WWE Smackdown taping results

The following was taped on Tuesday night in Manchester, New Hampshire.

WWE Smackdown taping results for April 28, 2016:

* The taping opened with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns cutting a promo about AJ Styles and Payback. Reigns talked about punching Styles on Monday and how he plans to do it again on Sunday night. He calls out Styles and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz comes out next with Maryse. Miz runs down Styles and attempts to shake Reigns’ hand. Reigns gives him a Superman Punch instead to close the segment.

* Sami Zayn, Cesaro and WWE United States Champion Kalisto def. Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio and Rusev. During the match, both Del Rio and Rusev bailed leaving Sheamus alone. Backstage, the League of Nations brawled with each other.

* Baron Corbin def. Damien Sandow.

* Backstage, AJ Styles reveals he will be at ringside for Reigns vs. The Miz later tonight.

* Ambrose Asylum segment. Natalya is out first talking about Bret Hart being in her corner this Sunday at Payback. WWE Women’s Champion Charlotte and Ric Flair interrupt. Flair talks about beating Bret in WWE and WCW and that if Vince sent them to the moon, he would have beat Bret there too. Natalya corrects Flair saying Bret beat him for the title just like how she will beat Charlotte for the title at Payback.

* Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady def. Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas. WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day were on commentary during the match. The Vaudevillains watched the match from the ramp.

* Apollo Crews def. Stardust.

* WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns def. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz. AJ Styles was on commentary during the match. Reigns won with a spear. After the match, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson hit the ring and attack Reigns. This time AJ doesn’t stop them. The Usos hit the ring to make the save. Reigns clotheslines AJ over the top rope.

* Post-taping bonus match: Dean Ambrose def. Kevin Owens.

Source: The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online


  1. If WWE even tries to make AJ look like the heel in his match with Reigns and have Anderson and Gallows interfere to help AJ then it will backfire even more on them. I just don’t understand why they are so stubborn in forcing Reigns to be a face when all the fans boo him non stop.
    If you would do that then at least have Reigns go against a full fledged heel like Jericho, Rusev or Sheamus and that still might not be enough because he will still be booed.

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