WWE Smackdown Results (3/2) – Big Show Gets IC Title Shot at Wrestlemania, Orton’s ‘Un’Welcome Back To Smackdown

Bill Pritchard

Dolph hits another neckbreaker then puts Sheamus in a headlock, but Sheamus makes it to his feet and connects with a few forearm shots. Sheamus comes back with a powerslam for two, then Dolph puts him in a sleeperhold but Sheamus backs him into the corner and flips him outside to break the hold. Dolph leaps off the top rope but Sheamus catches him and hits an Irish Curse and goes for the pin, but Vickie puts Dolph's foot on the ropes. Sheamus calls for a Celtic Cross, but Dolph slides out and gets a near fall, then Sheamus calls for a Brogue Kick but Vickie calls for backstage help. Swagger runs out and jumps on the apron, but Sheamus kicks him down to the floor and gets hit with a Zig Zag. Dolph makes the cover, but Sheamus kicks out so Dolph goes for another sleeper, and Sheamus counters with White Noise for the win.

Winner – Sheamus

Teddy Long is shown walking to his office while taking a phone call from Aksana, then he stops and tells her he will have to call her back. John Laurinaitis and David Otunga are in his office and John says he wants an apology because Teddy hurt his back, and Otunga says this just shows how tough John is. He says the criminal charges are thrown out, but Otunga is still thinking about pressing civil charges against him if he doesn't apologize. Teddy says he won't apologize for anything, then they bicker about running the shows before Teddy says Otunga is going to face The Great Khali tonight. He tells them both to get out of his office, then John says Teddy should try some yoga so he calms down, then he leaves with Otunga.

Heath Slater vs Santino Marella

Santino throws his shirt in the crowd then does a split to avoid a punch by Slater and follows with a hiptoss, but Slater gets his knees up and blocks a headbutt. He kicks Santino a few times then they trade punches, and Santino runs the ropes but Slater connects with a heel kick for a two count. Slater goes up top but Santino shakes the ropes and gets him to fall on the turnbuckles, then Santino hits the Cobra and drags Slater away from the ropes and makes the cover. 

Winner – Santino Marella

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