WWE SmackDown Live
July 30, 2019
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
WWE SummerSlam 2019 Match Card
1.) The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler
2.) Sami Zayn vs. Aleister Black
3.) Charlotte Flair vs. Trish Stratus
4.) Roman Reigns vs. TBD
5.) Bayley (c) vs. Ember Moon For The WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship
6.) Finn Balor vs. Bray Wyatt
7.) AJ Styles (c) vs. Ricochet For The WWE United States Championship
8.) Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon
9.) Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Randy Orton For The WWE Championship
10.) Becky Lynch (c) vs. Natalya in a Submission Match For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship
11.) Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Seth Rollins For The WWE Universal Championship
Shane McMahon Promo
The Best In The World has an announcement that will ruin a lot of people’s evenings. Unfortunately, Shane McMahon won’t take part of tonight’s festivities. The WWE Universe have every right to be upset with this announcement. There’s one person to blame for that, Kevin Owens. Owens has systematically and violently attacked him over the last few weeks. Shane is centering himself. His life coach sat him down and told him to get his emotions in check. He gets to battle Kevin Owens at SummerSlam. Shane is at peace with that reality. At SummerSlam, Owens career will come to an end. He will look Shane in the eye. He will say that Shane is the better man and he quits.
Kevin Owens & Drew McIntyre In-Ring Segment
Owens doesn’t want the Memphis crowd to panic. We can get through this together. They will stand together and stay strong tonight without Shane McMahon. Owens knows that Shane is watching. Believe it or not, him not being here is great news because maybe Smackdown can be about the talent and not his stupid face. Owens tells Shane to bring his stupid face and his entire stupid body to SummerSlam. Shane may be at peace with whatever crap his life coach is telling him, but Owens will not be quitting at SummerSlam because he’s going to beat him.
Owens will beat Shane so bad that whenever he looks in the mirror, he will know that he doesn’t belong in the ring. There’s nothing stopping Shane from showing up because of his last name. Owens will make sure that Shane knows that this is the Kevin Owens Show. Drew McIntyre walks down to the ring. McIntyre says that Owens talks too much. McIntyre has a match with Owens tonight. Owens and McIntyre starts brawling around the ringside area. McIntyre informs Owens that their match will start right now.
First Match: Kevin Owens vs. Drew McIntyre
Owens with rapid fire haymakers. McIntyre shoves Owens to the corner. Owens kicks McIntyre in the face. Owens with a running clothesline. Owens ducks a clothesline from McIntyre. McIntyre drops Owens with a shoulder tackle. McIntyre transitions into a ground and pound attack. McIntyre repeatedly stomps on Owens chest. McIntyre with a Vertical Suplex for a one count. Owens unloads two knife edge chops. McIntyre with two haymakers. McIntyre with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. McIntyre applies an arm-bar. Owens is throwing forearms at McIntyre. McIntyre scores the elbow knockdown. McIntyre stomps on Owens face. McIntyre with a knife edge chop. McIntyre applies a key lock. Owens with shots to the midsection of McIntyre. McIntyre drives Owens back first into the turnbuckles. McIntyre delivers another Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Owens chops McIntyre in the chest. Owens kicks McIntyre in the gut. Owens with a chop/haymaker combination. Owens kicks McIntyre in the chest. Owens sends McIntyre shoulder first into the steel ring post.
Owens hits The Running Cannonball Strike for a two count. McIntyre has Owens perched on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre goes for a SuperPlex, but Owens blocks it. Owens HeadButts McIntyre. Owens follows that with a Frog Splash for a two count. Owens clotheslines McIntyre over the top rope. McIntyre avoids The SomerSault Plancha. Owens tells McIntyre to suck it. Owens with a Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Owens with a blistering chop. McIntyre repeatedly whips Owens into the ringside barricade. McIntyre rolls Owens back into the ring. McIntyre slams Owens head on the top turnbuckle pad. McIntyre is mauling Owens in the corner. McIntyre puts Owens on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre with a heavy chop. McIntyre with clubbing blows to Owens back.
Owens sends McIntyre crashing to the canvas. Owens lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. Owens plays to the crowd. Mcintyre negates The Stunner. McIntyre HeadButts Owens. McIntyre with a SitOut Uranage Slam for a two count. McIntyre goes back to the ground and pound attack. McIntyre tells Owens to get up. McIntyre goes for The ClayMore Kick, but Owens counters with Two SuperKicks. Owens hits The Pop Up SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Owens ascends to the top turnbuckle. McIntyre with a running haymaker. McIntyre follows that with an Avalanche White Noise for a two count. McIntyre dumps Owens out of the ring. McIntyre clears the announce desk. The referee admonishes McIntyre. Owens nails McIntyre with The Stunner on the announce table. Owens SuperKicks McIntyre. Owens connects with The Stunner to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kevin Owens via Pinfall
Second Match: Bayley & Ember Moon vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
Moon and Bliss will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Moon applies a wrist lock. Bliss reverses out of the irish whip from Moon. Bliss goes for a Hip Toss, but Moon lands back on her feet. Moon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Moon applies another wrist lock. Moon tags in Bayley. Bayley applies a side headlock. Bliss drives Bayley back first into the turnbuckles. Bayley dumps Bliss face first on the top turnbuckle pad. Bayley nails Bliss with The Ring Post Dropkick. Cross talks smack to Bayley. Moon lands The Suicide Dive. Bayley throws Bliss into the ringside barricade.
Bliss and Cross are cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Cross gets Bayley trapped in the ring skirt. Cross with rapid fire forearms. Cross tags in Bliss. Bliss with a basement dropkick. Bliss slaps Bayley in the face. Bliss with the cover for a two count. Cross levels Bayley with a Body Avalanche. Bliss follows that with The Fake Out Slap in the corner. Bayley needs to create separation. Bayley kicks Bliss in the gut. Bayley dumps Cross out of the ring. Bliss stops Bayley in her tracks. Bayley dives over Bliss.
Bayley crawls under Cross. Bayley tags in Moon. Moon clotheslines Cross. Moon with a Spinning Back Kick. Moon kicks Bliss in the chest. Moon follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Moon with a Fallaway Slam. Moon nips up. Moon with a Double Hip Attack. Moon connects with The Eclipse. Bliss sends Moon shoulder first into the steel ring post. Bliss knocks Bayley off the ring apron. Bliss lands The Twisted Bliss to pickup the victory. After the match, Bayley plants Moon with The Bayley To Belly.
Winner: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross via Pinfall
Sami Zayn Backstage Interview
The King’s Court With Special Guests: Charlotte Flair & Trish Stratus
The Firefly Fun House
Third Match: Finn Balor vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler dropkicks Balor after the bell rings. Ziggler slams Balor’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ziggler rams Balor’s face across the top rope. Ziggler applies a rear chin lock. Ziggler transitions into a sitting abdominal stretch. Balor with shots to the midsection of Ziggler. Ziggler pulls Balor down to the mat. Ziggler rams his boot across Balor’s face. Ziggler applies a sleeper hold. Ziggler kicks Balor in the gut. Balor reverses out of the irish whip from Ziggler. Ziggler goes for a sunset flip, but Balor counters with a basement dropkick. Balor decks Ziggler with a back elbow smash. Balor kicks Ziggler in the jaw. Balor with three running forearm smashes. Balor follows that with a running chop.
Balor dives over Ziggler. Ziggler with a back elbow smash. Balor responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor with a Spin Out Elbow Drop for a two count. Ziggler negates The SlingBlade. Ziggler kicks Balor in the gut. Ziggler hits The Famouser for a two count. Ziggler starts tuning up the band. Balor drills Ziggler with The SlingBlade. Balor with a double leg takedown. Balor with a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Balor clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. Balor prepares for The SomerSault Plancha. The lights go out inside the FedEx Forum. The Fiend appears in the ring. Bray Wyatt continues to play mind games with Balor. Ziggler connects with The Sweet Chin Music to pickup the victory.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Mustafa Ali
Ali dropkicks Nakamura after the bell rings. Ali lands The Suicide Dive. Ali rolls Nakamura back into the ring. Ali with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Nakamura kicks Ali in the face. Nakamura side steps Ali into the turnbuckles. Nakamura repeatedly stomps on Ali’s chest. Nakamura goes for a Release Exploder Suplex, but Ali lands back on his feet. Ali with a High Head Kick. Ali follows that with a Roll Through X-Factor. Nakamura pulls Ali off the second rope. Nakamura hits The Reverse Exploder Suplex. Nakamura goes for The Kinshasa, but Ali counters with The SuperKick. Nakamura avoids The 450 Splash. Nakamura with a Sliding DDT. Nakamura goes for another Kinshasa, but Ali rolls him over to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mustafa Ali via Pinfall
Randy Orton Promo
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You would see the biggest gift would be from me
and the card attached would say,
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Fourth Match: AJ Styles w/The OC vs. Kofi Kingston w/The New Day
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Styles applies a side headlock. Styles drops Kofi with a shoulder tackle. Styles talks smack to Kofi. Kofi with a waist lock go-behind. Kofi transitions into a front face lock. Styles puts his foot on the bottom rope to force the break. Styles with a single leg takedown. Styles applies a side headlock. Styles with two side headlock takedowns. Kofi responds with a shoulder block. Styles dropkicks Kofi. Kofi drops down on the canvas. Kofi with a double leapfrog. Kofi with a Spinning Elbow Drop. Kofi follows that with a Flying Forearm Smash. Kofi with a Missile Dropkick off the second rope. Styles avoids The Trouble In Paradise. Kofi ducks a clothesline from Styles. Kofi clotheslines Styles over the top rope. The OC stops Kofi in his tracks.
That leads us to a major standoff on the outside. Kofi goes for a SlingShot Pescado, but Styles ducks out of the way. Styles drills Kofi with The Sliding Knee Strike. Styles drives Kofi face first into the steel ring post. Styles launches Kofi into the time keepers area. Styles has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Styles pulls Kofi down to the mat. Styles slams Kofi’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Styles with a knife edge chop. Styles drops Kofi with a BackBreaker for a two count. Styles applies a rear chin lock. Kofi gets back to a vertical base. Kofi with shots to the midsection of Styles. Styles brings Kofi to the corner. Styles kicks Kofi in the chest. Styles puts Kofi on the top turnbuckle. Styles goes for a SuperPlex, but Kofi blocks it. Kofi sends Styles crashing to the canvas.
Kofi with The Tornado DDT. Kofi with two double sledges. Kofi dropkicks Styles. Kofi with a Jumping Clothesline. Kofi hits The New Day Boom Drop. Kofi plays to the crowd. Styles side steps Kofi into the turnbuckles. Kofi with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Styles negates The Trouble In Paradise. Styles goes for The Ushigoroshi, but Kofi lands back on his feet. Kofi with The SOS for a two count. Kofi goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Styles counters with a high knee strike. Styles with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Kofi nails Styles with The Pendulum Kick. Kofi with a High Fly Flow on the back of Styles for a two count.
The OC pulls Styles out of the ring. The OC starts brawling with The New Day. Styles with a forearm smash. Kofi responds with a Big Boot. Gallows SuperKicks Big E. Anderson sends Woods crashing into the ringside barricade. Kofi lays out The OC with The Trust Fall. Kofi rolls Styles back into the ring. Gallows is running interference. Styles catches Kofi in mid-air. Styles connects with The Ushigoroshi. Kofi launches Styles to the ring apron. Woods with a Cannonball Senton off the announce table. Big E clotheslines Gallows on the floor. Styles goes for The Phenomenal Forearm, but Kofi counters with The Trouble In Paradise to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kofi Kingston via Pinfall
Roman Reigns Segment