WWE SmackDown episode of March 31, 2023, will be the WrestleMania 39 go-home edition of SmackDown and will feature Andre the Giant Battle Royal.
Cody Rhodes will come face-to-face with the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns before their match on Sunday. Sheamus & Drew McIntyre will team up to take on Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci of the Imperium. Moreover, the traditional Andre the Giant Battle Royal is also announced. Read below to check the complete preview and match card of the final WWE SmackDown on March 31, 2023, before WWE WrestleMania 39.
Cody Rhodes & Roman Reigns Face-to-Face
Cody Rhodes defeated the unbeaten Solo Sikoa this Monday on RAW. Now, he will come to the final SmackDown before WrestleMania to meet Roman Reigns face-to-face before their clash this Sunday. The main event pairing have relied on mind games against each other than getting physical. Will it change on the final stop before WrestleMania or will they once rely on mind games?
Sheamus & Drew McIntyre vs The Imperium
Sheamus and Drew Mcintyre will have to put their differences aside as they team once again to face Ludwig Kaiser & Giovanni Vinci in a tag team action. Last week, Drew McIntyre indicated some signs of a heel turn. Will his heel turn be cemented on SmackDown before the triple-threat intercontinental championship showdown at WrestleMania?
Andre The Giant Battle Royal
The traditional Andre the Giant Battle Royal will return to the WrestleMania go-home edition of SmackDown. This year’s battle royal is stacked and will feature participants like Bobby Lashley, LA Knight, Johnny Gargano, Xavier Woods, Karrion Kross, Bronson Reed, Shelton Benjamin, Madcap Moss, Dolph Ziggler, and many more. So, who will lift the trophy this year?
Final Build-Up for WrestleMania
There are several storylines on SmackDown heading into WrestleMania where build-up might continue in a big way. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley had a big brawl two weeks back. Rey Mysterio and Dominik’s fued build-up also continued on SmackDown.
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn attacked The Usos on RAW, leading to Cody being able to beat Solo. How will the Usos respond?