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WWE SmackDown Results April 18th 2017; Surprising name is now #1 Contender

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 19, 2017 07:32 IST

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Styles bounces off the ropes and right into a Deep Six but it's not enough to put AJ away. Styles hits Corbin with a forearm as the Lone Wolf is on the apron. He then positions Corbin for the Styles Clash but is instead lifted and flung into Owens on the announcer's desk. Corbin attempts the Deep Six on a distracted and staggered Styles but AJ counters with a Pele Kick. A Phenomenal Forearm then sees Corbin disappear into the crowd. Styles rushes back into the ring in time to make the count.

Styles wins.

07:27 (IST)19 APR 2017

Styles goes for the Styles Clash but is made to eat the mat after a huge slam. As Corbin tries to take the advantage AJ rolls into a calf crusher but Corbin gets his hand on the rope. 

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Styles sends Corbin flying into the ring post and unleashes a flurry of fists which he finishes with a Pele kick.

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Owens calls JBL a true American as Styles tries to fight back but Corbin stops it with a huge right. A staggering Styles then puts his boot up just in time as Corbin comes charging at him.

07:23 (IST)19 APR 2017

We are shown that Corbin planted Styles to the mat with a clothesline during the break. Corbin has Styles locked in a submission. AJ works his way out of it but is flung right into the ring post and out of the ring. 

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Styles slaps a head lock on Corbin but is then bundled out of the ring as Corbin works out of it. Corbin chases Styles who is outside the ring but Styles re-enters it. He then runs of the apron and right into Corbin's arms and the Lone Wolf slams him onto the apron.

07:17 (IST)19 APR 2017

Baron Corbin vs. AJ Styles: 

Corbin gets things started but Styles scampers between his legs and the attempts a kick but he's caught. Corbin follows it up with a few stomps but Styles rolls out in time. Styles lands a few kicks but Corbin stops his momentum with a huge right!

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After the match he says that as long as he has the belt, he is still the face of America and adds that nobody can't take that from him. He then says that he's going to be ringside commentating because they need some Canadian insight.

07:06 (IST)19 APR 2017

The Face of America open challenge:

As Greg Hamilton introduces KO, the Champ stops him by saying he's not good at it. Owens then emphasises on the fact that he's from Montreal. He lets the jobber introduce himself and then wails on him.

Owens vs. Gary Gandy:

KO wastes no time and buries Gandy with a pop-up Power bomb.

Kevin Owens wins

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The Face of America now graces us with his presence!

07:02 (IST)19 APR 2017

Dasha interviews Dillinger as we return from the break and he says that he has something that can explain thing '10 times' better than he could. We are then shown a package of Dillinger's journey to the WWE.

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Epico places Gable on the third rope and Gable locks in an arm bar on the ropes. Jordan is tagged in and looks good after a few suplexes. Primo then hits Jordan with an Enzuguri to allow Epico to go for the roll-up cover.

The Shining Stars.

06:53 (IST)19 APR 2017

The Shining Stars vs. American Alpha:

Primo starts things off with an attempt at a Clothesline but Gable replies with strong offence and takes control immediately. Gable hits the suplex and goes for the cover with the bridge but is stopped by Epico. A distracted Gable is thrown into the ring post by Primo. Primo then makes Gable eat the mat with a Gutbuster.

06:49 (IST)19 APR 2017

We see Charlotte backstage as she is confronted by Natalya, Tamina and Carmella. She just goes, 'Wooooo' and walks past them.

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Naomi gets Flair on her shoulders and attempts a kick but the Queen sways back. Naomi then goes for the Rear View but is instead countered into the Natural Selection, which is enough to put the Champ down for the three-count.

Charlotte wins.

06:42 (IST)19 APR 2017

Charlotte tries to go for the knee but Naomi just evades it. Naomi looks like she's got the momentum as Charlotte is hit with what looked like a stunner followed by a kick as the Champ is on the apron. 

06:41 (IST)19 APR 2017

Charlotte looks like she's in control and is about to slam Naomi to the mat when she counters and goes for the roll-up. However, the Queen gets out of it and slams the Champ to the back of the neck.

06:40 (IST)19 APR 2017

Charlotte's got Naomi in a hold in the centre of the ring as the other women on the roster watch on a TV nearby. Charlotte then hits Naomi with a sidewalk slam and eventually goes for the cover, but it isn't enough.

06:37 (IST)19 APR 2017

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Naomi unleashes a few quick kicks to top off a good spell of offence. Naomi then throws Charlotte out of the ring with a move that looked like a crude hurricanrana.

This is the first time in 9 months that the Queen is wrestling on SD.

06:35 (IST)19 APR 2017

Charlotte has Noami in a head scissors in the centre of the ring. She then sends her flying across the ring three times in a row from the head scissors. Naomi puts up a bit of a fight but is caught in a headlock immediately. Naomi works out of it and then Charlotte cartwheels right into a boot.

06:32 (IST)19 APR 2017

Naomi regains control for a second and then takes the Queen down with a double leg take down and goes for the quick cover which Charlotte kicks out of. 

06:27 (IST)19 APR 2017

Naomi vs. Charlotte:

A 'Woooooo' kicks things off and Charlotte takes the early advantage by flinging the champ into the corner and slams her with a spinning elbow and a flurry of rights. 

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Charlotte is confronted by Natalya, Carmellsworth and Tamina but just brushes them aside as we go into a break.

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Styles asks Corbin if he wants to go at it again this week as well and the Lone Wolf immediately agrees. 
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