WWE SmackDown Results: Winners & Grades – 12 WWE Superstars will clash in a special Christmas Eva Edition 12-man gauntlet match The winner will get a chance to meet the Intercontinental Champion in the championship match.
Tony Strom will challenge Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair on Smackdown and Paul Heyman breaks silence for the first time since being fired by Universal Champion Roman Reigns.
Here you get WWE SmackDown Results: Winners and Grades from December 24, WWE SmackDown comes live tonight from Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
WWE SmackDown Results: Winners and Grades
Paul Heyman interview
Paul Heyman told during the interview that he was punished for telling the truth to Roman Reigns. According to Heyman, he did a lot for the Reigns because he believed in the Tribal Chief. Heyman made it clear that Roman Reigns did not want to hear the truth and that is why he was publicly fired.
During the interview, Heyman also said that he doesn’t mind speaking the truth, as it was his job. When Heman was asked further, he gave a shocking reply and teased that his career is almost over without Roman Reigns.
Charlotte Flair vs Tony Storm for the Women’s Championship
Tony Storm finally got her match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Tony attacked early, while Charlotte also retaliated well. Charlotte Flair kept control of the match for a long time and in the meantime also made a standing moonsault.
Charlotte tries to give the figure 4 lock, but Tony saves himself. In the end, the two tried to roll up each other, but Charlotte Flair managed to retain her Women’s Championship.
Winner: Charlotte Flair
12 Days Of Christmas Gauntlet Match
1) Angel vs Mansoor
Angel and Mansoor started the gauntlet match and the match was completely dominated by Angel. He quickly won the match pinning Mansoor. Shinsuke Nakamura and Rick Booges were at ringside for the entire Gauntlet match.
Mansoor was eliminated.
2) Angel vs Eric
The next superstar who took part in this match was Eric. Angel tried to dominate from the start, but Eric also counterattacked well and hit Angel on the post. In the end, Angel counterattacked strongly and pinned Eric with a wing clipper and eliminated him.
3) Angel vs Shanky
Shanky made an entry on the music of Jinder Mahal itself. At the start of the match, Angel hit Shanky with a dropkick, but it didn’t make any difference to Shankie. He completely dominated Angel and easily eliminated Angel from the match with a slam.
Angel was eliminated.
4) Shanky vs Ivar
The other member of the Viking Raiders was Ivar Next. Shanky and Ivar used excellent moves against each other, but the match did not last long. In the end, Ivar made a splash move on Shanky and pinned him to eliminate him from the match.
Shanky was eliminated from the match.
5) Ivar vs Sheamus
Ivar makes an early attack and sends Sheamus out of the ring. Soon Sheamus also gained control. Ivar returned with a sidewalk slam and then a running crossbody move. Ivar goes for the pin, but Sheamus saves himself. In the end, Sheamus kicked Ivar out of the match with a brogue kick.
Ivar was eliminated.
6) Sheamus vs Drew Gulak
Drew Gulak then took part in the match, but very quickly Sheamus was eliminated from the match by hitting a brogue kick on Drew Gulak.
Drew Gulak was eliminated.
7) Sheamus vs Cesaro
Cesaro then entered and had another great match against former tag team partner Sheamus. Both the superstars also used great moves on each other. Meanwhile, Cesaro gave his trademark Cesaro swing to Sheamus. When Cesaro went to deliver his finisher, Ridge Holland distracted him. Sheamus took advantage of this and hit a brogue over Cesaro to eliminate Cesaro.
8) Ricochet vs Sheamus
Ricochet made a springboard crossbody move over Sheamus and then went to deliver Linosote but Sheamus saved himself. Ricochet then hit a flying clothesline and a standing moonsault, but that wasn’t enough. Ridge Holland distracted Ricochet this time, but Cesaro attacked him. In the end, Ricochet eliminated Sheamus by rolling up.
Sheamus was eliminated.
9) Ricochet vs Humberto
Humberto tried to make a move from the top rope, but Ricochet countered with a codebreaker, eliminating Humberto from the match.
Humberto eliminated from the match
10) Ricochet vs Jinder Mahal
Jinder Mahal again took part in the match, but he too could not last long against Ricochet. Mahal went to Khallas, but Ricochet did a reversal and rolled up to eliminate Modern Day Maharaja.
Eliminated from Jinder Mahal Match
11) Ricochet vs Sami Zayn
The last superstar to take part in this match was Sami Zayn. Sami Zayn took advantage of being fresh and also dominated the match in a good way.
Ricochet hits a Hurricane Move over Sami Zayn, but Sami Zayn defends himself. After this, Jane and Ricochet used their brilliant moves against each other.
In the end, when Ricochet went to deliver the shooting star press, Jane saved herself and then hit a helluva kick. With this, Jane pinned Ricochet and won the match.
He became the new No. 1 contender for the IC Championship.
Winner: Sami Zayn
Madcap Moss & The Usos vs The New Day & Drew McIntyre (Miracle on 34th Street Fight)
The main event of WWE SmackDown saw a street fight between the top six superstars. The superstars involved in this match not only used their moves but also attacked each other with different weapons.
The New Day and The Usos focused more on each other during the match. Apart from this, interference by Happy Corbin was also seen. At the end of the match, The New Day and Drew McIntyre unloaded Egg Nog over Corbin and Madcap Moss.
McIntyre then hit a Claymore Kick over Madcap Moss and won the match. McIntyre and New Day were also celebrated after the match.
WINNER: Drew McIntyre and The New Day