World Wrestling Entertainment was at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA tonight. Click for results.
World Wrestling Entertainment
WWE Smackdown Live/WWE Mixed Match Challenge/WWE 205 Live
February 27th, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
Tye Dillinger defeated Mojo Rawley
Smackdown Live (Episode 967, airing live on USA Netowrk on 2/27/18)
Baron Corbin defeated Sami Zayn
Ruby Riott defeated Naomi
Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Aiden English
John Cena defeated A.J. Styles
- Smackdown Live starts off with John Cena opening the show asking for a chance at being in the WWE Championship match at Fastlane on March 11th. Shane McMahon came out and talked to Cena about it before Smackdown Live General Manager Daniel Bryan interrupted. He got on the mic and said if he wins in the main event of Smackdown Live tonight, he’ll be in the main event of Fastlane. Daniel Bryan would then announce Cena will face AJ Styles in the main event.
- Kevin Owens was on commentary for Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin. Dolph ZIggler would run out towards the end of the match to Superkick Kevin. After the match, he hit the Zig Zag on Baron Corbin. After a commercial break, Owens and Zayn confronted Shane McMahon.
- Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair joined Naomi, and Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan joined Ruby Riott.
- Breezango (Fandango and Tyler Breeze) and The New Day did a segment with the star of the USA Network show Unsolved, Josh Duhamel.
- The New Day and The Usos had a promo battle to hype their match at Fastlane before The Bludgeon Brothers (Harper & Rowan) interrupted. The New Day and The Usos ended up leaving the ring.
- Bobby Roode was interviewed by Rene Young. He talked about his upcoming match with Randy Orton at WWE Fastlane. Orton interrupted him and told him the US Title was the only title he hasn’t won, and that he’s going to go through Roode to get it.
- Aiden English and Rusev were in the ring, and English sang a song about Shinsuke Nakamura before English’s match with Nakamura. Rusev joined English at ringside for the match and hit Shinsuke Nakamura with a headkick.
- After Styles vs. Cena, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, nd Baron Corbin attacked John Cena and A.J. Styles inside the ring before Dolph Ziggler ran in to make the save. Ziggler then punched Styles, and Cena hit an Attitude Adjustment on Ziggler to close the show.
WWE Mixed Match Challenge (Week 7, streaming live on Facebook Watch on 2/27/18 after Smackdown Live)
WWE Mixed Match Challenge – Quarter Final Match: The Miz & Asuka defeated Finn Balor & Sasha Banks to advance in the WWE Mixed Match Challenge.
- Shinsuke Nakamura and Natalya are backstage doing a social media Q&A with fans during the match
- Promos were played to hype Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss vs. Jimmy Uso & Naomi for next week’s episode.
205 Live (Episode 66, streaming live on WWE Network on 2/27/18 after WWE Mixed Match Challenge)
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament – Quarter Final Match: Cedrick Alexander defeated TJP to advance in the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament – Quarter Final Match: Roderick Strong defeated Kalisto to advance in the WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament.
Randy Orton defeated Jinder Mahal.