WWE Friday Night SmackDown Full Results (April 21st, 2023)

Tonight’s WWE Friday Night SmackDown is live from the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. Michael Cole welcomes us, and he’s joined at ringside by Wade Barrett. They go over tonight’s card.

Here The WWE Friday Night SmackDown Full Results

– Damian Priest and Finn Balor defeated Rey Mysterio and Santos Escobar via pinfall. After the match, Priest and Balor stand tall to mostly boos. Priest takes the mic and plugs how Bad Bunny will be on Monday’s sold out WWE Raw in Chicago. Priest laughs and says he hopes this appearance turns out better than the last did for Bunny.

– We see what happened between Solo Sikoa and Matt Riddle last week. Sikoa and The Usos are now shown walking into the building backstage.

– Zelina Vega approaches Adam Pearce in his office. Vega says the WWE Draft is next week and she can’t control what happens to her, but she can control what she does now. She wants to challenge SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley due to what The Judgment Day has done, and as the only female roster member from Puerto Rico, she has to fight Ripley and prove something. Pearce says it will be a hell of a match so he will speak to upper management and Ripley, then get back to her. Vega is curious to hear what “Mami” has to say. She walks off.

– We get a hype video on Shinsuke Nakamura following last week’s return. Karrion Kross and Scarlett are backstage now. Kross says identity… it takes a lifetime to find, another 1,000 lives to know if it really is yours, then in 3 seconds it can be completely destroyed. Kross asks Nakamura if he sees the Superstar tarot cards on the table. 

Karrion Kross says he didn’t hurt these people, he’s never hurt anyone in his life… it was the cards. How do we even know who we are until something is taken from us? Kross says he took Drew McIntyre’s temperament, Riddick Moss’ joy, Rey Mysterio’s patience, and will now take away Nakamura’s honor. Kross delivers a “Tik, tok…” as he and Scarlett look on.

– Braun Strowman and Ricochet defeated The Viking Raiders via pinfall. After the match, Braun and Ricochet stand tall.

– We see recent happenings with WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Liv Morgan and Raquel Rodriguez with Chelsea Green and Sonya Deville. Kayla Braxton at backstage with the champions now. Liv gets fired up and is ready to get messy if the challengers want to. Deville tells her to save it for the ring.

– Raquel Rodriguez and Liv Morgan defeated Sonya Deville and Chelsea Green via pinfall and successfully retained their WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles. After the match, the champions stand tall to celebrate their first title defense.

– Kayla Braxton at backstage with Matt Riddle now. She asks why he took the No DQ match tonight when he has the six-man coming up at WWE Backlash. Riddle talks about Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens being away tonight to prepare for the big match. He says last time Solo Sikoa left him buried under a table, but tonight Solo will be the one left under a table.

– GUNTHER defeated Xavier Woods via pinfall and successfully retained his WWE Intercontinental Championship. After the match, The Ring General GUNTHER stands tall and raises the title in the air.

– Still to come, a look at the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions.

– Tonight’s Progressive Match Flo video looks at recent history between The Usos and Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.

– The Usos – Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso makes their way to the ring. The Usos take the mic and announce that they are in your city. They go on about how they feel coming out of WrestleMania 39, and how soon they will finish the mission. They have a big six-man at WWE Backlash but first, next Friday they have a big WrestleMania rematch. They will dedicate the win to Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns when they become 9-time champions, and bring the gold back to The Bloodline. They promise to body Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. The Usos go on and introduce Solo Sikoa, and out he comes.

– WWE confirmed more matches for WWE Backlash including Seth Rollins vs Omos.

– Solo Sikoa defeated Matt Riddle via pinfall in No DQ match. At the closing moments of the match, Solo Sikoa once again tried to bury Riddle with the announce table but Riddle escaped and buried Sikoa with the announce table. Then, The Usos came out and took on Riddle. However, Riddle manages to take out The Usos but Solo Sikoa pushes the announce table aside and comes out to fight and Riddle is in shock. Riddle tries to fight Sikoa but Sikoa hits Somoan Spike on Riddle and is pinned for the victory.

After the match, Solo Sikoa stands tall over Matt Riddle. The Usos came into the ring with a table and delivered 1-D on the Riddle through the table. The Usos and Solo Sikoa stand tall over the Riddle and the Friday Night SmackDown goes off air.

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