WWE SmackDown Live Results (7/2/19): Daniel Bryan vs. Big E

WWE SmackDown Live
July 2, 2019
AT&T Center
San Antonio, Texas

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

The Kevin Owens Show With Special Guests: Shane McMahon, Drew McIntyre, and Dolph Ziggler 

Welcome everyone to The Kevin Owens Show. His guests will face a team people never thought would be a team, The Big Dog Roman Reigns and The Undertaker. Ladies and gentlemen, Drew McIntyre and The Best In The World, Shane McMahon. Shane wants a proper introduction from Greg Hamilton. They replay the comments The Undertaker made on Raw. Spooky. Was that supposed to be sarcasm? Is Shane afraid of the Undertaker? He’s not afraid of the Undertaker. He’s on a hot streak. He is too hot right now. Shane ran through The Miz and Roman Reigns. Now they’re going to run through Roman Reigns and The Deadman. This match at Extreme Rules will now be a No Holds Barred Match. Roman Reigns and the Undertaker stepping into the ring with the Best in the World and The Most Dangerous Superstar In The World.

Everybody knows what McIntyre is capable of in a regular match. Everyone knows what Shane is willing to do in order to win a regular match. Now it’s No Holds Barred at Extreme Rules. This will be a vicious, physical assault like nobody has ever seen before. Now that is spooky according to Shane and Owens agrees. We see a clip of Shane telling McIntyre to get out of the ring when Undertaker was walking down to the ring. It looked like Shane is a tiny bit afraid of the Undertaker. Why Shane did that? When you hear the gong, it’s a guttural reaction and you suddenly end up in the fourth row. Shane is not happy and tells Owens to ask the questions that were written on the cards. How did it feel to return in 2016 after 7 years away and lose to the Undertaker? McIntyre says that this interview is over.

Dolph Ziggler joins the conversation. Please tells us that you’re not gonna come out here and talk about how it should’ve been you. Dolph, it should’ve been you 8 years ago and it was kinda, then it wasn’t, and it’s not going to happen, just get over it. Ziggler says that everyone in this arena knows that he should be WWE Champion right now. All of his loyalty and hard work means it should be him. Ziggler looks the part while Owens looks like he should be in a hot dog eating contest. If Owens was in a hot dog eating contest, he would win, which is more than Ziggler can say about wrestling matches. Owens wants a title match, just like Ziggler. He wants to know who deserves the next title match. Shane says that it’s neither of them. If it will shut you up, Owens and Ziggler can face Heavy Machinery and the winner will be added to the Smackdown Tag Title Match because the match will now be a Triple Threat Match. Owens wants his music to be played so he can get out of here.

First Match: Daniel Bryan w/Erick Rowan vs. Big E w/Xavier Woods 

Big E tries to get under Bryan’s skin. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Bryan applies a side headlock. Bryan with a waist lock go-behind. Big E shakes his hips. Big E dumps Bryan back first on the canvas. Big E tells Bryan to bring it. Big E applies a waist lock. Bryan two sharp elbow strikes. Bryan goes for two shoulder tackles, but Big E stands still. Big E applies The Abdominal Stretch. New Day Claps. Big E drops Bryan with a shoulder tackle. Big E goes for a Hip Toss, but Bryan blocks it. Bryan kicks Big E in the gut. Big E with an Inside Out Lariat. Bryan is regaining his composure on the outside. Bryan begs for mercy. Bryan slowly enters the ring. Test Of Strength.

Bryan drives his knee into the midsection of Big E. Bryan bounces Big E’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bryan transitions into a Corner Mount. Corner YES! Kicks. Big E with shots to the midsection of Bryan. Big E is giving Bryan a taste of his own medicine. Bryan kicks Big E in the chest. Bryan chop blocks Big E. Bryan poses for the crowd. Bryan applies a single leg crab. Bryan wraps the injured knee of Big E around the middle rope. Bryan with a flurry of YES! Kicks. Bryan with a Sliding Dropkick. Bryan repeatedly slaps Big E in the face. Big E with rapid fire haymakers.

Bryan dives over Big E. Bryan ducks a clothesline from Big E. Bryan goes for a Running Lariat, but Big E counters with Two OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Big E goes for a Side Belly to Belly Suplex, but Bryan blocks it. Bryan kicks the left thigh of Big E. Another round of YES! Kicks. Big E avoids The RoundHouse Kick. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Big E follows that with a Running Splash for a two count. Bryan is teetering on the ring apron. Bryan sends Big E crashing to the outside. Big E negates The Suicide Dive. Erick Rowan drives Big E face first into the steel ring post. Rowan punches Woods in mid-air. Bryan connects with The Running Knee to pickup the victory.

Winner: Daniel Bryan via Pinfall 

R-Truth Backstage Interview

A Moment Of Bliss With Special Guest: Bayley 

Hello San Antonio. Nikki wants to take a moment to thank someone she admires the most. She loves Alexa Bliss. Welcome everyone to a special edition of A Moment of Bliss with your host Nikki Cross. She’s from Glasgow, Scotland and has a bit of an accent. Cross will talk slow so she can be the best host possible. Nikki brings out her special guest, the SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. Nikki thanks Bayley for coming out. Bayley likes that Alexa Bliss is giving Nikki the spotlight. She’s a lot more generous than Bayley thinks she is. Bayley says that Nikki doesn’t have to do Alexa’s bidding.

Nikki is here to ask the tough questions. Why did Bayley call Alexa a liar? Bayley called Alexa a liar because she is a liar. That’s not the Alexa she knows and after what she has done for this division, it’s unfair the way Bayley drag her name through the dirt and it’s going to stop now. Let’s talk about what’s unfair. Nikki is on a major winning streak. Why is Bayley facing Alexa Bliss at Extreme Rules when it should be Nikki Cross? Nikki doesn’t know. Nikki wants to know why she’s not facing Bayley in that ring right now. If that’s a challenge, then Bayley accepts.

Second Match: Bayley vs. Nikki Cross 

Bayley dropkicks Cross for a one count. Bayley with a Vertical Suplex for a one count. Bayley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cross is trying to regain her composure on the outside. Cross ducks a clothesline from Bayley. Cross HeadButts the midsection of Bayley. Bayley drops Cross with a high elbow strike for a one count. Bayley whips Cross back first across the turnbuckles. Bayley attacks the back of Cross neck. Bayley applies an arm-bar. Cross decks Bayley with a JawBreaker. Bayley responds with a knee lift. Bayley repeatedly stomps on Cross chest. Bayley sends Cross chest first across the turnbuckles. Bayley with a Diving Back Elbow Smash.

Cross applies a sleeper hold. Cross dumps Bayley out of the ring. Cross with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Cross rolls Bayley back into the ring. Cross with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Cross follows that with two running forearm smashes. Cross levels Bayley with a Body Avalanche. Cross with a Running Bulldog. Cross is fired up. Cross goes for a Fisherman’s NeckBreaker, but Bayley rolls her over for a two count. Cross nails Bayley with a double throat thrust. Cross pie faces Bayley. Bayley negates The Tornado DDT. Bayley plants Cross with The Bayley To Belly to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bayley via Pinfall 

Mustafa Ali Promo 

Kofi Kingston & Samoa Joe In-Ring Segment

Samoa Joe says that they’re going to discuss some sensitive subjects, so he suggests Kayla Braxton leave the ring to avoid any collateral damage. That was an act of generosity and benevolence. Kofi seems to be on the receiving end of a lot of benevolence. The New Day is always by your side. Game recognizes game and he knows a hustler when he sees one. You come off as the nice guy, but Joe says he knows the truth. Kofi is using the people just like him. Joe wouldn’t be surprised if Xavier Woods would be Kofi’s hype man. Big E would be the butler. Kofi will say it again for Joe.  At Wrestlemania, he beat Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship and he did it by himself. He beat Dolph Ziggler at Stomping Grounds by himself. He beat Kevin Owens by himself.

What has Samoa Joe done by himself recently? He lost the United States Championship to Ricochet. What happened to the old Samoa Joe who would take on all comers head on? Now Samoa Joe is creeping around and sneaking around backstage attacking people. He’s out here hiding. Joe’s ass is too big to play hide and seek. Kofi always has a slick answer. It’s like going back to WrestleMania. You make sure that your son has your new shirt on so he can peddle it to the mindless idiots. This is where Joe insults his family and fans. Kofi knows why Joe is doing it. It’s because he’s jealous. Jealous Joe. Joe will never have a moment with his kids like Kofi had at WrestleMania.

It doesn’t matter how much truth he tells because he’s dealing with willful ignorance. Joe wants Kofi to shake his hand because for the past two weeks when he locked him up and put him to sleep, he realized that what’s standing in front of him is the next WWE Champion. All deals have two sides. For this small gesture of Kofi putting your his aside, he guarantees Kofi’s safety and all of those dear him until Extreme Rules. Just shake his hand. Are you the man you pretend to be? They can all be safe. The seconds are counting down and he can slap Kofi until he shakes his hand. Tick tock. Kofi smiles and gives Joe the middle finger. Kofi drops Joe with The Trouble In Paradise. Kofi poses with the WWE Championship.

Heavy Machinery Backstage Interview 

Bobby Lashley Promo 

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

Crews is throwing haymakers at Almas. Crews ducks a clothesline from Almas. Crews is distracted by Vega. Almas attacks Crews from behind. Almas drives his knee into the midsection of Crews. Almas with forearm shivers. Almas repeatedly stomps on Crews chest. Almas with a ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Crews dumps Almas chest first on the canvas. Crews clotheslines Almas over the top rope. Crews follows that with an Apron MoonSault. Crews is fired up. Crews rolls Almas back into the ring. Crews with the cover for a one count. Almas heads to the outside. Almas puts Vega in front of Crews.

Crews with two haymakers. Crews bodyslams Almas. Crews with a SlingShot Senton for a one count. Crews goes for The Military Press Slam, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas sends Crews crashing to the outside. Almas blasts Crews with a knife edge chop. Almas and Crews are trading back and forth shots. Almas is mauling Crews in the corner. Almas goes for a ShotGun Meteora, but Crews ducks out of the way. Crews thrust kicks the midsection of Almas. Crews with a Pump Kick. Crews with three clotheslines. Crews tells Almas to get up.

Crews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Almas responds with a back elbow smash. Almas kicks Crews in the face. Crews nails Almas with another Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews with a Military Press Slam. Crews follows that with a Standing MoonSault for a two count. Crews goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas with a Discus Back Elbow Smash. Crews catches Almas in mid-air. Crews dumps Almas face first on the ring apron. Vega with a Flying Hurricanrana off the apron behind the referee’s back. Almas rolls Crews back into the ring. Almas plants Crews with The HammerLock DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Andrade Cien Almas via Pinfall 

Aleister Black Promo 

Fourth Match: Ember Moon vs. Mandy Rose w/Sonya Deville 

Deville starts running interference after the bell rings. Moon shoves Rose. Moon drops Rose with a Discus Forearm Smash. Moon with clubbing blows to Rose back. The referee is trying to calm down Moon. Moon reverses out of the irish whip from Rose. Rose blocks a thrust kick from Moon. Rose with a Reverse Suplex for a two count. Rose transitions into a ground and pound attack. Rose puts her right knee on the back on Moon’s neck. Rose whips Moon back first across the turnbuckles. Rose drops Moon with a Pump Knee Strike. Rose applies a straight jacket hold. Moon uses her hips to escape the hold. Rose with a forearm smash. Moon responds with a Flying CodeBreaker. Moon plants Rose with The Eclipse to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ember Moon via Pinfall 

WWE Extreme Rules 2019 Match Card 

1.) Drew Gulak (c) vs. Tony Nese For The WWE Cruiserweight Championship

2.) Daniel Bryan & Erick Rowan (c) vs. The New Day vs. Heavy Machinery in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship

3.) Bayley (c) vs. Alexa Bliss w/Nikki Cross For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship

4.) Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Samoa Joe For The WWE Championship

5.) The Undertaker & Roman Reigns vs. Shane McMahon & Drew McIntyre in a No Holds Barred Match

6.) Seth Rollins (c) & Becky Lynch (c) vs. Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans in a Last Chance Winner Takes All Mixed Tag Team Extreme Rules Match For Both The WWE Universal Championship and The WWE Raw Women’s Championship

Fifth Match: Kevin Owens & Dolph Ziggler vs. Heavy Machinery. The Winners Will Be Inserted Into The SmackDown Tag Team Title Match At WWE Extreme Rules 

Daniel Bryan, Erick Rowan, and The New Day joins the commentary team for this match. Ziggler and Otis Dozovic will start things off. Ziggler goes for a single leg takedown, but Dozovic blocks it. Dozovic with two waist lock takedowns. Dozovic with a waist lock go-behind. Ziggler decks Dozovic with a back elbow smash. Ziggler dropkicks Dozovic. Ziggler goes for an irish whip, but Dozovic blocks it. Dozovic levels Ziggler with a Body Avalanche. Owens pulls Ziggler out of the ring New Day has had enough of Bryan running his mouth. Pier six brawl ensues. Big E drives Rowan back first into the ringside barricade. Bryan drops Big E with The Running Knee. Woods responds with a ShotGun Dropkick. Rowan clotheslines Woods on the floor. Pancakes are being thrown all over the place. Rowan connects with The Iron Claw through the announce table.

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Knight flexes his muscles. Owens applies a side headlock. Knight reverses the hold. Knight drops Owens with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Knight applies another side headlock. Knight lunges over Owens. Knight dropkicks Owens for a one count. Knight brings Owens to the corner. The referee calls for a clean break. Owens blasts Knight with a knife edge chop. Owens is throwing haymakers at Knight. Knight kicks Owens in the chest. Ziggler sends Knight crashing to the outside. Owens tags in Ziggler. Ziggler slams Knight’s head on the ringside barricade. Ziggler with the cover for a two count. Ziggler applies a knee bar. Ziggler tags in Owens. Owens repeatedly stomps on Knight’s chest. Owens with a Standing Frog Splash for a two count. Owens tags in Ziggler. Owens and Ziggler hits their NeckBreaker/Running Senton Combination. Ziggler locks in The Crippler Cross Face. Ziggler transitions into a front face lock.

Ziggler tags in Owens. Owens punches Knight in the gut. Owens bounces Knight’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Owens mocks Dozovic. Knight decks Owens with a back elbow smash. Knight creates distance with a Flying Crossbody Block. Dozovic and Ziggler are tagged in. Dozovic with two clotheslines. Dozovic HeadButts Ziggler. Dozovic with a Spinning BodySlam. Dozovic hits an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Ziggler responds with a Leaping DDT. Ziggler tags in Owens. Owens SuperKicks Dozovic. Dozovic dumps Owens out of the ring. Dozovic negates The Zig Zag. Dozovic delivers another Body Avalanche. Dozovic connects with The Caterpillar. Owens SuperKicks Dozovic. Owens goes for The Stunner, but Dozovic blocks it. Ziggler SuperKicks Owens. Knight clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. Heavy Machinery plants Owens with The Compactor to pickup the victory. After the match, Owens drops Ziggler with The Stunner to close the show.

Winner: Heavy Machinery via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez