Backstage: Randy Orton is in the office telling Kane that Roman Reigns had the nerve to attack him. Orton says that if anything else happened, he would have been out there. He knows that Kane has his back at Battleground. Kane says that the title is coming back to the Authority at Battleground.
Seth Rollins says that he likes the solidarity. He says that everyone needs to have each other’s back. Seth promises that he will think twice before cashing in his briefcase if either of them win the title at Battleground.
Randy says that he is starting to hate that kid. Kane says not as much as he is starting to hate Randy.
Backstage: John Cena is in the locker room and Seth Rollins enters. He says that just because they have a match, they cannot have a civilized conversation. He knows that John doesn’t trust him. Tonight is not about cashing in, it is about who is the best. When he beats the greatest WWE Champion of all time, maybe he will cash in. What if John gets injured? Maybe he will cash in. John’s days are numbered. If it isn’t him, maybe it is Kane or maybe it is Randy Orton.
John tells Seth that he is full of crap and he tells Seth that he is good. He knows what the Authority sees in him. He tells Seth to remember the days when he was scrapping for everything as part of the Shield. Now Seth has a contract with a guaranteed title match. Tonight, Seth has a guaranteed match against a champion and John guarantees it will be the fight of his life.
John Cena versus Seth Rollins in a Non Title Not Yet Cashing In Match
They lock up and Rollins with a side head lock and Cena with a hip toss. Cena with an Irish whip and Rollins avoids the bulldog. Rollins with a kick and neck breaker for a near fall. Rollins with a punch to Cena and we go to commercial.
We are back and Cena with a one arm suplex and both men are down. Cena misses a splash into the corner and Rollins with an Asai DDT for a near fall. Rollins kicks Cena and then he goes to the floor and connects with a forearm across the chest. Cena with a side slam and both men are down. Cena blocks a kick and he gets Rollins up for an Attitude Adjustment but Rollins escapes and hits a DDT and gets a near fall. Rollins talks some trash about the briefcase while he kicks Cena.
Rollins slaps Cena but Rollins tries for a kick and it is blocked. Rollins misses an enzuigiri and Cena hits a power bomb for a near fall. Cena goes up top but Rollins with an enzuigiri and he gets a near fall. Rollins misses a splash and Cena hits the two flying shoulder tackles. Cena with the Blue Thunder Bomb and it is time for the five knuckle shuffle and he connects. Cena gets Rollins up for the Attitude Adjustment and Rollins lands on his feet. Cena applies the STF and Rollins tries to get to the ropes.
Cena pulls Rollins into the center of the ring and he reapplies the STF. Cena releases the STF because Kane’s pyro hits and he walks at Kane speed to the ring. Meanwhile, Seth Rollins is STILL IN THE RING. Randy Orton attacks John Cena and the referee may have stopped the match.
Winner: John Cena (by disqualification)
Roman Reigns’ music plays and he makes his way to the ring at his on pace. Kane goes after Reigns but Reigns with a Superman punch to Kane and then one to Orton. Rollins hits Reigns with the briefcase and then he hits Cena with the case.
Rollins brings a referee to the ring because the one who did the match isn’t good enough.
Before Seth can officially cash in, Dean Ambrose attacks Seth Rollins and he clotheslines Rollins over the top rope to the floor and Ambrose goes to the floor like Mick Foley. They fight up the ramp.