Great Balls of Fire: Kick-Off (07.09.17)
DALLAS, TX (American Airlines Center)
Commentators: Corey Graves, Vic Joseph
Panel: Renee Young, Peter Rosenberg, David Otunga
Written by Brendan Wahl
The panel of Renee Young, Peter Rosenberg & David Otunga opened the show.
A video recap was shown of the Roman Reigns/Braun Strowman feud. The panel then discussed the Ambulance match tonight.
Seth Rollins called Bray Wyatt a false prophet and said that he wouldn't stand a chance tonight. The panel then discussed the Rollins/Wyatt match tonight before Bray himself interrupted with a pre-recorded promo.
The panel then moved on to the Iron Man match between Sheasaro and The Hardys for the RAW Tag Team Titles.
A video recap was shown of the Alexa Bliss/Sasha Banks rivalry. Dana Brooke then joined the panel to talk about the venomous hatred between the two wrestlers. She was interrupted by Emma, who needed to talk to her right away about something important. Dana continued for a bit and then left to see what Emma wanted to discuss.
The panel discussed the upcoming Intercontinental Title match between The Miz and Dean Ambrose tonight as well as weighing in on the significance of the champion's new Miztourage and the possible set-up by Maryse perhaps faking her anger with her husband.
A video recap was shown of Big Cass turning his back on Enzo Amore. The panel then discussed the upcoming match between these former partners tonight.
Paul Heyman was in the Social Media Lounge and decided not to sit down in case Samoa Joe burst in the door at any given moment. Heyman said that Samoa Joe winning would be "a joke," laughed off the idea of ever aligning himself with Joe in the future and then said that Joe would definitely be Brock's most dangerous opponent. The panel re-iterated that Brock and Heyman have never been this weary of an upcoming challenger.
1) Neville def. Akira Tozawa by pinfall in 11:35 to retain the Cruiserweight Title when he crotched Tozawa on the ropes.
A video recap was shown of the Brock Lesnar/Samoa Joe Universal Title match tonight.