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WWE Smackdown Results:
Cesaro is in the ring and Seth Rollins comes out to the entrance ramp. Seth takes credit for Cesaro reaching his potential by being in a match with him at Wrestlemania. Seth then talks about how he takes issue with Cesaro trying to go after the Universal Championship because he is not done with him. He blames the rain delay as to why he lost to Cesaro and that he cannot beat him. Cesaro then issues a challenge for a match against Rollins tonight and Seth seems like he will accept but Jey Uso comes out. Jey talks about how Cesaro does not belong in the ring with Roman Reigns and that he cannot beat him. Jey plans to show him what is up. Seth talks strategy with Jey about attacking Cesaro and they circle the ring but Daniel Bryan comes out to the ring before they can do anything. Bryan talks about how Cesaro beat Seth and that Jey came out on Roman’s orders. Bryan says he came out to insure Cesaro gets what he deserves and is doing that for him because he has worked harder than everybody in WWE. Seth scoffs at the and Bryan mocks Roman for not accepting a match with Cesaro. Bryan says he is up for a beat down as long as he is with Cesaro and Roman Reigns comes out with Paul Heyman. Roman reminds Bryan that he beat him at Wrestlemania and that Cesaro is a loser for letting Bryan talk to him. Roman talks about the kinds of losers Cesaro and Bryan are and leaves.
Cesaro & Daniel Bryan def. Jey Uso & Seth Rollins. Cesaro swings Jey Uso multiple times as Bryan hypes him up as Roman’s next challenger.
Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville are in their office when Apollo Crews walks in with Commander Azeez. Apollo takes issue with having to defend his title tonight and Pearce tells him it will be against Kevin Owens.
Jey Uso is interviewed backstage and he is tired of the disrespect by Cesaro. He says he will be put down and leaves.
Tamina def. Nia Jax
Kevin Owens is interviewed backstage and he talks about how long it has been since he had an Intercontinental Championship match. He says it was unexpected but he was not going to turn it down and will gladly take the title from him. Big E then appears and talks about how Owens cut the line. He says he should be having the match and Owens agrees but it won’t be tonight. Owens says he will go win it and plans to have fun.
Adam Pearce is in his office when Daniel Bryan walks in. Bryan talks to him about how Cesaro deserves a match against Roman Reigns. Pearce tells him that it will be hard to make that match. Bryan tells him it is the right thing to do and Pearce tells him he will see what he can do.
Apollo Crews def. Kevin Owens to retain the Intercontinental Championship. Owens gives Apollo a Stunner after the match but Commander Azeez hits him with the Samoan Spike after. Sami dances over a laid out Owens after the match in the ring.
Paul Heyman is interviewed backstage and he is asked about the challenge by Cesaro for a match with Roman Reigns. Heyman talks about how he likes and respects him in a professional way. He talks about how Cesaro made a name for himself with just one name and Roman will have an answer for Cesaro by the end of the night.
Apollo Crews is interviewed backstage and he brags about his win over Kevin Owens. He continues to talk about it when he is attacked by Big E. Big E is pulled off by referees and officials and Commander Azeez is seething while he checks on Apollo.
A vignette for Aleister Black is played and he reads from a book. He reads about a tale about a dragon and a child. He talks more about the story and what the lesson is.
Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler are interviewed backstage and they talk about who wins between The Mysterios and the Alpha Academy. The Street Profits come in and get in the face of the tag champions when Bayley then appears. She talks about how she will be facing Bianca Belair at Wrestlemania Backlash. She talks about how she will take back the title and reclaim her spot atop the division. Montez Ford then comes back and shows he has Bianca on speaker and that she will be right there. Bayley says she will say it to her face and Smackdown goes to commercial.
Smackdown comes back from commercial and Bianca Belair wants Bayley to repeat what she said. Bayley starts to talk about how proud she is of Bianca and that it will be an honor to wrestle her at Wrestlemania Backlash. Bianca is taken aback by it and then Bayley returns and laughs in her face.
Dominik & Rey Mysterio def. Otis & Chad Gable
Cesaro and Daniel Bryan are in the ring and Cesaro says they are waiting for Roman Reigns’ answer. Cesaro then says Roman can come out and give his answer or they can come back there to get the answer. Roman Reigns then makes his way out with Paul Heyman and Jey Uso. Roman gets on the mic and questions Cesaro challenging him to a match because he doesn’t deserve it and hasn’t earned it. He declines the challenge and tells Cesaro he will never be on his level. Roman then says he is the one that issues challenges and issues one to Daniel Bryan for a match against him for the Universal Championship next week. Cesaro hands Bryan the mic and tells him that he needs to do it. Roman tells him that when Bryan loses, he does not want to see him on Smackdown ever again. Bryan then accepts and has a stare down with Roman.