WWE SmackDown Grand Rapids, Michigan
The commentators are Michael Cole and Pat McAfee.
– Tonight is WWE SmackDown, the blue show starts with the arrival of the Bloodline. Roman Reigns asks Grand Rapids to recognize him and he says that tonight they will also recognize the Usos. Paul Heyman, then says that tonight is one of the greatest nights in history for the tag team titles. He says that every day Roman Reigns proves and defends his position as the greatest of all time as The Usos will become the greatest team of all time and do what no team has ever been able to do. Paul Heyman ends by saying that it’s not enough to be Roman Reigns’ cousins because The Usos will either become champions or never return to the Isle of Relevance. Roman Reigns picks up the microphone and says he hopes The Usos deliver the goods tonight and he hugs them.
– It’s time for the first fight of the evening with the arrival of Shinsuke Nakamura then Samy Zayn.
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Sami Zayn
At the end of the match, Shinsuke Nakamura send Sami Zayn to the time keeper and the referee makes the count and arrived at 9, Sami Zayn goes back to the ring in disaster, but is welcomed by a Kinshasa for the victory of Shinsuke Nakamura.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura
– After the commercial break, we are in the ring with Happy Corbin for Happy Talk. Baron Corbin says he has never been happier since incapacitating Madcap Moss and taking the trophy he has won in the past. He says Madcap Moss made the mistake of trying to rise to the top of WWE and not appreciating what he was able to do for him. Baron Corbin ends by destroying the trophy under the boos of the public.
Gunther (accompanied by Ludwig Kaiser) vs. Drew Gulak
At the end of the match, Gunther puts Drew Gulak on the ground with a powerful Atémi then he continues with his Powerbomb for the victory.
Winner: Gunther (accompanied by Ludwig Kaiser)
After the match, Gunther applies a Boston Crab on Drew Gulak when suddenly Ricochet arrives to rescue him. Gunther stops and walks away.
– Backstage, Adam Pearce is with Max Dupri (formerly LA Knight) who introduces himself to him. Max Dupri tells him that he is the representative of a major agency in sports entertainment and he is looking for future talent to become the next stars and main event of WrestleMania.
– Kayla Braxton is interviewing RK-Bro. Riddle says he’s beaten The Usos for the past few weeks and RK-Bro 4:20 has smoked their ass. Randy Orton says that after this unification match, Roman Reigns will look down on the Usos, he will be disappointed and ashamed.
– We have a recap video of Raquel Gonzalez’s performance in her match against Ronda Rousey last week.
– Backstage, Shotzi is watching the video and she is pissed. She lets Aliyah know and Raquel Rodriguez arrives. Shotzi tells her that she stole her opportunity and that she should have been the one to confront Ronda Rousey and that she is going to make her pay for it tonight. Raquel Rodriguez replies that she has signed her death warrant and goes to the ring.
Raquel Rodriguez vs Shotzi Blackheart
At the end of the match, Raquel Rodriguez lands a Corkscrew Splash and finishes with her Chingona Bomb (one-handed Powerbomb) on Shotzi Blackheart for the win.
Winner: Raquel Rodriguez
– Kayla Braxton is with Xavier Woods who shows her a recap of what happened last week with Kofi Kingston’s loss to Butch. Xavier Woods says it was arguably the biggest win of Butch’s career last week, but what he wants to see is if Butch can win without Sheamus and Ridge Holland. He ends by saying that’s what we’re going to find out tonight.
Xavier Woods vs. Butch
At the end of the match, Butch sends several blows to the back of Xavier Woods’ head which forces the referee to intervene and warn him, but when he returns to his opponent, Butch is surprised by a Small Package. for the count of three.
Winner: Xavier Woods
After the match, Xavier Woods is dancing and celebrating his victory in front of the giant screen when suddenly, he is distracted by Sheamus and Ridge Holland then is attacked from behind by Butch who returns to the charge. Butch is then restrained by Sheamus and Ridge Holland.
– We have a recap video of RK-Bro’s friendship and moments.
– Behind the scenes, Megan tries to interview Xavier Woods who is very upset because of the attack suffered. Xavier Woods, says he will record the return of Kofi Kingston and that he will have a 3rd partner for next week.
– Michael Cole tells us that this Monday Sasha Banks and Naomi let everyone down by leaving the arena during the show. Their actions have disappointed countless people and so they are suspended indefinitely. A tournament will be organized to determine the new team champions.
– It’s now time for the main-event and we welcome first RK-Bro then Usos.
WWE Tag Team Championships Unification Match
RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle) (c) vs. The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (c)
At the end of the match, Riddle is on the third rope with Jey Uso to RKO him, but Roman Reigns steps in and knocks him down as the referee is distracted by Paul Heyman. Jey Uso then lands a Splash off the top rope for the three count and the eventual win.
Unified Winners and Champions: The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (c)
After the match, The Usos and Roman Reigns tackle Randy Orton and Riddle. The Usos take down Randy Orton with stair kicks and Roman Reigns puts Riddle to sleep with a Guillotine and then positions him on the commentary table. Jey Uso gets on the top rope and lands a Splash on Riddle. Roman Reigns then guillotine an unconscious Randy Orton.
The show ends with the Bloodline celebrating in the ring.
Photo credit: WWE