WWE superstars Jimmy and Jey Uso must face the wrath of Roman Reigns after a large loss to Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens on SmackDown.
The WWE Draft acquired underway on Friday night time with The Bloodline – particularly Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa and Paul Heyman – staying on the blue model, whereas The Usos aren’t eligible to be picked till Monday Night time Uncooked this coming week.
On the prime of the present, the twins admitted the Tribal Chief hasn’t been in contact since their loss at WrestleMania, whereas KO and Sami vowed to beat them in the primary occasion and retain the Undisputed Tag Staff Titles.
Through the night time, there was clearly a plan in place as Heyman delivered a secret message of types to Solo, who began to tape up his thumb – the identical he makes use of to ship the Samoan Spike – unbeknownst to his older brothers.
Then, throughout the primary occasion itself, the Wiseman acquired a telephone name from Roman and advised the rising star that it was his time, however the plan was scuppered by an ambush from Matt Riddle.
It meant Solo couldn’t become involved within the epic WrestleMania rematch, which noticed Sami and Kevin continued their fairy story by holding onto the gold after a Stunner and Helluva Kick combo.
Nevertheless, the true drama right here is with The Bloodline, who nonetheless don’t know in the event that they’ll be on Uncooked or SmackDown by this time subsequent week – or how Roman will react to their loss.
WWE Draft will get underway with Roman Reigns, Cody Rhodes, Indi Hartwell and extra
The night time began with Triple H popping out to announce the primary spherical of draft picks, with The Bloodline (Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa and Paul Heyman) heading to SmackDown together with Bianca Belair, and Cody Rhodes and Becky Lynch staying on Uncooked.
Within the first match of the night, LA Knight – who’s getting a terrific, natural response from followers – beat Butch after some actually sturdy motion.
Rob Van Dam and Michael Hayes got here out to announce the second spherical of the draft because the Avenue Income and Edge had been chosen for SmackDown, whereas Imperium and Matt Riddle had been chosen for Uncooked.
In a enjoyable, quick paced Triple Risk, Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins began their blue model return with a win over the LWO and the staff of Braun Strowman and Ricochet.
Within the third spherical of the draft, JBL and Teddy Lengthy revealed that SmackDown is getting Bobby Lashley and The O.C., with Uncooked touchdown Drew McIntyre and The Miz.
In a quick match, Zelina Vega constructed some momentum with a robust win over Sonya Deville, who had Chelsea Inexperienced at ringside.
Her celebration was quick lived as SmackDown Girls’s Champion Rhea Ripley appeared and laid out her Backlash opponent (and Sonya), however Zelina reversed a Riptide to make an escape.
The O.C. got here out with AJ Kinds trying to tackle the gang, however they acquired interrupted by The Viking Raiders and Valhalla, resulting in Gallows, Anderson and Michin laying out the trio.
Making his return from damage, Kinds promised they’re simply getting began, and hit a Phenomenal Forearm as if to show his level.
The ultimate spherical of picks – introduced by D-X members Highway Dogg and Shawn Michaels – confirmed Injury CTRL and NXT Girls’s Tag Staff Champions Alba Fyre and Isla Daybreak for SmackDown.
In the meantime, Uncooked picked up Shinsuke Nakamura and the present NXT Girls’s Champion Indi Hartwell.
Backstage, Shinsuke was requested about his transfer to the pink model when he acquired laid out by Karrion Kross.
SmackDown airs Friday nights at 1am on BT Sport 1. The WWE Draft continues on Monday night time’s episode of Uncooked, additionally at 1am on BT Sport 1.
WWE SmackDown outcomes and grades – April 28, 2023
LA Knight pinned Butch (B)
Avenue Income beat the LWO and Braun Strowman/Ricochet (B+)
Zelina Vega pinned Sonya Deville (B-)
Undisputed WWE Tag Staff Titles: Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens (c) defeated The Usos (A-)
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