WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results
October 11, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
Commentary: Michael Cole and Corey Graves
Results by: Roy Nemer of Wrestleview.com

WWE Smackdown kicks off with Roman Reigns walking down to the ring as he takes on Seth Rollins in the first match of the night.

Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins – Winning brand gets first draft pick

The bell rings and we are under way. A fist pump by both men and the action begins. Rollins to the ropes and a shoulder block by Roman as Seth falls to the mat. Seth back up and a head lock take down by Rollins. Roman reverses it into a cover as Seth kicks out.

Both men lock up and a roll up by Rollins as Roman kicks out. Roman runs towards Seth but Roman is sent to the outside. Seth goes for a suicide dive but Roman with a forearm to the face to stop him. Roman goes for a drive by, Seth out of the way, Seth goes for a flying knee but Roman gets in the ring. Seth gets in the ring and Seth with a right hand. Roman with a right hand of his own. Seth runs to the ropes but a clothesline by Roman who sends Rollins to the outside.

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Back from commercial, Seth has Roman in a sleeper hold but Roman starting to get out of it. Roman lifts Seth, goes for a suplex but Seth lands on his feet. He kicks Roman and goes for the Stomp but Roman moves out of the way and lifts Seth up. He lands a powerbomb and goes for the cover but Seth kicks out.

Roman gets ready for the Superman punch but Seth catches him and drops Roman face first into the turnbuckle. A clothesline by Seth sends Roman to the outside. Seth with two suicide dives as he sends Roman back in the ring. Seth on the ring apron, he jumps off the top rope and a knee to the face. Seth climbs the top rope and the frog splash. He goes for the cover but Roman kicks out.

Seth Rollins with a kick to the stomach, he goes for the Stomp but Roman moves and a right hand by Roman. Seth with an inzighuri on Roman and a kick to the face by Seth. He lifts Roman up and the buckle bomb into the corner but Roman with a Superman punch. He goes for the cover but Seth Rollins kicks out.

Reigns the first one back up. Roman goes for the spear but as Roman jumps, Seth lands a pedigree. He goes for the cover but Roman gets an arm on the ropes. The lights go out as The Fiend Bray Wyatt’s music hits. The Fiend comes through the ring and gets Seth in a mandible claw and drags Seth through the ring. The lights come back up as smoke comes through the hole and Seth gets back in the ring. The Fiend’s music plays again as Wyatt pops up through the hole and goes back under the ring. The lights go out as Wyatt’s laugh is heard throughout the arena. Bray Wyatt is on stage with the lights flashing on him.

Winner: No contest

-Commercial Break-

We see inside the Fox Draft War Room as a number of executives are working on their draft. The camera cuts and we see the USA war room.

Michael Cole mentions that Raw will get the first draft after Wyatt attacked Seth Rollins.

Stephanie McMahon comes down with a platform setup on stage. She welcomes everyone to the WWE draft. She mentions that executives from Fox and the USA Network will have an influence on the draft. For the first pick of the first round, Becky Lynch is drafted to Raw.

Becky Lynch: Drafted to Raw

Roman Reigns: Drafted to Smackdown

AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson: Drafted to Raw

The Fiend Bray Wyatt: Drafted to Smackdown

Drew McIntyre: Drafted to Raw

King Baron Corbin comes down to the ring. He says he wants to address everyone as their king. It doesn’t matter if he is drafted to Raw or to Smackdown, he wants them to know what kind of king he will be. He will share all of his riches with everyone. No, not really. He wouldn’t give any of them anything. He will sit in his thrown, up in his castle, as far away from everyone as possible because he can’t stand the smell of filth coming off everyone. All hail king Corbin.

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Troy Aikman and Joe Buck from Fox’s NFL Thursday Night Football speak about the draft.

Baron Corbin vs. Chad Gable

The bell rings and we are under way. Gable throws Gable around the ring and Gable falls to the outside. Corbin goes to the outside and throws Gable into the security rail. Corbin lifts Gable up but Gable reverses it and sends Corbin into the ring post. Corbin gets in the ring as Gable goes after Corbin’s leg.

Corbin with a rake to the eyes and a boot to the face by Corbin. He goes for the cover but Gable kicks out. Corbin runs towards Gable but Gable moves out of the way and Corbin rolls to the outside. Gable with a baseball slide. Both men fight on the outside as Corbin catches Gable and chokeslams him onto the announce table.

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Back from commercial, Corbin goes for the Deep Six but Gable reverses it into a bulldog. Corbin rolls to the outside. Gable with a dropkick and Corbin lands in the timekeeper area. Gable throws Corbin back into the ring. Gable climbs the top rope and a moonsault. He goes for the cover but Corbin kicks out. Corbin with an elbow to the face as he lifts and drops Gable. He goes for the cover but Gable kicks out.

Corbin goes for End of Days, Gable reverses it and a German suplex. He goes for the cover but Corbin kicks out. Gable goes for another German suplex and lands it. Gable goes for another but Gable lets go and his back is in pain. Corbin goes for a chokeslam but Gable reverse sit into a cover, Corbin kicks out, Gable with the ankle lock.  Corbin gets out of it, Gable with a cover, Corbin kicks out, Gable runs towards Corbin and the End of Days by Corbin. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winner: Baron Corbin

The panel from Fox’s NFL Sunday talks about the draft.

Stephanie McMahon is at the podium. Randy Orton is off to Raw.

Randy Orton: Drafted to Raw

Sasha Banks: Drafted to Smackdown

Ricochet: Drafted to Raw

Braun Strowman: Drafted to Smackdown

Bobby Lashley: Drafted to Raw

A video package shows the feud going on between Braun Strowman and Tyson Fury.

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Brock Lesnar’s music hits and out comes the new WWE champion with Paul Heyman to the ring. Paul Heyman introduces himself and Brock Lesnar. Heyman says they couldn’t say no to the chance of coming out and enlighten everyone. When a normal human being has a fear and is confronted by that fear, what does a normal human being do? He has nightmares and is scared of his fear when confronted by it. What does Brock Lesnar fear? One thing in life, to relive October 23, 2010 when the butcher of the UFC Cain Velasquez beat, victimized, bloodied and conquered Brock Lesnar. When Cain Velasquez took at will and by force the UFC heavyweight championship away from Brock Lesnar. An unheard of first round TKO at that.

For nine years, Brock Lesnar never gave an excuse about it because he doesn’t have one. That’s the kind of fighter Cain is. The problem is that last week, Lesnar won the WWE title in a few seconds. And out came Rey Mysterio who forced Lesnar to confront the ghost and fear of his past. Lesnar does not fear fear, Brock Lesnar embraces his fears because Brock Lesnar conquers his fears. A little more past nine years, Brock Lesnar will conquer his fear. On October 31 at Crown Jewel, Brock Lesnar will conquer the nightmare of his past because at Crown Jewel, Brock Lesnar will conquer Cain Velasquez.

Heyman says you can roll the clip back in a few weeks and you’ll understand that Heyman did not give a prediction. That was and as he’s talking, Rey Mysterio’s music hits and out comes Rey with Cain Velasquez. Mysterio says not so fast, he must have forgotten some footage from Cain. We see images of UFC 121 when Cain defeat Brock Lesnar. Cain says he will beat him again and give him another scar on the other side of his face. Brock Lesnar looks angry in the ring as Paul Heyman stops him.

We see The New Day backstage as Big E does his New Day introduction.

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The New Day are on stage with two pink WWE titles on a podium. We see a clip of two sister cancer survivors talking about how they really wanted to see The New Day one day. They went to a show and went backstage to speak with them. Back in the arena, Kofi says they promote the power of positivity and they are so proud to support the fight against breast cancer. They introduce and welcome both sisters to the stage.

Samantha and Sarah Veilleux come out and Xavier Woods that they have created the Champions for Hope contest which both women won. A year and a half ago, Sara with Samantha by her side, was able to defeat breast cancer. And The New Day had a chance to meet them a few years ago and they got to see their ups and downs. Their highs and lows and they want to say they are two of the strongest people they have ever met.

Woods says they are insanely proud of the both of them. They present both women with two pink WWE women’s championships. Woods says if they’ll excuse them, they have to put a hurting on The OC. They ask why as Big E says because and the fans chant New Day rocks.

The New Day vs. The OC

Luke Gallows with a big boot onto Xavier Woods. With the referee distracted, Karl Anderson throws Woods into the steel steps.

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Back from commercial, Woods is down in the ring with Anderson. AJ Styles is tagged in as in Kofi. He jumps off the top rope and takes out AJ. A drop kick by Kofi followed by a clothesline. Kofi with the boom drop. Kofi with a kick to the face and he jumps off the top rope and a cross body. He goes for the cover but Anderson breaks it up. In comes Big E with a belly to belly. Gallows takes Big E out and Woods with a DDT on Gallows. Woods over the top rope and lands on Gallows and Anderson.

Back in the ring, AJ goes for the phenomenal forearm but Kofi moves out of the way. Kofi goes for SOS, AJ reverses it into the Styles Clash but Kofi lands on his feet. A dropkick by Kofi, he runs towards AJ but AJ with a roll up cover. Kofi kicks out, both men back up and Kofi with the Trouble in Paradise. He goes for the cover and gets the pin.

Winners: The New Day

We see a clip from earlier tonight when The Fiend Bray Wyatt attacked Seth Rollins.

Stephanie McMahon is back on stage. Alexa Bliss is drafted to Raw.

Alexa Bliss: Drafted to Raw

Lacey Evans: Drafted to Smackdown

Kevin Owens: Drafted to Raw

The Revival: Drafted to Smackdown

Natalya: Drafted to Raw

-Commercial Break-

Stephanie McMahon says that Raw picks The Viking Raiders.

Viking Raiders: Drafted to Raw

Lucha House Party: Drafted to Smackdown

Nikki Cross: Drafted to Raw

Heavy Machinery: Drafted to Smackdown

Street Profits: Drafted to Raw

-Commercial Break-

Smackdown Women’s Title Match – Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Bayley

Bayley comes out and once on stage, her music stops. She takes off her jacket and looks at the crowd. She walks back and grabs a sticck with  a sharp edge. She starts hitting the inflatable people. She throws the stick away and walks down to the ring. She gets in the ring as the bell rings.

Both women exchange fists. A neckbreaker by Charlotte and Bayley goes to the outside. Charlotte follows her and throws Bayley in the security rail. She grabs Bayley and throws her over the barricade into the WWE universe. Charlotte grabs Bayley but a right hand by Bayley as she drops Charlotte onto the mat outside. She slams Charlotte’s head into the ring steps. Bayley gets back in the ring.

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Back from commercial, Bayley goes for the cover on Charlotte but Charlotte kicks out. Bayley with a headlock as she throws Charlotte into the corner. Bayley with another headlock but Charlotte throws Bayley in the corner. Bayley moves out of the way as Charlotte runs towards her, Bayley on the ring apron but Charlotte pushes her to the outside. Charlotte jumps over the top rope onto Bayley on the outside.

Both women back in the ring and Charlotte with chops to the chest. Charlotte picks Bayley up and a suplex. Bayley gets back up and Charlotte attacks the leg. Charlotte goes for the figure four but Bayley grabs the ropes and gets on the ring apron. Charlotte with a big boot takes Bayley to the outside. Charlotte goes to the outside and stands on top of the security rail. Charlotte with a moonsault onto Bayley. She throws Bayley back into the ring. She goes for the cover but Bayley kicks out.

Charlotte grabs Bayley’s leg but Bayley kicks her away. Bayley grabs Charlotte’s leg but Charlotte fights her off. Bayley with the Bayley to Belly. She goes for the cover but Charlotte kicks out. Bayley gets Charlotte in the corner but Charlotte drops Bayley into the turnbuckle. Charlotte climbs the top rope, she goes for a moonsault but Bayley gets hjer knees up. Charlotte lands on her feet and lands the Boston crab on Bayley. Charlotte goes for the figure four but Bayley kicks her into the turnbuckle. Bayley goes for the cover and uses the ropes but Charlotte kicks out.

Bayley with a back suplex. Charlotte is in the corner and Bayley hits her with a knee to the face. Bayley climbs the top rope and the elbow drop. She goes for the cover but Charlotte kicks out. Bayley throws a tantrum in the ring and Charlotte hits her with the Natural Selection. Charlotte grabs the legs but Bayley reverses it into a cover and gets the pin.

Winner: New Smackdown women’s champion, Bayley

After the match, Bayley says “Bitches, screw all of you” as she drops the microphone.