WWE SmackDown 19th of April 2024

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WWE SmackDown results, April 19, 2024. Report by Jason Gordon for JJASportStudio.com

Number One Contender’s Match: LA Knight vs. AJ Styles
After a tackle dropdown spot, Knight avoids a dropkick from Styles. Knight sends Styles out of the ring. Styles gets to his feet, but before he can recover, Knight appears and repeatedly slams Styles’ head into the commentary desk. After the break, Knight leaps up top and takes Styles over with a superplex. Styles kicks out.
Styles surprises Knight with a backflip into a reverses DDT. Knight kicks out. Styles and Knight trade strikes. Knight avoids the Phenomenal Forearm and hits a powerslam. Elbow drop by Knight. Styles avoids the BFT and rolls to the apron. Knight tries to retrieve Styles, but Styles pokes Knight in the eye. Styles hits the Phenomenal Forearm for the win.
Winner and NEW Number One Contender for the Undisputed WWE Championship, AJ Styles!

SmackDown General Manager Nick Aldis is in the ring. A platform is set up in the ring with presumably the new SmackDown Tag Team Championships under a sheet. Aldis introduces Triple H. Triple H joins Aldis in the ring. Triple H puts over Aldis. Grayson Waller and Austin Theory make their way to the ring and talk about how great they are. Triple H laughs and announces they will be known as the WWE Tag Team Champions. Triple H tries to shake Waller’s hand, but Waller plays him and shakes Theory’s hand instead. Aldis steps in and tells Waller and Theory that if they ever disrespect Triple H again, he will make them both disappear. The tag team contender’s match is starting right now.

WWE Tag Team Championship Number One Contender’s Match: The Street Profits vs. Legado del Fantasma vs. New Catch Republic vs. The Authors of Pain w/The Final Testament
Ford and Bate start the match and trade pin attempts. Neither man can hold the other down for a three count. Bate and Ford both attempt a dropkick at the same time. Ford and Bate kip up, leading to a stalemate. Garza attacks Bate from behind and gets the tag. Garza works over Ford. Ford manages to tag in Dawkins. Dawkins lands a flying back elbow. Akam tags in, and the AoP clears the ring. After the break, everyone attacks the AoP. The Street Profits help Bate get Rezar on his shoulders for an airplane spin.
Carrillo and Garza break it up. The AoP takes the Street Profits and Dunne off the top in a tower of doom. Garza and Carrillo press slam Bate off the top onto everyone else. Doomsday dropkick by Legado. Bate and Dunne trap Garza and Carrillo in dueling ankle locks. After the break, Dawkins pounces Carrillo out of his boots. The Street Profits land the Doomsday Blockbuster. Dunne breaks up the pin. Ford dives over the ring pose as Bate and Dunne land a triangle moonsault, taking out the field. Legado hits their finish on Bate. Springboard moonsault by Garza. Ford breaks up the pin with a frog splash. The Street Profits hit the Revelation on Garza for the win.
Winners and NEW Number One Contenders, The Street Profits!

In-Ring Segment: Solo Sikoa and Paul Heyman
Heyman wants to tell us about the backstage politics that are happening in The Bloodline. A “we want Roman” chant breaks out. Sikoa shrugs it off. Heyman struggles to speak. Sikoa rips the mic out of Heyman’s hand. The crowd drowns Sikoa out with boos. Sikoa stumbles as he tries to get out that last week, he had to lose a brother to gain a new one. His MFT, Tama Tonga. Kevin Owens gets tossed out onto the stage. Tama Tonga appears and continues his assault on Owens. Tonga beats Owens all the way down to the ring.
Tonga steps over Owens’ limp body to stand with Sikoa in the ring. Referees and officials help Owens to his feet. Owens is busted open. Sikoa and Tonga put up the ones. Heyman sheepishly joins in. Owens stumbles back down to the ring and attacks Tonga. Sikoa and Tonga destroy Owens. SmackDown GM Nick Aldis hits the ring and steps in front of Tonga before he can hit Owens with a chair. Sikoa pulls Tonga away.

Carlito w/Zelina Vega vs. Santos Escobar w/Elektra Lopez
Escobar and Carlito trade strikes. Carlito lands a dive. After the break, Escobar lands an avalanche rana for a near fall. Escobar works over Carlito. Carlito fires up. Lopez gets on the apron. Vega pulls Lopez off the apron. Vega tries a rana off the apron, but Lopez catches her and miffs on, swinging Vega into the barricade. Escobar kicks the bottom rope into Carlito’s nuts. Phantom Driver by Escobar. Escboar pins Carlito.
Winner- Santos

Kayla Braxton is in the sky box with Damage CTRL. Dakota Kai goes on a rant about Damage CTRL still running SmackDown. Kai adds that Iyo Sky will take back her Women’s Championship when she is ready to. Jade Cargill’s music hits. Cargill and Bianca Belair are in the next sky box. Everyone argues.

WWE Women’s Championship Match: Bayley (c) vs. Naomi
Naomi and Bayley trade submission attempts and pins. Neither woman can get the advantage. After a series of arm drags, Bayley works over Naomi’s arm. Naomi escapes, which leads to another series of pins. Both women try crossbody blocks at the same time, leading to a nasty collision. Naomi lands the Rear View out of nowhere. Bayley kicks out at 2.9. Bayley crawls into the corner. Naomi tells Bayley that the pin was this close.
After the break, Naomi lands a slingshot X-factor. Bayley kicks out. Naomi tries a split-legged moonsault. Bayley gets her knees up, Bayley tweaked her knee and is limping. Running Knee by Bayley. Diving elbow drop by Bayley. Naomi kicks out. Bayley tries to set up the Rose Plant, but Naomi escapes. Naomi rolls Bayley into a submission hold. Bayley turns it into a pin. Naomi kicks out. Bayley and Naomi have a standoff that leads to an intense strike exchange.
Naomi lands a knee that sends Bayley out of the ring. Bayley gets to her feet and is met with a diving Naomi, who flattens Bayley out on the floor. Naomi tries to send Bayley back into the ring, but Bayley surprises her with a Bayley to Belly on the commentary desk. Tiffany Stratton hopes the barricade and attacks Bayley, causing a disqualification.
No Contest
Stratton lays Naomi and Bayley in the ring and hits the Prettiest Moonsault Ever on both women at the same time.

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