Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com Live WWE SmackDown Viewing Party. Tonight’s present comes from the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California.
– Tonight’s WWE SmackDown opens with the usual video.
– We’re stay from the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California. Tom Phillips welcomes us. He’s joined by Core Graves and Byron Saxton.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin
We go proper to the ring and out comes Dolph Ziggler for his SmackDown return. Baron Corbin’s music hits subsequent however he would not seem. The winner of this match can be added to the WWE Title match at Fastlane to make it a Fatal four Way. Ziggler and Greg Hamilton each look confused. The music hits once more however Baron would not present. The cameras go backstage and we see Corbin getting beat on by Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens. They stroll away however Corbin assaults from behind. They beat Corbin down once more. Owens says that is 1 down and 1 to go. They stroll off.
Ziggler watches from the ring as Sami and Owens come to the stage. Sami walks via the gang whereas Owens walks down the ramp. Ziggler meets Sami within the crowd and begins brawling with him. Owens comes over and joins in. They beat Ziggler over to the ringside space and he tries to struggle again however the numbers recreation catches up once more. Sami drops Ziggler with a Helluva Kick at ringside. Sami and Owens stands tall till Corbin runs out and assaults them on the stage. They beat Corbin down once more. Officials are out to try to restore order. Fans boo Sami and Owens as they stand over Corbin. We go to replays after which to a business.
– Back from the break and the announcers present us what occurred to the opener.
Sarah Logan vs. Charlotte Flair
We go to the ring and out comes The Riott Squad – Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair is out subsequent for this non-title match.
The match is about to begin when the music hits and out comes Becky Lynch to look at Flair’s again at ringside. Naomi is out subsequent to affix her. The bell rings and Logan goes proper after Flair. They lock up and go to the nook, nonetheless locked up. Flair breaks it and so they stare at one another. They tangle once more and Logan takes Flair right down to the mat first. Logan retains management and slams Flair once more, and once more. Flair lastly breaks free and finally ends up booting Logan out of the ring with a giant boot. Liv and Ruby test on Logan as we go to business.
Back from the break and Flair nonetheless has management. Logan chops her however that simply angers Flair. She unloads into the nook with chops. Logan takes all of it however drops Flair for a 2 depend. More backwards and forwards now. Logan with a butterfly suplex for one more 2 depend. Logan talks some trash whereas preserving Flair down in a maintain as Ruby cheers her on from ringside.
Logan misses within the nook and Flair drops her with a excessive knee. Logan comes proper again with double knees and an in depth 2 depend on Flair. Logan retains Flair down with boots now. Logan mounts Flair with large strikes because the referee warns her. Logan with one other 2 depend. Logan retains Flair grounded now. Flair will get to her toes however Logan clotheslines her for one more pin try. Logan runs right into a boot to the intestine. Flair with a chop. Flair goes for a giant boot however she will get hung up on the highest rope as a substitute. Logan with a giant suplex for one more shut 2 depend. The Riott Squad is pissed off now.
Logan retains management however Flair tangles together with her. Flair will get despatched face first into the turnbuckles however Flair comes again and slams her into the highest turnbuckle. Flair retains management and hits Natural Selection for the win.
Winner: Charlotte Flair
– After the match, Naomi and Becky enter the ring to have fun with Flair. Ruby and Liv pull Logan to security as Flair’s music performs. We go to replays because the babyfaces proceed to have fun. Flair exits the ring and raises her title on the announcers, wanting up on the WrestleMania 34 banner.
– SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon is backstage with SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan to debate what occurred within the opener. Shane says he is talked with Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin, and they’re going to get their possibilities. He makes Sami vs. Ziggler and Owens vs. Corbin. If Corbin and Ziggler win their matches, the principle occasion of Fastlane turns into a Fatal four Way or a Fatal 5 Way. Shane says if both of Bryan’s “boys” become involved within the different match, they lose their spot at Fastlane. Shane walks off and we return to business.
– Back from the break and we get one other Black History Month video.
Kevin Owens vs. Baron Corbin
We go to the ring and out comes Kevin Owens by himself. Baron Corbin is out subsequent. Corbin earns a spot within the WWE Fastlane important occasion if he can win this one. Corbin sells the assault from earlier as he heads to the ring and we see replays of what occurred.
The bell rings and Owens takes Corbin to the nook and unloads on him. Corbin fights again and sends Owens out to the ground. Owens re-enters the ring however jumps again to the ground as Corbin fees. We see Sami Zayn backstage watching the match as Corbin beats Owens across the ringside space. Corbin brings it again into the ring however he is sluggish to observe, permitting Owens to assault him as he comes again in.
Corbin finally ends up operating into a giant boot within the nook. Owens seems to be to capitalize however Corbin drops him with an enormous proper hand. Owens rolls again out to the ground. Corbin follows and works Owens over in opposition to the barrier. Corbin drops Owens on the ground and rolls him again in. Corbin follows however Owens rolls again out. Corbin comes after him however Owens turns it round and sends Corbin into the ring put up. Owens brings it again into the ring and begins engaged on the ribs that Corbin has been clutching. More backwards and forwards as Owens retains management. Owens with a Corner Cannonball for a 2 depend. Back to business.
Back from the break and Corbin whips Owens into the barrier on the surface however Owens turns it round and drops him. We see Sami backstage watching once more. Owens brings it again into the ring for a senton and a 2 depend. Owens retains Corbin grounded with a headlock now. Corbin finally ends up combating again and hitting the chokeslam backbreaker however he cannot get the pin.
They each rise up on the similar time and go at it however Corbin drops Owens first. Corbin runs out and again into the ring for a giant clothesline on Owens. Corbin with a 2 depend. Corbin takes Owens to the highest and climbs up for a superplex. Owens fights him. Owens rocks Corbin and comes again to the mat. Corbin fees however runs into the ring put up after Owens strikes. Owens with a 2 depend. Owens drops Corbin and goes to the highest. Corbin cuts him off however Owens fights again. Owens drops Corbin’s neck excessive rope. Owens is available in however Corbin catches him with a Deep Six however he cannot get a pin. Owens fights again with a superkick. Corbin avoids the Pop-Up Powerbomb and hits End of Days for the pin. Corbin goes to Fastlane.
Winner: Baron Corbin
– After the bell, we see an irate Sami backstage watching. Corbin celebrates and stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays and are available again to extra Fastlane hype.
– The announcers talk about the SmackDown Top 10 List that debuted final week. Still to return, Booby Roode’s US Open Challenge. Back to business.
US Open Challenge, WWE United States Title Match: Randy Orton vs. Bobby Roode
Back from the break and out comes WWE United States Champion Bobby Roode for one more US Open Challenge.
Roode says he is wished to be the very best US Champion since day one however to try this he has to outdo John Cena, who defended the title as a combating champion. Roode kicks off the US Open Challenge and says he hopes whoever solutions the problem tonight meets him head to head as a substitute of hitting him with a RKO outta nowhere as Randy Orton did final week. Roode waits for his opponent as followers chant for the RKO. The music hits and out comes Orton to a pop.
Roode is all smiles as he and Orton face off in the midst of the ring. The music interrupts and out comes Jinder Mahal with Sunil Singh. Jinder provides it up for Orton and mentions how the followers respect him, not like the opposite Superstars as they voted him at #9 on the primary SmackDown Top 10 List. Jinder goes on taunting Orton about his friends placing him so low on the checklist. Jinder has entered the ring now. He says he and Orton have had their ups & downs however he respects Orton. Fans chant for the RKO. Orton would not give a rattling a couple of high 10 checklist and by no means will. Jinder would not imagine him. They commerce extra pictures on the mic and Jinder tries to place a number of the warmth onto Roode. Roode factors out how Jinder did not even make the highest 10 checklist. Roode says Jinder did not make the checklist as a result of no person respects him. Roode says he has nothing however respect for Orton and his profession. Roode speculates that Orton got here in at #9 as a result of he and everybody else are getting bored with being attacked outta nowhere. Orton asks Roode if he means when Orton does this… Orton drops Singh with a RKO outta nowhere. Chaos unfolds. Roode goes for a Glorious DDT on Jinder however Orton intercepts. Roode drops Orton with a proper. Jinder finally ends up dropping Roode and Orton with a Khallas. Jinder stands tall as followers boo him. We get replays as Jinder stands tall whereas his music performs.
– We return to a break, together with promos for tonight’s Mixed Match Challenge episode with Rusev and Lana vs. Elias and Bayley.
The New Day vs. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin
Back from the break and out comes The New Day – Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods. There’s a desk with a number of trays stuffed with pancakes within the ring as in the present day is Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday. Woods says Big E goes to destroy the report of consuming 113 pancakes in eight minutes. Big E begins devouring the pancakes however he is probably not swallowing all of them. The music interrupts and out comes Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin. Gable knocks The New Day for all of the pancake nonsense. Benjamin says perhaps they need to take their pancake act on the highway. Maybe they might open their very own model of IHOP, after which they will go away the SmackDown tag workforce division to some critical rivals. Kofi picks his nostril whereas Woods asks in the event that they’re attempting to say Kofi is not a critical competitor. Big E flashes his chest as Woods asks them the identical factor about Big E after which himself. Woods reminds Gable and Benjamin about The New Day’s longest-reigning report. Woods asks who even needs to see Gable and Benjamin with the titles… no person! Gable hushes them and so they begin tossing pancakes to the mat, taunting and mocking The New Day. The New Day are getting critical now. Big E warns them to not contact their truffles. Gable says they’ve some information for The New Day – no person likes pancakes. Fans boo. Benjamin needs waffles any more. They toss a tray of pancakes to the mat and Big E is able to struggle for it. Kofi and Woods maintain Big E again as we go to business.
Back from the break and the match is underway. Benjamin delivers a giant knee to Kofi for an in depth 2 depend. Gable is available in and works Kofi over for one more pin try. Gable retains Kofi grounded by his arm now. Big E waits on the apron for a tag however Gable prevents it. Gable drops Kofi with a rolling kick for one more shut 2 depend. Benjamin comes again in and works Kofi over, taking him into the nook. Gable tags again in for a little bit of double teaming within the nook. Kofi finally ends up sending Gable to the ground however Benjamin stops him from tagging. Kofi lastly seems to be to make the tag however Gable drops Big E off the apron. Woods approaches Gable at ringside. Benjamin goes to the ground and lays Woods out with an affordable shot. This permits Kofi to drop Benjamin. Fans rally for The New Day.
Big E tags in as does Gable. Big E unloads with three belly-to-belly suplexes. Big E dances over Gable, runs the ropes and delivers the massive splash. Gable counters The Big Ending and rolls via, lifting Big E for an enormous German suplex. Gable tags in Benjamin however the referee would not see it as a result of Woods is distracting the referee on the apron. Kofi tags in, takes benefit and kicks Benjamin out of the ring. Gable sends Kofi to the ground. Gable argues with the referee. Big E takes management of Gable and tags in Kofi for the Midnight Hour. Kofi covers Gable for the win.
Winners: The New Day
– After the match, The New Day celebrates as we get replays.
– Still to return, Ziggler vs. Zayn. Renee Young is backstage with Ziggler for feedback on the match. Ziggler says he is been away as he is been a bit extra selective in relation to his spot however now he is acquired one other alternative. Ziggler says he loves it, it is about doing what he was placed on this planet to do – carry out within the ring. Ziggler goes on about how he’s the very best. He says Sami and Owens attacked him from behind as a result of they know what he is able to. Ziggler says the one motive he is again is as a result of he needs the one factor that has alluded him his whole profession – he needs to important occasion WrestleMania and he’ll be damned if he would not enter the present as WWE Champion. We return to business as Ziggler walks off.
– Back from the break and we get a backstage promo from SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos about how they’re the highest tag workforce within the division. A display screen displaying the promo backstage is out of the blue destroyed by The Bludgeon Brothers, Rowan and Harper. They stare on the cameras to finish the phase.
Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens are backstage as Sami prepares for the principle occasion. Sami mentions that Owens let him down by dropping earlier. Sami says there isn’t any “we” on this WWE Title match at Fastlane, it is each man for himself. Sami walks off, leaving Owens wanting shocked.
Sami Zayn vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring and out first comes Sami Zayn for tonight’s important occasion. Dolph Ziggler is out subsequent to struggle for a spot within the WWE Fastlane important occasion. Back to business.
Back from the break and the match is underway. Back and forth to begin as we see Kevin Owens watching backstage. Ziggler seems to be to mount some offense now. Ziggler with a neckbreaker and a cost into the nook, and one other neckbreaker for a 2 depend. Sami rolls to the ground for a breather as followers taunt him. Sami finally ends up unloading on Ziggler within the nook as he comes again in. The referee warns him. Sami stomps within the nook whereas Ziggler is down. Sami slingshots Ziggler underneath the rope and places a knee into him because the referee counts. Sami retains management and reveals off some now, losing time.
Ziggler tries to make a comeback however Sami retains management. Sami leaps off the second rope however Ziggler dropkicks him in mid-air as the gang wakes up a bit. Sami sells the transfer large time however each Superstars are down. Back to business.
Back from the break and Sami drops Ziggler with a clothesline however Ziggler kicks out at 2. More backwards and forwards now. Ziggler hits the massive DDT and each are down once more. We see Owens backstage watching the match. Ziggler misses one Fame-asser try however connects with the subsequent. Ziggler with one other 2 depend. Sami finally ends up high with Ziggler. Ziggler fights as Sami goes for a superplex. Sami fights again and stands up, nailing an enormous tremendous Exploder suplex from the highest. The referee counts as each males are down. We get a replay.
Ziggler finally ends up charging within the nook however he misses and hits the turnbuckle. Sami misses the Helluva Kick and Ziggler nails the Zig Zag for an in depth 2 depend. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Sami turns it again round within the nook and appears to place Ziggler away. Sami launches Ziggler shoulder-first into the ring put up once more. We see Owens backstage watching. Sami grabs Ziggler however Ziggler fights again. Ziggler rolls Sami up for an in depth 2 depend. Sami with an Exploder into the turnbuckle. Ziggler blocks the Helluva Kick and nails a giant superkick for the pin as we see Owens watching once more. Ziggler goes to Fastlane to make it a Fatal 5 Way.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
– After the match, Ziggler has his arm raised as his music hits. We go to replays. Ziggler poses within the corners as we see the WrestleMania banner hanging excessive. Fans pop large for Ziggler. SmackDown goes off the air as Ziggler goes to ringside to proceed the celebration.