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AJ Styles Returns On SmackDown, 2 NXT Champs Drafted

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• AJ Styles Returns On SmackDown, 2 NXT Champs Drafted

Below are the results from tonight’s SmackDown so far:

– WWE’s Chief Content Officer Triple H kicked off tonight’s SmackDown and revealed the 1st round Draft picks:

Pick 1 (SmackDown): Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman

This means the new World Heavyweight Champion will be exclusive to RAW.

Pick 2 (RAW): Cody Rhodes

Pick 3 (SmackDown): RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair

Pick 4 (RAW): Becky Lynch

– The Usos said they are going to make Roman Reigns proud by becoming 9-time Tag Team Champions tonight. Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens came out and pointed out that Usos are trying to impress their Tribal Chief, but they weren’t even drafted to SmackDown along with Roman, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman.

– Bianca Belair sent a video message, where she talked about being the SmackDown Women’s Champion now.

– LA Knight def. Butch

– Paul Heyman reminded The Usos that tonight is the night that they seal their fate. Heyman gave tape to Solo Sikoa behind Usos’ back and Solo began taping his thumb for the Samoan Spike, indicating that Jimmy & Jey Uso could be kicked out of The Bloodline if they lose tonight.

– WWE Hall of Famers Rob Van Dam and Michal Hayes came out to reveal the Round 2 Draft picks:

Pick 5 (SmackDown): Street Profits

Pick 6 (RAW): Imperium (Intercontinental Champion Gunther, Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci)

Pick 7 (SmackDown): Edge

Pick 8 (RAW): Matt Riddle

– Street Profits def. LWO and Braun Strowman & Ricochet in a Triple Threat Tag Team Match

– WWE Hall of Famers JBL and Teddy Long came out to reveal the Round 3 Draft picks:

Pick 9 (SmackDown): Bobby Lashley

Pick 10 (RAW): Drew McIntyre

Pick 11 (SmackDown): The O.C. (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson & “Michin” Mia Yim)

Pick 12 (RAW): The Miz

– Zelina Vega def. Sonya Deville

SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley attacked Zelina after the match. Rhea laid about Sonya as well. Chelsea Green tried to interfere, but backed off. Ripley went for her finisher, but Zelina countered & hit a DDT.

– Santos Escobar congratulated Zelina on her win. Rey Mysterio motivated Zelina ahead of her Title match against Ripley at Backlash.

– AJ Styles returned from injury and Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson & “Michin” Mia Yim are with him. The Viking Raiders & Valhalla interrupted them. The OC laid them out.

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– DX members Shawn Michaels & Road Dogg came out to reveal the Round 4 Draft picks:

Pick 13 (SmackDown): Damage CTRL (Bayley, Dakota Kai & IYO SKY)

Pick 14 (RAW): Shinsuke Nakamura

Pick 15 (SmackDown): NXT Women’s Tag Team Champions Alba Fyre & Isla Dawn

Pick 16 (RAW): NXT Women’s Champion Indi Hartwell

Also Read: Backstage News On Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn’s Tag Team Title Run

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (April 28, 1990) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF SummerSlam 1990’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart vs. Pez Whatley & Bob Bradley

Dino Bravo vs. Mitch Ryder

Tito Santana vs. Akeem

Rick Martel vs. Paul Roma

Earthquake vs. Paul Perez

Tugboat Thomas vs. Joe Champ

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