WWE live event results: Norfolk, 10/12/16
The SmackDown Live! roster put on a great show despite the absence of AJ Styles and Randy Orton
The SmackDown Live! Roster stopped over in Norfolk, Virginia and put on a great show for the fans in attendance. Despite the absence of Randy Orton and AJ Styles – who missed the house show for unspecified reasons, the event ended up being a solid showcase of wrestling with a surprise match of the night.
Dean Ambrose went up against a former rival; Dolph Ziggler faced a tricky opponent and a WWE superstar lost twice at the eventful show. So here are the results and highlights of the live event in Norfolk, Virginia:
#1 Rhyno and Heath Slater vs. Breezango
The first bout of the night saw the former SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions go up against Tyler Breeze and Fandango in a bid to shake off their loss at TLC and the recent episode of SmackDown Live.
The match ended in predictable fashion as Rhyno delivered the Gore on Tyler Breeze and picked up the win for his win.
Result: Rhyno and Heath Slater def. Tyler Breeze and Fandango via pinfall
#2 Baron Corbin vs. Kalisto
The David vs. Goliath feud may be over on TV, but the two continue to face each other on the live event circuit. The Lone Wolf continued his dominance over the Luchador by picking up another win. He finished off the former United States Champion with the End of Days.
The match was said to be quite good with Corbin generating the necessary heat.
Result: Baron Corbin def. Kalisto via pinfall
A promo hyping up Dolph Ziggler’s match against Luke Harper aired next.
#3 Apollo Crews vs. Curt Hawkins
A match that on one seemed to care about was up next. Apollo Crews made quick work of Curt Hawkins by dispatching him in no time. The fans were completely dead for this match and were least interested in the action that unfolded inside the squared circle.
Result: Apollo Crews def. Curt Hawkins via pinfall
#4 Curt Hawkins vs. Jack Swagger
Curt Hawkins was livid over his loss and took to the mic to cut a promo. He claimed he was robbed and asked for another superstar to come out to face. Jack Swagger obliged and came out to beat the superstar in under fifteen minutes. Hawkins was forced to tap out to the Patriot Lock, thus ending another disappointing night for him.
Result: Jack Swagger def. Curt Hawkins via submission