WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
March 12, 2021
St. Petersburg, Florida (Tropicana Field)
Commentary: Michael Cole and Corey Graves
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com
WWE SmackDown kicks off with clips of last week’s show. We see Daniel Bryan get the win vs. Jey Uso in a steel cage match where earned a Universal Championship match vs. Roman Reigns at FastLane.
Edge’s music hits as he makes his way down to the ring. He says tonight there is the contract signing but there are some things he needs to talk about. For the past few weeks, some people have spoken about him. Roman Reigns said that a man like Edge shouldn’t face a man like him. He has kids, he’s a family man, whatever excuses he has. But he finds it amusing because he picked up on something that flew over a lot of people’s heads. He says for weeks Roman said acknowledge me. To acknowledge him as the main event for WrestleMania. Edge said he made his choice and that was Roman. He says Roman is the head of the table but a head of the table on a show where Edge is the carpenter at.
And that brings him to Bryan as Roman mentioned Daniel. Edge says that last week Bryan mentioned he deserves to be in the main event of WrestleMania more than Edge because he wrestled more than him in the past 3 months, because he loves this business. Edge says when they were wrestling once a week, he was wrestling 4-5-6 times a week vs. The Undertaker, Mr. Perfect, The Undertaker, Terry Funk. Eddie Guerrero, over the time frame of four decades. He’s back not because he has to be but because he loves this.
Edge says like everyone else, he has to wait to see who wins at FastLane to know who he will face at WrestleMania. Out comes Daniel Bryan to the ring. Bryan says Edge got affected by what he said last week and that wasn’t even his intention. He says he was expecting Edge to respect him for the first time for having gone into business for himself.
Bryan says he has an infinite amount of respect for everything Edge has done. He sees how hard Edge has worked, how much he loves the business, how hard he fought to get back here. But to be completely honest, when he wanted to challenge Roman, it wasn’t about Edge. Bryan says he allowed himself to go into what might be his last WrestleMania on the back burner and that’s when he decided to put it all out there if this were to be his last one. He is going to give it everything he has to be in the main event of WrestleMania. And the thing is that Edge has his spot at WrestleMania, this isn’t about him. Bryan says if he wants to main event WrestleMania, he has to get the win vs. Roman at FastLane. And that is why he went into business for himself.
Edge says he should have made himself clearer. Roman has already beat Bryan at Elimination Chamber. And a win is a win. And he won the Rumble, a match which Bryan was in. He says he has mutual respect for Bryan, he just doesn’t like how Bryan did this. He says Bryan is better than this but he’s not better than him. Edge looks at Bryan as he leaves the ring.
The Street Profits, Dominik and Rey Mysterio vs. The Alpha Academy, Dolph Ziggler and Bobby Roode
Gable, Otis, Ziggler and Roode attack The Street Profits, Dominik and Rey from behind as they are making their way down to the ring.
That was some promo between Edge and Daniel Bryan to start SmackDown. I do feel like we’ll somehow get a triple threat match at WrestleMania but with creative being the way it is, you never know. #SmackDown
— Wrestleview.com (@PWrestling) March 13, 2021
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