November 22, 2015
The show opens with Lilian Garcia singing the national anthem.
A video package runs looking at 25 years of The Undertaker and the conclusion of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament tonight.
We go live to the Philips Arena in Atlanta where a series of pyro goes off. Michael Cole is the first to welcome us to the show.
Roman Reigns is out first to kick off the show.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Semifinals Match
Roman Reigns vs. WWE U.S. Champion Alberto Del Rio w/ Zeb Colter
Lock up and Del Rio pushes Reigns to the corner early. Reigns fires back with a quick shoulder tackle to Del Rio. Del Rio with an inside leg kicks and more kicks to Reigns in the corner. Del Rio drops right hands over Reigns. Reigns lifts Del Rio up and then drops him in what could have ended very badly. Del Rio pulls Reigns out of the ring and tosses him back first into the ring barricade. Del Rio tosses Reigns shoulder first into the ring post, tosses him back in the ring and comes off the top rope with a quick shot. Reigns fires back with a right hand and more right hands over Del Rio. Del Rio drops Reigns jaw first over the top rope and then connects with a big kick to the head. Del Rio then sends Reigns shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Del Rio holds up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at ringside and then tosses Reigns back inside the ring. Del Rio comes off the top rope with another shot on Reigns as we see a shot of Triple H watching backstage. Del Rio side steps Reigns charging in and Reigns hits the steel ring post shoulder first. Del Rio with more kicks to the body, charges, Reigns moves and Del Rio slides through the ropes to the outside. Reigns connects with his kick to the head on Del Rio over the ring apron. Reigns with a big jumping clothesline on Del Rio back inside the ring. Reigns with clothesline thrusts to Del Rio in the corner and follows that up with a big boot. Del Rio avoids a Superman and connects with a backcracker on Reigns for a close two count. Del Rio with body shots to Reigns and then plants him with a big DDT. Reigns with a samoan drop for another two count. Del Rio and Reigns are up top. Del Rio with headbutts. Reigns falls back into the tree of woe. Del Rio misses his dropping kick to the face. Reigns with a Superman. Reigns fires up in the corner. Reigns charges and Del Rio catches him with a superkick! Del Rio hooks the leg and Reigns kicks out. Del Rio can't believe it. Del Rio goes for the armbar. Reigns with a roll up. Reigns then lifts Del Rio up and drops him in a sitdown powerbomb. Reigns gets a two count. Del Rio gets the armbar applied. Reigns fights to his feet, lifts Del Rio over the ropes, Del Rio still hangs on and then breaks it. Del Rio goes up top, misses a shot and Reigns catches Del Rio with a spear. Reigns hooks the leg and gets the pinfall. Reigns advances to the finals tonight.
Winner and advancing to the finals: Roman Reigns
Backstage, JoJo is with Roman Reigns. Dean Ambrose walks up and congratulates him on advancing. Reigns tells Ambrose he will be doing the same up next. Kevin Owens walks up and said that won't happen. Owens talks about Reigns always getting so close to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and never being able to capture it.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Semifinals Match
Dean Ambrose vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens
Ambrose with a side headlock to keep Owens grounded early. Owens with a headlock of his own to slow down Ambrose as well. Owens with a shoulder tackle and Ambrose responds with a series of deep arm drags. Ambrose with an early roll up for a one count. Owens with an elbow and roll up of his own for one count. Owens with a big chop and shoulder charges to Ambrose in the corner. Ambrose with a kick and rakes the eyes of Owens over the top rope. Ambrose clotheslines Owens over the top rope and Ambrose leaps over taking out Owens. Back in the ring, Ambrose with a running bulldog. Owens crotches Ambrose on the top rope by running into the ropes. Ambrose falls to the corner and Owens with his cannonball into the corner on Ambrose. Ambrose with jabs. Owens gets Ambrose up on his shoulders and drops him off in a reverse neckbreaker. Owens with a body splash over Ambrose. "Is that the guy? I'm the man," yells out Owens. Owens gets Ambrose grounded with a headlock as we see a shot of Triple H watching backstage. Ambrose with a back suplex to break up the headlock by Owens. Owens misses a body splash attempt. Ambrose and Owens meet with a double clothesline in the middle of the ring. Ambrose and Owens are up and exchange chops and jabs. Owens has Ambrose up on his shoulders and drops him over his knee. Owens goes up top, flips back in a moonsault and Ambrose moves. Ambrose comes off the top rope with a flying elbow that catches Owens for a two count. Owens with a headbutt to Ambrose. Ambrose fights back with a big forearm. Owens lifts up Ambrose with his hook suplex off the top rope to the ring below! Owens with a knee, sends Ambrose to the ropes and Ambrose explodes off the ropes with a huge clothesline on Owens. Ambrose with a suicide dive to Owens on the outside. Ambrose attempts a second suicide dive. Owens catches him and dumps him over the announce table. Owens tosses Ambrose back inside, Ambrose avoids a Pop Up Powerbomb, eats a superkick from Owens, a second superkick, Ambrose counters the Pop Up Powerbomb again and then connects with Dirty Deeds on Owens. Ambrose gets the pin and advances.
Winner and advancing to the finals: Dean Ambrose
A video package runs looking back at 25 years of The Undertaker.
Traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series Elimination Match
Ryback, The Lucha Dragons & The Usos vs. The New Day, Sheamus & King Barrett
We start with Xavier Woods and Jimmy Uso. Quick tag to Kofi Kingston and Jey Uso. Jimmy tags back as they tag in Sin Cara who splashes over Kofi. Tag to Sheamus who gets rolled up by Sin Cara early. Sin Cara kicks King Barrett off the ring apron and then launches Woods and Kofi out. Big E runs to check on them. The Usos and Lucha Dragons all flip over the top rope taking out The New Day, Sheamus and Barrett. Ryback goes up top, jumps and takes everyone out at ringside! Jey gets tripped up by Barrett on the top rope. Barrett gets the tag and kicks away at Jey. Barrett works over Jey with forearms and a big knee. Tag to Sheamus who lights up Jey with punches and kicks. New Day with continued tags stomping away at Jey in the corner. Everyone starts dancing as Woods breaks out the trombone. Kofi has the tag and keeps Jey grounded near the corner. Hot tag to Jimmy and tag to Woods. Jimmy with a launching samoan drop to Woods. Woods with a jumping dropkick to Jimmy as Barrett gets the tag. Jimmy with a superkick to Barrett, tags in Sin Cara and Sin Cara with a swanton over Barrett to get the pinfall.
King Barrett is eliminated.
Sin Cara plants Kofi as he jumps in and tags in Kalisto. Sin Cara monkey flips Kalisto over the top of Kofi for a two count. Tag to Jimmy who chops Kofi a few times. Jimmy with a flying headbutt over Kofi. Kofi plants Jimmy near the corner and Woods comes off the top rope with a huge stomp. Woods hooks the leg of Jimmy and gets the pinfall.
Jimmy Uso is eliminated.
Kalisto with a roll up on Woods for a close two count. Sin Cara with a springboard moonsault catching Woods off the ropes. Big E with a huge spear on Sin Cara through the ropes to the outside! Sheamus tags himself in. Brogue Kick to Sin Cara for the pin.
Sin Cara is eliminated.
Sheamus and Big E are arguing about that last tag. Sheamus tags Big E back in as Ryback sends Sheamus over the top rope with a clothesline. Ryback levels Big E with a clothesline. Tag to Kalisto who drops Big E on his face with a huricarana. Jey pins Big E.
Big E is eliminated.
Kofi and Woods argue with the ref about Big E getting eliminated. They are yelling that Big E is hurt and they need to take care of him. Kofi and Woods carry Big E to the back leaving Sheamus by himself. Sheamus can't believe it. Sheamus fights off Kalisto with shots in the corner. Sheamus plants Kalisto with a big front suplex for a two count. Sheamus with repeated forearms to the chest of Kalisto against the ropes. Kalisto with a kick to the head of Sheamus springboarding off the ropes. Tag to Jey who comes off the top rope with a cross body for a two count. Jey with a jumping forearm to Sheamus in the corner. Jey splashes over Sheamus, hooks the leg and Sheamus kicks out. Sheamus with a backbreaker on Jey for another two count. Tag to Ryback. Ryback with shoulder charges to Sheamus in the corner. Ryback with a corner clothesline and then eats a boot from Sheamus. Ryback plants Sheamus with a quick spinebuster. Sheamus plants Ryback with a quick powerslam for another two count after avoiding a clothesline. Sheamus is setting up for the Brogue Kick in the corner. Sheamus charges in, Ryback counters and tags in Kalisto. Sheamus catches Kalisto, Jey superkicks Sheamus and Ryback has Sheamus up on his shoulders. Ryback drops Sheamus with Shell Shocked to get the pinfall.
Winners: Ryback, Jey Uso & Kalisto
A video package runs hyping Charlotte vs. Paige tonight.
WWE Divas Championship Match
Charlotte (c) vs. Paige
We get ring introductions for the challenger Paige and champion Charlotte.
Charlotte with a quick takedown early on Paige. Paige wraps herself up in the ropes to prevent another takedown by Charlotte. Paige with repeated knees to the chest of Charlotte. Paige with big forearms. Charlotte responds with rights. Paige pushes Charlotte back first into the steel ring post. Paige sends Charlotte face first into the announce table and tosses her back in the ring. Paige keeps Charlotte grounded with a front choke. Paige gets an abdominal stretch applied on Charlotte. Paige has the back of Charlotte. Charlotte breaks free dropping down. Charlotte with chops to Paige and a big boot. Paige with a roll up for a two count. Paige drops Charlotte with a quick kick. Charlotte gets the Figure Four locked in. Paige turns it over to counter. Charlotte turns it back. Charlotte falls to the outside as Paige hangs on to the bottom rope. Charlotte breaks it before the referee reaches his five count. Charlotte then drops Paige face first off the ring apron. Charlotte again sends Paige into the ring apron and then back inside the ring. Charlotte lowers her knee pad and drops repeated knees over Paige. Charlotte locks the head of Paige with her knees and drops Paige down face first on the mat. Charlotte flips Paige across the ring a few times and then connects with shoulder charges in the corner. Paige sends Charlotte shoulder first into the steel ring post and dumps her to the floor. Paige with shots and tosses Charlotte back inside. Paige pulls back on the arms of Charlotte pressing her boot on her back against the ropes. Paige with a full body scissors keeping Charlotte grounded. Paige with a running knee to the jaw of Charlotte. Charlotte with a necbreaker in the corner on Paige. Paige and Charlotte exchange forearms. Charlotte with a spear and follows that up with a blockbuster stunner. Paige rolls out of the ring to avoid the cover. Paige keeps crawling away from Charlotte. Paige dumps Charlotte into the ring barricade. Paige stands up on the ring barricade posing. Charlotte jumps up and spears Paige off. Charlotte gets the Figure Four into the Figure Eight. Paige taps.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: Charlotte
We hear from the Survivor Series panel with predictions for Reigns vs. Ambrose.
We see footage from earlier tonight of JoJo talking with Dean Ambrose. Ambrose said this day was coming eventually when he would have to face Roman Reigns. He said tonight he fights his brother, but that Reigns doesn't pay his bills and he is ready for a fight. Reigns walks up and said he knows Ambrose is ready for a fight and that he'll see him out there.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Tyler Breeze w/ Summer Rae
Lock up and Breeze tosses Ziggler aside quickly. Breeze poses up on the corner. Ziggler with a quick takedown, cover, tosses Breeze aside and mocks Breeze with posing of his own in the opposite corner. Ziggler with a dropkick and clothesline sending Breeze over the top rope. Breeze sends Ziggler into the ropes. Ziggler dropped on his head hard on the mat before rolling out. Breeze pulls Ziggler back in and gets in some shots in the corner. Breeze with a Boston Crab applied on Ziggler. Ziggler gets to the ropes to break it up. Ziggler catches Breeze with a big dropkick to the face as Breeze jumped off the second rope. Ziggler with repeated clotheslines and then a quick neckbreaker. Ziggler with a jumping elbow over Breeze. Breeze with a roll up for a two count. Breeze with a low kick to the shin of Ziggler. Breeze hangs on to the ropes during a pin attempt and the referee stops the count. Series of roll ups between Breeze and Ziggler. Breeze avoids a superkick and tries to bail. Ziggler grabs Breeze by the head over the top rope. Ziggler argues with the refree. Breeze with another low kick to the shin. Breeze with the Unprettier on Ziggler and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Tyler Breeze
A video package runs hyping The Undertaker and Kane taking on The Wyatt Family tonight.
The Undertaker & Kane vs. Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper
After the entrance of The Undertaker, Erick Rowan hit the ring. Undertaker and Kane gave him a double big boot and then a double chokeslam. Bray Wyatt started pacing on the outside and then has a word with Luke Harper. Wyatt and Harper jump up. Braun Strowman remains at ringside during the match after also getting a word from Bray.
The bell rings and here we go. We start with Kane and Harper. Kane with a quick side suplex on Harper and tags in Undertaker. Taker with right hands to Harper in the corner. Taker with shoulder thrusts into Harper and starts going up top for Old School when Harper breaks it up. Bray gets the tag and Taker with a jumping clothesline. Tag back to Harper who this time takes the Old School shot from Taker off the top rope. Taker puts Harper under the bottom rope on the ring apron and drops a leg over his throat. Kane gets the tag and tosses Harper back inside the ring. Harper clotheslines Kane over the top rope. Kane with a big boot to Strowman. Stroman then tosses Kane over the announce table. Taker gets in Strowman's face as Strowman starts laughing. Wyatt attacks Kane at ringside and then tosses him back inside the ring. Harper gets the tag as he gets in a low kick on Kane. Harper with big rights to Kane in the corner and tag to Wyatt. Kane fires back with rights on Wyatt. Kane counters Wyatt attempting a Sister Abigail with a jumping DDT. Hot tag to Taker and a tag to Harper. Taker with rights to Harper including a DDT. Taker drops a leg over Harper and gets a two count. Taker has both Harper and Wyatt by the throat. Taker breaks it up to get in a shot on Strowman. Wyatt and Harper send Taker over. Taker chokes the throat of Strowman. Kane joins in with Taker. Taker and Kane chokeslam Strowman through the Spanish announce table at ringside! Harper with a kick to Taker when he comes back in and Wyatt with Sister Abigail on Taker. Kane breaks up the pinfall attempt. Harper levels Kane with a big clothesline. Kane and Taker sit up at the same time as Wyatt was crawling backwards at him. Kane and Taker with chokeslams on Wyatt and Harper. Taker with a Tombstone on Harper to get the win.
Winners: The Undertaker & Kane
After the match, Kane stands behind The Undertaker as Undertaker takes a knee. Both leave the ring, pose at the top of the entrance area, look back and raise a hand.
A promo for WWE TLC on December 13 airs. We also see that Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels will be upcoming guests on pre-taped editions of the "Stone Cold Podcast."
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament Finals
Roman Reigns vs. Dean Ambrose
Our main event is the conclusion of tournament.
The bell rings and Roman Reigns tosses Dean Ambrose away early. Ambrose responds with a kick to the face and a series of chops. Reigns drops Ambrose when he charges in off the ropes. Ambrose clotheslines Reigns over the top rope and connects with rights and lefts. Reigns then sends Ambrose back first into the ring barricade. Ambrose catches Reigns with a suicide dive and tosses him back inside the ring. Ambrose goes up top, jumps and connects with a missile dropkick on Reigns for a two count. Ambrose works over the left arm of Reigns. Reigns with a clothesline on Ambrose from the corner. Reigns lifts Ambrose up and drops him back down in a sitdown powerbomb for a two count. Ambrose with a sunset flip planting Reigns with a powerbomb on the mat. Ambrose jumps off the top rope and Reigns catches Ambrose with a Superman punch! Ambrose somehow kicks out. Ambrose fires back with a clothesline on Reigns. Reigns with a spear out of no where! Ambrose somehow kicks out. Ambrose cuts off a spear by Reigns with a kick to the face and then sends Reigns shoulder first into the steel ring post getting a two count off a roll up. Ambrose connects with Dirty Deeds on Reigns for another close two count. Reigns and Ambrose both sit up and exchange shots. Reigns with a headbutt. Ambrose with jabs. Ambrose with forearms to Reigns in the corner. Reigns with clothesline shots. Ambrose back with forearms and stomps. Reigns with a spear on Ambrose! Reigns gets the pinfall and becomes the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
Winner and new WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Roman Reigns
After the match, Roman Reigns clutches the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. We see a replay of the finish with Reigns connecting with the spear to get the win. Back live, Dean Ambrose hugs Reigns. Reigns kisses the title and holds it up high. Confetti starts to fall as pyro goes off above the ring and in the entrance area.
Triple H's music hits as the confetti continues to fall. Triple H holds up the arm of Roman Reigns and congratulates him. Triple H extends his hand. Reigns walks off and then turns around laying out Triple H with a huge spear.
Sheamus hits the ring and takes out Reigns with a Brogue Kick.
Sheamus is cashing in.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Roman Reigns (c) vs. Sheamus
Sheamus covers Reigns and Reigns kicks out. Sheamus can't believe it. Reigns is dazed as he starts to recover against the ropes. Sheamus is gearing up for another shot. Reigns hits the ropes. Sheamus with a second Brogue Kick on Reigns and covers to get the pinfall.
Winner and new WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Sheamus
After the match, Triple H celebrates with Sheamus. We see a replay of Sheamus running out to cash in his briefcase and Reigns kicking out of the first Brogue Kick. We then see Sheamus connecting with a second to become champion. We see a shot of a shocked Reigns recovering inside the ring as we see Sheamus and Triple H walking to the back.