WWE SmackDown 9 April 2021: Preview, Matches, Time – WrestleMania Edition
Check out the preview, matches announced and start time for WWE Friday Night SmackDown episode of 9 April 2021(4/9/2021) which will be a WrestleMania special edition.
Date- 9 April 2021
Location- Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL, US
Time- 8 PM EST(10 April 2021 12 AM GMT/5:30 AM IST)
A night before WrestleMania, we will get a special WrestleMania edition of SmackDown to close off the final build for the show and hold a few matches that were supposed to be the Show of Shows.
Roman Reigns, Edge & Daniel Bryan To Address Fans
WWE WrestleMania 37 night 2 will have the Universal Championship match in the main event with Roman Reigns defending the title against Edge and Daniel Bryan. On the final SmackDown episode before the big night, all three of them will address the fans and share their perspective for the match.
Edge has already done that in the latest interview. You can check his interview here as he calls Roman Reigns Thanos of pro-wrestling.
4 Way SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match
In order to shorten up WrestleMania over two nights, WWE has decided to add two matches that were supposed to be at WrestleMania shifted to SmackDown. The first of them is the SmackDown Tag Team title match. And WWE will be basically showcasing their complete and threadbare tag team division of 4 teams.
The Champions Dirty Dawgs(Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode) will defend the title against The Mysterio(Rey & Dominik), The Alpha Academy(Otis & Chad Gable), and the Street Profits(Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins).
Andre The Giant Battle Royal
The second WrestleMania match which is shifted to SmackDown is Andre the Giant Battle Royal. 22 wrestlers are announced for this match yet:
- Akira Tozawa
- Angel Garza
- Cedric Alexander
- Drew Gulak
- Gran Metalik
- Humberto Carrillo
- Jaxson Ryker
- Jey Uso
- King Corbin
- Lince Dorado
- Mustafa Ali
- Shelton Benjamin
- Shinsuke Nakamura
Also Check the complete match card and storylines for WrestleMania 37.