WWE Smackdown Live 15th May 2020: Results, Highlights and Grade – Otis and Braun Strowmen wins against MIz and Morrison and Much More

WWE Smackdown Live returns to performance centre after the most Entertaining Money in the Bank Ladder Match. Otis will celebrate his WWE Money in the Bank win in the Miz TV and WWE NXT Champion Charlotte Flair returns to Smackdown live after a long time.

Quick Result
 
 Match No.  Winner  Losser  Grade
 1  Elias  King Corbin  B+
 2  Dana Brooke  Naomi  D
 3  Daniel Bryan  Dana Brooke  C-
 4  Otis and Strowmen  Miz and Morrison  B-
Opening Segment: Otis Celebrates his Win in Miz Tv

Mr. #MITB @otiswwe joins @mikethemiz & @TheRealMorrison for #MizTV RIGHT NOW on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/ouTxEfR5Dt

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

After a video package deal showed what befell at Money in the Bank, The Miz and John Morrison welcomed Otis to the ring for a one of a kind interview. The Miz congratulated him on his victory and Otis said the largest accomplishment of his profession is nonetheless winning over Mandy Rose’s heart. The A-Lister and The Friday Night Delight mocked Otis’s weight and The Miz misplaced his cool. He yelled at Otis and referred to as him an embarrassment. He demanded Tucker come out for a tag in shape but Otis said he wasn’t in the building. The Miz told him to get any companion he desired and wished him luck.

“Hey, Johnny… If you got it you might as well FLAUNT IT!!!”#SmackDown @otiswwe pic.twitter.com/SON9XPhx3l

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

.@IAmEliasWWE and #King @BaronCorbinWWE kick off the action in the #ICTitle Tournament right now on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/C0Xg5SuI76

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Match No.1. Elias vs King Corbin

#King @BaronCorbinWWE has @IAmEliasWWE right where he wants him in this #ICTitle Tournament Match on #SmackDown. pic.twitter.com/Cge18h4yyX

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

 
The first suit of the IC title tournament saw Elias take on his present-day rival and the man he values the MITB briefcase, Baron Corbin. Elias began off strong however a few lefts and rights from The King put him on the mat. Corbin kept him down in a submission for a couple of minutes.
The singer used to be capable to get away and clothesline him out of the ring so he could recover. He climbed to the pinnacle rope and took Corbin down at ringside with a dive. After the break, Corbin took to manipulate and beat Elias down in front of the announcers. The subsequent countless minutes was a series of close to falls from both men. Corbin smashed Elias’ guitar, which led to the singer rolling him up for the pin.

.@IAmEliasWWE is moving on in the #ICTitle tournament!#SmackDown pic.twitter.com/iWUB12f99Z

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Winner: Elias By Pinfall
Grade: B+ 
 
 
Match No.2: Naomi vs Dana Brooke
 

FEEL the GLOW!#SmackDown @NaomiWWE pic.twitter.com/MgcKnET4AL

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

The second in the shape of the night time saw Naomi take on one of the standout performers from Sunday’s Money in the Bank match, Dana Brooke. They kept matters civil at first due to the fact both females are babyfaces, but Naomi was the first one to throw a few kicks. Surprisingly, Brooke scored a rapid win with a sit-down cover. 
 
 

.@DanaBrookeWWE picks up another MAJOR victory on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/YOlfOnteMJ

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Winner: Dana Brooke by PInfall
Grade: D
 
 
Midsegment: Charlotte Returns to Smackdown

#TheQueen is BACK on the blue brand!#SmackDown @MsCharlotteWWE pic.twitter.com/KihdRZOPxD

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

For the first time in weeks, Charlotte seemed on the blue brand. She has been busy in NXT lately but Michael Cole talked about a company to manufacturer invitational permitting her to appear this week. It didn’t take long before she was interrupted by Bayley and Sasha Banks. The Role Model and The Boss made fun of The Queen for bragging about being a Flair. Their bickering led to Bayley and Flair agreeing to have a match down the line. 
 
 

Wait just a minute…#SmackDown @itsBayleyWWE @SashaBanksWWE pic.twitter.com/7XqiIpHbCL

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Match No.3: Daniel Bryan vs Drew Gulak

Here we go.#SmackDown #ICTitle pic.twitter.com/4rmKNs5g9s

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

The 2nd IC title tournament fit of the night featured two friends going to battle. Daniel Bryan and Drew Gulak have been allies lately, however they set that aside in an try to develop to the semifinal round. They shook arms earlier than going right at every different with easy holds and counters. Their technical precision used to be on the show immediately.
Bryan managed to counter an early try at the Gulock and smiled as he recovered in the corner before locking up again. Gulak despatched Bryan over the pinnacle rope as the exhibit cut to a commercial. When we returned, the former cruiserweight champion had The Yes Man grounded, but Bryan stored finding ways to kick out and spoil submissions. After a hard-fought battle, Bryan gained with the Yes Lock to increase to the semifinals.  
 
 

.@WWEDanielBryan advances in the #ICTitle tournament! #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/9fMxkoVhR2

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Winner: Daniel Bryan by submission
Grade: C- 
 
 
Match No.4: Otis and Braun Strowmen vs Miz and Morrison
 
 

OH YEAHHHH!@BraunStrowman teams up with @otiswwe to take on @mikethemiz & @TheRealMorrison RIGHT NOW on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/oU2a8iinrB

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Braun Strowman joined Otis as his accomplice for the nighttime and gave him a rapid pep discuss before The Dozer and Morrison kicked off the action. At one point, Otis talked Strowman into attempting the Caterpillar. It did not appear right but they nonetheless ended up hitting Morrison with the meant double crew attack.
We lower back to see The Miz controlling the tempo in opposition to Mr Money in the Bank. The former tag team champions did a true job keeping their large opponents at bay till The Monster Among Men hit Morrison with a Powerslam for the win. Mandy Rose came out to rejoice and Otis pretended like he used to be going to cash in on Strowman till he revealed he was once just kidding.  
 
 

.@BraunStrowman & @otiswwe pick up the win on #SmackDown! pic.twitter.com/HRhRF0Jdei

— WWE (@WWE) May 16, 2020

Winner: Otis and Strowmen by Pinfall
Grade: B- 

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