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WWE SmackDown Results 5th April 2024, Winners & Losers

WrestleMania 40 Go-Home Show: SmackDown Delivers High Stakes Action (Winners & Losers). The WWE Universe electrifies the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as SmackDown gears up for the biggest event of the year – WrestleMania 40. With tensions at an all-time high and storylines reaching their boiling points, the go-home show promises a night filled with drama, unexpected twists, and a glimpse into what awaits at the Grandest Stage of Them All.

The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Big Bronson Books His WrestleMania Ticket

The annual tradition kicks off the night with the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. 20 Superstars vie for a coveted spot on the WrestleMania card, and the action is fast-paced from the get-go. Omos, the colossal Nigerian Giant, initially dominates, tossing out Kit Wilson with ease. The sight of Omos is enough to send shivers down spines, prompting Elton Prince of Pretty Deadly to eliminate himself rather than face the wrath of the giant.

As the chaos unfolds, established veterans like Ricochet and high-flyers like Akira Tozawa showcase their agility. However, the night belongs to “Big” Bronson Reed. The Australian powerhouse eliminates potential threats like Ivar the Viking Raider and Otis, showcasing his impressive strength and resilience. In the final four, Reed stands tall against Tozawa, Ivar, and Omos. In a thrilling display of athleticism, Reed overpowers Ivar, securing the victory and etching his name in Andre the Giant Battle Royal history. This win guarantees Reed a place on the WrestleMania card, leaving the fans eager to see who he’ll face in the coming weeks.

Winner: Bronson Reed Losers: 19 Superstars (including notable names like Ricochet, JD McDonagh, and The Creed Brothers)

Legado del Fantasma Reigns Supreme: Elektra Lopez Conquers Zelina Vega

The tension between Legado del Fantasma and The LWO continues to simmer. In a highly anticipated singles match, Zelina Vega, accompanied by Rey Mysterio, goes head-to-head with Elektra Lopez, backed by Santos Escobar. The match is a display of both technical prowess and high-flying maneuvers. Vega executes a picture-perfect 619, followed by a devastating Spike DDT. However, the referee gets momentarily distracted by Dominik Mysterio, allowing Lopez to capitalize. With a well-timed Electric Shock, Lopez secures the pinfall victory, leaving Vega and Mysterio fuming in the ring.

The post-match altercation takes a surprising turn when Dominik and Escobar attempt to attack Rey Mysterio. Andrade, originally hesitant to join the beatdown, delivers a thunderous clothesline to Dominik, ultimately siding with his former friend Mysterio. This unexpected turn of events leaves the audience wondering if a potential reunion between Mysterio and Andrade is on the horizon, perhaps leading to a tag team match at WrestleMania.

Winner: Elektra Lopez Loser: Zelina Vega

New Catch Republic Continues Domination: Theory and Waller Left Frustrated

The ever-confident Austin Theory and the brash Grayson Waller team up to take on the formidable New Catch Republic. This match promises an exciting blend of technical wrestling and high-flying action. The New Catch Republic showcases impressive teamwork, isolating and taking down their opponents with well-coordinated maneuvers. Despite Theory’s arrogance and Waller’s athleticism, the experience and cohesion of the New Catch Republic prove too much to overcome. The underdogs secure a convincing victory, leaving Theory and Waller fuming in the ring. This outcome further establishes the New Catch Republic as a force to be reckoned with, and their potential opponents at WrestleMania remain a mystery.

Winners: New Catch Republic Losers: Austin Theory & Grayson Waller

Family Feud Explodes: Jey Uso vs. Solo Sikoa Ends in Disqualification

The main event of the night is a highly anticipated clash between brothers – Jey Uso and Solo Sikoa. With tensions between The Bloodline at an all-time high, the match is filled with raw emotion and brutal intensity. Both Superstars exhibit a deep understanding of each other’s strengths and weaknesses, making for a close and strategic contest. Jey utilizes his veteran experience, while Solo unleashes his raw power and aggression.

As the fight intensifies outside the ring, Jimmy Uso attempts to intervene and prevent further chaos. However, in the heat of the moment, Jey accidentally superkicks Jimmy, causing a disqualification. The arena erupts as The Usos lie incapacitated on the ring floor, leaving the future of The Bloodline uncertain. With a potential Uso Civil War looming over WrestleMania, the WWE Universe is left with more questions than answers.

Winner (by Disqualification): Jey Uso Loser: Solo Sikoa

Other Notable Moments:

  • Bianca Belair and Naomi address the WWE Universe, hyping their upcoming WrestleMania title defense against Damage CTRL. They vow to retain the gold and solidify their dominance in the women’s division.
  • A video package airs, highlighting the intense rivalry between Cody Rhodes and Seth “Freakin” Rollins. The package culminates with both Superstars issuing final warnings, promising to settle their score definitively at WrestleMania.
  • LA Knight cuts a scathing promo directed at AJ Styles. Knight claims that he will dethrone Styles at WrestleMania and take his rightful place at the top of the SmackDown brand.
  • The show concludes with a chaotic brawl between The Usos and Solo Sikoa. Jey Uso stands defiant against his brother Solo, while Jimmy Uso remains incapacitated on the ring floor. The image of a fractured Bloodline serves as a chilling reminder of the potential consequences of their family feud.

The Road to WrestleMania 40

With SmackDown delivering a night filled with high-stakes matches and unexpected developments, the road to WrestleMania 40 looks more intriguing than ever. The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal provided Bronson Reed with a monumental victory, while the win by Legado del Fantasma injected further drama into their ongoing rivalry with The LWO. The New Catch Republic continued their dominance, leaving their potential WrestleMania opponents shrouded in mystery. The main event, however, stole the show. The emotional brawl between Jey Uso and Solo Sikoa effectively shattered The Bloodline, leaving the WWE Universe wondering if a reconciliation is possible before WrestleMania.

Questions Remain

Several compelling questions hang in the air as we head towards WrestleMania 40:

  • Will Bronson Reed find a worthy opponent at the Grandest Stage of Them All?
  • Will Legado del Fantasma’s victory lead to a future tag team title shot?
  • Who will the New Catch Republic face at WrestleMania?
  • Can The Usos mend the fractures within their family before it’s too late?
  • Will Cody Rhodes finally settle his score with Seth “Freakin” Rollins?

A Night of Speculation and Excitement

The go-home SmackDown episode effectively served its purpose. Delivering captivating matches, unexpected turns, and intriguing storylines, has left the WWE Universe buzzing with speculation and excitement. The anticipation for WrestleMania 40 has reached a fever pitch, and the fans are eagerly waiting to witness the culmination of these intense rivalries and witness the crowning of champions. With its blend of action, drama, and unpredictable plot twists, this SmackDown episode served as a fitting prelude to the spectacle that awaits at WrestleMania 40.

SmackDown Results: WrestleMania 40 Go-Home Show – FAQs

Q: Who won the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal?

Bronson Reed

Q: What was the outcome of the match between Elektra Lopez and Zelina Vega?

Elektra Lopez defeated Zelina Vega.

Q: Who won the tag team match featuring The New Catch Republic?

The New Catch Republic emerged victorious.

Q: What happened in the main event between Jey Uso and Solo Sikoa?

The match ended in a disqualification after Jey Uso accidentally super kicked his brother Jimmy.

Q: What are the potential consequences of the events on SmackDown for WrestleMania 40?

The Bloodline may be fractured heading into WrestleMania, potentially impacting their future. New Catch Republic remains a dominant force with unknown opponents at WrestleMania. The win by Legado del Fantasma could lead to a future tag team title opportunity.

Q: Who are some of the wrestlers with upcoming matches at WrestleMania 40?

  • Bianca Belair & Naomi (c) vs. Damage CTRL (SmackDown Women’s Championship)
  • Cody Rhodes vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins
  • LA Knight vs. AJ Styles (potentially)

Q: Where can I find out more about WrestleMania 40?

You can find information about WrestleMania 40 on the official WWE website or by following WWE on social media.

Mehran Khan

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