Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com Live WWE SmackDown Viewing Party. Tonight’s display comes from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
– We’re are living from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN as Tom Phillips welcomes us. He’s joined through Corey Graves and Byron Saxton. They plug this night’s display with fallout from Fastlane at the Road to WrestleMania 34.
– We pass proper to the hoop and out comes WWE Champion AJ Styles to a pop.
Styles is going to take the mic however enthusiasts get started chanting his title. Styles welcomes us to the home that he constructed and enthusiasts pop. Styles says the percentages have been stacked in opposition to him at Fastlane. He admits he used to be in bother and were given apprehensive when John Cena put him in the course of the announce desk. Fans boo. Styles is going on about how he discovered some way and continues to be WWE Champion however even higher than that, he is going directly to WrestleMania 34. Styles says he hasn’t forgotten the place he got here from. He talks concerning the adventure to get the place he is at now and says it is incredible however now not unimaginable. Styles says his highway to New Orleans has been a tricky one. Fans chant “you deserve it” now.
Styles interrupts and says he earned it. He mentions the WrestleMania 34 fit with Shinsuke Nakamura and calls it a dream fit. Styles offers props to Nakamura and says they’d an identical paths to get to WWE however in terms of the WWE Title, the ones comparisons forestall. Styles talks about how he is extraordinary when he is out in entrance of the enthusiasts however the song interrupts and out comes Nakamura.
Nakamura says everybody likes AJ and him too. Nakamura says he respects AJ however at WrestleMania, goals come true. Nakamura says his dream… knee to stand, and he’s going to turn out to be champion. The song hits and out comes Rusev with Aiden English. We pass to industrial.
AJ Styles vs. Rusev
Back from the damage and we now have a non-name fit. Nakamura watches from a chair close to the announcers whilst English cheers Rusev on. Back and forth to start out the fit. AJ works at the leg however Rusev comes again and sends him down.
They business offense. Rusev flooring AJ with a large clothesline. AJ seems to make a comeback and nails a dropkick. AJ sends Rusev out to the ground and flies out onto him. AJ brings Rusev again into the hoop as enthusiasts chant for him. AJ with extra offense. Rusev lands an affordable shot to the eyes and hits a spinebuster for a 2 rely. We pass to industrial.
Back from the damage and Rusev works AJ round. We see how he hit a large backdrop all over the damage. Rusev takes AJ to the highest for a superplex however AJ counters and appears to show it round. AJ with extra offense now as Nakamura seems on from his chair.
AJ helps to keep regulate of Rusev however Rusev nails a large kick to the top and drops the WWE Champion. Rusev is going for the large kick however AJ geese it and hits a pele kick. AJ scoops Rusev with a backbreaker over his knee. AJ is going for the Styles Clash now however has bother preserving Rusev up. Rusev counters and tries for The Accolade however AJ grabs his leg for the Calf Crusher. Rusev resists and holds directly to the highest rope. AJ pulls Rusev again into the center of the hoop for the Calf Crusher however Aiden English hits the hoop for the disqualification.
Winner through DQ: AJ Styles
– After the fit, Rusev Day double groups AJ as Nakamura watches from his chair. Nakamura slowly stands up and eyes the hoop. Nakamura hits the hoop takes out English, then Rusev. Nakamura seems at AJ, who’s down within the nook, as his song hits.
– We see stills from The New Day vs. The Usos at Fastlane, which used to be interrupted through The Bludgeon Brothers. Dasha Fuentes is behind the curtain with Big E now. He talks about how Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods don’t seem to be right here however they are going to be again. Big E says he’s going to at all times be right here to face for The New Day. SmackDown Tag Team Champion Jimmy Uso seems and says Big E is not status on my own. He says The Bludgeon Brothers were given Jey Uso out too. Jimmy says The New Day and The Usos will resume their feud later however now they’ve to care for some industry. Uso and Big E stroll off.
– Still to come back, Jinder Mahal vs. Bobby Roode. Back to industrial.
– Back from the damage and we get the 2018 WWE Hall of Fame video bundle for the Celebrity Inductee, Kid Rock.
– We pass behind the curtain to AJ and Nakamura. AJ says he did not want Nakamura’s assist at Fastlane at five different guys and he did not want his assist in the market this night. Nakamura disagrees and says he’s going to proceed to assist AJ till WrestleMania so he can beat him with a knee to the face.
Big E and Jimmy Uso vs. The Bludgeon Brothers
We pass to the hoop and out first comes SmackDown Tag Team Champion Jimmy Uso. Big E is out subsequent. Out subsequent come Rowan and Harper, The Bludgeon Brothers. Rowan and Harper forestall at ringside to take away their jackets however Big E and Uso assault them.
Big E and Uso dump on Rowan and Harper at ringside. They grasp metal chairs and hit the hoop as Rowan and Harper glance on from the ground. Rowan and Harper grasp their mallets and input the hoop as Big E and Uso wait with chairs. The referee will get out of the way in which and leaves the hoop. The two groups face off, guns in hand. Rowan swings first and knocks the chair out of Uso’s fingers. Harper is going for Big E. Uso and Big E retreat to the ground as Rowan and Harper stand tall within the ring. We pass to industrial.
Back from the damage and Harper will get the upperhand on Big E and drives him into the mat. Rowan tags in for the double workforce on Big E. Rowan unloads within the nook and steps on Big E. Harper tags again in for a fast double workforce. Uso after all will get a tag and unloads on Harper. Rowan is available in however he additionally will get taken out, despatched to the ground. Harper shuts the momentum down with an enormous boot to Uso. Rowan sends Big E into the metal steps at ringside. Rowan returns to the hoop for extra punishment to Uso. They force Jimmy into the mat with the double workforce and Rowan covers for the pin.
Winners: The Bludgeon Brothers
– After the fit, Harper fees at ringside and smashes Big E into the barrier. Harper whips Big E into Rowan and Rowan drops him once more. The Bludgeon Brothers head to the again as their song hits and we pass to replays.
– The announcers display is stills from the Fastlane Six-Pack Challenge primary tournament, principally the interactions between Shane McMahon, Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens.
– Renee Young is behind the curtain with Sami Zayn now. Sami says he had Kevin Owens pinned and can be WWE Champion now however Shane McMahon stopped it. Sami says he actually cannot blame Shane, he blames Owens. Sami says Shane don’t have been at ringside if it were not for Owens’ obsession with Shane. Sami is going on about Owens, calling him self-targeted, and says he performed everybody at Fastlane, Owens and the others, however he used to be to blame through affiliation. Sami says he’s going to by no means pay that worth once more, now not for Owens, now not for any one. Sami walks off.
– Still to come back, Asuka will make her first blue emblem look as a different visitor. Back to industrial.
– Back from the damage and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair.
Flair takes the mic and says there is at all times a goal in your again as champion, which is why she knew what used to be up when Asuka’s song hit at Fastlane. Flair says she used to be excited and proud to be challenged through Asuka for a fit at WrestleMania 34. Flair calls Asuka to the hoop and out she comes.
Flair welcomes Asuka to SmackDown and remembers the “be careful what you wish for” line. Asuka thank you Flair. Flair says she’s continuously requested what would occur if The Queen went one-on-one with The Empress of Tomorrow, and who would bow down. Flair says we will be able to to find out at WrestleMania. Flair says she’s sought after Asuka to select her as a result of she sought after the chance, she sought after the problem, she sought after to stand Asuka. Flair were given goosebumps when Asuka’s song hit on Sunday as a result of she knew it could be a as soon as in a life-time alternative. Flair says she’s by no means confronted someone like Asuka however Asuka hasn’t ever confronted someone like her both. Flair tells Asuka to watch out what she needs for at WrestleMania as a result of she’s going to finish Asuka’s streak and cement her legacy. Flair does a “Wooo!” at Asuka. Asuka says she selected Flair as a result of she likes a problem. Asuka says Flair is a queen however she is The Empress. Asuka says she bows to nobody as a result of nobody is able for her. Asuka and Flair face off because the song hits.
– The song interrupts the face off as new WWE United States Champion Randy Orton makes his means out whilst Asuka and Flair are nonetheless within the ring. Orton marches to the hoop as Greg Hamilton does the creation. Orton is right here to handle the WWE Universe for the primary time as champion. Also this night, Shane McMahon will make a WrestleMania 34 announcement and Bobby Roode will face Jinder Mahal. Back to a damage.
– Back from the damage and Randy Orton is within the ring with a mic. Orton says he is been referred to as a large number of issues over time however by no means WWE United States Champion, till now. Orton says this name win places him on an elite checklist, regarding him being the 10th Grand Slam Champion underneath the present structure, and says that is an inventory that he in truth cares about.
Orton is going on and says Bobby Roode is a hell of a competitor and earned his appreciate at Fastlane however the name is his now and he takes it to WrestleMania. Orton says no one goes to prevent him. The song interrupts and out comes Roode.
Bobby Roode vs. Jinder Mahal
Roode does his front as Orton watches. Roode congratulates Orton and says Orton were given him. Roode says he has a rematch and that rematch will happen at WrestleMania 34. Roode says when he keeps the name, it’ll be completely… superb. The song interrupts and out comes Jinder Mahal with Sunil Singh. Jinder additionally needs to congratulate Orton, calling for enthusiasts to offer it up. Jinder is going on and says omit about WrestleMania and the rematch as a result of he’s going to beat Roode this night similar to he did Orton remaining week. Jinder tells Orton to have a seat and watch The Modern Day Maharaja put a hurting on Roode. Orton takes a seat at ringside because the bell rings.
Jinder is going to paintings on Roode and takes him to the nook. Roode is going for the Glorious DDT early on however Jinder scrambles away and retreats to the ground for a breather. We pass to industrial.
Back from the damage they usually finally end up colliding after operating the ropes. Orton watches as each Superstars pass down. Roode seems to make a comeback now. He runs over Jinder a couple of occasions and hits a neckbreaker in the midst of the hoop. Roode is going to the highest and is derived crashing down with a clothesline. Roode waits for the Glorious DDT however Jinder rams him again into the nook. Jinder runs into boots. Roode with a Blockbuster for a 2 rely.
Jinder sends Roode to the ground however he comes proper again in. Jinder drops Roode with a large kick to the jaw for a 2 rely. Roode counters The Khallas and rolls Jinder up for a 2 rely. More backward and forward however Roode hits a Spinebuster for a detailed 2 rely. Singh will get at the apron and talks trash to Roode. Roode sends him into the hoop put up. Roode is going to the highest once more however will get crotched. This ends up in Jinder hitting The Khallas for the pin.
Winner: Jinder Mahal
– After the fit, Jinder stands tall however Orton straight away hits the hoop and drops him with a RKO for a large pop.
– Back from the damage and Renee Young approaches Kevin Owens behind the curtain for feedback on Sami Zayn blaming him for what came about. Owens rants and says he is bored with this. Owens says Sami is a liar and is delusional, now blaming Owens for his shortcomings. Owens is going on about Shane, how he must be WWE Champion and the way Shane wasn’t wanted at ringside on Sunday. Owens says he has on drawback beating up Sami and appearing him the reality. Owens walks off.
– The announcers lead us to a promo for the primary-ever Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 34.
Naomi vs. Carmella
We pass to the hoop and out comes Naomi. Back to industrial.
Back from the damage and out comes Carmella along with her Money In the Bank briefcase. We get an Instagram video from Carmella to tease a in all probability win within the Fabulous Moolah Memorial Battle Royal. Carmella says she is the fashionable day Moolah. She additionally teases a money-in at WrestleMania.
The bell rings they usually pass at it. Carmella will get competitive and takes regulate early on. Carmella talks trash whilst preserving Naomi down. Carmella with a operating knee within the nook and a boot to the again ahead of kicking Naomi’s face into the turnbuckle. Carmella wraps Naomi’s h air across the rope and Naomi yells at her for it. Carmella yells proper again and does it once more.
Carmella wastes a while and turns round to Naomi popping out of the nook. Naomi seems to show it round now. Carmella slaps her. Naomi takes it and is derived again unloading. Naomi with clotheslines now. Carmella geese two kicks however Naomi drops her with a large knee to the face. Fans pop as Naomi stands tall. Naomi is going to springboard backtrack the rope however Carmella cuts her off and yanks her to the mat, protecting for the pin.
– After the fit, Carmella stands tall as her song hits. We pass to replays and are available again to Carmella elevating the briefcase.
– Shane McMahon is behind the curtain strolling. We pass to industrial.
– Back from the damage and we get a promo from Rusev and Lana to advertise this night’s Mixed Match Challenge episode.
– We pass to the hoop and out comes SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon. The announcers display us stills from Shane’s involvement within the Fastlane primary tournament on Sunday.
Shane says he is had a lot of problems with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens nowadays however he is not right here to express regret as a result of they’ve crossed the road. Shane talks about how it began with Owens beating up his dad Vince McMahon months in the past. Shane additionally talks about how Sami interfered in his Hell In a Cell fit with Owens. Shane says that ended in months of him going bonkers each time he checked out them and perhaps he went too a long way. He mentions having a dialog with SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan as of late, and that Bryan will probably be returning to TV subsequent week. Some enthusiasts boo this. Shane proclaims that he’s going to be taking an indefinite depart of absence as SmackDown Commissioner after this night’s display however ahead of he does, he is right here to make one particular fit.
Shane proclaims Owens vs. Sami for WrestleMania 34. Shane’s song hits and he is going to depart however Owens comes out as his song interrupts. Owens knocks Shane and mentions how he can beat the hell out of Sami any time, he does not have to attend till WrestleMania. Sami’s song interrupts Owens and out he comes subsequent. Sami stops and appears at Owens at the ramp, then enters the hoop with Shane. Sami is satisfied Shane is leaving as a result of he makes all of his choices in line with what enthusiasts react to, as they reacted to Sami and Owens beating on every different at Fastlane. Owens is within the ring now. Shane issues to how he simply gave them a WrestleMania fit and they’re ungrateful. Owens says then Shane will respect this as neatly. Sami assaults Shane from in the back of and beats him down. Owens joins in they usually double workforce Shane now. Shane tries to battle again however they drop him once more. Owens holds Shane within the nook, taking into consideration Sami to ship a Helluva Kick. Sami pushes Shane right into a Pop-Up powerbomb from Owens. Referees hit the hoop however Owens and Sami battle them off as neatly. Owens brings Shane to the ground and helps to keep up the assault. Sami brings a metal chair over.
Sami stands the chair up and Owens places Shane’s neck via it. They each ram Shane into the hoop put up with the chair round his neck. Sami and Owens drag Shane as much as the level now. They communicate trash whilst dragging Shane to the behind the curtain space. Shane seems like he is death after a powerbomb on most sensible of metal manufacturing construction items. A referee come over and requires paramedics, telling Owens and Sami to depart. Shane sounds actually unhealthy, greedy for air. The referee tells him to hold on and that he is going to make it. The paramedics grasp a masks and get ready to load Shane on a stretcher as SmackDown is going off the air.