WWE SmackDown Live Results and Updates- 9 April 2019

SmackDown will be live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and the WrestleMania fallout will be the theme again. Kofi and the New Day are expected to open the show for the celebrations to continue. The Usos will defend the Tag Titles against the Hardy Boyz. You can check out the complete preview here. Please keep refreshing the page for the latest updates.

#1 The New Day Celebration!

The New Day opens the show for the championship celebration for Kofi, hosted by Big E and Woods, and the ring is dressed up for it. “You deserve it!” chant as Kofi. Big E starts talking about the big win and calls Kofi an A Plus Player with extra credit. Big E says Kofi broke his foot off between the cheeks of Bryan and became our new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. The New Day dances to that last part like only they can. Woods gets the crowd hyped up. Big E says they came to RAW last night to make history. Woods gets everyone to give it up for the split Big E did last night on RAW. The crowd chants for him to do another split and he does it. Kofi and Woods are impressed. They go on about Kofi’s win and mention The Man, Becky Lynch, winning the RAW & SmackDown Women’s Titles at WrestleMania. Fans chant for Becky. They mention having fun at RAW but nothing is like being here at home on the blue brand.

Woods and Big E go on about how tonight is to celebrate the career of a man they call their friend and brother, Kofi Kingston. Fans chant for Kofi again. Woods gets a bit choked up and says it was like meeting one of his heroes when he came to WWE and met Kofi. Woods talks about how they got together and made The New Day happen. Kofi thanks them and says he’s overwhelmed. Kofi talks about how this wasn’t in the cards, but here they are. He gives a special shout-out to his family in the front row and asks them to stand up. Kofi goes on about how his family has supported him unconditionally. He thanks them and loves them but the music interrupts. Outcomes The Bar, Sheamus, and Kofi Kingston. Sheamus says Kofi owes them for saving him from WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins last night. The Crowd boo as Cesaro says they saved Kofi from losing the WWE Title last night. Cesaro ends up proposing a six-man match for tonight. Sheamus says they made a friend when they went to RAW. The music hits and out comes Drew McIntyre. The two teams face off as McIntyre’s music plays and he comes out.

#2 Aleister Black, Ali and Ricochet vs Andrade, Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura

Ricochet and Nakamura go at it to start the match. They trade several counters and moves until Ricochet connects with a dropkick for a 2 count. Rusev tags in to unload on Ricochet while he’s down. We see Lana and Zelina Vega cheering on the heels from ringside. Nakamura tags in for the double team on Ricochet. Rusev hits a suplex on Ricochet and Andrade tags in for the running knee double team. Ricochet still kicks out at 2.
Andrade takes Ricochet to the corner but he tries fighting out as Rusev tags in. Rusev keeps the offense going on Ricochet as fans try to rally for Ricochet. Ricochet finally leaps and nails a neck-breaker. Ali tags in and beats on Rusev. Ali with more offense and boots in the corner. Black tags in and they double team Rusev in the corner. Ricochet tags in for more double teaming in the corner. Black and Ricochet with more double teaming on Rusev. Rusev ends up on the floor. Black with shots to Nakamura and Andrade. Black goes to leap out onto his opponents but he puts the brakes on and sits in the middle of the ring like usual. Ricochet and Ali sit with him at the same time for a pop. We go to commercial with the babyfaces sitting in the ring while the heels are regrouping on the outside.
Back from the break and Rusev works Ali over. Rusev knocks Black and Ricochet off the apron to prevent a tag. Rusev splashes Ali in the corner and keeps control. Rusev runs into an elbow next. Ali with a big tornado DDT from the corner. Andrade and Black tag in at the same time but Black gets the upper hand in the middle of the ring. Black with a knee to the face and a kip up for a pop. Black hits a moonsault or a 2 count on Andrade as Rusev and Nakamura break it up. Ricochet flies in with a double dropkick from the top to Rusev and Nakamura. Ricochet runs the ropes and flies out to Rusev. Ricochet with a moonsault from the barrier to Rusev. Nakamura with a big knee to Ricochet on the floor. Nakamura goes to the apron but Black knocks him off with a huge kick. Andrade rolls black up for a close 2 count. Andrade with a big elbow to Black. Ali tags himself in as Andrade sends Black out of the ring. Ali spikes Andrade into the mat with a hurricanrana. Ali goes to the top and hits the 450 on Andrade for the pin.
Winners- Ali, Ricochet and Aleister Black

After the match, Ali is celebrating in the ring when Randy Orton suddenly flies in and hits Ali out with an RKO out of nowhere. Orton’s music hits as he makes his exit. Rusev is in the ring now, putting Ali out of it. Kevin Owens suddenly attacks out of nowhere, dropping Rusev with a Stunner. Owens makes his exit as his music plays.

Kayla Braxton is backstage with The Usos. She asks about tonight’s title defense but they interrupt with congratulations to Kofi Kingston. They mention their win at WrestleMania 35 and say something they never say – we need to win. They say tonight is about proving who is the best tag team in WWE today, no it’s about proving the best tag team in WWE history. They welcome The Hardy Boys to The Uso Penitentiary and walk off.

#3 Truth, Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman

They talk about Kofi Kingston and Becky Lynch winning big at WrestleMania 35. Truth says not only was there the largest 7-second dance break in history at WrestleMania, but Carmella defeated WWE Hall of Famer Andre the Giant in the Battle Royal. Carmella corrects him and says she won the 2nd Annual WrestleMania Women’s, Battle Royal. Truth says that’s weird because she’s saying the same thing he just said. Carmella goes on about how one year ago she cashed in Money In the Bank and later lost the title but gained a friend, Truth. She’s excited about the future and what’s to come. The music interrupts and out comes WWE United States Champion Samoa Joe.
Joe enters the ring and Truth immediately attacks him. Joe fights Truth off but Truth hits a scissors kick. Joe is still standing. Truth with another kick and more offense until Joe catches him in the Coquina Clutch. Truth fades and gets sent out. Fans chant for Joe as he takes the mic. Joe says what stands before us is the man who destroyed Rey Mysterio in 55 seconds at WrestleMania. Joe sends a warning and says he may take less time to beat up any other Superstar in WWE. The music hits and out comes Braun Strowman to a huge pop.
Braun marches to the ring and goes right for Joe. Joe fights him off but they go at it. Joe goes for the Coquina Clutch from the second turnbuckle and brings Braun to one knee. Joe fades Braun as fans chant. Braun rams Joe back into the corner and breaks it. Braun scoops Joe for the power slam but he can’t get him up. Braun decks Joe as he retreats from the ring, clutching the title on the ramp.
Braun walks to the stage as new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions The IIconics come out. They offer a handshake to Braun but he just stares at them and walks to the back. Billie Kay and Peyton Royce head to the ring for a title defense and we go to commercial.

#4 The IIconics vs The Brooklyn Belles – WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match

We go to The IIconics in the ring. They brag about their WrestleMania 35 win and say they will be fighting champions, against any team, anywhere. They introduce the best tag team they could find in Brooklyn, a team with a record of 45 wins and 0 losses. They introduce two enhancement talents: Karissa and Kristen, The Brooklyn Belles.
Peyton starts off for her team and we see Paige backstage watching on a screen. They double team their opponents but Peyton almost gets rolled up for a close 2 count. They go on and end up getting the easy win with after more double teaming.
Winners- The IIconics

We see Paige watching from backstage again. Kayla Braxton approaches her and asks what brings her here. Paige mentions this being the RAW after WrestleMania and just one week away from the Superstar Shakeup. Paige says she just wanted to get a look at the new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions. She says they looked impressive and jokes about them ending the undefeated streak of their opponents. Paige reveals that she will be bringing a tag team to face The IIconics next Tuesday night.

#5 Shane McMahon’s Show of Power

Shane is in the ring with his Best In the World trophy. We see stills from his Falls Count Anywhere win over The Miz at WrestleMania 35. Shane says we’ve had a good week and next week will be even better with the Superstar Shakeup, but let’s reflect on WrestleMania. He talks about some of the big moments at WrestleMania on Sunday. Shane says those thousands of people came to WrestleMania and tuned in for one reason – to see him take out The Miz. Fans boo him again. Shane says now that Miz is in his rearview mirror, and Miz isn’t here tonight because he’s tending to his dad George. Fans boo Shane and start chanting “Mr. Miz” now. Shane says George had the audacity at WrestleMania to come into the ring and aggressively put his hands up, stepping into Shane. Shane says he couldn’t believe it. He says Mr. Miz then punched him in his eye. Shane is sporting a shiner tonight and the camera gives us a close-up. Fans chant “you deserved it!” to Shane. Shane says he had no choice but to defend himself, which is why he put George down. Shane says that 68-year-old baked potato face in the sun got exactly what was coming to him. Shane says they found out he is exactly what he says he is – the best in the world.
Shane says while we’re talking about best in the world, Greg Hamilton… fans start chanting for CM Punk. Shane just says “Please…” in response, and then calls Greg into the ring. Shane didn’t like how Greg introduced him and he asks what was going on. Greg says he came to the arena today and several WWE fans threatened him if he announced Shane as the best in the world again. Greg says he was a little afraid. Shane says this is Brooklyn after all but this is the best city in the world because he, the best in the world, lives here. Shane says Greg doesn’t need to worry about anyone but the person standing in front of him. Shane backs Greg into the ropes and has him announce him as the best in the world. Shane says the first wasn’t good enough. Greg goes again and fans chant for Punk again. Shane didn’t like the second introduction and wants another. Shane says Greg choked again. Shane walks Greg out of the ring and has him doing it a fourth time but he’s still not satisfied. Shane walks Greg to the stage but he’s still not satisfied with the intro. Shane gives him one more chance and says if he doesn’t get it this time, the repercussions won’t be good. Greg gives a loud, lengthy intro this time and it looks like Shane approves. Some fans boo and chant for Punk again. Shane tells Greg that was a nice job and sends him back to the ring. Shane dances around a few steps and goes right to the back.

#5 The Usos vs the Hardy Boyz – SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match

Matt locks up with Jey and wrenches his arm. He brings in Jeff for a quick double team combo to score a two count. The Usos corner Jeff so they can take control. Both teams keep exchanging control and hitting double team maneuvers. Matt gets sent into the barricade before being brought back into the ring. We head to a break with The Usos in firm control. Jeff gets the tag when we return. He avoids Jimmy’s attempt at Whisper in the Wind and hits the move himself for a quick two count. Jeff and Matt hit Poetry in Motion and a Side Effect for a near fall. After Jimmy hits a few superkicks, Jey nails Jeff with the Superfly Splash for a two count. Jeff avoids the double Superfly Splash and both Usos collide. Matt tags in and hits the Twist of Fate. He tags Jeff for the Swanton Bomb to get the pin and the win.
Winners- The Hardy Boyz

After the match, the Hardys celebrate with their titles. Kayla Braxton comes into the ring to interview them but Lars Sullivan comes out. Lars enters the ring and the Hardys attack him. Lars fights off Jeff first and sends Matt out of the ring. Lars grabs Jeff and drives him into the mat. Matt comes in and Lars also drives him down. Lars goes to the top rope and delivers a big diving headbutt to Matt.

#6 Becky’s next opponent!

Becky Lynch heads to the ring after the break to talk about winning both women’s titles at WrestleMania. She mentions doing what exactly she said she was going to do to Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair in the WrestleMania main event. She goes on and gets the “Becky 2 Belts” chant going. She says that sounded like cause for celebration, so that’s what she tried to do on Monday. She replays the video from last night from RAW where Lacey Evans attacked her. Becky says that punch reminded her she has a target on her for both belts and with the Superstar Shakeup, she’s pulling double duty at least for now. Becky says to bring on every last one of her challengers. Becky goes on about being a fighting champion and she will face anyone and will put both titles on the line any time. She makes her exit up the ramp and poses at the ramp. Lacey Evans comes out and punches Becky hard. Becky rolls back down the ramp and as she recovers, Lacey Evans went back.

#7 The New Day(Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods) vs The Bar(Sheamus and Cesaro) and Drew McIntyre

Sami Zayn comes out before the match and the crowd keeps singing his entrance music. He says the crowd isn’t worth it and walks away.
Sheamus and Woods start the match and Sheamus puts Woods in the corner. Woods ducks Sheamus’ move and hits him with a stiff elbow. Big E comes in to hit Sheamus with a shoulder tackle, Kofi hits double stomp for a near fall and tags back Woods. A distraction helps Sheamus take advantage and Woods is hung on the rope. McIntyre tags in and whips Woods into the announce table with a reverse Alabama Slam.
Big E tossed Cesaro across the ring with a trio of a belly to belly suplexes and hits a standing splash on him. Sheamus tries to distract him but he still keeps control over Cesaro. Cesaro hits a crossbody and tags in Sheamus who hits a knee to E’s face. Sheamus and Cesaro hit the double white noise but Woods runs in to break up the pin. Big E blocks the Brogue Kick with a clothesline and tags in Kofi. Kofi hits a splash to the back of Sheamus. Kofi takes down Cesaro with a suicide dive. While he is coming back, he nails a step-up enziguri on Sheamus and hits Trouble in Paradise for the pin and the win.
Winners- The New Day