Backstage: A pissed off Seth Rollins told Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon that they bet against the wrong guy and told Steph to go tell her husband that as well.
Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE Universal Championship
Owens right to the floor at the bell to try and get inside Rollins’ head. Seth went to the floor so Owens returned to the ring and challenged him to fight. Owens caught him with a right and tried to whip Rollins into the barricade but it was reversed. Rollins stomped him in the corner. Seth came off the apron with a leaping knee to the face. Rollins scored a two count.Rollins scored several two counts and nailed a Blockbuster off the ropes for another two count. Owens rolled to the outside apron and nailed Rollins. Seth went for a pedigree but backdropped Owens to the apron. Owens drilled him with a kick to the back of his knee and nailed a DDT for a two count. Rollins began limping and the announcers pointed out that he had undergone reconstructive surgery on the knee. Owens began working on Rollins, telling him Raw was his show. Rollins fired back with punches and they each peppered the other. Owens continued to go after Rollins’ knee. He backdropped Rollins over the top to the floor. Owens nailed the Cactus Elbow off the apron. Rollins made his way back to the ring but was snapmared over and hit with a back senton splash for another two count. Owens cinched in a side chinlock, wearing down the challenger. Owens was great at verbally tearing down Rollins and putting himself over. Rollins fired out but the crowd wasn’t responding like he was a big babyface. Owens whipped Rollins hard into the buckles. He sent Seth into the buckles again. Rollins made a comeback and drilled Owens in the corner. He slammed Owens into the buckles and drilled him over his knees for a two count. Rollins dropkicked Owens out of the ring and then sent him into the barricade. Rollins set up the Spanish Announcing Table.
Owens and Rollins returned to the ring and went back and forth with reversals until Rollins nailed a superkick for a two count. He went for a Pedigree but Owens slipped out and drilled him in the knee. Owens nailed a cannonball in the corner for a two count. Owens went for the package piledriver but Rollins slipped out. he nailed a big knee. Owens nailed a kick but Rollins caught him with an enziguiri and they both went down. Owens sent him into the corner but missed the cannonball. Rollins was caught with a series of knees for a two count. They battled to the top. Owens came off the top with a gutbuster but Rollins appeared to take it across his side. It looked brutal. Owens followed up with a frog splash for a two count. Rollins went to the floor and was clutching at his ribs. Owens brought him over to the exposed announcers’ table and placed him across it. Owens stepped atop the other announcers’ table. He went to do a back senton splash through Rollins but Seth rolled out of the way and Owens crashed through. Rollins tossed him and came off the top with a flying knee. He ascended to the top again and nailed a frog splash but Owens was able to get his shoulder up before the three count. Continue Reading
WWE Universal Title Match: Seth Rollins versus Finn Balor
Balor with a running drop kick and he goes up top but Rollins rolls to the floor. Balor with a flip dive onto Rollins. Balor sends Rollins back into the ring. Rollins with a kick and Irish whip but Balor with a drop kick to the knees. Balor with more kicks to the leg as Rollins flops around the ring. Balor puts Rollins knee in the ropes and drops a knee on the leg. Rollins drops Balor on the apron and then Rollins with a suplex. Rollins sends Balor into Yeatonville. Balor with a forearm off the ringside barrier. They return to the ring. Rollins with a double sledge to the back. Rollins with a sunset flip but Balor rolls through and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Balor works on the legs. Balor sets for a surfboard but he decides to stomp the knees into the mat. Rollins kicks Balor away . Balor goes to the apron and Balor tries for an enzuigiri but Rollins blocks it. Rollins with a running power bomb into the ringside barrier. Rollins gets a near fall. Rollins with a forearm and kicks in the corner. Rollins with a back breaker and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a reverse chin lock. Rollins blocks a clothesline and hits a flatline into the turnbuckles. Rollins gets a near fall.
Balor with a forearm and Rollins fires back. Rollins with a chop and shoulders in the corner. Rollins has something to say to Balor while choking him in the corner. Rollins with a snap mare and kick to the back. Rollins with a slam and knee drop followed by cross faces to Balor and applies a rear chin lock. Rollins with more crossfaces and then he kicks Balor in the head. Rollins chops Balor. Rollins with an Irish whip and forearm into the corner followed by a springboard knee to the temple. Rollins goes up top and hits a frog splash for a near fall. Rollins with a clothesline. Rollins slaps Balor in the face as he sets for a Rainmaker but Balor ducks and hits a DDT. Both men are down. Balor with forearms and then he hits a flying forearm. Balor with a running chop into the corner. Balor with two more Irish whips and chops. Balor with a drop kick to the temple and Rollins goes to the floor. Balor goes to the apron and hits a running kick to the head. Balor sends Rollins back into the ring and Balor with Slingblade. Balor runs into a drop kick and then Rollins sets for the Pedigree but Balor with a back body drop. Rollins lands on his feet. Rollins with an enzuigiri but Balor with a Pele Kick. Continue Reading
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.