The April 8 episode of SmackDown was a thrilling ride with lots of action and drama. All the WWE purists in the episode wanted more in the end. On last night’s SmackDown, WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns addressed the crowd and said that The Usos needed to compete at Row to unify the SmackDown and Row tag titles. Shinsuke was interrupted by Nakamura after the latter rushed into the ring for a confrontation.
Here are the highlights of the biggest confrontation of last night’s episode of WWE SmackDown.
Roman Reigns asks Usus to consolidate the WWE Tag Team title
Rains recently defeated his nemesis, Brock Lesnar, and won the WWE Championship at WrestleMania. Now undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns has challenged SmackDown tag team champions Jimmy and J. Usano to go to Rome and consolidate the tag team title. Rains said Usos needed to go to Rome to cement The Bloodline with all the titles.
Shinsuke Nakamura interrupted The Bloodline to talk about Rick Boggs. But he was knocked out by Usos with a double superkick.
Charlotte Flair refuses to shoot Rhonda Rousey for title shot at WrestleMania backlash
Rowdy visited her at the WWE SmackDown Championships and therefore challenged Charlotte Flair for an “I Quit” match. But Flair rejected the challenge and told Rousseau to “get behind the line.” Ruzi promised that the match would take place regardless.
Liv Morgan defeated tag team champion Sasha Banks
Liv Morgan was aiming to upset tag team champion Sasha Banks in a one-on-one match. She did exactly that when she beat the banks by pinfall. Morgan won a landslide victory when she countered Superplex with a pin.
Beat Drew McIntyre By Sami Zain Count-Out
Sammy Zane suffered a humiliating defeat to Johnny Knoxville at WrestleMania and so he wanted to regain credibility by beating Drew McIntyre. But his plan failed on SmackDown. McIntyre dominated the entire Zion and so Zain ran out of the ring to give McIntyre the victory by count-out.
Brawl between Happy Corbin and Medcap Moss
Happy Corbin turned against Medcap Moss and the two had a heated argument on the “Happy Talk” show. Corbyn argued that he lost to Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania because of Moss.
Xavier defeated Woods Butch by Pinfall
Butch was furious after the humiliating defeat. He attacked his own teammates, Shimos and Ridge Holland to vent his anger.