WWE SmackDown Live Results (9/24/19): Daniel Bryan vs. Erick Rowan

WWE SmackDown Live
September 24, 2019
Chase Center
San Francisco, California

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Erick Rowan & Daniel Bryan In-Ring Segment 

What you just saw was a work of art. Some people paint and some people sing, but what Erick Rowan does is annihilate. Don’t call him an artist, call him a creator and what he created was a violence that commands respect.  You people like to belittle him and make up names. You call him a redwood tree and that means you saw him as less than human. That has changed because of an old saying. Might makes right. It doesn’t matter where you are on the fence or what side you are on, if you can destroy and dominate, that makes you right. Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan and the entire SmackDown Live Locker Room knows that he’s right. That’s why they’re afraid. Daniel Bryan joins the conversation. You feel disrespected? If Erick Rowan wants respect, fight him now.

First Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Erick Rowan 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rowan backs Bryan into the turnbuckles. Rowan with a Big Biel Throw. Rowan turns Bryan inside out with a short-arm clothesline. Rowan with a running elbow smash. Rowan follows that with a running splash. Rowan dumps Bryan out of the ring. Rowan with a Running Crossbody Block on the floor. Rowan drives Bryan face first into the steel ring post. Rowan breaks the referee’s ten count. Rowan rolls Bryan back into the ring. Rowan stomps on Bryan’s chest. Rowan drives his knee into Bryan’s back. Rowan applies the cravate. Bryan with shots to the midsection of Rowan. Bryan uppercuts Rowan. Bryan starts kicking the left hamstring of Rowan. Rowan drops Bryan with a Spinning Heel Kick for a two count.

Rowan was demolishing Bryan during the commercial break. Rowan PowerBombs Bryan into the ring post. Bryan gets back in the ring at the count of nine. Rowan repeatedly stomps on Bryan’s chest. Rowan levels Bryan with a Body Avalanche. Bryan dropkicks the left knee of Rowan. Bryan with two chop blocks. Bryan brutally attacks the left leg of Rowan. Bryan uppercuts Rowan. Bryan slams Rowan’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bryan with Two Corner Dropkicks. Rowan responds with a Pop Up PowerSlam for a two count. Rowan applies The Bear Hug. Bryan uses his elbow to escape the hold. Rowan PowerBombs Bryan for a two count. Rowan argues with the referee. Rowan throws Bryan into the steel ring steps. Rowan abuses the referee’s ten count.

Rowan dumps Bryan ribs first on the ringside barricade. Rowan tells Bryan to get up. Rowan drops Bryan with an Inside Out Lariat. Rowan poses for the crowd. Rowan talks smack to Bryan. Bryan struggles to get on his feet. Rowan goes for another PowerBomb, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan sends Rowan tumbling to the floor. Rowan catches Bryan in mid-air. Bryan sends Rowan shoulder first into the ring post. Bryan delivers a Missile Dropkick. Bryan is fired up. YES Kicks! Bryan with a RoundHouse Kick for a one count. Rowan goes for The ChokeSlam, but Bryan counters with a Guillotine Choke. Bryan transitions into The Lebel Lock.

Rowan grabs the bottom rope to create separation. Bryan is distracted by Luke Harper. Bryan lands The Suicide Dive. Harper is pissed. Rowan gets Bryan trapped in the ropes. Rowan plants Bryan with The Iron Claw to pickup the victory. After the match, Rowan and Harper continues to beat down Bryan. Roman Reigns arrives. Reigns lands The SuperMan Punch off the steel ring steps. Reigns punches Rowan. Reigns delivers The Drive By. Rowan clotheslines Reigns on the floor. Bryan joins the fray. Harper shoves Bryan back into the ring. Harper goes for The Discus Lariat, but Bryan ducks out of the way. Bryan connects with The Running Knee. Rowan goes for The Iron Claw, but Reigns counters with The Spear.

Winner: Erick Rowan via Pinfall 

– Brock Lesnar Video Package.

Kofi Kingston Interview 

Second Match: Chad Gable vs. Mike Kanellis 

Kanellis makes short jokes before the bell rings. Kanellis is trying to impress his wife. Gable with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Gable connects with The Chaos Theory. Gable makes Kanellis tap out to The Ankle Lock.

Winner: Chad Gable via Submission 

Elias Promo 

Third Match: Charlotte Flair & Carmella w/R-Truth vs. Sasha Banks & Bayley 

Carmella and Sasha will start things off. Sasha drives her knee into the midsection of Carmella. Sasha pulls Carmella down to the mat. Carmella side steps Sasha into the turnbuckles. Carmella moonwalks around the ring. Carmella ducks a clothesline from Sasha. Carmella with an Atomic Drop. Carmella kicks Sasha in the face. Carmella with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Carmella clotheslines Sasha for a two count. Sasha drops Carmella with a straight right hand. Sasha dumps Carmella out of the ring. Sasha tags in Bayley. Bayley is throwing haymakers at Carmella. Bayley slams Carmella’s head on the announce table. Bayley with the cover for a two count. Bayley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bayley bounces Carmella’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Bayley and Sasha are cutting the ring in half.

Following a snap mare takeover, Sasha applies a rear chin lock. Carmella gets back to a vertical base. Carmella with shots to the midsection of Sasha. Sasha again pulls Carmella down to the mat. Sasha tags in Bayley. Bayley delivers a gut punch. Carmella fires back with two forearm smashes. Bayley goes for a Bodyslam, but Carmella counters with a SitOut Rear Mat Slam. Carmella tags in Charlotte. Charlotte kicks Sasha off the ring apron. Charlotte unloads four knife edge chops. Charlotte ducks a clothesline from Bayley. Charlotte with a Belly to Back Suplex. Charlotte follows that with an Exploder Suplex. Bayley side steps Charlotte into the turnbuckles. Charlotte with a BackBreaker. Charlotte drops Bayley with The Big Boot. Charlotte locks in The Figure Eight. Sasha nails Charlotte with a Running Meteora. Sasha tags herself in.

Sasha goes for The BackStabber, but Charlotte counters with a Back Pack Slam. Sasha negates The Figure Eight. Sasha sends Charlotte face first into the middle turnbuckle pad. Carmella tags herself in. Carmella with a Flying Crossbody Block. Carmella SuperKicks Sasha. Sasha decks Carmella with a back elbow smash. Sasha dives over Carmella. Carmella delivers another SuperKick for a two count. Carmella SuperKicks Bayley off the ring apron. Carmella rolls Sasha over for a two count. Sasha makes Carmella tap out to The Bank Statement. After the match, The SmackDown Women’s Division runs after Carmella and R-Truth. Charlotte starts brawling with Sasha and Bayley. Sasha connects with The BackStabber. Becky Lynch walks down to the ring. Becky punches Bayley. Becky with a Judo Toss. Becky decks Sasha with a back elbow smash. Becky with a Spinning Back Kick. Becky follows that with Two BexPloder Suplex’s. Becky locks in The Dis-Arm-Her. Bayley pulls Sasha out of the ring.

Winner: Sasha Banks & Bayley via Submission 

Fourth Match: Shinsuke Nakamura w/Sami Zayn vs. Mustafa Ali 

Nakamura signals for the test of strength. Nakamura kicks Ali in the gut. Nakamura drives his knee into the midsection of Ali. Ali dives over Nakamura. Ali ducks a clothesline from Nakamura. Ali dropkicks Nakamura to the floor. Ali lands The Suicide Dive. Ali rolls Nakamura back into the ring. Ali with a Flying Crossbody Block for a two count. Nakamura launches Ali over the top rope. Ali with a right hand. Ali is distracted by Sami Zayn. Nakamura drives Ali face first into the steel ring post. Nakamura has Ali draped across the apron. Nakamura with a Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Nakamura drives his knee into Ali’s ribs.

Nakamura applies a front face lock. Following a snap mare takeover, Nakamura with a knee drop for a two count. Nakamura has complete control of the match. Nakamura repeatedly kicks Ali in the chest. Ali blocks a boot from Nakamura. Ali drops Nakamura with a Spinning Heel Kick. Ali side steps Nakamura into the turnbuckles. Ali kicks Nakamura in the face. Ali hits The Roll Through X-Factor. Ali with a Running Meteora. Ali puts Nakamura on the top turnbuckle. Ali goes for a Top Rope FrankenSteiner, but Nakamura blocks it. Ali dropkicks Nakamura in mid-air for a two count. Ali uppercuts Nakamura.

Nakamura reverses out of the irish whip from Ali. Nakamura nails Ali with The Spin Kick. Nakamura has Ali draped on the second rope. Nakamura kicks Ali in the back. Nakamura follows that with The Sliding German Suplex. Nakamura goes for The Kinshasa, but Ali counters with The SuperKick for a two count. Nakamura with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Nakamura goes for The Reverse Exploder Suplex, but Ali lands back on his feet. Ali rolls Nakamura over for a two count. Ali decks Nakamura with a back elbow smash. Ali drills Nakamura with The Tornado DDT. Ali prepares for The 450 Splash. Zayn pulls Nakamura out of the ring. Ali lands The SomerSault Plancha. Ali runs after Zayn. Nakamura connects with The Kinshasa to pickup the victory.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: The New Day vs. The B-Team 

Xavier Woods and Curtis Axel will start things off. Axel kicks Woods in the gut. Axel mocks Woods. Woods dropkicks Axel. Woods blasts Axel with a knife edge chop. Woods dives over Axel. Axel reverses out of the irish whip from Woods. Woods slides under Axel. Woods thrust kicks the midsection of Axel. Woods is distracted by Dallas. Axel clotheslines Woods from behind. Axel repeatedly stomps on Woods chest. The B-Team are double teaming Woods. Following a snap mare takeover, Axel applies a rear chin lock.

Axel goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Woods lands back on his feet. Axel drives Woods back first into the turnbuckles. Axel with clubbing shoulder blocks. Axel tags in Dallas. Dallas knocks Big E off the ring apron. Dallas with a corner clothesline. Axel follows that with a DDT. Dallas hooks the leg for a two count. Dallas kicks Woods out of the ring. The B-Team takes a victory lap. Big E throws Axel into the ringside barricade. Big E runs after Dallas. Woods rolls Dallas over for a two count. Woods kicks Axel in the face. Big E tags himself in. The New Day plants Dallas with The Midnight Hour to pickup the victory.

Winner: The New Day via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: The Kabuki Warriors vs. Fire & Desire 

Asuka and Sonya Deville will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Deville backs Asuka into the ropes. The referee calls for a clean break. Asuka is throwing forearms at Devlille. Deville with a waist lock takedown. Deville repeatedly kicks Asuka in the back. Asuka blocks a boot from Deville. Asuka kicks the left hamstring of Deville. Asuka with a Spinning Back Kick. Asuka is fired up.

Deville kicks the left hamstring of Asuka. Deville applies a side headlock. Asuka drops Deville with a shoulder tackle. Asuka tags in Sane. Double Hip Toss. PK/Sliding Dropkick Combination for a one count. Deville avoids The Spinning Back Fist. Deville with a right hand. Deville dumps Sane out of the ring. Deville tags in Rose. Rose shows off her maxim magazine. Rose talks smack to Sane. Sane kicks the magazine out of Rose hands. Sane nails Rose with a throat chop. Sane rolls Rose back into the ring. Sane ducks a clothesline from Rose. Sane with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Sane walks the plank.

Sane hits The Sliding D. Sane is distracted by Deville. Deville pulls Sane down to the mat behind the referee’s back. Deville punches Sane. Rose hooks the leg for a two count. Rose whips Sane to the corner. Rose with forearm shivers. Sane is displaying her fighting spirit. Sane HeadButts the midsection of Rose. Sane crawls under Rose. Sane tags in Asuka. Asuka dropkicks Rose. Asuka with a Pop Up Knee Strike. Asuka with a Running Hip Attack. Asuka follows that with a Running Bulldog. Asuka plays to the crowd. Asuka connects with The Shining Wizard. Sane dropkicks Deville to the floor. Rose rolls Asuka over for a two count. Asuka with a High Head Kick. Asuka tags in Sane. Asuka plants Rose with The CodeBreaker. Sane lands The Insane Elbow to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Kabuki Warriors via Pinfall 

Kevin Owens & Shane McMahon Segment 

Shane is joined by his legal team. Shane mentions Owens frivolous lawsuit. Shane has a proposition for Owens.  Shane keeps Owens in court for years and pays millions of dollars in legal fees. It will be appeal after appeal after appeal. Is not good for Owens family. How about Option 2? Owens drops the lawsuit and Shane will reinstate him on the spot and drop the $100,000 fine. It’s clear what the smart choice is. Shane wants to start with a clean slate. Owens refuses to shake Shane’s hand. Owens says that Shane is a real idiot. You don’t get it.

The idea of a lawsuit makes him sick, but the only thing that’s worst is Shane McMahon in the locker room. He doesn’t belong there. It’s not about money. It’s about getting under Shane’s skin and getting what he wants. Owens wants to see Shane’s ass get fired. How about we settle this issues with one more match? If Shane wins, Owens drops the lawsuit and he’ll leave for good. If Owens wins, Shane is gone from WWE. What’s the catch? This situation has been hanging over his head for years. We always hear about climbing the corporate ladder. Why not put the fate over our heads and have a ladder match? Shane accepts.

Becky Lynch & Sasha Banks Backstage Segment

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Author: Josh Lopez