The July 9th, 2019 edition of WWE SmackDown Live takes place at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, NH.
Oney Lorcan opens the show with a promo. “Tonight…anything goes. If I want to use a chair…I can. If I want to use a table…I can. And Daivari…if I want to give you more stitches…I can.”
Daivari then comes out of nowhere and attacks Lorcan! They brawl backstage. Security pull them apart, with General Manager and 24/7 champion Drake Maverick there shouting orders.
205 Live song intro.
Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, and Aiden English welcome us to 205 Live from New Hampshire. They hype Sunday’s Extreme Rules cruiserweight title matchup between champion Drew Gulak, and former champion Tony Nese.
Brian Kendrick makes his way to the ring for our opening contest. Footage of Kendrick being interviewed earlier in the day when the Singh brothers interrupt him. They say that Kendick hasn’t achieved much in the WWE, but they offer him on of their fake oscars. Kendrick challenges one of them to a match, with neither wanting to accept. Back to the arena…the Singhs make their way out. Sunil will be competing.
Sunil Singh versus Brian Kendrick
Sunil dances and offers Kendrick a chance to dance with him. Kendrick responds with a right hand that sends Sunil to the mat. After connecting with a few strikes he mocks Sunil, who charges and eats a back body drop. Sunil rolls to the outside to regroup…Kendrick in pursuit. Samir distracts Kendrick…Sunil takes advantage and drives Kendrick into the ring apron. Back in the ring…Sunil with mounted punches, followed by elbow drops. He stands Kendrick up…knife edge chops. Kendrick fires back with an elbow but Samir hits a sucker punch with the ref’s back turned. Sunil wears Kendrick down with a headlock. Backbreaker. Sunil climbs the middle rope…he wastes time by taunting…elbow misses.
Kendrick with a flurry of strikes. He whips Sunil into the corner and catches him with a heel kick. Standing boot lands. Sunil tries for a suplex…Kendrick counters it into the Bully Choke. Sunil taps!
Brian Kendrick wins by submission
As soon as the match is over Samir jumps in and the Singh’s beat Kendrick down. Akira Tozawa runs in to make the save! Superkick and trouble in paradise sends the Singh’s packing. He helps Kendrick up…they stand tall to end the segment.
Video vignette on Humberto Carrillo. He talks about growing up in Mexico and watching wrestling with his grandfather and father. He says they still support his dream of being the best in the world. Highlights of his work in NXT and 205 are spliced throughout.
Commercial for tomorrow’s NXT, featuring the Street Profits against Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch.
Jack Gallagher is out for our next bout. His opponent…Devin Justin…is already in the ring. Gallagher offers a handshake…Justin accepts.
Jack Gallagher versus Devin Justin
Wristlock from Gallagher to open. He twists Justin’s arm to increase pressure. Justin bounces him off the ropes…stiff shoulder block by Gallagher. After a nice chain wrestling sequence, Gallagher goes back to the arm and applies a modified armbar submission. Justin gets to his feet but runs right into a boot. Gallagher ties Justin up in the ropes…elevated basement dropkick. Gallagher picks Justin up for a delayed vertical suplex…he hits it.
Mike Kanellis comes out from the crowd in street clothes. He starts dumping trash cans and tossing papers. “Who’s your daddy chants” from the crowd. Backstage officials come out and escort Kanellis out. Meanwhile Justin rolls Gallgaher up…two count. Gallagher nails Justin with a headbutt for the pinfall.
Jack Gallagher wins by pinfall
Commentary question Kanellis’ appearance during the match, and wonders if Gallagher will respond.
Preview for Extreme Rules
Back from break…Mike Kanellis and Drake Maverick are talking. Maverick apologizes for not being a good general manager, and for putting his focus more on the 24/7 championship. He does clarify that Kanellis will suffer consequences…and fines him for his actions. Kanellis gets angry. He says that he has a second baby on the way and Maverick had it coming. He promises that on next week’s show he plans to cause even more havoc in his scheduled matchup.
Main event time. Oney Lorcan is out first. Ariya Daivari second. Here we go.
Oney Lorcan versus Ariya Daivari Anything Goes
They brawl on the entrance path. Lorcan flings Daviari into the ring…huge lariat. Lorcan tosses Daivari right back to the outside. He smashes Daivari’s head off the ring steps, then reaches underneath to pull out a steel chair. Then a second. And a third. Back inside…Running corner elbows takes Daviari down. Somehow Daivari gains control, and dumps Lorcan back to ringside.
Daivari in control now…he slams Lorcan’s head off the announcer’s table. Lorcan responds by suplexing Daivari onto the arena floor. Daivari reverses an Irish-whip sending Lorcan into the barricade. He then pulls out a ladder and throws it into the ring. Daivari also reveals a chain, and uses it to strangle Lorcan. Ladder gets set up in the turnbuckles. Both men try to throw each other into it…Lorcan wins the exchange and Daivari hits the ladder hard. Lorcan drapes the ladder off the ring ropes…suplex attempt…Daivari blocks. He chops Lorcan…irish whip that Lorcan counters…hip-toss sends Daivari into the ladder again. Lorcan goes for the half-and-half…nice reversal by Daivari allowing him to hit a reverse DDT. He grabs the chain again and wraps it around Lorcan’s face, then whips Lorcan into the corner. Pinfall attempt…Lorcan stays alive.
Daivari traps Lorcan’s head in between a chair…camel clutch applied. Daivari sits Lorcan down and lays into him with stiff strikes. Daivari bounces off the ropes…Lorcan surprises him with a drop-toe hold and Daivari hits the chair! Running blockbuster connects, followed by a running uppercut that sends Daivari to the outside. Suicide plancha lands! Back in the ring Daivari lands a superkick. Daivari goes for a senton from the apron…Lorcan whips a trash can at him! He picks up a trash can lid and lays into Daivari with shots. Lorcan sets up six chairs side-by-side…Daivari takes that opportunity to recover and nail Lorcan with the trash can lid. Both men on the apron steps…Daivari goes to suplex Lorcan onto the chairs…Lorcan blocks…headbutt…he goes for a powerbomb…Daivari back body drops him onto the chairs!
Back in the ring…Daivari climbs the ladder…Persian splash! Cover…Lorcan sneaks a shoulder up. Daviari can’t believe it. He sets up a couple of tables and places Lorcan on top and climbs…Lorcan meets him up there…superplex through the tables! It’s over!
Oney Lorcan wins by pinfall
Commentary once again hypes Sunday’s title matchup between Drew Gulak and Tony Nese. A video package detailing their history is played.
That’s the show friends.