WWE SmackDown Live Results (8/20/19): Daniel Bryan vs. Buddy Murphy

WWE SmackDown Live
August 20, 2019
Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Transcription by Josh Lopez 

Randy Orton, Kofi Kingston and The Revival In-Ring Segment 

Unlike Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton is not a liar. Unlike Kofi Kingston, Orton speaks the truth. At SummerSlam, Kofi run away from a fight in front of his wife and two sons. Why? Because Kofi Kingston is stupid. Shut up Orton is not finished. Last week, Orton gave Kofi the opportunity to prove himself and he failed for his troubles. He got RKO’d Twice because he’s stupid. Last night, Orton and The Revival decimated The New Day. The best part of the whole thing was holding Kofi’s helpless body and making him watch his brother get his leg shattered. Why you ask? Because Kofi Kingston is stupid.

He fails every single time. Orton proved that the power of positivity can be crushed out of nowhere with the most destructive letters in sports entertainment, RKO. New Day’s music plays. Orton is ready for a fight. From behind, Kofi nails Orton with The Trouble In Paradise. Kofi talks smack to Orton. Kofi grabs a steel chair. Kofi wraps the chair around the left ankle of Orton. Kofi climbs to the second turnbuckle. Kofi dropkicks Wilder off the ring apron. Kofi ducks a clothesline from Scott Dawson. Kofi thrust kicks the midsection of Dawson. 0rton retreats to the outside. Kofi delivers multiple chair shots to close the segment.

– Another video recap of the Roman Reigns situation.

First Match: Andrade Cien Almas w/Zelina Vega vs. Apollo Crews in a First Round Match In The 2019 WWE King Of The Ring Tournament 

After the bell rings, Crews delivers an Inside Out Lariat for a one count. Crews goes for The Military Press Slam, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas drop toe holds Crews into the middle turnbuckle pad. Almas with a ShotGun Meteora for a two count. Crews negates The HammerLock DDT. Crews with an inside cradle for a two count. Crews thrust kicks the midsection of Almas. Almas fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Almas applies The Rope Assisted Arm-Bar. Crews dropkicks Almas in mid-air. Almas dumps Crews face first on the ring apron. Crews catches Almas in mid-air.

Crews goes for a PowerBomb, but Almas counters with a Hurricanrana into the steel ring steps. Zelina Vega talks smack to Crews. Almas blasts Crews with a knife edge chop. Almas rolls Crews back into the ring. Almas is putting the boots to Crews. Almas with a knee lift. Almas with an arm-ringer. Almas drives Crews shoulder first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Almas applies an arm-bar. Almas hits The Three Amigos for a two count. Almas stomps on Crews chest. Wasteland by Almas. Crews trips Almas on the top turnbuckle. Crews is lighting up Almas chest. Crews goes for a SuperPlex, but Almas blocks it. Almas goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Crews blocks it. Almas with a forearm smash. Crews responds with a Pop Up GutBuster.

Crews with two haymakers. Crews thrust kicks the midsection of Almas. Crews drops Almas with a Running Pump Kick. Crews with a Jumping Clothesline. Crews is fired up. Crews applies a waist lock. Almas decks Crews with a back elbow smash. Crews punches the back of Almas neck. Crews hits The Olympic Slam for a two count. Almas hammers down on the back of Crews neck. Crews goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Almas lands back on his feet. Almas kicks Crews in the face. Crews responds with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews plays to the crowd.

Almas denies The Military Press Slam. Again Almas drop toe holds Crews into the middle turnbuckle pad. Almas goes for The ShotGun Meteora, but Crews ducks out of the way. Crews goes for The Olympic Slam, but Almas counters with an arm-drag takeover. Almas with a Big Boot. Crews answers with a Pump Kick. Crews nails Almas with The Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews follows that with a Standing Shooting Star Press for a two count. Crews is distracted by Vega. Almas connects with The Discus Elbow Smash. Almas plants Crews with The HammerLock DDT to pickup the victory.

Winner: Andrade Cien Almas via Pinfall 

Elias & Drake Maverick Backstage Segment 

A Moment Of Bliss With Special Guests: Charlotte Flair & Bayley 

Welcome to A Moment of Bliss. You can call them the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions. Alexa and Nikki are so humbled by their title reign. They had a long conversation last night. Just because they’re champions now, that doesn’t change anything. A Moment Of Bliss will still always welcome the less fortunate. Those people who needs this platform because they don’t have championships of their own. Tonight is a little different because her guest requested to be on the show tonight. Please welcome The Queen and 9X Women’s Champion, Charlotte Flair. Charlotte wants to sit on the KOTR Throne. Charlotte’s victory at SummerSlam can be looked at as the passing of the torch.

Trish didn’t pass the torch, Charlotte took it. She had to admit what everyone already knows. Charlotte is the queen of all eras and the face of the SmackDown Women’s Division. Some people would say that Bayley is the face of the SmackDown Women’s Division. Alexa wouldn’t say that, but some people would. People say a lot of things, but here are the facts. Bayley might be the SmackDown Women’s Champion, but Charlotte is the brand. Are you going to put Bayley on a red carpet with a side pony tail high-fiving everyone? No, Charlotte is marketable. That’s why WWE sends her to red carpets, movie premiers, ESPN interviews, international media because she’s SmackDown. Bayley is an afterthought. That’s why the division and title are an afterthought.

Bayley joins the conversation. Bayley is tired of hearing the same old crap from Charlotte. Charlotte can treat Bayley like an afterthought all she wants. Charlotte can make all of her appearances, but it sounds like a bunch of excuses. At the end of the day, Bayley is the champion. Which means that Bayley is better than Charlotte. That just eats Charlotte up inside. Does Bayley know how people feel about her? Don’t take Charlotte’s word for it. Bayley can look back at what everyone was talking about at SummerSlam. They weren’t talking about Bayley and Ember Moon. Bayley has devalued the title. Now Charlotte has to clean up Bayley’s mess. She has to restore its prestige when she defeats Bayley at Clash Of Champions. If that’s a challenge, Bayley accepts. Bayley can’t wait to finally shut Charlotte’s mouth. Bayley shoves Charlotte off her stool.

Second Match: Daniel Bryan w/Erick Rowan vs. Buddy Murphy 

Bryan calls Murphy a cowardly liar. Murphy starts things off with a Running Pump Knee Strike for a two count. Murphy repeatedly stomps on Bryan’s chest. The referee is trying to calm down Murphy. Murphy rolls Bryan back into the ring. Bryan stomps on Murphy’s back. Bryan uppercuts Murphy. Bryan kicks the left hamstring of Murphy. Murphy with a knife edge chop. Murphy with forearm shivers. Bryan bites the forehead of Murphy. Bryan with a Mid-Kick. Following a snap mare takeover, Bryan kicks Murphy in the back. Bryan talks smack to Murphy. Bryan slaps Murphy in the face. Murphy with shots to the midsection of Bryan. Bryan answers with a low uppercut forearm. Bryan slams Murphy’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Bryan dives over Murphy. Murphy clotheslines Bryan over the top rope. Murphy lands The SomerSault Plancha.

Murphy delivers a Missile Dropkick. Murphy with an Apron Enzuigiri. Murphy follows that with a Flying Meteora for a two count. Murphy goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan kicks Murphy in the face. Bryan applies The Lebel Lock. Bryan transitions into The Jim Breaks Arm-Bar. Murphy puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation. YES! Kicks. Bryan tells Murphy to stay down. Murphy avoids The High Head Kick. Murphy with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick. Bryan gets Murphy tied in the tree of woe. Rapid Fire Yes! Kicks. Bryan with a low dropkick. Bryan follows that with an Avalanche Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Bryan repeatedly kicks Murphy in the chest. Bryan with a Corner Dropkick.

Murphy with the back door escape. Murphy drills Bryan with The Cheeky Nando’s Kick. Murphy with a Running SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Bryan and Murphy are trading back and forth shots. Murphy delivers his combination offense. Bryan fires back with three uppercuts. Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but Murphy counters with a backslide for a two count. V-Trigger/Kamigoye Combination. Murphy hits The Brain Buster for a two count. Murphy is distracted by Rowan. Bryan with The Victory Roll for a two count. Murphy SuperKicks Rowan. Bryan rolls Murphy over for a two count. Murphy connects with The V-Trigger. Murphy plants Bryan with The Murphy’s Law to pickup the victory.

Winner: Buddy Murphy via Pinfall

Daniel Bryan, Erick Rowan, and Buddy Murphy Backstage Segment 

Shane McMahon & Kevin Owens Backstage Segment 

Third Match: The Revival vs. Heavy Machinery 

Dash Wilder and Tucker Knight will start things off. Wilder applies a side headlock. Knight drops Wilder with a shoulder tackle. Knight lunges over Wilder. Knight with a Pop Up Bear Hug. Knight tags in Dozovic. Dozvoic applies The Bear Hug. Wilder with Two HeadButts. Dozovic drives his knee into the midsection of Wilder. Dozovic tags in Knight. Stereo Delayed Vertical Suplex’s. Heavy Machinery clotheslines The Revival over the top rope. Heavy Machinery are fired up. Wilder backs away from Knight. Knight goes for a Bodyslam, but Dawson lands back on his feet. Wilder drives Knight face first into the steel ring post.

Revival starts cutting the ring in half during the commercial break. Dawson kicks Knight in the face. Dawson with a Leg Drop/Elbow Drop/HeadButt Combination. Dawson rams Knight face across the top rope. Wilder delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Dawson slams Knight head on Wilder’s knees. Wilder applies a rear chin lock. Knight gets back to a vertical base. Wilder applies a sleeper hold. Wilder with a Flying Bulldog for a two count. Wilder tags in Dawson. Dawson goes for a Flying Senton, but Knight ducks out of the way.

Dawson tags in Wilder. Wilder stops Knight in his tracks. Knight dumps Wilder ribs first on the canvas. Knight finally tags in Dozovic. Dozovic runs through The Revival. Dozovic with a Spinning Bodyslam. Dozovic levels Wilder with a Body Avalanche. Dozovic plays to the crowd. Dozovic hits The Caterpillar. Dozovic tags in Knight. Heavy Machinery goes for The Compactor, but Dawson counters with a dropkick. Knight with a Lou Thez Press to Dawson. Wilder connects with The La Magistral to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Revival via Pinfall 

Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin Segment

Miz TV With Special Guests: Sami Zayn & Shinsuke Nakamura 

Fourth Match: Kevin Owens vs. Elias in a First Round Match In The 2019 WWE King Of The Ring Tournament 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Owens applies a side headlock. Elias backs Owens into the ropes. Elias delivers a gut punch. Elias applies a side headlock. Elias drops Owens with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Elias applies another side headlock. Owens drops down on the canvas. Owens scores the elbow knockdown. Owens clotheslines Elias over the top rope. Elias scrambles out of harms way. Owens and Elias are brawling around the ringside area. Owens unloads two knife edge chops. Elias sends Owens crashing into the ringside barricade. Elias rolls Owens back into the ring. Elias with a heavy chop. Owens reverses out of the irish whip from Elias. Owens with a Release German Suplex. Owens follows that with a Running Cannonball Strike for a two count. Shane McMahon walks down to the ring. That allows Elias to regain control of the match during the commercial break.

Elias applies a super long chin lock. Owens with a knife edge chop. Owens kicks Elias in the chest. Elias responds with a Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Elias stomps on Owens chest. Elias slams Owens head on the top turnbuckle pad. Elias is mauling Owens in the corner. Elias abuses the referee’s five count. Elias bodyslams Owens for a one count. Owens with shots to the midsection of Elias. Owens drops Elias with a DDT. Owens decks Elias with a back elbow smash. Owens kicks Elias in the face. Owens with a Missile Dropkick off the second rope. Owens follows that with a Running Senton. Elias negates The Pop Up PowerBomb. Owens with another back elbow smash. Elias punches Owens in the back. Elias gets Owens in the electric chair position.

Elias with a Spin Out PowerBomb for a two count. Elias puts Owens on the top turnbuckle. Elias goes for a SuperPlex, but Owens blocks it. Owens with rapid fire haymakers. Owens goes for The Swanton Bomb, but Elias gets his knees up in the air. Owens sends Elias tumbling to the floor. Owens with a Cannonball Senton off the ring apron. Owens is fired up. Shane McMahon stops Owens in his tracks. Shane is a special guest ring enforcer for this match. Owens is pissed. Elias attacks Owens from behind. Owens SuperKicks. Elias negates The Stunner. Elias tries to shove Owens into Shane. Elias rolls Owens over to pickup the victory. The Sioux Falls Screw Job.

Winner: Elias via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez