SmackDown SPOILER Results For April 8, 2011
This week’s WWE SmackDown taping took place in Charlotte, North Carolina and is set to air this Friday night. The following recap is from Graham Cawthon of PWInsider.com:
WWE Smackdown opens with Alberto Del Rio complaining about Edge and Christian at Wrestlemania. Del Rio said he would take the World title. Edge comes driving out in a wrecker towing Del Rio’s damaged car. They go back and forth. Teddy Long announces a that later tonight it would be Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio with the winner challenging Edge for the World title in a Ladder Match at the Extreme Rules PPV.
Kane, Big Show,Kofi Kingston & Santino Marella defeated The Corre in a Best of Three Falls bout. Kofi pinned Justin Gabriel in the first fall with a crossbody off the top rope. Way more competitive than the Mania bout. Wade Barrett pinned Santino with Wasteland in the Second Fall. The Corre was disqualified in the final fall when Kane was triple teamed as he tried to chokeslam Barrett. Show’s team made a comeback, ending with Kane, Show and Santino all teaming to chokeslam Ezekiel Jackson.
*Sn Cara vignette gets a big pop.
*Cody Rhodes defeated Trent Baretta with CrossRhodes. Rey Mysterio runs out to make the save for Trent.
*They are pushing that they will air the Rock-Cena segment from Raw.
*Christian and Edge discuss the possibility that they will have to face off for the World title at Extreme Rules. Edge leaves briefly and Christian gets a good look at the belt.
*Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Lay-Cool after Kelly pinned Layla with a rollup after Michelle McCool went to the floor complaining of a back injury. McCool blamed Layla after the loss.
*Michael Cole and Jack Swagger comes out and cut a promo where Cole brags about beating Jerry Lawler at Wrestlemania. Swagger says it was easy to train Cole. Sin Cara comes out, does his entrance and takes out Swagger with a corkscrew dive to the floor.
*Layla informed McCool she signed them up for couple’s therapy. McCool told her they weren’t a couple and Layla told her to just show up.
*Alberto Del Rio defeated Christian to earn a World title shot at the Extreme Rules PPV.