Welcome to the live blog for SmackDown Live Results and Updates from 14 May 2019 episode.
Roman has some unfinished business!
Roman Reigns comes out to open SmackDown this week. He says he has got unfinished business from Raw last night and he is not waiting for Money in the Bank. He calls Elias out and says he is a huge problem that we are going to solve right now and brings out the Miz. Miz also goes on a rant against Elias and Shane McMahon until they enter. Shane begins by saying just because Roman invited Miz doesn’t make him a Wild Card, and because Miz disgusts him, he is going to ban him from the building tonight.
Elias tells Roman that he can make all the corny jokes he like but underestimating him is going to be the biggest mistake of his career. Shane suggests that if Roman and Miz won’t leave on their own, they will be removed forcefully. Enter Daniel Bryan and Erick Rowan, All four heels advance on the ring and start beating the faces. The Usos enter to make the save. They make a comeback until Rowan decks them with a double clothesline and throws them back in the ring where the beatdown continues until Roman saves the Usos.
Back from commercial, the four heels from our opening segment are chatting backstage and Shane McMahon says he is going to prove his point tonight by making a handicap match between the four of them and Roman Reigns and the Usos. If Miz interferes in the match, his Steel Cage match will be canceled.
Randy Orton vs Ali vs Finn Balor vs Andrade
Randy Orton gets on the mic before the fatal 4-way match and says this Sunday he is going to climb this ladder and grab the briefcase to become Mr. Money in the Bank for the second time and then RKO will be the three most dangerous letters for the WWE Champion Kofi Kingston.
Zelina Vega cuts a promo on Andrade’s intro, saying everyone is so sensitive to spoilers, whether Game of Thrones or Avengers: Endgame. But Andrade wants us all to know his endgame, and he is handing out the spoilers for Money in the Bank for us. Andrade takes the mic and says that in five days he is going to climb the ladder and win the briefcase.
Orton is stomping away at Ali as we return from the break. He is targeting the leg before drawing him up to scrape his boot laces across his face. Ali rolls him up to get a two-count. Ali knocks Balor off the apron next. Orton hits a quick power-slam to stop Ali’s momentum. Ali avoids an RKO and hits a tornado DDT. Andrade breaks up the pin. Balor hits quick moves on Ali and Andrade. Andrade brings him down. Vega tells Andrade to bring a ladder into the ring. Ali nails a superkick to knock Andrade out to the floor. He springboards into the ladder Andrade is holding as we head to a break.
Andrade slams Balor into a ladder as we return. More back and forth between everyone. Orton catches him with the RKO as he comes from a springboard. Andrade brings Balor down in the ring and then hits him with Hammerlock DDT to get a two-count. Balor hits Ali and Orton with a suicide dive. Andrade and Balor go back and forth before Andrade hits another Hammerlock DDT to get the the pin.
Almas climbs the ladder to show off before Money in the Bank. Ricochet runs out and climbs the ladder from the other side. Ricochet knock Andrade down and retrieves the briefcase.
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods are backstage. Woods says he will make sure that everything goes smooth during The Kevin Owens Show. Kofi wants Woods to stay in the back because Woods isn’t at 100% right now. Kofi tells Woods that he will handle things by himself.
Aleister Black gets a promo. He talks about Shakespeare, struggles, ambitions and goals.
The Usos and Roman Reigns vs Daniel Bryan, Rowan, Elias, and Shane McMahon
Bryan and Jimmy start for their teams. Bryan takes him down with a waistlock. Jimmy gets to his feet only to be dropped with a shoulder tackle. Elias and Jey come in. Jimmy misses a Superfly Splash. Elias nails him with a clothesline. Shane tags in to beat up Jey. He starts to work on Jey’s leg. Bryan throws Jey off the top turnbuckle and he crashes into a barricade. We head to a break.
Rowan is working on Jey in the corner as we return. He hits a splash in the middle of the ring to get a two-count. Elias hits a body slam on Jey. Jey counters Elias and tags in Roman. Bryan comes from the other side but Roman drops him multiple times. Bryan counters the Superman Punch with a running knee. Rowan gets the tag and hits Roman with a clothesline. Elias comes and hits a running knee.
Roman fights back against Elias with punches. The Usos come to start a superkick party for all the opponents. Reigns dropped Rowan with a Superman Punch. Elias sends Roman into the steel steps. Bryan drops Jey to the floor. Shane then hits Jimmy with the Coast to Coast dropkick to get the pin.
Winners- Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan, Rowan, Elias
The Kabuki Warriors vs Fire and Desire
Paige stands with Asuka and Sane in the ring. Billie Kay and Peyton Royce are on commentary for this match. Paige reveals that Sane and Asuka’s team is called The Kabuki Warriors. Paige says not only are they the next WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, but they are also the future of the division. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville interrupt them. They mock Paige for this special name for the tag team. They go on and talk about Rose winning the briefcase at MITB and then the two of them winning the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles.
Deville and Asuka start the match. They go at it and Asuka hits a Hip Attack. Sane tags in for some double teaming. They clear the ring for a pop. Sane takes out Rose and Deville with a dive. Asuka knocks off Deville off the apron with a running attack.
Back from commercials, Deville saves Rose from a running elbow by Sane. Rose tags in and hits a knee strike to get a two-count. Rose and Deville continue to work on Sane for a while. Sane finally counters Rose to tag in Asuka. Asuka runs riot until Sonya drops her with a spinebuster. Rose asks Deville for a tag but Asuka capitalizes on the distraction to roll up Deville for the pin.
Winners- The Kabuki Warriors
Kayla Braxton is looking nervous backstage before an interview with Lars Sullivan before we sent to a video package for Sullivan. Braxton is standing with Sullivan and asks him to comment on the “destruction” Lars does not reply and just stares her down.
Kevin Owens cuts a promo backstage saying that claims that Kofi Kingston can’t stand on his own away from New Day and he will prove this on Sunday at Money in the Bank.
The KO Show with Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston is out in the ring, but Owens is not here. Kofi says Owens wanted him and the title shot, and he is getting that at MITB. He calls out Owens to come out and host his show. Owens appears on the screen and says Kofi is out on his own for the first time in 11 years and it could not have come at worst possible time. Owens hypes Kofi’s WrestleMania moment but tells him that dreams end. Owens claim that he will end Kofi’s title reign. To show how dangerous he is, Owens sends us to a video package.
Kofi tells KO that he is getting tired of talking. He throws out the chairs from the ring. KO comes out as his music hits. He stops on the apron and then starts to walk back. He teases getting into the ring a few times. Kofi gets tired and attacks him on the floor. Sami Zayn attacks Kofi from behind. Xavier Woods come out to help Kofi but KO sends him into the ring post. Kofi avoids a cannonball from KO in the ring. Kofi then nails Sami with a Trouble in Paradise. Owens talks trash while Kofi stands tall in the ring to close the show.