WWE Smackdown September 3rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

WWE Smackdown September 3rd
WWE Smackdown September 3rd

WWE Smackdown September 3rd, 2019 Results & Rankings

Table of Contents:

  1. Results
  2. Upcoming Matches
  3. Rankings
  4. Injuries
  5. Known Contract Details
  6. Championship Landscape

Results

WWE Smackdown/205 Live
September 3rd, 2019
Norfolk Scope Arena
Norfolk, VA

Smackdown:

  1. 2019 King of the Ring (2nd Round)
    Elias defeated Ali
  2. Fire & Desire (Sonya Deville & Mandy Rose) defeated Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross – Non-Title
  3. 2019 King of the Ring (2nd Round)
    Chad Gable defeated Andrade
  4. Aleister Black defeated Shelton Benjamin
  5. Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Local Talent

205 Live:

  1. Mike Kanellis defeated Tony Nese
  2. Akira Tozawa & The Brian Kendrick defeated Brandon Scott & Tyler Hastings
  3. Lince Dorado defeated Humberto Carrillo
King of the Ring bracket
King of the Ring bracket

Upcoming Matches

WWE Clash of Champions
September 15th, 2019
Spectrum Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Universal Championship
    Seth Rollins (c) vs Braun Strowman
  • RAW Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Sasha Banks
  • WWE Championship
    Kofi Kingston (c) vs Randy Orton
  • Smackdown Women’s Championship
    Baley (c) vs Charlotte Flair
  • RAW Tag Team Championships
    Braun Strowman & Seth Rollins (c) vs Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
  • Smackdown Tag Team Championships
    New Day (c) vs the Revival
  • Intercontinental Championship
    Shinsuke Nakamura (c) w/ Sami Zayn vs the Miz
  • WWE Cruiserweight Championship
    Drew Gulak (c) vs Humberto Carrillo vs Lince Dorado
  • WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships
    Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross (c) vs Fire & Desire (Sonya Deville & Mandy Rose)
  • King of the Ring Finals

Rankings

  • #1 (WTT) Fire & Desire (Sonya Deville & Mandy Rose) moved to the top spot after defeating the champions in a non-title match.
  • #1 (205) Lince Dorado moves to the top spot after defeating #2 Humberto Carrillo and has now been added to the cruiserweight title match at Clash of Champions.
  • #13 (SD) Chad Gable moves up after defeating #14 Andrade this week.

Raw

Universal Champion: Seth Rollins
United States Champion: AJ Styles
WWE 24/7 Champion: Drake Maverick

  1. Brock Lesnar
  2. Braun Strowman
  3. Ricochet
  4. Baron Corbin
  5. Drew McIntyre
  6. Cedric Alexander
  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. Sasha Banks
  2. Lacey Evans
  3. Natalya
  4. Alexa Bliss
  5. Naomi
  6. Nikki Cross
  7. Sarah Logan
  8. Dana Brooke
  9. Tamina

Raw Tag Team Champions: Braun Strowman & Seth Rollins

  1. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
  2. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows (the O.C)
  3. The Revival
  4. the Usos
  5. The Viking Raiders
  6. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins
  7. The Lucha House Party
  8. 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. Elias
  3. Kevin Owens
  4. The Miz
  5. Dolph Ziggler
  6. Shane McMahon
  7. Randy Orton
  8. Bray Wyatt
  9. Ali
  10. Buddy Murphy
  11. Finn Balor
  12. Aleister Black
  13. Chad Gable
  14. Andrade
  15. Shelton Benjamin

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Bayley

  1. Charlotte Flair
  2. Ember Moon
  3. Carmella
  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. Humberto Carrillo
  2. Oney Lorcan
  3. Tony Nese
  4. Akira Tozawa
  5. Lince Dorado
  6. Ariya Davairi
  7. Chad Gable
  8. Jack Gallagher
  9. Mike Kanellis
  10. Kalisto
  11. Brian Kendrick
  12. 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:

  • Rusev
  • Ronda Rousey (impregnation vacation) (Attacked by tables).
  • Lio Rush – no timetable for return.

Known Contract Details

  • Luke Harper – 2020 (as a result of additional time added)
  • the Revival until April 2020
  • The Hardy Boyz until March 2020
  • Randy Orton signed 10-year deal in January 2010 – expires in 2020.
  • Daniel Bryan until 2021
  • Sami Zayn until 2021
  • Braun Strowman – re-signed in 2019 – expiration sometimes mid-2023.
  • Jinder Mahal until 2024
  • Mike & Maria Kanellis until 2024
  • Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows until 2024

WWE Championship Landscape

Raw

Universal Championship
Champion: Seth Rollins (2x)
Won: defeated Brock Lesnar (8/11/19)
Title Defenses:
Challengers:

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: defeated Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair (WM35)
Title Defenses: 4
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), defeated Natalya (8/11/19),

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: 2 (5 all-time)
Challengers: Ricochet (8/11/19), lost to Braun Strowman via DQ (8/19/19), lost to Strowman via DQ (8/26/19)

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: 2
Challengers: the Iiconcis (8/11/19), defeated the Kabuki Warriors (8/12/19)

WWE 24/7 Champion
Champion: Elias?

Smackdown

WWE Championship
Champion: Kofi Kingston
Won: defeated Daniel Bryan (WM35)
Title Defenses: 8
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), vs Randy Orton (DCO- 8/11/19)

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Bayley
Won: defeated Charlotte Flair (Money in the Bank 2019)
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: defeated Alexa Bliss (6/23/19), defeated Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss (7/14/19), defeated Ember Moon (8/11/19)

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: 3
Challengers: defeated Tony Nese (7/14/19), defeated Oney Lorcan (8/11/19), defeated Oney Lorcan (8/13/19)