WWE SmackDown Live Results: Highlights, Analysis, and Grades for April 4

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Randy Orton and Luke Harper vs Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan

Result: Randy Orton and Luke Harper win via pinfall

Rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars

Before our main event of the evening, Shane McMahon came out to address the Superstar Shake-Up. This brought AJ Styles out to the ring, who stated that SmackDown Live is and will remain his house. He then turns his attention to their WrestleMania match, and for a moment offers his hand. As Shane goes to accept the Phenomenal One prepares for a strike, but it turns out to be a tease. Styles does his pose to close out the segment.

For our final match of the night, Randy Orton and Luke Harper battled Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan. The action was stiff and competitive, with Wyatt and Rowan looking to establish momentum post-WrestleMania. During the early portion of the match, they seemed poised to do so, inflicting damage on both of their opponents. However, their offense wouldn’t last long.

Orton eventually got the hot tag and cleaned house, intent on damaging Wyatt even further. Wyatt chose to flee rather than continue and fight, using his tricks to teleport to the entrance ramp. Rowan attempted to take advantage of the distraction, but all he received was an RKO for his troubles. The show closes with Orton and Harper victorious as Wyatt laughs hysterically.

All in all, WWE has produced some very solid shows this week. Capitalizing off the WrestleMania surge in viewership, hopefully, the company can maintain this audience going forward.

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