WWE’s Clash of Champions 2019 pay-per-view took place on September 15th at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC.
Kickoff Show results
– Jonathan Coachman, Charly Caruso, David Otunga and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T are hosting tonight’s Kickoff Show. We start off with some video packages looking at tonight’s feud.
– The New Day joins via split-screen for a brief interview about their WWE Title and SmackDown Tag Team Title matches tonight.
– We go to some video packages, starting with one looking at the feud between Roman Reigns and Rowan, and then we look at the program between Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman for the Universal Title.
– Lince Dorado vs. Humberto Carrillo vs. Drew Gulak (c): Gulak’s Cruiserweight Title is on the line in this one. Gulak starts off strong going after both men, until Dorado and Carrillo team up on him and level the Champion with some dropkicks. Dorado and Carrillo go at it now as Gulak rolls out to ringside. Gulak pulls Carrillo out to ringside, then Dorado hits a dive on both of them. Dorado hits another shot off the barricade, then takes Carrillo in the ring. Dorado goes up top, but Gulak knocks him down to the ringside floor. Gulak and Carrillo go at it on the mat now. Gulak gets the upper hand, until Carrilllo drops him with a boot to the face in the corner. Dorado gets back in the ring and hits a shot off the top on Carrillo. Dorado turns his attention to Gulak now and looks for a hurricanrana, but Gulak reverses it into a gut-buster for a two count. Carrillo comes back in as Dorado gets sent out to ringside. Carrillo hits a series of kicks on Gulak, and then a handstand monkey flip. The Champion rolls outside, and Dorado runs back inside. Humberto kicks Dorado off the apron, and Dorado lands on the shoulders on Gulak. Carrillo then hits a suicide dive out of the ring on to both Dorado and Gulak at ringside. Back in the ring, Carrillo looks for a pin on Dorado, but Gulak breaks it up. Carrillo drops Gulak and looks for a moonsault, but Gulak gets his knees up to block it. Carrillo lands on his feet, and puts Gulak in a Texas Cloverleaf. Dorado then grabs Carrillo in an octopus submission. Gulak knocks them both down and pins Dorado for a two count. All three men trade strikes now until they all go down. Dorado and Carrillo are up first and they trade chops to the chest, then fight up the turnbuckle. Gulak goes over and takes Dorado down, then Dorado fights back with kicks on both men in the corner. Dorado hits standing Frankensteiner off the top on Carrillo, then he goes back up top. Dorado looks for a Shooting Star Press but misses, and Carrillo fires back with a flying kick to the face. Carrillo follows up with a corkscrew moonsault, but Gulak breaks up the pin and throws Carrillo into the ring post. Gulak steals the pin on Dorado for the three count.
Winner & still Cruiserweight Champion: Drew Gulak
– SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley and Sasha Banks are backstage for an interview to talk about each of their matches. Sasha says they’re relaxed going into their matches tonight, and she’s going to reclaim her spot as the RAW Women’s Champion.
– Cedric Alexander vs. AJ Styles (c): AJ’s United States Championship is on the line in this one. Cedric starts off with a Michinoku Driver right off the opening bell for a two count. AJ rolls outside, and Cedric hits a suicide dive on him. Back in the ring, Cedric continues the pressure with a springboard kick to the head for a two count. Cedric looks for a springboard kick, but AJ knocks him down into the turnbuckle. They fight out to the apron, and AJ hits a brainbuster on the apron. AJ then hits the Styles Clash on Cedric on the ringside floor. Back in the ring, AJ starts working over Cedric’s knee, and puts him in the Calf Crusher before Cedric reaches the bottom rope. Cedric fights back with an elbow to the face, and then a facebuster for a two count. AJ fights back with an inverted DDT. AJ hits the Phenomenal Forearm on Cedric, and then the Styles Clash for the three count.
Winner & still U.S. Champion: AJ Styles
– After the match, AJ puts the boots to Cedric, and then he calls for Gallows and Anderson to come out. Gallows and Anderson continue the beat down on Cedric.
Clash Of Champions 2019 results:
– The intro video package plays, and then Michael Cole welcomes us to the Spectrum Center for Clash Of Champions. It looks like we’re starting off with the RAW Tag Team Titles match.
– Braun Strowman & Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode: The RAW Tag Titles are on the line in this one. Roode starts off against Braun, and Braun is able to fight him off. Ziggler tags in for the double team, but Braun fights back again and hits a splash on Ziggler in the corner. Rollins tags in for the double team on Ziggler for a two count. Roode tags himself in, and the fight spills out to ringside where Ziggler hits a DDT on Rollins on the floor. Back in the ring, Roode works over Rollins now and hits a vertical suplex. Rollins fights back, but Ziggler tags him and drops him again. Ziggler applies a sleeper, but Rollins fights back and hits a Falcon Arrow. Braun gets the hot tag and cleans house. Braun runs around the ring now and tackles Roode and Ziggler at ringside. Back in the ring, Braun hits a running splash on Ziggler in the corner. Braun looks for the powerslam, but Ziggler escapes and throws Braun into the ring post. Ziggler hits a superkick, then Roode tags in. Roode looks for the Glorious DDT, but Braun fights out and tags in Seth. Seth hits a flying knee, and then a superkick. Seth hits another superkick, and then he looks for the curb stomp, but Ziggler grabs his leg from the floor. Roode looks for the DDT, but Rollins fights out and hits the Sling Blade on Roode. Rollins then hits a dive on Ziggler at ringside. Back in the ring, Rollins misses a shot and Roode plants him with a spinebuster. Ziggler and Roode start to double team Rollins until Braun breaks it up. Braun accidentally knocks Roode into Rollins in the corner. Braun dumps Ziggler outside, then Roode dumps Braun outside from behind. Roode immediately hits the Glorious DDT on Rollins and covers him for the three count. Braun gets back in the ring but he’s too late, and we have new RAW Tag Champs.
Winners & new RAW Tag Team Champs: Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode
– Braun and Rollins share looks of disappointment after the match, as the new Champs celebrate on the stage.
– After the replays, we see Braun Strowman backstage for an interview with Charly Caruso. Braun says he didn’t lose the Tag Titles, Seth did, just like he’s going to lose the Universal Title tonight.
– RAW Women’s Champ Becky Lynch is backstage for an interview. Becky says Sasha is the one with everything to prove, and her last run was four years ago.
– Bayley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair: Charlotte immediately starts this one off with a running big boot to the face of the Champion. Charlotte controls the opening moments of this one, and they brawl out to ringside where she slams Bayley into the barricade. Back in the ring, Bayley takes the padding off the bottom turnbuckle while Charlotte argues with the ref. Bayley slams Charlotte face-first into the exposed turnbuckle, and the ref didn’t see it. Bayley rolls up the challenger for the win after a very short match.
Winner & still SmackDown Women’s Champion: Bayley
– Bayley immediately runs backstage with her belt after the match.
– Big E & Xavier Woods vs. The Revival: The New Day’s SmackDown Tag Titles are on the line in this one. Woods and Wilder start off, and Wilder immediately stats targeting Woods’ bad knee. Dawson gets involved from the apron, but Woods drops him. Big E then hops outside and clotheslines Dawson down on the floor. Woods lays into Wilder with some chops to the chest against the ropes. Big E tags in for the double team on Wilder. Dawson and Wilder fight back with some double team attacks on Big E now, and they knock Woods out to ringside. They beat down Big E for several moments until Big E finally fights back with a belly to belly suplex on Wilder. Dawson and Woods tag in. Dawson misses a shot in the corner, and Woods fires back with a flurry of strikes. Wilder runs in for a cheap shot on Woods, but Woods fights him off. Woods hits a DDT on Dawson and pins, but Wilder breaks it up. Big E misses a shot on Wilder and falls out to ringside. Wilder looks for a dive on Big E but Big E catches him. Before Big E can slam him down, Dawson runs over and breaks it up. The Revival hits the Shatter Machine on Big E on the ringside floor. Back in the ring, Woods try to fight them off, but Dawson and Wilder overpower him and target his bad knee again. Dawson puts Woods in an inverted Figure Four on his bad knee for the win via submission.
Winners & new SmackDown Tag Team Champions: The Revival
– The Revival cuts a promo on the stage after the match. Dawson says finally the WWE Universe has real champions, and the Tag Title belts are no longer covered in proverbial pancake batter. They say now it’s really a new day for the Tag Titles.
– Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross are backstage for an interview. The boom mic starts falling down during the interview, and the camera pans out to reveal R-Truth hiding as a mic operator, and he’s not doing a very good job holding it. Alexa yells out that 24/7 Champion R-Truth is over here, and a mob of wrestlers run over and chase him away.
– Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville: Nikki gets in some offense on Mandy in the opening moments and taunts her. Sonya tags in and drops Nikki with some knees and kicks. Nikki fights back and tags in Alexa, and Alexa takes control of the match against Sonya now. Mandy tags in and Alexa drops her too. Suddently, R-Truth and the mob of wrestlers chasing the 24/7 Title run out to the ring. Alexa almost pins Truth for the 24/7 Title, but he kicks out. Truth runs out through the crowd and the mob chases him. The distraction leads to Mandy and Sonya taking control of the match against Alexa now. Nikki finally gets the hot tag and she cleans house. Nikki goes up top and hits a cross body on Sonya for a two count. Alexa tags herself in, then Mandy pulls Nikki out to ringside. Sonya throws Alexa off the top rope, then Mandy tags in for the double team. Mandy pins but Nikki breaks it up. Nikki tags in and hits a neckbreaker for the three count on Mandy.
Winners & still Women’s Tag Team Champions: Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
– The Miz comes out for his match with Shinsuke Nakamura, but Sami Zayn comes out before the match and gets on the mic. Sami is wearing a neck brace. Sami says he’s sick of the disrespect from the fans, and from The Undertaker beating him up last Tuesday. He finally introduces Nakamura.
– Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. The Miz: Nakamura’s Intercontinental Title is on the line in this one. The opening bell sounds and Miz and Nakamura lock up. Sami talks trash from ringside on the mic, and he trashes the Miz’s arm drag on Nakamura. Nakamura fights back with an arm drag and shoulder lock, and then they trade strikes in the ring. The fight spills out to ringside, where Miz drops the Champion on the floor. Miz rips the mic out of Sami’s hand and throws it up to the stage. Sami’s distraction leads to Nakamura superkicking Miz off the apron down to the floor. Nakamura follows up with a running knee strike, and then a knee drop off the apron. Back in the ring, Nakamura hits a series of kicks on The Miz, followed by an enziguri. Nakamura takes Miz into the corner and looks for another kick, but Miz blocks it and takes out Nakamura’s knee. Miz fires back with kicks of his own now. Nakamura fights back and applies an arm bar, but Miz reverses it into a pin attempt for a two count. Miz kicks out Nakamura’s knee again and then hits a DDT for a two count. Nakamura fights back with kicks and a sliding snap German suplex. Nakamura hits a suplex, but then he misses the Kinshasa attempt. Miz kicks out Nakamura’s knee again, and then applies the Figure Four. Nakamura breaks the hold, and then he distracts the ref while Sami grabs Miz from ringside. Nakamura capitlizes on the distraction with a knee strike for a two count. Nakamura misses a Kinshasa attempt, and Miz answers with the Skull Crushing Finale. Miz pins, but Sami distracts the ref from ringside. Miz chases Sami around ringisde now, until Nakamura cuts him off with a boot to the face. Back in the ring, Nakamura follows up with the Kinshasa for the three count.
Winner & still Intercontinental Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
– Michael Cole sends us to a video package looking at Sasha Banks’ return after a five month hiatus.
– Becky Lynch (c) vs. Sasha Banks: The RAW Women’s Title is on the line in this one. Becky starts off slapping Sasha across the face right off the opening bell. Becky controls the opening moments of this one and looks for the Disarm Her early on, but Sasha escapes and rolls outside. Back in the ring, Sasha turns things around and stomps a mud hole in Becky in the corner. Sasha follows up with knee strikes to the face and body ofthe Champion. Becky starts to fight back, and she cuts off a cross-body attempt by Sasha with a dropkick. Becky runs the ropes and looks for a clothesline, but Sasha reverses it into a crossface. Becky fights out, but Sasha drops her again with a flying knee strike for a two count. Sasha hits more knee strikes on the Champion in the corner. Sasha looks for the Banks Statement, but Becky escapes. Becky looks for the Disarm Her, but Sasha escapes and rolls up Becky for a two count. Becky goes for the Disarm Her again, and this time she locks it in, but Sasha gets the rope break. Becky hits a dropkick on Sasha and keeps her grounded. Sasha fights back and grabs Becky by the hair and slams her on the apron. Sasha grabs a steel chair from ringside and slides it in the ring. The ref throws it out, and while his back is turned, Sasha nails Becky with a different steel chair from the floor through the ring ropes. Back in ther ing, Sasha pins for a two count. Sasha is getting frustrated now. Sasha and the ref argue, and Becky goes to hit Sasha with the steel chair from behind, but Sasha ducks and Becky hits the ref in the arm. The ref goes down, and Becky and Sasha brawl through the crowd now. Becky puts Sasha in the Disarm Her on the arena stairs. Sasha breaks free and runs away, and Becky chases her into the hallways of the building. They fight back into the crowd inside the arena, and down the stairs towards the ring. Sasha brings a chair in with her, and looks for a shot on Becky, but Becky fights back and starts nailing Sash with the chair. Becky puts Sasha in the Disarm Her through the unfolded steel chair. Sasha taps out, but there’s no ref. More referees come out to the ring to break it up. They give Becky her Title belt, and tell her to leave. This one ends in a disqualification, which means the Title does not change hands.
Winner via DQ: Sasha Banks
– We go to a video package looking at the feud and history between Kofi Kingston and Randy Orton.
– Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Randy Orton: Kofi’s WWE Championship is on the line in this one. Orton and Kofi both fight for position in the opening moments, until Kofi unloads with a series of strikes. Orton rolls outside for a breather. We see on a replay that it looks like Kofi accidentally headbutted Orton in the eye during a splash in the corner. The fight spills out to ringside, where Orton suplexes Kofi on the floor, and then back suplexes him on to the announce table. Back in the ring, Orton continues the offense and throws Kofi into the ring post. Kofi rolls outside and whips Kofi into the ring steps, then takes him back in the ring. Kofi finally starts to fight back, and he drops Orton with a flying clothesline. Kofi follows up with the Boom Drop. Kofi looks for the Trouble In Paradise, but Orton blocks it and hits a backbreaker for a two count. Orton looks for the draping DDT near the ropes, but Kofi dumps Orton out to ringside. Kofi follows up with a suicide dive on Orton, then he takes him back in the ring. Kofi looks for a cross body off the top, but Orton rolls through and pins Kofi for a two count. Orton follows up with a dropkick for another two count. Orton and Kofi trade right hands in the middle now. Orton cheap-shots the eyes of Kofi, but the ref couldn’t see it. Orton looks for a clothesline, but Kofi reverses it into the SOS for a two count. They fight up the turnbuckle, and Orton looks for a superplex, but Kofi fights him off and throws him down. Orton fights back with a series of right hands, and goes back up the turnbuckle. Kofi slides through his legs and runs the ropes, but Orton catches him with a spinning powerslam. Orton pins for a two count. Orton follows up with a DDT. Orton looks for the RKO, but Kofi escapes. Kofi fights back with a kick to the head. They get to their feet, then Orton hits the RKO. Orton covers, but Kofi gets his foot on the bottom rope. Orton backs up and goes for the punt to the head. Orton goes for it, but Kofi dodges it, and Kofi fires back with the Trouble In Paradise kick. Kofi covers for the three count.
Winner & still WWE Champion: Kofi Kingston
– The Street Profits are shown bacsktage talking about Kofi’s win. They say Clash Of Champions is far from over, and tomorrow night’s RAW is going to be big too, with the King Of The Ring finals. They predict Chad Gable will win. They get on the subject of Rikishi, and say “everyone loves a good stink face — pause.” King Booker (T) interrupts and exchanges words with the Street Profits. Booker T tells them to stop talking about stink faces and get focused. “Now can you dig that, sucka!”
– We go to a video package looking at the feud between Roman Reigns and Rowan.
– Roman Reigns vs. Rowan: This one is a No DQ match. Reigns and Rowan get into it at ringside before the opening bell. Back in the ring, the bell sounds, and Reigns pummels on Rowan in the corner. Rowan fights back wih a big elbow strike that sends Reigns down to the mat. Rowan dumps Reigns out to ringside now and follows him out. Rowan beats down Reigns at ringside, and whips him into the barricade then kicks him. Reigns fights back, and they brawl out into the crowd now. Rowan gets the upper hand and takes Reigns back in the ring. Reigns starts to fight back with right hands, but Rowan shuts him down with a side suplex for a two count. Rowan dumps Reigns outside, and then Rowan starts ripping apart pieces of the padding on the top of the LED board on the side of the ring. Rowan slams Reigns into the apron, then takes him back in the ring for a two count. Rowan goes outside and brings the ring steps into the ring. Rowan misses a shot with the stairs, and Reigns gives Rowan a Samoan Drop for a two count. Reigns nails Rowan with the ring steps now, and then he hits a Superman punch for a two count. Rowan rolls outside for a breather. Reigns runs around the ring and looks for another Superman punch, but Rowan catches him. Rowan hits a pop up powerbomb on Reigns through the ringside announce table. He tkes Reigns back in the ring for a two count. Rowan dumps Reigns into the timekeeper’s area, and he grabs the ring bell and nails Reigns with it. They fight out into the crowd again. Reigns hits Rowan with a microphone stand and then connects with some right hands. Rowan blocks a shot, and then hits the Iron Claw on Reigns through a table. Rowan picks up Reigns on his shoulders and he walks Reigns up to the stage. Rowan grabs the camera crane and wants to hit Reigns with it, but Reigns picks up some sort of weapon and nails Rowan with it first. Reigns grabs the camera crane now and rams it into Rowan a couple times. Reigns follows up with a Superman punch on the ramp. Reigns runs down the ramp now and looks for a spear, but Harper comes out nowhere and boots Reigsn in the face. They take Reigns in the ring and double team him now. Harper hits the Iron Claw on Reigns for the three count.
Winner: Eric Rowan
– Rowan and Harper hug after the match.
– Seth Rollins is backstage for an interview. Seth says he doesn’t give a damn about what Braun thinks about their Tag Title loss earlier, or who was at fault for it. Seth says he’s focused on the future, which is defending his Universal Title. Seth says it’s not Braun’s time, and tonight is not his night.
– Seth Rollins (c) vs. Braun Strowman: Seth’s Universal Title is on the line in this one. Braun starts off with a tackle and a splash in the corner right off the opening bell. Baun looks for the running powerslam, but Seth escapes. Seth drops Braun with three superkicks and hits a frogsplash off the top, but Braun kicks out with authority at the one count. Seth looks for the Sling Blade, but Braun catches him and slams him down. Braun continues the offense until he misses a spear in the corner and slams into the ring post by himself. Seth springboards off the top rope with a flying knee strike, and then another one. Seth goes to the top rope and comes flying off, but this time Strowman catches him and slams him down. Seth rolls outside for a breather, then Braun runs around the ring and tackles him. Braun throws Seth in the ring, but Seth rolls back out the other side of the ring. Braun runs around ringside again and tackles Seth down. Rollins continues to roll out of the ring to regroup. Braun charges for the tackle again, but this time Seth side-steps him and throws Braun over the announce table. Seth gets back in the ring, then hits a suicide dive on Braun at ringside. Seth hit another one, and this time Strowman falls into the table nd it falls apart. Braun Strowman is now bleeding either from his nose or on his nose. Seth looks for another suicide dive, and this time Braun catches him, but Seth escapes and superkicks him. Seth lays Braun on the other announce table, and then he goes to the top rope. Before Seth can get his footing on the top rope, Strowman gets up and charges up the ring steps, and shoves Seth down. Strowman climbs the turnbuckle now, and Seth runs up and grabs him. Seth looks for a superplex, but it doesn’t happen. Braun throws Seth down in to the ring again. Braun goes to the very top rope and hits a big splash on the Champion for a two count. Braun is now selling a knee injury from the impact. Braun looks for the powerslam, but Seth escapes and applies a sleeper hold. Braun fights out, but Seth fights back with the curb stomp. Seth pins, but Braun kicks out at the one count, and Seth can’t believe it. Seth hits the curb stomp again, but Braun kicks out at two. Seth hits a third curb stomp and pins, but Strowman gets the shoulder up at two. Rollins is getting frustrated now. Seth looks for another stomp, but this time Braun catches him. Braun looks for the running powerslam, but his knee gives out. Seth hits the Pedigree on Braun, and then hits the curb stomp for the three count.
Winner & still Universal Champion: Seth Rollins
– Seth celebrates with his Universal Title on the stage, but then the lights go out. Some flashing lights come on and we see The Fiend on the stage, and he gives Rollins the Sister Abigail. Then he gives Rollins the mandible claw as Clash Of Champions goes off the air.