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WWE SmackDown Live Results & live commentary, 3rd April 2018, Shane McMahon Returns

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 04, 2018 02:00 GMT

The last SmackDown before WrestleMania.


02:00 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Join us this Sunday for Live Coverage of WrestleMania, and Saturday for NXT TakeOver: New Orleans. 

01:59 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte def. Natalya
Rusev def. Jinder Mahal
Mojo Rawley, Baron Corbin, Primo and Dolph Ziggler def. Breezango, Zack Ryder and Tye Dillinger

AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura def. Gable and Benjamin

01:59 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Benjamin attacks Nakamura after the match but Nakamura drives him away. AJ goes to hit Nakamura with the Phenomenal Forearm but he was just playing with Nakamura. AJ pats him on the head and walks away.

01:58 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Styles gets in Nakamura's face before hitting the Phenomenal Forearm for the 3-count.
AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura def. Gable and Benjamin

01:56 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Nakamura tags Styles in and he lights up Gable with a combo of strikes.Styles hits Gable with the Ushi Goroshi.

01:55 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Kick to the guy from Nakamura and Benjamin replies with a spinning heel kick.

01:55 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Benjamin and Nakamura trade strikes. Benjamin locks in a sleeper hold. That actually looks pretty nasty but Nakamura fights out of it.

01:52 (GMT)4 APR 2018

AJ Styles lands an enzeguiri and tags Nakamura in. The Rockstar cleans house with his lethal kicks. He follows it up with a running knee to Benjamin but misses. Gable tags himself in and Benjamin his a nasty knee strike to Nakamura. Gable follows it with a moonsault for a nearfall.

01:47 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Nakamura tags in Styles who doesn't look happy. Benjamin and Gable jump the champion and the challenger as they argue. Gable is all over AJ as we head to commercial.

01:46 (GMT)4 APR 2018

AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura vs Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable

Gable wrestles Nakamura to the ground as the bell rings. Nakamura throws a kick and almost takes Gable's head off but he dodges it. Gable has Nakamura by the arm but Nakamura returns the favour.

01:44 (GMT)4 APR 2018

It's finally main-event time.

01:35 (GMT)4 APR 2018

They cut off Sami and Kevin's mic and stewards lead then out as Shane and Daniel come out and lead a "Na na na" chant from the crowd.

01:33 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Zayn adds that it was their dream to fight Daniel and obliterate him.

01:32 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Sami says they have to apologize to Bryan's wife and daughter because they will be sorry for the man they send back home when they were done with him.

01:31 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn come out of the crowd. They say it's still the "Sami and Kevin Show" and they say no one can stop them from speaking their mind.

01:24 (GMT)4 APR 2018

SUperstars launch each other over the top rope, a sign of whats to come at the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royale this Sunday. Baron Corbin tosses Breeze over the ropes and into 6 Superstars at ringside before hitting Fandango with a End Of Days for the win.

Mojo Rawley, Baron Corbin, Primo and Dolph Ziggler def. Breezango, Zack Ryder and Tye Dilling

01:19 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Breezango, Zack Ryder and Tye Dillinger vs Mojo Rawley, Baron Corbin, Primo and Dolph Ziggler

Mojo and Zack start us off and things break down pretty quickly. To no one's surprise, it leads to another ad break.

01:07 (GMT)4 APR 2018

01:06 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Randy Orton comes out of nowhere as Rusev is celebrating and hits him with the RKO. English then attacks Orton and heads to the middle rope. Roode pushed English off and Orton hits him with an RKO.

01:05 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Rusev hits Mahal with a Machka Kick to the head. He signals for the end but Sunil SIngh gets on the apron. Rusev knocks Singh off with a Machka kick before hitting Mahal with one of his own. 1 - 2 - 3! Rusev wins!

Rusev def. Jinder Mahal

01:03 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Rusev has Jinder where he wants him as he tries to lock in the Accolade but Mahal crawls to the ropes before Rusev can lock it in.

01:01 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Jinder now goes after Rusev's arm as chants of "Rusev Day" break out. Rusev powers out of an attempted submission.

01:00 (GMT)4 APR 2018

We're back from another ad break, and Jinder is on top. Jinder hits Rusev with a series of knee drops before hitting a neckbreaker.

00:55 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Rusev vs Jinder Mahal

Rusev takes The Maharaja down with a leg-trip and tries to lock in the Accolade early on.

00:52 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Sunil Singh makes his attempt to serenade Jinder before the Maharaja came out but that was dreadful.

00:48 (GMT)4 APR 2018

That was one long a break but we're finally back to action as Bobby Roode joins commentary for Mahal vs Rusev?

00:35 (GMT)4 APR 2018

00:34 (GMT)4 APR 2018

00:32 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte smacks the briefcase out of Carmella's hand before swatting her away. Natalya tries to roll Charlotte up but Charlotte kicks out and locks in the Figure Four. Natalya taps out.

Charlotte def. Natalya

00:29 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte attempts a moonsault and Natalya gets the knees up. CARMELLA'S MUSIC HITS!

00:28 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Incredible escape from Charlotte and she fired back with the patented Flair chops. Charlotte follows it with a neckbreaker and a boot.

00:27 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Natalya locks in a surfboard lock when we return from the break. That looks painful.

00:22 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte goes for a baseball slide but Natalya dodges it. She goes for a clothesline but Charlotte ducks and kicks her in the gut. Nattie reolies by sending Charlotte face-first into the apron, as we head to  a break.

00:21 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte is back in command. She wraps her legs around Nattie's neck, sending her face first into the mat. Charlotte has Natalya all tied up as she slams Natalya before doing a kip up as the fans roar.

00:19 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Natalya is in control early on as she takes Charlotte down with a headlock takedown. Natalya now talks smack to the Queen. Charlotte hooks the leg for 1.

00:18 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte vs Natalya

Charlotte takes on Natalya 5 days before her match against Asuka. I'm predicting an attempted cash-in from Carmella tonight.

00:14 (GMT)4 APR 2018

00:12 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Charlotte makes her way out before the break. It's Charlotte vs Natalya next!

00:11 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Shane vows to eradicate Owens and Zayn from SmackDown for good before they make their way to the ring.

00:11 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Shane and Daniel hug it out after chants of "hug it out".

00:08 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Shane McMahon apologizes on his behalf for being stubborn.

00:06 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Daniel takes the mic and says over the last few months he's made many mistakes with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens. His friendship with the two of them let it affect his judgment. Bryan then says Shane was right all along and apologized.

00:04 (GMT)4 APR 2018

Shane congratulates Daniel for working hard and getting medically cleared to do what he loves and what fans love to watch him do!

00:02 (GMT)4 APR 2018

SmackDown Live kicks off with GM Daniel Bryan/ Bryan welcomes Shane McMahon back to SmackDown.
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