Backstage: Seth Rollins walking into the Authority’s office with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble. He sees someone in there, slightly off camera, who he does not believe belongs in the office. He says this person has nerve to be here after what happened on Raw. We see that it is Kane.
Kane reminds Seth he hit him twice. Seth says that was an accident. He says it is Kane’s fault that he is in a match against Randy Orton and Roman Reigns.
Kane says that if Seth says he is a fighting champion, he should have no problem facing both men. Seth says that he will beat both men, like he has beaten everyone else. Kane is his problem because as Director of Operations, he should be doing what is best for Seth. Kane suggests what is better for business than giving the audience exactly what they wanted.
Seth says the truth is that Kane is jealous of him. Jealous because Seth is everything Kane never could be. Kane sits idly by while Seth rises and Kane just fades away. Kane says that part of his job is to see that Seth grows as a person and champion. He will make a man out of Seth if it is the last thing he does. Tonight, Seth will face the man he was supposed to face last week, Dean Ambrose. That is why he will be facing Dean tonight.
Seth says that Kane from 20 years ago is what is best for business. He dares Kane to prove that he has any viability for the Authority.
Backstage: Renee Young stops by the monitor for comments about Kane’s match with Reigns. Seth says that it is obvious that Kane got in over his head. The major difference between Kane and him, besides Kane carrying a senior citizen card while Seth carries around the WWE Championship, is that he does not run away from a fight. He will find a way to win the fight on his own. That is what he is going to do at Payback. He will beat Randy Orton and Roman Reigns by himself. He does not need anyone’s help, not even the help of ‘you two’. He doesn’t need anybody but himself. He is the future and the future is now. That makes him the man.
Backstage: Dean Ambrose is getting ready for his match and Seth Rollins stops by to talk about their history. He tells Dean it would be best if he backed out. Seth says he has a huge title match at Payback, which Dean wouldn’t know about. He says this match was made by Kane out of spite. Triple H will take it out on everyone who participated when he hears about it.
Dean says it sounds good.
Seth says he thought Dean agreed it was good that they don’t wrestle.
Dean says the part about Seth being humiliated sounds good.
Seth says Dean is making a mistake.
Dean says at least this one ends with me punching your face.
Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins (w/ J&J Security)
hey lock up and Dean with a key lock as he takes Rollins to the mat. Dean with a wrist lock and he works on the fingers. Seth rolls to the floor and Jamie and Joey talk about a time out. Seth gets back in the ring and Seth kicks and punches Ambrose. Seth with shoulders to the midsection followed by a hammer lock and he slaps Ambrose in the head.
Ambrose with a drop toe hold and Ambrose ties up the legs and rakes the face. Ambrose with a kick to the back but Rollins sends Ambrose into the turnbuckles. Rollins with punches and he chokes Ambrose. Ambrose with a cross body and punches to Rollins. Ambrose clotheslines Rollins over the top rope to the floor.
Ambrose goes to the floor and Mercury and Noble get between him and Rollins. Ambrose blocks a punch and he punches Rollins and sends him into the ring. Mercury and Noble distract Ambrose long enough to let Rollins hit a drop kick. Mercury and Noble attack Ambrose while Rollins distracts the referee.
Kane comes out and he makes his way to ringside. We go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins punches Ambrose but Ambrose punches back. Rollins with kicks followed by a short arm clothesline. Rollins has an awkward stare with Kane before returning to Ambrose and he hits a short arm clothesline. Rollins kicks Ambrose but Ambrose with a short arm clothesline of his own.
Ambrose punches and chops Ambrose and hits a running double thrust. Ambrose with a running forearm into the corner followed by a bulldog. Ambrose goes up top and his elbow is counters by a kick. Ambrose with a running drop kick that sends Rollins to the floor. Ambrose with a suicide dive onto Rollins.
Ambrose sends Rollins back into the ring but Rollins with a kick and Ambrose bounces off the ropes and tries for the rebound clothesline but Rollins moves. Rollins misses a round kick and Ambrose with a front driver out of a belly-to-back suplex set up for a near fall. Rollins rolls to the apron and Ambrose tries to bring Rollins back into the ring. They fight on the turnbuckles and Ambrose sets for a superplex.
Rollins blocks it and Rollins with a rake of the eyes. Rollins with a sunset flip into a running buckle bomb but Rollins can only get a near fall. Rollins sets for a super kick but Ambrose blocks it and gets a near fall with a rollup. Ambrose with a kick but he cannot hit the double underhook DDT. Rollins with an enzuigiri followed by a super kick but Rollins gets a near fall.
Kane gets on the apron and Ambrose pushes Rollins into Kane, knocking Kane off the apron. Ambrose with a rollup for a near fall. Ambrose with a back drop to Rollins and Rollins lands on Kane. Noble and Mercury check on Rollins and Kane. Ambrose goes up top and hits the elbow onto everyone but Rollins. Rollins sends Ambrose into the ringside barrier as the announcers scatter.
Rollins checks on Kane and Kane grabs him by the throat. Ambrose comes off the announce table and Kane grabs him too. The referee warns Rollins he will disqualify him. Kane acts like he is going to grab the referee to choke slam him, but Ambrose sends Kane into the ring post. Rollins tries to throw Ambrose back into the ring but Ambrose slides on the apron and he clotheslines Noble and Mercury over the announce table.
Rollins sends Ambrose into the ring steps and then sends Ambrose back into the ring. Ambrose with a modified DDT for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the match: Kane comes into the ring and Seth falls to the mat. Kane kicks Ambrose and Rollins, Mercury, and Noble join in.
Roman Reigns’ music plays and he comes to the ring from the back. Reigns with a Superman punch to Kane and then Mercury and Noble stop him as he comes into the ring. Reigns punches Rollins and Mercury and Noble try to pull him off. Reigns with an uppercut to Rollins and then he spears Mercury and Noble at the same time. Kane grabs Reigns and Ambrose but Reigns with an uppercut and Ambrose with a rebound clothesline. Reigns with a spear to Kane.