We have new champions to talk about and new storylines to take shape as we approach the yet another pulsating episode of the WWE Smackdown. The crowd was very much on his side, but that may have just been giving him props for winning the WWE Championship. AJ attacks Cena, dropping him with a Styles Clash.
- Dean Ambrose is shown arriving at the arena with his Intercontinental Championship belt around his waist. But with all that said, I don't think that American Alpha has held the belts long enough, and the other teams all still need building up. Monday Night Raw still has a Network Special to get through and there are nearly two months of SmackDown programming to be had before we hit the granddaddy of the all. Luckily, American Alpha stave off the upset and embarrassment by picking up the win after hitting Viktor with Grand Amplitude.
American Alpha (c) vs. And of course that leaves Baron Corbin, Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles and Luke Harper. In a continuation of their beef which hatched at Elimination Chamber on Sunday, Corbin landed his spinning Deep Six suplex on Ambrose and sent him flying through a table next to the stage, setting off sparks on the landing.
The pick of the three matches was arguably the last candidate to be so - veteran Natalya and Nikki Bella put on a stellar performance in what was probably the match of the latter's career so far. Naomi's recent push was a long-time coming and a challenge to find out how good she can be once given the room to operate.
Outside of her experience and name value, the best thing Mickie James brings to the SmackDown Live women's division in her return to WWE is her character's often psychotic ability to manipulate opponents with mind games.
Goldberg will face Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Championship at Fastlane on March 5, and he's expected to win the title. Becky throws Mickie over the top rope out to the apron, then kicks her off down to the floor at ringside. A brawl that was so wild, they bumped into Maryse, knocking what I hope was make-up powder all over the A-Lister.
Becky Lynch vs. Mickie James: There's a chance that these two produce one of the best matches of the evening, and if its objective is to further Lynch's journey to a title match at WrestleMania, then it has to be James going over here, likely with the help of her cohort. The commissioner or general manager or backstage interviews to reinforce was what seen in the pre-match video packages.
Alexa Bliss has been a delightfully spiteful SmackDown Women's Champion since her unexpected defeat of Becky Lynch.
Bray Wyatt emerged from Elimination Chamber as WWE champion, and he did so in impressive fashion. I don't, necessarily, want him to be separate from the Wyatt Family, like they tried to do all those years ago, but he should be able to have his own feuds and spotlight matches. AJ Styles comes flying out of the ring with a forearm shot to Wyatt on the floor at ringside. Styles says Cena isn't jumping the line tonight. While Cena insists he is not retiring, he continues to spread his time among ventures outside WWE.
The heavyweight then performs his signature move Sister Abigail before pinning Cena for a three count and being crowned WWE Champion in front of thousands of fans. This led to John Cena walking down to the ring.
Cena connects with the five knuckle shuffle to Bray and looks for the AA.
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