Now that the Fastlane pay-per-view is behind everyone, SmackDown Live can build towards WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans starting with the March 13 show.
With a few matches from SmackDown Live confirmed for ‘Mania, the blue brand will begin to fill out the rest of the card over the next few weeks. WWE.com is teasing a WrestleMania announcement from commissioner Shane McMahon. After screwing Kevin Owens and Sami Zayne out of the WWE Championship at Fastlane , are the three ready to converge?
Asuka will make her SmackDown Live debut this week as she confront women’s champ, Charlotte Flair to build towards their match at ‘Mania. Shinsuke Nakamura and AJ Styles are also expected on this week’s show to begin the program the WWE Universe is looking forward to the most.
Expect all of this and more on the March 13 edition of SmackDown Live.
Note: The results are still being compiled. We’ll update as matches conclude.
Here Are The WWE SmackDown Live Results For March 13
AJ Styles Opening Segment
AJ comes out to start the show to talk about WrestleMania and all the things he’s had to overcome to get there. That’s when Shinsuke comes out and says that he respects AJ but wants to put “knee to face” and become the new WWE Championship.
Rusev comes out to interrupt and challenges AJ Styles
AJ Styles vs Rusev
After a back and forth between AJ and Rusev, Aiden English interferes and beats down AJ, disqualifying Rusev. Shinsuke who was at commentary comes in and gives English a Kinshasa to help AJ.
Jimmy Uso and Big E vs Bludgeon Brothers
After the Bludgeon Brothers decimated The Usos and New Day at Fastlane, Jimmy and Big E are forced to team up to take it to them.
Bludgeon Brothers defeat Jimmy Uso and Big E via pinfall.
Charlotte and Asuka Segment
Charlotte tells Asuka that she's never faced anyone like her before but Asuka doesn't back down.
Randy Orton Segment
Orton comes out to say winning the US title is a special honor because he now completed the Grand Slam, a feat not many people can say they've done.
Bobby Roode comes out and says he wants to enact his rematch clause at WrestleMania 34, but Jinder Mahal interrupts and tells Orton to get out of the ring so he can defeat Roode.
Bobby Roode vs Jinder Mahal
Mahal defeats Roode via pinfall after hitting the Kalas
Randy Orton RKOs Mahal after the victory
Naomi vs Carmella
Carmella defeats Naomi via pinfall
Shane McMahon Segment
Shane announces it will be Kevin Owens vs Sami Zayne at WrestleMania 34
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