Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for April 9, 2019. The Smackdown Live after WrestleMania 35 featured Kofi Kingston’s WWE title celebration, new tag team champions being crowned and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results
— Kofi Kingston and the New Day celebrated his historic WWE Smackdown championship win from WrestleMania. The Bar interrupted his celebration and challenged the New Day to a six-man tag match alongside Drew McIntyre.
1. Aleister Black, Ricochet and Ali defeated Andrade, Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura. Ali pinned Andrade after landing the 450 splash. After the match, Randy Orton dropped Ali with an RKO out of nowhere. Kevin Owens then hit the ring and connected on a stunner on Rusev.
— R-Truth and Carmella recapped WrestleMania when Samoa Joe ran down to the ring and attacked him. Joe locked in the Coquina Clutch and tossed R-Truth outside the ring. Joe got on the mic and talked up crushing Rey Mysterio. He said he could beat down other stars in the locker room, and Braun Strowman ran down to the ring. Joe put him in the Coquina Clutch, but Strowman fought out and picked him up for a slam. Joe escaped and ran back up the entrance ramp with his United States title.
2. Women’s Tag Team Title Match: IIconics (c) defeated the Brooklyn Belles. Billie Kay landed a knee strike to the head for the pinfall. After the match, Paige said next week she’s bringing another tag team to Smackdown.
— Shane McMahon recapped beating up The Miz and his dad at WrestleMania. He then talked down ring announcer Greg Hamilton and made him repeatedly announce him as the Best in the World.