WWE SmackDown episode of 28 May 2021 is advertising The Usos’ first tag team match in over an year against The Street Profits. Roman Reigns’ storyline with Jimmy Uso is expected to continue as well as Seth Rollins vs Cesaro angle.
Join us as we bring you the live results, updates, winners and highlights from WWE SmackDown 28 May 2021.
Event Name – WWE Friday Night SmackDown
Date – 28 May 2021
Location – Yuengling Center, Tampa, FL, US
Time – 8 PM EST(29 May 2021 12 AM GMT/5:30 AM IST)
WWE SmackDown 28 May 2021 Quick Results
- The Usos defeated The Street Profits in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Tamina & Natalya defeated Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan in a tag team match via pinfall.
- Bianca Belair defeated Carmella in a singles match via pinfall.
- Kevin Owens defeated Apollo Crews(c) via Disqualification in the Intercontinental Championship Match.
- Shinsuke Nakamura (w/ Rick Boogs) defeated Chad Gable(w/ Otis) in a singles match via pinfall.
- Dominik Mysterio defeated The Dirty Dawgs in a handicapped match via pinfall to retain WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.
The show opens up with The Usos backstage getting hyped for tonight’s ring return together. Universal Champion Roman Reigns walks up and asks what their game plan and end game is. Jimmy Uso says the plan is to win, make family proud win the gold. Reigns says Jimmy has it all figured out and wishes them good luck. Jimmy walks away. Reigns says Jimmy is going to need it. Jey continues looking worried about something. Reigns asks Jey what’s wrong and if Jimmy speaks for him now. Jey replies that even though he is with Jimmy tonight, he is with Reigns also. Reigns says Jey should tell that to Jimmy.
The Usos vs The Street Profits
The Street Profits – Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins – come out for the match. They cut a promo on The Usos. The Usos cut them off in a while. The two teams trade words on the mic now. Jimmy says the best damn tag team in the business is back, no matter how long he’s been gone for. Jey says he will drop The Profits if they say one more word about WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns because this is family business and they put their nose in it.
Back from the break and the announcers plug the return to touring this summer. The bell rings and here we go with Jimmy starting off with Dawkins. Jimmy takes it to the corner and they hit the ropes. Dawkins levels Jimmy with two big shoulders. Ford tags in and Dawkins slams him on top of Jimmy for a quick pin attempt. Jimmy goes to the floor to regroup.
Jey tags in kicks Ford as they go to lock up. Jey beats Ford around and uppercuts him. Ford counters some offense and takes Jey down with an arm drag, then mocks The Usos while grounding Jey by his arm. The Profits hit the double team back suplex and Dawkins covers for a 2 count. Jey take sit to the corner and in comes Jimmy for a quick double team. Jimmy drops Dawkins again for another quick pin attempt. Jimmy drops a headbutt to the shoulder. Jimmy with more strikes but Dawkins drops him for a 2 count.
Dawkins blocks Jimmy with a deep arm drag and tags in Ford. Ford hits dropkicks on both Jimmy and Jey. Dawkins helps him out to throw Jey into the timekeeper’s area and Jimmy over the announce table. We cut to the break.
Dawkins had Jimmy in control as we return. Ford tags in. Jey takes the blind tag and trips Ford from the outside. Jey sends Ford into the barricade. Jey stomps on Ford for a while before sending him into the barricade once again. Jey takes it back to the ring and tags in Jimmy for an assisted backbreaker. Ford tries to tag in Angelo but Jimmy hits blows on the back before hitting a snap suplex. Quick tags between Jimmy and Jey to keep control.
Ford starts to rain down with punches on both Jimmy and Jey. Ford hits an step-up enziguiri on Jimmy. Ford is down in the ring and looking to tag out. Jimmy returns to the ring, only to be hit by another enziguiri. Ford goes to tag Dawkins but Jey trips Dawkins from the apron. Jimmy hits the Samoan drop in the ring to take us to another break.
Back from the break and Ford knocks Jey off the top turnbuckle, sending him to the mat. Jey knocks Ford to the apron. Jey grabs Ford but Ford rocks him. Ford goes to the top but has to roll through. They collide in the middle of the ring with clothesline attempts and both go down. Dawkins and Jimmy are both waiting for tags now. Dawkins tags in and levels Jey, then decks Jimmy on the apron. Jey kicks Dawkins. Jimmy tags in as Dawkins drops Jey. Jimmy attacks but Dawkins hits the corkscrew elbow. Dawkins goes on and covers Jimmy for 2. Jimmy ends up hitting an enziguri to Dawkins from the apron. Jimmy goes to the top but Dawkins drops him. Ford comes in and leaps over the top turnbuckle, to Jey on the floor in a huge spot.
Jimmy and Dawkins go at it now. Jimmy nails a superkick but Dawkins kicks out. Fans rally for The Profits with another “we want smoke!” chant. Dawkins and Jimmy are slow to get up. Jimmy is up first. Dawkins explodes from the corner with a big tackle and hits a twisted neckbreaker. Jimmy misses an enziguiri. Dawkins tags in Ford who misses the splash from the top as Jey pulls out Jimmy. Dawkins takes out Jey on the floor. Jimmy hits a superkick to Ford to get the pin on Ford.
Winners – The Usos
Megan Morant is backstage with Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode now. They say they are going back to the drawing board. They say tonight will be a different outcome because they are pros and they do what they want, and will once again become the SmackDown Tag Team Champions.
Tamina & Natalya defeated Ruby Riott & Liv Morgan
The match has already started and Ruby had Natalya under control over the ropes. Ruby and Liv with some impressive double team action to keep Natalya in their corner. Ruby hits a kick on Natalya and puts on a chin lock. Natalya gets to her feet and is looking to tag out but Tamina is not in the corner. Ruby takes her back to the middle. Natalya counters again and Tamina is still not in the corner. Natalya tries to put on sharpshooter on both Liv and Ruby, but they kick her out.
Tamina takes the tag finally. Ruby hits big punches to Tamina but Tamina drops her to the mat. Tamina goes to the top. Liv tries to interfere but Natalya trips her on the apron. Ruby catches up with Tamina on the top and tries to take her down with an arm drag. Tamina drops her with a headbutt. Liv hits backbreaker to Natalya on the floor. However, Tamina hits a superfly splash to get the pin. Liv was late to break the pin.
Winner – Tamina & Natalya
Bianca Belair vs Carmella
Bianca hits a few shoulder tackles in the corner. The referee has to separate her from Carmella. Carmella comes back and throws Bianca out to the floor. Bianca hits a big tackle on the floor. Bianca gets Carmella in a military press and throws her back into the ring. Carmella counters to get a pin attempt. Carmella with back elbows in the corner before putting on a chinlock.
Bianca gets back to her feet and hits a few elbows before hitting a backbreaker. Bianca hits a shoulder tackle before hits a few shoulder blocks in the corner. Bianca takes Carmella corner to corner. Carmella counters in the final corner and slams her face into the turnbuckle. Bianca catches her crossbody and deadlifts her to drop her to the mat. Bianca misses a shoulder tackle in the corner. Carmella chokes her before setting up a superkick on the apron. Bianca kicks out of the pin. Both women counter each other before Bianca hits KOD to get the win.
Winner – Bianca Belair
Apollo Crews(c) vs Kevin Owens – Intercontinental Championship Match
Kevin unloads in the corner and hits a cannonball, quickly followed by a top rope senton to get a two-count. KO goes for a suplex on the apron but Crews drops him on the ropes. Crews goes to the top and KO decks him. Crews manages to drop KO. Crews misses a crossbody and KO hits him with a superkick. Crews avoids the pop-up powerbomb but KO hits the stunner. KO covers but Commander Azeez hits him with the Nigerian Nail on his throat. The refereee calls for the disqualification.
Winner – Kevin Owens(Apollo retains IC Title)
Kevin Owens is selling the effect of Nigerian Nail while Apollo and Azeez watch him from the ramp.
Roman Reigns is backstage when Paul Heyman brings him Jey Uso. Roman asks him if he does not want the tag team title match, why he did not tell this to Jimmy. Roman says Jey was the main event when he was going according to him, but he is now relegated to the opening match with Jimmy. Jey says he never thought it that way. Roman says he should start thinking because Jimmy is not.
Shinsuke Nakamura (w/ Rick Boogs) vs Chad Gable(w/ Otis)
Winner – Shinsuke Nakamura
Dominik Mysterio vs The Dirty Dawgs – WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Dominik starts against Dolph and runs him over. He takes a shot at Roode at the apron, which gives Ziggler the chance to attack him from the back to get a two-count. Roode tags in and hits a suplex. Ziggler and Roode keep the tags going to keep Dominik under control. Ziggler kicks in the midsection. Roode tags in and hits a big chop. Dominik looks to fight back but Roode drops him with a double ax handle. Roode hits a body slam but misses a knee drop. Ziggler tags in and hits on the back of the head. Ziggler mocks Dominik to tag him in his corner. Ziggler hits a neckbreaker to get another two-count.
Dominik fights back in the corner with strikes to both Ziggler and Roode. A dropkick takes out Roode on the floor. Ziggler is also sent to the floor so that Dominik could hit both of them with suicide dives. Back to the ring, Dominik misses a top-rope move but manages to drop Ziggler on the ropes for the 619. Roode interferes and Ziggler ducks under the 619. Ziggler hits the fameasser but Dominik kicks out of the pin. Roode tags in to hit double team move but Dominik kicks out again. Rey Mysterio’s music hits and he comes out to the stage. Roode gets distracted and Dominik gets him in a sitout pin to get the win.
Winners – The Mysterios
After the match, Rey gets into the ring as Dominik recovers. The Usos music hits and they come out to the ring. The Usos vs the Mysterios match will go on next week. Two teams face-off as the show goes off the air.