WWE SmackDown Live Results (6/4/19): Goldberg Returns

WWE SmackDown Live
June 4, 2019
Sames Auto Arena
Laredo, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Kofi Kingston & Dolph Ziggler In-Ring Segment: 

Kofi is standing in the ring with his New Day Brother, Xavier Woods. If there is one thing that he has learned over the last three months is that life is crazy. Life is full of surprises. Kofi thought he saw it all and did it all. Championships, friendships, and pancakes. It hasn’t all been highs. There’s been a lot of lows, but he’s fought through them all. Doing that, it gave him the opportunity of a lifetime. He won the WWE Championship at WrestleMania. As amazing it was to win the WWE Title on the grandest stage of them all in front of his family, what is most important to him is to inspire people to do what they want to do and to believe that anything is possible. We get a brief video clip of Kofi’s return to Ghana, West Africa.

After 26 years, he was finally able to go back to his home country, Ghana. He talks about the looks in the kid’s eyes. What you saw on the screen pales in comparison to being able to touch that child and tell them they can be whatever they want. Dolph Ziggler comes out to interrupt Kofi Kingston. Kofi is an inspiration, ask anyone in the arena. If this was Friday, Ziggler would be in the ring beating Kofi up. Ziggler respects the sacrifices Kofi’s has made. This match on Friday is about Dolph Ziggler. We have another video package showing of all Ziggler’s accomplishments, but he got nothing in return. Ziggler gave his soul to WWE and Kofi got the WrestleMania moment.  Kofi won the WWE Title and it should have been him. Kofi’s a hero, but one day the wwe universe will realize that Ziggler is the hero of this story and it should have been him.

No one is saying that Ziggler didn’t have a great career. Kofi remembers losing the IC and US titles to Ziggler. Kofi knows how it feels being passed over. After all of that footage, there was one thing Ziggler neglected. Ziggler dropping the US Title and quitting WWE a couple years ago. Ziggler keeps saying that it should have been him, it could have been him. When things didn’t go Ziggler’s way, he quit. He walked out. Ziggler turns his back on the wwe universe. Zigler took himself out of the game. That’s the difference. No matter how hard things got for Kofi, he never quit on himself, his brothers, or the WWE Universe. At WWE Super Showdown, Ziggler will not be having his moment at Kofi’s expense. We see a clip of Ziggler beating Kofi up over the last few weeks. Ziggler says that Friday it will be all about him.

First Match: The New Day vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn 

Woods and Zayn will start things off. Zayn with clubbing blows to Woods back. Zayn repeatedly stomps on Woods chest. Zayn applies a side headlock. Zayn drops Woods with a shoulder tackle. Woods dropkicks Zayn for a one count. Woods applies a wrist lock. Zayn reverses the hold. Woods brings Zayn to the corner. Woods tags in Kofi. Kofi with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Zayn tags in Owens. Kofi tells Zayn to get out of the ring. Kofi with a double leg takedown. Kofi transitions into a ground and pound attack. Kofi with rapid fire bodyshots. Owens kicks Kofi in the face. Owens with clubbing blows to Kofi’s back. Owens repeatedly stomps on Kofi’s chest. Owens is fired up. Owens is choking Kofi with his right knee. Owens with a straight right hand. Kofi with a Missile Dropkick off the second rope. Owens tags in Zayn.

Kofi ducks a clothesline from Zayn. Kofi dropkicks Zayn. Unicorn Stampede for a two count. Zayn heads to the outside. Kofi drops Owens with a Trust Fall Plancha. Woods follows that with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Zayn. Woods unloads two knife edge chops. Woods rolls Zayn back into the ring. Owens tugs on Woods left ankle. Zayn kicks Woods in the chest. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens throws Woods into the ringside barricade. Owens poses for the crowd. Owens stomps on Woods chest. Owens with a Senton Splash for a two count. Owens drives his knee into the midsection of Woods. Owens with a short-arm clothesline. Owens follows that with another Senton Splash for a two count. Owens and Zayn are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break.

Zayn puts his knees on the back of Woods neck. Owens punches Woods behind the referee’s back. Zayn taunts Kofi. Following a snap mare takeover, Zayn applies a rear chin lock. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens stomps on Woods back. Owens continues to play mind games with Kofi. Owens kicks Woods in the ribs. Owens blows a kiss at Kofi. Owens goes for a Running Senton, but Woods gets his knees up in the air. Owens tags in Zayn. Zayn goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Woods lands back on his feet. Woods with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens knocks Kofi off the ring apron.

Coming out of the commercial break, Owens puts Woods on the top turnbuckle. Owens goes for a SuperPlex, but Woods blocks it. Woods creates distance with a Missile Dropkick. Kofi and Zayn are tagged in. Kofi with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Kofi with two double sledges. Kofi dropkicks Zayn. Kofi follows that with a Jumping Clothesline. Kofi hits The New Day Boom Drop. Kofi plays to the crowd. Kofi goes for The Trouble In Paradise, but Owens gets in the way. Woods with a Flying Clothesline off the steel ring steps. Kofi SuperKicks Zayn. Kofi connects with The Trouble In Paradise to pickup the victory. After the match, Dolph Ziggler SuperKicks The New Day.

Winner: The New Day via Pinfall 

A Moment Of Bliss With Special Guests: Bayley, Carmella, and Charlotte Flair 

Welcome to a very special blue brand edition of Moment Of Bliss. It’s an honor for Bliss to be one of the wild cards from the more prestigious and far superior brand. Please welcome her special guest, the SmackDown Women’s Champion, Bayley. Bliss is not satisfied with the coffee in Laredo. Bayley wants to know if Bliss is going to ask her any questions? Bliss is waiting for her coffee it will only take a minute. Bliss calls Bayley rude. Bliss reminds Bayley that she’s just as a special guest. Let’s talk about Money in the Bank. Bayley had a good night and won the briefcase and cashed in. Bayley says it was not just that one night. She’s been working very hard to get that special moment.

When Bliss was Ms. Money In The Bank, she cashed in against Nia Jax and it was spectacular. Just like a lot of moments she had on SmackDown. Did you know Alexa Bliss was a 2x SmackDown Women’s Champion? Plus she also defend the title in a steel cage match. Basically when Bliss was the champion, the title meant something. Does the title means anything around Bayley’s waist? Bayley knows that Bliss is trying to bait her in, but alot of things have changed and she’s looking forward to the future. Bliss is still fixated on the coffee. Bayley slaps the coffee cup away. Is that the type of champion Bayley wants to be?

Maybe the title should go around the waist of someone who deserves it. Carmella graces us with her beautiful presence. If you want to talk about former SmackDown Champions or Money in the Bank briefcase holders, you must mention her name. Also Bliss can’t walk in from Raw and demand title shots that’s not how things work here. If someone wants the title, it should be a SmackDown Superstar. Is that a challenge? One cue, Charlotte Flair joins the conversation. Charlotte couldn’t help herself. Charlotte talked to her good friend, Shane McMahon and there will be a match to see who will face Bayley at WWE Stomping Grounds. Isn’t that exciting Bayley? It will be Charlotte Flair vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Carmella in a Triple Threat Match. Woooo!

Second Match: R-Truth (c) vs. Elias In A Lumberjack Match For The WWE 24/7 Championship 

Elias goes for a collar and elbow tie up, but Truth rolls him over for a two count. Elias drives his knee into the midsection of Truth. Elias blasts Truth with a knife edge chop. Elias dumps Truth out of the ring. Truth gets beat up by the lumberjacks who wants a shot at the 24/7 Championship. Elias connects with a Jumping Knee Strike to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE 24/7 Champion, Elias via Pinfall 

Third Match: Elias (c) vs. R-Truth For The WWE 24/7 Championship 

Winner: New WWE 24/7 Champion, R-Truth via Pinfall 

Aleister Black Promo: 

Shane McMahon, Roman Reigns, The Revival, and Drew McIntyre In-Ring Segment: 

Greg Hamilton does his signature introduction. Shane was impressed. Shane wants to see a recap of the beatdown he gave Roman Reigns on Raw. Imagine what the best in the world is going to do on Friday. What he did was like training a dog? It runs around the place and you have to show it some discipline and who’s the boss. There is that one dog that’s a bit more high spirited, like Roman. What do you do with a dog like that? You have to take it to a different level.

That is what he’s going to do on Friday when he snips and he neuters the Big Dog and it lays at the heels of the best in the world. Roman Reigns lays out The Revival on the stage. Shane takes off his jacket. Roman slowly walks down the ramp. Drew McIntyre nails Reigns with The ClayMore Kick. McIntyre says that Reigns belongs to him. Perfectly lated trap by Shane McMahon. Shane shuffles around the ring. Shane Spears McIntyre. Shane mocks Reigns to close the segment.

Fourth Match: Alexa Bliss vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Carmella in a Triple Threat Match. The Winner Will Face Bayley For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship At WWE Stomping Grounds 

Charlotte kicks Carmella in the gut. Bliss with a forearm shot across the back of Charlotte. Bliss applies a waist lock. Charlotte decks Bliss with a back elbow smash. Charlotte dumps Bliss out of the ring. Carmella reverses out of the irish whip from Charlotte. Charlotte launches Carmella to the ring apron. Charlotte with a forearm smash. Charlotte goes for a shoulder block, but Carmella ducks out of the way. Carmella kicks Charlotte in the chest. Bliss with a Running Knee Strike. Bliss follows that with The Canadian Destroyer for a two count. Carmella with a Running Bulldog across the top turnbuckle. Carmella with a Flying HeadScissors TakeOver. Bliss heads to the outside. Charlotte with a jack knife cover for a one count. Charlotte goes for The Figure Eight, but Carmella counters with The Code Of Silence. Carmella rolls Charlotte over for a two count. Bliss drops Carmella with a vicious forearm smash. Bliss with a Tilt-A-Whirl Arm-Drag TakeOver. Charlotte responds with a Big Boot.

Carmella thrust kicks the midsection of Charlotte. Carmella SuperKicks Charlotte. Carmella poses for the crowd. Carmella is distracted by Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville. Bliss sends Carmella crashing into the ringside barricade. Charlotte unloads two knife edge chops. Charlotte chases Bliss around the ringside area. Charlotte rolls Bliss back into the ring. Bliss with a basement dropkick for a two count. Bliss stomps on Charlotte’s chest. Bliss with the cover for a two count. Charlotte negates The ChokeHold STO. Carmella with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Charlotte and Bliss continues to kick out of pinning predicaments. Carmella is displaying her frustration. Carmella drives Bliss shoulder first into the steel ring post.

Carmella is throwing forearms at Charlotte. Carmella puts Charlotte on the top turnbuckle. Carmella kicks Charlotte in the face. Charlotte goes for an Avalanche PowerBomb, but Carmella counters with a Top Rope FrankenSteiner for a two count. Carmella repeatedly stomps on Bliss chest. Carmella moonwalks. Carmella hits The Bronco Buster. Charlotte clotheslines Carmella. Charlotte locks in The Figure Eight. Bliss lands The Twisted Bliss for a two count. Bliss goes for Insult To Injury, but Carmella ducks out of the way. Charlotte connects with The Natural Selection. Carmella breaks up the pinning opportunity. Charlotte knocks Carmella off the ring apron. Bliss drop toe holds Charlotte into the middle turnbuckle pad. Bliss with a hand full of tights for a two count. Charlotte kicks the left knee of Bliss. Carmella SuperKicks Charlotte. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville trips Carmella from the outside. Bliss plants Carmella with The Snap DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Alexa Bliss via Pinfall 

Lars Sullivan Interview: 

Fifth Match: Andrade Cien Almas w/Zelina Vega vs. Apollo Crews 

Almas immediately attacks Crews before the bell rings. Almas with rapid fire forearms. Almas with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Almas drops Crews with The HammerLock DDT. Almas poses for the crowd. Finn Balor storms into the ring. Balor and Almas are trading back and forth shots. Balor with a double leg takedown. Balor hits The Standing Double Foot Stomp. Balor repeatedly stomps on Almas chest. Balor hits The SlingBlade. Zelina Vega trips Balor from the outside. Almas attacks Balor from behind. Almas with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Almas plants Balor with The HammerLock DDT.

Match Result: No-Contest 

WWE Super ShowDown 2019 Match Card 

1.) The Lucha House Party vs. Lars Sullivan in a Three on One Handicap Match

2.) 50-Man Battle Royal

3.) Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Lashley

4.) “The Demon” Finn Balor (c) vs. Andrade Cien Almas For The WWE Intercontinental Championship

5.) Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon w/Drew McIntyre

6.) Triple H vs. Randy Orton

7.) Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler For The WWE Championship

8.) Seth Rollins (c) vs. Baron Corbin For The WWE Universal Championship

9.) The Undertaker vs. Goldberg

WWE Stomping Grounds 2019 Match Card 

1.) Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre

2.) Bayley (c) vs. Alexa Bliss For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

Goldberg & The Undertaker In-Ring Segment: 

It’s time to get down to business. Goldberg has been waiting over twenty years to experience what it would be like to be in this ring one on one with The Undertaker. Now he finally gets that match he wanted. Listening to Taker last night on Raw, he made an interesting point. He didn’t want to share the ring with the family man Goldberg. He would rather share the ring with the Icon Goldberg that went 173-0. Goldberg appreciates that advice and it made a light switch go off on his head. He wouldn’t want the family man in the ring with Taker because he would fall short.

On Friday, as sure as hell as he’s standing in the ring, Taker is going to get the Goldberg you’ve been watching for 20 years. The Goldberg you wonder how you stack up against. You’re going to get the ass kicking Goldberg you’ve been asking for. Once and for all, we will find out who the better man is. Undertaker, you’re next to, rest in peace. The lights go out. Undertaker is standing behind Goldberg. That leads us to a major standoff. The lights go out again Goldberg is alone in the ring this time. Goldberg tells Taker to brings his jockstrap and tighten it up because it is going to be a fight.

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Author: Josh Lopez