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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: CHARLOTTE VERSUS NAOMI FOR THE TITLE, WHO BEAT THE CLOCK?, WHAT IS THE HOUSE OF HORRORS MATCH, AND WHAT DID NAKAMURA SAY?

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-04-25 21:51:00

We are in Des Moines, Iowa and your announcers are Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and John Layfield.

Renee Young is in the ring and she brings out Shinsuke Nakamura.

Renee starts to ask Nakamura a question and Dolph Ziggler's music plays and he comes to the ring.

Dolph says if you want to play interview, let's play interview.  Dolph asks Nakamura for his influences.

Dolph stops Nakamura's answer and Dolph says he will translate for Shinsuke.  He says that his favorite is Dolph Ziggler.  Dolph asks Shinsuke what is going through his mind when he does those dance moves during his entrance.

Nakamura refuses to answer.

Dolph says that Nakamura is intimidated being in the presence of his hero.  Dolph says Nakamura is not who he says he is.  Dolph says his name is Michael and he grew up in Gary, Indiana.  Dolph says Michael and his family sang and danced around the world.  Dolph talks more about the Jackson Five and he says that Nakamura was the weirdo in his family.  Dolph continues to go through Michael Jackson's life and he says that his best friend is a monkey named Bubbles.  He dipped into obscurity but re-emerged in Japan under the alias Shinsuke Nakamura.  Dolph says it translates to petty, pathetic, overrated freak.

Nakamura takes the mic back and he says it is his turn to ask the questions.  He asks Dolph what is his problem.  

Nakamura takes the mic away from Dolph and says he says he will translate for Dolph.  Nakamura speaks in Japanese and ends with Jackass.

Ziggler kicks Nakamura in the midsection but he misses a super kick.  Nakamura with a reverse exploder and he sets for Kinshasa but Ziggler gets out of the ring.

AJ Styles and Baron Corbin walk in the back as we go to commercial.

We are back and the Face of America Kevin Owens joins the commentary team for the next match.  Kevin is asked about his match with Chris Jericho on Sunday but Kevin says that Chris will not be joining him on the Kevin Owens Show next week because Chris will lose on Sunday.

Match Number One:  AJ Styles versus Baron Corbin

Styles avoids Corbin when Corbin wants to lock up.  Styles with a waist lock but Corbin escapes.  Corbin blocks a kick and sends AJ to the mat.  Styles goes for a rollup but Corbin blocks it.  Styles with a side head lock.  Styles holds on to the side head lock while Corbin tries to send Styles off the ropes.  Styles lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt by Corbin and Styles returns to the side head lock.  Corbin backs Styles into the corner and Corbin misses a punch and Styles returns to the side head lock.  Corbin with punches and Styles goes for a shoulder tackle but Styles is bounced back to the ropes and Corbin kicks Styles to the floor as we go to commercial.

We are back and Corbin with a quarter nelson and chin lock.  We see footage from the commercial break when Corbin sent Styles high into the air on a back body drop.  We return to the live action and Styles with punches.  Corbin sends Styles into the corner and Styles goes for a kick but Corbin slides to the floor and Corbin hits a choke breaker for a near fall when he gets back into the ring.  Corbin with forearms to Styles.  

Styles is put on the turnbuckles and Corbin yells at the referee before climbing the turnbuckles to set for a superplex.  Styles slides under and drops Corbin on the turnbuckles and hits a Pele Kick.  Styles with a flying clothesline into the corner and then he connects with a series of strikes and hits a sliding clothesline and gets a near fall.  Styles sets for the Styles Clash but Corbin counters.  Styles goes for the Calf Crusher but Corbin holds on to the ropes.

Owens gets up from the announce table and Styles with a kick.  Styles leaps over Corbin but Corbin sets for a power bomb but Styles counters with a sunset flip for the three count.

Winner:  AJ Styles

After the match, Owens attacks Styles and Corbin joins in. 

Sami Zayn's music plays and Owens leaves the ring.  Zayn sends Corbin into the ring post and then he knocks Owens off the apron.  Zayn with a Helluva Kick to Corbin and then Owens hits Zayn from behind and hits a pop up power bomb on Styles.

Charlotte Flair is in the back and she is asked about her title match tonight.  Charlotte says every superstar has blood running through their veins, but she has gold running through hers.  She is a four time champion and she needs a new kingdom to rule.  She does not want the title, she needs it.  The drive for five will be complete tonight. She will show that she is the greatest superstar in WWE history.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two:  Chad Gable and Jason Jordan versus Primo and Epico in  Beat the Clock Challenge Match

Gable with a back slide to Epico for a near fall.  Gable with a side head lock and a rollup for a near fall.  Jordan tgs in and he hits a drop kick and gets a near fall.  Jordan with a Gator Roll and a near fall.  Jordan with another near fall.  Epico with a punch while the Usos watch in the back from WWE monitor viewing angle number one.  Gable makes the tag and he gets a near fall with an O'Connor Roll.  Gable punches Primo and Irish whips him into the corner and Gable misses when Primo is pulled out of the corner.  Primo with a boot to Gable and then he kicks Gable and gets a near fall.  Epico tags in and he hits a splash to the back for a series of near falls.

Epico kicks Gable and runs his laces across the face.  Epico with an arm bar.  Primo tags in and they hit a series of strikes and finishes with a clothesline for a near fall.  Epico with a reverse chin lock and a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall.  Primo gets a near fall and then he slams Gable and hits a leg drop for a near fall.  Primo with a side Russian leg sweep and he tries to get Gable to submit but Gable escapes.

Primo knocks Jordan off the apron.  Epico tags in and they set for a power bomb and lungblower combination but Jordan shoulder tackles Primo to the floor and they hit Grand Amplitude for the three count.

Winners:  Chad Gable and Jason Jordan (Time to Beat 5:17)

We go to commercial.

We are back and we have comments from Rusev that were pre-taped. 

Rusev says he does not like Daniel Bryan.  He does not like Shane McMahon and he does not agree with his father's shake up.  The only way he will wrestle on Smackdown is if he gets a Title Match at Money in the Bank.  If he does not get that chance, he will pack his bags and go back to Bulgaria.

Becky Lynch is in the interview area and she was asked about Charlotte.  Becky says calling her relationship as complex would be an understatement.  She does not agree with Charlotte's behavior but she is getting results.

The Anti-Charlotte Welcoming Committee stops and they ask Becky where she stands on the Charlotte situation.  Natalya says you are with us and Ellsworth finishes the line.  Carmella tells Becky to choose wisely.

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