Wrestlemania 33: New Champs; Long Awaited Return

wm33_logo_black1-1481635146-800WrestleMania last night was amazing. Held at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. It featured some long due matchups and a very surprising return. Who returned and who won gold? Read on to find out.

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Smackdown 1/10: Wyatt Family Over?

By Jacky Chen

Smackdown Live 1/10 took place in Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

At the beginning, we see Dean Ambrose come out. He announces that he will be entering the Royal Rumble. He starts the Ambrose Asylum and welcomes his guest The Miz. The Miz tells Ambrose to hand the title back, but instead, Ambrose gives the Miz a participation award, the very one that the Miz gave to him a while back. The Miz gets really mad and attacks Ambrose. He holds Ambrose. Maryse tries to slap Dean but Dean ducks down resulting in Maryse slapping the Miz. Dean Ambrose hit Dirty Deeds on the Miz and hands the award to Maryse and leaves.

Nikki Bella vs. Natalya

Nikki Bella is walking backstage and is attacked by Natalya. She rushes into the ring and tackles Natalya, punching her and attacking her. The fighting goes back and forth and Natalya applies the Sharpshooter to Nikki and leaves her laying there.

Result: No-Contest (match never started)

Kalisto vs. Dolph Ziggler

Kalisto goes for a roll-up but Ziggler escapes. Ziggler hits a dropkick and goes for the cover. Kalisto counters it and rolls up Ziggler for the win.

Result: Kalisto defeats Dolph Ziggler by pinfall (rollup)

After the match, Ziggler attacks Kalisto with a steel chair. As he walks back, Apollo Crews comes out and punches Ziggler. He throws him back into the ring. Ziggler gets the chair and proceeds to beat both Crews and Kalisto with it.

American Alpha (Jason Jordan and Chad Gable) vs. The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton w/ Luke Harper) for the Smackdown Tag Team Championships

Orton tries to tackle Chad Gable but Gable hits him with a right hand. Gable climbs to the top rope and hits a crossbody. He goes for the cover but Orton kicks out at two. Luke Harper climbs onto the apron and tries to distract the ref. Orton swings Gable outside of the rope to go for a DDT but didn’t see Harper and hits him. Harper falls off and Orton hits a hard DDT. Randy sets up for an RKO but is distracted by Luke Harper trying to climb in the ring. Gable pushes Orton in Harper and rolls him up for the win.

Result: American Alpha defeats The Wyatt Family by pinfall (Chad Gable pins Randy Orton by roll up)

After the match, Randy Orton and Luke Harper stare each other down. They start shoving each other but is separated by Bray Wyatt who tries to calm them down. Orton tries getting past Wyatt to get to Harper and Harper kicks him. He misses, however, and hits Wyatt instead. Wyatt gets back up and walks out on the two.

Backstage, Daniel Bryan announces that next week there will be a steel cage match for the Smackdown Women’s Championship between Alexa Bliss and Becky Lynch.

Carmella vs. CJ Lunde

CJ Lunde was distracted by James Ellsworth pulling on her foot. Carmella locked in the Code of Silence to take the win.

Result: Carmella defeats CJ Lunde by submission (Code of Silence-Modified figure four head scissors)

John Cena vs. Baron Corbin

John Cena won his returning match against Baron Corbin after hitting a Attitude Adjustment. He and AJ Styles stared each other down at the end of the match.

Result: John Cena defeated Baron Corbin by pinfall (Attitude Adjustment-Fireman’s Carry Slam)

Match Ratings: 80/100
Storyline Ratings: 85/100
Performance Ratings: 85/100
Final Rating: 85/100


So this week’s post for Smackdown Live is done, be sure to catch my next post about the Cruiserweights’ Division. Until then, this is Jacky Chen and I’m signing out.

 

Raw 1/9: HBK and Undertaker returns; New Champs

By Jacky Chen

Note: I will not be featuring Cruiserweights on my Raw and Smackdown Live posts. WWE 205 Live and anything else that has to do with the cruiserweights will go on a separate post.

Monday Night Raw 1/9/17; Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana 

The show starts off with a shot of backstage. Stephanie McMahon announces that she will be giving GM Mick Foley his job evaluation for 2016. She is interrupted by Seth Rollins who announces that he will be entering the Royal Rumble. Rollins, in turn, is interrupted by Braun Strowman who demands Roman Reigns and Goldberg. Rollins and Strowman faced off and begins to fight before being broken up by security.

A United States Championship match between Roman Reigns and Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens (that is not a typo, it was a 2-1 handicap match between Reigns and the team of Jericho and Owens). However, before the match began, Strowman marched out and, together with Jericho and Owens, proceeded to beat up Roman Reigns. Seth Rollins came out with a steel chair and made the save. Stephanie McMahon then announced that the US championship match was to be postponed and that the next match would be Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman.

Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman

Strowman puts Rollins onto the top rope and runs towards him. Rollins counters with a kick to the head. Rollins leaped off and tried for a cross-body but Strowman lifted him back onto the top rope. He hit him with a big right hand and climbed to the second rope. Rollins slipped onto the apron and hit him with a high kick. Rollins knocks Strowman off and hit a cross-body on a downed Strowman. He goes for the cover but Strowman kicks out at two.

Strowman is outside of the ring and Rollins runs and kicks his head from the apron. Strowman is stunned and is near the barricade. Rollins climbs to the top rope and attempts a suicide dive but Strowman ducks out. Rollins hits the barricade hard and Strowman throws him across. The referee counts both of them out.

Result: Draw (Double Count-Out)

After the match, Rollins is down in the ring, trying to climb up. Strowman gets a steel chair and tries to get into the ring. Rollins kicks the chair and Strowman falls back out. He attempts to climb back in but Rollins scares him off with the chair.

After the Rollins vs. Strowman match, there was a Cruiserweight match between Jack Gallagher and Drew Gulak.

Shawn Michaels returned to cut a promo for the Royal Rumble. He said that he will not be returning but he promoted his new movie “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” that was to come out January 20. He is interrupted by Rusev, Lana, and Jinder Mahal. Rusev demands that Lana is put into the movie because she is a great actress. They are, in turn, interrupted by Enzo and Cass. Enzo says that Rusev is absolutely right about Lana being a great actress because she has to wake up with him every day (dang, shots fired). Big Cass then says that he will beat Rusev up again. Rusev sets up a match between Big Cass and Jinder Mahal.

Big Cass (with Enzo Amore and Shawn Michaels) vs. Jinder Mahal (with Rusev and Lana)

Big Cass knees Mahal in the gut and starts mauling him in the corner. Cass whips Mahal into another corner and leapt at him, but Mahal slipped away. Big Cass shoulder tackled Mahal, knocking him down. Jinder used the ropes as a protector and the ref pulled Cass away. Jinder kicked him in the gut and punched him down. He went for the pin for a one-count.

Jinder Mahal has Big Cass in the Sleeper’s Hold but Cass starts climbing up. Mahal sweeps Cass down and starts stomping on him. He ran at Big Cass but was hit with a big boot. Cass splashes Jinder into the corner and tosses him across the ring. Cass hit another splash and ran at the ropes but was distracted by Rusev, who smacked the apron. Jinder Mahal took advantage and Rusev was hit with a Sweet Chin Music by HBK. Mahal, being distracted, was countered and hit with an East River Crossing (botch-a-mania) and an Empire Elbow to give Big Cass the win.

Result: Big Cass defeats Jinder Mahal by pinfall (Empire Elbow-Elbow drop)

Next was a Cruiserweight match between Neville (yup, he’s a cruiserweight now) and Lince Dorado.

Sheamus (with Cesaro) vs. Luke Gallows (with Karl Anderson)

Sheamus Irish Whips Gallows to the ropes. Gallows bounces back and kicks Sheamus in the head. He runs back to the rope and attempts a move but is picked up by Sheamus. Sheamus hits a rolling senton and then rebounds off the ropes to knee Gallows in the chest. Gallows rolls out of the ring and Sheamus runs to grab him but is clotheslined down. They start going at each other back and forth and Sheamus throws Gallows back into the ring. Sheamus climbs to the top rope but is kicked out of the ring by Gallows.

Sheamus was setting up for the Brogue Kick but was distracted by Karl Anderson. Anderson had attacked Cesaro. With the distraction, Gallows lifted Sheamus up and dropped Sheamus. Gallows went for the pin but Sheamus kicked out at two. Meanwhile, outside the ring, Cesaro tries to Cesaro Spin Anderson. The distraction causes Sheamus to hit the Brogue Kick on Gallows and win the match.

Result: Sheamus defeats Luke Gallows by pinfall (Brogue Kick-Bicycle Kick)

Mick Foley is out talking about the Undertaker before being interrupted by Stephanie McMahon. She said that Foley has failed to produce the Undertaker but is interrupted by Undertaker’s music. The Undertaker has returned! He announces that he will be the 2017 Royal Rumble and that he will win and return to the main event of Wrestlemania. He looks Stephanie in the eye and says that nobody will stop him and he does what he wants.

Sasha Banks and Bayley vs. Nia Jax and Charlotte

Sasha Banks is driven into the corner by Charlotte but counters by driving Charlotte there herself. She lays Charlotte across the ropes and is about to stomp on her but Charlotte escapes, causing pain to Sasha’s injured knee.

Charlotte tags in Nia Jax who drops Bayley onto the top turnbuckle. She splashes Bayley and tosses her across the ring. Nia tags in Charlotte, who chops Bayley.

Charlotte suplexes Bayley and picks her up again but is countered. As Bayley is going after Charlotte, Charlotte tags in Nia Jax, unbeknownst to Bayley. Bayley went for a roll-up but was clotheslined by Nia. Nia went for a leg drop and finishes off Bayley.

Result: Charlotte and Nia Jax defeats Sasha Banks and Bayley (Nia Jax pins Bayley after leg drop)

The New Day comes out and invites Titus O’Neil to try out, once again, for the New Day. They say he needs to do the Keg Carry Challenge and shows a clip from Titus’ NXT days where he fell after picking up the keg. They say the keg is filled with Booty Juice (it makes sure your load is loose). Titus does the challenge with 0.6 seconds left to spare but the referee says it doesn’t count, as Titus dropped the keg before crossing the finish line. Titus gets mad and shoves Kofi Kingston, who announces a match between the two.

Kofi Kingston (with the New Day) vs. Titus O’Neil

Titus is manhandling Kofi Kingston but Kofi counters with a series of kicks and a big dropkick. Kofi tries to fight back but is crucifix power slammed by Titus.

Titus tries to throw Kofi onto his shoulder but Kofi slips under him and tries a roll-up. Titus doesn’t let Kofi get him and headbutts him. He lifts Kofi onto the top rope but Kofi kicked him and went for a crossbody. He is caught and Titus knees him in the side. He drops him and picks him up again. Xavier Woods tries to distract Titus by playing on his trombone, leading to Titus tossing Kofi over. Kofi is caught by Big E and Xavier and runs away with Titus giving chase. As they climb into the ring, Kofi hit Trouble in Paradise to win.

Result: Kofi Kingston defeats Titus O’Neil by pinfall (Trouble in Paradise-jumping corkscrew roundhouse kick)

Roman Reigns vs. Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens in a 2 on 1 handicap match for the United States Championship

Before the match had even started, Roman attempted to lock Chris Jericho inside a shark cage. He is stopped by Kevin Owens, who proceed to beat down Reigns with Jericho.

Reigns run towards Owens and is hit with a forearm. Owens tries to tackle Reigns but is hit with a Big Boot and knocked out of the ring. Reigns went for a Superman punch on Chris Jericho but runs into a right hand from Kevin Owens. Chris Jericho hit a Lionsault for a two count.

Reigns is outside the ring and is about to climb back in. Jericho was going for a springboard kick onto Reigns but was Superman Punched. Reigns falls off the apron and is about to climb back in but is prevented from Kevin Owens grabbing his feet. Jericho hits the Codebreaker onto Reigns from in between the ropes and pins him to win his first United States Championship.

Result: Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens defeats Roman Reigns by pinfall (Chris Jericho pins Roman Reigns after a Codebreaker-running double knee face breaker)

After this win, Chris Jericho is not only the new United States Champion but also a Grand Slam Champion under the new format. He was already a Grand Slam Champion under the old format, becoming the only person to win every single title eligible (WWE Championship, World Heavyweight Championship, World Tag Team Championship, Raw Tag Team Championship, Intercontinental Championship, European Championship, and Hardcore Championship). Yep, he won every single one at one point in his career. As stated above, Jericho, with this win, is also a Grand Slam under the new format (WWE Championship, WWE Tag Team Championship, Intercontinental Championship, and United States Championship). Jericho is one of four people (as well as Kurt Angle, Eddie Guerrero, and Big Show) to win under both formats. Congrats Y2J.

Match Ratings: 90/100
Storyline Ratings: 85/100 +5 for title change
Performance Ratings: 75/100 (Cass botched a bad one)

Overall Raw Rating: 90/100


And that will conclude my Raw play-by-play this week. Be sure to read my Smackdown Live post and Cruiserweight post.

 

 

 

I seriously think you should jump on this wave!

By Lawrence Edwards

OK, before I get started let me tell you that this isn’t a fad that will quickly fade out, nor is it a get rich quick scheme. It’s simple, I am not forcing you or trying to persuade you to do anything. I just want to share with you something that I know sports enthusiasts every where will enjoy and offer you the opportunity to be apart of something or get ahead of everyone else on a trend that is about to take the world by storm. From Football to Cricket we have something every sports will fall in love with. You have two options: Affiliate or Player. I will go in to great detail about both and most importantly the coming of a game changing sports app by United Games that is going to absolutely blow your mind!

Now what we are talking about here is an app that will let you enjoy your favorite sport interactively while watching the game. This app is going to bring a new dynamic way of playing of enjoying sports. It’s not just going to focus on the major sports but every sport.  The point is to get everyone to enjoy sports better, not just the people who have time for drafts and 4 different fantasy leagues or the ones who are good at selecting the right combination of players in order to enjoy the experience.

Now, as I previously mentioned you have two options to join this wave, either as a player or an affiliate. If you want to just be one of the first to enjoy the experience of this game changing app then sign up as a player for free. You will be a pre-registered player and once the app launches within the next 5 weeks you can begin enjoying your interactive sports experience and start earning some rewards and points. I don’t know about you but once I started playing fantasy football and basketball, the game became THAT much more interesting to me. I began to pay attention to things that I didn’t before. This interactive app will award every real sports fan the same experience but much better – did I mention that some of EA Sports former developers are building this thing? – Get ahead of the trend, this app is coming and it’s going to change the way we enjoy sports forever and it will be the first of it’s kind, share it with your neighbors, share it with your family, if they love sports, chances are they will love this!

Now if you are interested in becoming an affiliate of United Games and getting the opportunity to not only get ahead of the trend but earn some money while doing it, then this the route you want to go. Now let me tell you this isn’t a pyramid scheme or something wild like that, if you don’t want to be an affiliate then you don’t have to. We aren’t trying to recruit people for money, we are just offering an opportunity to earn some income based off of people just playing the game. Now when this was brought to me a few weeks ago I had my initial negative thoughts. I was told that I can become an affiliate for free, feel it out see if I like it and if I do I would have to pay a one time fee of $30 to stay an affiliate and $9.99 a month to maintain my affiliate site and if I don’t just simply cancel no harm done. Now I’m no easy person to convince to join things, so I did my own research before I agreed to sign up for anything. Now I hate selling things, I’m terrible at it, so the fact I didn’t have to sell a product and it was an app – I’m a huge tech junkie – helped me decide to really read up on it. So I did my research and found that this app could really be something special and I don’t have to pay my fee until the app launches in 4-5 weeks at the time of this writing. I figured, what can I lose? I can jump on board playing a new fantasy app and maybe earn some money while doing it. Every time you share the app and someone signs up, whether as an affiliate or a player, and starts buying or earning tokens, you get a piece of the pie, NICE! Another selling point for me was the fact that in order for you to earn income you have to fill out tax form 1099. That right there let me know it was legit. Now United Games is offering this opportunity only up until the app launches in 5 weeks. Once it goes live, the affiliate opportunity will be no longer offered. You will only be able to download and use the app.

Whether you sign up to be a player or an affiliate I can assure you that this app is going to change your sporta experience. The point of this blog is to get the word out that a Giant is coming and to offer, what I believe to be a grand opportunity to be apart of the next big thing. If you like what you heard here today feel free to drop a comment, email me (lawrence.edwards115@gmail.com) or if you got here through my Facebook link, just shoot me a DM and I will happily send you a link to be an affiliate or a free player so you will be all set to go when the app launches. Once you click the link there will be more information for you to read through to get an even better understanding. You’re going to love this!

Here is a one page info sheet you can look at to get more information. Feel free to contact me with questions.

 

Smackdown 8/2/16

 

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By Jacky Chen

Smackdown Live, 8/2/16.

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

The night is kicked off with Shane McMahon complementing Randy Orton for RKOing Lesnar. He has set up tight security so Lesnar doesn’t get in. The Miz interrupts McMahon and announces a Triple Threat match for the number one contendership to the Intercontinental Championship.

Dean Ambrose interrupts them and welcomes everyone. He calls out Dolph Ziggler and the two have a verbal smackdown. Ambrose says that Ziggler doesn’t have what it takes. As Ambrose walks off in victory, Bray Wyatt shows up and Sister Abigails Ziggler. He says that Ziggler will be defending his number one contendership later that night against Wyatt.

Apollo Crews vs. Kalisto vs. Baron Corbin for the Number One contendership to the Intercontinental Championship

Crews won the match with a roll-up on Kalisto. After the match, as Kalisto looked at a victorious Crews in confusion, Corbin snuck up and ambushed Kalisto. Crews saved Kalisto but was hit with a Skull Crushing Finale by the Miz, who was on commentary. Corbin then hit the End of Days on a gloating Miz to get the last laugh.

Winner: “The Always Smiling Superstar (not really)” Apollo Crews by pinfall (rollup)

Match Rating: 4/10

 

Becky Lynch vs. Eva Marie

The match was called off by the referee as Eva Marie had a “knee injury”.

Winner: Nobody-match never started

Match Rating: 0/10

 

American Alpha (Jason Jordan and Chad Gable) vs. The Vaudevillains (Simon Gotch and Aiden English)

In American Alpha’s debut, they did a good job against the Vaudevillains. American Alpha won after hitting the Grand Amplitude to English.

Winner: American Alpha by pinfall (Grand Amplitude-pop up suplex (double team)

Match Rating: 5/10
AJ Styles calls out John Cena. They cut a very long promo which I’m not going to describe. Cena and Styles will have a match at Summerslam and if Styles wins, Cena will have to admit that Styles is better.

 

Randy Orton vs. Fandango 

The match was dominated by Orton. During the match, Breeze attempted to interfere only to be power slammed by Orton. The match came to an end when Brock Lesnar stormed the ring and gave Randy a F5.

Winner: Randy Orton by disqualification (due to Brock Lesnar’s interference) 

Match rating: 3/10

 

Carmella vs. Natalya

As Carmella made her way to the ring for her debut match, she was assaulted by Natalya. Natalya suplexed Carmella and locked her in the Sharpshooter.

Winner: No contest

Match rating: 0/10

 

Dolph Ziggler vs. Bray Wyatt 

With Dean Ambrose at ringside, number one contender Dolph Ziggler and Bray Wyatt face off. Ziggler picked up the win after a superkick. While Ziggler was celebrating, he was ambushed by Erick Rowan. As Ambrose rushed to save Ziggler, he too was taken down by Rowan. Wyatt hit the Sister Abigail on Ziggler to end the night.

Winner: Dolph Ziggler by pinfall (superkick)

Match rating: 10/10

 

That concludes this week’s report on Smackdown Live. If you have any questions feel free to email me at jackychen763@gmail.com

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Raw 8/1/16

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By Jacky Chen

Monday Night Raw, 8/1 episode.

Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia.

The night kicked off with Sasha Banks and Charlotte roasting each other up. Sasha stuck it in Charlotte’s face that she was the champion and Charlotte called her a one-night stand. Sasha replied that Charlotte’s the daughter of Ric Flair and if it weren’t for a one-night stand she wouldn’t even be standing here. (Shots fired!)

Chris Jericho interrupts Sasha and calls Charlotte royalty. He proceeds to insult Sasha by calling her the boss of purple hair and stupid idiots. Enzo Amore interrupts Chris Jericho. Sasha and Enzo then call Jericho and Charlotte “a couple of haters”.

Mick Foley interrupts and sets up a mixed tag team match up next.

Charlotte and Chris Jericho vs. Sasha Banks and Enzo Amore

Kevin Owens is a guest commentator in this match.

As Sasha hit the backstabber, Dana interrupted the match but was hit with a forearm by Banks. She falls off the apron and Charlotte attempts the roll-up but is countered by Sasha with a roll-up of her own. Jericho climbs into the ring and Sasha slaps him. Charlotte took advantage of the distraction and hit the “Natural Selection” for the win.  After the match, Chris Jericho hit a Codebreaker on Enzo but is saved by Big Cass.

Winner: Charlotte and Chris Jericho by pinfall (Natural Selection-Somersault Cutter)

Match Rating: 8/10

Braun Strowman vs. A local competitor

Byron Saxton: “Much like I asked your predecessor last week, why in the world would you get in the ring with Braun Strowman.”

Guy: Why? Cuz I get a thousand dollars, and if I win, I get five thousand dollars.

Byron: Well, I think you would have better luck winning Powerball jackpot but good luck dude.

The jobber named Evan Anderholt was dominated by Strowman and finished off with a reverse chokeslam.

Winner: Braun Strowman by pinfall (reverse chokeslam)

Match Rating: 2/10

 

Golden Truth (Goldust and R-Truth) vs. The Shining Stars (Primo and Epico)

Goldust started the match off with Primo while R-Truth plays Pokemon Go. As Goldust goes in for the tag, R-Truth moves. He drops his phone and goes to pick it up, ignoring Goldust. Primo rolls Goldust up for the win.

Winner: The Shining Stars by pinfall (rollup)

Match Rating: 2/10

 

Seth Rollins interrupts an interview between Michael Cole and Finn Balor. Rollins says that Balor is “okay” but he is better. Rollins calls Balor a bad remake and compares him to Melissa McCarthy. Balor says that even though Rollins is very accomplished, it doesn’t change the fact that he’s going to win the championship. Rollins says that the chances of Balor winning at Summerslam are the chances of the Atlanta Braves winning the World Series. Rollins claims that he is faster and better than any other opponent Balor has ever faced (yeah right). Balor says that while he earned the title shot, Rollins had it handed to him. This makes Rollins mad and he says that the only thing that will be handed to him is the championship. Balor screams that the only thing handed to Rollins is his @$$. Rollins tries to surprise attack Balor, but Balor counters (botch) and drives Rollins out of the ring with a kick to the head.

 

Mark Henry vs. Rusev for the United States Championship

Mark Henry is almost double Rusev’s size but that’s his only advantage. Rusev is faster and better. He puts Henry in the Accolade and makes him tap out.

Winner and still United States Champion: Rusev by submission (Accolade-Camel Clutch)

Match Rating: 4/10

 

Rusev then cuts a promo about how the Olympics are rigged. He says that no man can take away his title. He calls himself a super athlete and a natural-born winner. He starts speaking Bulgarian and Roman Reigns’ music hits, cutting him off. The two men face off and Rusev looks like he is going to back out. However, he surprise-punches Reigns and takes Reigns down. Rusev bounces to the ropes but Reigns jumps up and takes him down with a big clothesline. As Reigns went for the Superman Punch, Rusev ducks out of the ring. Reigns leaps off the steel stairs and hits the Superman Punch.

 

Darren Young vs Titus O’Neil 

The two former tag team champions squared off pretty intensely. Young was accompanied by a (just as crazy) Bob Backlund. The Gator rolled Young up for the win.

Winner: Titus O’Neil by pinfall (rollup)

Match rating: 3/10

 

Nia Jax vs. A local competitor 

Ariel Monroe was the lucky victim, I mean, opponent of Nia Jax. Jax picked up the victory after a leg drop. Saxton interviewed Jax and asked her how it felt. Nia proceeded to attack Monroe and said: “Ask her how it felt.” Does Ariel get a thousand dollars?

Winner: Nia Jax by pinfall (leg drop)

Match rating: 3/10

 

The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

Xavier Woods was banned from ringside for this match.

Big E hits a belly-to-belly suplex on Anderson and tries to tag Kofi Kingston. However, Luke Gallows tries to prevent him but is tipped out of the ring. As Big E was about to make the tag, Gallows pulls Kofi off of the apron. Anderson kicks Big E in the head. Anderson and Gallows “Too Sweets” each other and Big E rolls up Anderson for the win.

Winner: The New Day by pinfall (rollup)

Match rating: 7/10

After the match, Anderson and Gallows (what great losers they are) attack Big E. Xavier Woods, who was banned from ringside,  comes out and attacks Anderson but is taken down after Gallows pulled on his hair. Big E is then dragged into the steel post, groin-first. It was later reported that he is (storyline) injured.

 

Cesaro vs. Sheamus

Sheamus Irish Whipped Cesaro but the latter jumped off the ropes and hit an uppercut. Cesaro called for the Cesaro Spin but was kicked in his weak shoulder by Sheamus. Sheamus attempted a roll-up but Cesaro kicked out. As they got up, Sheamus went for the Irish Curse Backbreaker. Cesaro rolled off and hit a quick Neutralizer to pick up the win.

Winner: Cesaro by pinfall (Neutralizer-Inverted mat slam)

Match rating: 8/10

 

Heath Slater says that he is the hottest free agent in sports entertainment. He introduces his friend and former tag team partner, Jinder Mahal. Mahal is an Indian wrestler that was part of a stable with Slater and Drew McIntyre known as 3MB (Three Man Band). Mick Foley comes out and says that the Raw roster is full but there is room for one more. The winner of Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal would get a contract on Raw. Slater says that no one can break up 2MB but…

Jinder Mahal vs. Heath Slater

Mahal called for a start to the match and as Slater turned around. Mahal hit a big boot to pick up the win over a confused Slater. Sadly, I don’t think that was the shortest match Slater’s had.

Winner: Jinder Mahal by pinfall (big boot)

Match Rating: 1/10

 

Sami Zayn vs. Seth Rollins 

This match was really great. Rollins kicked out of the Michinoku Driver and the Spin-Out Powerbomb closely. He also ducked out of two Helluva Kicks.

Sami Zayn went for a splash but Rollins countered it and tried to go for a Pedigree. Zayn slipped Rollins over his head and went for the Helluva Kick. Rollins ducked out at the last second which resulted in a caught up Zayn. Rollins hit the Pedigree for the victory.

Winner: Seth Rollins by pinfall (Pedigree-Double under hook facebuster)

Match Rating: 9/10

 

Paul Heyman is out and he introduces Brock Lesnar. He cuts a promo about how Orton thinks that he can beat Lesnar. He says that the voices in Orton’s head are full of “malarkey”. He then states that Orton won’t be able to RKO Lesnar. As he said that, Randy Orton hit an RKO on Brock Lesnar from behind (he wasn’t supposed to be there as Orton is on Smackdown Live). Security and the refs came out but Orton had made a quick escape and was in the crowd.

Otherwise an amazing promo by Paul Heyman.

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