Clash of Champions
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
September 27, 2020
A video plays hyping up Clash of Champions, and we go live into the
WWE ThunderDome to see a big pyrotechnics display.
WWE Intercontinental Championship – Ladder Match
AJ Styles vs. Sami Zayn vs. Jeff Hardy (c)
Styles punches away at Zayn, and Hardy attacks Styles. Hardy sends
Styles to the corner and sends Zayn into him. Hardy hits Styles with
a snapmare and hits a bulldog/clothesline combo on Zayn and Styles.
Hardy goes to grab a ladder, but Styles hits a baseball slide into
it. Styles hits a flying forearm plancha. Zayn kicks Styles back and
hits a slingshot moonsault to the floor! Zayn slams the ladder off
Styles and Hardy and gets in the ring. Hardy attacks Zayn before he
sets up a ladder and clubs away at his back. The ladder leaning
against the ropes. Hardy hits Zayn with a back body drop against the
Hardy sets up the ladder upside down and spreads it out. Hardy tries
to suplex Styles onto the hinges, but Styles blocks it. Styles then
throws Hardy ribs-first onto it! Styles leans the ladder in the
corner and whips Zayn hard into it. The ladder is completely broken
and unusable. Styles gets a new ladder and hits Zayn with a
powerbomb. Zayn’s back is wrecked. Styles climbs, but Hardy cuts him
off. Styles punches him off, but Hardy still returns to pull him
off. Hardy takes him down, hits a double leg drop to the midsection,
and a dropkick to the face.
Zayn runs in and throws Hardy out of the ring before kicking Styles.
Styles pulls him off, but Zayn responds with an exploder into the
ladder in the corner. Zayn goes to the ladder, but Hardy runs in.
Zayn knocks him out of the ring and sends Hardy into the barricade.
Styles attacks and tries to jump off the stairs onto Hardy, but
Hardy moves. Hardy then jumps off the stairs onto Styles. Zayn then
sends Hardy over the barricade with a Helluva Kick.
Zayn gets in the ring and starts to slowly climb the ladder. Styles
then throws a tiny ladder into Zayn to knock him down. Zayn holds
his wrist in pain. Styles starts climbing, and Hardy follows him up.
They punch away at each other before knocking the ladder over onto
Zayn. Zayn covers up as Hardy and Styles fall out of the ring. Zayn
sees the opening and starts to climb, but Hardy grabs the leg. Zayn
kicks him away. Hardy pushes the ladder into Styles as he tries a
springboard, knocking Zayn off in the process. Hardy then hits Zayn
with the Twist of Fate. Hardy climbs the ladder. They try to do a
spot where Zayn tips the ladder and Hardy is supposed to climb over.
The ladder collapses and Hardy falls hard to the floor. Hardy also
got tangled up into the ladder. Rough landing!
Styles attacks Zayn at ringside and goes to set up a ladder bridge.
Zayn cuts him off and sends Styles into the ring post. Zayn gets the
ladder bridge set up. Styles attacks Zayn and kicks away at him from
on top of the commentary table. Styles then hits a moonsault into a
reverse DDT on the floor on Zayn. Styles puts Zayn on the bridge,
but it falls over. Styles angrily throws Zayn on the table and sets
up the bridge again. Styles puts Zayn on bridge, and Hardy attacks
Styles with a ladder. Hardy sets up a 14-foot ladder and puts it
next to the ladder bridge with Zayn on it. Hardy climbs, takes his
shirt off, and hits a Swanton Bomb through the ladder! Wow!
After a few moments, Hardy attacks Styles and grabs a ladder. Hardy
puts it in the ring, but Styles attacks. Styles puts the ladder in
the ring and sets up the ladder. Styles starts to climb, but Hardy
knocks the ladder over. All men are down.
Zayn grabs Hardy and starts sending him hard into the barricade.
Zayn goes into his jacket and grabs two pairs of handcuffs. Zayn
slams a ladder off Hardy’s head and puts the handcuff through
Hardy’s ear gage! Wow! Zayn handcuffs Hardy by the ear lobe to a
ladder. Zayn attacks Styles in the ring and puts the handcuff around
his wrist. Zayn attacks Styles and sets up a ladder. Styles attacks
Zayn and hits him with a suplex. During that move, Zayn got
handcuffed to Styles. Styles looks confused as to what to do. Styles
puts Zayn in a fireman’s carry and starts to climb the ladder. Hardy
holds the ladder up next to his ear and gets in the ring to hit
Styles. Zayn slides off, uses the handcuff key to get out of the
attachment to Styles, and handcuffs Styles to the hinges. Zayn
climbs the ladder and wins the Intercontinental Championship!
Winner and new WWE Intercontinental Champion: Sami Zayn
Kayla Braxton comes out to interview Sami Zayn. Zayn says he didn’t
recapture anything. He’s the winner and STILL Intercontinental
WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth is disguised as a miner and walks into the
referee’s locker room. He sneaks out, and Drew Gulak sees R-Truth.
Gulak rolls him up to take the WWE 24/7 Championship! The title is
on SmackDown right now.
Video Package: Jey Uso’s WWE Chronicle
Raw Women’s Championship
Zelina Vega vs. Asuka (c)
They lock up, and Asuka takes her down before laughing. Asuka is
making fun of her and playing around with her. Vega kicks her in the
knee, but Asuka quickly takes her down for a two count. Vega quickly
kicks the arm out. They lock up and Asuka wrenches the arm. Asuka
takes her down for an arm bar, but Vega gets out. Asuka puts her on
the top rope for a superplex, but Vega fights it. Vega punches her
off. Asuka shoves her away and kicks her in the midsection. Asuka
then hits a hip attack to the floor. Asuka gets her in the ring, but
Vega takes her down. The referee won’t count because the shoulders
aren’t down. Vega applies an arm bar and does a bridge before
covering for a near fall. Asuka goes for an Asuka Lock, but Vega
pushes off the ropes to take her down. Vega applies an arm bar, but
Asuka gets out and goes for the Asuka Lock. Vega fights out and
takes Asuka down for a near fall. Asuka counters out of a
backstabber, but Vega quickly rolls her up for a near fall. Vega
kicks her in the face and covers for another near fall. They trade
covers before Asuka counters into an Asuka Lock for the Submission.
Winner by Submission and still Raw Women’s Champion: Asuka
Asuka shouts that Vega was not ready for Asuka. Vega bows to her
before attacking her and leaving the ring. Asuka shouts at her in
WWE United States Championship
Apollo Crews w/ Ricochet vs. Bobby Lashley (c) w/ The Hurt Business
The bell rings, and Lashley quickly takes him down. Crews soon gets
him out of the ring and attacks. Crews hits a cross-body block off
the top rope for a two count. Lashley quickly takes him down and
lays him out. MVP talks some trash. Lashley chokes Crews on the top
rope. Ricochet tells MVP to back up. Lashley hits Crews with a
vertical suplex for a two count. They go outside the ring, and Crews
sends Lashley into the ring post. Crews gets him in the ring and
hits a pair of clotheslines. Crews powers Lashley to the corner and
hits a running shoulder. Crews avalanches him and takes him out of
the ring with a back elbow. Crews hits a rough cross-body off the
apron. Crews gets him in the ring and soon hits a press slam
followed by a standing moonsault for a near fall. Crews goes to the
top rope, but Lashley cuts him off and hits a superplex for a near
fall. Lashley goes for a Dominator, but Crews slides off and kicks
him. Crews hits a standing shooting star press before going to the
top rope for a frog splash. Crews picks up a near fall.
Crews grabs him, but Lashley elbows him. Lashley then hits a huge
one-armed spinebuster. Lashley applies the Hurt Lock for the
Winner by Submission and still WWE United States Champion: Bobby
Raw Tag Team Championship
Andrade and Angel Garza vs. The Street Profits (c’s)
Angelo Dawkins starts against Andrade. Andrade quickly powers him to
the corner and tags in Angel Garza. Garza attacks Dawkins, and
Andrade tags in. Dawkins soon takes Andrade down and tags in Montez
Ford. Ford hits Andrade and Garza with dropkicks. Ford leapfrogs
Andrade a few times, but Garza holds him back. They take Ford down.
Garza and Andrade hit a flapjack/kick combo. They then dropkick him
and kick him in the face. Garza covers for a two count. Garza
stretches Ford, but Ford comes back with a back suplex.
Dawkins and Andrade tag in. Dawkins runs over Andrade and wipes out
Garza. Dawkins splashes Andrade in the corner, but Andrade quickly
responds with dropkick. Garza blind tags in as Dawkins gives Andrade
a spinebuster. Garza dropkicks Dawkins in the back, but Ford tags
in. Garza hits Ford with a Spanish Fly off the top rope for a near
fall. Garza soon knees Ford in the face. Andrade tags in and hits
Ford with double knees for a near fall. Dawkins hits a spinebuster
and covers. Andrade kicks out, but the referee counts the three.
Garza has a legitimate injury at ringside.
Winners by Pinfall and still Raw Tag Team Champions: The Street
The WWE Draft is happening on October 9.
R-Truth pins Drew Gulak backstage to take back the WWE 24/7
Video Package: WWE teams with Hyundai to bring smiles to children
Bayley brings a chair out to the ring and says Nikki Cross cannot
perform tonight. Cross had to forfeit the match. Bayley wants the
referee to raise her arm. Raw Women’s Champion Asuka takes Cross’
SmackDown Women’s Championship
Bayley (c) vs. Raw Women’s Champion Asuka
Asuka quickly takes Bayley down and goes for an Asuka Lock. Bayley
gets to the bottom rope quickly. Bayley snaps Asuka off the ropes
and punches away at the injured left arm from her match against
Zelina Vega. Bayley attacks Asuka for a bit before going to the
second rope. Asuka hits a codebreaker out of mid-air. Bayley rolls
out of the ring. Bayley blocks a kick and sweeps Asuka on the floor.
Asuka fights back and hits a German Suplex on the floor. Bayley
quickly hits Asuka with the chair for the DQ.
Winner by Disqualification: Asuka
Bayley retains the SmackDown Women’s Championship
Sasha Banks returns to crack Bayley in the back with a chair. Banks
is wearing a neck brace. Bayley fights back and grabs a kendo stick.
Banks kicks Bayley back and smashes her on the back with the kendo
stick a few times. Banks grabs a chair, but Bayley escapes.
Video Package: WWE Championship – Ambulance Match
WWE Championship – Ambulance Match
Randy Orton vs. Drew McIntyre (c)
McIntyre starts the match off hot with some strikes. Orton quickly
attacks the jaw and hits a draping DDT. Orton backs up for a Punt
Kick. McIntyre is holding his jaw in pain. The Big Show grabs
Orton’s ankle, pulls him out, and hits a Chokeslam through the
McIntyre lifts Orton up and drops him on the barricade. They fight
to the ambulance and McIntyre sends him headfirst into the ambulance
door. McIntyre grabs some crutches and a chair from the ambulance
and attacks. Orton fights back and they brawl into the ambulance.
They fight to the driver’s side, and McIntyre slams Orton off the
door. McIntyre goes for a Claymore Kick, but he takes out the
driver’s door when Orton moves. They continue to brawl and go
backstage. They brawl into the catering area. Christian now returns
and attacks Orton!
They brawl back into the arena, and Orton slams McIntyre on the
windshield. McIntyre’s backs is all cut up. Orton attacks him on the
roof and punches him down to the floor. They make it look like
McIntyre took a devastating fall despite hanging on the roof and
being only inches from the floor. Shawn Michaels appears on the roof
and hits Orton with Sweet Chin Music before knocking him off the
roof through a crash pad!
After a few moments, McIntyre grabs Orton, punches some feeling into
his injured knee, and lifts him. McIntyre brings him to the
ambulance, but Orton drops him with an RKO on the floor! Orton puts
McIntyre in the ambulance and takes his time closing the doors.
McIntyre stops him from closing the second door and gouges the eyes.
McIntyre then hits him with a Claymore Kick. McIntyre puts Orton in
the ambulance and starts to close the doors… but he stops. McIntyre
pulls him out to hang him over the ambulance. McIntyre hits Orton
with a Punt Kick and closes the doors to win the match!
Winner and still WWE Champion: Drew McIntyre
Ric Flair drives the ambulance off with Randy Orton inside.
WWE Hell in a Cell is coming on October 25.
Video Package: WWE Universal Championship
WWE Universal Championship
Jey Uso vs. Roman Reigns (c) w/ Paul Heyman
Roman Reigns changed up his look a bit, getting rid of his Shield
They circle the ring, and Uso shouts at him. They lock up and back
to the corner. They’re super intense right now. They lock up again,
and Reigns powers him to the corner before throwing him down. Uso
shouts at him before Reigns sends him to the corner. Uso slingshots
over him and does a dance. Reigns grabs him and throws him. Uso gets
out of the ring and thinks about it. Uso punches him getting back
into the ring and hits some uppercuts. Reigns reverses a whip and
clotheslines him down for a two count. Reigns chokes him on the
middle rope and talks a little trash. Reigns chokes him on the ropes
again and punches him down to the floor.
Reigns is taking his time getting out of the ring. Reigns bounces
Uso off the apron. Reigns gets him in the ring and takes his time
stretching Uso out. Uso soon comes back with some punches and a
kick. Uso hits a Samoan Drop for a near fall. Uso sizes Reigns up
and charges, but Reigns drops him with a Superman Punch. Uso falls
out of the ring to recover.
They trade punches at ringside before Reigns floors him down. Reigns
gets him in the ring and continues to punch away at him. Reigns
talks a little trash and punches away at him. Uso is down on the mat
in pain. Reigns viciously clubs him in the corner. Uso fights back
and sends Reigns shoulder-first into the ring post. Uso sends him
over the top rope and hits a suicide dive. Uso gets him in the ring.
Reigns blocks a kick, but Uso counters with an enzuigiri to send him
out of the ring. Uso then hits him with a second suicide dive. Both
men are down.
Uso gets him in the ring, goes to the top rope, and hits a
cross-body block for a two count. Uso immediately follows up with a
superkick for another near fall. Reigns fights out and hits a flying
leg lariat for a near fall! Reigns goes for a Spear, but Uso
counters into a roll-up for a near fall. Uso superkicks him, goes to
the top rope, and hits a flying splash for a near fall! Uso is in a
lot of pain and it looks like Reigns low blowed him on the kick out.
They’re making it seem like Reigns may have done the low blow on
purpose, but also mention he could have just been kicking out.
Reigns hits his cousin with a Spear and looks down on him. Reigns
talks trash and tells him that he should have acknowledged him as
chief. Uso gets up and shakes his head. Reigns sends him into the
ropes and rips him in half with a Spear. Reigns looks dissatisfied.
Reigns takes Uso and poses him for the camera, telling him he owns
everything. Uso won’t acknowledge him. Reigns is infuriated. Reigns
forearms away at his cousin, brutalizing him with numerous blows.
Reigns backs off and then returns to him to brutalize him. Reigns
says he’s been whooping his ass like this his whole life. Reigns
talks about how Jey’s children are watching.
Jimmy Uso hobbles down with a white towel. He tells his brother that
he’s going to throw it in. Reigns tells Jimmy to admit that he’s at
the head of the table. Jimmy thinks about it. Jey tells his brother
not to throw in the towel. Jimmy looks conflicted. Reigns punches
away at Jey, and Jimmy finally throws the towel in to end this
Winner by Forfeit and still WWE Universal Champion: Roman Reigns
Jimmy Uso asks what the hell is wrong with Reigns. They’re family.
Jimmy tells Reigns that he is the tribal chief… just leave his
brother alone. Paul Heyman puts the floral necklace Jey Uso wore
into the show onto Reigns. Reigns stands tall as the show ends.