WWE SmackDown 5th of 2024

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WWE SmackDown results - July 5, 2024. Report by Jason Gordon for JJASportStudio.com

In-Ring Segment: “Main Event” Jey Uso
Jey notes that Money in the Bank is tomorrow night. Jey asks the crowd to give him a Yeet if they want him to be Mr. Yeet in the Bank. The crowd gives Jey a Yeet. LA Knight’s music hits. Jey looks on as Knight stomps his way to the ring. Knight says Jey is the odds-on favorite, just like Knight was last year. Knight respects that Jey broke away from the goofy Bloodline and is doing his own thing. Jey perks up. Knight says he will show Jey the ultimate respect during the MITB ladder match when he shows him no respect whatsoever.
Knight promises to step through Jey and anyone else he needs to. Jey and Knight have a Yeet and Yeah off. Carmelo Hayes cuts them off. Hayes says no one in Toronto wants to hear any of that. Hayes gets cut off by Chad Gable. Andrade interrupts Gable and craps on him for dreaming about winning MITB. Drew McIntyre inturupts Andrade and is showered with a “CM Punk” chant. McIntyre promises to do what he did to Punk to everyone else in the MITB match.
McIntyre runs down each of the other competitors in the match. Jey gets in McIntyre’s face. McIntyre asks how Jey got across the border. Andrade attack McIntyre. Everyone brawls. Knight and Jey clothesline McIntyre over the top. Jey and Knight are the only two left standing.

Backstage, Piper Niven attacks Bayley. Chelsea Green tells Bayley that the next time Niven attacks her, it will be so Green can cash in MITB.

The Street Profits w/B-Fab vs. Pretty Deadly
Pretty Deadly takes control early. The Profits eventually clear the ring. Ford lands a dive. Wilson is tossed back into the ring. Dawkins crushes Wilson with a spinebuster. Ford lands a splash for the win.
Winners- The Street Profits

Jade Cargill and Bianca Belair vs. Indi Hartwell and Candice LeRae
The match started during the break. Cargill blasts Hartwell with a superkick. After a cheapshot from LeRae, Cargill eats a senton. Hartwell and LeRae work over Cargill. Cargill and Hartwell boot each other in the face at the same time. Simultaneous tags by both women lead to Belair landing a flurry of offense on LeRae. LeRae tries a diving rana, but Belair catches her. Belair sends LeRae flying with an allyoop. LeRae lands on Hartwell. After a sneak attack, LeRae rolls up Cargill for a near fall. Belair hits a KOD Hartwell, as Cargill hits Jaded LeRae for the win.
Winners- Jade Cargill and Bianca Belair
After the match, Belair says they are focused on getting their tag titles back from Alba Fyre and Isla Dawn. Cargill adds that everyone knows it’s inevitable. Thanks for keeping their titles warm.

In-Ring Segment: Undisputed WWE Champion Cody Rhodes, Kevin Owens, and Randy Orton
Rhodes says this new so-called Bloodline has asked for a fight, so they are going to give it to them. Orton says if it’s up to him, that fight is going to end with the three most dangerous letters in WWE: RKO. Owens gets a home-country welcome. Owens notes that he got a call from his dad that his mom was rushed to the hospital. The last few days, he’s been by his Mom’s bedside, watching her fight like hell.
Owens notes that his Mom and Dad, who would usually be here, are still at the hospital. Owens should be there with them. It wouldn’t have been a problem for anyone in the back if he hadn’t been here tonight. The one person for whom it would have been a problem is Mom. She would want him to fight like hell, just like she is, so he’s not going to just fight like hell, he’s going to beat the hell out of the Bloodline.

Bayley w/Naomi vs. Piper Niven w/Chelsea Green
As the match starts, MITB challenger Iyo Sky is in the crowd watching the match. Bayley and Niven trade shots. After the break, Niven works over Bayley. Tiffany Stratton walks to ringside, and Zoey Stark and Lyra Valkyria appear in the crowd. A brawl breaks out at ringside between the MITB competitors. Stratton takes out the field with a moonsault to the outside area. Back in the ring, Niven misses a Vader Bomb. Bayley surprises Niven with the Rose Plant for the win.
Winner- Bayley
After the match, Nia Jax appears and runs over Bayley. Jax beats down Bayley and sets up the Bonzai Drop. Michin hops the barricade with a kendo stick. Michin wacks Jax with it until Jax escapes out of the ring.

WWE Tag Team Championship Match: A-Town Down Under (Austin Theory and Grayson Waller) (c) vs. #DIY (Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa)
Waller and Ciampa start the match. Waller cheapshots Gargano on the apron, which leads to a four-way brawl. Gargano and Ciampa clear the ring. Ciampa and Gargano lands stereo dives. After the break, Theory takes control after an elbow to Gargano’s head. Waller follows that with a diving elbow drop. Waller and Theory work over Gargano. Outside the ring, Gargano counters a backdrop into a Canadian destroyer. Waller is out.
Theory sends Gargano back into the ring. Waller trips Ciampa off the apron before Gargano can tag him. Theory lands a driver for a near fall. After the break, Theory holds Gargano while the referee is distracted. Waller tries to hit Gargano, but he hits Theory instead. Ciampa and Gargano hit the Shatter Machine. Waller kicks out. Waller pulls Theory in the way of a superkick from Gargano.
Ciampa hits Project Ciampa. Gargano and Ciampa meet in the middle. Theory puts Waller’s foot on the ropes. Everyone lands a big move. Gargano traps Waller in the Gargano Escape. Theory dives into the ring and stops Waller’s hand from hitting the mat to tap out. Ciampa rolls in and locks Theory in the Sicilian Stretch. Waller taps out.
Winners and NEW WWE Tag Team Champions, #DIY!

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