Find out what happened at this weeks houseshows!
3/15 – Bridgeport, CT
Zack Ryder defeated Darren young and was laid out by The Shield, who cut a promo saying they’d destroy Ryback and John Cena later.
Ryback & John Cena & Sheamus won via DQ over the Shield. Seth Rollins hit Ryback and Sheamus with a chair at about the 20 minute mark. The Shield were impressive live and really had major heel heat.
3/16 – Providence, RI
Zack Ryder beat Darren Young. Ryder won with the Rough Ryder.
The Shield attacked Ryder post-match to massive boos and hit the triple powerbomb. Dean Ambrose told the fans they could rest easy because justice had been served in Rhode Island. Seth Rollins got on the mic next and told the fans to shut up when The Shield speaks. Rollins promised to destroy all of the WWE stars. Roman Reigns got on the mic and stalled before speaking. He asked the fans if they believe. He said tonight we would all believe in The Shield. This made the fans angry.
John Cena & Ryback & Sheamus beat The Shield via DQ in a six-man tag match. The crowd was hot for the babyfaces on offense early. Not much heat for the Sheamus beat down segment, though. Huge pop for Cena’s hot tag, but Rollins saved Ambrose from the Attitude Adjustment with a spear. Rollins then got Shield DQ’ed for hitting Ryback and Sheamus with a chair.
After the match, the babyfaces made a comeback with Cena hitting the AA on Rollins and Ryback hitting Shell-shock on Ambrose.
03/17 Binghampton, NY
John Cena & Ryback & Sheamus beat The Shield via DQ in a six-man tag match.
The Shield appears on the Titantron. They tell both that the ring is theirs. They speak of how they have served justice to ever major force in the business. They have taken John Cena and The Rock many times, like roadkill, yet they continue to take from them. Shield says the most dominant force in WWE doesn’t have a Wrestlemania match, and that is an injustice. Dean tells them to find any partner for a match. Orton and Sheamus agree. The showcase of the immortals will become the showcase of justice. Come Wrestlemania, Orton and Sheamus will believe in the Shield.
Backstage, Matt Striker interviews Sheamus and Randy Orton. They speak of what Ryback is capable of, in what will be seen in his match with Mark Henry tonight. Sheamus is speared through the set by Roman Reigns, as Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose attack Orton. The Shield puts Orton into a steel door, and Sheamus through a table.
Ryback vs. Mark Henry
The two lock up, as Ryback and Henry seem to match their opposition’s strength. The Shield interrupts, making their way to the ring. Henry takes his leave, as The Shield attack Ryback.
Winner: Ryback via disqualification
Ryback clears the ring of The Shield, as Henry gets back in the ring for a moment. The Shield attack again, as Henry gets to the floor. Ryback is hit with a Triple Powerbomb. The Shield leave the ring, as Henry reenters. Henry picks up Ryback, connecting with a World’s Strongest Slam three times.
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Big Show vs Seth Rollins
Big Show to the ring. Video from after RAW last week when The Shield beat down Big Show in the ring. The Shield’s music and they come to the ring with a herd of security following them through the stands. The Shield around the ring, and Rollins has some dark roots growing into his blond.
Big Show throws Rollins back into a corner, then on him. Rollins whipped, but moves and Big Show into the corner. Rollins keeps trying to fight back, but then Big Show tosses him out onto Ambrose. Big Show out and tosses Reigns into the barricade. Ambrose attacks Big Show and the ref calls for the bell.
Winner: Big Show via DQ (0:39)
Big Show is getting beaten down, but comes back. Big Show sends Ambrose in and works him over, but then Reigns in with a big spear on Big Show, then the three “stomp” Big Show into the mat. They then try to pull Big Show up, into the air, Reigns staggers under Big Show’s weight, but the three manage to bomb him. Video recap of the brief match, then the beat down. The Shield is standing over Big Show.
During the commercial Orton and Sheamus get into it with The Shield. Rollins with a flying knee to Orton’s head off the stage. Spear on the stage from Reigns leaves Sheamus in a heap. Cole asks who will stop The Shield? He then goes on to talk about Bearer and Tout. King talks about what a great friend he was. They show the Touts from fans. They were quite lovely!
Sheamus vs. Big Show
Show begins by throwing punches, but is put in the corner by Sheamus. Show is kicked, but fights off Sheamus in the opposite corner. Sheamus gets out, but is hit with a Spear. Sheamus rolls to the floor, as Show chops him on the chest. Sheamus is rolled back into the ring, as Show gets on the the apron. Sheamus hits Show’s head on the turnbuckles, and goes for 10 hits to the chest. Shamus manages a few, but Show drags him to the floor. Show throws Sheamus behind the barricade, near the time keepers.
Show pulls Sheamus’ elbow over his head. Sheamus stands out, hitting Show. Sheamus runs the ropes, but is caught in a Sidewalk Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Show goes to the second rope, as Sheamus goes to pick him up. Show gets away, picking up Sheamus in a Powerbomb. Show dr0ps Sheamus backwards, in what looks like an Inverted Powerbomb. Show chops Sheamus in the corner many times. Show is headbutt, and kicked. Sheamus gets the upperhand, with Axe Handles and Running Knee Lifts. Sheamus is caught in a Chokeslam after going top rope, but reverses it into a DDT. Sheamus goes for White Noise, but ducks a KO Punch. Sheamus connects with White Noise, calling for a Brouge Kick. Show rolls to the floor, as Sheamus tackles him off of the apron. Show rolls Sheamus back into the ring, but is caught with a Brouge Kick off the apron. The Shield interrupt. Randy Orton comes into the ring, standing with Sheamus. The Shield come in to attack.
Winner: Sheamus via disqualification
Big Show gets in the ring, cleaning house of the Shield. Sheamus, Show and Orton all take out the Shield. Show follows with a KO Punch to Sheamus. Orton than does an RKO to Show.