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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: NEW FACES ON SMACKDOWN, WHO IS THE NUMBER ONE CONTENDER?, RANDY ORTON IN ACTION, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-04-11 21:55:00

We are back and Shane McMahon comes out and he does the Shane-O Shuffle before he goes to the ring to address the State of the Smackdown Women's Division.

Shane says he might be a little biased but as far as competition goes, nobody does it better than on Smackdown.  Shane thanks everyone who went to Raw for proving that Smackdown is the Land of Opportunity.  Opportunity is good if you can seize it.  Shane says he thinks they have done a lot with the Women's Division.  

Shane brings out the current women's division first and Naomi, Natalya, Carmella, and Becky Lynch come to the ring.

Shane congratulates Naomi on her win at Wrestlemania.

James Ellsworth takes the mic and he says that Shane is wrong.  Naomi is a horrible champion.  The only reason people tune into Smackdown is to see Carmella and himself.  

Naomi takes the mic and she tells Carmella to get his side chick before she gets chin checked.  Naomi asks Shane to tell us the new additions to Smackdown.

Shane says that the first addition is a second generation superstar and her father is one of the greatest of all time.  Shane brings out Tamina.

Shane says the crowd was thinking that he would mention someone else.  Shane brings out the newest member of Smackdown . . . Charlotte Flair.

Sami Zayn is in the back and he gets ready for his match later tonight.

We are back and we are told that Sin Cara is now on Smackdown.  Rusev is also on Smackdown.

Aiden English is in the ring and he says that he stands here bereft of any company.  Now the spotlight is solely on him.  He sings that we will get to see . . . 

Tye Dillinger interrupts.

Match Number Four:  Aiden English versus Tye Dillinger

Dillinger with a snap mare and cartwheel as Dillinger rates his performance.  Dillinger with a drop toe hold into an arm bar.  English pulls Dillinger into the ropes and then he kicks and punches Dillinger.  English with an Irish whip.  English with a running hip strike in the corner.  Aiden misses a knee drop when Tye moves.  Tye with chops and a flying forearm.  Dillinger kicks English in the corner.  Dillinger pulls the knee pad down and he gets English up for the Tye Breaker and the three count.

Winner:  Tye Dillinger

We have an AJ Styles video package.

We go to commercial.

We are back Lana will be on Smackdown soon.

Dolph Ziggler is in the ring and he says everyone is talking about the Superstar Shake Up.  Everyone wants to know what about Dolph Ziggler.  Dolph says he is staying on Smackdown.  He says this is the show he built and put on his back.  You are going to get a lot of shiny new toys and you are going to blow the roof off and then the next week, it will get less exciting.  Then all you are going to get is him doing what he does better than anyone else in the business.

Shinsuke Nakamura's music interrupts and he comes to the ring.

Dolph asks Nakamura if he can help him.  Dolph says that Nakamura might not know who he is.  Dolph says he does not know who Nakamura is and he asks him who does he think he is.

Nakamura does not say anything as the crowd hums his entrance music.

Nakamura takes the mic and he asks Dolph if he wants to know who he is.  He says he is Shinsuke Nakamura.

Ziggler goes for a super kick but Nakamura blocks it and he pushes Ziggler down to the mat.  Nakamura tells Ziggler to come on.

Ziggler leaves the ring.

Tom reminds us that the winner of the United States Title match at Payback moves to Smackdown.

We have a Baron Corbin video package.

We go to commercial.

We are back and the New Day are coming to Smackdown.

We have a Sami Zayn video package.

We go to commercial.

We are back and TJ Perkins says that Neville spoke some sense into him and he took care of Aries on Raw.  Tonight, he takes care of the circus freak Jack Gallagher.

Match Number Five:  Sami Zayn versus Baron Corbin versus AJ Styles in a Number One Contender Match for the United States Title (after Payback)

Everyone has words for each other before locking up.  Corbin wit a knee to Zayn but Zayn and Styles with punches and kicks to Corbin.  Zayn and Styles set for a double suplex but Corbin blocks it and hits a double suplex of his own.  Corbin with a forearm and kicks to Zayn.  Corbin with another forearm to Zayn.  Corbin with a forearm to Styles.  Corbin sends Styles over the top rope but Styles skins the cat but Corbin clotheslines Styles over the top rope to the floor.

Zayn with forearms and punches but Corbin with a knee.  Zayn leaps over Corbin and he hits a head scissors.  Zayn and Styles clothesline Corbin over the top rope.  Zayn and Styles stare each other down and they lock up.  Zayn with a side head lock.  Zayn with a single leg take down but Styles with a head scissors to Zayn.  Styles wtih a forearm but Zayn with a drop kick and Styles goes to the floor.  Corbin trips Zayn and pulls him to the floor and sends Zayn into the ramp.  Styles misses a baseball slide and Corbin with a punch to knock Styles down.  Corbin sends Zayn to the apron and Zayn with a kick to Corbin and then he hits an Arabian press onto Styles and Corbin.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Corbin chokes Styles.  We see footage from the commercial break when he gave Styles a back body drop.  Corbin with a hard Irish whip to Zayn.  Styles with punches and chops.  Corbin with knees to the midsection and he chokes Styles.  Corbin argues with the referee and Zayn with kicks and punches.  Corbin with a side slam for a near fall.  Styles sends Corbin into the corner but Corbin slides to the floor and he returns and connects with a boot for a near fall.  Corbin with forearms to Zayn.  Styles with a thrust kick and strikes but Corbin with a boot.  Zayn with a clothesline to Corbin.  Zayn sends Styles over the top rope to the floor.  Zayn with an Exploder into the turnbuckles.  Zayn sets for a Helluva Kick but Styles wtih an Ushigoroshi.  Corbin with a clothesline to Styles.

Everyone is down on the mat.  Zayn and Corbin square off while Styles is down in the corner.  Corbin sends Zayn into the corner.  Corbin slides to the floor again and Styles with a knee when Corbin tries to get back into the ring.  Zayn with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall.  Zayn with a punch and then he puts Styles on the turnbuckles.  Zayn with a chop and he sets for a superplex.  Corbin comes under and gets Zayn on his shoulders.  Styles goes for the Phenomenal Forearm but Zayn with a victory roll for a near fall on Corbin.

Corbin runs into a boot from Zayn.  Zayn kicks Corbin away a second time.  Corbin hits Deep Six on Zayn and Styles breaks up the cover.  Styles is the first to his feet as Zayn goes to the floor. Corbin with a punch and he misses a shoulder in the corner and hits the ring post.  Styles with a kick and he hits a springboard 450 on Corbin but Zayn breaks up the cover.  Zayn and Styles with forearms.  Styles with strikes on Zayn.  Styles with a clothesline to Corbin and then he does the same to Zayn.  Corbin with clotheslines to Zayn and Styles.  Zayn with a boot to Corbin and then Styles.  Styles with a Pele Kick to Zayn.  Styles sets for the Styles Clash but Zayn sends Styles to the apron.  Zayn with a Helluva Kick to knock Corbin off the apron.

Styles with a Phenomenal Forearm to Zayn for the three count.

Winner:  AJ Styles

 


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