WWE SmackDown Results - Roman Reigns Challenges Randy Orton for WWE Championship

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WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results - December 15, 2023 - Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin WWE SmackDown kicked off with an electrifying entrance by the legendary Roman Reigns accompanied by Paul Heyman, Jimmy Uso,...

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WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results - December 15, 2023 - Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin

WWE SmackDown kicked off with an electrifying entrance by the legendary Roman Reigns accompanied by Paul Heyman, Jimmy Uso, and Solo Sikoa. Roman, having been champion for an impressive 1,202 days, addressed the crowd and expressed his desire to celebrate the Christmas season with them.

But amidst the cheers, the fans' chants for Randy Orton got Roman's attention. Roman made it clear that the celebration was not for Orton, but for Solo, who Roman proclaimed as the next in line to lead the Bloodline dynasty. Orton, however, had other plans and interrupted the party.

In a tense confrontation, Orton challenged Roman for the WWE Championship, announcing that he would take everything away from Roman and his family. Roman dismissed Orton's claims, stating that he hadn't thought about him at all during his absence. Roman declared that Orton hadn't earned the opportunity and sent him to the back of the line.

Orton, known as the "Legend Killer," retaliated, warning Roman that he would forever be remembered as a legend. Tensions escalated, with Orton attempting to strike Roman with his signature RKO move, only for Roman to evade. Insulted, Orton remarked that Roman might have "crapped his pants" and declared his triumphant return.

The stage was set for a showdown between Orton and Jimmy Uso later in the night. But before that, another intense match unfolded in the United States Championship Tournament between Grayson Waller and Carmelo Hayes. In a high-flying matchup, Hayes emerged victorious, securing his advancement in the tournament.

Later in the evening, Kevin Owens, sporting a cast on his right hand, fought against Austin Theory in a hard-hitting battle. Despite his injury, Owens displayed resilience and defeated Theory, earning himself a spot in the next round of the tournament.

While the tournament raged on, Roman Reigns strategized backstage, seeking to silence Orton once and for all. Meanwhile, the enigmatic Karrion Kross issued a foreboding message, promising to bring destruction to SmackDown.

The night continued with The Kabuki Warriors, Kairi Sane and Asuka, facing off against Zelina Vega and Michin. Sane and Asuka's teamwork prevailed as they secured a victory, further solidifying their dominance in the women's division.

Throughout the event, tensions escalated between the Bloodline and their rivals. Randy Orton faced off against Jimmy Uso, with Orton ultimately emerging victorious. However, the celebration was short-lived as AJ Styles made a shocking return and attacked both the Bloodline and Randy Orton. Styles left the crowd in awe as he walked away, leaving everyone questioning his motives.

As WWE SmackDown wrapped up, it became clear that the road to the WWE Championship was filled with intense battles, unexpected alliances, and the constant pursuit of dominance. The rivalry between Roman Reigns and Randy Orton had reached a boiling point, and the anticipation for their showdown at the Royal Rumble continued to grow.

Stay tuned for more thrilling action, shocking twists, and unforgettable moments on the road to WWE glory!

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