The Ism…by Dre #5
Intelligence: Knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom: Not putting tomatoes in a fruit salad.
Philosophy: Wondering if Ketchup is a smoothie.
Please enjoy “Smackdown Live!”
Smackdown kicks off with a highlight video of the men’s Elimination Chamber match and Shane McMahon in the ring. He talks about the NXT call ups from last night and is then interrupted by the Miz. He talks about he and Shane’s relationship with their fathers and about how he tries to bring prestige to every title he wins. The Miz talks about how making his dad proud was one of the best moments of his life and how he let down Shane at Elimination Chamber. The Miz tries to talk Shane into giving them a rematch and before Shane can answer, the Usos come out. The Usos talk about how the Miz and Shane failed and Shane then grants the rematch for Fastlane.
Aleister Black def. Andrade
Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa are interviewed backstage and talk about their past and their future. The Bar interrupt and talk about how nobody knows or cares about them. They have a back and forth and Gargano tells the Bar that he and Ciampa aren’t here to set the bar, but break the bar. The Bar laugh and walk off to close the segment.
Jeff Hardy and AJ Styles are in the back and talk about putting everything from Elimination Chamber aside to focus on their match tonight. Kofi and the New Day then come in and Kofi offers a pancake branch so they can move on.
Tommaso Ciampa & Johnny Gargano def. The Bar
Asuka is in the ring with Kayla Braxton and she talks about who is next for her. She talks about how she made Becky tap out at the Royal Rumble and asks who is next for her? Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville make their way out to the ring. Mandy talks about how nobody is talking about Asuka and they are only talking about her. She then says that she is ready for Asuka and accepts Asuka’s challenge.
Mandy Rose def. Asuka
Charlotte Flair is interviewed backstage and talks about the recent attacks by Becky Lynch since her suspension. Charlotte talks about how Becky is selfish and everybody has to face the fact that she is in the main event at Wrestlemania and not Becky Lynch.
Ricochet def. Eric Young
Kofi Kingston, AJ Styles & Jeff Hardy def. The New Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton & Samoa Joe
Shane McMahon comes out after the match and announces that Kofi Kingston will challenge the New Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship at Fastlane.