Here are the results from tonight’s (Tues. March 14, 2017) episode of WWE SmackDown Live (courtesy of PWInsider):
Tonight’s show starts off with AJ Styles’ outburst after Smackdown and confrontation with Shane McMahon.
Daniel tells AJ to calm down and AJ says he will slap the next person to tell him to calm down. AJ says he can do something to Shane McMahon.
Daniel says Shane is not here yet and he wants to work this out with Shane.
AJ says he is going to go to the ring and tell the world what he thinks about what is happening to him.
We are in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and your announcers are John Layfield and Tom Phillips.
AJ Styles makes his way to the ring and he is focused.
AJ breathes heavily into the mic but does not say anything for a while. He says he is sick and tired of being messed with by Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon. You would think the greatest Superstar in WWE would have the red carpet rolled out into the main event of Wrestlemania. He was sent through hoops like a circus monkey. AJ says that John Cena wouldn’t have had to run through hoops.
AJ says that John Cena went to his brother in law to get a match against him for the WWE Title. AJ acknowledges that he lost, but he expected a rematch. Instead he was put in a Triple Threat match where he did not get beaten. Then he was put in the Elimination Chamber. AJ mentions the controversy over the battle royal, but he beat Luke Harper one, two, three. Then Randy Orton burns down Bray’s house. Randy does not get arrested or put in jail. Instead he is put in the main event of Wrestlemania.
Everyone knows that AJ Styles had the best year in 2016. AJ says that he is the reason why you are in these seats and watching this show. For all of that, he does not even have a match for Wrestlemania. How does the greatest superstar in WWE not have a match at Wrestlemania. AJ says he could have slapped the kale chips out of Daniel Bryan’s mouth, but we know that Daniel is just a puppet. AJ says he will have a conversation with Shane McMahon about his career. That is if he even has one.
AJ throws down the mic and leaves the ring.
Match Number One: Becky Lynch versus Natalya
They lock up and Becky with a drop kick and a double leg take down but Natalya gets to the ropes. Becky with an Irish whip and kick in the corner. Natalya goes into the ropes to stop Becky. Becky wants a time out and Becky stands there and lets Natalya get her bearings straight. Becky with a slap and a forearm followed by a springboard kick in the corner. Natlaya with a waist lock but Becky with a drop toe hold and Natalya gets to the ropes and then she goes to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Becky with a twisting leg drop and she gets a near fall. Natalya goes to the floor and Becky follows but Natalya blocks a clothesline and then Natalya with a Michinoku Driver on the floor. Natalya with a kick and then she sends Becky back into the ring. Natalya chokes Becky in the ropes. Natalya with a snap mare and drop kick to the back for a near fall. Natalya with a sleeper on Becky. Becky with punches but Natalya sends Becky to the mat with a pull of the hair. Natalya with a hard Irish whip but she misses a splash into the corner. Becky with forearms.
Natalya with a kick and she slaps Becky. Becky with two clotheslines followed by a leg lariat and then she hits an exploder that sends Natalya into the corner. Becky with a running forearm attempt but Natalya sends Becky to the turnbuckles. Becky rolls through and applies DisArmHer from the turnbuckles and Natalya taps out.
Winner: Becky Lynch
After the match, Carmella hits Becky with a Super Kick and then she gives one to Natalya. Her friend who is a ‘boy’ joins her in the ring for a moment before she leaves and he blindly follows.
AJ is in the parking area waiting for Shane to show up.
We see John Cena at the Kids’ Choice Awards.
We are back and James Ellsworth and Carmella walk in the back. Carmella is asked about her actions. Carmella says every woman on the roster has a chance to compete against Alexa at Wrestlemania. She says she is the next Smackdown Women’s Champion.
Miz and Maryse are in the ring for MizTV.
Miz talks about his guests and how important they are and how they are the IT Couple. Miz introduces himself and Maryse.
He says they are finally showing you about the frauds that John Cena and Nikki Bella are. We go to last week during Smackdown when Miz and Maryse attacked John Cena and Nikki Bella after their match.
Miz shows us what happened on Talking Smack.
Maryse shows her wedding ring and Miz says Nikki will never get one of those because John is in love with himself. Maryse says that Nikki is ten times worse. Miz asks Maryse to talk about a Total Divas situation. Maryse talk about how Nikki stab her in the back to keep her from being on Season One of Total Divas. Maryse says that Nikki said she would take care of the negotiations because she is dating John Cena and she is untouchable. Then Maryse talks about how Nikki contacted her about being back on television. Maryse says that Nikki took money, opportunities, and three and a half years that she could have been with her husband. Maryse tells Nikki that she cheated her. She will make Nikki suffer.
Maryse says that she will expose Nikki as a lying, backstabbing bitch.
John Cena’s music plays and he is joined by Nikki Bella and they come to the ring.
Maryse and Miz leave the ring.
Nikki says that she is going to talk. Nikki asks Maryse if she is crazy. If she can block someone’s job, why is Maryse here? They were never best friends. You made up a story to try to embarrass her and Brie. Nikki says that Maryse steals everyone’s money because you stand there and hold the arm of someone like a blow up doll. Nikki says that Maryse can prove herself tonight and she can come into the ring. Nikki says she will kick Maryse’s ass.
Miz says Nikki cannot make matches and he asks if Nikki thinks she is John Cena. Miz says Maryse will not face her tonight.
Miz gets ready to sign off for MizTV and Daniel Bryan’s music plays.
Daniel asks Miz if he thinks he is the general manager because your time is not up. Daniel says he was promised a very special episode of MizTV. All you did was run your mouth and then run away. Since you didn’t deliver, Daniel says he wants to punch Miz in the face. Daniel talks about the Talking Smack clip and how it reminds him of saying that Daniel cannot wrestle and it makes Daniel want to punch Miz in the face. Then he thinks about how Miz poorly copies Daniel’s moves and it makes him want to punch Miz in the face.
Daniel says that since he knows that Miz exploits the fact that he cannot punch Miz in the face, it makes him want to punch Miz in the face.
Daniel says he knows two people who want to punch Miz in the face so at the Ultimate Face Punching Extravaganza in Orlando, Miz and Maryse will face John Cena and Nikki Bella.
AJ Styles is still in the garage waiting for Shane McMahon.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Mickie James versus Alexa Bliss in a Non Title Match
Alexa pushes Mickie and Mickie pushes back. They lock up and go around the ring and Mickie takes Alexa to the mat. They continue the collar and elbow tie up until the referee separates them. Alexa with a kick and she sends Mickie into the turnbuckles and kicks her. Mickie with punches and kicks in the corner. Alexa sends Mickie into the turnbuckles and then she chokes Mickie in the ropes and connects with knees to the back. Mickie sends Alexa to the floor. Alexa blocks a baseball slide and she sends Mickie into the ring post and then sends her to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Alexa with a cravate but Mickie with a take down and a single leg crab. Alexa gets to the ropes and then Mickie with a series of crossfaces and she slams Alexa’s head into the mat. Mickie with a clothesline and snap mare followed by a drop kick for a near fall. Mickie with a fisherman’s suplex and bridge for a near fall. Alexa with a punch and she sends Mickie to the mat by the hair. Alexa with punches and she tosses Mickie into the corner by the hair. Alexa with another biel by the hair. Alexa runs into an elbow and Mickie with a head scissors out of the corner followed by a back heel kick and a jumping kick. Alexa floats over when Mickie charges into the corner and Alexa with a sunset flip and a near fall.
Winner: Mickie James
We go back to the garage area and AJ is now pacing after standing in place before.
Renee Young asks AJ what are his intentions towards Shane McMahon. AJ says Wrestlemania is the Ultimate Thrill Ride and he has no match at Wrestlemania so this is where he is going to get his thrills.
Shane McMahon arrives and he gets out of his car and AJ attacks Shane and AJ sends Shane into the door and he punches Shane. AJ sends Shane into a car and he kicks and punches Shane. AJ punches Shane and then he sends Shane through a car window.
Fit Finlay comes to check on Shane and Renee mentions that Shane is bleeding. AJ kicks Shane again as there is a call for paramedics.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we have a Moments Ago Moment of AJ Styles attacking Shane McMahon.
Shane is being given a medical test and they want to take him to the emergency room. Shane is helped to the Trainer’s Room.
The Usos and Curt Hawkins argue with AJ about what he did and AJ leaves the locker room.
Daniel Bryan stops AJ and he tells AJ that was an act of a coward. Daniel says he has lost all respect for AJ now.
AJ asks Daniel if he is going to fire him and Daniel says that is what he is doing. AJ is escorted out of the building.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Mojo Rawley versus Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler goes for the leg but Mojo stays on his feet. Ziggler backs Rawley into the corner and he tosses some sweat on Mojo on the break. Mojo runs Ziggler into the corner and connects with a shoulder. Mojo wipes some sweat and throws it in Ziggler’s face. Mojo sends Ziggler into the air and then over the top rope to the floor. Ziggler is thrown over the top rope to the floor again. Ziggler says he is better than everyone but he is next to the apron so Mojo grabs him by the hair. Mojo is dropped across the top rope and Ziggler gets a near fall.
Ziggler slaps Mojo and Mojo sends Ziggler over the top rope one more time. Mojo holds the ropes open for Ziggler but Ziggler decides to walk away and Ziggler gets counted out.
Winner: Mojo Rawley (by count out)
We take another look at what AJ Styles did to Shane McMahon.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Neville mentions that we find out the next contender to his throne. Neville says it does not matter who the victor is because the winner will be humiliated at Wrestlemania. You need to respect your king.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring and he is wearing pants.
Randy says you can learn a lot from a viper. They are cunning, fearless, and ruthless. They attack when the timing is perfect. Randy says he has been waiting in the grass for months. He could have attacked Bray whenever he wanted, but an RKO would not be enough and it would be too easy. He thought about how to hit him the hardest and he decided to join Bray. He came up with a plan to be part of his family.
Randy says he earned Bray’s trust, but the venom in his veins got deeper and deeper. If you can’t beat them . . . join them. When the timing is right . . . screw them. Randy says he needed to be more sadistic than ever. He had to destroy the one thing that Bray loved. That thing is Sister Abigail. As that fired burned and he heard her screams, Randy says he could feel Bray’s power being stripped away. The new face of fear had fear written across his face.
The one thing that Bray fears is being alone and now he is alone. Randy says he has one more step to climb and he needs to finish what he started. Randy says that he swears to God and he will take everything from Bray Wyatt.
Bray appears on the TitanTron and he says that Randy is absolutely right about him. He was naked and stripped of his powers until he found his way home, or what is left of it. You thought you burned the soul of Sister Abigail and so did he. Sister Abigail is the spawn of Satan and was forged in hell. She still beats in the black hearts of all of her apostles and she has provided him with her power.
Bray says it is his duty to purge all of the infidels in this life and he will start with Randy Orton. She lives through him now. Bray says he is born again and in her ashes he baptizes himself.
Bray rubs the essence of Sister Abigail on his body and he says Follow the Buzzards.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a video package of the situation between Dean Ambrose and Baron Corbin.
Baron Corbin is with his good friend, the Forklift and he is asked about people who say he crossed the line. Baron says there are no lines in his world. There are only actions and consequences. They say Dean can get up from anything, but Baron says he is the man who puts them down. Baron says that if Dean can get up and make it to Wrestlemania, he will take Dean’s Intercontinental Title.
Match Number Four: Jason Jordan and Chad Gable versus Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso in a Non Title Match
Gable and Jimmy start things off and Gable goes for the leg but Jimmy gets to the ropes. Jey tags in and Gable goes to the floor. They return to the ring and Jordan tags in and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Jordan with a front face lock. Jordan gets a near fall and holds on to the front face lock.
We see Shane walking in the back as he is accompanied by Jamie Noble and Fit Finlay.
Meanwhile in the smaller screen, Jimmy distracts Jordan and Jey punches him. Jimmy tags in and he punches Jordan and slams him. Jey tags in and both Usos go up top and Gable gets into the ring and the Usos get off the turnbuckles and Gable and Jordan with a double drop kick and we go to commercial.
We are back and The Usos stop Jordan on the apron. Jimmy picks up Jordan and slams his head into the apron before returning to the ring. Jimmy gets a near fall. Jimmy gets a near fall. Jey tags in and Jimmy with a back breaker and Jey with a forearm to the chest and he gets a near fall. Jimmy tags in and he applies a front face lock. Jimmy with a reverse chin lock. Jordan tries to make the tag but Jimmy brings Jordan back to the mat.
We see Shane continue to walk in the arena. Shane turns around and he walks gingerly while Jimmy with a forearm to the back and he sends Jason into the turnbuckles. Jimmy charges into the corner and Jordan moves as Jimmy goes to the ring post. Gable and Jey tag in and Gable with forearms and a German suplex. Gable holds on for a second and he goes for a third but Jimmy comes off the turnbuckles and he gives Jimmy a belly-to-belly suplex. Gable with a German suplex to Jey for a near fall. Gable with punches to Jey and then he goes after Jimmy. Jey with a rollup and then Gable is caught in the ropes and Jimmy super kicks Jordan while Jey is on his shoulders and Jey gets the three count with a rollup.
Winners: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso
Shane McMahon takes a mic and he goes through the Gorilla Position.
Shane says AJ Styles says that he does not have an opponent for Wrestlemania . . . he has one now.
We go to credits.