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WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results March 24, 2023: Highlights, Commentary, Live Update, Winners

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results March 24, 2023: Highlights, Commentary, Live Update, Winners

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WWE Friday Night SmackDown March 24, 2023, Ongoing Results & Full Recap


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  • 25 Mar 2023 01:59:09 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kevin reminds Sami that he is only entitled to one embrace annually, but obliges nonetheless. Suddenly, they are ambushed by Jimmy and Jey Uso, who land a simultaneous super kick on Kevin, followed by a 1D on Sami. In retaliation, Kevin retrieves a chair, and the Usos quickly flee the ring.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:58:40 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kevin contradicts that the shirt isn't for KOMania but rather for WrestleZaynia. Sami is thrilled with the shirt, and Kevin reveals that he too is donning the same attire. Sami hastily dons the shirt and requests a warm embrace.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:58:15 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kevin expresses his awareness of their potential to achieve greatness at Wrestlemania. He acknowledges that Wrestlemania holds a unique significance. Kevin proceeds to present Sami with a gift, a KOMania shirt, and clarifies that it is not merely about KOMania. He emphasizes that there is only one individual who has taken WWE by storm and has been the indisputable MVP of WWE for the past twelve months. That person is none other than Sami himself.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:57:25 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Sami inquires if there are any other revelations that need to be disclosed because he is eager to delve into the topic of Wrestlemania. He admits to losing his sense of direction and implores Kevin whether he comprehends the magnitude of their upcoming endeavor. From their humble beginnings in Montreal, they are now on the brink of clinching the WWE Tag Team Championships together, on the grand stage of Wrestlemania.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:56:41 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kevin inquires of Sami whether he executed the introduction correctly, to which Sami queries what Kevin is referring to. Kevin expounds that he had delivered an impressive introduction for Sami. However, Sami disapproves of the grandeur and proclaims that he had no intention of being introduced in such a manner. In response, Kevin elucidates that Sami had expressed a desire for them to enter separately so that the audience could enjoy both of their musical selections and applaud them individually.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:55:41 am UTC / 1 year ago
    The Kevin Owens Show is joyfully received by Kevin as he extends his warm welcome to all. Sami Zayn, Kevin's esteemed guest, is then introduced.

  • 25 Mar 2023 01:54:39 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring for the KO Show.

  • 25 Mar 2023 01:45:27 am UTC / 1 year ago
    As Butch is about to German suplex Gunther, Drew interferes and receives a forearm from Butch. Butch proceeds to stomp on Gunther's hand and kick him. Meanwhile, Drew gets on the apron, but Sheamus pulls him off. Drew retaliates with a headbutt to Sheamus, causing Ridge to attack Drew. Drew then sends Ridge into the ring post, and Sheamus takes advantage of the distraction to knee Drew. Meanwhile, in the ring, Gunther hits a clothesline followed by the Last Symphony for the cover and wins the match.

    WINNER: Gunther
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:43:43 am UTC / 1 year ago
    After the break, Gunther feints a forearm strike and instead applies a sleeper hold on Butch. Butch retaliates by grabbing Gunther's fingers and pulling them. He follows up with a running forearm and a kick in the corner. Butch then delivers a double stomp to Gunther's arm and prepares for a German suplex, but Gunther counters with a standing switch into a sleeper hold.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:43:17 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Butch retaliates with a series of enzuigiris, but Gunther manages to evade the third one and responds with a German suplex. He then positions Butch on the top turnbuckle and delivers a chop, followed by choking him on the turnbuckles. Butch loses his balance and falls to the floor, hitting the steps.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:42:54 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Gunther picks up Butch and repeatedly chops him while holding him in place. He then lands another chop before delivering a kick to Butch's back. Butch manages to apply a triangle hold on Gunther and goes for his fingers, but Gunther counters with a chop and quickly transitions into a Boston Crab. Gunther then applies a crossface submission hold, but Butch tries to go for his fingers once again. Gunther responds with another chop, sending Butch back to the mat.

  • 25 Mar 2023 01:42:51 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Non-Title Match: Gunther Vs Butch (with Ridge Holland and Sheamus)

    As the match is being shown on TV, we see Butch attacking Gunther with slaps, but Gunther counters with a swift boot to the head. Gunther then executes a powerful slam on Butch, who responds with kicks and chops. Butch attempts a Kimura and body scissors hold, but Gunther successfully blocks it and counters with a package butterfly suplex. Gunther kicks Butch in the back and follows it up with another kick. Butch tries to fight back with punches and forearms, but Gunther shuts him down with a chop.

  • 25 Mar 2023 01:41:29 am UTC / 1 year ago
    After signing the contract, Gunther declares that whatever he has to do to defend his title will be justified. He confidently states that he can beat Drew, Sheamus, and even Ridge. Gunther notices Butch staring at him and as he approaches him, Butch lunges over the table towards Gunther.

    Gunther demands that Pearce make the match and give him the opportunity to prove that he is the rightful champion.





  • 25 Mar 2023 01:40:27 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Gunther smirks and tells Pearce that he doesn't need to justify anything to him, and that he'll do whatever it takes to keep his title. He says that he's not afraid of Drew or Sheamus, and that he's ready to beat them both at Wrestlemania.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:40:24 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Pearce tells Gunther that the decision was made based on his recent actions and behavior. He tells Gunther that he caused a No Contest in a match he demanded just to avoid being in a Triple Threat Match at Wrestlemania. Pearce says that Gunther needs to remember that he's not the only superstar in the company, and that he needs to respect the opportunities given to him. He reminds Gunther that the rules of the match have been clearly stated, and if he wants to keep the title, he needs to pin or submit either Drew or Sheamus.




  • 25 Mar 2023 01:38:41 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Drew states that the facts are that he has beaten Sheamus before. He confidently proclaims that he knows he can beat Gunther as well. Drew reminds Sheamus that history has shown that he has never been able to defeat him.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:38:17 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Drew tells Sheamus to be quiet and expresses his annoyance towards Sheamus, who constantly talks and tries to make him feel guilty every week. Drew finds it humiliating. He reminds Sheamus that they proved their physical strength in the business last week. They should have gone to the bar to celebrate their win, but Sheamus is too sensitive to differentiate between personal and professional matters.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:37:27 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Sheamus reminds everyone that Drew was a friend whom he allowed to sleep on his couch, and even brought him to his first training session in the business. Sheamus says that he now has the opportunity to exact revenge on Drew on the biggest stage of them all, Wrestlemania, because Drew is a backstabber.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:37:24 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Sheamus makes his entrance accompanied by Butch and Ridge, and interrupts Adam Pearce, who is standing in the ring with a contract for Drew McIntyre. Sheamus addresses the audience, saying that many people ask him why he is so angry with Drew. He asks them to imagine working hard for fifteen years towards a particular goal, only for their best friend to betray them and steal that goal away.


  • 25 Mar 2023 01:35:50 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Adam Pearce stood in the ring with the contract, ready for Drew McIntyre's contract signing, but his introduction was cut short by the blaring of Sheamus' entrance music.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:35:18 am UTC / 1 year ago
    As Drew McIntyre heads towards the ring, the arena erupts with cheers and applause. The Scottish Warrior is set to sign the contract for his highly anticipated match at Wrestlemania.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:29:02 am UTC / 1 year ago
    We are then shown a recap of last week's events, when Gunther demanded a match to avoid being in a Triple Threat Match at Wrestlemania and ended up causing a No Contest.

    Drew McIntyre steps into the ring for his contract signing.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:28:55 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Instead, Shayna announces that they have been added to the match at Wrestlemania.


  • 25 Mar 2023 01:28:26 am UTC / 1 year ago
    After the match, Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler make an unexpected appearance. Shayna wastes no time in reminding everyone of the pain they've caused. She then suggests that perhaps they could settle the score tonight. However, Ronda interrupts and questions why they should even bother giving this town and arena any more of their time and effort, considering how ungrateful the fans have been. She decides against it and Shayna agrees.

  • 25 Mar 2023 01:25:53 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Nattie gets Xia up and Shotzi with a Hart Attack. Natalya with a Sharpshooter and Xia taps out.

    WINNERS: Shotzi and Natalya
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:25:25 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Shotzi takes advantage of the situation and sends Lacey to the apron, where Lacey punches her. Nattie enters the match with a kick that knocks Lacey off the apron, and Shotzi follows up with a suicide dive. Nattie then tags in to continue the fight.


  • 25 Mar 2023 01:25:22 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Lacey slams Shotzi's face into the mat and knocks Nattie off the apron. Shotzi manages to roll up Lacey for a near fall and hits a clothesline and boot, but Nattie is still down. Lacey retaliates with a clothesline for a near fall. Shotzi then kicks Xia and hits a jaw breaker on Lacey, causing Lacey to accidentally hit Xia with a Woman's Right.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:25:02 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Wrestlemania Showcase Qualifying Match: Xia Li and Lacey Evans Vs Natalya and Shotzi

    The match begins with Lacey and Shotzi in the ring. Shotzi starts with a waist lock, but Lacey quickly takes her down. Lacey follows up with an Irish whip and a shoulder in the corner. She then calls Xia to come in and help, and Xia enters and kicks Shotzi. Xia continues the offense with an exploder and taunts Nattie before getting a near fall. Xia then sends Shotzi into the corner, and Lacey tags in to deliver a hesitation Bronco Buster.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:09:18 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Rey approaches Dom and lands a punch on him. He then confronts Dom, stating that he forced him into this situation. Rey accuses Dom of disrespecting his mother, who happens to be Rey's wife.


    Rey challenges Dom to a fight at Wrestlemania and accepts his challenge. Afterward, Rey embraces Angie and Aliyah in a hug.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:08:42 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Dom takes the mic from Angie and tells her to shut up.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:08:33 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Dom admonishes Rey to walk away, as he always does. He confronts his mother, questioning how it feels to be married to a pathetic loser who cannot even confront his own son. Dom highlights that his mother and sister are in the audience tonight. He wonders aloud if she knew she married a deadbeat, someone who deserted his own flesh and blood. He declares that she is no better than Rey, a deadbeat mother. Dom accuses her of being too obtuse to comprehend his perspective.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:07:56 am UTC / 1 year ago
    After the match, Dom gets into the ring and pulls a Batista by demanding Rey to give him what he wants. He asks whether Rey will run away or finally be a man and face him at WrestleMania. Dom pushes Rey a few times, and then Rey leaves the ring and sits on the apron.



  • 25 Mar 2023 01:06:39 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Knight with a rollup for the three count.

    WINNER: LA Knight
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:06:24 am UTC / 1 year ago
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:06:19 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Rey climbs to the top rope, hits a seated splash, and follows it up with a springboard crossbody for a near fall. Knight attempts a belly-to-back suplex, but Rey lands on his feet and counters with a DDT. Rey drop kicks Knight into the ropes, setting up for a 619, but Knight catches him. Rey manages to hit a head scissors, but Knight ends up in the ropes due to Dom tripping Rey while the referee wasn't looking.
  • 25 Mar 2023 01:06:15 am UTC / 1 year ago
    We have returned to the match, and Rey lands some punches on Knight. Knight counters with a knee to the midsection, but Rey escapes a slam attempt and goes for a rollup, followed by a dropkick. Knight lands a running boot to Rey's head and almost pins him. Knight executes a belly-to-back suplex and catches Rey on a crossbody, hitting a power slam. However, he misses an elbow drop, allowing Rey to hit a back elbow and a springboard bulldog.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:57:40 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Rey with a forearm to the back and they return to the ring. Rey with a shoulder and kick from the apron.Rey goe sup top and

    As Dominik's music plays, Rey gets distracted and momentarily forgets he's in a match. Taking advantage of the situation, Knight quickly clips Rey on the turnbuckles.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:54:01 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Knight sends Rey into the turnbuckles again and executes a leaping neck breaker for a near fall. Knight punches Rey and sends him into the turnbuckles one more time. Rey counters with a head scissors takedown that sends Knight to the floor. Rey follows up with a dropkick through the ropes and a sliding splash onto Knight on the outside.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:53:58 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Singles Match: Rey Mysterio Vs LA Knight

    Rey hits a drop kick and attempts a monkey flip, but Knight grabs onto the ropes. Knight misses an elbow drop, and Rey takes advantage with a monkey flip of his own. Rey delivers punches in the corner, but Knight counters and sends Rey face-first into the mat. Knight lands kicks to Rey's back and sends him into the turnbuckles. Knight continues with punches and chokes Rey in the corner.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:53:05 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Charlotte says that she loves her dad and she will never apologize for continuing the greatest legacy in sports entertainment. She adds that whether people like it or not, they better learn to love it because diamonds are forever, and so is Charlotte Flair.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:52:58 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Charlotte continues and corrects herself saying, "Insecurities, you are damn right I have them. But it's not because of any of you. It's because of every obstacle, every challenge, every roadblock that I've had to face in this business." She yells at the people for booing her and says, "You can throw all the bricks you want, but I have built this house on every single one of them that you have thrown at me for the last seven years."



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:52:52 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Charlotte begins by acknowledging that there are only eight days remaining until Wrestlemania. She then goes on to speak about how she has been a World Champion on fourteen different occasions and that it wasn't achieved through fear, insecurities, or nepotism, which have been used against her throughout her career. Charlotte explains that fear is nothing but a lack of understanding and ignorance, and that this business was built on respect, not fear. She emphasizes that she doesn't fear Rhea Ripley, but rather respects her. Charlotte goes on to mention all of the women she has respected in the past.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:52:03 am UTC / 1 year ago
    As we return, we see the entrance of the Smackdown Women's Champion, Charlotte Flair, as she makes her way down to the ring.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:51:24 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Cody tosses the mic back to Paul and Paul drops it.

  • 25 Mar 2023 12:51:13 am UTC / 1 year ago
    He boasts about being undefeated and declares that, as good as Roman Reigns may be, he is not ready to face him at Wrestlemania. Cody predicts that after Solo finds out he's not ready, Roman Reigns will also discover that he's not ready either.


  • 25 Mar 2023 12:51:10 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Cody questions Paul Heyman's intentions and accuses him of moving the goalposts. He reminds Paul that he interrupted the fans during their song and now he is changing the conditions of his road to Wrestlemania. Cody asks if he is expected to say no to the challenge, and reminds Paul that he was able to defeat Seth Rollins despite wrestling with an injury.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:50:42 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Paul tosses Cody the mic and Cody catches it.

  • 25 Mar 2023 12:50:33 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Paul Heyman emphasizes that Cody Rhodes' road to Wrestlemania has a significant obstacle in front of him. He warns that this obstacle will present itself on Monday night when Cody goes one-on-one against Solo. Paul suggests that if Cody can survive this match, then he may continue on the road to Wrestlemania. However, he reminds Cody that all roads lead to Roman Reigns, who will be appearing live on Smackdown the following Friday for a final face-to-face encounter.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:50:09 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Paul Heyman criticizes the previous announcer, stating that "she" did a lousy job with the announcement, possibly due to being from Las Vegas. He then proceeds to announce the winner and still challenger for the Universal Championship, Cody Rhodes.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:49:41 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Paul Heyman states that Cody is owed an apology, and he requests permission to enter the ring to deliver it himself.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:49:25 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Following the match, Solo Sikoa climbs onto the apron, but Paul Heyman intervenes and stops him.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:49:03 am UTC / 1 year ago
    WINNER: Cody Rhodes via pinfall
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:48:43 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kaiser follows up with a running European uppercut into the corner, a kick, and a suplex. He then climbs the turnbuckles, but Cody catches him. However, Kaiser counters CrossRhodes into a rollup, but only gets a near fall. Cody lands a CodyCutter and follows up with CrossRhodes for the three-count victory.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:48:40 am UTC / 1 year ago
    We're back from the break, and both Kaiser and Cody land clotheslines, causing both of them to go down. Kaiser strikes Cody with a punch, but Cody punches back, and they continue their exchange. Cody hits a running forearm and kick, followed by a drop-down uppercut. He then executes a power slam, but only gets a near fall. Kaiser responds with a clothesline of his own, also for a near fall.




  • 25 Mar 2023 12:48:03 am UTC / 1 year ago
    As Paul and Solo approach the ring, Kaiser strikes Cody in the back of his leg. Cody falls to the outside, and Kaiser follows up by Irish whipping him into the ring steps.



  • 25 Mar 2023 12:47:17 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kaiser finds himself on the apron, and Cody takes advantage with a Beautiful Disaster move. Cody then attempts a kick and sets up for a Pedigree, but his plan is interrupted by the arrival of Solo Sikoa.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:47:12 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kaiser lands punches on Cody and proceeds to rake his eyes using his boots. He follows it up with a corkscrew back elbow, but only gets a near fall. Kaiser then kicks Cody in the arm and lands a punch. Cody retaliates with forearms, but Kaiser counters with a jawbreaker. Kaiser then delivers a series of kicks to Cody and Irish whips him.






  • 25 Mar 2023 12:46:44 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Kaiser capitalizes with a kick to the head and gets a near fall. Cody fights back with punches, but Kaiser responds with a double thrust to the throat, followed by choking Cody in the ropes. Meanwhile, Vinci takes advantage of the referee's distraction and lands a punch on Cody. Kaiser continues with a side headlock and then sends Cody to the mat.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:46:39 am UTC / 1 year ago
    ide headlock and punches to Cody's face. Footage of Cody executing a superplex during the break is shown. Kaiser rolls out of the ring and attempts to injure Cody's leg by twisting it against the post, but Cody counters by pulling Kaiser into the post. Cody then delivers a series of punches against the announce table. However, as he tries to springboard back into the ring, Kaiser clips his legs and sends him crashing down to the mat.




  • 25 Mar 2023 12:46:01 am UTC / 1 year ago
    Cody Rhodes Vs Ludwig Kaiser (with Giovanni Vinci)

    As they lock up, Kaiser forces Cody back into the corner and lands a punch as they break. Cody responds with a delayed gourdbuster. While this is happening, Paul Heyman emerges and heads towards the ring.

    Kaiser tries to gain control with a waist lock, but Cody counters with a takedown and a running kick.
  • 25 Mar 2023 12:45:13 am UTC / 1 year ago
    We take a look at the reunion that took place between Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn last week, and then we'll move on to the announcement of the Tag Team Title match at Wrestlemania.



Here are the full results for this Friday's SmackDown which airs live on March 24, 2023, live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

Friday Night SmackDown currently airs live every Friday on Fox from 8:00 ET–10:00 PM ET in the United States. WWE SmackDown starts live at 1 am in the UK on BT Sport 1 on Saturday mornings.

WWE SmackDown Time In Australia: It airs live on at 10 am (AEST) on Fox8

WWE SmackDown Time In Canada: It airs live every Friday at 8 Am on Sportsnet 360

WWE SmackDown Time In South Africa: The show also airs live on Supersport in South Africa on Saturday at 02:00 am CAT

SmackDown Time In Italy: In Italy, SmackDown airs on DMAX at 2:00 pm with the international version of one-hour shows airing on Cielo in Italian

SmackDown airs live on Sony Ten 1 HD and Sony Ten 1 in India at 5:30 am. While SmackDown airs live on Fox Sports in Mexico and across Central and South America since 2014.

SmackDown Commentators: It is presented by Michael Cole (play-by-play commentator), wade Barrett.

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