Last night on Friday Night Smackdown, Cody Rhodes took on the World Heavyweight champion, Sheamus. Check out this detailed report from the match below.
Sheamus vs Cody Rhodes
Cody puts Sheamus in a waistlock but Sheamus elbows him in the head, then Cody rolls outside and argues with the ref. He tells him to watch the cheapshots as he gets back in, then Sheamus throws him into the ropes and hits a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Cody puts him in an armbar and snaps him arm down, then Sheamus whips him across the ring and connects with a backbreaker. Cody gets up and kicks him in the stomach, then he rolls outside and elbows Sheamus in the head to get away. Sheamus chases him around the ring and ties him up in the ropes, then he clubs him in the chest a bunch of times and tries to suplex him outside.
Cody floats over and throws him into the ringpost, then Cody tells the ref to start counting him out as he watches from the ring. Dolph Ziggler comes out with Vickie Guerrero and he teases a cash-in as we go to a break, then he is shown waiting at ringside when we return. Cody hits a running knee strike then stomps Sheamus in the corner, then he goes outside and repeatedly punches him on the apron. He goes back inside and puts Sheamus in a full nelson lock, but Sheamus powers himself out of the hold and takes Cody down with a hip toss. Sheamus backdrops Cody and hits a few running forearm shots, then Cody goes after his legs but Sheamus comes back with a kneelift.
Sheamus hits a powerslam for a near fall, then Cody elbows him and catches him with a drop toe hold before going up top. Sheamus avoids a top rope moonsault and hits an Irish Curse backbreaker for two, then he stares at Dolph before picking Cody back up. He goes for White Noise but Cody elbows him in the head, then he shoves Sheamus out to the floor and tries to regain his composure. Sheamus hits him on the way in and goes up top, but Cody counters a Battering Ram and throws him across the ring before hitting a Disaster Kick for a near fall. Cody calls for another, but Sheamus ducks and counters with White Noise before hitting a Brogue Kick for the win.
Winner – Sheamus