Full Spoilers For WWE SmackDown 5/3 Episode From Lyon France

Friday’s SmackDown took place at the LDLC Arena in Lyon, France. This episode serves as the final show before tomorrow’s Backlash premium live event, also in Lyon. Since it was pre-taped, we have the spoilers here.

WWE has one more show until Backlash is upon us. The Saturday premium live event will take place on May 4 at 1:00 PM EST. Fans in the United States will get to see that show live.

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The company already advertised many segments and matches for this week’s SmackDown.

  • A-Town Down Under (Grayson Waller & Austin Theory) versus The Street Profits – WWE Tag Team Championship Match
  • New Catch Republic (Axiom & Nathan Frazer) against Authors of Pain
  • Cody Rhodes and A.J. Styles face off ahead of their Undisputed WWE Championship match at Backlash
  • Debut of the RKO Show, hosted by Randy Orton & Kevin Owens

WWE fans in the UK had a rare treat, as SmackDown aired live for them at 6:00 PM local time. Since fans in the United States must wait to see the show on FOX, you can find the spoilers for this week’s show below.

WWE SmackDown Spoilers For 5/3 Episode:

  • Dark match result: Rey Mysterio defeated Carlito
  • Cody Rhodes, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, and Kevin Owens shown arriving at SmackDown.
  • Bayley, Naomi, Bianca Belair, and Jade Cargill defeated Tiffany Stratton & Damage CTRL (Asuka, Kairi Sane & Dakota Kai); tensions noted among winners.
  • Backstage promo by Grayson Waller & Austin Theory.
  • Kayla Braxton interviewed Belair & Cargill about their upcoming title match against Asuka & Sane at Backlash; Bayley and Naomi interrupted, causing tension.
  • Carmelo Hayes expressed his interest in joining the King of the Ring tournament; interaction with Bobby Lashley who offered advice and a warning.
  • AOP defeated Pete Dunne & Tyler Bate.
  • Paul Heyman met with SmackDown GM Nick Aldis; and his request to cancel Owens & Orton vs. Sikoa & Tonga at Backlash was denied.
  • Heyman hinted at controlling Roman Reigns’ draft status; and then a confrontation on The RKO Show led to a brawl involving Sikoa & Tonga.
  • The Street Profits gave a backstage promo.
  • LA Knight defeated Angel and declared for King of the Ring; Santos Escobar also declared.
  • Dragon Lee attacked Carlito during a backstage interview.
  • WWE Tag Team Champions Grayson Waller & Austin Theory retained their titles against The Street Profits.
  • Cody Rhodes and AJ Styles had a confrontational face-to-face before Backlash; Styles slapped Rhodes.
  • Post-show brawl between Sikoa & Tonga and Owens & Orton, with security trying to intervene.
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