As Finn goes up the ramp to the stage, Seth Rollins comes out and he makes his way to the ring.
Seth says what a shame and pity. Let’s not live in the past. We know who the true winner at SummerSlam was. We gotta turn that frown upside down. This needs to be a celebration. Seth reminds Stephanie they have been part of some great title celebrations in the past. Seth says this beautiful title belt is here so why not have a celebration for the true Universal Champion. Sami Zayn’s music plays and he comes to the ring. Chris Jericho’s music plays and he comes to the ring. Jericho tries to schmooze Stephanie and . . .Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring. Stephanie wants to know what is going on and . . .Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady come out. Roman Reigns comes out so we are now up to seven people. Mick Foley says this is how it is going to go. He has been talking to Stephanie and everyone in the ring is deserving of the title. We will have a series of matches and next week, we will crown a new Universal Champion. The first match will be Sami Zayn versus Seth Rollins. Seth attacks Zayn from behind and hits a running knee to the head.
Sami Zayn versus Seth Rollins in a Universal Title Qualifying Match
The match is joined in progress and Zayn with punches and chops. Rollins with a kick and then he sends Zayn over the top rope to the apron. Zayn with a shoulder and he flips over Rollins and hits a satellite head scissors. Rollins moves when Zayn teases a dive. Rollins pulls Zayn to the floor and he teases a running power bomb into the ringside barrier but Zayn escapes and hits a moonsault off the ringside barrier. Zayn sends Rollins back into the ring and Rollins with a super kick. Rollins with kicks and he chokes Zayn. Rollins with a kick and he gets a near fall. Rollins with punches and a hard Irish whip. Rollins with a chop. Zayn with a springboard leap frog and he lands awkwardly on his ankle. Zayn with an elbow and then he drops down and Rollins goes over the top rope to the floor. Zayn with a slingshot flip pescado but Zayn holds his ankle again.
Rollins sends Zayn back in and Rollins with a springboard knee to the temple and he gets a near fall. Zayn goes to the floor and we go to commercial. We are back and Rollins slaps Zayn. Zayn with a clothesline. Zayn with punches and he tries for the Blue Thunder Bomb but he could not get Rollins up. Rollins with an enzuigiri. Rollins with a chop. Rollins goes for a superplex but Zayn knocks Rollins off the turnbuckles. Rollins recovers and tries for a superplex but Zayn with forearms to the back. Zayn with a sunset flip power bomb for a near fall. Zayn limps to go over to Rollins. Rollins with a kick and Zayn counters a pedigree with a jackknife cover. Zayn with an exploder into the turnbuckles. Zayn hobbles for the Helluva Kick but Rollins with a jumping knee and then he stomps on the ankle. Rollins with a heel hook after kicking Zayn in the head. Zayn rolls to the ropes and he stomps on Rollins’ head. Zayn sets for a suplex but he cannot do it with one leg. Rollins with a Pedigree and the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins (Advances to Fatal Four Way for Universal Title)