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
In Ring: Before Stephanie can continue, The Shield make their way to the ring through the crowd. Stephanie wants to know if the people are cheering for the Shield or not. Dean says that there is no better leader than Kurt Angle. Dean says that Kurt is their guidance. Stephanie says Kurt may still have ‘it’ (and she lets the chants start), but The Shield are missing something, like the tag titles. You lost the titles because of Kurt Angle. Are you on Survivor Series or did Kurt overlook you again? Was it the New Day who made you look like fools, like Kurt Angle. Stephanie asks Roman where has he been
Roman wants to know where has Stephanie been. You were gone for seven months because you went through a table and then Roman reminds Stephanie her husband put her through a table. Roman says they are not told what to do, they do what they want to do. Roman says they want to fight the New Day. If the New Day has any balls and accept, they will be on the Survivor Series. Roman says they will handle it all. Roman says Kurt will lead Team Red to victory and then they will destroy the New Day.
Miz, Cesaro, and Sheamus (with Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas) versus Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns
Cesaro and Rollins start things off and they lock up. Rollins with a waist lock and Cesaro with a standing switch. Rollins with a side head lock take down but Cesaro with a head scissors. Rollins escapes. Cesaro with a kick and European uppercut. Cesaro with a shoulder tackle but Rollins with a drop kick. Rollins with a snap mare and Dean with a sliding clothesline. Rollins with a splash and Ambrose gets a near fall. Ambrose chops Cesaro but Cesaro chops back. Cesaro runs into a chop and Dean chops Ambrose. Continue Reading