Backstage: Mick Foley stops in Seth Rollins’ locker room and he tells Seth that he has a match against Sami Zayn. He says that Stephanie wants to build on the friend versus friend. Mick says if Sami wins against Seth, he gets Seth’s spot in the Royal Rumble. Mick says he was fighting with Stephanie about it. Seth says he has to beat Sami Zayn tonight, win the Royal Rumble on Sunday, and then go to the main event of Wrestlemania and throw it all in her and her coward husband’s face.
Seth Rollins versus Sami Zayn in a Seth Rollins’ Spot in the Royal Rumble is on the Line Match
They lock up and Zayn with a waist lock. Rollins with a wrist lock. Zayn goes for a reversal but Rollins sends Zayn to the mat. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins with a side head lock. Rollins with a shoulder tackle and a rollup for a near fall. Zayn with a waist lock and wrist lock. Rollins with a reversal and he tries for a La Magistral but Zayn blocks it and gets a near fall of his own. Zayn with a wrist lock and Rollins with a forearm to the head. Rollins with another forearm and Zayn with a double leg take down and punches. Rollins with punches of his own. Rollins goes to the floor and Zayn sets for a dive but Rollins gets back into the ring and connects with a clothesline. Rollins with a suicide dive and Zayn is sent into the ringside barrier as we go to commercial. We are back and Rollins with a top wrist lock. Zayn with punches and an Irish whip. Rollins is sent to the apron and connects with an enzuigiri. Zayn avoids the springboard knee to the temple and Zayn with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall. Rollins runs into an elbow from Zayn and Zayn with a boot and a cross body but Rollins rolls through and gets a near fall. Zayn with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Zayn goes up top and Rollins leaps to the turnbuckles and goes for a superplex but Zayn pushes Rollins off. Rollins goes to the turnbuckles and hits a Blockbuster for a near fall.
Rollins with knees to the midsection and he goes for a suplex but Zayn lands on his feet and gets a rollup. Rollins rolls through and hits a super kick for a near fall. Rollins with a Falcon Arrow for a near fall. Rollins picks up Zayn and connects with a forearm. Zayn fires back. They go back and forth with Zayn gaining the advantage. Rollins with a jumping knee followed by Slingblade. Zayn escapes the Pedigree attempt and Zayn with a tornado DDT. Rollins moves when Zayn tries for the Helluva Kick. Zayn with a back body drop that sends Rollins over the top rope to the floor. Zayn goes up top and Rollins with an enzuigiri and Zayn is groggy on the turnbuckles. Rollins goes for a modified Pepsi Plunge but Zayn with forearms as he escapes the hold. Zayn with a sunset flip power bomb for a near fall. Zayn goes for the half nelson suplex but Rollins with an enzuigiri. Zayn with an exploder into the turnbuckles and Zayn sets for the Helluva Kick and Rollins goes to the apron. Zayn sets for the Helluva Kick on the apron but Rollins with a thrust kick and Pedigree on the apron but Rollins falls to the floor. Rollins pushes Zayn into the ring and Triple H’s music plays. Rollins forgets that he is in a wrestling match while no one comes to the ring. Zayn with an inside cradle for the three count.
Winner: Sami Zayn
Backstage: Seth Rollins is looking for ‘him’. He wants answers. Mick Foley says he did not know. He says it may not have been Stephanie but someone talked to someone in production. Seth says it is a conspiracy. Mick says he will get to the bottom of it.