Extreme Rules Results

WWE Extreme Rules Results 6/4/17
WWE Extreme Rules Results
July 15, 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com

“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.

A video kicks off the show highlighting all the main event matches we will see. Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley is heavily featured.

RAW Tag Team Championships
Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt (c’s) vs. The B-Team

Ronda Rousey is shown at ringside alongside her husband, Travis Browne. She gets a huge reaction when shown.

Matt Hardy will start against Bo Dallas. A loud “Ronda Rousey” chant is taking place. Hardy punches Dallas to the corner before whipping him to the opposite corner. Hardy then whips him harder into the opposite corner, causing Dallas to collapse in pain. Hardy punches wildly at him before dropping a leg for a one count. Dallas quickly rolls out of the ring to talk strategy with Curtis Axel. Dallas gets in the ring with Hardy demanding he fight him. Bray Wyatt is tagged in, and it’s brother vs. brother. Bray Wyatt vs. Bo Dallas. The crowd is really buzzing with Rousey at ringside. The brothers circle the ring before Dallas tags in Axel. Wyatt takes Axel down and head-butts him in the chest. Wyatt stomps the hand and circles around his prey. Wyatt whips him to the corner, but Axel sidesteps an avalanche. Axel stomps him down and backs up. Axel charges, but Wyatt clotheslines him down. Hardy is tagged in, and he forearms away at Axel before bouncing him off the turnbuckles. Hardy clotheslines him in the corner while shouting “DELETE” three times before trying for a bulldog, but Axel shoves him off. Axel charges, but Hardy big boots him down. Hardy comes off the second rope with a diving elbow drop for a near fall. Axel blocks a Side Effect and knocks him into the middle rope. Axel chokes him on the middle rope, and Dallas gets a cheap shot in while the referee’s back is turned. Dallas tags back in, and he stomps Hardy down in the corner. A “Let’s go B-Team/B-Team sucks” chant picks up. Dallas takes him down and applies a chin lock. Hardy fights up, but Dallas powers him to his corner and tags in Axel. Dallas clotheslines and knees Hardy before throwing him into Axel for a DDT, which gives The B-Team a near fall. Axel knees Hardy in the back and rips at his face. Hardy fights up and punches out, but Axel knees him. Axel sends him into the ropes, but Hardy cuts him off with a Side Effect.

Wyatt and Dallas are tagged in. Wyatt clotheslines Dallas before knocking Axel off the apron. Wyatt punches Dallas to the corner and avalanches him before trying for Sister Abigail, but Axel stops it. Wyatt knocks Axel out of the ring and hits Dallas with a uranage. Hardy tags in, and they set up for their finish, but Axel comes in the ring. Wyatt knocks him out of the ring. Dallas then knocks Hardy into Wyatt, who falls out of the ring. Dallas then hits a twisting neckbreaker off the top rope for the win!

Winners and new RAW Tag Team Champions: The B-Team

Charly Caruso interviews The B-Team, who are celebrating their win. She asks how they feel. Axel asks how a rainbow feels. It feels unbelievable. Dallas says the “B” in “B-Team” stands for best.

Kurt Angle is interviewed by Renee Young. Angle says either Brock Lesnar comes to RAW tomorrow to negotiate when his next title defense will be or he will strip him of the title! That announcement got a huge reaction and set off a “YES” chant.

Finn Balor vs. Constable Baron Corbin

JoJo introduces Baron Corbin as “Stephanie McMahon’s personally appointed constable of Monday Night RAW…”

They circle the ring and locks up. Balor applies a waistlock, but Corbin powers him to the corner. Balor gives a clean break, so Corbin elbows him in the face. Corbin continues to elbow away at him before punching him in the midsection. Corbin stands on his neck for a few moments before getting him to his feet. Corbin then connects with a knee to the midsection. Balor reverses a whip and rolls through a sunset flip to dropkick him in the face. Corbin quickly lifts him up and powers him to the corner before hitting some stiff clotheslines and throwing him down. Corbin shouts that Balor is too small. Corbin then applies a head and arm lock. Balor fights up, but Corbin takes him down. Balor makes a mini-comeback, but Corbin slides out of the ring and quickly gets back in to clothesline him down for a two count. Corbin stomps him and talks some trash. Corbin bounces him off the top turnbuckle and continues talking trash. Corbin then shoves him to the corner. Balor avoids an avalanche and shoulders him in the midsection. Balor goes for a slingshot move, but Corbin punches him down. Corbin pulls him into the ring to cover for a near fall. Corbin reapplies the head and arm lock. Balor fights up, but Corbin stops him. Corbin goes to the middle rope, but Balor kicks him. Balor goes to the top rope, but Corbin grabs him and hits a chokeslam onto his knee for a near fall. Corbin gets in the referee’s face. Balor avoids a clothesline and connects with the Sling Blade. Balor tries to follow-up, but Corbin stuns him with the Deep Six for a near fall.

Corbin is frustrated and starts viciously elbowing away at Balor. Corbin tries for a move, but Balor gets out, sweeps the feet, and double stomps him. Balor quickly dropkicks him into the corner and heads to the top rope. Corbin quickly gets up and crotches him. Corbin tries for the End of Days, but Balor counters into an inside cradle for the win.

Winner by Pinfall: Finn Balor

Corbin is livid and has his hands on his head. Balor quickly backs up the ramp looking pretty banged up.

We go backstage to see The Bludgeon Brothers viciously attacking Team Hell No. They put Kane’s ankle in a door and hit the door with a mallet. Kane screams in pain. Smackdown General Manager Paige runs up with some officials to check on Team Hell No.

Video Package: Smackdown Women’s Championship

Smackdown Women’s Championship
James Ellsworth suspended above ring in a Shark Cage
Asuka vs. Carmella (c)

James Ellsworth does not look pleased about being put into the cage. The cage is secured, and he is furious as it is being suspended above the ring.

The bell rings, and Carmella looks confident as she circles the ring. Asuka kicks and knees away at her before hitting a snapmare and kicking her in the spine. Carmella slides out of a body slam and pulls her down by the hair. Ellsworth drops a chain to the mat, but Asukas stomps it and gets it away. Asuka kicks her in the head for a two count. Carmella quickly boots her and takes her down. Carmella goes for the chain, but the referee throws it away. Ellsworth drops something else down. Carmella tries to spray Asuka in the eyes, but Asuka takes her down with a strike combo and knees in the face. Asuka hits a running hip attack for a near fall. Asuka soon applies the Asuka Lock, but Carmella gets her foot on the bottom rope. Carmella rolls out of the ring. Ellsworth is trying to pick the lock. Asuka goes outside and hits Carmella with a suplex on the floor. Asuka throws her into the barricade. Ellsworth picks the lock and escapes, but his pants are stuck on the cage and he’s dangling upside down over the ring! Asuka smiles and attacks him, finishing him off with a dropkick. The harness securing Ellsworth is revealed. Production crew comes in to help free Ellsworth, but Asuka scares them away. Asuka kicks away at Ellsworth. Carmella then sends Asuka head-first into the bottom of the cage and pins her for the win.

Winner and still Smackdown Women’s Champion: Carmella

Asuka is furious and attacks the production crew before viciously attacking Ellsworth. Asuka kicks him in the head and gives him a German Suplex. Asuka then puts him to sleep with the Asuka Lock. Asuka is absolutely livid.

Replays are shown of Sanity defeating The New Day in a Tables Match on the Extreme Rules Kickoff Show.

WWE United States Championship
Jeff Hardy (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Before the match begins, Nakamura gives Hardy a low blow! The referee checks on Hardy, who is writhing in pain. Hardy agrees to start the match. The bell rings, and Nakamura immediately connects with the Kinshasa for the win!

Winner and new WWE United States Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura celebrates his win… when Randy Orton’s music hits. The Viper, who hasn’t been seen since WWE Backlash, comes out to a big reaction. Orton gets in the ring and stares at Nakamura, who has retreated to ringside. Orton then looks at Hardy, who is struggling to get up, and grabs him to stomp his groin. Orton then walks off.

Video Package: Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens – Steel Cage Match

Steel Cage Match
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens

Owens looks determined as he gets in the ring. As soon as the bell rings, Owens scrambles to the cage wall and tries to climb. Strowman pulls him down. Strowman charges, but Owens boots him in the face. Owens tries to escape again, but Strowman throws him down. Strowman demands that Owens stop being a coward and fight him. Owens approaches, so Strowman shoves him down. Strowman elbows him back and big boots him. Strowman charges, but Owens moves, causing Strowman to hit the cage headfirst. Owens superkicks him, hits a cannonball in the corner, and connects with a frog splash for a one count. Owens tries to escape through the door, but Strowman grabs the ankle. Strowman yanks him back to the middle of the ring, and Owens starts to beg for him to stop. Strowman responds by bending him back and clubbing him in the chest. Strowman throws him into the cage, and Owens collapses down to the mat. Strowman does it a second time. Naturally, the crowd chants, “One more time.” Strowman obliges and sends Owens into the Steel Cage again. Strowman scoops him up and sends him like a lawn dart into the wall of the cage. Strowman takes his time while the crowd chants, “Get These Hands.” Owens manages to boot him and take him down with a jawbreaker. Owens tries to leave the cage, but Strowman stops him and slams the door into his head. Owens comes back and slams him off the cage to stun him. Owens then handcuffs him to the top rope.

Owens punches away at Strowman and talks some trash. Strowman grabs him by the throat and chokeslams him. Strowman tries to break the handcuffs. Owens does the “Suck it” taunt and blows him a kiss while climbing out of the cage. Strowman angrily breaks the handcuffs and charges. Strowman stands on the top of the cage and grabs Owens by the throat. Strowman then chokeslams him off the top of the cage through the commentary table! Owens wins!

Winner by Escaping the Cage: Kevin Owens

Strowman stands on top of the cage and poses. Owens is in a lot of pain. EMTs run down to help him. Strowman then laughs while saying Owens’ name and walks off.

They promote the WWE Super Showdown special airing from Australia in October.

Replays are shown of the carnage caused by Braun Strowman. We then see some replays of Jeff Hardy losing the WWE United States Championship to Shinsuke Nakamura. Hardy was then attacked after the match by a returning Randy Orton.

Footage is shown of The Bludgeon Brothers attacking Team Hell No backstage and seemingly breaking Kane’s ankle.

Video Package: Team Hell No vs. The Bludgeon Brothers

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Team Hell No vs. The Bludgeon Brothers (c’s)

Daniel Bryan is going it alone against Erick Rowan. Rowan takes him down, but Bryan gets away. Bryan avoids him. A “Daniel Bryan” chant picks up. Bryan fights him off and hits the ropes, but Rowan takes him down. They go for a double team powerbomb, but Bryan gets out of it. Bryan stuns Luke Harper on the top rope and clotheslines Rowan out of the ring. Bryan hits Harper with a super hurricanrana and a baseball slide on Rowan. Bryan goes for the YES! Lock, but Rowan pulls him out of the ring. Rowan sends him into the steel steps and body slams Harper on top of him! Rowan gets him in the ring and splashes him for a two count. Harper tags in and hits a snapmare before kneeing him in the spine. Rowan hits a pump-handle backbreaker and follows up with a body slam for a two count. Harper tags in and drops an elbow for a two count. They trade tags. Eventually Bryan holds the top rope and pulls it down to get Rowan out of the ring. Bryan then attacks Harper, but he cuts him off. Bryan scales the ropes and backflips over him. Bryan goes for a suicide dive on Rowan, but Rowan catches him and holds him up. Bryan escapes, and Harper accidentally gives Rowan a suicide dive.

Kane’s music hits, and he comes out in an ankle boot. Kane limps down to ringside. Bryan is in the ring and kicks Harper away. Kane tags in, and he punches Harper down a few times. Kane gives Rowan a Chokeslam. Kane then gives Harper a Chokeslam. Kane tries for a Tombstone, but he can’t lift him. Harper then attacks the ankle. Bryan tags in and hits Harper with a missile dropkick. Bryan hits Harper with the YES Kicks and kicks him in the head. Bryan charges, but Rowan cuts him off and hits a spin kick. Harper tags in, and they hit their double-team powerbomb for the win.

Winners and still Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Bludgeon Brothers

Roman Reigns is walking backstage when The B-Team comes up to him celebrating. They tell him if they can win, so can he. After he beats Bobby, he can celebrate with them. Reigns looks confused.

Video Package: Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley

Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley

They lock up, and Lashley powers him to the corner. Reigns turns him, and they’re tussling for position. The referee gets them to give a clean break. Reigns applies a waistlock, but Lashley quickly turns him around and takes him down. Lashley stalks him and hits another waistlock takeover, dropping him on his hip. Reigns gets up and applies a hammerlock, but Lashley counters out with a slam. Lashley applies a waistlock, but Reigns elbows him in the face. Reigns hits the ropes, and Lashley leapfrogs him. Reigns then punches him down. Reigns bounces him off the top turnbuckle before sending him into the ropes for a back elbow. Reigns picks up a one count. Reigns chokes him on the ropes. Reigns goes outside and hits a Drive-By Dropkick for a two count. The crowd is playing with beachballs and chanting for it. Reigns applies a chin lock. Lashley fights up, but Reigns knocks him out of the ring. Reigns sends him into the barricade a few times. A “Rusev Day” chant picks up. Lashley kicks him and counters a whip into the stairs by leaping up onto them. Reigns quickly follows up by forearming him off the steps. Reigns sends him into the steel ring steps and stands over him. Reigns picks up the top half of the stairs and tries to hit him, which should cause a disqualification, but Lashley blocks it. Lashley throws him aside and clotheslines him on the floor. Lashley gets him in the ring and hits a belly-to-belly overhead suplex. Lashley clotheslines him in the corner, but eats a big boot trying it a second time. Reigns takes him down and starts the ten clubs in the corner. Reigns hits the ropes, but Lashley counters with a scoop powerslam for a two count.

Lashley stands over Reigns and gets him to his feet. Reigns comes back with some forearms and hits the ropes, but Lashley takes him down with a standing cross-body. Lashley goes to the top rope and hits a double axe handle. Lashley poses, but the crowd is not into this so far. Lashley gets him to his feet, but Reigns counters into a Samoan Drop attempt. Lashley holds the ropes, so Reigns flips him over the top rope to the floor! Lashley landed hard on his shoulder. Lashley crawls into the ring only for Reigns to leg drop him for a near fall. Reigns slowly gets to his feet as a “Let’s go Roman/Roman sucks” chant picks up. Reigns signals for a Superman Punch, but Lashley catches him and slams him down. Lashley hits a delayed vertical suplex for a near fall. Lashley cannot believe it. Lashley sets up for his finish. Lashley charges, but Reigns counters with a Superman Punch for a near fall. Reigns is in disbelief.

Lashley rolls out of the ring to recover. Reigns follows him out and runs around the ring. Lashley counters him by giving him a belly-to-belly overhead suplex onto the German commentary table. Lashley gets him in the ring and goes to the top rope. Reigns stuns him with a Superman Punch, knocking him off the top rope. Reigns goes for a Spear, but Lashely counters with a Spear of his own for the win!

Winner by Pinfall: Bobby Lashley

Ronda Rousey is shown at ringside, and she gets a big reception.

Video Package: Nia Jax vs. Alexa Bliss

RAW Women’s Championship – Extreme Rules
Nia Jax w/ Natalya vs. Alexa Bliss (c) w/ Mickie James

The bell rings, and Bliss quickly tries to run around her. Jax stops her, so Bliss slaps her. Bliss then looks worried and gets out of the ring. Mickie James gives Bliss a kendo stick. Bliss hits her once, but the second shot is blocked and broken over her knee. Bliss starts pulling out garbage cans and chairs, but each weapon is taken away by Jax and thrown into the ring. Jax floors her and puts her in the ring. Jax avalanches her in the ring and slams her onto the steel chair. Bliss tries to hit her with the chair in desperation, but Jax takes it away from her. Jax sets up the garbage can and press slams Bliss onto it. Ronda Rousey is enjoying this from ringside. Jax grabs her, but Bliss hits her a few times with the garbage can lid. Bliss throws the remnants of the garbage can onto Jax as well. Bliss wedges a chair in the corner and attacks Bliss. Jax charges, but Bliss moves, causing Jax to hit the chair headfirst. James gets on the apron, but Natalya pulls her off and hits her with a garbage can lid. Bliss attacks Natalya and sends her into the barricade. Rousey looks furious at ringside.

Rousey jumps over the barricade and grabs James before sending her into the barricade twice. Rousey gets her in the ring and lifts her up for a modified Samoan Drop. Rousey then sends James outside and sends her over the table. A loud “Ronda Rousey” chant picks up. Bliss tries to run away, but Rousey catches her. James then cracks Rousey with the kendo stick twice. Jax catches Bliss coming off the top rope and goes for a Samoan Drop, but James hits her with the chair. Bliss soon gives Jax a DDT onto the chair for the win.

Winner and still RAW Women’s Champion: Alexa Bliss

Ronda Rousey quickly runs into the ring and angrily chases them off. Rousey looks furious.

Shinsuka Nakamura will defend his newly won WWE United States Championship against former champion Jeff Hardy this Tuesday on Smackdown Live.

Video Package: WWE Championship Match

Aiden English sings that today will be the day Rusev wins the WWE Championship, making it Rusev Day forever.

WWE Championship
Rusev w/ Aidan English vs. AJ Styles (c)

The crowd is really buzzing over this match. There are dueling chants for Styles and Rusev. The bell rings, and they circle the ring. Styles is talking confidently. Rusev backs him to the corner, but Styles ducks a punch and kicks him down. Rusev soon grabs him and sends him  into the ropes, but Styles dropkicks him in the knee. Rusev quickly blocks a kick and clotheslines him down. Styles is soon on his feet and kicking him in the knee. Styles chops the chest and goes for a suplex, but Rusev blocks it. Styles kicks him in the knee to take him down. Styles hits the ropes, but Rusev catches him with a spinebuster for a two count. Rusev hits a pair of suplexes before dropping an elbow for a one count. Rusev takes him down with a straight right hand before going for another elbow drop, but Styles moves. Styles kicks him in the knee a few times, but Rusev quickly cuts him off. Rusev forearms him in the spine a few times before hitting a back suplex for a two count. Rusev gets him to his feet and applies a bear hug. Styles soon punches out of it, but Rusev cuts him off with a knee to the midsection. Rusev goes for a superplex, but Styles slides off and clips Rusev’s leg to send him over the top rope and out of the ring. Styles then hits a plancha.

Styles gets him to his feet, but Rusev backs him into the barricade. Rusev gets him in the ring, and Styles takes him down with a strike combination. Styles hits an avalanche in the corner and lifts him up, but Rusev fights out. Styles counters a suplex and hits a reverse DDT for a near fall. Styles tries for a Styles Clash, but Rusev powers him to the corner. Styles tries to come back with a Calf Crusher attempt, but Rusev holds the ropes. Rusev puts him on the top rope and punches him off to the floor. Rusev tries for a suicide dive, but Styles forearms him. Styles punches him back and hits a slingshot kick to take him down. Styles tries for a springboard 450 spalsh, but Rusev avoids it. Styles rolls through and eats a kick from Rusev. Styles tries for a Calf Crusher, but Rusev fights it off. Styles kicks him in the knee and goes for a diving forearm, but Rusev moves. Rusev tries for a move, but Styles counters into a Calf Crusher. Styles holds it on for a while, but English pushes the bottom rope closer to Rusev to get a rope break. Styles then looks at English at ringside. Styles chases him around the ring, but Rusev soon catches him and hits a belly-to-belly suplex on the floor. Rusev gets him in the ring and hits a Machka Kick for a near fall. Rusev cannot believe it.

Rusev signals for another Machka Kick, but Styles avoids it and hits a Pele kick. Styles hits an inverted atomic drop, but Rusev hits a Machka Kick for another near fall. Rusev immediately tries for an Accolade, but his knee gives out. Rusev then applies an Accolade on one knee. Styles claws to the bottom rope and gets out. Rusev signals for the end and tries for the Accolade. Styles slides out and runs Rusev into an exposed turnbuckle that English exposed. Styles hits a springboard 450 splash for a near fall! Styles gets on the apron and kicks English. Styles then signals for a Phenomenal Forearm. Styles then connects with the Phenomenal Forearm for the win.

Winner and still WWE Champion: AJ Styles

Charly Caruso interviews Seth Rollins backstage. Rollins recognizes that he has three opponents tonight: Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, and the clock. Rollins will walk out as the Intercontinental Champion and burn it down.

WWE Intercontinental Championship
30 Minute Iron Man Match
Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler (c) w/ Drew McIntyre

The bell rings, and they take about a minute to feel each other out. Ziggler then applies a hammerlock and keeps him grounded. Rollins fights up and reverses the hammerlock. Ziggler quickly gets to the ropes. Rollins quickly rolls him up for a one count and smirks at him. Ziggler tries for a roll up, but Rollins counters into a backslide pin for a one count. They’re being cautious with one another. Rollins blocks a kick and rolls him up for a two count. Rollins sends him into the ropes and counters a sunset flip by sitting on his shoulders for a two count. Rollins hits a snapmare and covers, but Ziggler kicks out and gets out of the ring to take a breath with Drew McIntyre. Rollins does jumping jacks in the ring. McIntyre tries to distract Rollins so Ziggler can attack, but Rollins cuts him off and takes him down for a two count. Rollins whips him to the corner and charges, but Ziggler drops him on the apron. Rollins quickly gets in the ring and hits a turnbuckle powerbomb before connecting with La Magistral for a pin.

Rollins: 1 — Zigger: 0

Rollins hits a back suplex and goes to the top rope, but Ziggler rolls out of the ring. Rollins takes him down with a plancha before sending him into the barricade. Rollins punches him and puts him in the ring. Rollins looks at McIntyre lurking nearby while he gets in the ring. Ziggler then attacks Rollins and punches away at him. Ziggler hits a neckbreaker for a two count. Ziggler drops an elbow for a two count. Rollins slides through a suplex and sends him into the ropes. Rollins puts him in the corner and hits a running forearm. The crowd is counting the last ten seconds of each minute like it’s the Royal Rumble. Rollins counters the famouser and rolls him up. They trade pins before Rollins deadlifts him. Ziggler goes for a victory roll, but Rollins rolls through and hits The Stomp for another pin.

Rollins: 2 — Ziggler: 0

Rollins looks around the ring and sets up for a superkick. Drew McIntyre then attacks him for a disqualification.

Rollins: 3 — Ziggler: 0

McIntyre clotheslines him over the top rope and slams him into the barricade. The referee ejects McIntyre from ringside. McIntyre hits him with a Claymore Kick before leaving. Ziggler crawls over and picks up a pin.

Rollins: 3 — Ziggler: 1

Ziggler waits for Rollins to get up. Ziggler then connects with a superkick to pick up another fall.

Rollins: 3 — Ziggler: 2

The crowd boos because the WWE production crew turned off the timer. Rollins rolls him up for a two count. Ziggler sends him into the ring post before hitting a Zig-Zag for another pin. We are tied.

Rollins: 3 — Ziggler: 3

We’re down to 17 minutes. Ziggler stalks Rollins, who holds the ropes to avoid a Zig-Zag. Rollins boots Ziggler and goes to the second rope. Rollins jumps over him and hits a Sling Blade. Rollins then clotheslines him over the top rope. The crowd is just incessantly counting to amuse themselves. Ridiculous. Rollins goes for a suicide dive, but Ziggler forearms him. Ziggler then pins him with his feet on the ropes to take the lead.

Rollins: 3 — Ziggler: 4

We’re down to 15 minutes. This is the half-way point. Ziggler applies a front facelock and has Rollins grounded. Rollins fights up, but Ziggler kicks him. Ziggler flips through a back suplex and applies a sleeper hold. Ziggler takes him down and keeps him grounded, trying to play out the clock. We’re down to the 12 minute mark. Rollins fights up, but Ziggler jumps on his back. Rollins backs him to the corner to get a break, but Ziggler holds on. Rollins then runs him headfirst into the turnbuckle to break the sleeper hold. Rollins sends him out of the ring and connects with a suicide dive. Rollins gets him in the ring, but Ziggler immediately rolls out of the ring. Rollins hits another suicide dive. Rollins gets him in the ring and hits a springboard clothesline for a near fall.

There are now 10 minutes left. Ziggler elbows him in the face, but Rollins boots him down. Rollins hits a blockbuster for a two count. They put the clock back on the tron, and the crowd starts a “YES” chant. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Ziggler dropkicks him off to the floor. This crowd is trying so hard to ruin this match by counting down like it’s the Royal Rumble like petulant children. Rollins nearly gets counted out, but he gets in and hits a flapjack to counters a DDT. Rollins hits the Ripcord Knee for a near fall. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Ziggler quickly crotches him. Ziggler tries for a superplex, but Rollins head-butts him off. Rollins connects with a frog splash for another near fall. Ziggler rolls to the ropes and holds on. Rollins can’t pull him off, so he baseball slides him out of the ring. Rollins gets him in the ring and puts him on the top rope. In between being disrespectful to the match, they start a halfhearted “Let’s go Rollins” chant. Ziggler knocks Rollins off the top rope. Rollins quickly gets to his feet and hits a superplex followed by a falcon arrow for a near fall.

Both men are down at the 4 minute mark. Rollins pulls himself up to his feet and signals for a Stomp. The crowd chants because that’s what they’re conditioned to do. Ziggler avoids a Stomp and rolls him up for a two count. Rollins comes back with a slingshot into the ring post and rolls him up for a pin.

Rollins: 4 — Ziggler: 4

Less than three minutes left in this match, and we’re all tied up. Ziggler tries to take him down, but Rollins stops him and applies a Sharpshooter. Ziggler tries to get out, so Rollins applies a crossface. Ziggler screams in pain. Rollins lets go and tries for a Stomp, but Ziggler avoids it and gets out of the ring. We have less than a minute. Rollins catches him trying to escape through the crowd and gets him in the ring. Ziggler surprises him with a famouser for a near fall. Ziggler sets up for a superkick, but Rollins counters with a superkick of his own and hits the Stomp. Ziggler tries to cover, but the time expires!

The match ends in a tie
Dolph Ziggler retains the WWE Intercontinental Championship

RAW General Manager Kurt Angle’s music hits, and the hometown boy comes out to a big reaction. Angle says this was an incredible match, but no one wants to see a tie, especially his hometown. Angle says we’re in sudden death overtime!

Sudden Death Overtime

Dolph Ziggler cannot believe it. Drew McIntyre gets on the apron, so Rollins quickly knocks him off. Ziggler follows up with a Zig-Zag for the win.

Winner (5-4) and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre celebrate the win. Ziggler’s nose is bleeding. Seth Rollins looks dejected sitting in the ring.


Quick Match Results

* The B-Team def. Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt to win the RAW Tag Team Championships
* Finn Balor def. Constable Baron Corbin
* Carmella def. Asuka to retain the Smackdown Women’s Championship; James Ellsworth was suspended above the ring in a shark cage
* Shinsuke Nakamura def. Jeff Hardy to win the WWE United States Championship
* Kevin Owens def. Braun Strowman in a Steel Cage Match
* The Bludgeon Brothers def. Team Hell No to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Championships
* Bobby Lashley def. Roman Reigns
* Alexa Bliss def. Nia Jax to retain the RAW Women’s Championship in an Extreme Rules Match
* AJ Styles def. Rusev to retain the WWE Championship
* Dolph Ziggler def. Seth Rollins in an Iron Man Match (5-4) to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship

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