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WWE Battleground 2014 Results
Sunday, July 20, 2014
From the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida
Report by Sean Hopkins of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video package highlighting the four way match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. We get a look at how Cena won the Championship, and how the Authority didn't seem to like it, thus setting up this match.
The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. The Uso's are out at the top of the ramp, and they do their usual entrance on the way to the ring, getting a nice pop out of the crowd.
The Wyatt's are out next, and they get a nice reception on their way down the aisle, looking pretty awesome heading down in the dark.
WWE Tag Team Championship Two out of Three Falls Match
The Uso's vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
Harper and Rowan make their way into the ring after pausing for a bit outside. Rowan kicks things off and he's immediately slapped by Jey Uso. Rowan comes right back with a shoulder block, and a big clubbing blow. Harper tags in and stands on Jey's head for a bit before picking him up, missing a clothesline, and eating a dropkick from Jey that sends him to the outside. Rowan and Harper regroup on the outside.
Harper attacks Jey, taking him into the corner and hitting him with a big chop. Harper misses another clothesline, but he tosses Jey under the bottom rope and to the outside. Harper brings Jey back into the ring and suplexes him over, stomping him repeatedly before tagging in Rowan. Rowan picks up Jey and slams him to the mat for two.
Rowan wrenches Jey's neck, stretching him and wearing him down. Jey fights up to his feet, and out of the hold, but he falls to a back elbow from Rowan that's good for another two count. Harper tags in and hits a giant knee to Jey's face that only puts him down for two. Harper executes a gator roll before clamping on a side headlock on Jey. Jey fights to his feet, hitting a big belly to back suplex to break the hold.
Jey makes the tag and Jimmy leaps into the ring over Harper. Harper hits a giant boot to the face and pins Jimmy for three.
Winners of the first fall: The Wyatt's
At the start of the second fall, Harper hits a running splash in the corner and pins Jimmy for two. Rowan tags in and hits an elbow to the top of the head, and a big running splash on Jimmy for another near fall. Harper wraps Jimmy up in the ropes and rips at his face for a bit before pulling him back to the middle of the ring and trapping Jimmy in a vise like hold, squeezing his head. Jimmy fights to his feet and tries to slam Rowan, but can't hold him up and falls to the mat with Rowan on top of him. Harper tags in and stands on Jimmy's chest for a bit before picking Jimmy up and hitting a couple of big uppercuts. Jimmy fights back, but Harper puts Jimmy into the ropes and rips at his face, then stomps and chokes Jimmy.
Harper tries for a belly to back suplex, but Jimmy lands on his feet and tags out to Jey. Jey rolls Harper up for three.
Winners of the second fall: The Uso's
Rowan loses it and comes in to attack Jey. He's thrown out of the ring by the ref, but then immediately just tags in. Rowan beats and stomps on Jey before tagging back out to Harper. Harper slingshots Jey throat first into the middle rope, getting a two count. Harper drops Jey with a big right hand, seating him in the corner. Rowan tags in and stomps away at Jey in the corner.
Rowan picks up Jey and sends him into the corner hard. Rowan misses the spear in the corner, hitting the ring post. Harper tags in, but misses a running kick in the corner, falling over the top rope and to the outside. Jimmy tags in and leaps over the top rope to wipe out Harper. Jimmy heads into the ring, tosses Rowan over the top, then leaps over to wipe out Rowan. Jimmy jumps up on the barricade, runs down, and takes out Harper with a dive. Back in the ring, Jimmy heads to the top and takes out Harper with a cross body from the top, but it's only good for two. Jimmy isn't able to connect with a Samoan drop, but he hits the enzugiri, then hits the running hip bump in the corner. Harper's up and hits a running splash in the corner. Harper tries for a powerbomb, but Jimmy lands on his feet, heads to the top, and leaps off with a twisting body press that's still only good enough for two.
Harper blocks a superkick and hits a running big boot in the corner, sending Jimmy over the top. Harper dives through the ropes, hitting a suicide dive to take out Jimmy. Harper brings things back into the ring, and he sets up for the powerbomb, Harper's distracted by action outside of the ring, but distraction and a kick to the side of the head can't stop Harper from connecting with the powerbomb on Jimmy. Harper gets two and can't believe it. Rowan tags in and he heads to the top rope. Rowan goes for a splash, but Uso moves. Harper is crotched on the top rope, and Jey makes the tag. Jey hits a splash from the top rope on Rowan, but Rowan kicks out at two.
Jey looks a bit shocked, but he gets up and heads to the top. Harper distracts Jey, and Rowan stops his progress. Rowan heads up after Jey, trading shots the whole time. Jimmy is up and makes the tag out of nowhere. Rowan slams the Uso's heads together, and hits a double superplex, sending the Uso's crashing into the ring. Rowan goes for the pin, but Jimmy (maybe) kicks out at two.
Harper tags into the match, and he and Rowan grab Jimmy, picking him up. Jey comes in with a big kick to the side of the head, sending Rowan out of the ring. Harper sends Jey out of the ring and knocks Jimmy to the mat. Jimmy hits a kick, and Harper hits a giant discus clothesline to wipe out Jimmy. He goes for the pin, but Jey breaks things up. Jimmy hits a kick to the face. Jey tags in and they hit a double superkick to Harper's face. Then another to Rowan to send him crashing from the apron. The Uso's go to the top rope together and hit a double splash on Harper, Jey getting the pin, and the win.
Winners and STILL WWE Tag Team Champions: The Uso's
Cole, JBL, and Lawler all talk up how great the Tag Team Championship match was for a bit before turning their attention to the next match. They send it to a video package that highlights history between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, from being in the Shield and working together, to Rollins' turn on his partners.
Backstage, Seth Rollins is asked about his match with Ambrose. Rollins says he's smiling. Tonight is the night that he finally puts the dagger in Ambrose and finishes him off. Since he dismantled the Shield, Ambrose has been like a cockroach, and tonight he gets squashed. Rollins says he wants to answer Ambrose's question; no, that's not all he's got, and Ambrose knows him better than anyone, and he knows what he's capable of. And tonight he gets all of it. And after his match, his eyes will be glued to the Fatal Four way match. Ambrose attacks out of nowhere and starts slamming Rollins into various pieces of equipment backstage. Officials break things up and Hunter walks in and tells them to take him out of the building and not let him back in. He checks on Rollins.
Cole, Lawler and JBL are confused. JBL says Ambrose can blame himself if we don't have a match tonight. Lawler and Cole think Hunter over-reacted. Cole sends it up to the ring for the next match. Paige makes her way out into the arena to a bit of a lukewarm reaction from the fans.
AJ Lee is out next, and the Diva's Champion doesn't get much out of the fans either, who may be a bit disappointed at the apparent cancellation of Ambrose vs. Rollins.
WWE Diva's Championship Match
AJ Lee vs. Paige
The ladies shake hands before the match, then almost immediately lock up. Paige takes AJ into the ropes, and breaks cleanly. AJ takes Paige into the ropes, and breaks cleanly, skipping away. AJ runs into a big knee to the gut, and both ladies end up trading roll ups. Paige takes AJ down to the mat, wrenching her arm, then sending her into the corner, hard. Paige stomps on AJ's chest in the corner, then takes her out, only to slam her in the middle of the ring for a quick two count.
Paige wraps up AJ in the ropes and hits her with repeated knees to the chest. Things go back into the ring where Paige gets another two count. Paige doesn't let up, going right into a rear chin lock. AJ tries to fight out of it, but Paige just tosses her back down to the mat. Paige pulls back on AJ's arms, burying her knee in AJ's back. AJ fights up to her feet and flips Paige over, but Paige recovers and hits a quick running clothesline. Paige shoulders AJ, but AJ is able to counter things into a DDT and both women are down on the mat.
AJ gets up at five. Paige hits a sloppy spear, then both women fall to the outside where Paige tosses AJ into the barricade. Both women get back into the ring and fight in the corner. Paige hits a sunset powerbomb out of the corner, pinning AJ, but AJ kicks out at two. AJ pops up and leaps out of the corner, but she's caught by Paige. Paige walks around for a bit with AJ in her arms, but AJ is able to slip out into the black widow hold. Paige is able to hold on and fights out of the hold. Paige hits the Paige turner, but AJ won't stay down for a three count.
Paige tries for the PTO, but AJ fights out of it, and hits a shining wizard. AJ pins Paige, and she's able to get a three count.
Winner and STILL WWE Diva's Champion: AJ Lee
Cole, JBL and Lawler talk a bit about the Fatal Four way match, turning their attention to last Monday night where Randy Orton and Kane didn't seem to get along in their tag team match. Orton is shown backstage looking for Kane. Orton says he thought about it, and he was wrong, and he's sorry. Kane won't shake Orton's hand. Orton looks for a 'sorry' from Kane. Kane says that he doesn't ever have to say he's sorry since he's the devil's favorite demon. Orton says he's not Kane's enemy. Reigns and Cena are the enemy. Orton says they need to make sure they don't walk out with the title. Kane says the winner of the match is standing right here, stares down Orton, and walks off.
We check in with the expert panel, consisting of Booker T, Alex Riley and Christian. Young looks for predictions for the Fatal Four way match. Riley picks Reigns tonight, Christian picks Reigns as well, and Booker T says he's got Randy Orton winning the match tonight. Renee recaps events from Monday night where Lana and Rusev had a debate with Zeb Coalter and Jack Swagger before it broke down into a brawl.
In the arena, Lillian Garcia introduces Lana and Rusev. Rusev's got a Russian flag and he waves it on the way down to the ring. Lana doesn't have a mic (yet).
Lana grabs a mic in the ring. She tells the fans to shut up. She says Americans and their propaganda machine. They blame Russia for recent events, but it's the US who should be scolded for their actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lana says the US should be afraid and ashamed. They always try to shove democracy down people's throats. She says we're leaderless, and people call our President a wuss. She says her president is Putin, a man who's fearless, and isn't afraid to say the truth. Tonight, Rusev will crush everyone, each and every single one in attendance. Rusev will crush Jack Swagger.
Jack Swagger is out next, with Zeb Coalter in tow. Swagger is carrying a US flag on his way down to the ring.
Zeb grabs a mic. He says we've heard enough, but then he's slapped by Lana.
Rusev vs. Jack Swagger
Rusev and Swagger get right to it, and Swagger ends up clotheslining Rusev over the top rope and to the outside.
Rusev gets into the ring and the match starts properly. Swagger takes Rusev over and goes for the ankle lock, but Rusev rolls out of the ring to avoid it. Rusev gets back into the ring and attacks Swagger in the corner, landing big kicks to the chest and huge punches to the back of the head. Swagger fights back and avoids a splash in the corner. When Swagger goes for the ankle lock again, Rusev bails to the floor. Swagger doesn't wait, following Rusev to the floor, slamming his head into the apron, and bringing things back into the ring. Swagger hits a splash in the corner and a couple of knees to the gut, but Rusev comes back with a running splash, then a fall away slam to send Swagger across the ring.
Rusev stomps away at Swagger, then kicks his back hard. Rusev clamps on a nerve hold, bearing down on Swagger's shoulder. Swagger tries to fight up, but Rusev puts him down with a series of elbow, and clamps the nerve hold right back on.
Swagger begins to fight out of the hold, so Rusev brings things into the corner, gets a couple of shots in, then a big kick in the middle of the ring to take Swagger to the mat. Rusev rips at Swagger's face, then clamps down on either side on Swagger's neck. Swagger stands, then stomps on Rusev's bare foot. Swagger runs into Rusev, and Rusev hits a back drop to send him crashing to the outside. Swagger grabs his knee.
Swagger gets to the apron, but Rusev knocks him off. Swagger gets up, and is knocked off again. Zeb gives Swagger a quick pep talk. Swagger shrugs off a couple of blows and comes up with a couple of his own, then a flying shoulder block, and a big boot. Swagger hits the Swagger bomb out of the corner for a two count.
Rusev hits Swagger with a couple of wide shots, but Swagger comes back with a high angle body slam for two. Rusev kicks Swagger away, and Swagger ends up on the apron. When Swagger heads back into the ring, he's caught with a big kick to the chest. When Swagger stands, he blocks a big kick from Rusev, and turns it into the ankle lock, wrenching away. Rusev gets close to the ropes, but Swagger pulls him back to the middle of the ring. Rusev finally makes it to the bottom rope and forces a break, falling to the floor.
Swagger follows Rusev to the floor, and hits a chop block to Rusev's ankle. Swagger locks in the ankle lock, but Rusev turns it around, sending Swagger crashing face first into the ring post. Rusev makes it back into the ring at a nine count, and Swagger is out cold on the floor.
Winner by Count-out: Rusev
A Russian flag unfurls behind Lana and Rusev as they celebrate their win.
Lana tells Rusev to crush, so Rusev heads to the floor. Rusev grabs Swagger and locks him into the camel clutch. Refs yell at Rusev to break the hold, but he only does when Lana tells him to. Rusev and Lana stand victorious over Swagger while he's being looked at by referees.
Stardust is shown backstage, talking about something being within their grasp, but not being able to touch it. Goldust says he thinks he's talking about the cosmic key. Stardust says he doesn't understand, but they need to see it with their own eyes. Tonight they watch the stars, but very soon, they're going to hear the names Goldust and Stardust.
Seth Rollins makes his way out into the arena. We get a recap of Dean Ambrose's ambush on Rollins earlier tonight.
Rollins says since his opponent has been ejected from the building, he's come out here to accept his victory via forfeit. He wants to be announced as winner, and he wants his hand raised. He's announced as the winner of the match, and his hand is raised. Rollins' music hits, and he holds his briefcase high overhead and celebrates his 'win'.
Dean Ambrose is in from out of nowhere and he attacks Rollins, sending him crashing into the ringside barricade and out into the crowd. Ambrose fights Rollins in the crowd, but Rollins is able to turn things around, getting in a couple of shots on the way back into the ringside area. Rollins gets on the barricade, and Ambrose tosses him over on top of the Spanish announce table. Security is in, and they break things up, dragging Ambrose out through the crowd. Ambrose breaks free and gets in a couple more shots on Rollins. Triple H stalks down to the ring and pushes Ambrose away. Hunter tells security to get Ambrose out of his building. They begin to carry Ambrose out, but Rollins leaps on top of everyone from out of nowhere.
Ambrose is literally being carried out, but Rollins won't let him get away, continuing to pursue him. Ambrose talks trash, and Rollins looks furious. Hunter picks up Rollins, and raises his arm. Rollins screams that he's the winner before he and Hunter walk off to the back.
The announcers talk for a bit about Rollins and whether or not it was right for him to join the Authority, or count this as a win. Then they throw it to a video package that highlights the recent events between Bray Wyatt and Chris Jericho that have led up to the next match.
The lights in the arena go out, and Bray Wyatt lets Tampa know that they're here. Bray, Rowan and Harper make their way out to the ring to a sea of lights in the darkness from fans holding up their cell phones.
Wyatt is still sporting a nasty looking left eye, which is varying shades of purple and yellow. Pyro hits and Chris Jericho is out next. Jericho gets a warm reaction, but it seems to die off pretty quickly.
Bray Wyatt vs. Chris Jericho
The bell rings and both men stare across the ring at each other. We get a lock up, and Wyatt backs Jericho up into the corner. Jericho turns things around, and eventually breaks. Wyatt charges and takes Jericho down with a knee to the gut. Jericho hits a couple of chops, but Wyatt shrugs them off and takes Jericho into the corner, choking him against the middle rope.
Jericho hits a high elbow to take Wyatt to the mat. Jericho chokes Wyatt on the middle rope for a bit, then kicks him, and chops him hard in the corner. Jericho hits another chop, then whips Wyatt across the ring. Wyatt pops out of the corner and clotheslines Jericho, wiping him out. Wyatt picks up Jericho and hits a high elbow to take Jericho down for two. Wyatt picks up Jericho and tries for a suplex, but Jericho turns things around, almost in the walls of Jericho. Jericho is distracted by Harper and Rowan, and that allows Bray to send Jericho to the mat, and stomp at his joints. Wyatt locks in a rear chin lock, trapping Jericho's arm. Jericho is able to fight up to his feet and out of the hold, hitting a dropkick that sends Bray to the apron. Jericho hits a springboard dropkick from the middle rope that sends Wyatt crashing to the floor.
Jericho heads to the top rope and takes out Bray, along with Harper and Rowan who are checking on Wyatt on the floor. Jericho brings things back into the ring, but Harper grabs Jericho's leg on his way back into the ring. The ref catches it and throws Harper and Rowan out of the arena.
Jericho stands on the apron while Harper and Rowan leave. Bray takes advantage and sends Jericho crashing from the apron out to the barricade on the floor. Bray kicks at Jericho's head and stomps on his chest before bringing things back into the ring for a two count. Wyatt picks Jericho up and hits a couple of big right hands in the corner. Wyatt goes for a spear in the corner, but Jericho moves and Wyatt connects with the ring post. Wyatt ties to toss Jericho out to the floor, but Jericho lands on the apron, leaps to the top rope, and comes off with a double axe handle. Wyatt comes right back, botching a chestbreaker over the knee, then re-trying and hitting the same move for a two count. Bray clotheslines Jericho, but when he goes for the senton, Jericho gets his knees up. Jericho hits an enzugiri and goes for the pin, but only gets two.
Jericho drops a knee on Wyatt's face, then heads to the top. Wyatt is up and he stops Jericho in his tracks. Jericho fights Wyatt off as Wyatt continues to climb the turnbuckles. Jericho pushes Wyatt off, but Wyatt comes right back, pulling Jericho out and hitting some sort of weird, crazy suspension chestbreaker out of the corner for two.
Wyatt sends Jericho into the corner, but then runs into a boot to the face. Jericho hits the bull dog, then tries for the lionsault, but Bray gets his knees up. Wyatt does the spider walk, then plants Jericho with a urunage that's good for a near fall.
Wyatt slaps Jericho, then hits a splash in the corner. Wyatt is screaming at Jericho the whole time. Jericho comes back with a clothesline, and Jericho sends Wyatt crashing head first into the bottom turnbuckle. Bray goes to the outside. Jericho heads out after him on the apron, but Wyatt hits a DDT, sending Jericho crashing face first into the ring apron. Bray goes back into the ring and pins Jericho for two.
Bray tries for sister Abigail, but Jericho counters. Jericho tries for the walls of Jericho, but Bray fights it off and hits a running forearm. Bray gets another two count. Jericho hits a half codebreaker, and he pins Bray, getting the three count.
Winner: Chris Jericho
Rollins is shown backstage walking to the parking lot with his suitcase and security. Rollins is looking over his shoulder, and he finally says he doesn't need security. Rollins sends the guards off. Rollins looks around nervously, and Ambrose climbs out of a trunk. Ambrose ambushes Rollins and tosses him into a car. Rollins tries to get away, but Ambrose won't let him. Rollins gets into the car and peels out, speeding away. Ambrose walks around the parking lot.
Up next is the Battle Royal for the vacant Intercontinental Championship.
Big E, Alberto Del Rio, Cesaro, R-Truth, and Ryback all make their way out to the ring.
Curtis Axel is out next, followed by Zack Ryder. Titus O'Neil heads out next, followed by Damien Sandown, who comes to the ring in swim trunks, a wife beater, goggles, and a bucket hat. Not to mention flip flops and sandals. Health Slater is out next, followed by matador Diego. Sin Cara heads out, followed by Xavier Woods. The Great Khali is out next, making his way slowly to the ring. Kofi Kingston is out, and next is 'the inspirational' Bo Dallas. Dolph Ziggler is out to a nice pop from the fans in the crowd. Miz comes out, getting a good deal of boos on his way down. Sheamus is out last, holding his US title high.
Everyone looks to get down to business, but they're interrupted by Bad News Barrett. Barrett says whoever wins the battle royal receives the honor of becoming the Intercontinental Champion, but he's got some bad news. Becoming the new Champion will be like being an old couple retired in Florida. In the beginning it's great, but it's delaying the inevitable. They'll meet their demise, and it'll come in the form of a bull hammer from Barrett.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Battle Royal
The bell rings and everyone goes right for Khali. Khali goes down for a bit, but pops up and stars chopping everone. Khali tosses out Xavier Woods, then Zack Ryder. Sheamus hits a brogue kick on Khali and everyone teams up to tip Khali over the top.
Dallas mixes it up with Sin Cara, eliminating him and tossing him to the floor. Cesaro fights with Dolph Ziggler, while Damien Sandow marches around the ring looking ridiculous. Everyone is brawling, throwing wild punches. Axel and Ryback team up to toss R-Truth over the top. Axel is tossed over and he doesn't look too happy about it.
Sandow is clotheslined out to the floor by the Diego. Ryback hits a belly to back suplex that sends Ryback crashing to the floor. Ryback stomps on Cesaro, then Kofi. Ryback attacks everyone, slamming Del Rio to the mat. Ryback and Sheamus stare each other down. Sheamus and Ryback trade right hands. Sheamus kicks Ryback in the chest. Ryback almost scores with a powerbomb, but Sheamus hits a brogue kick that sends Ryback over the top rope to the floor. Miz almost tips Sheamus out of the ring, but Ziggler comes up and hits the Zig Zag on Miz.
Miz rolls under the bottom rope to the floor. Titus catches Sheamus, hitting a backbreaker and tossing him across the ring. Bo Dallas hits Titus with a knee to the back to eliminate him from the match. Cesaro wipes out Bo. Kofi is able to send Cesaro to the apron. Cesaro won't go out. Cesaro and Kofi have an amazing spot with neither going out, and Cesaro hanging on by Kofi's hair. When they get back into the ring, Kofi dropkicks Cesaro. Del Rio traps Ziggler in the cross arm breaker in the ropes.
Del Rio misses a kick to Ziggler, and Ziggler hangs him up on the top rope, then sends him out to the floor to eliminate Alberto. Big E grabs Cesaro and tries to slam him, but Cesaro avoids it, belly to belly suplexing Big E to the outside. Kofi goes to the apron, then leaps back onto the shoulders of Big E. Cesaro goes to the apron and suplexes Kofi into the ring. Kofi lands on his feet, but eats a big boot from Cesaro. Kofi tries to monkey flip Cesaro, but Cesaro won't go out of the ring. Cesaro suplexes Kofi to the outside hard. Slater comes in from out of nowhere and eliminates Cesaro. Sheamus tosses Slater to the apron, and hits him with a brogue kick to eliminate him. Bo almost catches Sheamus, but Sheamus recovers, sends Dallas to the apron, and hits him with repeated clubbing blows to the chest. Ziggler comes in and hits a dropkick to send Dallas to the floor.
It's down to Ziggler and Sheamus. Both men trade blows, and Sheamus spears Ziggler in the corner before hitting a running knee. Ziggler tries for the Zig Zag, but Sheamus avoids it. Sheamus also shakes the rocker dropper. Ziggler avoids a powerbomb, but lands awkwardly trying to roll up Sheamus. Ziggler ducks a brogue kick, but Sheamus catches his legs, and slingshots Ziggler over the top rope and to the apron. Sheamus picks up Ziggler and hits him with a couple of rights. Sheamus hits the ropes, but Ziggler swings back into the ring. Ziggler clotheslines Sheamus over the top, but Sheamus catches himself on the apron. Sheamus shoulders Ziggler, but Ziggler fights him off. Sheamus goes to get back into the ring, and Ziggler kicks him to the floor. Ziggler celebrates, and Miz is in, tossing him out to the floor and winning the battle royal.
Winner and NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion: The Miz
Cole asks if Cena will be able to retain his title, or if we'll be crowning a new champion tonight. This leads into a video package highlighting how Cena found himself in this situation after winning the titles last month.
Randy Orton is the first man to make his way to the ring for the main event of the evening. Randy doesn't get much of a reaction out of the fans, who haven't been all that active outside of the opener really.
Kane is out next, and the big red machine also gets very little response out of the audience.
Roman Reigns is out next, coming through the crowd down to the ring. Reigns gets a bit of love from fans, bringing them to life.
John Cena is out last, and the Champion (carrying both titles) gets a mixed reaction out of the crowd.
Justin Roberts gives us formal ring introductions for all four men, and we're finally ready to being.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Fatal Four Way Match
John Cena vs. Randy Orton vs. Kane vs. Roman Reigns
The bell rings, and Orton and Kane pair off immediately, with Cena and Reigns on the same side of the ring by circumstance. Cena tosses Orton from the ring, while Kane and Reigns square off in the ring. Orton throws Cena into the ring steps on the floor. In the ring, Reigns is punching away at Kane, and Orton breaks it up. Reigns gets in a couple of shots on Orton, but Kane sends him to the mat and Orton and Kane stomp away. Orton and Kane score with clotheslines in the corner on Reigns, and Kane sends Cena to the floor with a big boot off the apron. Reigns gets to the middle rope and hits a flying double clothesline. Reigns goes for a suplex on Kane, but Orton interrupts, and Kane and Orton hit a double suplex on Reigns, with Orton scoring a two count.
Cena is in and he hits a suplex on Orton that's good for a near fall. Orton chokes Cena with his boot while Kane sends Reigns head first into the ring post on the outside. Kane heads back into the ring and hits the side slam on Cena, setting Orton up for a near fall. Orton and Kane both get in a couple of shots on Cena. Kane tosses Reigns from the apron as Orton kicks at Cena. Cena comes back, shouldering Orton, but Orton is able to fight out, with Kane's help.
Kane picks Cena up and sends him into the ropes for a back elbow, getting Orton another near fall. Orton stomps at Cena's midsection, then his joints. Reigns gets up to the apron, and Kane sends him down, heading out to the floor. Reigns sends Kane head first into the ring apron. In the ring, Cena hits a couple of shoulder blocks and a belly to back suplex, following it up with a five knuckle shuffle. Cena shoulders Orton, but Orton grabs the top rope and falls out to the floor. Cena and Reigns are left in the ring, but they're attacked by Kane and Orton.
Kane hits a big DDT on Reigns which puts him down for a two count. Orton isn't happy that Kane made a pin, shoving him and getting in his face. Kane hits Orton with a big right hand, backing him up in the corner before seating him on the top turnbuckle. Cena and Reigns break things up, then help turn it into a tower of doom sort of spot, with Reigns and Cena scoring with a double powerbomb and Orton eating a huge superplex. Cena and Reigns stomps away at Kane, but Orton hits Reigns with a backbreaker, then hits Cena and Reigns with dual suspension DDT's, planting both men. Orton goes for the pin, but Kane breaks it up.
Kane connects with a big boot on Orton that's good for two. Reigns connects with a Samoan drop on Kane, but a pin attempt is broken up by Orton. Reigns hits Orton with some big right hands. Orton traps Reigns in a half crab. Reigns powers out of the hold, then flips Orton over into a half crab. Cena clamps on the STF. Kane breaks things up. Cena shoulders Kane and hits the AA, but Kane rolls to the floor. Cena takes Orton to the mat and locks in the STF. Orton drags himself to the bottom rope, but Cena pulls him back to the middle of the ring. Orton crawls, but Reigns ends up pulling Orton from the ring, tossing him over the Spanish announcer's table.
Reigns gets into the ring and it's just he and Cena. They trade right hands. The crowd is completely behind Reigns. Cena takes Reigns down to the mat, but Reigns fights up and connects with a Samoan drop. Reigns drops to a knee and teases a superman punch, but Cena connects with the belly to back suplex. Cena tries for the five knuckle shuffle, but Reigns pops up and hits the superman punch. Reigns spears Cena, and Kane comes in to break up the pin.
Kane whips Reigns into the ropes, and Reigns takes Kane down with a flying clothesline. Reigns knocks Kane down to the mat in the corner. He heads to the outside, and dropkicks everyone in the side of the head before spearing Orton through the barricade surrounding the timekeeper's area.
Kane catches Reigns by the throat, but Reigns fights it off and spears Kane. Cena breaks up a pin attempt. Cena tosses Reigns to the floor, then hits the AA on Kane, but a pin is broken up by Reigns. Cena and Reigns trade rights, and Cena hits Reigns with the AA, but Kane breaks up the pin.
Kane catches Cena by the throat and hits a chokeslam. Kane chokeslams Reigns, but he only gets a two count. Kane looks upset as he stands and paces. Kane signals that it's over. He waits for Reigns to stand. Reigns avoids Kane and hits a spear, getting another two count. Orton hits an RKO on Reigns. Cena hits an AA on Orton, laying him out on Kane, and Cena gets the pin on Kane, scoring the three count
Winner and STILL WWE World Heavyweight Champion: John Cena
Cena celebrates with his titles, and the show ends with Cena walking to the back and Reigns looking on sadly.
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