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Smackdown
Date: March 20, 2018
Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton

And then, Daniel Bryan used to be cleared to medically go back to the hoop. I’m actually now not positive what else there’s to mention right here as now we wait to look what this implies for Bryan at Wrestlemania. There’s an excellent chance that he will get the spot in a tag fit with Shane McMahon towards Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn however perhaps it’s one thing else. Let’s get to it.

Here are final week’s effects if you want a recap.

We open with a have a look at Daniel Bryan’s retirement in February 2016 in an emotional second. Then information broke these days that Bryan used to be cleared to go back to the hoop after FINALLY being medically cleared. I feel we have now a theme for this night.

Here’s Bryan to open issues up. He wishes to deal with the movements of Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens from final week….however they’re now not right here but so we wish to discuss one thing else. Bryan talks about being thankful for the whole lot he has, which used to be the theme of his retirement speech. He has the best enthusiasts on the planet and an incredible, stunning spouse who stood by way of him all the method. It used to be her who instructed him to stay going to look specialist after specialist to get him again within the ring. Fans: “THANK YOU BRIE!”

Then when he were given depressed, he determined to battle and it used to be Brie who instructed him to battle for his goals. Eventually he used to be instructed he used to be cleared and the ones goals was a truth. Next, Bryan must thank all the docs who saved giving him clearances till the WWE docs in the end did the similar. Bryan isn’t positive when he’ll be again within the ring so right here’s a WRESTLEMANIA chant to present him an concept. No announcement is made however the enthusiasts are delighted.

Bryan is searching for Sami and Owens however unearths Ziggler, who’s somewhat condescending in regards to the go back. Ziggler can’t wait to overcome him and Bryan needs him success attempting.

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Rusev

AJ Styles is on remark. They waste no time in buying and selling the laborious kicks with Rusev throwing him into the nook and unloading. A spinwheel kick drops Nakamura for 2 and we take a wreck. Back with Nakamura firing off kicks, together with one to the aspect of a kneeling Rusev’s head. Rusev will get in a kick to the pinnacle of his personal for 2 so Nakamura is going for a pass armbreaker. That’s rolled via however Nakamura grabs the leg for the rollup pin at 7:50.

Result: Shinsuke Nakamura b. Rusev – Rollup (7:50)

Post fit Rusev and Aiden English beat Nakamura down and AJ takes his time getting up. Nakamura saves himself and stares down at AJ.

Video on Asuka.

Charlotte is within the again when Natalya is available in to mention she is aware of how scared Charlotte is. A fit is about up for later.

Styles and Nakamura run into each and every different with AJ mocking him for pronouncing he’ll win. Nakamura says he’ll win with a knee to the face.

Baron Corbin vs. Tye Dillinger

Both are within the Andre combat royal. Dillinger chops away however will get knocked down with one laborious shot. Graves buries Dillinger on remark, asking about why he wastes each alternative he receives. Corbin slides underneath the ropes however will get stuck with a kick to the face. Back up and Corbin can’t hit End of Days. Instead he sends Dillinger out of doors after which tries once more a couple of seconds later, this time connecting for the pin at 2:31.

Result: Baron Corbin b. Tye Dillinger – End of Days (2:31)

Charlotte vs. Natalya

Non-title. Charlotte will get two off an early suplex and a bridging rollup will get the similar. The Figure Four necklock rolling flips stay Natalya in bother and a kick to the chest places her at the flooring. Back from a wreck with Charlotte preventing out of an belly stretch and throwing her over with a t-bone suplex. A large boot appears to arrange the Figure Eight however Natalya crawls into the nook.

That earns her a Downward Spiral into the buckle, most effective to have Natalya come again with a Batista Bomb out of the nook for an in depth two. The Sharpshooter is damaged up in a rush so it’s the discus lariat for 2 on Charlotte as an alternative. They head out of doors the place the spear connects and Charlotte slaps at the Figure Four again inside of.

That’s rolled over despite the fact that and Charlotte lands within the ropes however bends backwards over the apron to actually crank at the leg. It’s positive sufficient to superplex Charlotte down for a large crash….and right here’s Carmella! Charlotte is up with a boot to Carmella despite the fact that, permitting Natalya to roll her up for the pin at 13:09. The cash-in used to be by no means respectable.

Result: Natalya b. Charlotte – Rollup (13:09)

Here are Jinder Mahal and Sunil Singh for a talk. Mahal talks about bringing status again to the WWE Championship regardless of having the ability to do the rest he needs. The individuals are hypocrites who say they welcome any person however need to stick to the similar factor like Randy Orton. This brings out Bobby Roode to mention now not so rapid, which pulls out Randy to get to the purpose: Jinder sucks. A brawl virtually breaks out however no person can hit the rest, leaving us with a standoff.

Sarah Logan/Liv Morgan vs. Naomi/Becky Lynch

All 4 are within the combat royal. Becky will get double teamed within the nook to start out and Logan provides a operating knee to the face for 2. It’s off to a cobra snatch for slightly earlier than a spinebuster has Lynch in additional bother. She’s positive sufficient to throw Logan excessive however Ruby Riott tosses her again inside of. Not that it issues because the Disarm-Her makes Logan faucet at 2:35 as Naomi cuts Morgan off.

Result: Naomi/Becky Lynch b. Sarah Logan/Liv Morgan – Disarm-Her to Logan (2:35)

Bryan is instructed that Zayn and Owens are right here so he’ll meet them within the ring.

Back from a wreck and Bryan is within the ring to look Owens and Zayn. Owens talks about taking their time getting right here however Shane McMahon wasn’t going to be right here so it wasn’t a large deal. Then they heard what came about and were given over right here once they may. They needed to get out of a rushing price tag however it used to be simple as a result of everyone seems to be dumber in Texas. Sami is pleased with the scoop as a result of Bryan has all the time been their largest fan.

It’s a vintage case of excellent issues taking place to excellent other people and any display with the 3 of them on it’s the dream display. It appears like a dream crew, however that’s now not why Bryan sought after them out right here. Bryan displays a clip of the 2 of them attacking Shane to finish final week’s display, which they in finding humorous. That’s now not cool with Bryan however Sami says Shane deserved it. Bryan thinks they don’t get it.

Shane used to be proper: Bryan used to be residing vicariously throughout the two of them, however final week used to be greater than getting slightly over excited. The factor is Sami and Kevin received as a result of Shane agreed that he had long past too a ways. They had a fit arrange for Wrestlemania, which used to be all that they had ever sought after. Imagine the 3 of them being instructed that at an armory in entrance of 300 other people ten years in the past.

They would have had Bryan in his nook to run the display however they nonetheless assaulted Shane. Bryan doesn’t get it however he’s been fired from this corporate two times and grown from it each and every time. The two of them are fired and are so surprised that they are able to’t discuss. Owens is going to go away however decks Bryan, adopted by way of some screaming that Bryan did this.

Bryan fights again with kicks within the nook and a snap German suplex to Sami, adopted by way of the operating nook dropkicks. Referees pop out as Owens takes the YES Kicks however Sami will get again up for the save. Bryan eats a Helluva Kick and the apron powerbomb makes issues even worse to finish the display.

Results
Shinsuke Nakamura b. Rusev – Rollup
Baron Corbin b. Tye Dillinger – End of Days
Natalya b. Charlotte – Rollup
Harper b. Jimmy Uso – Discus Lariat
Naomi/Becky Lynch b. Sarah Logan/Liv Morgan – Disarm-Her to Morgan

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has noticed over 50,000 wrestling suits. He has additionally been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 complete displays lined. You can in finding his paintings at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or take a look at his Amazon writer web page with 26 wrestling books. His newest e-book is the History of the WWE Championship.

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