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WWE SmackDown Live Results (March 3, 2023): Cody Rhodes confronts Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn wrestles Bloodline member

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 04, 2023 08:29 IST

Check out everything that happened during WWE SmackDown this week.


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08:28 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Thanks for joining Sportskeeda for our live coverage of WWE SmackDown as we edge closer to WrestleMania! We'll be back later this weekend for AEW Revolution!!

08:26 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Solo is back up quickly and forces Sami Zayn to retreat... for tonight.

08:26 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Solo and Jimmy are all over Sami after the match. Solo sets up a chair around Sami's neck. Jimmy wants to take Sami out himself. They took too long! Sami fights back. He tosses the chair into Solo's face. Helluva Kick to Jimmy Uso!

08:24 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Sami goes for the Helluva Kick but Jimmy pulls Solo out of the way. Samoan Spike to Sami Zayn!!! Solo wins!

Solo Sikoa def. Sami Zayn

08:24 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Sami goes for a Blue Thunder Bomb but he can't get Solo up. Solo goes face-first into the turnbuckle and this time Sami hits it. Another two-count.

08:23 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Zayn hits back with a Tornado DDT but Solo kicks out at 1. He follows it up with a flying crossbody. 2-count!

08:23 (IST)4 MAR 2023

08:22 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Solo Sikoa with a nasty Samoan Drop. Sami is in the corner. Solo goes for a running hip attack and nails it. Roman looks impressed as he watches on from his dressing room.

08:21 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Solo is all over Sami Zayn. This isn't just about a win for Solo, it's about breaking Sami Zayn. Sami hits back with a clothesline as he tries to rally. The fans are getting behind Sami.

08:17 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Solo is reeling at ringside, and Sami follows him out. Jimmy Uso distracts Sami, and Solo takes him down. Solo repeatedly sends Sami face-first into the ring post.

08:16 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Solo Sikoa vs Sami Zayn

Sami charges at Solo Sikoa and takes him down. Jimmy Uso is on the apron. Sami takes him down. Solo charges at Sami and goes crashing over the top rope. The camera cuts to the back and Roman Reigns is watching.

08:16 (IST)4 MAR 2023

08:09 (IST)4 MAR 2023

After Jimmy walks away, Roman tells Paul Heyman that Jey only has one week to come back. And after a week, he won't blame Sami anymore, he'll blame Jimmy.

08:08 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're backstage once again with The Bloodline. Roman asks Jimmy Uso if he has heard from Jey. Jimmy says Jey told him to leave him alone. Roman wants Jimmy to be out during the SmackDown main event and take Sami out.

08:07 (IST)4 MAR 2023

08:06 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Uncle Howdy attacks Lashley from behind. Lashley takes him down and is set to hit a Spear when the lights go off. The lights are back on and Uncle Howdy is gone.

08:05 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Lashley says, Bray Wyatt has been telling him to run for two weeks, but he doesn't back down from anyone. Lashley wants Wyatt to tell him about his issue to his face. Since Bray refuses, Lashley came to SmackDown to see Bray.

08:03 (IST)4 MAR 2023

07:58 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We get a surprise SmackDown appearance by Bobby Lashley. He's probably here to confront Bray Wyatt.

07:56 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Tegan with a slow roll up, gets a two-count. Baszler replies with a kick to the face. Baszler now locks in an armbar and Tegan Nox immediately taps out.

Shayna Baszler def. Tegan Nox

07:55 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Shayna Baszler vs Tegan Nox

Tegan Nox is holding her own in the opening moments of the match but Shayna soon takes control. She goes right after Tegan Nox's arm.

07:54 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We get a clip from a backstage altercation earlier today. Looks like Ronda Rousey has picked up an arm injury and will be unable to compete tonight. The tag match will now be one v one - Tegan Nox vs Shayna Baszler.

07:47 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Drew McIntyre wipes out New Day and LA Knight with a dive over the ropes. Kross then takes advantage and wipes out Sheamus.

07:46 (IST)4 MAR 2023

New Day mocks LA Knight, and it's hilarious. Kofi says that LA Knight wants a match at WrestleMania even though recently, he could not win a match on SmackDown. Karrion Kross' music hits, and he comes down to the ring with Scarlett.

07:45 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're back and the ring is filling up quick. Drew, Sheamus, LA Knight and New Day are all out here.

07:36 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Former WWE Champion Drew McIntyre is out next. The Scottish Warrior makes his way down to the ring as we cut to a break.

07:34 (IST)4 MAR 2023

07:32 (IST)4 MAR 2023

As Dominik makes his way up the ramp, he tears the Rey Mysterio mask Rey had gifted Santos Escobar. Rey's music hits and he comes out as Dominik tries to goad him into hitting him. Dom then takes his father down with a cheapshot.

07:30 (IST)4 MAR 2023

As the referee is distracted, Rhea Ripley pulls Santos Escobar out of the ring and hits a Riptide. Dominik now heads to the top rope and hits a Frog Splash for the win!

Dominik def. Santos Escobar

07:29 (IST)4 MAR 2023

07:29 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Santos Escobar is fighting back. He hits a flying elbow strike and follows it up with a legdrop. Dominik is begging for some respite but gets taken down again.

07:28 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Dom is in control. He seemingly sets up a 619 but hits a knee strike instead. Santos tries to fight back but gets raked across the eyes. Dominik says he wants Escobar to respect him.

07:26 (IST)4 MAR 2023

07:23 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Santos locks in a surfboard lock. Dominik is reeling already. He buys some time, sending Santos face-first into the turnbuckle. Santos Escobar rolls out to ringside where Dominik wipes him out with a dive.

07:22 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Santos Escobar vs Dominik Mysterio

Dominik looks pretty confident heading to the ring. Escobar charges at Dominik and he grabs hold of the top rope. He blindsides Santos Escobar with a dropkick. Santos hits back with a dropkick of his own. Santos forces Dominik to look at Rey's mask before taking him down with an elbow strike.

07:15 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Santos Escobar is backstage where he confronts Dominik. He promises to teach Dominik a lesson in respect for the way Dominik has treated his father.

07:13 (IST)4 MAR 2023

07:12 (IST)4 MAR 2023

The Bloodline are backstage. Roman asks Jimmy about Jey. Jimmy says his brother is a hothead and needs some time. Roman replies that he's running out of patience.

07:06 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Liv Morgan goes for the ObLIVion but it's blocked. Liv now blocks the Riptide and heads to the top rope. Rhea catches her mid-air and plants Liv with a powerbomb. She follows it up with a Riptide! Rhea now locks in an Inverted Cloverleaf for the win. That was domination.

Rhea Ripley def. Liv Morgan

07:04 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're back from the break and Rhea Ripley is still in control of the match. Rhea goes for a backdrop but Liv Morgan reverses it into a Back Stabber. Liv with a modified Codebreaker. Rhea is rocked. Liv heads to the middle rope and that's another Codebreaker! Nearfall!

07:01 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Rhea rolls out to ringside. Liv looks to capitalize with a tope suicida. She didn't build up enough momentum on that and seems to botch it as she goes through the ropes. However, Rhea is there to catch her as we cut to a break.

06:59 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Rhea Ripley vs Liv Morgan

Liv Morgan is off the blocks right away, hitting Rhea with a dropkick. Rhea soon takes back control, sending Liv face-first into the mat followed by a boot to the head.

06:58 (IST)4 MAR 2023

06:57 (IST)4 MAR 2023

We're back from the break, and up next, Rhea Ripley will be in action against Liv Morgan.

06:50 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Cody Rhodes says for him, the only way he can achieve what he wants is by beating Roman Reigns at WrestleMania.

06:48 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Roman adds that he knows Cody misses his father. Roman also misses Dusty. Roman says if there was anything Dusty didn't teach Cody, he will do it.

06:48 (IST)4 MAR 2023

Roman says he has a lot of respect for Dusty Rhodes and Dusty was the one who gave him to confidence to get where he is today. Roman asks Cody if he wants to know what Dusty said about him. According to Roman, Dusty never spoke about Cody.
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