WWE Smackdown April 23rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

WWE Smackdown April 23rd, 2019
WWE Smackdown April 23rd, 2019

WWE Smackdown April 23rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

Table of Contents:

  1. Results
  2. Rankings
  3. Upcoming Matches
  4. Championship Landscape

WWE Rankings & Championship Landscape Archives.

Results

WWE Smackdown
April 23rd, 2019
Pinnacle Bank Arena
Lincoln, NE

Smackdown:

  1. Finn Balor defeated Andrade
  2. Kairi Sane defeated Peyton Royce
  3. WWE SmackDown Women’s Title #1 Contendership
    Charlotte Flair defeated Bayley
  4. Kofi Kingston defeated Shinsuke Nakamura via DQ

205 Live:

  1. Humberto Carillo defeated Drew Gulak
  2. WWE Cruiserweight Title #1 Contendership
    Ariya Daivari defeated Oney Lorcan

 

Upcoming Matches

  • Smackdown Women’s Championship: Becky Lynch (c) vs Charlotte Flair and Roman Reigns vs Elias were both added to Money in the Bank on Smackdown this week.

WWE Money in the Bank 2019
May 19th, 2019
XL Center
Hartford, Connecticut

  1. Universal Championship
    Seth Rollins (c) vs AJ Styles
  2. RAW Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Lacey Evans
  3. Smackdown Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Charlotte Flair
  4. Roman Reigns vs Elias

WWE Rankings

  • Humberto Carrillo jumps from #9 to #3 this week on 205 Live after defeating #4 Drew Gulak.
  • Ariya Davairi retained his #1 contendership spot on 205 Live and earned a future title match when he defeated #2 Oney Lorcan.
  • Jinder Mahal and Chad Gable were moved to Smackdown.

Raw

Universal Champion: Seth Rollins
United States Champion: Samoa Joe

  1. AJ Styles
  2. Brock Lesnar
  3. Braun Strowman (Andre the Giant Memorial BR Winner)
  4. Baron Corbin
  5. Drew McIntyre
  6. Bobby Lashley
  7. Rey Mysterio
  8. the Miz
  9. Cesaro
  10. Robert Roode
  11. Sami Zayn
  12. Apollo Crews
  13. Ricochet
  14. EC3
  15. Tyler Breeze
  16. Titus O’Neal
  17. Mojo Rawley
  18. No Way Jose
  19. Cedric Alexander

Raw Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch

  1. Lacey Evans
  2. Natalya
  3. Alexa Bliss
  4. Naomi
  5. Mickie James
  6. Dana Brooke
  7. Tamina
  8. Ruby Riott
  9. Sarah Logan
  10. Liv Morgan
  11. Alicia Fox

Raw Tag Team Champions:  Zach Ryder & Curt Hawkins

  1. The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
  2. the Usos
  3. The Viking Raiders
  4. The Lucha House Party
  5. The B-Team
  6. The Ascension

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: Peyton Royce & Billie Kay (Iiconics)

  1. Beth Phoenix & Natalya
  2. Asuka & Kairi Sane
  3. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville
  4. Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan (Riott Squad)

WWE Smackdown

WWE Champion: Kofi Kingston
Intercontinental Champion: Finn Balor

  1. Roman Reigns
  2. Daniel Bryan
  3. Randy Orton
  4. Kevin Owens
  5. Andrade
  6. R-Truth
  7. Shinsuke Nakamura
  8. Rusev
  9. Elias
  10. Jinder Mahal
  11. Ali
  12. Shelton Benjamin
  13. Chad Gable

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch

  1. Charlotte Flair
  2. Carmella (WM35 Women’s Battle Royal Winner)
  3. Asuka
  4. Bayley
  5. Ember Moon
  6. Mandy Rose
  7. Sonya Deville

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: the Hardy Boyz

  1. New Day
  2. Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura
  3. The Club
  4. Heavy Machinery

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Tony Nese

  1. Ariya Davairi (owed title match)
  2. Oney Lorcan
  3. Humberto Carrillo
  4. Drew Gulak
  5. Akira Tozawa
  6. Mike Kannelis
  7. Kalisto
  8. Noam Dar
  9. Brian Kendrick
  10. Lio Rush
  11. Gran Metalik
  12. Jack Gallagher
  13. Lince Dorado

WWE Championship Landscape

Raw

Universal Championship
Champion: Seth Rollins
Won: defeated Brock Lesnar (WrestleMania 35)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: defeated Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair (WM35)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

Raw Tag Team Championships
Champions: Zach Ryder & Curt Hawkins
Won: from the Revival (WM35)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated the Revival (RAW 4/8/19)

United States Championship
Champion: Samoa Joe
Won: defeated R-Truth (c) vs Andrade vs Rey (3/5/19)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: defeated R-Truth vs Andrade vs Rey Mysterio (Fastlane 3/10/19), defeated Rey Mysterio (WM35)

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions
Champions: the Iiconics
Won: defeated Sasha Banks & Bayley vs Nia Jax & Tamina vs Beth Phoenix & Natalya
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated the Brooklyn Belles (SD 4/9/19)

Smackdown

WWE Championship
Champion: Kofi Kingston
Won: defeated Daniel Bryan (WM35)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: defeated Charlotte Flair vs Ronda Rousey (WM35)
Title Defenses: 0
Challengers:

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: the Hardy Boyz
Won: from the Usos (SD 4/9/19)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Finn Balor
Won: defeated Bobby Lashley (WM35)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: defeated Sami Zayn (RAW 4/8/19), defeated Elias (Shield Final Chapter 4/21/19)

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Tony Nese
Won: defeated Buddy Murphy (WM35)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Buddy Murphy (205 4/9/19)