September 3, 2015
Commentary: Rich Brennan, Jimmy Uso, Jerry Lawler
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com
We see the usual intro, then commentary welcomes us to the show.
The New Day’s music hits and they make their way to the ring, brandishing signs that say “#Booty”, “Broken Wood is NO GOOD”, “#SaveTheTables” & “#GiveTablesAChance.” The New Day’s bubblewrap table from Monday’s RAW is in the ring with them as well. Xavier Woods says that a table is a terrible thing to waste. Kofi Kingston says that tables, like that one right there, are the backbone of human acheivement. As a matter of fact, we wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for the support of good, honest, hard-working American tables. Xavier says that they bring people together, I mean, think about it, the Pilgrims & Indians had the very first Thanksgiving where? At a table. Big E says that the Declaration of Independence was written on? A table. Kofi says that Walter Kronkite announced the moon landing while sitting at? A table. Xavier says that the New Day, Kofi Kingston, Big E & Xavier Woods, my brothers, my family, we signed our WWE contracts, which allow us to be your WWE Tag Team Champions while we were at? A table. Big E says that the problem is, the Dudley Boyz have zero regards for a table’s place in history. But, we can change all of that. YOU can change that, we ALL can change that and that happens by standing up and join a movement that is sweeping the nation, SAVE THE TABLES!! Come on now, all together, Save..The…Tables, Save…The…Tables…..Save…The…Tables……
The Dudley Boyz’ music hits and they make their way onto the rampway. D-Von says that he’s sorry to interrupt this happy, feel-good moment, but I think that there’s one moment with the tables that well, you forgot to tell the people, so take a look up here. We see video from 2 weeks ago when the Dudley Boyz 3D’d Xavier Woods through a table. Bubba Ray says that history has got a way of repeating itself. The Dudleys begin heading to the ring and the New Day begins to flee from the ring with their bubblewrap table. Bubba Ray says that they beat the New Day last Monday night, we’re gonna beat you again, we’re gonna take those championships and the Dudley Boyz are gonna become the 10-time Tag Team Champions. The Prime Time Players music hits and they make their way onto the rampway.
Titus O’Neil says that he’s sorry for breaking up the party. I don’t know how they use to do things in the Attitude Era, but nowadays, you have to earn your keep and me & Darren, we have done more than just earn our keep, we earned the opportunity for a rematch for those Tag Team Titles. So, as far as we’re concerned, bruh, you gotta get to the back of the line. D-Von asks if Titus is out of his mind about them getting to the back of the line? Bubba, please tell this idiot who we are. Bubba Ray asks if Titus knows who they are? We’re the Dudley Boyz, we show up, we put people through tables and we win championships. Darren Young asks Titus if he has a gift for the Dudleys to get them outta here? Titus says he does, its two tickets straight to Dudleyville, right about now.
Prime Time Players get into the ring and get in the faces of the Dudleys. Referee gets in the ring and the bell sounds for an impromptu match as the New Day joins commentary.
The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray & D-Von Dudley) vs. The Prime Time Players (Darren Young & Titus O’Neil)
D-Von & Young start. “We Want Tables” chant by the crowd. Chain wrestling early. D-Von with a shoulder tackle for 1. Young with a leg sweep for 1. D-Von with a slam, Young avoids an elbow drop. Rolling elbow by Young, D-Von comes back with a rolling back elbow. Both teams get in each other’s faces as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Young with a roll-up on D-Von for 2. D-Von comes back with a hiptoss and an armdrag into an armbar. Bubba in, Young quickly breaks free. Young takes down Bubba a couple times out of a lock-up. Young avoids a chop in the corner, hits some right hands. Young runs into a back elbow. D-Von in, reverse 3D by the Dudleys on Young for 2. Snap knee drop by D-Von for another 2. Chinlock applied. Young fights out, but D-Von with a clothesline for another 2. Bubba in, elbow to the back of Young’s head. Straight right hands by Bubba, Young comes back with an enziguri, but Bubba does not go down. Bubba stops Young from making a tag, but Young is finally able to tag in Titus. Shoulder tackle to Bubba, D-Von knocked off the apron. Clothesline by Titus to Bubba, then he blocks a Bubba clothesline and hits a right hand, followed by a big boot. Titus does his seal call, then hits an avalanche in the corner on Bubba, followed by a slam. Titus runs into a back elbow, D-Von tags in. 3D by the Dudleys on Titus for the win.
Winners: The Dudley Boyz by pinfall (3D)
The New Day quickly head up the ramp with their bubblewrap table, but the distraction allows Kofi to run in and paintbrush D-Von in the back of the head. The New Day taunt the Dudleys from the top of the ramp as the Dudleys are left fuming in the ring.
Tonight, its MizTV with Dolph Ziggler & Lana. Neville faces Stardust, NEXT!!
Back from commercial, Renee Young interviews the New Day backstage, skipping happily while Xavier plays his trombone, celebrating what they did to the Dudleys. Renee asks if doing what they did will help carry momentum for them in their match tonight. Kofi says Renee must be getting us confused with somebody else, we don’t have a match tonight. Renee says that they do have a match tonight, against Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose. Xavier plays almost a “womp womp womp” on his trombone as the New Day are unhappy about that announcement.
Stardust is in the ring for our next match. We see video from Summerslam 2 weeks ago when Neville & “Arrow” star Stephen Amell defeated Stardust & King Barrett. Neville heads out to the ring for his match with Stardust, but all of a sudden, The Ascension run out and attack Neville from behind. Neville tries to fight back, but the Ascension continue to beat him down. Viktor holds Neville for Konnor to drill Neville with a big boot. The Ascension throw Neville into the ring, where Stardust goes downstairs with a shot to the ribs. Stardust has a mic and says to Neville, just like Icarus, you are soaring dangerously close to the sun, and I just turned up the heat. Allow me to introduce my crafty, cunning, conniving co-horts, The Ascension! Stardust holds Neville for the Ascension to hit him with the Fall of Man. Stardust says welcome to the Cosmic Wasteland! Stardust & The Ascension stand tall over the fallen Neville as we see a replay of what just happened.
Backstage, JoJo interviews Cesaro. JoJo brings up Cesaro’s loss to Kevin Owens on RAW and asks about his match tonight with Sheamus. Cesaro says that setbacks happen, but what matters in life is how you respond to it. I’m gonna respond to it by doing what I love, stepping into that ring and competing. What better way to compete and deliver by competing against Mr. Money in the Bank, Sheamus. Sheamus walks in and interrupts, saying it is what it is. Cesaro, you are gonna be what you’ll always be, good. I mean, really good, just not good enough. Don’t get me wrong, the WWE Universe loves you. Every week, I see the Cesaro Section out there, with their filmsy, little signs, hoping, praying that you’ll reach the next level. And every week, you let them down, time and time again. Its like you’re leading them on and on and on. Cesaro says that’s very funny. So, you’ve been watching my stuff? Good, you should, you can learn a thing or two. Don’t worry, I’ve been watching you, too, and especially standing this close to you, I have to agree with the WWE Universe, you look stupid. Sheamus says that this should be very entertaining and walks off, while the crowd chants “You look stupid.”
This Monday after RAW on the WWE Network, its the latest live Stone Cold Podcast with special guests, WWE Hall of Famer Edge and Christian.
We see video from Monday’s RAW when Kevin Owens sent Cesaro crashing onto the announce table, injuring his ribs.
Sheamus vs. Cesaro
Cesaro has his ribs taped up, from the injury suffered on RAW. Sheamus goes outside, stands on the announce table and grabs a mic, saying to the crowd that he told them time after time again, I do not look stupid! You look stupid! You look stupid! You look stupid! Respect the hawk! Cesaro gives chase to Sheamus and nails him with a big boot and a clothesline back in the ring. Sheamus goes right to the injured ribs with gut shots, but then Cesaro comes back with gut shots of his own, followed by another clothesline. Cesaro messes with Sheamus’s mohawk, followed by a suplex, but Cesaro grabs at his ribs. Cesaro sent onto the apron, then he goes to suplex Sheamus outside, but Sheamus with another shot to the ribs, then hot-shots Cesaro’s arm across the top rope, doing more damage to those ribs. Sheamus then drops Cesaro ribs-first across the top turnbuckle. Cesaro clutches at his ribs on the outside as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Sheamus with a kitchen sink to Cesaro’s injured ribs. “You look stupid” chants by the crowd. Series of kneedrops to the injured ribs by Sheamus for 2. Chinlock applied with Sheamus’s knee driven into the small of Cesaro’s back. Cesaro is able to counter out with a back suplex. Sheamus with a right hand and a series of uppercuts, but Cesaro comes back with uppercuts of his own, unloading on Sheamus in the corner. Cesaro places Sheamus on the turnbuckles and hits another uppercut. Cesaro goes to head up top, but Sheamus knocks him off with more shots to the injured ribs. Cesaro then comes back with a Okada-like Too Awesome Dropkick, knocking Sheamus off the turnbuckles and all the way to the outside! Cesaro goes outside, gets a head of steam and hits a running uppercut to Sheamus against the barricade! Cesaro poses for the crowd as we see replay of the running uppercut. Back in, Cesaro heads up top and hits a crossbody for a close 2. Sheamus goes back to the ribs, but Cesaro with a big boot. Sheamus with running shoulder to the ribs in the corner, a running kneelift to the ribs, followed by the Irish Curse. Cloverleaf applied, but Cesaro counters out with an inside cradle for a close 2. Sheamus goes for another Irish Curse, but Cesaro spins out and locks Sheamus in a Crossface. Sheamus fights out with shots to the injured ribs, but then Cesaro hits him with a double stomp. Running uppercut by Cesaro in the corner, followed by gut shots and knees. Referee pulls Cesaro back, allowing Sheamus to take advantage with the Brogue Kick for the win.
Winner: Sheamus by pinfall (Brogue Kick)
Sheamus celebrates his win afterward, while Cesaro is disappointed about the loss.
Backstage, The Miz is getting ready for MizTV, which is NEXT!
Back from commercial, The Miz is in the ring as its time for MizTV. Miz welcomes us to MizTV. Last Monday night on RAW, my guests’ lives were drama-filled. It was like RAW was turned into Days of Our Lives, let’s take a look. We see video from RAW when Dolph Ziggler defeated Rusev by DQ when Summer Rae got involved, leading to another catfight with Lana. This led to Summer Rae walking into Dolph Ziggler’s lockerroom while he was taking a shower and spotting Ziggler naked, leading to different stories being told by Ziggler & Summer about what exactly happened. Miz says its like sands through the hourglass. But, before we get to my scheduled guests, Dolph Ziggler & Lana, I wanna bring out the real victim first. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome, Summer Rae!
Summer Rae’s music hits as she makes her way to the ring. Miz says to Summer that accustations are flying. Its a classic case of “he said, she said”, but I want you to tell the WWE Universe exactly what happened between you & Dolph last Monday night. Summer says that Monday night was unfortunate. Monday night was exactly how I said. Dolph invited me into his lockerroom for what I thought would be an apology to bury the hatchet between all 4 of us, but Miz, I lied. Miz says he is shocked. You mean that your account of what we saw transpire on Monday Night RAW was a complete fabrication? Summer says no, that all happened, there’s just more. Miz says that this is Summer’s forum. Think of MizTV as a safe haven. Please tell me, what happened on that fateful night? Summer says that when she went into Dolph’s lockerroom, he brought me close in his arms and he kissed me. Miz repeats what Summer said, saying “he kissed you? He kissed her, people.” Summer says that Dolph did and instantly it went from passion to……………it went to guilt. Summer begins crying, saying that was because she has the most amazing man in the world in Rusev and Dolph Ziggler seduced me and that is why I ran out of his lockerroom as fast as I could.
Dolph Ziggler’s music interrupts as he & Lana make their way to the ring. Miz says that usually, his guests wait until I announce them, but I understand that you probably wanna tell your side of the story and everyone will tell their side of the story, but I want everyone to know that this is a classy show. Calm down, guys, calm down. Listen, she already has a shiner from the accounts of last Monday night on RAW, so I expect everyone to conduct themselves like adults. Lana, I see it in your eyes, please calm down, we will get to you, but I wanna get to Dolph, first. What do you have to say for yourself? Dolph says that we get it, Miz, this is the part where you stir up the pot and play head games almost as bad as you play wrestler and talk-show host and movie star, but just like you main-eventing Wrestlemania, no one here is buying it, alright. Lana & I, we trust each other, got it? Miz asks if this is true to Lana. Do you trust Dolph, even after seeing what happened on RAW? Summer says to Lana, woman to woman, don’t be naive. Don’t deny it. I’m ashamed to say it, but Dolph & I had a thing on and off for a while now. Dolph tries to speak, but Summer continues. Summer says that their electricity, their chemistry is undeniable, Lana, open your eyes. Dolph tells Lana not to listen to Summer, saying to Summer that the only thing between us is a restraining order, OK. Summer asks if Dolph really wants to do that? I really didn’t think I’d have to sink this low, but Lana, guess what, hunny? There’s something you need to see. We see from RAW back in June of 2014 when Dolph & Summer made out in the ring when Summer was trying to make Fandango jealous after he had dumped her for Layla. Miz says that this is a terrible situation. Summer asks Dolph if it was last Thursday, if it was last Friday, pushed against the glass at the Sheraton, or it was last Saturday morning……Lana goes after Summer, unloading with shots and ripping at Summer’s clothes. Dolph pulls Lana off, but Lana shoves Dolph away, points at him to stay away from her, then walks off, with Dolph walking right after her. Summer throws her high heel shoe at Lana, yelling at her, calling her a bitch, saying that she cannot handle the truth.
The New Day face Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose in the main event, tonight!
Back from commercial, R-Truth is rapping in the ring, getting ready for our next match. We see video from RAW 2 weeks ago when Brock Lesnar sent Bo Dallas on a one-way trip to Suplex City.
R-Truth vs. Bo Dallas
Truth is laughing at the video of Lesnar’s attack on Dallas as the bell sounds. “Suplex City” chants by the crowd. Dallas unloads with right hands and gut shots to Truth in the corner, followed by knees. Truth takes down Dallas and unloads with right hands. Dallas comes back with a back suplex. Series of kneedrops by Dallas for 1. Dallas chokes Truth in the ropes, yelling “who’s laughing now?” Another back suplex by Dallas for 2. Chinlock applied, crowd wills on Truth. Truth fights back, but Dallas with a knee to the ribs. Truth comes back with 2 clotheslines, Dallas avoids the axe kick, but Truth with a leg lariat for 2. Dallas avoids a corner charge and goes downstairs. Draping Suplex Neckbreaker by Dallas for the win.
Winner: Bo Dallas by pinfall (Draping Suplex Neckbreaker)
Afterwards, Dallas continues the attack on Truth, laying him out with another draping suplex neckbreaker. Dallas stands tall with a smug smile on his face, then does his victory lap around ringside.
We see video of the Divas Beat the Clock Challenge involving Team PCB from Monday’s RAW where Charlotte won the challenge, becoming the #1 Contender to Nikki Bella’s Divas Title. We also see Nikki introducing the Bella-Tron, counting down the days and hours until she becomes the longest-reigning Divas Champion in WWE history.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Team PCB. Renee congratulates Charlotte on becoming the #1 Contender to the Divas Title. Charlotte says she is super excited for this opportunity, but honestly, I wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for my supportive PCB teammates. Paige says that before the Divas Revolution, the Divas division was completely dominated by the Bella Twins and if you didn’t fall in line with that, you became a target, that was issue. But now, I’m so happy that the bulls-eye is finally on Nikki Bella and the Divas Championship and its about time. Even though I couldn’t become #1 Contender, nor Becky, I am happy that one of my sisters from PCB is gonna be doing the job for us. Becky Lynch says that when one of us succeeds, we all succeed. So when Charlotte faces Nikki for the Divas Title, me & Paige will be right there, cheering her on. Charlotte says that this isn’t something that she takes lightly. Nikki is champion for a reason, but I wanna win, too, and I’m gonna do with style, grace and a little bit of Flair! WOOOO!
Team Bella walks in and interrupts, sarcastically clapping at Charlotte. Nikki says that those words were so beautiful, Charlotte, and congratulations. Yes, you are right, you may won Beat the Clock and became the #1 Contender, but that’s not the time that really matters, its the Bella-Tron, counting down the time until I break the record and become the longest-reigning Divas Champion in WWE history, tick, tock, tick, tock. Charlotte says to Nikki that she put in a petition to the Authority to have our title match before you break the record. Nikki says that Charlotte cannot do that, that is not legal. Charlotte says she can and she did. If that is approved and if I win, Nikki, not only will you lose your title, you’ll lose the record, too. Tick, tock, tick, tock. Team PCB walks off while Team Bella is left fuming as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial, Tamina is in the ring, flanked by Team B.A.D. for our next match.
Tamina w/ Team B.A.D. vs. Charlotte w/ Team PCB
Tamina throws Charlotte down early, then mocks the “WOOO!” Test of Strength, then Tamina knocks Charlotte down. Clothesline gets 2. Big chop by Tamina, followed by a headbutt. Tamina chokes Charlotte with her boot in the corner. Victim Kick by Tamina, but she runs into a back elbow. Charlotte then comes back with a big boot. Tamina misses a clothesline and Charlotte with a series of chops. Spinning Hangman’s Neckbreaker by Charlotte, followed by a Spear. Natural Selection by Charlotte for the win.
Winner: Charlotte by pinfall (Natural Selection)
Charlotte & Team PCB celebrate her win afterward, but then they are interrupted by the music of Team Bella as they make their way onto the rampway. Nikki holds up the Divas Title belt as we see the Bella-Tron currently sitting at 11 days, 2 hours, 31 minutes until Nikki breaks the record. Nikki & Charlotte stare each other down as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial, we see video from RAW when WWE World & US Champion Seth Rollins found out he would have to defend both titles at the Night of Champions PPV on September 20 in separate matches against Sting (World) and John Cena (US).
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Kevin Owens. Renee brings up Owens’ win over Cesaro on RAW and asks what’s next for him.
Owens says that Renee can give him more credit than that. Yeah, I beat Cesaro on RAW, but remember Summerslam? I beat Cesaro there, too. The guy they call the Swiss Superman, I beat him twice and you just wanna glance right over that and go on to what’s next? OK, that’s fine. What’s next is now that I’ve silenced the Cesaro Section not once, but twice, there’s another movement I’d like to silence and its this movement of people that wanna make fun of me for the way I look. See, whether its other Superstars, or oh-so-clever commentators, or even the WWE Universe, these people need to understand that I’ve been looked down upon for the way I look for 15 years now and its never stopped me. Proof is that I’m right here, right now and you know what? Its never going to stop me. The fact is that regardless of how I look, I have a natural, God-given ability for this business. So, for all those people that wanna try and make fun of me for how I look, I say bring it on. In fact, I say, feed me more. Owens walks off.
Main Event: Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns vs. WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Big E) w/Xavier Woods
Ambrose & Kofi start. Kofi with a quick chest kick early. Ambrose responds with a shoulder tackle. Ambrose blocks a hiptoss and hits a slam, followed by a snap kneedrop. Kofi with some gut shots, Big E tags in. Big E with more gut shots, but Ambrose sidesteps a backdrop. Big E blocks a suplex, but Ambrose slips out of one and tags in Reigns. Double suplex by Reigns & Ambrose to Big E for 2. Reigns with throat thrusts and stomps to Big E in the corner. Big E comes back with a Belly-to-Belly. Big E stomps away at Reigns in the corner. New Day begin making frequent tags, stomping away at Reigns while Xavier plays his trombone. Sliding dropkick by Kofi to Reigns in the corner for 2. Knees to the ribs by Kofi, Big E tags in. More gut shots by Big E, followed by an avalanche in the corner. Big E off the ropes, but Reigns catches him with a flying clothesline. Ambrose in, flying forearm and right hands to Big E. Ambrose stomps away at Big E in the corner, followed by a running forearm and a bulldog. Kofi comes in, but Ambrose sends him into a clothesline by Reigns. Double clothesline by Reigns & Ambrose send Big E outside. Ambrose heads up top, standing elbow drop wipes out the New Day outside! Ambrose & Reigns stand tall in the ring as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Kofi with a PK to Ambrose for 2. Cobra Clutch variation applied as we see that during the commercial break, New Day regained the advantage with Kofi hitting a running apron PK to Ambrose. Crowd wills on Ambrose as he gets free, but Kofi comes back with a dropkick for 2. Big E in, running big splash on Ambrose for 2. Xavier continues to play his trombone as the crowd chants “New Day Sucks.” Abdominal stretch applied by Big E, followed by more gut shots in the corner. Ambrose gets his boots up off a charge, but Big E stops him on the turnbuckles. Big E heads up top with Ambrose and goes for a Super Belly-to-Belly, but Ambrose blocks it and knocks Big E off the turnbuckles with headbutts. Missile dropkick by Ambrose, both men down.
Reigns & Kofi get the tags. Reigns with a clothesline and an alley-oop throat thrust. Big E knocked off the apron, Reigns catches a leaping Kofi with a Samoan Drop. Clothesline shots by Reigns in the corner, then one for Big E, knocking him back off the apron. Tilt-a-whirl slam by Reigns, the trigger is then set for the Superman Punch. Xavier hops up on the apron, distraction allows Kofi to roll-up Reigns for 2. Reigns now with a roll-up for 2, then power cleans Kofi into a sit-out powerbomb, but Big E breaks up the pin. Ambrose in, slips out of the Big Ending, falls back into the ropes, Jawbreaker Lariat to Big E! Ambrose with a head of steam, tope suicida wipes out Big E! Pendelum Kick by Kofi to avoid a Reigns corner charge. Kofi springboards back in, but Reigns catches him in mid-air with the Superman Punch! Reigns makes a cover, but Xavier Woods runs in to break it up, causing the ref to ring the bell.
Winners: Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose by DQ
Ambrose comes back in and grabs Xavier, hitting him with Dirty Deeds. Big E back in, Spear by Reigns to Big E! Old-School Double Powerbomb by Reigns & Ambrose to Xavier! Ambrose & Reigns grab a mic. Ambrose says that felt pretty good, that felt damn good. I don’t know about you, Roman, but I’m not done yet! I don’t care if its stupid, or they call it crazy, but I want another crack at that big, old black sheep in the Wyatt Family. Reigns asks if the Miami crowd wants to see more? Then Wyatts, bring your asses down here, right now!
We see the Wyatt Family appear on the Titantron. Bray Wyatt says we can do this, but at Night of Champions. But before, it will be your Doomsday. Shhhhh, can you hear the footsteps? The apocolypse walks among you in the form of a black sheep. Braun Strowman removes his sheep mask and tells Ambrose & Reigns to run as the show closes.
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