WWE SmackDown star Erick Rowan worked his first match in months at a WWE live event on Monday in Savannah, GA at the Martin Luther King Jr Arena.
Rowan battled and beat former WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin in a singles match at this show. Prior to this show, his last match came back on the August 21st episode of SmackDown Live when he and Luke Harper lost to The New Day.
At the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event back in January, Rowan returned from injury by interfering on behalf of Daniel Bryan to help him retain the WWE Title against AJ Styles. Here are the results from this live event:
- SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos defeated Shinsuke Nakamura & Rusev and The New Day
- WWE United States Champion R-Truth defeated Andrade
- Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated SAnitY
- AJ Styles and The Miz defeated The Bar.
- Rowan defeated Shelton Benjamin
- SmackDown Women's Champion Asuka defeated Charlotte Flair with the Asuka Lock.
- Rey Mysterio and Jeff Hardy defeated Samoa Joe and Randy Orton