WWE SmackDown episode for 22 December 2023 has been taped in advance already and we are covering all the spoilers of this 2 hours Christmas Special show in this article. It was a action packed wrestling heavy episode which includes 5 matches and some top quality promo segments as well.
Dragon Lee defended his NXT North American title on blue brand during this show, IYO SKY got pinned in a Holiday Havoc 8-woman tag team match, AJ Styles had his first one on one match since his return, and even Tribal Chief Roman Reigns was seen in action on this episode of SmackDown.
WWE SmackDown 22 December 2023 Full Match Card with Winners Names
1. Santos Escobar vs Bobby Lashley – US Championship Tournament Semi-Final Match
Winner – Santos Escobar wins via Pinfall
Santos Escobar managed to beat Bobby Lashley in this match with the help of an outside interference by Humberto Carrillo & Angel Garza.
2. Dragon Lee vs Butch – North American Championship Match
Winner – Noam Dar wins via Disqualification in 4th round
Josh Briggs was disqualified in the round 4 for attacking Noam Dar with a spit bucket. Lash Legend had hit Briggs with the bucket shortly before he used it on Dar and referee spotted the attack.
3. Bianca Belair, Zelina Vega, Michin, and Shotzi vs Damage CTRL (Bayley, Asuka, Kairi Sane, and IYO SKY) – Holiday Havoc 8-Woman Tag Team Match
Winner – Bianca Belair, Zelina Vega, Michin, & Shotzi wins via Pinfall
Isla Dawn & Alba Fyre attacked Kairi Sane during the match and that caused IYO SKY getting pinned by Michin
4. Kevin Owens vs Carmelo Hayes – US Championship Tournament Semi-Final Match
Winner – Kevin Owens wins via Pinfall
5. AJ Styles vs Solo Sikoa – Singles Match
Winner – AJ Styles wins via Disqualification
Roman Reigns attacked AJ Styles during the match and that caused a disqualification for Solo Sikoa. Randy Orton, LA Knight, and Jimmy Uso got involved for a show-closing brawl that ended with LA Knight standing tall.
WWE SmackDown 22 December 2023 All Segments Highlights
AJ Styles came to the ring and he cuts promo saying that he wants a shot at Roman Reigns WWE Championship. Styles gets interrupted by Randy Orton and LA Knight. GM Nick Aldis announced that a Triple Threat match between Styles vs Orton vs Kniight will take place at the “New Year’s Revolution” episode of SmackDown and the winner of that match will face Roman Reigns at Royal Rumble.