Full WWE Smackdown spoilers for the December 22nd 2023 edition (AJ Styles speaks)

With WWE giving talent time off for the holidays, the December 22nd 2023 edition of Smackdown was taped right after the live Smackdown on December 15th. Here are the results via Gotti Devon …

*Santos Escobar defeated Bobby Lashley with the help of Garza and Humberto.

* Dragon Lee defeated Butch to retain the NXT North American championship.

* AJ Styles cut a promo dressed in all black. Styles said he doesn’t give a damn about either Randy Orton or LA Knight and wants Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble. LA Knight and Randy Orton interrupted the segment. Smackdown GM Nick Aldis then appeared and made a triple threat match for the “New Year’s Revolution” edition of Smackdown. The winner will face Reigns at the Rumble.

* Bianca Belair, Shotzi, Zelina Vega and Michin defeated Damage CTRL. Bianca’s team entered on a Christmas tank and there was a “Merry Christmas” chant during the match. Isla Dawn and Alba Fyre attack Kairi at one point.

* Kevin Owens defeated Carmelo Hayes. Owens showed respect to Carmelo. Owens will face Escobar in United States title tournament final.

* AJ Styles vs. Solo Sikoa ended in a DQ when Reigns attacked Styles. There was a brawl involving Styles, Knight, Orton and The Bloodline with Knight standing tall at the end.