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WWE SmackDown Live Results – April 16, 2019: Night 2 of Superstar Shakeup


We also see what Lars did last week to the Hardys.

Matt asks Jeff if he remembers what happened last week. Matt asks Jeff if he remembers the other thing and they hold up the title belts. Matt says people forgot about the greatness of the Hardys, they made people remember. They are the greatest tag team of space and time.

Big O is in the gorilla position with Kofi and Xavier to to the introduction.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Buddy Murphy says he has been destroying the cruiserweight roster on 205 Live. You might know him now, but the best kept secret is coming to Smackdown.

Match Number Four: Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, and Kevin Owens versus Cesaro, Rusev, and Shinsuke Nakamura

Rusev and Woods start things off and Woods with a side head lock. Rusev sends Woods into the corner but misses a splash. Woods with a slap. They lock up again and Woods goes for a chop but Rusev with a knee and forearm followed by shoulders. Woods with an Honor Roll for a near fall. Kofi tags in and they kick Rusev and hit a double bulldog for a near fall. Rusev with a punch and Nakamura tags in. Nakamura with a boot in the corner. Kofi with a kick and he gets a near fall. Kofi with kicks in the corner and Woods tags in and kicks Nakamura. Kofi tags back in and kicks Nakamura. Owens tags in and adds some kicks. Owens with a cannonball on Nakamura.

Woods tags in and he punches Nakamura. Nakamura with a round kick. Cesaro tags in and he connects with a European uppercut and then he goes for a belly-to-back suplex but Woods lands on his feet. Cesaro sends Woods over the top rope to the floor and Nakamura tags in. Rusev sends Woods to Nakamura and Nakamura with a hot shot onto the ringside barrier as we go to commercial.

We are back and Woods punches Nakamura but he cannot make the tag. Nakamura kicks Woods and Nakamura with a sliding German suplex and Rusev gets a near fall. Nakamura tags in and he sends Woods into the turnbuckles. Nakamura misses a knee in the corner when Woods moves. Woods goes up top but Nakamura with a round kick. Nakamura goes for a superplex but Woods blocks it. Woods knocks Nakamura off the turnbuckles. Woods with a missile drop kick.

Kofi and Cesaro tag in and Kofi with a springboard forearm and drop kicks to Cesaro followed by a flying clothesline. Kofi with a Boom Drop. Rusev tries to stop Kofi but Kofi with a forearm. Kofi with a kick and he goes off the turnbuckles. Cesaro catches Kofi but Kofi gets to his feet and hits SOS for a near fall. Cesaro with a giant swing. Cesaro with a Sharpshooter but Owens with a super kick. Nakamura with a kick to Owens. Woods with a DDT. Rusev sends Woods to the floor. Rusev tags in and Kofi gets to his feet and Owens is tagged in. Owens sends Rusev to the floor. Kofi sends Kofi onto Nakamura, Rusev, and Cesaro. Woods blocks a kick from Rusev. Kofi with Trouble in Paradise and Owens with a stunner for the three count.

Winners: Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens, and Xavier Woods

After the match, Vince McMahon is watching on the monitor and we go to commercial.

We are back with the Bray Wyatt doll video package.

Vince McMahon makes hi sway to the ring and he has a big announcement to make.

Vince says it is nice to be back in Montreal. Seldom does he put a seal of approval on a superstar, but he is going to do it now. He is the future of Smackdown and the future of the WWE. He is the greatest acquisition in the history of Smackdown. He exudes charisma . . .


Elias says there is a man who knows what WWE stands for. Elias talks about his recent interruptions but after what Vince said and did to name him the biggest acquisition in the history of Smackdown, Vince has his finger on the pulse of things. It is time to walk with Elias. Elias says he is happy to be on Smackdown, but not to be in Montreal. You speak a language he cannot understand. You are upset that AJ Styles is not here, but Smackdown will become the temple of Elias. You will come out to worship him.

Roman Reigns interrupts and he makes his way to the ring.

Roman with an uppercut and Superman punch.

Vince yells at Roman for attacking Elias and Vince realizes he made a mistake and Roman with a Superman punch.

Roman says he does not care what Elias says because Smackdown is his yard now.

Roman leaves the ring and then he sees Elias get up and he hits a spear on Elias


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