WWE Smackdown – 19th June 2020 Result And Review
Preview: Bray Wyatt ends his silence, AJ Styles ushers in his Intercontinental Championship reign, and Mandy Rose joins “Miz TV.”
The show begins where Renee Young was official set to presents AJ Styles with the Intercontinental Championship, to which Styles wanted all the SmackDown locker room present at the ringside and withness this. Then Styles insisted that he should be handed the title by Daniel Bryan as for him it was all about respect.
After giving him the title, Styles told Bryan to man up and congratulate him, to which Bryan told him that he should be the greatest Intercontinental Championship in WWE history and he should defend his title every week. Hearing this Matt Riddle comes out and without wasting any time they get in an fight.
Match 1: AJ Styles vs. Matt Riddle.
Bell rings, in his debut on the blue brand Riddle looks to make a big impact against Styles, with the SmackDown locker room presented at the ringside, both men squared up. Riddle won the match eventually and made a huge statement for being a threat to the Intercontinental Championship in days to come.
Winner: Matt Riddle.
Backstage, Jeff Hardy was seen in a sit-out interview with Renee Young, where Hardy spoke about Sheamus bringing up him addiction issues, to which he is happy to fight with it.
Match 2: Shorty G vs. Mojo Rawley.
Bell rings, with Shorty G always been questioned if he could fight against heavyweights in the ring to which he says that he always has to prove himself every week. Rawley did bring in the fight, but Shorty G won the match where he rolled Rawley backwards for the win.
Winner: Shorty G.
In the ring, The Miz and John Morrison present The Miz TV where the called out their guest Mandy Rose. Miz and Morrison then surprised Rose by calling out another guest Sonya Deville.
Deville comes out and mocks Rose for having a relationship with Otis to get to the top, to which Rose tells her that Otis has always been there for her and what does she wants from her. To which Deville said that she is sick of seeing Rose getting opportunities after opportunities over and over again. Deville then attacks Rose and leaves the ring.
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Match 3: The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) vs. Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado).
Bell ring, the Smackdown Tag Team Champions squares of against The Lucha House Party in a nontitle match. The New Day won the match and the match was just amazing. After the match, Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura comes out and attacks The New Day and made it clear that that need a Smackdown Tag Team Championship match soon.
Winner: The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston)
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Backstage, Sheamus was seen in an interview where he said that he enjoyed bullying Jeff Hardy over the past few weeks. He further said that next week he has something in stored for Hardy.
At the ringside, as Bayley and Sasha Banks were still at the commentary table, as they were there for the tag team match earlier for The New Day, Nikki Cross out of nowhere attacked them and demanded a match now. To which Bayley said Banks will fight. Seeing this Alexa Bliss comes out to the ringside for Cross.
Match 4: Sasha Banks vs. Nikki Cross.
Bell ring, after losing the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship to Bayley and Sasha Banks a few weeks ago on Smackdown (READ/WATCH), Cross has been seeking revenge from them. With this opportunity in hand, Cross gave her everything but still fell short as Banks emerged as the winner.
Winner: Sasha Banks.
Firefly Fun House begins, Bray Wyatt tells the WWE Universe what he has been doing in his absence from WWE TV, the rabbit then reminds him how he lost his Universal Championship to Braun Strowman.
Hearing this Strowman makes his way out to the ring and tells Wyatt via titration that whatever differences they had it’s done now. To which Wyatt said that it’s not over, it has only begun. Wyatt then appears in the ‘Wyatt Family’ costume and told Strowman to ‘Follow the Buzzards’