WWE’s post-Wrestlemania 31 overseas tour continued on Thursday with a live event from the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England.
Sunderland striker Jermaine Defoe worked the show as guest timekeeper for The Lucha Dragons vs. The Ascension. The backstory here is WWE was looking to get nuclear heat as Sunderland beat Newcastle United (their long-standing rival) in the Tyne-Wear derby on Easter Sunday off a Defoe goal. Sin Cara of the Lucha Dragons actually visited Newcastle United's facilities earlier in the day.
Below are match results:
1) Dean Ambrose b. Luke Harper
2) Zack Ryder b. Bo Dallas
3) The Lucha Dragons b. The Ascension. Sunderland striker Jermaine Defoe was guest timekeeper and predictably got a lot of heat.
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4) Stardust b. Goldust
5) WWE United States Champion John Cena b. Rusev w/Lana
6) Naomi & Paige b. The Bella Twins
7) Ryback b. Kane
8) Randy Orton b. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins via disqualification after interference from J&J Security.
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