WWE Smackdown July 30th, 2019 Results & Rankings

WWE Smackdown July 30th, 2019
WWE Smackdown July 30th, 2019

WWE Smackdown July 30th, 2019 Results & Rankings

Table of Contents:

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

Results

WWE Smackdown
July 30th, 2019
FedEx Forum
Memphis, TN

Smackdown:

  1. Kevin Owens defeated Drew McIntyre (13:14)
  2. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross defeated Bayley & Ember Moon (7:42)
  3. Dolph Ziggler defeated Finn Balor (3:54)
  4. Ali defeated Shinsuke Nakamura (4:42)
  5. Kofi Kingston (w/Big E & Xavier Woods) defeated AJ Styles (w/Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows) (12:55)

205 Live:

  1. Akira Tozawa & The Brian Kendrick defeated The Singh Brothers (Samir Singh & Sunil Singh)
  2. Lince Dorado (w/Gran Metalik & Kalisto) defeated Ariya Daivari
  3. Unsanctioned Match
    Drake Maverick defeated Mike Kanellis

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. Trish Stratus vs Charlotte Flair
  7. Finn Balor vs Bray Wyatt’s “Fiend”
  8. Kevin Owens vs Shane McMahon (If Owens loses, he’ll quit WWE)
  9. Aleister Black vs Sami Zayn
  10. The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler

Rankings

  • #1 (205 TT) The Brian Kendrick & Akira Tozawa were added to the tag rankings after defeating #2 the Singh Brothers.
  • #4 Lince Dorado (205) moved up several spots after defeating #5 Ariya Daivari

Raw

Universal Champion: Brock Lesnar
United States Champion: AJ Styles
WWE 24/7 Champion: Maria Kanellis

  1. Seth Rollins
  2. Braun Strowman
  3. Ricochet
  4. Baron Corbin
  5. Cedric Alexander
  6. Drew McIntyre
  7. Samoa Joe
  8. Bobby Lashley
  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: Peyton Royce & Billie Kay (Iiconics)

  1. The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)
  2. 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. Ali
  8. Andrade
  9. Elias
  10. Aleister Black
  11. Rusev
  12. Shelton Benjamin
  13. 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. Tony Nese
  2. Akira Tozawa
  3. Oney Lorcan
  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

  • 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: 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), Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss (6/17/19)

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)