Smackdown was taped this week from Ontario, California where the beast Incarnate returned to Smackdown after 12 long years to deliver the vowed payback to Dean Ambrose. (results courtesy wwe.com)
The League of Nations’ Alberto Del Rio, Rusev & Sheamus def. Dolph Ziggler & The Lucha Dragons
The League of Nations opened the show to take on the team of the Lucha Dragons and Dolph Ziggler. Despite Ziggler and the reigning US champion’s high offenses, they managed to continue in their victory way. Ziggler’s opponent at Fastlane i.e. Kevin Owens was present at ringside who distracted him which allowed The Celtic Warrior to hit a devastating Brogue Kick for the victory.
Sasha Banks def. Tamina
It was a hard-hitting showdown which saw Naomi being at the corner of Tamina as always. But the boss knocked Naomi from the ring apron before locking in the Bank Statement on her other former Team B.A.D. partner Tamina and making her tap-out. An attack was followed towards Banks by her former team BAD members, which was saved by Becky Lynch. They were not on the same page though as a heated conversation ended the segment.
Chris Jericho def. The Miz
The Miz was all about himself to boast about his star status in Hollywood. He also tried to get a cheap shot before even the match has started. But, in the end, he eventually being forced to tap out to the Walls of Jericho. Following the encounter, Jericho grabbed a mic and denied Styles’ challenge at Fastlane. A determine Styles came out and sent Jericho out of the ring. This time, Jericho accepts his challenge but not before reminding his WWE Fastlane opponent that he will regret ever challenging him.
The New Day will be the guests for Edge & Christian’s Cutting Edge Peep Show this Sunday at Fastlane and they gave a preview of their victory pose on the show.
Charlotte def. Natalya
Divas Champion Charlotte managed to outlast Natalya in a vigorous battle, forcing The Queen of Harts to tap out to her Figure-Eight Leglock. After the battle, the champion started mocking Daniel Bryan’s YES chants when Brie came down to the ring and activated the Brie mode to thwart away Charlotte from the ring and started celebrating with the championship belt.
Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose def. The Dudley Boyz by Disqualification
In the midst of the main event, Brock Lesnar appeared on Smackdown after a decade which filled the ring with Chaos. The brother-in-arms though won it by disqualification when Brock Lesnar attacked Ambrose first. Lesnar hit both of them with Suplexes. Accidentally Reigns speared Ambrose while delivering it to Lesnar. Ambrose also tried to hit him with the Dirty Deeds but got countered by a Samoan Drop. Lesnar hit an F-5 on Reigns to lay down both his opponents. Triple H’s music hits and he comes out. The Game took a look at the carnage around the ring and the countdown to find out his opponent at Wrestlemania starts as the show goes off the air.