Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for April 30, 2019. The show featured announcements for Money in the Bank, a relinquishing of the Smackdown Tag Team Championship, Becky Lynch vs. Bayley, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
– Michael Cole interviewed Kofi Kingston, who challenged Kevin Owens to a match at Money in the Bank. Owens interrupted and accepted, and the two argued until Xavier Woods attacked Owens from behind. Owens knocked him out with a superkick and fled before Kingston could help.
1. Becky Lynch defeated Bayley. Bayley is the first woman announced for Smackdown’s half of the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match. Lynch countered a top rope elbow drop with her knees and locked in the Disarmer for the submission victory. After the match, Charlotte Flair attacked both women.
– Aleister Black said spooky things.
– The Hardy Boyz relinquished the Smackdown Tag Team Championship due to Lars Sullivan attacking and injuring Jeff, who will require leg surgery. Lars Sullivan showed up to attack them again, and also attacked R-Truth, who was attempting to make the save.
2. Asuka and Kairi Sane defeated local talent. Sane won the match with an Insane Elbow. The IIconics were on commentary.
– Finn Bálor, Ali, Andrade, and Randy Orton will represent Smackdown in the men’s Money in the Bank ladder match.
– Mandy Rose told Sonya Deville that they would get an opportunity in the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match, but only one of them. Deville agreed to let Rose have the spot.
– Roman Reigns cut a promo about punching Vince McMahon in the face. Shane McMahon interrupted and put Roman into a handicap match against new Smackdown acquisitions The B-Team, with Elias as the special ringside enforcer.
3. Handicap Match: Roman Reigns defeated The B-Team. Reigns was about to win after a Superman Punch to Curtis Axel, but Elias pulled the referee out of the ring. Reigns took out Elias with a Superman Punch and speared Axel to win.
4. Finn Bálor and Ali defeated Andrade and Randy Orton. Ali pinned Andrade with an 054. After the match, Orton hit an RKO on Bálor. Ali superkicked him out of the ring and stood tall.
– Carmella and Ember Moon are the final two entrants in the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match.
– Kevin Owens tried to have Xavier Woods on The KO Show, but Woods didn’t show up. Owens then interviewed Xavier Woods and Big E action figures and generally complained about New Day until Kofi Kingston attacked him. They brawled until Owens escaped into the crowd.