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WWE SmackDown Live Results (March 24, 2023): Cody Rhodes confronted by Bloodline member, Sami Zayn and KO host special segment

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 25, 2023 07:30 IST

Check out the live results from WWE SmackDown.

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07:30 (IST)25 MAR 2023

07:30 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Thanks for joining our live coverage of SmackDown as we edge closer to WrestleMania. We'll be back Monday night for WWE RAW!

07:30 (IST)25 MAR 2023

07:30 (IST)25 MAR 2023

That was sort of an underwhelming end to the show. The show goes off-air with The Usos staring down Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens.

07:27 (IST)25 MAR 2023

As Sami and KO hug, they get jumped by The Usos. The Usos take out Sami Zayn with a 1D as KO runs into the ring with a steel chair to clear them off.

07:26 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Kevin Owens has a gift for Sami Zayn. He has a new shirt which says KOMania in the back and the front has WrestleZaynia written on it. Sami loves it and KO already has the shirt on under his jacket.

07:23 (IST)25 MAR 2023

The fans are chanting 'Sami' as KO takes a seat. There are clearly still some minor issues between KO and Sami. Sami says they are on the verge of winning the WWE Undisputed Tag Team Titles together at WrestleMania.

07:21 (IST)25 MAR 2023

We're back and it's time for the Kevin Owens show. KO invites Sami Zayn to join him in the ring and makes the introductions. 

07:20 (IST)25 MAR 2023

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07:13 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Butch follows Gunther out to ringside where Gunther takes him down with a chop. Sheamus, McIntyre and Gunther faceoff. Gunther now launches Butch into McIntyre. McIntyre and Sheamus clash at ringside as Gunther finishes Butch off with the Last Symphony.

Gunther def. Butch

Gunther and Sheamus face off in the ring. McIntyre comes out of nowhere and takes Gunther out with a Claymore kick.

07:11 (IST)25 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Butch snaps the fingers of the champion. We get 'Bruiserweight' chants as Butch builds some momentum. Gunther cuts him off and has a headlock locked in. Gunther goes for a German Suplex but Butch lands on his feet and kicks him across the head.

07:07 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Butch hits the champion with an Enziguiri but Gunther with another nasty suplex. Gunther now boots Butch across the neck in the turnbuckle before launching him out to ringside as we cut to a commercial break.

07:05 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Gunther is in complete control now. He takes Butch down with a chop and starts to boot him across the head. Butch is still fighting but Gunther has a Boston Crab locked in.

07:03 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Gunther vs. Butch

Butch tries to lay into the IC Champion with a series of chops but Gunther takes him down with a nasty big boot. Buth with more chops but Gunther takes him down with a suplex. 

06:59 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Gunther isn't happy with Pearce's decision to book a triple threat match at WrestleMania and wants Pearce to justify his decision. Gunther signs the contract and says he will do whatever it takes to retain his title at WrestleMania. Butch attacks Gunther and he's livid. He wants Pearce to put him in a match with butch NOW!

06:57 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Gunther's music hits and the champion is now making his way down to the ring.

06:57 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Sheamus is out next with Ridge Holland and Butch. Sheamus said that his dream has been to win the IC Championship and his friend Drew McIntyre stabbed him in the back. Drew says that Sheamus is so sensitive now he can't set business aside from what is personal. McIntyre says that the facts are that he has already defeated Sheamus, and he knows he can beat Gunther, while history shows that Sheamus can't. Drew and Sheamus both sign the contract.

06:48 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Up next, we have the contract signing segment for the Intercontinental Championship. Drew McIntyre is out first.

06:46 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler are out! Shayna runs down Natalya and Shotzi, as well as Liv and Raquel who are at ringside. Ronda and Shayna are running down the fans in Vegas and say they've done enough for the fans. They announce that they've been added to the showcase match at WrestleMania.

06:45 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Shotzi hits back with an enziguiri but can't tag out. Natalya is down at ringside. The heels go for the double team but Shotzi has it scouted. Evans accidentally takes out her own partner with the Women's Right.

Natalya is back up on the apron and takes Evans down. Shotzi tags out. Xia Li is still legal. Hart Attack from Shotzi and Natalya. Natalya now locks in the Sharpshooter and Xia Li taps out almost immediately!

Shotzi and Natalya win

06:42 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Lacey Evans and Xia Li vs. Shotzi and Natalya

Lacey Evans and Shotzi start things off. Evans has Shotzi on the backfoot immediately and tags Xi Li in. Xia inflicts further punishment before the heels trade tags and trap Shotzi in their corner.

06:40 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Up next, we have a qualifier for the women's showcase match at WrestleMania. Lacey Evans and Xia Li will take on Shotzi and Natalya. One of these teams will be heading to WrestleMania.

06:34 (IST)25 MAR 2023

06:33 (IST)25 MAR 2023

It's official - Rey Mysterio will face his son Dominik at WrestleMania.

06:32 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Dominik's mother tries to talk some sense into him, but Dom tells her to shut up. Rey has had enough. He walks up to Dominik and strikes him down with a right hand. Rey now takes the mic and accepts Dom's WrestleMania challenge as the fans explode.

06:31 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Dominik enters the ring again and challenges Rey Mysterio again to a match at SmackDown. He turns to his mother who's in the crowd and asks her what its like to be married to a coward. He now asks her if she knew she's married to a deadbeat.

06:29 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Mysterio now heads to the top rope and hits a senton. LA Knight hits back and takes Rey down. Rey counters and hits a DDT. He now goes for a 619 but Knight intercepts. Rey goes for it again but Dominik catches his foot from ringside. LA Knight rolls Rey up and picks up the win!

LA Knight def. Rey Mysterio

06:27 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Rey launches himself at LA Knight who catches him in midair and plants him. LA Knight tries to follow it up with an elbow drop but Rey rolls out of the way. Rey bounces off the ropes again and hits a bulldog. 

06:26 (IST)25 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Rey is trying to fight back here. He takes Knight down with a dropkick. Rey tries to pick up some momentum but  Knight hits a nasty boot to the head and takes the soon-to-be Hall of Famer down.

06:22 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Rey takes control of the match and heads to the top rope. Dominik's music hits at this point and he appears on the entrance ramp, distracting Rey. LA Knight takes Rey down. Dom has nuclear heat from the fans.

06:20 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Rey Mysterio vs. LA Knight

LA Knight misses with an elbow early in the match. Mysterio takes control and hits 10-count punches in the corner. Knight counters and slams Rey face-first into the mat. LA Knight now stomps Mysterio in the corner and sends him face-first into the turnbuckle. He follows it up with a neck breaker.

06:13 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Rey Mysterio is out next. We see his wife and daughter at ringside. Mysterio will go one on one with LA Knight.

06:10 (IST)25 MAR 2023

06:10 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Charlotte Flair is out next. She says that she doesn't fear Rhea Ripley and instead, she respects her. The fans are "what"-ing Charlotte Flair and she isn't having any of it. She says she has her insecurities like everyone else. She adds that she loves her dad and is continuing the greatest legacy in sports entertainment.

05:58 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Paul Heyman tells Cody that he needs to get ready to wrestle Solo Sikoa next week. Heyman also informs Cody that Roman Reigns will be on SmackDown next week. Cody responds that he managed to beat Seth Rollins with half his body hanging off and wasn't afraid of Solo. He adds that Solo isn't ready.

05:57 (IST)25 MAR 2023

05:54 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Kaiser goes for an uppercut off the middle rope and Cody almost hits the Cross Rhodes. Kaiser breaks free and Cody hits a Cody Cutter instead. Cody now nails Kaiser with a Cross Rhodes and pins him.

Cody Rhodes def. Ludwig Kaiser

Solo Sikoa and Paul Heyman are now entering the ring. Heyman says Cody is owed an apology.

05:52 (IST)25 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and both men are down. They make their way back to their feet and continue to unload on each other. Cody gets the better of the exchange and knocks Kaiser down. He follows it up with a powerslam for a 2-count.

05:48 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Cody seems to be favouring his arm here but he's still trying to fight back. Kaiser has looked good so far. Cody launches Kaiser out to the apron and catches him with a Disaster Kick. Cody looks for a Cross Rhodes but Solo Sikoa is out now and coming down to the ring. Kaiser catches Cody with a chop block and takes him down.

05:44 (IST)25 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Kaiser has taken control of the match. Kaiser has Cody reeling in the corner. He heads out to ringside and goes to work Cody's knee, but Cody fights back and attacks Kaiser at ringside. Back in the ring, Rhodes goes for the Cody Cutter but is cut off.

05:40 (IST)25 MAR 2023

05:39 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Cody Rhodes vs. Ludwig Kaiser

This is Cody Rhodes' first match on SmackDown in seven years. He makes a strong start, taking control of the match early. We see Paul Heyman making his way down the ramp to scout Cody ahead of WrestleMania.

05:35 (IST)25 MAR 2023

Welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of WWE SmackDown. The show kicks off with Cody Rhodes! Cody makes his way down to the ring, dressed to wrestle.
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