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WWE Smackdown spoilers: Cesaro & AJ Styles vs Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens

Dark match:

  • Dolph Ziggler beat Stardust with a superkick

Main Event:

  • WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) beat The Ascension with the Midnight Hour
  • Baron Corbin beat Fandango with the End of Days
  • Paige beat Emma with the Ram-Paige. Good match. They had time, much more than the three previous matches. The crowd was really behind Paige. Greg Hamilton announced the match as a women's division match


- WWE Champion Roman Reigns opened the show. Because it's more of a casual crowd than the ones for Mania and Raw, he got a lot more cheers than the previous nights. Actually, it might have been 50-50, with kids and women cheering for him. He used the "I'm not a bad guy. I'm not a good guy. I'm THE guy" line again. He said what matters to him was to beat AJ Styles.

Styles came out to a huge pop and a big chant of "AJ Styles" when he got in the ring. He shook hands with Reigns congratulating him for the title, saying Roman had a good WrestleMania, but that he had a heck of a Monday Night Raw. Reigns told him that to be THE champ, he needs to beat THE guy. He said that Styles beat guys all over the world, but he never beat him, and he will never be. He tapped him on the shoulder and left. 

- The Vaudevillans beat Lucha Dragons with the Gentleman's Congress

Weird thing. The Vaudevillains' music started, but after 20 seconds or so, it stopped. Then, after a minute, the Lucha Dragons' theme started and they made their entrance. Obviously, someone messed up in the back and mixed up the order. Apparently, the music mess-up was not a mistake and just a teaser. The Vaudevillains got very little reaction. Those who were reacting were clapping to the sound of the music, only to realize that they were not babyfaces. Clearly, a lot of the fans didn't know who they were. 

- Natalya beat Summer Rae with the Sharpshooter in a short match. Charlotte and Ric were doing commentary for this match. They are building Natalya as the next contender. 

- Intercontinental champion The Miz beat Zack Ryder 

Maryse removed one of the bottom corners and threw it in the ring. As Charles Robinson was trying to put it back, Miz raked Ryder's eyes and hit the Skull-Crushing Finale for the win. Good match, and the crowd got into it. 

Maryse got her own entrance, the old one she used to have. She cut a promo, saying her name was Maryse, but that everyone should know that, and that she's the living proof that behind every great man there's a great woman and there's no greater man than her husband. She then introduced The Miz. Ryder didn't get much of a reaction during his entrance, but it got better during the match. Maryse got some heat during her promo. 

- Social Outcasts played a game of rock, scissors and paper to decide who would face Apollo Crews. Curtis Axel had paper while the others all had scissors, but said it was actually an axe, therefore he's in the match. 

- Apollo Crews beat Curtis Axel with a spin-out power bombeat in a total squash match. 

- We got two big screen interviews: Baron Corbin did a short one saying the end of days is here, and Becky Lynch saying she would be back in the title picture. Emma cut her off and made fun of her black eye. I guess that's the next program for both of them. We also got another Colon "Greetings from Puerto Rico" vignette. 

- Dean Ambrose beat Tyler Breeze in basically a squash match.

- Cesaro & AJ Styles beat Chris Jericho & Kevin Owens

Cesaro clotheslined Jericho and both ended up outside. Cesaro then hit a European uppercut on Jericho. As Owens was to throw Styles in the ropes for the pop up powerbomb, Sami Zayn made his way to the ring. He had his left elbow wrapped up and was followed by some referees trying to stop him. Styles schooled boy Owens for the pin. Following that, they did a pull apart between Owens and Zayn. 

- The Dudleys then came to the ring and attacked AJ. Roman Reigns came to clean house. Reigns and Styles were alone in the ring and looked at each other for a long time before they finally shook hands. Jericho took the mic and asked AJ to shake his hands in apology for calling him Y2Jackass. Styles hit the Styles Clash on him, followed by Reigns' Superman punch.