WWE SmackDown Live Results (7/16/19): Town Hall Meeting

WWE SmackDown Live
July 16, 2019
DCU Arena
Worcester, Massachusetts

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Shane McMahon’s Town Hall Meeting 

The entire SmackDown Live locker room is standing on the stage. As you can tell, Kevin Owens has the night off. Owens little tirade last week gave him an idea. The first ever Smackdown Town Hall. Any Superstar can voice their suggestions, concerns, etc, as long as they are respectful. Roman Reigns is the first to speak. Shane doesn’t get it. Nobody respects him. As far as diplomacy is concern, Roman tells Shane to kiss his ass. That wasn’t respectful and Roman will be fined. Charlotte Flair is up next. From one family to another, thank you Shane McMahon. The McMahon Family has been nothing but gracious to her since the day she was born. It makes Charlotte sick to her stomach that Owens would take advantage of Shane’s kindness.

Liv Morgan interrupts Charlotte’s soliloquy. Morgan calls Charlotte a phony. Is there anything real about Charlotte Flair? Charlotte forgot that Morgan was still employed. Charlotte pokes fun at Morgan’s blue tongue. She didn’t Morgan was still here until Owens belched out her name. Morgan talks about Charlotte taking away opportunities from superstars like her. Buddy Murphy is next. Murphy doesn’t need Owens to fight his battles. Owens should keep Buddy Murphy’s name out of his big mouth. Murphy is willing to slap Owens in the face. Shane likes Murphy’s intensity.  Does Apollo Crews have anything to say? Crews wants to have healthy dialogue. Everyone is on Kevin Owens side. Zelina Vega is not impressed with Crews kissing up to the WWE Universe. If you want a healthy conversation, why not prove it in the ring tonight?

Elias is not Kevin Owens. New Day mocks Elias. Big E says that Elias is the greatest jackass in Smackdown history. Keep it clean Big E. It’s no secret that Kofi Kingston doesn’t like Owens, but The Big O had some good points. How long did it for Kofi to get a shot at the title? Too long. Everybody has the potential to do great things, but Shane’s not providing them the opportunities. Shane apologizes for the technical issues. Shane thanks everyone for coming out because the town hall has concluded. Cesaro is here as a wild card to challenge someone who is on Smackdown. Cesaro wants to pick another fight with Aleister Black.  Shane grants Cesaro’s wish. Shane hopes this demonstrates a number of things. He doesn’t have to rule with an iron fist. From behind, Owens plants Shane with The Stunner to close the segment.

First Match: Aleister Black vs. Cesaro 

Test Of Strength. Black ducks a clothesline from Cesaro. Black with forearm shivers. Cesaro drives his knee into the midsection of Black. Cesaro uppercuts Black. Cesaro with a straight right hand. Black responds with a running knee lift. Black nails Cesaro with The Mid-Kick. Black is playing mind games with Cesaro. Cesaro applies a rear chin lock. Black gets back to a vertical base. Black sends Cesaro across the ring. Black blocks a punch from Cesaro. Black with two back elbow strikes. Black delivers his combination offense.

Black with a Sliding Knee Strike. Black plays to the crowd. Black hits The Quebrada for a two count. Cesaro with a Running European Uppercut. Cesaro drops Black with a Big Boot for a two count. Cesaro applies The Crippler Cross Face. Black rolls Cesar over for a two count. Black sends Cesaro shoulder first into the steel ring post. Black with a Pump Knee Strike. Black connects with The Black Mass to pickup the victory.

Winner: Aleister Black via Pinfall 

Second Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Liv Morgan 

Charlotte shoves Morgan. Charlotte tells Morgan to bring it. Morgan ducks a clothesline from Charlotte. Morgan is throwing forearms at Charlotte. Morgan with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Morgan follows that with a front dropkick. Morgan is playing mind games with Charlotte. Morgan with a waist lock go-behind. Morgan goes for a German Suplex, but Charlotte blocks it. Charlotte decks Morgan with a back elbow smash. Charlotte hammers down on the back of Morgan’s neck.

Charlotte kicks Morgan in the face. Charlotte applies a rear chin lock on the middle rope. Charlotte unloads two knife edge chops. Charlotte goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Morgan lands back on his feet. Morgan with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Morgan with a Flying Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Morgan goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Charlotte counters with a PowerBomb. Charlotte makes Morgan tap out to The Figure Eight.

Winner: Charlotte Flair via Submission 

Shinsukue Nakamura & Mustafa Ali Backstage Segment 

Third Match: Ember Moon & Bayley vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville 

Rose and Deville attacks Bayley and Moon before the bell rings. Deville with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Deville tags in Rose. Rose drops Bayley with a Pump Knee Strike. Deville follows that with a Sliding Knee Strike. Rose with the cover for a two count. Rose puts her knee on the back of Bayley’s neck. Rose argues with the referee. Rose applies a rear chin lock. Bayley gets back to a vertical base. Bayley with a Saito Suplex.

Bayley tags in Moon. Moon with a single leg dropkick. Moon with a Spinning Back Kick. Moon kicks Rose in the chest. Moon drops Rose with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Moon repeatedly stomps on Rose’s chest. Moon sends Rose across the ring. Moon with a corner clothesline. Bayley connects with The Bayley To Belly. Moon plants Rose with The Eclipse to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ember Moon & Bayley via Pinfall 

R-Truth & Carmella Backstage Segment 

The New Day, Daniel Bryan, Erick Rowan, Randy Orton, Samoa Joe, and Elias In-Ring Segment 

Now that The New Day don’t have anymore technical difficulties, they can talk about things. Xavier Woods says that you may as well call Kofi Simon Phoenix because he dismantled The Samoan Submission Machine. Kofi’s The Demolition Man.  Kofi talks about New Day becoming the six time WWE World Tag Team Champions at Extreme Rules. Now they are three African American Leprechauns because they have all the gold. We all know what Daniel Bryan’s big announcement is and before a ten minute lecture on fracking and licking ice cream, they will accept Bryan and Rowan’s rematch tonight in Worcester.

Bryan is at a loss of words and storms to the backstage area. Samoa Joe makes his way to the stage. Bryan’s not in the mood for a championship opportunity, but Joe is not wired that way. Kofi’s back up dancers are giving out title matches like it is Christmas in July. Why don’t Kofi follow their lead and give him a title match tonight? Elias comes out to interrupt Joe. With all due respect Joe had his chance at Extreme Rules and it didn’t work out. If there’s anyone who is primed and ready to take the title from Kofi, it’s Elias. Randy Orton joins the conversation.

It’s been a while since Orton had that gold around his waist. Orton is going to take it away from Kofi and he will do it using the three most destructive letters in the WWE, RKO. They all cannot have championship matches tonight, but they can send a message. Are we talking about a 6-Man Tag Team Match, Playa? That sounds like a challenge, playa. Playa’s, New Day accepts the challenge. Orton starts walking to the backstage area. Kofi was expecting more from The Viper. A man who would strike at any time. It appears that Orton has gone a little limp.

Fourth Match: The New Day vs. Randy Orton, Samoa Joe, and Elias in a 6-Man Tag Team Match 

Kofi and Elias will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Elias applies a side headlock. Elias drops Kofi with a shoulder tackle. Kofi drops down on the canvas. Kofi with a double leapfrog. Kofi with a spinning elbow strike for a one count. Kofi is distracted by Randy Orton. Elias kicks Kofi in the gut. Elias tags in Joe. Joe with a flurry of left jabs. Joe whips Kofi back first across the turnbuckles. Kofi tackles Joe for a one count. Kofi with a Spinning Back Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Kofi hits The PK. Kofi tags in Woods. Woods with a Sliding Lariat. Kofi with a SlingShot Splash. Woods follows that with a Flying Elbow Drop. Woods tags in Big E. Big E with a Running Splash for a two count. Joe HeadButts Big E. Joe tags in Elias.

Big E gets Elias in The Abdominal Stretch. New Day Claps. Big E drops Elias with a back elbow strike. Assisted WheelBarrow Slam for a two count. Elias reverses out of the irish whip from Woods. Woods kicks Elias in the jaw. Woods delivers The Honor Roll for a two count. Woods applies a wrist lock. Elias backs Woods into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. From behind, Orton pulls Woods down to the mat. Elias with forearm shivers. Elias repeatedly stomps on Woods chest. Elias with a running elbow strike for a one count. Elias transitions into a ground and pound attack. Elias dumps Woods out of the ring. Coming out of the commercial break, Elias is cutting the ring in half.

Elias applies a rear chin lock. Woods gets back to a vertical base. Elias drives his knee into the midsection of Woods. Woods is throwing haymakers at Elias. Elias pulls Woods down to the mat. Elias knocks New Day off the ring apron. Joe with a Running Boot on the floor. Elias puts Woods on the top turnbuckle. Elias with a knife edge chop. Elias goes for a SuperPlex, but Woods blocks it. Woods delivers a Missile Dropkick. Kofi and Orton are tagged in. Kofi with a SpringBoard Double Axe Handle Strike. Kofi blasts Joe off the apron. Kofi with two double sledges. Kofi dropkicks Orton. 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 Orton ducks out of the way. Kofi negates The RKO. Kofi with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex to Elias. Joe clotheslines Big E. Woods sends Joe tumbling to the floor. Woods lands a SomerSault Plancha. Woods nails Elias with an Apron Enzuigiri. Joe dumps Woods face first on the apron. Joe locks in The Coquina Clutch. Elias drills Big E with a Jumping Knee Strike. Kofi responds with The Trouble In Paradise. Orton connects with The RKO to pickup the victory.

Winner: Randy Orton, Samoa Joe, and Elias via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: The Iconics (c) vs. The Kabuki Warriors w/Paige For The WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Peyton Royce and Kairi Sane will start things off. Royce slaps Sane in the face. Sane responds with an open hand chop. Royce reverses out of the irish whip from Sane. Sane with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Sane tags in Asuka. Sane ducks a clothesline from Royce. Sane with a waist lock go-behind. Asuka hits The CodeBreaker. Sane follows that with a Running BlockBuster. Asuka drops Royce with The Shining Wizard for a two count. Royce avoids The Running Hip Attack. Royce tags in Kay. Royce nails Asuka with a Spinning Heel Kick. Kay drops Asuka with a Big Boot for a two count.

Kay transitions into a ground and pound attack. Kay talks smack to Asuka. Asuka responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Kay is reeling on the outside. Kay wisely gets herself counted out. After the match, Sane runs after The Iconics. Asuka drives Royce face first into the steel ring post. Kabuki Warriors throws Kay into the ringside barricade. Asuka with a Running Hip Attack. Asuka follows that with a High Head Kick. Sane lands The Insane Elbow.

Winner: The Kabuki Warriors via Count-Out, But Still WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, The Iconics 

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

Almas immediately attacks Crews before the bell rings. Almas repeatedly stomps on Crews chest. Almas ignores the referee. Crews slowly gets back on his feet. Almas with a Running Knee Lift. Almas with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Crews with shots to the midsection of Almas. Crews ducks a clothesline from Almas. Almas dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Almas stomps on Crews chest. Almas transitions into a ground and pound attack. Almas with forearm shivers. Almas hits The Discus Elbow Smash. Almas follows that with a ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Crews with a crucifix rollup to pickup the victory.

Winner: Apollo Crews via Pinfall 

WWE SummerSlam 2019 Match Card 

– Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Seth Rollins For The WWE Universal Championship

– Becky Lynch (c) vs. Natalya For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship

– Bayley (c) vs. Ember Moon For The WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship

Seventh Match: Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler 

Owens kicks Ziggler in the gut. Owens goes for a Stunner, but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler heads to the outside. Owens lands a SomerSault Plancha. Owens is fired up. Owens talks smack to Ziggler. Owens goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Ziggler gets his knees up in the air. Ziggler drops Owens with The Famouser for a two count. Ziggler unloads Two Shot To The Hearts for a two count. Ziggler applies a rear chin lock. Ziggler transitions into a crippler cross face. Ziggler with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Ziggler applies a sleeper hold. Ziggler fish hooks Owens. Ziggler with shots to the midsection of Owens. Ziggler side steps Owens into the turnbuckles. Ziggler lands The Stinger Splash. Ziggler with a Leaping DDT for a two count. Ziggler goes for another Stinger Splash, but Owens ducks out of the way.

Owens SuperKicks Ziggler. Owens lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Shane McMahon walks down to the ring with Drew McIntyre, Elias, The B-Team, AOP, Cesaro, Shinsuke Nakamura, Buddy Murphy, Shelton Benjamin, Andrade Cien Almas, and Samoa Joe. Ziggler hits The Zig Zag for a two count. Ziggler drives Owens shoulder first into the steel ring post. Ziggler tells Owens to do something. Owens slaps Ziggler in the face. Ziggler responds with rapid fire haymakers. Again Ziggler runs Owens shoulder into the ring post. Ziggler goes for The SuperKick, but Owens counters with The Stunner for a two count. Shane McMahon pulls Owens out of the ring. Owens blocks a punch from Shane. Owens plants Shane with The Stunner on the floor. Owens exits The DCU Arena to close the show.

Author: Josh Lopez