Seth Rollins versus Miz in a Non Title Match
They lock up and Miz with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Rollins with a hip toss and snap mare but he misses the running kick when Miz moves out of the way. They lock up again and Miz backs Rollins into the corner. Miz misses a punch and so does Rollins. Rollins with a shoulder tackle and he blocks a hip toss. Rollins with a knee and snap mare and this time he hits the running kick to the chest and he clotheslines Miz over the top rope to the floor. Rollins sets for a suicide dive but Miz moves out of the way. Rollins goes to the floor and Bo and Curtis try to block for him. Miz misses a punch and Rollins sends Miz into the ring. Bo distracts Rollins on the apron and Miz knocks Rollins off the apron and Seth hits the ringside barrier. Miz hot shots Rollins on the ringside barrier. They return to the ring and Miz gets a near fall. Miz with elbows to the collarbone and upper chest. Miz with a reverse chin lock.
Rollins with a jawbreaker but Miz with a knee to the midsection. Miz sets for kicks to the chest but he misses the round kick. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins with chops. Miz avoids a kick and then he back drops Rollins over the top rope to the floor. We are back and Miz with a punch. Rollins punches back. They go back and forth with punches. Miz with a kick and Rollins with punches, chops, and kicks. MIz sends Rollins to the apron and Rollins with a forearm. Rollins sets for a springboard clothesline and he hits it. Rollins with Slingblade and a boot in the corner followed by a Blockbuster for a near fall. Rollins goes up top and Miz rolls to the other side of the ring. Miz sends Rollins into the ropes and Miz hits a DDT for a near fall. Miz with a running drop kick into the corner and then he hits a second one. Miz with an Awesome Clothesline and then he goes to the turnbuckles. Continue Reading
Seth Rollins (with Dean Ambrose) versus Kane (with Sheamus and Cesaro)
Rollins punches Kane and Kane grabs Rollins. Rollins with punches and kicks. Kane with a boot and then he sends Rollins over the top rope to the floor. Rollins goes back into the ring and he kicks Kane on the floor and then drop kicks Kane off the apron. Rollins sets for a suicide dive and Kane with a punch. Kane with a clothesline. Kane with punches in the corner followed by a short arm clothesline and he gets a near fall. Rollins leaps into the corner and he punches Kane but Kane pushes him away and connects with an uppercut. Kane chokes Rollins in the ropes. Kane with a clothesline into the corner followed by a side slam for a near fall. Rollins with punches but Kane sends him into the turnbuckles. Rollins with boots to Kane and then he avoids Kane and hits an enzuigiri. Rollins is sent to the apron and Rollins with an enzuigiri and he hits a blockbuster for a near fall.
Kane rolls to the floor. Rollins with a suicide dive and Kane goes into the ringside barrier. Rollins returns to the ring and he hits a second suicide dive, but Kane is able to get a piece of Rollins to send him into the ringside barrier. Rollins with a springboard move but Kane does not move. Rollins with another springboard clothesline and Kane does not budge. Rollins with a super kick to Kane and then he hits a pescado onto Cesaro and Sheamus after Ambrose is attacked. Kane catches Rollins on a springboard move and hits a choke slam for the three count.
After the match: Kane goes after Rollins again and Ambrose makes the save and hits a double underhook DDT. Ambrose walks around the ring and Kane sits up. Ambrose is attacked by Cesaro and Sheamus. Kane with a tombstone to Ambrose. Kane with a tombstone to Rollins.
Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus, and Axel surround Angle on all four sides. They get on the apron and…the music for the Shield plays before they can enter. Ambrose and Rollins make their way to the ring and Miz and his friends leave the apron. Miz says Ambrose and Rollins are sucking up to management. Miz says that the odds are not in their favor. Angle says Miz will team with Sheamus and Cesaro and they will face Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and someone who decided to stay an extra night…AJ Styles comes out.
Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and AJ Styles versus Miz, Cesaro and Sheamus
Rollins and Sheamus start things off and Sheamus with a side head lock take down. Sheamus with a shoulder tackle but Rollins with a forearm and thrust kick. Rollins with kicks in the corner. Ambrose tags in and Rollins with a snap mare. Dean with a sliding clothesline followed by a knee drop from Rollins and an elbow from Ambrose for a near fall. Ambrose punches Sheamus in the corner. Dean with an Irish whip but Sheamus with a boot. Sheamus with a forearm to the back and Cesaro tags in and he kicks Dean and gets a near fall. Cesaro with a chin lock.
Cesaro with a slam and he gets a near fall. Cesaro with a boot but Ambrose with a drop kick and Rollins with a drop kick to Cesaro for a near fall. Rollins with a hammer lock. Styles tags in and he kicks and chops Cesaro. Styles with a forearm and a rollup for a near fall. Styles with another rollup for a near fall. Cesaro catches Styles on a leap frog attempt but Styles with a kick and he goes to the apron. Miz distracts Styles and Cesaro drops Styles on the top rope. Miz tags in and he kicks Styles in the ribs. Styles with a punch and Cesaro and Sheamus knock Dean and Seth off the apron. The referee stops Ambrose while Cesaro, Sheamus, and Miz triple team Styles. Rollins sends Cesaro into the ringside barrier. Sheamus and Miz are also sent to the floor. Continue Reading
WWE TLC Kick-Off
Backstage: Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose were interviewed. Rollins said they were feeling good. Dean said he’s not in a good mood at all. Dean said he doesn’t know what Angle’s plans and motivations are but he’s not jumping into the kiddie end of the pool. It’s war. Rollins said he never thought he’d be competing with Angle. Dean admitted it was cool but said they were coming to burn everything down like Kamikaze pilots. They turned down the chance to give away their strategy but promised they had something up their sleeves. Ambrose said it was a four stage plan – tables, ladder, chairs, war.
Backstage: Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose came to Kurt Angle backstage. He said they wanted to do this 2 on 5, but he couldn’t allow that. He said he didn’t know how much he had left in the ring because it was the first time in 11 years but he would give them all that he has. They cut him off. They said they didn’t come to talk about why he is doing this, but to give him this – and handed him a Shield vest. Angle was all about that.
Kurt Angle & Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman & The Miz & Cesaro & Sheamus & Kane in a handicap TLC Match
Everyone began brawling. Team Angle began drilling everyone with chairs to drive them from the ring. Kane was left along and everyone beat him three on one with the chairs. It’s been all sorts of brawling with Team Angle in charge. They placed Braun and Kane on announce tables outside the ring and set up ladders. Rollins and Ambrose came off the ladders with splash through the tables with the idea being they were trying to take out the biggest monsters on the team. Rollins grabbed at his knee right away and Ambrose was taken out from the force of doing the move, leaving Angle trapped in a three on one situation against Miz, Sheamus and Cesaro. They drove a ladder into the ribs of Angle. They mocked the Shield and teased doing the triple powerbomb but Ambrose and Rollins hit the ring for the save. Cesaro smashed Rollins with a piece of the announce table. Continue Reading
The Shield make their way through the crowd and they are in their vintage attire. Roman takes the mic and he says when the Hounds come to the ring, you have two choices. You get out of their yard or they kick your ass. Seth tells Roman to calm down and he says it feels good to be out here. It is amazing how things come full circle. Their first match was five years ago at TLC and they dominated. Every single night after that, when they were together, they dominated.
Then one day, that all went away. Seth says he is proud to stand here, five years later in this ring with his brothers because The Shield is back and better than ever. Dean mentions tables, ladders, and chairs. Thousands of pounds of steel surround the ring. That is not why Miz, The Bar, and Braun Strowman should be afraid. The battle lines are drawn and they will be facing the masters. No one divides and conquers better than the Shield. There is no force on Earth more powerful than the Shield. Dean says maybe he got a little ahead of himself when he said they could face four, five, or six people, but he would say the same thing. They don’t care. Dean tells them to come out so they can throw down in Portland. Braun Strowman’s music plays and he is joined by Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus, and Curtis Axel. Kurt tells everyone that the TLC match will not happen tonight. Kurt tells Sheamus and Cesaro if they want their title match, don’t move. He tells Braun Strowman if he wants his steel cage match, don’t move. Continue Reading