It was a night of returns, a night where Bray Wyatt tried to push Daniel Bryan even further, and a night when New Day issued an open challenge for their tag titles on an okay episode of SmackDown.
The final stop before Survivor Series (and WarGames) was a fun night of huge brawls and a few good matches.
The women of NXT try to take over SmackDown, Roode and Ziggler try to steal spots on team SmackDown, Daniel Bryan converses with Bray Wyatt, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown.
Hogan and Flair had the SmackDown portions of their teams give us a small preview of Crown Jewel in the main event of a pretty average episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
Baron Corbin and Shinsuke Nakamura team up to take on Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan in the main event of a fun episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
Akira Tozawa battles The Brian Kendrick in a No DQ match on a good episode of 205 Live.
Lio Rush gets his title match against Crusierweight Champ Drew Gulak, KUSHIDA battles Walter in the main event, Isaiah Swerve Scott gives Roderick Strong almost more than he can handle, and more fun stuff happened on a good episode of NXT.
Cousins collide when Humberto Carrillo faces Angel Garza, and the team of Danny Burch and Oney Lorcan battle Tony Nese and Drew Gulak in the main event of a good episode of 205 Live.
The Cruiserweight and United States titles are on the line in a good warm-up for Clash of Champions.
Jack Gallagher picks a very timely partner to take on Kendrick and Tozawa, and a tag match with title implications turns into a six-man tag as new(ish) alliances are formed on a good episode of 205 Live.
Lince Dorado gets a chance to qualify for a title shot in a match against Humberto Carrillo, Kendrick and Tozawa team up, and Mike Kanellis fights Tony Nese in a much-needed win for both men.
Oney Lorcan and Humberto Carrillo battle to determine who will face Drew Gulak at Clash of Champions, and Kalisto takes on Ariya Daivari on a good episode of 205 Live.
A 10-man elimination tag match provides a fun change of pace on a good episode of 205 Live.
Oney Lorcan gets a rematch for the Cruiserweight Title after his loss to Drew Gulak before SummerSlam, Lince Dorado and Humberto Carrillo continue to not get along, and Tozawa renews his conflict with Jack Gallagher on a very good episode of 205 Live.
The Cruiserweight Title and Women’s Tag Titles are on the line on a good kickoff show for this year’s SummerSlam.
Humberto Carrillo takes on the disgruntled Lince Dorado, and a 6-Pack Challenge determines a new number one contender for the Cruiserweight Title on a fun episode of 205 Live.
Isaiah “Swerve” Scott comes over from NXT to battle Drew Gulak in a great main event on a 205 Live that also had the team of Carrillo and Mendoza versus the Lucha House Party.
WWE 205 Live Episode 138 #205Live Original Air Date: July 16, 2019 Event Date: July 16, 2019 (aired live) City: Worcester, MA Venue: DCU Center Commentary: Vic Joseph, Aiden English, Nigel McGuinness Ring Announcer: Greg Hamilton Video At Extreme Rules (Kickoff), Drew Gulak defended his Cruiserweight Title against Tony Nese. Backstage Drew Gulak says …
The Cruiserweight and Intercontinental titles are both on the line in two very good matches to kick off this year’s Extreme Rules!
Oney Lorcan and Ariya Daivari try to destroy each other in an Anything Goes Match on a very good episode of 205 Live.