Backstage: Matt Striker asked Sheamus if he’s been able to sort out things with Show. Shield didn’t want to wait through Sheamus’s latest story and long-winded build-up to getting to the point, so they jumped Sheamus and beat him up. But, Randy Orton entered the scrap. Shield quickly beat him down until Big Show hit the scene to scatter Shield members. The Shield eventually retreated down the hallway before Show stood over Orton and Sheamus. They stood together catching their breath before Raw faded back to the arena.
THE SHIELD (DEAN AMBROSE & SETH ROLLINS & ROMAN REIGNS) vs. GREAT KHALI & ZACK RYDER & JUSTIN GABRIEL
Khali, Gabriel and Ryder in the ring. The Shield out through the crowd to face them. Video recap of The Shield attacking Sheamus, then Orton, but Big Show cleans up the mess.
Rollins on Khali with blows. Khali slaps him down, then backs him into the face corner for a chest slap. Ryder in, whipped, gets his feet up, but then Rollins beats Ryder down. Ambrose tags in and on Ryder with blows. Knee to Ryder’s gut. More blows on Ryder, then a drop kick on Ryder against the ropes. Ambrose holds Ryder and tags Reigns. Ryder comes out into a huge clothesline! Ryder lifted by his head and tossed into a corner. Reigns stomps Ryder down in that corner. Ryder comes back with a back elbow and tags out.
Gabriel in and on Reigns, but Ambrose with a blind tag and a big clothesline on Gabriel. Rollins tags in and off the top onto Gabriel held in a surfboard type hold for three.
WINNERS: Shield at 2:36.
Post Match: Khali in and tries to fight them all down, but they took his legs out. They stomp Khali down, then triple bomb Khali to the mat. Khali slowly rolls out as The Shield puts fists together in a show of solidarity.
Sheamus’ music and he comes to the stage. Orton out and they come down together. The Shield wants them until Big Show appears over by announces and The Shield backs up together. Sheamus, Orton and Big Show in and The Shield attacks. Orton on Rollins, Sheamus on Ambrose, Big Show on Reigns. Big body drop on Rollins who rolls out to his team. The Shield flees through the crowd, seething as Big Show’s music plays. Sheamus, Orton and Big Show celebrate in the ring, then look at the WrestleMania sign.
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03/22 – Charlottesville, VA
Zach Ryder d. Titus O’Neil. O’Neil was in control for most of the match. Ryder went for the Broski Boot, Titus moved out of the way and went for the football tackle, but Ryder countered with a Rough Ryder for the pin. Afterwards The Shield hit the ring and triple powerbombed Ryder.
John Cena, Ryback and Sheamus d. The Shield via DQ. Pretty much the same as most house show results, with Ryback getting hit with a steel chair for the DQ. Cena spent most of the match as the face in peril and Sheamus did for a short while too. Ryback got the hot tag went for Shellshocked before getting smacked with the chair. The Shield went for the triple powerbomb on Ryback, but Sheamus hit a Brogue Kick and Cena an AA to even things out. Ryback with a Shellshocked on Ambrose to send the crowd home happy.
03/23 – Fairfax, VA
Zack Ryder vs. Titus O’Neill. Ryder wins after hitting his finisher. Then The Shield storms the ring and attacks Ryder.
The Shield vs. John Cena, Ryback & Sheamus. The faces go over via DQ when The Shield bring a chair into the ring and attack Sheamus during the big comeback. The heroes hit their finishers on the villains to send everyone home happy.
03/24 – Salisbury, MD
Zack Ryder b. Titus O’Neil. After the match Ryder was brought to justice by The Shield
Ryback, John Cena & Sheamus b. The Shield via disqualification
The tag by Sheamus was a blind tag, which Show did not appreciate and he let Sheamus know about it after the match. Orton played peacemaker once again as The Shield’s music played. They were shown in the crowd. They didn’t seem to be in a hurry to get to the ring. Finally, they began to approach more quickly. They did this as Show attacked Sheamus. Orton tried to break it up and was pushed aside. All three men were arguing as The Shield reached ringside. The faces kept a tight perimeter so as to not allow The Shield into the ring. The Shield backed away and exited through the crowd. The show went off the air with the three faces staring down The Shield.
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[spoiler]Episode 2; Airing April 10th:
* The Shield b. Axl Keegan, Percy Watson and Scott Dawson in a quick match. After the match, Shield triple powerbombed Dawson before saying that justice has been served yet again. Shield say they will forever run NXT. Corey Graves interrupts on the titantron and challenges any member to a match next week. Rollins accepts and tells Graves he has no idea what he’s getting himself into.
Episode 4; Airing April 24th:
Seth Rollins b. Corey Graves in a Lumberjack match after Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns came out and cleared out the Lumberjacks, causing a distraction.