Smackdown Results 03/15/13
Smackdown Results from Ft. Wayne, IN:Sheamus & Randy Orton defeated Rhodes Scholars via pinfall. Both Orton and Sheamus hit their finishers, with Rhodes getting pinned for the loss. Post-match, The Shield challenged Orton, Sheamus and a partner of their choice to a match at WrestleMania 29.
The Miz defeated Darren Young via submission. Miz won using the Figure Four leglock. Wade Barrett watched the match while doing commentary.
The Big Show wanted to be Sheamus and Orton's tag partner against Shield, but they said they'd chosen Ryback instead.
Kaitlyn & Layla defeated Tamina & Aksana via pinfall. Kaitlyn was ready to get the win, but Layla tagged herself in and pinned Aksana, causing further tension with the divas champion.
Cameron and Naomi were backstage when The Bella Twins attacked them.
Dolph Ziggler defeated Kane via pinfall. During the match, Daniel Bryan and Big E Langston started to fight ringside, causing a distraction. Ziggler hit the Zig Zag for the win. Post-match, Kane went to chokeslam Ziggler, but Langston made a save then hit his finisher on Kane.
Del Rio and Ricardo showed another video mocking Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter.
Fandango was scheduled to face The Great Khali. Fandango told Khali to pronounce his name before the match, and when Khali couldn't, Fandango refused to wrestle for his debut match.
Booker set up Sheamus, Orton and Ryback vs. Shield for Mania. After the news, The Shield attacked Orton and Sheamus.
Mark Henry vs. Ryback match didn't happen. The Shield attacked Ryback in the ring. He fought them off and was ready to square off with Henry, but Shield made another attack and took out Ryback, hitting a Triple Powerbomb. After Shield left, Henry hit 3 World's Strongest Slams on Ryback, welcoming him to the "Hall of Pain."
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Jericho via pinfall. There were several nearfalls in the match. Swagger eventually hit the Gutwrench Powerbomb for the win. Post-match, Swagger and Colter posed to close things out.