WWE Smackdown Edge-Bianca Belair Appear Royal Rumble challengers scheduled
This week’s episode of SmackDown had both the Royal Rumble challengers scheduled for the show to confront the men and women’s champions. The Intercontinental Championship was on the line while King Corbin competed in a rematch against Dominik as the show emanated from the Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay, Florida. Check out the results,
Roman Reigns opened SmackDown who went ahead to address the Royal Rumble winner Edge, right away. He seemed frustrated as the Rated-R Superstar was yet to show up in the building. Projecting himself as the main event, Reigns gave Edge time until the end of the show to let him know the decision about his WrestleMania opponent.
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Dominik Mysterio vs. King Baron Corbin was the first match lineup for SmackDown where Dominik delivered a suicide dive on Corbin to send him out of the ring. As Corbin was going to re-enter the ring, Rey Mysterio grabbed his legs from under the ring. Dominik used this opportunity to hit a 619 and follow up with a Frogsplash for the victory.
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Daniel Bryan competed against Cesaro, next on SmackDown where he missed a YES Lock attempt but countered with a big kick to the back of Cesaro’s head. Cesaro kicked out of it and caught Bryan with the Cesaro Swing. Then he locked in the Sharpshooter, forcing Bryan to tap out to it.
Bayley then competed against Ruby Riott in a match with Liv Morgan and Billie Kay standing by ringside. Bayley slid under the ring and tried to powerbomb Riott to the floor but Riott gave her a kick to the face. Kay provided a distraction allowing Bayley to capitalize with a knee strike to the face for the pinfall win.
Women’s Royal Rumble winner Bianca Belair cut a promo on SmackDown before Carmella and her sommelier Reginald interrupted and claimed that Belair should think of going to Raw and face Asuka at WrestleMania, instead. Sasha Banks then came out and talked about how she is the best athlete around here. Reginald was trying to sneak in when Beliar threw him away using his hair to end the segment.
Otis and Chad Gable vs. Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler was the next tag team match lineup on SmackDown where Otis was rolling after hitting the Caterpillar. After Gable made the tag, Otis was knocked off the apron as Ziggler hit Gable with a Superkick while Roode hit him with a Glorious DDT for the win.
WWE Smackdown Results (05/02/21): Triple Threat Title Match
Triple Threat for the WWE Intercontinental Title went down on SmackDown with the lineup of Apollo Crews vs. Sami Zayn vs. Big E. Sami hit E with a Helluva Kick but Apollo broke the pinfall attempt. Apollo then sent Sami into the timekeeper’s area and rolled into the ring only to be hit with a sudden Big Ending from E for the pinfall loss. E celebrated with his title to end the segment.
Hall of Famer Edge made his entry on SmackDown with a pop in the last segment of the night while talking about his potential WrestleMania opponent. Roman Reigns confronted him and threatened him to acknowledge that he is the main event of WrestleMania. Suddenly, Kevin Owens arrived at the ring and dropped Reigns with a Stunner. Edge and Owens left the ring as the show went off the air.