The February 26th episode of WWE SmackDown was taped on 2/23 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
– There’s a podium set up in the ring and Triple H makes his way down the ramp to kick off the show. He sets his WWE World Heavyweight Title on the podium and cuts a promo on Roman Reigns. He assures he will win at WrestleMania and quotes “Sympathy for the Devil” by The Rolling Stones.
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– Booked for later tonight: Chris Jericho, AJ Styles and a mystery partner vs. The New Day
– Sheamus, Rusev, King Barrett and Alberto Del Rio def. Neville, Dolph Ziggler, Sin Cara and Kalisto: Barrett was in the ring for a lot of the match. Sheamus hit the Brogue on Neville for the pinfall victory.
– Kevin Owens is backstage with Renee Young. Owen brags about beating everyone WWE puts in front of him, but The Big Show appears and objects to that. They set up a match for later.
– D-Von Dudley def. Jimmy Uso: This one ended quickly with some interference from Bubba Ray Dudley at ringside.
– Backstage: Styles and Jericho pick Mark Henry as their tag partner for later tonight.
– They announce The Undertaker will be appearing on the next episode of RAW.
– Kevin Owens def. The Big Show: Kevin Owens won by count out after crotching Show on the top rope and knocking him to the floor.
– Natalya def. Becky Lynch: Natalya won via DQ when Naomi and Tamina Snuka interfered. Tamina kicks Natalya out to the floor. Sasha Banks comes down and assists Becky Lynch. Charlotte and Ric Flair come out and announce Becky vs. Sasha for RAW.
– R-Truth def. Heath Slater: Goldust comes out to ringside and helped R-Truth secure the victory.
– AJ Styles, Chris Jericho and Mark Henry def. The New Day: Jericho and Styles hit tandem springboard splashes to the outside on all New Day members, before mocking their dance moves with Mark Henry. Styles made Xavier Woods tap to the Calf Crusher. Styles, Henry and Jericho celebrated to end the show