Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the Smackdown Live Recap for the week.
This week Smackdown Live was live in Anaheim, California. The new WWE World Heavyweight Champion Bray Wyatt kicked off Smackdown Live. WWE Smackdown Live World Tag Team Champions American Alpha battled The Ascension in a non title tag team match. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose battled James Ellsworth in a non title match. Becky Lynch battled Mickie James in a one on one Women's Division match. New WWE Smackdown Live Women's Champion Naomi sets her sights toward Wrestlemania 33. The main event saw WWE World Heavyweight Champion Bray Wyatt defend his title against John Cena and AJ Styles in a Triple Threat Match.
** Smackdown Live **
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose is looking for Baron Corbin.
- Backstage, Dean Ambrose runs into James Ellsworth and Carmella while still looking for Baron Corbin. Ambrose tells Ellsworth that Carmella is using him. Carmella asks Ellsworth if he's going to let Ambrose talk about her like that. Daniel Bryan appears and makes a match between Ellsworth and Ambrose tonight.
Winner: No Contest.
- Backstage, Daniel Bryan tells Nikki Bella that her feud with Nattie Neidhart needs to stop now and he might have an idea. Nattie interrupts and accuses Nikki of always getting things her way. Nattie and Nikki begin brawling, forcing WWE Officials to separate them. Bryan announces Nattie vs. Nikki next week in a Falls Count Anywhere Match.
- Backstage, Baron Corbin blames Dean Ambrose for costing him the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the WWE Elimination Chamber.
- Backstage, Dolph Ziggler says what he did to Apollo Crews and Kalisto at WWE Elimination Chamber should be considered as a warning to the New Era. No one steals his place and he will put everyone in theirs if he has to.
Winner: Mickie James, by pinfall.
Winner: Bray Wyatt, by pinfall, to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.