Tonight’s episodes of Smackdown Live, WWE Mixed Match Challenge, and 205 Live emanate from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
Smackdown looks to be a segment heavy show as no matches have been announced for it ahead of time.
Segments Announced for Smackdown Include:
- Shane McMahon’s WrestleMania announcement
- Following the events at Fastlane, where Shane cost both Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn a chance to win the WWE championship, Shane is scheduled to make an important announcement regarding WrestleMania tonight. It’s likely both Owens and Zayn will have a vested interest in what Shane has to say.
- Asuka Appears on Smackdown
- Two days after appearing at Fastlane and challenging Smackdown women’s champion, Charlotte Flair, Asuka is being advertised to appear on Smackdown tonight.
- How will Charlotte Flair respond to Asuka’s challenge?
- AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura Road to WrestleMania Begins
- Tonight will be the first Smackdown after AJ Styles versus Shinsuke Nakamura has been officially confirmed as the WWE championship match at WrestleMania. Now that Nakamura knows it will be him versus AJ Styles in a rematch from their Tokyo Dome encounter, what will he have to say to Styles tonight?
- Randy Orton United States Championship Reign Begins
- At Fastlane, Randy Orton defeated Bobby Roode to win the United States championship. After the match, he was attacked by Jinder Mahal and then by Bobby Roode as well. Orton has a target on his back now as champion, what will happen between him and his two challengers tonight?
- What Comes Next for the Bludgeon Brothers?
- Sunday night, the Bludgeon Brothers destroyed the New Day and the Usos causing their Smackdown tag-team championship match to be declared a no contest. With Smackdown’s two top tag teams having been put on notice by Harper and Rowen, we should find out what is next for the division tonight.
WWE Mixed Match Challenge
Tonight’s match is the final round of the quarter-finals. Thus far the advancing teams to the semi-finals include Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman and the Miz and Asuka.
Tonight’s match will pit Lana and Rusev facing Bobby Roode and Charlotte Flair.
A 4th team will be voted back into the tournament for the semi-finals.
Just one match has been announced for 205 Live tonight. The 1st semi-final match of the cruiserweight championship tournament will pit Cedric Alexander taking on Roderick Strong.
One of Strong or Alexander will make their WrestleMania debut this year and get a chance to win the cruiserweight championship.
The other semi-final will most likely take place next week and be contested between Drew Gulak and Mustafa Ali.