WWE Smackdown Results (3/19/15)
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
From Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
Report by Zack Krasney of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Hey everyone and welcome back to WrestlingNewsWorld's live coverage of WWE Smackdown! We are quickly approaching WrestleMania, this will be the second to last Smackdown before we make it to the big day! What will this edition of Smackdown deliver to it's fans? Join me, Zack Krasney, as we find out! Also don't forget to use the hashtag #HappyBirthdayAJ to wish AJ Lee a happy birthday!
WWE Smackdown Results
We see a recap of Brock Lesnar's interview where he talks about Roman Reigns, WrestleMania, and his dominance to start off the show. The pyrotechnics go off and Michael Cole reminds us we are just 10 days away from Wrestlemania. Roman Reigns music hits and he makes his way down to the ring. Reigns says Lesnar and Heyman think they can intimidate him. Mark Henry's music hits and Henry says he came out last week and he wanted to find out just what Reigns had, and man did Reigns show him something. Henry shows us a recap of what happened last week where Reigns spears Henry through the wall. Henry says he got what he deserved, but he's going to tell him right now, at WrestleMania Henry expects Reigns to beat Brock Lesnar. Because he CAN and he WILL beat him. They shake hands, and Seth Rollins music hits and he, along with J & J security and Kane come out. Kane laughs and mocks "you can and you will." Kane says Henry can't honestly believe Reigns will win. Seth reminds us anything can happen and holds up his Money in the Bank briefcase. Seth says the whole world has been buzzing since he accepted Randy Orton's Wrestlemania challenge. However, Randy is not here tonight and WILL not be here tonight, J and J has secured every single door to the arena. That this is for Orton's own good, because once he is finally face to face with Orton it will be brutal for Orton. Thankfully Seth says he is in the mood for a Wrestlemania tune up tonight. Kane says, therefore Seth Rollins and Kane will face Mark Henry and Roman Reigns. Believe in the Authority.
We are reminded of our latest WWE Hall of Famer, then we see a recap of AJ Lee and Nikki Bella's match on Raw.
Paige vs. Brie Bella
AJ Lee is on commentary because for once WWE wants to reward me for watching Smackdown, instead of making me listen to the Bella's on commentary. Wait, nevermind Nikki is on commentary too. Paige goes right after Brie and tackles her through the ropes. Paige picks up Brie and slams her into the announce table. The get back in the ring and Brie hits a missile drop kick off the second rope on Paige. Brie locks in a submission on Paige and then picks her up and slams her head into a turnbuckle and follows it with a bulldog. Brie locks in another headlock. Paige fights out and Brie and Paige hit dual clotheslines. Paige tries to hit a kick but Brie catches it and throws Paige down. Brie hits a running knee against Paige who was laying against the bottom rope. Brie goes for a roll-up but only gets a 2 count. Paige then rolls up a pin of her own and gets the win!
We see a recap of Seth Rollins and the Authority's confrontation with Randy Orton and Sting from Raw. We see J & J security backstage with real security letting them know they need to keep Randy Orton out and if he does show up let them know immediately.
Dean Ambrose vs. Stardust
Ambrose and Stardust lock up, Ambrose gets behind Stardust but gets an elbow to the face. Ambrose lands a clothesline to put him in control. He puts Stardust against the ropes and lands some shots on Stardust. He tries to hit an irish whip and then right hook, but Stardust holds onto the ropes. Stardust throws Dean into the ropes but Dean ducks under the top rope and bounces his body off them to come back with a clothesline but Ambrose misses. Stardust hits the disaster kick. The fans start chanting "Cody" but Stardust yells "IT'S STARDUST!" We see Barrett watching backstage. Stardust tries to do a sunset flip roll up pin but Ambrose stops it midway and gets a pin of his own, and he gets the 3 count!
Winner: Dean Ambrose
Stardust attacks Ambrose and beats him down. Truth comes down for his turn in the gauntlet but also to get Stardust off Ambrose.
Dean Ambrose vs. R-Truth
Stardust hops back up on the apron but Truth knocks him off it. Ambrose takes advantage of the distraction with Dirty Deeds. 3 count!
Winner: Dean Ambrose
Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Harper
Ambrose takes things to Harper with some quick right hands. Ambrose goes off the ropes and ducks a clothesline. Luke Harper quickly takes control, though, by focusing on Ambrose's shoulder which was attacked earlier. Harper drops Ambrose face first into the second turnbuckle. Harper locks in a crossface like maneuver on Ambrose, who makes it to the bottom rope after some struggling. Harper goes for a clothesline on Ambrose once he's up, but Ambrose has the smarts to pull down the bottom rope and send Harper flying to the ground below. Ambrose on the side of the apron jumps off and hits an elbow on a standing Harper. Ambrose goes for a tornado DDT off the top rope but Harper throws him off. Harper catches Ambrose in a huge side slam. Harper goes back to the crossface like submission. Ambrose bites Harper's hand to fight out. Ambrose goes crazy with punches and chops. Then hits a bit running drop kick against Harper who is against the ropes. Ambrose goes to the top rope but Harper comes running, Ambrose jumps over him and rolls, but Harper hits a superkick, but Ambrose bounces off the ropes and hits a clothesline. Harper hits a huge spinning clothesline, then a sit-down powerbomb to win.
Winner: Luke Harper
Backstage J & J are with security at another door.
Daniel Bryan vs. Luke Harper
The match has already started on this one, Daniel Bryan slams Harper's knee against the steel post. Bryan gets in the ring and hits a series of kicks on Harper's knees. Bryan goes for the surfboard on Harper. He manages to get him all the way into the air which is IMPRESSIVE. Bryan actually presses him up and down. Bryan hits some of his kicks on Harper who is on his knees, but Harper gets up quick, picks up Bryan, and throws him out of the ring. As Bryan rolls back into the ring Harper hits a big elbow drop. Harper locks in the gator roll and then a laying headlock. Bryan fights out but gets a big right hand from Harper. Harper with a scoop slam on Bryan. Harper does a good job of selling a knee issue by trying to walk it off. Bryan goes with a quick backslide rollup, but only gets 2. Harper hits a big boot but it hurts his knee to do it. Harper throws on another headlock. Bryan fights out and hits some hard kicks to the knee but Harper hits Bryan in the throat and tosses him out of the ring. Daniel holds on and skins the cat, catches Harper and flips him out of the ring. Bryan runs in and hits a suicide dive. Bryan rolls Harper in the ring and hits his trademarked kicks on Harper who is on his knees. Harper ducks the final kick and supplexes Bryan onto his neck. Bryan kicks out at 2. Harper goes for a spinning clothesline but Bryan kicks the arm away, Harper the uses the other arm for a clothesline. Bryan manages to get ahold of Harper's bad leg and locks in submission forcing him to tap!
Winner: Daniel Bryan
Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler
These guys lock up and test each other out, but both men wind up back on their feet. Bryan has Zigger in the corner and kicks him in the gut and then lands several more kicks to the midsection. Dolph switches their spots and unloads some shots onto Bryan in the corner. They seem to be showing them as evenly matched. Ziggler goes for a neckbreaker and does a little showing off before he hits it. Ziggler goes for a bit slash but misses, Bryan goes for his big splash and connects. Bryan goes for a super hurricarana, but Ziggler reverses it into a sunset flip. Bryan kicks out at 2. Both men back to their feet and exchange right hands. The fans don't know who to cheer for. Ziggler throws Bryan into the corner, but Bryan runs up the corner. Both men go for a crossbody and collide. Ziggler hits a big dropkick. Ziggler goes for the fameasser but Daniel reverses it into a powerbomb and a 2 count. Bryan to the top rope but Ziggler knocks him down onto his sensitive area. Ziggler goes up to the top but Bryan returns the favor. Bryan goes for a back body drop off the top turnbuckle but Ziggler shifts midair turning the move to his favor. Pinfall but only 2 count for Ziggler. Ziggler gets up on his knees but Bryan gets up quick and hits a HUGE kick to the head of Dolph. Bryan in the corner and signals for the big running knee. He runs straight into a superkick! Only a 2 count though! Ziggler tries to pick Bryan up but Bryan counters into the Yes lock! Ziggler fights it off and reverses into a pin, 2! Ziggler hits the ZigZag! He gets the 3 count!!
Winner: Dolph Freakin' Ziggler!
After the match Ziggler and Ambrose stare down but then shake hands. Bad News Barrett comes out and tells them that they stole the show, just like they've been trying to steal his Intercontinental Championship. He is going to let them in on a secret, stealing the show is code for--Barrett blasts Ziggler in the head with the mic. Bryan attacks Barrett and manages to get him down in the corner. Bryan goes to the other corner to line up a running shot but Barrett hopes up, grabs the mic, and blasts Bryan with the mic, too. Barrett up and hits both guys with the Bullhammer.
We see a recap of Bray Wyatt's promo from Raw.
Cesaro, Tyson Kidd and Natty Hard vs. Los Matadores and the Bull
Los Matadores starts off against Cesaro. Cesaro hits a shoulder block and an elbow drop. Cesaro runs into a hurricarana. Natty tags herself in meaning that the Bull has to go in. Tyson then tags himself in so we're back to the men. Kidd gets sent onto the second rope and then Los Matadores hit a running attack on Kidd. Kidd brings Los Matadores into the corner and stomps him down and tags Cesaro. Cesaro hits a big European uppercut and sends Los Matadores to the outside. Cesaro tags Kidd, Kidd tries to do a running move off the side but gets caught up. Los Matadores make a tag and start building momentum. They tag in the Bull who hits a leg drop. The Bull tags out and Los Matadores hit a flying flip move. Cesaro in to make the save. The Bull tags back in and hits a flying hurricaran to send Kidd into Cesaro. Natty tags herself in as Los Matadores hit a double dropkick followed by a double suicide dive on the champs. Natty catches the Bull midair and hits a powerbomb for the win.
Winners: Cesaro, Kidd, and Natty Hart
Roman Reigns and Mark Henry vs. Kane and Seth Rollins
We see that Mark Henry has been laid out backstage before the match even begins. Kane and Rollins make their way down with J & J and a team of security. Kane and Reigns start things off, Seth tries to cause a distraction but Reigns fights him off, he tries again, but the ref gets him. As he's doing that Noble grabs Reigns foot and Kane hits a big boot. Seth tags in and takes control of Reigns. After some beat down Kane tags in. Kane whips Rollins into Reigns. Kane hits a sidewalk slam and then takes Reigns headfirst into the turnbuckle. Reigns tries to fight back but Kane hits the running DDT on Reigns. 2 count on Reigns. Rollins tags in and attacks Reigns from the outside. Rollins hits a laying Reigns with some shots to the head. Roman gets to his feet and hits Rollins with some big rights, but Rollins sends Reigns face first into the bottom turnbuckle. Kane tags in and tries to whip Rollins into Reigns again, but this time Reigns sends Rollins over the top rope. The ref isn't even trying to keep this one fair, both Rollins and Kane are coming in and out when they please and I'm not actually seeing many tags. Reigns gets Rollins into the corner and hits him with an onslaught of clotheslines. Reigns hits a tilt-a-whirl slam on Rollins. Reigns sets up for the Superman Punch, but Mercury up for the distraction. Mercury eats the Superman Punch instead. Reigns tries for one on Rollins but Rollins catches it and tries to reverse it. It ends up with Reigns landing a HUGE punch to the back of the head of Rollins. Noble up on the side bur Reigns knocks him down. Seth takes advantage of the distraction to take control. Seth goes to the top rope and Kane tags in. Seth goes for a move off the top but Reigns hits the Superman Punch! Reigns doesn't realize Kane is legal. Kane goes for the Chokeslam, but Reigns reverses it and hits a big spear! Reigns gets the pin!
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match Rollins is throwing a fit in the ring because he lost. Orton's music hits and security gets ready for him. Orton sneaks through the crowd and starts attacking Rollins. Security in the ring but Orton makes short work of all 4. Rollins tries for the sneak attack but Orton hit the quick scoop slam. Orton tries to RKO Rollins but Noble interrupts and eats the RKO himself. Seth tries to sneak out but Orton isn't having it. He sets Rollins up for the RKO again, this time Mercury jumps off the top rope at Orton to save Rollins, but Mercury eats a huge RKO from midair. Rollins manages to sneak out to close the show.