Brooklyn, New York
August 23, 2015
Former host of "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart opens the show live in Brooklyn. He said the main difference between politicians and wrestlers is that the wrestlers respect the audience. Stewart said he is still upset at Brock Lesnar and The Streak ending.
Stewart introduces WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. He wants Foley here for some back up. Foley thought Stewart needed helping talking to "Rock" and not Brock. He said he is terrified of Lesnar. Stewart brings up how tough Foley is including getting tossed off a Hell in a Cell. Foley said that was 17 years ago and he's yet to ever visit Suplex City.
A video package runs hyping Cena vs. Rollins and Lesnar vs. Undertaker.
Randy Orton is out first to kick off the show.
Randy Orton vs. Sheamus
Sheamus bails early and gets on the mic talking down the crowd in Brooklyn. Orton trips him up on the announce table and they brawl in the ring. They brawl to the outside with Sheamus catching Orton with a quick clothesline. Sheamus tosses Orton back in and drops a knee from the top rope. Sheamus with repeated back breakers on Orton and then yells out, "Are you not entertained!?" Sheamus catches Orton with a knee to the mid section. Sheamus and Orton exchange uppercuts. Sheamus with a knee lift and Orton fires back with a series of clotheslines. Orton launches Sheamus over the top rope to the outside. Back in the ring, Orton messes up Sheamus' mohawk and gets in a few shots. Sheamus plants Orton with a quick powerslam. Sheamus locks on a cloverleaf. Orton gets to the bottom rope to break it up and follows with a snap powerslam. Orton catches Sheamus up top and drops him with his DDT with big force! Orton is fired up. Sheamus avoids an RKO attempt rolling to the ring apron. Sheamus wraps the arms of Orton on the top rope and gets in a few forearm chops. RKO out of no where when Sheamus springboards himself back inside the ring. Sheamus rolls out to avoid the pinfall. Sheamus avoids a punt to the head. Sheamus with White Noise. Orton kicks out. Sheamus fires up for a Brogue Kick. Orton avoids it, Sheamus avoids an RKO and Brogue Kick in the corner. Sheamus with a second Brouge Kick. Sheamus gets the pinfall.
After the match, Sheamus celebrates with his "Money in the Bank" briefcase.
The New Day is out to teach Brooklyn about hip hop.
WWE Tag Team Championships - Fatal Four Way Match
The Prime Time Players (c's) vs. New Day vs. Lucha Dragons vs. Los Matadores
We start with Big E and Titus O'Neil. Big E tags in Kofi immediately. Sin Cara gets the tag as well. Sin Cara plants Kofi in the corner and tags in Kalisto who flips over Kofi with a monkey flip assist from Sin Cara. Tag to Big E. Kalisto trips up Big E and then connects with a kick to the head. Kalisto with a springboard kick and Darren Young tags himself in. Kofi tags himself in. He eats a big clothesline from Young. Young with a quick neckbreaker. Kofi rolls out, Young follows and Big E with a HUGE splash over the back of Young on the ring apron! Fernando gets the tag. Quick action. Tag to Big E who works over Young. Kofi with a tag who catches Young with a big kick in the corner. Tag to Big E who works over Young with an abdominal stretch. Big E slaps the side of Young to start a New Day chant. Big E with a quick elbow that drops Young. Tag to Kofi who stomps over Young. Young catches Kofi with an inverted atomic drop and drops Big E off the corner. Titus with the hot tag. He levels Kofi with a huge big boot. Titus catches Kalisto and tosses him aside. Titus drops Diego with repeated back breakers and tosses him aside. Titus splashs DIego and Kofi and then sends Kofi over the top rope. Fernando jumps off the top catching Titus. Sin Cara interferes taking Fernando down with a huricanrana. Fernando catches Sin Cara with a dropkick on the outside. Fernando drops Titus off the top rope. Xavier Woods tosses Fernando off the top. El Torito jumps and Woods drops him down face first. Young back drops Woods over the ring apron. Big E with a spear on Young off the ring apron! Sin Cara cuts off Diego. Kalisto gets involved. Diego falls off. Fernando gets involved. Tower of Doom. Titus with a sitdown powerbomb on Fernando and Kofi cuts him off with a kick to the face. Kofi gets the pin.
Winners and new WWE Tag Team Champions: The New Day
After the match, we see that Kofi Kingston tagged himself in when Titus was bringing everyone down in the corner with the Tower of Doom spot.
Backstage, Jon Stewart and his son are talking with Stephen Amell and Neville. Stewart talks about The Undertaker being in the house tonight. The lights dim, Undertaker walks by and smoke fills the area. Stewart asks Amell for a quick autograph creeped out.
We see highlights of Dolph Ziggler's return on RAW.
Dolph Ziggler w/ Lana vs. Rusev w/ Summer Rae
Lana is in attire similar to Dolph Ziggler at ringside tonight.
Ziggler with right hands and Rusev cuts him off. Ziggler with body shots and right hands in the corner. Rusev with kicks to the body and chokes Ziggler in the ropes. Rusev applies a bear hug to slow Ziggler down. Ziggler with headbutts to break it up. Ziggler with a dropkick that sends Rusev into the ropes. Rusev drops Ziggler down with a twisting powerslam. Rusev attempts a press slam. Ziggler counters into a DDT. Ziggler with jumping clotheslines, splash in the corner and neckbreaker combo. Ziggler with a jumping elbow over Rusev. Rusev with a spinning heel kick off the ropes that levels Ziggler. Rusev goes up top. Ziggler jumps up and brings Rusev down in a facebuster! Rusev with a side back suplex and then connects with a huge flipping body splash over Ziggler. Ziggler kicks out after two. Rusev can't believe it. We see a replay and just how big the impact was. Ziggler gets a sleeper applied. Rusev breaks it up sending Ziggler to the corner. Ziggler with a Fameasser. Rusev drops Ziggler face first off the mat and comes back with a big superkick. Rusev is calling for The Accolade. Rusev drops over the lower back of Ziggler and locks it in. Summer tries to slap Lana. Lana blocks and slaps Summer. Rusev breaks the hold and yells at Summer. Summer tackles Lana at ringside. Ziggler rolls out and Rusev follows. The referee starts the count. Ziggler with a superkick on Rusev. The referee reaches 10 just as Ziggler returns.
Winner: Double Count Out
After the match, Dolph Ziggler tackles Rusev in the ring and lands rights. Summer jumps over the back of Ziggler. Lana grabs Summer. Lana and Summer roll around. Rusev and Ziggler pulls the girls apart. Rusev and Summer head to the back.
A video package runs hyping Neville and Stephen Amell vs. Stardust and King Barrett.
Neville & Stephen Amell vs. Stardust & King Barrett
We start with Neville and King Barrett. Neville with a high cross body and huricanrana takedown on Barrett early. Tag to Stardust. Stardust said he wants Amell. Neville tags in Amell who jumps in. Stardust pushes him down right away. Amell with a big kick to the stomach of Stardust early. Stardust catches Amell with a kick to the gut. Amell fires back with a big hip toss. Tag to Barrett. Barrett with shots to Amell in the corner. Barrett with a kick to the gut of Amell. Tag to Stardust who kicks at Amell in the corner. Quick tag to Barrett who chokes Amell over the second rope. Barrett with knees to the head and then a knee that sends Amell to the outside. Stardust with a front suplex on Amell. Amell kicks Stardust in the back of the head. Hot tag to Neville. Neville kicks Stardust off the corner. Neville with body shots and a huge kick to the head. Modified Red Arrow from the second rope over Barrett. Stardust and Barrett get tossed over. Amell goes up top, jumps and takes out both Barrett and Stardust at ringside! Amell tosses Barrett in. Neville is up top. Neville jumps and connects with the Red Arrow. Neville hooks Barrett's leg and gets the pin.
Winners: Neville & Stephen Amell
We see a shot of the Tough Enough finalists at ringside.
A video runs of WWE related events this week in New York and New Jersey.
WWE Intercontinental Championship - Triple Threat Match
Ryback (c) vs. Big Show vs. The Miz
Ryback with shoulder thrusts to Big Show in the corner. Big Show with a chop that drops Ryback. The Miz bailed early and got in a shot on Ryback. Miz and Ryback try to double team Big Show. Big Show gives both a double suplex. Miz with a nearfall on Ryback when Big Show came flipping off the second rope. Big Show with a big chop to Miz and then repeated splashes on both Miz and Ryback. Ryback takes out Big Show with a shot to the knee. Ryback catches Miz and plants him. Ryback with a splash over Miz. Big Show with a chokeslam on Ryback over Miz for a two count. Ryback with a spinebuster on Big Show avoiding a KO punch. Ryback with a splash over Big Show. Ryback with Shell Shocked on Big Show! Miz jumps in and hits the Skull Crushing Finale on Ryback. Miz with a close pinfall on Ryback. Miz hooks the leg of Big Show and Big Show kicks out. Miz attempts more pinfall attempts on both and everyone continues to kick out. Knockout punch on Ryback. Miz breaks up the pinfall. Miz gets a nearfall on Ryback. Knockout punch on Miz. Ryback clotheslines Big Show over the top rope, covers Miz and gets the pinfall for the win.
Winner and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Ryback
Backstage, we see Jon Stewart heading to Brock Lesnar's locker room area. Paul Heyman answers the door. Heyman talks about "his guy" ending the streak. Stewart said he wasn't happy and neither were wrestling fans. Heyman blows off Stewart saying it looks like they couldn't get David Letterman to host the show tonight instead.
Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper
The bell rings and we start with Dean Ambrose and Luke Harper. Ambrose with a quick tackle and righ thands. Ambrose with an elbow and bulldog combo. Roman Reigns is in to get in a shot on Bray Wyatt, tosses Harper out and Ambrose with a suicide dive to Harper. Wyatt goes after Reigns in the corner. Reigns with a flying clothesline on Harper and then tosses Wyatt into the audience. Ambrose runs across the three announce tables and tackles Wyatt in the crowd. Back in the ring, Ambrose and Reigns take turns taking out Harper. Legal tag to Ambrose who connects with a flying elbow off the top rope. Harper with a shot on Ambrose with Wyatt distracting Ambrose. Reigns with shots to Wyatt at ringside. Wyatt plants Reigns over the ring apron. Harper with a suicide dive to Reigns and follows it up with a superkick. Ambrose with a suicide dive on Harper. Harper with a big boot to Ambrose and Wyatt follows with a jumping back splash. Wyatt plants Ambrose with a big suplex. Tag to Harper who chops away at Ambrose. Harper stands on the head of Ambrose and Wyatt drives Ambrose down in a suplex from the ring apron. Back in the ring, Wyatt works over Ambrose and tags in Harper who keeps him grounded. Tag back to Wyatt who is kicking away at Ambrose who sees his corner empty with no Reigns. Wyatt with a big corner clothesline. Harper gets the tag and catapults Ambrose into the second rope. Ambrose drops Wyatt with a big clothesline. We see Reigns recovering at ringside. Hot tag to Reigns. Reigns with clotheslines. Reigns with overhead release suplexes on Harper. Harper with a huge sitdown powerbomb on Reigns. Reigns with a Superman on both Wyatt and Harper. Tag to Ambrose. Reigns puts Wyatt on his shoulders. Ambrose jumps off the top bringing Wyatt down with him. Harper breaks up the pin attempt. Superman on Harper. Ambrose puts Harper on Reigns' shoulders and Reigns powerbombs him down. Dirty Deeds on Wyatt. Tag to Reigns. Spear on Wyatt by Reigns. Reigns hooks the leg and gets the pinfall.
Winners: Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose
A video package runs hyping John Cena vs. Seth Rollins.
Winner Takes All
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins vs. WWE U.S. Champion John Cena
Lilian Garcia did the ring introductions for the WWE United States Champion John Cena and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins.
Very anti-Cena crowd in Brooklyn. Rollins is sporting all new white gear.
Rollins with a big hip toss and dropkick early. Cena fires back with a shot and taking Rollins down in a headlock takeover. Rollins with a quick blockbuster and high knee to the back of Cena sending Cena to the outside. Rollins with a quick suicide dive on Cena, rolls back in, hits the ropes and hits a second suicide dive. Rollins is back in, hits the ropes and this time flips over the top rope taking out Cena. Rollins tosses Cena back in and eats repeated shoulder blocks. Rollins counters Cena with a neckbreaker. Cena goes for an ankle lock when Rollins comes off the top rope. Rollins gets to the ropes. Cena plants Rollins and calls for the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Rollins kicks Cena in the face and Cena counters a Pedigree attempt. Cena with his springboard Stunner spot. He nearly missed Rollins. Rollins comes back with a standing moonsault on Cena. Rollins has Cena wrapped up in the tree of woe in the corner. Rollins jumps and stomps over the chest of Rollins. Cena with an AA. Rollins kicks out after two and a half. Rollins avoids a catapult spot in the corner. Cena counters planting Rollins down face first. Cena connects with his top rope leg drop on Rollins. Rollins with his big powerbomb in the corner to Cena. Rollins connects with a Frog Splash. Cena rolls through and gets Rollins up for an AA. Rollins counters with a dropkick. Rollins with an AA on Cena! Cena kicks out. Rollins is going up top. Rollins lands on his feet. Cena drops Rollins down and gets the STF applied. Rollins kicks out. Series of counters. Cena gets the Figure Four applied on Rollins. Rollins turns Cena over to counter. Cena gets to the ropes. Cena with two big rights to Rollins. Cena is going up top. Rollins cuts him off hitting a superplex, rolls through and then plants Cena with another suplex. Rollins misses his 450 Splash. Referee bump. AA on Rollins. Cena hooks the leg and the referee is down. Cena realizes the referee is down. Rollins with a knee to the face of Cena. Jon Stewart runs down with a chair in hand. Stewart hits Cena in the gut with the steel chair! Stewart throws the chair down. Rollins with a Pedigree on Cena over the chair. Rollins hooks the leg of Cena gets the pinfall.
Winner and new WWE U.S. and still World Heavyweight Champion: Seth Rollins
After the match, we see Seth Rollins celebrating with both titles. We see a replay with the Jon Stewart interference to setup the finish. "The future of WWE is now," adds JBL as we see another shot of Rollins smiling with both titles.
Three Team Divas Elimination Match
Team Bella vs. Team B.A.D. vs. PCB
We start with Brie Bella and Becky Lynch. Brie with shots to Becky in the corner. Becky with arm drags and a dropkick to Brie. Tamina tags herself in and superkicks Brie. Tag to Sasha Banks who works over Becky and tags in Naomi. Tag back to Tamina and plants Becky with a quick scoop slam. Tag to Banks who then tags in Naomi. Banks slaps Becky. Naomi with a leg drop over Becky. Naomi with a second leg drop. Tag to Banks. Tag to Tamina who drops Becky with a quick clothesline. Tamina with a headbutt to Becky sending her out. On the outside, Charlotte takes out Tamina with a spear. Naomi and Banks with a flip over the top rope taking out Becky and Charlotte. The Bellas with a suicide dive to the outside. Paige and Alicia Fox going at it near the top turnbuckle. Paige flips off taking all the girls out. The referee starts the count. Brie with a facebuster on Tamina and gets the cover.
Team B.A.D. has been eliminated.
Becky is back in with Nikki. Nikki with her Rack Attack. Paige and Charlotte break up the pinfall attempt. Paige with a high knee to Nikki in the corner. Paige with a fallaway slam on Nikki. Nikki blocks a baseball slide from Paige and gives her an Alabama Slam on the floor! Paige lands with a thud on impact. In the ring, Nikki taunts at Charlotte and Becky. Paige rolls back in just in time to beat the referee count. Tag to Brie. The Bella Twins with a flapjack on Paige. Brie with repeated chest kicks. Tag to Alicia Fox. Fox with a northern lights suplex on Paige for a two count. Fox catches Paige with a quick dropkick. Nikki gets the tag and hits a snap suplex on Paige. Tag to Fox who joins Nikki with a double suplex on Paige. Paige with elbows fighting back. Paige catches Fox with a big knee. Hot tag to Charlotte. Charlotte with chops to Fox and a neckbreaker. Charlotte with a spear on Fox. Figure Eight on Fox. Nikki breaks it up. Charlotte tackles Nikki. Double big boot by Charlotte and Fox in the middle of the ring. Both are down. Hot tag to Becky. Becky with big slaps to Brie. Becky eats a dropkick from Brie. Brie goes up top. Becky avoids a dropkick. Becky lifts up Brie in an abdominal lift and plants her quickly. Becky gets the pinfall on Brie.
After the match, we see a replay of Becky Lynch getting the winning pinfall.
Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro
Owens with elbows early. Cesaro fires back with uppercuts. Owens kicks away a Cesaro Swing attempt early. Owens sends Cesaro out, flips over the top rope and takes out Cesaro. Owens tosses Cesaro back in. Cesaro leaps over and takes Owens out this time. Cesaro with a big stomp over Owens. Owens with a cannonball leap at Cesaro on the outside. Back in the ring, Owens plants Cesaro with a clothesline and body splash combo. Owens with another body splash and gets a two count. Owens with a headlock on Cesaro to keep him grounded. Owens has Cesaro up for a twisting neckbreaker and then connects with a flipping leg drop. Owens pushes Cesaro down and yells, "Stay down!" Cesaro lifts Owens up over his shoulders and tosses him back down with force! Owens drops Cesaro over the top rope, goes up top and Cesaro cuts him off. Cesaro with a gutwrench powerbomb on Owens from the second rope! Owens landed hard on that one. Cesaro with knees. Owens with a back body drop. Owens with a springboard tornado DDT on Cesaro. Owens misses his twisting springboard moonsault when Cesaro moves out of the way. Owens catches Cesaro in the corner with a huge superkick and Cesaro kicks out after two. Cesaro with a twisting uppercut springboarding off the ropes. Owens bails. Cesaro with another running uppercut on Owens leveling him at ringside. Back in the ring, Cesaro with the Cesaro Swing. Cesaro gets him around 10 times and applies the Sharpshooter. Owens gets to the bottom rope. Owens is back up top. Cesaro with an uppercut. Cesaro with a standing dropkick to Owens when Owens pushed him off. Owens crotches Cesaro on the top rope. Owens with a suplex off the top rope on Cesaro. Owens with the Pop Up Powerbomb. Owens gets the pinfall.
Winner: Kevin Owens
A promo for WWE Night of Champions on 9/20 airs.
A video package runs hyping Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker.
Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman vs. The Undertaker
Brock Lesnar went after The Undertaker right away as Undertaker entered the ring. Undertaker fights back with a big boot and clotheslines Lesnar over the top rope. Lesnar circles the ring as Paul Heyman is yelling out at him. Lesnar gets in.
The bell officially rings. Lesnar with a quick takedown. Lesnar drops some quick elbows. Taker with right hands to the jaw of Lesnar. Taker with shoulder thrusts. Lesnar counters an Old School attempt. Taker avoids an F5. Lesnar with a knee to Taker. Lesnar with big shoulder charges to Taker in the corner. Taker returns with a boot. Lesnar with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on Taker. Heyman yells out, "Now we go! Now we go!" Lesnar with a release german suplex. Lesnar yells, "Suplex City bitch!" Taker drives Lesnar face first into the middle turnbuckle to avoid another german suplex. Taker with Snake Eyes and a big boot combo to Lesnar. Lesnar is busted open over his forehead as the action spills to the outside. Taker drives Lesnar back first into the ring barricade. Taker drops a leg over the throat of Lesnar on the ring apron. Taker with jabs at Lesnar. Lesnar with rights and lefts. Lesnar with another release german suplex. Another german suplex. Lesnar continues the attack with another german suplex. The action spills out again. Lesnar clears off one of the announce tables at ringside. Lesnar with an F5 on Taker crashing through one of the announce tables at ringside! Taker took the bump on the table right on his ribs. More blood is pouring down the face of Lesnar. Taker barely rolls in at 9 during the referee count. Lesnar yells, "I'll kill you, you son of a bitch!" Taker with a huge chokeslam on Lesnar! Lesnar stumbles to the corner. Taker with a Tombstone Piledriver on Lesnar! Lesnar gets a shoulder up after two. Lesnar and Taker exchange huge rights. Lesnar with a kimura lock on Taker in the corner. Lesnar breaks the hold just as Taker hits Last Ride. Lesnar kicks out again. Lesnar with an F5! Taker kicks out. Lesnar with another F5 on Taker. Taker again somehow powers out. The match continues. Taker pulls Lesnar down in the Hell's Gate. Lesnar breaks out and applies the kimura lock! At one point, Lesnar's shoulders are down. The referee drops down for a pinfall count. Lesnar gets a shoulder up. The ringside timekeeper starts ringing the bell.
Heyman rolls in yelling, "You tapped him out!"
The referee yells at ringside saying the match isn't over. Taker with a low blow on Lesnar. Taker gets Lesnar in the Hell's Gate again. Taker is wrenching it in hard. Lesnar flips off Taker while in the Hell's Gate. Taker pulls down more. Lesnar passes out. The bell rings.
Winner: The Undertaker
After the match, we see a replay of Brock Lesnar applying the kimura lock and we can clearly see The Undertaker tapping out. The referee missed it. This allowed the match to continue to setup the low blow/Hell's Gate finish.
Paul Heyman runs down and yells, "No, no, no, no, no!" Heyman said the true winner by tapout submission, the beast, the conqueror, BROCK LESNAR!