WWE presented the March 31 edition of Friday Night SmackDown, a day before WrestleMania 39. The event takes place at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California.
Full results and highlights will be below (the article will be updated as the event happens).
WWE SmackDown (3/31/2023).
- The Usos came to the ring to cut a promo ahead of their match against Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens, but they were immediately interrupted by Zayn & Owens. The Usos promised Owens & Zayn that after all the dust settles, they would remain as the WWE Tag Team Champions.
- Ricochet (w/ Braun Strowman) def. Montez Ford (w/ Angelo Dawkins), Chad Gable (w/ Otis) & Erik (w/ Ivar & Valhalla).
- There was a video package of Rhea Ripley ahead of her match for the SmackDown Women's Title on WrestleMania. 39 Night One.
- Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal - Bobby Lashley won by last eliminating Bronson Reed by tossing him out of the ring.
- Raquel Rodriguez (w/ Liv Morgan) def. Natalya (w/ Shotzi), Shayna Baszler (w/ Ronda Rousey) & Sonya Deville (w/ Chelsea Green).
- Backstage, Rey Mysterio gifted Legado Del Fantasma mysterious T-Shirts, which were revealed to be for the Latino World Order. The LWO is back.
- Drew McIntyre & Sheamus def. Imperium (Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci).
- Cody Rhodes cut a promo addressing his match against Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns before Reigns confronted him. Reigns and Rhodes talked trash before Reigns demanded Rhodes to acknowledge him before holding the title over Rhodes.
"THIS RIGHT HERE IS BLOODLINE-MANIA!"— WWE (@WWE) April 1, 2023
Will @WWEUsos leave #WrestleMania TOMORROW NIGHT still Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions or will @FightOwensFight and @SamiZayn prevail? --#WrestleMania #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/FkSTY9x1A1
It's all fun and games until your opponent tosses you! ------@WWEGable @MontezFordWWE @Erik_WWE @KingRicochet #WrestleMania #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/DRg6W3wS7A— WWE (@WWE) April 1, 2023
TONIGHT was @fightbobby's night. --— WWE (@WWE) April 1, 2023
Congrats on winning The #AndreTheGiant Battle Royal! #WrestleMania #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/8A973WGyLM
There's NOTHING left to be said. --— WWE (@WWE) April 1, 2023
Will @CodyRhodes finish his story? Will @WWERomanReigns continue his reign?
Find out THIS WEEKEND at #WrestleMania#WrestleMania #SmackDown pic.twitter.com/oCmDW8SJ9c
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