WWE SmackDown Results for April 2, 2021

Coming to you live on Friday Nights, it’s WWE SmackDown and Ringside News has got you covered with live results.

Start time for SmackDown is 8:00 PM EST Match-by-match highlights and results from the show will take place on this very page. Feel free to leave any reactions in the comment section below.

As of writing this there are no confirmed matches but there is a confirmed segment featuring Logan Paul after Sami Zayn told Kevin Owens that Paul would be the special guest for the red carpet premiere for his conspiracy victim documentary.

It should be interesting to see how things play out on this week’s show.

SmackDown

SmackDown begins with a recap of Fast Lane two weeks ago where Daniel Bryan made Roman Reigns unofficially tap out and was then assaulted with a chair by Edge. It then goes to last week’s SmackDown where Bryan and Edge got into a brawl over Bryan having earned his WrestleMania spot. It then goes to the end of last week’s SmackDown where Adam Pearce a WrestleMania triple threat match for the Universal Championship before a brawl breaks out between the three and Edge violently assaults both Bryan and Reigns with a chair before also attacking Jey Uso and WWE officials.

Edge makes his way to the ring with his trademark crazed look in his eyes. Corey Graves on commentary says that Edge is obsessed with being champion. Edge grabs a mic and says the chaos and destruction of last week didn’t need to happen, before saying that maybe it did need to be happen. He calls Daniel Bryan roadkill and says he weaseled his way to WrestleMania. Edge cites Bryan as inspiration for his comeback and that he was so focused on Roman Reigns that he didn’t even see Bryan coming. Edge then says while he is mad at Bryan, he thanks him and says he’s had time to reflect, and that he finally saw the Rated R Superstar. The graphic for the triple threat match is then displayed and Edge says that he doesn’t think Reigns, Bryan and Pearce understands the ramifications of what is happening. Edge says that he finally woke up, and that he is a man that both Reigns and Bryan aspire to be, he says the feeling of swinging the chair again felt good to him and that he won’t hesitate next time, Edge drops the mic and leaves the ring.

It is announced that later tonight there will be a Street Fight between Daniel Bryan and Jey Uso.

*Commercial break*

Back on the air and Edge is seen walking backstage before being approached for an interview about the Street Fight. Edge says that he doesn’t feel bad about the possibility of Daniel Bryan being brutally beat down by Jey Uso and that he wouldn’t feel bad if Bryan couldn’t make it to WrestleMania.

Alpha Academy is in the ring, Chad Gable on the mic puts over Otis and himself and that they are peaking at the right time and that next week on SmackDown they will become the new tag team champions.

Eight Man Tag Team Match

Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode, Otis and Chad Gable VS Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio & The Street Profits

Dominik Mysterio and Dolph Ziggler start the match. Ziggler starts on the offensive before Dominik counters with a big boot and follows it with a DDT for a two count. Chaos soon ensues as both Mysterios hits dives to Roode and Ziggler on the outside and Montez Ford hits a huge dive onto Alpha Academy.

*Commercial break*

Back from commercial with Ziggler and Rey in the ring, Rey tags in Angelo Dawkins for a hot tag and fast paced offense from Dawkins. Otis slows down Dawkins with a lariat, Ziggler makes a tag from the mat to Otis. Otis hits Dawkins with a hard Irish Whip to the corner followed by an elbow drop. Otis then tags in Roode who hits a vertical suplex and covers for a two count. Ziggler is tagged in and prevents Dawkings from making the tag. Ziggler drags Dawking back to the corner and tags Otis back in, Dawkins breaks out of a submission hold before a double lariat knocks down both men. Gable is tagged in as Dawkins makes the hot tag to Ford who fires off quick strikes and slams to Gable. Rey goes for a 619 but is grabbed by Roode. Ford attempts a roll up for a two count. Ford misses a top rope move, Gable tags in Otis, Gable holds down Ford as Otis hits a flying bulldozer and makes the cover for the three count.

Winners: Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode, Otis and Chad Gable

Backstage Paul Heyman confronts Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville informing the authority figures of a hold harmless agreement for the main event Street Fight. Deville cuts off Pearce to side with Pearce to the shock of Pearce.

Seth Rollins comes out as a video package replays Rollins narrowly avoiding a swing attempt from Cesaro before Cesaro attacked Rollins backstage and swung Rollins around. A face to face confrontation is announced between Rollins and Cesaro.

*Commercial break*

Back on the air with Rollins, Cesaro and Corey Graves in the ring. Graves mentions that this WrestleMania will be Cesaro’s first singles match at WrestleMania. Cesaro says that this WrestleMania he can’t fail, he won’t fail. Cesaro breaks out in song referencing the swing, Rollins says that when it comes to WrestleMania season, he can’t be shaken. Rollins says that when you talk about WrestleMania moments you need to mention his WrestleMania moments. Cesaro says that he knows that he can beat Rollins at WrestleMania, and that he will embarrass Rollins. Cesaro again references the swing which angers Rollins this time. Rollins furiously tells Cesaro that he is not on his level, and that he will embarrass Cesaro at WrestleMania. Cesro says “take a swing” after Rollins implied he would attack Cesaro right then and now, Rollins then exits the ring and walks to the back.

Carmella is approached backstage by Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler before they continue walking backstage.

*Commercial break*

Shayna Baszler W/ Nia Jax VS Natalya W/ Tamina

The match starts with a lock up before Natalya attempts the Sharpshooter. The two trade roll ups before Natalya scores a shocking quick victory with a roll up.

Winner: Natalya

After a quick match, Baszler and Jax clear out the ring before Liv Morgan and Ruby Riott come out to brawl, followed by Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke coming out, and then Lana and Naomi follow, Lana hits a dive on Baszler and Lana and Naomi clear the ring, then Tamina and Natalya run in to stand tall in the end as Jax and Baszler walk to the back.

Backstage Sami Zayn is seen on the red carpet welcoming an arriving Logan Paul to SmackDown.

*Commercial break*

Back on the air and out comes Sami Zayn walking down the ramp on a red carpet. Zayn grabs the mic and excitedly says it’s the day he’s been waiting for, saying that tonight he proves without a doubt that there is a conspiracy against him. Zayn announces his guest of honor and out to the ring comes Logan Paul. Zayn embraces Paul with a hug before the two take a seat. Paul thanks Zayn for inviting him and says he’s excited to be in a WWE ring and that he is excited to see Zayn’s documentary. Zayn formally invites Paul to once again be his guest, this time at WrestleMania and Paul accepts.

Accompanied by a drum roll, the trailer for Zayn’s conspiracy documentary is revealed. Backstage segments and footage recaps Zayn’s road to believing he is a conspiracy victim. Zayn says in the trailer that there have been countless injustices against him.

Back to the ring and Zayn is very excited about his trailer, he asks for Paul’s thoughts. Paul says it was a lot to take in and that it was compelling. Paul says that Owens approached him and says that Owens told him that he’s known Zayn for 15 years and that there is no conspiracy. Zayn gets angry and before snapping on Paul, he manages to calm himself down and says that he doesn’t want Owens poisoning Paul’s mind. Owens surprises Zayn with a Stunner out of nowhere and Owens walks off while pushing Paul out of the way.

Backstage to Pearce and Deville being approached by Edge this time and Edge says that Pearce made the biggest mistake in WWE history last week and that the Street Fight was actually a good idea.

Carmella makes her entrance as a match between her and Bianca Belair is announced.

*Commercial break*

Kevin Owens is approached for interview and Owens says that he was just trying to send Sami a message. Zayn then attacks Owens backstage and says that he ruined everything at that he will see Owens at WrestleMania.

A video package is aired recapping the ongoing feud between WrestleMania opponents Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks. Including Banks attacking Belair after Belair’s match on last week’s SmackDown.

Belair is interviewed backstage and takes credit for bringing out the Legit Boss in Sasha, and that is exactly the Sasha Banks she wants to face. Belair then shifts her attention to her opponent tonight Carmella, and says that she is not looking past her, but it going right through her.

Carmella VS Bianca Belair

Carmella attacks Belair as she is entering the ring before continuing her assault on Belair on the outside before the bell even rings. Michael Cole on commentary says that Belair is hurt after being thrown into the steel steps by Carmella.

*Commercial break*

Carmella has Belair in a sleeper hold, Belair counters before Carmella hits a Huricanrana and a Bronco Buster. Carmella continues her attack by stomping Belair on the mat. Belair counters with a huge lariat out of the corner. A drop kick and a series of strikes from Belair and then Carmella rolls out of a moonsault attempt and covers Belair for a two count. Belair hits the Kiss of Death and covers Carmella for the three count.

Winner: Bianca Belair

After the match Sasha Banks runs in and before things escalate, Banks rolls out of the ring and holds up the championship belt as Belair points to the WrestleMania sign.

Roman Reigns and Jey Uso are seen backstage discussing the main event Street Fight.

*Commercial break*

King Corbin is see backstage and claims that he is a King and deserves respect and that he will defeat Drew McIntyre and then Bobby Lashley to become WWE Champion.

Apollo Crews backstage and he says that Big E greatly disrespected him at Fast Lane and that he will not stand for it. Crews announces a special Nigerian Drum Fight at WrestleMania and that he will finally become the Intercontinental Champion.

Paul Heyman approaches Edge and says that we all know the main event for WrestleMania should have always been Edge vs Roman Reigns. Edge cuts off Heyman to let us know he will be on commentary for the Street Fight.

*Commercial break*

Street Fight

Daniel Bryan VS Jey Uso

Our main event of the evening starts off furiously with the two trading strikes before a big shoulder tackle from Uso. Uso throws Bryan to the outside where Bryan responds with strikes of his own. Uso throws Bryan into the barricade on the outside, and then picks him up to throw him to the barricade a second time. Uso grabs a steel chair, Bryan goes for a dive and runs right into a chair shot from Uso. Uso continues his assault on Bryan with the chair inside the ring. Uso puts the chair around Bryan’s leg and Bryan avoids a top rope dive from Uso. Bryan picks up the chair and hits Uso and Roman Reigns comes out to the ring with Paul Heyman rolling out a chair for Roman to sit in at the top of the ramp.

*Commercial break*

Our main event continues live with Bryan delivering a series of kicks to Uso in the corner before Uso hits a superkick to take back the momentum. Uso throws Bryan right into a chair set up in the corner. Uso grabs a steel chain from under the ring and attacks Bryan with it. Bryan gets up and Uso punches Bryan with the chain wrapped around his fist. Uso hits a frog splash and covers Bryan for a two count. Uso rolls Bryan outside the ring and Irish Whips Bryan into the steel steps. Uso bounces Bryan’s head off the steps and attempts a suplex from off the steps which Bryan blocks and counters with a suplex of his own. Bryan bounces Uso’s head off the announce table repeatedly and throws Uso in the ring and hits a missile dropkick from the top rope to Uso. Bryan hits the Yes Kicks as Roman looks on. Bryan wraps the chain around his arm and proceeds to hit Uso several times. Bryan applies the Yes Lock as Uso taps out.

Winner: Daniel Bryan

After the match, Daniel Bryan hits a running knee to Edge and continues his assault on Edge by throwing him against the ring post three times. Bryan walks towards Reigns, as Bryan moves faster, Reigns throws his chair, Bryan ducks and takes Roman down and puts him in the Yes Lock, before Roman could tap officials come out and break the hold. Bryan goes back to the ring to lead a Yes Chant from the corner as SmackDown goes off the air.

That’s it for this week’s SmackDown. Let us know what you thought and we’ll see you back here next Friday for more SmackDown coverage. Until then, stay safe!

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