April 29th, April 29th edition of WWE SmackDown by FOX was taped, tonight from the MVP Arena in Albany, NY. Two episodes of the show were taped tonight, due to the roster being in London next Friday-WWE had originally intended for this week’s Raw to be their one and only episode of SmackDown for this week due to their content schedule.
The following matches and segments were taped to air next Friday night as the WrestleMania Backlash go-home edition of SmackDown:
RAW Tag Team Champions RK-Bro and SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos signed the contract for their Winner Take All Match, featuring Roman Reigns versus Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania Backlash. A brawl broke out, with both men getting involved, with Reigns going on to fight against and defeat McIntyre.
Drew McIntyre defeated Sami Zayn in a Steel Cage match by defeating him. A split between Jinder Mahal and Shanky was teased after the match, with them brawling during the Happy Talk segment that ended Emmalina and Madcap Moss. There was a winning Moment of Bliss segment where Naomi defeated Shayna Baszler. Xavier Woods beat down Ridge Holland before their next match.
Sheamus defeated Kofi Kingston while Ronda Rousey defeated Shotzi and SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Aliyah ended with the clock expiring while Flair had the Figure Four/Figure Eight applied on Aliyah.