WWE Smackdown Results – (4/4/14)
Results by: Adam Wacker of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Dolph Ziggler makes his way to the ring. Titus O’Neil makes his way to the ring.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Titus O’Neil
Ziggler grabs in a Waist Lock, but Titus throws him across the ring. Ziggler gets back up, getting the left leg of Titus. Ziggler throws some strikes, taking O’Neil down, but Titus powers him up again. Titus grabs Ziggler, throwing punches to the head. Titus follows with a Body Slam. O’Neil runs the ropes, hitting a Leg Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Titus grabs a handful of hair, slapping Ziggler’s head around, before locked in a Rear Headlock. Ziggler stands out, but is dropped in a Facebuster across the knee. Ziggler rests in the corner, but connects with a kick to the face to a charging Titus. Ziggler dodges a Clothesline, connecting with a Crossbody. Ziggler takes his attack to the corner, throwing a flurry of punches. After getting out of the corner, Ziggler connects with a Neckbreaker. Titus is hit in the gut, as Ziggler goes for a Fameasser. Titus moves at the last second, connecting with a Big Boot. Pin, but a kick out. Titus connects with a Backbreaker across his knee, folding Ziggler around it. Titus throws him up, but Ziggler connects with a Zig Zag for the win.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler (Pinfall)
At Wrestlemania Axxess, Renee Young and Jerry Lawler cover the events of the convention. They cover the Mystery Machine, Superstar Entrances and The Undertaker’s Graveyard. They talk about the streak, as Lawler says Brock Lesnar may be the biggest threat to the streak.
An Undertaker and Brock Lesnar video package is shown.
Young and Lawler talk about Daniel Bryan and Triple H. A video package is shown, where Michael Cole interviewed Stephanie McMahon. Cole brings up Daniel Bryan, as McMahon says it is difficult the decisions they have to make. McMahon says Bryan put people in danger when he had his Occupy Raw movement. Stephanie says she wouldn’t want anyone in danger. Cole reminds her this started before that, beginning at Summerslam. McMahon says he should know his spot, and when he didn’t, they had to take action. Clips of Triple H’s attack on Daniel are shown. McMahon refuses to accept that Daniel could be right, should he even win, saying she pities everyone having their hopes and dreams stopped by Hunter.
Young and Lawler cover the Legend’s House Booth and the Foam Pit Ring.
A John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt video package is shown.
Booker T interviewed Randy Orton. Booker highlights their accolades, as they speak of reaching to where they are now. Orton speaks of his history of Triple H, putting over his ruthlessness. Orton says when Triple H gets in the ring, he will become just another body. Orton speaks of Daniel being a fad, saying it’s funny when Bryan struggles and he got to where he is so easily. Orton says Batista was the first guy he met in the business, and they grew up in the company together. Orton says Batista back in the day would have been an opponent, but not anymore. Finally, Orton says he will be the last man standing.
Real Americans (Cesaro and Jack Swagger) w/ Zeb Colter vs. Los Matadores (Fernando y Diego) w/ El Torito
Swagger takes Fernando into the corner, throwing knees to the gut. Fernando goes into the corner, doing a headstand. Swagger throws him to the apron,but he gets Swagger away. Cesaro is tagged, as he grabs Fernando. Cesaro is hit with a Dropkick, but stops Fernando with a Body Slam. Cesaro taunts, but is taken out with a Headscissors Takeover. Diego is tagged, as he does the same. Cesaro starts arguing with Zeb Colter, as Cesaro is slapped in the face. Cesaro goes after Colter, but calms down. Cesaro is fired up, connecting with multiple Twisting European Uppercuts in the corner. Cesaro follows with a Gutwrench Suplex.
Swagger is tagged, as Diego connects with a Double DDT to bother Swagger and Cesaro. Swagger drags him to the corner, isolating him with boots. Swagger tags Cesaro, as they connect with a Double DDT. Cesaro connects with a Running Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Swagger is tagged again, as he throws Cesaro into a cornered Diego. Swagger then follows with a Lariat. Pin, but a kick out. Swagger locks in a Headlock, but Diego gets out with a Dropkick. Cesaro goes to stop the tag, but is sent to the floor. Swagger goes for the Patriot Lock, but gets out. Cesaro takes out Fernando on the floor, as Swagger connects with a Belly-to-belly. Pin, but a kick out. Swagger connects with a Swagger Bomb, as Cesaro gets a Double Stomp off a Leapfrog. Pin, but a kick out. Diego fights off both, but stops a double team, sending them both to the floor. Fernando is tagged, as is Cesaro. Fernando cleans house and connects with a Frontflip Senton. Diego and Swagger get on the floor, as Fernando knees Cesaro in the corner. Fernando dives, but is caught in a Cesaro Swing for 10 rotations. Finally, Cesaro connects with a Neutralizer for the win.
Winners: Real Americans (Pinfall)
A Shield video package is shown about them speaking of Wrestlemania and their dreams. They then address being ambushes by Kane and the Outlaws. The Shield speak of them never being broken.
A highlight from Axxess is shown, where Triple H and Bruno Sammartino are shown unveiling a statue of the champion.
Booker T interviews Batista about him returning to the WWE. Batista says he doesn’t care if he was cheered or booed, saying it motivated him more to dig his boots in. Batista says preforming at Wrestlemania is hard to put into words. Batista says the Triple Threat bothers him because he doesn’t have to be pinned to lose. Batista says Triple H has no business in the ring, and neither does Daniel Bryan. Batista says he is just the flavor of the month, because they relate to him. Batista says Orton is the biggest suck up he knows. Finally, Batista says he will be standing with the gold in his hands.
Highlights from Raw are shown, where Orton and Batista fought, where Daniel Bryan began to attack Triple H. Orton takes out Bryan, and throws him into the ring, but is hit wit a Spear by Batista. Daniel then hits a Busaiku Knee to Batista. Bryan then finishes the attack on Triple H, hitting him with a Kendo Stick.
Hulk Hogan is welcomed to the ring. Hogan says it is great to be on Smackdown, and with Wrestlemania being just a few days a way, he feels as if he is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion himself. Hogan says he has some Mania moments also, mentioning his bouts with Mr. T and against The Rock and Andre the Giant. Hogan says 1 of the 30 in the Battle Royal can link themselves to immortality. Hogan asks what everyone is gonna do when Wrestlemania runs wild on them.