WWE Smackdown August 6th, 2019 Results & Rankings

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WWE Smackdown August 6th, 2019 Results & Rankings

Table of Contents:

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

Results

WWE Smackdown/205 Live
August 6th, 2019
Little Ceasar’s Arena
Detroit, MI

  1. Dolph Ziggler defeated Ali (5:32)
  2. Ember Moon vs. Natalya – Double Count Out (3:55)
  3. Aleister Black defeated Sami Zayn (5:58)
  4. The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) defeated Daniel Bryan & Rowan via DQ

205 Live (will be updated shortly):

  • Lince Dorado vs Humberto Carrillo – double count-out
  • #1 Contendership Cruiserweight Title
    Oney Lorcan defeated Akira Tozawa vs Kalisto vs Tony Nese  vs Ariya Daivari vs Gentleman Jack Gallagher

Upcoming Matches

WWE SummerSlam
August 31st, 2019
Scotiabank Arena
Toronto, ON, Canada

  1. RAW Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Natalya
  2. Universal Championship
    Brock Lesnar (c) vs Seth Rollins
  3. Smackdown Women’s Championship
    Bayley (c) vs Ember Moon
  4. WWE Championship
    Kofi Kingston (c) vs Randy Orton
  5. United States Championship
    AJ Styles (c) vs Ricochet
  6. WWE Cruiserweight Championship
    Drew Gulak (c) vs Oney Lorcan
  7. Trish Stratus vs Charlotte Flair
  8. Finn Balor vs Bray Wyatt’s “Fiend”
  9. Kevin Owens vs Shane McMahon (If Owens loses, he’ll quit WWE)
  10. Goldberg vs Dolph Ziggler

Rankings

  • #7 Aleister Black debuts in the Smackdown rankings after beating RAW’s Sami Zayn.
  • #1 (205) Oney Lorcan moves up to the top spot after winning the 6-way match this week on 205 Live.

Raw

Universal Champion: Brock Lesnar
United States Champion: AJ Styles
WWE 24/7 Champion: R-Truth

  1. Seth Rollins
  2. Braun Strowman
  3. Ricochet
  4. Baron Corbin
  5. Cedric Alexander
  6. Drew McIntyre
  7. Samoa Joe
  8. Bobby Lashley (injured)
  9. Rey Mysterio
  10. Cesaro
  11. Robert Roode
  12. Sami Zayn
  13. Mojo Rawley
  14. Apollo Crews
  15. EC3
  16. Titus O’Neal
  17. Heath Slater
  18. No Way Jose

Raw Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch

  1. Natalya
  2. Alexa Bliss
  3. Naomi
  4. Lacey Evans
  5. Nikki Cross
  6. Dana Brooke
  7. Tamina
  8. Sarah Logan

Raw Tag Team Champions: Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows (the O.C)

  1. The Revival
  2. the Usos
  3. The Viking Raiders
  4. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins
  5. The Lucha House Party
  6. The Ascension

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross

  1. Peyton Royce & Billie Kay (Iiconics)
  2. The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)
  3. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville

WWE Smackdown

WWE Champion: Kofi Kingston
Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura

  1. Roman Reigns
  2. Kevin Owens
  3. Dolph Ziggler
  4. Shane McMahon
  5. Randy Orton
  6. Finn Balor
  7. Aleister Black
  8. Ali
  9. Andrade
  10. Elias
  11. Aleister Black
  12. Rusev
  13. Shelton Benjamin
  14. Chad Gable

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Bayley

  1. Ember Moon
  2. Carmella
  3. Charlotte Flair
  4. Mandy Rose
  5. Sonya Deville
  6. Asuka

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: New Day

  1. Daniel Bryan & Rowan
  2. Heavy Machinery
  3. The B-Team

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Drew Gulak

  1. Oney Lorcan
  2. Tony Nese
  3. Akira Tozawa
  4. Lince Dorado
  5. Ariya Davairi
  6. Humberto Carrillo
  7. Chad Gable
  8. Jack Gallagher
  9. Mike Kanellis
  10. Kalisto
  11. Noam Dar
  12. Brian Kendrick
  13. Lio Rush
  14. Gran Metalik

Cruiserweight Tag Teams:

  1. The Brian Kendrick & Akira Tozawa
  2. The Singh Brothers
  3. Humberto Carrillo & Raul Mendoza
  4. The Lucha House Party

Injuries

  • Bobby Lashley (surgery to remove bone spurs from elbow) – November return date
  • Lars Sullivan (knee injury) – expected back in early 2020
  • Sheamus (Undisclosed – April 2019) – no timetable for return
  • Jinder Mahal (knee surgery in June) expected back early 2020
  • Jeff Hardy  (knee surgery in April) expected back October 2019 to January 2020
  • Mickie James (June 2019 – ACL surgery) expected back sometime in 2020
  • Ruby Riott (double shoulder surgery) – expected back late 2019 or early 2020
  • Nia Jax (double knee surgery – April 2019) – expected back in first quarter 2020

Hiatus:

  • Ronda Rousey (impregnation vacation)

WWE Championship Landscape

Raw

Universal Championship
Champion: Brock Lesnar (3x)
Won: defeated Seth Rollins (MITB Cash-In) (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 0 (7 all-time)
Challengers:

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: defeated Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair (WM35)
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: Lacey Evans (Money in the Bank 2019), defeated Lacey Evans (6/23/19), defeated Lacey Evans & Baron Corbin w/Seth Rollins (7/14/19)

Raw Tag Team Championships
Champions:  The Revival (2x)
Won: from the Zach Ryder & Curt Hawkins (6/10/10)
Title Defenses: 1 (4 all-time)
Challengers: the Usos (7/14/19)

United States Championship
Champion: AJ Styles (3x)
Won: defeated Ricochet (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 0 (5 all-time)
Challengers:

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions
Champions: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
Won: defeated the Iiconics, Rose & Deville, and the Kabuki Warriors (8/5/19)
Title Defenses: 0
Challengers:

WWE 24/7 Champion
Champion: Maria Kanellis

Smackdown

WWE Championship
Champion: Kofi Kingston
Won: defeated Daniel Bryan (WM35)
Title Defenses: 7
Challengers: defeated Daniel Bryan (RAW 5/6/19), defeated AJ Styles and Sami Zayn (SD – 5/7/19), defeated Kevin Owens (Money in the Bank 2019), defeated Dolph Ziggler (Super ShowDown 6/7/19), defeated Dolph Ziggler – steel cage – (6/23/19), defeated Samoa Joe (7/14/19), defeated Dolph Ziggler vs. Samoa Joe (7/27/19)

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Bayley
Won: defeated Charlotte Flair (Money in the Bank 2019)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: defeated Alexa Bliss (6/23/19), defeated Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss (7/14/19)

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: New Day (4x)
Won: defeated Daniel Bryan & Rowan (triple threat w/Heavy Machinery) (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 0 (2 all-time)
Challengers:

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
Won: defeated Finn Balor (7/14/19)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Ali (7/27/19)

205 Live

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Drew Gulak
Won: defeated Tony Nese and Akira Tozawa (triple threat) (6/23/19)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: defeated Tony Nese (7/14/19)