Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for April 23, 2019. The show featured Bayley vs. Charlotte, Roman Reigns getting jumper by Elias and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— Shane McMahon recapped Roman Reigns punching Vince McMahon and threatened to fire him. Shane called out Reigns, where Elias attacked him from behind. Elias and Shane beat down Reigns before Elias laid him out with the Drift Away.
1. Finn Bálor defeated Andrade. Bálor pinned Andrade after landing the Coupe De Grâce.
— Elias challenged Reigns to a fight at Money in the Bank while playing a song backstage.
2. Kairi Sane defeated Peyton Royce. Sane pinned Royce after dropping the Insane Elbow. After the match. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville walked out and clapped at Sane and Asuka.
— After the match, Jinder Mahal showed up as the latest superstar to jump to Smackdown Live.
— Lars Sullivan attacked Chad Gable and the Singh brothers before Gable’s match with Jinder Mahal could get underway. R-Truth tried to attack Sullivan, but got laid out as well.
— Backstage, Reigns accepted Elias’s challenge for Money in the Bank.
— Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch had their first showdown after WrestleMania. Flair said Ronda Rousey lost her Smackdown Women’s title at WrestleMania and asked Lynch to explain how she’s the champ when she didn’t beat Flair. Flair said she wants a shot at Lynch after Lacey Evans gets her championship match at Money in the Bank. Bayley came to the ring, where Flair told her to get to the back of the line. Bayley challenged Flair to a No. 1 contender’s match.