement"

Back from break and Bryan is working hard on Sheamus' arm. But, the Celtic Warrior manages to battle back once again.
Remember when Sheamus held every WWE title at the same time in that WWE video game story?
It's time for our main event.... Daniel Bryan vs Sheamus to see who faces AJ Styles in the finals of the Intercontinental Championship tournament.
Sheamus cuts a promo about his match with Daniel Bryan tonight. Bryan kicks him in the shin. He doesn't, however, call him a mean name.
Kurt Angle is here to introduce Matt Riddle to SmackDown.
Did WWE just do a Fast Times at Ridgemont High parody?
Cesaro going for another powerbomb, but Gable flips behind him and rolls him up and gets the win!

RESULT: Shorty G defeats Cesaro
Gable with an ankle lock on Cesaro! But Cesaro breaks free. Uppercut and a pin, but only gets a 2 again.
Cesaro with a MASSIVE powerbomb and STILL only gets a 2-count.
Cesaro is really good at clotheslines and uppercuts.
BREAKING NEWS: Elias, after being taken to the pretend hospital, is in "stable" condition.

And now it's time for Shorty G vs Cesaro.
We're getting an update on the Elias/Jeff Hardy situation after the break. 

Oh, and some more Otis/Mandy Rose stuff.
Nikki and Bayley leave the announce table and start fighting. Bayley pushes Nikki into Alexa, who is perched up on the top rope, and Sasha gets the pin.

Result: Sasha Banks defeats Alexa Bliss
Plenty of back and forth between the two, as Michael Cole is really giving Bayley a hard time.

Remember when he was The Miz's biggest fan?
Sasha and Alexa are facing off, with Nikki and Bayley on commentary.
Tonight's Main Event is sponsored by Carl's, Jr.!
Sasha challenges the champs "any time, any place", which Alexa accepts. Then Bayley challenges Alexa to a match... on Sasha's behalf. 

Sasha is wearing high heel boots. Bayley runs to "the bus" to get her some shoes.

Alexa dropkicks Sasha out of the ring as she does.
Alexa attempting to rile Shasha up by pointing out that she doesn't have a championship when everyone else in the ring does.
Kofi has some complimentary words for The Forgotten Sons.

And then Bayley comes out with Sasha Banks.
Nikki Cross has a present for Kofi and Big E... SCOTTISH PANCAKES!

And The Day, in return, has brought them coffee beans.
It's a New Day, yes it is!!
The Women's Tag Team Champions are here!

I am genuinely happy that Bliss didn't turn on Cross when we all expected her to.
The Forgotten Sons: "I was in the military!" "I was ALSO in the military!" "I, uh, have the same vest as you!" 
Evans still wants to fight but Sonya declares she'll fight her "on [her] terms, Blondie!"
Evans using the banner on the ring apron as a weapon. I love it when wrestlers do that.

And both women are counted out.

Winner: Double Count Out
Evans trash talks Deville, bringing up Mandy Rose, and Sonya just snaps and starts the punches. Evans is in trouble.
Lacey Evans apparently took that edict to talk during matches seriously. 

Evans then offers Deville a chance to take her on in an amateur style match, who takes her up on it. 
And we're getting started. 
Sonya Deville arrives for her match with Lacey Evans wearing her Neo from the Matrix cosplay.
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