WWE SmackDown Spoilers for This Week
WWE taped this week's edition of SmackDown prior to Monday night's edition of Raw taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Below are complete spoilers for the matches that occurred, as the rest of the show is expected to be comprised of highlights from this week's WrestleMania Axxess in Dallas, Texas, as well as plenty of WrestleMania 32 video packages:
--AJ Styles defeated Heath Slater
--D-Von Dudley defeated Jey Uso
--Dean Ambrose defeated Erick Rowan
WWE Makes Change to Announce Team for This Week's SmackDown
As noted, WWE taped this week's edition of SmackDown prior to Monday night's Raw going live in Brooklyn, New York. The announce team at ringside consisted of Mauro Ranallo and WWE Hall of Famer Jerry "The King" Lawler. Byron Saxton, who is normally part of the announce team, was not at ringside, as it is suspected that he will be working WrestleMania Axxess in Dallas, Texas this week. This week's SmackDown will feature only a few matches, while the remainder of the show will be comprised of highlights from Axxess.
Tyson Kidd Confirms He Will Not Be at WrestleMania Axxess
WWE Superstar Tyson Kidd has confirmed via his official Twitter page that he will not be appearing at this week's WrestleMania Axxess in Dallas, Texas, as he is continuing to recover from surgery due to a serious neck injury he sustained during a dark match against Samoa Joe in June of 2015.