WWE SMACKDOWN TAPING (FOR 12/25)
DECEMBER 18, 2018
REPORT BY MICHAEL MORENO, PWTORCH CORRESPONDENT
•Daniel Bryan beat up R-Truthy Claus and did an anti-Christmas rant. No one came out to help Truth as Bryan beat him down.
•The Usos & Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows beat The Bar & Sanity.
•Samoa Joe beat Jeff Hardy via DQ when Hardy snapped and relentlessly beat up Joe at ringside.
•Mustafa Ali beat Andrade Cien Almas (w/Zelina Vega) in a very good match.
•Miz TV with Shane McMahon: Miz appealed to Shane by saying he can related to his desire to get approval from his father, but never getting it. Shane agreed to team with him.
•Rusev beat Shinsuke Nakamura to capture the U.S. Title. Huge pop for Rusev.