WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
April 16, 2021
Report by Lovell Porter for Wrestlezone.com
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Michael Cole introduces the newest member of the SmackDown Commentary Team, Pat McAfee.
In-Ring Segment: Roman Reigns, Paul Heyman, and Jey Uso
Reigns smiles as the WWE Universe showers him with boos. Reigns says they put a lot of eyes on SmackDown. Reigns asks Heyman to tell everyone about the men he beat at WrestleMania on Sunday. Heyman list all of Edge’s and Daniel Bryan’s accomplishments. Heyman says their triple threat match was more of a handicap match. Reigns says he called it, Babe Ruth’s styles. Reigns stacked Edge and Bryan and crush them both.
It was embarrassing. No one wants to face him now. He destroyed two Hall of Famers. They were both forced to acknowledge him. Reigns says they fulfilled their obligation and now it’s time to go. As Reigns and Co start to leave the ring, Cesaro interrupts. Cesaro gets in the ring and gets in Reigns’s face. Reigns isn’t interested in what Cesaro has to say. As Cesaro is getting a mic, Reigns just walks away. Cesaro drops the mic as Reigns walks away.
Backstage, Cesaro runs into Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville. Cesaro says he wants a match with Reigns tonight. Deville says she will see what she can do.
Otis w/Chad Gable vs. Rey Mysterio w/Dominik
Otis runs over Mysterio. Otis gorilla press slams Mysterio. Otis launches Mysterio out of the ring. Otis traps Mysterio in the tree of woe. Otis lands a few strikes but misses a shoulder block in the corner. Mysterio lands a seated senton off the top. Mysterio tries a springboard but is caught in midair by Otis. Otis lands a nasty front slam. Otis misses a splash off the second rope. Mysterio hits the 619. Mysterio dives off the top and hits a crucifix bomb into a pin for the win!
Winner- Rey Mysterio
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