The May 8th edition of WWE SmackDown aired frm the Performance Center in Orlando, FL. It was the final episode of SmackDown before WWE Money in the Bank this Sunday night.
SmackDown Results for May 8:
- Sonya Deville def. Mandy Rose
- The Miz, John Morrison & Forgotten Sons def. New Day & Lucha House Party
- Tamina & Lacey Evans def. Bayley & Sasha Banks
- King Corbin, Cesaro, Shinsuke Nakamura def. Daniel Bryan, Drew Gulak, Otis
In addition to the takeaways below, the hacker delivered another message during SmackDown.
Here are 5 takeaways from this week’s show:
5Sonya Deville Stole A Victory
Mandy Rose battled Sonya Deville in the first match of the night. Before the match, Mandy told Otis to just focus on his MITB match when he asked what he could do to help. Dolph Ziggler asked Sonya to go easy on Mandy’s face during the match.
Match Recap: Mandy Rose went right after Sonya to start the match off and beat the hell out of her in the corner of the ring. Rose booted Mandy in her injured leg and slowed her down. Mandy battled back with a massive right hand and Deville rolled out of the ring to try and regroup.
Deville got back in the ring and took control. Sonya connected with a running knee to Mandy’s face for a near fall. Deville went back to work on Mandy’s leg and had a sinister grin on her face while doing so. Sonya shouted that Mandy is embarrassing herself right now as she locked in a submission hold in the middle of the ring.
Sonya started ripping off Mandy’s eyelashes as Sonya vowed to make Mandy ugly. Rose escaped but collapsed to the canvas as Deville booted her in the leg once again. Mandy connected with a Clothesline and followed it up with a knee to the face that sent Sonya out of the ring.
Mandy chased after her and bounced Sonya’s face off the steel steps. Rose sent Sonya over the announce table as Cole and Graves hopped out of the way. Mandy dragged Sonya back into the ring and shouted at Deville to get up. Deville rolled up Mandy and used her tights for leverage to steal the win.