WWE SmackDown Live Results (2/12/19): Thank You Kofi Kingston

WWE SmackDown Live Results (2/12/19)

WWE SmackDown Live
February 12, 2019
Huntington Center
Toledo, Ohio

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Charlotte Flair In-Ring Promo: 

Charlotte starts a Becky chant. It’s been her destiny to be in this match. Her heart breaks for Becky, but it really does not.  Charlotte thought Becky wasn’t dumb enough to get suspended. She dropped the ball before Survivor Series. Who did Becky choose when she got hurt? She chose Charlotte so the myth of The Man could continue. Charlotte is the backbone of this division and the franchise player. Charlotte is a winner. If you think that she’s Mr. McMahon’s favorite, that’s not the case. He chose her because it was a smart business decision. He chose a future Hall of Famer over someone who had a few good months.

The main event of WrestleMania is the biggest match of the year and you’re not going to waste it on a flash in the pan like Becky Lynch. You might not like the decision, but Wrestle,ania will be like every other pay per view that she main evented.  You will be standing on your feet chanting, This Is Awesome!! Toledo you can boo Charlotte now, you’re welcome. Charlotte wants to dedicate her history making victory to her best friend, Becky Lynch. Charlotte has a front row ticket for Ronda Rousey’s match at Elimination Chamber. Maybe we will have a new champion and she will have a new WrestleMania opponent. Who knows? Charlotte proceeds to the Toledo crowd to be quiet.

Lana, Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura Backstage Segment: 

First Match: Carmella & Naomi vs. The Iconics vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville in a Triple Threat Tag Team Match. The Losers Will Be The First Entrant In The Elimination Chamber

Carmella and Peyton Royce will start things off. Royce immediately tags in Rose. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. The Iconics keenly refuses to participate in the match. Rose with a back elbow smash. Rose talks smack to Naomi. Rose tags in Deville. Double Boot to the midsection of Carmella. Rose with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Rose and Deville pulls Carmella down to the mat for a two count. Carmella applies a front face lock. Carmella tags in Naomi. Stereo Thrust Kicks in the corner. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. Naomi applies a front face lock. Deville drives Naomi back first into the turnbuckles. Deville with clubbing shoulder blocks. Deville argues with the referee. Naomi kicks Deville in the jaw. Deville sends Naomi to the ring apron. Naomi kicks the left shoulder of Deville. Naomi hits The Split for a two count. Naomi applies a wrist lock. Naomi tags in Carmella. Deville with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Deville goes for a snap mare takeover, but Carmella lands back on her feet.

Carmella is playing mind games with Deville Carmella ducks a clothesline from Deville. Naomi made a blind tag. Carmella with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Deville tags in Rose. Naomi tells Rose to bring it. Rose hops off the ring apron. Naomi chases Rose around the ringside area. Carmella stops Rose in her tracks. Naomi with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Naomi slams Rose head on the ring apron. Naomi rolls Rose back into the ring. Rose tags in Deville. Naomi with an arm-drag takedown. Naomi tags in Carmella. Carmella starts choking Deville with her boot. Carmella moonwalks. Carmell akicks Deville in the chest. Rose tugs on Carmella’s hair. Deville Spears Carmella for a two count. Deville poses for the crowd. Deville bounces Carmella’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Deville tags in Rose.Rose repeatedly stomps on Carmella’s chest. Rose gets Carmella in the abdominal stretch. Rose drops Carmella with a Bicycle Knee Strike for a two count.

Rose is displaying her frustration. Fire and Ice are cutting the ring in half. Rose clotheslines Carmella. Deville follows that with a Sliding Knee Strike for a two count. Deville applies a bodyscissors hold. Carmella transitions into a ground and pound attack. Both ladies are knocked down after a double crossbody block. Rose knocks Naomi off the ring apron. Rose breaks the submission hold. Carmella makes the hot tag to Naomi. Naomi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block. Naomi is throwing forearms at Rose. Naomi with a SitOut JawBreaker. Naomi ducks a clothesline from Rose. Naomi with a SpringBoard Enzuigiri. Naomi sends Deville to the ring apron. Carmella SuperKicks Deville. Naomi connects with The Split Legged MoonSault to pickup the victory. After the match, The Iconics attacks The Fabulous Glow from behind. Royce with a Running Bulldog to Carmella. The Iconics drives Carmella shoulder first into the steel ring post.

Winner: Carmella & Naomi via Pinfall 

McMiz TV With Special Guest: The Usos 

Mustafa Ali Promo: 

WWE Elimination Chamber 2019 Match Card: 

1.) Nia Jax & Tamina vs. Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. The Riott Squad vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville vs. Billie Kay & Peyton Royce vs. Carmella & Naomi in a Elimination Chamber Match For The Inaugural WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship

2.) The Miz & Shane McMahon (c) vs. The Usos For The WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Championship

3.) Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Akira Tozawa For The WWE Cruiserweight Championship

4.) Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Ruby Riott For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship

5.) Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin

6.) Bobby Lashley (c) & Lio Rush vs. Finn Balor in a Two on One Handicap Match For The WWE Intercontinental Championship

7.) Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe in a Elimination Chamber Match For The WWE Championship

Second Match: Daniel Bryan w/Erick Rowan vs. Kofi Kingston w/The New Day vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe vs. AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton In A Gauntlet Match. The Winner Will Be The Last Entrant In The Elimination Chamber.

Bryan and Kofi will start things off. Bryan backs himself in between the ropes. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kofi applies a side headlock. Kofi drops Bryan with a shoulder tackle. Bryan is getting flustered. Bryan signals for the test of strength. Bryan applies a side headlock. Bryan with a shoulder tackle of his own. Bryan follows that with a side headlock takeover. Bryan bridges out of the headscissors neck lock. Bryan figure fours the legs of Kofi. Bryan with a modified bow and arrow stretch. Kofi with a crossbody block for a one count. Bryan talks strategy with Rowan. Kofi plays to the crowd.

Kofi applies a waist lock. Bryan transitions into a wrist lock. Kofi reverses the hold. Bryan brings Kofi to the corner. Bryan with clubbing bodyshots. Bryan uppercuts Kofi. Kofi dives over Bryan. Kofi with two deep arm-drags for a two count. Kofi applies an arm-bar. Kofi drops his knee on the left shoulder of Bryan. Kofi applies a key lock. Bryan drops Kofi with Three Running Knee Lifts. Bryan drives his knee into Kofi’s back. Bryan fish hooks Kofi. Bryan gets Kofi trapped in The SurfBoard Stretch. Bryan with a shoulder tackle. Kofi leapfrogs over Bryan. Kofi with a Spinning Elbow Strike for a two count. Kofi applies a side headlock. Kofi skins the cat. Kofi dumps Bryan out of the ring. Kofi lands a Top Rope Plancha.

Coming out of the commercial break, Bryan regains control of the match. Bryan hooks the leg for a two count. Kofi is tied up between the ropes. Bryan dropkicks the back of Kofi. Bryan goes for a SlingShot Suplex, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi HeadButts Bryan. Kofi is throwing haymakers at Bryan. Bryan dumps Kofi chest first on the top rope. Bryan repeatedly kicks Kofi in the chest. Bryan with a Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Bryan goes for a Diving HeadButt, but Kofi ducks out of the way. Kofi with two double sledges. Kofi dropkicks Bryan. Kofi follows that with a Jumping Clothesline. Kofi hits The New Day Boom Drop. Kofi with a SomerSault Senton for a two count.

Bryan dives over Kofi. Kofi thrust kicks the midsection of Bryan. Kofi with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Bryan drop toe holds Kofi into the middle turnbuckle pad. Bryan gets Kofi tied in the tree of woe. Bryan with clubbing fickle kicks. Bryan with a Corner Dropkick for a two count. Bryan with an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Kofi goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Bryan counters with a Butterfly Suplex. Bryan applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Following another knife edge chop exchange, Bryan HeadButts Kofi. Bryan with a series of fickle kicks. Bryan with a RoundHouse Kick for a two count.

Bryan goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Kofi lands back on his feet. Rollup Exchange. Bryan applies The Lebel Lock. Bryan kicks Kofi out of the ring. Bryan with a Flying Knee Strike off the ring apron. Bryan rolls Kofi back into the ring. Kofi dropkicks Bryan in mid-air. Rowan and Big E are trading back and forth shots on the outside. Woods with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. The referee ejects New Day and Rowan from the ringside area. Bryan rolls Kofi over for a two count. Bryan delivers more fickle kicks in the corner. Rowan launches Kofi into the time keepers area. Bryan tells Kofi to get up. Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but Kofi counters with The Trouble In Paradise to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kofi Kingston via Pinfall 

JEFF HARDY 

The beginning portions of this match started during the commercial break. Kofi applies an arm-bar. Hardy starts a DELETE chant. Hardy decks Kofi with a SitOut JawBreaker. Kofi ducks a clothesline from Hardy. Kofi dropkicks Hardy to the floor. Kofi goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Hardy ducks out of the way. Hardy with a Poetry In Motion off the steel ring steps. Hardy rolls Bryan back into the ring. Kofi avoids The Swanton Bomb. Hardy with a Running Haymaker.

Hardy plays to the crowd. Hardy with a double leg takedown. Hardy goes for a Basement Dropkick, but Kofi rolls him over for a two count. Hardy drops Kofi with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Kofi negates Hardyac Arrest. Hardy has Kofi perched on the top turnbuckle. Hardy goes for a SuperPlex, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi HeadButts Hardy. Hardy responds with a straight right hand. Kofi sends Hardy crashing to the canvas. Kofi with a Flying Crossbody Block. Hardy rolls Kofi over for a two count. Hardy dodges The Trouble In Paradise. Kofi ducks a clothesline from Hardy. Kofi plants Hardy with The SOS to pickup the victory.

Winner: Kofi Kingston via Pinfall 

SAMOA JOE 

Joe and Kofi are trading back and forth shots. Joe with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Joe HeadButts Kofi. Joe talks smack to Kofi. Joe with a forearm smash. Kofi responds with a back elbow smash. Kofi HeadButts Joe. Kofi thrust kicks the midsection of Joe. Kofi kicks Joe in the chest. Kofi is displaying his fighting spirit. Joe reverses out of the irish whip from Kofi. Joe with a Running Elbow Smash. Joe follows that with a Spinning Enzuigiri for a two count. Joe applies the abdominal stretch. Kofi goes for a Hip Toss, but Joe counters with an Inside Out Lariat for a two count. Joe is pissed. Joe applies a rear chin lock. Kofi gets back to a vertical base.

Kofi dumps Joe out of the ring. Kofi with a SlingShot Crossbody Block. Joe clotheslines Kofi for a one count. Kofi is throwing forearms at Joe. Kofi transitions into a corner mount. Joe with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Following a snap mare takeover, Joe applies a bow and arrow stretch. Kofi with a back flip kick. Joe responds with a Running Senton Splash for a two count. Joe sends Kofi crashing to the outside. Joe would take a count out victory. Kofi gets back in the ring at the count of eight. Joe with a vicious neck crank. Kofi dropkicks Joe. Kofi with a Jumping Clothesline for a one count. Joe locks in The Coquina Clutch. Kofi pays homage to Bret Hart by using the turnbuckles to pickup the rollup victory. After the match, Joe applies another Coquina Clutch on the floor.

Winner: Kofi Kingston via Pinfall 

AJ STYLES 

Styles is unsure if Kofi can continue to compete. Kofi shoves Styles. Kofi slaps Styles in the face. Styles responds with a straight right hand. Styles is teeing off on Kofi. Styles repeatedly stomps on Kofi’s chest. Styles with a BackBreaker for a two count. Styles whips Kofi chest first across the turnbuckles for a two count. Kofi kicks the left hamstring of Styles. Styles with a single leg takedown. Styles applies a leg lock. Styles is bending the left knee of Kofi. Kofi crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Kofi is throwing haymakers at Styles. Styles violently kicks the injured knee of Kofi. Styles with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count.

Kofi with shots to the midsection of Styles. Styles kicks Kofi in the gut. Styles goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kofi lands back on his feet. Kofi with a flurry of rollup variations. Styles ducks a clothesline from Kofi. Styles with a Snap Uranage BackBreaker. Styles bounces Kofi’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Kofi launches Styles to the ring apron. Kofi with a Desperate Leg Sweep. Kofi kicks the left shoulder of Styles. Kofi goes for a Running Meteora, but Styles ducks out of the way. Styles whips Kofi to the corner. Styles with a Leaping Clothesline. Styles goes for a FrankenSteiner, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Kofi goes for The SOS, but Styles counters with The Calf Crusher which forces him to tap out.

Winner: AJ Styles via Submission 

RANDY ORTON 

You know the drill, Orton plants Styles with The RKO from out of nowhere to pickup the victory.

Winner: Randy Orton via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez