4/4 Smackdown Recap
by Brian Leeman
Keep in mind that this is a video package heavy show with only two matches because the Smackdown before Wrestlemania is generally light.
Dolph Ziggler vs Titus O’Neil
Titus overpowers Ziggler in the opening minutes. Ziggler jumps at Titus and throws him to the ground. Titus puts a headlock on Ziggler and repeatedly punches him. Bodyslam and a leg drop from Titus. Chinlock from Titus. Ziggler fights his way back into it and crossbodies O’Neil. Neckbreaker from Dolph. Ziggler dodges a big boot and hits the fame-asser. Titus hits the big boot this time. Titus hits two backbreakers but Ziggler reverses the 3rd and hits the Zig Zag for the win!
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Andre The Giant promo followed by a promo hyping up Triple H. Recap of the Triple H/Batista/Randy Orton promo from Raw. Also video highlights of the main event of Raw.
Los Matadores vs The Real Americans
Matadores get the advantage in the early going with their high flying moves. Cesaro and Colter go at it and Colter smacks Cesaro. Swagger and Cesaro get back on the same page and begin tagging in and out, working over one of the Matadores. As one of the Matadores is about to tag his partner, Cesaro pulls him off the apron. Swagger with a belly to belly suplex. Hot tag is made and the other Matador cleans house. Flying senton from Matadore. Cesaro hits the big swing, followed by the Neutralizer for the win!
Winners: The Real Americans
WWE Hall of Fame video package.
Cena vs Bray Wyatt hype video followed by a recap of Roman Reigns vs Kane from Raw and the build to Shield vs Kane & New Age Outlaws. Video package hyping Bryan vs Triple H, followed by a video package hyping Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar
Hulk Hogan makes his way to the ring for the first time on Smackdown in over 8 years. Hogan hypes up Wrestlemania and talks about some of his Wrestlemania moments. Hogan closes the show as the crowd goes wild. He hypes up the Andre The Giant Battle Royal trophy before leaving.