KickOff Show: Backstage, Charly Caruso interviewed Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. Ambrose said nothing would change if they win the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship because Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler never had the power on Raw. Seth said tonight, the Shield could end up with every men’s championship title on Raw. They are the workhorses and they are ready to prove it.
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose
Lots of good intensity in this one. McIntyre came off like a killer while facing off with Rollins. Ziggler almost scored a pin with a big DDT. Ziggler and McIntyre worked over Rollins a lot early on but Rollins kept surviving the onslaught. Ziggler began berating him, which sparked some Rollins offense. Ziggler jumped on his back with a sleeper. Rollins dropped down to one knee but fought back to his feet. He tried to make it to his corner but Ziggler raked his face to stop it. Rollins tossed him off his back and fought to make it back to his corner to tag Dean Ambrose. McIntyre went to attack but was tossed to the floor by Seth. Rollins went for the tag but Drew attacked Ambrose and knocked him off the apron. McIntyre worked over Seth, who finally made the tag but the referee missed it. They mauled Rollins in the corner as the referee argued with Ambrose. The crowd really got into this, going nuts as Seth was being beaten in the corner. Really cool old school tag team psychology here. Ziggler went for a superplex but Seth blocked it and knocked him off. Ziggler went to recover and attempt another but was knocked off again. Drew was tagged in but was nailed with a top rope blockbuster. Rollins finally made the hot tag and Ambrose went nuts with stomps and clotheslines.
Dean went for a jacknife pin on McIntyre for a two count. He scored several additional two counts but Drew kept escaping. Ambrose went to the top rope but was attacked by Ziggler. Dean went for Dirty Deeds on the apron but was blasted off by McIntyre. He reversed a whip into the ringpost, sending Drew into it, then nailed Ziggler into the barricade. Dean came off the top with an elbow but McIntyre caught him and sent him into the buckles with a belly to belly suplex.
Rollins hit a dive to the outside on the Tag Team Champions but they caught him. Before they could do anything to retaliate, Ambrose hit a tope onto everyone and everyone crashed down to the floor. Back in the ring, Ziggler nailed a Falcon’s Arrow on Ziggler for a two count. Rollins missed the curb stomp. Ziggler went for the Famouser but was smashed into the corner. Seth covered him but Drew broke it up at two. Ambrose attacked Drew. Tons of near falls until Ziggler nailed a Zig Zag but a CLOOOOSE two count.
McIntyre was tagged back in. They were setting up for the Claymore Kick/Zig Zag combination but Ambrose pulled Ziggler out of the ring. McIntyre was caught with a superkick. Rollins nailed an awesome top rope frog splash but McIntyre kicked out the last week. Seth and Dean went for a double superplex on McIntyre but Ziggler got involved. Seth missed a dive to the floor. McIntyre wiped out Dean, clotheslining him off the top into the ring.
Drew held Ambrose in an Electric Chair position while Ziggler went to come off the top but Dean nailed him. McIntyre and Ambrose crashed to the floor. Seth jumped on the turnbuckle and went for a superplex. Seth went for a pinfall but McIntyre returned with an awesome Claymore Kick and Ziggler scored the pin.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre.
WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman: Hell in the Cell
Ziggler and McIntyre came down to ringside to try and get into the Cell but were attacked by Rollins and Ambrose. They brawled all over the outside of the Cell. They attempted to put Ziggler through the announcers’ table but McIntyre made the save. McIntyre brawled off with Ambrose.
Ziggler began scaling the Cell, trying to escape Rollins. Seth followed him to the top of the Cell. They battled atop of the Cell. McIntyre began scaling the Cell. Rollins teased a powerbomb on the roof but Drew attacked. Ambrose began scaling the Cell, carrying a Singapore Cane. Rollins ate a superkick. Ambrose finally arrived and began caning everyone. Drew blocked a shot with it. He and Dean began brawling. Drew clotheslined him down on the roof of the Cell. All four were laid out on the roof as Roman and Braun were out, recovering on the roof.
Ziggler tried to climb down but Seth grabbed him by the hair. Seth followed him down and they battled while hanging off the side of the cage. They smashed each other into the cage at the same time and crashed down through the two announcers’ tables below.