[Show: WWE Smackdown] [Location Detroit, Michigan] [Date: 3/7/14]
Highlights from last Monday’s Raw is shown where the “Authority” beat down Daniel Bryan.
Welcome to WWE Smackdown and out comes Batista to kick off the show. He says that last week on Smackdown he asked where did all the real men go? Well one word Dolph Ziggler tried to step up and all he got for his efforts was Batista destroying him. He says that the same thing happened on Raw with Daniel Bryan. HE says that DB is no super hero and that he does not need them to cheer him. Daniel Bryan came out and asks the fans if Batista is a hero. Batista fires back and says that the biggest problem with WWE right now is that they let fans in the locker room (Daniel Bryan) he says DB should buy a ticket and watch like a fan. Bryan makes fun of Batista pants and says that Batista forgot about some things like how Batista won Monday’s match and all the interference that happened in their match. He says that he had Batista beat and it’s because he is a fan. He says that Batista should be embarrassed that a fan took him out Monday night. Batista says that he is better than Bryan, but also smarter and one step ahead of Bryan. He says that once he came back, it is his WWE Universe and Bryan should be lucky that he let him in it. He says that he will end it if he wants to. Bryan says that he does not know if he wants to be in a universe that dresses like Batista. They start brawling and Bryan drop kicks him. Kane comes out and attacks Bryan. They beat him down until the Big Show makes the save and surprise surprise, Vickie Guerrero makes a match between the four of them for the main event tonight.
The Shield Summit is scheduled for later tonight.
Alberto Del Rio is commentary for the following match…
Christian Vs. Dolph Ziggler
They lock up, Ziggie gets him with a shoulder block and does a bit of trash talking. They test strength, but Christian kicks him in the gut. Ziggler runs the ropes and hits a clothesline. Christian with a big slap and this turns into a brawl. Dolph with an elbow drops that he does ten of them for a near fall. Christian sends Dolph out to the floor, but misses the baseball slide and instead sends him head first into the steel steps.
We are back from break with Ziggler fighting back with punches, but Christian hits him in the gut. Christian sends Ziggie throat first into the ropes then drives his boot into his throat. Christian locks in a chin lock, but Ziggler fights out with a jaw breaker. Christian hits a kick to the gut then a spring board move, but Dolph catches him with a drop kick. Men get to their feet, they trade right hands, Dolph shoots off the ropes and hits a forearm shot. Followed by a neck breaker and Ziggler is in control, he covers him for a near fall. Christian goes for the “Kill Switch” but blocked and Dolph hits a DDT for a near fall. Christian begs him to stop then rolls him up but gets his feet on the ropes. He argues with the referee. He kicks him in the face then goes for a DDT off the top rope. Dolph hits a face buster off the top rope for a near fall. ADR distracts Dolph and Christian hit the “kill switch” for the win.
After the match Renee Young asks why Christian has been so negative and why all of his anger has been positioned at Sheamus. The Irishmen’s music hits and they start brawling. Sheamus misses the brogue kick and Christian rolls out of the ring and all the way up the ramp.
The Usos Vs. Ryback and Curtis Axel
Curtis Axel grabs a Uso and tags in Ryback. Uso with a head butt on the big guy and some chops to the chest. He tags in his bro and where they hit a double team clothesline for a near fall. Ryback hits him with a knee to the gut and tags in Axel blindly and Axel pulls the rope down sending Uso out of the ring. He drives him into the apron and back into the ring. Axel with running knee to the face for a near fall, tags in Ryback and the big guy with a wrist lock that sends him in the air and back down. Ryback locks in an elbow lock, but the fans get behind the Uso and he fights out of the hold. Ryback with a knee to the arm and then hits a suplex. Ryback on the top rope and misses a splash. Uso tags in his bro who clears house. Uso with a kick to the gut and a uppercut, he follows it up with a sit down powerbomb. Uso with a Samoan drop and sends him into the corner where he hits the “Back it up” for a near fall as Axel breaks it up. Axel is sent to the floor and then the Usos hit a double team super kick and followed by the big splash off the top rope.
Winners: The Usos in 4:17
Video is shown of Brock Lesnar attack Mark Henry from Raw and the total breakdown he did on Monday leading up to his match with the Undertaker.
Natalya and Eva Marie Vs. AJ Lee and Tamina
Eva Marie and Tamina kicks things off, Eva with kicks to her feet then a side head lock. A shoulder tackle by Eva then an arm drag. Tamina pushes her into the corner and Tamina takes her out from behind. AJ Lee tagged in and she throws her into the ropes and hits her with an elbow for a near fall. AJ tags in Tamina and she lands a right hand. After frequent tags, Natalya gets the hot tag and clears house. Natalya makes AJ tap to the Sharpshooter for the win.
Winners: Eva and Natalya
Paul Bearer will be inducted into the 2014 class of the WWE hall of fame and his induction video is shown. (same as the one on Raw)
The Shield is in the ring with Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose, Dean says that he can handle getting beat on, but he can’t handle someone who lies. He says that he thought all members in the shield at each other’s back, but Seth Rollins does not as he walked out on them in a war. He calls out Rollins and wants him to explain himself. Roman says that his explanation better be good. Seth says that he should not have did what he did on Raw, but the war is not with the Wyatts, but within the Shield. He says that he he sacrificed himself by staying with them. Dean says that he fought off while Seth walked off. Seth fires back and says that finally both guys are on the same page and he has proven his point. He says that they can walk and go their separate ways and be fine due to being great men. However he says that if they can stay together then no one can take them down. He says he wants to take this place back! Dean pushes him and then pushes him down. Reigns pushed Dean down and Seth says he knows what will work and that’s slapping Dean which he does. He says that Dean needs to get it out of his system and Dean punches him in the face. He asks if they are done here or they done. He extends his hand and they do the Shield pose.
Sheamus Vs. Alberto Del Rio
They lock up then Sheamus sends ADR to the floor, but misses the dive off the apron. Sheamus rolls through and hits the rolling front senton on the floor. He sends him back first into the barricade and then back into the ring. Sheamus with knee drops on the face of ADR, but Del Rio rolls out of the ring then sends him bad shoulder first into the steel steps. Del Rio with a drop kick to the bad shoulder into the steel steps leading to break.
Del Rio kicks him in the side of the head and covers him for a count of 1 as we come back from break. Del Rio locks in a arm bar, but Sheamus fights out with right hands. Del Rio with a kick to the shoulder and then misses a drop kick which leads to a clothesline by Sheamus. He hits a series of clotheslines and then a power slam for a near fall. Sheamus goes to the top rope and Del Rio fights him off, Sheamus goes for the clubbing right hands and connects with it on the apron. ADR fights out and hits a super kick. He covers him for a near fall and Sheamus is still in this fight. Sheamus goes forth arm bar, but Sheamus blocks it and hits a spear followed by a running knee. He hits Irish cruse back breaker for a near fall. Del Rio hits the arm bar out of nowhere, but Sheamus fights out of it and slams him. But Del Rio locks it in again and Sheamus gets to the ropes. Del Rio with repetitive kicks to the shoulder and when ADR goes for the arm again the referee backs him away. Sheamus with the brogue kick when Del Rio turns around and wins the match.
Winner: Sheamus in 9:55
The Wyatt Family appears and Bray says that we are not in wonderland anymore. He says that Cena is nothing without his legacy. He says that the world is his teacher and he does not want to save Cena, but he wants to watch his legacy burn down. Follow the buzzards.
Batista is asked about how he feels tagging up with Kane. He says he can run through Big Show and Daniel Bryan by himself. Then he will win the WWE title and be a real man of the WWE.
The WWE Network panel is shown talking about the main event tonight.
Alexander Rusev and Lana come out to the stage and do their usually thing in Russian.
Daniel Bryan and Big Show talk about their upcoming match about how they are such a good team and compare each other to other bigger than life characters.
Big E and Jack Swagger match was nixed and our main event is next.
Daniel Bryan & The Big Show Vs. Batista & Kane
Bryan and Kane lock up, Kane kicks him in the gut and hits a uppercut. He sends him into the ropes and hits a elbow to the face. DB shoots off the ropes and thez presses him with right hands. DB with kicks and tags in big show, DB with a drop kick and big body shot by Big Show. He hits him with more right hands, he nails him with a head butt. Big Show shoots off the ropes, but Kane drop kicks him in the knee. However Big Show hits a double suplex and then Bryan hits an outside dive taking out both Kane and Batista.
We are back and the Big Show is landing right hands on Batista. He tags in Bryan who lands a series of kicks to the chest of Batista. DB with a flying clothesline followed by a drop kick on Kane. He lands a series of kicks the chest of Batista, but misses the head kick. He hits a spine buster for a near fall, Batista tags in Kane. Kane with right hands then puts him on the top rope. He goes for a suplex, but blocked by Bryan and he pushes Kane off the top rope. DB with a missile drop kick onto Kane and Big Show tries to fire up the crowd. Batista gets the tag and hits a clothesline on Bryan. He sends Bryan hard into the corner and flips like how Shawn Michaels did. Batista with a clothesline on Bryan as he lays on the apron. DB fights back with right hands, but Batista spears him out of nowhere. Batista calls for the end, he goes for the Batista bomb but DB fights out and hits kick to the side of the head of Batista. Big Show and Kane both tagged in, Big show clears house, he hits a big shoulder tackle on Kane and fires up the crowd. Big Show tags in Bryan who this a flying head butt off the top rope for a near fall. Batista breaks it p and Big Show takes him out. Back in the ring, Kane misses the clothesline and Bryan with a dive off the top rope. DB reverse and tries to roll him up, Kane blocks it. However Big Show nails him with the KO punch and DB rolls him up for the win.
Winners: DB & Big Show in 11:04
That’s the show for tonight and thanks for everyone reading along.