** SPOILERS ** WWE SmackDown Results For This Friday: Triple H Appears, How Was The Crowd?
There are a lot of kids in the crowd, so I can't see the crowd being like last night. A Fandango theme song chant was a fail early on.
Ric Flair "Wooos" are warming up the crowd. The place has potential tonight.
A recap of WrestleMania is shown, and there are a lot of boos for Cena.
* Justin Gabriel defeated Curt Hawkins with the 450 splash.
The show starts with Big E Langston doing his best Ricardo Rodriguez impersonation. He introduces Dolph Ziggler, who comes out to a huge pop. Dolph cuts a promo and is trying hard to be a heel. He talked about cashing in and said that he is better than everyone. He was losing his voice during the segment. He is interrupted by Jack Swagger and Zeb. Zeb says that Swagger wants a title shot. They leave and Ziggler continues acting cocky when Alberto Del Rio comes out limping. Del Rio said that he is not upset over Ziggler cashing in since he knows what it is like to hold the Money In The Bank briefcase. He says he wants a title shot and leaves. Chris Jericho comes out. The crowd is starting to turn on Ziggler. Jericho tells Ziggler that his first opponent as World Champion is Chris Jericho and that match is tonight.
* Team Hell No defeated The Prime Time Players pretty easily. Pretty standard short tag match with Daniel Bryan winning the match for his team with the No Lock. The Shield come on the screen and say that they won't back down again, and that they can strike at any time.
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett squashed Santino Marella. Santino gets in a little offense in this match and counters the Bullhammer to hit his Santino splash. But Barrett quickly capitalized to hit the Bullhammer for the win.
* The Bella Twins and Tamina Snuka defeated The Funkadactyls and WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn. Typical divas match, but Naomi did hit a springboard cross body and a hurricarana. One of the Bellas got the pin on Naomi after Kaitlyn and Cameron where distracted by the other two.
The crowd is nothing like last night, as it is a very kid friendly audience. There have been lots of failed attempts for chants of Fandango's theme song.
Triple H then comes out and talks about his war at WrestleMania with Brock Lesnar. He says that "the ass kicker is back." 3MB interrupts and tries to steal Triple H's thunder. They start to go after Triple H when the Shield's music hits. The Shield take out 3MB and they circle around Triple H. Kane's music hits and Team Hell No comes out and the Shield retreats. Triple H then hit a pedigree on Heath Slater and they cleared the ring of 3MB.
Team Hell No tries to hug Triple H. Triple H doesn't want to hug Bryan but he's okay with Kane. He tells Bryan to eat a piece of meat instead of vegetables because he is edgy. He says he has no problem hugging Kane and that he gets along with Kane. He brings up their weird history and Katie Vick, saying that they were young and needed money. Then Vince comes out and HHH says that if anyone needs a hug, it's Vince. Vince then leaves after teasing going through with it. Bryan threatens to put the No Lock on Triple H if he doesn't hug them. Triple H quickly apologizes and tells Bryan to hug Kane. Triple H then joked that he wished the Shield would come back out and finish him off. Triple H then hugged Kane and Bryan joined in. Triple H said that he felt violated. Crowd loved this segment, lots of laughs during it.