WWE Monday Night Raw comes waltzing back into our lives tonight (Aug. 27, 2018) from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, featuring all the latest build to the upcoming Hell in a Cell pay-per-view (PPV) scheduled for next month in San Antonio, Texas.
Advertised for tonight: Braun Strowman confronts Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey runs the women’s division, and more!
Come right back here at 8 p.m. ET when the Raw live blog kicks off once the show starts on USA. It will be below this line here. (REMINDER: NO GIFS OR PICS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. OFFENDERS WILL BE BANNED.)
WWE RAW RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR AUG. 27
The time is close now, the end is near, my walk through the valley trails of fear. I feel empty, my penance overdue, I guess it’s too late now to be with you. I’m extremely frightened of what will surely be, I sold myself, the death of me. I know you can’t forgive me, I know I’m on my own, I’ve betrayed you, I walk alone, and I liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you, folks.
The show opens with Roman Reigns making his entrance.
He soaks in the atmosphere a moment before getting on the mic and saying he told Braun Strowman he’d meet him out here at 8PM but it’s at least 8:05 now, and he didn’t just win the Universal Championship to hold it, he won it to defend it, and if that meat shack doesn’t show up he’s about to turn it into the Shield Workhorse Open Challenge.
Enter Braun Strowman. He questions the notion that Roman’s a workhorse since his boys had to come save him, and Reigns says he doesn’t get it, the Shield is a brotherhood and nobody tells them what to do, not even him. They know what it’s like to be on top of the mountain, but Braun’s got no clue, just running around telling people to Get These Hands.
But the fact is, Roman says, the only thing Strowman lifts with these hands is objects, stages, vehicles, but his hands have lifted every championship WWE has to offer, and that’s why he runs this yard. If Braun ever wants to be on his level, he needs to step up, cash in that contract, and have the title match right here in Toronto.
Strowman says he’s not cashing in tonight because everyone knows if he did, Roman’s boys would try to save him again, so he’s gonna make him a deal-- he won’t cash in until Hell in a Cell, and all he has to do is show up to the one place his brothers can’t interfere, because they’re going to war in a place they’ve never done it before... in Hell in a Cell!
Reigns tells him he’s finally starting to sound like a monster and offers a hand. Braun shakes and squeezes firm before letting go.
Enter Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. Dolph is on the mic saying since we all know what’s happening in three weeks, he wants to talk about SummerSlam, the crime of the century when Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins stole his Intercontinental Championship. The Big Dog questions the idea that losing clean to Seth’s finish is stealing, and Dolph says Rollins has been playing catchup to him since day one.
And when he invokes his rematch clause he’ll become a seven-time champion on his own terms, because he and Drew have proven themselves to everyone in the entire world. McIntyre addresses both men in the ring and says they’re a different story altogether, and Ziggler says they want a new challenge, in the form of the Universal Champion and Mr. Monster in the Bank.
Drew says they sit atop the mountain, and that’s fantastic, but it’s a double-edged sword. The only way to go when you’re on top is tumbling on down, and Dolph adds they’d be more than happy to do that for them tonight. Reigns says they sound like tough guys from the stage but they’re right here if they wanna go right now. Meat Shack agrees!
Enter acting Raw general manager Baron Corbin. He tells everybody to slow down and reminds us of the hows and whys of his current position before addressing the issue. He makes the Hell in a Cell match official, and makes a main event tonight that Kurt Angle couldn’t have dreamed about, one that will take Raw to the next level... and it’s the tag team match Ziggler and McIntyre just suggested. (Real revolutionary, boss.)
Braun tells Roman that at Hell in a Cell he’s taking the title, but tonight, Dolph and Drew are gonna Get These Hands.
Commentary hypes up all the news we just got before Baron cuts them off getting back on the mic in the ring. He’s crowing about what a good job he’s already doing as GM, and he makes one more match, one that Kurt didn’t have the guts to make-- himself vs. Finn Balor the Man, Not the Demon, and he’s taken a week to prepare for the match but Finn Balor the Man, Not the Demon just found out, and the match starts right now!
Finn takes a minute to make his entrance, Corbin taunting him the whole way, and when he hits the entry, we go to break.
Acting Raw General Manager Baron Corbin vs. Finn Balor the Man, Not the Demon
Collar and elbow, Corbin shoves Balor away and wipes him out with a back elbow when he comes off the ropes. Passing him into the corner, sidestep the charge, out and back in and Baron levels him with a lariat for two! Posing for the crowd, mocking the Too Sweet, overhead elbow into a half nelson chinlock to grind Finn down. Balor to his feet, the Lone Wolf pops him one, whip reversed, sunset flip, Finn rolls through into the basement dropkick.
Drawing himself up, Baron rams him into the corner, big forearm, sidestep the charge, to the apron and Corbin clobbers him with a forearm to the back of the head! On the floor, ramming Finn into the barricade, choking him against it, back inside, the cover’s only good for two. Stomp to the back, mocking claps, Balor fires back, trading punches, Baron with a stomp, an overhead elbow, and back into the half nelson chinlock.
Finn to his feet, throwing forearms, Corbin knocks him back with forearms off his own, off the ropes, front kick gets a wicked right hook and Balor’s down! To the floor, charging around... Finn hits Sling Blade to send us to break!
Back from commercial, Corbin’s in control with the half nelson chinlock, throwing Finn into the corner as he struggles for multiple body avalanches. Pass to the floor and back in, Balor with a flying forearm, rising to his feet, strike rush, double leg into the double stomp and he’s fired up! Chop in the corner, whip reversed, up and over, caught by a boot, Baron catches the enzuigiri but comes off the second into the ropes when Finn thinks fast!
Sling Blade connects, Deep Six counters the followup... NOPE! Small package nearly does it, clothesline puts Corbin on the floor, Balor squares him up... TOPE CON GIRO! Baron grabs a chair but Finn cuts him off and puts him in the ring without it. Enzuigiri connects, headed up top, nobody home on the Coup de Grace! The Lone Wolf grabs the chair and hits him in the gut, and referee Dan Engler has no choice...
Finn Balor the Man, Not the Demon wins by disqualification.
Corbin gets on the mic and says he has so many jobs as acting GM that he forgot this is a no DQ match and is restarting it!
Acting Raw General Manager Baron Corbin vs. Finn Balor the Man, Not the Demon (No Disqualification Match)
He waffles Finn across the back of the neck with the chair! Waistlock, drawing him up...
Acting Raw General Manager Baron Corbin wins by pinfall with the short-arm End of Days.
Commentary hypes up our main event as well as B-Team vs. the Revival, Alicia Fox vs. Natalya, an Elias performance, and another look at the last time ever match between Triple H and the Undertaker in Australia to send us to break.
Back from commercial, we go to the aforementioned look at the last time ever matchup between Triple H and the Undertaker in Australia, in the form of legends and Hall of Famers talking about the match.
We’re then promised the return of the Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels, to talk about the match next week.
Backstage, Dana Brooke and Apollo Crews are talking about Dana’s upcoming match and how she can prove she belongs on Evolution. Titus O’Neil rolls up to join the discussion and informs Brooke that her match will be against Sasha Banks. She’s down for a second about her chances but psyches herself up and heads off. Crews criticizes Titus for getting her a match against Sasha when she’s only had one other singles match this year, but O’Neil brushes his concerns off.
Sasha Banks makes her entrance flanked by Bayley and we go to break.
Back from commercial in time for Dana Brooke to make her entrance with the other members of Titus Worldwide at her side.
Dana Brooke vs. Sasha Banks
Circling, Dana goes behind, schoolboy gets two, Oklahoma roll one, double leg into a jackknife pin, one, she ducks a lariat, Banks goes for the tilt-a-whirl Bank Statement, and Brooke rolls to the floor to regroup with her teammates. Back inside, duck a lariat again, waistlock, Sasha with a back elbow, whip, up and over, roll-through, duck a lariat, step-up enzugiri... NOPE!
Mounted punches, flexing, drawing the Boss up, whip to the corner, handspring back elbow, another, Sasha sidesteps and cuts her off with a knee to the face. Off the top with Meteora, only a nearfall! Big forearm, fireman’s carry, Banks slips out, lungblower...
Sasha Banks wins by submission with the Bank Statement.
Apollo tends to Dana and gives her some pointers in the ring after.
We cut to Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins chilling backstage and go to break.
Back from commercial, we return to Dean Ambrose as Jinder Mahal and Sunil Singh roll up.
Jinder says Dean lacks serenity as imbalanced, but he can help guide him to spirituality and tries to lead him in chanting his mantra. Ambrose goes along with it and says he sees Mahal and himself, and he sees himself kicking Jinder in the teeth and breaking his face, his ribs, he’s crying and in great pain, and he orders the Modern-Day Maharaja out of his face.
Live in the arena, Seth Rollins makes his entrance. The crowd chants “Burn it down!” and he says he likes where their head is at. Last week was about taking care of family business, he and his boys pride themselves on being workhorses and fighting champions, so this week is about Intercontinental Championship business. He won’t lie, he thought he was gonna have to deal with some combination of Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre, but his dance card is wide open since they’re in the main event.
He polls the crowd on an open challenge and they’re into it, so he makes it official!
Kevin Owens answers the call! He says he’s glad Seth is happy, that he’s feeling good and he’s got his buddies, his title, his CrossFit, he’s on top of the world! But since he came back to Raw, his life has been a living hell and it shouldn’t be. Every week he was on SmackDown he wished he could come back, so things should be good, but they’re not.
He talks about Rollins having his best friend by his side at SummerSlam, and if he had Sami Zayn with him he claims he would have beaten Braun Strowman, cashed Money in the Bank in, and he’d be Universal Champion, but he’s not, because Sami is at home, injured by some brute. This summer’s been terrible, but that ends tonight, because he’s not leaving this building without a title!
This is Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, and he can’t think of a better-- actually he can think of a better place, Montreal, and he speaks a little French to rile the Anglophone audience up before vowing to take Seth’s title right now!
Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins (c) (WWE Intercontinental Championship)
Owens right in, backing Rollins in the corner with strikes, raining punches down until referee Shawn Bennett backs him off. Seth turns it around, punching away, but KO gets him out of the corner with more strikes and nails him in the breadbasket. Raining punches down, whip across, Seth ducks a lariat and hits a neckbreaker drop into mounted punches!
Chop into the corner, whip reversed, but Rollins explodes out of the corner with a lariat that sends Kev to the floor. Following after, smashing his face into the apron, back inside, KO with a forearm, trying to slingshot Seth back in but the Architect turns it into a guillotine leg drop across the back of his neck! Jockeying for position on the floor, Rollins comes off the steel steps with a lariat and we go to break!
Back from commercial, Owens has a reverse chinlock in, grounding the champion. Rollins fights out, backing him into the corner with forearms, hard whip, Flair Flip, KO with the Vader Bomb elbow drop... NOPE! To the floor, trading strikes, Kev with a hard throw into the barricade before wrenching Seth’s arm across the post and going back inside.
Wrenching his arm over the top rope, kicking at the elbow, stepping on the far arm and smashing it into the mat and following it up with a senton across the elbow! Kneeling armbar locked in, the action heads back outside, he sets Rollins up against the barricade and goes for the cannonball... BUT SETH ROLLS AWAY AND HE EATS THE BARRICADE HARD!
Charging forearm back in the ring, chops and punches, KO staggered but able to block a whip thanks to the arm work. Seth adjusts, shooting him off, kick to the bad arm gets a Sling Blade and with his arm limp at his side Rollins starts to fire up! Owens rolls to the floor, Seth follows with a suicide dive! A second also finds its mark, but the third is cut off with a forearm!
Rollins hits a forearm of his own and connects with the third suicide dive to send us to break!
Back from commercial, Rollins perches up top, frog splash... NOT ENOUGH! Limping to the ropes, taking energy from the crowd, Seth squares Kev up and tunes up the band but KO dodges Blackout and wrenches the arm over the ropes again! Shoulder-first into the post, armbar takedown into an arm-trap crossface! Rollins crawling, scraping, desperate to reach the ropes and save his title but KO adds a cutthroat choke to block him... SETH GETS A FOOT ON THE ROPES ANYWAY!
Wailing away with overhand punches to a grounded Rollins, drawing him up, Owens slaps him clean across the face! Jawing, another slap, a punch, Seth fires back but gets tossed off the ropes, floats over the pop-up powerbomb, buckle bomb reversed, roundhouse ducked, Avada Kedavra! Rollins off the ropes for Blackout, KO counters with a Stunner... BUT ROLLINS KICKS OUT!
To the corner, setting the Architect up top, climbing to join him, thinking about the avalanche fisherman buster but Seth blocks. Firing punches off, hooking him, sunset flip... ACROSS THE RING INTO A BUCKLE BOMB BUT OWENS LANDS ON HIS FEET AND HITS A SUPERKICK FOR A NEARFALL! Headed up top is Kevin Owens, trying to figure out what else he can do to put the champion away but Rollins is up quick and meets him.
Jockeying for position in the corner, exchanging punches, Frye/Takayama punches up top, a headbutt connects, fisherman buster denied and Seth hits an enzuigiri. Charging back over, KO blocks and crotches him on the top rope! DOUBLE JUMP MOONSAULT BUT NOBODY’S HOME! ROLLINS CAPITALIZES...
Seth Rollins wins by pinfall with Blackout, retaining the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
Commentary talks about Kurt Angle’s “vacation” and whether or not he might come back, and then we get a recap of the opening segment, because Raw is three hours long. Three hours long.
Braun Strowman rolls up on Baron Corbin his office to give him the Money in the Bank briefcase and contract and make his cash-in match at Hell in a Cell totally official.
Commentary hypes up the rest of the show and we go to break.
Back from commercial, Kevin Owens is seated in a chair in the middle of the ring, clearly emotional about his loss just now.
He simply says he quits and leaves, taking his wrist tape off as he exits at the side of the stage.
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre are interviewed about their main event tag match against Braun and Roman, and Ziggler says tonight you’ll see them make their move to the top of the mountain. McIntyre says Reigns had back to back title matches last week and there’s no way his body is right, and Strowman came up empty on two cash-in attempts, so there’s no way his mind is right.
Dolph says with their match at Hell in a Cell looming, there’s no way that team is right, and Drew says they don’t see them as kings of the jungle, but rather two wounded animals held together by pride, ripe for the slaughter.
B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel) vs. the Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson)
Wilder and Dallas to start, Dash with a go behind, Bo with a back elbow, lariat, knee drop and a tag to Axel. Another knee drop into an elbow drop, only good for one and Wilder gets a tag off to Dawson. Big chops, backing him into the corner, right hand, front kick, mocking the B-Team’s cheer and whipping Curtis into the corner but Axel gets a headlock.
Shot off, leapfrog, dropkick, tag to Dallas. Whip across, blind tag, back body drop, lariat puts Scott on the floor and they dump Dash after him to send us to break!
Back from commercial and Dash is in charge, scraping his forearm bone across Bo’s forehead with a neck crank applied. Shift to a front chancery, blocking the tag, leg pick and a tag to Dawson. Scott stalking after him, whip into a back elbow, cover gets one, and he grabs a waistlock to try and grind the tag champ down. Escape, shot off, knee lift, tag to Wilder and he comes in with a huge lariat to block the tag!
Headed into the corner, to the second, front chancery, tornado DDT countered into a dragon screw neck whip! Both men down and out, reaching for the tag... Dawson in first, Bo dodges and gets the tag! Axel clears hou, lariats, back elbow, snapmare, fired up, running neck snap, cheering himself on, running knee... NOPE! Lying in wait, kick to the gut, Perfectplex blocked, double leg kicked off, small package, Dash rolls them over, Bo rolls them back inadvertently... DAWSON KICKS OUT!
Curtis with a backslide for two, O’Connor roll denied, tag to Wilder...
The Revival win by pinfall with Shatter Machine on Curtis Axel.
For good measure, they hit Shatter Machine on Bo Dallas, too!
The Revival cut a promo about how the tag divison is a joke, going from the Road Warriors and the Brainbusters to... the B-Team. They’re sick of these morons making a mockery of the sacred history of tag team wrestling, so make sure you hold onto the titles as tight as you can, because they just proved they can take them away any time they like. Top Guys... out, and they clink the titles.
Elias is shown ordering a crew member around backstage as we go to break.
Back from commercial, commentary hypes up the announcement that SummerSlam returns to Toronto next year.
In the ring, Elias is here to sing us a song. He plays a few bars instrumentally before launching into his usual introduction about walking with him and whatnot. He starts talking about how he’s going to sing his greatest song but he just had an epiphany and when Drake said he started from the bottom he was literally talking about here, because no city is lower than the godforsaken hole that is Toronto.
He talks about what a disappointment going from New York to Toronto is...
Enter... TRISH STRATUS?! She heads right into the ring and Elias says it’s great that she took a minute away from changing diapers to do something important like be in the ring with him, and he’s kind of a big deal now. She says she’s a big fan of his music, but when you run your mouth about her home town of Toronto, she’ll have to ask you to silence your cell phones, hold your applause, and most importantly, shut your mouth.
The Drifter begs off, saying he just speaks the truth, and a performance here is like the Stanley Cup, they’ll never see it in their lifetime, and Stratus says that’s kinda like him winning a title in WWE. But he’s right, a lot of things have changed since she left, when she took her place in the WWE Hall of Fame, she never would have imagined being only a couple months away from the first-ever all-women pay-per-view, Evolution.
In just a few short months she’ll be lacing up her boots to take on Alexa Bliss in this very ring, and Elias asks if it’s gonna be a swimsuit model pillow fight, and Trish says that’s clever but it’s time for him to pack up his guitar and his floral kimono and walk himself out of here. Elias says the reason she came out here is to walk with him, like thousands of other women, but he has to break it to her, he doesn’t date women in their sixties.
SHE SLAPS HIM IN THE MOUTH! HERE COMES RONDA ROUSEY! And also her friend, Natalya, so this is just one of those weird segues they do sometimes, off to break we go.
Back from commercial in time for our heel entrances. Trish stuck around, so that’s cool.
Alexa Bliss gets on the mic and says what a moment to have these three in the ring together, before running them down as overhyped and irrelevant. She talks about replacing Stratus and tells her all the yoga, stretching, and meditation won’t save her from her beatdown at Evolution, but she’s not here to talk to her, she’s here to talk to Ronda Rousey.
Sure she won the title, but she failed to break her arm so she wouldn’t have to face her again, but she’s the Goddess and she’s medically cleared, AND she’s invoking her rematch clause at Hell in a Cell. She taunts the crowd that she wouldn’t invoke it in Canada because their accents freak her out, and she’s gonna take her title back. But this isn’t about her, it’s about Alicia Fox and the beatdown she’s giving Nattie.
They have one more friend, too, and Trish knows her all too well... Mickie James!
Alicia Fox vs. Natalya
Collar and elbow, Natalya with a wristlock, whip to the corner, sunset flip but Nattie counters, going for the Sharpshooter but Fox blocks and tells her she’s not playing her game. Baseball slide, Alicia takes her out for two and grabs a reverse chinlock momentarily. Breaking it, mock clapping, choking her over the rope and Bliss and James get their cheap shots in until Rousey and Stratus run them off.
Neidhart with a snapmare off the ropes, knocks her down, Sharpshooter applied...
Natalya wins by submission with the Sharpshooter.
Nattie, Ronda, and Trish celebrate together.
Commentary hypes up our main event as well as Dean Ambrose vs. Jinder Mahal and more about Triple H vs. Undertaker in Australia to send us to break.
Back from commercial our babyface trio from the last segment are walking together backstage when they run into the Bella Twins. They put Trish over for slapping Elias and talk about how proud they are to have Ronda as champion and announce that they talked to Baron Corbin earlier and next week they’ll be back in action! Nattie takes a group selfie to close the segment.
We get more legend and Hall of Famer commentary on Triple H vs. Undertaker in Australia and another round of hype for Shawn Michaels next week.
Baron Corbin is on the phone in his office saying he’ll talk to Kevin Owens and figure the whole thing out. He tells a crew member to get a masseuse in here ASAP after he hangs up and Bobby Lashley rolls up to mock him for being banged up from last week and criticize him for making the match no DQ in the middle. Baron called him in to make sure he didn’t think he forgot about him, so he’s got a match tonight.
Lashley asks against who and Baron begs off with all the work he’s gotta do but he can’t remember the name. The match is next and Bob is into it, slapping his shoulder a few times jovially before giving him the stinkeye and leaving to send us to break.
Back from commercial, Bobby Lashley makes his entrance.
Corbin gets on the tron and says it’s his first night and he knows he couldn’t remember his opponent’s name... and that’s because he has two opponents, and it’s a handicap match.
Bobby Lashley vs. the Ascension (Konnor & Viktor) (Handicap Match)
Lashley blasts them off the apron mid-entrance and referee Darrick Moore calls for the bell! Bowling Viktor over, intimidating Konnor, whip, blind tag, military press and Konnor cuts him off! Putting boots to Bob, overhead elbow into a front chancery, trying to reverse to a northern lights but Man Who Was Like a Rat On NXT blocks and gets the tag.
Viktor in with uppercuts, a cover for one, and a front chancery of his own, trying to grind Lashley down. Bob gets a Gourdbuster to counter, right hand, clear the apron, Lawn Dart, chokeslam, lariat for Konnor and Walking Armageddon is rolling! Hoisting him up...
Bobby Lashley wins by pinfall with a Yokosuka Cutter on Viktor.
Dean Ambrose is shown walking backstage, getting a drink of water and throwing the bottle at poor beleaguered RD Evans, and we go to break.
Back from commercial in time for entrances.
Dean Ambrose vs. Jinder Mahal
Collar and elbow, go behind from Ambrose into a waistlock takedown, shoot the half for a cover, back to the waistlock, Mahal with an elbow but Dean clotheslines him to the floor! Chops and forearms against the barricade, shoving Sunil Singh to the floor, back in but Jinder cuts him off with a knee! Off the ropes, knee drop gets two, overhead elbow, crossface strike and choking Ambrose over the middle rope.
Slingshot knee drops, another choke, rear chinlock into a reverse chinlock, back to the rear chinlock, a cravate as Dean gets to his feet, back elbows, off the ropes, knee to the midsection and Mahal is full of peace. Big lariats from the Lunatic Fringe, whip into a back elbow, gourdbuster drapes Jinder over the top rope, another suplex reversed, off the ropes, duck a lariat, big knee... NOPE!
Jockeying for position over Khallas, Dean gets the underhooks...
Dean Ambrose wins by pinfall with Dirty Deeds.
We cut to Roman Reigns getting ready in the locker room when Braun Strowman rolls up. He says they don’t like each other, but the only thing getting slaughtered tonight is Dolph and Drew, and then Roman will have twenty days to think about losing his title at Hell in a Cell. Reigns says on day 21 he’ll wake up and realize he couldn’t get the job done.
Our main event is after the break.
Back from commercial, commentary hypes up Bella Twins vs. Riott Squad as well as a tag title rematch for next week.
Braun Strowman & Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre
Reigns and Ziggler to start, circling, Dolph with a kick to the midsection and piefaces but Roman comes back with a right hand. Side headlock, shot off, leaping lariat from the Big Dog and he clears the apron. Lariat sends Ziggler to the floor, Roman slides out after, Drive-By connects, he throws Dolph back inside but McIntyre cuts him off with a boot!
Huge DDT from Ziggler, Braun breaks it up and Drew tags in for mounted punches on Reigns. Stomping the hand, boot the shoulder, front chancery and a tag to Dolph. Pressing the attack on the shoulder with a boot, sleeper hold applied, Roman reaching, desperate, but Ziggler breaks the hold and hits a dropkick for two. Tag back to McIntyre, in with a boot, a chop, a snap suplex but it’s all only good for two.
Back to the hand, stomping, front chancery, quick tag back to Dolph. Right hands, Heartstopper elbow drop... NOPE! Sleeper hold applied on the mat, but the Big Dog posts to his feet, reaching, staggering, he falls to his knees, flagging but not failing, he gets back to his feet and rams him into the corner to break the hold! Down and out, a back body drop sends Ziggler crashing to the floor!
A boot cuts Dolph off as he returns to the ring and both men are down and out with their partners reaching for tags. Drew legal first, but Reigns comes off the ropes with a boot, McIntyre’s got a waistlock, ducks the back elbow, belly-to-belly suplex connects! Big stomp, tag back to Ziggler, mocking Roman, telling him to do something, scraping his face along the top rope.
Charging in... SUPERMAN PUNCH CUTS HIM OFF! TAGS MADE! But Strowman isn’t in a hurry to get in the ring, staring Drew down from the apron! McIntyre goes after Reigns and he and Ziggler put boots to the Big Dog until referee Shawn Bennett has no choice...
Braun Strowman & Roman Reigns win by disqualification due to extended double-team maneuvers, presumably, although no finish is announced.
Braun draws Roman up and knocks him down with a headbutt, telling him he’s not finished with him! Goozle, throwing him into the corner, and Drew and Dolph take over... DEAN AMBROSE WITH THE SAVE BUT IT’S A THREE-ON-ONE BEATDOWN AND THEY OVERCOME HIM! Holding him up... CLAYMORE / ZIG ZAG COMBO!
HERE COMES SETH ROLLINS, BAD ARM AND ALL! ZIG ZAG CUTS HIM DOWN! RUNNING POWERSLAM! ONE FOR AMBROSE AS WELL! AND THE BIG DOG DOESN’T GET AWAY WITHOUT ONE EITHER!
Braun raises Drew and Dolph’s hands.
That’s the show, folks.