WWE SmackDown Live Results (7/31): The Usos vs. The Bar

WWE SmackDown Live Results (7/31)

WWE SmackDown Live
July 31, 2018
Amalie Arena
Tampa Bay, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Becky Lynch, Carmella, and Charlotte Flair In-Ring Segment: 

First Match: The Usos vs. The Bar In A First Round Match In The WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Tournament

The New Day joins the commentary team for this match. Jey Uso and Sheamus will start things off. Jey applies a waist lock. Sheamus breaks the grip with a back elbow strike. Sheamus uppercuts Jey. Sheamus ducks a clothesline from Jey. Jey is throwing haymakers at Sheamus. Jey dropkicks Sheamus out of the ring. Cesaro is trying to calm down Sheamus. Cesaro with the early cover for a two count. Cesaro applies a side headlock. Jey gets back to a vertical base. Jey with shots to the midsection of Cesaro. Cesaro tags in Sheamus. Sheamus kicks the left wrist of Jey. The Bar with a Double Clothesline for a two count. Sheamus follows that with Two Running Knee Drops. Sheamus applies a half nelson chin lock.

The Bar continues to cut the ring in half. Jey with rapid fire haymakers to Sheamus. Sheamus responds with a knee lift. Sheamus goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Jey lands back on his feet. Jey sends Sheamus crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jimmy and Cesaro are tagged in. Jimmy with Two Clotheslines. Jimmy thrust kicks the midsection of Cesaro. Jimmy blasts Cesaro with a Drop Down Uppercut. Jimmy ducks a clothesline from Cesaro. Jimmy hits The Samoan Drop for a two count. Jimmy rocks Cesaro with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Jimmy plays to the crowd.

Jimmy goes for The Running StinkFace, but Cesaro rolls himself out of the ring. Jimmy wipes out Sheamus with a Flying Crossbody Block. Jimmy SuperKicks Cesaro. Jimmy delivers another Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Cesaro shoves Jimmy to the corner. Jimmy decks Cesaro with a Back Elbow Smash. Cesaro launches Jimmy face first into the ringside barricade. Coming out of the commercial break, The Bar has Jimmy in position for a Double SuperPlex. Jey attacks Sheamus from behind. Jimmy HeadButts Cesaro. Jimmy with The Whisper In The Wind.

Jimmy and Cesaro are trading back and forth shots. Cesaro blocks a SuperKick from Jimmy. Cesaro uppercuts Jimmy. Cesaro tags in Sheamus. The Bar goes for their White Noise/SpringBoard Clothesline Combination, but Jey counters with a SuperKick. Sheamus tosses Jey out of the ring. Jimmy rolls Sheamus over for a two count. Jimmy SuperKicks Sheamus. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey lands The Uso Splash for a two count. Jey Hip Tosses Cesaro over the top rope. Jey tags in Jimmy. Cesaro rocks Jey with a European Uppercut in mid-air. Jimmy goes for another Uso Splash, but Sheamus gets his knees up in the air. Sheamus with the inside cradle to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Bar via Pinfall 

Samoa Joe’s Personal Message To AJ Styles: 

Jeff Hardy, Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura In-Ring Segment: 

Second Match: Zelina Vega w/Andrade Cien Almas vs. Lana 

Vega ducks a clothesline from Lana. Vega does her signature tranquilo pose. Lana talks smack to Vega. Following a quick shoving exchange, Vega slaps Lana in the face. Lana responds with a double leg takedown. Lana transitions into a ground and pound attack. Vega rolls herself out of the ring. Lana tells Vega to bring it. Vega gets Lana trapped in a Dragon Sleeper. Vega slams Lana’s head on the canvas.

Vega goes back to the Dragon Sleeper. Lana gets back to a vertical base. Lana with shots to the midsection of Vega. Vega applies a Sleeper Hold. Lana refuses to quit. Lana backs Vega into the turnbuckles. Vega drops Lana with a Bicycle Kick. Vega follows that with a ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Vega is displaying her frustration.

Vega goes for The Hammer Lock DDT, but Lana counters with a Back Body Drop. Lana pays homage to Booker T. Lana starts building momentum. Lana with a Double Knee Strike for a two count. Lana irish whips Vega to the corner. Lana delivers a Leaping Back Elbow Strike. Vega reverses out of the irish whip from Lana. Lana decks Vega with a Back Elbow Smash. Almas hops on the ring apron to distract Lana. Aiden English attacks Almas from behind. Vega with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.

Winner: Zelina Vega via Pinfall 

Lana, Aiden English and Rusev Backstage Segment: 

Daniel Bryan & The Miz Segment: 

Third Match: Carmella vs. Charlotte Flair. If Charlotte Wins, She’ll Be Inserted Into The WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship Match At SummerSlam 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Charlotte backs Carmella into the turnbuckles. Carmella avoids a knife edge chop from Charlotte. Carmella is currently moonwalking. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. Carmella applies a side headlock. Charlotte sets up for The Figure Four Leg Lock. Carmella immediately gets back on her feet. Charlotte applies a side headlock. Charlotte drops Carmella with a shoulder tackle. Charlotte mocks Carmella. Charlotte ducks a clothesline from Carmella. Charlotte with The Charlotte’s Web for a one count. Charlotte follows that with an Exploder Suplex. Charlotte goes for a SlingShot Crossbody Block, but Carmella ducks out of the way. Carmella drives Charlotte sternum first into the ring apron.

Coming out of the commercial break, Charlotte delivers a Flying Double Axe Handle. Charlotte is lighting up Carmella’s chest. Charlotte with a Belly to Back Suplex. Charlotte walks over Carmella’s ribs. Charlotte goes for a MoonSault, but Carmella gets her boot up in the air. Carmella tosses Charlotte out of the ring. Carmella side steps The Big Boot from Charlotte. Carmella with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Carmella sends Charlotte crashing into the time keepers area.

Charlotte gets back in the ring at the count of eight. Carmella transitions into a ground and pound attack. Carmella with a lateral press for a two count. Carmella applies a rear chin lock. Charlotte gets back to a vertical base. Carmella kicks Charlotte in the gut. Carmella slams Charlotte’s head on the middle turnbuckle pad. Carmella with a Big Boot to Charlotte. Charlotte responds with a Rebound Boot for a two count. Charlotte goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Carmella lands back on her feet. Charlotte rolls Carmella over for a one count.

Carmella negates The Figure Four Leg Lock. Charlotte kicks Carmella into the ringside barricade. Charlotte lands a MoonSault off the barricade. Charlotte rolls Carmella back into the ring. Charlotte hits The Natural Selection for a two count. Charlotte goes for a Spear, but Carmella counters with a Big Boot. Charlotte negates The SuperKick. Carmella with the inside cradle for a two count. Carmella SuperKicks Charlotte for a two count. Charlotte responds with The Figure Eight which forces Carmella to tap out.

Winner: Charlotte Flair via Submission 

Author: Josh Lopez