Seth Rollins comes out and he says that is not how it works. He worked his ass off for seven months and he achieved his dream last night when he beat Roman fair and square. Go to the back of the line. Seth points out that Dean came out and stole his title. Roman asks Seth if it did not feel good. Seth says that at least he did it to Roman’s face. He says he never lost the title and he tells Roman to scurry to the back of the line. Roman asks Seth if he didn’t lose the title, why is it on Dean’s shoulder. Seth points out that he said that Dean stole it from him. Roman says there is an easy way to settle this and he gets in Seth’s face.
He says there is nothing to settle between them because he beat him. Seth is interrupted by Shane McMahon’s music and he shuffles on the stage. Shane congratulates Dean on winning both the Money in the Bank ladder match and successfully cashing it in to become WWE Champion. He says that there is a simple solution to see who faces the champion first. He says that we should have a match between the two of you. Seth says they had the match last night. Seth asks Shane if he consulted with Stephanie about the match. Shane talks to invisible Stephanie next to him and she says it is a good idea. He says that Stephanie is not here tonight. With the draft, we are not going to wait until the pay per view or even Smackdown. We are doing it tonight and then Shane does more shuffling.
Backstage: JoJo is with Seth Rollins in the interview area. She asks him about his match against Roman Reigns. Seth says he wants to talk about last night. It was about proving things. When he won his title back last night, he proved that he was the best and that Roman never deserved to be a champion. He says Dean proved something last night when he snuck up from behind and hit him in the back of the head with the briefcase. Dean proved he was a cockroach and a thief. Now he has to prove himself again. He beat Roman last night and he will beat him again tonight. He will beat Dean and then show who the best member of the Shield is.
Seth Rollins versus Roman Reigns in a Number One Contender Match
Reigns wtih a shoulder tackle followed by a clothesline. Reigns runs Rollins into the corner and connects with a shoulder. Reigns sends Rollins into the turnbuckles. Reigns with a knee to the midsection. Rollins goes to the floor to regroup. Rollins pulls Reigns to the floor and punches him. Reigns Irish whips Rollins into the ringside barrier. Reigns sends Rollins into the announce table. Reigns does it again and he takes off the cover to the table.
Reigns goes back into the ring and he walks into a boot from Rollins. Rollins with a Blockbuster for a near fall. Rollins with kicks to Reigns. Rollins with a neck breaker. Rollins kicks Reigns in the corner. Rollins with a drop kick for a near fall. Rollins with a reverse chin lock. Rollins sends Reigns to the floor and Rollins sends Reigns into the ringside barrier. Rollins punches Reigns and they continue to battle on the floor. Rollins with more punches. Reigns is sent back into the ring and Reigns with uppercuts. Rollins with a kick and clothesline. Rollins punches Reigns. Rollins sends Reigns into the turnbuckles. Reigns with a punch and then he is sent to the floor. Rollins goes for a knee off the apron but Reigns moves and Reigns punches Rollins as we go to commercial. We are back and Rollins with a sleeper. We see footage of Rollins connecting with a boot to the head during the commercial break. Rollins gets on Reigns’ back to add more pressure to the hold. Reigns gets back to a vertical base but Rollins with a kick. Reigns with forearms and punches to Rollins but the referee pulls Reigns away as Rollins falls to the mat. Reigns pulls Rollins off the ropes but Rollins lands on his feet and hits an enzuigiri but Roman stays on his feet. Rollins and Reigns exchange punches. Reigns with head butts and a flying clothesline to Rollins. Reigns with Neverending Story in the corner but Rollins sends Reigns into the turnbuckle with a flatline. Rollins sends Reigns to the floor and Rollins with a suicide dive. Rollins with a running forearm into the corner and then he hits a second one. Reigns gets Rollins up for a Samoan drop but Rollins gets to his feet and applies a waist lock. Roman with a standing switch and rollup into a one arm sit out power bomb and Reigns gets a near fall.
Reigns sets for the Superman punch but Rollins with a kick. Rollins tries for a Pedigree but Reigns with a back body drop and Rollins lands on his feet. Reigns with a Superman Punch as Rollins comes off the ropes. Reigns sets for the spear but Rollins with a kick. Reigns pushes Rollins into the corner and puts him on the turnbuckles. Reigns punches Rollins off the turnbuckles. Rollins lands on the apron and hits an enzuigiri followed by a springboard knee and kick for a near fall. Rollins goes up top and he misses a frog splash when Roman moves. Reigns with the Juggernaut Broad Jump Drop Kick. Reigns looks around and moves stuff on the Spanish Announce Table. Reigns puts Rollins on the table but Rollins gets to the floor and hits an enzuigiri to knock Reigns off the table. Reigns pulls Rollins out of the ring but it broke the referee’s count. Reigns spears Rollins over the Spanish Announce Table. The referee starts his count.
The referee makes the ten count and neither man makes it into the ring in time.
Result: Double Count Out
After the match: Shane McMahon comes out and he is serious so there is no shuffling. Shane says we need a Number One Contender for Battleground. Dean Ambrose gets into the ring and he says this is how he will do it. He will face both men in the same night. Shane says you can fight both of them on the same night and at the same time. All three members of the Shield will battle for the Title at Battleground in a Triple Threat Match. Ambrose gets in Rollins’ face and then Reigns. Reigns grabs Ambrose and Ambrose kicks him and hits the double underhook DDT. Rollins stands over Reigns and Ambrose returns to the ring to hit the double underhook DDT on Rollins.