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WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT: DANIEL BRYAN HAS AN OPPONENT, WOMEN'S TITLE MATCH, NEW STIPULATIONS FOR WRESTLEMANIA

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-03-26 21:59:00

We are in Uncasville, Connecticut and your announcers are Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, and Byron Saxton.

The New Day make their way to the ring.

Xavier says if we could be serious for a minute, the last few months have been an emotional roller coaster.  Big E says it has been an incredible journey from New Day Sucks to New Day Rocks over their five years.  Xavier says it has been incredible to be here for you and with you to perform for the WWE Universe.  He says it has been one hell of an experience and they want to thank everyone.

Big E says he has spoken with Xavier and after all of the obstacles placed in Kofi's way, they have talked about walking away.  They have made a lot of friends, but . . . 

Xavier says the thing that has been hard on him and E has been how poorly Kofi has been treated.  It is not just recently, but over the last 11 years.  POP is not just a catchhphrase, Kofi exudes the Power of Positivity.  Kofi does not know the word quit.  

Xavier says they cannot make that decision until they get answers.  The person who has those answers in Vince McMahon.  The New Day is asking Mr. McMahon to come out here and address them face to face so they can talk about the issues they have.  They have no problem waiting in the middle of this ring until you do.

Vince McMahon makes his way to the ring.

Before Vince can speak, he is interrupted by the WWE Champion Daniel Bryan and Erick Rowan.  Daniel tells Vince not to waste another breath to placate the fragile egos of the New Day.  If they want to quit, let them quit.  The New Day is nothing but a stale novelty act, a stale novelty act that you created.  You can pick another group of three from NXT and call them Fresh Afternoon and let them throw waffles into the crowd.  Kofi is nothing more than a B+ player.  

Kofi lost last week.  Kofi lost at Fastlane.  Kofi lost at Elimination Chamber.  Don't let Big E get in your head.  Don't let the parasites get into your head.  You have been correct about Kofi.  Te instinct that he is not championship material have been correct.  You have been right and these people have been wrong.  Just like Kofi, these people have refused to accept that reality.

Xavier says that Daniel is too afraid to face Kofi one on one.  You have become everything that you have fought against.  You have turned into a hypocrite.  That is why you are out here right now.

Vince brings up the quitting crap that you are trying to get people to believe.  You are not going to quit and there is not a bone in your body that will make you quit.  This is just a way to get others to think you will quit out of protest to Kofi.  Vince says he gets it.  Everybody loves what we have here, almost everybody.  Kofi, you are definitely and will always be a B+ player.

Daniel says he agrees with Vince.

Vince asks if BIg E and Xavier are a B+ tag team.  You have this respect and passion for Kofi.  Can you put Kofi in the WWE Championship match?  Vince tells Kofi he is done having opportunities.  If Big E and Xavier can win a Tag Team Gauntlet tonight, Kofi has his match at Wrestlemania.

We are reminded about the announcement that the Raw Women's Championship Match will main event Wrestlemania.

Becky Lynch is in the interview area and she is asked about main eventing Wrestlemania and winning the Beat the Clock Challenge.  Becky says she brings the people and Ronnie brings the title.  What does Charlotte bring?  What has she ever brought to the match?

Charlotte Flair's music plays and she makes her way to the ring.

Charlotte says she is about to show how deserving she is.

Match Number One:  Charlotte Flair versus Asuka for the Smackdown Women's Championship

They lock up and Charlotte tries for a chop and Asuak blocks it.  Charlotte with an arm wringer and Asuka uses the ropes for a reversal.  Charlotte with a leg trip and a side head lock.  Asuka with a side head lock.  Asuka kicks Charlotte in the midsection and Charlotte goes to the floor.  Charlotte returns to the ring and Asuka with a waist lock.  Charlotte with an Irish whip and she runs into boots but Charlotte blocks them and connects with an elbow.  Charlotte with a boot to the knee and then a spinning toe hold and knee drop.  Charlotte with a kick to the leg.  Charlotte kicks Asuka in the hamstring.  Charlotte continues to work on the leg.

Asuka blocks a waist lock and applies a knee bar.  Charlotte picks up Asuka and hits a belly-to-back suplex and she gets a near fall.  Charlotte with a fallaway slam but she misses a baseball slide when Asuka moves on the apron.  Asuka with a baseball slide on the apron to Charlotte.  Asuka sends Charlotte back into the ring.  Asuka kicks Charlotte but Charlotte with a clothesline.  Charlotte with a knee drop to the back of the head.  Asuka with an Octopus on Charlotte.

Asuka with a sunset flip for a near fall.  Asuka with a forearm and Asuka blocks forearms from Charlotte.  Charlotte kicks Asuka in the knee and then continues to work on the leg.  Asuka with a Codebreaker but Asuka cannot capitalize due to the damage done to her knee.  Charlotte pie faces Asuka but Asuka with strikes to Charlotte.  Asuka with a kick to the midsection followed by a running hip stirke and German suplex.  Asuka with a thrust kick.  Asuka with a flying boot to the head for a near fall.  

Asuka kicks Charlotte in the back.  Asuka misses a hip attack against the ropes and Charlotte with a boot to the head for a near fall.  Charlotte goes up top for a moonsault but Asuka gets her boots up and Asuka with the Asuka Lock.  Charlotte rolls back to get a near fall.  Asuka with a round kick for a near fall.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Charlotte with chops followed by a slam attempt but Asuka escapes and gets a near fall.  Asuks blocks the figure four leg lock and Charlotte with a kick.  Asuka kicks Charlotte into the turnbuckles.  Asuka with a round kick to the head for a near fall.  Asuka goes to the turnbuckles and Charlotte with a forearm.  Charlotte with a Spanish Fly for a near fall.  Charlotte with forearms to Asuka but Asuka with a triangle.  Charlotte with a power bomb to escape for a near fall.  Asuka with an inside cradle into the Asuka Lock but Charlotte escapes with an arm drag.  Charlotte with the figure four and she bridges.  Asuka taps out.

Winner:  Charlotte Flair (New Champion)

Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring while the new Smackdown Women's Champion heads to the back.

We go to commercial.

We are back and AJ Styles is in the Gorilla Position.  He is asked about facing Kurt Angle less than two weeks before his match against Randy Orton.  AJ says he is honored to be Kurt's last match on Smackdown.  He feels privileged to be part of his career and is happy to be in the ring with him.  AJ says that Angle is a hall of famer and he is not taking this match lightly.  This is not an exhibition match.  Kurt may have laid the foundation but this is the house that AJ Styles built.

Match Number Two:  AJ Styles versus Kurt Angle

They shake hands and hug before locking up.  Angle with a German suplex.  Angle goes for the Olympic Slam but AJ escapes.  AJ with a Calf Crusher on Angle.  Angle looks like he is going to tap but Angle counters into an ankle lock.  AJ rolls through and sends Angle into the turnbuckles.  

Randy Orton attacks AJ and hits an RKO.  The referee calls for the bell.

Winner:  AJ Styles (by disqualification)

After the match, Orton kicks AJ but Angle with an Olympic Slam on Orton.

We go to comments from Rey Mysterio and Dominic.  Dominic says Joe is nothing like Kofi or his father.  Joe only cares about himself.  Rey says he will teach Joe a lesson at Wrestlemania as he stands up for his family and he wins the United States Title.

Miz makes his way to the ring.

We go to commercial.

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