WWE Champion, AJ Styles was back in the ring in action after wrestling his last against Rusev on March 13 episode of SmackDown Live. Styles appeared at the Madison Square Garden House Show on March 16 where an injury angle was done to declare Styles as injured. The Phenomenal One finally returned to the ring on March 24 at SmackDown Live Event in Trenton, New Jersey.
“Fired” Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn stormed into the ring in street clothes and called out Daniel Bryan in a promo and ran off as Shinsuke Nakamura’s music hit.
The following are the results from SmacKDown Live Event, March 24, 2018:
- Bobby Roode defeated Jinder Mahal with the Glorious DDT. Before the match, Mahal cut a promo declaring that he will be WWE Champion once again.
- The Ascension & Sin Cara defeated Mojo rawley, Primo Colon & Mike Kanellis
- The Usos (c) defeated The Bludgeon Brothers via DQ to retain the SmacKDown Tag Team Championship
- Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn rushed into the ring, cut a promo before Shinsuke Nakamura’s music caused them to escape.
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- Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Baron Corbin with a Kinshasa
- Tyler Breeze (w/ Fandango) defeated Tye Dillinger
- Becky Lynch & Naomi defeated Natalya & Carmella (w/ Lana)
AJ Styles & The New Day defeated Rusev, Aiden English, Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin. Post-match, Styles twerked and danced with The New Day.