– As we noted earlier on the site, former RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair defeated SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi on this week’s SmackDown in a non-title match to earn a championship match on next week’s show. Flair spoke with Shane McMahon and Renee Young on the WWE Network about the upcoming match. Flair noted that no one out-worked her on RAW and the same will go for SmackDown. She added that she is confident that she will win the championship next week from Naomi.
— WWE (@WWE) April 19, 2017
– Tuesday’s episode of SmackDown Live ranked #3 among series & specials for the night. On Twitter, the show had 85,000 interactions with 20,000 unique authors, which is down last week’s 131,000 interactions and 25,000 authors. On Facebook, the show had 140,000 with 91,000 unique authors, which is down from last week’s 152,000 interactions and 85,000 authors.