What will be the fallout from Randy Orton’s assault on “Mr. Money in the Bank” Seth Rollins Monday night? Will Bad News Barrett be able to reclaim his Intercontinental belt before the ladder match taking place at WrestleMania 31 later this month? How will Rusev react after being submitted by John Cena at Raw and finding out Lana granted Cena a rematch at WrestleMania? All this and more tonight on SmackDown.
PMN has you covered with live updates of all the action which kicks off at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET on SyFy.
* Daniel Bryan opens the show and officially announces his participation in the Intercontinental Ladder Match at WrestleMania 31. Bad News Barrett comes out (without his Intercontinental belt), as does Dolph Ziggler, Luke Harper, Dean Ambrose and Stardust. These six will compete in tonight’s main event. R-Truth brings the belt out and we get a preview of the main event as Barrett, Stardust and Harper scuffle with Bryan, Ambrose and Ziggler.
* Cesaro, Tyson Kidd, Los Matadores vs. The Usos, The New Day (8-man Tag Team Match) — Los Matadores pulls a switcheroo after New Day was working one of them over and they use their tights to get the pin.
* We see a video promo from Sting saying it’s “game over” for HHH at WrestleMania.
* Ryback vs. The Miz — Ryback with a Meathook clothesline a Shellshock and the pin.
* Roman Reigns gives a promo about what he’s going to do to Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania, saying no one will disrespect his heritage nor tell him he can’t do something. Mark Henry interrupts Reigns and explains to him why he can’t beat Lesnar and he needs to earn respect in the WWE. Reigns tries to walk away but Henry slaps him. Reigns retaliates with a Superman Punch and Spear.
* Paige, AJ Lee vs. Summer Rae, Cameron — Paige submits Summer Rae with a PTO. Nikki and Brie were ringside with guest commentary. Nikki and Paige almost come to blows after the match but are held back by their counterparts.
* We see a shot of Mark Henry backstage getting his injuries treated and says he’s now a believer in Roman Reigns. He said he wanted to test him to see what he’s made of and now thinks he has a shot against Lesnar.
* We see a taped interview with Randy Orton talking about why he decided to turn on Seth Rollins and says he made the plan to get The Authority to trust him and enact revenge on Rollins when he least expected it. Orton plans to challenge Rollins next week on Raw to a match at WrestleMania.
* Dean Ambrose, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler vs. Bad News Barrett, Stardust, Luke Harper — Ziggler Zig Zags Harper then tags Bryan who finishes him off with a flying knee and the pin. Ziggler says afterward that Bryan stole that one and it’s every man for himself at WrestleMania. Ambrose thinks Ziggler is jealous of Bryan. He goes on to say everyone thinks Bryan is a nice guy but he knows the truth. Ambrose and Ziggler both call Bryan a “turd”.
*Fallout with trouble between Rusev and Lana after she agreed to the rematch with Cena on his behalf.