WWE Stomping Grounds 2019 Results: Live Updates, Results and Reaction
Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of WWE Stomping Grounds. The card for this event is mostly comprised of rematches from previous PPVs with a few new additions. Seth Rollins will defend the universal title against Baron Corbin, Kofi Kingston will put the WWE title on the line in a steel cage match against Dolph Ziggler, Roman Reigns will take on Drew McIntyre and much more. Make sure to keep it locked right here for live updates of all the action.
- June 24, 2019
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How Stomping Grounds Can Exceed Expectations
That's All, Folks
Becky and Seth celebrate together as the announcers call the replays. They pose on the stage to end the show.via Bleacher ReportWWE Stomping Grounds 2019 6 23
That's All, Folks
Becky and Seth celebrate together as the announcers call the replays. They pose on the stage to end the show.
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- June 24, 2019
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin (Universal Title) Part 4
Corbin uses the steel chair against Rollins and Lacey doesn't DQ him. She tells the announcer is now no disqualifications. Rollins recovers and hits a falcon arrow on the chair. Lacey refuses to make the count for him. Seth gets in her face and she slaps him in the mouth. She hits him with a low blow and Corbin hits his finisher. Becky runs down and tackles Lacey. She beats the life out of Evans and throws her out of the ring. A few officials run down to break up the fight. A new ref gets into the ring and it's the same one who Corbin blamed for his last loss. Rollins takes him down and hits The Stomp for the pin and the win to retain his title.
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin (Universal Title) Part 3
Evan refuses to count Corbin out and tells the announcer to declare this a no countout match. The champ sets up for the Stomp but Corbin rolls out of the ring. He blocks a suicide dive and chokeslams Rollins to the apron. He hits a second when they get into the ring but Rollins kicks out at two. Rollins gets back to his feet and hits a superkick. He heads to the top rope and hits a big frog splash. Evans makes another slow count and pretends her shoulder is too hurt to count.
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin (Universal Title) Part 2
Corbin continues to control the pace while the crowd keeps letting everyone know how unhappy they are. The Architect hits an enziguiri to stop Corbin's momentum. They trade punches and Rollins hits a blockbuster from the middle turnbuckle. He sends Corbin out of the ring so he can hit a suicide dive. Evans makes a very slow count when Seth goes for a cover. Rollins brings Corbin outside and powerbombs him through an announce table.
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin (Universal Title) Part 1
Corbin attacks Rollins from behind and hits him several times with the chair before Evans takes it away and calls for the bell. The crowd chants "This is stupid" as Corbin dominates Rollins at ringside. Corbin keeps the pace slow until Rollins fires back with some chest chops. Baron spikes him with a DDT while the crowd chants for Daniel Bryan.
And the Special Guest Referee Is...
After Corbin and Rollins make their way to the ring, Corbin reveals the special guest referee to be Lacey Evans.
Main Event Time
Baron Corbin is out first for the final match of the night.
Kofi Flies Past Ziggler Through the Steel Cage Door to Retain WWE Titlevia Bleacher ReportWWE Stomping Grounds 2019 6 23
Kofi Flies Past Ziggler Through the Steel Cage Door to Retain WWE Title
Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Title) Part 4
Ziggler uses a leglock to wear the champ down. Kofi is able to break free by climbing up the wall. Ziggler drills him with a superkick and Kofi almost falls out of the cage door. Dolph pulls him back in and puts him back in the leglock. Kingston kicks him away but Dolph puts him right back in the hold. He hits the Zig Zag for a very close two count. Kingston prevents Ziggler from escaping the cage a couple of times. Dolph almost makes it out and Kofi dives over him to escape and win the match.
Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Title) Part 3
Kofi tries to climb the cage but Ziggler is right there with him. They fight on the top rope until Ziggler is knocked down. Kingston does a trust fall back onto him to get a two count. Ziggler stops Kingston from escaping and tries to climb out himself. Kofi runs back up and they end up on top of the cage wall. Both men end up crashing back down to the mat. Ziggler counters Trouble in Paradise and snaps Kofi's leg on his way down.
Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Title) Part 2
Kofi fights out of a headlock only to have his head slammed into the mat. The Showoff rams him into the cage for a two count. Kofi hits a dropkick from the middle rope to give himself a little breathing room. Kofi gets sent into the cage again to give Ziggler another two count. Dolph yells at Kofi in the corner before Kofi throws him into the cage. The champ builds up a head of steam as he sends Ziggler from one wall to the other.
Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Title) Part 1
They circle each other before Kofi goes for Trouble in Paradise right away. Dolph dodges it and gets in his face. He tries to jump up to the cage wall but Kofi pulls him down. He nails Kingston with a dropkick and tries to leave. Kofi grabs his leg and rolls him up for two. Ziggler slingshots him into the wall and Kofi starts climbing. Ziggler pulls him down and Kofi hits him with a dropkick for a near fall. Ziggler dumps him over the top rope into the cage wall.
WWE Stats & Info @WWEStats
Since 2010, @TrueKofi has been in only 1 @SteelCage Match, losing to @WWETheBigShow on #Raw in 2012. In that same span of time, @HEELZiggler was in 3 different Cage Matches, earning his only win in 2014. Now on @WWENetwork, Kingston and Ziggler face-off at #WWEStompingGrounds.
Drew McIntyre vs .Roman Reigns Part 4
Shane puts Roman in the corner and hits the Coast to Coast dropkick. He rolls the ref back in to make the count. McIntyre covers Roman but only gets a two count. Reigns recovers, sends Shane out of the ring and hits Drew with a Spear for the pin and the win.
Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns Part 3
Reigns hits a series of corner clotheslines and a running boot. He blasts Shane off of the apron with a Superman punch and hits a second from the steps. Drew dodges a drive-by dropkick and hits an Alabama slam onto the announce table. He brings Reigns back in and hits a side slam for a two count. They end up on the top turnbuckle together and McIntyre hits a superplex for a close two count. Reigns catches McIntyre with a Superman Punch as he comes off the top turnbuckle, but he only gets a two count. McIntyre counters a Spear but Reigns hits the second. Shane drags the ref out of the ring to stop the count.
Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns Part 2
Reigns tries to fight back but McIntyre knocks him back down with an elbow to the face. Reigns reverses a suplex to give himself some time to recover. Shane takes a cheap shot behind the ref's back. Drew hits a snap suplex from the mat for a two count. McIntyre hits a stiff clothesline for another near fall. He locks Reigns in a submission and keeps him there for a long time. Reigns breaks free and they start trading strikes.
Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns Part 1
McIntyre meets Reigns in the aisle and they start brawling. They get in the ring and the raf calls for the bell to get the match going. McIntyre takes control after they go back outside and he sends Reigns into the steel steps. He gets a two count with a belly to belly suplex.
McIntyre Making Threats 😮
Drew McIntyre @DMcIntyreWWE
Roman is the only man who’s straight up beat me like a man since my return to @WWE & I’ll admit that. We’re both a rare breed in wrestling but he’s not my kryptonite. @ShaneMcmahon has shown me my purpose & at #StompingGrounds I’m not gonna beat Roman, I’m going to brutalize him https://t.co/91wq6SCADy
Alexa Is Not Playing Around
Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss (Raw Women's Championship) Part 2
Bliss hits a running slap and Bayley makes her pay for it with a big clothesline. Alexa levels her with a hard right hand. Bliss avoids a dropkick under the bottom turnbuckle and yanks Bayley's shoulder into the ring post. Bayley hits a belly to back suplex out of nowhere to get a two count. The Hugger sends her into the corner with a sunset flip powerbomb. Alexa moves and Bayley ends up taking out Nikki Cross with a suicide dive. Alexa sends Bayley into the steel steps and hits her own sunset bomb on the floor.
Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss (Raw Women's Championship) Part 1
They start with a few shoves before Bliss corners Bayley for some punches. The Hugger counters and hits a corner splash for a one count. The champ is sent into the middle turnbuckle to give Bliss a two count. The Goddess grounds her in a headlock for a bit. Bayley kicks out of a couple of pins and Bliss starts to get frustrated.
Bryan and Rowan vs. Heavy Machinery (SmackDown Tag Titles) Part 3
Otis absorbs the kicks and starts getting himself worked up. He throws Bryan with a suplex and crushes him in the corner. He hits the caterpillar before tagging Tucker for a double team. Rowan breaks up the pin and knocks Otis out of the ring. Tucker plants Bryan with a slam and climbs up for a moonsault. Bryan rolls but Tucker's legs still make contact. Otis and Rowan both get the tag and square off for a fight. They trade strikes but neither man goes down. Otis scoops Rowan for a slam but doesn't see Bryan make the tag. Bryan hits a flying knee from the top rope before he runs into an elbow from Tucker. After some more mayhem, Bryan rolls up Tucker for the pin and the win.
Bryan and Rowan vs. Heavy Machinery (SmackDown Tag Titles) Part 2
Rowan tags the hometown hero back in and the crowd chants "Yes" as he hits a running dropkick in the corner. Rowan hits the ring post when Tucker moves out of the way. Bryan and Otis get the tag and the big man knocks Bryan down a few times with his shoulder. Bryan runs him into the turnbuckle and hits a few running dropkicks. Otis pops him up for a powerbomb out of nowhere to score a two count. Bryan avoids a Vaderbomb and hits a few Yes kicks.
Bryan and Rowan vs. Heavy Machinery (SmackDown Tag Titles) Part 1
Otis and Rowan start the match as the crowd chants Bryan’s name. Bryan tags in and gets a pop. He starts with a kick to Otis’ leg. Otis takes Bryan down a few times and gets some heat from the crowd. Bryan hits a few more kicks and Otis presses him above his head for a slam. Tucker tags in and they hit a handoff suplex. Tucker turns Bryan inside out with a clothesline for two. Rowan makes the blind tag and runs over Tucker with his entire body.
- June 23, 2019
Samoa Joe vs. Ricochet (U.S. Title) Part 3
Joe catches Ricochet and hits a German suplex followed by a brutal clothesline for a close two count. Joe flips Ricochet out of his boots before locking him in the Coquina Clutch. Ricochet forces a break by throwing his body over the top rope. He hangs Joe up on the rope and climbs up for the 630. Joe avoids it but Ricochet hits the Codebreaker. The One and Only goes back up and hits the 630 for the pin and the win. We have another new champion after another fun match.
Samoa Joe vs. Ricochet (U.S. Title) Part 2
Ricochet tries and fails to trade punches with the much stronger Joe. The champ plants him with a powerbomb for a two count. Ricochet backflips off of Joe and hits two precision kicks to take him down. The challenger hits a few high-flying moves to knock Joe out of the ring. Ricochet hits a missile dropkick and a springboard moonsault for a near fall. Joe hits a snap powerslam out of nowhere for a two count.
Samoa Joe vs. Ricochet (U.S. Title) Part 1
They lock up and Joe immediately applies an armbar. Ricochet breaks free and Joe hits him with a jab to the face to knock him back down. The One and Only ducks another punch and hits a few strikes of his own. He knocks Joe out of the ring with a dropkick and goes out after him. Joe rams him into the apron and throws him into the steel steps. Joe plants Ricochet with a standing side slam for a two count. Ricochet tries to fight back and Joe turns him inside out with a back elbow.
Big E and Xavier Woods vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Part 3
Zayn manages to hit the Helluva Kick to Woods before KO hits the Popup Powerbomb. Big E barely saves the match at the last second. Everyone is down in the ring after a furious exchange of strikes. Big E spears Zayn from the apron while Woods heads to the top turnbuckle. Owens knocks him down and hits a Stunner for the pin and the win. That was another really fun match.
Big E and Xavier Woods vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Part 2
Owens keeps antagonizing Big E whenever he gets the chance. Woods hits an enziguiri to give himself a little breathing room. Zayn knocks Big E off of the apron to prevent a tag. Xavier hits a back suplex but he has no partner to tag. Owens misses a senton and Woods plants him with a facebuster. An angry Big E finally gets the tag and he throws Zayn around like a rag doll. He hits a running splash for a near fall. E counters a tornado DDT and hits a side slam for two. Woods tags in and lifts Big E up on his shoulders so he can drop him onto Zayn.
Big E and Xavier Woods vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Part 1
KO starts strong and hits three superkicks to Woods in a row. He climbs up and hits a swanton bomb for a two count. KO tags Zayn so he can hit a Blue Thunderbomb for another near fall. Owens tags back in with a frog splash for yet another two count. Sami hits a few short kicks to the face as Big E tries to encourage his partner. Owens comes in and hits a cannonball for two. He and Zayn take turns beating on Woods in their corner. The ref keeps having to hold Big E back when he tries to help.
Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans (Raw Women's Title) Part 3
Lynch builds momentum with a few clotheslines and kicks in the corner. She hits a Bexploder for a two count. Evans avoids a flying leg drop but Becky is able to block her slingshot elbow with a pair of knees. Evans hits a modified stunner and a kick for a close two count. Becky pulls her down into the DisArmHer and gets the win to retain her title.
Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans (Raw Women's Title) Part 2
Evans keeps Lynch grounded in a submission while she keeps focusing on the ribs with elbows to the body. Lynch bridges out of a pin and hits a kick to the face. Lacey counters the Bexploder and puts Becky on the top turnbuckle. The Man brings her down into an armbar but Evans forces a break by touching the rope with her foot. Evans regains control and taunts Lynch with one of her dirty hankies. The Man grabs it and shoves it down Lacey's throat.
Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans (Raw Women's Title) Part 1
They lock up and Becky quickly wrestles Evans to the mat and puts her in a leglock. Lacey rolls out of the ring and Becky gives chase. The Man nails a kick to the head from the apron. She catches Lacey’s foot and spins her in a circle before slamming her down to the mat. Lynch almost screws up a springboard kick but recovers and hits it. She knocks Evans down with a baseball slide dropkick at ringside. Evans drops Becky on the mat and pulls her to the corner so she can stretch Lynch against the ring post.
Here We Go
Stomping Grounds is on the air. The show opens with the usual video hyping all of the big matches.
Seth Rollins @WWERollins
Doubling down. Best pro wrestling on the planet. See that Cruiserweight Triple Threat? And that’s just one night, one match amongst the many. Find anyone else alive who does what I do as well as I do it as often as I do it. Ya can’t. #WWEStompingGrounds #UniversalChampion @WWE
Tony Nese vs. Drew Gulak vs. Akira Tozawa (Cruiserweight Title) Part 2
We return to see Nese pick up Tozawa and throw him into Gulak. The Premier Athlete gets turned inside out with a clothesline. Drew applies the Gulock but Tozawa breaks it up with a senton from the top rope. Tozawa nails Gulak with a running dropkick for two. Nese hits a moonsault and Tozawa breaks up the pin at the last second. Nese ends up hanging in the tree of woe as Gulak superplexes Tozawa over him. All three men score close near falls with a flurry of moves that gets a pop from the crowd. Everyone comes close to winning multiple times before Gulak grabs Tozawa for a torture rack neckbreaker to score the pin and win the title. THAT WAS A GREAT MATCH!
Tony Nese vs. Drew Gulak vs. Akira Tozawa (Cruiserweight Title) Part 1
Gulak levels Nese with a clothesline right after the bell. All three men take turns beating on each other until Gulak rolls out of the ring. Nese and Tozawa trade strikes. The champ gets a near fall on both men at the same time with a unique roll-up and German suplex combo. He drills Gulak with a superkick and Tozawa hits Nese with a suicide dive. These guys are already going at full speed. Tozawa takes control and heads up to the top turnbuckle. Nese cuts him off and hits a gutbuster for two. Gulak suplexes Tozawa onto Nese as we head to a quick break.
Time for Action
Akira Tozawa heads to the ring first for the cruiserweight title match.
Bryan Is Fired Up
Daniel Bryan gives a long rant about how the tag team division doesn't get any respect in WWE.
We Are Live 📺
Byron Saxton, Charly Caruso, David Otunga and Booker T make up tonight's panel for the pre-show.
Stomping Grounds Card
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin (Universal Championship) Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Championship, Steel Cage) Becky Lynch vs. Lacey Evans (Raw Women's Championship) Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss (SmackDown Women's Championship) Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre Samoa Joe vs. Ricochet (U.S. Championship) Daniel Bryan and Rowan vs. Heavy Machinery (SmackDown Tag Team Championships) Big E and Xavier Woods vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Tony Nese vs. Drew Gulak vs. Akira Tozawa (Cruiserweight Championship)