The April 17, 2020 Edition of Smackdown Live was a Professional wrestling television show of the WWE's Smackdown brand which took place on April 17, 2020 at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. It was originally scheduled to take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio but was relocated due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.
A well-timed intervention from Lacey Evans helped Tamina overcome Sasha Banks and earn a SmackDown Women’s Championship opportunity against Bayley.
The Celtic Warrior brutally dispatched of Denzel Dejournette and then took exception with Michael Cole’s continued acknowledgement of Jeff Hardy.
Dana Brooke scored one of the biggest wins of her career by defeating Naomi and punching a ticket to the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
In a matchup of super grapplers, Daniel Bryan outlasted an exceptional effort from Cesaro to secure his spot in the Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
After being slammed through the announce table earlier in the match, Big E was able to regroup and bring the SmackDown Tag Team Titles home for The New Day.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- Daniel Bryan (w/ Drew Gulak) defeated Cesaro (w/ Shinsuke Nakamura) in a Men’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match (14:30)
- Big E defeated The Miz (c) & Jey Uso in a Triple Threat Match to win the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship (7:45)
Other on-screen talent
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- WWE Smackdown Live #1078 at WWE.com
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