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WWE SmackDown Live Results – 20th August 2019

Matty Deller runs down the results from last night’s episode of SmackDown Live.

The King of The Ring tournament continues and also Daniel Bryan says he will reveal who has been attacking Roman Reigns; will he reveal all?

  • Randy Orton made his way down to the ring to open the show. he repeatedly called Kofi Kingston stupid, saying he ran from him at SummerSlam and he took out the ‘Power of Positivity’ with an RKO. The New Day’s music hit and Kofi came out through the crowd and hit Orton with a Trouble in Paradise, leaving him laying. Kofi then tried to ‘pillmanize’ Orton’s ankle, but The Revival made the save. Kingston fended The Revival off with a chair.
  • Kevin Owens entered Shane McMahon’s office and spoke about his £100,000 fine, saying this fine hurts his family. McMahon appeared to empathise with Owens, and said he’ll reconsider it.
  • King of The Ring First Round: Andrade defeated Apollo Crews via pinfall.
  • Backstage, Daniel Bryan walked a man in a black hood into a room. Bryan said he knows he did, and to not move from this room or he’ll be sorry.
  • WWE 24/7 Champion Elias was getting ready for his match when he spotted a referee in disguise. He then finds Drake Maverick and choke him out, showing a note from Shane McMahon saying the 24/7 Title is suspended tonight so he can focus on his first-round match.
  • Women’s Tag Team Champions Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross came out for a Moment of Bliss with Charlotte Flair. Bliss also noted Flair requested this time. Bliss spoke about Bayley being considered the face of SmackDown which Flair said she is not marketable, pointing out that Bayley and the division is an afterthought. Bayley then interrupted, saying Flair is making excuses and if she is champion, that means she’s better than Charlotte. Flair brought up SummerSlam and said everyone was talking about her and that Bayley has devalued the belt. Flair challenged Bayley to a match at Clash of Champion, which Bayley accepted. Bayley hit Flair and knocked her out of her chair.
  • Backstage, Roman Reigns approached Buddy Murphy and asked if he’s lying to him or Daniel Bryan. Murphy said he’s pretty sure he saw Rowan in the hallway at that time. Reigns said if Murphy is lying, he’s going to come back for him.
  • Post-match, Daniel Bryan called Murphy a liar and said he will reveal the culprit and also reveal that he had something to do with it too.
  • Buddy Murphy defeated Daniel Bryan via pinfall.
  • Kayla Braxton tried to interview Buddy Murphy in the back, but Daniel Bryan and Rowan attacked him, with Rowan giving Murphy the Iron Claw on a box.
  • The Revival defeated Heavy Machinery via pinfall.
  • Kayla Braxton interviewed Chad Gable, asking about being the underdog in the King of the Ring tournament. Gable talked about overcoming obstacles in the past, meanwhile Shelton Benjamin put a sign on the locker room door. Gable saw the sign that was placed high on the door. It read, “You must be this tall to enter the King of the Ring.”
  • We then had Miz TV with Sami Zayn, who requested this time. Zayn pointed out he doesn’t care about Miz or the show but needed the interview time, with Mizpointing out that Zayn’s been on a losing streak. He said Zayn was trapped in WWE’s greed as he always fought for causes and what’s right. He realized there are people on SmackDown that need his help. Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura came down to the ring and stood with Zayn. Miz asked Nakamura why he would align with Zayn, which Zayn asked why he is asking him a question in English when Nakamura is Japanese. Zayn called Shinsuke an artist and a poet, announcing that they understand eachother so he will be speaking for Nakamura in the future. Miz tried to ask Nakamura a question, but he pointed at Zayn. Nakamura then attacked Miz, hitting him with a Kinshasa.
  • Daniel Bryan and Rowan entered the locker room. They approached the guy in the hood. Bryan was furious and noted he called Roman Reigns.
  • Kevin Owens entered Shane McMahon’s office once more, and Shane said he has to apologize for attacking a referee. Shane adds he is considering lifting the fine, but if Owens touches another official, he’s fired.
  • King of The Ring First Round: Elias defeated Kevin Owens via pinfall. Shane McMahon appeared mid-match and revealed a referee’s shirt, fast counting Owens.
  • Roman Reigns entered Daniel Bryan’s locker room. Bryan noted that he said Rowan didn’t do it and nobody believed him, revealing the real culprit, a guy that looked identical to Rowan. Reigns looked at both Rowan and the “real culprit.” to close the show.


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