WWE SmackDown Live Results: News And Notes After Samoa Joe, Jeff Hardy Debut In Superstar Shakeup
April 18, 2018 - WWE
Raw’s Superstar Shake-Up resulted in 19 acquisitions, digest SmackDown Live’s sideboard emptier than a women’s lavatory during an ROH event.
SmackDown Live squandered small time with a possess rebuilding beginning as Big Cass, Jeff Hardy, Asuka and Samoa Joe led SmackDown’s Superstar Shake-Up category of 2018.
Last week’s book of SmackDown Live scored a top viewership given Apr of 2017, while final year’s Superstar Shake-Up drew SmackDown’s best series given a breeze in 2016 with 3.105 million viewers.
WWE SmackDown Live Key Competition:
- NBA Playoffs, Game 2 (First Round): Washington Wizards during Toronto Raptors
- NBA Playoffs, Game 2 (First Round): Milwaukee Bucks during Boston Celtics
From the Forbes WWE Vault:
WWE SmackDown Live Total YouTube Viewership Last Week: 13,747,133 views
- Most-Viewed: Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles (3,264,824 views)
- Least-Viewed: Naomi vs. Natalya (320,615 views)
- Median Viewership: 1,061,884
WWE SmackDown Live Social Media Score Last Week:
- Twitter: 324,000 sum interactions (Up from 101,000)
- Instagram: 1.337 million sum interactions (Up from 1.166 million)
- Facebook: 185,000 sum interactions (Up from 155,000)
WWE SmackDown Live Average Attendance for “A City”: 9,235
Average WWE SmackDown Live Ticket Price during the Dunkin’ Donuts Center: $74
WWE SmackDown Live Estimated Live Gate: $683,390
WWE SmackDown Live—Superstar Shakeup, Night 2: Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
AJ Styles vs. Rusev (YouTube Views: 7,664)
The multiple of bad essay and even worse smoothness make AJ Styles one of a some-more underwhelming promos in WWE.
Rusev and Daniel Bryan seem like they’d have some-more in common as a tab group so it’s weird to see them feuding.
Jeff Hardy vs. Shelton Benjamin (YouTube Views: 4,806)
If a chairman who hacked Shelton Benjamin’s Twitter usually motionless to twitter one enrich about Chad Gable, that chairman is a misfortune and sweetest Twitter hacker in a story of amicable media.
Jeff Hardy vs. Randy Orton sounds like a good argument that could build to a compare where a leader would get one strike private from their wellness defilement record.
The Miz’s baby has about 10 years before she’s authorised to spin a champion in WWE.
Luke Harper vs. Jey Uso (YouTube Views: 2,470)
The Bludgeon Brothers remove a small bit of their beast mystique by carrying to wear those splendid blue belts.
The Usos could equivocate destiny beatdowns from a Bludgeon Brothers by simply regulating Naomi as a tellurian Shield.
Samoa Joe vs. Sin Cara
With Samoa Joe on SmackDown Live, will his compare opposite Roman Reigns during Backlash spin into a Raw vs. SmackDown debate?
Samoa Joe’s post-match promo took a vibe of “remember a initial golden age of ROH?”
Carmella named her Money in a Bank briefcase Frankie, and named her SmackDown Women’s Championship Cleopatra, though she couldn’t bother with observant a name of James Ellsworth?
The IIconics will be a lot of fun to watch in Oct when WWE plays the 100,000-seat Melbourne Cricket Ground for a general special that indeed will concede women to perform.
Charlotte vs. Billie Kaye
Have we gotten an reason as to because Becky Lynch didn’t make a save when Charlotte really needed her final week?
Asuka won 265 matches opposite 35 opposite women. She’ll have a event to supplement about 4 some-more women to the latter series in a razor-thin SmackDown women’s division.
Daniel Bryan and AJ Styles vs. Aiden English and Rusev
Rusev’s “is he or isn’t he” storyline opposite The Undertaker make him even some-more intriguing forward of The Greatest Royal Rumble.
Daniel Bryan feels one week divided from strictly consistent in.
Big Cass vs. Daniel Bryan should be a lot of fun, and it will usually get some-more interesting online when grown adults start freaking out after Big Cass pins him.