WWE SmackDown Results – March 22, 2013
Show starts off with MizTV. Miz has Orton and Sheamus as guests on the show. Sheamus goes on talking about how they need a new partner to take Ryback’s place in the six man tag match at Wrestlemania. Big Show makes his way out to the ring and wants in. Booker T schedules a six man tag main event for them tonight to see if they can co-exist with Big Show.
Mark Henry vs. Zack Ryder
Henry beats down Ryder for the majority of the short match. Worlds Strongest Slam.
Winner: Mark Henry
After the match Henry continues with the onslaught until Ryback comes out. They stare down and Ryback clotheslines Henry.
Backstage Booker T seems a little angry that Teddy helped Vickie make Ryback/Henry on Raw.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston
Ziggler goes in early but gets taken out by some Kofi chops and strikes. Kofi hits the Boom Drop right away. Big E fakes interference and Dolph hits a dropkick. Kofi manages to head to the top but Dolph catches the rope and Kofi falls. Another dropkick from Ziggler. Headlock from Ziggler. Dolph goes for a shoulder charge in the corner but misses. Kofi with the crossbody for a two count. Ziggler locks in the sleeper. SOS from Kofi but Ziggler grabs the rope right before the 3 count. Kofi takes out Big E on the outside but Ziggler hits him with a Fame-Asser and gets him back in the ring for the Zig Zag for the cover.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match Big E brutalizes Kofi.
Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter in the ring. Zeb goes on about breaking Ricardo’s ankle on Raw. Jericho makes his way out.
Chris Jericho vs. Jack Swagger
Fight goes outside the ring early but as it goes in Swagger takes control. Shoulder block from Swagger. Jericho with a dropkick for 2. Swagger catches Jericho in mid air and tosses him towards the turnbuckle. Jericho fights back but Swagger sets him up on the top rope. Jericho reverses the suplex attempt and knocks Swagger off the ropes. Flying crossbody from Y2J. Swagger goes back on the offense with strikes for a bit before Jericho starts getting fired up. Ten punch in the corner. Swagger with the ankle lock on Jericho, who flips Swagger out of the ring. Fandango interrupts the match and distracts Jericho. Swagger hits a spinebuster-like move. Jericho almost locks in the walls but Swagger gets out. Jericho goes for the Lionsault but Fandango kicks him in the head. Swagger bomb for the win.
Winner: Jack Swagger
After the match Fandango attacks Jericho.
Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes vs. Tensai & Brodus Clay
Tensai starts off in control and tags in Brodus. Big clotheslines from Brodus to both of Rhodes Scholars. Big splash in the corner to Rhodes. Bella Twins get on the apron and Naomi attack them Huge brawl starts up between both tag teams and the pairs of divas.
The Miz vs. Antonio Cesaro
Wade Barrett on commentary for this. Uppercuts from Cesaro. Cesaro in control for a good portion of the match. Miz gets a comeback going and locks in the figure four leglock, forcing Cesaro to tap out.
Winner: The Miz
3MB vs. Randy Orton, Big show & Sheamus
Team Sheamus beats up on Jinder Mahal in the early going. Pure domination from the good guys and they seem to be getting along. Drew Mac in against Big Show. Orton beats up on Slater but Slater manages to take control. Slater with stomps and strikes to Randy. Tag in to McIntyre. Big Show gets in and spears Jinder. Sheamus with a blind tag after McIntyre gets punched out. Sheamus with the Brogue Kick to Jinder for the win.
Winner: Sheamus, Orton & Big Show
Big Show seems a little irritated and confronts Sheamus. As they’re about to brawl, The Shield come out and Show/Sheamus set aside their differences as The Shield retreat.