Backstage: Roman Reigns tells his boys he did his part and now it is up to Dean and Seth. Seth says the New Day isn’t here to ruin things. Seth says after they win tonight, they will all . . . Dean asks Seth if the match is tonight. Dean says he is kidding and he has been visualizing knocking out more of Cesaro’s teeth and they will be champions again.
Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose versus Sheamus and Cesaro for the Raw Tag Team Championships
Ambrose and Cesaro start things off and Ambrose with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Ambrose with arm drags into an arm bar. Cesaro with a knee and he tags in Sheamus. Dean takes care of Cesaro and he punches and kicks Sheamus in the corner. Cesaro pulls Rollins off the apron to prevent the tag and Sheamus kicks Ambrose. Cesaro tags in and he kicks Ambrose. Sheamus tags in and they hit the double thrust kick. Sheamus with a running boot to the head and then he chokes Ambrose. Cesaro chokes Ambrose in the ropes when Sheamus distracts the referee. Sheamus with a key lock. Ambrose kicks Sheamus from the turnbuckles and Seth is tagged in. Rollins with a blockbuster to Sheamus followed by Slingblade for a near fall. Rollins knocks Sheamus off the apron and he goes for a pescado but Cesaro pulls Sheamus out of the way and then he sends Rollins into the ring post. We are back and Cesaro with a bear hug. Sheamus tags in and he kicks Rollins and they hit a double clothesline. Sheamus puts Rollins in the ropes and he connects with a few forearms across the chest and Cesaro tags in. Cesaro with a waist lock and belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Sheamus tags in and gets a near fall. Sheamus with a top wrist lock on Rollins. Rollins with chops and he knocks Cesaro off the apron. Both men are down in the ring. Continue Reading
Seth Rollins versus Cesaro
They lock up and Rollins with a waist lock but Cesaro with a wrist lock. Rollins with a reversal into a hammer lock. Cesaro with a reversal. Rollins with another reversal and Cesaro with kicks and punches. Rollins with a cross body and punches to Cesaro. Rollins with punches and kicks in the corner. Rollins with chops and Cesaro backs Rollins into the ropes to stop the onslaught. Rollins with punches but Cesaro with a kick and then he drops Rollins on the top rope and Seth falls to the floor as we go to commercial. We are back and Cesaro with an abdominal stretch and he follows with a knee for a near fall. Cesaro with knees to the ribs. Cesaro puts Seth on the turnbuckles and he sets for a gutwrench superplex but Rollins blocks it and he connects with elbows to the thigh and punches. Rollins knocks Cesaro to the mat and Rollins goes for a cross body but Cesaro catches Rolilns and hits a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall.
Cesaro with another near fall. Cesaro pulls Rollins from the ropes and he gets a near fall. Rollins goes for a suplex but Cesaro blocks it and Cesaro with a belly-to-back suplex. Cesaro goes for an abdominal stretch but Rollins blocks it and applies one of his own for a moment but Cesaro escapes. Rollins with an elbow and boot to Cesaro and then he hits the Blockbuster but Rollins cannot capitalize. Rollins with forearms and chops followed by a thrust kick. Cesaro sends Rollins over the top rope and Rollins lands on the apron. Rollins with a leg drop to the back of the neck and Cesaro goes to the floor. Rollins with a suicide dive but the impact sends both to the floor as we go to commercial. We are back and Rollins with a Falcon Arrow for a near fall. We see Cesaro running Rollins chest first into the ring post. Cesaro tries to Irish whip Rollins into the corner where the referee is standing. Rollins stops short and Cesaro with a thumb to the eye and an inside cradle for a near fall. Cesaro with a Giant Swing and then he applies the Sharpshooter. Rollins gets to the ropes and Cesaro releases the hold. Cesaro with punches and then he sets for the Gotch Style Neutralizer but Rollins with a back body drop. Cesaro holds on for a sunset flip and Rollins rolls through and hits a super kick for a near fall. Continue Reading
Miz brings out the man who led the Shield’s victory over The New Day, Roman Reigns.Roman does not come out the first two times that Miz introduces him. Miz says this is so unprofessional. Miz waits for Reigns to come through the entrance on the stage but Roman comes to the ring through the crowd and he is not alone. Roman is joined by Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. Miz points out that his guest is Roman Reigns, not the Shield. Dean says they are feeling really good. Seth says they proved they were the most dominant three man team in WWE history. He says them standing out here together, they are unstoppable.
Miz runs through the catchphrases for the Shield and he says it is just like old time. There is one thing bothering him. Miz says he has not heard a thank you. Roman wants to know who deserves a thank you. Miz says he deserves the thank you. Roman says they will not thank him. Miz says this Shield reunion tour started because of him. It was during the Mizzies that the Bromance between Seth and Dean started and then he got under Roman’s skin. Miz says the least he deserves is a thank you Miz. Miz says he is hearing the crowd thanking him, but he deserves a thank you as well as a check for the merch residuals.
Roman comments on the “Miz is Awesome” chants. Roman says Miz should be thanking Houston. Miz refuses to respond to the crowd’s chants. He says that the Shield is ungrateful. Roman says they are not ungrateful because they won last night. If anyone is ungrateful, it is the guy who lost last night. Miz says he may have lost, but he is the only one with a championship. It is held by a champion and he is a champion while no one in the Shield is a champion. Seth says it is a matter of time before he and Ambrose get the tag titles back. Roman says he did not discuss that. Roman says he doesn’t want to be the only one in the Shield without a title. Seth reminds Roman that Miz has a title. It is nice and white and shiny. Continue Reading
The Shield vs. The New Day
Kofi and Dean start things off. Kofi with a waist lock and Dean with a standing switch. Kofi with a side head lock into an arm bar. Dean with a wrist lock. Kofi with an escape and Dean slaps Kofi in the face. Seth and Woods tag in and Seth with a side head lock. Woods with a reversal into a wrist lock but Seth punches Woods. Big E tags in and we have a battle of former NXT champions, but Rollins tags in Reigns before that can happen. Reigns and Big E circle each other in the ring. Big E with a waist lock and Reigns with a standing switch. Big E tries to power out of the hold but Reigns with a side head lock. Reigns with a shoulder tackle but it sends Big E into the ropes and he knocks Roman down with a shoulder tackle. Reigns with an elbow. Big E tells Roman something but Roman with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Kofi makes the blind tag and Roman kicks Big E. Reigns avoids Kofi and Rollins and Ambrose take care of Woods and Kofi. Dean, Roman, and Seth clothesline Kofi and Big E over the top rope to the floor. Woods is backed into the corner and Rollins kicks Woods. Ambrose tags in and kicks Woods. Roman tags in and he picks up Woods and hits a short arm clothesline.
Rollins tags in and he goes up top and punches Woods in the midsection. Dean tags in and hits a clothesline followed by a knee drop from Rollins and an elbow drop from Ambrose for a near fall. Woods lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex and Kofi tags in and hits a springboard chop. Kofi with chops to Dean and a drop kick followed by a flying clothesline. Kofi sets for the Boom Drop and he hits it. Kofi misses Trouble in Paradise and Kofi goes to the turnbuckles and Dean with a kick but Kofi avoids the double underhook DDT. Big E is tagged in and he kicks Dean. Woods tags in and he kicks Ambrose. Kofi tags in and they continue with the kicking. Kofi misses the drop kick when Dean moves and Kofi lands awkwardly in the ring post. Woods tags in and he stops Dean. Woods with more kicks to Dean. Big E kicks Dean. Kofi kicks Dean. Woods with more kicks. Big E sends Woods into Dean and he connects with a drop kick. Continue Reading