WWE SmackDown Live Results – February 26th, 2019

Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura vs Aleister Black & Ricochet

This match was very stiff and each team had something to prove. They alternated tags out with Rusev and Nakamura playing the bigger heels.

Rusev sent Black down and isolated him to take a brunt of the punishment while Ricochet stayed on the apron. Aleister finally turned a suplex into a cross body and got the tag.

Ricochet jumped in the ring after taking the hot tag and unleashed on Rusev with a flurry of moves including a standing moonsault for a two count. Rusev avoided a top rope move and then Ricochet dodged a Machka Kick before Rusev slammed Ricochet down for a two count.

“You damn rookies!” Rusev yelled.

Ricochet avoided an accolade and then Nakamura got the tag. Rusev was sent out of the ring and Ricochet hit a dive after tagging Black in.

Black and Nakamura faced off and Shinsuke hit a reverse exploder, then when Nakamura went for a Kinshasa, Aleister hit the Black Mass for the win.

Winners: Aleister Black & Ricochet

AJ Styles cut a promo backstage, and then Randy Orton walked up question what he said about building SmackDown Live.

Lacey Evans came walking out and she took off her gloves before walking back up the ramp to leave while fanning herself and waving to the crowd. Neat gimmick.

Kofi Kingston & Kevin Owens vs Daniel Bryan & Rowan

They started out slow as Rowan worked with Kofi. Rowan slammed Kingston and took his time to get some heat allowing Kofi to come back only to get shut back down with a shoulder block.

Kevin Owen took the tag and started laying in forearms before Erick Rowan nailed a dropkick for a two count. Then Bryan took the tag and he kicked KO as Rowan held him.

Owens brought Bryan down and got the crowd going before throwing Bryan back in the corner and tagging in Kofi Kingston.

Then Owens held Bryan so Kofi could kick him. Kofi sent Bryan out of the ring and tagged in KO who hit a wonderful flipping senton over the top rope.

Kofi and Daniel ended up in the ring together and Kofi took quite a beating. Bryan hit Kofi with a couple of kicks and then sent him out of the ring before tagging in Rowan who drove him into the barricade before rolling him in the ring for a two count.

Rowan picked up Kingston and drove him into the top turnbuckle before hitting KO to distract the referee. Bryan propped Kofi on the top rope and went for a superplex which he hit for a two count.

Kofi started to fight back, but Bryan latched on the LeBell Lock. Kingston struggled, but he still got to the rope. Then Bryan continued the assault.

Kofi stopped Bryan’s series of corner dropkicks with a double stomp and Kingston went crawling toward Kevin Owens who tagged himself in. He took the fight to Bryan and hit a high backdrop before getting on the second rope and hitting a nice dropkick. KO took a shot at Rowan and hit Bryan with a senton before nailing a cannonball in the corner.

Kevin Owens sent Rowan outside and hit a popup powerbomb on Bryan for a two count. Then Owens climbed to the top rope, but Rowan tore Owens down and tossed him over the announce table.

Kofi was able to get the best of Rowan after initially being caught. Owens was tossed back in the ring and he dodged a running knee in the corner to hit a stunner for the win. Kevin Owens won the match with a STUNNER.

Winnes: Kevin Owens & Kofi Kingston

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