SmackDown results: Reunited for victory
BY Mitch Passero
March 11, 2011
HOUSTON – With WrestleMania XXVII just 23 days away, John Cena and Triple H came to the blue brand with messages for their opponents. Plus, WWE NXT season four runner-up Brodus Clay tried to make a name for himself on Friday night with Alberto Del Rio at his side, but reunited veterans World Heavyweight Champion Edge and Christian said no how, no way.
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian def. Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay
As Edge and Alberto Del Rio’s WrestleMania collision draws near, the two battled in tag team action. Reunited for the first time in more than a decade, Edge and Christian used their veteran skills to achieve victory. After Captain Charisma stunned Clay with a Tornado DDT, The Ultimate Opportunist followed up with a hard-hitting flying elbow.
Edge & Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay announced
When Edge attempted to fend off Alberto Del Rio and his protégé, Brodus Clay, Christian came to the champion’s aid. Then, when the former tag team partners ended up taking quite a beating, SmackDown General Manager Theodore Long announced the four would square off in the night’s main event.