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WWE SmackDown Live Results (February 17, 2023): Sami Zayn returns home!

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedFeb 18, 2023 09:40 IST

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Thanks for joining our live coverage of SmackDown! We'll be back tomorrow night for WWE Elimination Chamber. Make sure you join us!

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Sami says tomorrow night, it Roman and The Bloodline vs him and the entire city of Montreal! Short and sweet! What a message from Sami Zayn.

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Sami Zayn says that at this time of year everyone points to the WrestleMania sign. He says WrestleMania is the most important show of the year, but Elimination Chamber, for him and the people of Montreal, is once in a lifetime.

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The fans are still chanting Sami and he's already been in the ring for quite a while. What an ovation, what a night!

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Sami is on the verge of tears at the welcome he's received from fans.

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Sami is back home and comes out to a monstrous ovation from the Montreal faithful!

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UP NEXT: Sami Zayn returns to his hometown of Montreal ahead of the biggest match of his career at WWE Elimination Chamber.

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In a bit of desperation, Gunther powerbombs Madcap Moss and then stacks him up to pin him. A valiant effort from Madcap Moss tonight.

Gunther def. Madcap Moss

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Gunther is heading up to the top rope but Madcap meets him there. The challenger hits a huge Fallaway Slam off the middle rope but the champ kicks out at 2.

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We're back from the break and Madcap is giving a good account of himself here.  He reverses a vertical suplex and slams Gunther down on the mat. He follows it up with a swinging neckbreaker for a nearfall! Gunther kicks out!

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We head to a commercial break with Madcap Moss in control of this match. Can Moss pull off the unthinkable and leave Montreal as IC Champion?

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Gunther (C) vs Madcap Moss [for the Intercontinental Championship]

Gunther has made a strong start to this match as expected. Moss is not backing down though. He dodges a clothesline and hits Gunther with a spinebuster.

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We have a title match up next as Madcap Moss challenges Gunther for the Intercontinental Championship.

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Things are breaking down here. It's every woman for herself. Raquel and Liv are the last two left standing. Liv takes Raquel out and Asuka and Liv are the last two on their feet. Liv smiles at Asuka before rolling out of the ring.

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Asuka locks in an armbar on Liv and she's forces to tap out in seconds!

Asuka def. Liv Morgan

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We're back from the break. Liv Morgan is still in control of this match. Natalya is now at ringside also. Asuka is back on top now as she lays into Liv with a series of kicks. Liv asks for more and gets one to the head. Carmella is actually fantastic on commentary. Asuka and Liv trade strikes. Liv takes Asuka down with a step-up enzeguiri. She follows it up with a shotgun dropkick off the middle rope.

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Liv Morgan catches Asuka with an ObLIVion off the middle rope. Asuka manages to kick out as we cut to a commercial break.

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Asuka vs Liv Morgan

Carmella is on commentary for this one. Liv Morgan isn't backing down here but Asuka catches her with a German Suplex early. She follows it with a running boot for a 2-count. Raquel walks down to ringside as the match is on. Raquel walks up to Carmella and Nikki Cross also shows up and on the announcer's table trying to encourage Raquel to fight Carmella.

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Rey Mysterio is backstage. We see footage of what happened between Rey and Santos Escobar last week. Karrion Kross now confronts Rey and calls him a pathetic excuse for a father before walking away.

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The Viking Raiders are going for the Ragnarok. Sheamus catches Ivar with a Brogue Kick and takes him out. Drew now hits Erik with a Claymore Kick and pins him! That was a great match.

Drew McIntyre and Sheamus def. The Viking Raiders

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Drew is setting up for the Claymore but Valhalla distracts him from ringside. Ivar slams McIntyre from the middle rope but Sheamus breaks it up. Erik now launches Sheamus shoulder-first into the ringpost. Ivar takes Drew down with a spin kick and heads to the top rope. Viking Splash! Drew kicks out!

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Sheamus goes for a Brogue Kick but Erik catches Sheamus mid-move and hits a powerbomb. Erik heads to the middle rope and launches himself. Sheamus catches him with a knee and tags Drew in. Ivar pulls Erik out of the ring right on time. Instead, McIntyre flies over the top rope and takes out both Erik and Ivar at ringside.

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Back from the break, Sheamus and Drew are hitting the Raiders simultaneously with the 10 beats. Sheamus goes for the cover but it's broken up.

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Ivar tags in but Sheamus takes him down. Both men are down on the mat and manage to tag out. Drew McIntyre comes in hot and is all over Erik. Belly-to-belly by the former world champion followed by a neckbreaker to Ivar. McIntyre and Erik trade right hands and Drew follows it with a Michinoku Driver for a nearfall.

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We're back from the break. Viking Raiders have taken back control of the match now. Erik tags in and throws haymakers at Sheamus before pulling at his face. Erik now chokes Sheamus against the middle rope as Valhalla looks on from ringside.

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Sheamus and Drew McIntyre vs Viking Raiders

Ivar starts the match against Sheamus. Sheamus goes right for the Brogue Kick but Ivar dodges it. Sheamus sends him crashing out to ringside and leaps off the apron and takes him down. Meanwhile, McIntyre sends Erik crashing into the barricade.

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Ariel Helwani is in the building tonight. He says that Montreal is ready for Sami Zayn to make history at Elimination Chamber.

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Howdy and Bray take out Hit Row and Bray tells the fans that they're welcome. Wyatt and Howdy are standing in the middle of the ring now. Bray calls out Lashley and Lesnar, saying that the winner should run!

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Hit Row are in the ring trash talking Canada when the lights go out and Bray Wyatt appears alongside Uncle Howdy!

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Shayna Baszler is back in the nick of time. She breaks up the hold. Shotzi and Shayna go for a Hart Attack but Shayna pulls Nattie out of the ring. Ronda locks in an armbar on Shotzi and forces her to tap out. That was a great match to kick off SmackDown!

Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler def. Natalya and Shotzi

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Not sure exactly what Shotzi did there, but Ronda lands on her head on the apron. Shayna is forced to roll Ronda back into the ring. Shayna and Natalya are the legal competitors. Natalya hits Shayna with a German suplex and follows it up with a running powerbomb! Baszler kicks out. She tries to lock in the Sharpshooter but Shayna tags out. Ronda misses with the crossbody and it looks like Ronda injured her knee! Sharpshooter!

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Shotzi follows it up with a dive through the ropes to Rousey. Natalya now takes out Baszer with a clothesline. Shotzi heads to the top rope! She wipes out Baszler and Rousey as we head to a commercial break.

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Shotzi now tags in. She catches Shayna with a rolling elbow and follows it up with a kick to the head. Ronda tags back in and locks in an armbar against the ropes. Baszler continues Ronda's work on the arm. Shotzi now has her own submission hold locked in on Rousey. Ronda powers out but is sent crashing to the floor.

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Natalya and Shotzi vs Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler

Natalya and Shayna start things off.  Shayna goes right after the arm but Natalya kicks her in the face. Ronda tags in at this point. 

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Natalya and Shotzi will be facing Shayna Baszler and Ronda Rousey.

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SmackDown kicks off with Canada's very own Natalya! In 24 hours, Natalya will enter the Elimination Chamber! Her tag-team partner tonight will be Shotzi

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