Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for June 18, 2019. The show featured Dolph Ziggler versus Xavier Woods, a 2-out-of-3-falls tag team main event, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— The New Day cut a promo on Kofi Kingston’s upcoming title defense against Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler interrupted the trio and said Kingston doesn’t deserve to be WWE champion.
1. Dolph Ziggler defeated Xavier Woods. The New Day, Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens were ejected from ringside. Ziggler pinned Woods after dropping him with a superkick while he was tied up in the ropes.
— Matt Hardy, Shelton Benjamin and The B-Team had interviews with Baron Corbin to become the special guest referee in his Universal title match against Seth Rollins.
— Alexa Bliss had a Moment of Bliss with Bayley and Nikki Cross. Bayley called Bliss an entitled princess. Bliss said Bayley is a placeholder because she peaked in NXT. Bayley attacked Bliss, and Cross made the save. Bliss then laid out Bayley with an attack from behind.
— Backstage, Apollo Crews told Zelina Vega he was looking for Andrade. Andrade then attacked him from behind. The camera zoomed out to show Chad Gable taking notes.
2. Heavy Machinery defeated The B-Team. Heavy Machinery got the win following the Compactor.
— After the match, Rollins slammed a steel chair into the backs of The B-Team.
— Backstage, Owens and Zayn complained to Shane McMahon about Rollins showing up. McMahon made a 2 out of 3 falls match for later in the night between Owens and Zayn against Rollins and Kingston.
— Drew McIntyre cut a promo on Roman Reigns alongside McMahon and Elias. The Miz interrupted them to replay Reigns beating them up on Monday Night Raw.
— The Authors of Pain had a brief backstage interaction with the IIconics. Then Paige, Kairi Sane and Asuka faced off with the IIconics, who will have a non-title match next week. If they win, they get a title shot at a later date.
3. Tag Team Elimination Match: Awesome Truth defeated Elias and Drew McIntyre. Elias eliminated Truth after connecting on a running knee in the corner. A host of mid-carders came running down to the ring to take the 24/7 belt. Truth took it from Shelton Benjamin and went running through the crowd. McIntyre pinned Miz after hitting the Claymore. After the match, McMahon picked Miz up for another Claymore.
— Ember Moon attacked Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville backstage.
4. Drake Maverick defeated R-Truth to win the 24/7 title. Dressed as Carmella, Maverick pinned R-Truth in the parking lot and won the 24/7 title by rollup. He then sped off in a referee’s car.
5. 2 out of 3 falls match: Kofi Kingston and Seth Rollins defeated Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn (2-0). Kofi got the first fall after hitting Trouble in Paradise on Zayn. Rollins pinned Owens after hitting the stomp.