A video package runs highlighting Daniel Bryan being medically cleared for a return to the ring and tagging with Shane McMahon tonight against Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.
Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn
Per the stipulation, if Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn win they are reinstated to Smackdown Live. If Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon win, Owens and Zayn are fired.
Huge reaction for the return of Daniel Bryan tonight.
No entrance for Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn tonight. They show up and attack both Shane and Bryan from behind inside the ring. They brawl to the outside. Owens sends Shane into the barricade. Zayn with a Helluva Kick to Bryan. Owens with a Pop Up Powerbomb to Bryan over the ring apron! The match has yet to officially begin.
The referee checks on Bryan. Shane walks up and checks on Bryan. He’s asking for medical staff to check on Bryan. Owens and Zayn are yelling this is all Shane’s fault. Shane gets up on the ring apron yelling at Owens and Zayn. Shane gets inside the ring and asks for the referee to ring the bell. The referee calls for the bell. Here we go.
Shane with a shot to Zayn sending him flying off the ring apron. Shane with body shots to Owens in the corner. Shane with jabs to Owens. Shane drops Owens with jumping elbow. Shane with jabs to Zayn when he jumps in. Shane with body shots and a back elbow to Zayn. Shane with a quick pump kick that catches Owens flush. Shane with a DDT to Zayn. Owens kicks Shane to the corner and throws more kicks. Medical staff has brought a stretcher out to check on Bryan at ringside. Shane is holding his stomach/ribs. Zayn gets the tag and kicks Shane in the face. Zayn with a shoulder block and throws elbows to the stomach of Shane. Zayn with repeated pinfall attempts and Shane kicks out.
Owens gets the tag and stands on Shane’s stomach. He mocks Bryan who’s still down on the outside. Owens holds his knee over the head of Shane. Zayn gets the tag and kicks Shane in the corner. Zayn with rights to Shane as he fights to his feet. Shane with elbows to Owens in the corner and shots to Zayn. Flush kick to the face of Shane by Owens. Zayn connects with the Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count on Shane. Zayn misses a Helluva Kick attempt in the corner. Shane gets Zayn in the tree of woe. Shane tosses Owens out of the ring when he jumps in. Shane is going up to the top turnbuckle. Shane connects with Coast to Coast to the face of Zayn! Shane covers Zayn and Owens splashes over him.
Owens has the tag and connects with a frog splash. Bryan is back in to break up the pinfall! Bryan rolls to the corner trying to pull himself up. Owens misses a somersault to Shane in the corner. Owens is grabbing the foot of Shane. Zayn gets the tag and he cuts off Shane from tagging out to Bryan. Zayn jumps on the back of Shane. Shane with a back suplex on Zayn. Shane is crawling over with the ropes. Hot tag to Bryan! Bryan slowly gets inside the ring staring down Zayn. Loud “YES” chants in the Superdome. Bryan with shots to Zayn and then Owens in the corner. Bryan flips off the top rope and connects with a running clothesline to Zayn. Bryan with a baseball slide to Owens.
Bryan with a jumping knee off the ring apron that catches Owens. Bryan is up top, jumps and connects with a missile dropkick to Zayn. Bryan dumps Owens with an overhead suplex when he jumps back in. Bryan with his jumping dropkicks to Zayn and Owens in opposite corners. Bryan with a big dropkick to Zayn in the corner. Bryan pops Zayn up top and connects with a snap huricanrana off the top rope! Zayn catches Bryan with a Helluva Kick when Owens distracts Bryan. Zayn gets a close two count. Owens gets the tag and superkicks Shane off the ring apron. Bryan with big boots to Owens. Owens catches Bryan with a Pop Up Powerbomb. Bryan kicks out. Owens can’t believe it.
Tag to Zayn. Shane dumps Owens over the top rope. Shane jumps off the ring apron and takes out Owens on the outside. Zayn with right hands to Bryan. Bryan with big slap chops to the face of Zayn. Bryan with repeated slap chops and a big kick. Zayn falls to his knees. Bryan with the Yes Kicks to the chest of Zayn. Bryan finishes it off with a big kick to the head of Zayn. Bryan is firing up the crowd. Loud “YES” chants. Bryan with his running knee to the face. Bryan gets the Yes Lock applied on Zayn. Zayn taps!
Winners: Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon
After the match, Daniel Bryan kisses his wife Brie Bella at ringside.
Attendance tonight in the Superdome: 78,133.
Tonight is the highest grossing entertainment event inside the Superdome.