Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Smackdown Live results for September 3, 2019. The show featured two King of the Ring tournament matches, Roman Reigns confronting Daniel Bryan and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Smackdown Live column
WWE Smackdown Live Results:
— A recap video of Bayley’s apparent heel turn played. She came down to the ring and talked about being confused by the cheers. Charlotte Flair walked out a cut a promo on Bayley when Sasha Banks’ music hit. Banks walked out to the ramp and Flair attacked Bayley. Flair jumped on Banks when Bayley smashed a chair into Flair’s back. Bayley and Banks traded hitting Flair with the chair.
1. King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinals: Elias defeated Ali. Elias pinned Ali after hitting the Drift Away.
2. Fire and Desire defeated Raw Women’s Tag Team Champions Nikki Cross and Alexa Bliss. Mandy Rose pinned Bliss after Rose connected on a V-trigger knee and Sonya Deville went low with a leg sweep.
— Randy Orton cut a promo on Kofi Kingston. He told Kingston he didn’t want to wait until Clash of Champions and challenged him to a match. Kingston’s music hit and the Revival attacked him, beating him down the ramp. When Kingston started to turn the tables, Orton hit him from behind. In the ring, the Revival held Kingston up for a super RKO.
3. King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinals: Chad Gable defeated Andrade. Gable pinned Andrade after reversing the Hammerlock DDT into a pinning combination.
4. Aleister Black’s Open Challenge: Black defeated Shelton Benjamin. Black defeated Benjamin with Black Mass.
— Bo Dallas pinned Drake Maverick backstage to win the belt.
6. Shinsuke Nakamura defeated a jobber Sami Zayn named The Miz. Nakamura pinned the jobber with the Kinsasha.
— Drake Maverick pinned Bo Dallas to win the belt back. As he was walking back up the ramp, R-Truth appeared behind the King of the Ring throne to roll up Maverick.
— Daniel Bryan came down to the ring and said he is not a liar. Bryan demanded an apology from Reigns for the accusation, for spearing him and for calling him a liar. Reigns came out to the ramp when Erick Rowan attacked him. Bryan tried to pull Rowan off Reigns, when he shoved him away. Rowan dropped Reigns with the Iron Claw slam. Rowan picked up the mic and told Bryan no one can control him. Rowan admitted to all the chaos backstage. He then tossed Reigns outside the ring and smacked steel stairs into his face. Bryan walked up to Rowan and slapped him across the face. Rowan then Iron Claw slammed Bryan through the announce table.