Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for May 7, 2019. The show featured a triple-threat WWE title match, new Smackdown Live tag team champions crowned and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column.
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— AJ Styles opened up Smackdown, followed by Sami Zayn, continuing to take advantage of the Wild Card Rule. Kofi Kingston confronted both of them, leading to him offering a title match for later in the evening. After a commercial break, it was announced Kingston would defend his WWE title in a triple-threat match.
1. Andrade vs. Ali ended in a disqualification. Midway through the match, Randy Orton attacked Ali and Andrade. Orton left both men laid out, dropping them with sequential RKOs.
— WWE recapped Roman Reigns’ journey, from starting out, to relinquishing his title and returning to the ring.
— Shane McMahon announced Daniel Bryan and Rowan as the new Smackdown Live tag team champions. Before McMahon could hand over the titles, the Usos interrupted and said they worked too hard to put the tag team division on the map for him to give the belts away.
2. Smackdown Tag Team title match: Daniel Bryan and Rowan defeated The Usos. Rowan earned the pin with the Iron Claw.
— Shane McMahon came back out to hype the Money in the Bank ladder matches when The Miz attacked him from behind. The B Team pulled Miz away, but he fought back, laying out Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas. McMahon ran back out and slammed a steel chair into Miz’s back.
— Heavy Machinery congratulated Daniel Bryan and Rowan backstage on their tag team title win.
3. Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose defeated Ember Moon and Carmella. Rose pinned Moon after dropping her with a double undertook facebuster. After the match, Paige brought Asuka and Kairi Sane out to the ramp and announced next week her new tag team would take on Deville and Rose.
— Matt Hardy talked about Jeff Hardy’s recovery, when R-Truth joined him backstage and talked up Lars Sullivan. Lars attacked Matt, throwing him into a restroom before powerbombing R-Truth through a table.
4. WWE title match: Kofi Kingston (c) defeated Sami Zayn and AJ Styles. Kevin Owens ran down and attacked Xavier Woods, leading to Zayn dropping Kingston with three Blue Thunder Bombs. Kingston landed Trouble in Paradise on Zayn to retain his title.