WWE/NXT Live Event Report, March 2-6: Orton Faces AJ Styles One On One, Much More

A light road schedule this week, as the Raw brand had the entire weekend off -- aside from Fastlane -- following its tour of Germany last week.

The Smackdown brand had its regular weekend loop, which featured some new matchups and teams, including the first-ever one-on-one match between Randy Orton and AJ Styles, held March 5 at the house show in Rockford, Illinois. Orton and Styles are set to wrestle on tonight's episode of Smackdown in a match where,the winner will go on to challenge Bray Wyatt for the WWE World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania. In the midcard, Kalisto and Mojo Rawley worked together as a tag team for the first time, picking up a pair of wins over The Ascension.

Meanwhile, NXT had two crews on the road -- one in the Midwest and one close to its home base in Florida. The NXT loop in Florida marked the professional wrestling debut of Demitrius Bronson, a former NFL running back who signed a developmental contract with WWE back in October.

Here are all the results.

SMACKDOWN

March 4, La Crosse, WI

American Alpha def. The Usos to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Dolph Ziggler def. Apollo Crews.
Apollo Crews def. Curt Hawkins.
Kalisto & Mojo Rawley def. The Ascension.
Dean Ambrose def. Baron Corbin by DQ to retain the Intercontinental Title.
Heath Slater & Rhyno def. Breezango.
Alexa Bliss def. Mickie James, Tamina Snuka and Natalya in a Fatal Four Way to retain the Smackdown Women’s Title.Bray Wyatt defeated AJ Styles to retain his WWE World Title.
Bray Wyatt def. AJ Styles.

March 5, Rockford, IL

American Alpha def. The Usos to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Dolph Ziggler def. Apollo Crews.
Apollo Crews def. Curt Hawkins.
Kalisto & Mojo Rawley def. The Ascension.
Dean Ambrose def. Baron Corbin to retain the Intercontinental Title.
Heath Slater & Rhyno def. Breezango.
Alexa Bliss def. Becky Lynch, Mickie James, Tamina Snuka and Natalya in a Fatal Five Way to retain the Smackdown Women’s Title.Bray Wyatt defeated AJ Styles to retain his WWE World Title.
Bray Wyatt def. Luke Harper.
Randy Orton def. AJ Styles.

March 6, Bloomington, IN

Rhyno, Heath Slater, Kalisto and Mojo Rawley def. Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Konnor and Viktor.
Dolph Ziggler def. Apollo Crews.
Apollo Crews def. Curt Hawkins
Tamina Snuka & Becky Lynch def. Natalya & Mickie James. 
Randy Orton def. AJ Styles.
American Alpha def. The Usos to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.
Dean Ambrose def. Baron Corbin by DQ to retain the Intercontinental Title.
Bray Wyatt def. Luke Harper to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Title.

NXT

March 2, Columbus, OH

No Way Jose def. Kona Reeves.
Liv Morgan def. Macey Estrella.
Kassius Ohno def. Patrick Clark.
Aleister Black def. The Rambler (Elias Samson under a mask).
SAnitY (Killain Dain & Eric Young) def. #DIY.
Asuka def. Nikki Cross to retain the Smackdown Women's Title.
Tye Dillinger & Shinsuke Nakamura def. Andrade Almas & Bobby Roode.

March 2, Lakeland, FL

Heavy Machinery def. The Bollywood Boyz.
Tino Sabbatelli def. Adrian Jaoude.
Buddy Murphy def. Dan Matha.
Ember Moon & Aliyah def. Kimber Lee & Mandy Rose.
Gran Metalik def. Tony Nese.
Ruby Riot def. Daria Berenato.
The Authors of Pain def. Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford to retain the Smackdown Tag Titles.

March 3, Crystal River, FL

TJ Perkins def. Drew Gulak.
Cezar Bononi def. Kishan Raftar.
Adrian Jaoude def. Riddick Moss.
The Authors of Pain def. HoHo Lun and Demitrius Bronson.
In an Elimination Tag Match, Victoria Gonzalez, Ruby Riot & Ember Moon def. Mandy Rose, Kimber Lee & Mary Kate. Ember was the sole survivor
Buddy Murphy def. Steve Cutler.
Daria Berenato def. Aliyah.
Rich Swann def. Noam Dar.

March 3, Cleveland, OH

Kassius Ohno def. Kona Reeves.
Aleister Black def. Patrick Carter.
No Way Jose def. El Vagabondo (Samson in a mask).
Nikki Cross defeats Macey Estrella.
Shinsuke Nakamura def. Andrade Almas.
#DIY def. SAnitY (Alexander Wolfe & Killian Dain).
Asuka def. Liv Morgan to retain the NXT Women's Title.
Bobby Roode def. Tye Dillinger.

March 4, Warren, OH

No Way Jose def. Kona Reeves.
Nikki Cross def. Macey Estrella.
Kassius Ohno def. Patrick Clark.
#DIY def. SAnitY (Alexander Wolfe & Eric Young).
Aleister Black def. El Vagabondo.
Asuka def. Liv Morgan to retain the NXT Women's Title.
Shinsuke Nakamura & Tye Dillinger def. Andrade Almas & Bobby Roode.

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