Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for July 2, 2019. The show featured Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler teaming up, Kofi Kingston giving Samoa Joe the middle finger and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— Tom Phillips recapped Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley flying through the stage on Monday Night Raw. Kevin Owens then welcomed Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon to the Kevin Owens Show. Owens called out McMahon for being afraid of the Undertaker. Dolph Ziggler came down to the ring and they argued over who deserves another WWE title shot. McMahon made them a tag team and announced a match against Heavy Machinery, with the winners being inserted into the Smackdown Tag Team title match against The New Day and The Planet’s Tag Team at Extreme Rules.
1. Daniel Bryan defeated Big E. Bryan defeated Big E with the running knee after Rowan attacked him on the outside.
— R-Truth cut a promo about wanting to win the 24/7 title back from Drake Maverick.
— Nikki Cross challenged Bayley to a match during a Moment of Bliss.
2. Bayley defeated Nikki Cross. Bayley pinned Cross after hitting the Bayley-to-Belly.
— Kofi Kingston and Samoa Joe had a war of words in the ring that ended with a middle finger from Kingston and him hitting Trouble in Paradise on Joe.
3. Andrade defeated Apollo Crews. After Zelina Vega landed a hurricanrana on Crews on the outside, Andrade hit the hammerlock DDT and got the pinfall.
— Apparently there was no one at Aleister Black’s door last week. Black then challenged whoever it was to a fight at Extreme Rules.
4. Ember Moon defeated Mandy Rose. Moon connected on the Eclipse for the pinfall.
— Shelton Benjamin was asked backstage who would win the WWE title at Extreme Rules. He looked around and smiled before walking off camera.
5. Heavy Machinery defeated Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler to earn a spot in the triple-threat Smackdown Tag Team title match at Extreme Rules. Heavy Machinery pinned Owens after he got super kicked by Ziggler and after they dropped him with the Compactor. After the match, Ziggler picked up Owens, who responded with laying Ziggler out with a stunner.