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WWE SmackDown will start this week at 8:00 PM EST, as always. 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.

Considering that this is the first SmackDown following WWE Elimination Chamber, fans can expect to witness the fallout from the show as well as the buildup to WrestleMania 39. You can check out the full announced card below.

  • Rhea Ripley comes face-to-face with Charlotte Flair
  • Rey Mysterio vs. Karrion Kross
  • Firefly Fun House returns
  • Imperium vs. Braun Strowman, Ricochet, & Madcap Moss

WWE SmackDown Opener:

The opening package for the show airs.

Kayla is backstage and Jimmy enters. He says he hasn’t spoken to Jey but he texted and called him and told him to meet him in the middle of the ring. He says he told Jey to get everything off his chest in the middle of the ring.

Imperium vs. Braun Strowman, Ricochet & Madcap Moss

Braun Strowman’s music plays and he comes out with Ricochet and Madcap Moss. Imperium’s music plays and the group walks out to the ring.

The match begins with Madcap Moss and Vinci. Vinci takes down Madcap Moss. Moss knocks down Vinci and tags in Ricochet who dives onto Vinci. Cover! 1…2..kick out. Ricochet knocks down Vinci and goes to tag Braun but is stopped by Vinci with a clothesline.

Vinci tags out and Kaiser attacks Ricochet and sends him into the ropes. Ricochet tries to fight back but is knocked back again. Kaiser slaps Strowman who tries to come in and the distraction allows Imperium to attack Ricochet.

*Commercial break*

Ricochet fights back but not enough as Kaiser hits the clothesline. Cover! 1…2…kick out. Kaiser tags in Gunther who continues to attack Ricochet. Drew McIntyre comes out to watch Gunther.

Gunther tags in Vinci who hits the clothesline on Ricochet. Ricochet tags in Strowman who attacks Kaiser and Vinci. Kaiser tags in Gunther who chops Storwman and both men exchange chops.

Gunther with a dropkick. Madcap tags in and attacks Gunther in the corner. Ginther with a German suplex and a clothesline and follows it with a powerbomb for the win.

Winner: Imperium

The Viking Raiders attack McIntyre and throw him into the barricade. Sheamus comes to his aide but the numbers are too much for Sheamus. Strowman attacks Viking Raiders and Ricochet dives onto them. Drew McIntyre and Sheamus send them into the crowd.

Kayla interviews Rey Mysterio who says that he will put an end to Karrion Kross. Santos Escobar interrupts him and says he and his family values respect and he wants to show the WWE universe how much he respects him. Dominik comes in and says it’s pathetic.

Santos says he will teach Dominik some respect. Rhea comes in between Dominik and Santos Escobar. He tells Rey not to let it bother him but Rey says it bothers him because Dominik is his son.

*Commercial break*

Jimmy and Solo are backstage. Jimmy says a few weeks ago, he knew Jey would be there for him but he isn’t sure anymore and says Jey might be spooked over Sami. Heyman says Solo will stay back with him while he handles Jey personally. Jimmy agrees.

LA Knight’s music plays and he walks to the ring. He gets on the mic and says it’s the season where everyone is talking about WrestleMania but he came here to win titles and make money.

He says he is not going to be having a WrestleMania moment and says there can’t be a LA WrestleMania without LA Knight and so, he is going to give WrestleMania a LA Knight moment. The New Day’s music hit and they come out.

Kofi mocks LA Knight and says he has been on the roster for two and a half months. LA Knight says he didn’t invite The New Day here. Woods says that Knight loves hand outs but WrestleMania moments are earned.

Knight says he doesn’t care about Woods’ path and asks how di Kofimania work out for him. The New Day get in the ring and Kofi says he won the WWE Championship so it worked out well. He says he won’t wait for the chance to shut LA Knight up.

Woods asks Adam Pierce to send a referee out here. A referee comes out and rings the bell.

*Commercial break*

Kofi Kingston vs. LA Knight

Kofi with a hurricanrana on Knight but LA Knight knocks him down with a shoulder tackle. Kofi with a flying elbow. Kofi with a splash on Knight. Kofi trips Knight and dances with Woods. He kicks Knight and then hits the crossbody. Cover! 1..2…kick out.

Kofi goes to work on LA Knight. Knight with a back elbow knocking Kofi down. Knight then continues to attack Kofi Kingston. He hits the body slam on Kofi. Cover! 1..2…kick out.

Knight continues to attack Kofi in the corner. He goes for a neckbreaker but Kofi hangs on and attacks LA Knight in the corner.

*Commercial break*

Kofi with a springboard dropkick. He is sent outside and Woods goes to check on him. Knight provokes Woods. He then attacks Kofi and sends him into the ring. Knight with a knee to the face of Kofi Kingston. He then hits the flying shoulder tackle. Cover! 1..2…kick out.

Kofi fights back and hits the jumping clothesline followed by the Boom drop. He goes for Trouble In Paradise but he plants Kofi. Cover! 1..2…kick out. Knight attacks Woods but Kofi dives onto Knight.

Kofi climbs the top rope but is stopped. Knight is hung up on the top rope and Kofi hits the Trouble In Paradise for the win.

Winner: Kofi Kingston

*Commercial break*

Charlotte Flair’s music hit and she makes her way to the ring. She gets on the mic and says there are 35 days till WrestleMania. She also says she can’t wait to hear what Rhea Ripley has to say to her face and calls her out but she doesn’t come out.

Charlotte asks his Rhea is remembering the last time they were in the ring. Dominik comes out and says she isn’t going to let her run down Rhea. Charlotte asks him to get his mommy.

Dominik says Rhea is the hottest thing in WWE and no one has ever won the Royal Rumble from the number one spot. Dominik says Rhea is strong and when she hugs him, she nearly breaks his back.

Charlotte says he has a latino man that calls her mami. Dominik says he has a lot in common with Flair. Dominik lists their similarities. He says he has a big chip on his shoulder and at WrestleMania when Rhea beats her, she will know that she is not good enough.

Charlotte says she loves her dad and wishes Ric Flair a happy birthday and can still go. He says Ric would kick Dominik’s butt but he isn’t here. Rhea’s music hit and she comes out to the ring.

Dominik is holding Rhea back and they both begin to leave. Charlotte holds up her title and Rhea re-enters the ring and gets in Charlotte’s face. Rhea then leaves the ring.

Natalya vs. Shayna Baszler

Natalya’s music hit and she comes out with Tegan Nox.

*Commercial break*

Ronda Rousey’s theme song plays and Shayna Baszler comes out with Ronda Rousey.

The match begins Natalya attacks Shayna. Natalya attacks her in the corner. Shayna fights back by targeting the arm of Natalya. She goes to work on the arm. Shayna with a kick to Natalya’s arm. She goes for a knee strike but misses and Natalya hits the side Russian leg sweep. Natalya then hits the German suplex. Cover! 1..2..kick out.

Natalya goes for the sharp shooter but Shayna escapes and rolls out. Natalya goes after her and sends her back into the ring. Ronda distracts Natalya allowing Baszler to kick ger in the face and then locks in the arm bar as Natalya taps out.

Winner: Shayna Baszler

Following the match, Shayna attacks tegan Nox. Ronda goes for a kick on Natalya but Tegan takes her down.

*Commercial break*

The Firefly Funhouse music plays and Bray is watching his segment from last week. Lashley’s segment from RAW plays. Bray then appears on the screen and welcomes the audience.

He asks who opened the door and says it is time for the weather. Uncle Howdy mumbles something. Bray then appears in what appears like a fake game show. A voice asks, “can you keep a secret?”

Bray appears in a mask and asks, “Can you keep a secre?”

Jimmy says he is going to hash things out and shows a text from Roman saying he will be back next week and says either Jimmy handles Jey tonight or Roman will handle him next week.

*Commercial break*

Rey Mysterio vs. Karrion Kross

Rey Mysterio’s theme song plays and he walks out to the ring. Karrion Kross’ music hit and he makes his way to the ring.

The match begins and Rey with an hurricanrana. He sends Kross over the top rope and hits the 619 to the back of his head before hitting the suicide dive.

*Commercial break*

Kross knocks down Mysterio. He attacks him in the corner. Rey sends Kross into the corner and hits the senton but it has little effect as Mysterio is sent outside the ring. Kross with a gut buster to Rey.

He sends him into the ring and picks up Mysterio. He climbs the rope but Rey fights out and hits the hurricanrana. Cover! 1…2..kick out. Rey sends Kross into the ropes. Scarleet is on the apron Rey accidentally knocks her down. He goes for the 619 but Dominik catches him and throws him down.

He then asks him to hit him. Rey gets back in the ring but Kross with a forearm and he locks in the Kross Jacket for the win.

Winner: Karrion Kross

Dominik gets in the ring and asks Rey to hit him. He shoves Rey repeatedly. Rey gets in Dominik’s face and he dares him to hit him. Dominik asks him to do it but Rey hesitates. Rey walks away from the ring.

Jimmy is backstage and he is checking his phone to see if Jey has replied to his texts.

*Commercial break*

Jimmy Uso’s music plays and he walks to the ring. He gets on the mic and says he knows Jey is watching somewhere. He says he knows Jey is torn and hurt. Jimmy says he will always be here for Jey and asks Jey to be here for him now.

He says everything has been crazy and they have a Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens problem. Sami Zayn appears through the crowd. Sami says he wants to talk to Jey but he needs to talk to him. He says they were like brothers and Jimmy had his back from day one and says Jimmy is the one who made him the honorary uce.

He says when things went south, Jimmy took him down without hesitation and that hurt. Jimmy says Sami is so selfish. He says Sami is the one that made the choice and did what he had to do. He says family doesn’t betray you.

Sami says family doesn’t make you prove yourself and manipulate you. Jey is in the rafters. Sami says The Bloodline is about one man and he will make sure it comes crumbling down. Sami offers him a way out. As Sami looks up at Jey, Jimmy attacks him and asks Jey to come down. Sami hits the Helluva kick as Jey looks on from the crowd.

Solo Sikoa comes out and Sami leaves through the crowd.

This ends our live coverage of WWE SmackDown.

Sunil Joseph

Passionate pro wrestling fan. Sunil has been writing WWE content writing for over the last five years. Sunil still gets excited when he gets to tell people that he gets paid to watch pro wrestling.

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