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Early WWE Smackdown Live Preview For April 25, 2017

(Partial article & images sourced from WWE.com)

After defeating Naomi last Tuesday in her first match on the blue brand, Charlotte will challenge her for the SmackDown Women’s Championship this week. Can The Queen cap off her arrival with a huge title victory? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!

Exclusive interview with Shinsuke Nakamura to kick off SmackDown LIVE

Is Orton in for early House of Horrors preview with Rowan?

This Sunday at WWE Payback, Randy Orton will step inside the unknown of Bray Wyatt’s House of Horrors and come face to face with The Eater of Worlds. He might be cracking the front door open to take a macabre look at what lies ahead tonight on SmackDown LIVE when he faces Erick Rowan in a No Disqualification Match.

Charlotte Flair will challenge Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Championship Tuesday on SmackDown LIVE

Styles and Corbin square off in rematch

First-ever Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenge to determine The Usos’ next challengers

The next challengers to SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos will be determined tonight in the first-ever Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenge on SmackDown LIVE.

4 Segments Announced For Smackdown Live This Week

Published in WWE.com‘s quick hits for Smackdown Live this week, 4 segments were announced for the show. A couple of these being championship related.

  1. American Alpha, Breezango, The Colons and The Ascension in a Beat The Clock tournament to become the #1 contender for the Smackdown Tag Team Championships.
    • One thing to note, The Colons are the new repackaged name of The Shining Stars. Current Smackdown Tag Champs are The Usos
  2. AJ Styles vs Baron Corbin Rematch
    • After their match last week on Smackdown ended with a countout giving Styles the victory, they have decided to give this match another chance this week on Smackdown.
  3. Charlotte Flair vs Naomi (Smackdown Women’s Championship Match)
    • Last week on Smackdown, Charlotte earned her Championship match by beating Naomi fair and square. This week, Charlotte has to beat her again to get the gold.
  4. Shinsuke Nakamura to be interviewed
    • The first segment to kick off the show this week will be Shinsuke Nakamura in an exclusive interview.

That’s all that WWE has announced for Smackdown so far, more updates will come to the site as they get announced.


WWE Live Event Results April 17, 2017 (Bowling Green, KY)

WWE held a Smackdown live event yesturday in Bowling Green, KY at the Diddle Arena.

Here are the results;

Tyler Breeze, Fandango & Mojo Rawley vs. The Ascension & Jinder Mahal
Six-Man Tag Team Match
Winners: Tyler Breeze, Fandango & Mojo Rawley

Kevin Owens (c) vs. Sami Zayn
-WWE United States Championship-
Singles Match
Winner: Kevin Owens (retains)

Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan
Singles Match
Winner: Luke Harper

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler
Singles Match
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Natalya vs. Tamina Snuka vs. Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch vs. Naomi (c)
-Smackdown Live Women’s Championship-
Six-Pack Challenge
Winner: Naomi (retains)

The Usos (c) vs. American Alpha
-Smackdown Live Tag Team Championship-
Tag Team Match
Winners: The Usos (retain)

Randy Orton (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin
-WWE Championship-
Triple Threat Match
Winner: Randy Orton (retains)

#1 Contenders Match Set For Tonight’s WWE Smackdown Live Broadcast

Tonight on Smackdown Live, there will be a six-pack challenge match to determine the new #1 Contender for the WWE Championship. The winner of the Six-Pack Challenge will face the winner of the upcoming “House of Horrors” match between Randy Orton & Bray Wyatt at Payback.

The Six-pack challenge will consist of Sami Zayn, Luke Harper, Jinder Mahal, Erick Rowan, Mojo Rawley & Dolph Ziggler.

VIDEO: Kevin Owens Is Not Thrilled To Be Drafted To Smackdown Live

Following last night’s WWE Smackdown Live broadcast, The WWE Unites States Champion Kevin Owens was one member of the WWE roster that was traded to Smackdown Live during the Superstar shake-up. But it appears that he may not be the happiest about it.  Owens appeared on last nights Talking Smack and spoke about how he’s not happy to be on Smackdown, especially with Sami Zayn, another talent traded to the show; and how Smackdown is referred to as “The Land Of Opportunity.”

You can see the segment below:

Stars Moved To Smackdown Live Following 2nd Night Of Superstar Shake-Up – Updated List

Here is the updated list from last night Superstar Shake-up On Smackdown Live.

Please note that more superstars could be switched this week.

To Monday Night Raw

  • Apollo Crews
  • The Miz
  • Maryse
  • Dean Ambrose (Intercontinental Champion)
  • Curt Hawkins
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Kalisto
  • Heath Slater
  • Rhyno
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Mickie James
  • David Otunga on commentary

To Smackdown Live

  • Jinder Mahal
  • Kevin Owens (United States Championship)
  • Sami Zayn
  • Shining Stars (Primo & Epico)
  • Tamina
  • Charlotte Flair
  • Sin Cara
  • Rusev
  • Lana
  • The New Day
  • Byron Saxton on commentary

LIVE: WWE Superstars Moved To Raw During The First Night Of The Superstar Shake-up – UPDATE

Here are the WWE stars effected by the first night for the Superstar Shake-up from tonight’s WWE Raw broadcast. The shake-up will continue tomorrow for Smackdown Live.


  • Apollo Crews
  • The Miz & Maryse
  • Dean Ambrose (Intercontinental Champion)
  • Curt Hawkins
  • Bray Wyatt
  • Rhyno & Heath Slater
  • Kalisto
  • Elias Samson – (NXT talent) – Read about it here. 
  • Alexa Bliss
  • Mickie James



Potential Spoilers For Tonight’s WWE Raw Shake-up


WWE will be kicking off the Superstar Shakeup on tonight’s RAW in Uniondale, NY at the Nassau Coliseum and then on Tuesday’s SmackDown Live in Boston, MA.

NXT star Elias Samson, who was recently written off of NXT TV after losing a Loser Leaves NXT match against Kassius Ohno, is backstage at tonight’s RAW. Rhyno, who is currently on SmackDown Live brand, is also at RAW.

It appears that Samson will be called up to the main roster and put on the RAW brand while Rhyno will be traded to RAW.