The May 14th, 2019 edition of WWE SmackDown Live was taped at the O2 Arena in London, England.
– Roman Reigns kicks off this week’s episode of SmackDown. Reigns introduces The Miz, but Elias and Shane McMahon interrupt. Shane bands Miz from the arena. Daniel Bryan and Rowan then come out, and all four men hit the ring to attack Reigns. The Usos come out for the save. Shane books a three-on-four handicap match for tonight between the two sides. Shane says Miz is banned from the arena, and if Miz interferes, their cage match at Money In The Bank will be called off.
– Andrade def. Randy Orton, Finn Balor, and Ali in a Fatal 4 Way. Balor’s Intercontinental Title was not on the line. Ricochet runs down after the match to stop Andrade from taking the Money In The Bank briefcase.
– WWE Champion Kofi Kingston is backstage with Xavier Woods. Kofi says he wants to go on The Kevin Owens Show by himself tonight.
– Charlotte cuts a brief promo on RAW & SmackDown Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. Charlotte says she’ll end her rivalry with Becky once and for all when she takes the Championship on Sunday.
– We see another promo from Aleister Black in a black room.
– Shane McMahon, Elias, Daniel Bryan and Rowan def. Roman Reigns and The Usos in a four-on-three Handicap Match. After the match, The Miz runs in and helps even the odds for Reigns and The Usos.
– We see Paige backstage giving a pep talk to Asuka and Kairi Sane.
– Ember Moon is backstage hyping up her Money In the Bank match.
– Asuka and Kairi Sane def. Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville in the tag match. Paige gets on the mic and says that Sane and Asuka’s team name is “The Kabuki Warriors.” Women’s Tag Team Champions The IIconics were at ringside for this one.
– Lars Sullivan is backstage for a brief interview.
– We see Kevin Owens backstage for a promo. Kofi Kingston comes out to the ring and they exchange words while Owens is still backstage and on the big screen. Owens ends up running down to the ring and starts brawling with Kofi at ringside. Sami Zayn runs in to help Owens for the double team. Xavier Woods runs out next and evens the odds. Kofi fights back, and Kofi and Woods end up fighting off Owens and Zayn. Owens and Zayn retreat as Kofi stands tall in the ring to end SmackDown.