WWE Smackdown Live 7/9/19
Kayla is talking and in comes Paul Heyman. He looks at her and walks away. She introduces Kofi Kingston. She asks him about his match against Joe. Kofi says there’s nothing Joe can do or say that can play on his mindset. He is a lethal weapon who would do anything to defeat his opponent. But what happened last week? The controversy. He got in Joe’s head. He knows how dangerous Joe is but he welcomes that challenge with open arms. And he wants to be one of the greatest WWE champions of all time.
Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler
Before the bell rang, out came Shane McMahon with Elias and Drew McIntyre. They sit at ring side.
Back from commercial, the bell rings and we are under way. The two shove each other. Roman with a right hand. He slams Dolph’s head into the turnbuckle. An elbow to the face by Roman Reigns takes Dolph out. Roman lifts Dolph but Dolph gets out of it. A dropkick by Ziggler takes Roman down. An elbow by Dolph. He goes for the cover but Roman kicks out. Roman in the corner and Ziggler with right hands. Ziggler with a big splash on Roman. He goes for another but Roman hits him with a right hand.
Ziggler falls to the outside. Roman goes to the outside and the drive by onto Ziggler. Roman stares at Elias and McIntyre. He throws Ziggler inside the ring as Roman is distracted by Drew. Ziggler grabs Roman but Roman with a right hand. With the referee distracted, Drew pushes Roman into the ring post. Dolph throws Roman into the security rail. He throws Roman into the ring and goes for the cover but Roman kicks out. Another elbow by Ziggler. He goes for the cover again but Roman kicks out.
Dolph Ziggler with a modified arm lock. Roman tries to escape as Dolph slams his head into the mat. Dolph with a neck breaker. Once more he goes for the cover but Reigns kicks out. Dolph goes for another neck breaker but Roman reverses it into a Samoan drop. Dolph goes for the DDT but Roman catches him and a punch by Roman. Roman with right hands followed by a boot to the face. Roman goes for the super man punch as he hits Elias off the ring apron. Ziggler with the zig zag from behind. He goes for the cover but Roman kicks out.
Ziggler goes for the super kick but Roman lands the super man punch. He goes for the cover but Ziggler kicks out. Roman Reigns goes for the spear but Drew pulls Zigglero ut of the ring. Roman flies over the top rope as he jumps and takes out Drew, Ziggler and Elias. Shane gets in the ring but Ziggler hits Roman with the super kick. Kevin Owens gets in the ring and hits Shane with the stunner and runs out. Ziggler throws Roman into the ring. He goes for the zig zag but Roman hits him with the spear. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.A video of Ali talking air. He says when you see evil, you’re supposed to run but he runs towards it. But he knows evil only wins when the good stand by and do nothing. It doesn’t natter what evil looks like, he has seen them all and fought them all. He saw them every night as a police officer. There is no monster who can scare him, no evil he will not battle. If anyone is facing their own evil, to remember that evil only wins when you don’t show up to fight.
Aleister Black segment, opponent revealed
We see a split screen. Black on oneside and an emty chair on the other. Black is asked about his match on Sunday at Extreme Rules. The contract has been signed and his opponent will not identify himself at this time. Aleister being to laugh and says very good. He sees what he’s doing, it’s something he would do. He is applauding his opponent. It’s smart, really smart. But at this point he doesn’t care anymore. On the other screen, we see a white suit and a white hand circling around the chair. The person sits down and it’s Cesaro.
He begins to talk. Cesaro says he is the one who knocked on his door because he wants to pick a fight with him. Aleister says so very good Mr. Cesaro. Because this Sunday, he will fight him. Black stands up and leaves.
The screen cuts to Shelton Benjamin. He is asked if Dolph will finally prove it should be him. Benjamin gives a smirk as he leaves.Woods is on the top rope. He jumps and a dropkick onto Daniel. He goes for the cover but Bryan kicks out. Woods goes for the honor roll but Bryan catches him and gets the LaBelle lock. Otis breaks it up. Bryan with a kick to Otis and another. Bryan with the Yes kicks. He goes for the last one but Otis catches him. He spins Bryan around and slams him. Woods with a kick to the face. He jumps but Otis catches him and slams him.
Woods in the corner and a splash by Otis onto Woods and onto Bryan who falls onto the mat. Otis with the caterpillar, Woods with a super kick on Otis. Bryan goes for the running knee but Woods catches him with the brain buster. Otis with a big slam on Woods. He goes for the cover and gets the win.
We see clips of last week’s Smackdown involving Dolph Ziggler, Kevin Owens, Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre.
Backstage in catering, Ember Moon is interrupted by Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. Mandy says it’s not Twitter where she can control people, this is real life. Ember says what she said is correct, considering she beat Mandy last week. Sonya says they are over it. Mandy tells Ember to go find a tag team partner and they’ll face her next week. Ember says they are on. And if she can’t find a partner, she will have to do it on her own.Daniel Bryan vs. Xavier Woods vs. Otis
The bell rings and we are under way. Bryan slides out of the ring. Otis sends Woods to the ropes and a shoulder block takes Woods out. Bryan gets in the ring and jumps on Otis as Otis backs up into the corner. He throws Bryan across the ring. In comes Woods, he goes for a suplex as Bryan gets in. He and Woods go for a double suplex but Otis lifts them both up and a double vertical suplex. Otis goes for the cover on Bryan but he kicks out. He sends Woods into the corner. Bryan runs towards him but Otis lifts him and drops him.
Otis runs towards Woods bbut a kick to the face by Woods. Rowan gets on the ring apron and hits Otis and Woods. Big E and Tucker attack Rowan on the outside. They push Rowan over the announce table. The referee kicks out Big E, Tucker and Rowan from ringside.