Welcome to the Live Results and Updates blog of WWE SmackDown Episode of 25 June 2019 from Moda Center, Portland, OR, which will mainly deal with the fallout from the Stomping Grounds.
We get the recap of the Undertaker appearing and making a save on Roman Reigns against Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre on RAW last night. Shane McMahon, backstage, says that Roman Reigns was scared and so had to call upon the Undertaker. That would not stop him, but he issues a warning to the WWE SmackDown roster to not get on his bad side tonight.
Kofi’s Highs and Lows
Kofi Kingston and New Day make their way out to the ring. Kingston says that while he has had some amazing moments ever since he became the WWE Champion, he has had a lot of highs, but also a lot of painful lows. He reminds us been attacked by Samoa Joe last night. While Samoa Joe thinks that he is a shark who has found his prey, Kingston will not be making it easy for him.
Dolph Ziggler’s music hits and he makes his way out. He says that he refuses to let such a thing happen. He softened Kofi up and Samoa Joe was taking his opportunity for him. Ziggler wanted another opportunity because Kofi Kingston had acted like a coward by leaping out of the cage to get the title. Management has told him that if he can beat Kofi Kingston tonight in a 2 out of 3 falls match, he is going to be added to the WWE Championship match at Extreme Rules.
Elias is outside Shane’s office when the Miz comes looking for him. The Miz sends a message to Shane McMahon through Elias saying that they have some unfinished business which needs to end. Shane comes out of the office after sometime and tells Elias that he is ready to take on the Miz if Miz can beat Elias first.
The New Day(Xavier Woods and Big E) Beat Daniel Bryan and Rowan
Bryan and Woods start with a technical exchange of counters, takedowns and near falls. Rowan eventually tags in and takes control. He drops an elbow for a quick two count. The Planet’s Champions take turns beating on Woods in the corner to keep him isolated. Xavier tries to make a comeback but Rowan runs him over.
Woods still on the receiving end of a beating from Rowan and Bryan. He manages to take The Redwood down and make the hot tag. Big E throws Bryan around with belly to belly suplexes. Bryan counters a splash and locks in the Lebell Lock. Woods breaks it up to save the match. Bryan unloads with kicks to the body before Big E hits an urinagi. Woods gets the tag and they hit Midnight Hour for the pin and the win.
Post match, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn attacks the New Day and Rowan joins them. The Heavy Machinery comes out to make a save and it looks like we will get another tag team match.