- 1 Smackdown Live Results | Episode 46
Smackdown Live Results | Episode 46
Smackdown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Alexa Bliss (Non-Contest)
Birmingham, AL - It was a big fight field in the "Land of Opportunity" as the Superstars of Smackdown Live were in a hurry to make a huge impact
Alexa Bliss made her presence felt before things could really get under way as she assaulted and brutalized Women's Champion Charlotte Flair with three massive DDTs on the stage and even went further by slapping "The Queen" and holding onto her Women's Title.
Shelton Benjamin def. Smackdown Tag Team Champion Sheamus (w/Cesaro)
Making his first Smackdown Live appearance in nearly ten years, the former United States Champion Shelton Benjamin picked up an impressive victory over "The Celtic Warrior" despite an immediate distraction from Cesaro, earning himself and new tag team partner, Chad Gable a future shot at the Smackdown Tag Team Championship
Ain't no stopping him now!
Big E def. Gran Metalik
With the WWE Universe still buzzing from his brutal assault that has left World Heavyweight Champion Finn Balor out of commission, Big E stormed into Smackdown Live, as the Big E of old, hellbent on destruction as he destroyed the cruiserweight, Gran Metalik, despite some minor offensive onslaught from the 205 Live star, the Master of the "Five Count" was too much for the international superstar, resulting in his immediate downfall
Now even allowed to celebrate long, RAW's Noam Dar tried to run down to the ring and assault the former Intercontinental Champion but failed miserably when he suffered a Big Ending for his troubles. If this is the "new" Big E, then the Smackdown Locker Room had better watch their backs
Seth Rollins' US Title celebration is cut short by the returning Big Show
Still high off his successful night at WrestleMania, new United States Champion Seth Rollins celebrated in style on his first Smackdown Live appearance following the Superstar Shakeup. Rollins' celebration, however, was short lived with the return of the Giant, Big Show. feeling that he deserves a shot at Rollins, Big Show challenge "The Kingslayer" to a fight, which Rollins rejected after ripping into the "Largest Athlete in the World" and asking him to retire, which further irritated Big Show. It's possible that we will see a future showdown between these two.
Roman Reigns def. Baron Corbin
After defeating The Undertaker at WrestleMania, Roman Reigns walked into Smackdown Live with pure focus to proclaim the "Land of Opportunity" as his "new" Yard. After a very competitive contest with the "Lone Wolf" Baron Corbin, "The Big Dog" hit a massive spear to pick up the victory but his night was far from over when Rhyno shocked the WWE Universe when "The War Machine" attacked Reigns and hit his own version of the spear - the GORE, standing over Roman Reigns to end the show.