• SmackDown Results – 2 WrestleMania Matches Set, Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn Reunite
– Tonight’s SmackDown kicked off with Cody Rhodes calling out Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn to the ring. Cody offered to be a moderator so they can talk it out.
Sami told Owens that he wants to get back on the same page so they can take down The Bloodline.
Kevin said he’s been listening to Sami for weeks and declined once again and left.
– Rhea Ripley & Dominik Mysterio def. Zelina Vega & Santos Escobar
After the match, Dominik insulted Rey Mysterio. Rey refused to accept Dominik’s challenge for WrestleMania 39, and said he will never fight him.
– Liv Morgan & Raquel Rodriguez def. Emma & Tegan Nox to qualify for the Fatal 4-Way Tag Team Match at WrestleMania 39 (3 more teams will be decided for this match soon)
– SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair & Rhea Ripley came face-to-face and a brawl broke out, with Charlotte getting the upper hand.
– Xavier Woods def. LA Knight
– LA Knight went to Rey Mysterio and said that if Rey won’t fight Dominik Mysterio at WrestleMania 39, then he will instead. Knight said he will rename himself to LA Mysterio and be a deadbeat dad just like Rey. Rey got upset and slapped LA.
– Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus ended in a No Contest after Imperium attacked both men.
Adam Pearce then announced that Gunther will defend the Intercontinental Championship against McIntyre & Sheamus in a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania 39.
– Sami Zayn & Jey Uso had a Kansas City Showdown. They got into a brawl. Jimmy Uso came out and The Usos beat down Sami. Kevin Owens came out from behind and made the save for Sami, and they hugged it out to end the show.
— @LuigiWrestling (@videosluigiw) March 18, 2023
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (March 17, 1985) – WWF All American Wrestling
On this day in 1985, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF All American Wrestling’.
It featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to ‘WWF WrestleMania I’.
The card can be found right here:
Junk Yard Dog vs. A.J. Petruzzi
Footage of Rowdy Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff preparing for WrestleMania
Big John Studd vs. Pete Pompeii
Mean Gene Okerlund interviews Junk Yard Dog
Hillbilly Jim vs. Rene Goulet (MSG)
Piper’s Pit – Brutus Beefcake & Luscious Johnny V