Sean Ross Sappdown Live (4/4): SMACKDOWN AFTER MANIA PODCAST NOTES!

Opening segment

  • No American Alpha on the show. I'd switch them with Gallows & Anderson
  • Orton cuts a promo, but Wyatt challenges him to a House of Horrors match. Can't be any worse than what we saw Sunday
  • Wyatt shows up in the ring. Erick Rowan is back and attacks Orton.
  • We're back to this Harper hates Rowan shit. Worked out wonderfully last time
  • WHY WOULD HARPER AND ORTON LIKE EACH OTHER.
  • Teddy Long should have announced this match.

Backstage crappenings

  • Miz and Maryse say Cena only proposed to save face. They're calling him out tonight.
  • Mojo Rawley is interviewed. This is cringeworthy with Dasha and Mojo talking about partying.

Smackdown Women's Championship
Naomi (c) vs. Alexa Bliss

  • Naomi is a real indicator of what adding some offense does. Her corner bulldog is great.
  • Little things like Alexa working over a leg with moves we don't usually see is excellent, too.
  • Too many fake hair colors. That should be a signature, not the norm.
  • Naomi wins with her neat submission.
  • Can't imagine how this week has been for Naomi. Good for her.

Tye Dillinger defeated Curt Hawkins

  • THE PERFECT TEN!
  • The perfect crowd for a debut, too.
  • Dillinger has some offense that will stay, some that will go, but having a nice chant is a good start.
  • He wins. Yay. I wonder if he'll get to keep that finish, since AJ Styles uses it.

NAKAMURA

  • Oh my god, Miz even ran like Cena. They're dressed up as Cena and Nikki, by the way.
  • Maryse even has Nikki's posture down.
  • Who knew Miz would be a better Mizdow than the one he had?
  • They cut a great promo, go to leave and then....
  • Nakamura.
  • Lee England is there, too. I hope they fly in Kay Suzuki sometime as well.
  • Great reaction. Miz and Maryse leave.

Street Fight
Baron Corbin defeated Dean Ambrose

  • Dean Ambrose is a founding member of the Shield? Is there any other kind of member?
  • Ambrose hits maybe his best suicide dive, in part because of Ambrose's sell.
  • We come back and Corbin drives Ambrose through a table.
  • Baron Corbin starts beating Ambrose with a strap.
  • Ambrose lands an elbow through a table.
  • End of Days, Corbin wins.
  • Yeah, this fits a lot better for them.

Shane and AJ

  • Shane McMahon is out to address the Supe Shake.
  • AJ Styles wants to stay on Smackdown.
  • AJ shakes Shane's hand and makes him flinch.
  • I'd love if the Superstar shakeup sent Apollo Crews and Dana Brooke back to NXT. Both need it.
  • They're making this happen as soon as Cena takes time off.

Randy Orton & Luke Harper vs. The Wyatt Family

  • Tag team main events back to back nights. Fart noises.
  • Really hoping, needing a Rowan or Harper turn.
  • We get a commercials break, then Harper hitting both Wyatt Family members, so womp womp womp.
  • He also poses before a dive which makes it an awkward wait.
  • Rowan is a guy that is always evolving his offense as well. For better or for worse.
  • Otunga busted out the "enemy of my enemy" line. Shit.
  • The lights go out, Bray is on the ramp. Superkick from Harper on Rowan, then Orton gets an RKO for a pin. Ok.
  • This was Smackdown 2015 main event stuff

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