Backstage: Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon were talking when Seth Rollins showed up. He was shocked they were talking abut Bayley when tonight is the biggest night in the history of Raw and in his career. Steph said this was his chance to show why they picked him as number one in the Draft. Rollins boasted about how great he is. Foley said it was good to see his loss to Dean Ambrose didn’t hurt his confidence. Rollins said it wasn’t going to change anything. He said he was getting the belt that he never lost back. He said Roman Reigns is an animal and attacked him at a live event over the weekend. Rollins said he was going to take the belt and tonight was going to be so great, in nine months, there was going to be a boom of babies. He walked off. Foley said to Steph that she can’t blame him, because she drafted him.
WWE champion Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns
Rollins tried to forge an alliance with Ambrose, but that didn’t work out so well for him. Roman and Ambrose exchanged punches. Ambrose ducked clotheslines and went for a high cross bodyblock but just bounced off Roman. Seth attacked Roman and stomped away at him in the corner. He came off the ropes but was caught by Reigns. Before Roman could do anything, Ambrose nailed a dropkick and covered Roman for a two count.
Roman manhandled Ambrose and worked him over in the corner. Ambrose reversed it and kicked away at him. Seth returned to the fray and attacked Dean, then hit a Slingblade on Reigns. He covered Dean for a two count. Everyone battled on the floor. Seth came off the apron with a flying knee on Dean. Roman backdropped him into the timekeeper’s area. Dean dove off onto both of them. They battled back into the ring. Ambrose covered Reigns for a two count. Right after the kickout, Rollins came down with a frog splash for another two count. Rollins went for the Pedigree but Reigns broke free and worked over Rollins as the place booed the hell out of him. Roman wiped out Dean with a Superman punch. Rollins came off the ropes but was nailed with a Superman Punch in mid-air. Reigns went to spear them but they both kicked him. Roman nailed Rollins with a punch but was caught with a Dean clothesline. Continue Reading
WWE World Heavyweight champion Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins
They have a big face off. It is 10:54 as the bell rings, so like Wrestlemania, this is going to go overtime. Being on the West Coast works to their advantage. Rollins tries to outwrestle Roman early but his power is too much. Rollins catches him with a big dropkick and nailed a knee that sent him to the floor. Rollins nailed a dive through the ropes. Rollins nailed a series of forearms in the corner but was caught and slammed. Roman nailed a series of forearms and headbutts in the corner. He slammed Rollins for a two count. Rollins fired back and that only pissed off Roman, who was all over him in the corner to the point the referee pulled him back. Rollins went after him but was placed on the top and punched off to the floor. They battled n the floor. Rollins was sent into the Spanish Announcing table, which was magically empty. Roman slammed Rollins into a table over and over, then set up the primary announcing table to use it later.
Rollins rolled back into the ring and then back out again to avoid the champion. Rollins was finally able to send him into the ring steps shoulder-first when Roman caught up to him. Rollins went to the top but Roman caught him and pulled him off the top for a Razor’s Edge into a sit-down powerbomb. Rollins pulled himself up as Roman called for the Superman Punch. Rollins caught him and smashed him into the buckles face-first. Rollins drilled Roman and dropkicked him out of the ring. Rollins nailed a series of dives to take out Roman. Rollins came off the ropes but Roman ducked. Seth went for the Pedigree but Roman slipped out and nailed The Superman Punch. Roman scored a close two count. Rollins drills him with a knee to the face and a kick. Rollins nailed a springboard knee off the ropes. He hit a big frog splash for a close two count. Rollins went to the top but was cut off by Roman. Roman went for a superplex but was blocked. Seth teased doing a Pedigree off the ropes but instead flipped around and nailed the running buckle bomb for a two count. Rollins nailed a series of forearms in the corner. He placed Roman on the top but was shoved off when he tried to climb the ropes. Rollins tried to rebound by nailing the champ but was again shoved down. Rollins finally caught him and nailed a superplex and a Falcon’s Arrow for a two count.
Seth went for a Pedigree but Roman broke it. Rollins missed a kick and went for a rollup. Roman caught him and powerbombed him down. They faced off and gave each other the stink-eye before nailing each other back and forth with big bombs. Roman nailed Rollins and went for the Superman Punch but was caught with a knee. Rollins nailed another Buckle bomb but was drilled with a Superman Punch. Rollins went to the floor. Roman charged for a spear but Rollins moved and Roman hit the barricade, which didn’t even budge. WWE medical and officials came out and began checking on him as he was out on his feet. Rollins attacked him and sent him into the ring. He set up for the Pedigree but was backed up into the ref, who went down. Roman speared him and scored a two count because the referee was recovering. Continue Reading
In what was an intense battle for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship between current champion Roman Reigns and contender AJ Styles at Extreme Rules that saw Roman Reigns emerge the victor after a crushing spear in mid-air to AJ Styles to retain his championship. However, Roman’s celebration was short lived as the crowd came to their feet when our very own Seth Rollins made a surprise return after months of recovering from a knee injury. He immediately attacked battle-weary Roman Reigns, pedigreed him to the mat and went on to hold up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, a title in which he never actually lost.
The message was clear for all to see as Extreme Rules went off the air. Roman Reigns days as champion are numbered.
Backstage: Triple H and Stephanie are in the office and Seth Rollins enters. They talk about that is how you start the pay per view. Seth says it was not like the moment when he beat John Cena to hold both titles.
Seth wanted to talk about tonight. Seth says he was thinking about Kane being Champion and Director of Operations.
Kane shows up in his suit. He apologizes for violating a direct order a few weeks ago. He is here to serve.
Seth says Kane is here to serve himself. Corporate Kane and Demon Kane are the same person.
Hunter says this is not the time or the place. This is a private meeting and Kane’s attendance is not required. Seth says it won’t be required tomorrow when he is still champ and Kane does not have a job.
Kane tells Seth good luck because he will need it.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match: Seth Rollins versus Kane
Seth tells Kane he is one person and he is not afraid of him. Seth pie faces Kane and then avoids a punch and connects with punches of his own. Kane with a DDT to Rollins followed by a drop kick. Kane runs into an elbow from Rollins and Rollins goes to the turnbuckles but Kane with an uppercut to send Rollins to the floor. Seth is sent into the announce table.
Kane makes sure that the Spanish Announce Team does not have a table as he removes the necessary portions. Rollins gets back into the ring and he hits a suicide dive but Kane grabs Rollins and hits him with an uppercut. Kane sends Rollins into the ring and he kicks Rollins. Kane with a back elbow in the corner. Kane sends Rollins face first into the mat.
Kane goes up top but Rollins stops him and Kane falls onto the top turnbuckle. Rollins with a stunner onto the top turnbuckle and Kane has trouble breathing. The referee starts his count and Rollins with a flip dive onto Kane. Rollins sends Kane back into the ring and holds Kane’s head over the apron. Rollins with forearms to the chest and Rollins returns to the ring. Rollins with Slingblade for a near fall. Continue Reading
Backstage: Seth Rollins told the Authority he was ready. He walked off. Sheamus walked over to The Authority and said he was ready as well.
WWE United States champion Seth Rollins vs. John Cena.
They noted The Daily Show won an Emmy tonight and had used the footage of Cena hitting the AA on Jon Stewart over and over during the show.
Lots of back and forth chants early. Cena was really aggressive and brawling early. Rollins locked on a sleeper hold. Cena escaped but was taken out when Rollins used a double stomp off the ropes while Cena was in the buckles. Rollins continued to control Cena as the crowd did the “wave.”
Cena made a comeback and used the Blue Thunder Bomb. He seemed to get a kick out of how badly he was being booed. He went for the Five Knuckles Shuffle and got kicked in the face by Rollins. That got a big reaction. Rollins kicked him and went for the Pedigree but Cena escaped and nailed the Blue Thunder Bomb. Rollins avoided the Shuffle again but was hit with Code Red for a two count.
Cena went for the AA but Rollins grabbed the ropes and nailed him. Cena caught Rollins as he went to the ropes. Rollins made a comeback with a series of strikes for a two count. They teased the idea that Cena may have hurt his nose again from the final kick to the face. Rollins nailed Cena, who fell off the apron to the floor. Rollins went for a splash off the top but Cena rolled out of the way. The crowd chanted “Eddie” out of respect for the late Eddie Guerrero.
Cena ascended to the top. Rollins met him there and was superplexed off. Rollins popped right up and suplexed him again for a two count. Cena shocked Rollins by taking him down to the mat and locking in a STF. Rollins made it to the ropes but was trapped again. Rollins powered out and nailed the bucklebomb for a two count. Rollins locked himin for the Pedigree but was tossed off. Rollins rolled through on a move and set up for the AA. Cena escaped and nailed a face first suplex. Cena nailed the Alabama Jam to the back of the neck and nailed the AA for the pin.
Your winner and new WWE United States champion, John Cena!
Not the classic they had at Summerslam, but a really good match.
Rollins grabbed the WWE World Heavyweight championship and tried to walk out. Cena stopped him and told him he wasn’t going to leave. Rollins shoved him. Cena grabbed him and nailed a AA on the floor, then tossed Rollins into the ring.
WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins vs. Sting
Sting nailed Rollins and began beating him with right hands. He went for the Scorpion Deathlock, which Seth tapped to on Monday but Rollins grabbed the ropes as soon as he was turned over. Rollins nailed a crossbody off the ropes but Sting rolled through for a two count. Continue Reading