Location: Milwaukee, WI
Date: February 28, 2014
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
Welcome to this week’s Smackdown! A memoriam for Nelson Frazier Jr. / Big Daddy V is shown.
Batista is welcomed to the ring. Batista says that he loves this business and company, but didn’t come back to be liked. Batista says he is not here to please everyone, but only to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, so everyone is going to have to deal with it. Batista says he represents WWE better than people like Hulk Hogan and especially The Rock. Batista says he wonders what happened to the business. Batista says that everyone is chanting for people that are 195 pounds. Batista says he can take them all out, and everyone has to deal with it. Batista says he screams everything that should be champion. Batista says the only reason they cheer for their “heroes” is because they relate to them, and feel they can do the same. Until Wrestlemania, he says he will defeat everyone’s heroes.
Dolph Ziggler interrupts. Ziggler says he knows Batista has been away awhile, but can’t get away with telling people who to cheer for. Ziggler calls him a dinosaur, and sooner or later, they become extinct. Ziggler says he is a man that Batista is looking for, and wants a match tonight. Batista accepts. Ziggler connects with a Dropkick to Batista, and quickly escapes the ring.
WWE Intercontinental champion Big E and Mark Henry vs. The Real Americans (Cesaro and Jack Swagger) w/ Zeb Colter
Big E and Swagger lock up, as they back each other up. Swagger corners E, but is hit with a Belly-to-belly Suplex. Henry is tagged, as Big E splashes Swagger in the corner. Henry connects with headbutts to Swagger, and whips him into the corner. Swagger connects with a Big Boot, but Henry shakes it off and connects with a Front Powerslam. Henry throws Swagger into the corner, and tags Big E. They both grab Swagger, and whip him into the corner. Big E grabs Swagger, and connects with multiple Backbreakers. Cesaro is tagged. Cesaro picks up Big E, and throws him on the apron. Cesaro connects with a knee to the chest. Swagger is tagged, as he connects with a Suplex from the apron. Swagger connects with a Swagger Bomb, as Cesaro wasn’t aware of the tag. Cesaro is tagged in, as Swagger pops him up into Big E in the corner. Pin, but a kick out. Cesaro connects with a Headlock, but Langston gets out and fights off. Henry is tagged, as he cleans house. Henry connects with another Running Powerslam. Henry goes for the World’s Strongest Slam, but Cesaro connects with a Big Boot. Big E takes Cesaro out on the floor, but is sent into the ring post. Swagger takes out Henry with a Chop Block, and locks in the Patriot Lock. Cesaro tags himself in, and connects with a Neutralizer for the win.
Winners: Real Americans (Pinfall)
Backstage, Vickie Guerrero is speaking with Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio says he wants the night off, since he can’t get Batista. Del Rio says Guerrero’s hair looks lovely. Sheamus comes up to them, as he says he wants a match with Del Rio for old time’s sake. Sheamus says for him, it would be like a night off. Sheamus tells Del Rio he has lovely hair.
Sheamus makes his way to the ring. Alberto Del Rio makes his way to the ring.
Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio
They lock up, as Sheamus backs Del Rio into the corner. Alberto targets the wrapped ribs of Sheamus. Del Rio is thrown over the top rope, as he connects with a Battering Ram to Del Rio off the apron. Sheamus rolls Del Rio back into the ring, connecting with knees. Del Rio is whipped, as Del Rio holds the ropes. Sheamus gets on the apron, and connects with a knee. Sheamus goes for clubs, but Del Rio counters into a Running Dropkick. Christian interrupts.
Del Rio stomps away at Sheamus. Del Rio goes top rope, as Sheamus picks him up on his shoulders. Sheamus connects with an Electric Chair Drop. Sheamus connects with Axe Handles, and a Running Knee. Sheamus connects with a Front Powerslam. Sheamus goes for a Brogue Kick, but Del Rio dodges a does a Backstabber. Pin, but a kick out. Del Rio goes for a Superkick, but Sheamus moves. Del Rio is put on the apron, as he is clubbed across the chest. Sheamus picks Del Rio up, but is pushed into the ring post. Del Rio connects with a Superkick to Sheamus’ ribs, and a second across the jaw. Del Rio goes for an Enziguri, but Sheamus moves and does a Cloverleaf. Christian ambushes Sheamus.
Winner: Sheamus (DQ)
Del Rio goes for a Cross Armbreaker, but is hit with a Brogue Kick. Christian then connects with a Killswitch.
Lana introduces Alexander Rusev, who makes his way to the ramp and stands on a pedestal, and cut a promo in Bulgarian.
Backstage, Dean and Roman argue with each other. Reigns says they keep losing because of Ambrose. Rollins tells them to move on. Rollins says The Wyatts think he got rid of them, but they will run together always. Roman tells them to strap up; they are going to hunt some Wyatts.
Dolph Ziggler makes his way to the ring.
Batista makes his way to the ring.
Batista vs. Dolph Ziggler
The two start trading punches, as Batista rolls to the floor. Batista reenters, but is met with strikes and another Dropkick. Batista rolls to the floor. Batista drags Ziggler from the ring, and throws him into the barricade and the apron. Batista picks up Ziggler, but is reversed, as he sends Batista into the ring post. Ziggler has his knee twisted, as Batista smashed it into the ring post. Batista connects with a Suplex. Pin, but a kick out. Batista whips Ziggler into the corner, and attacks him. Batista connects with shoulders to the gut of Ziggler in the corner. Ziggler connects with some strikes in the corner, but Ziggler takes him out in the center, Dolph connects with the Fameasser. Pin, but a kick out. Ziggler locks in a Sleeper Hold, but is hit with multiple Spinebusters. Batista connects with a Batista Bomb for the win.
Winner: Batista (Pinfall)
The Wyatt Family make their way to the ring. Wyatt says everything anyone thinks they know is based on lies. Men wake up, go to work and break their backs, so they can buy fancy suits and cars to impress women. Wyatt says women look at themselves in the mirror and coat themselves in makeup, wearing the mask the society wants. Wyatt says this is the society that vilifies him for doing what they are afraid to do. Wyatt says with the sword on his tongue, he will slay this mighty dragon. Wyatt says he will stand over John Cena, and tell him follow the…
The Shield interrupt. They stand across the ring from the Wyatts. Triple H then interrupts. Triple H says this won’t happen now. Triple H says he has too much money invested in the six of them without some promotion. Triple H makes the match official for Raw, but until then, The Shield is told to stand down. Wyatt entices them before leaving. The group gets into the ring regardless, and Wyatt himself stays. Ambrose and Rollins take out Harper and Rowan on the floor. Wyatt leaves the ring, holding the other two back.
WWE Diva’s championship match: WWE Divas champion AJ Lee w/ Tamina Snuka vs. Cameron
AJ attacks Cameron, throwing her into the corner. AJ then connects with a Clothesline. Pin, but a kick out. Lee locks in a Straight Jacket, but Cameron gets out with a Chin Breaker. Cameron connects with Clotheslines and a Bulldog. Tamina pushes AJ out of the corner, as Cameron gets hit into the turnbuckles. Tamina gets ejected. Cameron attacks with a kick, but Lee connects with a Shining Wizard. Lee then locks in a Black Widow.
Winner and STILL Diva’s Champion: AJ Lee (Submission)
Josh Matthews is with the Expert Panel, Booker T, Big Show and Alex Riley. They speak of Brock Lesnar, especially Big Show. Show says the Undertaker is baddest dog in the yard period. Booker says he can’t wait for the match. Riley says Heyman wanted something at Mania, but doesn’t think he wants it anymore. They all say that they think Undertaker will keep the streak alive.
The Usos make their way to the ring. Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring.
Daniel Bryan and The Usos (Jimmy and Jey) vs. WWE tag team champions The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg and Billy Gunn) and Kane in a 6-man tag team match
Daniel and Billy start off, as they lock up. Gunn gets a Side Headlock. Bryan is taken out with a shoulder. Daniel connects with a knee, and kicks Gunn in the corner. Jey tags, as he gets the arm of Gunn. Uso is backed into the corner, as Kane tags. Kane powers Jey into the corner, and connects with an uppercut. Road Dogg is tagged as he connects with jabs. Jey is sent to the corner, but connects with a Flying Clothesline. Jimmy is tagged, as they both do an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out.
Gunn is hit with a deep Arm Drag, and taken out with a double chop. Uso takes out Road Dogg from the floor, and when he gets back into the ring, takes a Tilt-a-whirl Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Kane is tagged, as he connects with a running kick to the face of Jimmy. Pin, but a kick out. Kane strikes him in the corner, and tags James. Pin, but a kick out. Kane is tagged again, as he connects with an Uppercut in the corner. Kane connects with a Sidewalk Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Jimmy connects with a Chinbreaker. Kane takes out Daniel with a Big Boot, and Jimmy with a Clothesline. Road Dogg tags, as he slams into Jimmy in the ropes. Jimmy goes for a kick, but it is caught. Uso then swings it into an Enziguri. Daniel and Gunn are tagged, as Bryan takes Gunn to the corner with kicks. Bryan backflips out of the corner, and connects with a Lariat. Daniel connects with kicks to the chest of Billy. Dogg runs in to stop the last kick, but is sent to the floor. Daniel sends him out of the ring. Daniel goes for a dive, but Kane stops him. Kane catches the Usos for a Double Chokeslam, but they reverse into Stereo Superkicks. Gunn connects with a Fameasser. Pin, but a kick out. Daniel is picked up, but reverses into a Busaiku Knee.
Winners: Daniel Bryan and The Usos (Pinfall)