Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for May 28, 2019. The show featured Shane McMahon Appreciation Night, the 24/7 title changing hands and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— Kevin Owens opened Smackdown with a promo about not having anything to do with Big E re-injuring his knee last week.
1. Kofi Kingston defeated Kevin Owens. Kingston reversed the pop-up powerbomb into Trouble in Paradise for the pinfall victory.
— R-Truth is seen running backstage from Drake Maverick with his 24/7 title.
— The New Daniel Bryan and Erick Rowan got on the mic and talked about saving the tag team division and saving the planet. Heavy Machinery came out and challenged the duo to a tag title match. Bryan accepted, but said the match wouldn’t take place in Oklahoma.
2. Mandy Rose defeated Carmella. Rose pinned Carmella with a rollup after Sonya Deville distracted her on the apron.
— R-Truth was attacked from behind by Jinder Mahal, but Truth escaped into a photobooth. Members of 205Live, Matt Hardy, and others went running by him. Truth ran into Maverick before escaping.
— Elias and Drew McIntyre joined Shane McMahon for Shane McMahon Appreciation Night.
3. 24/7 title match: R-Truth defeated Drake Maverick, then Elias defeated R-Truth. Truth pinned Maverick. After he earned the victory, Drew McIntyre, Elias and Shane McMahon beat up Truth. Elias then pinned him to become the new 24/7 champion. After the match, Shane McMahon announced Truth would team with Roman Reigns against McIntyre and Elias. Also, the 24/7 rule is off until after the main event.
4. Bayley defeated Lacey Evans. Bayley defeated Evans after going after Charlotte Flair on the outside, and pinning Evans with a rollup. After the match, Flair attacked Evans.
5. Roman Reigns and R-Truth defeated Drew McIntyre and Elias. Reigns pinned Elias after dropping him with a spear.
6. 24/7 title match: R-Truth defeated Elias. After the match, Reigns speared Elias again, allowing R-Truth to win back the 24/7 title.