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WWE Smackdown Results:
Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman make their way out to the ring to start Smackdown. Heyman hands a microphone to Roman and he scoffs at Kevin Owens saying he would be delivering a message to him tonight. Roman then says that Owens did not get one over on him and how he always shows up. Roman then talks about different types of pain he has and that his back hurts from carrying the company. Adam Pearce then shows up and tells them that things have spiraled out of control with them. Roman then starts insulting Pearce and how Pearce complained about how his body was hurting. Roman then brings up how Pearce didn’t make it in the WWE and Pearce tells Heyman he won’t take intimidation from him. Heyman then lays into Pearce about disrespecting Roman and his family and challenges him. Pearce then accepts the challenge and says it is official.
Sami Zayn appears with a sign that says “#JusticeforSami” and handcuffs himself to the barricade at the end of the entrance ramp as Smackdown goes to commercial.
Smackdown returns from commercial and complains about his loss to Apollo Crews last week.
Charlotte Flair & Asuka def. The Riott Squad
The Riott Squad are backstage and Billie Kay apologizes for what she did. Ruby then tells her off over costing them the match and Liv backs it up. Billie then says she got them into the Women’s Royal Rumble match. They talk some more and Ruby says that maybe they are better without her and they leave.
Daniel Bryan makes his way out and he talks about the Royal Rumble and the unknown that comes with it. Bryan then mentions that he has never won the Rumble and is then interrupted by Cesaro. Cesaro tells Bryan that he thought he beat some sense into him last week and talks about how he is a better candidate for Rumble winner than he is. Bryan challenges him to a fight right now but Cesaro declines. Cesaro says he is tired of doing the same thing and issues an open challenge. Dolph Ziggler then comes out and he talks about how many times he has been in the Royal Rumble. He says he could hang with Cesaro and that he could win the Rumble. Ziggler then officially accepts the challenge and Smackdown goes to commercial.
Cesaro def. Daniel Bryan
Sasha Banks def. Reginald
Roman Reigns is in his room with Paul Heyman and the two talk about what happened earlier. Heyman then says he knows what Roman wanted him to do but Roman says he didn’t want him to challenge him to a match. Roman tells him to handle his business like a man and leaves him.
Apollo Crews vs Big E is thrown out when Sami Zayn attacks both men.
Kevin Owens cuts a promo on how he is not able to be in the ThunderDome tonight. He says Roman pulled some strings to get him banned tonight. He then says Roman will not be able to run at the Rumble and how Roman has not defended his title like he should. He then starts describing different tattoos and what they mean. Kevin continues to talk about how he won’t stop fighting and why he will win at the Royal Rumble.
The Street Profits are walking backstage with a gift basket and give it to Sonya Deville. They congratulate her on her new position and office. They then bring up how they lost the tag titles and want their rematch. Sonya tells them that they deserve a rematch but she brings up how Montez is still recovering from his leg injury. She then says some other team will get a shot and they will get a shot when Montez is healthy.
Michael Cole introduces Bianca Belair and Bayley for their Obstacle Course challenge. Bayley explains the rules and what the obstacles are. Bayley does the obstacle course first. Bianca then does the obstacle course and beats Bayley’s time. Bayley beats down Bianca after and throws her into the basketball hoop post.
Dominik and Rey Mysterio are backstage talking about Dominik’s match with King Corbin. Rey tries to impact some advice but Dominik says he knows what he is doing. Rey backs him up but says they will do it his way if he struggles.
King Corbin def. Dominik Mysterio
Paul Heyman vs Adam Pearce does not happen as Heyman fakes an injury to get out of it. Roman Reigns comes out to replace Heyman and beats up Pearce. Kevin Owens then shows up and the two brawl. Owens gets the better of Roman and referees and officials come out. Owens hits Reigns with multiple stunners and a pop-up powerbomb through the announce table. Owens stands over Reigns as Smackdown comes to a close.